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Disney announces the cast for their live action Lion King

And the live action adaptions continue. We've known that Disney has been and will be rolling out live action versions of their classic movies until they don't have anymore to adapt, and the next one on the docket is The Lion King. With the ...

 
 
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RIP Debbie Reynolds (1932-2016)

Actress and singer Debbie Reynolds died on Wednesday at the age of 84. This was soon after the death of her 60-year-old daughter Carrie Fisher. Reynolds reportedly suffered from a stroke the day after her daughter's death, which proved fata...

 
 
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RIP Carrie Fisher (1956-2016)

Carrie Fisher has passed away after suffering from a heart attack last week. She was 60 years old. Her daughter, actress Billie Lourd, confirmed the sad news in a statement to People Magazine. "It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lou...

 
 
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Olivia Munn to star alongside Boyd Holbrook in The Predator

The Predator was actually looking like a solid reboot with director Shane Black on board and Benitio del Toro set to star, but the actor left the project to be replaced by Boyd Holbrook. That's kind of a letdown, and now another: Olivi...

 
 
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Sigourney Weaver to play villain in The Defenders

As a final surprise at NYCC it was announced that Sigourney Weaver would be joining the cast of The Defenders as the villain. She came out on stage and everyone went pretty damn crazy. No word on who she will be playing, but it's a pre...

 
 
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Alicia Vikander cast as Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider reboot

Alicia Vikander has been cast as the new Lara Croft for the Tomb Raider reboot, which starts a fine tradition of casting Academy Award winners in the role. Angelina Jolie won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Girl, Interrupted, and Viaknd...

 
 
 
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Daisy Ridley eyed for Tomb Raider reboot

They're rebooting Tomb Raider, in case you didn't know. They've even got a director and everything so it's actually happening. Now it seems that Daisy Ridley is one of the choices to make it happen as Lara Croft.  If you're last memory...

 
 
 
 
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First look at Get Smurfy, the new Smurfs movie

Here it is. The first look you've all been waiting for since we saw that concept art for the new Smurfs movie. You weren't waiting for this? Same on you. What could make you not excited for a Smurfs movie? Oh, right.  Well you should p...

 
 
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First images for Quentin Tarantino's Hateful Eight

If ever a film had a strange road to the screen it's The Hateful Eight, but after a cancellation and a strange live reading it is coming and we now have our first look at the titular eight. EW brings to us the line up of all eight character...

 
 
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Lily James cast in Edgar Wrights Baby Driver

Edgar Wright promptly moved on from Ant-Man -- even though the rest of us are still sad about it -- and dove into some more awesome original content with his next film Baby Driver, which will be led by Ansel Elgort as driver with a hea...

 
 
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Captain America: Civil War reveals its huge cast

If you thought Avengers: Age of Ultron had a huge amount of characters, then Civil War is going to blow your mind. With the hugest cast of any Marvel movie so far, we've got newcomers, returning characters, newly revealed characters, and so...

 
 
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X-Men: Days of Future Past is getting a 'Rogue Cut'

One of my biggest issues with X-Men: Days of Future Past was how many characters it tried to squeeze into its movie (which is why I'm always worrying about the sequel, Apocalypse, which is ramping up that number everyday). And it was only a...

 
 
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Helen Mirren wants to be in Fast and the Furious 8

Helen Mirren is a lot of things: an Academy Award-winning actress, an august stage performer, an eternally beautiful woman, the granddaughter of a Russian colonel and diplomat, a five-time WCW World Television Champion, and winner of the 20...

 
 
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Star Wars standalone testing some awesome female leads

I'm not very interested in the main Star Wars series, but what has gotten my attention are the standalone spin-off films releasing in between the trilogy. With cooler directors, and possibly cooler stories, it's only natural that we get som...

 
 
 
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Penelope Cruz in Zoolander 2, Stiller may direct

Comedy sequels are all the rage now that Anchorman 2 and  Dumb and Dumber To actually made money so the ball is now rolling on Zoolander 2. How do we know? Casting. Penelope Cruz has reportedly signed on for the film. The pos...

 
 
 
 
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Sigourney Weaver to star as new character in Avatar sequels

While we've all been hotly chomping on the bit wondering if Sigourney Weaver will ever appear in the Alien prequels kicked off with Prometheus it appears she is going to be continuing on in an entirely different alien franchise. T...

