January 18, 2018

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Camouflage Dinosaurs In “Jurassic 4”?

Paleontologist Jack Horner says that a new dinosaur is set to play a key role in Colin Trevorrow's upcoming fourth "Jurassic Park" feature. Horner, who is consulting on the film, tells USA Today: "I can't actually tell you who that will be, but you'll want to keep the lights on after you see this movie." No word on what dinosaur that could be. … [Read more...]

News Shorts: April 4th 2013

Photos from Fast and Furious 6, The Raid 2, Motel, Maniac, Scary Movie 5, 2 Guns, Trance, The Purge, Blue Jasmine. Posters for CBGB, Iron Man 3, The Purge, The Kings of Summer, This Is The End, The Great Gatsby, Pain and Gain, Greetings from Tim Buckley, Before Midnight, Vehicle 19, The Conjuring, Bridegroom, 2 Guns, Mud, The English Teacher, See … [Read more...]

Casting: Stevens, Kidman, Nieboer, Seydoux

Swallows and Amazons Dan Stevens ("Downton Abbey") will star in adaptation of Arthur Ransome's classic 1930 children's book "Swallows and Amazons". Stevens will be playing Uncle James in the project which begins shooting this Summer. The book is the first in a series about the Walker children who set sail on the Swallow and head for Wild Cat … [Read more...]

“Giant Slayer” Is A Costly Flop

One month into its run, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures are reportedly on track to lose a total of $ 125-140 million over their fractured fairy tale epic "Jack the Giant Slayer". The film is on track to finish its box-office run with $ 65 million domestically and around $ 140 million internationally. That's not enough to cover a … [Read more...]

“Catching Fire” Teaser Next Sunday

MTV have confirmed that the first teaser trailer for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" will debut during the 2013 MTV Movie Awards on April 14th. A 'Tweaser' (a teaser of the teaser), is available below: Dark Horizons - News … [Read more...]

Tim Burton Next Directing “Big Eyes”

Tim Burton has set "Big Eyes" as his next directorial effort. Christoph Waltz and Amy Adams will star in the project about Margaret and Walter Keane, the artists whose paintings of large eyed children became one of the first mass marketed art sensations in the 50s and 60s. Walter was the marketing genius and a full fledged celebrity. His shy … [Read more...]

Casting News: Dohring, Collette, Seydoux

Veronica Mars Jason Dohring is confirmed to reprise his role of Logan Echolls in the upcoming "Veronica Mars" movie. Dohring and Kristen Bell are the only confirmed cast members at present. The story takes place years after the failure of Veronica's dad's re-election as town sheriff. Something major brings her back home and back to her calling. … [Read more...]

“Finding Nemo” Sequel Hits Nov 2015

It's official - "Finding Dory" will hit screens on November 25th 2015. Disney & Pixar used Facebook today to announce both the title and release date for the upcoming "Finding Nemo" sequel. Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres are both confirmed to be returning to voice Marlin and Dory respectively. The story is set a year after the first … [Read more...]

Brady Corbet Makes Directorial Debut

24-year-old actor Brady Corbet ("Simon Killer," "Martha Marcy May Marlene") is set to make his feature directorial debut on an untitled project. All that's known about the story is that it's a French-set period piece. Corbet penned the script, and will NOT act in the film. Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre and Chris Coen are producing, with casting … [Read more...]

Crudup, Fishburne, Gomez Are “Rudderless”

Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Selena Gomez and Laurence Fishburne have all signed on to star in William H. Macy's directorial debut "Rudderless" at Unified Pictures. The music drama follows a grieving father in a downward spiral who stumbles across a box of his deceased son's original music. He forms a band, hoping to find peace in the wake of … [Read more...]