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‘MacGyver’ Casts Sandrine Holt as Series Regular

15 July 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

CBS’ “MacGyver” reboot has tapped Sandrine Holt in a series regular role, Variety has learned.

She’ll play Patricia Thornton, an ex-field agent turned director of operations for DXS (Department of External Services). She doesn’t let the title “Boss” stand in her way and is always willing to join the team in the field – meaning that she’s not going to let those under her have all the fun. She’ll appear in the series premiere, airing Friday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m.

Holt’s television credits include “The Returned,” “Fear the Walking Dead,” “Mr. Robot,” “The Art of More,” “House of Cards” and CBS’ “Hostages. She was recently seen in “Terminator: Genisys” with Emilia Clarke and Arnold Schwarzenegger and will appear later this year in the feature film “Air” alongside Norman Reedus and Djimon Hounsou. Holt’s breakout role was her appearance in the 1991 film “Black Robe,” which earned her a Genie Award nomination. In »

- Laura Prudom

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Sylvester Stallone denies involvement with female Expendables movie The ExpendaBelles

14 July 2016 8:55 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Way back in 2013, it was reported that a female Expendables spinoff – titled The ExpendaBelles – was in development, with Robert Luketic (Legally Blonde) signing on to direct and Sylvester Stallone and Avi Lerner said to be producing.

Well, it seems that Stallone wants it made clear that he’s not involved , with one of his reps telling Gossip.com that: “Sylvester Stallone has no involvement whatsoever in the Expendabelles project. Any and all reports that he plans to proceed with an all-female cast of the Expendables franchise are completely false and should be disregarded altogether.”

Original reports has suggested that The ExpendaBelles would film last year, while a host of actresses were said to be in contention, including the likes of Meryl Streep (Into the Woods), Cameron Diaz (Knight and Day) and Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil), Kate Beckinsale (Underworld), Naomi Watts (21 Grams), Marcia Gay Harden (Fifty Shades of Grey), Li Bingbing »

- Gary Collinson

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The Real Ghostbusters' 20 spookiest episodes

13 July 2016 5:15 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Stephen Harber Jul 14, 2016

Low on nightmare fuel? Fill up your tank by reliving your scariest memories from The Real Ghostbusters, a truly twisted 80s cartoon...

The Real Ghostbusters was a pretty messed-up cartoon sometimes. I think that’s one of life’s universal truths. I’m not quite sure why the world needed an unholy amalgam of anime, cheesy 80s synth music, and mind-bending eldritch horror with a chiselled version of Bill Murray on top. But it did, and it still feels so right to this day.

Video of The Real Ghostbusters: Intro and Closing (without credits) [HD]

Ah, Dic Enterprises. What would my childhood have been without you? Well, for starters, I suppose I wouldn't have been terrified of the cartoon demons you dreamt up in your Real Ghostbusters cartoon, you sadistic monsters!

Ahem. Sorry, I didn’t mean to snap. It’s just… Rgb (as the hardcore fans »

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Underworld: Blood Wars pushed back to 2017

2 July 2016 2:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It looks like fans of the Underworld series will have a little longer to wait for the arrival of the fifth instalment, with Screen Gems pushing back the release of Underworld: Blood Wars from its original date of October 14th of this year to January 6th, 2017.

Directed by Anna Foerster (Criminal Minds, Outlander), Underworld: Blood Wars sees Kate Beckinsale returing as Selene alongside Theo James and Charles Dance, while new additions to the cast include Tobias Menzies (Outlander), Lara Pulver (Sherlock), James Faulkner (Game of Thrones), Peter Andersson (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Bradley James (Damien), Daisy Head (Fallen) and newcomer Clementine Nicholson.

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- Gary Collinson

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New Release Date for Underworld: Blood Wars

1 July 2016 6:18 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Kate Beckinsale's return as Selene in Underworld: Blood Wars will now take place in the winter rather than the fall.

According to Box Office Mojo, Underworld: Blood Wars will be released by Screen Gems on January 6th, 2017. The film was previously slated to come out on October 14th, 2016.

