TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE Showings Canceled

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Following Sony Pictures’ decision to pull he embattled comedy The Interview from release on Christmas Day, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema says that Paramount Pictures has decided not to offer South Park creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone’s 2004 satire Team America: World Police that focuses on Kim Jong-un’s father Kim Jong-il as a lonely puppet villain.

New Trailer Hits for Clint Eastwood’s AMERICAN SNIPER

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A new trailer for Clint Eastwood’s upcoming military drama, American Sniper has now been released which gives us a better idea of the scope of the movie.

A passion project of Bradley Cooper’s that Steven Spielberg was once attached to helm is based on the book of the same name by the late Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle.

First Trailer for Alan Rickman’s Period Romance A LITTLE CHAOS

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Alan Rickman’s period romantic drama A Little Chaos, starring Kate Winslet, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival this fall. The reviews coming out of TIFF were mixed, but the first trailer just might convince you to give A Little Chaos a try.

New U.K. Trailer for IT FOLLOWS

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The festival horror hit It Follows is the sophomore directorial effort from David Robert Mitchell (The Myth of the American Sleepover). Starring rising stunner Maika Monroe (The Guest), this indie flick is heading to cinemas overseas.

New JURASSIC WORLD Image of Chris Pratt with a Raptor Pal

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The director of Jurassic World, Colin Trevorrow, has taken to Twitter to reveal a new image from the film featuring a nonchalant Chris Pratt with a pretty excited looking raptor at his side.

The photo with caption reads as follows:

Sony has Canceled Release of THE INTERVIEW

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“Life is nothing more than a game we all play, some get it right others are led astray.” Well, I’m not here to write about poetry; I’m here to share some movie news to you. This one looks quite interesting.

Sony Pictures has canceled the December 25 theatrical release of The Interview after most major theater chains have declined to screen the new Seth Rogen-James Franco political comedy.

Viola Davis Cast to Play Amanda Waller in SUICIDE SQUAD

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I like it. Two weeks ago, Warner Bros. Pictures’ president Greg Silverman announced the cast for the new action adventure Suicide Squad, but there was still one important role to fill. Amanda Waller.

Oprah Winfrey and Octavia Spencer were also in the mix to play “The Wall,” but Viola Davis is allegedly super close to signing on the dotted line, according to IGN.

New International Trailer for THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL

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Following the first trailer for the followup to the surprise 2012 hit The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel that debuted back in August, Fox Searchlight has released a new international trailer for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (the intelligent way to name sequels–“The Fourth Best Iron Man“).

New U.S. Trailer for ’71

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Roadside Attractions has released Yann Demange‘s breakout film ’71 that stars Unbroken’s Jack O’Connell.

The directorial debut of Algerian-French filmmaker–who picked up Best Director at the British Independent Film Awards–will participate in Spotlight Section of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival after its debut this year at the Berlin Film Festival.

New STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Character Name Revealed

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Among the Star Wars names LucasFilm and Disney have registered as trademarks on December 11–including all the new ones that were revealed last week: the ball droid named BB-8, Kylo Ren (the Sith, possibly Adam Driver), the female desert dweller Rey (Daisy Ridley)–is one called “Captain Phasma.”

STAR TREK 3 Is Said to Be in the Vein of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

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After a “traumatic” couple of days following the “wrenching” news that Roberto Orci had dropped out of directing Star Trek 3, rumor mill started kicking up into high gear.

We learned yesterday that Paramount is looking to hire one of these five potential directors: Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes),

More Spectacle in International Trailer for Disney’s Live-Action CINDERELLA

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Walt Disney Studios’ live action take on Cinderella gets a Christmassy look with the latest international trailer starring Cate Blanchett, Lily James, and Richard Madden.

Kenneth Branagh’s retelling of the famous fairy tale will remain very close to its classic Disney animation roots and will be in the opposite direction to Disney’s other fairy tale project,

Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis & Rihanna in the Trailer for MOONQUAKE LAKE

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Hard to believe, but Sony Pictures has managed to make a movie in secret. These days, when everything seems to get leaked. Ha. Why aren’t you laughing? It’s a joke! Ha ha ha ha ha! It’s all a joke!

