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by SONYESP » Tue Mar 25, 2014 4:20 am

TUESDAY, MARCH 25

PROMETHEUS 2---the sequel script is being rewritten by Michael Green (GREEN LANTERN) and will feature multiple versions of David (Michael Fassbender). Premiere is March 4, 2016.





SCARFACE---the reboot movie will be directed by Chilean director Pablo Larrain and involves a Mexican drug lord in Los Angeles. Previous versions of the movie were by Howard Hawks in 1932 and Brian De Palma in 1983.





EVEREST---Sam Worthington and Robin Wright join the cast of Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhhal, John Hawkes, Josh Brolin and Emily Watson in this movie based on the true story of two competing expeditions attempting to climb Mount Everest which leads to disaster.

GOTHAM---photo released of Sean Pertwee as butler Alfred Pennyworth from the Fox series about Gotham City police detective James Gordon.





CSI---Paul Guilfoyle is leaving the series after this season. The producers decided to end his character. George Eads is the only remaining member of the original cast.

OUR KIND OF TRAITOR---Damien Lewis (HOMELAND, BAND OF BROTHERS) joins the cast of Ewan McGregor and Stellan Skarsgaard in this movie based on the John le Carre novel.

ANT-MAN---Corey Stoll (HOUSE OF CARDS) is in negotiations to co-star in an undisclosed role.

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW---the title for next season was confirmed and will be set in a 1950s carnival freak show. It will be Jessica Lange's last season.

THE BIG SHORT---Adam McKay (ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES) is the writer/director of this movie based on the best-selling book THE BIG SHORT: INSIDE THE DOOMSDAY MACHINE about the 2008 financial crisis.

HOPELESSLY DEVOTED---romantic comedy movie underway about a notorious professional baseball star and a nun who fall in love.


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by SONYESP » Wed Mar 26, 2014 10:00 am

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26

INDIANA JONES---Walt Disney Studios is reportedly considering a reboot trilogy of the Indiana Jones franchise if Harrison Ford, 71, and the fifth movie don't come to fruition. According to the report, Frank Darabont (THE WALKING DEAD) has pitched a reboot concept to Disney, and the studio has Bradley Cooper as the top candidate to replace Ford.





TERMINATOR: GENESIS---Arnold Schwarzenegger commented on the sequel, "'Terminator' deals a lot with time travel, so there will be a younger T-800, and then what that model does later on when it gets reprogrammed, and who gets ahold of him. So it will be all kinds of interesting twists in the movie.
The way that the character is written, it's a machine underneath. It's this metal skeleton. But above that is human flesh. And the Terminator's flesh ages, just like any other human being's flesh. Maybe not as fast. But it definitely ages."

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2---photo released of the Green Goblin (Dean DeHaan).





24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY---poster released for the Fox miniseries which premiers on May 5.





CAPTAIN OF THE GATE---Kevin Spacey stars in this Winston Churchill biomovie about Churchill's rise to power during the early days of World War II. The script is by Ben Kaplan (REAGAN, WWII IN HD).





THE FIRST PHONE CALL FROM HEAVEN---Warner Bros. bought the movie rights to the Mitch Albom novel about residents of a small town in Michigan who are getting phone calls from the deceased.

MAD MEN---Jessica Pare includes nude photos in her photo spread in ESQUIRE's April issue.





SEVEN DEADLY SINS---Showtime/Morgan Spurlock (SUPER SIZE ME) documentary series underway. Spurlock said, "...I've wanted to do an Alfred Hitchcock Presents style show comprised completely of non-fiction stories. A series just as dark and twisted as anything fiction could imagine...With Showtime as a partner, we're going to make this as depraved as any scripted program as we dive head first into Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Envy & Pride. You won't believe it until you see it ... and even then, you may not believe it."

