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Dragon Tattoo and John Wick star Michael Nyqvist passes away at 56

After battling lung cancer, Michael Nyqvist has sadly passed away today at the age of 56. Although likely best known for his starring role in Stieg Larsson's MILLENNIUM series, which included THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, and THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST, the Swedish actor had also broken into America film as Kurt Hendricks in...
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John Wick writer sets up his next film The Steward with Cristal Pictures

John Kolstad, screenwriter of both Keanu Reeves -led action blockbusters JOHN and JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2, has planted his flag with Cristal Pictures in a partnership that will see them setting up his next action-thriller film idea, THE STEWARD. The new film will feature original characters that Kolstad has created, though no plot details surrounding the...
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John Wick 3 welcomes back writer Derek Kolstad for more over-the-top action

We've got some satisfying news for all of you JOHN WICK fans out there! Are you ready? Derek Kolstad , you know, the dude who penned the first two films in the franchise, is officially coming back for another round of head-shots as the scribe of JOHN WICK 3! Another slice of fist-pumpingly good news is that the third film in the JOHN WICK series is being fast-tracked, and is...
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Pop-Up Movie Facts: John Wick (video)

The sequel to the ultimate sleeper hit about the ultimate hitman is now in theaters. Before you and your puppy dog frolic down to the cinema to purchase a ticket to JOHN WICK: CHAPTER TWO, catch up on all the explosive trivia from the first film. Many film scholars claim that this film brought back a new cinematic respect to the action genre and a new appreciation for tough guys with small...
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The Kill Counter - John Wick (video) Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe

Ever wondered how many people lose their lives in any particular movie, be it action, horror, sci-fi, or even comedy? Well, we've got you covered with The Kill Counter, our new series takes out all the guesswork and counts down every death on (and sometimes off) screen. Break out your calculator and try to keep up! For the latest episode we tackle 2014's John Wick, starring Keanu...
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Fede Alvarez confirmed to direct The Girl in the Spider's Web

As a very big fan of David Fincher 's THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, I was quite disappointed when it seemed unlikely that Sony Pictures and Fincher would be moving forward with adaptations of "The Girl Who Played With Fire" and "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest". Rooney Mara , who starred in the American remake as Lisbeth Salander, had said that...
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Review: Colonia

PLOT: After her boyfriend disappears during the 1973 Chilean military coup, a young woman ( Emma Watson ) infiltrates the infamous Colonia Dignidad cult, run by a psychotic preacher, Paul Schafer ( Michael Nyqvist ). REVIEW: COLONIA should have been a great movie. The Chilean coup has inspired some pretty terrific work, with the highlight being the Costa Gravas classic...
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Emma Watson infiltrates a cult to rescue Daniel Bruhl in new Colonia trailer

There's something about cults which has always interested me, the idea that a person can ignore everything that makes them who they are and completely submit to a most likely insane person who seeks to bend their will in service of their own beliefs. In addition to being both fascinating and terrifying, cults also make for great movie fodder. Florian Gallenberger 's COLONIA...
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Cast This: Lisbeth Salander AKA The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

In 2009 the first adaptation of author Stieg Larsson’s award-winning Millennium series, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, was released starring Noomi Rapace as the titular character. In 2011 we were given an American version directed by David Fincher and starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara now playing Lisbeth Salander. Fincher’s movie, which I still feel is...
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Some familiar faces and new cast-members join John Wick 2

As production begins on JOHN WICK 2 in New York City, the cast of the action sequel has come together with several more faces, some familiar and some new. On top of the previously announced cast additions Common and Ian McShane , we now have confirmation that JOHN WICK cast-members  John Leguizamo , Bridget Moynihan, Tom Sadowski, and Lance Reddick will be back in the sequel....
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Sony reworking Lisbeth Salander series; Alicia Vikander eyed for lead role

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO series is getting a bit of a facelift over at Sony with the studio moving ahead with plans to rework the franchise for a fresh start. THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB, the fourth book in the novel series and the first not to be written by the late Stieg Larsson, will serve as the next adaptation with BURNT's Steven Knight in talks with Sony to handle the...
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Ian McShane will return as Winston for Chad Stahelski's John Wick sequel

Keanu Reeves won't be the only familiar face returning for the JOHN WICK sequel, THR reports that Ian McShane will be reprising his role of Winston, the owner of The Continental, a hotel for assassin's which " caters to the hit-person community with its discretion, on-call doctors and no-killing rule. " McShane didn't have a ton to do in JOHN WICK, but he...
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