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Vin Diesel Confirms Starring Role In Third ‘xXx’ Film

Thirteen years after he first took on the role of Xander Cage in 2002’s xXx, Vin Diesel has revealed plans to return to the once thriving action franchise that helped make him a household name.

Anyone who follows Vin Diesel online knows the Fast And Furious star loves his fans. So much so, in fact, that Vin has often revealed major details regarding his future film projects on social networks before sharing any details with the press. This seems to be the case once more, as Diesel took to Instagram over the weekend to share some big news regarding …

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Will Poulter Cast As Pennywise In Upcoming ‘It’ Reboot

We’re The Millers star Will Poulter has been cast as Pennywise the clown for New Line and True Detective director Cary Fukunaga’s two-part It reboot.

Poulter, who also appears in the highly successful Maze Runner series, was chosen after a decision from the studio to cast a younger actor in the iconic villain role. Tim Curry, otherwise known as a God amongst men to everyone at UTG, famously played the part when the Stephen King book by the same name was first adapted in 1990.

Sources close to production say Fukunaga was blown away by Poulter’s audition.

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Woody Allen Will Write and Direct His First TV Series For Amazon

After decades of consistently entertaining audiences through the world of film, Woody Allen has signed on to write and direct his very first television show.

According to an announcement made by Amazon early Tuesday morning, January 12, iconic filmmaker Woody Allen will write and direct the first season of a new series made exclusively for Amazon Prime’s streaming service. No details regarding plot or casting have been made available, but we can confirm that the series will hit Prime Instant Video in the US, UK and Germany when it arrives. When that will be, however, is currently anyone’s guess.

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Aaron Paul Rumored To Be In Talks For ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff

We don’t write about every Star Wars rumor that pops up online, but every now and then a story comes along that we choose to believe. This week, that story involves Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul.

According to a fan site known as Making Star Wars, Aaron Paul has allegedly been in talks to star in one of the upcoming Star Wars spinoff films. Specifically, Paul has apparently been circling the role of young Han Solo, which would appear in Godzilla director Gareth Edwards’ 2016 franchise film. The feature, which currently has no title, is scheduled for release …

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It’s Official: Benedict Cumberbatch Is ‘Doctor Strange’

The rumors have been persistent since the days before Marvel’s ‘Phase Three‘ announcement, but today it finally became official: Benedict Cumberbatch will star in Doctor Strange.

Yes, the star of Sherlock and The Imitation Game has signed on to become Stephen Strange for Marvel’s fall 2016 feature. Reports claim the actor got involved after Inherent Vice star Joaquin Phoenix dropped out. Scott Derrickson (Sinister) will direct.

“Stephen Strange’s story requires an actor capable of great depth and sincerity,” said Producer Kevin Feige. “In 2016, Benedict will show audiences what makes Doctor Strange such a unique …

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Ryan Reynolds Confirms He Will Star In The ‘Deapool’ Movie

Months after the surprising leak of a glossy pitch video for a never greenlit big screen adaptation of the popular Marvel character Deadpool there is now news that the beloved mercenary will soon be in cinemas around the globe.

We already told you that a Deadpool movie would be hitting theaters in 2016, and we also suggested that it was highly likely Ryan Reynolds – the actor who performed in the pitch video – would return to play Deadpool. Today, the actor confirmed this rumor when he tweeted an image of Deadpool designed entirely out of bullets and shell casings, …

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Warner Bros. Reveals Insane Cast For ‘Suicide Squad’ Film

Hold on to your butts, DC Comics fans. Warner Bros. have revealed the lineup for the upcoming Suicide Squad film and it’s going to blow your superhero-loving minds.

Following what many believed to be an early leak of cool information, Warner Bros. confirmed this evening that they’ve recruited some of the biggest names in Hollywood for the 2016 Suicide Squad film. We told you before that Wolf Of Wall Street star Margot Robbie would be playing Harley Quinn, but she might as well be a C-lister compared to who was chosen for the roles of Deadshot and The Joker. …

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Margot Robbie To Play Harley Quinn in ‘Suicide Squad’ Film

After long-standing rumors that the character of Harley Quinn would not be included in the upcoming Suicide Squad film, our friends at Collider are reporting that the famed Joker sidekick will indeed be present in DC Comics’ cinematic universe.

According to a story that broke over the weekend, Margot Robbie has been tapped to portray Harley Quinn – sometimes known as Harley Quinzel – in the upcoming Suicide Squad film. For those who don’t know the character, she was introduced in Batman: The Animated Series as the Joker’s girlfriend/henchwoman/shrink, and has gone on to become a popular rogue/anti-hero in her …

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Machine Gun Kelly Makes His Big Screen Debut In Latest ‘Beyond The Lights’ Trailer

Ohio native Machine Gun Kelly is the latest in a long line of hip-hop celebrities to try and find success on the silver screen. Lucky for us, his first role is a rapper.

Beyond The Lights is the latest film from Love & Basketball creator Gina Prince-Bythewood. The film follows a young musician, who looks just a bit like Rihanna, that finds herself struggling with the pressure of success while on the verge of becoming the next big pop star. To make matters worse, her love life is a mess, including what appears to be a less than peaceful relationship …

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Dave Bautista Cast As A Villain In Sam Mendes’ Upcoming James Bond Film

Guardians of the Galaxy solidified Chris Pratt as Hollywood’s next big leading man, but it also helped the careers of seemingly everyone else connected to James Gunn‘s box office dominating Marvel release as well. The most surprising of the bunch is Dave Bautista, who’s mostly only known in the professional wrestling world until he took the scene-stealing role of Drax the Destroyer. He won over movie audiences worldwide and now, according to Latino Review, he’ll put that newfound love to the test by portraying a villain in Sam Mendes’ upcoming James Bond film.

According to the popular …

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Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, And More Join ‘Angry Birds’ Movie

Way to go, internet. You’ve tempted fate by devoting hundreds of thousands of hours to a single smartphone game, and now we are all going to pay the price.

Angry Birds, known throughout most of the digital world as arguably the most popular app franchise of all time, has revealed a number of a major stars who will be lending their voices to the feathered creatures’ first feature film. Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader and Maya Rudolph will lead the cast, with additional parts being filled by Peter Dinklage (Game Of Thrones, Knights Of Badassdom), Josh Gad, …

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Matthew McConaughey Will Not Appear In ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel

Attention all you law breakers, the sheriff of Xquisite has left the building.

In a new interview with The Playlist, director Greg Jacobs revealed that Matthew McConaughey will not be appearing in the highly anticipated sequel to Magic Mike. The actor, who originally portrayed Xquisite owner Dallas, does not fit into the plot of the new film. That said, co-stars Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, and Joe Manganiello are confirmed to return.

Jacobs also used his time spent with The Playlist to reveal a few plot details regarding the upcoming film, which has been given the hilarious title …

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