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See 1920′s Jennifer Lawrence in new image from Serena

10 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A new image from Susanne Bier’s Depression-era drama Serena has been released, featuring Jennifer Lawrence on horseback as the title character, Serena Pemberton.

Lawrence co-leads the film along with her American Hustle and Silver Linings Playbook co-star Bradley Cooper. The film hits UK cinemas on October 24, but still lacks a release date in the United States. The film went through an extensive 18-month editing process, and has failed to pick up a Us distributor. That means that despite a great cast and meaty dramatic material, Serena likely won’t have a chance to pick up any Academy Award nominations this fall, and may someday quietly get a direct-to-home video release in the States.

Directed by Susanne Bier (director of the 2010 Oscar winner Best Foreign Film, In A Better World), Serena stars Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Rhys Ifans (The Amazing Spider-Man), Sean Harris (Prometheus), Sam Reid (The Railway Man), Toby Jones »

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Marco Polo Images and Release Date Revealed; The New Netflix Show Debuts in December

10 hours ago | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Hot off its 31 Primetime Emmy nominations, Netflix has unveiled the premiere date and a set of images for the brand new original series, Marco Polo.  The show is based on Marco Polo’s exploits in Kublai Khan’s court in China and will feature newcomer Lorenzo Richelmy as the title character and The Man with the Iron FistsZhu Zhu as Kokachin, Marco Polo’s love interest.  Kon-Tiki’s Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg directed the first two episodes and executive produce the season alongside show creator John Fusco as well as Dan Minahan and Harvey Weinstein. Hit the jump to check out the first five Marco Polo images.  All ten episodes will debut on Netflix on December 12th at 12:01am Pst.  The show also stars Joan Chen, Benedict Wong, Remy Hii, Olivia Cheng, Claudia Kim, Uli Latukefu and Tom Wu. Here’s the official description of Marco Polo »

- Perri Nemiroff

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Netflix Provides First Look at ‘Marco Polo’ and Premiere Date (Photos)

12 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Marco Polo,” an upcoming Netflix original series about the famed Italian explorer, will premiere on Dec. 12 in all territories where the streaming service is available. The growing original content provider dropped the date on Thursday along with five stills from the 10-episode first season of the drama, which stars newcomer Lorenzo Richelmy as Polo. Also read: Netflix Tackles Politics in First French Original Series ‘Marseille’ Chinese actress Zhu Zhu plays Marco's love interest, while Joan Chen (“Twin Peaks”) and Benedict Wong (“Prometheus”) co-star in the series following the explorer's adventures through Kublai Khan's court in 13th century China. “Marco Polo” was created by  John. »

- Greg Gilman

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Charlize Theron Rips Beauty Industry for Focusing on 20-Year Olds, Women Over 40 Ignored

13 hours ago | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Charlize Theron is not too happy with the fashion and beauty industry for focusing on 20-somethig young women's beauty needs, while ignoring women over 40. Charlize thinks women only ''come into their prime'' in their 40s and wants to know why the beauty industry can't understand their needs, too. The 39-year-old 'Prometheus' star, who is dating Sean Penn, 54, says 20-year-olds ''have no f**king concept'' about life and believes the beauty industry should focus on older women. She told Women's Wear Daily (Wwd) magazine: ''It's ironic that we've built the beauty world around 20-year-olds, when they have no f***ing concept about wisdom, what life is about, having a few relationships below [their] belt and feeling hardships, to grow into [their] skin and feel confident within [themselves] and to feel the value of who [they] are, not because of a man or because of something like that. ''And I think that's such a beautiful thing. »

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Netflix's Marco Polo Series Gets a Premiere Date — Plus: First Photos

13 hours ago | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Marco Polo will make landfall in late 2014.

Netflix announced Thursday that its anticipated original series about the famed explorer will be released on Dec. 12. The drama  — which stars Italian newcomer Lorenzo Richelmy in the title role — is set in 1200s China, “a world replete with astonishing martial arts, sexual intrigue, political skullduggery and spectacular battles.”

The international cast also includes Benedict Wong (Prometheus), Zhu Zhu (Cloud Atlas), Tom Wu (Skyfall), Remy Hii (Treading Water) and Rick Yune (Olympus Has Fallen).

