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Cosplay: Resha Crumpler As Elektra, Supergirl & X-Men's Storm

29 August 2014 2:05 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

DC Comics - Supergirl Cosplayer: Resha Crumpler * Photographer: Cat Ramos ........................................................................ Marvel Comics - Elektra Cosplayer: Resha Crumpler * Photographer: Selfies ........................................................................ X-Men - Storm (Ororo Munroe) Cosplayer: Resha Crumpler * Photographer: Cat Ramos The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-men: Days Of Future Past. The beloved characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from “X-Men: First Class,” in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future. X-Men: Days Of Future Past will be directed by Bryan Singer ("Usual Suspects"). The cast includes: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Ian McKellen, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Peter Dinklage, Nicholas Hoult, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Lucas Till, Evan Peters, Daniel Cudmore, Booboo Stewart, Omar Sy, Fan Bingbing, Evan Jonigkeit, Adan Canto and Josh Helman, X-Men: Days Of Future »

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Casting: Till, Roberts, Malone, Kleintank, Riesgraf

28 August 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Disappointments Room

Lucas Till ("X-Men: First Class") will star opposite Kate Beckinsale in D.J. Caruso's thriller "The Disappointments Room" at Relativity Studios. Wentworth Miller penned the script which Caruso has since done a rewrite on and filming begins in two weeks in North Carolina.

The story tells of a mother (Beckinsale) who moves her family to a beautiful house in the country. The discovery of a secret room in the attic leads to the woman unlocking the home’s bloody secret past and how it ties frighteningly to her own. Till will play a mysterious carpenter who works on the family's home. [Source: Heat Vision]

February

Emma Roberts ("We're the Millers") and Kiernan Shipka ("Flowers in the Attic") are set to star in Osgood Perkins' horror-thriller "February".

The story follows a haunted young woman who makes a bloody and determined pilgrimage across a frozen landscape toward a prestigious all girls prep school, »

- Garth Franklin

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'X-Men: First Class' writers, Steve Carell join Looney Tunes 'Acme' project

28 August 2014 8:46 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

While Bugs Bunny fans eagerly await news about whether Space Jam 2 will ever happen, another movie based on the Looney Tunes world is moving forward with a pair of writers and one of its leads.

EW can confirm The Hollywood Reporter’s original report that the writers behind 2011’s X-Men: First Class and the upcoming Power Rangers reboot, Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz, have signed on to write the untitled Acme film. Not much is known about the project’s plot, though it is expected to be a hybrid of live action and animation with Steve Carell in a starring role. »

- Jonathon Dornbush

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Looney Tunes Movie ‘Acme’ Picks Up ‘X-Men: First Class’ Writers

28 August 2014 4:15 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

It’s an unusual one to be pushing but it seems Warner Bros are continuing to collect all the right materials for their Looney Tunes ‘Acme‘ project – which is currently a work-in-progress title.

There have been numerous rumours and plans announced over recent years but now bigger developments are happening with X-men: First Class writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz on-board. There’s also a likelihood that John Requa and Glenn Ficarra may join in a directorial capacity, they wrote I Love You Philip Morris and have just finished directing Margot Robbie and Will Smith in Focus and they previously gave us Crazy Stupid Love.

The idea behind this movie would be delving into the classic Looney Tunes cartoons from Warner Bros. Steve Carell is attached with Dan Lin and Roy Lee on the production side. Those latter two most recently brought to life The Lego Movie but we’re »

- Dan Bullock

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X-Men: First Class writers to pen Looney Tunes spin-off movie

27 August 2014 11:53 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

There's a Looney Tunes spin-off in the works, with Steve Carell attached and the writers of X-Men: First Class in charge of the script...

The last time we saw Warner Bros' golden age animated characters on the silver screen, it was courtesy of Joe Dante and his 2003 film, Looney Tunes: Back In Action. It wasn't a box office success, unfortunately, but it offered lots to enjoy, with Dante's anarchic sense of humour perfectly suited to the antics of character such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the Tasmanian Devil.

