Netflix and Marvel Order Punisher TV Series

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Netflix and Marvel are pulling ahead, full-steam, having recently announced The Defenders will shoot later this year, their upcoming slate of shows like Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. And now, both companies are so pleased with the Punisher teaming up with … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Keanu

(L-r) JORDAN PEELE, KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY in “KEANU,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.
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Even if you don't have an affinity for the feline, Keanu is one cool cat. By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) When Comedy Central's TV series Key & Peele ended its fifth and final season in 2015, fans mourned. It's understandable: While film and TV is rife with such brilliant duos as Abbot … [Read more...]

Robert Downey Jr. Interested In Doing Iron Man 4

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) It's been on again, off again, and now Robert Downey Jr. has revealed that he is open to starring in Iron Man 4, if it were to happen. While appearing on Nightline, promoting Captain America: Civil War, the actor said: "I feel like I could do one more,” RDJ's … [Read more...]

Hover Camera: Drone That Follows You Everywhere

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) I remember watching J. Michael Straczynski's Babylon 5, and in one episode, there's a scene where a TV reporter is walking around the station with a floating camera following her everywhere the story went. It was pretty cool. Now life is imitating art, as we have … [Read more...]

Update: Universal Offering $3.8 Billion To Buy DreamWorks Animation

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Updated: THR is reporting Comcast is buying Dreamworks Animation for $3.8 billion, plus the assumption of $300 million in debt. Jeffrey Katzenberg, who will receive a buy out of $21.9 million, will not run the company moving forward. Instead, he will serve as special consultant to NBCUniversal, and … [Read more...]

Avid Media Composer 101, Part 21: Bins Part 3

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) Many people might wonder why I talk so extensively about Bins in Avid Media Composer (check out part 1 and part 2). Well, they really are the cornerstone to your project, and if you get yourself (and keep yourself) organized in your projects, you will always … [Read more...]

Sherlock Holmes 3 Gets New Writer, Robert Downey Jr. Interested In Returning

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The mystery surrounding Warner Bros. dormant Sherlock Holmes 3 is about to solved by new writer James Coyne. According to Deadline, Coyne worked with producer Lionel Wigram on a shelved adaptation of Treasure Island and is now taking over script duties from Drew … [Read more...]

Blade Runner 2: Sylvia Hoeks Lands Leading Role

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Dutch actress Sylvia Hoeks is the latest star to join the eclectic cast of Blade Runner 2. The 32-year-old will play an unspecified leading role alongside Ryan Gosling (Drive), Robin Wright (House of Cards) and Harrison Ford (Star Wars) - who is reprising his role … [Read more...]

Kodak & Kickstarter To Provide Financing For Shooting On Film

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As a filmmaker, you may be thinking, "Thank god, the digital revolution arrived because I could never afford to shoot on 16 mm or 35 mm film." Regardless of your movie's next budget, if Kodak and Kickstarter have anything to do with it, you can indeed shoot on film. … [Read more...]

NAB 2016: James DeRuvo’s Best In Show

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) A week of walking around the show room floor didn't reveal much in the way of game changing, innovative products. But there were some notable upgrades and accessories that deserve special mention as the best tech for this year's NAB. Here are some of my favorites. … [Read more...]