Scroll down to view the first five images from the big-budget series.

Related storiesVideo: Oitnb's Laverne Cox on Emmy- »

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New Photos from Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'

14 hours ago | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

20th Century Fox has released some more new photos from director Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings," starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver, and Sir Ben Kingsley.

From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses (Joel Edgerton), setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

Scott directed the Biblical epic story from a screenplay written by Steve Zallian, Adam Cooper, and Bill Collage.

"Exodus: Gods and Kings" is set to hit theaters on December 12, 2014.

Have a look at the photos below. »

- Kellvin Chavez

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15 Horror Franchises that Helped Define the Face of the Genre

27 August 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

There may be no other genre of film that juggles trends as often and openly as horror. One decade it’s the slasher; one decade it’s the ghost story; the next it’s found footage. The door does and will continue to revolve. That’s not going to change.

Fortunately for fans of this diabolical branch of celluloid, every now and then those shifts come on the heels of a landscape-altering production or the birth of a franchise destined to change the way we view film. We’ve seen movies evolve so much in the last 80-plus years it’s insane.

It’s almost hard to grasp, but it happens. And it often takes career-defining projects and game-changing films to make the shift a reality. Here are 15 horror franchises that enhanced or completely altered the face of horror as we know it.

Alien:

Ridley Scott’s greatest achievement, »

- Matt Molgaard

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Ridley Scott Talks ‘Blade Runner’ And ‘Prometheus’ Sequels

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

Director, Ridley Scott is spoilt for choice at the moment, with both scripts for the sequels to Blade Runner and Prometheus ready to roll.

Scott confirmed that he’s looking for Harrison Ford to return as Rick Deckard, the world weary bounty hunter who ends up forming a connection with the replicants he’s hired to retire in the 1982 dystopian neo-noir. Speaking about Blade Runner 2, Scott said:

“It’s written and it’s damn good. Of course it involves Harrison, who is a survivor after all these years.”

The Prometheus sequel is also ready for filming, although quite when this will happen is still unclear. Scott is currently busy with The Martian, starring Matt Damon, which is due for release in November 2015. It looks like he may start working on the Blade Runner sequel after The Martian, but then where does that leave Prometheus 2? He’d better get a move on. »

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Ridley Scott: ‘Blade Runner 2’ and 'Prometheus 2' scripts are both ready

26 August 2014 3:45 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

(Cbr) Ridley Scott has a lot on his plate — too much, one could argue, especially if you’re one of the fans eagerly awaiting sequels to two of his films: "Blade Runner" and "Prometheus." The director confirms to Entertainment Weekly that scripts and plans exist for both the announced "Blade Runner" and "Prometheus" sequels, with the former film in particularly good shape. “It’s written and it’s damn good,” he said of the "Blade Runner 2" script. “Of course it involves Harrison [Ford], who is a survivor after all these years — despite the accident.” But Ford’s "Star Wars" set injury isn’t what’s getting between Scott and the next "Blade Runner." Instead, it’s the Oscar-winning filmmaker’s increasingly busy schedule. His next film is called "The Martian," a Matt Damon-starring adaptation of Andy Weir’s novel about an astronaut stranded and left for dead on Mars. “It’s like 'Robinson Crusoe, »

- Josh Wigler, Comic Book Resources

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Ridley Scott talks Blade Runner 2 and Prometheus 2

26 August 2014 2:15 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

During an interview with Entertainment Weekly, filmmaker Ridley Scott has spoken briefly about the proposed sequels to his sci-fi offerings Blade Runner and Prometheus, stating that Blade Runner 2 looks set to move forward, while Prometheus 2 seems to be suffering from scheduling issues.

With regards to Blade Runner 2, Scott stated that: “Blade Runner 2 is written and is damn good,” says Scott. “Of course it involves Harrison [Ford], who is a survivor after all these years – despite the accident [on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII]. So yes, that will happen.”

Scott is currently putting the finishing touches to Exodus: Gods and Kings and is gearing up to shoot The Martian with Matt Damon, which means he’s struggling to find time to fit Prometheus 2 into his schedule: “That’s the problem. I’ve got a lot of ducks in a row. But they’re all written.”

