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Gore Verbinski to Direct a Driverless Car Race Movie For Sony

19 February 2015 1:30 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Gore Verbinski may be best known for big, bombastic blockbusters, but every once in a while he surprises us with something smaller. Rango is a great example. His hit remake The Ring is another. And though the director hasn’t stepped behind the camera since the disaster of The Lone Ranger, the idea for his next movie comprises a bit of both impulses. It’s […]

The post Gore Verbinski to Direct a Driverless Car Race Movie For Sony appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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Scream: ranking the movies in order of quality

16 February 2015 1:56 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Which is the scariest Scream of them all? We’ve put the satirical, postmodern slasher series in order…

This feature contains spoilers for all of the Scream movies.

Do you like scary movies? Director Wes Craven and writer Kevin Williamson decided most people probably did. In the mid 90s, they breathed life into a flagging genre by creating a new knife-wielding icon who, crucially, was aware of all the horror movie villains who’d gone before.

In fact, ‘Ghostface’ was so into his horror trivia that he quizzed his victims about it before striking. Could watching enough horror movies save you when your own life threatened to turn into one? According to Scream, maybe it could.

Although the first movie ends with – spoiler! – the death of both the killers behind the mask, the Ghostface persona proved harder to kill. In the tradition of so many other slasher villains, Ghostface came back for more. »

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'You're Next' Director Sets Up Thriller 'The Woods'

4 February 2015 5:17 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fresh off his well-received thriller The Guest, director Adam Wingard is teaming up with longtime collaborator and screenwriter Simon Barrett for The Woods, which is being set up at Lionsgate. Very few story details have been released, although the thriller follows a group of college students on a camping trip, who ultimately realize that they are not alone in the woods. The production is looking to cast a group of unknown actors and actresses, in hopes of providing "maximum scares."

Roy Lee (The Ring), Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity), Keith Calder (You're Next) and Jessica Wu (The Guest) are producing, with production scheduled to begin this spring. Jason Constantine, Michael Paseornek and Eda Kowan are overseeing the project for Lionsgate. No cast members have been announced at this time, but with production set to begin in just a few months, we should hear more about which actors are coming on board soon. »

- MovieWeb

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Release Date for Rings, New Dates for Friday the 13th and Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

27 January 2015 4:44 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Pining for those long summer days and blood-splattered nights at Camp Crystal Lake? Looking forward to the next found footage entry in the Paranormal Activity franchise? If so, you’ll have to wait longer than expected, as Paramount Pictures has delayed the release of their new Friday the 13th movie and Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, while also slating Rings, the next installment in The Ring franchise, to hit theaters on one of the vacated dates.

Deadline reports that the new Friday the 13th movie, which last May was rescheduled to come out this November 13th, has now been pushed back to a May 13th, 2016 release.

Casting and plot details for the next installment in the Friday the 13th franchise are still unknown, but David Bruckner (V/H/S, The Signal) is still expected to direct, with Platinum DunesBrad Fuller and Andrew Form producing.

Initially penciled in for a March 13th, »

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Paramount Sets ‘Rings’ for Nov. 13, Moves Back ‘Paranormal Activity’

27 January 2015 3:57 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paramount has shuffled its horror movies slate, setting a Nov. 13 release date for “Rings,” the next chapter in its “Ring” franchise.

The studio also moved back “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” from March 13 to Oct. 23 and “Friday the 13th” — previously scheduled for Nov. 13  — for May 13.

Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are producing “Rings,” which will again feature a deadly videotape. Italian actress Matilda Lutz will star, and F. Javier Gutierrez will direct.

Rings” is the third film in “The Ring” franchise, which launched in 2002. The new “Friday the 13th” is the 10th in the series. “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” is the sixth iteration of the franchise, which began in 2009.



- Dave McNary

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New ‘Paranormal Activity,’ ‘Friday the 13th’ Pushed Back; ‘The Ring’ Reboot Gets Release Date

27 January 2015 3:31 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Paramount has set a November 2015 release date for “The Ring” reboot, titled “Rings,” and has moved back the release dates for “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” and “Friday the 13th.”

“The Ghost Dimension,” the sixth installment of the “Paranormal Activity” horror franchise, will now open on Oct. 23, 2015, pushed from its original March 13, 2015 date.

