Massive Dark Knight Rises spoiler found in set video
We’ve been back and forth with our readers on whether we should post Dark Knight Rises spoiler stories.
Some of you hate them, but at lot of you seem to enjoy them.
So, this one’s for those of you who enjoy reading every single detail about the most exciting upcoming film of our generation.
The rest of you, look away now. We’ve warned you in the headline, we’ve warned you in the strapline, and now we’re warning you again. Stop reading. Stop it.
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Sony buys the film rights to Steve Jobs authorised biography
Sony Pictures is in the midst of making a deal to secure the movie rights to upcoming authorised biography, Steve Jobs.
Deadline has the report, which claims the deal is ‘$1m against $3m’, with Mark Gordon in line to produce.
The book, by Walter Isaacson, was initially scheduled to be released on 21 November, but that has now been bumped forward to 24 October.
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Joel Schumacher wanted to make The Dark Knight with Nic Cage as The Scarecrow
Batman & Robin director Joel Schumacher has claimed he wanted to make a Dark Knight style follow-up to the Batman film even Batman says is terrible.
But Warner Brothers liked the Batman & Robin dailies so much (HOW?) they tasked Schumacher with making a fifth film, presumably starring Clooney, entitled Batman Triumphant.
“I was supposed to do a fifth one” Schumacher said. “I was talking to Nic Cage about playing the Scarecrow. I had begged the studio for The Dark Knight but they wanted a family friendly, toyetic thing.”
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Bond 23 gets a title?
It’s always an anxious wait to find out the name of the next Bond film.
With everyone getting bored of calling it Bond 23, the news that Daniel Craig’s next outing as the superspy may have a title is pretty exciting.
Eagle-eyed sleuths have noticed Sony have been buying up plenty of domain names that strongly hint at the new title…
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Fox threatens to cancel The Simpsons
20th Century Fox is threatening to cancel The Simpsons as part of current contract negotiations regarding the show’s 24th season.
Fox want cast members to take a 45% pay cut – going from 8 million dollars to 4 million a season – and are playing dirty, knowing full well that they can continue to make plenty of d’oh… sorry, ‘dough’, from the show via syndication deals.
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Werner Herzog to play the villain in Tom Cruise’s One Shot
Everything seems to be stacking up nicely for a Jack Reacher movie: action hero Tom Cruise as Reacher himself, a beautiful supporting cast in the shapes of Rosamund Pike and Alexia Fast and solid character work from Richard Jenkins. But where’s the Bond-style bad guy?
Amazingly, German director Werner Herzog has been hired to fill that role in a rare turn in front of the camera.
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First on-set shots of Russell Crowe in Man Of Steel
Superman – coming over here to our planet and taking our jobs and our women. Parents that never paid any child support. What could be more Daily Mail?
Maybe that’s why the UK newspaper has the first image of Russell Crowe as Jor-El, after capturing him on the set of Man Of Steel in Vancouver.
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Star Trek 2 writers working on tie-in comic books
J.J. Abrams stopped dragging his space boots recently and signed on to direct the sequel to Star Trek.
So where is it already?
Well, co-writer Roberto Orci says pre-production is now underway, and he has also been busy working on some new Star Trek comics with writer Mike Johnson that will tie in with the movie sequel.
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Hugh Jackman talks The Wolverine script
If, like us, you got all excited at the idea of Darren Aronofsky directing a Wolverine movie, don’t be too downhearted yet that he pulled out.
If what Hugh Jackman says is true, the majority of the script that excited him remains.
“We had a script that was under Darren Aronofsky’s directorial - it’s 85 per cent the same. Darren took it in a Darren Aronofsky way and it’s a version I know fans would have liked to have seen - I would have loved to have seen it,” Jackman said.
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Arrested Development gets new movie and TV show
Fans of Arrested Development received two great pieces of news today: the long-discussed movie is happening and it will follow on from new TV episodes of the cult show!
Creator Mitchell Hurwitz says the TV show could film next summer and focus on the main characters’ lives over the past five years.
While there’s no shooting schedule yet for the movie, Hurwitz added that the “creative aspects” are in place and negotiations will hammer out “the business side”.
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On set photos from Marvel’s The Avengers
Entertainment Weekly made The Avengers its cover stars this week and some of those photos have now been released online.
The exclusive pictures include one candid scene as the super team chat with a green screen in the background.
Director Joss Whedon and actors Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Chris Hemsworth were all captured, while Mark Ruffalo submitted a pouting studio shot.
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Kurt Russell replaces Kevin Costner in Django Unchained
We were more than a little disappointed when Kevin Costner left Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained a couple of weeks ago, but QT has recast someone even more awesome in the role: Kurt Russell.
Yep, the former child actor and all-round ’80s icon will be playing Ace, a cruel SOB who runs Calvin Candie’s (Leonardo DiCaprio) plantation with an iron fist, making the lives of the slaves unbearable.
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