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Below the Line Bookings

13 hours ago | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Sandra Marsh & Assoc. has booked d.p. Sean Bobbit (“12 Years a Slave”) (pictured middle) on Steve McQueen’s untitled HBO pilot; costume designer Sharen Davis (”Get On Up”) on J Blakeson’s “The Fifth Wave”; production designers William O. Hunter (art director on “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”) on Michael Carney’s “Same Kind of Different as Me” and Charles Wood (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron”) on Scott Derrickson’s “Dr. Strange” for Marvel Studios; special effects supervisor Chris Reynolds (“The World’s End”) on Burr Steers’ “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”; and assistant director Steve Andrews (“The Bourne Legacy) on James Vanderbilt’s “Truth.”

Dattner Dispoto has booked d.p.’s Robert Gantz (“White Collar”) on Jean-Francois Richet’s “Un moment d’egarement,” David Moxness (“Graceland”) on ABC’s “Forever,” Jim Hawkinson (“Hannibal”) on SyFy’s “The Man in the High Castle” pilot and »

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Below the Line Bookings

13 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sandra Marsh & Assoc. has booked d.p. Sean Bobbit (“12 Years a Slave”) (pictured middle) on Steve McQueen’s untitled HBO pilot; costume designer Sharen Davis (”Get On Up”) on J Blakeson’s “The Fifth Wave”; production designers William O. Hunter (art director on “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”) on Michael Carney’s “Same Kind of Different as Me” and Charles Wood (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron”) on Scott Derrickson’s “Dr. Strange” for Marvel Studios; special effects supervisor Chris Reynolds (“The World’s End”) on Burr Steers’ “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”; and assistant director Steve Andrews (“The Bourne Legacy) on James Vanderbilt’s “Truth.”

Dattner Dispoto has booked d.p.’s Robert Gantz (“White Collar”) on Jean-Francois Richet’s “Un moment d’egarement,” David Moxness (“Graceland”) on ABC’s “Forever,” Jim Hawkinson (“Hannibal”) on SyFy’s “The Man in the High Castle” pilot and »

- Peter Caranicas

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Jeff Robinov’s Studio 8 Staffing Up with Former Warner Bros. Exec

17 September 2014 12:03 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Jeff Robinov’s Sony-based Studio 8 has been ramping up staffing, hiring former Warner Bros. exec VP Robert Brassel and Mythology Entertainment exec Jon Silk.

Studio 8 closed its distribution deal with Sony on Sept. 8 with plans to release six films a year. Robinov, the former Warner Bros. studio chief, said at that point that he expected to raise $1 billion from financiers and a partnership China’s Fosun Group.

Brassel joined Warner Bros. in 1986 and oversaw “The Fugitive,” “Outbreak,” Oliver Stone’s “Alexander”  and “Interview With The Vampire.” He became a VP of production at DreamWorks Skg, then returned to Warner Bros. in 2001.

Robinov carries a strong reputation for maintaining strong relationships with filmmakers such as Christopher Nolan and Ben Affleck. He oversaw “Gravity” and “The Dark Knight” franchise during his tenure at Warner Bros.

Prior to taking the Mythology gig, Silk worked at Warner-based Lin Pictures and co-produced “Gangster Squad. »

- Dave McNary

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20 Most Epic Wrestling Matches That Weren’t Supposed To Be Epic

16 September 2014 2:56 PM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

WWE.com

If you were to compare pro wrestling history to the film industry, then it would be safe to state that the majority of fans best remember the matches that are comparable to the epic big-screen classics. The Godfather, The Dark Knight, and Titanic are three examples of celebrated movies that all have in common a length befitting of a thorough and complete story.

Since the 1980s birthed “The WrestleMania Era,” it has been similarly lengthy dramas in sports entertainment that have drawn the most critical acclaim and fan adulation. Yet, what of those matches that were never intended to be epic? Are not their achievements of remaining memorable amidst a sea of lengthier counterparts just as if not more impressive?

