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New Harry Potter Project To Open In London In 2016

June 26th, 2015 8:27am EDT
Harry Potter
J.K. Rowling is working on a new stage show based on the "Harry Potter" franchise. The noted British author announced on Twitter on Friday that she will be collaborating with writer Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany to make "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," which will debut in London in 2016.

I'm also very excited to confirm today that a new play called Harry Potter and the #CursedChild will be opening in London next year.

— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2015

She wrote, "I'm also very excited to confirm today that a new play called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will ...

Here's How 'Ted 2' Filmed Its Human/Bear Love Scene

June 25th, 2015 3:25pm EDT
'Ted 2's' Jessica Barth Talks Teddy Bear Love Scenes: 'They're N
Ted 2 hits theaters on Friday, and it's going to be upping the talking teddy bear ante in a major way: a sex scene between Ted (Seth MacFarlane) and Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth). Jessica spoke to WGN Radio about the upcoming sex scene, and dished on just what it's like to make out with a CGI teddy bear.

First things first: once the camera starts rolling, there isn't a teddy bear on camera. "We get to rehearse with a stuffed animal, and then once we start filming they take the stuffed animal away, and you have to act with nothing," Jessica revealed. "So you really, really have to do your work,...

Two Horror Movie Reviews: 'Felt' & 'We Are Still Here'

June 25th, 2015 11:00am EDT
Movie Reviews: 'Felt' / 'We Are Still Here'
This Thursday feels like a bit of a scary day – time for some malicious movie reviews! Today we’re checking out two very different fear flicks that cover everything from oddballs to the occult. We’re hitting fright fans with reviews of the equally disturbing films "Felt" and "We Are Still Here" – hold on for dear life!

Title: "Felt"

Stars: 1

Genre: Drama / Horror

Cast: Amy Everson, Kentucker Audley, Elisabeth Ferrara

Director: Jason Banker

Rating: Not Rated

Running Time: 80 Minutes

Release Company: Amplify Releasing


While the trailer for this one,...

Dances With Films 2015 Profile – Valerie Brandy & 'Lola’s Last Letter'

June 24th, 2015 11:00am EDT
Lola Pics
With the Dances With Films Festival 2015 having been such a daunting film watching event for one movie geek, sadly some stellar work inevitably falls through the cracks. One such gem recently brought to our attention was an original and at times heartbreaking drama titled "Lola’s Last Letter." In the film a young twenty-two year old ex-con named Lola decides to create a video apology letter for a mysterious man named Henry as a penance of sorts for unknown events. The film is the brainchild of director/writer/producer/actress Valerie Brandy (who also served as editor - but refused to tak...

Which Film Did Channing Tatum Really, Really Hate Making?

June 24th, 2015 9:24am EDT
Channing Tatum Despised 'G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra,' Says He W
Channing Tatum has revealed that he hated "G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra" but was contractually obligated to appear in the film after signing a multi-movie deal with Paramount Pictures.

During a radio interview with Howard Stern, Tatum explained: "Look, I'll be honest. I f---ing hate that movie. I hate that movie... I was pushed into doing that movie. From (film) Coach Carter, they signed me to a three-picture deal. They give you the contract and they go, 'Three-picture deal, here you go.' And as a young actor, you're like, 'Oh my God, that sounds amazing, I'm doing that!'

"The script (for ...

Two Things Channing Tatum Hates: 'G.I. Joe' And Boiling Water Down His Pants

June 23rd, 2015 6:38pm EDT
Channing Tatum Hated 'G.I. Joe': Channing Talks 'G.I. Joe' Role
Channing Tatum had a lot on his mind when he spoke to Howard Stern this week.

According to E! News, the Magic Mike XXL star did an interview on Sirius XM's The Howard Stern Show on Tuesday, and things got weird. Truly, undeniably, terrifyingly weird.

Here's why: apparently, on the set of 2011's The Eagle, Tatum suffered a debilitating injury… to his penis. The film was shooting high up in the hills of Scotland, where temperatures are ice cold. While shooting a scene in a river, everyone was keeping away the cold by pouring warm water down their pants- but Tatum accidentally receive a bott...

Spider-Man Reboot Has A New Lead

June 23rd, 2015 1:49pm EDT
Tom Holland Is Spider-Man: British Actor Cast As The New Web-Sli
Sony Pictures and Marvel have chosen Tom Holland to star in the next Spider-Man film. A relative newcomer, Holland won rave reviews for playing the title role in "Billy Elliot the Musical" on the West End.

Producer Amy Pascal said in a statement, "Sony, Marvel, Kevin [Feige] and I all knew that for Peter Parker, we had to find a vibrant, talented young actor capable of embodying. With Tom, we’ve found the perfect actor to bring Spider-Man’s story into the Marvel Cinematic Universe."

The British-born actor, 19, also played Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts' son in 2012 film "The Impossible." ...

'Titanic' Composer Dies

June 23rd, 2015 10:04am EDT
'Titanic' Composer Dies: Oscar Winning Composer James Horner Kil
Hollywood composer James Horner, who scored the Oscar-winning film “Titanic” died in a plane crash in southern California on Monday.

Airplane crash near Ventura-Santa Barbara County line.

— SBCFireInfo (@EliasonMike) June 22, 2015

The accident occurred in the Los Padres National Forest, north of Los Angeles, triggering a fire that charred more than an acre of brush, local fire authorities said.

Horner, 61, won two Academy Awards for his work on “Titanic,” one for the original score and one shared with lyricist Will Jennings for best original song, “My Hear...

'Jurassic World' Broke Four More Box Office Records This Weekend

June 22nd, 2015 5:50pm EDT
Jurassic World
Jurassic World continues to chew through box office records- over the weekend, it just broke four more! According to Deadline, the dinosaur pic's second weekend at the box office will push it to a worldwide gross of $981.3 million. That, plus the money it'll make on Monday will place Jurassic World at a cool billion dollars in just 13 days. That's a record right there! Before, the fastest film to hit the billion dollar mark was this summer's Furious 7, which hit the same benchmark in 17 days.

(Also, Furious 7 and Jurassic World both come from Universal- they're having a very lucrative summ...

Reviews: 5 Films You Might Have Missed

June 22nd, 2015 11:15am EDT
Movie Reviews: 'Five Missed Feature Film Reviews'
With the myriad of fests hitting hard lately, a few films came out recently that slipped through the review cracks. So today we’re rectifying their various omissions with a full five encapsulated reviews to give you movie freaks our sincere skinny on what to expect. Undead girlfriends, Mexican zombies, oddballs, strange swingers and teens with low self-image – we cover all of the above in our 'Missed Feature Film Reviews!'

Title: "Burying The Ex"

Stars: 3

Genre: Horror / Comedy

Cast: Anton Yelchin, Ashley Greene, Alexandra Daddario

Director: Joe Dante

Rating: R

Running Time: 89...

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