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Ron Howard to direct Rust Belt-inspired Hillbilly Elegy drama for Imagine

It's been announced today that legendary filmmaker Ron Howard (SPLASH, APPOLO 13, A BEAUTIFUL MIND) will direct and produce a present-day economic drama based on the best-selling memoir by J.D. Vance entitled HILLBILLY ELEGY for Imagine Entertainment. Co-producing alongside Howard is Imagine Entertainment chairman Brian Grazer and the company's president, Erica Huggins....
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04.10.2017
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Watch our Oscar "Best Picture" Retrospective for 2002 (video)

In this recurring series we take a look at the Oscar nominations of years past, examining the flicks that were nominated, as well as the pic we feel got snubbed among all the other candidates. Love 'em or hate 'em, the Oscars usually highlight the best films from each year (although there are plenty that get overlooked) and it's always fun to look back and see what was popular for any...
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03.16.2017
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Review: Inferno

PLOT: Robert Langdon ( Tom Hanks ) wakes up with a major head-wound in a hospital in Florence, Italy, with no memory of the last forty-eight hours. On the run from assassins and the authorities, Langdon teams-up with a young MD ( Felicity Jones ) to find-out why he’s being chased, with the answer having something to do with a billionaire’s scheme to cull the world’s...
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10.27.2016
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Ron Howard

Last week, we went into the long, extremely badass career of actor Ian McShane . This week’s subject started out in-front of the camera, but found his place as an A-list director, producing a superb body of work that’s going into its third decade now... Ron Howard Many of you younger readers may not realize Ron Howard was already famous as an...
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10.24.2016
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Jennifer Lawrence to play Zelda Fitzgerald in Ron Howard biopic

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Batman, Adolf Hitler and Scooby-Doo. These are all characters and historical figures that Jennifer Lawrence would be perfect to play. Why? Because she can do anything. She can literally play anything between a cartoon dog and a genocidal dictator, and that includes the newest role she’s been cast in. According to THR , the Oscar-winning actress and box...
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10.24.2016
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Sony enacts new ad campaign to get people interested in Inferno

Man, are they still making these movies? I mean, I guess the films are successful enough (though ANGELS & DEMONS only made money back if you count foreign gross). But is there really a clamouring for these films, especially seven years after the second film made half  of what the DA VINCI CODE did? Well, I doubt I'm the only one who views news of a...
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10.03.2016
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Channing Tatum and Jillian Bell jump into water for Disney's Splash remake

Right now, no one knows making money like Disney knows making money in Hollywood, so when they announce an upcoming project for their slate in the years to come, it's because they see $$$$$$$ all over it. That should explain to you in no uncertain terms their reasoning for remaking the 1984 comedy SPLASH - only this time, it won't be Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah in the...
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08.01.2016
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Ron Howard on why he skipped over The Lost Symbol in favor of Inferno

Ron Howard 's adaptations of Dan Brown's hugely popular series of novels centering around Harvard symbology expert Robert Langdon haven't exactly kept to the same order as the books. The first film (THE DA VINCI CODE) was based on the second book while the second film (ANGELS & DEMONS) was based on the first. Dan Brown's fourth novel in the series is the basis of...
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06.23.2016
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Inferno trailer is much more exciting than those other Dan Brown adaptations

It hasn't been a smooth transition for Robert Lang don as the character has been adapted from the page to the screen. With THE DA VINCI CODE, everyone thought things would be fine, because Tom Hanks was taking on the role. However, the bigger challenge has been making the books into exciting motion pictures, something director Ron Howard has had real trouble doing. ...
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06.23.2016
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Ron Howard to direct an adaptation of the sci-fi novel Seveneves

Ron Howard is heading back to space, and he's bringing his APOLLO 13 team with him. Deadline is reporting that the filmmaker will helm SEVENEVES, an adaptation of author Neal Stephenson’s sci-fi novel of the same name. Howard will also produce the Skydance movie alongside Brian Grazer through their Imagine Entertainment banner, while Bill Broyles has been tapped to...
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06.09.2016
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Tom Hanks returns as Robert Langdon in the first trailer for Inferno

Ron Howard returns to direct the latest story in Dan Brown's Robert Langdon series, INFERNO, which finds the famous symbologist ( Tom Hanks ) on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself (of the Inferno fame, not CLERKS). When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks ( Felicity Jones ), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his...
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05.09.2016
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Benedict Cumberbatch will voice The Grinch

The Grinch will be back to steal Christmas once again and when he does, he'll do so with the dulcet tones of Benedict Cumberbatch . Illumination Entertainment (THE LORAX) has had a animated remake of the Dr. Seuss classic in development for several years now and they finally announced who will be supplying the voice of the green curmudgeon at CinemaCon. Bendict Cumberbatch...
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04.13.2016
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