It’s actually the best joke from Annie ,  the new musical by Will Gluck.

First Trailer for Terrence Malick’s KNIGHT OF CUPS Looks Very Malicky

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On the heels of this morning’s announcement that Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups will have its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival in February, FilmNation Entertainment has debuted the film’s first trailer.

Malick’s most recent, long-delayed feature stars Christian Bale, Natalie Portman and Cate Blanchett indulging in sex, guns and club life.

Leaked: Gosling, Tatum, and Pratt for GHOSTBUSTERS Spinoff

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Following on from the day before yesterday’s news that Jennifer Lawrence could star in Ghostbusters reboot along with Emma Stone, Melissa McCarthy, Amy Schumer and Lizzy Caplan, now even more interest has been revealed by the hackers who targeted Sony Pictures.

Weekend Box Office: EXODUS Tops MOCKINGJAY with Soft $24.5 Million

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Ridley Scott’s $140 million budgeted Exodus: Gods and Kings easily topped the weekend with a $24.5 million debut, which is well-below the $43.7 million earned fellow biblical epic Noah this past March on its opening weekend. A little surprising actually, I wasn’t expecting Mockingjay to get knocked off until The Hobbit came out.

Your First Colored Look at Batsuit in BATMAN v SUPERMAN

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Zack Snyder‘s Cruel and Unusual films production company have released a colorized version of the official monochrome photo of Ben Affleck‘s Caped Crusader, which shows off the Jim Lee inspired colors it’s using in stories like “Hush”.

Freeman, Watanabe, Nighy Rumored for DOCTOR STRANGE Role

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Following last weeks confirmation that Benedict Cumberbatch has been officially signed on to play the title role in Marvel’s Doctor Strange, the rumor mill continues to chum when it comes to the supporting cast.

The studio has reportedly reached out to some vet actors to fill the role of a key figure in Steven Strange’s life, his mentor the Ancient One.

New Trailer for BLACKHAT Starring Chris Hemsworth as a Hacker

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Legendary Pictures and Universal have released a new trailer for the cyber thriller called Blackhat, the latest film from Heat and Collateral director Michael Mann.

I’m disappointed more people aren’t interested in it because it’s not a big blockbusters, and it’s not an awards contender.

The Full Trailer for the Upcoming DIVERGENT Sequel, INSURGENT

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Summit Entertainment has now released the official theatrical trailer for the anticipated sequel, The Divergent Series: Insurgent, which looks pretty good.

Yes, it definitely looks like it has a bigger budget than the first film. I’m sure fans of the franchise will enjoy.

New ANT-MAN Synopsis Reveals More Character Names

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Now that Marvel’s Phase Two finale, Ant-Man, has officially wrapped filming, the studio has released new details on both the plot and characters, including four new cast members that we hadn’t heard about being involved with the movie before.

International Trailer for Parkour Action Thriller TRACERS

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“It’s not a crime if they can’t catch you,” proves Taylor Lautner in his parkour action thriller Tracers in which the Twilight Saga star and newcomer Marie Avgeropoulos fall in love and fall off some buildings too.

Daniel Benmayor (The Manhunt) directed the film in the vein of action capers from the 80′s with Twilight producers Mary Bowen and Wyck Godfrey also on board.

New Trailer and Poster for Hitoshi Matsumoto’s Meta-Comedic Thriller R100

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“Due to extreme scenes of whipping, punching, slapping, choking, kicking and beating no one under 100 will be admitted,” says the new poster’s tagline.The official US trailer for Hitoshi Matsumoto‘s surreal, tense and extremely absurd comedy thriller R100 seems to fulfill those promises.

New STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Character Names Revealed in Trading Cards

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Following the first trailer for The Force Awakens, J.J. Abrams and LucasFilm have revealed, in old-school trading card fashion, some of the character names for the new Star Wars heroes and villains.

The infamous “ball droid” is BB-8, Oscar Isaac is Poe Dameron, the crossguard lightsaber weilding villain is Kylo Ren (actor still unrevealed),

See Sean Penn in Action in First THE GUNMAN Trailer

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Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Jasmine Trinca and Mark Rylance also star in Pierre Morel‘s international action thriller The Gunman, an adaptation of Jean-Patrick Manchette’s best-selling spy novel “The Prone Gunman”.

