Movies

Channing Tatum talks about upcoming sequel ‘Magic Mike XXL’

LOS ANGELES, April 15 (UPI) — Channing Tatum opened up about his upcoming film, Magic Mike XXL, after winning the Trail Blazer award at the MTV movie awards on Sunday. “I think everyone’s gonna be back, I think, and obviously…

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Baz Luhrmann will adapt martial arts Western ‘Kung Fu’

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) — Baz Luhrmann is in negotiations to direct a film adaptation of Kung Fu. The Moulin Rouge and Great Gatbsy director is in talks with Legendary Pictures to discuss his involvement with the project. Kung…

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Paul Bettany talks about his role as Vision in ‘Avengers 2’

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) — Paul Bettany confirmed and discussed his role as Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron during a recent interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Rumors that the 42-year-old actor will appear in the film began to…

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Shadowfax horse from ‘Lord of the Rings’ has died

FALLBROOK, Calif., April 11 (UPI) — Blanco, the horse who portrayed Shadowfax in the Lord of the Rings movies, has died. His owner, Cynthia Royal, writes to The One Ring website that Blanco “suddenly and without warning fell critically ill.”…

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New ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ clip unveiled at MTV Movie Awards

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) — A new one-minute clip of the upcoming film The Fault In Our stars was unveiled Sunday at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles. The clip stars Shailene Woodley as Hazel Grace Lancaster and…

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Jennifer Lawrence will star in two-part adaptation of ‘East of Eden’

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) — Director Gary Ross has said his upcoming adaptation of John Steinbeck’s 1952 novel East of Eden starring Jennifer Lawrence may be divided into two separate films. “We may break it in half, into one…

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‘Catching Fire’ wins best film at MTV Movie Awards

LOS ANGELES — Fast and loose and all over the place. That was the vibe of Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards, a blockbuster-friendly awards show with winners selected by fan votes. Dystopian fiction ruled the night, with The Hunger Games: Catching…

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill will costar again in upcoming Billy Ray film

LOS ANGELES, April 10 (UPI) — The Wolf of Wall Street actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill are set to costar again in the upcoming film The Ballad of Richard Jewell penned by Oscar-nominated screenwriter Billy Ray. Ray — who…

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Jeff Wadlow writing ‘Masters of the Universe’ script

LOS ANGELES, April 10 (UPI) — Kick-Ass 2 director Jeff Wadlow has signed on to write the script for the upcoming Masters of the Universe film. The Columbia Pictures adaptation of the 1980s Mattel franchise has floundered in development for…

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Kate Mara talks about training for ‘Fantastic Four’

LOS ANGELES, April 10 (UPI) — Kate Mara is not worried about having to wear Spandex when she takes on the character of Sue Storm for the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot. While speaking to E! News about the superhero flick,…

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