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Jennifer Lawrence Reunites With Ex Nicholas Hoult On The Set Of "X-Men: Apocalypse"!

22 May 2015 2:00 PM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Jennifer Lawrence is still cool with her ex-boyfriend, Nicholas Hoult!  The blonde beauty was pictured on the set of the latest "X-Men" flick, "X-Men: Apocalypse" on Thursday.  In the photo -- posted to director Bryan Singer's Instagram account -- the 25-year-old actress is all smiles as Hoult has his arms around her and Singer.  "Back with the #thekidsinthehall #jenniferlawrence #mystique #nicholashoult #beast #Xmen #XMenApocalypse," Bryan captioned the candid snap.  Both Nick and J-Law will be back to reprise their roles as Beast and Mystique in the latest installment of the Sci-Fi thriller, which will hit theaters May 2016.  The cute costars split, for the second time, last August due to their different schedules. Sources close to the former flames told E! News that the breakup was "very amicable."  Nick and Jennifer first started dating back in 2011, after meeting on the set of "X-Men: First Class." Two years later, the actors »

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How the year 2012 helped redefine blockbuster movies

20 May 2015 11:43 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

2012: the year the movie universe sparked, Universal struggled, and young adult adaptations really took off...

The big blockbusters of summer 2011 were the ones that followed fairly straightforward rules. The majority of them were sequels in linear movie franchises - Harry Potter, Transformers, Pirates Of The Caribbean, Fast & Furious - and it felt for the most part like a template was being followed.

Sure, there were surprises. Bridesmaids broke through and proved to be a massive R-rated hit. X-Men: First Class, meanwhile, came through unscathed - and in fine shape - from its reboot, whilst Jj Abrams took us temporarily back to the 1980s with Super 8. But other than that, the pattern was set: the big, pre-ordained films took the lion's share of the cash, and regular sequels were the order of the day.

The signs of change were there in 2011, of course. Thor was a bigger hit than most were expecting, »

- simonbrew

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Cannes: Miles Teller Boxing Movie ‘Bleed for This’ Sells Worldwide

18 May 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Solution Entertainment Group has sold the world on “Bleed for This,” which stars “Whiplash” and “Divergent” star Miles Teller as boxer Vinny Pazienza, with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions taking multiple territories.

Sony has acquired all rights to the pic, which also stars Aaron Eckhart, for Germany, France, Spain, Benelux, Canada, Scandinavia, Australia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Greece and South Africa.

The film, written and directed by Ben Younger (“Boiler Room”), will be released by Open Road Films in the U.S. following its recent $4 million acquisition at the Cannes Film Festival. The deal was brokered by CAA and Wme Global.

“The film features an incredible performance from Miles Teller, who completely transforms himself into the character of legendary boxer Vinny Pazienza, and will blow audiences away with this role,” said Lisa Wilson, who is co-founder and joint partner at the Solution with Myles Nestel.

The Solution has also sold the previously announced U. »

- Leo Barraclough

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Time Machine: Spielberg and Daughter (with 'Indiana Jones' Actress Capshaw) on Oscars Red Carpet

14 May 2015 2:02 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Steven Spielberg and daughter Destry Spielberg on the Oscars' Red Carpet Steven Spielberg and daughter Destry Steven Spielberg and daughter Destry Spielberg arrive at the 83rd Academy Awards, held on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Spielberg has taken home two Best Director Oscars: Schindler's List (1993) and Saving Private Ryan (1998). Schindler's List also won Best Picture, but Saving Private Ryan lost to John Madden's Miramax-distributed Shakespeare in Love. There was quite a bit of animosity at the time, as some felt that Miramax, owned by brothers Bob and Harvey Weinstein, overdid its Oscar campaigning – while still managing to sway enough Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences members to vote for its film. Somewhat ironically, at the 2011 Academy Awards ceremony Steven Spielberg presented the Best Picture Award to The King's Speech. Toplining Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, Guy Pearce, and Claire Bloom, this British production was »

- D. Zhea

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Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk Just Can't Stop Kissing Each Other—See the Latest Pda Pics!

14 May 2015 2:00 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk can't keep their hands off one another—and we don't exactly blame them. The hunky actor was seen embracing and smooching his hot model girlfriend before parting ways in London earlier this week, just days after the two were seen showing off some serious Pda in New York City. The new couple appears to be enjoying some quality time together in the midst of their equally hectic schedules—what with her ongoing catwalk appearances and his constant stream of filming inevitably Oscar-nominated flicks around the globe. The Silver Linings star split with 23-year-old model Suki Waterhouse in March after about two years of dating, while »

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Cannes: Weinsteins Promote Ennis Hensley to Top International Sales Slot

13 May 2015 4:19 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Weinstein Co. has promoted six-year veteran Ennis Hensley to be president of international sales and distribution.

