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  • ‘Star Wars’: Anthony Daniels Slams Disney’s ‘Kremlin Attitude’ Over ‘Force Awakens’

    Anthony Daniels, the actor who has played lovably finicky robot C-3PO in six “Star Wars” films, has no stomach for the saga’s three prequels, over-reliance on special effects or for Disney’s “Kremlin attitude” when it comes to leaks about the seventh installment in the space epic, a new interview…

    Variety51 mins ago
  • 12 Magic Movie Moments That Happened By Mistake

    What should have happened: In a climactic scene of Chris Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight’, The Joker (Heath Ledger) casually walks away from the hospital, detonating the bombs he’s planted causing a huge explosion. Ledger never breaking character, stopped, gave the detonator a comical shake, tried the…

    Tom Butler
  • Chris Evans Wants to Extended Contract With Marvel

    The actor who plays Captain America wants to continue playing the role at Marvel.

    Comicvine
  • Mark Ruffalo Reveals the Reason Hulk Won't Be in "Civil War"

    There will be no "Hulk Smash" in next year's Marvel film.

    Comicvine
  • Chris Evans on Saying Goodbye to Marvel: ‘It’s Almost Terrifying to Think About’

    Don’t leave us, Captain America! Chris Evans and (most of) the Avengers cast wrapped filming on Captain America: Civil War late last month, marking Evans' fifth film in his six-picture contract with Marvel Studios. In an interview with ETonline, the 34-year-old actor explains why having another…

    ETonline
  • Anabelle Acosta Upped To Regular On ABC’s ‘Quantico’

    Anabelle Acosta ( Ballers) has been promoted to series regular on ABC’s new drama series Quantico. She was initially cast as a recurring in the role of Nathalie Vazquez and bumped up to regular ahead of the September 27 premiere. A former cop from Laredo, Texas, Nathalie is driven, kick-ass, and…

    Deadline
  • Fall Movie Preview: Fukunaga, Netflix set out for new worlds

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cary Fukunaga's first feature film, "Sin Nombre"— which translates to "Nameless," was a Spanish-language drama about Honduran immigrants. His latest, "Beasts of No Nation," is a brutal story about a boy drafted into a West African rebel army.

    Associated Press
  • New ‘LatinHeat Cinema’ Streaming Service to Launch

    Latin Heat Media LLC and non-profit org American Latino Theatre (ALT) have joined forces to launch LatinHeat Cinema, a streaming service aimed at both the 54 million-strong U.S. Latino market as well as international auds. The new platform addresses the paucity of distribution opportunities for…

    Variety
  • Johnny Depp's gangster role tipped in Venice for possible Oscar

    Johnny Depp's portrayal of James 'Whitey' Bulger was tipped Friday as a potential Oscar winner after "Black Mass", an account of the Boston mobster's life of crime was unveiled to a warm reception at the Venice film festival. Barely recognisable after having been given the Irish-American gangster's…

    AFP
  • Idris Elba Responds to James Bond Author’s ‘Too Street’ Remark

    LONDON — Idris Elba, whose “Beasts of No Nation” had its world premiere in Venice this week, has responded to James Bond author Anthony Horowitz’s comment that Elba was “too street” to play 007. Horowitz, who has added to the novel franchise created by Ian Fleming with a new 007 adventure called…

    Variety
  • Trailer: Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Nailing It Yet Again

    The trailer of the film ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2’ is finally out. Once again with the punch lines and a realistic feel, ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2’ is giving a competition to its prequel. The sequel will see actors Nushrat Bharucha, Sonali Sehgall, Ishita Sharma and lead actor Kartik Tiwari in their…

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  • Animated 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Team on Movie Tie-Ins and '80s References

    The Disney XD series picks up after the events of the hit film: "The stories are so unbelievably intricate," star Will Friedle says.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Will Force Friday Help Disney (DIS) Net $500M in Revenue?

    The Walt Disney Company's (DIS) much-awaited Star Wars movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is slated to hit movie theaters on Dec 18.

    Zacks
  • John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein Comedy Lands At Fox With Penalty

    Hot feature writers John Francis Daley and  Jonathan Goldstein ( Horrible Bosses) are venturing into television with a single-camera comedy project for Fox, which has received a script commitment plus penalty. The project hails from 20th Century Fox TV and Chernin Entertainment. Written by the…

    Deadline
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    How Star Wars Took Disney Shares to Another World

    Sep. 4 -- In today's "Single Best Chart," Bloomberg's Brendan Greeley displays the growth in Walt Disney Company's stock price following the purchase of Lucasfilm and the Star Wars movie franchise. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance."

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  • Lights out for movie houses in Libya's 'Mermaid of Med'

    The Libyan capital once boasted grand movie houses that packed in smartly dressed couples for a special night out, but how times have changed. The rot started even before the 2011 revolution that ousted longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi, and has since seen movie houses bolt their doors one after the…

    AFP
  • Disney-Imax’s ‘Beautiful Planet’ Documentary Gets April Release

    Disney and Imax have set an April 29 release for their co-production of the Toni Myers documentary “A Beautiful Planet” — a week after the traditional Earth Day celebration. “A Beautiful Planet” will receive a special presentation at the Giant Screen Cinema Association’s International Conference…

    Variety