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‘Doctor Who’ Sneak Peek: Peter Capaldi Makes Final Appearance In Special

“You know who I am,” says the good Doctor in this sneak peek at Twice Upon a Time, the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special. “You knew me the minute you saw me.” Watch the clip below. Arriving on Christmas Day on BBC America, the holiday episode features Peter Capaldi — the current and outgoing Time Lord — and Game of Thrones‘ David Bradley, who plays the earlier incarnation of the doctor once played by the late William Hartnell. In this new clip of the special… Read


Val Kilmer Tells Great Stories From A Terrific Career: Q&A

Val Kilmer The Super

EXCLUSIVE: When Val Kilmer was presented with the Grand Honorary Award for outstanding contribution to cinema at the Sitges genre festival in Spain last month, he wanted to do one interview about his career. The catch was, it had to be done in an email back and forth, because he is recovering from cancer treatments to his throat and did not have his voice at the time. That festival also premiered The Super, a Stephan Rick-directed genre film Kilmer stars in with Chicago… Read

Constantin Film Lands Rights To Comic Series ‘Danger Girl’

Constantin Film acquired rights to the comic book series Danger Girl, and will team with Jeremy Bolt's Bolt Pictures and Adrian Askarieh's Prime Universe Films to produce a film and develop a TV show from the property. Constantin's Robert Kulzer will produce along with Bolt and Askarieh. Constantin's Martin Moszkowicz will be exec producer along with the comic’s creators, J. Scott Campbell and Andy Hartnell. They will go out to writers and directors immediately. Launched… Read


James Franco, Simon Kinberg, ‘Wonder Woman’ Scribe Allan Heinberg Team On Fox’s Marvel Mutant ‘Multiple Man’

EXCLUSIVE: Fox is developing a film vehicle for James Franco to play the Marvel Comics character Multiple Man, with Wonder Woman scribe Allan Heinberg writing the script, and Simon Kinberg and his Genre Films producing along with Franco and Ramona Films, the shingle that Franco runs with brother Dave Franco and Vincent Jolivette. The character is part of the X-Men universe, which Fox controls and continues to exploit with Kinberg at the center of all the movies. Multiple M… Read


First Look: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald’ Is 2nd Title In WB Franchise

Warner Bros Pictures has unveiled a first-look at the 2nd film in the Fantastic Beasts franchise, and set the movie’s title. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald is the follow-up to 2016’s $814M worldwide grosser Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, which launched what will be a five film series of new adventures from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter author JK Rowling. The Crimes Of Grindelwald opens one year from today on November 16, 2018. Eddie Redmayne… Read


Lois Smith On ‘Marjorie Prime’, A Life Lived On Stage And Screen And Her Limitless Hunger For New Roles

There was a time when actress Lois Smith fuzzed her age. Not out of vanity. After all, when the top of her dark hair turned shocking white, she kept it. "Nature just decided to gray me that way," says Smith. "I really liked the way it happened." Until then, the problem was she looked younger than her driver's license. At 22, Smith made her Broadway debut playing a 16-year-old drama queen. A few years later, while working out a skit on The Loretta Young Show, the director… Read


‘The X-Files’ & New Drama ‘9-1-1’ Get Premiere Dates On Fox

Fox’s new procedural drama 9-1-1 will bow at 9 PM Wednesday, January 3, following the debut of the 10-episode second season of The X-Files revival. The two series take the Wednesday night slots of the on-hiatus Empire and Star. The new series from creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Tim Minear explores the high-pressure experiences of police, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. Watch a teaser… Read

Box Office

‘Thor’ Rocks $652M WW; ‘Orient Express’ Rolls $59M Offshore; ‘Coco’, ‘Paddington 2’ Spread Joy – International Box Office

UPDATE, WRITETHRU, with actuals: Still mighty after three overseas frames, Disney/Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok chiseled out another $77.3M at the international box office this weekend — up from the Sunday estimate. That takes the offshore cume to $440M, and lifts the worldwide tally to $652.1M. That global figure pushes the god of thunder to No. 10 on the worldwide box office chart for 2017. The Mouse has now roared to fill four of the Top 10 slots this year. Internationally… Read


‘Downsizing’ Production Designer Stefania Cella On Contemplating What It Means To Be Five Inches Tall

While Downsizing‘s protagonist, Paul (Matt Damon), is shrunk down to five centimeters in height in the pursuit of a better life, Italian production designer Stefania Cella found herself creatively stretched on her first Alexander Payne-directed project. Employing forced perspective tricks and a complex interplay of cinematography, production design and visual effects, Payne’s latest satire is a departure from his traditional style, playing nonetheless as a human… Read


EuropaCorp Boss Marc Shmuger To Exit; Luc Besson To Take Interim Charge

EuropaCorp Boss Marc Shmuger is to leave the French film firm after two years. Shmuger, who has been Chief Executive for two years, will leave at the end of 2017. His departure comes after $200m sci-fi feature Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets crashed at the box office. This comes after the French studio posted a loss of $136M for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017. His departure also follows the exit of Deputy CEO, Edouard de Vésinne earlier this year… Read


Rian Johnson To Create New ‘Star Wars’ Universe Film Trilogy

Rian Johnson Star Wars

UPDATED with more details: Star Wars: The Last Jedi writer-director Rian Johnson has been set by Disney and Lucasfilm to write and direct a trilogy of films that will fall under the Star Wars brand but will be a completely new story, with original characters, set in a different galaxy. Johnson is teaming with Ram Bergman, his longtime collaborator who after producing the Johnson-helmed Looper and Brick, produced The Last Jedi with Kathleen Kennedy. Disney chief Bob Iger… Read


‘Doctor Who’: First Look At Jodie Whittaker As New Time Lord

Doctor Who has a new look — and the BBC is giving the world a first glimpse. In a tweet today, the official Doctor Who Twitter account sent out a photo of Jodie Whittaker in character with the message, “New series. New Doctor. New look!” Take a look below to see the photo of the new Who. Whittaker is the first woman to play the Doctor in the long-running BBC series. The next season kicks off during in fall 2018 via BBC America and will be a 10-week run of 50-minute… Read