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Deadpool 2: Is Pierce Brosnan In Contention For Cable Role?

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Deadpool 2 is currently without an official start date, but that has in no way quelled online speculation from raging across the four corners of the Internet.

The latest nugget has emerged via Ryan Reynolds’ personal Instagram feed (via Screen Rant), after the Merc With a Mouth himself posted a photo of him, Hugh Jackman and Pierce Brosnan pulling the ol’ ‘hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil’ pose. But does this indicate that the former James Bond star is in contention for the role of Cable in the David Leitch-directed sequel?

Bearing the caption ‘Wolvie. Bond. Wade.,” it’s far too soon to tell whether Brosnan is actually in the mix for Deadpool 2, or if this photo is nothing more than a red herring. What we do know is that Fox’s anti-hero sequel is beginning to coalesce following its recent creative setbacks – original director »

- Michael Briers

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AMC Will Present James Cameron’s Story Of Science Fiction

16 January 2017 9:05 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Never let it be said that James Cameron doesn’t give it everything he’s got when he undertakes a project. After making Titanic in 1997, he also expanded upon his deep sea diving expeditions for several documentaries on the subject – contributing to the development of new technology, and breaking records. When he made Avatar, he developed no fewer than four sequels to tell a broader story – and plans to shoot them consecutively from 2018 to 2023. Before he gets to that, however, he will deliver a six-part documentary series to AMC, focusing on the genre of science fiction – James Cameron’s Story Of Science Fiction, to be precise – about which he is so very passionate.

The limited series will comprise of six hour-long episodes, and each instalment will ask a single question. The show will then examine how that question has been addressed by popular culture, such as film, television, video games, »

- Sarah Myles

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New series from James Cameron to explore sci-fi history

16 January 2017 3:17 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Don Kaye Jan 16, 2017

James Cameron and AMC are going to tell the story of science fiction...

We're hearing that James Cameron is set to produce a six-hour documentary series on the history and impact of science fiction. Titled James Cameron's Story Of Science Fiction, the show’s six one-hour episodes will explore the evolution of the genre from its published origins to today’s modern screen franchises.

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Cameron said, “When I was a kid, I basically read any book with a spaceship on the cover and I saw 2001: A Space Odyssey many, many times. The movie inspired me to become a filmmaker. I liked the special effects, but I really loved the ideas and the questions behind them: How will the world end? Will technology destroy us? »

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4th Paris Images Trade Show Announces Threefold Increase in Foreign Production Spend in France in 2016

16 January 2017 1:16 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The organizers of the five-event Paris Images Trade Show, one of the world’s biggest film production and post-production trade fairs, has disclosed that total foreign spend under France’s tax rebate for international shoots tripled in 2016, with a further rise predicted this year.

Over recent years, France has invested significantly in its technical infrastructure, including the construction of new studio facilities, such as Luc Besson’s Paris Studios and the Provence Studios near Marseille. The country also boasts world-leading animation and VFX shops, including Illumination MacGuff, Mikros Images, TeamTO, Buf and Cube Creative.

One of the key drivers of the rising demand for Gallic technical facilities is France’s Trip international tax rebate scheme, whose rate was upped from 20% to 30% of spend in France from Jan. 1, 2016.

Trip has had a key role in tripling foreign investment, said two of Paris Images’ organizers, Valérie Lépine-Karnik, CEO of Film France, and Yann Marchet, »

- Martin Dale

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James Cameron is making a history sci-fi documentary TV series

16 January 2017 12:50 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

James Cameron, legendary director of Aliens, Avatar and The Terminator, is making a series of six one hour long TV specials set around the history of the science fiction genre. The series will air in 2018 on U.S. cable channel AMC and has the working title of James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction.

The series will explore the evolution of sci-fi from its origins as a small genre with a cult following to the blockbuster pop-cultural phenomenon that we see it as today.

In an official release, Cameron said:

“When I was a kid, I basically read any book with a spaceship on the cover and I saw 2001: A Space Odyssey many, many times.”

