Box Office: Fury knocks Gone Girl into second place

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The third weekend of October slowed down slightly with the Brad Pitt WWII movie Fury, directed by David Ayer (End of Watch) and co-starring Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Jon Bernthal and Michael Pena, opening on Thursday night in 3173 theaters. After grossing $8.8 million on Friday (including Thursday previews), it took in an estimated $23.5 million for the weekend. That’s the best opening for Ayer…

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Tom Hardy sought for X-Men: Apocalypse’s eponymous antagonist

Tom Hardy sought for X-Men: Apocalypse’s eponymous antagonist

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Tom Hardy seems to be a popular man for comic book properties. He already took on Christian Bale’s Batman in The Dark Knight Rises and, earlier this week, was said to be up for a role in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad. Now TheWrap reports that 20th Century Fox is keen on casting the Mad Max: Fury Road star in Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse. (more…)

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Tom Hardy sought for X-Men: Apocalypse’s eponymous antagonist

Tom Hardy sought for X-Men: Apocalypse’s eponymous antagonist

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Tom Hardy seems to be a popular man for comic book properties. He already took on Christian Bale’s Batman in The Dark Knight Rises and, earlier this week, was said to be up for a role in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad. Now TheWrap reports that 20th Century Fox is keen on casting the Mad Max: Fury Road star in Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse. (more…)

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New Poster: Tim Burton’s Big Eyes

Big Eyes, set for release on December 25, stars Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Krysten Ritter, Jason Schwartzman and Terence Stamp, and offers a biopic of artist Margaret Keane, the painter whose distinctive creations featuring big-eyed children became one of art’s first mass-market success stories in the 1950s.

New Poster: Tim Burton’s Big Eyes

Big Eyes, set for release on December 25, stars Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Krysten Ritter, Jason Schwartzman and Terence Stamp, and offers a biopic of artist Margaret Keane, the painter whose distinctive creations featuring big-eyed children became one of art’s first mass-market success stories in the 1950s.

NBC’s Peter Pan Live reveals a poster

NBC’s Peter Pan Live reveals a poster

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The story of J.M. Barrie’s “Peter Pan” is one of eternal youth, companionship and enduring loyalty. A mischievous boy who can fly and doesn’t age, Peter grew up without parents and spends his never-ending childhood on the enchanted island of Never Land where he is the leader of the Lost Boys. With the fairy Tinker Bell always at his side, he brings Wendy Darling and her brothers to Never Land on…

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Scarlett Johansson offered lead role in Ghost in the Shell

Scarlett Johansson offered lead role in Ghost in the Shell

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Although The Wolf of Wall Street‘s Margot Robbie was said to be up for the role earlier this year, Deadline is now reporting that Lucy and Marvel’s The Avengers‘s Scarlett Johansson has been offered the leading role in DreamWorks’ live-action adaptation of the popular manga Ghost in the Shell. Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders will helm the feature from a script by William…

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Robert Redford in talks for Pete’s Dragon remake

Robert Redford in talks for Pete’s Dragon remake

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After taking on Captain America himself earlier this year, Academy Award winner Robert Redford is looking at a new project with Walt Disney Pictures. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Redford is in talks to headline Pete’s Dragon with David Lowery (Ain’t Them Body Saints) attached to helm. The Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid star would play a local storyteller who knows a few good tales…

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