Today, we look back at twenty bouts that may not have been given the time to be “matches for the ages,” but wound up being epic all the same. »

- "The Doc" Chad Matthews

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Hollywood Heads to Broadway

16 September 2014 8:50 AM, PDT | Scott Feinberg | See recent Scott Feinberg news »

By Anjelica Oswald

Managing Editor

Every year, the glittering lights and unique experience of Broadway lures Hollywood actors to the East Coast; some are veterans of the stage and others are making their Broadway debut. Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), James Franco (This is the End) and Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids) all made their Broadway debuts earlier this year, with O’Dowd receiving a Tony nomination for Of Mice and Men and Cranston winning a Tony for All The Way. Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother), who hadn’t been on Broadway since his 2004 run in Assassins, scored his first Tony nomination and win for Hedwig and the Angry Inch this summer.

The Broadway lineup for the end of the year hosts a number of Hollywood actors making their Broadway debuts, and they are joined by an illustrious group of Broadway vets returning to the stage.

Michael Cera (Arrested Development) and Kieran Culkin, »

- Anjelica Oswald

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Matthew McConaughey on Another World in New 'Interstellar' Poster

16 September 2014 7:14 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Following yesterday's awesome Poster Posse collection from Blurppy for this fall's release of Interstellar from director Christopher Nolan, an official poster from Paramount Pictures has debuted online. This one is a little more conventional as it merely shows Matthew McConaughey on another world, which we've seen glimpsed in the most recent trailer for the film as well. Some think that the most recent trailer showed too much, but considering it's all out of context and a Nolan movie has never been spoiled by trailers, it shouldn't be anything to worry about. Could we get one more trailer before the release? We'll see. Here's the latest official poster for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar from Empire: Watch the most recent trailer for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar right here! Interstellar is directed by British filmmaker Christopher Nolan, of the films Doodlebug, Following, Memento, Insomnia, Batman Begins, The Prestige, The Dark Knight, Inception and The Dark Knight Rises. »

- Ethan Anderton

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Interstellar: Matthew McConaughey's 'Cooper" Covers Empire Magazine

16 September 2014 2:15 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

  Empire have also debuted the new one-sheet, which features the same image:   The adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. Directed and co-written by Christopher Nolan (“Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy), a script based on the combination of an original idea by Nolan and an existing script by Jonathan Nolan. The cast includes: Matthew McConaughey (“Magic Mike”), Anne Hathaway (“Les Miserables”), Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Bill Irwin (“Rachel Getting Married”), John Lithgow (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”), Casey Affleck (“Gone Baby Gone”), David Gyasi (“Cloud Atlas”), Wes Bentley (“The Hunger Games”), Mackenzie Foy (“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Parts 1 and 2”) Timothée Chalamet (TV’s “Homeland”), Topher Grace (“Spider-Man 3”), David Oyelowo (“Jack Reacher”), Ellen Burstyn (“The Exorcist”), and Michael Caine (“The Cider »

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See The World Exclusive New Interstellar Poster

16 September 2014 1:26 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

The image on this new poster for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar may look a little familiar from our last story, but The Dark Knight director liked the image he selected for Empire so much that he has also made it the official Us one-sheet for the film.As ever with this particular director, he's not giving much away. We can tell, from that strange folded-over landscape, that Matthew McConaughey's Cooper ain't in Kansas anymore, as we glimpsed in the trailer. But beyond that the film is keeping its secrets close. What we do know is that Cooper and his team are sent from a dying Earth to find a new home for humanity, and we're guessing this is one of the possibilities they inspect.The film also stars Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Topher Grace, Casey Affleck, Wes Bentley, Michael Caine and John Lithgow. Interstellar hits UK cinemas on November »

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10 Great Film Directors and Their Very Specific Obsessions

15 September 2014 1:15 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

There are some directors whose work you can identify on the spot because of their films' style, look, music, or the actors involved. (Think Wes Anderson or Tim Burton.) And then there are some who can be I.D.d by recurring motifs that pop up again and again in their work. Alfred Hitchcock had a weird thing for blondes, yet compared to some of these other filmmakers' recurring obsessions, Hitch seems downright clean-cut. Let's take a look at some of our favorite directors and their … well, interesting proclivities.Christopher Nolan:Dead wives (Memento, The Prestige, The Dark Knight, Inception)Nolan is beloved by his fan base for the tightly calculated precision of his screenwriting and shooting styles. In that cool detachment, he may have been unaware of an increasingly disturbing trope that shows up time and again in his films: dead wives. The entire plot of Memento is driven »

- Max Evry

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Ben Affleck Talks About Batman’s Anger Issues In Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

15 September 2014 10:14 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Despite its constant appearance in the news cycle, we still don’t know very much about Zack Snyder’s upcoming Man of Steel sequel, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, especially when it comes to the version of the Caped Crusader that we’ll see on screen. No two Batman interpretations are completely alike, and from the sound of it, Ben Affleck will play a far different Batman than Christian Bale did in the Dark Knight trilogy.

