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“Incredibles 2” Heads For $182M Debut

  Disney and Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” continues to surpass early estimates and is headed towards an estimated $182 million in its debut weekend. There’s no question the film will become the animated film with the highest ever opening weekend, beating out 2016’s “Finding Dory” with $135 million. It’s easily going …

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Photo: Gal Gadot In “Wonder Woman 1984”

  Following the reveal of the first two official photos, and several set snaps, Warner Bros. Pictures has now released the first official shot of Gal Gadot in full costume in the currently in production “Wonder Woman 1984”. The sequel to last year’s hit DC film, the action flashes forward …

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“Aquaman” Trailer To Release At Comic Con

  While it seemed like this week’s first look photos reveal from James Wan’s “Aquaman” was a prelude to a trailer dropping today or next week, Wan himself has now confirmed the first trailer for the film isn’t going to be released for another month. With some big hitters sitting …

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Alfie Allen Joins “JoJo Rabbit,” “Girl”

  Alfie Allen (“Game of Thrones,” “John Wick”) has joined Taika Waititi’s WW2 satire “JoJo Rabbit” at Fox Searchlight. The story follows a young boy raised in a Hitler Youth camp who is confronted with a decision when he learns his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl …

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Ridley Scott’s “Confirm Nor Deny” Sets Scribe

  Dave Collard (“Out of Time,” “Annapolis”) has been hired to script the CIA thriller “Neither Confirm Nor Deny” for Scott Free Films and New Sparta Films. The story details the aftermath of the Soviet nuclear submarine K-129 sinking in the Pacific Ocean in 1968 in 16,000 feet of water. …

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Allison Janney In Talks For “Bad Education”

  Allison Janney is in talks to join Hugh Jackman in “Thoroughbreds” director Cory Finley’s “Bad Education” for Automatik. Mike Makowsky (“I Think We’re Alone Now”) penned the script for the true story tale based on Makowsky’s own high school experience. The story follows a superintendent of the school district …

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Hall, Holbrook Join Netflix’s “Moon” Film

  Michael C. Hall (“Safe,” “Dexter”) has signed on to join “Narcos” and “Logan” star Boyd Holbrook in the genre-bending thriller “In the Shadow of the Moon” for Netflix. Holbrook plays a detective who becomes obsessed with a series of murders that seem beyond explanation. Hall will play a fellow …

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“Hereditary” Director On Next Film “Midsommer”

  Ari Aster’s horror tale “Hereditary” is already one of the year’s most acclaimed films, and now the filmmaker has begun discussing his next projects as part of recent interviews with Film Comment and THR. “Hereditary” is first and foremost a family drama, the type of film Aster began his …

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“Hotel Mumbai” Now Free Of Weinstein

  Several films were caught up in the collapse of The Weinstein Company, most notably Australian director Anthony Maras’ much anticipated “Hotel Mumbai”. Weinstein Co. signed on in 2016 to distribute the film in North America and the United Kingdom this Fall with a spend of at least $10 million …

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New Details On The “Creed II” Story

  We know its coming and we know some of the cast, but specifics about the story for the upcoming “Creed” sequel have been under wraps beyond it involving the return of Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren) from “Rocky IV” who has his own son who is also a fighter. In …

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Cumberbatch, Dinklage Sought For “Spamalot”?

  Benedict Cumberbatch, Peter Dinklage and Tiffany Haddish are all reportedly being sought to lead the film adaptation of “Spamalot,” the 2005 stage musical based on the 1975 cult comedy classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” at 20th Century Fox. The story follows King Arthur as he embarks upon …

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Sollima On His “Call of Duty” Film Plans

  Filmmaker Stefano Sollima is out doing press rounds for “Sicario: Day of the Soldado” which is coming off strong early reaction. In a new discussion with Slashfilm this week, he spoke a bit about another project he’s been attached to – a film based on the “Call of Duty” …

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Wan On Patrick Wilson’s “Aquaman” Villain

  An interesting element of James Wan’s underwater-set DC Comics adaptation “Aquaman” will be the villains. The film boasts several, though the lions share easily goes to Patrick Wilson’s King Orm (aka. Ocean Master) who declares war on the surface world, which Aquaman doesn’t agree with. Speaking about the character …

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“Avengers” Scribe Talks ‘Fixing’ DC Films

  In an interview that certainly won’t inflame the DC vs. Marvel rivalry at all, Kevin Smith’s Fat Man on Batman podcast spoke with “Captain America” film writers Stephen McFeely and Christopher Markus recently and the topic of the DC film universe came up. The pair were asked by Smith …

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Travolta’s “Gotti” Gets 0% On Rotten Tomatoes

  The John Travolta-led mob drama “Gotti” opens today and has already earned itself a unique honor – a rare 0% on Rotten Tomatoes. Travolta plays John Gotti, former boss of Gambino crime family, in the film which was spearheaded by the late crime boss’ son John Gotti Jr. Producers …