“The movie inspired me to become a filmmaker. I liked the special effects, but I really loved the ideas and the questions behind them: How will the world end? Will technology destroy us? What »

- Paul Heath

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‘James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction’ to Examine Legendary Sci-Fi Films for AMC

15 January 2017 3:02 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

James Cameron seems pretty content exploring the Mariana Trench and making “Avatar” sequels for the foreseeable future, but it looks like that isn’t all he’s up to. AMC announced during the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour today that it has greenlit the new documentary series “James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction” from the “Terminator,” “Aliens” and “Titanic” director.

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Each of the hourlong episodes will find Cameron discussing a “Big Question” explored by sci-fi books, films, television shows and video games throughout the ages. “When I was a kid, I basically read any book with a spaceship on the cover and I saw ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ many, many times,” says the king of the world in a statement. “The movie inspired me to become a filmmaker. I liked the special effects, »

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‘James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction’ to Examine Legendary Sci-Fi Films for AMC

15 January 2017 3:02 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

James Cameron seems pretty content exploring the Mariana Trench and making “Avatar” sequels for the foreseeable future, but it looks like that isn’t all he’s up to. AMC announced during the Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour today that it has greenlit the new documentary series “James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction” from the “Terminator,” “Aliens” and “Titanic” director.

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Each of the hourlong episodes will find Cameron discussing a “Big Question” explored by sci-fi books, films, television shows and video games throughout the ages. “When I was a kid, I basically read any book with a spaceship on the cover and I saw ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ many, many times,” says the king of the world in a statement. “The movie inspired me to become a filmmaker. I liked the special effects, »

- Michael Nordine

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Rogue One Dethrones Finding Dory as 2016's Domestic Box Office Champ

15 January 2017 1:51 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

4 billion dollars seems like a lot of money no matter what way you look at it, but that's what Disney paid to acquire all of Lucasfilm back in 2012. The purchase was primarily so that they could make Star Wars movies until most of us are dead or they are no longer profitable. If Star Wars: Rogue One is any indicator, they are going to be profitable for a very long time, because it has just passed Finding Dory at the domestic box office

According to Box Office Mojo, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has now made Just shy of $499 million domestically, which puts it above Pixar's Finding Dory, which made $486 million during its run last summer. Finding Dory still has the latest Star Wars movie beat worldwide, but that will probably change soon. As of right now, Star Wars: Rogue One has made $979.9 million worldwide and Finding Dory finished up with $1.02 billion. »

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AMC Teaming With James Cameron On Docu-Series About The History Of Sci-Fi — TCA

14 January 2017 5:09 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

During the network’s TCA presentation, AMC announced today the greenlighting of a documentary series-look into the history of science fiction, from one of the most influential figures of the genre. James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction sees the legendary filmmaker behind The Terminator, Aliens, and Avatar exploring the evolution of science fiction from its cult beginnings in pulp to the engine for blockbuster film and television success it is today. Comprised of six… »

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AMC Greenlights James Cameron Docuseries About the Evolution of Sci-Fi

14 January 2017 4:37 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

AMC has ordered a new documentary series from James Cameron that will explore the evolution of sci-fi.

Tentatively titled James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction, the six-episode series will delve into sci-fi's origins as a small genre with a cult and developing to the blockbuster pop-culture phenomenon it is today. The show is slated to debut in 2018.

In each hourlong episode, the Avatar director will introduce one of the “big questions” that humankind has contemplated throughout the ages and reach back into sci-fi’s past to better understand how our favorite films, TV shows, books and video games were born and where »

- Bryn Elise Sandberg

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Here’s Why ‘The Jungle Book’ Deserves More Oscar Respect

13 January 2017 8:26 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Just as George Miller’s “Mad Max: Fury Road,” James Cameron’s “Avatar,” Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity,” and Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” were cinematic groundbreakers for the ages, I believe Oscar voters should take Jon Favreau’s “The Jungle Book” more seriously.

