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Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Now Filming

Disney announced earlier this week that filming for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales has started filming in Australia. Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar ([Javier] Bardem), escape from the Devil’s ...

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Of Mermaids and 17th Century French Kings

Chinese actress Fan Bingbing (best known for her roles as Emperor [not Empress] Wu Zetian in the currently-airing Empress of China TV series and Blink in X-Men: Days of Future Past) will be taking on a new role as a mermaid held captive by French king Louis XIV, played by Pierce Brosnan, this spring. The Moon and the Sun is ...

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Emma Watson: Newest Disney ‘Belle’ of the Ball

Hermione Granger herself is now confirmed to become the much-beloved Belle in director Bill Condon’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, now in pre-production. Condon started out directing TV movies, but hit the jackpot with his award-winning theatrical version of Dreamgirls back in 2006. He went on to direct both of the Twilight: Breaking Dawn films along with Kinsey ...

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World of Warcraft Movie Teased at SDCC

As GeekExchange notes, “movies based on video have notoriously disappointed fans” (probably because Uwe Boll has always gotten a hold of a lot of them). And with years of begging and theorizing and hoping and praying built up for a World of Warcraft film, expectations have been smashed before. But now it looks like that hope is not as foolish ...

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Star Wars: New Addition to Episode VII Cast

This cast list is shaping up to be something of great potential! Relatively unknown actress Christina Chong has been signed on. The British actress joins other lesser-known actors like Adam Driver and Daisy Ridley. Although there is still no word on what roles any of the cast will be filling (darn you, maddening secrecy!), Chong’s character is reported to be ...

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Lauren Faust to Direct Medusa Animated Film

  Perhaps best known for rebooting the My Little Pony franchise with Friendship is Magic, Lauren Faust has been tapped to direct a new animated film entitled Medusa. Rather than keeping with the violent, depressing mythological tale of the gorgon, Sony’s Medusa will be “a clever, heartfelt animated comedy about a girl who’s having the ultimate bad hair day.” The ...

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Star Wars: More Episode VII Casting News

The folks over at MarketSaw are reporting that an anonymous source has “confirmed” the following actors will be making appearances in the next installment of the Star Wars saga: “Ian McDiarmid, Harrison Ford (our exclusive story), Carrie Fisher (our exclusive story), Mark Hamill (our exclusive story), Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Warwick Davies, Benedict Cumberbatch and Gary Oldman. I believe ...

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Original Trio to Start Filming Episode VII, Spring 2014

You heard right! As if the news we shared earlier weren’t enough, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, and Harrison Ford are all set to begin filming their parts for Star Wars Episode VII in early spring! Several sites are reporting their shoot time sometime in March or April, with another saying it will officially start in May (good way to celebrate ...

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Zorro Gets a Post-Apocalyptic Reboot…Maybe?

Most everyone knows who Zorro is even if they don’t know his real name (Diego de la Vega) or his horse’s name (Tornado) or the fact that Disney made a serial featuring Guy Williams (later of Lost in Space fame) as the caballero back in the late 1950s (and it was probably the best thing ever created in the history ...

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Episode VII News Haul!

The vigilant folks over at Latino Review have a bunch of Star Wars related news for us this week! First off, a source for the site has confirmed that partial shooting will take place in Las Cruces, New Mexico, along with Los Angeles and London. The deserts of New Mexico could definitely provide some gorgeous landscapes for Tatooine if Abrams ...

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