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Let The Right One In tv series pilot

TNT has ordered a pilot for a television series based on Let The Right One In. Based on the best-selling novel by Swedish author John Ajvide Lindqvist which spawned an acclaimed Swedish film adaptation directed by Tomas Alfredson and an American film adaptation titled Let Me In by filmmaker Matt Reeves (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Cloverfield). Learn about the Let The Right One In tv series, after the jump.

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luke cage clip

I loved many things about the first season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones, but I was especially impressed by Mike Colter‘s Luke Cage. He may have been a guest star in another superhero’s show, but he made a strong case for why he was getting his own solo series. Now, that solo series is a month away from arriving on Netflix and a new clip has made its way online. I was already planning to watch this whole thing in one or two sittings (because this is the life I have chosen), but this clip only helps to further convince me that this isn’t a terrible choice.

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Daniel Danger's The Jungle Book print

Earlier this Summer it was revealed that Mondo would be teaming up with ACME Archives to produce licensed prints based on the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises. Today I’m excited to tell you that Mondo has now struck a partnership with Cyclops Print Works, the company behind the amazing Disney prints from the past couple years. And we get to premiere the first collaboration exclusively:

In honor of The Jungle Book‘s Blu-Ray release on August 30th, 2016, Cyclops and Mondo have teamed up to release a print by artist Daniel Danger. We’ve featured Danger’s work many times over the years, and the atmospheric beauty has definitely made him one of our favorites. Hit the jump to see Daniel Danger’s The Jungle Book print and find out how you can get your hands on one of these bad boys.
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Blair Witch Producer Talks Sequels

This past summer was pretty disappointing in the sequel and remake department, even if the box office numbers weren’t as underwhelming as they may have seemed. This summer’s blockbusters just felt mostly underwhelming, but thankfully there are plenty of smaller independent films that are worth seeking out. However, just because this summer churned out some regrettable sequels and remakes, don’t expect Hollywood to slow down on churning them out.

Next month brings the sequel Blair Witch to theaters, and while it’s a recognizable title, the filmmakers behind it come from the indie world. In fact, the experience of working on a film like this has only solidified why sequels and remakes will continue to be made instead of focusing more on original titles. Producer Keith Calder recently took to Twitter to explain how the kind of attention paid to a movie like Blair Witch compares to his work on movies like The Guest and You’re Next. Read More »

movies coming to netflix

It’s that time again. The full list of movies coming to Netflix next month has been released, which means it’s time for us to sift through the titles and pick out everything that you should prioritize. This batch includes a few bonafide masterpieces, some binge-worthy television, and a few tremendous bad movies that demand to be seen.

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Justice League villain Deathstroke

We got our first good look at Justice League when Warner Bros. dropped the Comic-Con reel last month, but today brings another tiny taste of the film thanks to Ben Affleck. The star/producer shared a brief video revealing Steppenwolf won’t be the only villain reporting for duty on the DC superhero team-up movie. It looks like Deathstroke will be showing up as well. See the Justice League villain video below.

UPDATE: TheWrap reports Deathstroke will be the main villain in Affleck’s upcoming Batman solo movie.  Read More »

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The Toy Box is a recurring feature at /Film that rounds up some of the newest and coolest collectibles, decorations, gadgets and other memorabilia that you nerds might want for your shelves.

This edition of The Toy Box includes an iteration of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles that you’ve never seen before from Sideshow Collectibles, the latest edition of the helpful tool that belongs to Doctor Who, a collection of Guillermo Del Toro‘s most important influences, a stylish jacket straight from Star Wars: The Force Awakens and more.

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Skiptrace

Many of us grew up watching Renny Harlin’s action movies like Cliffhanger, Die Hard 2, and The Adventures of Ford Fairlane. It would be several more years before Jackie Chan was properly introduced to America with the U.S. release of Rumble in the Bronx. The two represent quite different approaches to action, with Harlin embodying the explosive bombastic American style and Chan his own unique brand of comedic martial arts.

Harlin directed Chan’s latest movie, Skiptrace. Chan plays Hong Kong detective Benny Chan, who is mismatched with an American gambler Connor Watts (Johnny Knoxville). Chan has to get Watts back to Hong Kong, but their journey will take them from Russia, to the mainland, through the desert and the cities, all while being chased by bad guys led by Dasha (Eve Torres). Some of Chan’s trademark set pieces include a fight in a Russian nesting doll factory, and another scene has him singing “Rolling in the Deep.”

We spoke with Harlin by phone out of his Beijing office, because he’s staying put there. I had actually corresponded with Harlin on Twitter last year after the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles showed his maligned pirate film Cutthroat Island. 20 years later it finally played to a friendly crowd. We started out talking about the Cutthroat Island screening, and discussed Jackie Chan, American vs. Chinese filmmaking, and more. Read More »

Tampa adaptation

Harmony Korine‘s The Trap is on pause. Al Pacino, Benicio Del Toro, Idris Elba, Robert Pattinson, and James Franco were set to star in the film, which is about an insane-sounding feud between a musician (Elba) and his old, ex-convict buddy (Del Toro). The project was financed and ready to go, but after Korine had some personal problems with an actor who was initially attached to the project, a delay occurred. Until The Trap goes before cameras, Korine has been considering other films, including an adaptation of Alissa Nutting’s novel Tampa.

Below, learn more about Korine’s Tampa adaptation.

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