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Cinema Chains Consider Their Own MoviePass

  With CinemaCon on this week, the topic of movie subscription service MoviePass is set to come up numerous times. While exhibitors haven’t been keen on the third-party service, they may respond to it in a way others have suggested – offer their own monthly movie ticket subscription service. Deadline …

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“The Incredibles 2” Headed For Big Opening

  Though there has been a very long gap between films, fourteen years to be precise, anticipation for the sequel to Pixar’s family superhero animated film “The Incredibles” is high. The first film opened back in 2004 to $70.5 million, and now the earliest tracking figure estimates are in for …

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Trailer: Disneynature’s “Penguins” – Dark Horizons

  Disney has announced an Earth Day 2019 release for Disneynature’s “Penguins,” a new nature documentary dubbed a coming-of-age story about an Adelie penguin named Steve who joins millions of fellow males in the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to build a suitable nest, find a life partner and …

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“Quiet Place” Returns To Box-Office Top

  Paramount’s horror film “A Quiet Place” returned to the top spot at the domestic box office this weekend with a further $22 million, bringing its three-week domestic gross to $132.4 million. The Dwayne Johnson-led “Rampage” followed closely behind in second with $21 million in its second weekend and a …

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Fourth “Avengers” Longer Than “Infinity War”?

  Joe and Anthony Russo participated in the “Avengers: Infinity War” junket this weekend and while speaking with Collider, the pair were asked if they think the upcoming fourth “Avengers” film next year will run longer than Infinity War’s 160 minute runtime. Joe Russo responds: “I do”. Anthony Russo says …

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“Avatar” Sequels To Be An Epic Family Saga

  James Cameron’s new documentary series “Story of Science Fiction” is slated to premiere next week on April 30th on AMC, and the filmmaker talked to the press the other day about the show and gave an update on the upcoming “Avatar” sequels currently in production. Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, …

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“Deadpool 2” Trailer Features Cut Dialogue

  The final trailer for the “Deadpool” sequel has been the talk of the online film sphere for much of the past two days, much of it due to the great gag involving everyday guy Peter who becomes a member of X-Force. Of course, one concern is that the trailer …

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New “Jurassic” Sequel Photos & Story Details

  Following in the wake of the “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” trailer earlier this week, EW has released a batch of new photos and some more story details about the J.A. Bayona-directed sequel. Dubbed a half-disaster and half-horror film, executive producer Steven Spielberg says the movie’s final act is its …

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R.I.P. “Austin Powers” Actor Verne Troyer

  Verne Troyer, who famously played Mini-Me in the “Austin Powers” movies, died on Saturday at the age of 49. Troyer suffered from alcoholism and depression and had been hospitalized in recent weeks due to alcohol poisoning. A statement posted to Instagram at the beginning of April said he was …

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Gilliam, von Trier & More Coming To Cannes

  With the Netflix vs. Cannes debate the focus of attention last week, this week has seen the film festival get back to talking about the films it is including and adding a few notable inclusions to what seemed a rather underwhelming initial line-up. Late additions to this year’s line-up …

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First U.S. LED Cinema Screen Now Running

  The first-ever LED cinema screen in the United States is now up and running at Pacific Theaters Winnetka in the Los Angeles suburb of Chatsworth. The new screen, which measures 34 feet wide and 17 feet tall, is essentially a massive television screen which can display content in much …

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Universal Picks Up The New “Tommyknockers”

  Universal Pictures has won a competitive bidding war against Sony Pictures and Netflix for the film rights to Stephen King’s novel “The Tommyknockers”. The story focuses on a woodland town in Maine where long buried and recently unearthed alien spacecraft begins releasing an invisible gas that starts transforming the …

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Secareanu, Staunton Join Horror Film “Outside”

  Romola Garai (“Atonement,” “Suffragette”) is set to make her feature directorial debut on upcoming horror film “Outside” and has enlisted last year’s breakout actors Alec Secareanu (“God’s Own Country”) and Carla Juri (“Blade Runner 2049”) along with acting legend Imelda Staunton in the lead roles. The story follows a …

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“Prada” Director Visits A “Beautiful Ruin”

  David Frankel (“The Devil Wears Prada”) is closing a deal to direct the film adaptation of Jess Walter’s novel “Beautiful Ruins” at Fox 2000. Set in the spring of 1962 off the Ligurian Sea, three young characters meet during an incident involving the international jet-set in Rome while everyone …

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“Crazy Rich Asians” Trailer Gets Teased

  Warner Bros. Pictures has released a trailer tease for its contemporary romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians” based on the acclaimed worldwide bestseller by Kevin Kwan. The tease comes ahead of the first full trailer which will go online on Monday. Constance Wu plays a native New Yorker as she …