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  • 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
  • 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…

  • 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.

    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
  • EFA to Honor Christoph Waltz, Charlotte Rampling

    The two stars will be picking up honorary awards at the Dec. 12 event in Berlin.

    The Hollywood Reporter
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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
  • China Box Office: Local Titles Dominate Holiday Weekend

    Local films dominated the Chinese box office over the holiday weekend, accounting for over 90% of the week’s total.

  • Family of late actor Robin Williams reach settlement in legal dispute

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The widow and children of late Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams, who died by suicide last year, have reached a proposed settlement after a bitter dispute over his estate, according to court papers. The settlement, filed in San Francisco Superior Court on…

  • Endemol Shine CEO Defends TV Business: “We Have Never Had It So Good” – Mipcom

    In her first major speech since taking over the post of CEO of Endemol Shine Group, Sophie Turner Laing today sounded a defense of the TV business, and offered up considerations for the future of the fast-evolving landscape. In a talk that might have been just as suited for the UK’s prestigious…

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

    Production on the film is about to begin in Vancouver.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • 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 ...

  • PFW Photo Diary: Roger Vivier Gets Groovy

    The grand Maison de l'Amerique Latine in Paris set the stage for Roger Vivier's Summer Sweets presentation.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Busan: Gitanjali Rao’s ‘Bombay Rose’ Blooms With France’s Les Films d’Ici

    “Bombay Rose,” the first feature by award-winning Indian animator Gitanjali Rao, will be produced by France’s Les Films d’Ici, a veteran outfit with some 275 credits since 1975. The company’s Serge Lalou (“Waltz with Bashir”) is producing alongside Clara Mahieu (“Narcossist”). Gitanjali Rao Films…

  • 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…