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Hard Powder

Hard Powder is an action-drama about a local snowplow operator (Liam Neeson) recently named citizen of the year of his small Colorado ski town for keeping the roads open through the winter. He takes the law into his own hands with only the tools of an outdoorsman when his son is unjustly murdered by a […]

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Movies In Theaters Now and Coming Soon

Movies In Theaters Now and Coming Soon include Christopher Robin, Mamma Mia 2, Blindspotting, Mission: Impossible Fallout and The Incredibles 2. Check out our list of all Movies In Theaters Now and Coming Soon to theaters in North America. In addition, we bring you the complete list of all and all 2015 Movies, and 2016 Movies and […]

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Glenn Close Goes for (Oscar) Gold in The Wife

Beverly Hills, CA – “And the Oscar goes to… Glenn Close for The Wife.” That is what Sony Classics hopes will be announced at the next Oscars ceremony, (February 12, 2019), when the Best Actress statue is handed out. For the most part, Oscar contender movies are released in the fall, when voting is fresh […]

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Academy Plans Three Hour Oscars Telecast, Adds New Category

Huge changes are coming to the Oscars. Tuesday night, just five months after the lowest-rated Academy Awards telecast on record (only 26.5 million viewers tuned in), the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ board of governors not only re-elected cinematographer John Bailey as its president, but also approved several major changes to the tradition-bound ceremony’s […]

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New Supergirl Movie from 22 Jump Street Writer In Development at Warner Bros

Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are developing a new Supergirl film. They have hired 22 Jump Street writer Oren Uziel to write the script. The character has been played by Melissa Benoist in the CW series that’s heading into its fourth season, and is executive produced by Greg Berlanti. The superheroine first appeared in Action […]

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Robert Redford Says He Will Retire From Acting

Entertainment Weekly is touting that their recent interview with Robert Redford for his upcoming movie The Old Man and the Gun as the ‘exclusive’ quote from him where he says he ‘might’ be retiring from acting. The news about Redford’s impending retirement from acting has been around for two years, actually, so they’re most likely in bed […]

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Jennifer Lopez to Star in Stripper Robin Hood Story Hustlers

Award-winning singer, actress, producer, and entertainer Jennifer Lopez has been cast in Lorene Scafaria’s Hustlers. The film is inspired by the Jessica Pressler article in New York Magazine entitled, The Hustlers at Scores, which details a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. […]

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Christopher Robin Tugs At Your Heartstrings

The retirement of one’s childhood, and graduation into adolescence and ultimately adulthood, is one of life’s most unsettling events. Stuffed animals and other assorted toys and memories are boxed away and forgotten. First love takes precedence over everything else for many. And then work and family, but mostly work, occupies much of the brain, sometimes […]

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The Sandlot Prequel Coming from 20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox is developing a prequel to the 1993 cult classic The Sandlot, with David Mickey Evans, the original film’s writer and director, attached to co-write the script with Austin Reynolds. The plot of the prequel involves the legend of the beast from the first iteration. The news comes as the film recently hit […]

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Fantasy Island Film In The Works from Blumhouse

Sony Pictures and Jason Blum’s Blumhouse are adapting the ABC TV series Fantasy Island into a feature film. Truth or Dare director Jeff Wadlow is directing the film based on the hit series that ran from 1977 to 1984 and starred Ricardo Montalban and Herve Villechaize. A revival of the series aired between 1998 and […]

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Mowgli Moves From Warner Bros to Netflix Bypassing Theaters

In the biggest acquisition of a finished film it has made so far, Netflix has acquired from Warner Bros the worldwide rights (yes, even in the United States), to Mowgli, the CGI live action film directed by Andy Serkis based on the Jungle Book stories of Rudyard Kipling. The film has a voice cast that […]

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9 To 5 Original Cast On Board for Sequel

A big screen sequel to 9 to 5, the hit 1980 comedy in which Jane Fonda starred alongside Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton appears closer to going into production. “My role is as an executive producer, and I’m working with the writers, with Lily, and talking to the writers,” Fonda told reporters on Wednesday morning […]

