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Alan Wake returns for a live-action TV Series

Alan Wake fans rejoice! Earlier today, it was announced that Alan Wake is going to be adapted into a television series with Sam Lake, the original creator heavily involved in the production of the live-action series as its ex...

 
 
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 production is on hold

The firing of writer-director James Gunn by Disney has put plans for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 into disarray. After it was essentially set in stone that Gunn would not come back despite cast support, THR reports that pre-productio...

 
 
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Black Cat & Silver Sable movie split into two seperate films

The Disney-21st Century Fox merger is happening, and that means the rights to license Marvel superheroes for movies are in fewer hands than ever before. Asides from Disney/Fox, Sony is the only studio with access to film rights - and only t...

 
 
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Zombieland 2 is happening with the entire original cast

Buckle up, buckaroo. After years of rumors, speculation, trickery (let's throw double-crosses in there as well,) Sony Pictures is finally gearing up for Zombieland 2. This news alone isn't much to get excited about, after all, Sony Pictures...

 
 
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Keri Russell on board for Star Wars: Episode IX

Keri Russell, well know for her role as Elizabeth Jennings on FX's The Americans, is in talks with J.J. Abrams to come aboard for Star Wars: Episode IX. According to Variety, Abrams and other Lucasfilm executives met with many actresses ov...

 
 
 
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There's a What We Do in the Shadows TV Show in the pipeline

This weekend, thousands of moviegoers will flock to theaters for Thor: Ragnarok, the highly anticipated return of Thor in a standalone movie that doesn't look as boring as his first two outings. What's curious is the director behind Ra...

 
 
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Detective Pikachu movie catches a director

After a secret, yet massive bidding war, Legendary won the rights to produce a Pokemon related film. So they began moving forward with an adaptation of Great Detective Pikachu, a CG/live-action hybrid where a talking Pikachu solves Pokemon ...

 
 
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New Line working on new Shaft movie

Was anyone clamoring for a new take on a bad mother shut your mouth? Well, New Line is hoping you're still talking about Shaft as there is reportedly a reboot of the series in the works. Starting off as a 1971 film starring Robert Roundtree...

 
 
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Here are Marvel's release dates through May 2019

With Guardians of the Galaxy only two weeks away, the Marvel hype train never ceases to amaze me. I've talked about my distaste for Marvel's marketing strategy before (where we know when and what we're getting so there's no room left for su...

 
 
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Ridley Scott producing biblical film based on David

With Noah, a Ben-Hur remake, that Bible miniseries, a film based on Pontius Pilate, and Ridley Scott's own Exodus: Gods and Kings in the pipeline, it seems like big Biblical adaptations are making a comeback. That's pretty cool. There are n...

 
 
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Ant-Man's new director confirmed, getting more rewrites

After what seemed liked years of speculation after Edgar Wright left Ant-Man, Marvel has finally found a replacement director. It's someone none of us would have even guessed. Names like Adam McKay, Nicholas Stoller, Rawson Thurber, and Rub...

 
 
 
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The LEGO Movie is already getting a sequel

So there's a good chance The LEGO Movie is going to do extremely well in the box office, and there's a good chance (thanks to positive early reviews and Matt saying it's great), it's good enouhg to warrant that performance. But is it good e...

 
 
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Star Wars VII script complete, Jesse Plemons in talks

There are a LOT of Star Wars: Episode VII rumors floating around. From script problems, to crazy actor castings, to story points and so on. We here at Flixist don't want to clog you guys with all of that mumbo jumbo, and will only report th...

 
 
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The Best Man Holiday getting a sequel because reasons

A few of you may not know that The Best Man Holiday, which almost dethroned Thor: The Dark World its opening weekend, is actually a sequel 14 years in the making. The follow up to 1999's The Best Man was surprisingly wanted this entire time...

 
 
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Judd Apatow working on movie for Key & Peele

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele's Key & Peele's sketch comedy show on Comedy Central is absolutely genius. While the two may have been around for a long time (some will recognize the duo from their stints on MADtv), they're really h...

 
 
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Gerard Butler, Vin Diesel could join Kane and Lynch movie

Remember way back in 2007 when talks of a movie adaptation of Kane and Lynch: Dead Men was in the works? Me neither. What I do remember, however, was the film was almost released in 2011 with Bruce Willis and Jamie Foxx in talks to star and...

 
 
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Tancharoen fatalities his Mortal Kombat movie involvement

Kevin Tancharoen is singlehandedly responsible for Mortal Kombat's revival. While Netherrealm's game did a splendid job of getting everyone interested in the fighting game series again, Tancharoen's projects kept that hype afloat. First he ...

 
 
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Clive Barker working on a Hellraiser remake

Hellraiser is quite an interesting franchise. I don't want to necessarily label it as the most "niche" of the horror monster genre, but its overt S&M themes make it one of the few franchises that both stands out, yet sticks itself in a ...

 
 
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UPDATE: No, Joseph Gordon-Levitt will not lead Ant-Man

UPDATE: Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Edgar Wright have shot down the rumor (Gordon-Levitt and Paul Rudd were in meetings for the Ant-Man lead) with the former calling it "outright lies." According to an interview with the French website AlloCin...

 
 
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Could Will Smith get jiggy wit Independence Day sequel?

