Movies

‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ releaes new movie trailer

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) — Paramount Pictures has released a new version of their first trailer for the upcoming flick Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles featuring new footage from the film and a first look at all four turtles. Megan…

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‘Power Rangers’ movie in the works

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 7 (UPI) — An original, live-action feature film about the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers — teen superheroes who must work together to save the world — is now in development. The announcement was made Wednesday by…

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Gerard Butler ditches ‘Point Break’ remake

LOS ANGELES, May 6 (UPI) — Gerard Butler has opted out of Alcon’s remake of the 1991 surfer film, Point Break, which was due to start filming in in late June. Butler would have played Patrick Swayze’s original role, Bodhi,…

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Producer: Spider-Man may cross paths with other Marvel characters

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) — Producer Avi Arad says he could easily envision a crossover film featuring Spider-Man and characters from the other Marvel comic book series, but only if the webslinger remained front and center. “I think there…

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Kate Upton pranked by ‘The Other Woman’ costars while she slept

NEW YORK, April 25 (UPI) — Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann dished during a visit to Late Night with Seth Meyers on Thursday about the time they pranked Kate Upton while she slept. Diaz and Mann co-starred with the 21-year-old…

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‘Chef’ wins audience award at Tribeca Film Festival

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) — Jon Favreau‘s Chef won the Heineken Audience Award Saturday at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The film, which is directed by and stars Favreau, is about a chef who operates a food…

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Kate Upton was ‘a little uncomfortable’ in bikini scene in ‘The Other Woman’

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) — Model Kate Upton said she was “a little uncomfortable” filming her bikini scene in her first film, The Other Woman, because the film crew was staring at her. “It was funny because when we…

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Sofia Coppola and Willem Dafoe named to Cannes jury

CANNES, France, April 29 (UPI) — A number of famous names will sit on the jury for the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival, held May 14-25 in Cannes, France. Organizers said Monday that director Sofia Coppola and actors Willem Dafoe…

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Monty Python farewell show will be shown in movie theaters worldwide

LONDON, April 24 (UPI) — Monty Python farewell show The Last Night of Monty Python will be shown in movie theaters worldwide. The Last Night of Monty Python will take place July 20 at the O2 Arena in London. The…

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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ announces official cast

SAN FRANCISCO, April 29 (UPI) — Star Wars: Episode VII has finally revealed its official cast. The announcement was posted on the official Star Wars website Tuesday, bringing months of fan speculation to an end. The post confirmed that original…

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