So, if Scott plans to direct Blade Runner 2 after The Martian, »

- Gary Collinson

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Prometheus and Blade Runner Sequels Have Been Written Says Ridley Scott

26 August 2014 1:51 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Now 76 years old, Ridley Scott is showing no signs of slowing down with Exodus: Gods and Kings set for release later this year and The Martian in the works for 2015...

But what about the sequels to Prometheus and Blade Runner, which have long been rumored? Well, their arrivals may be closer than you think. Read on!

Per Entertainment Weekly, Scott revealed that the scripts for both sequels have been written, and it's essentially now just a matter of time before he can get around to bringing them to life.

"It’s written and it’s damn good,” Scott said of the Blade Runner sequel. “Of course it involves Harrison [Ford], who is a survivor after all these years. So yes, that will happen.”

The highly anticipated Blade Runner sequel was co-written by Scott, Hampton Fancher, and Michael Green. Ford hasn't yet confirmed his involvement.

As far as a sequel to Prometheus is concerned, »

- John Squires

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Review: Low-key drama in the English fenland propels debut feature 'The Goob'

26 August 2014 1:45 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Venice - NBC's "The Office" rang frequent laughs from Dwight Schrute's beet farm, with glimpses of backwards Cousin Mose and his feral antics proving particularly fertile ground for comedy ("And as of this morning, we are completely wireless here at Schrute Farms, but as soon as I find out where Mose hid all the wires, we'll get all that power back on.") This kind of vaguely unsettling boys-on-the-farm vibe is played straight in "The Goob", a character piece that has atmosphere to spare, and whose minimal plot is helped along by the happily original setting; this might be the first film shot in Norfolk to premiere at Venice. Self-described as "a psychological Western" and set largely on farmland of sorts in the flat formerly marshy Fens in the East of England (think the reclaimed bits of the Everglades without the redeeming features of exotic wildlife or sunshine), The Goob is »

- Catherine Bray

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Sequel News: Ridley Scott Talks 'Blade Runner 2' Before 'Prometheus 2'; Hawkeye Set for 'Cap 3'?

26 August 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

We hope you love sequels, because we’ve got all kinds of news about the next installments in franchises you already love in today’s roundup. Director Ridley Scott is 76 years old, an age where many of his compatriots are well into retirement and spending their time in a tropical locale. However, the Alien director isn’t ready to hang up his camera just yet – and to prove he's still got it, he has multiple projects in various stages of development. Of all those films on his docket, people are most interested in his long-awaited sequel to Blade Runner and the follow-up to his quasi-Alien prequel Prometheus. EW recently caught up with Scott, who offered up a status report on both features. The current state of Blade Runner should leave fans pleased...

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- Mike Bracken

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Ridley Scott Says Scripts For 'Blade Runner 2' And 'Prometheus 2' Are Written, He Just Has Figure Out Scheduling

26 August 2014 10:46 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

As usual, Ridley Scott is juggling five thousand projects at once. He's currently wrapping up "Exodus: Gods And Kings" for release later this year, and this fall he'll begin rolling on the sci-fi film "The Martian" starring Matt Damon. But what about the long developing sequels to "Blade Runner" and "Prometheus"? Well, Scott promises both are coming, and he says that at least from a writing standpoint, they are ready to go. “It’s written and it’s damn good,” Scott told EW about "Blade Runner: Title To Be Determined." “Of course it involves Harrison [Ford], who is a survivor after all these years, despite the accident. So yes, that will happen.” That being said, Ford's involvement isn't confirmed by, at least not officially, but we suppose if the actor is willing to come back for "Star Wars," he will do anything. He's been rumored to participate in the movie for »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Ridley Scott Updates 'Blade Runner' & 'Prometheus' Sequels' Status

26 August 2014 8:50 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

This December, we'll see if Ridley Scott can finally deliver another great film by returning to the sword and sandal tale of Exodus: Gods and Kings (the trailer had impressive visuals, but felt a bit artificial otherwise). But he's got plenty of other projects on his future slate to keep him busy. The director's next film has been confirmed to be the sci-fi drama The Martian starring Matt Damon, but many are wondering when he'll get around to directing the developing sequels to his classic Blade Runner and the Alien prequel Prometheus. Well, Scott gave a brief update on the status of both sequels, giving us a vague timetable. When it comes to Blade Runner, Scott confirmed to EW that the script written by Hampton Fancher (co-writer of the original film) and Michael Green (of Green Lantern) is completed and just waiting for him to shoot it, "It’s written and it’s damn good. »