AMC---the network has two pilots underway. GALYNTINE---survivors of a global apocalypse eschew technology which caused the apocalypse. David Zucker and Ridley Scott are co-producers with a script by Jason Cahill (FRINGE). KNIFEMAN---set in 18th century London and based on the book KNIFE MAN: BLOOD, BODY SNATCHING AND THE BIRTH OF MODERN SURGERY.

MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.---Amy Acker (DOLLHOUSE, THE CABIN IN THE WOODS) will guest star as Agent Coulson's cellist.

RICKY AND THE FLASH---Jonathan Demme movie underway starring Meryl Streep as a rock star who wants to reconnect with her estranged grown children whom she abandoned early in her career. The script is by Diablo Cody.

DC COMICS---Dwayne Johnson confirmed he's been in talks with DC Comics to play a superhero, but he refused to disclose what character it is.

TAXI BROOKLYN---NBC has bought the rights to air Season 1 of the tv series based on the Luc Besson movie TAXI.

CAKE---Jennifer Aniston and Mamie Gummer, Meryl Streep's daughter, star in this movie about a woman who belongs to a chronic pain support group and becomes interested in the suicide of a fellow member.

VACATION FRIENDS---Anna Faris and Chris Pratt star in this comedy movie about a crazy couple who befriends a straitlaced couple while vacationing in Mexico.

COVERT AFFAIRS---Perrey Reeves (ENTOURAGE) will have a recurring role.

PHANTASM V: RAVAGER---the sequel is underway with members of the original casts returning to appear. David Hartman is the writer/director. The sequel will include 'Cuda and the sphere.
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by SONYESP » Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:18 am

THURSDAY, MARCH 27

INDIANA JONES---producer Frank Marshall commented on reports that Walt Disney Studios is considering a reboot of the franchise starring Bradley Cooper, "Due to the ridiculous rumors that keep popping up, like agents pipe dreams, I will stop commenting on our projects until I have real news." He later added, "I can only confirm that Katy Perry will NOT be the new Indiana Jones."
A source involved with the Indiana Jones franchise denied there are plans for a reboot and that Cooper is a candidate to replace Harrison Ford.


GAME OF THRONES---George RR Martin posted a chapter from his next novel THE WINDS OF WINTER.

Link: http://www.georgerrmartin.com/excerpt-f ... of-winter/



TRANSCENDENCE---photo released of Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman in the sci fi movie in which a brilliant scientist, who develops a machine which combines artificial intelligence and human emotions, is targeted by ant-technology extremists. Kate Mara, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall and Cillian Murphy also star. Premier is April 17.





INTERSTELLAR---Christopher Nolan (THE DARK KNIGHT) confirmed his new sci fi movie is about wormholes but refused to confirm rumors that time travel is involved. Matthew McConaughey, Michael Caine, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Casey Affleck star.

AREA 51---AMC sci fi conspiracy series underway from Chris Carter (THE X-FILES) and Gale Anne Hurd (THE WALKING DEAD). It is based on the nonfiction book AREA 51: AN UNCENSORED HISTORY OF AMERICA'S TOP SECRET MILITARY BASE. AMC and Hurd are also developing a spin-off series to THE WALKING DEAD with Robert Kirkman and co-writer/executive producer Dave Erickson (SONS OF ANARCHY).
Another AMC sci fi series is THE SPARROW based on the book about a Jesuit-led mission that makes first contact with alien life.





THE DROP---photo released from James Gandolfini's last movie in which Tom Hardy plays a New York bartender/ex-con who finds a wounded dog which turns his life inside out.





POSEIDON REX---horror movie from director Mark L. Lester (FIRESTARTER, COMMANDO) in which treasure-seeking divers awaken a hibernating bloodthirsty dinosaur that kills on land and sea. Premiere is April 18.





COMMUNITY---sources say NBC and Sony Pictures Television are optimistic that a sixth season is in the future. Also, there are early plans for a theatrical movie with Justin Lin (FAST & FURIOUS) as director. Lin has directed some tv episodes of COMMUNITY.

