Anna Kendrick could be joining Ben Affleck in the Gavin O’Connor directed thriller ‘The Accountant’. As reported by Variety, Kendrick is in early negotiations alongside J.K. Simmons to star in the film set to chronicle Affleck in the role of a “mild-mannered” accountant by day, who turns into a lethal assassin by night. Given Affleck’s blockbuster streak (The Town, Argo, Gone Girl) this shouldn’t be a ‘Daredevil’ repeat in the making. It is unclear what role Kendrick would take on if she joins the cast. The Warner Bros. picture is expected to start filming this January from the original script written by Bill Dubuque. Kendrick recently wrapped her role for [ Read More ]
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Filming will begin on the upcoming Rocky spin off movie ‘Creed’ this coming January. Shared by The Hollywood Reporter, Fruitvale Station’s Ryan Coogler will direct with Michael B. Jordan (Friday Night Lights) set to appear in the starring role of Apollo Creed’s grandson Adonis. Jordon is perfect for the role, as the up and coming star has proved his acting skills in the lead role of ‘Fruitvale Station’ and will also appear next as the Human Torch in the ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot. Coogler also penned the feature’s screenplay with the help of Aaron Covington (Get Some, Found). Filming is scheduled to take place in both Las Vegas and Philadelphia. The [ Read More ]
GALLI Lucha Libre is now available for free viewing on FilmOn. The channel brings the fun and tradition of Lucha Libre to the shores of the United States. Here’s more about the channel. “GALLI Lucha Libre is based on Mexican Lucha Libre with a roster of amazing Latino athletes. This is a truly [i]nternational sport featuring English and Spanish commentary. Sit back and enjoy the ‘New Stars of Lucha Libre’….This is GALLI!!” You can see what GALLI Lucha Libre has to offer below the post or at FilmOn.com. There’s also tons more sports channels you can watch on FilmOn, featuring tennis, soccer, football and more. There are a lot more [ Read More ]
A sequel to the 2012 musical comedy that follows Fat Amy and Beca through their senior year at Barden University. The new movie stars Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, Ester Dean, Alexis Knapp, Hana Mae Lee, Adam DeVine, Kelley Jakle, Chrissie Fit, Hailee Steinfeld, Katey Sagal, Elizabeth Banks, and John Michael Higgins as John Smith. “Pitch Perfect 2″ hits theaters everywhere on May 15, 2015.
Spike Lee’s latest film, “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus” has been picked up by Gravitas Ventures! The film, which stars Zaraah Abrahams and Stephen Tyrone Williams, will be distributed in North America by Gravitas Ventures and will come to theaters and on demand Feb. 13, 2015. The film is a reinterpretation of 1973′s popular horror film “Ganja & Hess.” The film, funded through Kickstarter, made its debut at this year’s American Black Film Festival. “Making ‘Da Sweet Blood of Jesus’ is one of my most gratifying experiences in my body of work,” said Lee in a statement. “The support and love we got raising the money through Kickstarter is a [ Read More ]
The story follows the fortunes of young Ella, whose merchant father remarries following the tragic death of her mother. Keen to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother Lady Tremaine and her daughters Anastasia and Drisella into the family home. But when Ella’s father suddenly and unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Relegated to nothing more than a servant girl covered in ashes, Ella is spitefully renamed Cinderella since she used to work in the cinders. Despite the cruelty inflicted upon her, Ella is determined to honor her mother’s dying words to “have courage and be kind” and [ Read More ]
Explore the possibilities of finding true love and connections in the modern, fast-paced life of Toronto in two new Behind the Scenes clips from Daniel Radcliffe’s romantic comedy, ‘What If.’ The clips, titled ‘Dalia’ and ‘Toronto,’ are among the special features exclusively included on the film’s upcoming Blu-ray. Watch the two clips below before Sony Pictures Home Entertainment releases the film on Tuesday (November 25) on Blu-ray, as well as on DVD and Digital HD. The first clip, ‘Dalia,’ follows the film’s lead actress, Zoe Kazan, on the set as she sits down to discuss why she likes her character, Chantry. During her interview, the actress states that she thinks [ Read More ]
A brilliant high school student and his friends uncover blueprints for a mysterious device with limitless potential, inadvertently putting lives in danger. The new movie stars Jonny Weston, Sofia Black-D’Elia, Sam Lerner, Allen Evangelista, and Ginny Gardner. Directed by Dean Israelite. “Project Almanac” hits theaters on January 30, 2015.
