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Sam Mendes: “I Think It’s Time For Somebody Else” To Direct Bond

It is still not clear whether or not Daniel Craig is officially finished with James Bond, but if the actor who revitalized the character leaves it behind, he’ll have company. Sam Mendes, who helmed two back to back Bond flicks – 2012’s...Show More Summary

Dwayne Johnson Teases Furious Future With First In-Character Pic From ‘Fast 8’

Is the Fast & Furious series getting a spinoff? Maybe, maybe not but the possibility has been bandied about ever since Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s breakout character DSS Agent Luke Hobbs was introduced in 2011’s Fast 5. Now Johnson has...Show More Summary

Jeff Bridges Infiltrates ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’

The Dude will next be fighting for Queen and Country in some capacity, as Jeff Bridges has joined the cast of Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Matthew Vaughn’s follow up to his 2014 (2015 stateside) over the top spy actioner Kingsman: The Secret Service. Show More Summary

‘Equals’ Director Drake Doremus On Film’s Love Story, Locations & Audience Response

In director Drake Doremus’ fifth feature Equals, written by Moon screenwriter Nathan Parker, humanity lives in an “emotionless utopia,” in which passionate feelings are weeded out at the genetic level in order to foster a stable, war-free society. Show More Summary

Rosa Salazar To Topline Robert Rodriguez’s ‘Battle Angel Alita’

Maze Runner actress Rosa Salazar has signed on to star in Battle Angel Alita, an adaptation of the popular Manga by Yukito Kishiro being produced by James Cameron and directed by Robert Rodriguez. Rodriguez made the announcement earlier...Show More Summary

‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure’ Release Moved To 2018 As Dylan O’Brien Recovers

A month after shutting down production on the film, Fox has officially rescheduled the theatrical release of Maze Runner: The Death Cure to January 12, 2018. Originally set for release February 17, 2017, production on the film was temporarily stopped March 28 after star Dylan O’Brien was injured during the filming of a stunt. Show More Summary

Sequel To Cult Sci-Fi Pic ‘The Man From Earth’ A Go With Vanessa Williams, Sterling Knight Among Cast

A decade after the original film’s release, a sequel to the critically acclaimed cult sci-fi film The Man From Earth is in the works, with Vanessa Williams, Sterling Knight, Brittany Curran, Carlos Knight, and Akemi Look joining the cast. Show More Summary

‘Chelsea’ Executive Producer Bill Wolff Departs Netflix Talk Show

Bill Wolff is departing Chelsea, Chelsea Handler's new Netflix talk show, on which he served as executive producer/showrunner. The move comes three weeks and nine episodes into the program’s run. Chelsea — marking Netflix’s first foray...Show More Summary

Indie Producers Say They’re Getting Shortchanged By California’s Tax Incentives Program

California's expanded film incentives program has been great at helping to stem the flow of runaway production but not so great for independent film and TV producers. Indeed, many indie producers are not happy with the new program at all. "Indie producers are frustrated," said Dama Claire, an incentives specialist at EP Financial Solutions. Show More Summary

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Review: Marvel’s New Mutant Saga Mixes Old With New, And Fans Should Eat It Up

For the seventh in the X-Men movie series, and fourth he has directed, guru of all things mutant Bryan Singer has thrown everything into the pot and hopes there’s something for everyone. X-Men: Apocalypse definitely is a mixed bag, and the director, with help from screenwriter Simon Kinberg, might have bitten off too much. Show More Summary

Deadline’s The Contenders Emmys Video: ‘The Circus’ Turns Out To Be Apt Name For Showtime Docu Series Chronicling Presidential Race

One of the more unique and unusual programs spotlighted at Deadline’s first-ever The Contenders Emmys all day event held last month at the DGA theatre,  was Showtime’s  The Circus : Inside The Greatest Political Show On Earth.  Indeed...Show More Summary

‘Glee’ Actor Mark Salling Faces 5 Years Behind Bars In Child Porn Indictment

2ND UPDATE, 1:47 PM: Glee actor Mark Salling faces five years in prison after he was charged today in a federal indictment for receiving and possessing child pornography on his laptop computer and a flash memory drive. Salling, bestShow More Summary

Donald Trump Backs Out Of Debate With Bernie Sanders, TV Networks Mourn

Donald Trump just issued a statement backing out of the debate he said he would do with Bernie Sanders, and blaming Hillary Clinton and DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz: “Based on the fact that the Democratic nominating process isShow More Summary

Viacom’s Battle With Sumner Redstone Could Hurt Credit, S&P Says

Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman’s battle with Chairman Emeritus Sumner Redstone could hurt the company’s ability to borrow: Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings today lowered its assessment of Viacom’s management and governance to “fair” from...Show More Summary

Massachusetts Court Sets June Date For Dauman Case Against Redstone

Judge George Phelan of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court has granted Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman’s request to expedite the schedule in his effort to have Chairman Emeritus Sumner Redstone declared incompetent. The judge today...Show More Summary

‘Carnage Park’ Gets Summer Release Date From IFC Midnight

IFC Midnight has set a summer release for Carnage Park, Mickey Keating’s sniper horror film it acquired out of SXSW. The pic, which premiered at Sundance, will hit New York on July 1, day-and-date with its VOD bow. It will expand toShow More Summary

Johnny Depp’s Wife Amber Heard Gets Restraining Order As Disney’s ‘Alice’ Bows

Amber Heard has just been granted a temporary restraining order by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carl Moor against husband Johnny Depp to stay 100 yards away from her. The move follows an incident in downtown L.A. last weekend involving...Show More Summary

Thora Birch, Johnny Knoxville Join Phillip Noyce’s ‘Above Suspicion’

Thora Birch and Johnny Knoxville are set to join Jack Huston and Emilia Clarke in Phillip Noyce's Above Suspicion, a thriller that has been adapted from the book by New York Times columnist Joe Sharkey. The film actually reunited Birch...Show More Summary

‘Warcraft’ Game With $9.3M Start In Early Offshore Openings – Intl Box Office

Legendary and Universal Pictures' Warcraft is off to a game start at the international box office, with No. 1 openings in its first 11 markets. The total through Thursday is $9.3M. The adaptation of Blizzard Entertainment's video game juggernaut is bowing in a total of 20 overseas plays this frame. Show More Summary

Lionsgate Joins Fox, Par & Uni In Nixing Exhibitor Clearance Requests: What Does This Mean For The Biz?

Starting with its June 10 release of Now You See Me 2, Lionsgate will no longer honor clearance requests from exhibitors on titles playing in a competitive zone. The distributor joins 20th Century Fox, Universal and Paramount –and even...Show More Summary

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