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Pan Gets Another Pirate

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The newest retelling of the classic J.M. Barrie story “Peter Pan” has landed another pirate for a role with Garrett Hedlund [“Troy”, “Friday Night Lights”, Tron: Legacy” and “Inside Llewyn Davis”] playing the role of Captain Hook. Previously, Hugh Jackman had been lined up for the role of another pirate – Blackbeard – in the […]

Pan Moves Into Batman-Superman’s Old Pad

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With the departure of the Batman-Superman movie to 2016, there has been some movement in the movie release date real estate market and the first move was made by “Pan”, the live-action remake of the familiar Peter Pan story by J.M. Barrie, which will move into the old release date digs now vacated by the […]

Batman-Superman Need Another Year To Work Things Out

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Next year was to be the year Batman and Superman did their superhero dance together for the first time in a feature film but it turns out that the superheroes will need another year to work their superhero boundaries out as the release date for the film moves to 2016 from its original release date […]

PR: NY Int'l Children's Film Festival Announces 2014 Jury & Slate Preview; "Muppets Most Wanted" & "Rio 2" Special Previews

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NEW YORK INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2014 JURY AND SLATE PREVIEW **** FULL SLATE ANNOUNCED AND TICKETS ON SALE FEB 3 EVENT RUNS MARCH 7-30 OSCAR®-QUALIFYING FEST FOR SHORT ANIMATION & LIVE ACTION OVER 30,000 EXPECTED FOR 100+ FILMS **** SLATE PREVIEW: AMAZONIA – US PREMIERE OPENING NIGHT MUPPETS MOST WANTED – SPECIAL PREVIEW […]

Dave Madden, Actor, 1931 - 2014

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Actor Dave Madden passed away on January 16, 2014, at a hospice in Florida at the age of 82. Madden is best known for his role as Reuben Kincaid, the rumpled, often put-upon manager in the 1970′s sitcom The Partridge Family, where he was often bedeviled by Danny Partridge (played by Danny Bonaduce). Madden had […]

Russell Johnson, "Gilligan's Island" Professor, 1924 - 2014

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The Hollywood Reporter reports that Russell Johnson has died earlier this morning in his home in Washington. He was 89. Johnson was known as Roy Hinkley, better known as The Professor, for three years on the classic TV show Gilligan’s Island. He also reprised the role in 3 TV movies and the animated spin-offs The […]

Arrow – Blast Radius – Season 2, Episode 10

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Synopsis: New villain du jour Shrapnel is blowing stuff up in Starling City and that’s causing all sorts of stress so Arrow must put a stop to Shrapnel and all his ‘splosions. Details: The episode opens with a random dude trying to run down a stationary Arrow with his car whilst shooting at him with […]

2014 Academy Award Nominees Announced (UPDATED with Reaction Statements)

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for a 2014 Academy Award. Categories with an animated film in contention are: BEST ANIMATED FEATURE The Croods (DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc) Despicable Me 2 (Universal/Illumination Entertainment) Ernest & Celestine (GKIDS/La Parti Productions/Les Armateurs) Frozen (Walt Disney Animation Studios) The Wind Rises (Kaze […]

All Hail The Kingsley

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Marvel’s one shot “All Hail The King” – stars Ben Kingsley reprising his role as Trevor Slattery from “Iron Man 3″ and granting a prison interview in the 14-minute film that is intended to be an epilogue to IM3 and a sort of bridge to another film. The one minute snippet of the upcoming 14-minute […]

Kretschmann Is The Baron In Age Of Ultron

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The cast is beginning to fill out for Disney/Marvel’s “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” as Thomas Kretschmann [“Wanted”] has been announced for the role of the villain Baron Wolfgang von Strucker – a former Nazi who wears Satan’s Claw on one hand [a device allowing him to emit electric shocks], maintains peak physical form due […]

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