YOUNG MERLIN---Walt Disney Studios movie underway based on the books about the teenage years of Merlin. The writers are Patrick Massett and John Zinman (LAURA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER).

VIKINGS---History Channel renewed the series for Season 3.

STRANGERLAND---Nicole Kidman, Joseph Fiennes and Hugo Weaving star in this thriller movie about a couple whose two children disappear in the Australian desert.

FROM DUSK UNTIL DAWN: THE SERIES---the vampire series was renewed for Season 2.
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by SONYESP » Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:13 am

FRIDAY, MARCH 28

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII---speculation that Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) is in the sequel began after Comicpalooza announced, "We regret to announce that Peter Mayhew is canceling his appearance at Comicpalooza this year due to filming." Comicpalooza will be held in Houston in May.





DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES---Andy Serkis said about the sequel plot, "For the first eight years , the apes were looking down from Muir Woods to San Francisco and could see lights and fires, but now it's gone very quiet.
Until this day in our film when this small band of humans comes up. That's suddenly a huge, dividing moment in the lives of these apes. There are some particularly strong reactions to the humans and that’s the course of the story."

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST---spoiler alert (see below).

DAREDEVIL---a rumor says Michael C. Hall (DEXTER) is the top candidate to play Daredevil in the Marvel/Netflix superhero tv series.





HAWAII FIVE-O---Michelle Borth is leaving the series after this season. Her last appearance is reportedly this season's next-to-last episode which involves a secret mission to the Middle East that goes awry.





MIND GAMES---ABC canceled the series.

WOLFCOP---poster released for the horror movie about a werewolf cop.





FINDING WINNIE---untitled Winne the Pooh origin movie underway based on the upcoming book FINDING WINNIE. The book has an orphaned bear cub in Ontario being adopted by a Canadian soldier. The cub becomes the regiment's mascot when it deploys to England during World War I. When the regiment leaves for combat, the cub is left in care of the London Zoo where author AA Milne discovers it.
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X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST---The opening sequence is set in a city's ruins where mutants are battling Sentinels. A source who saw the opening sequence said, "Both Kitty Pryde (Ellen Page) and new mutant Bishop (Omar Sy) disappearing from a warehouse following the two attempting a ritual not unlike the one seen in Chris Claremont and John Byrne’s original Days of Future Past comic book. Not only that, but their disappearance also seemingly removes both Sentinels and damage from the warehouse, suggesting some kind of interruption in the timestream."
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by SONYESP » Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:06 am

MONDAY, MARCH 31

TOP GUN 2---producer Jerry Bruckheimer commented on the sequel's status, "We've been trying to get that movie made for 30 years, and I think we're getting closer and closer. Don and I tried to develop something, we didn't succeed. Cruise took over, and he tried to develop something, and he didn't succeed. Now we're back at it."
The late Tony Scott, the first film's director, explained the sequel plot, "The concept is, basically, are the pilots obsolete because of drones. Cruise is going to show them that they're not obsolete. They're here to stay."





RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES---Andy Serkis said the sequel is set ten years after DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES and will lead to a third movie, "The ape community, where Caesar has...set up and galvanized all the apes, the chimpanzees and the orangs, and the chimps into one family, one tribe that he's the ruler of. But he’s an egalitarian leader, and so you really think you're watching a tribe at the beginning, and I'm really excited about people seeing that, and then suddenly having the rug pulled from out under their feet when the humans turn on them."

WESTERNS---Kevin Costner said he wants to return to movie Westerns with a four-film series, "I've got this Western that I think I could make. I actually have this idea to make them all at once and release one on Memorial Day, one on Thanksgiving, and then one on the Fourth of July, all within a 12 month span, because it's all the same story but it truly is a journey, with a fourth movie coming right after."





