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Hulu’s Best TV Shows About Women Beyond ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ That You Can Stream Right Now

19 May 2017 4:46 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

If you haven’t taken advantage of all that Hulu has to offer lately besides “The Handmaid’s Tale” – which everybody should really, really watch right now – then you’re missing out.

“The Handmaid’s Tale’ has been a groundbreaking series for the streaming service, thanks to its foreboding story about a near future in which a portion of the United States has been turned into a theocracy. This new world of Gilead subjugates women and makes the fertile ones become breeders for high-ranking officials. Moving performances by Elisabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, Yvonne Strahovski, O-t Fagbenle and Alexis Bledel have made this series a must-watch.

Not only does Hulu have strong original programming like “The Handmaid’s Tale,” but it is one of the best places to watch shows that are currently on TV now, which makes cord-cutting that much easier. It also has an impressive catalog of past shows that are well worth revisiting. »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Hulu’s Best TV Shows About Women Beyond ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ That You Can Stream Right Now

19 May 2017 4:46 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

If you haven’t taken advantage of all that Hulu has to offer lately besides “The Handmaid’s Tale” – which everybody should really, really watch right now – then you’re missing out.

“The Handmaid’s Tale’ has been a groundbreaking series for the streaming service, thanks to its foreboding story about a near future in which a portion of the United States has been turned into a theocracy. This new world of Gilead subjugates women and makes the fertile ones become breeders for high-ranking officials. Moving performances by Elisabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, Yvonne Strahovski, O-t Fagbenle and Alexis Bledel have made this series a must-watch.

Not only does Hulu have strong original programming like “The Handmaid’s Tale,” but it is one of the best places to watch shows that are currently on TV now, which makes cord-cutting that much easier. It also has an impressive catalog of past shows that are well worth revisiting. »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Alien Covenant: Billy Crudup, Danny McBride And Jussie Smollett On The Outer Space Thriller

17 May 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

When you’re a director like Ridley Scott, you can pretty much get any actor you want for your movies, and for his last three or four movies, he’s assemble some amazing ensembles.  That was definitely true for Prometheus and The Martian, and just as much for his Prometheus sequel, Alien: Covenant.

Of course, Michael Fassbender is back as the synthetic android David (and as a second synthetic named Walter), and actress Katherine Waterston (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) takes on the strong female role of Daniels. Playing the ship’s captain, Christopher Oram, is Billy Crudup, while Danny McBride plays the pilot Tennessee, while Jussie Smollett, probably best known for his role as Jamal on Fox’s Empire, is Sergeant Ricks.

Lrm sat down with the three actors backstage at the Times Square studio of Good Morning America, on which they had appeared earlier. The trio had been together all morning, »

- Edward Douglas

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Guy Ritchie Says It Would Be “Tough Not To Make Aladdin A Musical”

11 May 2017 7:55 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It’s probably safe to say that Disney’s push into live-action remakes has now gained a vast amount of additional momentum, with the news that this year’s Beauty And The Beast has become the highest-grossing PG film. That, combined with the fact that director Guy Ritchie is currently on the promotional trail for his latest film, King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword, means that many questions are being asked about his upcoming remake of Aladdin – most notably, whether it will be musical in nature.

To his credit, Ritchie isn’t shying away from the subject of his next big budget adventure. Rather, he provides a very clear, non-sensationalized update on where he is in the process of creating this new version of an old fan favourite.

“It’d be tough not make Aladdin a musical… I’ve really just immersed myself into that project. So I’m still looking for cast members, »

- Sarah Myles

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Disney Offered Kevin Hart Aladdin Genie Role Before Will Smith

21 April 2017 3:34 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Disney is currently in the process of casting for their live-action remake of Aladdin and things are already pretty interesting. Earlier this week it was revealed that Suicide Squad star Will Smith is in negotiations to take on the role of the Genie in the upcoming remake, but it turns out he wasn't the first actor who Disney had their eye on. It has now been revealed that Kevin Hart was approached by the Mouse House for the part before Will Smith came into the picture.

