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Josh Trank Leaves 'Star Wars' Spinoff

Fan speculation about his 'Celebration' absence proves correct. Story Matt Cummings Just one year after he was announced to direct an as-of-yet Star Wars spinoff movie (the first belonging to Gareth Edwards' Rogue One ), Director Josh Trank ( Chronicle and Fantastic Four reboot) has departed the project. The announcement was made on Friday by Trank, who had this to say: "After a year of having the incredible honor of developing with the wonderful and talented people at Lucasfilm, I’m making a personal decision to move forward on a different path. I’ve put a tremendous amount of thought into this, and I know deep down in my heart that I want to pursue some original creative opportunities. That said, the Star Wars universe has always been one of my biggest influences, and I couldn’t be more excited to witness its future alongside my millions of fellow Star Wars fans. I want to thank my friends Kathleen Kennedy, Kiri Hart, Simon Kinberg, and everyone at Lu


KAHLIL GIBRAN’S THE PROPHET OPENS AUGUST 7 IN NY & LA FOLLOWED BY NATIONAL EXPANSION. The Prophet, by celebrated Lebanese author Kahlil Gibran, is among the most popular volumes of poetry ever written, selling over 100 million copies in forty languages since its publication in 1923. Gibran’s timeless verses have been given enchanting new form in this painterly cinematic adventure about freedom and the power of human expression. This breathtaking animated feature, produced and spearheaded by Salma Hayek, was an official selection at Cannes and made its North American premiere at Toronto International Film Festival. Written and directed by Roger Allers (The Lion King), the film intersperses Gibran’s elegant poetry within stunning animated sequences by filmmakers Tomm Moore (The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea), Nina Paley (Sita Sings the Blues), Bill Plympton (Guide Dog), and a host of award-winning animators from around the world. Set in a Mediterranean sea-side village,

Win Tickets To A Screening For La Fille mal gardée In Daily City

Win Tickets To A Screening For La Fille mal gardée on May 5th at 7:00 PM in Daily City. The Royal Ballet and Fathom will offer consumers a chance to see this company perform on the big screen. With five performances at the end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015, we will execute a full awareness campaign comprising comprehensive promotions efforts that emphasize the unique and prestigious nature of the events as well as its cultural significance through the messaging created for the campaign Fathom Events invites you to experience the last show of the series, La Fille mal gardée as it will be screened in select cinemas nationwide on Tuesday, May 5. See how to win tickets after the Jump... Email us at screenings at Subject- La Fille mal gardée We will need you full name and mailing address Based on an 1828 French ballet of the same name and inspired by choreographer Frederick Ashton’s love of the Suffolk countryside, La Fille mal gardée is one of

First Look At #StephenAmell As Casey Jones In TNMT 2

Michael Bay has released a photo giving us our first look at   Stephen Amel l as vigilante Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 . The mask he's wearing seems to have all the elements of what we've seen in the comics. Turtles 2 stars Megan Fox, Brian Tee, Alessandra Ambrosio, William Fichtner, Will Arnett , and Tyler Perry . Bebop and Rocksteady will appear as villains, but there's no word on who will be playing them. The movie is being directed by Earth to Echo‘s David Green, and it's set for release on June 3, 2016. Please Leave A Comment-

#RisenMovie Trailer Has Risen

“ Risen ” is the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection and the weeks that followed, as seen through the eyes of an unbelieving Clavius ( Joseph Fiennes ), a high-ranking Roman Military Tribune. Clavius and his aide Lucius ( Tom Felton ) are instructed by Pontius Pilate to ensure Jesus’ radical followers don’t steal his body and claim resurrection. When the body goes missing within days, Clavius sets out on a mission to locate the missing body in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem. Starring Joseph Fiennes (Shakespeare in Love), Tom Felton (Harry Potter), Peter Firth (“Spooks”) and Cliff Curtis (Live Free or Die Hard), and directed by Kevin Reynolds (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), the action drama will be released in theaters nationwide on Friday, January 22, 2016. Please Leave A Comment -

Movie Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron is a terrific thrillride and a (somewhat) worthy adversary to the original. Review by Matt Cummings Director Joss Whedon exits the Marvel Cinematic Universe in high style with the satisfying follow-up to his 2012 blockbuster. In Avengers: Age of Ultron , his team of heroes have taken down the last vestiges of Hydra, leaving a big question for Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr), Captain America (Chris Evans), and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) to consider: does the Earth need The Avengers anymore? The answer comes quickly when Stark tries to develop Artificial Intelligence in the form of Ultron, a global peace-keeping robot. But an ancient weapon soon corrupts his creation, overtaking JARVIS (voiced by Paul Bettany) and spawning a machine of pure hatred (voiced by James Spader), whose plans to rule humanity start by destroying it. As Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), the fragile Bruce Banner/Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and the rest of The Aven

