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New Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer Shows No Mercy!

10 December 2014 10:31 AM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

"Oh what a day! What a lovely day!"

Holy crap, guys! We've got a new full trailer for George Miller’s highly anticipated film Max Max: Fury Road and it delivers an adrenaline shot of pure badassery! That, my friends, is the best drug on the market. And you know what? We're giving it out for free with this trailer that you are about to watch. If you're still reading this I don't know why. Just watch the trailer already and get your fix! You guys don't even know the awesomeness that awaits you. It's better than the Star Wars trailer! 

The movie stars Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron as they embark on a large-scale chase sequence, which takes place over the course of the whole film. The insane looking film also stars Nicholas Hoult, Zoe Kravitz, Riley Keough, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Hugh Keays-Byrne, and Nathan Jones. Here's the synopsis:

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Watch the New Trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road

10 December 2014 10:29 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

“Everybody’s gone out of their mind. You’re not the only one, Max.” Moviegoers last saw Max Rockatansky roaming the desert wasteland in 1985, but longtime fans of director / writer George Miller’s apocalyptic road rage series will be reunited with the widowed wanderer in May of 2015, when Mad Max: Fury Road hits theaters, and you can get a taste of the post-apocalyptic mayhem to come in the film’s new trailer.

“From director George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary “Mad Max” franchise, comes “Mad Max: Fury Road,” a return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky.

Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. They are escaping a Citadel tyrannized by the Immortan Joe, »

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Ridley Scott Dicusses His Blade Runner And Prometheus Sequels

10 December 2014 6:55 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

While chatting to MTV about his new biblical epic Exodus: Gods And Kings, Sir Ridley Scott let a few story details slip about his planned sequel to Prometheus. It sounds as if David the android -- excuse me, artificial person -- (Michael Fassbender) will try to persuade Elizabeth (Noomi Rapace) to find a new body for his severed head at some point as they travel through space together. As you would! Another sci-fi sequel much longer in the making is Scott's Blade Runner follow up. The director talks a little about the design aspect, and claims Harrison Ford told him it's the best script he's ever read. Check out the video interview below, as Sir Ridley also has some choice words for his critics! Get More: Movie Trailers, Celebrity News »

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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 40 Pairs of Passes to ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ With Christian Bale as Moses

9 December 2014 5:48 PM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 40 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the highly anticipated new film “Exodus: Gods and Kings” starring Christian Bale as Moses!

Exodus: Gods and Kings,” which opens on Dec. 12, 2014 and is rated “PG-13,” also stars Ben Kingsley, Sigourney Weaver, John Turturro, Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton, Aaron Paul, María Valverde and Hiam Abbass from director Ridley Scott and writers Adam Cooper and Bill Collage.

To win your free “Exodus: Gods and Kings” passes courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! Completing these social actions only increases your odds of winning; this doesn’t intensify your competition!

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J.J. Abrams Producing Sci-Fi Flick With A “Cloverfield Feel” For Sony Pictures

9 December 2014 1:18 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

In light of Sony Pictures’ recent hack attacks, studio production president Michael De Luca is acquiring a stream of new properties to counteract the effects of the leaks. This week alone the studio nabbed Passengers, the latest script from Prometheus scribe Jon Spaihts and a NYPD documentary titled The Seven Five. The most intriguing addition to their upcoming slate, however, is this recently-announced project from J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot production banner.

As reported by Deadline, the untitled sci-fi film was at the centre of a bidding frenzy between Sony, Lionsgate and Stx, until Sony beat out its competitors. Abrams and his Bad Robot team will produce the pic, with up-and-comer Chris Alender at the helm. The expectation is to introduce Alender – who at this point has crafted a handful of shorts – to bigger audiences as Abrams did with Matt Reeves via his 2008 monster flick. According to Deadline’s reporter, »

- Gem Seddon

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Christian Bale defends the all-white casting of Exodus: Gods and Kings, telling critics to “get a life”

9 December 2014 7:00 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings, out in cinemas in the Us this Friday, has come under fire from some critical voices due to the casting of the movie, where Egyptians are being portrayed by an all-white cast.

In the past Scott has openly defended the decision saying, “I can’t mount a film of this budget, where I have to rely on tax rebates in Spain, and say that my lead actor is Mohammad so-and-so from such-and-such. I’m just not going to get it financed.”

