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Jesse Eisenberg is Lex Luthor In First Photo From Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

25 March 2015 12:39 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Here’s your first look at Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice. (via EW.com)

Eisenberg follows in the famous footsteps of other actors who’ve taken on the roll of the evil genius in both film (Gene Hackman, Superman: The Movie & Kevin Spacey, Superman Returns) and on TV (John Shea, “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman” & Michael Rosenbaum, “Smallville”).

Eisenberg starred in Zombieland (2009), The Social Network (2010), and Now You See Me (2013). The actor is filming the sequel, Now You See Me: The Second Act, with director Jon M. Chu. That film will be in theaters on June 10, 2016.

Warner Bros. Pictures will release Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice on March 25, 2016.

In a massive expansion of the studio’s DC Entertainment-branded content, Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema will release a slate of at least 10 movies—as well as stand-alone Batman »

- Michelle McCue

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First Look: Jesse Eisenberg Goes Bald as Lex Luthor in ‘Batman v. Superman’

25 March 2015 10:11 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

It’s a sad day for fans of Jesse Eisenberg’s famous curls.

Entertainment Weekly released the first photo of Eisenberg’s bald head as the actor gets into character to play villain Lex Luthor for Zack Snyder’s “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.”

The stark black-and-white image of a shaved-head Eisenberg as Lex Luthor lays to rest any rumblings of the actor’s inability to play a villain.

“He’s not any of the Lexes that you’ve seen, that’s for sure, other than him being a captain of industry and one person to the world and another person to himself. And bald, of course,” Snyder told EW.

The character Lex Luthor is usually thought to be bald. Gene Hackman famously wore wigs to conceal the character’s chrome dome when he played a rather vain Lex Luther in the 1970s and 1980s films. Kevin Spacey »

- Marianne Zumberge

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Trick ’r Treat & Krampus Graphic Novels Announced by Legendary Comics

19 March 2015 11:57 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

One stalks the streets as trick-or-treaters ring doorbells and handfuls of candy are given away. Another visits naughty children's homes on Christmas Eve with the intention of gobbling the little terrors. Holiday creatures Sam and Krampus are celebrated and feared and are featured in the films of Michael Dougherty, the former in 2007's Trick ’r Treat (as well as the in-development Trick ’r Treat 2) and the latter in the upcoming Krampus. Looking to dive deeper into the rich worlds of these two holiday enforcers, the folks at Legendary Comics have announced Trick ’r Treat and Krampus graphic novels that are slated to hit comic shop shelves later this year:

Press Release - "Legendary Comics is taking the twisted stories from the mind of Michael Dougherty from the screen to the printed page with the announcement of two graphic novels based on Trick 'r Treat and Krampus. Hitting stores later this year, »

- Derek Anderson

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Video Round-Up: Before I Wake, Penny Dreadful, Game of Thrones, Scream Queens

16 March 2015 1:32 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

"That little boy's dreams come true. It's an amazing, beautiful thing. But his nightmares, they're... deadly." A newly adopted boy is afraid to close his eyes in Mike Flanagan's Before I Wake. He doesn't fear the bladed boogeyman from Elm Street, though. He's instead scared of what he might conjure into the real world, as both his dreams and nightmares become palpable entities in the first trailer for the upcoming supernatural thriller from Flanagan. Also featured in our latest video round-up are teasers for the second season of Penny Dreadful, the fifth season of Game of Thrones, and the debut season of Scream Queens.

Before I Wake: From Relativity, Before I Wake hits theaters on May 8th:

"In this intense and heart pounding supernatural thriller, Jessie (Kate Bosworth) and Mark (Thomas Jane) decide to take in a sweet and loving 8-year-old boy, Cody. Unbeknownst to them, Cody is terrified of falling asleep. »

- Derek Anderson

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Friday the 13th Trailer: Before I Wake Stars Kate Bosworth And Thomas Jane

13 March 2015 10:39 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Being that today is Friday The 13th, Relativity Studios has released the trailer for Mike Flanagan’s Before I Wake, starring Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Annabeth Gish, Dash Mihok and Jacob Tremblay.

The film opens in theaters on May 8, 2015.

Head over to the film’s Official Twitter Page to watch the trailer now.

In this intense and heart pounding supernatural thriller, Jessie (Kate Bosworth) and Mark (Thomas Jane) decide to take in a sweet and loving 8-year-old boy, Cody. Unbeknownst to them, Cody is terrified of falling asleep. At first, they assume his previous unstable homes caused his aversion to sleep, but soon discover why: Cody’s dreams manifest in reality as he sleeps. In one moment they experience the incredible wonder of Cody’s imagination, and in the next, the horrific nature of his night terrors. To save their new family, Jessie and Mark embark on a dangerous hunt »

- Michelle McCue

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Production Begins On Mike Dougherty’s Krampus Starring Toni Collette & Adam Scott

12 March 2015 5:26 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Principal photography is set to begin on Legendary PicturesKrampus, a horror-comedy feature film that reveals an irreverently twisted side to the Christmas holiday.

