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Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice' Trailer Arrives

September 30, 2014 04:18:49 GMT


The first trailer for "Inherent Vice" has landed online for viewing pleasure. Coming from "The Master" duo Paul Thomas Anderson and Joaquin Phoenix, it follows Doc Sportello who gets wrapped up in a case involving his ex-girlfriend. She shows up out of nowhere, asking for help to investigate the disappearance of her current billionaire boyfriend.

Instead of a cool, sleek detective, Phoenix plays a pothead sleuth who stumbles numerous times, literally, through the investigation. Josh Brolin's straight-laced LAPD detective and his "pancake-os" add to the comical tone teased in the trailer. The other side characters getting sneak peek include ones played by Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, and Benicio Del Toro.

New 'Interstellar' TV Spots Explain Matthew McConaughey's Mission

September 30, 2014 03:10:03 GMT


Until about recently, Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" was anything but a mystery. However, new extended TV spots that aired in Australia gave more than their predecessors and early trailers in terms of what's happening on Earth and what Matthew McConaughey's mission really is.

The official synopsis says, "The film chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage." The previously released trailers showed how McConaughey was selected in the mission and how he sacrificed his family to travel in space.

Matt Bomer Joins Russell Crowe in Shane Black's 'Nice Guys'

September 30, 2014 03:01:13 GMT


Now that his USA series "White Collar" is coming to an end after six seasons, Matthew Bomer is taking more and more feature film jobs. The 36-year-old actor has signed up to star opposite Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in "The Nice Guys", an action drama about murder conspiracy.

Gosling stars as private eye who takes a case from a gangster played by Crowe. Set in smoggy 1970s Los Angeles, the story follows Jackson Healy and Holland March, who are brought together by the suicide of a fading porn star. However, the dead girl's aunt is convinced she saw her niece alive and well after the highly publicized incident. March needs money, takes the case, and within days, it's blossomed into a far-reaching murder conspiracy, bizarrely rooted in smog and the U.S. auto industry.

Controversial Film 'Free the Nipple' Gets North American Release

September 30, 2014 01:57:37 GMT


Lina Esco's controversial film "Free the Nipple" has been picked up for a North American release by Sundance Selects. The film is based on true events surrounding the female protest group against media censorship in New York.

From a screenplay by Hunter Richards, the pic follows a group of female activists' protests on restrictions of images of women's breasts. It includes their topless publicity stunts and graffiti installations on the streets of NYC. Among the stars are Lola Kirke, Esco, Casey LaBow, Zach Grenier, Monique Coleman and Griffin Newman.

'Magic Mike XXL' Adds Michael Strahan, Elizabeth Banks, Danny Glover

September 29, 2014 23:41:25 GMT


More names are revealed to have joined "Magic Mike" sequel including Michael Strahan who would make his feature film debut. Comedic actors Elizabeth Banks and Donald Glover are also in the line-up but their roles are still unknown.

Strahan revealed his involvement on Monday, September 29 during "Live with Kelly and Michael". He said, "I'm getting ready to do something that's making me nervous. I'm about to do something that started as a joke on the show." Channing Tatum offered him a part in the movie when guest-starring on his show. Strahan told co-host Kelly Ripa that he would indeed be wearing very little in the movie. "It's kind of a thong thing," he revealed.

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Passes 'Iron Man' to Become Marvel Studios' Third Highest-Grossing Movie

September 29, 2014 09:15:52 GMT


"Guardians of the Galaxy" has successfully replaced "Iron Man" as Marvel Studios' third highest-grossing movie at the domestic box office. The action-comedy flick starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper among others garnered an estimated $3.8 million over the weekend, collecting a total of $319.2 million after nine weeks of release. "Iron Man", meanwhile, reached a total gross of $318.41 million.

Marvel Studios' first placer, "The Avengers", garnered $623 million. "Guardians of the Galaxy", however, is unlikely to surpass "Iron Man 3" which collected $409 million at the domestic box office.

Original Star William Shatner Confirms He's Contacted for 'Star Trek 3'

September 29, 2014 07:52:10 GMT


The rumors are apparently true. There's a chance that William Shatner will appear in "Star Trek 3" as suggested by Badass Digest earlier this month. Confirming the news was none other than the actor himself.

Speaking to fans at 2014 Wizard World Nashville Comic Con on Friday, September 26, the original Captain James T. Kirk depicter said he'd been contacted about potentially returning to the new movie. He recalled the phone conversation, "I'm calling because the director of Star Trek, the next movie, has had an idea where you might be involved, so I'm calling to find out whether you would be interested."

