29 Apr

’10 Cloverfield Lane’ Director Dan Trachtenberg Joins ‘Black Mirror’ Season 3

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Black Mirror is already a perverse and pitch-black riff on The Twilight Zone, so why shouldn’t it steal directors from a film series that also seems to be borrowing a thing or two from Rod Serling’s iconic television show? 10 Cloverfield Lane director Dan Trachtenberg will helm an episode of the popular science fiction anthology series’ third season, […]

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29 Apr

Video: Meet the Heroes (And Actors) of the New ‘Star Wars’ TV Show

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Disney has released a new video introducing us to the hero characters from the new Star Wars television series LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures. The show will premiere on Disney XD this summer, but this video gives us a sneak peek into the characters of this new adventure and also reveals the voice actors […]

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29 Apr

Star Wars Bits: Mark Hamill Heads to Star Wars Celebration, a Death Star Fire Pit, and New Star Wars Land Details

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In today’s edition of Star Wars Bits: Mark Hamill is heading to London for Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016. Casting director Nina Gold on finding John Boyega and Daisy Ridley. David Prowse talks getting dubbed by James Earl Jones. The score for The Force Awakens will soon be performed in concert. A look at the sound […]

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29 Apr

‘Captain America: Civil War’ Clip: Black Panther Takes Some Swipes at The Winter Soldier

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With just one week until Captain America: Civil War hits theaters in the United States (it’s already playing overseas, with a second credits scene detailed from international screenings), fans are getting hungry to see the superhero conflict. Plenty of TV spots are arriving all the time, and now a new clip from the movie delivers something […]

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29 Apr

Ron Howard Will Direct National Geographic’s ‘Genius’

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Director Ron Howard is currently in post-production on another one of Professor Robert Langdon’s (Tom Hanks) adventures, Inferno, but he’s already found another project to focus on once he’s finished with his third Dan Brown adaptation. Howard will direct the pilot of National Geographic’s first scripted series, Genius, an anthology drama about the world’s greatest innovators. Season one of Genius, which […]

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29 Apr

Interview: Director Jason Bateman on ‘The Family Fang’, Carter Burwell, and Commerce

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Actor Jason Bateman made his feature directorial debut with the 2013 comedy, Bad Words. Bateman’s sophomore effort, The Family Fang, is a slightly less aggressive film. Bateman’s adaptation of Kevin Wilson‘s novel, written by David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole), simply called for a more reserved approach than his first film –although The Family Fang isn’t without its comedic moments, like when Bateman’s character gets beamed […]

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29 Apr

Rian Johnson Shares New ‘Star Wars: Episode 8’ Set Photos

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Like with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, production on Star Wars: Episode 8 has managed to keep its veil of secrecy almost completely intact. Other than distant photographs of the sets being constructed in Ireland and blurry photos of aliens and stuntmen in Dubrovnik, Disney and Lucasfilm’s investment in extensive security (which reportedly includes drones designed to take […]

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29 Apr

Ben Kingsley, James McAvoy, and John Boyega Will Star in BBC and Netflix’s ‘Watership Down’ Animated Miniseries

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The beautiful and frightening 1978 adaptation of Watership Down holds up remarkably well, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for another interpretation of Richard Adams‘ novel. This won’t be the first time Adams’ story has been retold for television, but it’s just been announced BBC and Netflix are teaming up to make a Watership Down animated miniseries. […]

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29 Apr

Netflix Orders Marvel’s ‘Punisher’ Spinoff

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Even before the Punisher made his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in the second season of Daredevil, rumors abounded about the possibility of a Punisher spinoff. He’s a popular character to begin with, after all, and Jon Bernthal couldn’t be a better choice to play him. Then the character actually appeared on the show, and proved to be […]

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29 Apr

‘Southside With You’ Trailer: When Barack Met Michelle…

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As Barack Obama’s time in the White House draws to a close, a new indie drama looks back at an early turning point in his life. Set in 1989, Southside With You follows Barack (Parker Sawyers), a law firm associate, and his colleague Michelle (Tika Sumpter), on an afternoon out together — and though she insists it’s not […]

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