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Hamilton Movie Ignites Bidding War

According to our sources, Warner Bros. executives were meeting with the producers of Hamilton today (Tuesday) at their Burbank studios until 8pm, discussing the possibility of acquiring rights to, get this, an original cast recording of the show to bring to theaters most likely later this year. 20th Century Fox also has shown interest in […]

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Kristen Stewart signed on for Elizabeth Banks’ Charlie’s Angels Reboot

Charlie and Sony Pictures have found their Angels. Naomi Scott, who is starring as Jasmine in Disney’s upcoming Aladdin remake, and British newcomer Ella Balinska are set to join Kristen Stewart in the studio’s new Charlie’s Angels reboot. Elizabeth Banks, who is directing the project, will also take a role in front of the camera: […]

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Ryan Reynolds Working On R-Rated ‘Home Alone’ Re-Imagining ‘Stoned Alone’

20th Century Fox is re-imagining one of the all time grossing comedies, Home Alone, with an R-Rated version entitled Stone Alone, with Ryan Reynolds producing (and maybe appearing in?). Stoned Alone is reminiscent of that hallowed comedy classic. It revolves around a twenty-something weed growing loser who misses the plane for his holiday ski trip. […]

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Peter Dinklage to Star in Rumpelstiltskin Movie From Columbia Pictures

Sony Pictures is developing a Rumpelstiltskin adaptation, with Emmy-award winning Game Of Thrones star Peter Dinklage attached to produce and star as the titular character. Dinklage recently scored his seventh Emmy nomination for supporting actor in a drama series (Game of Thrones) and broke the record for the most nominated person ever in the category. […]

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Mission Impossible: Fallout Packs A Punch

By Dylan Tracy Tom Cruise is a genuine bad ass who is sure to make you sweat bullets, pop an Ambien, and have a full fledged heart attack, all in the span of two and a half hours in Mission Impossible: Fallout. Just when you think Cruise has done it all with his death defying […]

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Disney Fires Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Director Over Vile Tweets

Disney Fires Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Director Over Vile Tweets. The move comes after conservative personalities resurfaced old tweets Thursday in which the filmmaker joked about controversial topics such as pedophelia and rape. Gunn has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump. “The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James’ Twitter feed […]

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New Cats Film Lines Up A Star Studded Cast, Including Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and Ian McKellen are set to star in the big screen adaptation of Cats, to be directed by Tom Hooper and telling the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as “the Jellicle choice” and decide which cat will […]

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Cher Steals Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again

If you’re a fan of either The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel or its sequel, and/or the original Mamma Mia, chances are you will be enthralled with Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, which was written and directed by Ol Parker (writer and director of both Marigold Hotel films). This film even includes in its plot a […]

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Lin Manuel Miranda to Direct Tick Tick Boom

Hamilton playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda is set to make his directorial debut with Tick, Tick…Boom! for Imagine Entertainment. Miranda will helm the film adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the late playwright behind Rent. Miranda, who starred in a 2014 stage production of Tick, Tick…Boom!, will also produce, alongside Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and […]

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Zombieland 2 Is Finally Getting Made With Woody Harrelson

It may have taken almost 10 years but Zombieland is ready to open its doors again. After fits and starts, Sony Pictures has reunited the cast of its 2009 surprise hit — including Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Abigail Breslin — for Zombieland 2. Ruben Fleischer, who directed the original and who is […]

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Scarlett Johansson Drops Out of Trans Movie Amid Backlash

In a controversial move, Scarlett Johansson has caved in to the demands of the out of touch trans community and dropped out of Rub & Tug, the movie that would have seen her play a transgender man. Felicity Huffman earned a Best Actress Oscar nomination for playing one not too long ago in the brilliant […]

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RoboCop Returns Coming to Theaters in 2019

District 9 director Neill Blomkamp has signed on to direct a new installment of the RoboCop series for MGM entitled RoboCop Returns, WildAboutMovies has learned. The project is a long-dormant sequel that had been planned by the original 1987 film’s screenwriters Ed Neumeier and Michael Miner, but was cancelled when director Paul Verhoeven declined to […]