A Lakeshore Entertainment film, Underworld: Blood Wars stars Beckinsale back in her role as the highly skilled vampire Selene, with Theo James once again playing David and Charles Dance returning as the vampire elder Thomas. Bradley James (Damien, iZombie) also plays a key role in the fifth Underworld film, which is directed by Anna Foerster from a screenplay by Cory Goodman (The Last Witch Hunter, Priest):

"Theo James (The Divergent Series) returns as Selene’s ally David, reprising the role he played in Underworld: Awakening. British actors Tobias Menzies (“Outlander”, “Rome”) and Lara Pulver (“Sherlock”) take on the respective roles »

- Derek Anderson

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‘Underworld: Blood Wars’ Delayed to 2017

1 July 2016 12:30 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

The Lycans and the vampires will have to wait a little longer for their next showdown. Screen Gems has pushed Underworld: Blood Wars out of the 2016 Halloween season and all the way into 2017. The fifth installment in the action horror franchise is directed by Anna Foerster (Starz’ Outlander). Kate Beckinsale once again stars as vampire Selene, and Theo James returns from Underworld: […]

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- Angie Han

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'Underworld: Blood Wars': Kate Beckinsale film pushed to 2017

1 July 2016 10:48 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It’s only 84 more days. That’s not too long, right? The release date for the next installment of Kate Beckinsale’s vampire action film, Underworld: Blood Wars, has been pushed back from October 14, 2016 to January 6, 2017. While this may seem like an odd time for this kind of movie, three of the four Underworld flicks have come out in January. The only one that didn’t, the original Underworld, was a September release. Since the franchise began in 2003, the four films have grossed an unadjusted $458 million. The 2012 installment, Underworld: Awakening brought in $160 million. In addition to Beckinsale, the movie will feature Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy, and Theo James. »

- David Eckstein

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'Underworld: Blood Wars' Gets Bumped Into Next Year

1 July 2016 5:00 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

In a move that's rarely a good sign, the next Underworld movie has been bumped from it's pre-Halloween release date this October to January of 2017. Three little months; One big statement.

While it's getting harder to refer to certain periods in the Hollywood release cycle as "dead zones," since there have been recent successes found in movies that have opened in just about any month of the year, bumping a "vampires and werewolves" movie out of the Halloween lineup and into the doldrums of January doesn't bode well for Underworld: Blood Wars. It calls to mind when I, Frankenstein came out in January of 2014. If you can't confidently open a flick with this kind of subject matter during the traditionally "spooky monster movie season" of October, that doesn't inspire much confidence in your movie.

This, despite the fact that Kate Becksinsale is set to return to the franchise she started »

- Mario-Francisco Robles

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‘Underworld 5’ has been pushed back to 2017

1 July 2016 3:20 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Bad news for fans of the Underworld franchise. The fifth film in the very successful franchise has had its release date pushed back to 2017.

The film was set to hit cinemas this coming October, but that will not be the case now as the distributors have stated that the film will now release on January 6th 2017 in the Us. and on February 3rd 2017 in the UK.

The film has also seemingly gone under a title change with the film’s official Facebook page reporting that the film will now be called Underworld: Blood Wars. A new title card has already been shared on the same page, much to fans delight. Check it out above.

Kate Beckinsale returns in the new film, alongside Charles Dance, Theo James and Lara PulverAnna Foerster directs.

More as we get it.

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- Paul Heath

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Underworld 5 Delayed Until Early 2017

30 June 2016 6:58 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in April, Screen Gems released the first teaser poster for Underworld Blood Wars, although it didn't featuring returning star Kate Beckinsale or any of the other cast members. Since the release date had already been set for October 14, most assumed that the first trailer was just around the corner, but the studio still hasn't released any footage as of yet. Today we found out why, with Screen Gems officially pushing the movie from October 14, 2016 to January 6, 2017.

Variety reported on the release date shift, but there was no reason given for why the date was pushed into 2017. In its new date on January 6, 2017, Underworld 5 will be going up against The Weinstein Company's Amityville: The Awakening, starring Bella Thorne and Universal Pictures' Mena, starring Tom Cruise. The first weekend of January is typically quite slow at the box office, but that could change next year, with three high-profile projects hitting theaters. »

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Kate Beckinsale’s ‘Underworld’ Sequel Pushed Back to 2017

30 June 2016 5:49 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Screen Gems has moved “Underworld: Blood Wars” back three months from its pre-Halloween slot of Oct. 14 to Jan. 6, 2017.

Kate Beckinsale and Theo James are starring in the fifth film in its vampires-versus-werewolves franchise. German cinematographer Anna Foerster, a longtime collaborator with Roland Emmerich, is making her feature directorial debut and helming from Cory Goodman’s screenplay.

Trent Garrett, Tobias Menzies, Lara Pulver, Clementine Nicholson, Bradley James and Charles Dance are also starring. Lakeshore toppers Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi are producing along with David Kern, Len Wiseman and Richard S. Wright.

