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Matt Damon to Play Quack Doctor In CHARLATAN

Matt Damon has signed on to produce and star in ‘Charlatan,’ an indie drama about John R. Brinkley, a small-town Kansas doctor who built an empire by conning his patients. Based on Pope Brock’s 2008 non-fict...
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Benedict Cumberbatch to Star In GYPSY BOY

‘Sherlock’ and ‘Doctor Strange’ star Benedict Cumberbatch has joined the cast of ’Gypsy Boy,’ the upcoming film adaptation of Mikey Walsh’s best-selling memoirs. Morgan Matthews, whose first narrative featur...
Halloween

Jamie Lee Curtis Returning to Iconic HALLOWEEN Role

Here is a treat for ‘Halloween’ fans; Jamie Lee Curtis has confirmed that she is set to reprise her iconic role of Laurie Strode in the next installment of the horror franchise. “Same porch. Same clothes. Sa...
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COWBOY BEBOP Director Behind Animated BLADE RUNNER Short

Iconic anime director Shinichiro Watanabe, best known for the acclaimed hit anime series ‘Cowboy Bebop’ and ‘Samurai Champloo,’ is directing an animated short tie-in to the upcoming ‘Blade Runner 2049.’ Titl...
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Maya Rudolph Joins THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS

Brian Henson’s long-gesting noir puppet comedy ‘The Happytime Murders’ has finally found its feet, with filming now officially underway in Los Angeles. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph and Elizabeth B...
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MOONLIGHT Helmer’s Next Casts Newcomer KiKi Layne

Newcomer KiKi Layne has landed the lead role in ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ the next feature from Oscar-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins (‘Moonlight’). An adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel of the sam...
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Second BLADE RUNNER 2049 Prologue Released

The second of three shorts filling in the thirty-year gap between the 2019-set events in Ridley Scott’s ‘Blade Runner’ and the upcoming sequel, ‘2048: Nowhere to Run’ focuses on Dave Bautista’s character, Sappe...
Hellboy

First Look at David Harbour As HELLBOY

Say hello to the new Hellboy. The first official image of ‘Stranger Things’ actor David Harbour in character as the kitten-loving, cigar-smoking antihero has arrived. Check it out below. A reboot of the ...
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Anthony Mackie’s SIGNAL HILL Draws Taylor Hackford

Taylor Hackford, the filmmaker behind ‘Ray,’ ‘Dolores Claiborne’ and ‘The Devil's Advocate,’ has signed on to direct ‘Signal Hill,’ the police brutality drama that has Anthony Mackie attached to star. As pre...
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Abrams To Write & Direct STAR WARS: EPISODE IX

It has been announced that J.J. Abrams, who launched a new era of ‘Star Wars’ with ‘The Force Awakens’ in 2015, is set to return to complete the sequel trilogy as writer and director of ‘Star Wars: Episode IX.’...
ArtemisFowl

Young Irish Male Wanted for Disney’s ARTEMIS FOWL

Fancy yourself as the next Irish star? You’re in luck! The team behind the adaptation of Wexford-born author Eoin Colfer's award-winning children's series ‘Artemis Fowl’ is holding an open casting call to find ...
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John Moore’s THE MANUSCRIPT To Star Morgan Freeman

John Moore, the Irish filmmaker ‘Behind Enemy Lines’ and ‘A Good Day to Die Hard,’ is set to take the helm for the cat-and-mouse thriller ‘The Manuscript’ with Morgan Freeman (‘Going In Style,’ ‘Angel Has Falle...
X-Force

Drew Goddard Confirmed For X-FORCE

‘Cabin in the Woods’ director Drew Goddard has been tapped by 20th Century Fox to write and direct the Deadpool/X-Men spinoff ‘X-Force.’ The brainchild of writer/illustrator Rob Liefeld, the ‘X-Force’ comics...
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Casey Affleck Joins Joe Wright’s STONER

British filmmaker Joe Wright (‘Hanna,’ ‘Darkest Hour,’ ‘Atonement’) is set to take director’s chair for ‘Stoner,’ an adaptation of the John Williams novel that has Casey Affleck (‘Manchester by the Sea’) attach...
Dracul

IT Director Andy Muschietti Developing DRACULA Prequel

Mike Fleming Jr over Deadline has word that a feature based on ‘Dracul,’ the first prequel authorized by the estate of Bram Stoker, is in development with Andy Muschietti (‘IT,’ ‘Mama’) eyed to direct. Writt...
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New IT Images Featuring Pennywise and the Losers Club

“They all float down here.” Latest stills from the September 8th release see The Losers’ Club on the hunt for Pennywise the Clown, and check out this truly terrifying one-sheet from the talented Joel Hunter of ...