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Jamie Bell, Abbie Cornish and Mark Strong grace the new character posters for 6 Days

21 April 2017 5:28 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Zehra Phelan

Real life stories often make for a gripping cinematic experience and with any luck, director Toa Fraser has done the same justice to the forthcoming 6 Days starring Jamie Bell. To give us a small glimpse into this project four new character posters have been released.

Related: 6 Days Trailer and Images.

The feature, which chronicles the events that took place during the 1980 Iranian Embassy siege in London, focuses on the perspective of three people who played a vital part in the events at the time.  The hostage negotiator Max Vernon (played by Mark Strong), the man responsible for communicating with the terrorists inside the building; news reporter Kate Adie (Abbie Cornish), who was covering the events for the BBC and Rusty Firmin (Jamie Bell), leader of one of the Sas assault teams that entered the Iranian Embassy to end the siege, all of which are depicted plus one, »

- Zehra Phelan

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Kong coming to television with King Kong Skull Island

20 April 2017 2:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Its only been a month since the release of Kong: Skull Island, but already the king of the apes has a new project in the works, but not one you’d expect. King Kong will be heading to television for King Kong Skull Island. Not to be confused with the film, the series will be a separate entity and a serialized and contemporary continuation of the classic 1933 film with a female lead and a multicultural cast.

This will be the first time King Kong has come to television. MarVista Entertainment and Im Global are teaming up to produce the series from a script by The Bye Bye Man‘s Jonathan Penner and Stacey Title, who will also executive produce. It will be based on writer/artist Joe DeVito’s Skull Island property through DeVito Artworks and Merian C. Cooper’s King Kong, and will delve into the origins and mysteries of the dangerous island. »

- Ricky Church

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Do We Really Need a Live-Action ‘King Kong’ TV Series?

19 April 2017 7:21 PM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

King Kong Skull Island’ will be a diverse, female-led series for the small screen.

Kong is big, both in terms of size as well as success, with this year’s Kong: Skull Island having grossed over half a billion dollars. But now, the giant ape-like monster is set to appear on the small screen. Mars Vista Entertainment and Im Global Television are working together to bring the first live-action TV series on Kong. The series will be based on a combination of Merian C. Cooper’s 1933 King Kong and Devito Artworks’ Skull Island, and will imaginatively be called King Kong Skull Island.

The originality doesn’t end with the show’s title, either, since King Kong Skull Island is the first live-action television programme in the Kong Universe. While there have already been three animated TV series on the same topic, the show creates a purpose for itself in that the Kong live-action TV series hasn’t »

- Sinéad McCausland

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King Kong Skull Island, The TV Show, Is In The Works

18 April 2017 6:29 PM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Kong: Skull Island came out this past March, the second part of the MonsterVerse which also includes 2014's Godzilla. The film wasn't a smash hit, but still a success, raking in $550 million worldwide so far, on a budget of $185 million. Not bad for a March release without "Batman" or "Superman" in the title. Godzilla: King of the Monsters is up next in 2019, with Godzilla Vs. Kong following the next year in 2020. Besides all that, no Kong solo-sequel has been announced, but now it looks like television may be the place to continue the story started in Skull Island.

Deadline reports that King Kong Skull Island (yes, that is the current title, putting the "King" back in "King Kong") will be the first live-action TV show set in the Kong universe. The writers of The Bye Bye Man, Jonathan Penner and Stacy Title, are writing the series based on the original »

- Nick Doll

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King Kong TV Show Is Happening, Isn't Tied to Skull Island Movie

18 April 2017 4:13 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

MarVista Entertainment, a leading independent studio that produces, acquires and distributes premium film and television content, has partnered with Im Global Television, a joint venture between prolific independent studio Im Global, Chinese digital giant Tencent and Tang Media Partners, to develop, co-produce, and co-finance the tale of King Kong for series television. This new series will not be connected to Warner Bros.' movie Kong: Skull Island, or the upcoming Godzilla vs. King Kong. While it will not be connected to the film, it will have a familiar title, King Kong Skull Island.