BLOOD FATHER---Mel Gibson is in talks to star in this movie about an ex-con who must protect his estranged teenage daughter from murderous drug dealers. The script is by Peter Craig (THE TOWN).

HELIX---Syfy renewed the series for Season 2. ABC canceled the spin-off ONCE UPON A TIME IN WONDERLAND.





THE EXPENDABLES---Pierce Brosnan confirmed he will co-star in a sequel but doesn't know which one.

AMAZON STUDIOS---ordered six series from pilots: THE AFTER, BOSCH, TRANSPARENT, MOZART IN THE JUNGLE, WISHENPOOF! and GORTIMER GIBBON'S LIFE ON NORMAL STREET. ALPHA HOUSE was renewed for Season 2.

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW---Michael Chiklis (THE SHIELD) joins the cast as the father of Evan Peters and the ex-husband of Kathy Bates.

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM---Warner Bros. plans a movie trilogy based on the JK Rowling book.

MAGIC MIKE XXL---director Greg Jacobs and most of the original cast are returning for the sequel.

LEFT BEHIND---Nicolas Cage and Lea Thompson star in this movie based on the best-selling Rapture novel. Premiere is October 3.

THE INCREDIBLES---the sequel is underway with Samuel L. Jackson saying he might return, "Every time I run into Brad (Bird) he always tells me Frozone is going to be part of whatever's going on, so I have to believe that, I guess they would be the Incredibles without Frozone, but I think Frozone would be a wonderful, wonderful addition to what's already there. I'm just looking forward to seeing what Jack-Jack turned into."

MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.----villain Blackout (Patrick Brennan) will appear on the April 15 episode.
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by SONYESP » Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:08 am

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STAR WARS: EPISODE VII---JJ Abrams confirmed the long-awaited sequel plot involves the grandchildren of Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo journeying to Tatooine where Jar Jar Binks was carbon-frozen to keep the galaxy safe from the annoying Gungan. The Empire plans to thaw Jar Jar out and issue an ultimatum to the galaxy---surrender or a modified Death Star will beam constant 3D broadcasts of Jar Jar into the homes of all the galaxy's inhabitants where they will suffer never-ending mental and physical agony.





STAR TREK: ATTACK OF THE TRILLION TRIBBLES---latest Trek movie has the starship ENTERPRISE responding to a distress signal from the Federation research station on Altoid 8. Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Scotty, Uhuru, Sulu and Chekov beam down to discover the wrecked research facility where the lone surviving scientist is Kirk's former beautiful girlfriend and Starfleet Academy classmate who tells him Altoid 8 is inhabited by a trillion bloodthirsty furry creatures called Tribbles who are reproducing at a rapid rate. They intend to takeover the ENTERPRISE and repopulate the galaxy with their own deadly species. Kirk and his former lover rekindle their relationship to stop the terrible Tribble invasion





DOWNLOAD TO DIE---producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson announced the next James Bond movie will be another reboot in order to cash in on the lucrative US market and its hip young audience.
The reboot movie will bring back Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld and SPECTRE. The plot has Blofeld hiring a brilliant and beautiful MIT dropout to upload a program into a hijacked Chinese satellite which will transmit subliminal signals to all social networking websites. This will hypnotize millions of internet users into becoming SPECTRE followers which results in an new world order with Blofeld as their leader. Bond must seduce the MIT dropout and persuade her to help him in stopping Blofeld's quest for world domination.
Director Sam Mendes said his top candidates with US audience appeal to play the new 007 are George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Mike Myers, Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Cruise and Justin Bieber. The top candidates to be the new Bond Girl are Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Hurley, Charlize Theron, Emma Watson and Katy Perry.






