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Denis Villeneuve Has Another ‘Blade Runner’ Film In Mind But It’s Not A Sequel

Though it didn’t make $1 billion at the box office and reignite the world’s love of “Blade Runner,” Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049” is an acclaimed film and has many fans that are anticipating the filmmaker’s eventual return to the franchise. Of course, that doesn’t seem likely, as the aforementioned sequel didn’t necessarily make a […]

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‘1917’: Why Cinematographer Roger Deakins Should Win a Second Oscar for His Tour de Force

It took 14 nominations before cinematographer Roger Deakins finally landed the elusive Oscar for “Blade Runner 2049.” He’s the frontrunner again for “1917,” the bravura, single-shot-seeming World War I thriller, directed by Sam Mendes. But this time it’s different: he’s entering the realm of Emmanuel (Chivo) Lubezki with his technical feat.“1917” is not only the […]

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Syd Mead Dies: Visionary Futurist Who Worked On ‘Blade Runner’ & ‘Tron’ Was 86

Syd Mead, the visionary futurist who worked on such classic fantasy/sci-fi films as Tron, Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049, died today in Pasadena. He was 86.His manager Roger Servick told Deadline that Mead had been in failing health due to lymphoma cancer and he was undergoing treatment at City of Hope in Duarte, CA.Mead’s […]

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Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas in Talks to Star in Erotic Thriller ‘Deep Water’

Ben Affleck is set to play another bad suburban husband in Deep Water, the feature adaptation of the erotic thriller novel by Patricia Highsmith, author of The Talented Mr. Ripley. Affleck and Blade Runner 2049‘s Ana de Armas are in talks to lead the Deep Water cast as a dissatisfied married couple “whose mind games […]

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Robin Wright to Make Feature Directorial Debut With ‘Land’

Claire Underwood is getting behind the camera.Robin Wright, a Globe Globe winner for her turn as the First Lady-turned-President in Netflix’s House of Cards, is set to make her feature-length directorial debut.In Land, Wright, who has also recently appeared in Wonder Woman and Blade Runner 2049, will direct herself as Edee Mathis, a lawyer consumed […]

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Ridley Scott’s New Short Film With ‘Blade Runner 2049’s Sylvia Hoeks Is A Thriller For Turkish Airlines [Watch]

The Super Bowl featured all sorts of buzz-worthy ads and most of which, were actually pretty terrible, to be honest. There was the lackluster ‘Big Lebowski’-inspired Jeff Bridges ad for beer, there was something going on with Asmr and Zoe Kravitz. But then there’s Ridley Scott. And while his latest “short film” is nothing more […]

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Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ Gets November 2020 Release Date

Warner Bros. has scheduled Legendary’s science-fiction tentpole “Dune” for a Nov. 20, 2020, release in 3D and Imax.“Aquaman” star Jason Momoa is in negotiations to join the “Dune” reboot with Timothee Chalamet, Javier Bardem, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, Josh Brolin, Oscar Isaac, and Zendaya. Production is expected to launch in the spring in […]

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Barbara Broccoli, Lucinda Syson Land First U.K.-Based Artios Awards

James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli and casting director Lucinda Syson will collect Artios Awards in London after the Casting Society of America joined forces with the British Independent Film Awards to add a U.K. component to its prize proceedings for the first time.The accolades will be handed out Jan. 31 at The London Edition hotel […]

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‘Dune’ Will Reunite Dave Bautista With Denis Villeneuve

Dave Bautista and Denis Villeneuve: together again. Villeneuve directed Bautista in Blade Runner 2049, and now the wrestler-turned-actor is hopping aboard another sci-fi epic for the French Canadian filmmaker: Dune. Bautista is the latest addition to the Dune cast, which already includes Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Ferguson. Deadline broke the news about Dave Bautista joining […]

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Dave Bautista Joins the Cast of Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’

Denis Villeneuve, the brilliant filmmaker behind Prisoners, Sicario, Arrival and Blade Runner: 2049, is bringing Frank Herbert’s Dune back to the big screen for Legendary, potentially with a series of *at least* two movies. Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Ferguson are already on board, and Deadline reports that Dave Bautista has just joined the cast as […]

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