The news comes from Variety reporter Justin Kroll on Twitter and, according to him, it looks like the Central Intelligence star and big-time comedian was the studio's first choice to play the Genie in this new version of Aladdin. He tagged fellow reporters Jeff Sneider and Simon Thompson in the tweet, who suggested Kevin Hart for the part of Iago, Jaffar's bird, in the movie. »

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Will Smith Circling Genie Role in Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin

20 April 2017 5:40 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Will Smith might end up working his magic for Disney after all.

Having recently flirted with but never committed to starring in the studio’s live-action Dumbo movie, Smith is now in early talks to play the Genie in Disney’s live-action Aladdin re-imagining, EW has confirmed.

As Genie, Smith would follow in the footsteps of the late Robin Williams, whose freewheeling, side-splitting performance in the original 1992 animated film helped propel it to box office success and critical acclaim.

Guy Ritchie (Snatch, Sherlock Holmes) is directing the new Aladdin movie, working from a script by John August (Big Fish). The »

- Oliver Gettell

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You ain’t never had a friend like me! Is Will Smith the new Genie for Aladdin remake?

19 April 2017 12:56 PM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Scott Davis

Hey, Al! Disney is moving forward quickly with some of their live-action remakes and given the success of those that have already been released, it’s hardly surprising. After Maleficent, Cinderella, and The Jungle Book took the box office by storm (with the latter finishing just shy of $1billion), many more classics are getting a 21st-century makeover.

Mulan, Dumbo, Pocahontas and The Lion King, to be directed by Jungle Book helmer Jon Favreau, are all currently in pre-production but one film that looks set to follow is Aladdin. Guy Ritchie, director of King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and Sherlock Holmes, is taking on the new adaptation and while many have given their two cents on just how the movie will look, the biggest job is to find a Genie.

In one of Disney’s biggest challenges thus far, they and Ritchie must try to find a »

- Scott Davis

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Will Smith could play Genie in Guy Ritchie’s live-action Aladdin

19 April 2017 12:53 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It was a little while ago that we heard Will Smith was up for a role in Tim Burton’s live-action Dumbo and while that may have fallen through, it seems he could appear in another live-action Disney project. Deadline has reported the actor may join Guy Ritchie’s live-action Aladdin for Disney, taking on the role that was made famous by the late Robin Williams in the 1992 animated film.

Nothing is finalized yet as Smith has only begun early talks with the studio to star in the film, but we can expect to hear something soon. Aladdin will begin production this summer in the U.K. for a shoot that will reportedly last for six months.

Ritchie will direct from a script written by John August, the scribe who funny enough worked with Burton on Big Fish. Much like the Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast live-action remakes, Aladdin »

- Ricky Church

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Will Smith Circling Role of Genie in Guy Ritchie’s ‘Aladdin’

19 April 2017 11:48 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Will Smith is in early talks to voice the Genie in Disney’s live-action “Aladdin” reboot from director Guy Ritchie.

The role was famously voiced by Robin Williams in the 1992 classic and would mark Smith’s first voice-over work since DreamWorks Animation’s 2004  comedy “Shark Tale.”

Following a string of adult dramas and action movies like “Collateral Beauty” and “Suicide Squad,” Smith has been eyeing a family-friendly film as his next project. He was circling the lead role in “Dumbo,” but walked away from a deal due to scheduling conflicts.

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Disney and Smith were still interested in working together though so the studio shortlisted him when this opportunity arose.

The studio plans to cast newcomers as Aladdin and Jasmine.

John August, whose credits include “Big Fish,” wrote the new “Aladdin” script. Dan Lin, who produced Ritchie’s »

- Justin Kroll

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Newswire: Will Smith might show us a whole new world as the genie in Aladdin

19 April 2017 11:48 AM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Things might not have worked out with that live-action Dumbo movie, but Will Smith might head up a Disney movie after all. Deadline reports the actor is in talks to play the genie in the forthcoming live-action Aladdin movie. Guy Ritchie is set helm a whole new world as the director of the film, which is currently looking for a fabulous he to star in the lead role. Disney has yet to announce who will play Aladdin and Jasmine, but the audition call was for talented actors of Middle Eastern descent, so it appears the studio’s trying to head off any casting issues. Big Fish’s John August has written the screenplay for the new film, which will reportedly begin shooting in the U.K. this July. »

- Danette Chavez

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Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin Movie Eyeing Will Smith

19 April 2017 11:34 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Although those early negotiations for Tim Burton’s Dumbo movie fizzled away into nothing, the Mouse House isn’t about to give up on Will Smith yet; Deadline reports today that the Suicide Squad star is circling the Genie role in Guy Ritchie’s live-action Aladdin movie.

