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Why Isn't Chris Hemsworth Shirtless in The Huntsman: Winter's War?

19 April 2016 5:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

You may not know Colleen Atwood, but you certainly know her work. She is one of Hollywood's greatest costume designers of all time. She's won three Oscars for best costume designer out of the 11 times she's been nominted! Her amazing list of credits includes Chicago, Alice in Wonderland, Edward Scissorhands, Memoirs of a Geisha and even Planet of the Apes. I caught up with Atwood the other day to talk about her most recent film, The Huntsman: Winter's War. Read on to find out what she told me about Emily Blunt's 50-pound coat, the "goddess" Charlize Theron and what's it really like taking Chris Hemsworth's measurements... Congratulations an another gorgeous movie. You do »

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Ming-Na Wen is very unhappy with “whitewashing” Ghost in the Shell casting

15 April 2016 1:39 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It caused quite a stir when it was announced that Scarlett Johansson (Captain America: Civil War) had been cast in the lead role of the live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell [the first picture from the film was released yesterday], which once again brought out the ugly side of Hollywood’s ‘whitewashing’ of Asian roles, similar to how the proposed Akira adaptation is set to do.

One person who is very unhappy about this is Johansson’s fellow McU star Ming-Na Wen, who tweeted that she is a fan of the actor but is very against the whitewashing of Ghost in the Shell.

Nothing against Scarlett Johansson. In fact, I'm a big fan. But everything against this Whitewashing of Asian role. https://t.co/VS6r6iish9

Ming-Na Wen (@MingNa) April 14, 2016

It calls to mind George Takei’s petition for Akira to cast more American-Asian actors, who he says are always overlooked for roles.

What do you make of Wen’s comments? »

- Luke Owen

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Production Begins on Live Action Ghost In The Shell Movie, First Photo Features Scarlett Johansson

14 April 2016 7:39 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Production has begun in New Zealand on Ghost in the Shell—the live action film adaptation of the groundbreaking manga series of the same name—and the first photo of Scarlett Johansson as the cyborg Major has been revealed ahead of the film’s March 31st, 2017 release.

Press Release: Hollywood, Calif.– Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures have announced that production is underway on “Ghost In The Shell,” starring Scarlett Johansson (“Avengers: Age Of Ultron,” “Lucy”) and directed by Rupert Sanders (“Snow White And The Huntsman”). The film is shooting in Wellington, New Zealand.

Paramount Pictures will release the film in the U.S. on March 31, 2017.

The film, which is based on the famous Kodansha Comics manga series of the same name, written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow, is produced by Avi Arad (“The Amazing Spider-man 1 & 2,” “Iron Man”), Ari Arad (“Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance”), and Steven Paul (“Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance »

- Derek Anderson

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Ghost in the Shell Movie Starts Filming, First image Released

14 April 2016 7:11 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

The long gestating live-action adaptation of the popular anime, Ghost in the Shell, is finally in production with cameras rolling on the Paramount/Dreamworks production.  Along with today's announcement comes our first image of Scarlett Johansson as the lead character.  Come inside to take a look!

To be honest, considering how many years studios have been discussing adapting Ghost in the Shell, this is a headline I never expected to write.  Yet, here we are!  Ghost in the Shell has started filming in anticipation of its March 31, 2017 release date and with the announcement comes our first look at ScarJo in the role of The Major.  Check it out along with the full cast list below:

Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures have announced that production is underway on “Ghost In The Shell,” starring Scarlett Johansson (“Avengers: Age Of Ultron,” “Lucy”) and directed by Rupert Sanders (“Snow White And The Huntsman”). The film is shooting in Wellington, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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First Look: Scarlett Johansson Plays The Major In Ghost In The Shell

14 April 2016 6:12 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Photograph by Jasin Boland

© Mmxvi Paramount Pictures and Storyteller Distribution Co. All rights Reserved.

Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures have announced that production is underway on Ghost In The Shell, starring Scarlett Johansson (Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Lucy) and directed by Rupert Sanders (Snow White And The Huntsman). The film is shooting in Wellington, New Zealand.

Paramount Pictures will release the film in the U.S. on March 31, 2017.

The film, which is based on the famous Kodansha Comics manga series of the same name, written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow, is produced by Avi Arad (“The Amazing Spider-man 1 & 2,” “Iron Man”), Ari Arad (“Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance”), and Steven Paul (“Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance”). Michael Costigan (“Prometheus”), Tetsu Fujimura (“Tekken”), Mitsuhisa Ishikawa, whose animation studio Production I.G produced the Japanese Ghost In The Shell film and television series, and Jeffrey Silver (“Edge Of Tomorrow,” “300”) will executive produce.

Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, »

- Michelle McCue

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First look at Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell

14 April 2016 6:11 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With production underway on the long-gestating Ghost in the Shell movie, Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks have released the first official image from the manga adaptation featuring Scarlett Johansson as The Major…

“We are so pleased to be in Wellington to shoot Ghost in the Shell,” said producers Avi Arad, Ari Arad, Michael Costigan and Jeffrey Silver. “The city boasts state-of-the-art production facilities and a rich urban landscape that make it an ideal setting for a sci-fi action film. The crew-base in New Zealand working on the film is first class, and working with Sir Richard Taylor and the team at Weta Workshop is inspirational on every level. The people of New Zealand have been terrific partners in helping us bring this story and its beloved characters to audiences around the world and we are thankful for their continued hospitality.”

Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, “Ghost In The Shell” follows the Major, »

- Gary Collinson

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First Look At Scarlett Johansson in 'Ghost In The Shell' as Filming Begins in New Zealand

14 April 2016 5:36 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures have announced that production is underway on “Ghost In The Shell,” starring Scarlett Johansson (“Avengers: Age Of Ultron,” “Lucy”) and directed by Rupert Sanders (“Snow White And The Huntsman”). The film is shooting in Wellington, New Zealand. 

Paramount Pictures will release the film in the U.S. on March 31, 2017.

The film, which is based on the famous Kodansha Comics manga series of the same name, written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow, is produced by Avi Arad (“The Amazing Spider-man 1 & 2,” “Iron Man”), Ari Arad (“Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance”), and Steven Paul (“Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance”). Michael Costigan (“Prometheus”), Tetsu Fujimura (“Tekken”), Mitsuhisa Ishikawa, whose animation studio Production I.G produced the Japanese "Ghost In The Shell” film and television series, and Jeffrey Silver (“Edge Of Tomorrow,” “300”) will executive produce.

Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, “Ghost In The Shell” follows the Major, a special ops, »

- Kellvin Chavez

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New Full Trailer for 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them' is Here!!!

10 April 2016 7:20 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the new full for the much-anticipated adventure Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, which you can check out below.

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling.  

Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”) stars in the central role of wizarding world magizoologist Newt Scamander, under the direction of David Yates, who helmed the last four “Harry Potter” blockbusters.

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures.  Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident…were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts, which »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Round-Up: Zombie with Spinning Worms Pin, Hardcore Henry TV Spot, The Unbidden Trailer

4 March 2016 8:44 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Cavity Colors has gone interactive with their latest enamel pin. The worms festering in this poor zombie’s rotting eye socket can be spun with a flick of your wrist! Also in this round-up: a new TV spot for Hardcore Henry and a new trailer for Quentin Lee’s The Unbidden.

Zombie Enamel Pin: “It’S Going To Eat You!

Our first action pin! Use your finger to spin the maggots! Gross out all of your friends!

* Features Spinning Maggots inside the eye socket *

High-quality soft enamel pin with a Black Nickel Finish

Double rubber clutch on the back for secure attachment

Cavitycolors logo on the back

First pressing – Only 200 Available

Art By: Aaron Cavitycolors

Size: Approx 2 inches tall

Shipping: Currently In Production – Ships in approx. 5 – 7 days – $ 12.00.”

To learn more about the new zombie enamel pin, visit Cavity Colors’ website.

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Hardcore Henry: “Strap in. Hardcore Henry is one of »

- Tamika Jones

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Adg Awards Offer Insight on Best Production Design Oscar Race

2 February 2016 6:00 AM, PST | Scott Feinberg | See recent Scott Feinberg news »

By Patrick Shanley

Managing Editor

The 20th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards were held on Sunday and presented three awards to films in this year’s best picture race. Divided into genre categories (best period film, best fantasy film, best contemporary film), the Art Directors Guild awards those films’ whose production design they deem to be the most impressive, and this year’s winners were The Revenant for best period film, Mad Max: Fury Road for best fantasy, and The Martian for best contemporary.

The Adg Awards are a relatively recent honor, as its corresponding Oscar equivalent, best production design, used to be the accolade bestowed upon production designers prior to the Adg’s inception in 1996.

This  year, with each of the three major categories’ winners also being up for best picture at the Oscars, an Adg award could go a long way in predicting this year’s best production design recipient. »

- Patrick Shanley

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Check Out A Behind the Scenes Look at Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

1 February 2016 5:54 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a Behind the Scenes look at the much-anticipated adventure Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which you can check out below.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling.  

Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”) stars in the central role of wizarding world magizoologist Newt Scamander, under the direction of David Yates, who helmed the last four “Harry Potter” blockbusters.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures.  Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident…were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt’s fantastic beasts, »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Zhang Ziyi to Star in ‘East/West’ Comedy for Universal

27 January 2016 2:43 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Universal Pictures is developing cross-cultural comedy “East/West,” starring Zhang Ziyi with TV director Jason Winer attached to direct.

The studio is developing the movie with Ling Lucas. Tory Metzger and David Linde will produce, as will Ziyi and Winer.

Ethan Sandler and Adrian Wenner (“We Hate Paul Revere,” “New Girl”) will write the script. The studio is keeping plot details under wraps. Sara Scott will oversee “East/West” for Universal.

Winer is a veteran TV director and executive producer, most recently on “Life in Pieces” for CBS and 20th Century Fox TV, where he has an overall deal. He has also directed many episodes of “Modern Family” and “The Crazy Ones.”

He is a co-executive producer of “Modern Family” and won a Directors Guild of America Award in 2010. He was nominated for two Emmys for directing “Modern Family” episodes.

Winer directed the remake of “Arthur” in 2011 for his first feature film credit. »

- Dave McNary

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