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The Week in Movie News: Golden Globes Nominations, Disney Buys Fox and More
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:39:10 GMT

The Week in Movie News: Golden Globes Nominations, Disney Buys Fox and More

Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Disney bought Fox: Following rumored talks last month, Disney actually acquired 21st Century Fox, giving the Mouse House ownership of The Simpsons, Avatar and, most importantly, X-Men (including Deadpool) and Fantastic Four franchises, the last two of which can now be folded into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Read more here.    GREAT...

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'Star Wars' Buzz: Box Office Bonanza, Rian Johnson's Surprise and More
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:00:13 GMT

'Star Wars' Buzz: Box Office Bonanza, Rian Johnson's Surprise and More

Today is the day: Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now in theaters and racking up money, positive reviews and lots of piping hot takes. There's also some non-spoilery news items to share with you while you wait in line for your first or fifth viewing of the new movie.    The Last Jedi has already grossed $45 million While today is technically opening day, screenings of Star Wars: The Last Jedi began last night and managed to bring in $45 million already....

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Movie News: 'Avengers,' 'It' Filmmakers to Team on 'Electric State'
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:25:58 GMT

Movie News: 'Avengers,' 'It' Filmmakers to Team on 'Electric State'

The Electric State: Andy Muschietti (It, above) is in negotiations to direct a big-screen adaptation of The Electric State, an illustrated novel by Simon Stålenhag that is a "re-imagined low tech apocalyptic mid-90s vision of the American West." Joe and Anthony Russo will produce the project, which will be adapted by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. The writers previously worked with the producers on two Captain America movies and two Avengers installments. [Deadline]...

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'48 Hrs.' Reboot on the Way From 'Good Time' Directors
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:55:17 GMT

'48 Hrs.' Reboot on the Way From 'Good Time' Directors

Josh and Benny Safdie have been making critically acclaimed and award-winning features for about a decade, starting with The Pleasure of Being Robbed, but they're only now getting mainstream attention with Good Time, their incredible new thriller starring Robert Pattinson and Jennifer Jason Leigh. The former has been receiving awards buzz all season and even though he's missing out on major kudos like the Golden Globes, he and the movie are basking in the consideration. Now the...

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Movie News: Kevin Hart Going 'On the Run'; Watch First 'The 15:17 to Paris' Trailer
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:20:15 GMT

Movie News: Kevin Hart Going 'On the Run'; Watch First 'The 15:17 to Paris' Trailer

On the Run: Kevin Hart (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, above left) is attached to star in On the Run, described as an action comedy about an assassin who discovers that his intended target isn't who he thought it would be. Aeysha Carr will write the original screenplay; her resume as a producer and writer includes TV's The Carmichael Show and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. [Deadline]   The Oath: Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip, above) and John Cho (Columbus) have joined the cast of...

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'Three Billboards' and 'Lady Bird' Top the 2018 SAG Awards Nominations
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:31:53 GMT

'Three Billboards' and 'Lady Bird' Top the 2018 SAG Awards Nominations

The Screen Actors Guild announced the nominees for the 24th annual SAG Awards this morning, and a few movies continue to hold strong with this year's major honors, while others are making advances in the race toward the Oscars.  The Shape of Water was once again recognized for the performances by lead actress Sally Hawkins and supporting actor Richard Jenkins, while Lady Bird also maintained its favor with nods for lead actress Saoirse Ronan and supporting actress...

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Movie News: Woody Harrelson Joins Tom Hardy's 'Venom'
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:11:44 GMT

Movie News: Woody Harrelson Joins Tom Hardy's 'Venom'

Venom: Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, above) has joined the cast of Venom, reuniting with Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer. Reportedly, Harrelson will play "a henchman of sorts." Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Jenny Slate and Riz Ahmed star in the action adventure, which is now in production. It's scheduled for release on October 5, 2018. [Variety]   Burial Rites: Jennifer Lawrence (above in mother!) will star in the crime drama...

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Guillermo Del Toro to Produce 'Antlers' and Direct 'Nightmare Alley' Remake
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:36:47 GMT

Guillermo Del Toro to Produce 'Antlers' and Direct 'Nightmare Alley' Remake

(c) New Line, Courtesy Everett Collection Fresh off leading yesterday’s Golden Globe nominations in seven categories with The Shape of Water, writer/director Guillermo Del Toro has announced not one, but two upcoming projects! The first is a supernatural film called Antlers, which he will produce, with Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart and Black Mass) attached to direct. The second is a remake of the 1947 film-noir Nightmare Alley, which Del Toro plans to direct himself and co-write...

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Watch Exclusive 'All the Money in the World' Video
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:00:00 GMT

Watch Exclusive 'All the Money in the World' Video

Hot on the heels of receiving three Golden Globe award nominations, Ridley Scott's All the Money in the World is heading to theaters soon. We have an exclusive video that goes behind the scenes to focus on a key character. The film is inspired by a true story about the kidnapped teenage grandson of famed billionaire J. Paul Getty (Christopher Plummer), who refused to pay the ransom demanded, prompting his mother (Michelle Williams) to enlist the aid of Fletcher Chace (Mark Wahlberg) to...

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