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Once again courtesy of Collider, we have some more snaps from the Licencing Expo 2016 floor in Las Vegas. The pics provide more detailed looks at some of the costumes from Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman, including the outfits worn by Queen Hippolyta (Connie Neilsen), Steve Trevor (Chris Pine), and Princess Diana herself (Gal Gadot). Plus, there's images of some of the different swords and shields that'll be utilized by the Amazons. Warner Bros. Pictures’ Wonder Woman feature film, the highly anticipated action adventure from director Patty Jenkins (“Monster,” AMC’s “The Killing”), starring Gal Gadot (the “Fast & Furious” movies) in the role of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman. The character will make her big screen debut this spring in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” but the new film will mark her first time headlining a feature. Wonder Woman hits theaters June 2, 2017. »
Justice League may be all the rage today, but before we get to that, Warner Bros. has another DC film lined up for a summer 2017 release - Wonder Woman! Despite limited screen time in her debut film, the critically panned Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice, star Gal Gadot (Fast Five) managed to leave her mark as Diana Prince and as Wonder Woman and left fans clamoring for more. Lucky for them, the wait is really not all that long as after David Ayer's Suicide Squad this August, Wonder Woman will be the next DC Films adventure to grace your local silver screen. Just moments ago, the first poster for the Patty Jenkins-directed film was spotted at the Licensing Expo 2016, which is currently taking place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Click here to check it out! Warner Bros. Pictures’ Wonder Woman feature film, the »
The following Wonder Woman set snaps were posted on the Kitana Fan Facebook page, and feature a group of Amazons amassing on the beach of Themyscira. One of the actresses appears to be Samantha Jo, who played Kitana in Mortal Kombat Legacy, and also had roles in the likes of Man of Steel, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, and Ninja Gaiden 3. Jo is believed to be playing Diana's (Gal Gadot) close friend, Euboea. Warner Bros. Pictures’ Wonder Woman feature film, the highly anticipated action adventure from director Patty Jenkins (“Monster,” AMC’s “The Killing”), starring Gal Gadot (the “Fast & Furious” movies) in the role of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman. The character will make her big screen debut this spring in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” but the new film will mark her first time headlining a feature. Wonder Woman hits theaters June 2, 2017. »
The cast includes Ricki Lake, Greta Lee (“Girls”), Michelle Forbes (“The Killing”), Nelson Franklin (“Veep”), Reeve Carney (“Penny Dreadful”), Jessica Parker Kennedy (“Black Sails”) and James Ransone (“Tangerine”). Plot details are under wraps.
ICM Partners is representing domestic rights.
“Gemini” is Katz’s fifth feature as a writer-director. He previously co-wrote and co-directed “Land Ho!” with Martha Stephens, which premiered at Sundance 2014, was released by Sony Pictures Classics and won the 2015 Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award. Katz also directed “Cold Weather,” “Quiet City” and “Dance Party, USA.”
- Dave McNary
Set in a ghetto near Paris where drugs and religion reign supreme, Benyamina’s coming of age drama tells the story of Dounia, a teenager seeking power and success who enlists the help of her best friend to follow the footsteps of a respected dealer and comes across a sensuous young dancer who turns her life upside down.
“Divines” is the first feature film produced by Paris-based banner Easy Tiger. Films Boutique handled international sales.
“We saw ‘Divines’ before it was award-winning, praised by critics and received a standing ovation at Cannes. We immediately recognized it as an extraordinary film and acquired it early on,” said Ted Sarandos, Netflix CEO. “We’re passionate about bringing our members great films from around the world »
- Elsa Keslassy and John Hopewell
The folks at Total Film were very lucky soles indeed and managed to get on the set of this summer’s huge DC villains movie Suicide Squad, and with their brand new issue comes a bunch of new images.
From director David Ayer (“Fury,” “End of Watch”) comes “Suicide Squad,” starring Oscar nominee Will Smith (“Ali,” “The Pursuit of Happyness”), Oscar winner Jared Leto (“Dallas Buyers Club”), Margot Robbie (“The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Focus”), Joel Kinnaman (“Run All Night,” “The Killing”) and Oscar nominee Viola Davis (“The Help,” “Doubt”).
