Gene Wilder Passes Away at 83

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) 2016 has been shaping into a year where legends are passing away. Legendary star Gene Wilder, who was known for The Producers, Young Frankenstein, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, among other classics has passed away at 83 years old following of complications … [Read more...]

Star Trek: Discovery – Lead Character Is ‘Number One’ & More Details

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Trek Beyond is now behind us, which means that fans can now look forward to the next production — namely, the Bryan Fuller series Star Trek: Discovery. Over the last few months we've been receiving bits of information and clues regarding the series … [Read more...]

‘New Mutants’ Characters & Screenwriters Revealed

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of 20th Century Fox's long-gestating X-Men properties has been New Mutants with The Fault In Our Stars helmer Josh Boone set to write and direct. Now it looks like he's bringing in some help to polish off the screenplay from the writers of his previous … [Read more...]

Toho Producing Animated Godzilla Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Come to think of it, and considering all of the amazing animation that comes out of Japan, why hasn't there been an animated Japanese Godzilla film yet? The property has been around for over 60 years, and while there have been a couple of animated television … [Read more...]

New Trailer: Blair Witch

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The frightening new trailer for Blair Witch has landed online with Lionsgate marketing the film as one of the scariest films in recent years. And the latest preview is genuinely terrifying and should include a warning for any viewers suffering from claustrophobia as … [Read more...]

Here’s The Captain Marvel Director Shortlist

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Captain Marvel is slowly coming together for a 2019 premiere. The screenwriters are currently deep in the process of penning the script, and Marvel has officially announced Academy Award winner Brie Larson as titular hero. Odds are good that her first appearance … [Read more...]

Doctor Strange: Community Creator Is Script Doctor

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel has hired some extremely talented filmmakers for their films in the past and sometimes they make some surprising decisions. Scott Derrickson was a surprise choice to write and direct Marvel's Doctor Strange along with screenwriter C. Robert Cargill (aka, … [Read more...]

Gross Talk: Summer’s 2016 Movie Budgets Vs. Box Office

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By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Like the medal-laden Olympian Michael Phelps, Disney's Finding Dory took the gold in this summer's race to #1, accruing $478.5 million in the domestic box office. However, 2016's summer (summer being defined as the first Friday in May through the Labor Day weekend), … [Read more...]

Amazon Studios Developing TV Version Of Martin Scorsese’s The Departed

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Amazon Studios is developing a small-screen version of Oscar winning crime epic The Departed (2006). The online giant is producing the series alongside Vertigo Entertainment, Initial Entertainment Group, Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment and Warner Bros TV, all of … [Read more...]

Gambit Director Jumps Ship To Justice League Dark

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'd be lying if I said I saw this one coming, but director Doug Liman is now set to direct Justice League Dark for Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment. In order to do that he has dropped out of the Gambit standalone film for 20th Century Fox starring Channing … [Read more...]

New Trailer: La La Land, Starring Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The latest trailer for Damien Chazelle's musical La La Land features Emma Stone singing about breaking into showbiz. This movie not only pairs Stone with fellow stone-cold A-lister Ryan Gosling, but it's also director Chazelle's follow-up to the critically acclaimed … [Read more...]

Marvel Tidbits From Civil War, Ragnarok, Infinity War & Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The more I think about it, the more I realize there's a fundamental difference between the universe building approach of DC and Marvel. DC relies far too much on creating direct sequels, while Marvel creates a web of franchises that interact at times. This all … [Read more...]

Here’s Why Evil Dead 4 Never Happened, Plus New Ash Vs. Evil Dead Poster

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the best shows that premiered last season was Ash vs. Evil Dead. It not only brought Bruce Campbell back to his iconic role but it was a worthy follow up to the Evil Dead trilogy — and it was a long wait. Before the show was announced, there had been … [Read more...]

‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Shot In 4K & HFR, Will Debut At New York Film Fest

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Ang Lee's new drama Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, filmed at 120 frames per second in ultra high definition, will have its world premiere at the New York Film Festival on October 14. An adaptation of a Ben Fountain novel, the story centers on an Iraq war veteran … [Read more...]

Stars Say Game of Thrones Season 7 Will Be Bleak

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Things that are certain in life are death, taxes, and no one having a good time in Westeros on Game of Thrones. If you thought that was going to change next season after the good guys scored some victories, star Kit Harington has some sobering words for you. In … [Read more...]

‘Justice For Barb’ in Season 2 of Stranger Things

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The television sleeper hit of the summer is, without a doubt, Stranger Things. By mixing the best of 1980s movies, books and pop culture with a new story in a streaming television format, showrunners and creators the Duffer Brothers created intense atmosphere and … [Read more...]