BIRDMAN Leads 2015 Golden Globes with Seven Nods

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Not only did Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu‘s Birdman have the most SAG and Independent Spirit Award nominations, but now it’s got the most Golden Globe Nominations  as well. It’s leading the pack with seven total nods, followed by Boyhood and The Imitation Game with five a piece. (Inarritu is a lock to win the Oscar).

First Look at Ewan McGregor as Jesus in Sundance’s LAST DAYS IN THE DESERT

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Today, we’ve got our first look at Ewan McGregor as Jesus Christ in the forthcoming Sundance drama Last Days in the Desert.

The small indie film follows a holy man and a demon from his 40 days of fasting and praying in the desert.

The New Trailer for Pixar’s INSIDE OUT Looks Stubborn

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Following the teaser for Inside Out a few months back, Disney Pixar has released a new trailer for its latest animated film, giving us a taste of the full thing with a lot of emotion.

The theme here is emotions, of course, but if you thought it was going to be sad as in depressing, well, it was actually funny.

New MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Trailer: What a Lovely Day!

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“What a lovely day!” A second burst of Maxness comes. As of now, George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road is my most anticipated movie of 2015.

The fourth film of Road Warrior franchise looks exactly the way I wanted it to. This trailer has a CGI crap fest at its best, the practical effects, amazing actions sequences, awesome background song, insanity, and there’s no shaky cam.

BIRDMAN Leads 2015 SAG Awards Nomination with Four

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This morning, the 2015 Screen Actors Guild nominations were announced with many of the usual suspects in this year’s race so far popping up, along with some wild card additions.

Birdman is leading the way with four, followed by Boyhood, The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything with three nominations each.

Leaked Documents Reveal Sony and Marvel Discussed SPIDER-MAN Crossover

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Hacked documents reportedly reveal Sony and Marvel talked about a Spider-Man and Captain America crossover, as well as plans for an animated Spider-Man comedy from Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

Yep, rumors have circulated about Sony and Marvel working out something when it comes to Spider-Man as well as fans have been pushing for Sony to return Spidey rights to Marvel

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE Red and Green Band Trailers

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Red band and green band trailers have landed online for Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service, in which Colin Firth‘s suited and booted secret agent takes Taron Egerton‘s street kid under his wing after spotting real potential in the young man.

Watch: Second INHERENT VICE Trailer Titled “Paranoia”

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Warner Bros. has launched a new trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson‘s latest film, Inherent Vice that’s based off the Thomas Pynchon novel. The quirky comedy mystery opens limited on December 12, and gets a wide release on January 9.

First Trailer for Earthquake Actioner SAN ANDREAS Starring Dwayne Johnson

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New Line Cinema has debuted the first trailer for the new Dwayne Johnson actioner San Andreas, the disaster movie with Carla Gugino, Kylie Minogue, Alexandra Daddario…I’m sold.

I care very little for destruction movies, but I will watch this. I’m a little surprised that this actually looks good.

First Trailer for Robert Zemeckis’ MAN ON WIRE Drama THE WALK

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Sony Pictures has released the first trailer and poster for Robert Zemeckis‘ upcoming drama The Walk about Philippe Petit, the tightrope maverick who in 1974 illegally walked between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.

Petit’s daring tightrope walk was previously covered in the Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire, but with Joseph Gordon-Levitt‘s acting and director Zemeckis’ great visual eye, the whole thing turned out looking pretty riveting.

Al Pacino has Met with Marvel About Potential Movie Roles

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Al Pacino was full of praise for Guardians of the Galaxy at the Venice Film Festival in September, and said he’d be down with appearing in a Marvel movie.

Yesterday, on Josh Horowitz‘s Happy Sad Confused Podcast, the Oscar-winning actor revealed he has since met with Marvel Studios and its president Kevin Feige.

Gina Carano Joins JCVD in KICKBOXER Reboot

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Fast & Furious 6 and Haywire star Gina Carano will reportedly join the cast of Kickboxer reboot in the role of a fight promoter. The MMA fighter turned actress will co-star in the the new take on the 1989 martial arts actioner alongside the original film’s Jean-Claude Van Damme and soon-to-be James Bond villain Dave Bautista.

