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Colin Farrell Has A Winter’s Tale

As he puts the pieces together to make passion project Winter’s Tale in October, writer-turned-director Akiva Goldsman has been on the hunt for cast members to join Jessica Brown Findlay , who signed on last month. He’s now offered the main role to Colin Farrell . Goldsman is keen to snag Farrell’s services and backing studio Warner Bros. is also eager to stay in business with the Horrible Bosses co-star. He’s already been offered the lead in Arthur And Lancelot, but that didn’t work out. So now the executives and Goldsman are crossing their fingers he starts negotiations to take on Tale, which has been adapted from Mark Helprin’s novel rather than Shakespeare's play. A sprawling narrative that flits between the modern-day and 19th century New York, the story follows a thief breaking into a swanky West Side mansion, and meeting the dying young woman who lives there. But that’s not the end of it, as there are mob bosses, demons and other supernatural elements to contend with.

Sam Raimi Joins Poltergeist Remake

Sam Raimi is boarding MGM’s Poltergeist . The filmmaker, who got his start with the Evil Dead horror movies, will produce the remake of the 1982 film -- which Steven Spielberg produced and co-scripted from his original story -- with Nathan Kahane and Roy Lee. Despite some reports, Raimi is not directing the remake but will help oversee the search for a helmer. David Lindsay-Abaire, who worked on Disney's Oz: The Great and Powerful for Raimi, is working on the script, which focuses on a family whose house was built on a holy site and whosedaughter is taken by ghosts. The movie is one of two horror remakes on which MGM is in active development, the other being Carrie. Julianne Moore is circling the role of the mother opposite Chloe Moretz . Raimi is currently producing a remake of his Evil Dead. Fede Alvarez is directing the pic, which TriStar will release April 12, 2013. Please Leave A Comment- Source- THR

Total Recall Getting Buzz At CinemaCon

Going into Sony's final-day presentation at CinemaCon on Thursday, exhibitors expected The Amazing Spider-Man, Men in Black 3 and James Bond entry Skyfall to be the highlights -- but they didn't count on falling so hard for sci-fi action pic Total Recall . Opening on Aug. 3, Total Recall -- based on the 1990 film and Philip K. Dick's short story We Can Remember It for You Wholesale -- was directed by Len Wiseman and stars Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel and Bryan Cranston. Footage from the film prompted widespread buzz among exhibitors, who remarked on its Blade Runner-like quality. TOTAL RECALL Trailer- Total Recall is an action thriller about reality and memory, inspired anew by the famous short story “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale” by Philip K. Dick. Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid ( Colin Farrell ), even though he’s got a beautiful wife ( Kate Beckinsale


Twi-hards we deliver two new images from THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2 . After the birth of Renesmee Cullen, Bella, now a vampire, finds herself enjoying her new life and abilities. However, the vampire Irina misidentifies Renesmee as an "immortal child", a child who has been turned into a vampire, and because immortal children are uncontrollable, creating them has been outlawed by the Volturi. After Irina presents her allegation to the Volturi, they plan to destroy Renesmee and the Cullens. In an attempt to survive, the Cullens gather other vampire clans from around the world to stand as witnesses and prove to the Volturi that Renesmee is not an immortal child. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2 Studio: Summit Entertainment Director: Bill Condon Writer: Melissa Rosenberg Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner Release Date: November 16, 2012 Site: Genre: Drama, Romance Synopsis:

Movie Super Hero Rescue Mashup Video

Buckle your seatbelt for a blistering ride through six decades of Hollywood's rocky love affair with caped crimefighters. Stitched into this monumental montage of tight spandex, spewing flame and dodged bullets are the heroes who make our pulse pound ... and some other guys, too. In just over four minutes, remember the tarnished dreams of the Mystery Men , the tragedy of Brandon Lee's The Crow and dozens more moments in a colorful cascade of comic-book crime with gleaming weapons primed and gauntlets flared. Let the bullets rain and the glory live forever. How many can you recall before Weezer's anthem ends and the smoke clears? Ready? Off you go ... Please Leave A Commment- Source- The Sleepy Skunk via Blastr

THIS IS 40 Trailer. Is This A Sequel To Knocked Up?