LOG CABIN FEVER---zombie movie underway in which a group of gorgeous coeds vacation in a remote log cabin in the woods of Vermont unaware that industrial waste from a shuttered chemical plant has contaminated the syrup in the maple trees. They are soon under attack by hordes of local residents who have eaten the tainted maple syrup on their pancakes which turned them into rabid murderous zombies who now want to eat more than just pancakes. Olivia Wilde, Olivia Munn and Aunt Jemima star






THE BEVERLY HILLS HORROR---movie underway in which a successful young couple and their young son move into their luxurious dream home in Beverly Hills. They are unaware of the unspeakable horrors which haunt the mansion. The spirits of a wealthy oilman, his mother-in-law, daughter and nephew, who committed mass suicide because they were unable to adjust to living in Beverly Hills after moving from the mountains of Tennessee, unleash terror on the unsuspecting family. Their four-year-old son son is possessed by an entity that brags about his sixth-grade education and his ambition to become a double-naught spy. The father, realizing his son is possessed by an evil spirit, says, "One of these days I gotta have a looong talk with that boy."





WAR OF THE WORLDS: THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE---CBS 2014 miniseries sequel to the 1988 tv series sequel to the 1953 movie which was based on the 1897 HG Wells novel. The miniseries has an ex-SEAL, who received the Medal of Honor and suffers from PTSD after three tours in Afghanistan, is recalled to duty to lead an elite special ops team to a remote island in the Bermuda Triangle. The team is composed of a silent Native American tracker, a hip Afro-American demolitions expert, a brilliant Asian computer expert and a tough female Hispanic sniper. The special ops team must penetrate an underground laboratory where the Martians are creating a giant, genetically-engineered monster that will destroy Cape Canaveral to prevent the US from launching Space Marines to Mars to retaliate against the Martian invasion in 1953. The SEAL must reunite with his estranged wife, a Harvard-educated cryptobiologist who is the world's leading expert on genetically-engineered Martian mutant monsters. Lorenzo Lamas and Denise Richards star.





SHARKNADO VS. JAWS VS. JAWS---the latest Syfy Sharknado movie has a freak weather front raining torrents of bloodthirsty sharks on Amity Island where they battle with a giant shark, the grandson of the original great white shark that terrorized the fishing town in 1975, for feeding rights on the local residents. The town's leaders, afraid that tourists will be frightened off by being bloody shark food, bring in a retired British secret agent, a beautiful former KGB agent and their giant companion, Jaws, who has steel-coated teeth and is a known shark-killer. Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Richard Kiel and Ron Jaworski star.





AMERICA'S MOST DISGUSTING HOME VIDEOS---ABC reboot of its AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS reality series. The reboot will have viewers submit home videos of themselves committing the most disgusting, vile and degrading acts with the winner receiving a $1 million prize and an appearance on the next Barbara Walters tv special. The judges are Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian and Kris Jenner.





I LOVE LUCY McGILLICUDDY---CBS reboot of the classic tv series I LOVE LUCY is underway. Set in present day Hollywood, Ricky Ricardo is a talented, but illegal, Mexican immigrant who seeks fame and fortune in showbiz. He and his zany girlfriend Lucy move into an apartment building owned by retired vaudeville dancers Fred and Ginger. Ricky struggles to attain stardom while enduring Lucy's madcap misadventures and avoiding pursuing Federal immigration agents. Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze, Jr star.



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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2

STORY OF YOUR LIFE---Amy Adams is in talks to star in this sci fi movie based on the short story about a linguist recruited by the US government to decipher the true intentions of an alien invasion of Earth.





THE PINK PANTHER---live-action/CGI heist movie underway at MGM which focuses on the Pink Panther instead of Inspector Clouseau. Co-producers are Walter Mirisch, producer of the original movies, and Julie Andrews, wife of Blake Edwards who directed and co-wrote the original movies.





EXTANT---photo released from the CBS/Steven Spielberg series starring Halle Berry as an astronaut who returns to Earth after a solo 13-month mission in outer space and discovers she's pregnant. Premiere is July 9.