We’ve already heard reports that this version is in his mid-40s, making him a bit older than previous versions of the character, and that he’s likely been operating in the shadows of Gotham for quite some time. This darker, more seasoned crime fighter will draw inspiration from Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns, and even has a massive and powerful Batmobile to prove it.

Affleck recently sat down with »

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Ben Affleck Can Relate to the Anger in 'Batman v Superman'

15 September 2014 8:09 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Ben Affleck has a great challenge ahead of him in the next few months as he heads out on the road to promote David Fincher's Gone Girl, in theaters the first week of October. He will be asked to talk about the 2016 release Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice without really being able to talk about it. The UK Sunday Times manages to get him to open up a little bit about the character of Bruce Wayne and his alter ego The Dark Knight, with the actor explaining how he deals with Batman's rage issues.

Anger is something Ben Affleck has had an easy time suppressing. Though when it comes, it comes in loud quick bursts. The actor was able to channel this into his performance as Bruce Wayne, an aging vigilante who has a run-in with the universe's strongest alien life form, known to mankind as Superman.

Ben Affleck explains, »

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Ben Affleck talks about playing the Dark Knight in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

15 September 2014 1:59 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

When Ben Affleck was announced as playing The Dark Knight in Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the Internet virtually exploded, with opinions ranging from those who felt that it’s the worst thing to happen to the character since bat nipples, to those who simply said that Affleck was “the bomb in Phantoms.”

In an interview with the Sunday Times here in the UK, Affleck talked about donning the cowl in the hope that it could help him develop some of his smaller independent movies, “I hope it’s true,” the actor said with half a smile. “You’re always thinking about the momentum you’re trying to build in your career. There are dual thought processes – on the one hand, you’re going, ‘What’s interesting to me?’ On the other hand, you’re thinking, ‘How do I give myself the opportunity to do those things? »

- Luke Owen

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Indie Spotlight

14 September 2014 3:48 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We’re back with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting the recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes first details on Todd & The Book of Pure Evil: The End of the End, a Dark teaser trailer, an announcement for The 2014 Shriekfest International Horror/Sci Fi Film Festival lineup, a trailer for Ghost Bride, release details for Zugzwang, and more:

Animated Sequel to Todd & The Book of Pure Evil: “Having created two amazingly fun, critically-acclaimed, award-winning seasons of the television series “Todd & The Book of Pure Evil”, producers Aircraft Pictures, Corvid Pictures and Frantic Films have announced a feature length animated sequel.

“Our fans rallied and we raised partial funding through an insanely successful Indiegogo campaign,” stated director Craig David Wallace “giving our fans the ending they deserve – a full-length animated feature (with all new metal musical numbers) – that answers the age-old question “Gee, »

- Tamika Jones

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Entertainment Geekly Mailbag: 'Doctor Who,' 'Big Brother,' and the Apple Watch

12 September 2014 5:18 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

This is the first-ever edition of the Entertainment Geekly Mailbag, where you send questions, aggressive clarifications, or angry rebuttals to me at darren_franich@ew.com, and I attempt to answer those question, declarify those clarifications, and angrily rebut your rebuttal.

Regarding your ‘Doctor Who’ piece…

The Doctor is Not immortal or semi-omniscient.

