A Geek’s Reaction To As Above/So Below Extended Red-Band Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are types of films that I am not a fan of. Horror movies can be pretty dumb, and not in a fun way (see: Thankskilling for a hilariously awful horror film), while found footage shaky-cam movies tend to be pretty obnoxious. As Above/So Below is a shaky-cam … [Read more...]

Keaton on form in Venice festival opener “Birdman”


By Michael Roddy - VENICE (Reuters) Michael Keaton opened the 71st Venice Film Festival on Wednesday starring in "Birdman" as a washed-up actor of superhero movies trying to make a comeback, a bit like the former "Batman" star himself who gives the festival an opening lift. The film by Mexican … [Read more...]

Gremlins 3 Will Be A Reboot, Not A Remake

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(By Mark Hodge doddleNEWS) The new Gremlins movie will be a “sequel style reboot” – and will be set 30-years after the original Steven Spielberg-produced, Joe Dante-directed classic. According to /Film, the project will not be a remake and will be developed by filmmaker Chris Columbus, … [Read more...]

Blade Runner 2 Will Shoot Before Prometheus Sequel

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Ridley Scott has confirmed that he is ready to shoot Blade Runner 2, at the expense of Prometheus 2. The legendary director's next two projects are biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings (which will be released December 2014) and The Martian, starring Matt Damon … [Read more...]

Game of Thrones Director Lobbying For Black Widow Movie


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's no secret that the world wants a Black Widow movie. And even though Marvel has decided that origin films aren't necessary anymore, the fact that Scarlett Johannson's Lucy has made over $200 million worldwide in just a few weeks, and is second only to … [Read more...]

Iconic ‘Jaws’-Style Henchman Wanted for Bond 24

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) James Bond producers are reportedly on the lookout for an iconic henchman – in the vein of classic baddies Oddjob and Jaws. Director Sam Mendes is currently developing the sequel following the critical and commercial success of Skyfall – which grossed over $1 … [Read more...]

Marvel Comics Ceases Big Hero 6 Publishing


Movie characters lose their own Graphic series By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In a strange twist of events, even though Disney (owner of Marvel) is moving full steam ahead with a movie adaptation of Big Hero 6, Marvel Comics has decided to stop publishing the series in comic book form ahead of … [Read more...]

Whedon, Feige Talk Hulkbuster & Ultron, Plus Avengers 3 Title Revealed?


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the biggest movies of next year is The Avengers: Age of Ultron. The first Avengers film was so well received and did such phenomenal business at the box office, that a sequel was a no brainer. Just like the first Avengers, the sequel brings together Thor, … [Read more...]

Crazy Rumor Suggests Andy Serkis May Be Doctor Strange

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Origin stories discontinued? By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) This may be, quite literally, the strangest rumor about the Marvel Cinematic Universe. There's talk that Andy Serkis may be cast as Doctor Strange! The news has been buzzing around the Internet that the motion capture guru may be making … [Read more...]

Matthew McConaughey In Talks For Stephen King’s The Stand

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Matthew McConaughey is the number one choice to lead The Stand – although the studio and the director have different ideas on how to use the Oscar winner. According to Deadline, Warner Bros. want the True Detective actor to play antagonist Randall Flagg in the … [Read more...]

British actor and film director Richard Attenborough dies: BBC

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LONDON (Reuters) British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died on Sunday at the age of 90, the BBC reported, citing his son. One of Attenborough's greatest achievements was making the cinematic tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, for which he won an Oscar for best director. But he also won … [Read more...]

Star Wars to Redefine Storytelling; Plus Are All The Rumors About Episode VII Bogus?


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pretty big week for Star Wars news! First up is a story reporting that Disney and Lucasfilm have some major plans for the future of the Star Wars franchise. An anonymous source at Lucasfilm allegedly told Badass Digest: We’re going to redefine longform … [Read more...]

Guardians returns to reclaim U.S. box office win from Turtles

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(Reuters) Marvel's hit space adventure "Guardians of the Galaxy" returned to win the domestic box office race in its fourth week of release, slaying the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and ending the oversized reptiles' two-week reign at the top of the charts. "Guardians," which also became the … [Read more...]

Get A Look At Superman’s New Suit, Batman’s Cowl


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Details on the upcoming Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice film have been few and far between, and really hard to come by. No surprise since these kind of tentpole films have NDAs up the wazoo to protect leaks from spilling on to the internet. Most of what we know … [Read more...]

Quentin Tarantino Targets Jennifer Lawrence For Hateful Eight Role

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Jennifer Lawrence is reportedly set to become Quentin Tarantino's latest femme fatale. According to Collider, the Oscar winning actress is in talks about a role in the Pulp Fiction director's The Hateful Eight – which will start shooting in early 2015. The … [Read more...]

Harry Potter Director Will Take On Fantastic Beasts Spin-Off


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) As J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them inches closer to production, we've started wondering who would lens the film. Warner Bros. has been very faithful to the novel series and every decision has required Rowling to sign off … [Read more...]

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