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Thanos VFX breakdown for Guardians of the Galaxy

24 May 2015 6:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We’ll soon be seeing a lot more of Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe when the Mad Titan takes centre stage for Avengers: Infinity War, but in the meantime we’ve had to make do with his post-credits scenes in The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron, as well as a brief appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy.

While we await his next appearance (Thor: Ragnarok?), the folks at Luma Pictures have posted a featurette which delves into the VFX work that went into bringing Thanos to life for Guardians of the Galaxy, and you can check it out here (via ComicBook)…

Loic Zimmermann our concept designer took the most prevalent features of Josh Brolin that we thought would stand out the most and put them into who the character is underneath,” Luma Pictures VFX supervisor Vincent Cirelli tells FX Guide. “He began blending those elements. We’ve taken Josh’s eyes, »

- Gary Collinson

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Jack Reacher 2 lands new director

19 May 2015 10:39 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Tom Cruise is set to return to play Jack Reacher again - and he's reuniting with his The Last Samurai director...

Jack Reacher may not have been the biggest hit of Tom Cruise's career, but it grossed a cool $218m at the box office off a $60m budget. That got it over the sequel line, should all concerned want to make one.

And now they do.

Tom Cruise is set to return as Reacher in a new adventure that's going to be based on the most recent of author Lee Child's novels, Never Go Back. This time though, Christopher McQuarrie - who's currently putting the finishing touches to this summer's Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation - won't be directing. Instead, we now learn that the job has gone to Ed Zwick.

Zwick has directed Tom Cruise before, in The Last Samurai. And his impressive CV also includes the likes of Courage Under Fire, »

- simonbrew

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Last Samurai's Edward Zwick is bringing Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher back to the big screen

19 May 2015 4:53 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Tom Cruise's crime-fighter Jack Reacher is returning to the big screen with director Edward Zwick at the helm.

This will be a reunion for Zwick and Cruise, who previously collaborated on the Academy Award-nominated war film The Last Samurai in 2003.

Zwick is now in final talks to take over for Jack Reacher director Christopher McQuarrie on the sequel Never Go Back, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

His deal with Paramount could also include the hiring of Last Samurai co-writer Marshall Herskovitz to work with him on Never Go Back as well.

Zwick's other high-profile credits include Glory, Legends of the Fall, Blood Diamond and Love & Other Drugs.

Cruise has been confirmed to reprise his role as Jack Reacher for the sequel, while it's unclear if his co-stars Rosamund Pike and David Oyelowo will be back. »

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Tom Cruise To Re-Team With Edward Zwick For ‘Jack Reacher 2′

19 May 2015 3:52 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Tom Cruise is set to re-team with his ‘Last Samurai’ director Edward Zwick for the follow-up to his extremely successful Jack Reacher adaptation, which was released in 2012. Zwick, along with Marshall Herskovitz, will rewrite the screenplay by Richard Wenk.

The new film will be based on the novel ‘Never Go Back’ by Lee Child, which sees Reacher head back to his old military base in Virginia to take a woman to dinner who is now the commanding officer. By the time he gets there, she has been arrested, and Reacher finds himself being charged with pummeling one guy and fathering a child with a woman. He can’t remember either transgression but gets to the bottom of it with cunning and sometimes brute force.

Christopher McQuarrie directed the first movie, which grossed over $210 million worldwide and he will return to executive produce.

Zwick has a host of critically acclaimed credits to his name, »

- Paul Heath

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The Last Samurai director Ed Zwick reteams with Tom Cruise for Jack Reacher sequel

19 May 2015 9:49 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Though prospects of a sequel to Jack Reacher looked dim, it’s now being reported that Paramount is indeed looking to get Tom Cruise behind the wheel of Reacher’s Chevelle once more, and are looking at The Last Samurai and Blood Diamond director Ed Zwick to make it happen.

According to Deadline, Zwick is currently in negotiations with the studio and Skydance to take the reins of the fledgling franchise. The 2012 film was directed by Christopher McQuarrie, and though everyone wanted him back for the sequel, he’s been busy dangling Cruise off of an airplane for Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation.

