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Nicolas Cage To Get Another Shot At The Marvel Universe In ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’

It’s no secret that actor Nicolas Cage loves superheroes. The actor even goes by the name Cage due to his love of Marvel hero Luke Cage. Cage has been linked to superhero franchises throughout the years, coming close to being Superman in Tim Burton’s aborted film and finally getting to wear a superhero costume in both the Matthew Vaughn film “Kick-Ass” and the incredibly awful “Ghost Rider.” But in 2018, it appears that Cage is finally getting another chance at the Marvel universe.

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Kick-Ass: The New Girl Vol. 1 set for release in September

Image Comics has announced the upcoming release of Kick-Ass: The New Girl Vol. 1, a trade paperback collecting issues #1 to #6 of the new Kick-Ass story arc from Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.

In Kick-ass: The New Girl, Vol. 1, Kick-Ass returns readier than ever to wipe out the city’s criminal lowlives, destroy its gangs, and save its communities from decay. But there’s a new face beneath the old mask, a new figure wearing that famous green and yellow spandex. Who is this new vigilante superhero? Who can fill Dave Lizewski’s shoes? Who Is The New Kick-ass?

Kick-Ass: The New Girl Vol. 1 will go on sale in comic book stores on Wednesday September 12th and bookstores on Tuesday September 18th.

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New Trailer For ‘Mandy’ Starring Nicolas Cage Will Make Your Day

The film has been delighting festival audiences over the past couple of months and will start to roll out into cinemas very soon. Mandy stars Nicolas Cage and has a brand new trailer for your viewing pleasure.

Mandy is written and directed by Panos Cosmatos (Beyond the Black Rainbow) and stars the iconic Academy Award®winner, Nicolas Cage in his most visceral role to date, alongside the stellar supporting cast of Andrea Riseborough and Linus Roache. Mandy was co-produced by Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings franchise) and is one of the final films scored by the Academy Award®-nominated composer Jóhann Jóhannsson.

Here’s the official synopsis.

Pacific Northwest. 1983 Ad. Outsiders Red Miller (Nicolas Cage) and Mandy Bloom (Andrea Riseborough) lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand (Linus Roache), Red is catapulted into
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Chloe Grace Moretz rules out a Hit-Girl return after the way Kick-Ass 2 was handled

Last week, it was announced that Matthew Vaughn is looking to reboot the Kick-Ass franchise through his newly-established Marv Studios, as well as developing a solo film based around the character of Hit-Girl.

The lethal young crimefighter was played by Chloe Grace Moretz in Vaughn’s Kick-Ass and its 2013 sequel, but it seems that won’t be the case in the proposed solo movie, as Moretz has revealed that she has no interest in reprising the role.

“I love the franchise, I think the first movie was really, really special,” said Moretz (via IndieWire). “I wish the second one had been handled in a little bit of a different way. Because I think we were all kind of looking forward to something a little different than what happened with it all. As much as I love the character of Hit-Girl, I think she lives and survives in Kick-Ass, and I
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Chloë Grace Moretz: "Coach Floral"

Take a look at new images, plus footage of "Kick-Ass" actress Chloë Grace Moretz, as 'the face' of "Coach Floral" fragrance, "embodying the carefree, independent spirit of the 'Coach' girl", photographed by Steven Meisel:

"...'Floral is the feminine scent inspired by 'Tea Roses'. The fragrance opens with a splash of citrus coeur and a touch of effervescent pink peppercorn with radiant pineapple sorbet. The heart reveals a bouquet of fragrant flowers—rose tea, jasmine sambac and gardenia—before an enveloping dry-down to elegant creamy wood, patchouli and musky notes.

"The campaign video stars Chloë Grace Moretz, embodying the carefree, independent spirit of the 'Coach' girl..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek Chloë Grace Moretz for "Coach Floral"...
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Chloe Grace Moretz Wishes ‘Kick-Ass 2’ Was Handled Differently And Won’t Be Back For A Third

Chloe Grace Moretz Wishes ‘Kick-Ass 2’ Was Handled Differently And Won’t Be Back For A Third
Before “Deadpool” changed the game for R-rated superhero movies in 2016, Matthew Vaughn‘s adaption of Mark Millar‘s R-rated comic book “Kick-Ass” set the stage in 2010. It featured profanity, sex, drugs, excessive violence, and rock and roll. Perhaps the best part of “Kick-Ass,” however, was the young Chloe Grace Moretz‘s Hit-Girl, a trained assassin whose bite was far louder than her bark.