Here is the first trailer for THIS IS 40 . Is this a sequel or a spin-off from Knocked Up ? The film stars Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Megan Fox , John Lithgow, Iris Apatow, Maude Apatow, Melissa McCarthy, Robert Smigel, Charlene Yi, Albert Brooks. Writer/director/producer Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Funny People) brings audiences This Is 40, an original comedy that expands upon the story of Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) from the blockbuster hit Knocked Up as we see firsthand how they are dealing with their current state of life. THIS IS 40 opens December 21st, 2012 Please Leave A Comment-

Josh Gad To Play Steve Wozniak

There was consternation and cries of “it must be an April Fool’s joke!” when Ashton Kutcher was announced as the actor to play the late Apple overlord Steve jobs in Joshua Michael Stern’s Jobs. We’re guessing there’ll be much less outcry greeting the news that Josh Gad is in talks to play another key figure in the early days of the company, co-founder Steve Wozniak . Woz , as he’s long since become known, first became friends with Jobs when they worked together at Hewlett Packard in 1970. Jobs wanted to forge ahead with his idea to sell a computer as a fully assembled kit, which Wozniak wasn’t sure would work. But after Jobs convinced him, he threw in his lot and the pair began to work on their prototypes for what eventually became the Apple I. On April 1, 1976, the pair founded Apple Computers together and began a 12-year business partnership, which was temporarily imperilled when Woz was injured in a small plane crash. Though he’s since said that he and Jobs were not close fr

Willem Dafoe Joins Out of the Furnace

Relativity Media has closed a deal with two-time Oscar®-nominee Willem Dafoe (Platoon, Shadow of the Vampire) to join the cast of its gritty dramatic thriller currently titled Out of the Furnace . Dafoe , playing the role of John Petty, joins the previously announced award-winning cast including Oscar®-winner Christian Bale (The Fighter), Oscar®-nominated Casey Affleck (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford), Zoe Saldana (Avatar), Oscar®-nominated Sam Shepard (The Right Stuff), Oscar®-nominated Woody Harrelson (The Messenger) and Oscar®-winner Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland). The film, which started shooting on April 13th on location in Braddock, Pennsylvania, is written and directed by critically-acclaimed Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart). The film is a gripping and gritty dramatic thriller about fate, circumstance, and justice. Russell ( Bale ) and his younger brother Rodney ( Affleck ) live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have alwa

Safe Movie Review By: RAMA

Safe Movie Review By: RAMA What did RAMA think of the movie? Usually with Jason Statham movies, you can use one review for all of them, ’cause you pretty much get the same deal. Only Jason Statham could make one man vs. 20 people look ridiculous and exciting at the same time. But let’s face it, those of us who grew up watching Sly, Arnold, and Bruce kickin’ ass left and right, kinda miss those good ol days, but thankfully Statham stepped up and answered the call. SAFE , which hits theaters this weekend, is a flawed but a high adrenaline rush that will entertain action fans everywhere… A second-rate cage fighter on the mixed martial arts circuit, Luke Wright lives a numbing life of routine beatings and chump change…until the day he blows a rigged fight. Wanting to make an example of him, the Russian Mafia murders his family and banishes him from his life forever, leaving Luke to wander the streets of New York destitute, haunted by guilt, and tormented by the knowledge that he w

Julianne Moore Offered Role In Carrie

It isn’t a big surprise, but MGM has formally offered Julianne Moore the nightmarish religious fanatic mother in the Kimberly Peirce-directed remake of the 1976 film Carrie. Chloe Moretz is already set to play the title character, a young woman whose devastating telepathic powers rear up when she reaches puberty. Kevin Misher is producing. Moore’s name has been in the mix for a while, but at the time MGM maintained it was talking to numerous actresses. Now, they’ve sent Moore the script and a pay or play offer to play Margaret White, the role that Piper Laurie rode to an Oscar nomination. (Moore just got done playing Sarah Palin in the Jay Roach-directed HBO film Game Change, but Margaret White makes the former vice presidential candidate seem like a raging liberal.) The film is based on the 1974 Stephen King novel that was first filmed by director Brian De Palma. Sissy Spacek played Carrie White, and both she and Laurie got Oscar noms. Please Leave A Comment- Source- Deadline

