"This is one of those projects that fans have wanted to see happen for a long time - and no one wanted to see it happen more than Emma, Woody, Jesse, and Abigail," Columbia Pictures President Sanford Panitch told The Hollywood Reporter. "These are some of the most in-demand actors, and I think they are making this movie because they love these characters."
Production is set to begin January 2019, with the intention of the movie being released October 2019 - exactly 10 years after the original. Learn more details about the long-awaited sequel ahead.
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A rare holdover from the regime of late Paramount CEO Brad Grey, Powell was known as aggressively independent within the studio, the individuals said. She succeeded despite widespread unpopularity and a tendency to act without consulting her boss, the insiders added.
After 14 years at the studio, the last five as president of the TV division, she was vanquished over her response to a tweet. Specifically, insiders familiar with her firing said the executive made insensitive remarks about black women and anger during a recent conference call about an upcoming TV show based on the 1996 movie “The First Wives Club.”
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The 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs captured the imagination of not only tennis enthusiasts, but of the whole world. There has always been the persistent rumor that Riggs threw the match to settle debts with the mob. Whether or not that is true seems highly irrelevant to directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan
While ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ currently faces no direct competition on the weekend of July 26th, but jam-packed release schedule for the month includes the like of ‘Top Gun: Maverick‘, ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home‘, and the live action/motion capture remake of ‘The Lion King‘, to name a few.
Less than a week before the official selection’s unveiling, the indications are that the slate will bolster Venice’s growing status as an awards-season launching pad, with Damien Chazelle’s “First Man” chosen to open the festival’s 75th edition. Chazelle’s multiple-Oscar-winning “La La Land” also debuted on the Lido, in 2016. But two other upcoming Hollywood titles with early awards buzz, Joel Edgerton’s “Boy Erased” and Barry Jenkins’ “If Beale Street Could Talk,” will not be making the trip to Venice, sources say.
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While an omnipresent stigma has kept many famous faces from sharing their mental health struggles, more and more stars have come forward in recent years, with Ryan Reynolds and Carson Daly among the notable names speaking out just in the past few months.
Emma Stone, Lena Dunham and Jesse Eisenberg have teamed up with the Child Mind Institute to promote a campaign for mental health awareness. In their #MyYoungerSelf videos, a number of Hollywood stars share their experiences with mental illness, encouraging those ...
Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Abigail Breslin will all be back. As will director Ruben Fleischer and writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. Here are the details on the story that have been revealed:
The new movie will once again put the focus on comic mayhem, taking the quartet from the White House to the American heartland as they face off against new kinds of zombies that have evolved since the first movie, as well as some new human survivors. But, most of all, according to the studio,
That’s right, after co-screenwriter Paul Wernick teased the living bejesus out of the Pacific Playland faithful, and the other scribe, Rhett Reese, acknowledged an inescapable time jump, we finally received corroboration that Zombieland 2 is officially a go, and the likes of Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), Wichita (Emma Stone) and Little Rock (Abigail Breslin) will all be returning to the land of the undead. And now, we know exactly when.
Set to begin production in January of next year – with Ruben Fleischer back at the helm – the
The studio had originally announced that it would release “Once Upon a Time” two weeks later on Aug. 9, 2019. That will be the 50th anniversary of the murders of actress Sharon Tate and four others at a house on Cielo Drive in the Hollywood Hills.
Sony announced the date switch on Wednesday but gave no reason for doing so. The movie is set against the backdrop of the murders with Leonardo DiCaprio playing Rick Dalton, former star of a western TV series, while Brad Pitt will play his longtime stunt double, Cliff Booth.
The cast also includes Margot Robbie, Timothy Olyphant, Luke Perry, Damian Lewis, Dakota Fanning, Al Pacino, Emile Hirsch, Clifton Collins Jr., Tim Roth, Michael Madsen,
Instead, the Tarantino film will go against Universal’s “Hobbs and Shaw,” the upcoming spin-off of the “Fast & Furious” franchise starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham.
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An individual with knowledge of the slate changes told TheWrap that the anniversary had nothing to do with the release change, saying that the film was moved to the end of July to give it a full month of play time for summer audiences. Tate was murdered with four others on August 9, 1969 by members of
Exhibitor Relations tweeted that Zombieland 2 is slated for an October 11th, 2019 release in the Us, which means that the movie will come out a little over one week after its 10th anniversary.
The Hollywood Reporter previously unveiled the news of Zombieland 2 moving forward at Columbia Pictures, revealing that Emma Stone (Wichita), Woody Harrelson (Tallahassee), Jesse Eisenberg (Columbus) and Abigail Breslin (Little Rock) are all set to reprise their roles as the motley crew of zombie apocalypse survivors from the first film.
In addition to reuniting the
If a deal can be struck, Chalamet would take on the lead as Paul Atreides. The story follows Paul whose noble family accepts control of the desert planet Arrakis. As the only planet capable of producing the highly valuable resource known as the spice melange which allows for space travel, control of Arrakis is highly contested amongst the noble families.
When the Atreides are betrayed, the story explores themes of politics, religion, and man’s relationship to nature as a betrayed Paul leads a rebellion to restore his family’s control of Arrakis
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According to THR, Zombieland 2 has finally been greenlit by Sony Pictures and all four stars of the original film – Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin are set to return as well as director Ruben Fleischer, and writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese who have just come off of the hit film Deadpool 2.
Zombieland followed four characters Columbus (Eisenberg), Tallahassee (Harrelson), Wichita (Stone), and Little Rock (Breslin) as the four found survival in numbers in a Zombie-infested world. The sequel will see the team take on newly evolved zombies traveling all the way from the White House to the Heartland while they continue as a dysfunctional make-shift family.
The original film was a hit at the box office grossing $75,590,286 in the Us and making
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