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Watch: New Trailer for Mike Flanagan’s Before I Wake

21 July 2016 9:34 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Mike Flanagan’s Before I Wake has been “in the can” for some time, and now we have a trailer and a new release date for the film. From Relativity Studios, Before I Wake stars Thomas Jane (The Punisher, 2007’s The Mist), Kate Bosworth (Straw Dogs remake), and Jacob Tremblay (Room) and will hit theaters on September 9th.

“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 »

- Tamika Jones

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Watch the trailer for Before I Wake starring Jacob Tremblay, Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane

20 July 2016 2:55 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A trailer has arrived online for director Mike Flanagan’s supernatural thriller Before I Wake which sees Room’s Jacob Tremblay alongside Kate Bosworth (Superman Returns) and Thomas Jane (The Punisher); watch it below after the official synopsis…

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 (Jacob Tremblay). 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 to uncover the truth behind Cody’s nightmares.

Before I Wake is set for release on September 9th. »

- Amie Cranswick

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It’s Time To Meet The Suicide Squad

19 July 2016 6:17 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It seems as though we’ve been talking about Suicide Squad for a very long time, and for good reason. Having DC supervillains forcibly banded together to work for the government under threat of death by explosive implant is a brilliant concept. In the source material, the original Suicide Squad first appeared in The Brave And The Bold #25 in 1959, and has popped up in various media numerous times over the years.

Now, however, the third film in the burgeoning DC Extended Universe is among the most highly anticipated of the year – thanks to early images of the cast and, in particular, of actor Jared Leto as a very different kind of Joker. But, it’s not just the stellar casting and stunning production design that makes Suicide Squad such an exciting film prospect. It’s also the very fact of who these characters are.

Having the main characters of the »

- Sarah Myles

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11 Actors You Didn’t Know Nearly Played Superman

19 July 2016 11:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Come this October, Teen Wolf star Tyler Hoechlin will play Superman in a guest spot on Supergirl. In doing so, he will join the long line of actors who have donned the red cape of the Kryptonian hero on the small and silver screens.

An even longer list, though, consists of all those actors who were considered for the role at one time or another but did not eventually nail the part. For instance, current incumbent of the role Henry Cavill first auditioned for Clark Kent for 2006’s Superman Returns but lost out to Brandon Routh. And when Cavill was later cast in 2013’s Man of Steel, he beat other frontrunner Matthew Goode (Ozymandias in Watchmen) to the part.

However, this is just the tip of the iceberg (or should that be Fortress of Solitude?). Read on for 11 other actors that you probably weren’t aware nearly played the Man of Steel. »

- Christian Bone

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Noel Neill, TV's Lois Lane, dead at 95

5 July 2016 1:09 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Noel Neill, the actress who played Lois Lane for nearly 80 episodes on Adventures of Superman, died on July 3. She was 95. In a Facebook post from her friend and biographer Larry Ward, he wrote of her work as Lois on Superman, “After years of playing bit parts in bad films and great roles in forgotten films, she finally found her niche. As a teenager she knew all about the newspaper business from her father and she had also actually written for Women's Wear Daily in the late 1930s, so it was a role she believed she was born to play. And as she would admit in interviews later in life, she simply played herself.” Interestingly, this was not Neill’s first time as the intrepid reporter. She played Lois in the late 1940s in the movie-serial Superman, alongside Kirk Alyn. Curiously, however she was not the original Lois Lane on the »

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Noel Neill, First Actress To Play Lois Lane On Silver Screen, Dies At 95

5 July 2016 12:10 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Noel Neill, the first actress ever to play Lois Lane on the silver screen, died Sunday July 3rd at age 95 after a long illness. Her death was confirmed by her manager and biographer Larry Ward.

