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Rumor: Sylvester Stallone Eyed to Lead ‘Starlight’ Film Adaptation

25 April 2017 3:30 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Back in 2014, we learned that screenwriter Gary Whitta (The Book of Eli, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) had been tasked with penning the screenplay for a film adaptation of a six-issue Mark Millar comic called Starlight. Since then, things have been relatively quiet about the movie, but a new rumor states that 20th […]

The post Rumor: Sylvester Stallone Eyed to Lead ‘Starlight’ Film Adaptation appeared first on /Film. »

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Rogue One Cast and Crew Talk Star Wars Secrets at Ilm

1 April 2017 10:32 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Star Wars fans can now enjoy Rogue One from the comforts of their couch as the first-ever Star Wars Story hit VOD last month before coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand on April 4. To celebrate, Ryan J. Downey headed to Ilm to meet up with some of the team behind this thrilling sci-fi adventure to explore new secrets and learn more details about the making of the latest Star Wars movie.

On hand to discuss this latest entry in the official Star Wars cinematic canon were Rogue One star Alan Tudyk, who plays K-2So in the movie, along with VFX Supervisor John Knoll, who created the story, and Animation Supervisor Hal Hickel. You can watch them discuss the movie at length in the exclusive video below.

Lucasfilm's Rogue One has definitely established its place within the Star Wars universe and the hearts of moviegoers, becoming »

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Report: Warner Bros. Is Courting Jordan Peele to Direct ‘Akira’ (The Hughes Bros. Were Once Attached)

30 March 2017 8:51 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

A project that’s long been in the works, it was in 2010 when it was first revealed that the Hughes brothers (Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes) of “Menace to Society,” “Dead Presidents,” “The Book of Eli” and more, had been… Continue Reading → »

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Is Akira Finally Emerging From Development Hell?

24 March 2017 1:48 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Way back in 2002, Warner Bros. acquired the rights to Katushiro Otomo’s classic manga/anime Akira. The film promptly sank into development hell though, with every attempt to begin production running into budgetary, scheduling or casting issues. Today, however,  it was revealed that the studio is eager to get the production moving again, no doubt fuelled by the anticipated success of Rupert Sanders’ Ghost In The Shell.

Akira takes place in Neo-Tokyo, a city built on the ruins of old Tokyo after a gigantic and devastating explosion. Its heroes are biker gang members Tetsuo and Kaneda, who become embroiled in a government conspiracy to unlock latent psychic talents. The anime beautifully combines sleek cyberpunk yumminess, body horror and surreal dream elements, all set to a cacophonously bizarre soundtrack of dissonant chanting.

Rumors are that Warner Bros. is approaching two directors – Daniel Espinosa (Life) and David Sandberd (Light’s Out). Both are currently hot properties, »

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The Mission Comes Home: Rogue One Blu-Ray/Digital Arrives This Spring

22 February 2017 1:11 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

The mission to steal the plans to the Death Star is about to make its way to your home on Blu-Ray/Digital!  Come inside to find out how you can watch this stellar Star Wars story early.

The film dubbed as one of the best Star Wars films ever made is finally coming home!  Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the tale of the brave few who infiltrated, fought, and stole the plans of the Death Star so Luke, Leia, Han, and the rest of the rebellion could take it down, is coming to Blu-Ray Combo Pack on April 4, 2017!  That's a week after the Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere copy arrives on March 28, 2017.

If you haven't seen it, check out our official review of what was one our favorite movies of 2016!

Announced today on The Star Wars Show and StarWars.com, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Matt Malliaros)

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Cinematographer Don Burgess to shoot Aquaman

20 February 2017 7:00 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With Aquaman gearing up to go into production in Australia, director James Wan has revealed that he will be reuniting with The Conjuring 2 cinematographer Don Burgess on the 2018 DC solo movie, with Wan posting the following to Twitter:

Don Burgess. Some upcoming kid I gave a break to on Conjuring 2. https://t.co/BMzyqzrSE3

James Wan (@creepypuppet) February 20, 2017

Burgess is an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer, whose extensive C.V. includes Forrest Gump, Contact, Cast Away, Spider-Man, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, The Polar Express, The Book of Eli, The Muppets, Flight, Allied and Monster Trucks.

See Also: Aquaman will show us a world we’ve never seen before, says Jason Momoa

Aquaman is set for release on October 5th, 2018 and stars Jason Momoa as the titular hero, along with Amber Heard as Mera, Patrick Wilson as Ocean Master, Willem Dafoe as Dr. Vulko, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, »

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Denzel Washington Has Trouble Remembering His Famous Movie Lines (Watch)

15 February 2017 12:21 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Denzel Washington may have seen every film he’s ever appeared in, but the question is, can the actor remember his most famous lines from those movies?

During Tuesday’s appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” Kimmel put Washington through his paces, asking him to distinguish lines that he had said in movies from quotes that he hadn’t uttered.

Things got off to a poor start for the “Fences” director and star.

“For out of the ground we were taken for the dust we are, and to the dust we shall return,” was the first line read aloud by a volunteer at a local Los Angeles farmers’ market.

“Nah, I never said that,” Washington replied with conviction, before throwing his hands up in disbelief when it was revealed he uttered the line in the 2010 drama “The Book of Eli.”

“I was so sure, too! That’s because I’m in character and I don’t remember everything »

- Will Thorne

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Denzel Washington Has Trouble Remembering His Famous Movie Lines (Watch)

15 February 2017 12:21 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Denzel Washington may have seen every film he’s ever appeared in, but the question is, can the actor remember his most famous lines from those movies?

During Tuesday’s appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” Kimmel put Washington through his paces, asking him to distinguish lines that he had said in movies from quotes that he hadn’t uttered.

Things got off to a poor start for the “Fences” director and star.

“For out of the ground we were taken for the dust we are, and to the dust we shall return,” was the first line read aloud by a volunteer at a local Los Angeles farmers’ market.

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Denzel Washington Thanks Playwrights, Co-Stars After Winning SAG Best Actor Award for ‘Fences

“Nah, I never said that,” Washington replied with conviction, before throwing his hands up in disbelief when it was revealed he uttered the line in the 2010 drama “The Book of Eli. »

- Will Thorne

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‘Cortez’ Exclusive Trailer: Slamdance Film Follows Musician Who Seeks Out an Old Flame in New Mexico

20 January 2017 1:29 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The Slamdance Film Festival begins today and runs through January 26 and features a host of independent feature films from emerging filmmakers. One of the films premiering is “Cortez,” about a musician who seeks out an old flame after his life spirals out of control. When his new album tanks and low ticket sales cancel half his tour dates, self-involved musician Jesse (Arron Shiver) begins to lose control, so in an act of self-preservation, he decides to seek out his old girlfriend (Cheryl Nichols) living in New Mexico. They slowly begin to rekindle the flame, but soon Jesse learns that Anne has been hiding a secret from him that will permanently alter the course of his life. The film co-stars Cassidy Freeman (“Smallville”), Judith Ivey (“The Devil’s Advocate”) and Drago Sumonja (“Black Wedding”). Watch an exclusive trailer for the film below.

Read More: Slamdance Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup: ‘Aerotropolis,’ ‘The »

- Vikram Murthi

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