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Open Road Films Acquires Us Rights to Outrun

18 November 2011 1:17 PM, PST | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

Open Road Films has picked up domestic rights to the romantic action comedy Outrun, starring, written and co-directed by comic talent Dax Shepard. The road movie has a sprawling ensemble including Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, Tom Arnold, Beau Bridges and Kristin Chenoweth. Co-directed by David Palmer, the film centers on a former getaway driver Charlie [...]

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- Nick Martin

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New Release: Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption DVD and Blu-ray

19 October 2011 10:00 AM, PDT | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Release Date: Jan. 17, 2012

Price: DVD $29.99, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $34.99

Studio: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Victor Webster checks out the team in Scorpion King 3.

A DVD premiere, the action-adventure film The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption is an entry in the ever-popular and seemingly immortal franchise that  spawned The Mummy and The Scorpion King movies.

The film revolves around ancient Egypt’s Mathayus (Victor Webster, Burning Palms), who was last seen celebrating a triumphant rise to power in 2008’s The Scorpion King: Rise of the Warrior. Since then, things have taken a turn for the worse: Mathayus’ kingdom has fallen and he has lost his queen to plague. Now an assassin for hire, he must defend a kingdom from an evil tyrant (Billy Zane, Magic Man) and his ghost warriors to win back the power and glory he once knew, along with the hand of a slinky princess (Krystal Vee, »

- Laurence

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Tiff 2011: Burning Man Trailer and Poster

14 September 2011 5:34 PM, PDT | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

Time for another great poster and trailer! Well, what can I tell you guys, you’re pretty lucky today. Jonathan Teplitzky’s project titled Burning Man sounds as an awesome movie, indeed. I love the poster, and after seeing the new trailer, I like the whole thing even more. I mean, it’s always nice to have a [...]

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Three Actresses Vying to Star Opposite to Tom Cruise in ‘One Shot’

13 August 2011 5:27 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

A leading lady may be chosen this weekend for the crime thriller “One Shot.” The Hollywood Reporter listed three actresses testing to star opposite to actor Tom Cruise. The three actresses are Hayley Atwell, Alexa Davalos and Rosamund Pike. Atwell recently appeared as the lead actress in the comic book film “Captain America: The First Avenger” this summer.  She has appeared in several films including “The Duchess,” “Cassandra’s Dream” and television mini-series “The Pillars of the Earth.” Davalos was last seen in last year’s “Clash of the Titans.” Her filmography would also include “Defiance,” “The Mist” and “The Chronicles of Riddick.” And Pike was recently seen in several independent films such as “Made in Dagenham,” “Barney’s Version,” and “Burning Palms.” She was best known for her roles in films such as 2005’s “Pride & Prejudice,” “Die Another Day,” and “Doom.” Ironically, Pike will be seen playing Andromeda in »

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Jamie Chung and Scoot McNairy Heading to Eden

28 June 2011 11:39 AM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

Reality TV gal made good Jamie Chung and “Monsters’” Scoot McNairy will headline indie filmmaker Megan Griffiths’ latest film, the gritty drama “Eden”, about a subject matter that is anything but Eden-ish. In the film, co-written by Griffiths with Richard B. Phillips, Chung will play “a young Korean-American girl who is abducted and forced into prostitution by domestic human traffickers. Throughout the two years she is held, she ensures her own survival by carving out power and influence within the very organization that has imprisoned her.” No word on McNairy’s role, but he’s the male lead opposite Chung. Chung is one busy gal. Besides co-starring roles in “The Hangover II”, “Burning Palms”, and “Sucker Punch”, plus the upcoming “Knife Fight” with Rob Lowe and “The Man with the Iron Fists” with Russell Crowe and RZA, she’s also got something called “Premium Rush” on the way, in »

- Nix

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New on Blu-ray and DVD: Solaris! Big Bang! After Dark Originals!

27 May 2011 8:42 AM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

Solaris - Criterion have released a brand new high def Blu-ray of Andrei Tarkovsky's If you've never seen it, this is the time to. Panos Cosmatos (Beyond the Black Rainbow) described viewing the new print "a revelation" in his "One Scene" mini-essay. Personally, I'm happy I didn't already pick up the two disc DVD release otherwise I'd feel guilty for the double-dip.

