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Disney-Pixar has debuted the first trailer for its second offering of 2015, The Good Dinosaur, which we have for you below along with the official poster…
The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.
Directed by Peter Sohn (Partly Cloudy) and produced by Denise Ream (Cars 2), The Good Dinosaur features a voice cast that includes Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother), John Lithgow (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Judy Greer (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), Bill Hader (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 »
- Gary Collinson
With Colin Trevorrow and his cast now busy out stumping for Jurassic World around the globe, the director is somewhat naturally being asked about plans for more dino drama. But though the film is on track for a healthy opening and the studio no doubt wants to keep the franchise alive, Trevorrow, it would appear, is currently happy to have just one trip to the park on his CV. “Jurassic Park is like Star Wars. Different directors can give a different taste to each movie,” Trevorrow told Italian pop culture site Badtaste.it, which was translated by Coming Soon. “I would be involved in some way, but not as director.” So chances are he’ll have an executive producer role, offering input should another film head into production. There’s always a chance the studio could change his mind if the film does really well, but as in the case »
The Park Is Open June 12 and Wamg has your passes to the advance screening of Jurassic World!
Can you imagine what a dinosaur looks like, moves like or sounds like without thinking of Jurassic Park?
It isn’t just a movie. It’s a memory shared by all of us.
It defined the colossal summer blockbuster, a moviegoing event of a lifetime that provided us some of the most lasting, iconic sights and sounds of cinema.
It gave you the feeling that the first day of summer had arrived.
It pioneered advancements in visual effects that made you believe dinosaurs roamed the Earth again.
Mixing plausible science with breathtaking imagination, it told a cautionary tale about what could result from messing with the natural order.
It left your eyes wide, your jaw open and your heart racing.
Jurassic Park answered the question of how much story, how much fun and »
- Movie Geeks
The 39-year-old David Oyelowo has had a lot of different roles in a vast swath of films that have been released in the past decade. He.s had everything from bit parts in blockbusters like Interstellar and Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes to show-stopping leads in projects such as his recent HBO film Nightingale and, of course, the Academy Award-winning Selma. Yet for all of his experience, and all of his craft, there is one role you.ll never be able to cast him in: the token black best friend. In an interview with NPR, promoting Nightingale.s premiere on HBO this week; Oyelowo used his trademark candor and charm to talk about all sorts of odds and ends that went into his performance in the film. That's when David Oyelowo took the time to send a polite but firm message to anyone who would even think of »
The 2015 Eurovision Song Contest averaged more than 6.6 million viewers, overnight figures indicate.
The Eurovision coverage helped BBC One win primetime overall on the night, with a 29% share compared to ITV's 20.6%.
Despite suffering a large drop from last week, Britain's Got Talent still drew 7.41m (35.2%) on ITV and a further 295k (1.4%) on +1.
Elsewhere on ITV, Ninja Warrior UK continued with 3.9m (23.9%) and Play to the Whistle entertained 1.83m (8.9%).
The latest Big Brother highlights attracted 594k (2.9%) from 9.20pm. CSI intrigued 598k (3.5%) afterwards. »
Having been absent from the big screen last year, 2015 will see the release of two Disney-Pixar films in Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur, and while most of the marketing so far has concentrated on the former (no surprise, given it’s out exactly one month today), the folks at Film Divider have scored a trio of character images from the latter, which we have for you here…
See Also: Official logo and concept art for The Good Dinosaur
The Good Dinosaur asks the generations-old question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In theaters November 25, 2015, the film is a humorous and exciting original story about Arlo, a lively Apatosaurus with a big heart. After a traumatic event unsettles Arlo’s family, he sets out on a remarkable journey, gaining an unlikely companion along the way — a human boy. »
- Gary Collinson
Underworld 5: Kate Beckinsale will reprise her role as the vampire Selene in the fifth entry in the Underworld series. She has starred in three of the first four films in the series. Anna Foerster will direct; she signed up to helm a sequel to Source Code back in December, but it's not known yet which project will go forward first. [Heat Vision] War of the Planet of the Apes: The battle between apes and humans erupts into war, according to a report that claims War of the Planet of the Apes will be the title of the next movie in the famed franchise. Scheduled for release on July 24, 2017, it follows on the success of Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. The latter of those was helmed by Matt Reeves, who will reprise his duties as...
- Peter Martin
According to Collider Fox have a name for the upcoming sequel to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, it’s War of the Planet of the Apes, very fitting considering the way the last one ended. Ask yourself this, if you have in front Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the […]
Read The Next Apes Film is War of the Planet of the Apes on Filmonic.
Briefly: As Caesar said, war has begun. We all knew it was coming, but now it's official. Collider is reporting the next Planet of the Apes movie will be titled War of the Planet of the Apes, so from here on out that's how we'll be referring to it. This is the third movie in the new series started by Rupert Wyatt with Rise of the Planet of the Apes, which continued the Caesar storyline into Dawn of the Planet of the Apes directed by Matt Reeves, now it's War of the Planet of the Apes due in 2017, also directed by Matt Reeves. He says: "As this story continues, we know that war is not avoided by the end of Dawn. That is going to take us into the world of what he is grappling with. Where [Caesar] is going to be thrust into circumstances that he never, ever wanted to deal with, »
- Alex Billington
The Planet of the Apes franchise is more popular than ever, thanks to the massive success of 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes and last year's sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Planet of the Apes 3 is currently in development, with Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves coming back to direct, with 20th Century Fox setting a July 14, 2017 release date earlier this year. Today we have a new yet unconfirmed report which reveals the sequel will be entitled War Of The Planet of the Apes.