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Chloë Grace Moretz Doesn't Want a Kick-ass 3 and isn't Interested in Playing Hit-Girl Again

Turns out, Chloë Grace Moretz wasn't a fan of Kick-Ass 2 and isn't interested in a Kick-Ass 3. She also doesn't seem to want to reprise her role of Hit-Girl. I actually liked the second Kick-Ass movie and I'd like to see the story continue with these two versions of the main characters, but that's not happening. While talking at the Provincetown Film Festival (via Indiewire), Moretz said:

"I wish the second one had been handled in a little bit of a different way. Because I think we were all kind of looking forward to something a little different than what happened with it all.

As much as I love the character of Hit-Girl, I think she lives and survives in Kick-Ass, and I kind of want to keep her there. I kinda wanna keep everyone’s mind in Kick-Ass. So I don’t think there will be a Kick-Ass 3, at
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Chloe Grace Moretz not interested in reprising Hit-Girl for Kick-Ass 3

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Chloe Grace Moretz became a superstar when she stole the show away from actors like Nicolas Cage and Mark Strong as the ass-kicking, butterfly knife-twisting Hit-Girl in 2010’s Kick-ass. Director Matthew Vaughn and comic creator Mark Millar are interested in doing another movie featuring the young character, but Moretz recently revealed she’s not interested in reprising Hit-Girl for another... Read More...
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Chloe Grace Moretz Doesn’t Sound Game For Another Kick-Ass Movie

Though Chloe Grace Moretz has established herself as quite the respectable actress through various movies in recent years, it stands to reason that many of us were first introduced to her via Kick-Ass. In that picture adapted from Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.’s acclaimed comic book, she played Hit-Girl, a scene-stealing pre-teen with a knack for handling deadly weapons and possessing a mastery of martial arts. Needless to say, she was fun to watch whenever appearing on screen.

Of course, she reprised that role a few years later in Kick-Ass 2, but that one didn’t perform as well at the box office, likely forcing the studio to pump the brakes on the franchise. Still, I found myself being thoroughly entertained when I attended a showing.

Oddly enough, Moretz seems to be of a different opinion than I, saying the following while speaking with IndieWire:

“I love the franchise,
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Chloë Grace Moretz Isn’t Interested in ‘Kick-Ass 3’ After the Way ‘Kick-Ass 2’ Was Handled

Chloë Grace Moretz Isn’t Interested in ‘Kick-Ass 3’ After the Way ‘Kick-Ass 2’ Was Handled
While “Kick-Ass” director Matthew Vaughn is interested in further exploring the world of his off-kilter superhero story, he will likely have to do so without one of his biggest stars. During a recent appearance at the Provincetown Film Festival, actress Chloë Grace Moretz said she would not participate in a potential “Kick-Ass 3,” saying she “wished [‘Kick-Ass 2’] had been handled in a little bit of a different way.”

Based on the Marvel comic book of the same name, the R-rated 2010 black comedy featured a 13-year-old Moretz as the ruthless vigilante Hit-Girl and earned nearly $100 million worldwide. Its 2013 sequel opened fifth at the box office, underwhelming critics and fans alike. While there have long been rumors of a third movie as well as a Hit-Girl spinoff, Moretz indicated she would not be involved in a “Kick-Ass 3.”

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‘Brain on Fire’ Trailer: Chloe Grace Moretz is Losing Her Mind and Doctors Don’t Know Why

‘Brain on Fire’ Trailer: Chloe Grace Moretz is Losing Her Mind and Doctors Don’t Know Why
Chloe Grace Moretz has grown up quite a bit since her early acting days. Her early years found her taking on supporting child star roles in the likes of The Amityville Horror and Big Momma’s House 2. Thankfully, she graduated to better adolescent roles in (500) Days of Summer, Kick-Ass and Hugo. Now she’s talking […]

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Wme Signs ‘Nocturnal Animals’ Actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Exclusive: Golden Globe-winning actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson has signed with Wme for representation. In addition to winning a Globe for his role in 2016’s Nocturnal Animals, he received BAFTA and Film Critics Society nomisfor his toxic character in Tom Ford’s acclaimed drama. Taylor-Johnson’s breakout role was in Nowhere Boy directed by his now-wife Sam Taylor-Johnson. He went on to star in an array of comic book and sci-fi fare that included Kick-Ass, Avengers: Age of Ultro…
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Wme Signs ‘Nocturnal Animals’ Actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Exclusive: Golden Globe-winning actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson has signed with Wme for representation. In addition to winning a Globe for his role in 2016’s Nocturnal Animals, he received BAFTA and Film Critics Society nomisfor his toxic character in Tom Ford’s acclaimed drama. Taylor-Johnson’s breakout role was in Nowhere Boy directed by his now-wife Sam Taylor-Johnson. He went on to star in an array of comic book and sci-fi fare that included Kick-Ass, Avengers: Age of Ultro…
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Reboots and Rebrands and Remakes, Oh My! What’s with the lack of originality these days?