This darkly festive tale of a yuletide ghoul is co-written and directed by Michael Dougherty. The visual effects are from the Oscar-winning creature-effects wizardry of Weta Workshop and the Oscar-winning visual effects of Weta Digital.

Krampus will be released on December 4, 2015, by Universal Pictures.

A humorously creepy alternative to the traditional holiday classic, Krampus stars Adam Scott (“Parks and Recreation,” The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty),  Academy Award nominee Toni Collette (Little Miss Sunshine, The Sixth Sense), Golden Globe nominee Allison Tolman (“Fargo“), David Koechner (Anchorman series), Emmy nominee Conchata Ferrell (“Two and a Half Men”), Emjay Anthony (Chef), Stefania Owen (The Lovely Bones) and Krista Stadler (Lena Rais).

Krampus tells the story of young Max, who turns his back on Christmas as his dysfunctional family »

- Michelle McCue

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The Dark Knight Voted the Greatest Superhero Film of All Time

11 March 2015 2:42 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Empire magazine recently asked its readers to vote for the greatest superhero film of all time. The magazine compiled the result and we now have the top thirty choices, with Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" taking the top spot. Neither of "The Amazing Spider-Man" installments, "Iron Man 3," "The Incredible Hulk," "X-Men," "Spawn," or "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" made the list. Instead, there were plenty of surprises that made it into the top thirty like "Unbreakable," "The Incredibles," "The Crow" and "Chronicle." Check out the full list below and let us know if you agree with the results. 1. The Dark Knight 2. X2 3. Superman II 4. The Avengers 5. Superman 6. Spider-Man 2 7. Batman Returns 8. Unbreakable 9. Watchmen 10. Guardians of the Galaxy 11. The Incredibles 12. Blade 13. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 14. X-Men: Days of Future Past 15. Kick-Ass 16. Iron Man 17. The Crow 18. Hellboy II: The Golden Army 19. The Dark Knight Rises 20. Batman Begins 21. Batman 22. Spider-Man 23. Thor 24. X-Men: First Class »

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How Neill Blomkamp will ruin Alien and every other franchise

7 March 2015 5:44 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Anghus Houvouras on how Neill Blomkamp will ruin Alien and every other franchise…

When I first read the headlines, I swear I could hear the high-pitched tear of a needle being dragged across a vinyl record. After posting a few pieces of concept art, 20th Century Fox gave the go-ahead to Neill Blomkamp to take the reigns of their wounded Alien franchise. The one that has been so poorly manhandled that they couldn’t even make a decent movie out the back story with Ridley Scott at the helm, and couldn’t mine one moment of fun from crossing over the classic Xenomorphs with the Predator franchise. I mean, seriously. Even the terrible Freddy vs. Jason had a few fun moments.

The Alien franchise has been drifting aimlessly since James Cameron delivered the universally loved Aliens nearly 30 years ago. Since then, Alien fans have been perpetually disappointed by the series. »

- Anghus Houvouras

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'Arrow': Brandon Routh Talks Atom Suit, Superman Team-Up

5 March 2015 5:13 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last week's episode of Arrow, "Nanda Parbat", gave us our first look at Brandon Routh suiting up as Atom. Unfortunately, the show is on a brief three-week hiatus until "The Offer" on March 18, so fans will have to wait a bit longer to see Atom in action once again. IGN recently spoke with Brandon Routh, who is no stranger to the DC Comics world after playing the Man of Steel himself in the 2006 movie Superman Returns. When asked to compare the Superman and Atom suits, the actor had this to say.

"This is different from the Arrow and Arsenal suits, and Canary - it's badass. It's a whole different feeling from the Superman suit -- the only other suit that I've been in. It's a whole persona. I mean, so is any suit that you put on, but this one is just different. It's cool."

The actor's Atom costume is mechanical, »

- MovieWeb

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Brandon Routh On The What If Of An A.T.O.M. And Superman Meet And Greet

5 March 2015 7:59 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

While Brandon Routh's Superman Returns failed to meet WB's expectations, there are many fans of Routh's Superman and his homage to Christopher Reeve's Clark Kent.  But that was many years ago and these days, Routh can be seen on The CW as another DC Comics superhero, Ray Palmer a.k.a. the Atom.  With The CW annually expanding its superhero universe, there's a real possibility that the Atom could one day cross paths with Superman (perhpas Tom Welling returns?).  Does Routh have any strong feelings about such an encounter, given the fact that Superman was his big acting break yet failed to meet the expectations of so many?  "That would be bizarre [laughs].  There'd probably be some inside jokes and winks at the camera. But that would be cool. It's such a bizarre thing already for me to be playing this character, and for some people to only be »

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John Ottman to score X-Men: Apocalypse

27 February 2015 12:20 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

FilmMusicReporter has revealed that composer John Ottman has signed on to score 20th Century Fox’s upcoming mutant superhero sequel X-Men: Apocalypse, which is being directed by Bryan Singer.