Negotiations are ongoing, and the outlet cautions that, much like the meeting between Smith and Disney regarding Dumbo, these talks between actor and studio are in the early, early stages. Scheduling is one potential obstacle for Will Smith, given Aladdin is currently gearing up for an extensive, six-month shoot in London this summer. That’s not to say the former Fresh Prince will be required on set for the entire production – often times big-name stars will drop in and out when called upon – but given how instrumental the Genie is to Aladdin’s story, the Disney shoot may complicate Will Smith’s longstanding »

- Michael Briers

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New to Hulu in May: ‘Winter’s Bone,’ ‘Big Fish,’ the Return of ‘Casual’ and Many More Film and TV Titles

17 April 2017 1:01 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Hulu has announced the new titles that will be available to stream on the platform in May. Next month will see the streaming release of Oscar-nominated films such as Debra Granik’s 2010 drama “Winter’s Bone,” starring Jennifer Lawrence, and Tim Burton’s 2003 fantasy drama “Big Fish.”

Read More: Hulu and Annapurna Announce Streaming Partnership, With Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit Project First in Line

Hulu’s origial series “Casual” returns for a third season on May 23. The original documentary “Becoming Bond,” about the life of George Lazenby, who played James Bond in the 1969 film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service,” will debut on May 20. Find the list of all titles coming to Hulu in May below.

May 1

Line of Duty: Complete Season 4 (BBC One)

South Park en Español: Complete Season 20 (Comedy Central)

48 Hrs. (1982)

Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

Arrowhead (1952)

A View to a Kill (1985)

The Bad News Bears (1976)

Bad Influence (1990)

Bait Shop »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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New to Hulu in May: ‘Winter’s Bone,’ ‘Big Fish,’ the Return of ‘Casual’ and Many More Film and TV Titles

17 April 2017 1:01 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Hulu has announced the new titles that will be available to stream on the platform in May. Next month will see the streaming release of Oscar-nominated films such as Debra Granik’s 2010 drama “Winter’s Bone,” starring Jennifer Lawrence, and Tim Burton’s 2003 fantasy drama “Big Fish.”

Read More: Hulu and Annapurna Announce Streaming Partnership, With Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit Project First in Line

Hulu’s origial series “Casual” returns for a third season on May 23. The original documentary “Becoming Bond,” about the life of George Lazenby, who played James Bond in the 1969 film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service,” will debut on May 20. Find the list of all titles coming to Hulu in May below.

May 1

Line of Duty: Complete Season 4 (BBC One)

South Park en Español: Complete Season 20 (Comedy Central)

48 Hrs. (1982)

Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

Arrowhead (1952)

A View to a Kill (1985)

The Bad News Bears (1976)

Bad Influence (1990)

Bait Shop »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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'Absolutely Fabulous' exec producer Christian Eisenbeiss dies aged 61

12 April 2017 5:52 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Financier also backed Journey’s End, Elstree 1976 and Swallows And Amazons.

Christian Eisenbeiss, business mogul and film producer, has died at the age of 61.

As chairman of British Film Company, Eisenbeiss was an executive producer on Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, Dad’s Army, the Bafta-nominated documentary McCullin and Star Wars documentary Elstree 1976.

He was also an executive producer on upcoming projects including Saul Dibb’s First World War drama Journey’s End and Amma Asante’s Where Hands Touch, which are both in post-production, and Spitfire, a documentary about the famous British military aircraft currently in production.

Another project, Trautmann, about the famed German goalkeeper who played for Manchester City, is scheduled to commence shooting in June.

Born in New York City on September 11, 1955, Eisenbeiss earned a master’s degree in mathematics at Columbia University before embarking on a career as an investment banker.

After becoming the chairman of German beer company Holsten Brewery, succeeding »

- tom.grater@screendaily.com (Tom Grater)

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Random Roles: Billy Crudup won’t tell us which movie he got fired from

5 April 2017 10:00 PM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Welcome to Random Roles, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles we’ll ask them to talk about.

