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Hindsight Might Be 20/20, But In This Case, Foresight Is 2020

Is planning so far in advance for franchise release dates ultimately hurting studio films? Neil Turitz takes a look at the tentpole movies from Universal, Marvel, and DC that are driving Hollywood’s future.

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“Una” Director Benedict Andrews Brings a Tough but Acclaimed Play to the Screen

UnaRay1TNThe intense drama starring Rooney Mara, Ben Mendelsohn and Riz Ahmed is based on David Harrower’s play Blackbird.

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Grey Damon, Okieriete Onaodowan, Danielle Savre & Barrett Doss Cast in “Grey’s Anatomy” Firehouse Spin-Off

greysanatomyspinoffTNThe four actors will be series regulars in the new 10-episode series from Shonda Rhimes’ Shondaland, starring “Grey’s Anatomy’s” Jason George and Jaina Lee Ortiz.

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The Intense Trailer for Joe Lynch’s Action Movie “Mayhem” Starring Steven Yeun (Video)

mayhemTrailerTN“The Walking Dead” star plays Derek Cho, a man fired from his law firm who discovers that the building has been quarantined due to a virus that causes those infected to act out their impulses.

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The “Pacific Rim: Uprising” Trailer Puts the Focus on John Boyega, New Jaegers & Monsters (Video)

PacRimTrailerTNDirected by Steven S. DeKnight (“Daredevil,” “Smallville”), the sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 sci-fi action movie co-stars Scott Eastwood, Adria Arjona, Tian Jing, Burn Gorman and more.

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Keanu Reeves Sci-Fi Thriller “Replicas” Offers a Fascinating First Trailer (Video)

ReplicasTNPicked up out of Toronto by Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, the film in which Reeves plays a neuroscientist trying to revive the family he lost in a car crash has yet to set a release date.

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Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham “Fast & Furious” Spin-off Gets Summer 2019 Release as Universal Shuffles Dates

johnsonstathamTNThe ninth “Fast & Furious” won’t be released until April 2020, while Universal has unscheduled Bill Condon’s “Bride of Frankenstein” in hopes of still getting Angelina Jolie after she finishes “Maleficent 2.”

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Gore Verbinski is the Latest Director to Get Involved with Fox’s “Gambit”

VerbinskiGambtTNChanning Tatum is still slated to play Marvel’s popular cajun mutant Remy LeBeau from the “X-Men” comics, but at one point, this spin-off movie was scheduled to be released today.

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“Brawl in Cell Block 99” Director S. Craig Zahler on Taking Vince Vaughn to a Different Place as an Actor

BrawlinCellBlockTNThe director of “Bone Tomahawk” and master of the slow build genre flick puts Vaughn into one of the most brutal prison movies imaginable, then uses him again for his third film “Dragged Across Concrete.”

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“Blades of Glory” Directors Will Speck, Josh Gordon Helming Amblin’s “The Travelers”

The duo are branching away from comedy with an adaptation of Chris Pavone’s novel by “Scarface” writer John Herman that has a “Hitchcockian premise” ala “North by Northwest.”

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“The Florida Project” Review: Sean Baker Continues to Find Success Giving a Voice to a World Little-Seen

“I know this is a movie, and that Moonee and Halley aren’t real, but in creating them, Sean Baker has captured something deeply true, and these images are spilling over with life, unruly and hard to categorize from one moment to the next,” writes Drew McWeeny.

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11 Best Animated Films That Aren’t From Disney/Pixar

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In honor of My Little Pony: The Movie releasing this weekend April decided to rank her personal favorite animated films, not from Disney or Pixar.

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A Record 92 Countries Submit Films for the Oscar Foreign Language Race

oscarforeignlanguageTNAngelina Jolie and Michael Haneke are two of the more high-profile filmmakers among the 92 whose films were submitted, which will have to be culled down to a shortlist of nine with the final five nominees announced in January.

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The First Trailer for Robin Campillo’s “BPM (Beats Per Minute)” Will Get You Angry, Too (Video)

BPMTNThe French drama explores the rise of the ACT UP Paris movement that rebelled against the pharmaceutical companies that refused to acknowledge that AIDS was an epidemic that needed to be addressed.