The four films have grossed $460 million worldwide. Thee franchise launched in 2003 with “Underworld,” directed by Len Wiseman and starring Beckinsale as the vampire Selene who is killing the Lycans (Werewolves) who allegedly slaughtered her family.

The next three films were 2006’s “Underworld: Evolution,”  2009’s “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans” and 2012’s “Underworld: Awakening.”

 

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- Dave McNary

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40 Sexy Photos of Scott Speedman That Make the World a Better Place

29 June 2016 10:25 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

In a world of constant uncertainty, one thing we know for sure is that Scott Speedman is a gorgeous, gorgeous man. The 40-year-old actor first caused us to doodle his name in our school notebooks in 1998 when he landed the role of Ben Covington on Felicity. Since then, he's starred in hits like Underworld, The Strangers, and The Vow. Currently, he stars opposite Ellen Barkin on TNT's Animal Kingdom. But aside from his long career, Scott has kept our attention over the years with his unfairly handsome smile, his ever-changing hair, and his adorable personality (did you know he placed ninth at the 1992 Olympic trials as part of the Canadian Junior National Swim Team?). Keep reading for more photos of Scott that will make you want to send his mother a basket of muffins (seriously, thank you, Mary Campbell). »

- Caitlin Hacker

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Michael Sheen To Direct "Green River Killer"

24 June 2016 11:01 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Michael Sheen ("Underworld," "Tron: Legacy") will both star in and make his feature directorial debut on the thriller "Green River Killer" for QC Entertainment.

Sheen will portray the serial killer Gary Ridgway, who pleaded guilty in 2003 to forty-eight charges of first-degree murder of women in the state of Washington during the 1980s and 1990s. Ridgway was spared the death penalty in exchange for co-operation in locating the victims.

The story of follows the relationship between Ridgway and Tom Jensen, the latter spent two decades hunting the Green River Killer and is soon forced to live and work together with him in a dark alliance to uncover the truth.

Sheen will direct from his own screenplay, which made last year's Black List and is based on Jeff Jensen's Eisner award-winning graphic novel about the true story tale. Sheen, Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg, Sean McKittrick and Ray Mansfield will produce.

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- Garth Franklin

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Michael Sheen Directing, Starring in Crime Thriller ‘Green River Killer’

24 June 2016 11:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Michael Sheen will make his feature directorial debut on and star in QC Entertainment’s crime thriller “Green River Killer.”

Sheen will portray the serial killer Gary Ridgway, who pleaded guilty in 2003 to 48 charges of first-degree murder of women in the state of Washington during the 1980s and 1990s. He was spared the death penalty in exchange for cooperation in locating the victims.

Sheen will direct from his own screenplay, which was named to the Black List in 2015 and is adapted from the Dark Horse Entertainment’s graphic novel “Green River Killer: A True Detective Story.” The book, which won the Eisner Award, was written by Jeff Jensen and based on his father, Tom Jensen, and artist Jonathan Case.

The film tells the story of the relationship between Tom Jensen, who spent two decades looking for the Green River Killer, and Ridgway. The two men were forced to live and »

- Dave McNary

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Gary Lucchesi to be Honored for Lifetime Achievement at Cayman Film Festival (Exclusive)

22 June 2016 11:17 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

This year’s Cayman International Film Festival will honor Gary Lucchesi with a lifetime achievement award on its closing night, July 4, Variety has learned exclusively.

Lucchesi is currently president of Lakeshore Entertainment and co-president of the Producers Guild of America.

Lucchesi began his career as an agent at William Morris, representing Susan Sarandon, Kevin Costner, Michelle Pfeiffer and John Malkovich. He then served as vice president and senior vice president of production at TriStar. Eventually he became president of production at Paramount Pictures before forming his own company, Gary Lucchesi Productions. There, he produced the Oscar-nominated film “Primal Fear.”

He also served as president of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Film Company. Then, in 1997, he joined Tom Rosenberg’s Lakeshore as president.

During his tenure, Lakeshore has produced more than 60 films, including “Million Dollar Baby,” the “Underworld” franchise, “The Lincoln Lawyer,” “Runaway Bride,” “Arlington Road” and “The Age of Adaline, »

- Dave McNary

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Movie Review – Love & Friendship (2016)

3 June 2016 1:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Love & Friendship, 2016.

Directed by Whit Stillman.

Starring Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel and Stephen Fry.

Synopsis:

Set in the 1790s, Love and Friendship centers on beautiful widow Lady Susan Vernon, who has come to the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and her rather reluctant debutante daughter, Frederica.

