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Top 5 Movie Mistakes: X-Men: The Last Stand (video)

Probably the least liked of all the X-films, X-MEN: THE LAST STAND takes a lot of punches and many of them are well deserved. While it's debatable just HOW bad the film may or may not be, there's no doubt that fans are least likely to rank it first in their order of favorites. Director Brett Ratner stepped in to direct the film when a number of factors caused Matthew Vaughn and...
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Check out the top 10 movie character cameos! (Video)

Cameos can prove to be A LOT of fun in movies when done right. I mean, tell me that Bill Murray wasn't the best part of ZOMBIELAND! You know what's better than an actor making a cameo? An actor making a cameo . . . as one of his film characters, of course! In this latest exclusive Joblo video, the soothing sounds of Jason Dean's voice will count down ten really cool cameos made by actors...
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From Page To Screen - The Incredible Hulk!

In this new series, we examine the very beginning of various comic book characters whose exploits began on the page and have since crossed over into film, TV, and animation. We take a look at how they developed throughout the years and what eventually made it to the big screen (or didn't). Join us as we open the book on some of the leading comic book characters who have made the...
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Rumor: Booster Gold & Blue Beetle superhero buddy cop movie in the works

Sources tell The Tracking Board that DC Comics' Booster Gold and Blue Beetle may be heading to the big screen in what is being pitched as a "superhero buddy cop movie," with Arrow and The Flash writer/producer Greg Berlanti set to direct and executive produce. TB says "comedy is the emphasis here," which will come as good news to those who think...
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Robert Kirkman, Zak Penn, and more added to Transformers "writer's room"

The TRANSFORMERS films are serious money-makers so it came as no surprise when Hasbro and Paramount announced their plan for a combined TRANSFORMERS cinematic universe full of sequels, spin-offs, and laminated statutory rape excuses. Michael Bay , Steven Spielberg , and Lorenzo di Bonaventura then chose Akiva Goldsman to head up a "writer's room" in order to...
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Christopher Nolan might direct Ready Player One adaptation for Warner Bros.

So now that Christopher Nolan 's INTERSTELLAR has hit theaters, what might his next project be? According to The Tracking Board , it could be an adaptation of the sci-fi novel READY PLAYER ONE . The site is reporting Warner Bros. has made an offer to Nolan to helm a big screen version of the Ernest Cline book from a script by THE AVENGERS and X2: X-MEN UNITED scribe Zak Penn...
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Zak Penn to script Ernest Cline's video game novel Ready Player One

After three years of heated bidding for the rights to adapt the novel, Ernest Cline 's video game-inspired scifi tale READY PLAYER ONE is finally moving forward at Warner Bros. The Wrap reports that X2 and THE AVENGERS screenwriter Zak Penn has been brought on board to write the final draft on the adaptation. Earlier drafts were written by Cline himself followed by a revision by...
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Guillermo Del Toro says he is working on Pacific Rim 2 script with Zak Penn

Last month it didn't sound like PACIFIC RIM 2 was going to happen, however in an interview with BuzzFeed, Guillermo Del Toro says he is still working on the script for the sequel, and he's developing it with X-MEN: THE LAST STAND and THE INCREDIBLE HULK screenwriter Zak Penn . I’m working very, very hard with Zak Penn . We’ve been working for a few months...
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Awfully Good: X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) Director: Brett Ratner Stars: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen When the government discovers a cure for mutation, Jean Grey is resurrected as the dangerously powerful Phoenix, and Magneto wages a final war against humankind, the X-Men must battle an overload of forgettable characters and conflicting storylines....
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Len Wiseman to direct supernatural military thriller Black Chapter

Len Wiseman may have gained some notoriety for directing LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD and TOTAL RECALL, but he continues to land plum projects in Hollywood. Visually, he is very talented but his scripts often leave something to be desired. His next project looks to be the paranormal action thriller BLACK CHAPTER which will team him with a screenwriter of some merit. According to The...
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The UnPopular Opinion: The Incredible Hulk

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** When Ang Lee 's HULK hit theaters, I was first...
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Will Marvel NOW! comics supply the story cues for The Incredible Hulk 2?

Didn't take too long this week for the Marvel movie rumors to start, huh? One of the things fans desperately want to know is how Marvel is going to use Hulk in future films, and if another solo movie is in the cards for the big green bastard. Marvel has already said they want to utilize Mark Ruffalo as much as possible, which would mean no World War Hulk or Planet Hulk....
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