The news will come as no surpise whatsoever, seeing as Ottman has collaborated with Singer on the majority of the director’s films, including The Usual Suspects, Apt Pupil, X2: X-Men United, Superman Returns, Valkyrie, Jack the Giant Slayer and X-Men: Days of Future Past.

X-Men: Apocalypse is set for release on May 19th, 2016 and stars X-Men veterans James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Evan Peters (Quicksilver) and Rose Byrne (Moira MacTaggert) alongside Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) as Apocalypse, Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones) as Jean Grey, Tye Sheridan (Mud) as Cyclops, Alexandra Shipp (House of Anubis) as Storm and Kodi Smit-McPhee (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) as Nightcrawler. »

- Gary Collinson

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'X-Men: Apocalypse' Brings Back Composer John Ottman

26 February 2015 12:46 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While the cast for director Bryan Singer's X-Men: Apocalypse continues to take shape, the filmmaker has brought on composer John Ottman to work on the score. This will mark the composer and Bryan Singer's third collaboration on an X-Men movie, following 2003's X2: X-Men United and last year's X-Men: Days of Future Past. John Ottman is also an accomplished film editor, taking on the dual role of composer/editor for X-Men: Days of Future Past, but it isn't known quite yet if he will serve as the editor on X-Men: Apocalypse.

X-Men: Apocalypse is the last installment of the trilogy that includes X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past, with this new story set in the 1980s. The cast will include X-Men: Days of Future Past stars James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Ian McKellen (old Magneto) and Evan Peters »

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'X-Men: Apocalypse' Brings Back Composer John Ottman

26 February 2015 12:46 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While the cast for director Bryan Singer's X-Men: Apocalypse continues to take shape, the filmmaker has brought on composer John Ottman to work on the score. This will mark the composer and Bryan Singer's third collaboration on an X-Men movie, following 2003's X2: X-Men United and last year's X-Men: Days of Future Past. John Ottman is also an accomplished film editor, taking on the dual role of composer/editor for X-Men: Days of Future Past, but it isn't known quite yet if he will serve as the editor on X-Men: Apocalypse.

X-Men: Apocalypse is the last installment of the trilogy that includes X-Men: First Class and X-Men: Days of Future Past, with this new story set in the 1980s. The cast will include X-Men: Days of Future Past stars James McAvoy (Professor X), Michael Fassbender (Magneto), Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Ian McKellen (old Magneto) and Evan Peters »

- MovieWeb

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10 sequels that ignored previous films

26 February 2015 8:15 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

In the wake of the Alien 5 news, here are 10 franchise sequels that also ignored at least one previous film.

We all have moments in our lives we'd prefer to forget, and so too do filmmakers. So what do you do when a movie franchise starts to go off the rails? Simple, just forget that the lesser films in the series never happened.

News recently broke that director Neill Blomkamp's taking this approach to the Alien universe. Recent interviews with both he and returning star Sigourney Weaver have revealed that Blomkamp's forthcoming sequel will not necessarily follow the events of Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection, and pick up the story from Aliens instead (although he has since given a brief update on that).

Of course, we'll have to wait and see exactly how all this pans out. But it's by no means the first time in history that a film's »

- ryanlambie

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Brandon Routh, Zhang Yuqi star in Arclight’s Lost

26 February 2015 4:32 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Vincent Zhou’s 3D sci-fi adventure to shoot this spring at Pinewood Malaysia.

Us actor Brandon Routh and Chinese actress Zhang Yuqi have been cast in Vincent Zhou’s 3D sci-fi adventure, Lost In The Pacific, which is scheduled to start shooting this spring at Pinewood Malaysia studios.

Arclight Films has rights outside China to the film, described as a futuristic “Titanic-in-the-sky” story about a group of elite passengers on board a luxury, transoceanic flight.

Arclight’s Ying Ye is executive producer on the film.  

Routh starred in Superman Returns and Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, while Zhang’s credits include White Deer Plain and Stephen Chow’s CJ7.

The film’s crew includes visual effects supervisor Bruce Jones (The Italian Job), art director Ian Bailie (Atonement) and DoP Scott Winig.

