Movies

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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Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan Reunite 25 Years After ‘When Harry Met Sally’

Nearly 25 years after “When Harry Met Sally” premiered, its stars, Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan, reunited publicly. At an event honoring the film’s director, Rob Reiner, the former co-stars appeared on stage. The two took the stage and joked…

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Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o in talks for ‘Jungle Book’ remake

LOS ANGELES, April 24 (UPI) — Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o are in negotiations to partake in Disney’s upcoming adaptation of The Jungle Book. If their deals go through, the actresses would be joining Idris Elba in the Jon Favreau-directed…

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Barbie getting her own film franchise

LOS ANGELES, April 23 (UPI) — Barbie will soon receive her very own film franchise. Sony Pictures and Mattel have teamed up to give the eternal blonde her own series of movies. Sony studio chief Amy Pascal and production president…

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‘The Other Woman’ steals top box-office spot from ‘Captain America’

LOS ANGELES, April 27 (UPI) — Female moviegoers drove Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann‘s comedy, The Other Woman, to the top of the weekend box office. The Fox film, starring Diaz, Mann and model Kate Upton as women who discover…

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Third ‘Hobbit’ film announces new subtitle: The Battle of Five Armies

PUKERUA BAY, New Zealand, April 24 (UPI) — The third Hobbit movie has received a new subtitle, The Battle of the Five Armies. The upcoming film was originally subtitled There and Back Again, and director Peter Jackson took to his…

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‘Goosebumps’ movie begins production with Jack Black, Dylan Minnette

ATLANTA, April 24 (UPI) — Production has started on the upcoming film adaptation of Goosebumps. The new movie will be based on the R.L. Stine books of the same name. The stories are horror tales written for children, and debuted…

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‘Captain America’ leads box office for third week

LOS ANGELES, April 20 (UPI) — Captain America‘s critically acclaimed sequel, The Winter Soldier, continued its box-office dominance over Easter weekend, claiming the No. 1 spot for the third week in a row. The film, which stars Chris Evans, Scarlett…

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Mara Wilson criticizes ‘Mrs. Doubfire’ sequel on Twitter

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) — Mrs. Doubfire star Mara Wilson has comes forward to say she wants nothing to do with the sequel. Wilson, 26, said in a Twitter post Wednesday that she has no plans to reprise her…

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