“While my brother Bob and I come from New York and have always based our companies here, having a strong presence on the global film and television scene is immeasurably important to us,” said Harvey Weinstein. “It’s a pleasure to be making Ennis the face of our international team.”

TWC made the announcement on the opening day of the Cannes Film Festival, where Hensley will continue working on all international film sales of both TWC and Dimension titles. He will look to develop new business opportunities and maintain existing strategic alliances with independent distributors, along with representing TWC at all major international film markets, tradeshows and festivals.

Hensley was hired in 2009 as VP of distribution and finance. He’s overseen international sales and distribution for TWC, Dimension Films and specialty arm Radius, »

- Dave McNary

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Starz Sets ‘Blunt Talk’ Premiere, ‘Survivor’s Remorse’ Return

13 May 2015 12:46 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Original series “Blunt Talk” will premiere on the same day the critically-acclaimed “Survivor’s Remorse” returns on August 22, Starz announced on Wednesday. The 10-episode first season of “Blunt Talk” will premiere at 9 p.m. Set in Los Angeles, the story follows Walter Blunt (Patrick Stewart), a British import who plans to conquer American cable news and stumbles over the consequences of his sometimes misguided decision-making, both on and off the air. Released by the studio Mrc, the show is executive produced by Seth MacFarlane, Jonathan Ames, Stephanie Davis and Tristram Shapeero, the show stars Stewart (“Ted”), Jacki Weaver (“Silver Linings Playbook »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Starz Sets Premiere Date for Patrick Stewart’s ‘Blunt Talk’

13 May 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Get ready for some “Blunt Talk.”

The half-hour comedy series from executive producer Seth MacFarlane — and starring Patrick Stewart — will debut on Saturday, August 22, at 9pm Et/Pt.

The 10-episode first season tells the tale of Walter Blunt, a cable newsman and U.K. transplant on a mission to teach Americans how to think, act and behave. But his wild off-air antics suggest a highly unorthodox teaching style.

Jonathan Ames, who created the series, serves as showrunner, writer and executive producer, along with Tristram Shapeero (“Community”) and Stephanie Davis (“Bored to Death”). The show hails from Mrc.

The series also stars Jacki Weaver (“Silver Linings Playbook”) as Blunt’s producer-manager; Adrian Scarborough (“The King’s Speech”) as his manservant; Dolly Wells (“Doll & Em”) as his senior producer; and Timm Sharp (“Enlightened”) as his head writer.

Blunt Talk” will be followed by the premiere of the 10-episode second season of “Survivor’s Remorse, »

- Debra Birnbaum

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Bradley Cooper Is Smitten With Irina Shayk

12 May 2015 4:05 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Bradley Cooper is “smitten” with Irina Shayk.

The ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ actor has been spotted several times with the model in recent weeks and though they haven’t officially confirmed they are a couple in public, in private they’re getting serious.

A source told the new issue of Grazia magazine: “Bradley’s smitten and has been for a few weeks.

“He adores Irina and was raving about her to friends Sienna Miller and Madonna at the Met Gala.

“They were careful not to go on the red carpet together but, while they arrived and left separately, they were officially one another’s date.”

The couple were introduced by mutual friend Leonardo DiCaprio shortly after Bradley split from British model Suki Waterhouse.

The source said: “Bradley was very taken with Irina when he first saw her at the Oscars in February. He and Suki were on the rocks and, once they’d split, »

- The Hollywood News

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Have We Finally Reached (and Found) Our New Stars for a New Erac

6 May 2015 2:51 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

There are only a select few actors in the entire world who can command $20 million for a movie role simply by being in front of the cameras when they start to roll, but that exclusive club gained a new member recently. Her name, you askc Jennifer Lawrence, of course. Didn't you read the headlinec According to a report at The Hollywood Reporter, Lawrence is set to pull in twenty rocks for her role opposite Chris Pratt (who's getting $10 million) in Passengers, a long-gestating sci-fi feature that ultimately landed at Sony. Keanu Reeves and Reese Witherspoon were once attached to star, then Reeves and Rachel McAdams, and now hot commodities Lawrence and Pratt are locked in as the leads, with Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game) set to direct. Lawrence's negotiation strength has grown exponentially since picking up her first Oscar nomination for Winter's Bone and starring in both the X-Men and Hunger Games franchises. »

- Jordan Benesh

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Western outback thriller starts shooting in Winton

3 May 2015 11:54 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

A host of Australian talent has descended on Winton, Queensland, as production for the contemporary Western thriller Goldstone commences.