Official Poster For #DOPEMOVIE

The official DOPE poster has finally arrived! It's hard out here for a geek. This summer, welcome to a day in the life of a geek in the Bottoms. The hit movie out of the Sundance Film Festival, DOPE tells the story of Malcolm (Shameik Moore) who is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself. Directed by Rick Famuyiwa, Produced by Forest Whitaker, Executive Produced by Pharrell Williams and Co-Executive Produced by Sean Combs. Please Leave A Comment-

#TOMORROWLAND Featurette. Meet Casey & Athena

Meet Casey ( Britt Robinson ) and Athena ( Raffey Cassidy ) in these brand new featurettes from DISNEY'S TOMORROWLAND , starring George Clooney . Casey Watch the clip after the Jump... Athena From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s riveting, mystery adventure “Tomorrowland,” starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as “Tomorrowland.” What they must do there changes the world—and them—forever. Featuring a screenplay by “Lost” writer and co-creator Damon Lindelof and Brad Bird, from a story by Lindelof & Bird & Jeff Jensen, “Tomorrowland” promises to take audiences on a thrill ride of nonstop adventures through new dimensions that have only been drea

New #SPECTRE Vlog & Images

Here is the latest vlog from the set of SPECTRE . The behind-the-scenes footage focuses on a car chase with the Aston Martin DB10 and the Jaguar C-X75, featuring Director Sam Mendes , actor Dave Bautista (Mr. Hinx), Special Effects Supervisor Chris Corbould, Stunt Coordinator Gary Powell, and Action Vehicles Technical Coordinator Neil Layton. See all the images after the Jump... Sam Mendes (Director) “I love the idea of this fantastic car being in a one-on-one battle with another incredible car from Jaguar, which is similarly extraordinary actually. So it’s a cat-and-mouse game through the night time streets of Rome, at great speed, between two of the fastest cars in the world.” Dave Bautista (Mr. Hinx) “It’s amazing. It’s one of those scenes that’s going to be very iconic. Just with the two cars racing through the streets of Rome – I mean, how often do you see that? It’s one of those things you only see in a James Bond film.” A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends

#TheFantasticFour Character Posters

We got our hands on the first character posters from the upcoming reboot for The Fantastic Four . See all the posters after the Jump... Please Leave A Comment-


BRAND NEW TV Spot for their highly anticipated film, SOUTHPAW ! Starring Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal , Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker, Rachel McAdams , and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson , SOUTHPAW tells the story of Billy Hope, a boxer who fights his way to the top, only to find his life falling apart around him. Please Leave A Comment-

First Look At Jean Grey & Jubilee From X-Men: Apocalypse

Bryan Singer instagrammed the first image of Sophie Turner (Jean Grey) and Lana Condor (Jubilee). See full image after the Jump... Fun second day with @sophie_789 @lanacondor #JeanGrey #Jubilee #XMEN #XMenApocalypse A photo posted by Bryan Singer (@bryanjaysinger) on Apr 30, 2015 at 9:10am PDT Please Leave A Comment-

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For #PITCHPERFECT2 In Fresno

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For PITCH PERFECT 2 on May 12th at 7:00 PM in Fresno. The Barden Bellas are back, back, back and this time they're taking on the world. The trouble is that the world doesn't like America, and Beca Mitchell ( Anna Kendrick ) and the gang are going to have to sing (and dance) like never before if they're going to make it. And, with any luck, not vomit as much as they did in the first one. As well as the returning cast you were hoping for - Rebel Wilson as "Fat Amy", Adam DeVine as the leader of the Treblemakers, Bumper Allen, and many more - there are plenty of new names to look forward to, including Hailee Steinfeld as Bella newcomer Emily. You've also got mud wrestling, some magic involving dry leaves and the concept of "Loser" as a language. See how to win tickets after the Jump... Make sure to  LIKE   SandwichJohnFilms  on  Facebook  and follow us on  Twitter  for all your entertainment news and t

#PITCHPERFECT2 Featurette "A Look Inside"

