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UPDATED:  Deadine is reporting that John Moore is not the only person being considered for directing duties on Die Hard 5.  He’s on a shortlist which also includes Justin Lin (Fast Five), Joe Cornish (Attack the Block) and Nicholas Winding Refn (Drive).  Lin seems unlikely, as he’s already attached to a sixth film in the Fast franchise, as well as the next Terminator installment.  Winding Refn also has a lot on his plate – he’ll be pairing up with Drive star Ryan Gosling for Only God Forgives, and he’s scheduled to do a remake of Logan’s Run, also with Gosling.…

Some beautiful new high-res images from The Amazing Spider-Man have begun popping up online.  Some of these we’ve seen before, but there are a couple of new shots in there, as well.  I’m really loving the photo of Gwen Stacy cleaning Peter Parker’s wounds.  After the eight minutes of footage that was screened a SDCC, and with these new shots, I’ll say once again that the casting of Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone is pitch-perfect. Director Marc Webb also spoke to the LA Times about the decision to move away from the organic webshooters that were established in the previous…

UPDATED:  Thanks to YouTube user subaruwrxfan we now have footage of this sequence being filmed.  Check out his YouTube channel for more footage from the set of The Dark Knight Rises. Original post from 7/31/2011 @ 4:20pm Eyeprime has a COLOSSAL scoop today, releasing a ton of new set photos from The Dark Knight Rises.  This scene showcases Christian Bale and Tom Hardy in full costume, duking it out on the steps of Gotham City Hall amidst a large-scale police battle featuring hundreds of extras. There are no words for how excited I am about this movie.  Summer 2012 can’t…

News broke earlier this summer that Leonardo DiCaprio was in negotiations to play the villain in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming western, Django Unchained.  Now, LA Times is reporting that DiCaprio has taken a shine to The Creed of Violence, an adaptation of Boston Teran’s western novel.  Set during the Mexican Revolution, it tells the story of a criminal named Rawbone who tries to take a cache of weapons into Mexico, but is caught and then accompanied by a government agent who, it turns out, shares a secret past with him. The film is currently set up at Universal, with Todd Field…

Distributor Warner Bros. said Sunday that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office. It’s soon expected to pass Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, which is this year’s top grossing movie at $1.03 billion. The last of the eight films about the young wizard is the first in the franchise to reach the billion dollar mark. The previous best global haul was $974.8 million for the original film, 2001’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. With $21.9 million domestically this weekend, Deathly Hallows: Part 2 climbed to a…

“B5.” “Miss”. “D12.” “You son of a bitch, you sunk my Battleship. You totally cheated and looked at my board when I went to the bathroom didn’t you!!” Sound familiar at all? Well, all of your childhood fantasies are becoming a reality… or a nightmare, depending on how you look at it. Back in 2008, Hasbro and Universal Pictures announced a deal that would give Universal the sole rights to make a minimum of four movies over a six-year time period based on some of Hasbro’s most popular brand names (with the glaring exception of Transformers and G.I. Joe, which…

Fans of the HBO medieval fantasy drama Game of Thrones can rest easy – with huge ratings, Emmy nominations, and season 2 already in production, it’s safe to say that the show isn’t going anywhere for a long time.  The series, based on A Song of Fire and Ice by George R.R. Martin, completed its first season earlier this year.  Currently, Martin has published five books in the series, and is planning two more entries.  HBO remains cautiously optimistic about keeping the show on the air long enough for Martin to complete the journey.  President of programming Michael Lombardo had…

  After delays, reshoots, and other controversies, another George Lucas project is finally on its way, as Red Tails is scheduled for release on January 20th, 2012.  Check out the plot synopsis and trailer. 1944. World War II rages and the fate of the free world hangs in the balance. Meanwhile the black pilots of the experimental Tuskegee training program are courageously waging two wars at once — one against enemies overseas, and the other against discrimination within the military and back home. Racial prejudices have long held ace airman Martin “Easy” Julian (Nate Parker) and his black pilots back…

After an acclaimed performance as Sebastian Shaw in this summer’s X-Men: First Class, it looks like Kevin Bacon will be stepping into the shoes of another comic book villain.  Variety reports that Bacon is in final negotiations to portray the villain opposite Ryan Reynolds in RIPD, scheduled to begin production in September.  Robert Schwentke will direct the adaptation, which follows the story of a cop killed in the line of duty who gets recruited by a group of undead detectives into the Rest in Peace Department, and goes on a mission to find that man that murdered him.

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