Sade Green on reboots, rebrands and remakes…

There is a distinct lack of originality in the film industry at the moment. Perhaps that’s too harsh actually; there is a distinct lack of originality in Hollywood. The market is over run with sequels, spin-offs, reboots, rebrands, films-that-are-now-television-shows and the dreaded ‘late-sequel’. You know, that sequel that the studios have decided that we need over a decade after the first came out – it’s essentially pointless, but it makes them good money.

If we tried to devise a list of all of the pointless sequels, franchises, spin-offs and reboots, we could easily have a list of over a hundred films (way more actually), and of course, it is all a matter of opinion. Some may argue that the Rocky franchise, the Terminator franchise, The Fast and the Furious franchise, the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, the Marvel franchise, the Jurassic Park/World franchise,
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Heroes: DC Universe Shake-Up as Geoff Johns Steps Down

On this 252nd episode of Heroes, Jon Schnepp, Amy Dallen, and Coy Jandreau discuss the following: THR is reporting that DC Entertainment president Geoff Johns is stepping down from his position and entering into a writer-producer deal with Warner Bros. and DC. In an interview with Empire magazine, Matthew Vaughn revealed that he is working on a third Kingsman film, a spinoff movie titled Kingsman: The Great Game, an eight-hour Kingsman TV show, a Kick-Ass reboot and a solo Hit-Girl movie. Leaked Avengers 4 concept art and behind the scenes photos on Twitter seem to infer …
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Matthew Vaughn announces Kick-Ass reboot, Kingsman sequel, spinoffs and TV show

Having enjoyed success with two Mark Millar comic book adaptations, filmmaker Matthew Vaughn has revealed to Empire that he has big plans for both Kick-Ass and Kingsman as part of his newly-established Marv Studios.

“We’re going to reboot Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl,” Vaughn revealed, stating that we’ll be getting both a new Kick-Ass movie and a potential Hit-Girl solo film. “Look what Mark Millar is doing with the comic for clues.”

For those not up to speed with the Kick-Ass comics, the newly-launched volume focuses on a brand new character, African-American single mother and military veteran Patience Lee. Vaughn’s comments would seem to suggest this could be the route for the reboot, and indeed Mark Millar has already teased the possibility, revealing that he’d like to see Thor: Ragnarok star Tessa Thompson in the role.

Meanwhile, Vaughn also confirmed that Kingsman 3 is moving ahead, and will shoot
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Elton John Biopic Rocketman Is All Sex, Drugs and Rock N Roll

Elton John Biopic Rocketman Is All Sex, Drugs and Rock N Roll
Matthew Vaughn, who is co-producing the upcoming Elton John biopic Rocketman alongside Paramount Pictures, has described the movie as "the first R-rated musical," including "drugs, sex, [and] rock'n'roll." Matthew Vaughn's production company Marv Studios will have a big hand in the upcoming biopic, and given a number of their previous movies such as Kingsman, it's understandable that this movie will be raunchy.

Vaughn's description of Rocketman being the "first R-rated musical" isn't entirely true, unfortunately. There have already been a number of R-rated musicals over the years, including serious ones like Sweeney Todd and Purple Rain, along with comedies like Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny and The Blues Brothers. Regardless, Vaughn's message comes across clear that Rocketman will be like no other musical we've seen before. While it won't technically be the first R-rated musical, it will most likely be the first of its kind.

Rocketman is set to star Taron Egerton,
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Game of Thrones prequel pilot greenlit by HBO

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HBO announced on Friday that they have greenlit the porduction of a pilot for a prequel to the acclaimed international hit television series Game of Thrones.

The news isn't totally shocking. Back in May, the premium cable network stated that they were developing spinoffs of the series with plans to “explore different time periods of George R.R. Martin’s vast and rich universe.”

HBO made deals with five writers to develop scripts for said spinoffs and in the same statement, the longtime producers of the show, Dan Weiss and David Benioff, confirmed that they would there to support the new writers but that they would be taking a "much deserved break from writing about Westeros once the final season is complete."

In today's statement, the network confirmed that the pilot will be for a prequel series set in the “thousands of years before the events of Game of Thrones." They
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'Game Of Thrones' prequel from Jane Goldman set at HBO

Pilot to take place “thousands of years” before the events of the original series.

HBO has ordered a pilot for the Game Of Thrones prequel from UK screenwriter Jane Goldman, and revealed a few plot points of the series, one of several prequels in the works inspired by the fantasy property.

The pilot will take place “thousands of years” before the events of the original series, according to an HBO statement, and will chronicle “the world’s descent from the golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour.”

It will deal with subjects including “the horrifying secrets of Westeros’s
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