Read More: ‘Batman v Superman’ is a Mess, But Who’s to Blame? (Podcast)

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Neill began her show business career when she was in her teens singing and dancing at local county fairs. She was also a widely popular model as a teenager before signing a contract with Paramount Pictures, which led to appearances in over 40 films. In 1948, Neill was cast as Lois Lane in the 1948 film serial “Superman” opposite Kirk Alyn who played the superhero; they both reprised their roles for the 1950 serial “Atom Man vs. Superman.”

In 1952, “The Adventures of Superman” was set to hit TV, with George Reeves and Phyllis Coates in the Superman and Lois Lane roles. »

- Vikram Murthi

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Noel Neill, Lois Lane in Adventures of Superman, Passes Away at 95

5 July 2016 10:30 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The movie and TV community has lost another one of its beloved stars over the holiday weekend, with Noel Neill, the first actress ever to play Lois Lane, passing away at the age of 95, in Tuscon, Arizona. Her manager and biographer Larry Ward confirmed the actress' death through Facebook last night. Here's what he had to say in a statement below.

"Noel truly was Lois Lane, and for many of us, she was the first working woman seen on television. Few of her fans actually knew her real name, almost always simply calling her "Lois" to which she would unfailing answer with a bright smile and a kind word. It was more than a role to her."

Variety reports that Noel Neill was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and that she originally wanted to be a journalist like her father, who was the editor of a local newspaper. In 1940, she was »

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Noel Neill: Smallville's Erica Durance, Others Remember Original Lois Lane

5 July 2016 9:52 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The original live-action Lois Lane, Noel Neill, was fondly remembered by Smallville cast members in the wake of her passing on Sunday at age 95.

RelatedNoel Neill, TV’s Lois Lane, Dead at 95

Neill was the first to play the iconic newspaper reporter in the black-and-white 1948 Superman film serial (opposite Kirk Alyn). She then made her TV debut as Lois starting with Season 2 of Adventures of Superman, replacing Phyllis Coates in the role. Neill also put in cameos in the 1978 Superman film (which marked Christopher Reeve’s debut as the Man of Steel) as well as 2006’s Superman Returns (starring »

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Noel Neill, Superman's Lois Lane, Dead At Age 95

5 July 2016 8:31 AM, PDT | Cinemaretro.com | See recent CinemaRetro news »

Noel Neill with George Reeves in "The Adventures of Superman".

 

By Lee Pfeiffer

Yet another pop culture legend of the Baby Boomer era has left us. Actress Noel Neill, who played Superman's love interest Lois Lane, has died at age 95. Neill began her career in Hollywood with bit roles in mainstream films. She was chosen to play Lois Lane, the intrepid female reporter for the Daily Planet newspaper of the fictional city Metropolis that Superman and his alter-ego Clark Kent called home. As colleagues on the newspaper, Lois and Clark were friends but it was always Superman that stole her heart. One of the more amusing aspects of the Superman legend is that Lois Lane, a top reporter, could never affirm her suspicions that Clark actually was Superman simply because his "disguise" consisted of a pair of eyeglasses. Nevertheless, the Lois Lane character was unusual for the era because »

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R.I.P Noel Neill, The Original Lois Lane

5 July 2016 8:02 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Noel Neill, the first actress to play Lois Lane onscreen, died over the weekend in Arizona after battling a long illness.

Neill first appearance as the intrepid reporter character was in the 1948 movie serial "Superman" and its subsequent sequel before going on to star in the 1950s television series "Adventures of Superman" alongside George Reeves as the Man of Steel.

Neill, who had appeared in more than forty films, effectively retired after the "Adventures of Superman" TV series ended in 1958. She did take time to appear on subsequent film and TV adaptations of the property though including Richard Donner's 1978 film, Bryan Singer's 2006 effort "Superman Returns," and the 1990s "Superboy" TV series.

Her manager and biographer Larry Ward shared a statement saying that she "maintained that bright, perky and engaging personality up until her death."