Starring Aaron Pedersen (The Fear of Darkness, Mystery Road), Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook, Animal Kingdom), Alex Russell (Unbroken, Carrie), David Gulpilil (Charlies Country, The Proposition), David Wenham (Paper Planes, Oranges and Sunshine) and Tom E. Lewis (The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, Red Hill), Goldstone is the latest film from acclaimed writer/director Ivan Sen (Mystery Road, Beneath Clouds) and long-term producing partner David Jowsey (Mystery Road, Satellite Boy).

.We are proud to be supporting and investing in Queensland.s award-winning writer and director Ivan Sen and his producing partner David Jowsey of Bunya Productions,. said Screen Queensland CEO Tracey Vieira, in a statement issued to the media.

Queensland Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk said Screen Queensland was investing $530,000 in Goldstone, which is expected to reap direct returns of $2.15 million »

- Emily Blatchford

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Jacki Weaver Joins Cast of Outback Thriller ‘Goldstone’

3 May 2015 8:59 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Two-time Oscar nominated actress Jacki Weaver has joined the cast of “Goldstone,” an Australian outback thriller that shoots later this month. The picture is a follow up to 2013 picture “Mystery Road,” that opened the Sydney festival and played at the Toronto festival the same year.

It is again directed by Ivan Sen, and produced by David Jowsey and Greer Simpkin, through Bunya Productions. The production will return to Winton in Queensland state and see the construction of a Goldstone town in Middleton, Queensland.

Other cast includes Aaron Pedersen (“The Fear of Darkness,” “Mystery Road”), returning as Jay Swan, an indigenous detective, Alex Russell, (“Unbroken,” “Carrie”), David Gulpilil (“Charlie’s Country,” “The Proposition”), David Wenham (“Paper Planes,” “Oranges and Sunshine”) and Tom E. Lewis (“The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith,” “Red Hill”). Weaver, whose career enjoyed a huge revival with another Australian thriller, “Animal Kingdom,” earned her two supporting role acting Oscar nominations for “Silver Linings Playbook, »

- Patrick Frater

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Jennifer Lawrence Rocks Sexy See-Through Top at Lax: Is She Teasing Her Met Gala Look?!

1 May 2015 3:21 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Looks like someone's street style is seriously on point... Jennifer Lawrence was spotted on Friday at Lax, where the 24-year-old Oscar Winner looked effortless cool and casual as she arrived at the airport. The American Hustle star was believed to be catching a flight to NYC in anticipation of her gig as co-host of the 2015 Met Gala.  Wearing her hair tied back in a loose ponytail and a cool pair of aviator shades, the Silver Linings star rocked low-slung cropped back plants and a crochet see-through top which she teamed with studded loafer flats.  The actress appeared to arrive at the airport solo, keeping her head tilted down as she strolled past the parade of prying paps while wearing »

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Why 2012 Was the Best Year in Film History

29 April 2015 2:13 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

All week our writers will debate: Which was the greatest film year of the past half century. Click here for a complete list of our essays. I’m here today to argue that 2012 was the greatest year in cinema. I know  you’re thinking: is she insane?  How will she even begin to argue such a ridiculous theory? Sure, 2012 didn't  bring us Vertigo or Citizen Kane or Chinatown or whatever, but it Was the year Spring Breakers came out, so I think it’s time you showed some respect.   Just kidding, just kidding, calm down. The truth is, it really was the best year in cinema and here is why: Jennifer Lawrence. 2012 was the year J-Law rose to superstardom and showed the world how insanely talented she is in two very different but equally special films: Silver Linings Playbook and Hunger Games, the coolest dystopian film of our generation, and a creative, »

- Zara Lisbon

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Time Machine: Lawrence Is Dazzling Woman in Red

24 April 2015 2:22 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Jennifer Lawrence in a long, red dress at the Oscars Jennifer Lawrence at the Academy Awards Stunning in a red dress, Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the 2011 Academy Awards held on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Lawrence was a first-time Best Actress Oscar nominee for her first major film role: a near-destitute, young Ozark woman looking for her missing drug-dealing father in Winter's Bone, Debra Granik's generally well-received indie drama. Winter's Bone also earned nominations for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (John Hawkes), and Best Adapted Screenplay (Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini; based on the novel by Daniel Woodrell). Jennifer Lawrence's competitors in the Best Actress Oscar race were: Annette Bening for Lisa Cholodenko's The Kids Are All Right. Michelle Williams for Derek Cianfrance's Blue Valentine. Nicole Kidman for John Cameron Mitchell's Rabbit Hole. Natalie Portman, the eventual winner, for Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan. »

