‘Justice League’ UK Home Release Details Announced

Warner Bros. has announced the home release details for Justice League. The film will hit the home markets across the UK in March.

The League are united as Warner Bros. UK and DC Entertainment’s epic action adventure Justice League arrives onto 4K Uhd, Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download. Directed by Zack Snyder, the film stars the famed lineup of DC Super Heroes: Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Ezra Miller as The Flash, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, and Ray Fisher as Cyborg.

The 4K Uhd, Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray will include an all-new bonus scenes never before seen in cinemas as well as featurettes and interviews with the cast, filmmakers and creators.

Justice League also stars Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Connie Nielsen as Hippolyta, and J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon.
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Jason Momoa, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot Assemble for ‘Justice League’ Hollywood Premiere

Jason Momoa, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot Assemble for ‘Justice League’ Hollywood Premiere
The inaugural assembly of the Justice League at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater Monday night represented a triumph for the makers of DC’s latest film, which endured family tragedy, extensive reshoots, and heightened expectations by coming on the heels of “Wonder Woman,” this past summer’s massive hit from the studio.

Veteran producer Chuck Roven, however, said despite all the challenges, the film came together well. He said early response to the film has been encouraging.

“A lot of the movie – a huge, huge portion of the movie was dictated before (director) Zack (Snyder) had to leave the film for his personal family tragedy,” Roven said on the red carpet. “The DNA of the movie was already set.”

Justice League,” first conceived about a decade ago, faced a long road, including several years in development, before arriving to its premiere. Snyder stepped away during post-production in May to deal with the death of his daughter. To finish
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Danny Elfman’s Score For Justice League Set To Drop On November 10

WaterTower Music is proud to announce the November 10 release of the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to Warner Bros. Pictures’ epic action adventure Justice League. The album features one of the industry’s most versatile and accomplished film composers, Danny Elfman, who is returning to score a DC Super Hero film for the first time since 1992’s Batman Returns.

While bringing his celebrated and unique approach to the Justice League score, Elfman also gives DC fans some special familiar moments. Utilizing memorable character themes to tell the musical story, he incorporates and re-interprets iconic music from past films, including John WilliamsSuperman theme, Hans Zimmer’s Wonder Woman theme, and his own Batman theme. “I’m using the same thematic material that I used back then,” Elfman told Billboard Magazine. “It never actually went away. We’ve got these iconic bits from our past and that’s part of us, that’s part of our heritage.
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Indie Spotlight: The Deal – A Short Film from Daniel Kaminsky

If you're going to cut your teeth on the Hollywood scene, there are few better filmmakers to align your stars with than Joss Whedon. Such was the case for Daniel Kaminsky, an assistant to Whedon on The Avengers and a co-producer of the Shakespearean film, Much Ado About Nothing. Now, Kaminsky has his own original piece in mind, but he needs a little help to get the production off the ground. His short film, The Deal, is a supernatural thriller that sees former friends become bitter enemies as their dreams turn to nightmares over the course of a single night. Sound like something you'd be interested in? Hit the jump to find out more! You can check out more details on the production of The Deal, along with the levels of donations and related swag, at the project's IndieGoGo page here. Or, hear it all from Kaminsky himself in this
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Kickstart This: Short Party Film 'The Deal' From 'Much Ado' Producer

Welcome back to another edition of Kickstart This, FirstShowing's weekly column dedicated to spreading the word about cool indie projects that need your help to become a reality. This week, we'd like to turn your attention to a short film project called The Deal, which takes an intriguing look at what happens when a group of estranged friends meet at a party and discover their old dynamic isn't exactly the way they remembered. There's a hint of menace here that makes it seem more memorable than your standard reunion story, so read on for more, take a look at their pitch, leave a comment, and don't forget to donate if you can. The story of Daniel Kaminsky's The Deal follows Bryce, a 19-year-old former athlete who had to miss his senior year of high school because of a car accident. His buddy Hector took over as starting quarterback and
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Fund This Film: Make a ‘Deal’ With Joss Whedon’s Assistant

