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Shel Silverstein Biopic In The Works

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A film biography profiling cartoonist and children’s author Shel Silverstein, may be coming to life in the near future. The film will be based on the book “A Boy Named Shel: The Life and Times of Shel Silverstein” by Lisa Rogak. The film will cover the life of Silverstein, who started out as a cartoonist […]

Archer And Armstrong Go From Comic To Big Screen

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Archer – no, not that Archer – and Armstrong, a pair of comic book superhero buddies from the Valiant Comics stable, will be moving out of their comic book digs and onto the big screen with a movie based on their exploits. The movie version – fully funded by Valiant Entertainment – will follow Obadiah […]

'Divergent' To Be Released On Home Media Platforms In The UK This August

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Based on the novel by Veronica Roth and directed by Neil Burger, Divergent will be released by Entertainment One across DVD, Blu-ray, VOD and download platforms in the UK on 11th August. Similar to the current trend of popular teenage aimed books/movies, Divergent focuses on a dystopian future where the population of Chicago is segregated […]

Disney Bringing Dumbo Back To Life

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The Disney classic “Dumbo” is set to fly again – this time as a live-action feature film – written by Ehren Kruger [who has written most of the “Transformers” feature film franchise]. “Dumbo” was released in 1941 with a whopping $950,000 budget but pulled in $1.6 million at the box office [approximately $26 million today]. […]

Anna Kendrick Is Poppy Troll

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Anna Kendrick will provide the voice of Poppy Troll, the upbeat princess, in the upcoming “Trolls” – the DreamWorks Animation musical comedy feature film based on the miniature toys. “Trolls” is currently scheduled to be released on November 4, 2016.

Aquaman Has A Name – Jason Momoa

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Jason Momoa [“Game of Thrones”] has reportedly been selected to play the role of Aquaman in “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” – the film directed by Zack Snyder and featuring Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill reprising his role as Superman. Momoa will join a cast that also includes Gal Gadot as Wonder […]

Get The U-Haul: SpongeBob SquarePants 2 Moving

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Originally scheduled for a mid-February release next year, the SpongeBob SquarePants sequel movie, “SpongeBob SquarePants 2”, is moving up one week, ostensibly to avoid direct competition with what is expected to be a formidable box office foe in “Fifty Shades of Grey”. The hybrid live-action/animated film has the Bikini Bottom regulars encountering some pirates led […]

Josh Trank Latest To Receive Star Wars Spinoff Call

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With Gareth Edwards [“Godzilla”] already getting his directing gig for the as-yet-unnamed upcoming “Star Wars” spinoff feature film, Disney announced that Josh Trank [“Chronicle”] has now been rewarded with the directorship of yet another “Star Wars” spinoff film. Neither spin-off film have official plot lines yet but one or both are rumored to be about […]

Metal Gear Solid Moves One Step Closer To Becoming Solid Movie

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Another video game adaptation veering toward feature filmdom is “Metal Gear Solid” with the announcement by Sony Pictures of Jordan Vogt-Roberts [“The Kings of Summer”] as the director. The live-action movie will be based on the video game of the same name that follows around soldier Solid Snake as he tries to deal with terrorists […]

The Doctor Will See You Now

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There they were, Beverly and Eugene Strange, innocently vacationing in Philadelphia in 1930 and minding their own business when suddenly, they find themselves bringing forth the birth of one Stephen Strange – aka Doctor Strange – and now the Doctor will have his own feature film directed by Scott Derrickson, who also directed “Sinister” and […]

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