The Big Bang - From Anchor Bay comes the Tarantino-esque neo-noir starring Antonia Banderas. I have to admit the trailer for this one caught my attention, but I have a feeling it could either be a unique off-the-wall blend of neo-noir and scifi... or a tedious exercise. We'll see I guess.

Fertile Ground - We've also got two horror releases from After Dark Originals this week. The first is this gory ghost story that comes from Ado mainstay Adam Gierasch (Autopsy, Night of the Demons). Just got a screener of this, »

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Rob Lowe’s Knife Fight Gets Some Chung

26 May 2011 8:23 AM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

For a girl who started her Hollywood career on a shitty MTV reality TV show, Jamie Chung sure has come a long way. How far has the little gal come? She’s currently co-starring in “The Hangover 2″, which should open huge this weekend. And before that, she was part of the girl ensemble in Zack Snyder’s “Sucker Punch”. She was also in a little-seen/little-known indie film called “Burning Palms”, a twisty, pervy little anthology that you’re probably better off not seeing. Next you’ll be able to catch Chung in Rob Lowe’s political indie drama “Knife Fight”, where she’ll play Rob Lowe’s assistant. In the film, Lowe will play “a political crisis manager who plays hardball for scandal-plagued clients”. The film’s cast includes Julie Bowen as “a reporter who sleeps around for scoops”, Connie Britton as “an earthy liberal running for office”, Rebecca Mader »

- Nix

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New this Week: ‘The Hangover Part II,’ ‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ and ‘I Am Number Four (DVD)’

25 May 2011 6:00 AM, PDT | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

Hitting movie theaters this weekend:

The Hangover Part IIBradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms

Kung Fu Panda 2Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan

Movie of the Week

The Hangover Part II

The Stars: Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms

The Plot: Right after their infamous Las Vegas bachelor party, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu’s wedding. Stu’s plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry.

The Buzz: Like many wines and cheeses before him, Hangover II writer/director Todd Phillips has aged well. With Road Trip, his directorial debut, he made a film just funny enough to facilitate the production of his 2nd film, the far superior, Old School. From there Phillips helmed Starsky and Hutch, which was respected well enough, for what it was, before taking a major misstep with School for Scoundrels. Phillips bounced back big-time from his first flop, »

- Aaron Ruffcorn

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Dylan McDermott Perks with Emma Watson

13 May 2011 5:44 AM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

Variety shared an exclusive with the world centering upon actor Dylan McDermott. He’s his own brand of McDreamy, yes? He’s also gearing up for both television and film, making him a well rounded actor this year indeed.

In addition to signing the dotted line to act in the FX pilot American Horror Story from creator Ryan Murphy, he has two, count them, two films upcoming. One is called Nobody Walks, written by Lena Dunham and Ry Russo Young (and directed by Young). McDermott joins John Krasinski, Olivia Thirlby and Jane Levy on the cast.

The other film is already a BoomTron topic of interest. It is The Perks of Being a Wallflower, for which Harry Potter‘s Emma Watson will portray the romantic lead.

Perks is a novel adaptation. It’ll come via Summit, yes, the Twilight studio.

“Perks of Being a Wallflower” will be helmed and penned by Stephen Chbosky, »

- Sasha Nova

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'Catfish' Co-Directors Looking to Direct 'Paranormal Activity 3' Next

4 May 2011 5:34 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Just when I thought there was no way they could do anything to make me interested in another Paranormal Activity sequel, they went and did pretty much the only thing that would actually make me excited to see it. Bloody-Disgusting is reporting confidently that Paramount is hiring up-and-coming filmmakers Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman, behind the controversial documentary Catfish last year (trailer), to direct the upcoming Paranormal Activity 3 sequel. I've been anxious to follow their careers and although there's rumors that doc will be spun off into a TV show, I'm much happier seeing them on this new project instead. In addition to filmmaking team of Joost and Schulman, Paranormal Activity 3 will have a screenplay by Christopher B. Landon (Disturbia, Burning Palms), and will be produced by Jason Blum and Oren Peli, producer/director (respectively) behind the original Paranormal. This small group is already coming off of Insidious being »

- Alex Billington

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CAA Signs 'Paranormal Activity 2' Scribe Chris Landon

