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A Mystery Is Afoot In Second 'Murder On The Orient Express' Trailer

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A mystery is afoot for Detective Hercule Poirot to solve in the second trailer for Kenneth Branagh's Murder on the Orient Express. 20th Century Fox has released trailer number two for the murder-mystery-in-cold-conditions drama that is sure to keep audience members becoming detectives themselves when they see it come November.


What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, “Murder on the Orient Express” tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone’s a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.

Murder on the Orient Express is directed by Kenneth Branagh from a screenplay written by Michael Green based on the novel by Agatha Christie. The film stars Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, Daisy Ridley, Michelle Pfeiffer, Penelope Cruz, Josh Gad, Michael Peña, Ju…

Gal Gadot To Join Up With Bradley Cooper In 'Deeper'

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After coming off a glorious success from this year's Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot has become a sought after actress, and now the actress is making a move.

The move, if talks go well, is to join Metro-Goldwyn Meyer's Deeper, a drama that will also have Bradley Cooper. The film's plot revolves around a disgraced astronaut, who wishes to explore the deepest point on Earth at a newly discovered oceanic trench. Ensuing events puts the astronaut in exponential danger that sees him face a fight on two fronts - psychological and physical - against mysterious forces.

Max Landis penned the script of the film, that will be directed by Kornel Mundruczo. Producing will be done by Landis with David Goyer, a collaboration of Phantom Four and Addictive Pictures. Kevin Turen for Phantom 4 and Russell Ackerman and John Schoenfelder for Addictive are also producing.

Gadot can soon be seen in cinemas when Zack Snyder's Justice League comes out in November.

Source: Deadline

'Marvel's The Punisher' Plus Metallica Equals One Helluva Trailer

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Marvel Television and Netflix have released the first trailer for their highly anticipated series, Marvel's The Punisher - an offshoot of Marvel's Daredevil season two revolving around Jon Bernthal's Frank Castle aka The Punisher.


The series, which has no date announced only that it will come out this year, stars Jon Bernthal as the titular character, Ben Barnes as Billy Russo, Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Micro, Amber Rose Revah as Dinah Madani, Daniel Webber as Lewis Walcott, Jason R. Moore as Curtis Hoyle, Michael Nathanson as Sam Stein, Paul Schulze as Rawlins, Jaime Ray Newman as Sarah Lieberman, with Daredevil's Deborah Ann-Woll reprising her role as Karen Page.

After exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, Frank Castle uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York’s criminal underworld.

Marvel's The Punisher has Steve Lightfoot serving as showrunner while Jim Chory will executive produce the show along with Jeph Loeb

'Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle' Offers Up More Fun Action In Second Trailer

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Do you wish to watch a dumb-fun action film come the latter end of December? Well it looks like Sony Pictures have got you covered with Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Releasing a second batch of trailers - one domestic the other international - for the film, we get a better sense at what the audience can expect, which is a fun, popcorn-munching blockbuster film.




When four high-school kids discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of – Jumanji – they are immediately drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the avatars they chose: gamer Spencer becomes a brawny adventurer (Dwayne Johnson); football jock Fridge loses (in his words) “the top two feet of his body” and becomes an Einstein (Kevin Hart); popular girl Bethany becomes a middle-aged male professor (Jack Black); and wallflower Martha becomes a badass warrior (Karen Gillan). What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the re…

'Tomb Raider' Trailers Gives Us Our First Look At Alicia Vikander's Lara Croft In-Motion

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Alicia Vikander breathes new life into the cinematic world of Lara Croft, as Wanrer Bros. have released the first trailer for the 2018 film - Tomb Raider.

Warner Bros. have also released a featurette about Alicia becoming Lara Croft! 

Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen.  Now a young woman of 21 without any real focus or purpose, Lara navigates the chaotic streets of trendy East London as a bike courier, barely making the rent, and takes college courses, rarely making it to class.  Determined to forge her own path, she refuses to take the reins of her father’s global empire just as staunchly as she rejects the idea that he’s truly gone.  Advised to face the facts and move forward after seven years without him, even Lara can’t understand what drives her to finally solve the puzzle of his mysterious death.
Going explicitly against his final wishes, she leaves everything she knows behind in search of her dad’…

Here's What Zack Snyder Has Been Doing After Leaving 'Justice League'

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As some if not all of you are aware Zack Snyder, the director of Man of Steel, Batman v Superman, and Justice League, left the last project sometime earlier this year due to the tragic passing of his daughter, Autumn. He and his partner, both creatively and in life, Deborah Snyder understandably left the superhero team-up film.

