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Details of 45 Minute War Scene in ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

It’ll be the mother of all battles. And it’s going to be epic. Director Peter Jackson provided some details about the 45-minute battle climatic scene in the conclusion of “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.” His detailed battle plan looks like a real assault, so we’ll probably have to call General Peter Jackson soon. Show More Summary

Talking with Shailene Woodley and the cast of 'White Bird in a Blizzard'

A few days ago we had the chance to sit down with Shailene Woodley and the cast of White Bird in a Blizzard and talk about the project. Kat Connors (Shailene Woodley) is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve (Eva Green) disappears, just as Kat is discovering and relishing her newfound sexuality. Show More Summary

The Lord of the Rings' Billy Boyd Performs End Title Song for The Hobbit

Gearing up for the December 17, 2014, release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, filmmakers Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens announced today that Billy Boyd will perform the film's end title song, "The Last Goodbye," which he co-wrote with the filmmakers.

Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis to Star in Showtime's Billions

Showtime announced that Oscar nominee and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Paul Giamatti (Cinderella Man) and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis ("Homeland") have been cast in the lead roles of the complex, contemporary drama pilot "Billions."

Warner Bros. to Remake German Blockbuster, Who Am I

Having already grossed nearly 6 million Euros since opening in Germany in late September, Baran Odar's new crime-thriller Who Am I, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, has gotten the attention of Warner Bros. who have bought the rights for an English language remake.

Warner Bros. Lands Will Eubank's World Breakers

Eubank's low-budget sci-fi thriller The Signal got a lot of attention at the Sundance Film Festival, even if it didn't do as well in its limited release, but that hasn't deterred Warner Bros. from buying a second project from him. World Breakers was co-written with Philip Gawthorne (the Starz sci-fi drama "Human Error") with Eubank planning to direct.

Sebastian Stan Joins Meryl Streep in Ricki and the Flash

After yesterday's announcement that Sebastian Stan is joining Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's The Martian, playing NASA scientist Dr. Chris Beck, Stan has been cast opposite Meryl Streep in Jonathan Demme's Ricki and the Flash, playing her estranged son Joshua.

Exclusive Clip from Before I Go to Sleep has your exclusive first look at a clip from writer/director Rowan Joffe's Before I Go to Sleep, starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Mark Strong.

Seth Rogen, Will Ferrell, Megan Fox and More Join Franco's Zeroville

Say what you will about James Franco, the man knows how to put together an all-star team, as he's done for his new starring/directorial effort Zeroville, which Screen Daily reports will feature supporting players the likes of Seth Rogen, Jacki Weaver, Megan Fox, Will Ferrell, Danny McBride, Dave Franco, Craig Robinson, Joey King and Horatio Sanz.

Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor Targeted for Suicide Squad

David Ayer's recently confirmed DC Comics adaptation Suicide Squad has, according to recent reports, targeting high profile talent like Ryan Gosling, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie and Will Smith. Now, Deadline reveals that Ayer is also looking...Show More Summary

More Avengers: Age of Ultron Footage to Air During Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

Following this week's big debut of the trailer to Joss Whedon's much-anticipated Avengers: Age of Ultron (also posted in the player below), Marvel Studios has revealed that this week's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." will offer even...Show More Summary

Full Look at Ultron from 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

Supposedly this concept art is the first full look at Ultron’s final design, the villain robot in Joss Whedon's upcoming sequel "Avengers: Age of Ultron." "Avengers: Age of Ultron," is the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. Show More Summary

Go Into the Woods with a New Featurette

Following a first look at Johnny Depp as The Wolf in Walt Disney Pictures' Into the Woods, the studio has released a featurette on the December 25 release.

Nikita Star Lyndsy Fonseca Joins Marvel's Agent Carter

Marvel's upcoming Hayley Atwell-led Marvel Cinematic Universe series, "Agent Carter" has added "Nikita" star Lyndsy Fonseca to its cast. The Wrap has the news, reporting that Fonseca will play Angie Martinelli, described as being "an an aspiring actress who befriends [Carter]"

Lily James and Sam Claflin Join Their Finest Hour and a Half

A project not to be confused with Walt Disney Pictures' similarly titled The Finest Hours, Deadline is reporting that Lily James (Disney?s Cinderella) and Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) are lined up to star in Their Finest Hour and a Half, directed by Lone Scherfig of An Education fame.

NBC Announces Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas TV Special

NBC is bringing in the holiday spirit with a stop-motion hourlong animated special, ?Elf: Buddy?s Musical Christmas,? set to air Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 8:00 pm ET/PT. Based on the popular film Elf and the hit Broadway show ?Elf: The Musical,? the special will star four-time Emmy Award winner Jim Parsons (?The Big Bang Theory?) as Buddy.

CS Video: Shailene Woodley on Her New Drama, White Bird in a Blizzard

Hitting theaters in a limited release today, Mysterious Skin helmer Gregg Araki's White Bird in a Blizzard is headlined by Shailene Woodley, the rapidly rising your star who, just this past year, led both Divergent and The Fault in Our Stars. Show More Summary

Film Review: Ouija

You know there’s something wrong right off the bat when a movie is based on a board game. It’s just another pitiful extension of Hollywood’s obsession with making movies out of recognizable brands or toys or theme park rides. Sometimes...Show More Summary

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 'The Trail' Opening Cinematic!

Foreshadowing the story of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, "The Trail" opening cinematic is an epic sneak peek into the adventure that awaits gamers in Wild Hunt. In the video below, you can see witchers Geralt of Rivia and his mentor Vesemir pursue Geralt's long lost love, the immensely powerful, raven-black-haired sorceress -- Yennefer of Vengerberg.

The Star Wars News Roundup - 10.24.14

The purpose of this roundup is to put the highlights of all things Star Wars from the last week in one location. If you read this each week, you should be able to converse fluently with any Star Wars fan on everything from the latest Star Wars: Episode VII developments to the latest toys. And maybe you'll even share with them something that they might have missed.

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