One might imagine that it wouldn’t be hard for someone with proximity to one of Hollywood’s most newly profitable filmmakers to get some money to make a short film. A simple phone call to a few friends from the red carpet and you’ve got more than you need. That sort of logic shows a fundamental lack of understanding about how this business works. Just because someone is Joss Whedon’s assistant and co-producer on Much Ado About Nothing, it doesn’t mean people are going to line up to throw cash at their first attempt to become a filmmaker. But after you hear this pitch from newcomer (and red carpet photo bomber) Daniel Kaminsky, you might throw a little money at him. Because everybody has a dream, and this one sounds a little twisted. The project, called The Deal, would be Kaminsky’s directorial debut — it’s a short he wants to make with
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‘Much Ado About Nothing’ to Open Seattle Film Festival

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ to Open Seattle Film Festival
Joss Whedon’s “Much Ado About Nothing” adaptation will be the Seattle International Film Festival’s opening night film on May 16.

Whedon is scheduled to attend, along with stars Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Nathan Fillion, and Clark Gregg.

Lionsgate acquired North American distribution rights to “Much Ado About Nothing” following its premiere in September at the Toronto Film Fest. Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have set a June 7 release for New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, followed by an expansion on June 21.

Whedon’s version of the Shakespeare comedy, with a contemporary spin, also stars Fran Kranz, Jillian Morgese, Sean Maher and Reed Diamond.

Kai Cole and Whedon produced “Much Ago” through Bellwether Pictures, with Daniel Kaminsky as co-producer. The film was shot in 12 days, using the original text, after Whedon completed principal photography for Marvel’s “The Avengers” and was contractually obligated to take time off before continuing with post-production.
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Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing Gets Release Date

These Shakespeare update films usually do nothing for me at all. While I have a certain fondness for one of them, mostly they are the work of people who think they are far more clever than they are, and the result is a kind of irritatingly smug ego-effort, rather than an attempt at broadening appreciation of The Bard.

The negatives involved with these works don’t seem like the sort of thing Joss Whedon is liable to be guilty of, and good or bad, he’s just the guy to get truly massive numbers of people to perhaps scratch their chin while walking out of the theater, and muse, “Shakespeare you say?”

A curious effort in more ways than one, Much Ado About Nothing was shot in under two weeks, and without changing the text. It’s sure to be an interesting ride watching the response as we near this film’s release,
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Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing' adaptation gets June 2013 release

Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing' adaptation gets June 2013 release
To be, or not to be … Joss Whedon.

The Avengers writer-director’s film adaptation of the comedic Shakespeare classic Much Ado About Nothing has been slated for a June 7, 2013 joint theatrical release by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions, according to a press release Thursday.

The contemporary take on the play stars Whedon alums Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof and Nathan Fillion, plus Fran Kranz, Jillian Morgese, Sean Maher, Clark Gregg, and Reed Diamond. Whedon and his wife Kai Cole produced the film through their studio Bellwether films, with Daniel Kaminsky as a co-producer, according to the release.

The movie, about bickering lovers
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Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing Opening June 7, 2013

Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions announced today that they will jointly release Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing on June 7, 2013. The Shakespeare classic comedy was adapted and directed with a contemporary spin by Whedon ( Marvel's The Avengers ) and stars Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Fran Kranz, Jillian Morgese, Sean Maher, Clark Gregg, and Reed Diamond. Kai Cole and Joss Whedon produced the film through Bellwether films, with Daniel Kaminsky serving as a co-producer. Shot in just 12 days (and using the original text), the story of sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick offers a dark, sexy and occasionally absurd view of the intricate game that is love. In the film, Claudio (Fran Kranz) and Benedick (Alexis Denisof ) have just returned home to Messina...
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Toronto 2012: Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing' Goes to Lionsgate

Lionsgate has acquired North American rights to director Joss Whedon’s adaptation of "Much Ado About Nothing, " which made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Like another pickup the companies made today, "Thanks For Sharing, " the film will be a joint theatrical release by Lionsgate and sister company Roadside Attractions. The contemporary spin on the Shakespeare comedy stars Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Fran Kranz, Jillian Morgese, Sean Maher, Clark Gregg, and Reed Diamond. Whedon previously teamed with Lionsgate on "Cabin in the Woods," released earlier this year. Kai Cole and Whedon produced the film through Bellwether Pictures, with Daniel Kaminsky as co-producer. The deal was negotiated on behalf of Lionsgate by Jason Constantine, president of acquisitions and co-productions, with Eda Kowan, senior VP of acquisitions and Wendy Jaffe, executive VP of business and legal affairs....
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