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Actress Noel Neill Who First Played Lois Lane Has Died at 95

4 July 2016 7:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Noel Neill, the woman who first played the role of Lois Lane, has died. She was 95. The actress's manager Larry Ward revealed the news via a Facebook Post from editor Jim Nolt, saying that Neill died in Tucson, Arizona on Sunday following a battle with a long illness, although he did not specify what ailment she suffered from. Neill first appeared as Lane in the 1948 Superman film, and again in the 1950 film Atom Man vs. Superman, before moving on to the television series The Adventures of Superman. Although she eventually stepped away from the role as Lane, Neill returned to »

- Naja Rayne, @najarayne

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Actress Noel Neill Who First Played Lois Lane Has Died at 95

4 July 2016 7:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Noel Neill, the woman who first played the role of Lois Lane, has died. She was 95. The actress's manager Larry Ward revealed the news via a Facebook Post from editor Jim Nolt, saying that Neill died in Tucson, Arizona on Sunday following a battle with a long illness, although he did not specify what ailment she suffered from. Neill first appeared as Lane in the 1948 Superman film, and again in the 1950 film Atom Man vs. Superman, before moving on to the television series The Adventures of Superman. Although she eventually stepped away from the role as Lane, Neill returned to »

- Naja Rayne, @najarayne

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Noel Neill, TV's Lois Lane, Dead at 95

4 July 2016 4:43 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Noel Neill, best known for her role as Lois Lane in the 1950s series Adventures of Superman, died Sunday in Arizona after a long illness. She was 95.

The actress’ friend, manager and biographer, Larry Ward, confirmed the news in a lengthy Facebook tribute.

Neill made her debut as TV’s Lois starting with Season 2, replacing Phyllis Coates in the role. She actually first played the icon reporter in the 1948 Superman film serial (opposite Kirk Alyn). She had cameos in the 1978 Superman film (which marked Christopher Reeve’s debut as the Man of Steel) as well as 2006’s Superman Returns (starring »

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Noel Neill, TV's Lois Lane, Dead at 95

4 July 2016 4:22 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Noel Neill, best known for her role as Lois Lane in the 1950s series The Adventures of Superman, died Sunday in Arizona after a long illness. She was 95.

The actress’ friend, manager and biographer, Larry Ward, confirmed the news in a lengthy Facebook tribute.

Neill made her debut as TV’s Lois starting with Season 2, replacing Phyllis Coates in the role. She actually first played the icon reporter in the 1948 Superman film serial (opposite Kirk Alyn). She had cameos in the 1978 Superman film (which marked Christopher Reeve’s debut as the Man of Steel) as well as 2006’s Superman Returns »

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Noel Neill, Actress Who Played First Lois Lane, Dies at 95

4 July 2016 4:16 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Noel Neill, the first actress to play Superman’s gal pal Lois Lane onscreen, died July 3 in Tucson, Ariz. after a long illness. Her manager and biographer Larry Ward shared a statement on Facebook, saying that she “maintained that bright, perky and engaging personality up until her death.”

Her first appearance as Lois Lane was in the 1948 movie serial “Superman,” which showed her talent for humor. She then appeared in the sequel “Atom Man vs Superman.” The 1950s television series “Adventures of Superman,” starring George Reeves, gave her a longtime role as the intrepid reporter, and she said later in interviews that she simply played herself.

She returned several times to appear in Superman films — playing Lois Lane’s mother in the 1978 Christopher ReeveSuperman,” appearing in the “Superboy” series and in the Brandon Routh-starrer 2006 “Superman Returns.”

Neill, who appeared in more than 40 films, retired after the “Adventures of Superman” TV series ended in 1958 but was »

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Noel Neill, Actress Who Played First Lois Lane, Dies at 95

4 July 2016 4:16 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Noel Neill, the first actress to play Superman’s gal pal Lois Lane onscreen, died July 3 in Tucson, Ariz. after a long illness. Her manager and biographer Larry Ward shared a statement on Facebook, saying that she “maintained that bright, perky and engaging personality up until her death.”

