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“Venom,” “Nun” Headed For Big Openings

  The first tracking figures are in for two of early Fall’s biggest films and the results look very promising. Variety reports that the newest “The Conjuring” spin-off, “The Nun,” looks set to rake in a stellar opening. Estimates have the film taking in at least $32 million and likely …

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MoviePass Limits Films To Six Possibilities

  As movie ticketing subscription service MoviePass launches with its new $9.95 per month for three movies per month plan, the company has added one more stipulation – limiting what movies you can see each day. This is not their previous, and thankfully short-lived, scenario in which customers could only pick …

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New Dates For “Powder,” “Destroyer,” “Flarsky”

  Lionsgate has set a February 8th 2019 release date for the Liam Neeson-led action thriller “Hard Powder”. Hans Petter Moland helms the film in which Neeson plays a local snow plow operator recently named Citizen of the Year of his small Colorado ski town for keeping the roads open …

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International Trailer: “Goosebumps 2” – Dark Horizons

  Sony Pictures has released a new international trailer for “Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween,” the sequel to the 2015 comedy adventure based on R.L. Stine’s 400-million-selling series of books. The film stars Ken Jeong, Wendi Mclendon-Covey, Chris Parnell, Madison Iseman, Ben O’Brien, Caleel Harris, Jeremy Ray Taylor and Jack Black …

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Trailer: “An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn”

  Universal Pictures Content Group has premiered the official trailer for “The Greasy Strangler” director Jim Hosking’s new comedy “An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn”. Hosking and David Wike co-wrote the film in which dissatisfied Lulu Danger (Aubrey Plaza) is stunned when a TV commercial for “An Evening With Beverly …

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“Exorcist” Producer Pens “Tommyknockers” – Dark Horizons

  “The Exorcist” showrunner Jeremy Slater has been brought onboard to pen the screenplay for the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s 1987 novel “The Tommyknockers” at Universal Pictures. The story focuses on a woodland town in Maine where long buried and recently unearthed alien spacecraft begins releasing an invisible …

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“Halloween” Soundtrack Pre-Orders & Maze Tease

  The new “Halloween” now only serves as a direct follow-up to John Carpenter’s original 1978 film, it’s also a return of his involvement to the franchise after a several decade absence. Along with producing and consulting, his biggest contribution to the new David Gordon Green-directed film is a new …

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Amazon May Acquire Landmark Theaters

  Amazon is reportedly considering acquiring U.S. film theater chain Landmark Theatres reports Bloomberg. Landmark is an indie film-focus chain which has around 250 screens speaking across twenty-seven markets around the country and is currently owned by a company belonging to Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner. The news comes shortly …

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Nic Cage Talks His “Spider-Verse” Role

  He just voiced Superman for the “Teen Titans” film the other week, and shortly actor Nicolas Cage will be jumping to the Marvel universe as provides the voice of Spider-Man Noir in the upcoming animated feature “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”. Spider-Man Noir is one of several versions of Spider-Man …

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Chodolenko In, Nicholson Out Of “Toni Erdmann”

  Jack Nicholson has dropped out of Paramount’s upcoming U.S. remake of Maren Ade’s highly acclaimed German comedy “Toni Erdmann,” just as “The Kids Are All Right” director Lisa Choledenko has boarded the film as director. The original followed a father who, hoping to reconnect with his career-minded daughter, creates …

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Full Trailer: Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma”

  There was a decidedly cryptic and austere teaser the other month, now the first real trailer has arrived for “Gravity” and “Children of Men” director Alfonso Cuaron’s new semi-autobiographical drama feature “Roma” which will be released on Netflix. The story covers a turbulent year in the life of a …

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R.I.P. Aretha Franklin – Dark Horizons

  The Queen of Soul herself, legendary singer Aretha Franklin, has died at the age of 76 at her home in Detroit. The cause of death hasn’t been revealed as yet, but Franklin was suffering from pancreatic cancer and had undergone surgery related to it in 2010. The eruptive singer …

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Trailer: John Krasinski In Netflix’s “Next Gen”

  Netflix has set a September 7th premiere date and released the first trailer for “Next Gen,” a new animated feature in which a young girl befriends a hyper-intelligent killer robot voiced by John Krasinski. Charlyne Yi, Constance Wu, David Cross, Michael Peña, and Jason Sudeikis also lend their voices …

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Laura Dern In Talks For “Little Women”

  Laura Dern has entered talks to join Meryl Streep in filmmaker Greta Gerwig’s upcoming film adaptation of “Little Women”. The story is based on the classic Louisa May Alcott novel about the March sisters: Amy (Florence Pugh), Jo (Saoirse Ronan), Meg (Emma Stone) and Beth (Eliza Scanlen) in post-Civil …

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Bogosian Joins Sandler In Safdie’s “Gems”

  Celebrated actor/writer Eric Bogosian (“Billions,” “Talk Radio,” “Under Siege 2”) is finishing up a deal for a key role opposite Adam Sandler in “Good Time” director Josh and Ben Safdie’s follow-up feature “Uncut Gems” for A24. The Safdies and Ronald Bronstein penned the film which will be set in …