Time Lords have a limited amount of regenerations and can be killed as the show has stated. The regeneration limit was 12 but he just got a new batch from the Time Lords and it’s not clear how many that was. Maybe a new cycle? But that »

- Darren Franich

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Video: Jessica Chastain Briefly Discusses Christopher Nolan's Interstellar

12 September 2014 2:43 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

THR caught up with Chastain at the Toronto International Film Festival, and asked her about her role in Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. Although her character is rumoured to be the grown up daughter of Matthew McConaughey's space-fairing lead, since that still hasn't been confirmed she plays coy with specifics -- simply stating that although she's "not a huge part" of the film, she does have a "great role". The adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. Directed and co-written by Christopher Nolan (“Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy), a script based on the combination of an original idea by Nolan and an existing script by Jonathan Nolan. The cast includes: Matthew McConaughey (“Magic Mike”), Anne Hathaway (“Les Miserables”), Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Bill Irwin »

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How Movies With Dead Stars Have Performed at the Box Office

12 September 2014 1:40 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The late James Gandolfini's final movie, “The Drop,” opens Friday, the latest in a sadly long list of movies with stars who died before their films opened. Some have scored big at the box office, like “The Dark Knight” with Heath Ledger. Others, like John Candy's Western spoof “Wagons East!,” tanked spectacularly. Chernin Entertainment's “The Drop” is directed by Michael Roskam and co-stars Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace in a crime drama about mob money laundering in New York bars. Distributor Fox Searchlight has the film, which has a solid 76 percent “fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes, in roughly 500 theaters. »

- Todd Cunningham

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Funko reveals Batman: Arkham Asylum Pop! Heroes vinyl figures

12 September 2014 2:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

While we wait for the arrival of Rocksteady’s final chapter of the Arkham series of video games, Batman: Arkham Knight, toy company Funko has announced a series of Batman: Arkham Asylum Pop! Heroes vinyl figures, featuring The Dark Knight alongside The Joker, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Killer Croc. Check them out here…

 

The Batman: Arkham Asylum series of Pop! Heroes figures will arrive in October.

The post Funko reveals Batman: Arkham Asylum Pop! Heroes vinyl figures appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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Geoff Johns Talks Justice League, Lex Luthor, Jason Fabok and Teases 'The Darkseid War'

11 September 2014 8:09 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Former Green Lantern and current Justice League writer Geoff Johns sat down for an in-depth interview with IGN, released today on their website. At the conclusion of Forever Evil, iconic Superman villain Lex Luthor joined the team, apparently sincere about reforming himself. "We're about to do a storyline this October called The Amazo Virus that really delves into Luthor trying to put the past behind him," Johns explained. "But because of all the things he's done, the past catches up with him." The storyline was previously revealed in solicitations, and will be the first issue illustrated by series-newcomer, Jason Fabok -- a fan-favourite artist on many of the Batman titles for several years (including Batman: The Dark Knight and more recently, Batman Eternal). "I can't wait for people to see his pencils. I tend to work with the same artists a lot, because there's nothing more important than a collaborator when you're working in comics, »

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Nightwing to Lead 'Teen Titans' Live Action TV Series for TNT

11 September 2014 5:06 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

TNT is nearing a pilot deal for a new TV series based on the popular DC Comics title Teen Titans, which will simply be called Titans. The character Nightwing will lead the group, with the pilot being co-written by Akiva Goldsman, best known for his I Am Legend and A Beautiful Mind screenplays.

Akiva Goldsman is co-penning the pilot script with Marc Haimes, an executive turned writer. Titans centers on former Batman side-kick Dick Grayson (aka Robin) who emerges from the shadows of The Dark Knight as Nightwing to lead his own fearless band of superheroes, which may include Starfire and Raven. While no other characters are mentioned by name in the source story, also part of the group in the DC Comics and animated series are Cyborg (rumored to be making an appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Beast Boy and Terra. It is not known which »

- MovieWeb

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Great Scott! Check out these awesome Back to the Future toys

11 September 2014 8:54 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Back to the Future Lego was pretty damn cool, but there are some new toys which have set the bar higher.

Hot Toys have unveiled their incredibly detailed 3ft-long DeLorean replica, including an awesome exterior with cable wires.

Doc Brown's time machine also includes functioning gull-wing doors and several Led lights.

You can own it for just $690 (£428), although it is not expected to be shipped until early 2016. But we will have had hoverboards for a year by then so, every cloud.

If that's not enough, fans can also buy an excellent Marty McFly action figure to sit inside the DeLorean. The collectable will be available from the first half of 2015, to tie in with the first film's 30th anniversary.

The 28cm-tall model of Michael J Fox has detailed wrinkles and skin texture, eight different palms and several costumes, including a red T-shirt, a white-and-black chequered shirt, a denim jacket, blue jeans, »

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