Posts Tagged ‘news’

Mary-Louise Parker Joins ‘The Blacklist’ Season 2

July 26, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Mary-Louise Parker has joined the cast of “The Blacklist,” NBC announced at Comic-Con on Saturday. The Emmy winner will have a recurring role in the drama’s upcoming second season. Parker will play Naomi Hyland, a woman who’s hiding a dark secret from her husband. Creator Jon Bokenkamp described the character as “completely tied to Reddington,”... Read more

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Comic-Con: Next ‘Godzilla’ Monsers Revealed

July 26, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Mothra, Rodan and Ghidorah will be the next monsters joining Legendary Entertainment’s “Godzilla” franchise, the company revealed at Comic-Con on Saturday. Gareth Edwards will return to direct after he completes his “Star Wars” spinoff film for Disney and Lucasfilm. Legendary chief Thomas Tull revealed the creatures during the start of the company’s Comic-Con panel. “Godzilla”... Read more

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Watch: Trailer for Documentary on Nicolas Cage’s Unfinished Superman Movie

July 26, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Nicolas Cage’s “Superman Lives” never got the chance to hit the big screen, but director/producer Jon Schnepp has released a full trailer for documentary, “The Death of ‘Superman Lives’: What Happened?,” in an effort to raise the finishing funds for post-production. The doc features footage from the original film’s early production, interviews with its director,... Read more

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Universal’s Scott Bernstein Leaves Studio to Produce ‘Ride Along 2′

July 26, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Veteran production exec Scott Bernstein is leaving Universal to become an independent producer on a trio of studio projects. Bernstein will be working as a producer on the Universal movies “Mama 2,” “Ride Along 2″ and “Straight Outta Compton.” He joined the studio in 2004 and has been exec VP of production for the studio... Read more

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Universal’s Scott Bernstein Leaves Studio to Produce ‘Ride Along 2′

July 26, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Veteran production exec Scott Bernstein is leaving Universal to become an independent producer on a trio of studio projects. Bernstein will be working as a producer on the Universal movies “Mama 2,” “Ride Along 2″ and “Straight Outta Compton.” He joined the studio in 2004 and has been exec VP of production for the studio... Read more

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Fox Pulls a Few Stunts for Comic-Con Fans

July 26, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

20th Century Fox issued a stunt heavy panel at Comic-Con, bringing Biz Markie out to rap “Just a Friend,” casting a random member of the audience to fly to London to shoot a movie role, and announcing a last minute screening Friday night of “Let’s Be Cops” in San Diego. Opting for quantity, the studio... Read more

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Bryan Singer Dismissed from British Actor’s Sex Abuse Case

July 25, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A British actor has voluntarily dismissed his teenage sexual abuse case against Bryan Singer. The dismissal from the actor, identified only as “John Doe 117,” was filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles on Friday. “We are pleased the case was dismissed,” said Marty Singer, attorney for the director. The John Doe plaintiff’s claim... Read more

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‘Expendables 3’ Leaks Online, Pirated Copy Downloaded 189,000 Times in 24 Hours

July 25, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

A DVD-quality copy of actioner “The Expendables 3,” starring Sylvester Stallone, has been downloaded via piracy sites more than 189,000 times over a 24-hour period — three weeks ahead of the U.S. premiere. The leak of the film on the Internet ahead of its theatrical debut, an unusually rare occurrence, could dampen box office for... Read more

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First Look at Leprechaun from WWE Studios’ ‘Leprechaun: Origins’

July 25, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

WWE Studios has provided a first look at the creature from “Leprechaun: Origins” that Lionsgate will release straight to VOD and Digital HD platforms on Aug. 26. The company made the reveal during its Comic-Con panel in San Diego. Directed by Zach Lipovsky, the film stars Dylan Postl, better known as WWE wrestler “Hornswoggle,” Brendan... Read more

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Mayim Bialik to Host TV Land’s ‘Candid Camera’ Reboot

July 24, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Mayim Bialik has reason to smile: She’s on “Candid Camera.” The “Big Bang Theory” star will host TV Land’s “Candid Camera” reboot alongside Peter Funt, son of show creator and original host Allen Funt, the network confirmed Thursday. The formal announcement will come later Thursday. Bialik, who rose to fame in “Blossom,” also tweeted the... Read more

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