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Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights: BIG NEWS Ron Howard Takes Over the Han Solo Star Wars Spin-Off: Early in the week, we got the shocking news that Phil Lord and Chris Miller were stepping down from directing the Han Solo Star Wars spin-off prequel due to creative differences. After a couple days of uncertainty, Ron Howard was announced as their replacement to finish the film. Read more here and here.   MORE UNEXPECTED NEWS Daniel Day-Lewis is Retiring: One of our greatest actors has decided to stop now while he's ahead. The three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis will hang up his hat following the release of Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread this Christmas. Read more...
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Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Filmmaker in Focus: ScreenCrush went through the entire filmography of Michael Bay and highlighted all the product placement:   Cosplay of the Day: Jetstar Airways introduced a special Spider-Man-themed plane in Japan in anticipation of Spider-Man: Homecoming and promoted it with a bunch of Spidey (and one Tony Stark) cosplayers. See more photos at Fashionably Geek. #????????? ???????????????? ???????????????www pic.twitter.com/fP1SGKjowz — ???@245 (@bar_rest245) June 21, 2017     DIY Prop Replica of the Day: If you ever want to cosplay as Boba Fett from the Star Wars movies, here's a tutorial on making your own...
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We’re now just a couple of weeks away from the highly anticipated premiere of Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios’ aptly named Spider-Man: Homecoming, the first spotlight outing for the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s version of arguably Marvel Comics’ most iconic and popular character: Spider-Man. Actor Tom Holland’s debut as the Webhead in last year’s Captain America: Civil War nearly stole the show, so the hype train has most definitely left the station since we get an all-new Spidey film, in addition to a team-up with the MCU’s patriarch, Robert Downey, Jr.’s Iron Man. While it’ll likely be a great dynamic to take in for this first MCU Spidey outing, recent news from THR seems to indicate that Iron Man will not be appearing in...
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Want to get all caught up on the latest in the world of horror? We got you covered.   Horror News Stephen King’s The Dark Tower movie is a sequel! – Ever since the first trailer debuted for the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, fans have been speculating about how the film story ties into the books. Many worried that the trailer portrayed a tale radically different from the novels, and were bracing for disappointment. Not so fast. While the film will be different from the books, it’s because (as some astute fans figured out…) it’s a sequel to the novels. Here’s what director Nik Arcel had to say in a recent interview: “It is, in fact, a continuation. It is a canon continuation. That’s exactly...
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Skyscraper: Neve Campbell (Scream 4, above) will star opposite Dwayne Johnson in Skyscraper. The action-thriller will be directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber (Central Intelligence), who also wrote the screenplay. Johnson will play a security expert who is framed for setting a fire when it breaks out in the world's tallest skyscraper; he must clear his name and save his family before the flames claim their lives. The movie is scheduled to open on July 13, 2018. [Deadline]    Second Act: Jennifer Lopez (The Boy Next Door, above) will star in and produce the romantic comedy Second Act. The movie will revolve around an employee at a large retail store who reinvents herself as she seeks to prove that "street smarts are as valuable as a college degree.&quot...
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Nowadays, advance trailers for superhero movies are so packed with action and adventure that some elements can easily pass by without notice. That appears to have happened with the first trailer for Black Panther, which impressed everybody when it was released earlier this month. Now that we've all had a little time to absorb the colorful, packed trailer, actress Nabiyah Be has proudly announced on Twitter that she's in the trailer as Tilda Johnson. Never kept something for myself for so long! Check out Tilda Johnson's first appearance in @Marvel @theblackpanther #blackpanther #Wakanda pic.twitter.com/9vFjx0dfEq — Nabiyah Be (@nabiyahbe) June 10, 2017 As pointed out by BirthMoviesDeath, Tilda Johnson is also known as Deadly Nightshade in the Marvel...
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Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Mashup of the Day: In the latest Phone Fights video, Darth Vader from Star Wars and Tony Montana from Scarface have a heated conversation:    Movie Science of the Day: Kyle Hill attempts to scientifically explain the definitive xenomorph life cycle as depicted in the Alien movies:   Fake Movie Poster of the Day: Who else watched the first act of Wonder Woman and imagined a sequel to The Princess Bride?  "Farm boy, polish my armor. I want to see my face shining in it by morning." pic.twitter.com/BvvLCvh4Zv — Tarah M. Wheeler (@tarah) June 20, 2017   Soundtrack Cover of the...
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One year from today, a new installment of the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World franchise hits theaters, and in honor of the reverse-anniversary occasion, Universal has announced the sequel's full title: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The studio also released a new poster with the title featured over a dark background consisting of what appears to be embers and ash from a fire.  With this latest update, let's take a look at what else we know so far: Who is returning from Jurassic World? Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will once again be the leads (Owen Grady and Claire Dearing) of the direct Jurassic World follow-up, while the previous installment's director, Colin Trevorrow, wrote the script for Fallen...
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Note: This is the third part in a three-part interview series with Michael Bay. Check out the first two parts below: Part One: The Future Michael Bay on 'Bad Boys 3' and what comes after Transformers: The Last Knight Part Two: The Present Michael Bay on "Bayhem," an R-rated 'Transformers' Movie and Time-Traveling in 'The Last Knight'    Continue on for part three... “We were like punk kids doing that in Miami,” Michael Bay said when he began to reminisce about his feature directorial debut, 1995’s Bad Boys. Bay was a seasoned music video director by the time he helmed Bad Boys, but as he went on to reveal to Fandango in our exclusive conversation in support of Transformers: The Last Knight, it was those...
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