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eOne seals UK and Ireland output and library deal with pay-tv broadcaster Sky

Titles from eOne’s library will be available to Sky Cinema customers.eOne has secured a pay-tv output deal with Sky covering the UK and Ireland for select new releases and almost 200 library titles.Catalogue titles in the deal include the Twilight and Divergent franchises, Young Victoria, Dallas Buyers Club and Looper.The new releases will include the […]

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‘The Batman’: Zoe Kravitz Says Playing Catwoman Is “A Little Scary” & Thinks Pattinson Is “Perfect” As Batman

Zoe Kravitz has had her fair share of franchise film experience. In her short career, she’s already starred in “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Divergent,” and “X-Men: First Class.” Let’s also not forget her role in the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ series. But in a new interview with Variety, she admits that tackling the upcoming film “The Batman” […]

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‘Anaconda’ Reboot in the Works at Sony With ‘Divergent’ Writer

Sony Pictures is in early development of a reboot of the “Anaconda” franchise, hiring “Divergent” writer Evan Daugherty to write the project.The studio has not set up the project with a producer, director or actors.Sony released the original “Anaconda” in 1997 as a horror thriller starring Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, Eric Stoltz and […]

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Lionsgate Says It’s Ready For Another ‘Hunger Games’ Film As Author Announces New Prequel Book Arriving In 2020

Much like any good fad, the Ya film genre that spawned from the ridiculous success of “Twilight” reached incredible heights but quickly fell back down to Earth after studios just flooded the marketplace. Franchises like “Divergent,” “The Maze Runner,” “Mortal Instruments,” and “I Am Number Four” were just several of many attempts to capitalize on […]

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Doug Liman’s $100M ‘Chaos Walking’ Undergoes Reshoots After First Cut Deemed ‘Unreleasable’ — Report

When Lionsgate picked up the distribution rights to Patrick Ness’ “Chaos Walking” trilogy in 2011, it seemed that the home of such blockbuster adaptations as “The Twilight Saga” and “The Hunger Games” was lining up their next Ya-leaning smash hit. That market has, of course, changed in the intervening years — by the time the […]

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Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston Movie ‘The Upside’ Lands at STX After Weinstein Co. Bankruptcy

STXfilms has acquired The Upside, the Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston-led remake of the French hit The Intouchables that found itself in limbo after The Weinstein Co. declared bankruptcy in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein accusations.Directed by Neil Burger (Divergent), The Upside is a heartfelt comedy about a recently paroled ex-convict (Hart) who strikes […]

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‘The Darkest Minds’ Review: Amandla Stenberg Shines In the Kind of Ya Film They Don’t Make Anymore (For Good Reason)

In 2015, the four-film “Hunger Games” series wrapped its billion-dollar run with one final film, the bulkily-titled “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part Two.” It may have been the lowest-grossing entry in the series, but it still managed to make over $280 million at the domestic box office, the kind of money that similar Ya […]

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‘How It Ends’ Trailer: Theo James and Forest Whitaker Take the Worst Road Trip in Netflix’s Apocalyptic Action Film

Following the runaway success of Bright, Netflix flexes its sci-fi blockbuster muscle once again with How It Ends. The apocalyptic thriller stars Divergent star Theo James as a man visiting his in-laws on the other side of the country when suddenly a mysterious apocalyptic event befalls the west coast. Left with no answers and no […]

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Teenage stream: how Netflix resurrected the high school movie

While the genre has been slowly disappearing from the big screen, the streaming giant has quietly reviving high school-based sagasSince a defining John Hughes-led era in the 80s, spearheaded by The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles, and a resurgence in the 90s, with Clueless and 10 Things I Hate About You, teen movies have become […]

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