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Names Of The New Characters In 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Announced

December 11th, 2014 9:22pm EST
Kylo Ren, Poe Dameron, Rey And Finn: New Star Wars Character Nam
The names of the five new characters seen in the first teaser for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" have been revealed!

Director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy shared the info with Entertainment Weekly in the form of the classic Topps trading cards that were produced when the very first "Star Wars" came out in 1977.

The set of cards included five different series, each with still from the film on different colored backgrounds with a caption underneath. Abrams & Kennedy used the first two series, blue and red, to make their announcement.

The two film heads used the fami...
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Benedict Cumberbatch 'Excited' To Play Doctor Strange

December 8th, 2014 12:45pm EST
Benedict Cumberbatch 'Excited' To Play Doctor Strange
Benedict Cumberbatch revealed that he can't wait to portray the iconic character of Dr. Strange in the eponymous film.

The actor revealed while on the red carpet at the 2014 Independent British Film Awards that he is "excited" to portray the iconic character.

Cumberbatch was there to support his film "The Imitation Game."

The actor spoke with reporters about his excitement.

"Really excited, you know?" the actor said when asked about the amazing opportunity. "There's a lot of work to be done and I'm just at the beginning so I don't want to talk much about it, but it's a thrilling gig to ...
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007 To Face Old Nemesis In 'Spectre'?

December 4th, 2014 8:01pm EST
James Bond 24: Christoph Waltz Heads Up 'Spectre' As Mendes & Cr
Director Sam Mendes gathered the new cast of the upcoming 24th James Bond flick together on Wednesday evening at London's Pinewood Studios to announce the title of the new film, which is set to bring back 007's old nemesis in "Spectre."

Spectre, of course, is the sinister organization that featured in six of the franchise's early films and was headed by the supervillain Ernst Stavro Blofeld.

Christoph Waltz, who joins the cast as the film's villain, is rumored to be playing Blofeld, a rumor punctuated by Mendes not naming his character while introducing him at the press conference.

"The ...
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Next James Bond Film 'Bond 24' Gets 'Spectre' Title And Cast Revealed

December 4th, 2014 9:25am EST
Spectre
So the upcoming Bond 24 film has a title, a cast and a new car – read below to get the live play-by-play as it happened and got announced at 3am PST this morning!

At approximately 2:46am PST the song "We Have All The Time In The World" by Louis Anderson from the film "On Her Majesty’s Secret Service" rings out signifying that Bond news is on the way.

A little Shirley Bassey hits next with some glistening "Diamonds Are Forever" at 2:49am PST – fitting and pleasing.

We are then whisked away to Pinewood Studios at the Albert R. Broccoli 007 Sound Stage. We get some history (it was bu...
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'Suicide Squad' Casting Confirmed -- And It's Awesome

December 3rd, 2014 8:42am EST
'Suicide Squad' Cast Confirmed: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Tom Hard
Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie will be starring in "Suicide Squad," Warner Bros. revealed on Tuesday. The film will also feature Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne.

"Suicide Squad" is based on a DC Comic and centers on a group of supervillains who are tasked by the government to go on a mission that will offer them redemption but will likely kill them all.

Leto will play the Joker, Smith will play Batman villain Deadshot, Hardy will play Rick Flagg, and Robbie will play Harley Quinn. Courtney has been cast as Boomerang and British model Delevingne has been cast as Encha...
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Top 10 Highly-Anticipated Celeb Biopics

November 16th, 2014 6:00pm EST
Aaliyah
So far this year Hollywood has given us the James Brown, Britney Murphy and Cesar Chavez biopics. (Bet you’d never thought you’d see those three personas looped together, did ya?) Brace yourself, La La land’s conveyor belt of biography films on the big and small screen will move next to R&B princess Aaliyah (premiering on Lifetime this weekend) followed by Angela Bassett’s take on Whitney Houston. Considering this trend shows no signs of slowing down we've compiled a list of the top 10 Highly-Anticipated celeb biopics that need to be made, like, right now.

Frank Sinatra

The rumors of ...
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Margot Robbie: The Perfect Harley Quinn?

November 10th, 2014 1:04pm EST
Margot Robbie
Australian actress Margot Robbie is reportedly set to play Harley Quinn in the upcoming DC Comics supervillain film "Suicide Squad."

The character, who is the girlfriend of The Joker, was first introduced in 1992 in "Batman: The Animated Series" and has since gone on to become one of the most popular characters in the Batman universe, from television to comics to video games.

According to Collider.com, Robbie has signed on to play the role, and based on her performance in "The Wolf of Wall Street," in which she nails her Brooklyn accent, she's a perfect fit.

Quinn was first voiced by soa...
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Damon Confirms He'll Play Jason Bourne Again During 'Project Greenlight' Winner Announcement

November 9th, 2014 9:57am EST
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck
Matt Damon has confirmed that he'll be reprising his role as Jason Bourne in another film based on late author Robert Ludlum's spy series.

The actor, who last starred in The Bourne Ultimatum before Jeremy Renner took the mantle of the title character in 2012's "The Bourne Legacy."

Damon and pal Ben Affleck were in Los Angeles on Friday to promote season four of HBO's "Project Greenlight" and introduce winner Jason Mann, who the two will mentor during the upcoming season. During the event, Affleck let it slip that Damon, who was rumored to be in talks for a return back in September, will r...
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5 Fun Facts: 'The Theory Of Everything' Star Eddie Redmayne

November 7th, 2014 1:15pm EST
Eddie redmayne
It's quite the weekend for your local box offices. With a genre to accommodate each member of a family, the film options are quite spectacular. We have "Interstellar" staring the greats Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain. Then, for the family-friendly viewers, there's "Big Hero 6" with animated characters voiced by Ryan Potter and Jamie Chung.

But, the shining star of the weekend has to be "The Theory of Everything." That's a sorry to you small town folks because this movie is only being released in limited theaters, for now.

"The Theory of Everything" is getting some...
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Is Channing Tatum Joining The Cast Of 'Hateful Eight'?

November 6th, 2014 3:13pm EST
Channing Tatum Joining New Quinten Tarantino Film 'Hateful Eight
Channing Tatum is in talks to join director Quentin Tarantino on his new film, "Hateful Eight."

Tatum will join actors Bruce Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Madsen, Tim Roth and Kurt Russell, who have already signed on the dotted line to star in the feature film.

The Western-themed plot will begin principal photography in 2015.

Tarantino likes to keep his projects under wraps as much as possible and the director almost abandonded "Eight" after the script was leaked online.

Distrubutors of the project, The Weinstein Company, revealed, "The principal photography wou...
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