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“Moonlight” Star To Lead A24’s “Native Son”

  “Moonlight” star Ashton Sanders, who played teenage Chiron in the Best Picture winner, is in final negotiations to take on the lead role of Bigger Thomas in the film adaptation of Richard Wright’s 1940 novel “Native Son”. Additionally “Jurassic World” and “Love, Simon” actor Nick Robinson is also in …

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“Logan” Team Plan “The Force” Movie

  20th Century Fox has set “Godless” showrunner and “Out of Sight” scribe Scott Frank to re-write the film adaptation of Don Winslow’s corrupt cop thriller novel “The Force,” taking over a script which had its most recent draft penned by David Mamet. The move re-teams Frank with his “Logan” …

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Blake’s Review: “Tomb Raider” – Dark Horizons

  “Tomb Raider” the action-packed, bone-rattling, archaeological adventure is punching hard to overcome “auto-redundancy,” where taking the control away from players and forcing them not to influence the outcome of their beloved characters can, in fact, make them obsolete. Director Roar Uthaug and writers Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Alistair Siddons tackle …

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Wan, Netflix, 21 Laps Are “Inside Your House”

  Netflix, “The Conjuring” director James Wan and “Stranger Things” production company 21 Laps are teaming for the coming-of-age slasher movie “There’s Someone Inside Your House” based on Stephanie Perkins’ novel. The story follows a young girl, Makani, whose relatively recent Nebraska high school friends inexplicably begin to die in …

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Soderbergh Wraps “High Flying Bird” Filming

  Even though “Unsane” doesn’t open until next week, Steven Soderbergh has already finished filming on an entire new feature to be released later this year – “High Flying Bird”. Announced only last month and shot over just two weeks, the film stars Andre Holland (“Moonlight,” “Castle Rock”) who reunites …

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Peyton List Joins “Gone Baby Gone” Series

  “Frequency” actress Peyton List, currently playing Poison Ivy on FOX’s “Gotham,” has been tapped as the female lead opposite Joseph Morgan in the untitled drama pilot based on the best-selling Dennis Lehane novel “Gone Baby Gone”. Written by “Black Sails” co-creator Robert Levine and directed by Phillip Noyce (“Clear …

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DeWanda Wise Exits “Captain Marvel”

  DeWanda Wise has departed from the upcoming “Captain Marvel” movie at Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios. Wise’s departure is reportedly due to scheduling conflicts with the Netflix series “She’s Gotta Have It” and there is currently no information on her replacement. Brie Larson stars as the title hero along …

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Netflix Picks Up All Of “Travelers” For S3

  Netflix has renewed the sci-fi series “Travelers” for a third season, taking the show exclusively for the streaming service worldwide. The first two seasons had aired on Showcase in Canada before streaming on Netflix, but now its debut will be simultaneous everywhere. The series is set hundreds of years …

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Amma Assante To Helm “Billion Dollar Spy”

  British director Amma Asante (“Belle,” “A United Kingdom”) will helm the film adaptation of David E. Hoffman’s “The Billion Dollar Spy” for Walden Media. The story centers on Adolf G. Tolkachev, the chief designer at the USSR’s Research Institute of Radio Engineering. Tolkachev handed over tens of thousands of …

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How Expensive Are Amazon’s TV Series?

  While streaming platforms remain tight-lipped about their various original series budgets and ratings, some are better than others about it. Netflix, for example, has had little issue when the budgets of their various series from “The Crown” to “The Get Down” become talking points. Amazon however are notoriously tight-lipped …

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Second Trailer: “Avengers: Infinity War”

  Several months after the first trailer back at Thanksgiving, the full-length trailer for Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” has finally arrived. Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet — the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect …

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Shout! Nabs The Roger Corman Library

  Shout! Factory and Ace Film HK Company Limited (ACE) have purchased the New Horizons Picture library which encompasses 270 of Roger Corman’s films along with an action sci-fi TV series from Roger and Julie Corman for an undisclosed sum. The deal covers North America, Europe, Australia, Russia, China, Asia, …

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Bichir To Lead “The Grudge” Reboot

  Demian Bichir is set to join Andrea Riseborough in the reimagining of the horror classic “The Grudge” for Sony Pictures. The original 2004 American version starred Sarah Michelle Gellar as an exchange student who moves to Tokyo and finds herself tormented by spirits of the dead. The new take …

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“Ready Player One” Review Trailer

  While subsequent reviews have tempered the overly ecstatic reaction at SXSW to some extent, the word is still good regarding Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One”. Now a new trailer has been released with lots of new footage and quotes from some of those reviews. Amusingly Spielberg revealed during the …

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“Infinity War” Trailer Set For Tomorrow

  Marvel Studios has officially announced that the new “Avengers: Infinity War” trailer will be released online tomorrow. With the teaser clip seen below hitting at 9am US-PST this morning, expect the trailer to pop up probably around the same time. “Avengers: Infinity War” brings to the screen the ultimate, …

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