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Here's the first look at Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams in I Saw The Light

And there you have it: the first look at Tom Hiddleston in the biopic I SAW THE LIGHT. Hiddleston plays the iconic country music singer Hank Williams in the film that also co-stars Elizabeth Olsen , Cherry Jones , David Krumholtz , and Bradley Whitford . Music biopics have always held a special place in Hollywood and have often become awards fodder for the actors taking on the roles....

Filming wraps on Bill Condon's Beauty and the Beast

THE JUNGLE BOOK aside, next up on Disney's slate of live-action remakes of classic animated films is BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Directed by Bill Condon , BEAUTY has a ridiculously stellar ensemble consisting of Emma Watson , Luke Evans , Josh Gad , Emma Thompson , Kevin Kline , Dan Stevens , Ian McKellen and Stanley Tucci . The cast has been pretty vocal about the progress of...

J.K. Simmons reunites with Whiplash director Damien Chazelle for La La Land

Teaming up with J.K. Simmons in WHIPLASH worked out so well for director Damien Chazelle that THR reports that Simmons has signed on to Chazelle's new project, LA LA LAND. The film, which will be a modern take on the Hollywood musical, stars Ryan Gosling as a jazz pianist who falls for an aspiring actress played by Emma Stone . The synopsis reads: La La Land...

Awfully Good: The Country Bears with Christopher Walken

No matter what crass hijinks TED gets in to in his sequel this week, he will never be as disturbing as? The Country Bears (2002) Director: Peter Hastings Stars: Christopher Walken, Haley Joel Osment, Diedrich Bader Christopher Walken is mad at bears for ruining his armpit farting career. THE COUNTRY...

Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson set to return for Pitch Perfect 3 in 2017

Just last week we found out that, surprise surprise, Universal would be moving forward with a sequel to PITCH PERFECT 2 with the that film's screenwriter, Kay Cannon , being sought to draft the third movie. The first film took in $115 million while the sequel has shattered that with a worldwide box office of just over $260 million, which should rise even more as the film has only...

Universal moving forward with Pitch Perfect 3

Fans of PITCH PERFECT 2 can rest easy that the adventures of the Barden Bellas will continue. Thanks to the $160 million gross so far for the sequel, Universal is moving forward with a third film in the series. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that PITCH PERFECT 2 screenwriter Kay Cannon is being sought to draft the third movie. There is no word on whether producer Elizabeth...

Weekend Box Office Report: May 15-17, 2015

Pitch Perfect 2 sings a song of success! Moviegoers wanted to see another performance by the Barden Bellas this weekend, putting PITCH PERFECT 2 on top at the box office with an estimated $70.3 million ! The PG-13 musical-comedy sequel (with a reported $29 million cost) had the exact opposite opening of the original: in September 2012, PITCH PERFECT opened...

Review: Pitch Perfect 2

PLOT: Our beloved a capella group The Bellas are kicked out of a national tour after an unfortunate incident in front of the President of the United States. Not content to sit idly by, they decide to compete in an international singing competition, but a German supergroup stands in their way. REVIEW: I didn't expect to like the first PITCH PERFECT all that much when I saw it...

First trailer for Jem and the Holograms, but is it truly outrageous?

The thought of a live-action version of Jem and the Holograms felt like a bit of a joke back when it was announced ; and now that Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS...well, I'll let you fill in the blanks. The film, which is based on the 1980s animated television series, stars Aubrey Peeples as Jem, Stefanie Scott as Kimber, Hayley...

Update: New details on Spike Lee's musical comedy Chiraq

UPDATE: EW is reporting that Kanye won't be appearing in the film, so...you may now continue living your life. - PS Details on Spike Lee 's CHIRAQ were scarce when the Amazon Studios project was first announced last month , but now Screen Daily has learned that it is a musical reimagining of the ancient Greek comedy Lysistrata , and "will centre on a...

Stanley Tucci joins Beauty and the Beast as an original character

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST seemed to have found the last major cast member with yesterday's news that Ewan McG regor was joining the film as the candelabra Lumiere. But, one more big name is joining Emma Watson , Luke Evans , Josh Gad , Emma Thompson , Kevin Kline , Dan Stevens , and Ian McKellen in Bill Condon 's live action adaptation of the animated classic: Stanley...

Ewan McGregor joins Disney's live action Beauty and the Beast as Lumiere

Another anthropomorphic cast-member has been added to Bill Condon's live action take on Disney's animated classic BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Joining Ian McKellen as Cogsworth and Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts will be Ewan McGregor as Lumiere the candlestick. He joins a roster of talent that already includes Emma Watson, Luke Evans, Dan Stevens, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, and Audra...
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