The VFX work will take place at Stareast Digital Lab with Us VFX production house Venture 3D, which was involved in the 3D version of Titanic »

- lizshackleton@gmail.com (Liz Shackleton)

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Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 will ignore Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection; says series “deserves a proper ending”

26 February 2015 2:07 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Based on the leaked concept art for Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5, which featured Michael Biehn’s Hicks, it was assumed that this new movie would take place in a continuity where only the first two Alien films would not exist due to Hicks being killed off in the opening moments of Alien 3.

Well, now that’s been confirmed.

In an interview with Sky Movies to promote Chappie, Blomkamp spoke out about his  new Alien movie and how it all came about.

“I want this film to feel like it is literally the genetic sibling of Aliens,” he said. “So it’s Alien, Aliens, this movie.”

This is similar to what Bryan Singer did with Superman Returns, opting to ignore Superman III and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace and just focusing on the first two movies.

“It’s a Freudian kind of nightmare. That element is what is so appealing”, Blomkamp added, »

- Luke Owen

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Alien 5 to ignore Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection

25 February 2015 11:38 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Neill Blomkamp's new Alien film will be picking up the story after James Cameron's Aliens...

Remember when Bryan Singer put together his 2006 Superman movie, Superman Returns? His logic with that was to pick the story up following Superman II, and to basically pretend that Superman III and Superman IV didn't happen. The story thus wiped two films out of the Superman boxset, at least in narrative terms.

Well, Neill Blomkamp for one has taken the idea to heart.

Last week, it was revealed that he was pressing ahead with making an Alien sequel, that would star Sigourney Weaver. And now, the pair - whilst promoting their new film, Chappie - have revealed that the plan is to do a sequel to Aliens with their new Alien project.

Weaver told Sky Movies that "I would love to take Ripley out of orbiting around in space and give a proper »

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Sigourney Weaver Confirmed For New Alien; Will Be “Genetic Sibling” To First Two Films

25 February 2015 7:00 PM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

It seems Neill Blomkamp's Alien movie is pulling a Superman Returns and disregarding the final two movies in an established quadrilogy. The only real difference is that, unlike Superman III and IV, the those last two Alien flicks (3 especially) do have their share of fans. It was probably a given that Blomkamp wasn't going to try to find another way (cloning's been done) to bring Ripley back from the dead, but this might not sit too well with those who felt the character already had a proper send off at the end of David Fincher's movie. In the following video interview with both Blomkamp and Sigourney Weaver, it seems pretty clear that the Chappie director plans to weave his own story out of the events of James Cameron's Aliens, and it also sounds like he'll have Lieutenant Ellen Ripley along for the ride. »

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Casting: Routh, Ferrell, West, Chandler, Standen

25 February 2015 12:07 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Lost in the Pacific

Brandon Routh ("Superman Returns") and Zhang YuQi ("White Deer Plain") are set to topline the cast of Vincent Zhou's multinational sci-fi thriller "Lost in the Pacific" at Arclight Films. Filming begins shortly at the Pinewood Malaysia Studios ahead of a 3D release around year's end.

Set in 2020, the story follows a group of elite passengers on board the inaugural luxury, transoceanic flight of a "futuristic Titanic in the sky". [Source: Variety]

The House

Will Ferrell will star in and produce "Neighbors" co-writer Andrew J. Cohen's comedy "The House" for New Line. Adam McKay will also produce.

Ferrell will play a husband who joins with his neighbors to start an illegal casino in his basement after he and his wife blow their daughter’s college fund. [Source: Variety]

Money Monster

Dominic West ("The Wire," "The Affair") has signed on to star opposite George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Jack O »

- Garth Franklin

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Brandon Routh and China’s Zhang YuQi to Get ‘Lost in the Pacific’

24 February 2015 7:05 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Brandon Routh (“Superman Returns”) and China’s Zhang YuQi (“White Deer Plain,” “CJ7”) will head the cast of multinational sci-fi thriller “Lost in the Pacific,” which begins shooting shortly.

The picture is to be directed by Vincent Zhou (“Last Flight”) with backing from Sydney- and Los Angeles-based Arclight Films, which is handling all rights outside China.

The story of a futuristic “Titanic in the sky” sets a group of elite passengers on board 2020’s inaugural luxury, transoceanic flight.

VFX will be headed by supervisor Bruce Jones (“The Italian Job,” “Star Trek”), art director Ian Bailie (“Atonement,” “Pride and Prejudice”) and Stareast Digital Lab and Venture 3D. Scott Winig is set as director of photography.

Production will begn this spring at the Pinewood Malaysia Studioswhere Netflix’s “Marco Polo” TV series was shot. Release in 3D is set for the end of the year.

Arclight’s Ying Ye is an executive producer. »

- Patrick Frater

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