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Principal Photography Begins In Australia On San Andreas Starring Dwayne Johnson

16 April 2014 2:15 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Principal photography begins Tuesday, April 22, on location in Australia for San Andreas starring Dwayne Johnson.

The action thriller from New Line Cinema and Village Roadshow Pictures reunites Johnson with director Brad Peyton and producer Beau Flynn, following their collaboration on the global hit Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.

San Andreas is slated to open in theatres on Friday, June 5, 2015.

After the infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California, a search and rescue helicopter pilot (Johnson) and his estranged wife make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter. But their treacherous journey north is only the beginning, and when they think the worst may be over…it’s just getting started.

The film also stars Carla Gugino (“Night at the Museum,” TV’s “Entourage”), Alexandra Daddario (“Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,” TV’s “True Detective”) and Archie Panjabi (TV »

- Michelle McCue

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The HeyUGuys Summer Preview – Edge of Tomorrow

16 April 2014 5:30 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

In the past few years, time loop movies have been making a slight comeback in mainstream Hollywood. The genre is one rarely ventured into, with good reason, but the quality we’ve seen recently has been spectacular. So with baited breath, and fingers cross, I am wholeheartedly looking forward to Doug Liman’s Edge of Tomorrow this summer.

The biggest reason I am it is not the fact that Tom Cruise is front and centre, but rather that Emily Blunt is right beside him in the female lead.

Blunt has been rising through the ranks over the years, making huge strides across a slew of genres with movies like The Adjustment Bureau, Your Sister’s Sister, and Looper, not to mention Disney’s upcoming Into the Woods. She traverses independent and blockbuster movies like few are capable of, and seeing her return to blockbuster territory here is what’s got »

- Kenji Lloyd

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New TV spot for Edge of Tomorrow starring Tom Cruise

14 April 2014 2:21 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Warner Bros. Pictures has debuted an official TV spot packed with new footage from Edge of Tomorrow, the upcoming sci-fi from diretcor Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity), which stars Tom Cruise as an officer forced to relive his first and final battle over and over again until he’s able to change the outcome. Take a look below…

The story unfolds in a near future in which a hive-like alien race, called Mimics, have hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, shredding great cities to rubble and leaving millions of human casualties in their wake. No army in the world can match the speed, brutality or seeming prescience of the weaponized Mimic fighters or their telepathic commanders. But now the world’s armies have joined forces for a last stand offensive against the alien horde, with no second chances.

Lt. Col. Bill Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never »

- Gary Collinson

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‘Timecop’ Remake Finds A Writing Duo

10 April 2014 2:28 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Universal Pictures is looking to give Timecop a redo. The 1994 film, which starred Jean-Claude Van Damme and his mullet, was an undervalued sci-fi gem. To this day, it remains Van Damme’s highest-grossing movie, but middling reviews and a crowded year of notable films meant that it was soon forgotten. And when I say a “crowded year,” I mean it. 1994 gave us The Shawshank Redemption, Forrest Gump, The Lion King, True Lies, Pulp Fiction, Natural Born Killers, Stargate, Speed, The Crow, and many more. So Timecop disappeared, except in the hearts of fans that really dug the premise.

Based on a Dark Horse Comics story, Time Cop, which was featured in an anthology for the comic book shingle, the movie told the story of Max Walker- a cop who works for a special police force that has time traveling capabilities. Ron Silver played a corrupt politician that was hellbent »

- Mario-Francisco Robles

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Jeff Wadlow heading to Eternia for Masters of the Universe

10 April 2014 7:34 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

According to Schmoes Know, Kick-Ass 2 writer-director Jeff Wadlow has taken on directing duties on Sony’s long-gestating live-action Masters of the Universe reboot, filling the space in the director’s chair vacated by Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe: Retaliation). Wadlow has recently penned the script for 20th Century Fox’s X-Men spin-off X-Force, and should this He-Man rumour prove true, it would seem that Fox will need to find another director to bring Cable, Deadpool and company to the screen.