See Also – Protests at the Exodus: Gods and Kings world premiere over Ridley Scott’s all-white cast

Now, at the New York Premiere of the movie, Christian Bale has also defended the movie, telling critics to “get a life”.

“No doubt it would have been a melting pot between Europe and the Middle East and North Africa,” Bale said when asked what »

- Luke Owen

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‘Exodus’ Commands $23.1M In Overseas Bow As ‘Hobbit’ Looms: Final Intl B.O.

9 December 2014 3:38 AM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

2Nd Update, Tuesday Am Pt: Actuals are in from all studios with the exception of Sony. For the most part the estimates matched the final results, although Mockingjay came in slightly higher with $32.9M for a $306.6M cume, and Penguins Of Madagascar flapped up to $24.2M with a $95M cume. Also among notable upticks was Fox’s new entry, The Pyramid, with $4.2M versus the original $3.8M estimate. Next week will see Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods And Kings expand while The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies emerges from Middle Earth.

Figures have been updated below for Mockingjay Part I, Exodus: Gods And Kings, Penguins Of Madagascar, Interstellar, Horrible Bosses 2, Big Hero 6, The Pyramid, The Book Of Life, Ouija, The Theory Of Everything, Alles Ist Liebe, Trash, Dumb And Dumber To, Black Sea, Dracula Untold, Boyhood, Men Women & Children and Billy Elliot: The Musical Live.

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8 Ridley Scott Movies You Must See Before ‘Exodus’

8 December 2014 2:32 PM, PST | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

With its focus on ancient times, religion, morals and big battle scenes, Exodus: Gods and Kings brings together a ton of classic Ridley Scott trademarks. Most of the following films have some element in common with the upcoming film. A few are just must-see classics; all are worth your time.   Prometheus (2012) Despite the film’s many Alien-prequel elements, Prometheus is really a story about mankind’s search for God and what it looks like when...

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A brief illustrated history of great pop-culture spaceships

8 December 2014 12:11 PM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Space. The final frontier. Also: so hot right now! This year, Christopher Nolan's Interstellar and James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy—to say nothing of the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens—continued feeding audiences' appetites for all things extraterrestrial, picking up where the Oscar-winning Gravity and rebooted Star Trek series left off. There are sequels coming for Star TrekPrometheus, and Guardians, Marvel will keep expanding its cosmic universe in Captain Marvel, and, on the small screen, Syfy is planning a rebooted version of the grandaddy of all space operas, Arthur C. Clarke's »

- Darren Franich

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TV Casting: Luke Wilson, Imogen Poots Set for Showtime’s ‘Roadies,’ Maggie Siff Joins ‘Billions’

8 December 2014 8:00 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Luke Wilson and Imogen Poots are set to star in Showtime’s hourlong comedy pilot “Roadies,” from Cameron Crowe and J.J. Abrams.

The Warner Bros. TV project revolves around a rock band on a large-scale tour as seen from the perspective of the road crew. Wilson (pictured) plays a newly sober tour manager. Poots plays an electrical technician with questionable people skills.

Also cast in the pilot are Keisha Castle-Hughes (“Whale Rider”), Peter Cambor (“NCIS: Los Angeles”) and Rafe Spall (“Prometheus”).

Crowe wrote “Roadies” and is set to direct and exec produce with J.J. Abrams and Winnie Holzman, who will serve as showrunner. Bad Robot’s Bryan Burk also exec produces with Kathy Lingg as co-exec producer.

There’s no word yet on shoot dates or a location for the pilot.

In other casting news:

Sons of Anarchy” alum Maggie Siff has been cast in Showtime drama pilot “Billions.” From Brian Koppelman, »

- Cynthia Littleton

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Showtime's Cameron Crowe Comedy 'Roadies' Casts Quintet

8 December 2014 8:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Showtime's Cameron Crowe rock comedy Roadies is beginning to take shape. Enlightened alum Luke Wilson will star in the comedy that follows the day-to-day life of a successful rock tour as seen through the crew members who get the show on the road, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Additionally, The Look of Love's Imogen Poots, Whale Rider's Keisha Castle-HughesNCIS: Los Angeles' Peter Cambor and Rafe Spall (Prometheus) will co-star in the ensemble comedy pilot.  Crowe, who won the best original screenplay Oscar for 2000 rock drama Almost Famous, is writing and directing the pilot — with

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Global Box Office: 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' Delivers $23 Million in Early Foreign Launch

