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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb - Brand New Trailer 0

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb – Brand New Trailer

20th Century Fox has released a brand new trailer for the upcoming family adventure, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. Starring Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Dan Stevens, Ben Kingsley, Steve Coogan, Ricky Gervais, Rebel Wilson, the film hits theaters everywhere on December 19, 2014! Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled...

John August to write Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 0

John August to write Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

John August has signed on to write the big screen adaptation of Alvin Schwartz’s best-selling Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, a collection of spooky stories for kids. August is taking over from Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton (“Saw”) and will go back to the source material to provide a new draft for CBS Films....

Exodus: Gods and Kings - Final Trailer! 0

Exodus: Gods and Kings – Final Trailer!

From acclaimed director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) comes the epic adventure “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) as he...

Anna Kendrick in talks to star in The Accountant 0

Anna Kendrick in talks to star in The Accountant

Anna Kendrick is in early talks to star opposite Ben Affleck in The Accountant. Gavin O’Connor is set to direct the thriller for Warner Bros, based on the original script by Bill Dubuque. Affleck will star as the mild-mannered accountant who moonlights as a lethal assassin. Filming is planned to start in January.

Armie Hammer to star in The Birth of a Nation 0

Armie Hammer to star in The Birth of a Nation

Armie Hammer has joined the historical drama about the slave rebellion in Virginia, The Birth of a Nation. The film will be the directorial debut of Nate Parker, who has also written the screenplay and will star as Nat Turner. The story follows Turner and a band of about 70 rebel slaves, who killed between 55...

Mark Rylance to play The BFG 0

Mark Rylance to play The BFG

Veteran stage and screen actor, Mark Rylance, has been cast to play a Big Friendly Giant, in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The BFG. Published in 1982, the children’s novel tells the story of a young girl, the Queen of England and the BFG, who set out on an adventure to capture the evil, man-eating...

Steve Carell to star in I.Q. 83 0

Steve Carell to star in I.Q. 83

Steve Carell is set to star in the big screen adaptation of Arthur Herzog’s sci-fi novel, I.Q. 83. Paramount is developing the project and has set Charlie Kaufman to do write a new draft for the screenplay. Planning to create a social satire, rather than a drama, the story will follow Dr. James Healey who leads...

Meryl Streep to star in Florence Foster Jenkins biopic 0

Meryl Streep to star in Florence Foster Jenkins biopic

Meryl Streep is set to star as opera singer wannabe, Florence Foster Jenkins, in period biopic Florence. Jenkins was a New York heiress determined to become a famous opera singer despite her lack of talent. She persisted in performing during the late 1920s to the mid 1940s, ignoring public ridicule. Stephen Frears has signed on to...

Natalie Dormer to star in The Forest 0

Natalie Dormer to star in The Forest

Natalie Dormer has signed on to star in the supernatural horror thriller, The Forest. Jason Zada is directing for Lava Bear Films and Phantom Four. Set in a forest called Aokigahara, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives, the story centers on a young American woman who comes in search of...

James Wan to direct The Conjuring 2 0

James Wan to direct the sequel to his Conjuring

James Wan has just made a deal with New Line Cinema to return to direct The Conjuring 2, the sequel to his last year’s horror hit. He has also made a first-look producing deal with the Warner Bros-based film label, to develop and produce modest budget films in the science fiction, horror, and comedy genres through...

Renee Zellweger to star in Same Kind of Different as Me 0

Renee Zellweger to star in Same Kind of Different as Me

Renee Zellweger has signed on to star in Same Kind of Different as me, the faith-based drama that Michael Carney is directing for Paramount. Based on the 2006 nonfiction best-seller, the film will tell the story of the unlikely friendship between wealthy white art dealer Ron Hall and former sharecropper-turned-drifter Denver Moore. Zellweger will play Hall’s...

My Little Pony Movie coming soon 0

My Little Pony Movie coming our way

Hasbro has announced that they are developing an animated movie based on their successful My Little Pony franchise, planning a wide release for the film in 2017. Joe Ballarini (“Atlantis 7”) has signed on to write the screenplay. Introduced in 1983 and developed by Bonnie Zacherle, Charles Muenchinger and Steve D’Aguanno, the “My Little Pony” property...

Billy Crystal gets to choose Which Witch 0

Billy Crystal gets to choose Which Witch

Billy Crystal will write, produce and voice the wizard in Which Witch, an animated family movie, based on Eva Ibbotson’s children’s book. He will play Arriman the Awful, who holds a contest among the seven witches of Todcaster to determine which witch he will marry. The Jim Henson Co. is developing the project and has set...

Steve Carell to star in Gore Verbinski thriller 0

Steve Carell to star in Gore Verbinski thriller

Gore Verbinski is set to direct an untitled thriller for New Regency, as part of his three picture deal with the production company. Steve Carell will star in the project, which for now is simply described as a “paranoid thriller”. The screenplay has been written by Steve Conrad (“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”). Production is...

Before I Go to Sleep Trailer 0

Before I Go to Sleep Trailer

Watch Nicole Kidman in the trailer for the thriller Before I Go to Sleep, also starring Colin Firth and Mark Strong. Directed by Rowan Joffe and based on the worldwide best-selling novel by S.J. Watson, the film tells the story of a woman (Kidman) who wakes up every day with no memory as the result of...

Ice Cube to star in Rocky Mountain High 0

Ice Cube launching Rocky Mountain High

Universal Pictures has bought a new comedy pitch by Ice Cube, after a bidding war against Relativity, Paramount, MGM and New Line. While the story is under wraps, it is believed to be a new comedy franchise for Ice Cube, who will star and produce. Filming is currently planned to start around summer 2015, provided the...

All Roads Lead to Rome for Sarah Jessica Parker 0

All Roads Lead to Rome for Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker has picked her next romantic comedy, All Roads Lead to Rome, and it’s going to be set in Italy! She will play Maggie, an uptight American who finds herself on an unplanned road trip throughout Italy (with her Italian former lover Luca) as they seek out her rebellious teenage daughter. Ella Lemhagen (“The...

Jude Law in the Black Sea Trailer 0

Jude Law in the Black Sea Trailer

Jude Law stars as a rogue submarine captain who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control onboard their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to...

Ben Affleck to star as The Accountant 0

Ben Affleck to star as The Accountant

Ben Affleck is in talks to star in The Accountant, the action thriller that Warner Bros is developing, after picking it up out of turnaround from Sony Pictures. Will Smith was once attached to the project when it was at Sony. The story centers on a mild-mannered accountant who moonlights as a lethal assassin. Bill Dubuque...

Alec Baldwin to voice Boss Baby 0

Alec Baldwin to voice Boss Baby

DreamWorks Animation has found the perfect voice for Boss Baby in Alec Baldwin. The animated comedy is based on Marla Frazee’s picture book and follows a fast-talking suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby who must pair up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. and restore order in the world. Kevin...