Sony has been developing Masters since 2009, and in 2010 the studio hired Mike Finch and Alex Litvak to draft a script, which was entitled Greyskull. The script has subsequently been rewritten by Richard Wenk (The Expendables 2) and Terry Rossio (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl), while the likes of Joe Cornish (Attack the Block), Rian Johnson (Looper), Phil Lord & Chris Miller (The Lego Movie), Kirk DeMicco »

- Gary Collinson

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'Timecop' Reboot Gets 'Journey 2' Writers Brian and Mark Gunn

9 April 2014 5:39 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Brian Gunn and Mark Gunn have signed on to write the screenplay for Universal Pictures' Timecop reboot, nearly one year after the project was first announced.

Jean-Claude Van Damme starred in the original Timecop, which was released in 1994, centering on a law enforcement agency that regulates time travel. The actor portrayed an officer who tangles with a corrupt politician (Ron Silver), trying to use time travel to further his career. Mia Sara, Bruce McGill and Gloria Reuben co-starred in the film.

The reboot is said to be more of a "gritty and grounded" crime tale, with the sci-fi elements pushed to the background. The project has drawn comparisons to Rian Johnson's 2012 time travel feature Looper, although this reboot will be much larger in scale. The story debuted as a three-part tale in the Dark Horse Comics anthology series, which spawned the original Timecop, a short-lived 1997 Timecop TV series, »

- MovieWeb

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Zach Braff’s Wish I Was Here - Deceptively Good Teaser Trailer

9 April 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

I don’t think Zach Braff’s Wish I Was Here made the splash at this year’s Sundance that he, or the many that crowdfunded the film, would have liked. It received negative reviews from most critics, including myself, who felt that it tread much of the same water as 2004’s Garden State, while failing to live up to his acclaimed directorial debut. In Braff's sophomore effort, he stars as an out-of-work actor who takes on the responsibility of homeschooling his son and daughter when his ailing father can no longer pay their tuition.

This teaser trailer is mostly quick shots of the film’s beautiful cinematography cut to The Shins’ stirring single “Simple Song.” I’ve ranted about how deceptive trailers can be, and having seen the film, I can say this trailer (thanks mostly to the music) makes the movie look better than it was. It felt »

- Eli Reyes

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Godzilla’s Gareth Edwards Fan Interviews & New TV Spots

4 April 2014 7:03 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

In the run up to the release of Godzilla, Warner Bros. Pictures is releasing a full series of videos launching on Wednesday each week.

In the weekly ‘Meet the Director’ series, British director Gareth Edwards divulges his experience of taking on the biggest movie of 2014 and about the advantages of being surrounded by “the best of the best” for the release of Godzilla.

In Summer 2014, the world’s most revered monster is reborn as Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures unleash the epic action adventure Godzilla. From visionary new director Gareth Edwards (“Monsters”) comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless.

Watch the brand new TV spots for the film.

Gareth Edwards directs Godzilla, which stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson (“Kick-Ass”), Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (“The Last Samurai,” “Inception”), Elizabeth Olsen »

- Michelle McCue

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Emily Blunt in talks for Denis Villeneuve thriller Sicario

3 April 2014 12:45 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Emily Blunt has entered talks for Denis Villeneuve's Sicario.

The Looper actress is lining up to star in the action thriller, reports Variety.

The film will centre around a cop from Tucson, Arizona, who teams up with two mercenaries to cross the Mexican border on the trail of a drug lord.

Villeneuve will film Sicario in the summer, and will follow it up with the sci-fi drama The Story of Your Life.

Amy Adams recently entered talks to star in the latter film, which is based on a Ted Chiang novel.

Blunt will next be seen with Tom Cruise in Edge of Tomorrow and in the Disney live action musical Into the Woods.

Watch a trailer for Edge of Tomorrow below: »

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Emily Blunt Boards Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario

2 April 2014 7:00 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It’s been a good day for director Denis Villeneuve. Earlier, we learned that he had snagged Amy Adams for his upcoming sci-fi thriller Story Of Your Life and now, we’re hearing that he’s managed to bring on another beautiful leading lady for the other film he has in production, Sicario.