Based on DeVito ArtWorks' Skull Island property and Merian C. Cooper's King Kong, King Kong Skull Island is a comprehensive King Kong Universe exclusively endorsed by Kong's creator. The series is a serialized, contemporary continuation of the classic with a female-led, multi-cultural ensemble that delves fully into the wonders and horrors of Skull Island and its origins. »

- MovieWeb

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MarVista and Im Global team up for King Kong TV series

18 April 2017 11:38 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Coming from a rather successful re-launch with Kong: Skull Island, that lovable ape King Kong, is set to make his way from the big screen to television. Let’s check out what’s in store for us below.

Kong: skull Island which released earlier this year has done quite well by pulling in a whopping $552million at the box office, with a budget of $185M. now these amounts are almost the same as what the movie cost when Peter Jackson released his remake of the original movie back in 2005.todays difference is that a renewed interest in Legendary’s Monsterverse and has spurred some interest in telling further tales of the Gigantic ape.

MarVista Entertainment and Im Global Television have teamed up to produce King Kong Skull island the first live action Tv series which is based on the 2017 movie. King Kong Skull Island is a serialized, contemporary continuation of the classic with a female-led, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Rob Bayne)

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‘King Kong Skull Island’ Live-Action Series in the Works With Female Lead

18 April 2017 11:37 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Im Global Television and MarVista Entertainment have teamed up to produce a King Kong TV series, the two companies announced on Tuesday. A live-action series based on DeVito Artworks’ Skull Island property and Merian C. Cooper’s King Kong, “King Kong Skull Island” is described as a “serialized, contemporary continuation of the classic with a female-led, multi-cultural ensemble that delves fully into the wonders and horrors of Skull Island and its origins.” Jonathan Penner and Stacy Title are attached to write and executive produce the series. Dannie Festa of World Builder Entertainment will also serve as executive producer. Also Read: »

- Reid Nakamura

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King Kong: a TV series is being planned

18 April 2017 10:17 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Joseph Baxter Apr 20, 2017

Unrelated to the movies, King Kong Skull Island will be a contemporary series with a female lead...

It appears that the King Kong franchise is about to make a dramatic small screen leap for a new live-action series, marking the giant ape’s serial television debut. It’s certainly exciting news, especially in the aftermath of the recent cinematic release of reboot/prequel Kong: Skull Island. However, the television series might manifest as something different.

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According to Deadline, MarVista Entertainment and Im Global Television are coming together to develop and co-produce the series, which will carry the title King Kong Skull Island.

However, unlike Warner’s recent 1973-set Kong: Skull Island film, new series King Kong Skull Island will be a contemporary-set continuation of the Kong continuity, purportedly a story hybrid of director Merian C. Cooper »

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'King Kong Skull Island' TV Series in the Works

18 April 2017 10:07 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

King Kong is coming to television.

MarVista Entertainment and Im Global are teaming to adapt DeVito ArtWorks' Skull Island and Merian C. Cooper's King KongKing Kong Skull Island will be a serialized, contemporary continuation of the classic franchise.

The project, which has yet to be taken out to networks, will boast a female lead with a multicultural ensemble that will explore both the wonders and horrors of Skull Island and its origins.

Oscar nominees Jonathan Penner and Stacy Title (The Bye Bye Man) will write the script and exec produce. Dannie Festa (Trolls) of World Builder Entertainment will exec produce. »

- Lesley Goldberg

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Female-Fronted King Kong TV Series Gets The Go-Ahead At MarVista Entertainment

18 April 2017 9:25 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Though Kong lay dormant in the bowels of Hollywood for almost a decade – the last time cinema’s great ape swung onto the silver screen, Peter Jackson was behind the lens – Legendary resurrected the beast in truly epic fashion thanks to last month’s Kong: Skull Island.

A global box office haul of $553 million was enough for Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ to be considered a bankable success, thereby setting up the next entry in Legendary’s MonsterVerse – namely Godzilla: King of the Monsters – quite nicely. Kong is king once more, it seems, and MarVista Entertainment and Im Global Television are the latest parties ready to spin out their own story revolving around the iconic simian.

Deadline brings word today that both studios have struck an alliance to engineer a King Kong TV series based on some of the more classic tales featuring the great ape. Tentatively titled King Kong Skull Island, Jonathan »

- Michael Briers

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‘King Kong’ TV Series With a Female Lead Officially in the Works

18 April 2017 9:04 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

King Kong is a busy ape.