The actor: Billy Crudup’s considerable résumé is filled with prestige projects. This illustrious tradition began when he started out two decades ago in Barry Levinson’s Sleepers, starring alongside Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro, and he hasn’t slowed down since. Along the way he’s taken on iconic roles like Almost Famous’ Russell, Watchmen’s Dr. Manhattan, and William in Big Fish. You’ve also heard his melodious voice announce MasterCard punchline “priceless” for several years. At this point in his career, Crudup seems able to pick and choose his prestige projects, racking up appearances in a number of recent Oscar nominees. His latest movie, 1 Mile To You, comes out on video-on-demand April 7 ...

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- Gwen Ihnat

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Michael Keaton may play the bad guy in Disney’s live-action Dumbo film

4 April 2017 11:57 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Michael Keaton Dumbo rumours – will the Spider-Man: Homecoming star reunite with his Batman and Beetlejuice director?

Michael Keaton may be in line to play the villain in Tim Burton’s live-action version of Dumbo over at Disney. The news comes via the trade paper Variety who say that Keaton, current hot property following his Academy Award win for Birdman, his work on the stunning Spotlight, and the forthcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming, would fill the shoes of the bad guy and reunite him with Burton, who worked with him on the two Batman movies in the late 1980s. More on the Michael Keaton Dumbo news below.

Ehren Kruger wrote the script for the new live-action film, based on the classic 1940s comedy from the Mouse House. The new film already has the likes of Eva Green (Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, Penny Dreadful), Colin Farrell (Saving Mr. Banks, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them »

- Paul Heath

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Michael Keaton Eyeing Villain Role In Tim Burton’s Dumbo

4 April 2017 5:56 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Variety is reporting tonight that Spider-Man: Homecoming star Michael Keaton has his eye on another villainous role, this time in Dumbo. One of the many, many live-action adaptations in the works over at Disney, the project will be directed by Tim Burton and has already recruited Eva Green and Danny DeVito into its ranks, with Colin Farrell looking likely to join, too.

While we don’t know too much yet about what Burton’s got in mind for his take on the classic story, Variety notes that Keaton is circling the role of Vandemere, “an exploitative businessman who buys Dumbo’s circus from DeVito.” The part was initially offered to Tom Hanks, from what we understand, and when he passed, the studio went to the Birdman star.

Clearly, Disney is aiming high when it comes to the talent they’re recruiting for Dumbo, even if we fail to see the »

- Mark Cassidy

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Colin Farrell Might Be Joining Tim Burton’s Live Action Dumbo

24 March 2017 12:37 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Ugh. Tim Burton is making a live action remake of Dumbo, and reports are saying that Colin Farrell might be starring in it. Sadly, it’s looking unlikely that we’d get to see him in the title role – that’s going to be some dead-eyed CGI monstrosity. Instead, he’s down to star as Holt, widowed father to two children who get mixed up in the adventures of the eponymous sad elephant.

Farrell would be joining Danny DeVito and Eva Green, rumored to be playing circus folk out to exploit the big-eared pachyderm. Burton mainstay Johnny Depp is yet to be announced, but c’mon folks, we all know that he was born to play the role of Dumbo’s lively yet diminutive mentor Timothy Q. Mouse. The film is being written by Transformers writer Ehren Kruger – because if anyone can produce an entertaining remake of a light-hearted Disney classic, »

- David James

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Shazam: Lights Out director in talks to direct

17 February 2017 3:17 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Mike Cecchini Feb 20, 2017

Lights Out director David F Sandberg is being considered to direct the Shazam movie.

The Shazam movie has seeminglybeen in development forever, but this is the first we've actually heard of director talk. For it's been revealed that Lights Out director David F. Sandberg is in "early talks" to helm the movie.

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The long in development Shazam movie is at Warner Bros' New Line Pictures, but it will firmly be a part of the DC Extended Universe of films. DC seems to be taking a cue from Marvel here by choosing a director primarily known for well regarded horror efforts to take on a more magical based character (Marvel took the same approach by getting Scott Derrickson to direct Doctor Strange). Lights Out was good »

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