Posts Tagged ‘production’

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‘Gremlins’ Reboot Allegedly Being Fast-Tracked At Warner Bros.

There have been rumors circling the net in regards to a continuation of the Gremlins franchise – be it as a reboot or sequel – for close to a decade. Now, according to a post on AICN, the project is on the fast-track towards production at Warner Bros.

That’s right, folks. A Gremlins reboot is allegedly being planned and rushed towards the box office as we speak. No director or casting information has been revealed, but last year Warner Bros. did bring on Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg to produce.

Joe Dante, the director of the original Gremlins, …

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Kevin Hart Is Helping Will Ferrell Prepare For Prison

Kevin Hart is everywhere right now. He has two movies in the top 10 at the box office, as well as one of the most watched comedy specials on Netflix. He’s never been more in the spotlight than he is at this moment and in order to stay there he’s going to have to announce a few major projects in the months ahead. Oh wait…

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Kevin Hart will star opposite Will Ferrell in a new comedy called Get Hard. The film, which is being directed by Etan Cohen (Men In Black 3

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WTF: Larry The Cable Guy Will Star In ‘Jingle All The Way 2′

We wish this was a joke.

Variety is reporting that WWE studios will produce a sequel to the 1996 family film Jingle All The Way starring none other than Larry The Cable Guy. The film will be directed by Tooth Fairy 2 helmer Alex Zamm and feature an appearance from WWE superstar Santino Marella. Production is expected to begin in March.

Jingle All The Way 2 was announced alongside The Marine 4 as part of WWE’s latest partnership with FOX. Previous projects between these two companies include The Marine and 12 Rounds, both of which starred John Cena. It’s …

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REVIEW: Dirty Up – ‘Thrillwave’

Artist: Dirty Up
Album: Thrillwave
Genre: Rap/Hip-Hop

When it comes to transcendental production, Clams Casino has undoubtedly set the standard over the past few years with his career-launching work for artists such as A$AP Rocky and Lil B. Recently, though, upcoming talents such as the Sad Boy crew’s Yung Gud have begun to master the style and show promise of becoming household names themselves. With the release of a brand new EP, Thrillwave, Bay Area born and North Carolina residing artist Matt Futch, better known as Dirty Up, is looking to join this conversation as he flows atop …

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J.J. Abrams Confirms ‘Star Wars’ Script Completion, Addresses Rumors

Did you guys know there is a new Star Wars movie on the horizon? Crazy, right? You would think people would be excited that they would talk about it every single day or something.

TheWrap is the source of the latest Star Wars: Episode VII tidbit, and it may be the juiciest to date. J.J. Abrams has confirmed that the upcoming seventh installment in the multi-billion dollar franchise is completed. “We’re working really hard and we’ve got our script and we’re in deep prep, Abrams said. “Full steam ahead.”

Later in the same interview Abrams was asked about his thoughts …

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‘Entourage’ Movie Begins Filming

The wait is over, fellow Vincent Chase fans. The Entourage movie is finally underway.

Earlier this week, Entourage cast members and creator Doug Ellin began posting photos on social media to celebrate the start of production on the long-awaited cinematic continuation of the once popular HBO series. Jerry Ferrera, known for portraying Turtle (in his chubbier days), posted a call sheet, as well as group shot with several co-stars. You can view the images below. Additional behind-the-scenes photos from production can be found on JustJared, as well as The Hollywood Reporter.

Entourage is currently filming in Miami. …

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20th Century Fox To Bring ‘Magic: The Gathering’ To The Big Screen

The acquisition of large scale fantasy franchises for movie adaptations has hit critical mass.

THR reported last night that 20th Century Fox has acquired the rights to turn the best-selling card game Magic: The Gathering into a major motion picture with the hopes of launching a full scale movie franchise akin to Lord Of The Rings.

Simon Kinberg, the Fox-based writer-producer who is currently helping carry out the management of the X-Men and Fantastic Four universes at the studio, will produce the franchise. He is also reported to be the in charge of overseeing the entire franchise, making him …

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‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2′ Is Closer To Becoming A Reality Than You Think

No one expected the 2009 comedy Paul Blart: Mall Cop to be a major success, but after bringing in over $140 million in box office revenue the studio behind the project felt the all-too-familiar need to attempt a sequel. That talk was quickly dismissed, but a new report from THR tells us the project may soon find life once more.

The Hollywood Reporter is claiming Andy Fickman is in discussion to direct a sequel to Paul Blart: Mall Cop for Sony Pictures. Fickman, who previously directed The Rock in Game Plan and Escape From Witch Mountain, has yet to …

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UTG EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Dirty Up – “Home”

The internet has been a useful tool for everyone from acclaimed producer Clams Casino to rap enigma Lil B to launch themselves into various levels of notability. Coincidentally, hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area where Lil B calls home, a rising producer and rapper by the name of Dirty Up is looking to follow a similar path as he gears up to drop his Thrillwave mixtape on January 21.

Fortunately for you, we have the first single from the release, entitled “Home,” along with crucial information to understand where the art he creates is coming from both musically and …

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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Moves to ‘Fast & Furious 7′ Weekend

Rumors continue to swirl about the fate of Fast & Furious 7, but for now we can confirm the film will not be released on July 11, 2014.

With their biggest competition in July now delayed, Fox announced yesterday that Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has changed its release from July 18 to July 11. The film, which is directed by Matt Reeves, stars Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, and Keri Russell. The synopsis reads:

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating

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‘Fast And Furious 7′ Officially Shuts Down Production

There have been rumors and gossip surrounding the fate of Fast And Furious 7 since the sudden death of franchise star Paul Walker this past weekend. Everyone knew execs met via conference call on Sunday to discuss the next steps, but it wasn’t until this afternoon that Universal made any official decision.

Effective immediately, production on Fast And Furious 7 has been shut down indefinitely. The studio wants to weigh all available options before moving forward, and given the heartbreaking irony of Walker’s death – he lost his life in a fiery car crash not unlike some sequences in the …

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‘Fast And Furious 7′ Delayed, But Not Scrapped

Everyone is still in shock over the sudden loss of Paul Walker over the weekend, but business must push forward and this morning we have our first update on the status of Fast and Furious 7.

According to a new story on The Hollywood Reporter, studio executives met on Sunday morning to discuss the fate of the upcoming seventh installment in the Fast And Furious franchise. The film, which is being directed by The Conjuring‘s James Wan, was on a holiday break when Walker’s accident occurred. …