Shortly after menacing Tom Hiddleston and Brie Larson in the cineplexes, the giant gorilla is setting his sights on TV. Im Global and MarVista Entertainment are teaming up to reinvent “King Kong Skull Island,” the companies announced in a joint release on Tuesday.

Read More: You Can Now Visit Skull Island on Google Maps

Based on DeVito ArtWorks’ “Skull Island” property and Merian C. Cooper’s “King Kong,” “King Kong Skull Island” will be the first-ever live-action TV program set in the comprehensive King Kong Universe. The series intends to cast a female lead and multicultural ensemble cast for a serialized, contemporary take on the classic tale, exploring both the marvelous and horrific sides of Skull Island and its origins.

Oscar nominees Jonathan Penner and Stacey Title (“The Bye Bye Man,” “Down on the Waterfront”) will write and executive produce alongside Dannie Festa (“Trolls”) of World Builder Entertainment. »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘King Kong’ TV Series With a Female Lead Officially in the Works

18 April 2017 9:04 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

King Kong is a busy ape.

Shortly after menacing Tom Hiddleston and Brie Larson in the cineplexes, the giant gorilla is setting his sights on TV. Im Global and MarVista Entertainment are teaming up to reinvent “King Kong: Skull Island,” the companies announced in a joint release on Tuesday.

Based on DeVito ArtWorks’ “Skull Island” property and Merian C. Cooper’s “King Kong,” “King Kong Skull Island” will be the first-ever live-action TV program set in the comprehensive King Kong Universe. The series intends to cast a female lead and multicultural ensemble cast for a serialized, contemporary take on the classic tale, exploring both the marvelous and horrific sides of Skull Island and its origins.

Oscar nominees Jonathan Penner and Stacey Title (“The Bye Bye Man,” “Down on the Waterfront”) will write and executive produce alongside Dannie Festa (“Trolls”) of World Builder Entertainment. »

- Hanh Nguyen

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King Kong Female-Led TV Series In Works At MarVista Entertainment & Im Global TV

18 April 2017 7:30 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

On the heels of King Kong making his feature return with Warner Bros’ Kong: Skull Island, the famous movie monster is heading to television. MarVista Entertainment and Im Global Television have teamed for King Kong Skull Island, the first live-action TV program set in the Kong Universe. Written by Jonathan Penner and Stacy Title (The Bye Bye Man), the series is based on Merian C. Cooper’s King Kong and DeVito ArtWorks’ Skull Island. King Kong Skull Island is a serialized… »

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Chamber Of Horrors / A Game Of Death

17 April 2017 3:40 PM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

Chamber of Horrors 

Blu-ray

Kino Lorber

1940 / B&W / 1:33 / Street Date March 21, 2017

Starring: Lilli Palmer, Leslie Banks.

Cinematography: Alex Bryce, Ernest Palmer

Film Editor: Ted Richards

Written by Gilbert Gunn, Norman Lee

Produced by John Argyle

Directed by Norman Lee

 

Near the turn of the century a struggling war correspondent named Edgar Wallace began churning out detective stories for British monthlies like Detective Story Magazine to help make the rent. Creative to a fault, his preposterously prolific output (exacerbated by ongoing gambling debts) soon earned him a legion of fans along with a pointedly ambiguous sobriquet, “The Man Who Wrote Too Much.”

A reader new to Wallace’s work could be excused for thinking the busy writer was making it up as he went along… because that’s pretty much what he did. He dictated his narratives, unedited, into a dictaphone for transcription by his secretary where they would then »

- Charlie Largent

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Mortal Engines Reunites Hugo Weaving with Peter Jackson

12 April 2017 5:11 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

After starring in the blockbuster Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies for Peter Jackson, Hugo Weaving is reuniting with the filmmaker once again. The actor has signed on to star in Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital's highly-anticipated adaptation of Mortal Engines, joining a cast that includes Robbie Sheehan, Rohan Raftery, Hera Hilmar and Stephen Lang. Peter Jackson is only writing and producing this adaptation though, with his longtime visual effects collaborator Christian Rivers set to make his feature directorial debut.

