Author: Jana Angeles

The Russo Brothers to make TV adaptation of cult classic gang film The Warriors

July 7, 2016

The Russo Brothers – Joe and Anthony Russo will be taking a break from the hype of Marvel reality and will be undertaking a new project in their hands. The brothers plan to create a TV adaptation of Walter Hill’s 1979 cult classic gang  film The Warriors (also based on Sol Yurick’s classic novel). The TV […]

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Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe turns Neo-Nazi in latest film trailer of Imperium

July 7, 2016

Gone are the days of Harry Potter, yet Daniel Radcliffe has been setting himself pretty well in the world of cinema as of late. Reported by Dark Horizons, Radcliffe plays an interesting character for upcoming film title Imperium. His character role will be of Nate Foster, an FBI agent tasked with infiltrating the neo-Nazi movement. […]

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Jackie Chan joins the voice cast for The Nut Job 2

July 7, 2016

Reported by Variety, it’s been announced that Jackie Chan will be joining the voice cast for upcoming animated sequel film The Nut Job 2.  The film will be directed by Carl Brunker with the script written by Scott Bindley, Bob Barlen and Brunker himself. The Nut Job 2′s anticipated U.S release will be on May 19, […]

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Netflix will be streaming all seasons of Gilmore Girls globally on July 1

June 30, 2016

For those that have a bad case of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), Netflix and Gilmore Girls‘ Lauren Graham made the epic announcement on Tuesday that the popular teen series will be available to stream globally starting July 1. This means if you are an account holder of Netflix Australia, you will have access to all 153 […]

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Cine Latino to highlight the best of Latino cinema this August!

June 30, 2016

For those that like their films with a foreign touch, there will be a new festival opening up this August showcasing the best of Latino cinema titled Cine Latino. The aim of the festival will celebrate the diversity in Latin American cinema, showcasing the best films from countries such as Mexico, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Cuba, Uruguay, […]

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There’s a Food Truck Festival happening at the Coburg Drive-In this July!

June 30, 2016

Attention lovers of all kinds (particularly those who geek out over films and love a good feed). Melbourne’s Coburg Drive-In will be officially bringing your your favourite food trucks and films over two consecutive days as part of their Food Truck Festival this July. If you’re looking for a perfect date night solution, you can […]

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Barkhad Abdi joins cast for Blade Runner film sequel

June 30, 2016

Reported by Variety, it’s been announced that Barkhad Abdi will be joining the cast for the Blade Runner film sequel. Abdi will be joining other fellow actors including Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Carla Juri and Dave Bautista. The announcement was made by Alcon Entertainment co-founders and co-CEOs Andrew Kosove and […]

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Netflix picks up Lost In Space series reboot

June 30, 2016

Reported by The A.V Club, Netflix announced that they will be picking up the reboot series of Lost In Space, with plans to unleash the first ten-episode season. The reboot has been quoted to be a “reimagining of the campy ’60s sci-fi show”. The producer known for his work on Prison Break Zach Estrin will […]

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How I Met Your Mother’s Josh Radnor to direct new sci-fi drama The Leaves

June 24, 2016

We all loved Josh Radnor in his days on How I Met Your Mother. Now, it seems like he’s taken a break from acting and dabbling once again into the directing side of things. It’s been announced that Radnor will be the director of a new sci-fi drama series titled The Leaves for Lion Gates […]

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Have a look at the first trailer for Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

June 23, 2016

Suspenseful and action-packed, you don’t want to miss out on Jack Reacher: Never Go Back’s first trailer. Last week, Entertainment Tonight showcased a butchered version of it – only showing snippets which didn’t even last seconds. Now, you can enjoy its full glory down below! The film is based off the eighteenth novel of Lee Child’s popular […]

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Queensland Film Festival reveals full program for 2016!

June 17, 2016

As Sydney Film Festival comes to an end, one door closes and another one opens! Next month, film lovers in Queensland can enjoy the jam-packed program offered in this year’s Queensland Film Festival. From feature films to shorts to documentaries, there’s a little something for everyone! The Queensland Film Festival will be running from July […]

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Watch the winners of the CLIPPED Music Video competition from VIVID Ideas 2016

June 16, 2016

As part of this year’s Sydney VIVID Ideas Program, CLIPPED Music Video Competition announced their winners over two buzzing nights over at The Works in Glebe last weekend. The event included a six-category competition and award ceremonies; innovative discussion panels featuring international and local speakers; screenings and crafty exhibition spaces. The panel of judges for the competition […]

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hayu arrives for Foxtel subscribers

June 10, 2016

Consider yourself a reality TV junkie? Are you a Foxtel subscriber? If you’ve said yes to both, then you’re in for a treat. Foxtel announced on Tuesday that customers who are subscribed to the network with an additional subscription package including the channel E! Entertainment Television* will be able to access the new NBC Universal […]

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AMC to develop miniseries of David Carr’s The Night of The Gun with Bob Odenkirk to star

June 9, 2016

Reported by The Hollywood Reporter, there’s been talk of a potential miniseries based on David Carr’s memoir, The Night of The Gun. AMC will be teaming up with some familiar faces if the series does move forward in production. The network announced on Monday night that they will be working with Sony Pictures Television to develop […]

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Archer producers want to work with Jon Hamm for live-action film

June 9, 2016

Wrapping up its seventh season, Archer ended on a massive cliffhanger on Thursday night. While the FX’s dearly beloved animated spy series has not be renewed for an eighth season, there’s been talk of a feature-film based on the show. Reported by The Daily Beast, they asked executive producers Matt Thompson and Casey Willis prior […]