Favreau and screenwriter Justin Marks took Rudyard Kipling’s classic tales of Mowgli and his brothers and, with help from James Cameron and Martin Scorsese’s go-to VFX master Rob Legato, created a seamlessly natural digital world with many vibrant animal characters — and one live boy (Neel Sethi).

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Maybe Favreau makes it look too easy. This isn’t fantasy-world “Avatar.” This is digital India. He calls up fond memories of Disney’s 1967 animated musical, weaving in a couple of songs and creating a grand set piece led by Christopher Walken as a giant ancient orangutan (gigantopithecus, »

- Anne Thompson

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Zoe Saldana Saddles Up For My Little Pony Movie As Lionsgate Debuts Official Logo

11 January 2017 1:34 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Zoe Saldana is a busy bee. Between Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, James Cameron’s long-awaited Avatar sequels and, potentially, a role in Star Trek 4, the prolific actress has filled her slate with a host of exciting roles for years to come, and we now have word of another project to add to the collection.

Per Variety, Saldana has officially saddled up for the My Little Pony movie, Lionsgate’s cutesy animation helmed by Jayson Thiessen. Little is known about Saldana’s character at the moment, but we understand the so-hot-right-now actress will be joined in the voice booth by Kristin Chenoweth, Emily Blunt, Taye Diggs, Liev Schreiber, Sia, Uzo Aduba, and War on Everyone star Michael Peña. The addition of the Guardians actress comes hand-in-hand with the film’s official and suitably radiant logo, which you can find below.

Meghan McCarthy, the creative force behind the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic »

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TVLine Items: Chris Noth to Unabomber Series, New MacGyver Boss and More

11 January 2017 10:50 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Good Wife vet Chris Noth will help take down the Unabomber in Discovery Channel’s eight-episode series Manifesto, the network announced Wednesday.

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Noth will play Don Ackerman, the Bay Area Divisional Head of the FBI who supervised the Unabomber Task Force.

The ensemble also includes Captain America: Civil War‘s Paul Bettany (as Unabomber Ted Kaczynski), Avatar‘s Sam Worthington (as FBI agent Jim “Fitz” Fitzgerald) and Game of ThronesKeisha Castle-Hughes (as Fitz’s street-agent partner, Tabby).

Production on Manifesto kicks off this month, »

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My Little Pony: The Movie adds Zoe Saldana to its voice cast, new logo released

11 January 2017 8:40 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Zoe Saldana is the latest actress to join the surprisingly stacked voice cast of Hasbro and Lionsgate’s My Little Pony: The Movie, an animated musical based on the television series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. Variety, the outlet that broke the news, didn’t offer up any details as to which character she’ll be playing.

The Guardians of the Galaxy and Star Trek Beyond actress will be joining a cast that brings together a diverse group of actors, including Sia, Liev Schreiber, Emily Blunt, Taye Diggs, Kristin Chenoweth, Uzo Aduba, Michael Pena and Tara Strong.

The film follows Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity, otherwise known as the “Mane Six,” as they set out on a quest to save their town of Ponyville from a threat, all while making new friends and overcoming challenges.

A new logo for the movie has also hit the web… »

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Zoe Saldana Joins the Voice Cast of ‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ (Exclusive)

11 January 2017 8:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Hasbro and Lionsgate have signed Zoe Saldana for the voice cast of the animated “My Little Pony: The Movie,” Variety has learned exclusively.

Previously announced voice cast members include Sia, Liev Schreiber, Taye Diggs, Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Uzo Aduba, and Michael Pena. Lionsgate is releasing “My Little Pony” on Oct. 6, 2017.

Jayson Thiessen is directing from a screenplay by Meghan McCarthy, writer and producer of the “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic” animated series.

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The story centers on the “Mane 6” characters — Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity — embarking on a journey to meet new friends and challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.

The regular television voice cast of Tara Strong, Ashleigh Ball, Andrea Libman, Tabitha St. Germain, and Cathy Weseluck is returning.