So what has Snyder been doing since he vacated the film? He took the time to be with family and friends of course but in a more creative way - making a short film. Titled Snow Steam Iron the short film can be exclusively watched on Vero - an up and coming social media platform. 

Snyder enlisted the help of family members, Willow, his daughter as make-up artist, and Eli, his son and his friends from ACLU as set PA's; friend and regular on-set still photographer for Snyder, Clay Enos; and Samantha Jo as the main protagonist of the film. It was filmed during the last weekend of April, in and around Snyder's office - Cruel and Unusual Films - at Warner Bro…

The DC Extended Universe And Then Some: A News Report

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During the week we have been given a bevy of updates, reports regarding certain aspect of the DC Extended Universe's future, so let's breakdown those stories from a Joker origin film to Matt Reeves' The Batman and then end off with some advice.
The Joker
First we have a report coming from Deadline which reports that Warner Bros. and DC are in early stages to develop an Elseworld story, a narrative that would not interact nor connect with the existing cinematic universe - which has Ben Affleck as its Batman, Henry Cavill as its Superman, Gal Gadot as its Wonder Woman, etc - which will showcase an origin story for all new Joker.

The current iteration of The Joker is played by Jared Leto, who will appear again in the sequel to Suicide Squad and its spin-off Gotham City Sirens - a film which will have Margot Robbie reprise her Harley Quinn role and will be joined by other female characters from the DC Comics lore like Catwoman and Poison Ivy - but won't appear in this fil…

Lucasfilm In The Process Of Making An Obi-Wan Kenobi 'Star Wars' Film

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The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Lucasfilm are in the process of making a Star Wars film revolving around the much-loved character of Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Stephen Daldry, whose credits include Billy Elliot and The Hours, is in early talks to direct the film. Daldry will, if he gets the job, oversee writing the film too with Lucasfilm creatives .

The film is in its early phases and has no script yet, also it is unknown if Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as the pivotal Jedi in the Star Wars canon.

This standalone film is one out of the many Lucasfilm are producing to further expand the cinematic side of the Star Wars lore. A Han Solo project is currently filming, while the Obi-Wan and other films, revolving around such characters like Yoda and Boba Fett, are being looked at as possible chapters in the ever-expanding Star Wars cinematic universe.

Source: THR


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Ben Affleck Teases A More Heroic Batman Will Be Seen In 'Justice League'

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Our first introduction to Ben Affleck's Batman was in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, in which we saw a more rage-motivated Dark Knight only set on destroying Superman. However he won't be like that when we see him next in Zack Snyder's Justice League.

In the, soon to be released, film, a threat far greater than what Batman can handle comes to Earth, so to combat it, he embarks in rallying up the troops, those being Ezra Miller's The Flash, Jason Momoa's Aquaman, Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman, and Ray Fisher's Cyborg. All this allows the character of Bruce Wayne/Batman to grow as a hero by beginning to trust people again.

“He’s put in this position of having to reach out, find other people, convincing them to do something,” Affleck explained to Entertainment Weekly. “Part of the drama of the movie is the question of whether or not the team is going to come together. It’s very different from the tenor of the last movie.”

Affleck added with, “'BvS' dep…

Geneva Robertson-Dworet To Take Over Writing 'Captain Marvel' For Marvel Studios

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Deadline have learned that the writing team for Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel film has been changed.

The Brie Larson-starrer, which is set for a March 8, 2019 release, originally had screenwriters Meg LeFauve and Nicole Perlman penning the script. Now with LeFauve not being a part of the team, due to co-directing Disney Animation pic Gigantic, Geneva Roberston-Dworet has been brought on board to take over writing duties for the film.

Robertson-Dworet's credits include the upcoming video game-to-live action adaption of Tomb Raider for MGM and Gotham City Sirens, a spin-off of Suicide Squad, which intends on having David Ayer come back to direct with Margot Robbie starring in it as Harley Quinn for Warner Bros.

Captain Marvel will be directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck of Mississippi Grind fame.

Source: Deadline


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