THE WALKING DEAD---the Season 4 finale drew 15.7 million viewers which is the highest-rated finale and 27% more than season 3's finale. AMC released a poster for Season 5.
Also, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER's finale drew 12.9 million viewers which made the most-watched episode of the series.





SHARKNADO 2---Syfy released a photo from the sequel of Matt Lauer and Al Roker playing themselves as Lauer uses an umbrella to impale a CGI shark on the TODAY newsdesk as horrified staffers flee. Roker explains the torrent of killer sharks on New York to viewers, "think of it this way: it's like a twister...with teeth."





AQUARIUS---new NBC cop series starring David Duchovny (THE X-FILES) as a Los Angeles police detective who is investigating cult leader Charles Manson before his cult's killing spree began which will be featured on later seasons.

BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN---Russell Crowe commented on if he's returning as Jor-El in the sequel, "I don't think they're going to use me again. I think they're jumping onto a different stream. They're going with the different superhero worlds colliding ."

TERMINATOR: GENESIS---Byung-hun Lee (GI JOE), Sandrine Holt (HOUSE OF CARDS) and Michael Gladis (MAD MEN) will co-star with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke and Emilia Clarke in the reboot movie.

THE FANTASTIC FOUR---Toby Kebbell (DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES) will play Doctor Doom in the reboot movie.

GOTHAM---Cory Michael Smith will play Edward Nygma/The Riddler in the Fox series about Gotham City police detective James Gordon.

CHRONICLE 2---Jack Stanley has replaced the departed Max Landis in writing the sequel.

WORLD WAR II---Brad Pitt may star in this untitled World War II romantic thriller. The script is by Steven Knight (EASTERN PROMISES).

GAME OF THRONES---Natalie Dormer appears nude in the April issue of GQ.





HOW IT WAS WHEN THE PAST WENT AWAY---movie underway based on the sci fi novella about San Francisco's mass memory loss after a man dumps a variety of drugs into the city's water supply.

I AM CHIPPENDALES---movie underway about Paul Snider and Steve Banerjee, co-founders of the Chippendales nightclubs. Ben Stiller may co-star as a choreographer.

NARCOS---Netflix series underway about Pablo Escobar, head of the Medellin drug cartel. Jose Padhila (ROBOCOP remake) is the director.

MONSTER TRUCKS---movie underway about a man who befriends a Monster Truck. Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Danny Glover and Frank Whaley star.
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by SONYESP » Thu Apr 03, 2014 8:04 am

THURSDAY, APRIL 3

THE EXPENDABLES 3---sequel posters released showing Harrison Ford, Kelsey Grammer, Mel Gibson and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Antonio Banderas, Jet Li, Wesley Snipes and Dolph Lundgren also star.












THE ASSOCIATE---Zac Efron is the star/producer of this movie based on the John Grisham novel.

ANONYMOUS VS. STEUBENVILLE---movie underway based on the court case involving Deric Lostutter, a member of an activist group that exposed a coverup by Steubenville, Ohio high school officials after two high school football players raped an unconscious 16-year-old girl. Lostutter was sent to prison for his actions. Brad Pitt is the producer.

THE HEART---comedy movie underway starring Kristen Wiig, Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney in which a woman who needs money teams up with a stranger to transport black market human organs.

BLACK MASS---Jesse Plemons (BREAKING BAD) and Juno Temple (THE DARK KNIGHT RISES) are in talks to co-star with Johnny Depp in this biomovie about Boston mobster Whitey Bulger. Plemons being involved led to speculation that he's no longer involved with STAR WARS: EPISODE VII.

TWO AND A HALF MEN---Jon Cryer is writing his untitled memoir in which he jokingly said, "It'll be filled with just what you'd expect from me; juicy tidbits on international monetary policy, catty comments regarding agriculture in Central Asia and, of course, forbidden anecdotes about stamp collecting. And maybe I'll talk about Charlie Sheen."

THE FANTASTIC FOUR---a rumor claims Doctor Doom will "telekinetically" command the Doombots to take on the Fantastic Four.