The Raven Movie Review By: Matt C

The Raven Movie Review By: Matt C At first glance, the premise for The Raven might seem like an odd Hollywood match: comedy actor John Cusack (Better Off Dead), portrays the soon-to-be-disposed Edgar Allan Poe , whose stories have become the basis for a serial killer's murder spree. Add to this that history tells us quite a different story about Poe: he never worked with the Baltimore Police, his stories never became the basis for a psychotic mind's perverted practice, and the film's telling of his death is flat-out inaccurate. So, how does this mish-mash of historical inaccuracy play out for audiences? The answer is, wonderfully: The Raven is a smart, well-acted thriller that ushers us into the summer movie season with a bang. Cusack shines as the melancholy author who, when the film starts, is oft-inebriated and can barely pay off his bar tab before being summarily dismissed onto the street. His recent release of the poem Raven has netted him fame but not fortune,

Opening Sequence For THE DICTATOR

Watch the opening sequence for  THE DICTATOR . THE DICTATOR  is about “the parallel stories of a goat herder and deposed foreign dictator who gets lost in this country.” But the studio describes it as “the heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed,”. Cohen plays both the goat herder and the deposed foreign dictator who gets lost in the U.S. Once again, just like Bruno and Borat, this movie will depend heavily on improvisational skills. Jason Mantzoukas plays Cohen’s sidekick, a fellow from the Middle East.  Ben Kingsley plays “one of two Middle Eastern characters in the plot”  Anna Faris plays the female lead. Also starring Megan Fox, John C. Reilly, , Alec Berg, Jeff Schaffer, and David Mandel make sure to check back we will be hosting a give away and movie screening for the film. It is inspired by the novel Zabibah and The King by Saddam Hussein. Please Leave A Comment-

Character Posters For Expendables 2

Here you guys go we have all 12 of the Expendables 2 character posters. I want to thank  comingsoon , Fandango , MTV Movies , Ain’t It Cool News , AOL Moviefone , CinemaBlend , Yahoo! Movies , Collider , HitFix , IGN , JoBlo , Facebook/TheExpendablesMovie The Expendables 2 Ballsy Teaser Trailer- The Expendables are back and this time it's personal... Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone), Lee Christmas (Lee Statham), Yin Yang (Jet Li), Gunnar Jensen (Dolph Lundgren),Toll Road (Randy Couture) and Hale Caesar (Terry Crews) -- with newest members Billy the Kid (Liam Hemsworth) and Maggie (Yu Nan) aboard -- are reunited when Mr. Church (Bruce Willis) enlists the Expendables to take on a seemingly simple job. The task looks like an easy paycheck for Barney and his band of old-school mercenaries. But when things go wrong and one of their own is viciously killed, the Expendables are compelled to seek revenge in hostile territory where the odds are stacked against them. See all the

IFC Film's ENTRANCE Trailer Is Here

We have the trailer for IFC Film's  ENTRANCE,   is an official selection of the Los Angeles Film Festival, ENTRANCE is an intimate character study directed with a formalist restraint. Suziey Block's fearless performance injects both terror and poise as this uniquely-styled thriller climbs from spark to inferno. In Theaters and Available Nationwide on IFC Midnight Cable VOD and Digital Outlets (SundanceNOW, iTunes, Amazon Streaming, XBOX Zune, Playstation Unlimited) on May 18, 2012. Watch the trailer after the Jump... ENTRANCE is a riveting new psychological thriller from newcomers Dallas Hallam and Patrick Horvath, exploring the thin line between anxiety and naked horror in the life of Suzy ( SUZIEY BLOCK ), a young woman in Los Angeles who can’t get comfortable in her own skin. A loner who wallows in nostalgia and finds herself wandering aimlessly through life in the city, she can’t shake the gnawing suspicion that a true menace grows just outside her field of visi

