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The three epics will be based on British author Conn Iggulden’s series of five novels about the rise and fall of the Roman leader
Lionsgate, which also oversaw the final two movies in the blockbuster Twilight saga, has optioned Conn Iggulden’s Emperor series of novels with the initial aim of making three films. Also titled Emperor, the planned triptych will detail Caesar’s childhood friendship with Marcus Brutus, the pair’s rise to power, and the Roman leader’s final betrayal on the floor of the senate at the hands of his lifelong comrade.
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- Ben Child
With just under three months left until The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 hits theaters this November, star Jennifer Lawrence has already started doing press for the franchise finale. After her other big franchise wraps up with X-Men: Apocalypse in 2016, many are wondering what will be next for the Oscar-winning star. As it turns out, the actress revealed in an interview with The New York Times that she is teaming up with Trainwreck star/writer Amy Schumer in a comedy movie they are both writing and planning to star in. Here's what she had to say about working with Amy Schumer.
"We play sisters. We're almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We've got about 100 pages right now. Amy and I were creatively made for each other. We have different flavors. It's been the most fun experience of my life. We start the day off on the phone, »
Exclusive: Move over, Katniss. Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment has found its next franchise hero: Julius Caesar. The company, whose franchise fare has included Twilight Saga, The Hunger Games and Divergent, has signed on with White Horse Pictures to co-produce Emperor, the first in what could be a trilogy of films about the rise of Julius Caesar and his best friend and eventual mortal enemy Marcus Brutus. Emperor will be based on the first two books written by Iggulden… »
You can add 6-foot-8, 320-lb. Matthew Willig to Phil Coulson’s sizeable list of Season 3 woes.
The veteran NFL offensive tackle has been cast on ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the role of Lash, an Inhuman who, executive producer Jeff Bell tells TVLine, “has a fairly strong opinion about what should happen to Inhumans,” who in the wake of the Season 2 finale (thanks, fish oil supplements!) are “popping up all over the world.”
RelatedS.H.I.E.L.D.‘s Elizabeth Henstridge Teases Jemma’s Season 3 Fate: ‘I Didn’t Think They’d Go That Far!’
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Excitement for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is building – and fast. With little under four months to go until the release of J.J. Abrams’ sci-fi sequel, Disney is beginning to map out release plans in order to ensure that the film enjoys the biggest launch possible. One such strategy will involve its run in IMAX theaters. Despite only containing one single sequence in the big-screen format, the House of Mouse has today confirmed that The Force Awakens will be broadcast in IMAX theaters for an entire month.
Sure, it’s not unprecedented – Warner Bros. secured a similar deal for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy – but it is still remarkable. According to The Hollywood Reporter, such a tactic will mean that The Force Awakens will be screened in 375 to 400 IMAX screens across the States and a further 400 more internationally, benefitting from the premium ticket prices in the process.
- Michael Briers
Nadiya's facial expressions are the best thing about The Great British Bake Off
In fact, based on the below pictures, we're starting to question whether Bake Off is really just a gentle BBC Two reality show. Because these contestants seem so terrified that surely only something truly awful awaits them outside the safety of the tent. We're not sure what that might be but it's starting to look more and more like The Hunger Games as the weeks go on (despite all the puddings lying about).
Tonight, the bakers face all manner of tricky desserts and will have to master them to ensure their survival - in other words, we're expecting lots more examples of shaky hands and shaky nerves. »
With the hype surrounding Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it wouldn't surprise anyone if it ended up becoming the highest-grossing movie of 2015, most likely breaking a few box office records along the way. We've known for quite some time that this highly-anticipated sci-fi adventure will be released in IMAX theaters, but today we have a new report from The Hollywood Reporter, which reveals the movie will essentially dominate IMAX theaters for an entire month. Director J.J. Abrams' sequel will be shown in every IMAX domestic theater, and most of its international theaters, where it will be the only movie to screen during a four-week run.
