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Paul Reubens Announces Third 'Pee-Wee Herman' Film On 'The Tonight Show,' Does Hilarious Voiceover For 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron'

October 30th, 2014 9:47pm EDT
Pee-wee Herman
Actor Paul Reubens is bringing his classic character Pee-wee Herman back to the big screen!

The 62-year-old star became a cult icon after his first appearance on film, in 1980's "Cheech & Chong's Next Movie," before spinning the character off into his own TV series, "Pee Wee's Playhouse," and a pair of feature films.

The first of those films, "Pee-Wee's Big Adventure," was the directorial debut of Tim Burton.

Reubens guested on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" Wednesday night and revealed that the third Pee-Wee Herman film has been in the works since 2010, and now the film is fin...

Michael Bay Tapped To Direct Benghazi Political Drama '13 Hours'

October 30th, 2014 11:28am EDT
Michael Bay
"Transformers" director Michael Bay is in negotiations to direct "13 Hours," a Benghazi political drama based on the book by Mitchell Zuckoff.

On Sept. 11, 2012, terrorists attacked the U.S. State Department Special Mission Compound in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and a foreign service worker were killed. During a second assault on a nearby CIA station, two contract workers died.

Chuck Hogan wrote the script for the film, which will center on six members of a security team who tried to defend the people stationed at the compound, according to the Hollywood Repor...

Review: Odd Import 'Force Majeure' Unsure What It Wants To Be

October 30th, 2014 9:30am EDT
Review: Odd Import 'Force Majeure' Unsure What It Wants To Be
A strange uneven mix of David Lynch and Paul Thomas Anderson, "Force Majeure" is an odd film I just didn’t like. The story seems simple enough – a family vacationing at a ski resort sits down for a meal and looks over to see an avalanche heading straight for them. But instead of shielding and protecting his wife and children, head of household Thomas runs for cover to shamefully save himself. Of course it turns out to be a false alarm, but the damage is done. So the remainder of the film is both wife Ebba trying to make her shallow hubby feel guilty and Thomas simply trying to deny it e...

Marvel Defends Decision Not To Make Black Widow Movie

October 29th, 2014 7:57pm EDT
During Marvel Studios' big reveal of it's movie release schedule for the next five years on Tuesday, studio head Kevin Feige explained to attendees at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles why fan favorite character Black Widow won't be getting her own film.

Release dates for eight new Marvel films were announced, one of which will be split into two parts a la "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games," including "Black Panther," "Doctor Strange," "Inhumans" and a number of sequels to existing franchises, but the ex-KGB assassin, played by Scarlett Johansson, was noticably absent.

"It's about brin...

10 Actresses Who Would Be Perfect As 'Captain Marvel'

October 29th, 2014 5:12pm EDT
10 Actresses Who Would Be Perfect As 'Captain Marvel'
Marvel announced a whole slate of new movies coming out between now and 2019 on Tuesday, and one of them will be the studio's first feature superhero film with a female lead.

"Captain Marvel" will focus on character Carol Danvers, the seventh to take the mantle after originally being known as Ms. Marvel.

Danvers, who was officially given the title in a 2012 comic, is one of the most powerful characters in the Marvel Universe. For starters, she's a highly intelligent former Air Force pilot and really good at spying. She ends up working in the C.I.A. and then with Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jacks...

Matthew McConaughey Promises 'Interstellar' Will Be A 'Hell Of A Ride' For Moviegoers

October 29th, 2014 8:54am EDT
Matthew McConaughey
Get ready for some intense action in the upcoming film "Interstellar." Matthew McConaughey attended the Los Angeles premiere of the film, calling it "wilder than any other ride I've seen on film." He promised that moviegoers will experience a "hell of a ride."

The movie centers on a farmer who joins a crew of space explorers to find a new planet suitable for human life after global warning causes famine on Earth.

In order to save mankind, they use a newly discovered wormhole and become the first humans to travel beyond our solar system.

"It's got a lot of values that people will take awa...

'Black Panther,' 'Captain Marvel' & Two-Part 'Avengers: Infinity War' Anchor Marvel's Movie Release Schedule Through 2019

October 29th, 2014 2:09am EDT
'Black Panther,' 'Captain Marvel' & Two-Part 'Avengers: Infinity
Marvel announced its upcoming feature film schedule for the next five years during a special event at Hollywood's El Capitan Theater on Tuesday.

The movie studio debuted the names and release dates for nine films, which puts 11 on the schedule if you count 2015's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (5/1) and "Ant-Man" (7/17).

"When we have information we want to reveal, we reveal it," Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige told fans and members of the media on stage at the El Capitan Theatre. "Sometimes that's in a press release, sometimes that's in San Diego Comic-Con -- if everything comes together wel...

Horror Flick Based On Board Game Tops Weekend Box Office

October 27th, 2014 5:41pm EDT
"Ouija," the horror movie based on the Hasbro board game of the same name, has topped the weekend box office, holding off weak competition from thriller "John Wick" and last week's No. 1, "Fury."

The film centers on a group of teens who investigate the death of a friend after discovering her Ouija board and attempt to use it to contact her spirit. Strange things begin happening after the board game's demonic spirit is set free and they realize that the "other side" is not meant to be played with.

The film pulled in nearly $20 million on its $5 million budget, besting Keanu Reeves' Wick, w...

Jake Gyllenhaal 'Searching' For The Right Film To Direct

October 27th, 2014 8:46am EDT
Jake Gyllenhaal
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal wants to direct. The actor is currently searching for the perfect film to make his directorial debut.

The star, who acted in and produced his upcoming film "Nightcrawler," told "I'm searching... but I have yet to feel presumptuous enough. (I'll know when it found it) when my heart lines up with the material... in a visual way."

Gyllenhall's father, Stephen, is a director and his mother, Naomi Foner, is a producer and screenwriter.

"The language I knew was behind the camera. I've always been fascinated by the abrasion of what's in front of the camera and...

James Franco & Kate Hudson Star In 'Good People,' On DVD & Blu-ray Oct 28

October 26th, 2014 5:25am EDT
Good People
In "Good People," a young American couple (James Franco and Kate Hudson) living in London falls into terrible debt for all the right reasons.

One morning they discover the tenant in their downstairs apartment has died and left behind $400,000 in cash. All they have to do is take the money, and all of their problems will be solved.

Of course they take the money, but that's when very bad things start happening to good people.

Tom Wilkinson and Omar Sy also star.