 
 
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New trailer and poster for Mad Men creator's Are You Here

Are You Here marks Matthew Weiner's (the creator of popular TV show Mad Men) film directorial debut. And apparently it's a bit of a doozy. Are You Here has a pretty big-name cast, including Zack Galifianakis, Owen Wilson and Amy Poehler, y...

 
 
 
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James Franco and Kate Hudson star in trailer for Good People

In Good People, James Franco and Kate Hudson play an American couple who move to England with dreams of having a home and starting a family. When they fall on hard times financially, the sudden death of a neighbor and subsequent discovery ...

 
 
 
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The Flixist XCast Episode I: X-Men (2000)

[A few awesome Flixist community members and some of our former editors recently got together to form a podcast to specifically discuss an important subject: the X-Men series of films. This is the first episode of Flixist XCast -- take a li...

 
 
 
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Fox has chosen their Fantastic Four reboot stars

Update: All the actors have confirmed their casting via Twitter. Fox seems to have finally, finally nailed down actors for their upcoming reboot of Fantastic Four. We've heard rumors and speculation for forever now, but rewrites and problem...

 
 
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Melissa McCarthy stars in teaser for Tammy

In Tammy, Melissa McCarthy plays a woman having the worst day of work (and maybe of life) ever, and this prompts her to try to leave town. However, she's car-less and penniless, so she hitches a ride with her grandma, played by Susan Saran...

 
 
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Gal Gadot confirmed as Wonder Woman for Bats vs. Supes

Rumors have swirled. Fans have shouted. People have said things on the Internet in all caps.Wonder Woman appearing in Batman vs. Superman has been a steady rumor since the film got announced and now it is 100 percent confirmed along wi...

 
 
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Sandra Bullock is so over horrible sequels

Assuming after Gravity's mind blowing success that my boo Sandra Bullock gets the respect she deserves, Bullock will no longer have the time to degrade herself with cheap comedies and their even cheaper sequels. A sequel to The Heat (one of...

 
 
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Julianne Moore cast as Alma Coin in Hunger Games movies

The cast for the Hunger Games movies reads more like an Oscar nominated drama than a series of science fiction films based on young adult novels. Lionsgate has been pulling top-shelf actors in left and right and today they've announced...

 
 
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Elizabeth Olson in talks for Avenger's Scarlet Witch

Today is the day we get news about superhero movie castings. Earlier it was Bradley Cooper possibly taking on Rocket Raccoon and now it's Elizabeth Olson being in final talks to play the Scarlet Witch in The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Evident...

 
 
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Trailer: The Counselor starring Fassbender, Pitt, Bardem

In The Counselor, Michael Fassbender stars as a lawyer who finds himself in way over his head when he gets involved with the dangerous world of drug trafficking. Judging from this trailer, things go awry pretty badly, and Fassbender's traf...

 
 
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Dada Chan Interview (Tales from the Dark/Hardcore Comedy)

Dada Chan doesn't want to be seen as a sex icon. That was clear to me as soon as I walked into the room. Wearing a too-large crew neck t-shirt and a floor-length skirt, the Hong Kong actress renowned for her bust was the most mode...

 
 
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Trailer: Austenland

Austenland stars Keri Russell as a middle-aged woman obsessed with everything Jane Austen. So obsessed in fact, that she decides to pack up and head to a themed resort called Austenland. There she is dressed in Recency-era clothes and part...

 
 
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Enter to win Stoker on Blu-Ray!

[Reminder! You have until Monday July 1st to get your entries in! Good luck! --Liz] Hey everyone! To celebrate the movie's Blu-ray and DVD release, we at Flixist have two -- yes, two! -- Blu-ray copies of Park Chan-wook's 2013 psychological...

 
 
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Trailer: The Family

In Luc Besson's The Family, Robert DeNiro returns to one of his best forms - a mobster trying to stay out of trouble, and failing. The movie centers around DeNiro's character and his tough-as-nails family; his wife played by Michelle Pfeif...

 
 




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Iron Sky: The Coming Race"Bigger budget, older jokes"

 
 
 
 
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