Zoe Saldana: Avatar Sequels to Shoot for 8 to 9 Months

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) From blue skin to green skin and back, Zoe Saldana is no stranger to playing aliens. You can catch her this weekend as Gamora in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, and if you don't want to wait that long, you can go back and revisit her playing Neytiri in James … [Read more...]

Guardians of the Galaxy Director Speaks About the Sequel


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Guardians of the Galaxy is set to burn up the box office when it’s released later this week and Marvel seems so confident of the film that the sequel has already been given the green light. The announcement was made at the San Diego Comic-Con during the Marvel … [Read more...]

Pioneer of cinema vérité director Robert L. Drew dies at 90

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NEW YORK (Reuters) Award-winning American filmmaker Robert L. Drew, a pioneer of the cinema vérité documentary style, died on Wednesday in Sharon, Connecticut at the age of 90, his family said. Drew, who made more than 100 films on social issues, politics and the arts during a career that … [Read more...]

Elusive Van Morrison headlines 50th Cambridge Folk Festival

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By Claire Milhench - CAMBRIDGE (Reuters) When Cambridge City Council decided to hold a music festival in the historic English university town back in 1964, few expected it to be going strong 50 years later. But this year the Cambridge Folk Festival is celebrating its golden anniversary in style … [Read more...]

The Expendables 3 Gets Leaked Online


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Nothing proves the market for streaming movies over the Internet more than when a high-profile film gets leaked online. It happened with a rough cut X-Men Origins: Wolverine a few years ago, and now The Expendables 3 has been leaked and downloaded nearly 200,000 … [Read more...]

Tarantino’s Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair To Get 2015 Release

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Harvey Weinstein and Quentin Tarantino have always had an unconventional, yet highly effective Hollywood partnership. In over 20 years working together, arguably the smartest thing the pair ever did was splitting Kill Bill into two movies, and making twice the box … [Read more...]

King Kong Prequel Skull Island Gets a Writer & Eyes a Director

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Legendary panel at this year's San Diego Comic-Con ended on a final surprise -- namely that we'll be getting a King Kong prequel by the name of Skull Island. Now it got a very confused reaction from the audience but I'll get back to that in a second. The big … [Read more...]

EA Partners with Microsoft To Launch Subscription Game Service

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$5 a month Gets Best Game Play By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Electronic Arts (EA) has just announced a brand new cloud-based gaming subscription service called EA Access, which will offer users access to their best games for $5 a month, or $30 a year and marks a shift to cloud-based … [Read more...]

More Details On Sam Raimi’s Potential Evil Dead TV Series; Bruce Campbell Could Star

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The Evil Dead will be resurrected on the small screen, according to creator Sam Raimi. As we reported over the weekend, the Spider-Man director, who helmed the original trilogy, revealed at Comic-Con that he, his brother Ivan, and actor Bruce Campbell are working on … [Read more...]

James Brown biopic ‘Get On Up’ revels in drama and dance moves


By Patricia Reaney - NEW YORK (Reuters) At first Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer thought she was seeing early concert footage of James Brown but then was told it was a screen test by Chadwick Boseman to play the "Godfather of Soul" in the new biopic "Get On Up." From the gliding, intricate … [Read more...]

Marvel Announces Three Star Wars Comic Book Titles


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) San Diego Comic-Con has come to a close and, boy, if you've never experienced it, then you owe it to yourself to try and get in next year. Massive doesn't even begin to describe the convention, but as such, there is no possible way to experience everything. The … [Read more...]

Comic-Con: Marvel’s Daredevil Primed to Hit Netflix May 2015


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) We've known about Marvel's plans to expand the cinematic universe to Netflix, via several new TV series, and we've know that the first of those series, Daredevil, was set to premiere in 2015 -- but the question has been, "When in 2015"? Now we have an answer to … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2014 Wrap-Up: A Marvelous Four Days


Marvel may have won the battle at Hall H, but there was plenty of excitement to go around By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Comic-Con. It's grinding. It's grueling. It's an exercise in geek dominated, marathon-style determination. And it's a gas. Everyone should attend Comic-con at least once, and … [Read more...]

Quentin Tarantino Confirms The Hateful Eight Is Back On

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By Mark Hodge (DoddleNEWS) Quentin Tarantino's next project will be ensemble western The Hateful Eight. The Pulp Fiction director confirmed at Comic-Con that, despite the leaking of the original script by website Gawker, the film will be produced with a rewritten screenplay. He said: … [Read more...]

Comic-Con: Sin City: A Dame To Kill For Red Band Trailer! [NSFW]

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) At Comic-Con, Sin City: A Dame To Kill For directors Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez released a red band trailer, and it's now online! It's Not Safe For Work, but it's pretty killer (literally and figuratively), plus several new posters! You gotta love that the … [Read more...]

Project Greenlight Returns To HBO

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Project Greenlight is officially back, with HBO asking aspiring filmmakers via Twitter to submit three-minute shorts. The series will once again be lead by Oscar winners Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, and is a must-watch for anyone wanting to know how the film industry … [Read more...]

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