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Josh Brolin Nabs Role of Cable in ‘Deadpool 2’

Acclaimed actor Josh Brolin has officially nabbed the part of Cable in “Deadpool 2” – this after it was reported that actors such as Michael Shannon and David Harbour (“Stranger Things”) were also on the shortlist. The Hollywood Reporter first broke the news Wednesday.   For those unacquainted with the character, SlashFilm details the role […]

Overdue: ‘Logan’ Tries to Reverse Bad ‘X-Men’ Luck at Oscars

Upon strong early reviews, many have written about whether or not “Logan” could be a contender for Best Picture. We recently went through an Oscar season where “Deadpool” tried for a Best Picture nomination, but ended up with no nominations. However, we should’ve seen that disappointment coming. The Oscars are notorious for not having nominated […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 29: ACCA 2016 Winners Special, DGA, and ASC

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at, and […]

OPINION: Superhero Films at the Oscars and the Look Ahead

This year, “Deadpool” was snubbed at the Oscars. Ryan Reynolds, who put over 10 years of blood, sweat and tears into this project, gave one of the most unique performances in recent memory. Tim Miller did a fantastic job directing, and Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick brilliantly wrote what many agree to be an artistic, […]

7 Films Still in the Running for Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar, ‘Jackie’ and ‘Hacksaw’ Snubbed

The bake off for the Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar has been announced. Seven contenders remain and they are: “Deadpool”“The Dressmaker”“Florence Foster Jenkins”“Hail, Caesar!”“A Man Called Ove”“Star Trek Beyond”“Suicide Squad” Omitted from the lineup is Pablo Larrain’s “Jackie” and Mel Gibson’s “Hacksaw Ridge,” two films who were considered frontrunners for the Academy Award. The nominations will […]

Community: What Were Your Favorite Nominations From the 74th Golden Globes?

We’ve finally heard the nominations for the 74th Golden Globes, and they did not disappoint. After a couple weeks of critics groups revealing nominations and wins, we finally have one of the big precursors in the books. Some films certainly got a boost while others showcased stronger than expected showings. “Lion,” “Hidden Figures” and “Hacksaw […]

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CONFIRMED: David Leitch to Direct ‘Deadpool 2’

“Deadpool 2” has found its director in David Leitch, reports confirmed over the weekend. Several directors were considered following Tim Miller‘s departure from the film over creative differences. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the search for a separate director for “Deadpool 3” is also underway. Leitch, the co-director of “John Wick,” had consistently been near the […]

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‘John Wick’ Co-Director David Leitch and Others Potentially Eyed for ‘Deadpool 2’

Several directors are in the running for “Deadpool 2” following Tim Miller‘s departure over “creative differences.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, “John Wick” co-director David Leitch has consistently been near the top of the list. His meeting with star and producer Ryan Reynolds on Thursday went well according to multiple sources. However, THR is quick […]

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‘Deadpool 2’ Loses Director Tim Miller Following “Creative Differences”

The merc with the mouth is getting a sequel, but it’s not coming easy. The sequel to February’s “Deadpool” has already been given the go-ahead, but hit a major snag over the weekend. Director Tim Miller, who directed the first film, has left the project. Deadline, who broke the news, explained: After a series of […]

‘Suicide Squad’ Gets PG-13 Rating From MPAA

“Deadpool” it is not. Despite reshoots on the upcoming “Suicide Squad,” which many thought were done to add humor and give the film a more Deadpool-esque vibe, the film has been given a relatively clean MPAA rating of PG-13. By contrast, “Deadpool” featured a hard R-rating. The MPAA gave the film the rating with the […]

Top 10: Best Comic Book Movies So Far

Without question, superheroes generally dominate the pages of comic books. That being said, the epic struggles of good versus evil are hardly limited to those who wear capes or masks. In fact, comics can often eschew that sort of storyline entirely, focusing on something decidedly more human. It’s an evolved medium that sometimes isn’t given […]

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Ryan Reynolds Looking to Join ‘The Rosie Project’

Ryan Reynolds is lining up his next projects following the success of his latest venture, “Deadpool.” Reynolds is currently in talks to star in the upcoming romantic comedy “The Rosie Project.” The project was originally set to star Jennifer Lawrence, with Richard Linklater on board to direct. Everything fell apart when Lawrence left due to […]

Box Office Report: “Batman v Superman” plummets on second weekend but remains unchallenged for #1

(APRIL 1 – APRIL 3, 2016 estimates) Last Weekend Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Week 2) – $52,385,000 Zootopia (Week 5) – $20,000,000 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (Week 2) – $11,130,000 God’s Not Dead 2 (Opening) – $8,104,321 Miracles From Heaven (Week 3) – $7,550,000 Allegiant (Week 3) – $5,725,000 10 Cloverfield Lane (Week 4) – $4,750,000 Meet the […]