- Ethan Anderton

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Ridley Scott Will Probably Direct Blade Runner 2 After The Martian

26 August 2014 8:27 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Ridley Scott is keeping quite active for a man in his 70s. He’s currently gearing up to release his Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings, and is also starting to get ready for production on The Martian (which begins shooting in November), his sci-fi film with Matt Damon. The prolific filmmaker doesn’t look to be slowing down anytime soon, either, as he recently told Entertainment Weekly that after The Martian, he’ll move on to Blade Runner 2.

According to Scott, the film has a completed script and it’s “damn good” :

“[Blade Runner 2] is written and it’s damn good. Of course it involves Harrison, who is a survivor after all these years—despite the accident. So yes, that will happen.”

Now, Ford hasn’t confirmed his involvement in the sequel just yet, and hasn’t seemed to eager to do it, so whether he’ll actually climb on »

- Matt Joseph

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When Will Ridley Scott Direct Blade Runner 2?

26 August 2014 8:10 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Sir Ridley Scott likes to keep a number of irons in the fire. At one point, the legendary filmmaker.s IMDb had nearly as many "announced" projects as it did completed features. The Englishman likes to work, even at the older age of 76, and he has several sandboxes in which he.s able to play. Two of his most popular worlds might get extensions, in fact, as Ridley Scott says screenplays are reaching positions of completion. So what.s on the horizon, and when might we see these films? Ridley Scott opened up to EW about three of his most-discussed projects: his Blade Runner sequel; his Prometheus sequel; and The Martian, which he wants to make with Matt Damon. Of the three, he suggests that The Martian will be next, adapted from Andy Weir.s novel about an astronaut stranded on Mars following a solar storm. Scott says he has »

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Ridley Scott Says Scripts for Blade Runner 2 and Prometheus 2 are Finished

26 August 2014 7:29 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Ridley Scott is a busy man.  With Exodus: Gods and Kings set to release later this year, and his next project already pick (The Martian with Matt Damon in the lead), many fans have been wondering what's going on with his other science fiction sequels that have been in the works for a little while now.  Ridley Scott finally opened up about the upcoming sequels to both Blade Runner and Prometheus, even stating which one he expects to shoot first.  Come inside to check it out!

Prometheus had it's share of problems, to be honest, but regardless of that, I still felt it was an interesting movie with some nifty concepts.  I feel that a sequel to that film could expound those ideas and be something specila (if handled correctly).  So despite being somewhat "meh" about Prometheus, I have been eager for a second one.  If you feel the same, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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‘Blade Runner’ Sequel Could Mean More Delay for ‘Prometheus 2′

26 August 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Ridley Scott is busy. He’s got his Moses tale Exodus: Gods and Monsters opening in December and then will shoot The Martian with Matt Damon, with a November 2015 release already set for that novel adaptation. But Scott also has been announced to direct sequels to two of his sci-fi series: Blade Runner and Prometheus. […]

The post ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel Could Mean More Delay for ‘Prometheus 2′ appeared first on /Film. »

- Russ Fischer

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Ridley Scott's Next 3 Films All Have Scripts

26 August 2014 6:43 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

A few months back, we found out that Ridley Scott had no intention of slowing down. Even at 76, he's been adding a steady stream of high profile projects to his schedule lately. But with the kinds of projects he's been talking about, it's been important to note that some of them were just concepts or ideas- like the long-rumored Blade Runner sequel. But it looks like his slate is prepared to become official, as all three of his next films now have scripts. Yes, including that Blade Runner sequel.

Entertainment Weekly caught up with the director, who's currently putting the finishing touches on his Moses epic, Exodus: Gods and Kings, and he revealed a bit about his upcoming projects. 

On The Martian, based on the book by Andy Weir, Scott says, "It’s a very good book. It’s like Robinson Crusoe—if you were marooned or shipwrecked, how do you survive? »

- Mario-Francisco Robles

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