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Movies In Theaters Now and Coming Soon

Movies In Theaters Now and Coming Soon include Hereditary, The First Purge, Ocean’s 8, Jurassic World 2, Christopher Robin and The Incredibles 2. Check out our list of all Movies In Theaters Now and Coming Soon to theaters in North America. In addition, we bring you the complete list of all and all 2015 Movies, and 2016 Movies […]

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Boundaries Interviews by Tim Nasson and Dylan Tracy

By Tim Nasson and Dylan Tracy Beverly Hills – In the movie Boundaries, Laura (Vera Farmiga) is a single mother living in Seattle, who has a constant need to put others and animals before her. When her estranged, criminally-minded father Jack (Oscar winner Christopher Plummer, The Sound of Music, Beginners, All the Money in the World) is kicked out […]

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Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom Review by Dylan Tracy

Sure to be the biggest theatrical release this summer, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom delivers dinosaurs, explosions, and the beginning of a new age of Jurassic. With throwbacks to the original 1993 Jurassic Park (the original Jurassic Park Jeep Wrangler, Dr. John Hammond’s amber cane, and the return of Ian Malcom (Jeff Goldblum)) and touching on aspects of the […]

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Robert Zemeckis to Direct The Witches Remake

Robert Zemeckis, the Oscar winning director of Forrest Gump, and whose Welcome To Marwen arrives in theaters this Thanksgiving, is taking over for Guillermo del Toro to direct an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches for Warner Bros. The book, which was previously adapted by the studio in 1990 with Anjelica Huston starring, follows a […]

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Ewan McGregor cast as the lead in The Shining sequel Doctor Sleep

Ewan McGregor better start practicing his best “redrum.” The actor has been cast as adult Danny Torrance in Doctor Sleep, Wild About Movies has learned. The movie is adapted from Stephen King’s sequel to 1980’s The Shining, which Stanley Kubrick adapted into one of horror’s most iconic movies. Danny Lloyd famously played the role of […]

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Paul Hogan Returns as Crocodile Dundee

Paul Hogan Returns as Crocodile Dundee. Paul Hogan, star of the hit Crocodile Dundee franchise, which began in 1986 with the worldwide box office smash Crocodile Dundee, is heading back to the big screen in the feature comedy entitled The Very Excellent Mr Dundee! The film isn’t a sequel to Paramount’s iconic franchise but instead […]

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Last Surviving Munchkin from Wizard of Oz Dies

Jerry Maren, the last surviving Munchkin from the classic movie “The Wizard of Oz,” has died at age 98. According to TMZ, Maren died last week at a San Diego nursing care center; a funeral was held over the weekend at Forest Lawn in Hollywood. Maren was an 18-year-old when he was cast in the […]

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Joker Movie Starring Jared Leto in Development

While there will never be a Joker as good as Heath Ledger’s, Warner Bros. is in early development on a Joker standalone movie in the Suicide Squad universe starring Jared Leto, who is also executive producing. Yes, Jared Leto’s incarnation of Batman villain The Joker is getting his own movie. No writer or director are […]

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An All New Addams Family Arrives in 2019

The Addams Family (2019) is a stop-motion animated version of Charles Addams’ series of cartoons about a peculiar, ghoulish family. In 1991, Paramount Pictures released the big screen movie The Addams Family, starring Angelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christina Ricci, Christopher Lloyd and Dan Hedaya. That film took in $113 million at the U.S. box office. The sequel, […]

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Legally Blonde 3 Is In The Works

Almost 20 years after the original, Legally Blonde 3 Is In The Works. Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon (Walk The Line) is reprising her role as the precocious, idealistic Elle Woods in Legally Blonde 3 for MGM, and they’ve brought back most of the creative team from the first film. MGM is closing a screenwriting deal […]

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Mortal Engines First Look

The first images from the movie Mortal Engines have been released by Universal Pictures. Peter Jackson, the Oscar-winning mastermind behind The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, produced and wrote the screenplay for the upcoming adaptation (in theaters December 14, 2018) of Philip Reeve’s 2001 young-adult dystopian novel. Set a few thousand years into […]

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Sony Pulls The Plug on The Crow Remake

The remake of The Crow is back in the cage. Star Jason Momoa said in an Instagram post Thursday, May 31, 2018 that the project has fallen apart, and shared a photo of himself with filmmaker Corin Hardy, who was to direct. “I’ve waited 8 years to play this dream role. I love you @corinhardy […]

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Sesame Street Sues Happytime Murders Distributor