As previously rumored, the sequel will be based on the Lee Child Jack Reacher novel Never Go Back, which was published in 2013. In it, Reacher heads back to Virginia for a date with a woman who’s now the commanding officer of his old military base. But by the time he gets there, »

- James Garcia

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Jack Reacher Sequel Eyeing Ed Zwick

19 May 2015 8:19 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Tom Cruise may be reteaming with The Last Samurai team of Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz for a Jack Reacher sequel, now that Paramount and Skydance have entered into negotiations with the pair to rewrite a script by Richard Wenk (The Equalizer) adapted from the Lee Child novel Never Go Back. If a deal is made, Zwick will also sit behind the camera on what’s being tentatively called Jack Reacher 2.

Though it was first believed that a sequel to the 2012 actioner was a no-go given underwhelming box office receipts, it was later revealed that Paramount and Skydance were planning to use Never Go Back as the source material. Everyone wanted Jack Reacher director Christopher McQuarrie to return to take the reins, but he was too busy in post-production on Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (also with Cruise) to commit to anything. And so, the studios started looking elsewhere.

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- Isaac Feldberg

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One-Sheet/Trailer Debut For Demonic Possession Film, The Vatican Tapes

15 May 2015 1:28 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Having made his mark as one part of the Neveldine/Taylor filmmaking duo (co-directors of Crank, Gamer and Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance), Mark Neveldine’s first solo effort, the Michael Peña-led good vs. evil film The Vatican Tapes, is set to possess horror audiences when it hits theaters this July 24th, via Pantelion Films. The official one sheet and trailer for the demonic horror film has made its way online, and judging from the trailer, it looks like Neveldine is applying the same breakneck speed, frantic pacing that he and Taylor have become quite well known for executing in their films. I’m curious to see how he does as a solo director, and this could very well be quite the entertaining possession flick.

The Vatican Tapes follows the ultimate battle between good and evil – God versus Satan. Angela Holmes (Olivia Taylor Dudley) is an ordinary 27-year-old until »

- Jerry Smith

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Round-Up: Release Date Announced for Air, Starring Norman Reedus, Revolution Digital Comic Book, Archie Vs. Predator #1

16 April 2015 8:01 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Imagine being a custodial worker in a bunker that’s the last livable place on Earth. The air outside is unbreathable, and a select group of humans are in cryogenic slumber around you. This is life for workers Bauer and Cartwright, but great responsibility and a dark secret could threaten to destroy their sanity and the human race. Produced by Robert Kirkman and starring Norman Reedus, Air now has an official release date for late this summer. Also featured in our latest round-up is a bit of good news for Revolution fans and the cover art and synopsis for another unexpected showdown in Riverdale.

Air: Scheduled for an August 14th theatrical release, Air is the first feature film from Skybound Entertainment. Joining Reedus in the movie is Djimon Hounsou (Gladiator, Blood Diamond,Fast & Furious 7), who plays Cartwright opposite Reedus’ Bauer. Christian Cantamessa (co-writer of the video game, Red Dead »

- Derek Anderson

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New poster for Spooks: The Greater Good featuring Kit Harington

1 April 2015 4:16 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following on from last week’s trailer [which you can watch here], a new quad poster has arrived online for the UK spy thriller Spooks: The Greater Good, featuring Game of Thrones star Kit Harington

When charismatic terrorist Adam Qasim (Elyes Gabel) escapes from MI5 custody during a high profile handover, the legendary Harry Pearce (Peter Firth), Head of Counter-terrorism, is blamed. Disgraced and forced to resign, no-one’s surprised when Harry disappears one night off a bridge into the Thames…

With MI5 on its knees in the wake of the Qasim debacle and facing controversial reform, former agent Will Holloway (Kit Harington) is brought back from Moscow to uncover the truth they feared – Harry’s still alive. He’s gone rogue, and needs Will’s help.

As Qasim prepares his devastating attack on the heart of MI5 in London, Will must decide whether to turn Harry in – or risk everything by trusting the damaged, »

- Gary Collinson

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Spooks: The Greater Good gets a new trailer

26 March 2015 12:06 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The BBC’s Spooks – known as Mi-5 outside of the UK –  was a huge hit, and in the upcoming feature film Spooks: The Greater Good we see the return of some of the original cast members from this outstanding TV show, along with some new faces, including Game of Thrones star Kit Harington. A new trailer has arrived online today, and you can check it out below…

When charismatic terrorist Adam Qasim (Elyes Gabel) escapes from MI5 custody during a high profile handover, the legendary Harry Pearce (Peter Firth), Head of Counter-terrorism, is blamed. Disgraced and forced to resign, no-one’s surprised when Harry disappears one night off a bridge into the Thames…

