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  • Netflix announces release dates for its first set of original movies

    Netflix has slowly been getting into the business of making original movies, but it's all been smoke and acquisitions — until now. Arriving on October 16th is Beasts of No Nation, the new film from True Detective director Cary Fukunaga. The film will be going live on Netflix, and is still set to…

    The Verge48 mins ago
  • Robert Downey Jr Got A HUGE Payday For Doing Just Two Marvel Movies

    - Kenneth Branagh Will Not Direct Thor: Ragnarok - Black Panther’s Civil War Role Revealed That puts him at number eight in the business bible’s annual celebrity rich list (it’s topped by Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao with a somewhat dwarfing $300m and $160m respectively). The next nearest…

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  • Ant-Man trailer confirms 's cameo

    This post contains spoilers for Ant-Man. The latest Spanish-language trailer for Ant-Man doesn't have much in the way of new footage, but an ultra-quick shot during the promo gives us a good look at which Avenger will show up during the film. "Essentially, this is a heist film, and if you look at…

    Polygon
  • 7 Actors Who Really HATED Being In Star Wars

    Alec Guinness By the time Episode IV was released, Sir Alec was 63 and an Oscar-winner for 1957’s ‘The Bridge On The River Kwai’. - Movies With Grammatical Errors In Their Titles - What Happened To The Red Coat Girl From Schindler’s List? While he obviously enjoyed some the filming – he liked Kenny…

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  • Sundance Winner Directing Movie Adaptation ‘Infidelity’ (EXCLUSIVE)

    Sundance winner Geneviève Dulude-Decelles will direct an independent movie based on Stacey May Fowles’ novel “Infidelity,” Variety has learned exclusively. Dulude-Decelles, who won the Sundance Short Film jury award for “The Cut” last year, is also writing the script. Allison Black of Euclid 431…

    Variety
  • Peter Mullan To Be Feted By Venice Film Festival Critics’ Week

    ROME – The Venice Film Festival’s Critics’ Week will fete Scottish multihyphenate Peter Mullan with a special screening of “Orphans,” his 1998 directorial debut, selected as the best pic ever to screen at the independently run sidebar dedicated to first works, which celebrates its 30th edition this…

    Variety
  • 15 Movie Mistakes You Didn't Notice In Your Favorite Action Films

    It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a scenery-related continuity error!Even the most mind-blowing, heart-pounding action flicks can contain the occasional cutting room oversight. Here are 15 mistakes that made it into classic action movies, courtesy of Movie Mistakes.

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  • Director Zhang Yimou sues ex-production partner for $2.5M

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese director Zhang Yimou has sued a production company that he has worked with for more than a decade, seeking 15 million yuan ($2.5 million) he says he is owed as his share of the distribution money of one of his movies.

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  • Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77

    NEW YORK (AP) — One of the last of the classic Hollywood showmen, Jerry Weintraub built his show business empire on a Rolodex and chutzpah.

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  • 'Inside Out' edges 'Jurassic' to top N. American box office

    Animated flick "Inside Out" edged out "Jurassic World" to top the North American box office over the weekend with a solid $29. The Pixar film features the voice of comedian Amy Poehler and follows young Riley as her emotions of joy, fear, anger, disgust and sadness battle it out internally as she…

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  • James Franco: "Yosemite" role was "strange" but "positive"

    In CBS News interview, actor reflects on portraying a version of his own dad

    CBS News
  • China's Wanda Cinemas, Movie Site Team on Movie Merchandising

    Mtime has built official merchandise stores in 10 major cities.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Disney Lands ‘Prince Charming’ Script for Mandeville and Tripp Vinson

    Having reaped the rewards of so many fairytale re-imaginings, Disney is looking to take aim at the Prince at the center of many of those stories. Sources tell Variety that the studio has acquired the spec “Prince Charming,” a live-action comedy revolving around the iconic character with Mandeville…

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  • 'Hello Kitty' may be clawing her way to the big screen

    If your world just hasn't been filled with enough of "Hello Kitty," you'll probably be thrilled to learn that she's likely getting her own movie in 2019.

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  • Amanda Peterson, Patrick Dempsey's Co-Star in '80s Classic 'Can't Buy Me Love,' Dead at 43

    Police tell TheWrap the actress' body was discovered at her home in Colorado on Sunday.

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  • Rob Konrad rejects chance to make movie out of odyssey at sea

    Former Dolphins fullback Rob Konrad’s story seemed like it was something out of a movie, which is why a lot of people thought it would be one. But Konrad told Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald he had turned down a movie offer and several book deals, refusing to cash in on the tale of his…

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  • Veteran Hollywood Producer Brian Witten to Head Heavy Metal

    Veteran Hollywood producer and exec Brian Witten has been named president of Heavy Metal. He will oversee the magazine-turned-media company’s film and TV business. Witten will attend Comic-Con, where Heavy Metal’s panel is set to disclose its future plans. Witten’s producer and executive producer…

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  • Microsoft Renames Xbox Music to Groove Music, Xbox Video to Movies & TV

    Microsoft is going to rebrand its Spotify-like Xbox Music service to Groove Music. The new service will be available to beta testers on Windows 10 this week, and become available to everyone with the official release of Windows 10 on July 29. The rebrand was announced with a blog post, which also…

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  • Front Row Report, Versace: Michelle Rodriguez Returns to Fashion Week

    Also spotted at the show: Naomi Campbell sipped on champagne while Donatella Versace presented a Coachella-esque couture collection.

    The Hollywood Reporter