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R.I.P. Anne V. Coates – Dark Horizons

  Legendary British film editor Anne V. Coates has died at the age of 92. Coates is responsible for arguably the most famous single ‘cut’ (specifically a ‘match cut’) in film history with the sudden transition from Peter O’Toole blowing out a match to the Arabian desert at sunrise in …

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New “Bad Boys,” “Hobbs & Shaw” Dates

  A couple of key release date changes today starting with Sony Pictures which has now put “Bad Boys for Life” back on the release slate with plans for a January 17th 2020 release. Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah are set to helm the buddy cop comedy with Martin …

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Green To Helm “Friday Night Lights” Reboot

  David Gordon Green (“Stronger,” “Joe,” “Prince Avalanche”) is in final negotiations to direct the new film reimagining of “Friday Night Lights” for Universal Pictures. Neither a sequel to Peter Berg’s original 2004 film or the critically acclaimed NBC & DirecTV series that followed starring Kyle Chandler, the new take …

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First Trailer: Grant, Whishaw In “English Scandal”

  The BBC has released the first trailer for BBC One and Amazon’s new three-part darkly comic political thriller mini-series “A Very English Scandal” starring Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw. Stephen Frears (“The Queen”) helms and Russell T Davies (“Queer as Folk”) pens the somewhat bizarre 1960s-set true story which …

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James Marsden Jumps “In the Tall Grass”

  James Marsden (“X-Men,” “Westworld”) is in talks to star in Netflix’s new thriller film adaptation of Stephen King and Joe Hill’s novella “In the Tall Grass”. The story follows a sister and brother who venture into a vast field of grass in Kansas after hearing a boy’s cries for …

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The CW Cancels “Life Sentence,” “Valor”

  The CW has cancelled its new dramas “Life Sentence” and “Valor,” axing both shows after just one season. The military-themed “Valor” debuted in the Fall but did not receive a back order, so its cancellation comes as little surprise. The first season averaged just a total of 958,000 viewers …

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Duke, Moss, Nyong’o Up For Peele’s “Us”

  “Black Panther” co-stars Winston Duke and Lupita Nyong’o along with Elisabeth Moss are all in talks to star in “Get Out” writer/director Jordan Peele’s next directorial effort “Us”. Peele, who also wrote the film, made the announcement of the film’s title today along with releasing the first poster. The …

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Angelina Jolie To Produce Jim Thorpe Film

  Angelina Jolie is set to produce a film about legendary Native American athlete Jim Thorpe with both Todd Black and Steve Tisch also set to produce. Martin Sensmeier will both executive produce and star as the world-renowned athlete who won two Olympic gold medals representing the United States while …

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Final Trailer: “Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again”

  Universal Pictures has released the final trailer for “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,” the upcoming sequel to the 2008 film adaptation of the ABBA-themed stage musical which grossed more than $600 million worldwide. Meryl Streep, Julie Walters, Christine Baranski, Amanda Seyfried, Dominic Cooper, Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgård and …

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Ron Howard To Produce “Tiger & Bunny” Film

  Global Road Entertainment has announced plans for a film reboot of the hit Japanese anime TV series “Tiger & Bunny” which airs on Netflix in a number of international territories. Bandai Namco Pictures, Imagine Entertainment and Weed Road Pictures are all teaming up on the live-action film which Ron …

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LAIKA’s Next Titled “The Missing Link”

  Animation studio LAIKA has announced its fifth and most ambitious film yet, “Missing Link,” which is targeting a Spring 2019 release through Annapurna Pictures in the United States. In the film, the charismatic Sir Lionel Frost (voiced by Hugh Jackman) considers himself to be the world’s foremost investigator of …

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Renny Harlin Goes Sci-Fi With “Solara”

  Filmmaker Renny Harlin and producer Daljit DJ Parmar are teaming to launch Extraordinary Entertainment, a new China-based production and finance company. The first announced feature, the Mandarin-language sci-fi epic “Solara,” will see Harlin direct and produce with Parmar. “Olympus Has Fallen” scribes Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt penned the …

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Red-Band Trailer: “Never Goin’ Back”

  A24 has released a new red-band trailer for the female friendship stoner comedy “Never Goin’ Back”. The story follows Angela (Maia Mitchell) and Jessie (Camila Morrone), who dream of escaping their waitressing jobs at a low-rent Texas diner. Taking place over a few days, the film follows their hilarious …

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STX & Tatum To Produce “Zombie Brother” Film

  STX Entertainment, China’s Tencent Pictures, and Channing Tatum’s Free Association production company are all teaming up for the film adaptation of the digital comics title “Zombie Brother”. The story follows XiaoFei who used to be an ordinary guy from H city. After the spring water was contaminated with a …

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Report Explores Craig, Downey, Jenkins Salaries

  Though he had just eight minutes of screen time, Robert Downey Jr. reportedly nabbed a cool $10 million paycheque for his role in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”. The economic fact comes from a new report in Variety about movie star salaries which also reveals Daniel Craig is scoring $25 million for …