With MI5 on its knees in the wake of the Qasim debacle and facing controversial reform, former agent Will Holloway (Kit Harington) is brought back from Moscow to uncover the truth they feared – Harry’s still alive. »

- Villordsutch

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Guardians of the Galaxy VFX reel explores the creation of Rocket Raccoon

19 March 2015 2:42 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The folks at Framestore have posted a behind-the-scenes video from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy showing the visual effects work that went into the creation of Rocket Raccoon. Check it out here…

Directed by James Gunn, Guardians of the Galaxy stars Chris Pratt (The Lego Movie) as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora, Dave Bautista (Riddick) as Drax the Destroyer, Bradley Cooper (American Hustle) as Rocket Raccoon, Vin Diesel (Fast & Furious 6) as Groot, Benicio Del Toro (Sin City) as The Collector, Lee Pace (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) as Ronan the Accuser, Karen Gillan (Doctor Who) as Nebula, Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond) as Korath, John C. Reilly (Step Brothers) as Rhomman Dey, Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead) as Yondu, Glenn Close (Damages) as Nova Prime Rael and Josh Brolin (Men in Black 3) as Thanos.

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- Gary Collinson

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Seyi Babatope shooting Nollywood’s first family film

18 March 2015 3:59 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Director also plans to shoot sequel to When Love Happens in London later this year.

Seyi Babatope is now shooting what he calls the first Nollywood family film, on location in Lagos, Nigeria.

The film, Lunchtime Heroes, is about a group of seven students who are bad at sports who have to take part in a skills challenge. Their teacher is a volunteer through the National Youth Service Corps who doesn’t fit in at the upper-class school.

“A family film has never been done before here,” Babatope told Screen on the set in Lagos. “I wanted to give African kids something to relate to, to uplift the spirit of the African child. It’s a film families can go see together.”

His cast of young unknowns has impressed him; some were scouted through local churches. “The kids are just so good.”

He added, “If an African kid can be Hannah Montana-ish we could be tapping »

- wendy.mitchell@screendaily.com (Wendy Mitchell)

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First Image: See Charlie Hunnam as England's King Arthur

12 March 2015 12:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Charlie Hunnam has officially traded in his leather for fur. The Sons of Anarchy alum, 34, is starring in director Guy Ritchie's upcoming King Arthur movie Knights of the Round Table - and the first image of a medieval Hunnam has hit the Internet. Ritchie, 46, Tweeted a picture of the duo on set in a sunlit, foggy forest in the UK. "First day on Kort," the English filmmaker captioned the shot, which shows Hunnam in the title role, sporting a fur parka and a saddlebag. (But he's still rocking his trademark scruff!) Ritchie's feature film - which is scheduled to »

- Jacqueline Andriakos, @jandriakos

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First Image: See Charlie Hunnam as England's King Arthur

12 March 2015 12:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Charlie Hunnam has officially traded in his leather for fur. The Sons of Anarchy alum, 34, is starring in director Guy Ritchie's upcoming King Arthur movie Knights of the Round Table - and the first image of a medieval Hunnam has hit the Internet. Ritchie, 46, Tweeted a picture of the duo on set in a sunlit, foggy forest in the UK. "First day on Kort," the English filmmaker captioned the shot, which shows Hunnam in the title role, sporting a fur parka and a saddlebag. (But he's still rocking his trademark scruff!) Ritchie's feature film - which is scheduled to »

- Jacqueline Andriakos, @jandriakos

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First Look: Charlie Hunnam Is King Arthur As Guy Ritchie’s Film Goes Into Production

10 March 2015 1:24 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Acclaimed filmmaker Guy Ritchie brings his dynamic style to an original King Arthur epic, a sweeping fantasy action adventure starring Charlie Hunnam (FX’s “Sons of Anarchy”), for Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures.

Principal photography has begun at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, UK.

Ritchie posted this first shot from the film on his Instagram account.

https://instagram.com/guyritchie

The bold new story introduces a streetwise young Arthur who runs the back alleys of Londonium with his gang, unaware of the life he was born for until he grasps hold of the sword Excalibur—and with it, his future. Instantly challenged by the power of Excalibur, Arthur is forced to make some hard choices. Throwing in with the Resistance and a mysterious young woman named Guinevere, he must learn to master the sword, face down his demons and unite the people to defeat the tyrant Vortigern, who stole »

- Michelle McCue

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First Plot Synopsis For New King Arthur Film Revealed as Cameras Roll

10 March 2015 9:48 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Warner Bros. has announced that Guy Ritchies upcoming new take on the King Arthur mythos has started filming today, and along with the announcement they've revealed the film's cast and details on the plot.  Come inside to see how different this version will be.

