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Jason Momoa Regrets How ‘Conan the Barbarian’ Turned Into a ‘Big Pile of Sh*t’: It ‘Really Sucked’

Jason Momoa isn’t holding back while barreling into the “Conan the Barbarian” criticisms.Over a decade since the reboot film premiered in 2011, Momoa admitted that the movie “really sucked” during an interview with GQ.“I’ve been a part of a lot of things that really sucked, and movies where it’s out of your hands,” Momoa dished. […]

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Edgar Wright Remembers Seeing, And Being Scarred By, The Thing For The First Time

When we look back on the iconic films from the summer of 1982, we typically discuss their artistic and commercial influence on the medium. What we don’t do nearly enough is dig into how they shaped the next generation of filmmakers.While millions of youngsters left movies like “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,” “Poltergeist,” “Blade Runner,” “Conan the […]

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Tales From The Box Office: In 1982, E.T. Buried Blade Runner And The Thing

For some moviegoers out there, it simply never got better than the summer of 1982. The sheer number of great movies released that year during the prime moviegoing season is downright staggering when looking back at it some 40 years later. “Conan the Barbarian,” “Rocky III,” “Poltergeist,” “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan,” “Tron,” “An […]

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Special Effects Supervisor Richard Conway Dies at 79

Richard Conway, a special effects supervisor who collaborated closely with director Terry Gilliam, has died, his family announced. He was 79.Conway began working in television in the 1960s, where he began his career working alongside Gerry Anderson. He worked on shows such as “Thunderbirds,” “Captain Scarlet” and “Joe 90”. While there, Conway met fellow visual […]

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Upcoming Jason Momoa Movies To Keep On Your Radar

(Welcome to On Your Radar, a series where we take a look at what’s next for the biggest actors and filmmakers, and why you should be excited…or not.)Jason Momoa has certainly come a long way from his early, clean-shaven days starring in “Baywatch” in the late 1990s. After bringing Ronon Dex to life on “Stargate Atlantis” […]

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‘Red Sonja’ Will Star ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Actor Hannah John-Kamen

“Red Sonja” has found its star.Hannah John-Kamen, best known as the villain Ghost in “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” will wield the sword of the comic book fantasy hero in Millennium Films’ long-gestating feature adaptation. Joey Soloway (“Transparent”) is directing the film, from a script by Soloway and Tasha Huo (a writer on Netflix’s upcoming “Tomb […]

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‘Conan the Barbarian’ TV Series Coming to Netflix, Joining ‘The Witcher’ in “Big Beefy Fantasy” Section

Today, all at once, Hollywood’s beefiest bois all perked up at once, as if they knew their time had come. The reason: Deadline reports that a Conan the Barbarian TV series is in the works at Netflix, part of a deal between the streaming service and Conan Properties International. The deal would give Netflix exclusive […]

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Arnold Schwarzenegger pays emotional tribute as ‘best friend’ Franco Columbu dies

Actor says life was ‘more complete’ because of his ‘partner in crime’ and fellow bodybuilder who has died aged 78The Italian bodybuilder and actor Franco Columbu, whom Arnold Schwarzenegger called his “best friend” in a moving tribute on social media, has died aged 78.A two-time Mr Olympia, Columbu appeared alongside Schwarzenegger in The Terminator, the […]

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‘Pet Sematary’ Director Mary Lambert Boards Mermaid Thriller ‘Rolling in the Deep’

“Pet Sematary” director Mary Lambert is attached to helm an adaptation of Mira Grant’s mermaid thriller “Rolling in the Deep” for Branded Pictures Entertainment, Variety has learned exclusively.Sean Hood, whose credits include “Conan the Barbarian” and “Halloween: Resurrection,” will adapt the novel, published in 2015. The story revolves around an idealistic young filmmaker who sets […]

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‘Pet Sematary’ Director Mary Lambert Boards Mermaid Thriller ‘Rolling in the Deep’

“Pet Sematary director Mary Lambert is attached to helm an adaptation of Mira Grant’s mermaid thriller “Rolling in the Deep” for Branded Pictures Entertainment, Variety has learned exclusively.Sean Hood, whose credits include Conan the Barbarian and Halloween: Resurrection, will adapt the novel, published in 2015. The story revolves around an idealistic young filmmaker who sets […]

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