Variety is reporting that Emily Blunt will star in the director’s upcoming crime thriller, which follows ”an officer from Tuscon who travels across the border to Mexico with a pair of mercenaries in order to track down a drug lord. ” Production on the film will get underway this summer but as of now, Blunt is the only confirmed cast member, so I’d expect to see many more casting announcements in the next few weeks.

Now, unfortunately, Variety doesn’t specify which role the actress will play. But, considering that they say she’ll be starring, »

- Matt Joseph

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Casting Net: Amy Adams in talks for sci-fi thriller; Plus, Emily Blunt, more

2 April 2014 5:26 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent - Inside Movies news »

Amy Adams (American Hustle) is in early talks to star in Story of Your Life, a sci-fi thriller based on a Ted Chiang short story about a linguist who is hired to determine whether the aliens who have just landed on Earth are a threat. During her communication with the visitors, she beings to experience visions that help her determine why they are there. Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners) will direct off of a script from Eric Heisserer (Final Destination 5). [Deadline]

Emily Blunt (Looper) in in talks to star in Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario about an Arizona police officer who ventures into »

- Lindsey Bahr

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Emily Blunt To Star in ‘Prisoners’ Director Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Sicario’

2 April 2014 12:21 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

French Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve had already impressed internationally with “Incendies” which earned him a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nomination in 2010. That opened the doors for the one-two 2013/2014 punch of “Enemy” starring Jake Gyllenhaal and “Prisoners” featuring Hugh Jackman, Gyllenhaal and a star-studded cast that included Viola Davis, Paul Dano, Melissa Leo and more. How much extra clout did the two critically-acclaimed movies give him? Today we have the answer: this morning it was revealed that Amy Adams is circling the lead in his upcoming sci-fi film “The Story Of Your Life,” and now comes word that another highly-covered Hollywood actress is entering his sphere. The trades report that “Looper” and “The Five Year Engagement” star Emily Blunt is planning to star in Villeneuve’s next film. Titled "Sicario,” the movie is a Mexico/U.S. border crime tale and thriller penned by Taylor Sheridan. Said to be “No Country For Old Men”-esque, »

- Edward Davis

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Emily Blunt to Headline Crime Thriller Sicario

2 April 2014 | | See recent news »

Emily Blunt ( The Devil Wears Prada , Looper ) is set to headline director Denis Villeneuve's ( Incendies , Prisoners ) next feature, a crime thriller titled Sicario , Variety reports. Sicario (the Spanish word for "hitman"), was written by actor/scribe Taylor Sheridan and follows an Arizona police officer who heads across the Mexican border to take down a drug lord. Villeneuve has been very busy as of late. He immediately followed Prisoners with Enemy , starring Melanie Laurent and, in dual roles, Jake Gyllenhaal. He'll shoot Sicario before tackling the sci-fi tale Story of Your Life which, earlier today , named Amy Adams as its lead. Blunt, meanwhile, can be seen coming up in Doug Liman's Edge of Tomorrow and Rob Marshall's Into the Woods . Black »

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Its Time For More Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Images

31 March 2014 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

Another stack of pictures from Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez's ('From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series') forthcoming noir sequel 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' have emerged bringing with them a bra clad Jessica Alba ('The Eye'), Eva Green ('Dark Shadows'), Bruce Willis, Dennis Haysbert, Ray Liotta, Joseph Gordon-Levit ('Looper') and more. Amongst them there are a few that are more or less just grabs from the recent trailer but at least it saves you from having to click that pesky pause button. Head below to check out the new images. »

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Casting Net: Mark Walhberg takes on 'Mojave'; Plus Jake Johnson, more

26 March 2014 5:20 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent - Inside Movies news »

Mark Wahlberg revealed that he has a small part in William Monahan’s Mojave, about a depressed, suicidal artist (Garrett Hedlund) who takes to the desert where he has a run-in with a homicidal drifter/doppelgänger (Oscar Isaac). Oscar winner Monahan wrote The Departed and The Gambler (upcoming), both of which feature Wahlberg. The specifics of Wahlberg’s Mojave role were not disclosed. [Collider]

Jake Johnson (New Girl) confirmed that he is indeed on board to appear in Jurassic World alongside Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Omar Sy. Jurassic World helmer Colin Trevorrow directed Johnson in Safety Not Guaranteed. [The Huffington Post]