It feels good to be bad… Assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals »
- Paul Heath
On AMC's new drama Feed the Beast, best friends Tommy (David Schwimmer) and Dion (Jim Sturgess) try opening a fancy restaurant in the Bronx so that Tommy can get over the death of his wife in a hit-and-run accident, while Dion can pay off a massive debt he owes to a local mob boss. Along the way, they acquire an inexperienced restaurant manager, Pilar (Lorenza Izzo), who takes the job because she has a crush on Tommy, but who's really there as a device for the show to let Tommy and Dion explain the finer points of the business to the audience. At one point, for instance, she objects to Dion spending so much money on skillets. He responds by offering her a dish made in one of his pans and the same one made in the big box store model Tommy has in his own kitchen; the former is »
- Alan Sepinwall
Katie Findlay (How To Get Away With Murder, The Killing) is set to star in Pulse, an original musical series from New Form Digital for premiere on Verizon’s Go90 this fall. Pulse follows a group of American expatriates living in Berlin who find themselves immersed in the city's vibrant, kinetic dance scene. The series tracks one year of the characters' lives telling the story as a lush and provocative Edm musical. It centers on Cooper (Findlay), an aspiring musician who… »
Today’s casting notices are looking mighty fine! Whether you’re interested in a crime drama or a light-hearted buddy film, we’ve got what you need! “The Killing Kind”A story of moral dilemmas, “The Killing Kind,” centers on Italian and Russian mobsters who must decide what to do when a mother and her two children witness a murder. One lead and several day player and supporting roles are being cast for this short scene in an independent film shooting out of New York City. Actors must be willing to dedicate one day over a weekend in mid- to late-June to be considered. “Cherry Coke”Uneed Entertainment is casting for several roles in this romantic comedy about a young boy who can’t help cursing when he meets a girl he likes. The leading character Alex, as well as his love interests A-Jing and Christy, need actors, and Los »
For those who follow soccer, or "football" as it's known in the rest of the world except for the U.S., England recently announced their full lineup for the Euro 2016 tournament. Warner Bros. UK decided to capitalize on this announcement by putting together a unique promo for Suicide Squad, which introduces the members of Task Force X. This video sheds some light on these colorful and unique characters, although don't expect to see them on the pitch anytime soon. If that wasn't enough, we also have new merchandise photos from Merchoid.
This video from Warner Bros. UK's YouTube channel is certainly a creative way to introduce details about these characters. Unfortunately, this narrator doesn't offer anything new about The Joker (Jared Leto). It's clear the studio wants to keep an air of mystery swirling around this key villain, so it isn't known if we'll learn much more about him between »
The month of May’s home entertainment releases are ending on a strong note, especially if you’re a purveyor of cult cinema. This week boasts an incredible selection of classic films resurrected on high definition including Blood Bath, Venom, The Terror, Psychic Killer and a 12-movie collection from Film Chest.
Sony Home Entertainment is releasing Pride and Prejudice and Zombies on various formats on May 31st and, for those of you who may have missed it in theaters, Alex Proyas’ Gods of Egypt is also coming home this Tuesday as well.
The films of Roger Corman are often as well-known for their behind-the-scenes stories as they are the ones unfolding on the screen. He famously made Little Shop of Horrors in just two days using sets left over from A Bucket of Blood and shot The Terror over »
- Heather Wixson
Based on Elmore Leonard’s 1990 bestseller, which five years later became a big-screen hit starring John Travolta, Danny DeVito and Gene Hackman, the MGM TV-produced hour-long dark comedy follows the new character of made man Miles Daly — rather than Travolta’s Chili Palmer — as he tries to leave behind “the business” for show business for the sake of his daughter.
The 75th annual Peabody Awards are underway in New York, with stars and showrunners of “Mr. Robot,” “Unreal,” “Transparent,” “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” and other programs on hand to accept their kudos. David Letterman and Jon Stewart are also in the house to receive special achievement honors.
Follow Variety‘s live coverage from Cipriani Wall Street here as the winners take the stage.
