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Michael Shannon steps out as General Zod in “Man of Steel” set photos

Article: Michael Shannon steps out as General Zod in “Man of Steel” set photos

Judging from earlier photos, it seemed clear that when Michael Shannon stepped into the role of General Zod in “Man of Steel,” he would also be strapping on a rather unflattering suit of motion-capture sensors. But now, new photos from the set of Zack Snyder’s Superman flick reveal the actor wearing a more traditional costume.…

Get your first look at Johnny Depp in Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows”

Article: Get your first look at Johnny Depp in Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows”

Tim Burton is finally making good on his threats to film an adaptation of the late 1960s soap opera “Dark Shadows.” With gothic source material, Johnny Depp as a vampire playboy, witches and god knows what else, the project promises to be a perfect storm of Hot Topic-ready quirk, and now you can get your…

William Friedkin thinks comic book movies are for the “lowest common denominator”

Article: William Friedkin thinks comic book movies are for the “lowest common denominator”

William Friedkin is a fascinating director, having found success in a number of different genres dating back to the late 1960s. But though he has worked on crime films, horror flicks, serious dramas and whatever the hell “Cruising” was supposed to be, there’s one type of movie with which he’s not exactly thrilled: Comic book…

J.J. Abrams finally locked down for “Star Trek 2″

Article: J.J. Abrams finally locked down for “Star Trek 2″

We’ve always known that there would be a follow-up to 2009′s “Star Trek” reboot, and we’ve always assumed that director and producer J.J. Abrams would be involved with it, as integral as he was to the first film’s success. Now, we finally have confirmation that Abrams will be returning to the captain’s chair for a…

Samuel L. Jackson and Gerald McRaney confirmed for “Django Unchained”

Article: Samuel L. Jackson and Gerald McRaney confirmed for “Django Unchained”

Almost as soon as we started hearing about Quentin Tarantino’s next film, “Django Unchained,” it’s been a foregone conclusion that the director’s frequent collaborator Samuel L. Jackson would be somehow involved. Now, we finally have confirmation of Jackson’s role in the new southern-fried western, as well as news about another recently cast actor: Gerald McRaney.…

“Point Break” remake will tackle the world of extreme sports

Article: “Point Break” remake will tackle the world of extreme sports

In what should come as a surprise to absolutely no one but all the same elicit agonized cries of “What happened to all the new ideas!?” Hollywood is continuing upon its path to remake every film that ever showed an ounce of promise and/or profit. This week, 1991 is the year being mined, as Alcon…

Hannibal Lecter set for television series courtesy of “Pushing Daisies” creator Bryan Fuller

Article: Hannibal Lecter set for television series courtesy of “Pushing Daisies” creator Bryan Fuller

Founded in 1864, France’s Gaumont Film Company is the oldest continuously operating studio in the world. Now the venerable production company is looking to make a move into American television, with its opening sally as “Hannibal,” a one-hour drama about everyone’s favorite cannibal (sorry, Friday). According to Coming Soon, Gaumont International Television already has “Hannibal”…

Ryan Reynolds stretches it out on “R.I.P.D.” set

Article: Ryan Reynolds stretches it out on “R.I.P.D.” set

Filming on “R.I.P.D.” commenced in Boston a couple weeks ago now, but unlike purportedly more secretive films like “The Avengers” and “The Dark Knight Rises,” we’ve seen shockingly little evidence of the production aside from a brief fan video of James Hong and Marisa Miller at Fenway Park. But now, courtesy of some new set…

“Top Gun” is getting a 3D conversion

Article: “Top Gun” is getting a 3D conversion

Upon its 1986 release, “Top Gun” was a colossal hit, and a perfect storm of successful 80s movie ingredients, including Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Cold War-era jingoism and Kenny Loggins. But finally, after waiting for a quarter of a century, fans will be able to see “Top Gun” as director Tony Scott no doubt intended:…

Spend over five grand on “Back to the Future” Nike Mags for a good cause

Article: Spend over five grand on “Back to the Future” Nike Mags for a good cause

Yesterday we told you all about the 2011 Nike Mag sneaks, replicas of the shoes worn by Michael J. Fox in the 1989 flick “Back to the Future Part II.” We’ve since found out that while these models don’t have the coveted self-tie technology, they are being sold for charity, which makes their current going…

Mel Gibson to bring his keen sense of irony to the story of Jewish hero Judah Maccabee

Article: Mel Gibson to bring his keen sense of irony to the story of Jewish hero Judah Maccabee

Despite having had a wildly successful Hollywood career, Mel Gibson has a somewhat prickly relationship with the Jewish people. Whether on account of the perceived anti-Semitism of “The Passion of the Christ,” or the quite obvious anti-Semitism of Gibson’s drunken rants, an outsider might assume that Gibson has something against God’s chosen people. He’ll be…

Ogle Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle in new “The Dark Knight Rises” photos

Article: Ogle Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle in new “The Dark Knight Rises” photos

We’ve been told that “The Dark Knight Rises” is currently filming in Los Angeles, and have even but like any good skeptic, we need constant, excessive photographic evidence to verify everything. Sure, we’ve seen photos of the LA set, but what about the actors? The thing could be starring Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster…

John Malkovich gets paternal for zombie romance movie “Warm Bodies”

Article: John Malkovich gets paternal for zombie romance movie “Warm Bodies”

Aside from all the middle-aged people taking on second and third jobs just to stay on top of their mortgages, John Malkovich is probably the busiest 57-year-old we know of. The respected actor has a pretty packed dance card, including appearances in two operas, directing a French language version of “Les liasons dangereuses,” and a…

“Back to the Future”-branded self-tying Nike sneakers are finally on their way

Article: “Back to the Future”-branded self-tying Nike sneakers are finally on their way

(UPDATE: Nike has released details and the self-tying feature isn’t yet available. Click here for the latest on the Nike “Back to the Future” sneaker.) Listen, about the hoverboards: It’s just not going to happen. No matter how many jokey comments you make on Facebook and Twitter about only having four years left to get…

“The Dark Knight Rises” cast adds “CSI Miami” star Adam Rodriguez

Article: “The Dark Knight Rises” cast adds “CSI Miami” star Adam Rodriguez

Fans of network police procedurals will already be well familiar with Adam Rodriguez for his role as Detective Eric Delko on “CSI Miami.” But it looks like the actor will soon be exposed to a much larger audience with appearances in both “The Dark Knight Rises” and the male stripper movie “Magic Mike.” Deadline picked…

“World War Z” will feature fast-moving zombies, according to new set video

Article: “World War Z” will feature fast-moving zombies, according to new set video

News about the film adaptation of Max Brooks’ “World War Z” has garnered mixed reactions due to some drastic changes from the source material in terms of both style and content. A new video of the film’s set has found its way to the Internet, and given its portrayal of the flesh-munching undead, it’s likely…

Check out the first image from “The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence)”

Article: Check out the first image from “The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence)”

When watching “The Human Centipede (First Sequence),” did you say to yourself, “Self, I like what I see here, but I wish there was someway to graft sexual perversion onto this grotesquerie, in much the same way one might graft a victim’s mouth to the anus of another victim?” If so, then boy howdy are…

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