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IndieWire Live: Guillermo del Toro to Discuss His Career and Take Fan Questions

Guillermo del Toro, one of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated directors, will discuss his prolific career with IndieWire in a live interview on Wednesday. Del Toro is the latest Hollywood talent to participate in IndieWire’s Instagram Live interview series. His interview with IndieWire executive editor and chief critic Eric Kohn will begin on IndieWire’s official […]

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Richard Armitage, Paz Vega, John Leguizamo Join ‘The Man From Rome’ (Exclusive)

Richard Armitage (The Hobbit trilogy), Paz Vega (Spanglish) and John Leguizamo (Moulin Rouge) are set to star in the theological crime thriller The Man from Rome, based on the bestselling book of the same name by famed Spanish author Arturo Perez-Reverte and set to start shooting in Spain in February, The Hollywood Reporter can reveal.Geraldine […]

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Christian Rivers To Direct ‘Into Thin Air,’ On Disappearance Of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Exclusive: Christian Rivers has signed on to direct Into Thin Air, a feature drama that explores the unsolved mystery behind the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The film is a co-production of Illusion Media Entertainment, K. Jam Media, and Altit Media Group and it is being financed by Avi Nakash. He’s the owner of […]

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‘Cats’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

After its official trailer debuted in November, many were equal parts horrified and enraged by the litany of humanoid cats preparing for the Jellicle ball and Jellicle sacrifice in “Cats.” Based on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical of the same name, said outrage came to no one’s surprise.Unfortunately for director Tom Hopper and team, the rage […]

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Thankfully, Someone Finally Put a Lightsaber in the Hands of John Wick

Have you wondered what a John Wick/Star Wars mashup might look like? Well, the folks over at ImmersionVFX certainly have. The YouTube channel, which has deftly sneaked lightsabers into Indiana Jones, The Hobbit, Daredevil, Game of Thrones, and Thor Ragnarok is at it again. But the effects wizards have outdone themselves this time. Observing the […]

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J.R.R. Tolkien’s Family Does “Not Endorse” Upcoming Fox Searchlight Biopic

With less than a month to go before the release of Tolkien, Fox Searchlight’s biopic starring Nicholas Hoult as the famed author of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, the subject’s family has said it does “not endorse” the movie. In a statement issued Tuesday, the J.R.R. Tolkien family and the Tolkien estate said […]

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Exclusive: Viggo Mortensen Offers His Advice for Young Aragorn in Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series

It’s been fifteen years since Peter Jackson concluded his Lord of the Rings trilogy, and while some familiar faces returned for the director’s subsequent The Hobbit films, fan-favorite hero Aragorn was not one of them—to be fair, the character originated by Viggo Mortensen in Jackson’s trilogy would have been a child at the time. But […]

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‘Mortal Engines’ Trailer: ‘The Hobbit’ Team Takes On Life In The Big City

Universal and Mrc have released the official trailer for Mortal Engines, the post-apocalyptic thriller based Philip Reeve’s award-winning Scholastic book series. This is a project Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh have been working on for years, bringing their Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit cohort Philippa Boyens aboard to co-write the script and tapping […]

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