Consider this bit of news with the heaviest, heart attack causing salt as this is merely Roland Emmerich mentioning some things. According to an interview with Digital Spy, Roland Emmerich said he and Big Willie Style are "back in talks" fo...

 
 
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Transformers 4 now Transformers: Age of Extinction

Transfomers: Dark of the Moon may not have been the best thing since, uh, Dark Side of the Moon, but it performed well enough to justify a sequel. But what can Trans4mers, now officially titled Transformers: Age of Extinction, do? In t...

 
 
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Todd McFarlane claims Spawn reboot could shoot next year

Todd McFarlane has wanted to get a reboot to his 1997 classic Spawn film off the ground for some time now. It's always been delayed for any number of reasons, but McFarlane still soldiers on as it remains his only notable property. Accordin...

 
 
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Goyer talks Justice League, WB working on Aquaman

Whether we end up liking Man of Steel or not (Matt's review indicates we'll mostly like it), Warner Bros and DC are using it as the jumping point for the rest of their cinematic universe, starting with a Man of Steel sequel and eventually l...

 
 
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Watch_Dogs, Far Cry, and Rabbids getting adaptations?

Ubisoft seems to be getting pretty heavily into the film biz. After Assassin's Creed got the Fassbender treatment, and with Tom Hardy on board for Splinter Cell, Michael Bay for Ghost Recon (ugh), three more Ubisoft franchises are...

 
 
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Tina Fey to produce The Nest with Pitch Perfect director

Tina Fey is producing and possibly starring in The Nest, a comedy about two middle aged sisters who live it up in their old childhood home for one weekend before it's sold, written by Paula Pell (who was an SNL writer for a good amount of y...

 
 
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Dwayne Johnson to produce a teddy bear film

The art in the header is "sweet halloween dreams" drawn by Alex Panagopoulos. And it's a interesting take on teddy bears (maybe even more so than Ted). Why is this important? It's been picked up by Dwanye "The People's Champion" Johnson and...

 
 
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Christopher Nolan in talks to direct Interstellar

It seems like Nolan's follow up to the Batman trilogy is the sci-fi film involving wormholes and alternate dimensions, Interstellar. The script was written by his brother, Johnathan Nolan, but not much more is known about the project other ...

 
 
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Unseen art from Raimi's Spider-Man 2 features The Lizard

You know how Dr. Curt Connors showed up in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy but never got to turn into The Lizard (even if we got that wish granted several years later)? Apparently, there were plans for Connors to turn into The Lizard during ...

 
 
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Here's why a sequel to Pitch Perfect is a bad idea

Pitch Perfect is reminiscent of singing television shows such as Glee or Smash. It's a film that's not quite a musical, yet it's not quite a dramatic film. When I reviewed the film a few months back, I praised its musical choices yet I...

 
 
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New Jack the Giant Slayer images have a giant in them

After its delay to March next year and name change (from Jack the Giant Killer to Buffy the Giant Slayer), news has been very scarce for the the upcoming, might be good film.  Bryan Singer, future director of Days of Future Past, totes...

 
 
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Ghostbusters 3 is delayed again, may never leave limbo

Alright everyone, let's all agree that this is starting to get sad. Super sad. First Dan Aykroyd wanted to a Ghostbusters 3 and had a script, then Bill Murray was all like "nuh uh to your uh huh." After a few years of Murray trouble, Aykroy...

 
 
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Wanted 2 still happening, getting new female lead

Did you watch the first Wanted and afterwards think, "Man, I could really go for some more of that"? I certainly have good news for you! The sequel is still chugging along with a screenplay going into second draft stages (and that it still ...

 
 
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There are now two competing female Expendables films

You know that Adi Shankar produced female version of The Expendables we've slowly been getting news about? Well, looks like we're getting two of those. The second female Expendables film is being produced by Millennium Films and Avi Lerner ...

 
 
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Universal wants more Ted and Bourne, creativity dies

At the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference the other day, NBC Universal's CEO Steve Burke laid out the company future's film plans (strange how we're getting all of this CEO stuff huh?). Acc...

 
 
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Transformers 4 will surround new toys...I mean characters

And the most obvious news of the day award goes to Transformers 4: Buy Our Toys Because We Said So. Hasbro's CEO Brian Goldner (speaking at the UBS Best Of Americas 2012 Conference, according to Collider) confirmed what we've known abo...

 
 




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They Shall Not Grow Old"Every bit as remarkable as expected"

 

The Long Dumb Road"Not quite long and only a little dumb"

 

Overlord"Cloverlord"

 

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The Grinch"Stink, Stank, Stunk"

 

The Other Side of the Wind"Orson Welles' "final" film is an angry, sloppy, salvaged ego trip"

 

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Retrofraction

Hello! I just picked up Demon Sword on Blue Ray and I cannot wait to watch it!

 
Retrofraction

Hey! So my friend is part of this TV Pilot: Dirty Laundry You should check it out!

 
Retrofraction

Deepwater Horizon was really good! I would probably rate it as my favorite movie this

 
Dwavenhobble

Oh so theres already a narrative in the making that anyone who dislikes Spiderman Homecoming is merely Racist because of Black Does that mean I can call anyone who disliked Suicide Squad racist now?

 
Retrofraction

My team that I organized and directed won best story in the IFP Phoenix 48 hour short challenge!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

 
 

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