26 April 2011 10:44 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

CAA has signed Chris Landon, the screenwriter who is scripting Paranormal Activity 3. Landon's scripting credits include Paranormal Activity 2 and Disturbia, and he wrote and directed Burning Palms, the feature that starred Zoe Saldana, Lake Bell and Nick Stahl. Landon, who was a consulting producer on the ABC series Dirty Sexy Money, is adapting the Lisa McMann novel Wake at Paramount. Landon had been without an agency since exiting Wme some time ago, but he continues to be managed by Mosaic. »

- MIKE FLEMING

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Burning Palms Trailer: Starring Zoe Saldana, Dylan McDermott & Shannen Doherty

19 January 2011 9:45 PM, PST | BuzzFocus.com | See recent BuzzFocus.com news »

Burning Palms is directed by Christopher B. Landon and stars Zoe Saldana (Colombiana, Avatar 3, Untitled Star Trek Sequel), Jamie Chung (Sucker Punch, The Hangover Part II, Premium Rush), Rosamund Pike (Barney’s Version), Lake Bell (The League, How to Make It in America), Nick Stahl (388 Arletta Avenue, The Speed of Thought), Paz Vega (Tango Dancer, The Jesuit), Dylan McDermott (Dark Blue) and Shannen Doherty (Mari-Kari, Suite 7).

Burning Palms is a subversive tale that interlaces five stories where no taboo is left unexplored. Framed as a graphic novel come to life, the film unfolds in five popular neighborhoods of Los Angeles as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate. »

- Terry Boyden

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The Trailer & Poster for Burning Palms is Inappropriately Brilliant

19 January 2011 3:00 PM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

In my opinion, if you’re making a trailer, you want to make one just like this! Apple have just released the first trailer and poster for new movie, Burning Palms which features a rather impressive cast including  Zoe Saldana, Jamie Chung, Rosamund Pike, Lake Bell, Nick Stahl, Paz Vega, Dylan McDermott, Shannen Doherty and is directed by Christopher B. Landon.

This is a lesson is how to cut a trailer that makes you want to go and see a movie, especially when the subject matter for the movie looks so crazy!

Synopsis: Burning Palms is a subversive tale that interlaces five stories where no taboo is left unexplored. Framed as a graphic novel come to life, the film unfolds in five popular neighborhoods of Los Angeles as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate.

Just leave them wanting more…. and it has… Enjoy!

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- Dave Sztypuljak

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Zoe Saldana on a mission over 'amazing' Star Trek and Avatar sequels

18 January 2011 6:03 AM, PST | The Geek Files | See recent The Geek Files news »

Sci-fi fans aren't the only ones keen to find out about the follow-ups to Star Trek and Avatar.

Zoe Saldana, who played the young Uhura in Jj Abrams' big-screen Star Trek revamp and Sam Worthington's blue alien lover Neytiri in Cameron's Avatar, says she too is excited about the sequels and has been trying to prise all the details from the directors.

At the Hollywood premiere of her new film Burning Palms, the 32-year-old actress admitted: "You can expect the sequels to be amazing but we're going to have to wait."

The 32-year-old says she's been pestering James Cameron and Jj Abrams to reveal some details about the plots.

She said: "I email Jim and Jj to see if I can get a little bit of information and I don't know if it's a trend of mine or if I just psychologically gravitate towards these directors that are very secretive, »

- David Bentley

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Exclusive: Christopher Landon Talks Burning Palms

17 January 2011 | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Making his directing debut this weekend is screenwriter Christopher Landon ( Disturbia , Paranormal Activity 2 ) and his new thriller anthology Burning Palms . The Creepshow -inspired anthology features five La-based short stories with an ensemble cast that includes Zoe Saldana, Jamie Chung, Rosamund Pike, Lake Bell, Dylan McDermott and many more. Landon spoke exclusively with Shock Till You Drop about the film and a number of upcoming writing projects, including a Miley Cyrus supernatural thriller, Wake and his potential involvement Paranormal Activity 3 . Shock Till You Drop: Take me back to the beginning. Where did "Burning Palms" begin? Christopher Landon: I've always been a big, big fan of short stories and anthologies. I keep sort of a collection »

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Nick Stahl Cast In Fox Pilot 'Locke & Key', Which In Now Targeted For Next Season