Those who dread the prospect of yet another Jane Austen movie frock fest would do well to be pointed in the direction of Love & Friendship, director Whit Stillman’s deliciously acerbic Regency romp in which the clothes and decor support the satire, not vice versa. Too often, Austen adaptations are cosseted, corseted and more than a little bland; under Stillman’s typically deadpan direction, the author’s deliciously spiky sense of humour is joyously restored.

Not only is the reputation of »

- Sean Wilson

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Kate Beckinsale Reveals Michael Bay's Negative Comments About Her Looks While They Promoted 'Pearl Harbor'

30 May 2016 12:44 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Actress Kate Beckinsale has a busy year ahead of her. She currently stars in Whit Stillman's latest film "Love and Friendship," based on Jane Austen's epistolary novel "Lady Susan"; her performance has received rapturous reviews from many critics. She's also set to appear in the upcoming horror film "The Disappointments Room" and "Underworld: Blood Wars," the fifth installment in the "Underworld" franchise. After 25 years in the film industry, Beckinsale has plenty of stories, and not all of them are so pleasant, including her time spent with director Michael Bay on "Pearl Harbor." In a recent appearance on "The Graham Norton Show," Beckinsale said that she thinks Bay was "baffled" by her because her "boobs weren't bigger than [her] head" and that she "wasn't blonde." Read More: Sundance Review: Whit Stillman's 'Love & Friendship' Starring Kate Beckinsale And Chloe »

- Vikram Murthi

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Kate Beckinsale: ‘Our phones were tapped by spooks when we were growing up’

19 May 2016 7:36 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

After her father, Richard, died, the Underworld star grew up in London surrounded by her stepdad’s leftie pals. Now in La, she tells us about starring in Whit Stillman’s Jane Austen adaptation, Love and Friendship

It hath long been decreed that whensoever two or more Britons shall gather together in Los Angeles, the talk shall soon enough turn ... to Marmite. Or in Kate Beckinsale’s case, “Marmite characters”, such as her lead role, the delightfully daunting Lady Susan, in Whit Stillman’s sprightly Jane Austen adaptation Love and Friendship.

“I was at the end of a long day of interviews once and I found myself deep in a Marmite conversation with an American journalist. Impossible to describe it to them because they think it tastes like motor oil. Some of my characters – the ones I like playing – are like Marmite in that you either really love the character »

- John Patterson

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First trailer for police drama Apb

17 May 2016 7:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fox has released the first trailer for its upcoming police drama Apb. Inspired by true events, the show follows an eccentric tech billionaire who purchases a trouble precinct and looks to turn it around with a high-tech, cutting edge approach. Take a look here…

Police work isn’t rocket science. It’s harder. Inspired by true events, Apb is a new police drama with a high-tech twist from executive producer/director Len Wiseman (Lucifer, “Underworld”) and executive producer/writer Matt Nix (“Burn Notice”). Sky-high crime, officer-involved shootings, cover-ups and corruption: the over-extended and under-funded Chicago Police Department is spiraling out of control. Enter billionaire engineer Gideon Reeves (Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Justin Kirk, “Tyrant,” “Weeds”). After his best friend is murdered in a botched attempted robbery, and the killer remains at large, Gideon demands justice. Putting up millions of dollars of his own money, he makes an unprecedented »

- Amie Cranswick

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‘Prison Break,’ ’24: Legacy,’ ‘Lethal Weapon’ and More Trailers From Fox’s 2016-17 Season

16 May 2016 3:08 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Fox has released the first trailers for the network’s 2016-17 lineup of shows, including revivals of “Prison Break” and “24,” adaptations of “Lethal Weapon” and “The Exorcist,” the latest musical drama from “Empire” creator Lee Daniels, and more.

Fall:

Lethal Weapon

Based on the hit movie franchise of the same name, “Lethal Weapon” follows iconic cop duo Riggs and Murtaugh, as they work a crime-ridden beat in modern-day Los Angeles. From the moment the brash and impulsive Martin Riggs (Clayne Crawford, “Rectify”) meets prudent, by-the-book Roger Murtaugh (Emmy Award nominee Damon Wayans, Sr., “My Wife and Kids,” “In Living Color”), it seems as if this partnership is doomed. But after their first case together, both realize this arrangement might just work out after all – if Riggs doesn’t get them killed first.

The Exorcist

Widely regarded as the greatest horror movie ever made, “The Exorcist” terrified audiences around the world. »

- Laura Prudom

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