7:17: Key notes the high level of diversity among the honorees. He calls out Jada Pinkett-Smith as being in the crowd, noting her vocal protest regarding the Oscar nominees this year. When he’s told that she’s not here, he exclaims: “This would have been the one for Jada to come to!”
- Cynthia Littleton
The superheroes at Netflix sure do need a lot of legal advice.
Marking Netflix’s fourth collaboration with Marvel Television, Iron Fist stars Game of Thrones‘ Finn Jones as Daniel Rand, who returns to New York City after being missing for years. He fights against the criminal element corrupting New York City with his incredible kung-fu mastery and ability to summon the awesome power of the fiery Iron Fist. »
Netflix’s Gilmore Girls revival now has an official title — and a one-sheet!
In an appearance on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show that’s slated to air Monday, Lauren Graham revealed that the four-part continuation will be called Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. That replaces the unofficial, working title Gilmore Girls: Seasons.
Video of Graham’s appearance — as well as the aforementioned poster — can be found below.
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London — Global entertainment channel Fox is set to become the first broadcaster in Europe and Africa to showcase a new drama on Facebook Live. On Friday, episode one of horror story “Outcast,” created by “The Walking Dead’s” Robert Kirkman, will debut exclusively through Facebook Live across the region.
The episode will be seen simultaneously in 61 countries, including in the U.K., Italy, Spain, Poland, South Africa, Germany, Sweden and Turkey. The pilot will give fans their first taste of the thriller before its series bow the week of June 3 on Fox across the region. Fox will show every episode of “Outcast” weekly across the globe within hours of the U.S. transmission on Cinemax.
Diego Londono, COO, Fox Networks Group, Europe and Africa, said: “Thanks to ‘The Walking Dead,’ Robert Kirkman has created an army of fans throughout the region… By partnering with Facebook, we are giving the fans »
- Leo Barraclough
The fact that Chelsea Handler’s new eponymous talk show, Chelsea, is on Netflix means you can tune in any time of day or night — and I say that as something of a threat.
“Nobody should have to watch me for longer than [30 minutes],” noted Handler, during a bleak interview with Ted conference curator Chris Anderson, in one of the show’s initial trio of episodes. The host then drove home that idea with a dim “comedy” bit in which she gave her own Ted talk about »
Netflix has announced another original series, which is being produced with support from Skydance Television. It's a cyberpunk show called Altered Carbon, based on Richard K. Morgan’s novel of the same name. RoboCop reboot, Suicide Squad and The Killing actor Joel Kinnaman is set to star.
Here’s a plot summary for the show, courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter...
“[Altered Carbon] is set in the 25th century and explores what happens when the human mind becomes digitized and the soul is transferable from one body to another.
“The series revolves around Takeshi Kovacs, an ex-elite interstellar warrior known as an Envoy who has been imprisoned for 500 years and who is downloaded into a future he had tried to stop. If he can solve a single »
Having worked with the streamer on both "The Killing" and "House of Cards," actor Joel Kinnaman is returning to Netflix for their ten-episode sci-fi drama series "Altered Carbon" which Skydance TV will produce.
Based on the 2002 novel by Richard Morgan, the story is set in the 25th century and explores what happens when the human mind becomes digitized and the soul is transferable from one body to another.
The series revolves around Takeshi Kovacs, an ex-elite interstellar warrior known as an Envoy (Kinnaman) who has been imprisoned for five centuries and who is downloaded into a future he had tried to stop.
If he can solve a single murder in a world where technology has made death nearly obsolete, he will get a chance at a new life on Earth.
- Garth Franklin
Former Killing star Joel Kinnaman is returning to the Netflix fold once more, this time to topline the futuristic drama Altered Carbon.
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Based on Richard K. Morgan’s 2002 science fiction novel, the series is set in the 25th century, when the human mind has been digitized and the soul can be transferred from one body to the next.
Kinnaman will star as Takeshi Kovacs, a former elite interstellar warrior known as an Envoy who has been imprisoned for 500 years. After getting downloaded into a future he previously tried to stop, »
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