Also Read: TheWrap’s 25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2015: From ‘Fifty Shades’ to ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Spectre’

Gregory Plotkin directed the latest chapter in the supernatural franchise, which is produced by Jason Blum and original “Paranormal” director Oren Peli. Jason Pagan and Andrew Stark wrote the script. »

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Paramount Shuffles Horror Slate, Moving 'The Ring 3', 'Friday the 13th' & Latest 'Paranormal Activity'

27 January 2015 2:57 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Paramount has three notable horror films on the horizon and one of them is a direct sequel, another is a reboot and yet another is a "something like a sequel" and all three are being shuffled around the release board. First off, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension was previously scheduled for a March 13 release, but will now open on October 23, returning the franchise to its successful Halloween roots. Next is Rings, the third film in The Ring franchise with F. Javier Gutierrez directing after he was supposed to direct the remake of The Crow, which he is no longer attached to and seems to have pretty much fallen to pieces. Rings will hit theaters on November 13 of this year. amz asin="1932234411" size="small"No details on the plot for Rings, at least none specifically though Samara is expected to return as is the fateful videotape (I think it's going to be a prequel). Aviva Goldsman, »

- Brad Brevet

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SAG Awards 2015: The Best, the Worst and the Most Awkward Moments

25 January 2015 9:25 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Every year, stars get together at the SAG Awards to congratulate each other on how awesome they all are with a lavish, unhosted ceremony that speeds along at a quick pace because everyone wants to get their naked man sculptures and hit up the after parties.

Because of the ceremony's weird place in the awards season – after the Oscar Nominations have been announced but before the Oscars actually take place - and the Golden Globes-esque mingling of television and film stars, sometimes the show can get real weird, real quick.

News: SAG Awards 2015: The Complete Winners List

Tonight’s ceremony was a rather low-key affair, but it still had some stand-out moments. Here are the best, the worst, and the most awkward moments of the night.

The Best

1. Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Looking Adorable


Jennifer Aniston was one of the stars selected to tell her story of how she became an actor during the opening »

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The Huntsman gets new director

22 January 2015 1:58 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Visual effects supremo Cedric Nicolas-Troyan is in early talks to take over from Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption) to direct the upcoming prequel to Snow White and the Huntsman. Darabont left the project last week due to creative differences.

The film is set before the events of the hit 2012 movie and shows how Chris Hemsworth’s title character and Charlize Theron’s evil queen Ravenna met before the events in the previous film. Emily Blunt (Edge of Tomorrow) has been in talks to play a villain in the film.

Nicolas-Troyan has previously worked as a second-unit director on the first film and on Disney’s Maleficent, as well as working as visual effects supervisor on the likes of Pirates of the Caribbean and The Ring. In recent months, he has been linked to the upcoming Highlander remake.

Darabont, Craig Mazin (The Hangover), David Koepp (Mortdecai) and Evan Spiliotopoulos (Hercules) penned »

- Scott J. Davis

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The Huntsman hires Cedric Nicolas-Troyan as new director

21 January 2015 1:33 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Cedric Nicolas-Troyan has been hired as the director of The Huntsman.

He replaces The Walking Dead's Frank Darabont, who exited the project over creative differences last week.

Nicolas-Troyan served as Visual Effects Supervisor and Second Unit Director on Snow White and the Huntsman in 2012, and was nominated for an Oscar for his work.

He has also worked on Pirates of the Caribbean, Maleficent and The Ring.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal still plans to release the prequel on April 22, 2016.

Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron are returning to the roles of the Huntsman and Ravenna, but Kristen Stewart will not appear.

The film will focus on the Huntsman and Ravenna's lives before the arrival of Snow White.

Emily Blunt is reportedly in talks to take on the role of the villain in the movie.

Watch a trailer for Snow White and the Huntsman below: »

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Snow White And The Huntsman sequel changes director

20 January 2015 11:14 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Frank Darabont isn't going to direct The Huntsman. But Cedric Nicolas-Troyan is.

Work on the sequel to Snow White And the Huntsman - which now goes by the name of The Huntsman - is set to get going in earnest later this year. But before it does, there's a change in director that we need to tell you about.

Earlier this week it was revealed that The Shawshank Redemption and The Mist helmer Frank Darabont had dropped out of directing The Huntsman. The reason? "Creative differences" is all we've been told thus far.