IMAX struck a similar deal with Warner Bros. for The Hobbit trilogy, where the company reserved all of their screens for this one movie, but that deal was brokered four years ago, and they haven't made one since, until now. The movie will »
The New York Times has spoken to Jennifer Lawrence about her final appearance as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, during whcih the Oscar winner has revealed that she has been working with Trainwreck star Amy Schumer on a script.
Lawrence, who has been seen “out and about” with Schumer recently, spoke of the upcoming project the two have undertaken after casually emailing each other.
“We play sisters,” Lawrence said. “We’re almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We’ve got about 100 pages right now. Amy and I were creatively made for each other. We have different flavors. It’s been the most fun experience of my life. We start the day off on the phone, laughing. And then we send each other pages. And we crack up. I’m flying out tomorrow to see her in Chicago. We’ll write a little bit with her sister, »
- Scott J. Davis
Jennifer Lawrence is writing a comedic screenplay with Amy Schumer in which both female stars plan to star. “We play sisters,” Lawrence told the New York Times on Wednesday. “We’re almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We’ve got about 100 pages right now.” Lawrence was initially discussing her upcoming film “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2” when the conversation took a casual turn and she revealed the news. Also Read: Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson Top List of Highest Paid Actresses “Amy and I were creatively made for each other,” Lawrence continued. “We have different flavors. It »
- Beatrice Verhoeven
The Oscar-winning star was promoting the final instalment of The Hunger Games when she explained the pair are also planning to star in the eventual production.
"We play sisters," she told The New York Times. "We're almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We've got about 100 pages right now.
"Amy and I were creatively made for each other," she continued to enthuse. "We have different flavours. It's been the most fun experience of my life.
"We start the day off on the phone, laughing. And then we send each other pages. And we crack up. I'm flying out tomorrow to see her in Chicago. We'll write a little bit with her sister, Kim, who worked with Amy when she was writing Trainwreck. »
In the opening minutes of the pilot for USA’s Mr. Robot, superhacker Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek) meets with the shifty proprietor of a chain of coffeeshops. Over the course of their conversation, Elliot reveals the flaws in his cybersecurity—flaws that enabled Elliot to uncover this fellow’s immense cache of child pornography. The topic shifts: Who is Elliot? What does he want? Money? Before long, though, Elliot heads out and the cops storm in to mete out justice. That, it would seem, will be the blueprint for Mr. Robot: the story of yet another maladjusted genius with One Weird Trick for solving crimes while disregarding the rules, man. He’ll track down hidden bad guys, overcoming his obvious social awkwardness and seemingly timid nature, and expose them to the world with the help of cutting-edge, buzzword-heavy technological innovation. After all, this is USA, the home of Burn Notice, »
- Simon Howell
That escalated quickly. Mere months after meeting and becoming Bffs, Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence are working together on a script that they’re aiming to star in. Given that it’s still at an early stage, Lawrence – ostensibly talking to The New York Times about The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 – was reticent to reveal too much. But she did say that, “we play sisters. “We’re almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We’ve got about 100 pages right now.” Lawrence says she got in contact with Schumer after seeing Trainwreck, and the two became fast friends, with Lawrence joining the comedian, actress and writer on holiday with her crowd. That has now become a professional connection. “Amy and I were creatively made for each other. We have different flavours,” she says. “It’s been the most fun experience of my life. We start the day off on the phone, »
It's too good to be true. It has to be some elaborate joke. Jennifer Lawrence is making our dreams a reality! The Hunger Games star talked to the New York Times Wednesday about her last hurrah with the dystopian franchise and casually dropped the biggest bomb of all time: She and Amy Schumer are writing a screenplay together. That's right! The comedic genius behind Trainwreck and the loveable Oscar winner are coming together to create what will probably be one of the best movies ever. Even if it's not, we'll all love it anyway. "We play sisters," Lawrence dished to the Nyt. "We're almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We've got about 100 pages right »
“We play sisters,” Lawrence told The New York Times about the film’s storyline. “We’re almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We’ve got about 100 pages right now.”