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“Blade Runner 2049” is Shooting for a New October Record But Will Probably Fall Just Short

BladeRunner2049TNRyan Gosling, Harrison Ford are brought together for Denis Villeneuve’s long-awaited sequel that’s receiving rave reviews. “My Little Pony” and “The Mountain Between Us” probably won’t make similar waves.

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Jessica Chastain, Aaron Sorkin’s “Molly’s Game” Gets a Second High-Stakes Trailer (Video)

MollysGameTrailerexcerptIn the movie, Chastain plays the real-life Molly Bloom whose high-stakes poker games brought in celebrities and politicians alike, until the FBI pressured Molly to help them take down the Russian mob using her connections.

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Denzel Washington’s “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” Gets A Quirky First Trailer (Video)

romanisraelTNThe second movie from “Nightcrawler” director Dan Gilroy is scheduled for release in select cities on Nov. 3, following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

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“Luke Cage” Season 2 First Look: Iron Fist Set to Return (Photo)

Finn Jones reuintes with Luke Cage on Season 2 of the Netflix Marvel series, with a photo to prove it.

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Glenn Close is a Murder Suspect in “Crooked House” Trailer Based on Agatha Christie Novel (Video)

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The latest Agatha Christie film adaptation Crooked House releases first trailer.

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Nicholas Hoult & Laia Costa Struggle with Monogamy in a Social Media Age in “Newness” Trailer (Video)

NewnessExcerptNicholas Hoult and Laia Costa meet online and struggle with love and sex in a social media age in Newness trailer.

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The First Trailer for Woody Allen’s “Wonder Wheel” Starring Kate Winslet, Justin Timberlake (Video)

WonderWheelTN The ’50s Coney Island set drama that closes this year’s New York Film Festival involves a smaller cast than the filmmaker’s last few movies, but it should be another enjoyable piece of New York nostalgia.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (10.03.17)

Amazon is in the works on a drama series based on the behind-the-scenes world of soap operas in the 1980s, inspired by the life of John Stamos. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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“Baby Driver” Star Ansel Elgort Offered Lead Role in Donna Tartt’s “The Goldfinch” (Exclusive)

Ansel Elgort The Goldfinch John Crowley (Brooklyn) is directing the film, which is being co-financed by Warner Bros., Amazon Studios and RatPac.

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Jenny Slate in Talks to Join Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed in Sony’s “Venom” Movie

Jenny Slate VenomThe SNL alum is slated to play a scientists in Ruben Fleischer’s comic book movie, which will co-star Michelle Williams as a district attorney who may fall for Hardy’s Eddie Brock.

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“Titanic” Reunion In the Works, as James Cameron Casts Kate Winslet in “Avatar” Universe

James Cameron Kate Winslet AvatarSam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder and Matt Gerald are returning for the sequels, which have also added Oona Chaplin and Cliff Curtis.

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“Pirates 5” Helmer Joachim Rønning in Talks to Direct “Maleficent 2” for Disney

ronningmaleficent2TNAfter directing “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” and already slated for a few other projects, the Norwegian filmmaker is being tapped to direct Angelina Jolie in the sequel to Disney’s global blockbuster.

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“Brawl in Cell Block 99” Review: Vince Vaughn Elevates S. Craig Zahler’s Latest Deranged Genre Film

Vince Vaughn Cell Block 99“This is exploitation fare served strong, and while it is the humanity of Vaughn’s performance that grounds the film and makes it something more than “just” exploitation, you still may need a shower afterwards,” writes Drew McWeeny.

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Elgin James to Adapt, Direct Ryan Gattis Social Activism Novel “AIR” for Lionsgate

elginjamesairTNMusical superstar John Legend is one of the producers on the movie about a teen who gets involved with a group who uses death-defying stunts to challenge the local police and the prejudices they face.

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“The Babysitter” Trailer Showcases Humor, Horror, And Hot People (Video)

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A young boy finds out what his babysitter does after he goes to bed in The Babysitter trailer.

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Oscar Winner Patricia Arquette Making Her Directorial Debut with “Love Canal” for Tristar

patriciaarquetteTNBased on Will Battersby’s soon-to-be-released doc “The Canal,” it tells the story of the working class women who fought against the government and chemical industry when they learned of toxic chemical dumping under their homes.

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