7 December 2014 10:53 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Starring Christian Bale as MosesExodus: Gods and Kings marched into its first 10 foreign markets this weekend, grossing a pleasing $23 million as Hollywood once again tests the global appetite for biblical epics. The 20th Century Fox tentpole, directed by Ridley Scott, fared well in all. Some are heavily Catholic markets, including Mexico, where the film grossed $4.7 million. That was somewhat less than what Darren Aronofsky's Noah scored in its debut earlier this year ($5.7 million), but Exodus was 41 percent ahead of Scott's last film, Prometheus. Conversely, it came in 40 percent ahead of Noah

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Ridley Scott Won't Do A Comic Book Movie

7 December 2014 4:59 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

He's done dystopian and horror sci-fi, historical and Biblical epics, contemporary thrillers, fantasy, action, and comedy both light and dark. Yet one kind of film that director Ridley Scott has yet to tackle is also the most popular one at the box-office these days - a comic book adaptation.

Even as a producer, in which he has spread into even more genres, he has yet to be involved in any project based on a comic. Nor are they something too low-brow for him either, after all Scott just produced a digital series based on a video game franchise. Speaking with IGN, Scott has explained why it has not only not happened but isn't likely to happen either:

"I've had a lot of opportunities and I tend not to do that. They're the hardest single thing to write. Taking a comic strip character is very hard to write. Because comics are »

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Jon Spaihts' Sci-Fi 'Passengers' Project Finds New Home Base at Sony

6 December 2014 2:03 PM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Some good news for a science fiction project we've been following for years, and hopefully this means it may happen. A spaceship script by Jon Spaihts (a talented writer of work on Prometheus, The Darkest Hour, The Black Hole, The Mummy remake, Doctor Strange) titled Passengers has found a new home at Sony Pictures, amidst all the chaos of the Hollywood studio's hacking this week, they did actually win a bidding war for the rights to develop and distribute. Deadline reports that Sony is picking up Passengers, with production president Michael De Luca, and producers Neal Moritz and Ori Marmur of Original Film plus Michael Maher of Start Media and Stephen Hamel of Company Films, producing. There's a few changes, too. The original version of the project had Keanu Reeves attached to star, and along the way bounced between studios like The Weinstein Company for the most time, with Focus Features »

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Watch 3 Clips and 17 Minutes of Behind-the-Scenes Footage from Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods And Kings

6 December 2014 12:47 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

20th Century Fox has released three clips and nearly 20 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage from director Ridley Scott’s Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings.  The film is, of course, Scott’s take on the Bliblical story of Moses, with Christian Bale playing the former Egyptian prince and Joel Edgerton filling the role of the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses.  If nothing else, the film certainly looks to be visually impressive, as Scott returns to the scale of his previous period epics like Gladiator and Kingdom of Heaven. Check out the new Exodus: Gods and Kings clips and behind-the-scenes footage after the jump.  The film also stars John TurturroAaron PaulBen MendelsohnSigourney Weaver and Ben Kingsley.  Exodus: Gods and Kings opens in theaters in 3D and 2D on December 12th. Exodus: Gods And Kings Movie Clips [complextv contentid="5nazM1cjpOpoCJBSnzTYOVykRWb1tAcz" sitename="collider" playerid="26aa5f02d93f4c05a4546f6d5ecb59b7" adsetid="67a3ff9d3a842ae818bb9de1badc5b0" width="600" height="360" keywords=""]   Exodus: Gods And Kings Behind-the-Scenes Footage [complextv contentid="BjZTM1cjom60WCuo5DjfbdA4neKKkNXI" sitename="collider" playerid="26aa5f02d93f4c05a4546f6d5ecb59b7" adsetid="67a3ff9d3a842ae818bb9de1badc5b0" width="600" height="360" keywords=""]   Here’s the official synopsis for Exodus: Gods and Kings »

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Sony Buys Sci-Fi Drama ‘Passengers’ from ‘Doctor Strange’ Writer

5 December 2014 6:43 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sony Pictures has bought the rights to sci-fiction drama “Passengers,” written by “Doctor Strange” scribe Jon Spaihts.

Neal Moritz and Ori Marmur will produce through Moritz’s Original Film banner along Michael Maher for Start Media and Stephen Hamel of Company Films.

