Seth MacFarlane to Star in Live-Action FOX Series
FOX has ordered 13 episodes of a “new hour-long, live-action comedic drama series” created by and starring Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, network chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman announced today. MacFarlane also wrote the pilot and will executive produce the currently untitled series. Targeting the 2017-18 TV season, the new MacFarlane series takes place 300 years in the future a…
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Paramount Registers Star Trek 4 Title With MPAA
Paramount Pictures registered the title Star Trek 4 with the Motion Picture Association of America, lending more evidence to Star Trek Beyond’s reported sequel. While this doesn’t guarantee Star Trek 4 will make it to the big screen, the title registration is “necessary before any major film be released in the United States,” TrekMovie.com reported. The film probably isn’t named Star Trek 4, eithe…
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Missing Song from Force Awakens’ Soundtrack Released
Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams and Hamilton composer and star Lin-Manuel Miranda have released Maz’s cantina theme from The Force Awakens. The song, called Jabba Flow, is now available on iTunes and Star Wars.com. It was co-written by Abrams and Miranda for the film in secret. The lyrics are recited in Huttese, the language spoken by the slug-like species of the Star Wars univer…
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Civil War II: Who Are 'The Fallen' and 'The Accused'?
Today Marvel revealed a pair of new one-shot comics that will tie into their Civil War II event this summer. True to form for Marvel’s recent teaser campaigns, we don’t know much more than the name of these mystery projects – Civil War II: The Accused #1 and Civil War II: The Fallen #1. Both of these these teaser images promise that more information will be forthcoming on July 6, which happens to …
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Interview With the Vampire: New Mutants Director Developing Remake
New Mutants director Josh Boone is developing a new film adaptation of Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire and The Vampire Lestat, Boone announced. Jill Killington—who wrote 2016’s All We Had with Boone—will serve as co-writer. As reported in 2014, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (The Amazing Spider-Man, Star Trek) will produce, with Bobby Cohen (The Mummy, Now You See Me) as executive producer.…
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New Mutants: Director Teases Movie Lineup
Rumors regarding which characters will show up in director Josh Boone’s upcoming X-Men spin-off, The New Mutants, have been abundant, but the team has been quiet on it—until now. A bunch of posts to the director’s personal Instagram account could reveal which mutants moviegoers will see when the film is released. Boone has yet to confirm the lineup, but the images include Wolfsbane, Mirage, Cannon…
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Where Are the Asian-American Movie Stars?
After an uproar over the whitewashing of Asian characters in ‘Doctor Strange’ and ‘Ghost in the Shell,’ THR looks at how Asian-American representation can be improved in Hollywood.read more
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Evolve Developer Working on New Game
Turtle Rock Studios, the developer behind Left 4 Dead and Evolve, is working on a whole new game. The news comes from a job listing on the studio’s website for an animation programmer. The position is for an “unannounced new” intellectual property described as a “cutting edge game targeting next generation hardware.” It’s difficult to make any sort of guess as to what the new game will be. However…
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Cannes: Martin Freeman Boards Zombie Apocalypse Thriller 'Cargo'
The film is based on a 7-minute short by Australian directors Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke that became a viral sensation in 2013. read more
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Star Wars' Daisy Ridley Joins New Hamlet Film
Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley will be joining Naomi Watts for a retelling of Shakespeare’s Hamlet focused on the royal women. Ridley will play the title character Ophelia, and the story will explore her romance with Prince Hamlet and her relationship with Queen Gertrude, played by Watts. The film will be based on the novel by Lisa Klein. Semi Chellas (Mad Men) has adapted it for the screen, and C…
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