Want to see the comic book frames Christopher Nolan used as inspiration for The Dark Knight Trilogy? How will Suicide Squad and Batman v Superman connect? How many Mark Millar comics are being turned into movie at the moment? Do you want to see a GIF of the movie Batmobiles morphing into one another? What did Kevin Feige say about the relationship of Joss Whedon and James Spader in Avengers: Age of Ultron? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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The AMC series Halt and Catch Fire was renewed for a second season back in August of last year, and now the show’s returning premiere date is set. The Halt and Catch Fire S2 premiere is set to air on AMC on May 31, which is just two weeks after the network’s signature show Mad Men will finish up its run. Read More »
Kevin Smith‘s career changing movie Red State could have gone in a very different direction. Smith has gone on the record saying that he had a different ending of the film in mind when he first wrote the script. However, he they realized the budget was only $4 million, he scrapped the bigger ending in favor of something smaller and quieter.
In other interviews, Smith has said what he wanted that ending to be but – in case you haven’t read it – I won’t say it here. Especially because Smith has proved Entertainment Weekly with an animated version of this original vision and it’s absolutely insane, especially if you don’t know what’s coming.
Watch the animated Red State alternate ending below. Read More »
Star Wars Celebration just took at stand. As in, the Star Wars standalone films. The official Star Wars website confirms that Gareth Edwards, director of 2016’s Star Wars Rogue One, and Josh Trank, director of a second Star Wars standalone film, will both be on hand for a panel at the event. Read More »
Tom Ford made his directorial debut with the film A Single Man, and now, six years later, he is pulling together a cast for his follow-up. The new film is Nocturnal Animals, based on the book Tony and Susan by Austin Wright. The novel follows a woman who reads her ex-husband’s new novel, and finds the thriller plot of the manuscript becoming intertwined with the plot of the primary story. Now Ford has two great leads for the movie as Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal are in talks to sign on. Read More »
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Posted on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 by Angie Han
Some new pics, some casting, and some very interesting quotes in this edition of Sequel Bits. After the jump:
- Ethan Suplee is also back for Mallrats 2
- Alvin and the Chipmunks 4 books Bella Thorne
- Sam Jones says he’s already set for Ted 3
- Sharknado 3 will be “the worst,” says the Hoff
- See Zoolander and Hansel model for Valentino
- Vin Diesel predicts Best Picture for Furious 7
- There will be a gay couple in Independence Day 2
- James Wan is getting to work on The Conjuring 2
- Simon Pegg is “terrified” to write Star Trek 3
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Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness.
Header Photo: Flynn’s Son t-shirt
6 Geek Movies That Helped Form Us Into Who We Are Today
Is Bob Iger Playing It Safe by Keeping Disney in the Fairy-Tale Space?
A Chart by Dorkly Grading Mad Scientists From Movies and Television Shows by Their Level of Intelligence and Sanity
Bill Plympton (Cheatin’) Talks Dave Boyle’s Man from Reno
Will Ferrell‘s 29 Funniest Characters Ever, Ranked
The Best Cylon Design Is Being Turned Into A Cutesy Funko Pop
HUSH UP! THE 10 BEST SILENT PARTNERS IN MOVIES
Paramount’s Insurge Gets Absorbed; Bad Robot’s ‘The Cellar’ Moves to Big Studio
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Movie theaters are always looking for an edge. A way to draw people into their establishment and away from their laptops, streaming services and big screen televisions. They’ve tried almost everything. Now, a cinema in the UK is trying something that mixes media. It’s an idea that’s been tried on a small scale in North America, but this is the first time in the UK. It’s an idea that begs the question, is this the answer?
The idea is a Superticket. It’s a ticket that not only gives you admission to a movie, but a future download to a digital copy of the film. We’ll discuss more below. Read More »
Jimmy’s Hall, from acclaimed director Ken Loach, begins with the story of an Irish community already feeling the tension that would shortly erupt as the Irish Civil War, and then picks up with that community a decade later, after the war divided the country. As the Jimmy’s Hall trailer shows, the focal point of the story seems innocuous: a dance hall on the edge of a rural community.
But what that hall means to people, the way that it threatens some in power, and the activism of its founder, real-world figure Jimmy Gralton, is the real core of this story. Is Jimmy’s Hall something like a version of Footloose? Perhaps, and with Ken Loach at the helm that sounds pretty alright. Read More »