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Liam Hemsworth is reportedly close to taking the lead role in Ricardo de Montreuil's new film, "The Raven." The movie is based on de Montreuil's short of the same name, and is being set up at Universal Pictures.
Deadline has the news and said Universal won't confirm their report. Still, Hemsworth is allegedly considering playing the main character in the science fiction film. It's unclear if his character would be the same as the one that is featured in de Montreuil's award-winning 2010 short of it he would play someone different.
"The Raven" is described as a "sci-fi conspiracy thriller, set in the near future." It's clear from the short, which can be watched below, that this future involves robots of some sort and humans with superhuman powers. Michael Gilio and Justin Marks wrote the feature film's script, and production is expected to start in June.
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- Terri Schwartz
For nearly a century, the masked outlaw Zorro has been a popular character who in books and films has been featured defending against tyrannical villains who seek to oppress the masses. Zorro has been played by Douglas Fairbanks, Antonio Banderas and others. Next year, 20th Century Fox is scheduled to release Zorro Reborn, starring Gael Garcia Bernal. But now comes a big attempt to free Zorro from any intellectual property grip. On Wednesday, a lawsuit was filed that asserts that Zorro is in the public domain, that trademarks on the character should be canceled and that the company currently professing
- Eriq Gardner
What do Batman, James Bond, Sherlock Holmes and The Doctor have in common? They have all been successfully reinvented in the last 7 years for a new generation to a great success. They have all retained the true spirit of the characters and the source materials with enough clever deviations to be unique, but they have (mostly) had something to say about the world we live in now.
Daniel Craig, Christian Bale, Robert Downey Jr, Benedict Cumberbatch, Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant and Matt Smith are idolised by children and fans the world over for reinvigorating beloved franchises that had been left for dead and no longer reflected the thoughts and feelings of their audiences. With three of the above having grossed at least a billion dollars over numerous films, and the others having assured ratings-mainstays across British Television and making the BBC a fortune in merchandise and overseas sales, it will »
- Oscar Harding
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