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- Lindsey Bahr

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Noah Segan To Get Punched By Marko Zaror In Redeemer

26 March 2014 4:30 PM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Ernesto Díaz Espinoza's next with fellow Chilean, and rising martial arts star, Marko Zaror is continuing to shape up with the casting of American Noah Segan. Most recently seen at SXSW in psychological horror Starry Eyes, and best known to international audiences from his turns in Looper and Brick, Segan will play an American ex-pat and kingpin who takes aim at Zaror when he suspects the ex-hitman, now turned righteous redeemer, stole his cold hard cash. Segan is also on board as a producer along with Zaror, Espinoza and Diego Moral Heimpel.As to the aforementioned punching, there's little doubt with their respected roles, Zaror will be punching Segan... and hopefully more than once. God Speed then, Noah. And good luck.  Full disclosure: Xyz Films, which...

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‘Edge of Tomorrow’, with Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, releases a new trailer

26 March 2014 6:56 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Over the course of his career, actor Tom Cruise has made a name for himself in the science fiction genre, with films such as Minority Report, War of the Worlds, and Oblivion part of his filmography. Actress Emily Blunt has found herself dabbling in the genre as well, with recent efforts such as The Adjustment Bureau and Looper. Thus, the announcement that the two of them would be working together on a new project in the genre was met with excitement. Titled Edge of Tomorrow, the film is an adaptation of the novel All You Need is Kill, with Doug Liman in the director’s chair, and Lara Pulver, Bill Paxton, and Jeremy Piven among the co-stars. A new trailer for the film has now been released, and can be seen below.

(Source: Collider)

The post ‘Edge of Tomorrow’, with Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, releases a new trailer appeared first on Sound On Sight. »

- Deepayan Sengupta

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Warner Bros Unveil Latest Edge of Tomorrow Trailer

26 March 2014 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

A new trailer for Doug Liman's ('The Bourne Identity') upcoming time loop thriller 'Edge of Tomorrow' has been revealed by Warner Bros. Tom Cruise ('Jack Reacher') stars in the movie as a military officer who for the time being finds himself inexplicably repeating his day over and over again only to get killed before the day is out. On hand to assist is the always stunning Brit star Emily Blunt ('Looper') who plays Special Forces officer Rita Vrataski. Liman helms from an adapted script based on the original novel 'All You Need Is Kill' by author Hiroshi Sakurazaka. The movie co-stars Bill Paxton ('Aliens'), Charlotte Riley, Jonas Armstrong, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Tony Way, Kick Gurry, Franz Drameh and Dragomir Mrsic. Head below to check out the new trailer. »

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Second trailer for Edge of Tomorrow starring Tom Cruise

26 March 2014 4:02 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following on from yesterday's sneak peek teaser, Warner Bros. has released the second theatrical trailer for Tom Cruise's (Jack Reacher, Oblivion) latest sci-fi actioner Edge of Tomorrow, which you can watch right here after the official synopsis...

The story unfolds in a near future in which a hive-like alien race, called Mimics, have hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, shredding great cities to rubble and leaving millions of human casualties in their wake. No army in the world can match the speed, brutality or seeming prescience of the weaponized Mimic fighters or their telepathic commanders. But now the world’s armies have joined forces for a last stand offensive against the alien horde, with no second chances.

Lt. Col. Bill Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and then dropped—untrained and ill-equipped—into what amounts to »

- Gary Collinson

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New Trailer for Edge of Tomorrow with Tom Cruise & Emily Blunt

25 March 2014 10:02 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

When Warner Bros. launched the first trailer for Doug Liman’s Edge of Tomorrow at the end of last year, it was clear that we’d be in for a rollercoaster-ride of a blockbuster this summer.

That first trailer naturally earned itself a spot on our Top 25 Trailers of 2013, and we’ve been looking forward to what would come next. With just a few more months to go before it arrives, we’re due a new look at the sci-fi/actioner, and Warner Bros. haven’t disappointed.

The epic action of “Edge of Tomorrow” unfolds in a near future in which an alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world.

Lt. Col. Bill Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, »

- Kenji Lloyd

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