3 items from 2015
A couple of brief status updates have arrived regarding several sequels to major franchises setup at Paramount Pictures.
First up, Platinum Dunes producers Andrew Form and Bradley Fuller have confirmed that the company's second reboot of the "Friday the 13th" franchise is still having its script tinkered with. Form tells Collider: "Just working on the script still. Hoping to make that movie this year and Brad, I'm gonna confirm that Jason is in the movie."
In the same interview, Form also offered a brief update on the sequel to last year's critically reviled but successful reboot of the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" franchise. Plans to get the movie into cinemas by mid-2016 seem to still be in effect: “We’re in prep right now. We start shooting in New York in April."
Meanwhile, Paramount is still planning a fourth film in the popular "Beverly Hills Cop" franchise with the Michigan »
- Garth Franklin
I had a hell of a time trying to figure out how to tackle a list of my most anticipated movies of 2015. I'm not going to take the time to count the number of sequels, remakes, spin-offs, reboots, parts two of two or re-imaginings that are hitting theaters this year because, quite frankly, it doesn't matter any more. Trying to figure out where a film like Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens fit into a list of most anticipated films that weren't anything like it was impossible. Even then, how much am I "anticipating" the new Star Wars film versus how curious am I to simply see how it will turn out now that it's out of the hands of George Lucas and into the hands of J.J. Abrams, whose last Star Trek film was a complete messc Therefore, I decided on two distinctions in film, the blockbusters and then everything else. »
- Brad Brevet
Happy birthday, Jeremy Renner! The two-time Oscar-nominated actor and our beloved Hawkeye turns 44 on Wednesday, so we’re taking a trip back to the '90s when Renner was just 25 years old.
In 1996, Renner starred in a lesser-known murder mystery TV movie, A Nightmare Come True, where he played the son of a husband mistreating his wife until she disappears –all based on true events.
"It really doesn't surprise me that this is true," Renner told Et after reading the script. "I find out the true story and I'm like, you know what? I buy it. I don't doubt it. People are nuts. They're nuts."
Watch: Bradley Cooper Sports Long Blonde Locks in First 'Et' Interview
Rocking the signature male '90s uniform – a plaid button down shirt and long flowing hair -- Jeremy told us the challenges he faced while filming to ensure he doesn't give away the ending.
"I really »
3 items from 2015
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