Movies

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ earns $90.7M at the North American box office

LOS ANGELES, May 26 (UPI) —X-Men: Days of Future Past crushed the competition at the North American box office this weekend, raking in a whopping $90.7 million during its first three days of release, Rentrak announced. Starring Hugh Jackman, Jennifer…

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‘X-Men’ is Marvel’s 8th straight number 1

Marvel Studios has spent so much time atop the box office lately it could apply for residency. The comic-book titan’s latest offering, X-Men: Days of Future Past, breezed to the top of theaters for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, the…

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Angelina Jolie confirms she and Brad Pitt will star together in new movie

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) –Angelina Jolie says she and Brad Pitt plan to costar in a new movie. The 38-year-old actress spoke to Extra on Tuesday and confirmed rumors that the couple will reunite on the big screen. The…

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New Line Cinema to develop big screen adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘It’

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) –New Line Cinema plans to develop a big screen adaptation of Stephen King‘s It. The movie has been in development for five years at Warner Bros., but the Hollywood Reporter reports New Line Cinema has…

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Ryan Reynolds film ‘The Captive’ booed at Cannes

CANNES, France, May 19 (UPI) –After years of big-budget failures, like The Green Lantern and R.I.P.D., Ryan Reynolds had undoubtedly hoped that his latest effort, The Captive, would mark a career revival. But it failed to impress discerning audiences at…

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‘Godfather’ Cinematographer Gordon Willis Dies

Gordon Willis, one of Hollywood’s most celebrated and influential cinematographers, nicknamed “The Prince of Darkness” for his subtle but indelible touch on such definitive 1970s releases as “The Godfather,” ”Annie Hall” and “All the President’s Men,” has died. He was…

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Harrison Ford offered role in ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

LOS ANGELES, May 16 (UPI) –The producers of the long-gestating sequel to the science-fiction classic Blade Runner say they want Harrison Ford to star in it. The 1982 movie was based on Philip K. Dick’s futuristic novel, Do Androids Dream…

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Lionsgate releases exclusive first look of Julianne Moore in ‘Mockingjay’

ATLANTA, May 16 (UPI) –Lionsgate has released several promotional pictures of their upcoming adaptation of author Suzanne Collins novel Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. The pictures find cast members Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Woody Harrelson and Jeffrey Wright in…

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Jesse Eisenberg says his Lex Luthor will be ‘different’

LOS ANGELES, May 16 (UPI) –Though he can’t confirm whether he’d be bald in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman, actor Jesse Eisenberg said his portrayal of villain Lex Luthor will be different than those past. “There’s no way to play…

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Sony working on Edward Snowden film

CULVER CITY , Calif., May 14 (UPI) –Sony Pictures Entertainment has announced it optioned the film rights to Glenn Greenwald’s book, No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State, which hit stores Tuesday. Michael G.…

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