Ryan Gosling, Waypoint and Anonymous Content to produce film adaptation of graphic novel The Underwater Welder from cartoonist Jeff Lemire

The Underwater Welder is a mind–bending graphic novel written by critically acclaimed, award–winning cartoonist, Jeff Lemire, and published by Top Shelf/IDW. Ryan Gosling, Ken Kao’s Waypoint Entertainment and Anonymous Content will produce a film adaptation based on the book. The New York Times bestselling graphic novel centers on a man in the dangerous profession of …
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Cult classic Phantasm and new sequel Phantasm: Ravager heading to theaters

Well Go USA Entertainment announced that the company has nabbed North American rights for Don Coscarelli’s iconic Phantasm series, including an all-new 4K restoration of the original 1979 cult classic Phantasm: Remastered, never-before-seen HD restorations of 1994’s Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead and 1998’s Phantasm IV: Oblivion, and the long-anticipated debut of the fifth …
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Young Han Solo revealed for 2018 Star Wars spinoff prequel

Film directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller announced at Star Wars Celebration Europe today, that young actor Alden Ehrenreich will play Han Solo in Lucasfilm’s 2018 spinoff prequel movie. According to various online reports, the filmmakers said that they auditioned more than 3,000 actors for the role, before settling on Ehrenreich. Variety reports that filmmaker …
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Does this Walking Dead Season 7 preview poster for San Diego Comic Con 2016 give away upcoming story plot? You be the judge

It’s just about that time of year again. A time when pop culture fanatics journey to San Diego, California for Comic Con International, wait on lines for hours, even days, at a time, all to get a glimpse of their favorite celebrities, filmmakers, comic creators, pop culture writers & artists, streaming personalities, and cosplay icons. …
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Troma Entertainment nabs Hectic Knife

Troma Entertainment has acquired the action-horror-comedy film Hectic Knife, directed by Greg DeLiso. The new acquisition will be celebrated with a New York City rooftop screening premiere in Brooklyn at Our Wicked Lady on July 28th, 2016 as a pre-party fundraising event for TromaDance, Troma’s Film Festival which runs the weekend of July 29th. A …
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Indie feature Elizabeth Blue begins shooting

Principal photography has begun on the independent feature Elizabeth Blue. The film, which stars Anna Schafer, Ryan Vincent, Christopher Ashman, Nicola Lambo, Inger Tudor, Kathleen Quinlan and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje centers on Elizabeth (Schafer) a young woman recently released from a mental hospital while coping with ongoing episodes of Schizophrenia. With the love and support of …
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Relativity co-producing military thriller Hunter Killer

Relativity Films has announced that the company will co-produce Hunter Killer starring Gerard Butler, alongside Millennium Pictures. Dana Brunetti and Ryan Kavanaugh are also executive producing the film with producers Neal Moritz and Tobey Jaffe. Donavan Marsh (Avenged, Spud) will direct the action thriller. Peter Craig and Jamie Moss wrote the script based on the …
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Herbie Hancock, Ethan Hawke, John Goodman, Rihanna and Clive Owen to star in sci-fi epic Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, plus a first look

EuropaCorp has released first look images from Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. The sci-fi epic film is directed by cult favorite filmmaker Luc Besson and stars Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, John Goodman, Herbie Hancock and Kris Wu. Rooted in the classic graphic novel series, Valerian and Laureling, …
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