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“Deadpool 2” Will Screen Uncut At Comic Con

  With Marvel Studios and Disney sitting out Comic Con in San Diego this year, 20th Century Fox is stepping into its place with the studio taking Marvel’s usual Saturday evening berth with a special event. That event is a ‘super-duper’ special screening of the uncut version of David Leitch’s …

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Marshall-Green Talks Turning Down “Terminator 3”

  Actor Logan Marshall-Green has taken a while to earn his rep, going from being seen as ‘that guy who looks like Tom Hardy’ to becoming a star in his own right thanks to well-reviewed titles like “The Invitation” and “Upgrade”. Recently he spoke about another film, one he was …

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More Tales From The “Roe v Wade” Film Set

  The other day came news of the bound to be controversial film “Roe v. Wade” which is currently in production. The movie deals with the U.S. Supreme Court’s court case decision disallowing many state and federal restrictions on abortion in the United States. Where the controversy lies is that …

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Lelio Supports Johansson’s Trans Turn In “Rub”

  This week saw some controversy arise with the just-announced biopic “Rub & Tug” starring Scarlett Johansson as a transgendered man who ran a Pittsburgh criminal empire fronted by massage parlors in the 1970s. The project marks a re-teaming of Johansson with filmmaker Rupert Sanders, the pair having worked together …

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“Birds of Prey” Film Set For January Start

  Australian actress Margot Robbie has revealed that filming on “Birds of Prey,” the upcoming DC Comics-inspired film which sees the actress reprising her “Suicide Squad” role of Harley Quinn, is gearing up. Speaking with Flickering Myth, she confirms that filming kicks off in January and the R-rated girl gang …

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Feige Talks “Captain Marvel” Digital De-Aging

  Digital de-aging is ready for prime time. Marvel Studios has been employing the technique fairly liberally in its recent films, sometimes with great success like with Michael Douglas in “Ant-Man” and Kurt Russell in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” and sometimes not so great such as Robert Downey …

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Ralph Fiennes To Lead Gilliam’s “Mr. Vertigo”

  Ralph Fiennes has been cast in Terry Gilliam’s next feature, an adaptation of Paul Auster’s 1994 absurdist novel “Mr. Vertigo”. Gilliam, coming off “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” which is finally coming to cinemas later this year, recently announced “Mr. Vertigo” as his next project at the Brussels …

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“Ingress” Game Becomes Netflix Animated Series

  Fuji TV and animation studio Crafter are set to produce “Ingress: The Animation,” an animated TV series based on the mobile phone augmented reality game “Ingress” which has been downloaded twenty million times. Created by the team behind “Pokemon Go,” the game and show involve exotic matter leaking into …

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Mangold Talks Toxic Fandom Consequences

  The topic of toxic fandom talk continues this week, albeit with a new perspective today. “Logan” filmmaker James Mangold has been the latest to discuss the issue and turns the tables slightly. Pointing out that if fans regularly lash out in hysterical and almost Biblically spiteful ways over creative …

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Fanning, Yamadera To Voice Anime “Gen: Lock”

  Dakota Fanning and Kōichi Yamadera will join Michael B. Jordan in the voice cast of Rooster Teeth’s upcoming western anime series “Gen:Lock”. The story revolves around Earth’s last free society which is on the losing side of a global war and desperately seeks recruits to operate the next generation …

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“Ant-Man and the Wasp” On Track For $82M

  Disney and Marvel’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp” is on track for an impressive $82 million opening weekend according to Friday early estimates. That puts it in the upper range of forecasts which were in the $70-85 million range floated earlier this week. The Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly-led superhero …

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Robin Wright Saved “House of Cards”

  In the wake of the Kevin Spacey scandal last year, Netflix was set to effectively cancel “House of Cards”. Ultimately though it was the show’s female lead star Robin Wright who saved it. That’s according to co-star Patricia Clarkson whom appeared on CBS’ “The Talk” this week and told …

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Lots Of New Stills From “The Predator”

  A bunch of new high-resolution stills have been released from Shane Black’s “The Predator” with the shots showcasing a better look at the various human characters taking on the alien hunters at their own game. The film stars Boyd Holbrook as former Army Ranger Quinn McKenna who encounters the …

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Apatow Will Never Work On Network TV Again

  He’s been known for his big screen work rather than his small screen efforts in the past decade-and-a-half, but filmmaker Judd Apatow’s best work is still his 1999 NBC TV series “Freaks and Geeks” according to various critics and columnists. Apatow has famously had a troubled history with broadcast …

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July 4th Had Very Healthy U.S. Box-Office

  The July 4th holiday on Wednesday proved a profitable one for cinema with the U.S. domestic box-office for the holiday reaching its highest level in five years and up by 29% from last year. Fuelled by the likes of “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” with $11.5 million, “Incredibles 2” with …