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AMPAS Invites 683 New Members for the Academy Awards 2017

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs released the following statement today regarding its invitation to the new 683 membership: On behalf of the Academy, I am honored to extend membership invitations to 683 distinguished filmmakers, artists and executives who represent the best in our global film community, and who have made a lasting impact on movie […]

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Helena Bonham Carter Dishes on All-Female ‘Ocean’s 11’ Spinoff

  Rumors of an all-female take on “Ocean’s 11” have plagued the industry for quite some time, but verifiable information has been relatively scant. That is, until now. Helena Bonham Carter, who has been rumored to have a part in the film,  has spoken up about it in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly. “It’s a […]

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Cannes Jury Prize Winner ‘American Honey’ Gets Release Date

  Writer/director Andrea Arnold‘s “American Honey” has been given an early awards season release date of Sept. 30. The film will open in Los Angeles and New York on that date, and will expand nationwide after that. The film, which is being distributed by A24, won the Jury Prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. […]

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Owen Wilson Circling Role in ‘Wonder’ with Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay

  Actor Owen Wilson is likely adding more dramatic fare to his resume. Wilson is in talks to join “Wonder” alongside Julia Roberts and “Room” breakout star Jacob Tremblay. The film is an adaptation of R.J. Palacio’s bestselling novel of the same name. In the film, Tremblay, who stunned audiences last year with his performance opposite Brie […]

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Terrence Malick’s Doc ‘Voyage of Time’ Gets Synopsis, Poster

  Acclaimed filmmaker Terrence Malick‘s first foray into documentary film, “Voyage of Time,” has an official synopsis and poster as of today. The project, which was more than 30 years in the making, will be released as two separate versions. The first, which will be released in IMAX Oct. 7, is 40 minutes long and […]

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Emma Stone, Alicia Vikander Eyed to Play Agatha Christie in Rival Films

Two films centering on famous mystery writer Agatha Christie are vying for approval from Christie’s estate in order to proceed. According to The Hollywood Reporter, in Sony’s version (“Agatha Christie”), Alicia Vikander is being courted to play Christie in her “proto-feminist” years, unhappy with societal expectations of a young mother and wife. In Paramount’s “Agatha,” Emma […]

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Box Office: ‘Independence Day’ messed with the wrong fish

(JUNE 24 – JUNE 26, 2016 estimates) BOX OFFICE ESTIMATES Finding Dory (Week 2) – $73,234,746 Independence Day: Resurgence (Opening) – $41,600,000 Central Intelligence (Week 2) – $18,370,000 The Shallows (Opening) – $16,700,000 Free State of Jones (Opening) – $7,772,000 The Conjuring 2 (Week 3) – $7,705,000 Now You See Me 2 (Week 3) – […]

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“Oh, Hello on Broadway” Opens This Fall Starring Nick Kroll and John Mulaney at the Lyceum Theatre

Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland Finally Get Their Names in Lights OH, HELLO on BROADWAY Starring Nick Kroll and John Mulaney Directed by Alex Timbers Previews Begin September 23 Opening October 10 at the Lyceum Theatre (Strictly Limited Engagement) Nick Kroll and John Mulaney announced today that at long last, their wildly popular alter egos […]

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Legendary Nabs ‘Bad Blood’ with Jennifer Lawrence, Adam McKay

  In one of the most high profile bidding wars of recent weeks, Legendary has emerged victorious in its battle to obtain rights to “Bad Blood.” The film is set to star Jennifer Lawrence as Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the embattled blood testing company Theranos. When news broke that Lawrence would star and Adam […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Actress Kelly Macdonald Joins ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’

  Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald, best known for her role in “Boardwalk Empire” and voicing Merida in “Brave,” has officially joined Domhnall Gleeson and Margot Robbie in the cast of “Goodbye Christopher Robin.” The film will center on the initially difficult relationship between “Winnie the Pooh” creator A. A. Milne and his son, Christopher Robin […]

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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ to Feature At Least Three Villains

“Spider-Man: Homecoming,” which started filming this week in Atlanta, has added yet another villain to its lineup. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that “Fargo” actor Bokeem Woodbine has joined Michael Keaton and Logan Marshall-Green (“Prometheus”) as another villain in the film. No further details on the role were given; however, it appears the rumors surrounding Keaton […]

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‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot Gets New ‘Ghostbusters’ Cover Song

The release of the embattled “Ghostbusters” reboot is less than a month away, and little by little the film’s soundtrack has trickled out. Today sees the release of an update to Ray Parker Jr.’s classic “Ghostbusters” song from the original. The updated track is called “Ghostbusters (I’m Not Afraid)” and is by Fall Out Boy […]

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Confirmed: Darth Vader Will Appear in ‘Rogue One’

Given the close proximity in the timeline between  “Star Wars: A New Hope” and the forthcoming “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” many have predicted that Darth Vader would be appearing in the latter film. In its latest issue, Entertainment Weekly confirms that the famous villain will be returning to the big screen in “Rogue […]

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John Boyega Heads to Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit Race Riot Drama

Newly minted “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” star John Boyega is heading to Kathryn Bigelow‘s latest film about the Detroit race riots of 1967. Details about the film, including its title, are relatively unknown. Up until now, the cast was also unknown. The Hollywood Reporter notes that the cast is being touted as an ensemble, […]

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Oliver Stone Leaks New Details on ‘Snowden’

Director/writer Oliver Stone spilled the beans on his latest film, “Snowden,” which he is touting as an “intellectual thriller.” Speaking at Cannes Lions today, Stone said of the film, “It’s a ten year story starting in the military and going to the point where he releases the stories. The [computer] screens were made realistically, his […]