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Benedict Cumberbatch Joins The Cast Of The Other Live Action 'Jungle Book' Movie As Tiger Shere Khan

August 20th, 2014 9:58pm EDT
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch has been tapped to provide the voice of the tiger Shere Khan in Warner Bros.' upcoming live-action Jungle Book film, "Jungle Book: Origins."

Not to be confused with the live-action "Jungle Book" film on the way from Disney, which stars Idris Elba as the voice of the tiger and will be directed by Jon Favreau, "Jungle Book: Origins" is set for a fall 2016 release while Disney's "Jungle Book" will hit theaters on October 9, 2015.

"Jungle Book: Origins" will be directed by "Lord of the Rings" star Andy Serkis and is his first film at the helm.

Rudyard Kipling's classic s...
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Christian Bale & Cate Blanchett Join 'Jungle Book: Origins'

August 20th, 2014 3:45pm EDT
Christian Bale & Cate Blanchett Join 'Jungle Book: Origins'
Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett are the latest additions to the star-studded "Jungle Book: Origins." Bale will play the panther Bagheera, while Blanchett will play python Kaa, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Warner Bros. adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's tale also includes cast members Benedict Cumberbatch (tiger Shere Khan), Andy Serksin (Baloo the Bear), Rohan Chand (Mowgli), Naomie Harris (wolf Nisha), Tom Hollander (jackal Tabaqui), Eddie Marsan (wolf Vihaan) and Peter Mullan (wolf pack leader Akela).

The film will include a mix of motion capture, CG animation and live action...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Leviathan'

August 20th, 2014 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Leviathan'
Ready to dive deep into monster madness again? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray horror outing "Leviathan" out now from Shout! Factory’s genre division Scream Factory. We dissect and review the various monster pieces below!

Title: "Leviathan"

Grade: 4

Cast: Peter Weller, Amanda Pays, Richard Crenna

Director: George P. Cosmatos

Rating: R

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: As a classic late 80’s practical effects flick I’ve always dug "Leviathan." It’s got some great humor via a qui...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Without Warning'

August 20th, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Without Warning'
Flying alien discs with teeth – look out! We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray classic horror flick "Without Warning" out now from Scream Factory, the genre division of Shout! Factory. We review – from afar – the deadly discs below!

Title: "Without Warning"

Grade: 3

Cast: Jack Palance, Martin Landau, Tarah Nutter

Director: Greydon Clark

Rating: R

Runtime: 88 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: How Director Greydon Clark got veteran talents like Jack Palance and Martin Landau to participate in this B-movie fest...
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A Special Person Will Star Alongside Johnny Depp In His Next Film

August 20th, 2014 8:48am EDT
Johnny Depp's Daughter Lily-Rose To Star Alongside Him In New Fi
Who says nepotism isn't alive and well in Hollywood? Johnny Depp and Kevin Smith are collaborating on an upcoming film, and both of their daughters will be starring alongside them. Smith's "Yoga Hosers" will feature Lily-Rose Depp and Harley Quinn Smith, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film is a sequel to the filmmaker's "Tusk," which premieres in September at the Toronto Film Festival.

"Yoga Hosers" takes place in Canada and centers on yoga-loving teen girls Colleen Collette (Lily-Rose Depp) and Collen McKenzie (Harley Quinn Smith). When a big bad threatens to ruin their plans ...
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Jessica Alba Kicks 'So Much Ass' In 'Sin City' Sequel, Looks Electric At Film's Premiere

August 20th, 2014 8:32am EDT
JEssica Alba
Jessica Alba is back on the big screen as exotic dancer Nancy Callahan in "Sin City: A Dam to Kill For." She promoted the film at the Los Angeles premiere on Tuesday looking incredible in a strapless, electric blue dress.

At a recent junket she told MTV of her role in the new film: "I got a lot more action, I got to kick so much ass."

She added: "In the first 'Sin City,' the men are the leads and the characters that you follow. And in this one, you get to have a woman who's part of it, which is pretty cool."

The film, directed by Frank Miller, centers on the residents of Sin City. An ex-...
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Marvel Releases First Photo Of Paul Rudd As Ant-Man

August 19th, 2014 7:36pm EDT
Paul Rudd
Marvel Studios has given fans a glimpse of Paul Rudd as Ant-Man. The actor is depicted in front of the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco looking a little scruffy and wearing a hoodie. He stands in front of a brown Ford van.

Rudd plays the title superhero and his alter-ego Scott Lang.

Production on the film has hit some setbacks. The oridingal director, Edgar Wright, quit earlier this year. He was replaced by Peyton Reed, who began principal photography on the project in California on Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Michael Douglas has been cast as Lang's mentor Dr. Hank Py...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2"

August 19th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Spidey 2
Ready to see Spidey spin a web a second time? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray superhero flick "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" out now from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The web slinger and all he catches get reviewed below!

Title: The Amazing Spider-Man 2"

Grade: 1 1/2

Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx

Director: Marc Webb

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 141 minutes

Release Company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.sonypictures.com/bluray

The Flick: Forget the fact that Andrew Garfield is still way too good looking to play the geeky Peter Par...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Toy Story Of Terror'

August 19th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Toy Story Of Terror'
Ready to see your favorite Toy Story characters scare style? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray toon flick "Toy Story of Terror" out now from Disney Home Entertainment. We review Woody, Buzz and the gang and their fright factor below!

Title: "Toy Story of Terror"

Grade: 4

Cast: Voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Carl Weathers

Director: Angus MacLane

Rating: G

Runtime: 22 minutes

Release Company: Disney Home Entertainment

Website: www.DisneyBluray.com

The Flick: All together too short but just as fun filled as the films, "Toy Story of Terror" again walks the fine...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Locke'

August 19th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Locke'
Can life change in the space of a car ride? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Locke" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The ride and the road get reviewed below!

Title: "Locke"

Grade: 4

Cast: Tom Hardy

Director: Steven Knight

Rating: R

Runtime: 84 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: On the surface the concept of "Locke" is so utterly simple that it seems set up for failure – the audience rides along with an ordinary man inside a car where big life changing events happen over the t...
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