Movies

‘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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Channing Tatum in talks to play ‘X-Men’ character ‘Gambit’

LOS ANGELES, April 17 (UPI) — From Magic Mike to G.I. Joe to 22 Jump Street, Channing Tatum has plenty of franchises to worry about. But the 33-year-old star might join one more, if his talks with X-Men producers are…

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Leighton Meester says husband Adam Brody is ‘incredible’ in ‘Life Partners’

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) — Leighton Meester spoke about working with husband Adam Brody in the new film Life Partners during an interview with Newsday. The 28-year-old Gossip Girl star stars as Sasha in the upcoming romantic comedy, while…

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‘X-Men’ director accused of sex abuse in lawsuit

HONOLULU (UPI) — A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing X-Men franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii. The lawsuit filed Wednesday says the prominent director of…

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Morgan Freeman ‘always wanted’ to work with Johnny Depp

NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) — Morgan Freeman fulfilled one of his longtime goals when he appeared in the upcoming movie Transcendence alongside Johnny Depp. The 76-year-old actor has worked with countless A-list stars during his long and illustrious career,…

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Pierce Brosnan says he wasn’t ‘good enough’ as James Bond

LONDON, April 15 (UPI) — Pierce Brosnan played James Bond in four films from 1995 to 2002. But he doesn’t think very highly of his own take on the iconic secret agent. Now 60, Brosnan recently told the Telegraph that…

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Paul Walker’s brothers will help finish filming ‘Fast & Furious 7’

Cody Walker, Paul Walker and Caleb Walker during MGM Pictures and Columbia Pictures “Into the Blue” after party at Napa Valley Grill in Westwood, Calif. Paul Walker’s brothers Caleb and Cody will help finish “Fast & Furious 7” after the…

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‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ releases third and final official trailer

LOS ANGELES, April 16 (UPI) — X-Men: Days of Future Past has released a third and final official trailer ahead of its release in May. Actor Hugh Jackman takes center stage as Wolverine in the new preview. The clip emphasizes…

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