A little over a decade later, and it's been revealed that a new Looney Tunes movie is in the offing. Currently going by the short, snappy title Acme, it's being written by Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz - the duo who brought us the thoroughly entertaining X-Men: First Class. The pair also wrote the comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love, directed by Glenn Ficarra »

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X-men: Days Of Future Past: Futuristic Sentinels Concept Art

27 August 2014 9:45 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Click Here - More X-men: Days Of Future Past Concept Art The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-men: Days Of Future Past. The beloved characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from “X-Men: First Class,” in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future. X-Men: Days Of Future Past will be directed by Bryan Singer ("Usual Suspects"). The cast includes: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Ian McKellen, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Peter Dinklage, Nicholas Hoult, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Lucas Till, Evan Peters, Daniel Cudmore, Booboo Stewart, Omar Sy, Fan Bingbing, Evan Jonigkeit, Adan Canto and Josh Helman, X-Men: Days Of Future Past hits UK cinemas on May 22 and Us cinemas the following day. »

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Looney Tunes Movie Gets Steve Carell and X-Men: First Class Writers

27 August 2014 8:07 PM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

"X-Men: First Class" writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz have signed on to the untitled "Acme" movie project that's based on the popular "Looney Tunes" cartoons. The film will be a CG/live-action hybrid and will not center on "Looney Tunes" characters. The movie will be directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, who directed "Crazy Stupid Love." And one of the stars of that movie, Steve Carell, is in talks to star. Plot details are being kept a secret, but the Acme Corporation is a fictional manufacturer of crazy and sometimes dangerous products that are used by many "Looney Tunes" characters. The company's products are most commonly used by Wile E. Coyote in his never-ending quest to capture the Road Runner. »

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Variety Picks 10 Actors to Watch for 2014

27 August 2014 3:38 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Variety has announced its annual list of 10 Actors to Watch, an honor the publication has been bestowing since 1998.

Past honorees include many future Oscar-winners and nominees such as Adrien Brody, Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Patricia Clarkson, Samantha Morton, Lupita Nyong’o, Viola Davis, Michael Shannon, Melissa Leo.

This year’s honorees will be featured in the Oct. 7 issue of Variety and for the third year, several of the honorees will participate in Variety Ten to Watch activities at the Hamptons Film Festival, which runs Oct. 9-13.

This year’s 10 Actors to Watch are:

Kaitlyn Dever, who appeared in “Short Term 12” and will be seen in Jason Reitman’s upcoming “Men, Women and Children” and “Laggies” with Keira Knightley.

Eve Hewson, now appearing in the Steven Soderbergh series “The Knick” and soon to be seen in Steven Spielberg’s untitled cold war thriller.

Dakota Johnson, star of the upcoming »

- Jenelle Riley

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‘Looney Tunes’ spinoff ‘Acme’ adds ‘X-Men: First Class’ writers

27 August 2014 3:27 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

(Cbr) Warner Bros. is at last ready to open its order from the Acme Corporation. According to Variety, the studio has hired "X-Men: First Class" writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz to pen its "Looney Tunes" spinoff "Acme." Steve Carell is attached to star, while Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, directors of "Crazy Stupid Love" and the upcoming "Focus," are in early talks to helm. As longtime viewers of "Looney Tunes" well know, Acme is a fictional mail-order company that features prominently in the Road Runner cartoons, supplying Wile E. Coyote with all kinds of improbable products, from a rocket sled to dehydrated boulders to earthquake pills. Acme also played a role in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" and "Tiny Toon Adventures." Warner Bros. bought the "Acme" pitch in 2010 from "Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu" writers Kevin and Dan Hageman, who had a hand in developing the stories for "Hotel Transylvania" and "The Lego Movie. »

- Kevin Melrose, Comic Book Resources

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Steve Carell tipped to star in live-action Looney Tunes spinoff movie

27 August 2014 3:05 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Steve Carell has been tipped to star in a live-action spinoff of Looney Tunes.

The actor is attached to appear in a comedy that will be written by X-Men: First Class writers Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz.

Warner Bros Studios is developing a film that will blend live-action and CGI in a movie that explores Looney Tunes's fictional Acme Corporation, known for making dangerous products.

No Looney Tunes characters are expected to be the main focus of the movie.

