Movies

Mark Wahlberg says ‘Transformers’ the ‘most iconic franchise in movie history’

March. 25 (UPI) — Mark Wahlberg had nothing but good things to say about Transformers: Age of Extinction during his appearance at CinemaCon on Monday. The 42-year-old actor will star as Cade Yeager, a single father and inventor, in the…

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Cheech and Chong announce first official film together in over 30 years

March. 24 (UPI) — Legendary stoner comedy duo Cheech and Chong announce their first official film together in over three decades. The film will be written and directed by Broken Lizard’s Jay Chandrasekhar, who directed, co-wrote, and co-starred in Super…

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Sneak peek: The Rock becomes Hercules

Sometimes special moments strike like Zeus’ thunderbolts on a movie set. For Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, a massive jolt came on the set of Hercules (out July 25) during a scene when his Greek hero was chained to stone pillars.…

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‘Divergent’ is weekend box office champ

Divergent broke from the box-office pack this weekend and, while not as strong a debut as Twilight or The Hunger Games, likely spawned a young-adult franchise. The best-seller adaptation captured $56 million, according to studio estimates from Rentrak. The debut…

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Watch the trailer for Cory Monteith’s final film ‘McCanick’

March. 18 (UPI) — Cory Monteith was best known for his work as a goofy football player with a passion for music on Ryan Murphy‘s hit, Glee, where he met his girlfriend Lea Michele. But the 31-year-old Canadian had completed…

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Ivan Reitman leaves as director of ‘Ghostbusters 3′ after Harold Ramis’ death

March. 19 (UPI) — The director of the first two Ghostbusters movies has decided that he will not be behind the camera for the third installment of the series following the death of Harold Ramis. After attending Ramis’ funeral last…

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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ will take place 30 years after ‘Return of the Jedi’

It’s official! ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ will take place in a galaxy far, far away, 30 years post-’Return of the Jedi.’ Star Wars fans everywhere are counting down to the final installment of the epic space franchise, Star Wars: Episode…

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Angelina Jolie says directing ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ wasn’t for her

March. 17 (UPI) — There were rumors Angelina Jolie might have been in talks to direct the upcoming 50 Shades of Grey, but the actress/director said she’d probably be better at directing other types of movies. The racy film, which…

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Upcoming ‘Charlie Brown’ movie releases first teaser trailer

March. 18 (UPI) — A teaser trailer released today shows the first sneak peek of Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang in their upcoming feature-length film. The characters last appeared in a feature-length film in 1980’s Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown.…

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Brittany Murphy’s last film ‘Something Wicked’ gets release date

March. 18 (UPI) — Brittany Murphy‘s last film Something Wicked will be released for years after the actress’ death. Something Wicked, a mystery thriller about a couple dealing with their shady past while planning their wedding, will premiere at at…

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