Here is a new featurette from PITCH PERFECT 2 The Barden Bellas are back, back, back and this time they're taking on the world. The trouble is that the world doesn't like America, and Beca Mitchell ( Anna Kendrick ) and the gang are going to have to sing (and dance) like never before if they're going to make it. And, with any luck, not vomit as much as they did in the first one. As well as the returning cast you were hoping for - Rebel Wilson as "Fat Amy", Adam DeVine as the leader of the Treblemakers, Bumper Allen, and many more - there are plenty of new names to look forward to, including Hailee Steinfeld as Bella newcomer Emily. You've also got mud wrestling, some magic involving dry leaves and the concept of "Loser" as a language. Please Leave A Comment-

#Robotech May Have Found It's Director

According to Deadline, Universal’s Furious 7 , director James Wan is in early discussions with Sony Pictures to direct Robotech , the feature adaptation of the 1980s sci-fi anime series that is being eyed as a worldwide franchise. Wan is one of the hottest directors in town after Furious 7‘s success — it has grossed $1.3 billion so far in worldwide box office — and has a lot of offers on the table. But I’m hearing he and Sony are going to try and make this work though the deal talks are in the beginning stages. Word is Wan is all for the opportunity to originate a franchise like he did with Warner Bros/New Line’s The Conjuring, which now has a second pic that he plans to direct coming out in 2016. Hollywood Gang’s Gianni Nunnari and Mark Canton are producing a script from Michael Gordon, reuniting the trio who worked on 300. The original U.S. TV series Robotech was based on three different Japanese series and focused on the use of robotic technology found on a crashed alien sta


The film stars Nicole Kidman, Joseph Fiennes, Hugo Weaving, Lisa Flanagan, Meyne Wyatt and Maddison Brown . Alchemy will release STRANGERLAND in theaters and on demand on July 10, 2015 Newly arrived to a remote desert town, Catherine (Nicole Kidman) and Matthew (Joseph Fiennes) are tormented by suspicion when their two teenage children mysteriously vanish into a dust storm. Please Leave A Comment-

Loot Crate Review: April 2015

What did we think of April 2015's Fantasy-themed box? Click below to find out! Review by Matt Cummings After a good March 2015 box that saw Spies as its theme, April arrives with a box chock full of memorable Fantasy goodness. The monthly geek subscription box service is among dozens of entries vying for your hard-earned dollars, with Loot promising a nice return on your $20 monthly subscription. Its hand-picked, cool geeky collection wrapped around a theme faces a lot of competition, but let's see why April's unquestionably slayed its dragon. I love this nondescript sex toy of the month packaging. Upon cracking the case, we find a map and an awesome Dungeons and Dragons t-shirt. I loved this game as a kid, and seeing it return to a shirt near you was a great way to start off the experience. This one alone was probably "worth its value" but as you'll soon see, there's lots of interesting stuff in which to partake. Anothe

Sony Producing Female Installment of 21 Jump Street

School will be in session for female cops. By Brandon Wolfe Sony Pictures is proving most predominate in providing female alternatives to its most popular male-driven franchises. First there was the all-female Ghostbusters reboot, which will open next summer, and now word has come down that the studio will also craft a girl-centric installment of its popular 21 Jump Street series. Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs, the writers of Comedy Central’s Broad City , have been hired to write a script, said to be in the same vein as the two existing Jump Street films. This project will be produced in addition to another original-recipe Jump Street sequel with Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill returning. That film is still a question mark, as the end-credits sequence of 22 Jump Street seemed to take a flamethrower to the very idea of doing yet another sequel. It came out in last year’s Sony hacking scandal that the studio was considering merging the Jump Street universe with the Men

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For #MADMAX In Sacramento

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For Mad Max: Fury Road on May 13th at 7:30 PM in Sacramento. From director George Miller , originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary Mad Max franchise, comes Mad Max: Fury Road , a return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises) stars in the title role in Mad Max: Fury Road—the fourth in the franchise’s history. Oscar winner Charlize Theron (Monster, Prometheus) stars as the Imperator, Furiosa. The film also stars Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: Days of Future Past) as Nux; Hugh Keays-Byrne (Mad Max,Sleeping Beauty) as Immortan Joe; and Nathan Jones (Conan the Barbarian) as Rictus Erectus. Collectively known as The Wives, Zoë Kravitz (Divergent) plays Toast, Riley Keough (Magic Mike) is Capable, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (Transformers: Dark of the Moon) is Splendid, and supermodel Abbey Lee is The Dag, and Courtney Eaton is Fragile. Also featured in the movie