John Requa and Glenn Ficarra (Crazy, Stupid, Love.) are in talks to direct in a reunion with Carell, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

No release date has been set yet. »

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Casting: Chris Hemsworth Goes On 'Vacation,' Steve Carell Joins 'Looney Tunes' & 'Freeheld' And More

27 August 2014 2:32 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Well, here's a name we didn't expect to see in the "Vacation" reboot: Chris Hemsworth. Yep, Thor is throwing down the hammer, joining the comedy that stars Ed Helms and Christina Applegate, along with Charlie DaySkyler Gisondo and Steele Stebbins, who were also recently added. Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo will make cameos, too, and the movie follows "the grown-up son of Clark Griswold who takes his family on a road trip similar to the one he and his parents and sister took when he was young." John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein ("The Incredible Burt Wonderstone") wrote the script and will direct. [THR/Variety] Steve Carell is keeping busy as an Oscar campaign surely builds for his turn in "Foxcatcher." Firstly, he'll be in the brewing Looney Tunes movie being penned by "X-Men: First Class" writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz , with "Crazy Stupid Love" directors Glenn Ficarra and »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Steve Carell To Star In The New Looney Tunes Movie

27 August 2014 2:22 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Just because you don't hear about a certain in-development movie for a number of years doesn't actually mean that the project will never end up on the silver screen. Some are just destined to spend a bit of time in what has been dubbed "Development Hell." Take, for example, the Looney Tunes Acme factory film. We first wrote about the feature all the way back in October 2010, but haven't heard a peep about it since. That is, until now. It turns out that Warner Bros. has been actively developing the new Looney Tunes feature for a while now, and, according to The Hollywood Reporter, they've already assembled a number of interesting names to work together on making it real. Sources say that Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz, two of the screenwriters behind Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class, have been hired to write a script for the "untitled Acme movie project. »

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'Looney Tunes' Movie 'Acme' Casts Steve Carell

27 August 2014 1:39 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Steve Carell is attached to star in Warner Bros.' Untitled Acme Warehouse Project, centering on the company featured in the Looney Tunes cartoon shorts.

No specific plot details have been revealed, but the Acme Corporation's products are used in the Looney Tunes shorts, most often by Wile E. Coyote, in his pursuit of the Road Runner. This movie will not focus on any of the Looney Tunes characters, and is being planned as a CGI/live-action hybrid. The project has been in development since 2010, when Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman (The Lego Movie) sold their original pitch to Warner Bros.

Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz (X-Men: First Class) have signed on to write the screenplay, with Glenn Ficarra and John Requa in talks to direct. If a deal is finalized, the directors will reunite with Steve Carell, who starred in their 2011 romantic comedy Crazy Stupid Love. They also directed »

- MovieWeb

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Looney Tunes movie “Acme” gets X-Men: First Class writers

27 August 2014 12:44 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The writing duo behind X-Men: First Class Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz have reportedly been hired by Warner Bros. to work on their script for Acme, a live action/CGI hybrid based on the company made famous by Looney Tunes.

The Hollywood Reporter are also saying that Crazy Stupid Love directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa are also in discussions to helm the project with Steve Carrell (Foxcatcher) in line to star. The movie will be produced by Dan Lin and Roy Lee (The Lego Movie).

Acme is the fictional company that features prominent in Looney Tunes cartoons, used frequently by Wile E. Coyote in his mishaps while trying to get the Road Runner. They also played a big part in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?. The plot for Acme is currently unknown, but the movie will not focus on the Looney Tunes characters but will most likely feature them. The »

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'Looney Tunes' Spin-Off 'Acme' Back to Life with Steve Carell Starring

27 August 2014 12:30 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Way back in 2010, Warner Bros. was developing a live-action/CGI hyrbid spin-off of their iconic "Looney Tunes" cartoon short franchise. The film was said to focus on the fictional Acme Corporation, the company responsible for making a lot of the crazy (and often times faulty) products that pop up in "Looney Tunes" cartoons from time to time. Originally Kevin & Dan Hageman were hired to write the script after coming up with an idea similar to the Amblin Entertainment movies of the 1980s, but now X-Men: First Class and Thor writing duo Ashley Miller & Zack Stentz will be tackling the script. But that's not all. THR reports Crazy Stupid Love directing duo Glenn Ficarra & John Requa are circling the project, simply called Acme, and now in early talks with the studio to make it official. And the project will be a bit of a reunion because Steve Carell is also attached »

