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Nighy, Geere Join “Detective Pikachu”

  Veteran British acting legend Bill Nighy and newcomer Chris Geere (“You’re the Worst”) have joined the cast of the live-action Pokemon movie “Detective Pikachu” at Legendary Entertainment and Universal Pictures. Ryan Reynolds will star as the titular Pikachu in the action adventure film that also features Justice Smith, Kathryn …

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First Trailer: Toni Collette In “Hereditary”

  Following rave reviews out of Sundance, A24 has unveiled the trailer for Ari Aster’s familial horror film “Hereditary” starring Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd and Gabriel Byrne. When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family dies, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying …

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“Amusement Park” Director Fired For Misconduct

  Pixar animator Dylan Brown has been fired from his feature directorial debut “Amusement Park” at Paramount Pictures over complaints of ‘inappropriate and unwanted conduct’. Paramount reportedly launched an investigation following complaints that were corroborated by multiple women. The alleged conduct included touching and caressing. The voice cast includes Matthew …

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“Alienist,” “Waco” Score Strong Debuts

  Two of the most high profile original series debuts in January have launched to excellent numbers. TNT’s limited series “The Alienist” stars Dakota Fanning, Daniel Bruhl and Luke Evans who are on the hunt for a serial killer slaughtering boy prostitutes in 1896 New York City. It launched last …

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“Glee” Star Mark Salling Found Dead

  Former “Glee” star Mark Salling, who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography, was found dead Tuesday in an apparent suicide. He was 35. A spokesman for the coroner’s office said Salling was found dead by the Los Angeles River in Sunland, California near his neighborhood residence. An autopsy is …

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Third “Bad Boys” Scores New Directors

  Sony Pictures is having another go at a third “Bad Boys” film with Moroccan filmmakers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah (“Gangsta,” “Snowfall”) in early negotiations to helm “Bad Boys for Life” which would reunite Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. Smith and Lawrence played Miami police detectives in the …

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“Jack Ryan” Series Superbowl Ad & Date

  Amazon has announced an August 31st premiere date for their upcoming eight-episode TV series “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” based on the famed novel series. Additionally, they’ve released their one-minute Super Bowl spot for the action series starring John Krasinski as the titular Jack Ryan, a reinvention with a ‘modern …

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Announcement Trailer: “The First Purge”

  Timed with U.S. President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech, Universal Pictures and Blumhouse have released the first trailer for “The First Purge,” the fourth film in the horror series which serves as something of a prequel. In the film, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test …

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Nicole Kassell To Helm The “Watchmen” Pilot

  Nicole Kassell (“The Woodsman”) has been set to pen the pilot for the “Watchmen” TV series at HBO. The pilot was written by Damon Lindelof based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ iconic limited comic series – a darkly satirical and dystopian take on the superhero genre. Kassell previously …

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Caviezel, Gibson Confirmed For “Passion 2”

  Jim Caviezel is officially onboard to reprise the role of Jesus Christ in “The Resurrection,” the Mel Gibson-directed sequel to Gibson’s 2004 mega box-office hit “The Passion of the Christ”. Gibson first hinted at the sequel just over a year ago whilst promoting “Hacksaw Ridge” but it was still …

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Williams, Morales Join “Superfly” Remake

  Michael K. Williams (“The Wire,” “Hap and Leonard”) has signed on to play Scatter and Esai Morales (“How To Get Away With Murder”) will play Adalberto in Director X’s “Superfly” remake at Sony Pictures. The Alex Tse-penned script is based on the 1972 original blaxploitation crime drama and follows …

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Patrick Hughes To Direct “Unsafe House”

  Patrick Hughes (“The Hitman’s Bodyguard,” “The Expendables 3”) has been set to direct the action comedy thriller “Unsafe House” for Lionsgate. The story follows three friends who rent a Bahamas beach house over the summer, only to come and realize that the location is actually an MI-6 safe house …

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Moss, Perry Re-Team For “Her Smell”

  Elisabeth Moss and her “Queen of Earth” writer-director Alex Ross Perry are re-teaming for Perry’s new film “Her Smell” which will begin filming this Fall. Moss will star as Becky Something, a destructive punk rock star who pushes her relationships with everyone around her to the limit as she …

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Denzel Might Direct “Journal for Jordan”

  Sony Pictures has hired Oscar-nominated writer Virgil Williams (“Mudbound”) to adapt Dana Canedy’s 2008 work “A Journal for Jordan” into a film. The true story tale follows Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Canedy’s love affair with First Sgt. Charles Monroe King. King kept a journal full of poignant life lessons for …

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Emily Blunt Joins Disney’s “Jungle Cruise”

  Emily Blunt is reportedly set to star as the female lead in the upcoming Dwayne Johnson-led film based on the Disneyland theme park ride “Jungle Cruise”. Blunt would play a scientist who teams up with Johnson’s riverboat captain on the hunt for a magical cure. The aim is for …