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Justice League Cast Assembled... For George Miller's Cancelled Film (Bts Photos)

7 April 2014 12:07 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

As far I believe, these images posted by Hollywood stuntman and fight choreographer, Greg Van Borssum, are the first behind-the-scenes look at George Miller's Justice League: Mortal cast. You can see: Armie Hammer ("The Lone Ranger") who would've played Batman, Adam Brody ("The O.C.") who would've been The Flash, D.J. Cotrona ("G.I. Joe: Retaliation") who would've played Superman, Megan Gale ("Project Runway Australia") who would've played Wonder Woman, Santiago Cabrera ("Heroes") who would've played Aquaman, Hugh Keays-Byrne ("Mad Max: Fury Road") who would've played The Martian Manhunter, Teresa Palmer ("The Grudge 2") who would've played Talia Al Ghul and Jay Baruchel ("Goon") who would've played Maxwell Lord. Only main cast members not included in the images below are Common (John Stewart), Anton Yelchin (Wally West), Zoe Kazan (Iris West) and Stephen Tobolowsky (Alfred Pennyworth). In February of 2007, Warner Bros. hired Keiran and Michelle Mulroney to write a script »

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Daniel Radcliffe’s ‘The F Word’ Re-titled ‘What If,’ Set for Aug. 1 Release

13 March 2014 1:37 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

CBS Films is no longer saying “The F Word,” re-titling the romantic comedy “What If” and setting it for an August release in the U.S.

“What If” will open in New York and Los Angeles on Aug. 1 and expand during the following two weekends.

CBS Films paid around $2.5 million for the U.S. rights to the project after its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival in September.

Directed by Michael Dowse (“Goon”), “The F Word” stars Daniel Radcliffe as a medical school dropout and romantic who meets an animator, played by Zoe Kazan. The relationship clicks, despite the fact that she is already living with her boyfriend (Rafe Spall).

Adam Driver, Mackenzie Davis, Megan Park and Oona Chaplin also star. Producers are David Gross, Jesse Shapira, Jeff Arkuss, Macdara Kelleher and Andre Rouleau.

Variety’s Justin Chang gave “The F Word” a strong review at Toronto, calling the lead performances “sparkling. »

- Dave McNary

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CBS Films Dates 'What If' with Daniel Radcliffe & Zoe Kazan for August

13 March 2014 1:11 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Briefly: We got a first look at the indie romantic comedy The F Word last summer with Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan looking pretty friendly. But since then, the title has been changed to the generic What If, and CBS Films has given the film a release date of August 1st this year in NY and La before expanding elsewhere in the weeks following. The film is directed by Michael Dowse (Goon) and written by Elan Mastai (The Samaritan) and tells the story of a young man recovering from a failed relationship and trying to navigate a new friendship with an alluring girl (Zoe Kazan of Ruby Sparks) that seems to be developing into a romance until he discovers that she has a boyfriend. Radcliffe in a romantic comedy? We're interested. »

- Ethan Anderton

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The top 25 underappreciated films of 2011

12 March 2014 4:15 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Odd List Ryan Lambie Simon Brew 13 Mar 2014 - 05:44

Our voyage through history's underappreciated films arrives at the year 2011, and a great year for lesser-seen gems...

Even a cursory glance at the top 10 grossing films of 2011 reveals something strange: nine of the entries are sequels. Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 brought the fantasy franchise to a close with a staggering $1.3bn haul. Transformers: Dark Of The Moon wasn't too far behind with just over $1.1bn. On Stranger Tides continued the Pirates Of The Caribbean series' wave of success, despite mixed reviews.

Elsewhere in the top 10, you'll find another Twilight, a fourth Mission: Impossible, a second Kung Fu Panda, a fifth Fast, another Hangover, and further Cars. Standing alone on the list is The Smurfs, the adaptation of Peyo's Belgian comic strip. In fact, 2011 saw the release of no fewer than 28 sequels - the most we've yet seen in any given year. »

- ryanlambie

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Sleeping with the “Enemy”; Denis Villeneuve Heavy Fave for 2014 Canadian Screen Awards

9 March 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

With the dust fully settled on the Academy Awards, we point our attention northward with tonight’s 2014 Canadian Screen Awards. Many of the television winners have already been announced in glitzy fashion during this Canadian Screen Week, but with baited breath, we’re more keen on seeing how the film award honors will pan out. Last year’s Tiff saw Denis Villeneuve bring not one (Prisoners), but a pair of feature films and it is the offbeat, doppelgänger delight Enemy that should reap in the top awards of the evening. Here are my predictions of who will win, who should win, and who should have been nominated in each of the most anticipated film categories.

