Phil Cooley

  • Tom Hiddleston Reveals Why He Was Cut From Avengers: Age Of Ultron

     ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ would’ve been just as successful with or without the inclusion of the hugely likeable Tom Hiddleston (we think), but now the actor’s revealed why he was cut from the movie. Speaking to Digital Spy, the charming Brit who plays the devilish Loki in the Marvel Cinematic…

    Mike P Williams
  • Batman v Superman: Jesse Eisenberg Actually Playing Lex Luthor Jr

    Jesse Eisenberg won’t be portraying the Lex Luthor we all know and love in next year’s ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’. In fact, Eisenberg will playing Alexander Joseph Luthor Jr, son of Lex Luthor Snr, who has taken over his father’s company and turned it into a tech giant. The unexpected…

    Ben Skipper
  • 'Twinsters' premiere brings orphaned siblings tale to birthplace

    A documentary tracing the remarkable story of orphaned twin sisters, separated at birth, who only discover each other due to a chance encounter on social media, has screened its international premiere in the Korean city where the girls were born. “We had to bring our crazy story here because this…

  • Harry Potter Spin-Off Fantastic Beasts Nets Jon Voight

    ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ has just cast a trio of new actors… with the legendary Jon Voight among them. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 76-year-old screen legend has signed up for the upcoming ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off… along with some other familiar faces. “Gemma Chan, who…

    Ryan Leston
  • John Woo to Produce TV Series ‘Cognition’ with Catalyst

    CANNES — John Woo, whose credits include “Mission Impossible II” and “Face/Off,” is to produce a original scripted television series titled “Cognition” in partnership with Catalyst Global Media, the television and film production company led by Charlotte Walls and Al Hardiman. The show is a…

  • Amazon Studios will release SXSW sci-fi hit Creative Control

    Amazon has cut a deal to acquire the independently produced Creative Control, a dark satire about the tech industry that premiered at SXSW in March, winning the special jury prize for visual excellence in the process. Variety reports that Amazon Studios, the company's TV and movie arm, has slated…

    The Verge
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    Drive-in movie art (16 photos)

    This artist is a real Car -avaggio, making amazing hyperrealistic works inspired by drive-in theaters that depict real-life moments at the movies . Czech artist Andrew Valko, 58, created these stunning film-scene paintings after visiting drive-ins across the U.S. (Caters News) Artwork by Andrew…

    Yahoo News
  • F. Gary Gray Likely to Direct ‘Fast & Furious 8’

    “Fast and Furious 8” may have found its director. “Straight Outta Compton” helmer F. Gary Gray looks to be the choice to direct the latest installment in the franchise, sources tell Variety. “Furious” star and producer Vin Diesel posted a photo of himself with Gray on his official Facebook page,…

  • Review: 'Steve Jobs' plays man versus machine

    When is someone going to open a window in Aaron Sorkin's "Steve Jobs"? Alas, wrong operating system. Sorkin has dispensed with the traditional format of the biopic, instead framing the life of ...

    Associated Press
  • Asian cinema masterpieces, ferry tragedy at Korean film fest

    BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's second-largest city is in a festive mood as the Busan Film Festival passes the midpoint.

    Associated Press
  • Busan Film Review: ‘A Korean in Paris’

    Even without the renewed media attention to the plight of migrants and minorities abroad, or the undying currency of art films about the lives of vagrants and prostitutes, there would be a sad, timely resonance to Jeon Soo-il’s “A Korean in Paris."

  • MIPCOM: Tandem to Adapt Ken Follett's 'Code to Zero'

    The German shingle adapted Follett's 'The Pillars of the Earth' and 'World Without End' as limited series.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • China Box Office: 'Lost in Hong Kong' Leads Huge Week for Local Films

    Hollywood movies took less than 5 percent of box office during the National Day holiday period, one of China's biggest movie-going weeks of the year.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Jeanne Tripplehorn, Callum Keith Rennie Join Cast of 'Little Pink House'

    Production on the film is about to begin in Vancouver.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • How to Double Your Money Every 4 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • GoPro Steals the Show in Fox's "The Martian"

    Action camera maker GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) landed a starring role in Twenty-First Century Fox's (NASDAQ: FOX) The Martian, which made an impressive $55 million during its opening weekend. In the movie, Matt ...

  • MTV’s Nicole Byer Pilot Casts Sophie Von Haselberg, Fahim Anwar & Rachel Hilson

    EXCLUSIVE: Sophie von Haselberg, Fahim Anwar and Rachel Hilson have been cast as series regulars opposite Nicole Byer in MTV’s untitled Nicole Byer pilot. They join previously cast Kimrie Lewis-Davis. Byer plays a young adult who is forced to move in with her sister and four kids in the suburbs…

  • Fox Developing Couples Dancing Show As ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Awaits Renewal Decision

    Fox has put in development a couples dancing competition show from former The Voice executive producer Stijn Bakkers and American Idol producer FremantleMedia North America. Created/executive produced by Bakkers and Toby Gorman, EVP Alternative at FMNA, the untitled show highlights the lives of…