SICARLO---Emily Blunt is in negotiations to star in this movie about a female Arizona cop who teams up with two mercenaries to bring down a Mexican drug lord.

HALO---digital series based on the video game is underway with Ridley Scott and David Zucker as executive producers.

SOUTHPAW---Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this movie about a boxing champ whose must rebuild his life after tragedy strikes. The script is by Kurt Sutter (SONS OF ANARCHY). Forest Whitaker is in negotiations to co-star.

SCREAM---MTV series based on the movie series is underway with Wes Craven as director. The plot involves a YouTube video that is a catalyst to a series of bloody murders.


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by SONYESP » Fri Apr 04, 2014 8:49 am

FRIDAY, APRIL 4

BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN---Holly Hunter (THE PIANO), Callan Mulvey (300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE) and Tao Okamoto (THE WOLVERINE) have joined the sequel cast of Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne, Diane Lane, Jeremy Irons, Gal Gadot and Jesse Eisenberg.

THE WOMAN IN GOLD---Ryan Reynolds and Daniel Bruhl are in negotiations to co-star with Helen Mirren in this movie about Maria Altmann, a Jewish refugee who sued Austria in order to recover family paintings worth $150 million that were looted by the Nazis in World War II.

JURASSIC WORLD---Judy Greer (ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, ARCHER) will co-star with Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D'Onofrio and BD Wong in the sequel to JURASSIC PARK.
Also, concept art was released showing the Jurassic World tourist attraction.








THE MAN ON CARRION ROAD---John Leguizmo, Lynn Collins and Jim Belushi will co-star with Patrick Wilson and Ian McShane in this movie about a border town's new sheriff who teams up with his predecessor to stop a drug cartel hitman from terrorizing their town after a botched drug deal.

MATCH MAKER---Will Ferrell stars in this comedy movie based on the 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

PIXELS---Michelle Monaghan (TRUE DETECTIVE, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III) has joined the comedy movie cast of Adam Sandler, Kevin James and Peter Dinklage in which aliens misinterpret video game feeds as a declaration of war from Earth. They launch an invasion which forces the President of the US to enlist his childhood friend and other video game experts to save mankind.





THE HEROES COLLECTION---Encore will air 23 uncut superhero movies beginning May 1. The list is:


5/1 Batman (1989)
5/2 Batman Returns (1992)
5/3 Blade
5/4 Superman (197
5/5 Meteor Man
5/6 The Phantom
5/7 Justice League: The New Frontier (2007)
5/8 Blade: Trinity
5/9 Men In Black 3
5/10 Resident Evil: Retribution
5/11 Iron Man 3
5/12 Batman (1989)
5/13 Batman Returns (1992)
5/14 Batman Forever (1995)
5/15 Batman & Robin (1997)
5/16 Robocop (1987)
5/17 Superman (197
5/18 The Incredibles
5/19 Legend of Zorro
5/20 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
5/21 Resident Evil: Apocalypse
5/22 Zoom
5/23 Blade
5/24 Underworld
5/25 Amazing Spider-Man
5/26 The Incredibles
5/27 Robocop (1987)
5/28 Robocop 2 (1990)
5/29 Robocop 3 (1993)

The marathon continues Saturday, May 30th with:

8:00 pm Iron Man 3
10:15 pm Superman (197

And concludes ?Sunday, May 31st with an all day event including:

12:40 am Robocop (1987)
2:25 am Underworld
4:30 am Men in Black 3
6:20 am Justice League: The New Frontier
7:35 am The Incredibles
9:35 am Starring Adam West (2013)
11:10 am The Amazing Spider-Man
1:30 pm Blade
3:35 pm Batman (1989)
5:45 pm Iron Man 3
8:00 pm The Amazing Spider-Man
10:20 pm Men In Black 3





TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES---Tony Shalhoub and Johnny Knoxville will provide voices for the reboot movie that also stars Megan Fox, Will Arnett and William Fichtner.