Variety broke the news on this casting earlier today, although there was no word on who the actor is playing. Subsequent reports have revealed that Hugo Weaving is playing Valentine, which is likely the Thaddeus Valentine character from the original Philip Reeve novels. In the books, Thaddeus Valentine is a Historian, who, in serves this post-apocalyptic world by collecting and preserving artifacts, which most often can be incredibly dangerous. »

- MovieWeb

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TCM Film Festival: Day One

7 April 2017 6:48 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Collin is at the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival in Hollywood, CA; come inside and check it out!

It’s hardly 9 Am in Hollywood when a young man from TCM taps the microphone at the legendary Egyptian Theatre; his thick Georgia accent stands out in Los Angeles (TCM's headquarters are in Atlanta). The theatre is packed for the first showing of the morning. Everyone’s elbows are rubbing against one another and our knees are pressed against the seats in front of us - but where else can we see a 35mm print of Ginger Rogers (before she was The Ginger Rogers) in the 1933 screwball comedy Rafter Romance?

The TCM rep (whose name I forgot to write down) introduces legendary film critic Leonard Maltin, and like that The South of the United States and Southern California meet for the love of celluloid (a little later Australia’s own Alicia Malone would also introduce a film, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Collin Llewellyn)

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Kong: Skull Island Stomps Past $500M at the Worldwide Box Office

7 April 2017 12:05 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures are hoping to get their own cinematic universe, called the "MonsterVerse," around Godzilla and King Kong. That heavily relied on the idea that they could successfully reboot the legendary ape on the big screen. It is now safe to say they have accomplished that goal. Kong: Skull Island has officially crossed the $500 million mark at the global box office, making it only the third movie in 2017 to do so.

According to Variety, Kong: Skull Island officially eclipsed the $500 million mark at the worldwide box office on Thursday. The only other movies in 2017 that have accomplished that are Logan ($586 million) and Beauty and the Beast ($916 million). With a steep price tag of $185 million, Skull Island needed to make a lot of money in order to justify its existence. It may not be the biggest hit of the year when all is said and done, but it »

- MovieWeb

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My Pet Monster: 5 Films That Made Allies From Beasts

5 April 2017 7:52 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

A fistful of monster mashes in the wake of Nacho Vigalondo’s ‘Colossal.’

This weekend Nacho Vigalondo’s Colossal stomps into New York and Los Angeles to establish itself as the new King of the Monsters. While I am ready to hear your hyperbolic rants on how this kaiju fairs against the granddaddy of them all, I think it’s best if we avoid those comparisons, and simply appreciate how Nacho’s movie captures the somber drone of A Monster Calls while elevating to the heights of an epic genre party film. Like most horror geeks, I’ve always sided with the beasts. Part of that attraction certainly stemmed from my only-child status; the symbiotic relationship between Jack Kirby’s Devil Dinosaur and Moon Boy was painfully appealing to this basement bound TV brat. The other aspect was simply that lugging around a My Pet Monster could act as a talisman for the strength I feared was »

- Brad Gullickson

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Naomi Watts Hilariously Busts Sneaky Fan Who Took Secret Pic Of Her On The Subway

3 April 2017 8:52 PM, PDT | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

It’s been said that revenge is a dish best served cold, and Naomi Watts is finally enjoying a taste nearly a year after a fan took a covert photo of the “King Kong” star while she rode the subway in New York City. Watts was apparently none the wiser, or so thought photographer Aubrey Lofgren when […] »

- Brent Furdyk

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Straight Outta Compton’s O’Shea Jackson Jr. lands Godzilla: King of Monsters role

28 March 2017 1:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Adding to an already impressive cast that includes Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, and Kyle Chandler, O’Shea Jackson Jr. (who turned in a breakout performance in 2015’s Nwa biopic Straight Outta Compton) has reportedly been confirmed by Variety for a role in the much-anticipated Godzilla: King of Monsters. There are no details on the character he will be playing as of this time.

Godzilla: King of Monsters is a sequel to the Gareth Edwards directed reboot, and will also tie into the recently released Kong: Skull Island which is of course all building to a showdown for the ages featuring Godzilla battling King Kong.

Godzilla: King of Monsters hits theaters on March 22nd, 2019 while Kong: Skull Island is still playing in cinemas and Godzilla vs. Kong hits on May 29th 2010. »

- Robert Kojder

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