12 January 2011 4:27 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Nick Stahl has joined the cast of Fox's drama pilot Locke & Key, which was originally targeted for summer but is now for fall consideration. The project, from producers Kurtzman/Orci, 20th TV and DreamWorks TV, is based on Joe Hill's comic. It tells the story of Nina Locke (Miranda Otto) and her three children, Tyler, Kinsey (Sarah Bolger), and Bode who, after the brutal murder of Nina's husband Rendell Locke, return to Keyhouse, his old family home in Massachusetts. There, they are pestered by an evil entity named Dodge that's determined to hold the family hostage one way or another until it gets what it wants. Stahl will play Rendell's younger brother Duncan Locke,  an art teacher, who lives nearby and frequently visits Nina and the kids and who strangely has few memories of his time growing up in Keyhouse. Stahl, repped by Icm and Klwg, next co-stars »

- NELLIE ANDREEVA

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Burning Palms Trailer and Poster

11 January 2011 1:22 AM, PST | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

Today we have the official trailer and poster for the upcoming  Burning Palms comedy drama.

Burning Palms is a dark comedy, interlacing multiple stories where no taboo is left unexplored. Framed as a graphic novel come to life, the film unfolds in five popular neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Each story from the sandy beaches of Santa Monica, the the gated mansions of Holmby Hills, a motley crew of characters careens toward a hilarious and twisted fate in a movie unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

The film stars Shannen Doherty, Dylan McDermott, Zoe Saldana, Lake Bell, Nick Stahl, Paz Vega, Adriana Barraza, Colleen Camp, Jamie Chung, Robert Hoffman, Peter Macdissi, Emily Meade, Anson Mount, Rosamund Pike, Austin Williams and Tom Wright.

Burning Palms, written and directed by Christopher B. Landon (who wrote Disturbia, Paranormal Activity 2), will be released to theaters on January 14th, 2011.

Burning Palms Poster

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- Allan Ford

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Watch: Eerie Red Band Trailer for Indie Anthology 'Burning Palms'

10 January 2011 9:00 PM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Five stories that will mess you up for life. I don't know what this is and I really have no clue what is even going on, but it looks pretty frickin' wild, almost to the point where I'm actually kind of interested in seeing it. ShockTillYouDrop recently debuted a red band trailer for an indie anthology horror film called Burning Palms. I'd never heard of it before, but it has quite a cast for an indie: Zoe Saldana, Paz Vega, Jamie Chung, Rosamund Pike, Lake Bell, Shannen Doherty, Nick Stahl and even Dylan McDermott. But if you watch this - prepare to be freaked out. There's so much odd imagery! Nothing is what it seems... Watch the official red band trailer for Christopher Landon's Burning Palms: Here's the plot from IMDb: A subversive tale that interlaces five stories set in Los Angeles, where no taboo is left unexplored »

- Alex Billington

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‘Burning Palms’ Red Band Trailer With Zoe Saldana, Jamie Chung and Others

10 January 2011 4:30 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

"Five tales that will mess you up for life." That's the tagline for Burning Palms, which opens in limited release on January 14. Written and directed by Christopher B. Landon (who wrote Disturbia, Paranormal Activity 2), the film follows five separate stories all across Los Angeles that delve into very taboo territory. It stars Zoe Saldana, Jamie Chung, Dylan McDermott, Paz Vega, Nick Stahl, Shannon Doherty, Rosamund Pike and more. Check out the trailer - which has a very Funny Games feel - after the jump. Thanks to Shock Till You Drop [1] for the below trailer. But first, read the plot description. It helps inform the trailer immensely. Burning Palms is a dark comedy, interlacing multiple stories where no taboo is left unexplored. Framed as a graphic novel come to life, the film unfolds in five popular neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Each story from the sandy beaches of Santa Monica, the »

- Germain Lussier

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Teaser Trailer for 'Burning Palms'

10 January 2011 2:29 PM, PST | GetTheBigPicture.net | See recent Get The Big Picture news »

It's not every day I see a movie trailer that makes me think Wtf, but in a positive way.  The new teaser trailer for the lovely Zoe Saldana's Burning Palms is magnificent and the movie looks pretty intriguing too.

The synopsis on IMDb describes it as a subversive tale that interlaces five stories set in Los Angeles, where no taboo is left unexplored as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate.  Just think of it as a dark comedy/satire, or as my favorite movie genre.

The trailer for the movie itself is »

- Patrick Fancher

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