There were a ton of big-named characters in “The Lego Movie.” You’ve got Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Green Lanter, C-3PO, Han Solo, Lando Calrissian and Gandalf, to name several. But there was one character who was almost a member of the cast but ended up landing on the cutting floor instead. Apparently, the makers of “The Lego Movie” wanted to round out their “Star Wars” character cameos with R2-D2. In fact, R2-D2 was going to be a main character. According to their interview with Yahoo! UK, writers/directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord originally intended for R2-D2 to be one of the core cast members. I mean, really important. Lord [ Read More ]
How dramatic do you expect “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ to be? From the looks of this sneak peek, it would appear that fans should take the drama from the last film and multiply it exponentially, since we’re going to see some real fireworks from Katniss and her relationships to both Gale and Peeta. In the clip from “Good Morning America,” Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) is watching an emotional (and mentally abused) Peeta ask Katniss to stop the war the revolution is planning. Meanwhile, Gale (Liam Hemsworth) is berating Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) for his treachery as Katniss defends him and tries to say how much abuse Peeta has suffered [ Read More ]
Do you want the chance to work for Lance Bass or sing backup for Michael Bolton? Drop what you’re doing and sign up for DreamJobbing! DreamJobbing, created by Alex Boylan, Burton Roberts and Lisa Hennessy–social media, television and technology entrepreneurs–is a multi-platform site that connects potential candidates to opportunities in the television and entertainment spheres. One of the jobs you can apply for is as Lance Bass’ SiriusXM show, Dirty Pop. The winning candidate will work with the show’s producer/head writer to create original content for the show as well as research and book guests, add to on-air segments, assist with spot and joke writing and potentially give red carpet [ Read More ]
“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” was originally meant to a be a fun family-friendly way to spend the winter holidays. But with the unfortunate death of Robin Williams, the film will now have the heavy duty of acting as a memorial to one of Hollywood’s finest actors. Much of the movie-loving world is still reeling from Williams’ death, so I don’t know how hard it might be for some of you to actually watch the latest trailer from “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.” But, if you’re planning on paying for final respects to the man that brought you Mrs. Doubtfire, the Genie, and Patch [ Read More ]
Clive Davis and The Recording Academy will honor the music industry during the annual Pre-Grammy Gala, which is scheduled to occur on Saturday, February 7, 2015. The gala, which will take place the night before the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, will be held at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The Pre-Grammy Gala, which is being sponsored by Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hyundai, JBL and MasterCard Worldwide, will feature special musical performances. The gala will also include the 2015 Grammy Salute To Industry Icons, which will honor Sony/ATV Music Publishing Chairman and CEO Martin Bandier. He will be presented with the President’s Merit Award, in recognition of his contributions [ Read More ]
Gillian Anderson’s character is once again on the trail of serial killer Paul Spector in the second season of her acclaimed drama series, ‘The Fall.’ Netflix has announced that it will unveil the six-episode second season in the US and Latin America on January 16, 2015 at 12:01am PT, in association with Edemol. The drama’s first season is currently available on the on-demand Internet streaming website. The Golden Globe Award-winning actress reprises her role of Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson, as she is determined to find Paul Spector, who’s played by ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ star Jamie Dornan. The show’s second season, which is set in Belfast, Northern Ireland, was written [ Read More ]
A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a searing crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically the most dangerous year in the city’s history. From acclaimed writer/director J.C. Chandor, and starring Oscar Isaac (INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS) and Jessica Chastain (ZERO DARK THIRTY), this gripping story plays out within a maze of rampant political and industry corruption plaguing the streets of a city in decay. The film stars Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, Alessandro Nivola, David Oyelowo, Albert Brooks, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Ashley Williams, Elyes Gabel, Harris Yulin, and Giselle Eisenberg. Written and Directed by J.C. Chandor. “A Most Violent Year” opens in a limited release in NYC [ Read More ]