While we don't know for sure if 20th Century Fox is officially going with this title or not, it does make sense, since the end of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes revealed that a massive war between the humans and the apes is coming, after any hope for peace between the two sides was lost forever. »
Warning: Spoilers for Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes and Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes are in play. If you haven.t seen either film, bookmark this page and come back when you.re up to date. By the end of Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, ape leader Caesar (Andy Serkis) and human leader Malcolm (Jason Clarke) had remained friends but sadly had to part company, anyway. The reason being that the events involving Koba.s sabotage and Dreyfus. (Gary Oldman) call for back up had basically locked humanity into the long, hard struggle that would eventually see the Planet Of The Apes come to historical fruition. While we.re not going to get to that point just yet, we do have an idea where things are going, as the new title for the 2017 sequel has been revealed. You.ve seen the Rise and survived »
We had the Rise of the Planet of the Apes and then the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and next comes the War of the Planet of the Apes, or so says Collider in an article announcing the title for the third movie in the newly rebooted franchise, set for a July 14, 2017 release. It's a damned good title if getting the attention of your audience is your number one goal (which it is) and it also suggests this is going to be the most action-packed film in the franchise yet, though I don't know where you go after everything Matt Reeves threw into the last one. Reeves previously commented on the future of the franchise saying, "The first one is sort of how Caesar goes from humble beginnings to becoming a revolutionary... In Dawn, he really rose to occasion of becoming a leader in really challenging and difficult times. »
- Brad Brevet
Source: Deadline »
- Garth Franklin
Deadline reports that Pinto will take on a live-action role in the blockbuster pic, on which Serkis is set to make his directorial debut. She joins The Americans star Matthew Rhys, who is playing explorer John Lockwood, and Bad Words breakout Rohan Chand, who won the role of Mowgli, in the production, which will blend live-action and motion-capture to adapt the classic by Rudyard Kipling.
No details yet on which part the actress will play, but Jungle Book: Origins tells the story of an orphaned human boy raised by jungle animals including a friendly bear and a wise panther, so it’s perhaps likely that Pinto is playing either an explorer or Mowgli’s birth mother.
The motion-capture cast is »
- Isaac Feldberg
Exclusive: In a reteam of sorts, I hear that Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto is joining the Andy Serkis-directed Jungle Book: Origins at Warner Bros. She’s lined up to play one of the live-action roles opposite Matthew Rhys and Rohan Chand in the hybrid motion-capture pic that’s based on the Rudyard Kipling classic. Slumdog breakout Pinto was in 2011’s Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes with Serkis who is directing Jungle Book from a script by Callie Kloves. He’s also… »
This week’s new Blu-ray releases include a pair of underrated films from 2014—a Paul Thomas Anderson masterwork and a critically hailed family film starring an animated bear—as well as the next film from Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt, and more. Click on the links below to purchase. Inherent Vice (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Combo Pack) - $22.99 (36% off) Paddington [Blu-ray] - $19.91 (50% off) The Gambler [Blu-ray] - $19.99 (50% off) The Wedding Ringer (Blu-ray + UltraViolet) - $19.99 (43% off) The Friends of Eddie Coyle [Blu-ray] (Criterion Collection) - $26.19 (34% off) Masterpiece: Wolf Hall [Blu-ray] - $23.69 (41% off)
- Adam Chitwood
If the name Andrew Lesnie doesn't ring a bell, his work will. He's the Academy Award-winning cinematographer behind all six Lord of the Rings films, as well as Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones and King Kong remake. He also served as the D.P. on I Am Legend and Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and unfortunately he passed away Monday following a serious heart attack. He was 59. As announced by Australian Cinematographers Society, Lesnie's death comes after the cinematographer suffered from a heart condition for over the last six months. In addition to their announced plans to celebrate Lesnie's work during their 2015 Acs National Awards for Cinematography in Hobart this weekend, they had the following to say: Words cannot express the absolute feeling of loss, particularly for his immediate family. Andrew gave us many personal cinema moments, moments that will live with us forever, and yet he »
- Will Ashton
The unexpected death of Australian cinematographer Andrew Lesnie has sparked an outpouring of touching sentiment about his skills behind the camera, his huge contribution to his own and New Zealand cinema and also, from those who knew him, his decency and goodwill.
“After 17 years and eight movies together, the loss of Andrew is very hard to bear,” said Peter Jackson in a Facebook post this evening. He described him as “one of the great cinematographers of our time” and “an irreplaceable part of my family” who “always had my back”.
Jackson sought him out for the fantasy/adventure The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring because of the quality of his work on the Australian fairytale Babe. The New Zealand-based collaboration earned Lesnie the 2002 Academy Award for his cinematography »
- Sandy.George@me.com (Sandy George)
Sad news to report. Academy Award winning cinematographer Andrew Lesnie passed away suddenly, and has died at the age of 59. Born in Sydney, Australia, Lesnie went on to work closely with Peter Jackson as his Director of Photography on the three Lord of the Rings movies. He also went on to work on King Kong and The Hobbit trilogy, as well as I Am Legend, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Last Airbender and Russell Crowe's The Water Diviner most recently. He won the Oscar for Return of the King back in 2002. Lesnie was a beloved member of this industry, with many speaking out about him through social media (including even Ian McKellen as seen below). Details are not yet available about his death; he was only 59 years old. Here's a few of the tweets collected from Ian McKellen, Russell Crowe, James Wan + Eric Vespe on Lesnie: »
- Alex Billington
A spokesman from the Australian Cinematographers Society said “We have been advised of the sudden death of Andrew.” They added that his family would make an official statement at a later time.
Crowe reacted to the news on Twitter earlier.
Devastating news from home. The master of the light, genius Andrew Lesnie has passed on .
— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) April 28, 2015
- Paul Heath
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