All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Film’

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Play Snowden in Oliver Stone Film

Back in September it was rumored that Joseph Gordon-Levitt had been offered the role of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in an upcoming Oliver Stone film. Now, the news has been confirmed. Speaking to Russian new site RIA Novosti, Oliver Stone said that the part will indeed be played by Gordon-Levitt, who he called “a very good actor, popular with the …

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Michael Fassbender Joins the Steve Jobs Carousel

At this point you, I, and John Wayne all have a pretty good shot at playing Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic based on the best-selling biography by Walter Isaacson. I mean, why not? Joining the carousel today is Michael Fassbender. Variety quotes sources who claim that the Academy Award-nominated actor is in “early talks” to play the late Apple …

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Google Glass Is Now Officially Banned in Theaters, Shockingly

In oh, no shit news, commonly out-of-touch organization the Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners have updated their little rulebook, inserting language that specifically bans wearable tech like Google Glass. Since the MPAA and NATO have always banned possible recording devices (like cellphones) inside theaters, this can come as a shock to no one. …

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Steve Carell, Charlie Kaufman Team Up For IQ 83

Arthur Herzog’s acclaimed novel IQ 83 is headed to the big screen. Deadline reported yesterday that Charlie Kaufman has been tapped to do a page one rewrite of the 1978 science fiction novel. Steve Carell is set to play Dr. James Healey, the lead scientist responsible for unleashing an airborne virus that slowly makes people dumber. Although the virus is …

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Netflix Signs Adam Sandler To Four-Picture Deal (Go On With The Chlorophyll)

Netflix announced that it has signed a deal with Adam Sandler, which will see him produce and star in four exclusive feature films for the company. Netflix is getting down to business in the movie industry now. Earlier this week, the company announced a deal with The Weinstein Company for its first original feature film, a sequel to Crouching Tiger, …

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Twilight Is Back, and Coming to a … Facebook Near You

Twilight isn’t dead, y’all. Like its sparkly subject matter, the series lives eternal – and will be coming to a Facebook news feed near you. Lionsgate has partnered with Facebook, the non-profit Women In Film, and crowdsourcing platform Tongal to produce a handful of original shorts “based on a broad spectrum of characters from the Twilight universe, with guidance provided …

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Liam Neeson Shares His Favorite Movie Roles

While Liam Neeson may have rose to fame in movies such as Schindler’s List and other popular biopics, he recently talked about the types of movies he likes to appear in and said that he is ready to focus on more action films. He also said that he is proud of Schindler’s List and doesn’t think he will appear in …

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Halle Berry Talks About Her Role as a White Racist

Actress Halle Berry recently spoke of the challenges of her Frankie & Alice role in the Blue-Ray/DVD release, which was released last week. In the film, directed by Geoffery Sax (White Noise, Othello), Berry plays Frankie, a black go-go dancing woman with dissociative identity disorder caused by a repressed traumatic incident from her childhood. But her other alter-egos come into …

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Viggo Mortensen To Star In Captain Fantastic

The screenplay for the comedy drama Captain Fantastic has been called the best script that film distributor Entertainment One has seen since Little Miss Sunshine. Now the cast for what could shape up to be one of the most acclaimed films of 2015 is coming together. Viggo Mortensen has been cast as the lead role. The imdb.com tagline: “A father …

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Martin Scorsese Defends Kodak’s Production of Film

In January 2012, things could not have looked worse for Kodak. After 123 years of filmmaking, the company, created by George Eastman, had applied for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and looked destined for ultimate failure. Surprisingly, though, Kodak was able to stay on its feet and continue production a little over a year and a half later behind the supervision of …

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Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult Break Up

Actress Jennifer Lawrence has split from British actor Nicholas Hoult for a second time, according to US Weekly. Lawrence, 23, and Hoult, 24, met on the set of X-Men: First Class in 2011, and dated for almost two years before taking a break. The two rekindled their romance while reprising their roles of Mystique and Beast in Bryan Singer’s X-Men: …

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Netflix Acquires Streaming Rights To Documentary ‘Virunga’

Netflix has reportedly acquired exclusive streaming rights to another documentary – Virunga, which is about endangered gorillas at Virunga National Park in the eastern Congo. Variety shares comments from Netflix: “Combining compelling filmmaking with a captivating real-life subject, ‘Virunga’ will have viewers on the edge of their seats from its very first frame,” Lisa Nishimura, Netflix VP of original documentary …

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