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“Immaculate” “Cave,” “Greed,” “Rio” Set Directors

  A couple of projects have just landed new directors. Things kick off with Irish director Brian O’Malley (“The Lodgers,” “Let Us Prey”) having signed on to direct the suspense thriller “Immaculate” at Catapult Entertainment Group. Christopher Watkins, Charles Stiefel and Kevin Goetz will produce and filming begins later this …

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Williams Still Wants To Be In “Star Wars”

  Despite having his role cut and replaced by Paul Bettany, actor Michael K. Williams says he holds no grudges against the “Star Wars” franchise and hopes to one day return. Williams took on the role of the villain Dryden Vos in “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” originally a motion-capture …

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Dwayne Johnson’s Father Gets A Biopic

  Toronto-based indie filmmakers Jonathan and Justin Gajewski are reportedly developing “Ring King,” a biopic about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s father and Canadian wrestling superstar Rocky Johnson. Born and raised in Nova Scotia as Wade Douglas Bowles, the elder Johnson started wrestling in 1964. He went on to make his …

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Hammer: “Call Me” Sequel Will Happen

  Appearing at the Toronto Film Festival to promote “Hotel Mumbai,” actor Armie Hammer was asked about how the teased “Call Me By Your Name” sequel is coming along, and from the sounds of if things are progressing. Late last year, during promotional rounds for the Oscar-winning film, filmmaker Luca …

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CBS’ Moonves Preps Exit As More Allegations Hit

  CBS Corp. is reportedly preparing to announce the departure of chief executive officer Les Moonves as the media mogul faces a fresh round of allegations of sexual harassment. Six additional women have come forward to accuse Moonves of harassment or assault, with claims stretching back decades, in a new …

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“Halloween” Draws Great Reviews In Toronto

  While reviews for “The Predator” were mixed out of Toronto, reviews for the new “Halloween” whichi screened last night were much more positive with plenty of them calling it a return to form for the series. Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions held the premiere of David Gordon Green’s slasher …

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Jeremy Renner Teases His “Avengers” Return

  Reshoots have just kicked off on the untitled fourth “Avengers” movie and Jeremy Renner, the most notable absentee in “Avengers: Infinity War,” has taken to Instagram to tease his return to the role Clint Barton, a.k.a. Hawkeye (or Ronin?). What brings the master marksman back into the fight is …

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“Swamp Thing” To Be A Hard R And Practical

  “Titans” is the first of the three commissioned live-action series for the DC Universe streaming service and has been in production for many months ahead of its debut on October 12th. “Doom Patrol” recently kicked off filming and is looking likely to have an early 2019 debut. Lagging behind, …

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“The Nun” Has A Massive Box-Office Opening

  Reviews were terrible, but that didn’t stop people turning out for “The Conjuring” spin-off “The Nun” which easily took the top spot at the weekend box-office with a franchise-best $53.5 million opening over the three day weekend. The story is even better worldwide, where “The Nun” launched simultaneously with …

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Theater Owners Want Netflix To Do Cinema Runs

  North American Theater Owners president and CEO John Fithian, representing exhibitors at the Toronto Film Festival this week, has urged Netflix to follow the lead of rival Amazon and show their movies at the local multiplex. Talking with THR, Fithian says: “Our model can work for their movies too. …

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Cuaron’s “Roma” Wins The Venice Film Fest

  Filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron’s acclaimed and deeply personal black-and-white drama “Roma” has taken home the Gold Lion at the 2018 Venice Film Festival. The story follows two domestic workers caring for a small family in 1970s Mexico City and is currently set for a Netflix release combined with a limited …

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Gibbons Gives HBO’s “Watchmen” His Approval

  Both HBO and producer Damon Lindelof have made it clear that the upcoming cable series adaptation of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ iconic graphic novel “Watchmen” will be loyal in spirit but very different narratively from the original work. It’s a welcome move, Zack Snyder’s 2009 film adaptation being …

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Taylor-Joy Comments On “New Mutants” Reshoots

  At the start of the year, 20th Century Fox did something unexpected with its “X-Men” spin-off film “The New Mutants” film. Having already begun marketing the film with a trailer and key art, they ended up delaying it from its planned April release – pushing the movie back first …

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“Afraid of the Dark” Sticks To Original Stories

  Gary Dauberman, the co-writer of “IT,” is also working on the upcoming horror tale “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” for Paramount Pictures and based on Nickelodeon’s iconic 90s horror series of the same name. The original Canadian anthology series, which ran from 1992-1996, followed a group of teenagers …

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“Red Dead” Sequel Story & Character Details

  Rockstar Games has done little publicity for “Red Dead Redemption 2,” it doesn’t need to really as the title is easily the most anticipated game of the Fall season and the juggernaut which everyone else is trying to get out of the way of. We do know that the …