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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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Director Cary Fukunaga Exits ‘It’ Reboot, Film Pushed Indefinitely

It looks like we may not be headed back to Derry, Maine after all as director Cary Fukunaga has reportedly left the reboot of It just three weeks from when production was slated to begin.

First reported by The Hollywood Reporter on Monday, May 25, Fukunaga left the production due to a disagreement with producers over recent budget cuts. New Line is citing ‘creative differences.’

Fukunaga rose to prominence after directing the first season of True Detective, and by all accounts was one of the main reasons many were taking an interest in the project. Even we were excited …

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‘Pee-wee’s Big Holiday’ To Premiere On Netflix

Break out the bow ties and polish your favorite bicycle because America’s most beloved adventurer is about to begin production on his latest feature length film.

According to a new press release distributed early Tuesday morning, February 24, Paul Reubens and Judd Apatow have entered a deal with Netflix to bring a new Pee-wee Herman film to the masses. Pee-wee’s Big Holiday will star Reubens in the iconic title role, with Apatow on board to produce. John Lee, perhaps best known for Broad City and Inside Amy Schumer will direct. No release date has been set, but production is slated …

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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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‘Clerks III’ Moving Forward As Financing Is Secured

Kevin Smith has been teasing and talking about planning to make Clerks III for over a year at this point, but it was not until this week that the man behind the View Askew universe offered any hard evidence (outside his own tweets) that the film was moving forward.

Speaking to a packed house during a recent recording of his Hollywood Babble-On podcast, Kevin Smith revealed that he was finally able to secure the financing needed to make Clerks III a reality. It seems the film was only made possible by the fact Smith chose to first make his latest …

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EDITORIAL: The Potential ‘If I Stay’ Sequel Is Nothing Like The Original

Amidst all the coverage surrounding the failure of Sin City: A Dame To Kill For at the box office you may have missed the news that another weekend release, the adaptation of If I Stay, actually made more on its opening weekend than the film’s estimated production cost. That’s a lengthy way of saying it is a bonafide success, despite the fact critics largely panned the teen romance, and though it may seem impossible to those unfamiliar with the original story, a sequel is a very real possibility.

WARNING: Major If I Stay spoilers ahead (duh).

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Leaked ‘Hateful Eight’ Trailer Teases Quentin Tarantino’s Latest

There was a time at the very beginning of 2014 when it seemed like the world would never see The Hateful Eight brought to life. The first project from filmmaker Quentin Tarantino since Django Unchained suffered from an early script leak near the end of 2013 that frustrated the Pulp Fiction mastermind to such an extreme he was ready to walk away from the movie altogether. Several months later, following a live reading of the leaked script that was well received, Tarantino brought the project back to life and announced plans to film in early 2015.

Fast forward to early …

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‘Dead Rising’ Movie Finds A Director

Capcom has announced plans to adapt the bestselling Dead Rising video game franchise into a major motion picture and earlier this week we learned who would be responsible for bringing the series to life.

Leprechaun: Origins helmer Zach Lipovsky will be directing a Dead Rising movie based on the beloved game franchise. The film is being produced by Legendary Pictures’ new Legendary Digital Media division and Transformers producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura. Mortal Kombat: Legacy producer Tim Carter wrote the script.

According to a press release, the 90-minute digital feature film will premiere exclusively on Crackle in the US and will …

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‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ Has Been Delayed By A Baby

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter was supposed to begin production before the end of the year, but a new update from the film’s star has made it known that no footage will be filmed in 2014.

Writing to fans on what was expected to be the first day of production, or at the very least pre-production, Resident Evil star Milla Jovovich revealed to franchise fans that she recently learned she is pregnant with her second child. After discussing the new development with her husband, RE franchise mastermind Paul W.S. Anderson, the couple decided putting the final chapter of their long-running …

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Seth Gordon Says Video Game Adaptation ‘Uncharted’ Will Shoot “Very Early” Next Year

Video game fans, rejoice! The most anticipated video game adaptation in recent memory is finally moving a bit closer to becoming a reality.

In a new interview with Zap2It, filmmaker Seth Gordon revealed to fans and supporters that he believes the adaptation of Uncharted will enter production in early 2015. “I think very early next year. That’s the plan,” he said. “That’s like tomorrow, essentially, because the prep is so complicated for the movie.”

Another big complication? Finding the perfect actor to portray Nathan Drake. Having the right person in his shoes is critical to the movie’s success, which …

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Producers For The Story So Far And Whitechapel Set To Teach On CreativeLive

Continuing their offering of free music & audio classes to those in the music community at large, CreativeLive have announced an exciting string of guests for the upcoming week. The Panda Studios’ Sam Pura, best known for producing records for acts such as The Story So Far and Title Fight, will be teaching courses on drum sampling and guitar profiles from 12 PM to 7 PM on July 17 and 18 respectively. Following suit, Audiohammer Studios’ Eyal Levi, producer of records for metal giants such as Whitechapel and The Black Dahlia Murder, will cover metal drum programming alongside Thy Art …

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Stan Lee Has An ‘Avengers 2′ Cameo (Of Course)

I fear the day the world is without Stan Lee. He may be the closest thing to a universal grandfather figure we will ever know. He’s great in everything, and that includes his role in Punisher: War Zone.

Avengers: Age Of Ultron is the next big Marvel project, and over the weekend Stan Lee confirmed to the attendees at London Film and Comic Con that he too will be joining the already star-studded cast. He declined to give away any specifics regarding where or how he will appear in the film, but he did have a quippy remark ready …

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