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'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' - Second Trailer Released (Watch It!)

October 1st, 2013 12:04pm EDT
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug
The second trailer for the middle film in Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" trilogy, The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, has been released, building plenty of anticipation for the film's December release.

Desolation picks up right where the first film, An Unexpected Journey, left off; with Bilbo (Martin Freeman), Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and the party of 13 dwarves led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) continuing their quest to the Lonely Mountain to reclaim its treasure and defeat its current inhabitant: the dragon Smaug (Benedict Cumberbatch).

Other than the usual quick glimpses of the act...
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'Jurassic World' To Hit Theaters During Blockbuster Summer Of 2015

September 11th, 2013 7:05pm EDT
Jurassic Park
The fourth installment in the Jurassic Park saga officially has a title and a release date.

Newly-titled Jurassic World was slated to begin filming in June for a planned June 2014 release, but an announcement from Universal Pictures in May said that the project had to be put on hold in order to give director Colin Trevorrow more time to prepare after Steven Spielberg, who was originally going to direct, backed out.

According to Variety, Bryce Dallas Howard, David Oyelowo and Garrett Hedlund are expected to be offered starring roles.

The film will be shot in 3D and is set to open on June ...
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Sandra Bullock Gets 'Detatched' In Intense New Clip From Alfonso Cuaron Thriller 'Gravity'

July 24th, 2013 3:04pm EDT
Gravity
A new promo clip for Warner Bros. pictures' Gravity was released Tuesday, promising a seriously nerve-wracking thrill ride.

Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star as a pair of astronauts working outside the Space Shuttle when disaster strikes in the form of space debris, destroying the shuttle and leaving the two floating 372 miles above the Earth with no communications to the terrestrial world below.

Following a slight comparison to Cast Away, director Alfonso Cuaron told MTV, "The difference with 'Cast Away' is that 'Cast Away' -- which I love -- is a drama. Here, the tone is more of su...
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Comic Con 2013: First Teaser Of Jamie Foxx As Electro In 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Released

July 19th, 2013 2:56pm EDT
Jamie Foxx as Electro
The first teaser for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was released Thursday during San Diego's annual geek-Mecca Comic-Con, giving fans a first look at new villain Electro, played by Jamie Foxx.

The teaser is only 39-seconds long, showing Electro hooked up to some sort of table and explaining that he wants to know how powerful he actually is after gaining the ability to control electricity.

Fox plays Max Dillon, who becomes the super-villain after he's struck by lightning while working on power lines.

"I can feel it in the walls ... I feel it in my veins... You want to know how powerful I am? We...
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First Trailer For 2014 Block-Buster 'The Lego Movie' Released

June 19th, 2013 12:31pm EDT
The Lego Movie
"In 2014 The World's Greatest Heroes Will Join Forces For The Biggest Movie Ever Assembled," begins the trailer for next summer's literal block-buster The LEGO Movie.

The first trailer for the film was released on Tuesday (with the slightly different international version making its debut on Wednesday), and if the new feature-length adventure is anything like the recent Batman TV specials, it's sure to please.

The story features on Emmet, an "ordinary" LEGO Minifigure who is mistaken for the legendary "MasterBuilder" and thrust into an adventure to stop an evil tyrand from destroying the...
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First Look: Naomi Watts Becomes Late Princess Of Wales In Teaser Trailer For 'Diana'

June 12th, 2013 11:19pm EDT
Naomi Watts as Diana
The first teaser trailer for Diana, the forthcoming biopic of the late Princess of Wales, was released on Wednesday. Naomi Watts stars as the People's Princess in the role of a lifetime, which chronicles the final two years of the humanitarian's life.

The film explores Diana's private life in the wake of her divorce from Prince Charles -- from her secret love affair with Pakistani heart surgeon Dr. Hasnat Khan (Naveen Andrews) up to her tragic death in a Paris tunnel in August 1997 while trying to escape the paparazzi.

The film is based on the book "Diana: Her Last Love" by Kate Snell, wh...
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Dodger Day With 'Identity Thief' Actress Genesis Rodriguez – Part 2 - The Interview

June 4th, 2013 11:20am EDT
Identity Thief
So we’re keeping the Dodger day going with part two of our cool "Identity Thief" (out June 4 from Universal Home Entertainment) coverage – the interview!  That’s right folks, Starpulse.com got a chance to sit down and talk one-on-one with captivating actress Genesis Rodriguez amidst the roar of the baseball crowd for some much appreciated Q&A fun.  We dove right in chatting about everything from her successful game pitch to the origins of her name, all about working on "Identity Thief" and even some past work insight to boot.  (Go "Casa de mi Padre!")  Here’s our personal chat with the love...
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First Look: Disney's First Animated Marvel Comics Film 'Big Hero 6'

May 10th, 2013 2:21pm EDT
Big Hero 6
Disney is drumming up some early buzz for next fall's CG-animated Big Hero 6, the movie studio's first animated film based on the Marvel Comics universe.

Walt Disney Animation Studios released a 34-second concept video, featuring a trolley car heading down a steep hill in the high-tech supercity of San Fransokyo on Wednesday, giving fans of the series their first glimpse at the film.

The film is set to center on a 13-year-old robotics prodigy named Hiro Hamada (Hiro Takachiho in the comics), who finds himself joining a team of government sanctioned super heroes on a mission to thwart a cr...
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Emma Watson Sheds Her Good Girl Image In New Trailer For 'The Bling Ring'

April 24th, 2013 6:30pm EDT
The Bling Ring
Emma Watson looks to shed her good-girl image in the upcoming The Bling Ring, which opens June 14 in theaters.

The Harry Potter star has taken a much darker role for her latest film, which sees her as the fame-obsessed ringleader of a group of teens who break into celebrity homes and steal jewelry and designer clothes.

The film is a based on the actual events of the real life "Bling Ring," aka "The Burglar Bunch," which saw the homes of such stars as Paris Hilton, Audrina Patridge, Rachel Bilson, Lindsay Lohan and Orlando Bloom broken into and over $3 million worth of high price items sto...
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Marvel Reveals First Poster For 'Thor: The Dark World,' In Theaters Nov. 8

April 21st, 2013 5:58pm EDT
Thor: The Dark World
The first poster from this fall's Thor: The Dark World has been released by Marvel Studios, starting some early buzz for the upcoming superhero flick. Chris Hemsworth returns as the God of Thunder and looks ready for battle in the wind, snow and lightning filled image.

Marvel's mightiest hero battles a new enemy in The Dark World -- Malekith the Accursed (Christopher Eccleston), the leader of a dark and ancient race out to plunge Asgard, Earth and the rest of the Nine Realms into darkness.

Thor's father Odin (Anthony Hopkins) is no match for Malekith, and Thor sets out to stop the enemy w...
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