I love the tale of King Arthur.  It's a great fantasy story with a rich history and potential.  As such, I've been looking forward to seeing how Guy Ritchie would handle the tale, and what he would be changing.  Today, cameras have started rolling on the film, and we're able to get a little more information on plot: 

The bold new story introduces a streetwise young Arthur who runs the back alleys of Londonium with his gang, unaware of the life he was born for until he grasps hold of the sword Excalibur—and with it, his future. Instantly challenged by the power of Excalibur, Arthur »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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With 'The Crowded Room' and 'The Revenant,' Is Leonardo DiCaprio's Oscar Finally in the Cards?

2 March 2015 7:38 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

With Friday's news that his company, Appian Way, has signed on to co-produce "The Crowded Room," not to mention a starring role in "Birdman" helmer Alejandro González Iñárritu's upcoming "The Revenant," Leonardo DiCaprio is set to appear in several juicy titles. Can the four-time Academy Award acting nominee ("What's Eating Gilbert Grape," "The Aviator," "Blood Diamond," "The Wolf of Wall Street") finally parlay his taste for eccentric characters into an Oscar statuette? As The Hollywood Reporter notes, DiCaprio has wanted to play "The Crowded Room" protagonist Billy Milligan for nearly two decades. In the 1970s, Milligan, who had 24 personalities, was acquitted on charges of robbery and rape by reason of insanity after pretrial evaluations diagnosed him with multiple personality disorder, the first such defense in American legal history. Based on the nonfiction title by Daniel Keyes »

- Matt Brennan

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New Trailer for Ron Howard's Moby Dick Epic In The Heart Of The Sea Starring Chris Hemsworth

20 February 2015 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Directed by Ron Howard (Rush, Apollo 13) from a screenplay by Charles Leavitt (Blood Diamond) and based on the book 'In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex' by Nathaniel Philbrick, winner of the 2000 National Book Award for Nonfiction. In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. But that told only half the story. In The Heart Of The Sea reveals the encounter’s harrowing aftermath, as the ship’s surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive. Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Seventh Son and Jupiter Ascending: Two Current Oscar Nominees Fizzle

12 February 2015 10:16 AM, PST | www.culturecatch.com | See recent CultureCatch news »

Who doesn't adore Julianne Moore?

Especially in Still Alice, the film for which bookmakers are betting she'll take home the Best Actress Oscar, Moore's portrayal of a linguistics professor battling early onset Alzheimer's is letter perfect. Myself having a sibling now encased in a memory care facility in Florida after being ravaged by the same affliction, every step of Alice's deterioration is recognizable: the random loss of memories, the awareness she's losing her identity, the outbursts of anger, the inability to control bodily functions, and the short-lived moments when the person you have always loved reemerges out of a fog of despair.

Sadly, Moore's performance and that of her peers in Seventh Son capture a forgetfulness, too, although not one symptomatic of an infirmity, but one characteristic of creative bankruptcy. By the time this adaptation of Joseph Delaney's bestselling young-adult classic, The Spook's Apprentice, ends and you've emptied your bladder in your mall's stall, »

- Brandon Judell

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47 (Out of 350) Times People of Colour Contended for Oscars in 10 Years

16 January 2015 10:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

And the Oscar nominees are ... the whitest since 1998.

That's the truth as far as the acting categories are concerned. For the first time in 17 years, not a single person of colour stands to win an acting Oscar. [The Atlantic says the last entirely white Oscar nomination list was in 1995. We'll let them duke out which year it is.]

We here at Moviefone Canada looked at Oscar winners and nominees from the past decade to see how they stack up against the upcoming 2015 ceremony. We restricted ourselves to the acting, directing and screenwriting categories.

The definition of "people of colour," of course, varies widely. But when it comes to Oscar nominations, we largely considered people who don't come from an all-white heritage within the last couple of generations.

We plugged the numbers ... and 47 out of 350 nominees in the past 10 years went to people of colour.

That's 13 per cent ... and it's not enough. Especially when U.S. government statistics show that white people (excluding Hispanics or Latinos) make up only 62.6 per cent of the country's population. »

- Jesse Ferreras

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