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What's old is new again as Activision releases Call of Duty: WWII trailer

So the CALL OF DUTY series is doing something bold and new! It's going to be set in World War II! Like, uh, the first games, and...hmmm. Really breaking the mold there, Activision. Anyway, here's a trailer for the new game, titled CALL OF DUTY: WWII. Let's take a look: Actually, I think I was being unfair earlier, because despite its seeming lack of...
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Sony acquires worldwide rights to Tom Hanks' Greyhound, a WWII drama

Movie rights can sometimes be a tricky aspect of the business. Every studio wants that high-profile box-office dollar, and every now and again, will swoop in under the raider to get a piece of the action. Today, it's been reported that Sony Pictures is grabbing an ambitious film project off the Berlin marketplace by acquiring the worldwide rights to GREYHOUND, a World War II drama...
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Gary Oldman in talks to play Winston Churchill in Joe Wright's Darkest Hour

Deadline is reporting that the one and only Gary Oldman is in talks to star as Winston Churchill in the World War II drama DARKEST HOUR. Joe Wright (PAN, HANNA) will direct the Working Title production from a script by THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING scribe Anthony McCarten , who is also producing with Lisa Bruce and Working Title co-chiefs Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, and filming is...
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Cast and shooting details arrive for Christopher Nolan's WW II epic Dunkirk

Details have been sparse on Christopher Nolan 's latest, which is pretty much par for the course regarding the ever ambitious director. That's about to change as we now have some details on the man's World War II picture, DUNKIRK, that's already set for release on July 21, 2017. As Variety is reporting, the film will follow the (surprise) Dunkirk evacuation, also...
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Jamie Dornan & Cillian Murphy will try to assassinate a Nazi in Anthropoid

It's been announced that FIFTY SHADES OF GREY actor Jamie Dornan will star opposite Cillian Murphy in ANTHROPOID , a World War II thriller from CASHBACK director Sean Ellis. Dornan and Murphy will play a pair of Czech soldiers who were involved with the 1942 assassination of high ranking Nazi official Reinhard Heydrich , also known as "The Butcher of Prague."...
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Mel Gibson in talks to direct Andrew Garfield in World War II drama

You read that right, folks. If everything goes according to plan, Mel Gibson will return to the director's chair to helm HACKSAW RIDGE. RIRDGE tells the true story of Private First Class Desmond T. Doss, who refused to kill or carry a weapon. Despite being ostracized by the other soldiers for his beliefs, he saved 75 men during the Battle of Okinawa. The man suffered through...
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Exclusive Cool Video: Top 10 World War II Movies

War, what is it good for? I can tell you that while I in no way advocate war in real life, I absolutely do on the big screen. Epic battle sequences, stirring drama, breathtaking cinematography; all are hallmarks of the classic war motion picture. The films both entertain but the genre also represents the old adage of learning from the past so as to not repeat in the future. Of all...
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Gary Oldman and Jay Baruchel to battle evil in the World War II set Panzer 88

Despite sharing some screen time in next year's ROBOCOP reboot, Gary Oldman and Jay Baruchel will team up for a darker story in PANZER 88. The World War II set horror movie will follow the recent trend of supernatural action movies like R.I.P.D. and the recently announced SEAL TEAM 666. This film will feature an adversary not often seen in the genre. Here is the plot breakdown...
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The Book Thief starring Geoffrey Rush gets an Oscar-ready emotional trailer

Chances are if you make a movie set during World War II that you are either aiming or hoping for an Oscar nomination. Of all the settings for films, WWII seems to be the ideal landscape for telling a heart-wrenching tale of human perseverance, and with good reason. The Holocaust is one of the most hideous and well-known atrocities in history and has affected the families of millions...
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Coen Brothers to rewrite Unbroken for director Angelina Jolie

I haven't seen Angelina Jolie 's directing debut IN THE LAND OF BLOOD AND HONEY, but have read very mixed reviews on the film. In addition her movie only made back $303,877 of its $13 million budget, so her first effort was a bit of a disappointment. Jolie also wrote the script for the film, but this time around she's bringing in some big guns to do script duties. THR is reporting...
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