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“Captive State” Poster, Trailer Tomorrow

  Focus Features has confirmed that the teaser trailer for Participant Media’s sci-fi thriller “Captive State” will launch tomorrow, but today they’ve released the first poster art. “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and “The Gambler” director Rupert Wyatt helms the film set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a …

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D’Onofrio Joins Whitaker In “Harlem”

  Vincent D’Onofrio (“Daredevil,” “The Magnificent Seven”) has scored a co-starring role opposite Forest Whitaker in the new Epix drama series “Godfather of Harlem”. The project, which received a straight to series ten-episode order in April, tells the true story of crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker) who in the early …

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Halle Berry Directs & Stars In “Bruised”

  Oscar winner Halle Berry is set to make her directorial debut on Riverstone’s mixed martial arts action drama “Bruised” which she’ll also star in. Michelle Rosenfarb penned the film in which Berry plays Jackie ‘Justice’, a disgraced MMA fighter who has failed at the one thing she’s ever been …

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Derek Mears Sought For “Swamp Thing”

  Actor Derek Mears has reportedly been cast as Swamp Thing in the upcoming “Swamp Thing” series based on the comic title and set to launch next year on the DC Universe streaming service which launches this coming weekend. Splash Report and Bloody Disgusting broke the news and say Meard …

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Kit Harington Rumored For “The Batman”?

  Speculation has long run that Matt Reeves’ still in development “The Batman” will recast the role with current big screen Ben Affleck departing. Affleck’s recent visit to rehab, and the likely insurance premium hike that comes with that, makes his return even less likely. So far Jake Gyllenhaal and …

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Shane West Could Be Bane In “Gotham”

  Shane West (“Nikita,” “ER”) has scored a key villainous recurring role in the upcoming fifth and final season of FOX’s “Gotham”. West will play Eduardo Dorrance, an old Army buddy of Jim Gordon (Benjamin McKenzie) who lost touch with Jim after the war. Dorrance returns to Gotham years later, …

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“Apostle” Trailer Launching September 17th

  A September 17th premiere date has been set for the trailer for Netflix’s horror occult film “Apostle” which hails from “The Raid” and “The Raid 2” director Gareth Evans. Evans has also released a three-second clip from the preview which comes ahead of the film’s world premiere at Fantastic …

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Netflix Scores Soderbergh’s “High Flying Bird”

  Netflix has acquired global rights to Steven Soderbergh’s sports-themed feature “High Flying Bird,” which marks his first collaboration with the streaming giant. The anticipated drama, penned by “Moonlight” writer Tarell Alvin McCraney, is set during a pro basketball lockout and follows a sports agent (Andre Holland) who pitches a …

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Werner Herzog Has A Blockbuster Role

  When beloved filmmaker Werner Herzog gets in front of the camera, it’s news and today it seems he’s done just that. Speaking about his new doco “Meeting Gorbachev” at the Toronto International Film Festival, he tells IndieWire he’s just wrapped up filming a role in a major franchise film. …

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“Vox Lux,” “Richard,” “Skin” & More Acquired

  With the Toronto Film Festival still underway, deals are being made left and right which has seen numerous titles score U.S. distributors who have already begun planning release strategies. Vox Lux Neon has picked up Brady Corbet’s “Vox Lux” starring Natalie Portman as a troubled pop diva. The film, …

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“Daredevil” S3 Launch Date Leaked?

  A few days ago Marvel and Netflix officially released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming third season of “Daredevil” but oddly never announced a premiere date. The clip only had a ‘Coming Soon’ label and while it was hoped to be later this year, there was always the …

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“X-Men: Dark Phoenix” Reshoot Set Photos

  Additional photography is underway on Simon Kinberg’s “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” for 20th Century Fox, and now some set photos from those reshoots in Montreal have popped up. The shots showcase a key sequence which sees Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) and Jessica Chastain’s mysterious villain locked in combat – both …

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Nolan & Anderson Battling TV Motion Smoothing

  Now it’s getting serious. Every now and then filmmakers will chime on Twitter regarding a common enemy – motion smoothing on modern flat screen TVs. Dubbed the ‘soap opera effect,’ motion smoothing is known by various names depending on your TV’s manufacturer (TruMotion, MotionFlow, Motion Interpolation, ClearScan, Auto Motion …

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BBC Renews “His Dark Materials” Series

  Filming only began less than two months ago, but already The BBC has ordered an eight-part second season of their upcoming series “His Dark Materials” based on Philip Pullman’s fantasy novel trilogy. Filming on the first season began in late July at Wolf Studios Wales. The stories are about …

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“The Conjuring 3” Lines Up A 2019 Shoot

  “The Conjuring” film series producer Peter Safran has revealed that plans are underway to begin production on the third film in the main series next year ahead of a release in 2020 via Warner Bros. Pictures. Speaking with Cinema Blend this week about the just-released spin-off feature “The Nun,” …