The tagline of the upcoming movie The Happytime Murders is “No Sesame. All Street.” And Sesame Street isn’t happy. The makers of Sesame Street are suing the distributor of the Melissa McCarthy movie, saying it’s abusing the famed puppets’ sterling reputation to advertise the film. A judge this Friday scheduled a hearing next week to consider a request for […]

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Harvey Weinstein set to turn himself in on sex crime charges in New York

Harvey Weinstein set to turn himself in on sex crime charges in New York. Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face sex assault charges in connection with an attack on a student actress, Wild About Movies has learned. The fallen Hollywood mogul is expected to be charged with preying on Lucia […]

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Liam Neeson to Star in New Men In Black

Liam Neeson is joining Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson in Sony’s Men in Black spinoff. F. Gary Gray is directing. You’ll remember Gray as the director of Straight Outta Compton and The Fate of the Furious. Sony has scheduled a May 17, 2019, release. The original movie followed Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, who […]

Paramount Reboots Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Again

The heroes in a half shell are coming back for more pizza, again. Paramount is developing a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie and has hired Andrew Dodge, the writer behind the Jason Bateman R-Rated comedy Bad Words, to pen the script. Michael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller will produce the feature via their Platinum Dunes banner. […]

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Jake Gyllenhaal to Play Villain Mysterio in Spiderman Homecoming 2

Jake Gyllenhaal to Play Villain Mysterio in Spiderman Homecoming 2. Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain) is ready to bring a little mystery to the Spider-Man universe. The actor will be playing the classic Marvel villain Mysterio in the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming. Spider-Man creators Stan Lee and Steve Ditko introduced Mysterio in the comics in 1964. […]

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Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper to Star in Eastwood’s Film The Mule

Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper to Star in Eastwood’s Film The Mule, in theaters 2019. Clint Eastwood is directing the Warner Bros. movie The Mule and is also starring in the film, marking the first time since 2012’s Trouble with the Curve that the Hollywood legend appeared on screen. Bradley Cooper is starring opposite Eastwood. Cooper’s boarding […]

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Dwayne Johnson Is The Captain of Disney’s Jungle Cruise

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been lighting up his Instagram account for the past few days with news about his upcoming starring role in Disney’s Jungle Cruise. Production begins this week (May 14, 2018) in Hawaii and continues through Christmas. The movie Jungle Cruise is based on Disneyland’s theme park ride where a small riverboat […]

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Charlize Theron to Play Megyn Kelly in new Jay Roach Movie

Oscar winning actress Charlize Theron (Monster) and director Jay Roach (Meet The Parents, Austin Powers trilogy) are teaming to tell the tale of the late, disgraced Fox News chairman Roger Ailes. Annapurna Pictures is financing and producing the as of now untitled movie, which is scheduled for release in 2019. Theron portrays Megyn Kelly, a […]

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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure 3 Is Totally Happening

Yes way! Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are finally, officially putting the Bill & Ted band back together. After years of delays, Reeves (as Ted “Theodore” Logan ), 53, and Winter (Bill S. Preston Esq.) 52, have the green light to make Bill & Ted Face the Music — the third film in their metalhead […]

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Dean Devlin Goes from Producing Independence Day to Owning a Movie Studio

Dean Devlin’s name may not roll off your tongue unless you’re WildAboutMovies or part of the Hollywood elite. However, that might be about to change. After years of producing, including both Independence Day movies, Devlin’s own movie studio, the independent Electric Entertainment, released its second film, Bad Samaritan, starring David Tennant, on over 2000 screens this […]

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John Lithgow Joins the 2019 Pet Sematary Remake

John Lithgow joins the 2019 Pet Sematary remake as Jud Crandall, played by Fred Gwynne in the original. Lithgow, who will be 74 upon the film’s release, has been nominated for two acting Oscars, back to back; in 1983 for The World According To Garp, where he plays transexual Roberta Muldoon, and in 1984 for […]

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Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law Reteam for Sherlock Holmes 3

Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law are ready for their next mystery. Warner Bros. will release Sherlock Holmes 3 on Dec. 25, 2020. Downey stars as the iconic British detective in the film franchise, while Law plays his famous sidekick, Dr. Watson. We have heard that Guy Rithcie will return to direct the film. From […]

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Roman Polanski and Bill Cosby Get Expelled From The Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has expelled Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski from its membership, the organization said Thursday in an e-mail that we received. The Academy’s board of governors, following its new procedure for enforcing a Standards of Conduct that it adopted in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, voted […]