The pic is being »

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‘Pearl’: How Google Spotlight Turned a Vr Short Into an Oscar Contender

10 January 2017 2:30 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Patrick Osborne definitely likes making animated home movie-like experiences as snapshots in time. The Oscar-winning Disney short, “Feast” (2015), offered a series of eating vignettes in a dog’s life. Now he’s competing again with the 2D version of his Google Spotlight Stories Vr short, “Pearl,” a musical journey between a father and daughter inside their ’83 Chevy Citation.

Made at Evil Eye Pictures and Google Atap, “Pearl” also boasts the original song, “No Wrong Way Home,” written by Alexis Harte & Jj Wiesler and performed by Kelley Stoltz and Nicki Bluhm.

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“The thing that’s happening now in Vr and Google Spotlight Stories is that the camera’s in the middle of a space and you can look in any direction,” Osborne told IndieWire. “How is that going to limit »

- Bill Desowitz

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Zoe Saldana Game For Star Trek 4: “I Would Always Come Back”

10 January 2017 7:32 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Chris Hemsworth isn’t the only actor to be quizzed about the future of Paramount’s Star Trek saga – Zoe Saldana, who plays communications officer Nyota Uhura in the Kelvin timeline, told IGN that she would “love” to return for Star Trek 4.

Chatting to the outlet in anticipation of Ben Affleck’s bootlegging drama Live By Night, Saldana remained hopeful that Star Trek 4 – and J.J. Abrams’ seemingly “amazing pitch” – will see the light of day despite Beyond‘s box office performance. Justin Lin’s spacefaring threequel recouped $343 million worldwide, down from the $467 million haul of Into Darkness. Inevitably, said figure has raised questions over the franchise’s future, and that’s despite Paramount officially issuing the go-ahead on a fourth installment.

Here’s what Saldana had to share on the matter at hand:

I hope there is, I really hope there is. It’d be crazy to limit »

- Michael Briers

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Jim Carrey: a salute to his darker roles

9 January 2017 12:40 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Robin Bell Jan 13, 2017

Jim Carrey proved his acting range in the late 90s and 2000s. We salute the likes of The Truman Show, The Cable Guy and Man On The Moon.

You know you're a fan of something when that fandom is put to the test. Did you stick with Community when Dan Harmon wasn't writing it? During the barren 90s did you cling onto the hope that Doctor Who would return and be fantastic? Those moments when your patience and perseverance are tested are what make the privilege of being a fan important.

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Though I have to admit, in recent years, admitting to being a Jim Carrey fan has been more difficult than it used to be. Long gone are the youthful days when hits such as Ace Ventura, »

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The Abyss needs a Blu-Ray release (and a DVD Release in the correct aspect ratio)

7 January 2017 2:19 AM, PST | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

Despite having helmed both the highest and second highest grossing films of all time with Avatar and Titanic, James Cameron's superior 1989 underwater sci-fi-drama-thriller The Abyss is still in need of a Blu-Ray release. This is made all the more pressing by the fact its DVD release is butchered by its anamorphic aspect ratio being pillar-boxed on both sides -- this means a rather low resolution and squashed-in presentation of what is an otherwise gorgeous and mesmerising-looking film with some of the most extraordinary special effects shots of the 1980s.  There's nothing more aggravating than putting in a DVD or Blu-Ray that you've bought with your own hard-earned money and finding out it's not in the correct aspect ratio. This little first world problem is...

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James Cameron Takes Us Behind the Scenes of Disney's 'Avatar' Theme Park

3 January 2017 7:21 AM, PST | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

We're not exactly sure when we'll get another Avatar movie, but we've been assured there will eventually be many sequels to James Cameron's hugely successful 2009 sci-fi feature. Ahead of those, Disney has created a new theme park based on the initial Best Picture nominee called Pandora: The World of Avatar, and it's set to open in 2017. Disney Parks has just released a video sharing a behind-the-scenes look at Pandora and its attractions, which are said to be...

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