Images From Django Unchained

EW got their hands on 2 images from Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming revenge western Django Unchained . The bond Jamie Foxx wants to break this time around is not a bad romance, but something far uglier and more painful: his slave status in the pre-Civil War South, which is the obstacle preventing him from going in search of his sold-off wife, played by Kerry Washington . The film is in  theaters on Dec. 25, and we also talk with Foxx about this southern-fried take on the spaghetti western. Does he think Django Unchained will be controversial? “Oh, hell yeah,” Foxx says. “You kidding me?” The Oscar winner describes his character as Shaft’s “Richard Roundtree meets Clint Eastwood.” After being sent to a chain gang after rebelling against his owners, Django is recruited by a German bounty hunter (Inglorious Basterd’s Oscar winner Christoph Waltz, below, with Foxx) to help him settle an old score. Django has information that Waltz’s Dr. King Schultz needs, so the German mercenary


THE FIVE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT Movie Review By: Matt C If you own a lot of movies, think about those which offer any amount of deleted scenes. These tidbits offer unique insights into directions the film could have taken; watch the scenes from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan or Aliens and don't tell me those shouldn't have been included. But for the most part, deleted scenes end up on the cutting room floor for a reason: they drag down the story, or take it in a different direction that could ultimately lose audiences. That's the problem with The Five Year Engagement, a movie that doesn't know when to say when and ultimately loses audiences with both its weirdness and caravan of unnecessarily strange characters. Engagement tells the story of Tom ( Jason Segel , The Muppets) and Violet ( Emily Blunt , The Adjustment Bureau), who decide to get married after meeting the previous New Years in San Francisco. Tom is a successful sous chef, while Violet is hoping to land


RELATIVITY MEDIA SELECTS IMDb TO HOST THE RAVEN’S  OFFICIAL MOVIE WEBSITE Collaboration Marks The First Time IMDb Has Hosted A Major Motion Picture’s Website Unique, Cross-Platform Campaign Includes Promotion on Kindle and Digital Photography Review Relativity Media and IMDb ( ), the #1 movie website in the world, today announced that IMDb is hosting the official movie website for Intrepid Pictures’ The Raven, the stylish, gothic thriller starring John Cusack as infamous author Edgar Allan Poe, releasing nationwide by Relativity Media on April 27, 2012. The innovative, cross-platform campaign also includes integration on Amazon’s Kindle with Special Offers and a photo competition on the Amazon-owned Digital Photography Review website. To learn more about The Raven, please visit the official website at . This is the first time a movie studio has collaborated with IMDb to create a highly contextual, customized campaign in which IMDb’s title p

Muppets 2 Is Confirmed. Lasseter Talks Pixar's Next Film

Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy have been making the media rounds a lot lately, and their stop in Las Vegas yesterday brought some pretty exciting news. It was at Disney's CinemaCon panel that president of production Sean Bailey announced that there will officially be a " Muppets 2 ." This is something we've heard plenty about already, like the fact Jason Segel won't be involved and the movie will introduce plenty of new characters. But it's nice to have the movie finally confirmed by Disney so that we know we can look forward to it coming out... well, eventually. Bailey didn't have any more details to share about the movie other than the fact it is actually happening. However, Disney and Pixar animation chief John Lasseter did have some news about Pixar's upcoming line-up. It turns out the animation studio is trying to bring together a film based around the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos . The movie has no release date yet, but it will b

The Avengers Already Breaking Records

The Avengers is off to a rocking start at the international box office, scoring the second-highest opening of all time in Australia behind Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 . The Marvel Studios and Disney tentpole grossed $6 million, compared to $7 million for Deathly Hallows Part 2. And Avengers opened 214 percent ahead of Iron Man 2 ($1.8 million). Avengers, which is beginning its foreign rollout a week ahead of its domestic launch on May 4, also did record business in Taiwan, scoring the best Wednesday opening gross of all time in earning $1.2 million. The tentpole is setting down in a total of 42 foreign markets this weekend. Joss Whedon directed Avengers, which unites superheros including Iron Man (Robert Downey), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans) and the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo). Avengers is expected to be a box office monster, both domestically and overseas. In North America, it could debut north of $150 million, based on the sizable strength o