So who's going to be stepping into his shoes?

That'd be a man by the name of Cedric Nicolas-Troyan. Once mooted to helm the reboot of Highlander that Summit Entertainment is putting together, Nicolas-Troyan has thus far built a steady career as a second unit director and visual effects supervisor. On his CV? The likes of Maleficent, »

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Casting Net: Jennifer Lawrence, Francis Lawrence join James Cameron for 'The Dive'

16 January 2015 6:48 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent - Inside Movies news »

Jennifer Lawrence and Hunger Games director Francis Lawrence will be joining the James Cameron's The Dive. The film will tell the real life story of husband and wife freedivers Francisco "Pipin" Ferraras and Audrey Mestre, who compete to travel as deep underwater as possible on just one breath. Lawrence is set to play Mestre, who died in her attempt to beat her own world record of 557.7 feet. Cameron filmed the real life tribute Ferraras paid to Mestre when he dove to that same depth. [The Wrap] Mandy Patinkin (Homeland) is in final talks to lend his voice as Papa Smurf to »

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Matilda Lutz To Top Third "The Ring"

16 January 2015 5:40 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Little-known Italian actress Matilda Lutz ("The Fifth Wheel," "Someone Beautiful") is set to play the female lead in "Rings," the sequel/restart of the "The Ring" franchise.

It hasn't been confirmed. but it's expected this will keep the continuity of events in 2002's "The Ring" and 2005's "The Ring Two" rather than reboot the franchise. However, it will feature a brand new cast with Naomi Watts not expected to return.

The story is said to still feature the tormented Samara and a deadly videotape, but no further specifics have been released including details of Matilda Lutz's character.

F. Javier Gutierrez has signed on to direct the project which David Loucka, Jacob Aaron Estes and Akiva Goldsman have worked on. Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are producing.

Source: The Wrap »

- Garth Franklin

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Update on Next Installment of The Ring

16 January 2015 2:49 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

It’s a fate worse than any Blockbuster late fee from back in the day: if you watch the tape, you die one week later at the hands of Samara Morgan, the black-haired ghost girl who needs no help getting out of the well she calls home. Last July, it was revealed that F. Javier Gutiérrez will direct the next Ring movie (referred to then as The Ring 3) from Paramount Pictures, and now the film’s new, official name and first cast member have been revealed.

TheWrap reports that Paramount’s upcoming Ring movie is titled Rings and will star Matilda Lutz in the lead role. A reboot of sorts due to the fact that Naomi Watts (who starred in 2002’s The Ring and 2005’s The Ring Two as Rachel Keller) will not return for this next installment, Rings will see Samara once again serving as the eerie antagonist »

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'The Ring' Reboot Casts Matilda Lutz in the Lead

16 January 2015 1:35 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Paramount Pictures has cast little-known Italian actress Matilda Lutz as the female lead for Rings, a follow-up to 2002's The Ring and 2005's The Ring Two which was formerly known as The Ring 3D. While it hasn't been confirmed, this project is expected to continue the continuity from the first two thrillers, although it will feature a brand new cast. Naomi Watts, who starred in both The Ring and The Ring Two, will not be returning for the sequel.

No details were given for Matilda Lutz's character, but the story is said to feature the tormented Samara and a deadly videotape, although no specific story details were released. We reported in July that F. Javier Guti&#233rrez (Before the Fall, The Crow) signed on to direct, with screenwriter Akiva Goldsman coming aboard in August to rewrite the script, which was originally written by David Loucka (House at the End of the Street, »

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Paramount’s ‘The Ring’ Reboot ‘Rings’ Casts Newcomer as Female Lead (Exclusive)

16 January 2015 12:11 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Italian actress Matilda Lutz has been cast as the female lead in F. Javier Gutierrez’s horror movie “Rings,” which serves as the next chapter in the popular “Ring” franchise, multiple individuals familiar with the Paramount project have told TheWrap.

Paramount and representatives for Lutz did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Also Read: ‘Friday the 13th’ Reboot Eyes ‘V/H/S’ Director David Bruckner (Exclusive)

Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are producing the horror film, which will once again feature Samara and a deadly video tape, though “Rings” will feature a fresh young cast rather than Naomi Watts. »

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