Box Office Report: “Batman v Superman” rises above critical blows as it demolishes March records

(MARCH 25 – MARCH 27, 2016 estimates) Last Weekend Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Opening) – $170,100,000 Zootopia (Week 4) – $23,138,000 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (Opening) – $18,120,000 Miracles From Heaven (Week 2) – $9,500,00 Allegiant (Week 2) – $9,500,000 10 Cloverfield Lane (Week 3) – $6,000,000 Deadpool (Week 7) – […]

Box Office Report: “Zootopia” fends off “Allegiant” on its third weekend crossing $200M

(MARCH 18 – MARCH 20, 2016 estimates) Last Weekend Zootopia (Week 3) – $38,042,000 Allegiant (Opening) – $29,050,000 Miracles From Heaven (Opening) – $15,000,000 10 Cloverfield Lane (Week 2) – $12,500,000 Deadpool (Week 6) – $8,000,000 London Has Fallen (Week 3) – $6,894,000 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (Week 3) – $2,805,000 The Perfect Match (Week 2) […]

Box Office Report: “10 Cloverfield Lane” reaps benefits of brand association, grim prospects for “Grimsby”

(MARCH 11 – MARCH 13, 2016 estimates) Last Weekend Zootopia (Week 2) – $50,000,000 10 Cloverfield Lane (Opening) – $25,200,000 Deadpool (Week 5) – $10,800,000 London Has Fallen (Week 2) – $10,668,000 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (Week 2) – $4,600,000 The Perfect Match (Opening) – $4,150,000 The Young Messiah (Opening) – $3,404,000 The Brothers Grimsy (Opening) […]

Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 185: Oscars Post-Mortem, Year-In-Advanced Talk, and Circuit Madness Announcement!

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. On the agenda today: Talking the weekend’s box office and viewings that included “Zootopia,” “London Has Fallen,” and “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.”  Some of us caught up with “Deadpool” as well. Oscars Post-Mortem.  What […]

Box Office Report: “Zootopia” becomes Disney’s largest opening weekend ever

(MARCH 4 – MARCH 6, 2016 estimates) Last Weekend Zootopia (Opening) – $73,700,000 London Has Fallen (Opening) – $21,714,000 Deadpool (Week 4) – $16,400,000 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (Opening) – $7,600,000 Gods of Egypt (Week 2) – $5,000,000 Risen (Week 3) – $3,885,000 Kung Fu Panda 3 (Week 6) – $3,525,000 The Revenant (Week 11) – […]

Box Office Report: “Deadpool” holds onto the top spot outgrossing all X-Men movies in 2 weeks

(FEBRUARY 19 – FEBRUARY 21, 2016 actuals) Last Weekend Deadpool (Week 2) – $56,460,167 Kung Fu Panda 3 (Week 4) – $12,516,601 Risen (Opening) – $11,801,271 The Witch (Opening) – $8,800,230 How To Be Single (Week 2) – $8,202,430 Race (Opening) – $7,353,922 Zoolander 2 (Week 2) – $5,455,344 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Week […]

Next ‘Wolverine’ Film Will Reportedly Have an R-Rating

Following the massive success of “Deadpool,” which boasts a hard R-rating, word has spread that an upcoming Fox superhero venture, the untitled “Wolverine” film, will have an R-rating as well. Traditionally, films that are R-rated don’t do as well at the box office as films that are rated PG-13. But, as proven by the wildly […]

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Ryan Reynolds in Talks for Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Life’

Fresh off of the smashing success of his latest film, “Deadpool,” actor Ryan Reynolds is signing up to go into space. The actor is in talks to sign on for “Life,” a sci-fi film that will reteam him with “Safehouse” director Daniel Espinosa, as well as “Deadpool” writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese. Rebecca Ferguson […]

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Box Office Report: “Deadpool” is highest R-rated opening and February release

(FEBRUARY 12 – FEBRUARY 14, 2016 estimates) Last Weekend Deadpool (Opening) – $135,050,000 Kung Fu Panda 3 (Week 3) – $19,650,000 How To Be Single (Opening) – $18,750,000 Zoolander 2 (Opening) – $15,650,000 The Revenant (Week 8) – $6,900,000 Hail, Caesar! (Week 2) – $6,590,000 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Week 9) – $6,194,000 The […]

‘Deadpool’ Sequel Already In the Works

The merc with the mouth is getting a sequel. The sequel to this weekend’s “Deadpool” has already been greenlighted, despite the fact the first film is not yet in theaters stateside. Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, who wrote the first film, are hard at work on the script for the follow-up, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. […]

Super Bowl Trailer: Marvel’s ‘Deadpool’ from 20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox has debuted a SUPERB OWL COMMERCIAL for DEADPOOL! DEADPOOL hits theaters everywhere February 12, 2016! SYNOPSIS Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. […]