Will Smith visiting pharaoh’s tomb

Will Smith is set to play an ancient pharaoh, working from a script by Randall Wallace (Braveheart) called The Last Pharaoh, an epic film being crafted as a vehicle for the actor. In the upcoming movie, Smith will play the pharaoh Taharqa, who battled Assyrian invaders in ancient Egypt. This is according to a story …
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The Rebel comes to Ultimate DVD

Suspense, romance and action ignite when the Vietnamese box office smash The Rebel charges onto a 2-Disc Ultimate Edition DVD September 30th from Genius Products and The Weinstein Company. Celebrated as the highest grossing Vietnamese film ever made, THE REBEL stars contemporary Asian superstars Johnny Nguyen (The Protector), Dustin Nguyen (21 Jump Street, Finishing the …
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SnagFilms to commemorates 9/11 with online film retrospective

SnagFilms, which brings nonfiction films to the web and promotes viral web distribution through virtual movie theater widgets, recently announced its first annual September 11th Remembrance in Film, with a slate of five documentary films, featuring the critically acclaimed 7 Days in September. The films will be available in their entirety, without commercial interruption, at …
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Kill Bill on Blu-ray this week

From the Academy Award winning writer of Pulp Fiction (Best Original Screenplay, 1994), Reservoir Dogs and Jackie Brown, comes Quentin Tarantino’’s action-packed Kill Bill Volumes 1 and 2 to Blu-ray™, on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 from Miramax. This also marks the first time this wild cinematic rollercoaster ride of furious action, martial arts mayhem and …
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Star Wars: The Clone Wars TV premiere dates

Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the first weekly television series from Lucasfilm Animation, premieres on Cartoon Network Friday, October 3, 2008 at 9 p.m. (ET, PT) with a special one-hour presentation that anchors the Network’s all-new night of fantasy, action and adventure. New series The Secret Saturdays and the current hit Ben 10: Alien Force …
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Fox releasing 20 DVD titles with Digital Copy technology for computer downloading

Placing physical media at the center of the digital revolution, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment gives consumers ultimate flexibility with the release of several best-selling DVDs with DIGITAL COPY on September 23, 2008. DIGITAL COPY allows consumers to effortlessly transfer copies of their favorite classic comedy or action-packed films to their iTunes digital library and …
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Samsung delivers new benchmark with fifth gen Blu-ray player

Samsung Electronics introduces its most advanced Blu-ray player to date with the BD-P2500. Building upon key features and design elements from past Samsung Blu-ray players, the BD-P2500 is compatible out-of-the-box with the latest Blu-ray interactive features available including BD Live, which allows users to connect to the internet, while watching a disc, to obtain additional …
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Big Screen Entertainment gets new vampire film

Big Screen Entertainment has acquired world rights to a new French vampire film called Sodium Babies, co-directed by brothers Benoit and Julien Decaillon. According to Big Screen CEO Kimberley Kates, the company screened Sodium Babies at this year’s Cannes Film Market. Kates says “It stood out among the numerous titles we previewed. The picture has …
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Mobile video downloads mature

Cricket, a provider of unlimited wireless services, recently announced a flat-rate unlimited mobile video service that allows users to view one-to-four-minute-long video clips directly from select handsets. Videos available include music videos, artist interviews, music documentaries, sports clips from FUEL TV such as soccer and mixed martial arts, entertainment news from Hollywood Insider, movie trailers, …
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