Lawrence casually broke the news on Wednesday while discussing “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2.”
“Amy and I were creatively made for each other,” she told Nyt. “We have different flavors. It’s been the most fun experience of my life. We start the day off on the phone, laughing. And then we send each other pages. And we crack up. I’m flying out tomorrow to see her in Chicago. We’ll write a little bit with her sister, Kim, who worked with Amy when she was writing ‘Trainwreck.’”
She then picked up her phone to text Schumer, who she met just a few months ago, »
- Maane Khatchatourian
If you thought a movie co-starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt was too much greatness for one to witness, then your face might melt off Indiana Jones style when you watch J-Law.s upcoming comedy with Amy Schumer. That.s right, Ms. Katniss Everdeen revealed that she.s working on a new movie with the hottest comedienne in Hollywood right now. During an interview with The New York Times about The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2, coming out this November, Lawrence casually let the news slip about a collaboration with Amy Schumer. She revealed: We play sisters. We.re almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We.ve got about 100 pages right now. So not only are they starring in this untitled film together, they also co-wrote the screenplay. We had no idea the biggest (and highest-paid) actress in Hollywood was friends with Schumer, but then again, we »
Speaking with The New York Times, Lawrence says they're almost finished writing the script with about one-hundred pages done. She adds that:
"Amy and I were creatively made for each other. We have different flavors. It's been the most fun experience of my life. We start the day off on the phone, laughing. And then we send each other pages. And we crack up. I'm flying out tomorrow to see her in Chicago. We'll write a little bit with her sister, Kim, who worked with Amy when she was writing 'Trainwreck.'"
Lawrence's next film, the final movie in "The Hunger Games" franchise, opens November 20th.
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- Garth Franklin
Jennifer Lawrence may have just broken the internet. Again.
"We play sisters [in the film]," Lawrence said in an interview with the New York Times. "We're almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We've got about 100 pages right now."
The Oscar-winner also told the Times what everyone really wants to know: How this team-up happened.
"I emailed her after I saw 'Trainwreck' and said, 'I don't know where to get started. I guess I should just say it: I'm in love with you,'" Lawrence recalled "We started emailing, and then emailing turned to texting."
And texting turned into jet skiing together in early August and then writing a movie, naturally.
"Amy and I were creatively made for each other," Lawrence said. "It's been the most fun experience of my life. We »
- Phil Pirrello
Hunger Games fans had to work extra hard on Monday to see the latest banner for Mockingjay – Part 2, the final installment in the epic saga. The Hunger Games promotional website, Squad 451, had fans clicking on the website over and over as a counter ticked toward 11,202,015, according to MTV. They chose this […]
The post Hunger Games Fans Have To Work To See Latest ‘Mockingjay – Part 2′ Poster appeared first on uInterview. »
- Spencer Macnaughton
The Hunger Games meets Kick-Ass in this nightmarish story of survival! When a pack of teenage boys choose the seemingly innocent Veronica (Abigail Breslin) as the next victim of a deadly hunting tradition, they soon discover she’s not as innocent as she looks…
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- Phil Wheat
How good as 2015 been for moviegoers? This past year audiences have witnessed an opening act that included blockbusters such as “Cinderella,” “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” “Fifty Shades of Grey” and “Furious 7.” Hollywood followed that string up with summer goods such as “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Trainwreck,” “Inside Out” and “Jurassic World” (currently no. 3 all-time at the U.S. box office). And while we’re currently experiencing the annual cycle of late August dumps you won't even watch on an airplane, the movie gods may have saved the best for last. The upcoming fall movie season has a little bit of something for everyone. Comedy fans can look forward to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler reuniting on screen in “Sisters,” Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell are also back together in “Daddy’s Home” and Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anthony Mackie look to party in “The Night Before »
- Gregory Ellwood
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