Movies

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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‘Fast and Furious 7’ resumes filming after Paul Walker’s death

March. 18 (UPI) — Production on Fast and Furious 7 has resumed four months after Paul Walker’s tragic death.Walker, 40, who died in a fiery car crash in November, was set to reprise his role as Brian O’Conner in the…

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Sofia Coppola to direct live-action ‘Little Mermaid’ movie

March. 18 (UPI) — Sofia Coppola is currently in negotiation to direct a live-action version of The Little Mermaid. Like the 1989 Disney adaptation, the new film will be based on the Danish fairy tale written by Hans Christian Andersen.…

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Disney confirms ‘Cars’ and ‘The Incredibles’ sequels in the works

March. 18 (UPI) — Disney has confirmed that sequels to The Incredibles and Cars are currently in the works. The announcement was made Tuesday on the Disney Pixar official Facebook page. It has also been reported that Disney representatives and…

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Ron Howard, Michael Douglas and Bryan Cranston to speak at 2014 Tribeca Film Festival

March. 17 (UPI) — Actors Ron Howard, Michael Douglas and Bryan Cranston are among those who will give talks at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Kevin Spacey, Aaron Sorkin, Lee Daniels and Alec Baldwin are also on the list for…

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Movie Review: ‘Veronica Mars’ Movie Is So Good, Expect a Sequel

Three-and-a-half out of five stars Kristen Bell became a star playing the title character in the “Veronica Mars” TV series: a quick-witted teenaged private eye specializing in exposing the dark underbelly of the fictional, affluent beach community of Neptune, Calif.…

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Lupita Nyong’o reportedly in talks for ‘Star Wars’ lead

March. 16 (UPI) — J.J. Abrams is still working on his cast for Star Wars: Episode VII, his highly anticipated sequel to the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas in 1977. No one has been officially confirmed by producers,…

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‘Mr. Peabody’ upsets ‘Need for Speed’ at the box office

Testosterone-fueled films invaded the cineplex this weekend, but they were no match for kids amped up on animation. Mr. Peabody & Sherman, the cartoon comedy in its second week of release, fended off Disney’s race film Need for Speed and…

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