Best Motion Picture:

The nominees are: Enemy, The Dismantlement, Empire of Dirt, The F Word, Gabrielle, The Grand Seduction, Maina, Tom at the Farm

Screenie voters tend to favor Canada’s yearly submission for the »

- Leora Heilbronn

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Jay Baruchel Is A ‘Man Seeking Woman,’ Linda Cardellini Joins Netflix Thriller, Nick Cannon Back For 'Drumline 2' & More

7 February 2014 7:23 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Visibly more than his fellow Canadian collaborators, Jay Baruchel has retained his hometown adoration by selecting gigs set or filmed north of the border—“Cosmopolis”, “Goon”, and “Good Neighbors” to name a few—and now he’s set for a dual repeat with two projects in the works. Deadline reports Baruchel is locked as the lead in FX’s new comedy pilot “Man Seeking Woman," a hopeful new series based on writer Simon Rich’s book “The Last Girlfriend on Earth." The “This Is The End” actor will play a hopeless romantic who enters the brutal dating scene again following a break-up; production is set to begin in Toronto this spring with Jonathan Krisel directing a script from Rich. Following that shoot, Baruchel is slated to return in June to his hometown of Montreal for a film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story “The Ten O’Clock People," which he will also produce. »

- Charlie Schmidlin

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Jay Baruchel Is A ‘Man Seeking Woman,’ Linda Cardellini Joins Netflix Thriller, Nick Cannon Back For 'Drumline 2' & More

7 February 2014 7:23 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Visibly more than his fellow Canadian collaborators, Jay Baruchel has retained his hometown adoration by selecting gigs set or filmed north of the border—“Cosmopolis”, “Goon”, and “Good Neighbors” to name a few—and now he’s set for a dual repeat with two projects in the works. Deadline reports Baruchel is locked as the lead in FX’s new comedy pilot “Man Seeking Woman," a hopeful new series based on writer Simon Rich’s book “The Last Girlfriend on Earth." The “This Is The End” actor will play a hopeless romantic who enters the brutal dating scene again following a break-up; production is set to begin in Toronto this spring with Jonathan Krisel directing a script from Rich. Following that shoot, Baruchel is slated to return in June to his hometown of Montreal for a film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story “The Ten O’Clock People," which he will also produce. »

- Charlie Schmidlin

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New Pics From Daniel Radcliffe & Zoe Kazan Rom-Com 'The F Word'

9 January 2014 2:16 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Update: A CBS Films spokesman tell us: "CBS Films has not changed the title of 'The F Word' to 'If You’re Lucky.' " One movie we heard some good word about at Tiff last fall but just couldn't find room for in our screening schedule was "The F Word." The film from director Michael Dowse ("Fubar," "Goon," "Take Me Home Tonight") is a rom-com starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan, about a young man stuck in the dreaded friend zone with a girl he likes a whole lot more than that. Buzz was good on the movie, and it even landed on Tiff's Top 10 Canadian Films Of 2013 list. But it looks like a big change is coming to the movie before it lands in U.S. theaters. Yahoo reveals that following a screening of the movie during Tiff's currently ongoing series celebrating those top ten movies, Dowse »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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The F Word Review

7 January 2014 12:04 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Fubar. It’s All Gone Pete TongFubar: Balls to the WallGoon.

While those film titles may sound foreign to some, Canadian cult moviegoers have really come to embrace the work of Michael Dowse. While he branched off into American cinema with the little seen Topher Grace vehicle Take Me Home Tonight, his work remains very much Canadian. And that is why it is so odd to see him directing a romantic comedy like The F Word. It sounded interesting enough, but could the guy who gave us Fubar really deliver something that needs to be sweet and cheerful? Especially after the casual brutality of Goon? Well, the answer may surprise you.

Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe) is a bit of a shut-in. He broke up with his girlfriend over a year ago, he dropped out of med school, and now he lives in the attic of his sister’s home in suburban Toronto. »

- David Baldwin

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