Earlier this year, Focus Features had been in talks to acquire U.S. rights to “Passengers” with Keanu Reeves starring. “Passengers” went back on the market after the Weinstein Co. ditched the project after acquiring the rights with Reese Witherspoon attached; the actress later departed and was replaced by Rachel McAdams, who has also left the project.

Spaihts’ script is set on a spacecraft in the future with thousands of passengers making an interstellar voyage to a new planet. One passenger awakens from cryogenic sleep 90 years before anyone else, then awakens a female passenger.

Spaihts’ credits include “Prometheus.” Disney-Marvel’s “Doctor Strange” will star Benedict Cumberbatch and be released in November, »

- Dave McNary

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Benedict Cumberbatch is officially Marvel's Doctor Strange

4 December 2014 3:37 PM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

After what seems like years of speculation, it’s official: Benedict Cumberbatch is Marvel’s Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange.

For those of you not in the know, Strange, a neuroseurgon, becomes involved in the mystical arts and starts jumping into alternate dimensions after a career-ending car accident. On his off days, he’s also the Sorcerer Supreme, Earth’s protector against all mystical enemies. Fun stuff.

“Stephen Strange’s story requires an actor capable of great depth and sincerity,” said Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios. “In 2016, Benedict will show audiences what makes Doctor Strange such a unique and compelling character.”

Cumberbatch, perhaps best known for his role on BBC’s modern adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, has been enjoying a very envious, very busy career of late. He’s worked with J.J. Abrams, speechifying around a spaceship as Khan in Star Trek Into Darkness, »

- Sasha James

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Benedict Cumberbatch announced as Doctor Strange

4 December 2014 3:21 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After much speculation and rumour surrounding Doctor Strange, Benedict Cumberbatch has officially been announced as having secured the role of the Sorcerer Supreme in the Phase Three Marvel movie.

The film, directed by Scott Derrickson (Sinister) with Jon Spaihts (Prometheus) writing the screenplay, will follow the story of neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accident, discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions.

Kevin Feige, President of Marvel Studios said ‘“Stephen Strange’s story requires an actor capable of great depth and sincerity, in 2016, Benedict will show audiences what makes Doctor Strange such a unique and compelling character.”

Originally it was reported that Joaquin Phoenix was the number one contender but after months of negotiations fell through, other actors were being considered.

Benedict Cumberbatch can next be seen in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies which is released this month.

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- Thomas Roach

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Benedict Cumberbatch Confirmed to Play Marvel’s Doctor Strange

4 December 2014 3:18 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

After months of rumor and speculation on who would play the eccentric Marvel character Doctor Strange, it was revealed in late October that Marvel had their sights set on Benedict Cumberbatch for the role, though an official deal was never made. Until now. Marvel has announced that Cumberbatch will play the neurosurgeon turned sorcerer in the upcoming Doctor Strange film.

Known for playing Sherlock Holmes, Kahn, and Smaug, and currently receiving quite a bit of buzz for his role in The Imitation Game, Benedict Cumberbatch is now a part of the Marvel cinematic family.

The second of Marvel’s Phase Three films, Doctor Strange is scheduled to hit theaters on November 4th, 2016. Scott Derrickson (Deliver Us from Evil) will direct off a screenplay by Jon Spaihts (Prometheus), while Benedict Cumberbatch, of course, will star as Doctor Stephen Strange. We have the official press release (via Marvel) with full details on »

- Derek Anderson

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Benedict Cumberbatch Confirmed for 'Doctor Strange', Reynolds Locked for 'Deadpool'

4 December 2014 2:12 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Marvel has confirmed rumors that Benedict Cumberbatch will play the title role in Marvel's Doctor Strange for director Scott Derrickson (Sinister) with a screenplay from Jon Spaihts (Prometheus). This casting was all but assumed, but Marvel slow-played the reveal as contracts most likely weren't signed when they did their big announcement back in October. The film will follow the story of neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accident, discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions. Doctor Strange arrives in theaters November 4, 2016. Next we have Ryan Reynolds who is apparently closing a deal to star in Deadpool, a spin-off from the 2009 summer hit X-Men Origins: Wolverine in which Reynolds starred as the wise-cracking mercenary. It was assumed he'd return after Fox set a February 12, 2016 release date, but nothing is confirmed until it's confirmed... rightc https://twitter.com/VancityReynolds/status/540594148097916928 yt id="LoXGsv9nsNs" width="500" »

- Brad Brevet

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