THE SENTINEL---remake underway at Universal Pictures of the 1977 horror movie in which a woman moves into a Brooklyn brownstone and discovers it is a gateway to hell. The original movie starred Christina Raines, Chris Sarandon, Martin Balsam and John Carradine.

PUMPKINHEAD---producer Brad Krevoy said he's planning to reboot his monster movie franchise.
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by dragon53 » Mon Apr 07, 2014 8:48 am

MONDAY, APRIL 7

THE GOONIES---director Richard Donner (LETHAL WEAPON, THE TWILIGHT ZONE) said he's planning a sequel to his 1985 movie. When asked if he will make another comic book movie, he replied, “If you call GOONIES a comic book. We're doing a sequel.” About the original cast returning, he said, "Hopefully all of them." The original cast included Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman, Ke Huy Quan, Martha Plimpton and Robert Davi.





GREMLINS---Warner Bros. has fasttracked the remake of the 1984 Joe Dante movie. Steven Spielberg is expected to return as producer.





THE ROCKFORD FILES---Vince Vaughn is the star/producer of the Universal Pictures movie remake of the James Garner series that ran on NBC from 1974 to 1980. The script is being rewritten by Chuck Hogan whose novel PRINCE OF THIEVES was made into the movie THE TOWN.





GAME OF THRONES---creators Dan Weiss and David Benioff said there will be more deaths this season, "If a character death feels random...the audience often feels cheated. But the brilliance of George's novels is that the deaths all seem inevitable after the fact. When you go back to reread the Red Wedding chapter, you can't believe you missed all the clues. More importantly, the fear of getting our hearts broken is part of the deal, whether in real life or fiction." They added that Daenerys Targaryen's army and dragons will destroy several cities and Jon Snow and members of Night's Watch will battle the Wildlings.





JAMES BOND---Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 YEARS A SLAVE) is reportedly the top candidate to be the Bond villain in the latest sequel. A source added the production crew is "...on the lookout for one Scandinavian and one British woman to play the new Bond girls."

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII---Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn confirmed filming has started and said about the cast, "We have a lot of them, it's just not completely done yet."
Disney is remaking its 1977 PETE'S DRAGON with David Lowery (AIN'T THEM BODIES SAINTS) in talks to direct. Disney is also developing a sequel to WRECK-IT RALPH with Compose Henry Jackman saying, "...I believe that it is officially on the cards. I don't know any more other than a story is indeed being written."

KUNG FU---movie remake of the ABC series that starred David Carradine is underway and will be set in the present. A director is being sought to "restructure the project".

12 MONKEYS--Syfy ordered a full season of the series based on the 1995 Terry Gilliam movie that starred Bruce Willis, Brad Pitt and Madeleine Stowe. Premiere is January, 2015. Syfy also has OLYMPUS, a 13-part mythological series about men, gods and monsters from executive producer Robert Halmi (THE ODYSSEY, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS) which premiers in 2015

THE WHOLE TRUTH---Kenneth Choi (SONS OF ANARCHY, THE WOLF OF WALL STREET)) has joined the cast of Daniel Craig and Renee Zellweger in this movie about a lawyer who defends a teenage boy accused of murdering his wealthy father.

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY-PART 2---Gwendoline Christie (GAME OF THRONES) has replaced Lily Rabe as Commander Lyme. Rabe isn't returning due to a schedule conflict.

POLICE ACADEMY---reboot underway of the comedy movie franchise.

SICARIO---Benicio Del Toro is in negotiations to co-star with Emily Blunt in this movie about a female Arizona cop and two mercenaries who travel to Mexico to take down a Mexican drug lord.

DREADSTAR---movie underway based on the comic book.

BOOM!---new Fox game show based on the Israeli show in which contestants defuse a replica bomb by answering trivia questions.
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