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John Boyega to star in Pacific Rim sequel film

June 9, 2016

Following the success of his role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it has been announced that John Boyega will be starring in the upcoming Pacific Rim sequel. Reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Boyega will be undertaking the lead role as the son of Idris Elba’s character from the original film. The plot of the sequel […]

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Melbourne International Film Festival announces Down Under for Centrepiece Gala

June 3, 2016

It was announced on Tuesday by Melbourne International Film Festival that filmmaker Abe Forsythe’s second feature film, Down Under, will screen as the prestigious Centrepiece Gala at the 2016 edition of the festival. Down Under is a black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots. It’s been described as a “hilarious yet poignant story […]

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FX to launch X-Men spinoff series Legion

June 2, 2016

FX will be launching the first season of X-Men spinoff series Legion on its TV network. The story will follow a young troubled man (played by Dan Stevens) who may have abilities no other human can have. David Haller has always struggled with mental illness as a teenager and was diagnosed with schizophrenia. He has been in […]

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Netflix plans to launch Women’s Wrestle comedy GLOW

June 2, 2016

Netlix and Orange is the New Black’s creator Jenji Kohan will be teaming up together to introduce a ten-episode series inspired by the real story of the female wrestling league. GLOW (Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling) is a remake of the original 1980’s TV series of professional women’s wrestling. In the new version, the show will follow […]

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Amy Schumer to produce and star in bachelor comedy Who Invited Her?

June 2, 2016

Reported by Variety, Amy Schumer will be producing and starring in bachelor comedy Who Invited Her?  Alongside Schumer, Reese Witherspoon will also take care of production under the wing of Pacific Standard Banner. Schumer will portray a woman who is adamant on going to her best guy friend’s bachelor party. Earlier versions of the script for […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights gets revived at The Weinstein Co.

June 2, 2016

Reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Hamilton-creator Lin-Manuel Miranda takes on a film adaptation at the Weinstein Co. for his earlier work, In The Heights. Miranda has been made the producer of the film, it has been unclear whether he will actually star in it as the character is 10 years younger than he is (Miranda is now 36). […]

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Emily Blunt to star in Mary Poppins sequel film for Christmas 2018

June 2, 2016

It’s been reported on The Wrap , that Into The Woods star Emily Blunt will be starring in Gary Marshall’s upcoming Mary Poppins sequel film. It’s been anticipated that the title will be released during Christmas 2018. The film will be set in Depression-era London and will follow the story of Jane and Michael Banks and […]

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ABC to bring in new drama series Newton’s Law

June 2, 2016

Yesterday ABC made the announcement that they will be taking in a new drama series titled Newton’s Law.  Furthermore, production is currently underway in Melbourne for the eight-part series. Newton’s Law was an original concept developed by Deb Cox and Fiona Eagger who were the shakers behind the success of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and The Gods of […]

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HOYTS cinemas offer free copy of World of Warcraft game for Warcraft moviegoers

May 20, 2016

For all you World of Warcraft nerds, this one’s for you! Blizzard Entertainment and HOYTS announced yesterday that they will be giving away free digital copies of the multi-player game World of Warcraft for people who buy a ticket through HOYTS cinemas for the film Warcraft. This promotion is to celebrate the release of the film […]

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Winners for the 2016 South Australian Screen Awards announced!

May 19, 2016

The South Australian Screen Awards (SASAs) announced the winners of their 17th annual event last Friday. The gala event was presented by notable film critic and writer for The Guardian Australia, Luke Buckmaster. The SASAs aims to promote and support the talent found in the South Australian film industry. The winners shared prizes totalling up […]

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Filmmakers Joe and Anthony Russo to produce a new Chinese superhero franchise

May 13, 2016

The sibling-duo filmmakers, Joe and Anthony Russo will be producing a new Chinese superhero franchise to target the film market in China. Furthermore, the Russo brothers have partnered-up with a Beijing-based production company to develop this new superhero franchise, with movie buffs around China already calling the project ‘Captain China.’ In March, they also managed […]

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Bryan Cranston to appear and produce in 10-part anthology series Electric Dreams: The World of Philip K. Dick

May 12, 2016

Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston will be appearing in a 10-part anthology series titled Electric Dreams: The World of Philip K. Dick.  Cranston will also be an executive producer working alongside Battlestar Galatica‘s Ronald Moore and Justified‘s Michael Dinner. It was announced on Tuesday that Sony Pictures Television and British broadcaster Channel 4 will be partnering up with […]

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ICYMI: Netflix officially release chilling trailer for Season 4 of Orange is the New Black

May 12, 2016

Fans of Orange is the New Black, get hyped because there’s gonna be more drama, drama, drama – and of course, more funny shit to laugh about as well. With Netflix releasing the trailer on Tuesday for the popular TV series, the dramatic tone it paints is an intense one. Capturing the drama so perfectly […]

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Johnny Depp to star in Cannes film The Libertine directed by Brett Ratner

May 12, 2016

It’s been reported that Johnny Depp will be the star of the upcoming film by Brett Ratner The Libertine. With a script written by Ben Kopit, the title has been inspired by french diplomat Dominique Strauss-Kahn‘s (Depp) story of how he was accused of sexual assault and was put under house arrest. In 2011, Strauss-Kahn had […]

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UnREAL video reveals Season 2’s new bachelor

May 6, 2016

Season 2 of UnREAL is creeping up on us and a new trailer for the show showcases some of what is to come, as well as new cast member Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D alum B.J Britt. With all the confusion felt within the contestants, it will be interesting to see how they will go this time round in […]

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