- Ethan Anderton

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New Looney Tunes Movie In Development With Steve Carell Attached

27 August 2014 12:15 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Since Hollywood is fresh out of unique and original ideas, and has been for some time now, it’s time to start turning to classic properties again and next on the list are the Looney Tunes. Titled Acme, the film will be scripted by X-Men: First Class scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz, with Steve Carell attached to star and Crazy, Stupid, Love helmers Glenn Ficarra and John Requa in talks to direct.

Given that the project is still in the early stages of development, plot details are being kept under wraps. That being said, from what we’re hearing, the film will not focus on any of the “familiar Looney Tunes characters” and is leaning more towards being a spinoff. I’m not sure exactly what that means for the direction of Acme, or how it will tie into the already established universe, but it should be interesting to »

- Matt Joseph

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Carell, X-Men Scribes To Do An Acme Movie

27 August 2014 11:58 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Actor Steve Carell and "X-Men: First Class" scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz are teaming for an untitled movie at Warner Bros. Pictures about the Acme Corporation, the famed fictional manufacturer of crazy and dangerous products in the various "Looney Tunes" cartoons.

Plot details are being kept under wraps, but Carell is attached to star and Dan Lin and Roy Lee ("The Lego Movie") will produce. "Crazy Stupid Love" directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa are also in early negotiations to direct the project which has its roots in the classic cartoons like "Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner" and "Daffy Duck".

The project will be a CG/live-action hybrid and is reportedly being envisioned as an event movie that will also possibly launch a franchise. It will not, however, center on the Looney Tunes characters.

Source: Heat Vision »

- Garth Franklin

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X-men: First Class Writers Board Acme Movie; Crazy Stupid Love Helmers in Talks to Direct

27 August 2014 11:55 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Warner Bros.’ untitled Acme movie is taking shape.  Heat Vision reports that X-Men: First Class scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz have been tapped to write the script for the project, while Crazy Stupid Love writers/directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa are in early talks to direct.  The film is planned as a CG/live-action hybrid and while story details are under wraps, producer Dan Lin previously told us that the lead character is a Steve Jobs-type and the story revolves around the titular company that makes everything.  Steve Carell is attached to star in what is being envisioned as a big family adventure movie. Ficarra and Requa just helmed the upcoming con artist pic Focus, starring Will Smith and Margo Robbie, but it's unclear if Acme would be their next directorial effort.  Miller and Stentz, meanwhile, are currently busy writing the upcoming Power Rangers reboot.

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- Adam Chitwood

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Steve Carell Attached To Acme Film For Warners

27 August 2014 11:38 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

With Warner Bros. still trying to bring the Looney Tunes crew back to cinemas in some fashion, it appears the current project has evolved considerably. In development since at least 2010, the film now seems focused on the Acme Company seen most often in the Road Runner cartoons, has Steve Carell attached to star and X-Men: First Class writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz on board to crank out the script.Unless this is somehow a divergent movie from the one we last checked in on back in 2012 – when Saturday Night Live veteran Jenny Slate was hired to write a script for a story that appeared more closely focused on the actual Looney Tunes team a la 2003’s Looney Tunes: Back In Action – the drive here is to create something that blends CG and live-action but instead explores the Acme factory and its products.How Carell fits into that, and indeed »

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Steve Carell to Headline Acme-Focused Looney Tunes Movie

27 August 2014 11:36 AM, PDT | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

It was nearly four years ago that word first broke of a Warner Bros. live action/CGI project that would be set in the world of the studio's hit "Looney Tunes" franchise and take place inside a warehouse belonging to the Acme corporation. Today, The Hollywood Reporter brings word that the project is moving forward with Steve Carell set to star, X-Men: First Class's Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz set to script and Crazy Stupid Love helmers Glenn Ficarra and John Requa in talks to direct. »

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