- D. Zhea

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Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘Joy’ Gets Dark Preview at CinemaCon

23 April 2015 12:28 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Don’t expect Jennifer Lawrence’s “Joy” to live up to its title — Fox presented a look at David O. Russell’s apparently dark drama about the inventor of the Miracle Mop at CinemaCon on Thursday.

The dialogue-free footage, with church bells chiming throughout, showed a blonde, smile-free Lawrence getting married and donning welder’s gear to design the Miracle Mop in the role of inventor-entrepreneur Joy Mangano, a single mother living in Long Island. Russell previously directed Lawrence in “Silver Linings Playbook” and “American Hustle.”

Edgar Ramirez plays Mangano’s husband and Robert De Niro is starring as Mangano’s father. The footage included a glimpse of a grim Lawrence and De Niro dancing at a wedding.

Fox has set “Joy” for a Christmas Day release.


- Dave McNary

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‘Age of Adaline’ Premiere: Blake Lively Likes to Bake on Friday Nights

20 April 2015 8:23 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Age of Adaline,” a drama about an immortal woman which premiered at New York’s Loews Lincoln Square on Sunday night, marks Blake Lively’s first bigscreen role since 2012’s “Savages.”

The star of “Gossip Girl” explained why she’s been selective when it comes to her career. “I look for a movie that I can’t not do,” says Lively, was in the running for “Silver Linings Playbook” but lost the part to Jennifer Lawrence (and later gave birth in December 2014). “There are plenty of movies that you read and think, ‘I could kind of see doing this.’ But there are few movies that you read and think, ‘I can’t not be in this film.’”

Director Lee Toland Krieger said he first read the script for “Adaline” six or seven years ago, when he had one feature (“The Vicious Kind”) under his belt. At the time, the »

- Ramin Setoodeh

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron Soundtrack Digital Album Set For Release April 28 Physical CD Available May 19

16 April 2015 1:58 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Marvel Music and Hollywood Records will release the original motion picture digital soundtrack for Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron on April 28, 2015.

The physical CD will be available on May 19, 2015. The score features music by Brian Tyler (Marvel’s “Iron Man 3,” “Furious 7″) and Danny Elfman.

The Avengers return in Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron in theaters on May 1, 2015.

April 13: “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” cast and producers pose onstage during the world premiere of Marvel’s “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” at the Dolby Theatre on April 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

April 13: “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” cast and producers pose onstage during the world premiere of Marvel’s “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” at the Dolby Theatre on April 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Brian Tyler has scored over 70 films and recently won Film Composer »

- Michelle McCue

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'Friday 4': Everyone Wants to Return Says Ice Cube

16 April 2015 1:11 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Friday, the hit 1995 comedy starring Ice Cube and Chris Tucker, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this week. Part of the festivities include a return to theaters for the film. That's right, on 4/20, known as a National Stoner's Holiday, Friday will be back on the big screen. Ice Cube caught up with The Wrap to talk about the event, and revealed that everyone who has every been involved with the franchise, including cast members from the original as well as 2000's Next Friday and the 2002 Christmas themed The Friday After Next, want to return. And he hopes the theatrical revival of the original proves to New Line that a sequel should move forward. He explains:

"That's my dream. I think all the parties involved, all the people that's been in the franchise, people from the first one to the third one, want to do another one. We might have to call »

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'American Sniper' Blu-ray and DVD Coming on May 19

15 April 2015 2:43 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

From director Clint Eastwood comes American Sniper, arriving onto Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on May 19 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, A Mad Chance Production, A 22nd & Indiana Production. American Sniper stars Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle, whose skills as a sniper made him a hero on the battlefield. But there was much more to him than his skill as a sharpshooter.

A two-time Oscar nominee for his work in Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle, Cooper stars alongside Sienna Miller, Luke Grimes, Jake McDorman, Cory Hardrict, Kevin Lacz, Navid Negahban and Keir O'Donnell. Oscar-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby, Unforgiven) directed American Sniper from a screenplay written by Jason Hall, based on the book by Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwen and James Defelice. The autobiography was a runaway bestseller, spending 18 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, 13 of those at number one. »

- MovieWeb

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