Her first appearance as Lois Lane was in the 1948 movie serial “Superman,” which showed her talent for humor. She then appeared in the sequel “Atom Man vs Superman.” The 1950s television series “Adventures of Superman,” starring George Reeves, gave her a longtime role as the intrepid reporter, and she said later in interviews that she simply played herself.

She returned several times to appear in Superman films — playing Lois Lane’s mother in the 1978 Christopher ReeveSuperman,” appearing in the “Superboy” series and in the Brandon Routh-starrer 2006 “Superman Returns.”

Neill, who appeared in more than 40 films, retired after the “Adventures of Superman »

- Pat Saperstein

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Comics on Film: Revisiting 'Superman Returns' 10 Years Later

1 July 2016 10:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

This year, moviegoers were able to take in the very first live-action DC Comics-based crossover film featuring that brand's two most iconic characters. While Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will likely go down as one of the single most polarizing comic book films ever produced, it's very difficult to imagine that a film that came before had a similar – though not as pronounced – effect. This week marks the tenth anniversary of the theatrical release of Superman Returns, starring Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, and Kevin Spacey, and directed by Bryan Singer. In honor of that anniversary, it seemed like a good idea to devote this week's column to that cinematic effort, and examine its impact now that we're a decade removed...

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- Chris Clow

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Tom Hanks takes flight in first trailer for Clint Eastwood’s Sully

30 June 2016 1:18 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Tom Hanks portrays celebrated pilot Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger in the first trailer for Clint Eastwood’s Sully. See the teaser, which has come on the heels of yesterday’s official image and poster release, below…

In January 2009, after both of the planes’ engines failed, Captain Sullenberger managed to save the lives of every passenger and crew member aboard Us Airways Flight 1549, 155 people, by landing in New York’s Hudson River. The incident later became known as the “Miracle on the Hudson,” and Sullenberger was hailed as a hero for his efforts.

As the trailer shows, the story doesn’t end there. It looks like Sully will take a look at how the terrifying and life-changing experience affected those involved, especially the titular pilot. Additionally, the movie seems to highlight the fact that Sullenberger was forced into a spotlight he didn’t ask for after the event and ended up »

- Justin Cook

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Bryan Singer Now In A Race To Get '20,000 Leagues Under The Sea'!

28 June 2016 6:57 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Poor Bryan Singer. It seems like every time he goes off to work on one project, he misses the boat on one he really wanted to work on. Maybe he needs a better manager. Ten years ago, he really wanted to direct X-men: The Last Stand, but then a dream gig presented itself, and he went off to do Superman Returns. He told Fox that if they could just wait a bit, he'd definitely come back for that film. Sr ended up being a bit of a sore spot for his career and Fox, in the meantime, made X-men: The Last Stand without him- a move they, too, would regret.

Then there was a remake of Logan's Run that Singer had been talking about for years upon years. Somehow or other, that movie is getting made...without him. 

This brings us to 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea. He's been talking up »

- Mario-Francisco Robles

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10 years ago today: ‘Superman Returns’ soared into theaters

28 June 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

10 years ago, Superman looked a lot different onscreen. Kevin Spacey, not Jesse Eisenberg, was playing Lex Luthor. Kate Bosworth, not Amy Adams, was in the role of Lois Lane. And unknown actor Brandon Routh was starring as the Man of Steel. In retrospect, Superman was headlining a rather bright, campy movie when you look at his 2006 flick next to this year’s grimdark Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Superman Returns opened in theaters 10 years ago today. It didn’t manage to reboot the long-stagnant Superman property into a new franchise, as Warner Bros. hoped. The Batman v Superman title was being tossed around already during discussion for a sequel to Superman Returns. But the studio ultimately decided to move on from the Routh-Bryan Singer-et al. line-up. “Superman [Returns] didn't quite work as a film in the way that we wanted it to,” then-wb president Jeff Robinov said in »

- Emily Rome

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