Superman Prequel Series KRYPTON Confirmed for Syfy

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We’d heard whisperings a while back that another comic book show might be in development, and now the project has officially found a home. A Superman prequel series called Krypton from Man of Steel screenwriter David S. Goyer has landed in development at the cable network Syfy. Above and below is the official logo.

First Trailer for STILL ALICE Starring Julianne Moore

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Sony Pictures Classics has released a new trailer for the Alzheimer’s drama, Still Alice, starring Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth and Alec Baldwin.

The film from Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland is now playing in its Oscar-qualifying limited release in LA and NY before expanding nationwide on January 16, 2015.

George Lucas Hasn’t Watched the STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer

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Yep, Star Wars creator George Lucas hasn’t even seen the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Lucas recently told Page Six that he hasn’t seen any footage from the film even though he’s officially listed as the Creative Consultant on the new J.J. Abrams film.

First Trailer for the Original Horror-Thriller IT FOLLOWS

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Here’s the first teaser trailer for a small little horror movie It Follows, the sophomore directorial effort from David Robert Mitchell (The Myth of the American Sleepover).

The upcoming horror flick of a sexually transmitted haunting played at Cannes, Fantastic Fest, AFI Fest and just got into the Sundance Film Festival before it hits theaters in the US.

Jason Momoa On ‘Badass’ AQUAMAN, Multi-Pic Deal & Who He’d Want to Direct Solo Film

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Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa held a panel at the Comic-Con Experience in Sao Paulo, Brazil this weekend, where he revealed that he was cast in the role of Aquaman for four movies, months before the official announcement was made; that the character will be a badass one and he also said that he wants Zack Snyder to direct the Aquaman solo film.

Josh Brolin Hints that AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR is Thanos Against Everyone

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Speaking to news outlets at a press junket for his latest movie, Inherent Vice, Josh Brolin briefly teases his future appearance as the Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War.

The actor talked about what led to him landing the role of the Avengers-Guardians big bad in Marvel’s movie universe.

Weekend Box Office: MOCKINGJAY Wins Again

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I think the whole thing has become really boring now. For the third weekend in a row, the Jennifer Lawrence action drama The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1  claimed the top spot at the box office with an estimated $21.6 million.

Mockingjay has now earned $257.7 million domestically and international audiences have pushed the hit YA franchise entry over the $300 million mark abroad. Cry me a river.

ANT-MAN Wraps Up Filming

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Director Peyton Reed took to Twitter to announce that principal photography has wrapped on Marvel’s Ant-Man feature: “The ants have left the building,”  said the filmmaker.

Um, it also means it’s the end of the Phase Two adventure. So it’s a huge sigh of relief, and it looks like things are going well.

Roberto Orci No Longer Attached to Direct STAR TREK 3

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Christmas came early this year. Star Trek franchise is safe and sound because Roberto Orci will no longer be at the helm of the upcoming rethreequel.

Orci, who co-wrote and produced the first two pics in the rebooted Star Trek series, also co-wrote this movie’s script with Patrick McKay and John D. Payne, and just left the flick for unknown reasons.

Barack and Michelle Obama Date Movie is Coming

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As they say “it’s better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.”  Much of the country over the past few years seems to have lost its feelings for President Obama, but apparently not Hollywood.

According to Deadline, the love story of Barack Obama’s and the then Michelle Robinson’s very first date is on its way.

New James Bond Film SPECTRE to Bring Back Quantum Agent Mr. White

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Jesper Christensen has already pulled the strings of the criminal organization Quantum in the two James Bond films: Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace.

Now Christensen once again stars in a James Bond movie, in his former role as a super villain Mr. White.

Filming for BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE Wraps!

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The news comes from the Batman v Superman cinematographer Larry Fong. In an announcement today via Instagram, longtime Zack Snyder collaborator posted that filming on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has completed after seven months of filming with a short teaser of a black sleeve being covered in snow.

Paramount in Talks with EARTH TO ECHO Director for TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 2

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If you like movies shown through shaky camera, well, you’ll be glad to hear that Paramount Pictures is now in talks with David Green, who directed family friendly sci-fi found footage adventure Earth to Echo, to be at the helm of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel.