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‘Minions: The Rise Of Gru’ Super Bowl Teaser: Universal’s Animated Cash Cow Is Back

Love them or hate them, the Minions are cultural icons at this point. After three “Despicable Me” films and a solo “Minions” feature, the little yellow creatures are not going anywhere any time soon. And since every film to feature them has been a hit, there’s little question why Universal is going back to the […]

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Sequel Bits: ‘Constantine’, ‘Avatar’, ‘Napoleon Dynamite’, ‘Ghostbusters’, ‘Minions’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Keanu Reeves is down for more Constantine movies, and I support this idea. James Cameron goes bowling (to kick-off more Avatar sequel filming). Napoleon Dynamite is getting a sequel…in comic book form. The new Ghostbusters sequel will use (some) practical effects. Thank god, they’re making another Minions movie. Fans […]

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Film News Roundup: ‘Three Identical Strangers’ Feature Adaptation Taps ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Writer

In today’s film news roundup, “Three Identical Strangers” is moving ahead, Skeet Ulrich has been cast with Tom Hanks, the “Minions” sequel has been titled and “Vegas Dave” is getting a movie.McCarten Attached“Bohemian Rhapsody” screenwriter Anthony McCarten will write and produce the feature adaptation of the documentary “Three Identical Strangers.”Raw, Film4 and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment […]

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‘Incredibles 2’ Hits $1 Billion at Box Office Faster Than Any Animated Film

After seven weekends in theaters and with releases in several major overseas markets still to come, Disney/Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” has hit $1 billion at the global box office, doing so faster than any other animated film in history.The sequel to Brad Bird’s hit 2004 film is also the 36th film in box office history to […]

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Why Is Nintendo Teaming with Illumination for the Animated ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Movie?

Just last month we got confirmation that Nintendo was teaming with Illumination Entertainment to create an animated Super Mario Bros. movie. The studio behind movies like Despicable Me, Minions and The Secret Life of Pets seemed like an odd choice to bring the Nintendo video game character to the big screen again after all these […]

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