shotgun wedding

Very attractive people Jennifer Lopez and Armie Hammer are set to star in Shotgun Wedding, an action-comedy about a destination wedding party that gets taken hostage. Jason Moore, director of the original Pitch Perfect, will direct a screenplay from Mark Hammer and Liz Meriwether. And oh yeah, gin salesman and occasional actor Ryan Reynolds is one of the executive producers.

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shadow force

Victoria Mahoney, the second unit director on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, is set to helm the upcoming flick Shadow Force. The Lionsgate action-drama starring Kerry Washington and Sterling K. Brown follows an estranged husband and wife who find themselves on the run from their former shadow ops unit. Leon Chills (Spinning Out) and Joe Carnahan (Narc) wrote the script.

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the very excellent mr. dundee trailer

Remember two years ago, when reports of a surprise Crocodile Dundee sequel surfaced? And then it all turned out to be part of a Super Bowl ad? After all the hoopla and excitement for what turned out to be an elaborate Australian tourism ad, it seems that Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan clued in to the nostalgia for the Australian crocodile hunter, staging his comeback in the upcoming meta-comedy The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee. Watch The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee trailer below.

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John Wick roller coaster

Last year, Lionsgate scrapped its plans to build an indoor theme park called Lionsgate Entertainment City in New York City. But the company hasn’t gotten out of the theme park industry altogether – it’s just ramped up its efforts overseas.

A new report today brings us some details and the first concept art for a Now You See Me ride and a John Wick roller coaster at a theme park called Motiongate in Dubai, where Lionsgate already has a Hunger Games-themed attraction up and running. Get your first look at John Wick: Open Contract and Now You See Me: High Roller below.

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wander darkly trailer

Sienna Miller is stuck in the afterlife in the Wander Darkly trailer. In the romantic drama, Miller and Diego Luna play a couple who enter a very surreal stage of their relationship when Miller’s character seemingly dies in a car accident. But she’s still sticking around, tumbling through her memories and trying to get back to the life she lost. Watch the Wander Darkly trailer below.

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Requiem for a Dream 20th anniversary performance

Even if it’s been many years since you’ve seen Requiem for a Dream, director Darren Aronofsky‘s gut-punch of a movie, you can probably hear the film’s most famous piece of music in your head if you read the words “Lux Aeterna.” That catchy, eerie song comes courtesy of composer Clint Mansell, and since Requiem for a Dream is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Kronos Quartet has reconvened (in a socially-distanced setting, thanks to the pandemic) to bring that haunting tune back into the forefront of your mind once again. Check it out below. Read More »

ammonite trailer

Ahead of the its premiere in the U.K. at the close of the BFI London Film Festival, Lionsgate U.K. has debuted a new trailer for Ammonite. The windswept lesbian romance film stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan as a paleontologist and a miserable housewife who strike up a star-crossed romance for the ages. Watch the Ammonite trailer.

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moonfall cast stanley tucci

Internet thirst-trap and very good actor Stanley Tucci has joined the cast of Moonfall, the latest Roland Emmerich disaster pic which has a killer premise: the Moon has been knocked off orbit and is going to crash into the Earth! Game of Thrones actor John Bradley has also signed up for the project, which stars Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, and Charlie Plummer.

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The Doorman clip

Fans of martial arts movies will be interested to know that actress Ruby Rose (Orange is the New Black, Batwoman) and French cinema legend Jean Reno (Léon: The Professional, Ronin) will soon appear in The Doorman, a martial arts/action movie from Lionsgate. We have an exclusive clip to debut here at /Film, which features Rose’s character taking out three baddies and using a fire extinguisher to keep them in check. Watch the clip below, and learn more about the film afterward.
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