'Olympus Has Fallen' Sequel Catches Swedish Helmer Babak Najafi

September 29, 2014 05:57:18 GMT


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With filming scheduled to start less than a month away, "London Has Fallen" scrambled on the selection of director. Swedish helmer Babak Najafi has reportedly stepped in the role to replace Fredrick Bond who left his post earlier this month due to creative differences.

According to Deadline, Najafi is in discussions to direct the sequel to "Olympus Has Fallen". His name along with Wayne Blair and Gary Fleder showed up on the list but he came as the frontrunner. Najafi is best known as the helmer of "Easy Money: Hard to Kill" a.k.a. the sequel to "Snabba Cash".

Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig Tease Reporter Who Hasn't Seen 'Skeleton Twins'

September 29, 2014 04:14:37 GMT


Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig found a reporter's mistake about their new movie "The Skeleton Twins" and playfully twisted the knife. Denver reporter Chris Parente got caught on live that he did not watch the movie before interviewing the two stars.

Parente made his first blunder when describing the pic as "a non-traditional" comedy with so many layers. Wiig then corrected him by saying it was a "drama with comedic moments." But it was Parente's shocking question to Wiig that became the fall of him. He asked her advice for going nude on camera, which he thought was what she did in "Skeleton Twins".

'The Equalizer' Claims Box Office Throne With $35 Million

September 29, 2014 03:12:42 GMT


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"The Equalizer" debuts to an estimated $35 million on domestic box office chart. It becomes one of Denzel Washington's top bows after 2007's "American Gangster" and 2012's "Safe House", cementing his reputation as one of Hollywood's consistently bankable stars.

"We're really, really happy, but we were very bullish on the movie," says Rory Bruer, Sony's President of Worldwide Distribution. "It's a film that we all love and it just delivers in a big way. Denzel couldn't be more terrific in the role - you can't take your eyes off this guy."

'The Loft' International Trailer Gives Clue on the Murderer

September 29, 2014 02:00:07 GMT


A new international trailer of "The Loft" is released to unveil more footage from the thriller drama. It gives away a bit of spoiler by revealing that a woman, possibly blonde, is behind all the framing. "I know everything," she says through the intercom.

"The Loft" follows five married friends who share a loft where each of them bring their mistresses. When the body of an unknown woman is found in the loft, they begin to suspect one another of murder.

First 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Trailer Is Reportedly Attached to 'Interstellar'

September 29, 2014 00:53:34 GMT


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The high anticipation on Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" is amped up with the new report that it will have a tie with "Avengers: Age of Ultron". The first trailer of the 2015 superhero movie reportedly will be attached to the Warner Bros. movie's theatrical release on November 7.

Per Russian website FilmPro, Warner Bros. Russia made the announcement during an expo showcasing the studio's releases for the fourth quarter of 2014. Beside making pact with WB, Disney will also attach the trailer to its new animation "Big Hero 6" which is released on November 7 as well.

Possible First Look at Wayne Manor in 'Batman v Superman'

September 27, 2014 06:27:44 GMT


Some new pictures taken from the set of "Batman v Superman: dawn of Justice" emerge. They show Ransom Gillis House, an abandoned mansion in Detroit which is rumored to be used as a Wayne Manor. A boat is seen near the brick house and an "Alfred" trailer is parked nearby.

While it hasn't been confirmed, the set seemed to match past rumors which suggested that Ben Affleck's Bruce Wayne would live in a cottage by the lake on the mansion's property. His secret Batcave reportedly lied underneath.

Daniel Radcliffe's Full Transformation as Monster in 'Horns' Revealed

September 27, 2014 06:17:55 GMT


A number of new stills from dark fantasy thriller "Horns" have landed online via SciFi World ahead of its U.S. release on October 31. They give a look at the complete transformation of Daniel Radcliffe's character Ig Perrish as the titular terrifying monster.

Ig becomes a suspect for the violent rape and murder of his girlfriend, Merrin (Juno Temple). Hungover from a night of hard drinking, he awakens one morning to find horns starting to grow from his own head and soon realizes their power drives people to confess their sins and give in to their most selfish and unspeakable impulses.

'Key and Peele' Stars Negotiating Movie Based on 'Substitute Teacher' Skit

September 27, 2014 05:48:06 GMT


Comedy Central's sketch show "Key & Peele" may get a feature film treatment. The stars of the show, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, confirm that they are in negotiations with a Hollywood studio to make a movie based on one of their famous skits.

"We're in negotiations at Paramount to make a 'Substitute Teacher' movie," Key spills to Entertainment Weekly. "Two of our writers are penning it. Well, they're not penning it as we speak - it's getting there."
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