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Mel Gibson Teaches A Mexican Kid To Smoke In New Photos From 'Get The Gringo'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 13, 2012 3:56 PM
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Right now is either the best time or the worst time for Mel Gibson to be opening a movie called "Get The Gringo." They say there is no such thing as bad press, and like it or not, the new allegations of rage-and-hate-fueled anti-Semitism being leveled at the actor/director guarantees his straight-to-VOD offering will be getting a lot more attention than it might have otherwise.

New Pics & 5 Clips From 'The Five-Year Engagement' With Jason Segel, Emily Blunt & Alison Brie

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 13, 2012 3:23 PM
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Last spring, Universal scored a touchdown with the Apatow-produced, Paul Feig-directed comedy hit "Bridesmaids," and now, a year later, they're hoping they can repeat that success. Apatow is once again working his wizardry behind the scenes, this time for director Nicholas Stoller and stars Jason Segel and Emily Blunt in "The Five-Year Engagement."

Leonardo DiCaprio Will 'Live By Night' In Dennis Lehane Adaptation For Warner Bros.

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 13, 2012 2:18 PM
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"Mystic River," "Gone Baby Gone" and "Shutter Island." As far as book-to-film adaptations go, Dennis Lehane is batting a perfect 3-for-3, and with Warner Bros. behind two of those pictures, they are looking to score another success by enlisting Leonardo DiCaprio.

Watch: Thor & Captain America Do Triumphant Battle In New Clip From 'The Avengers'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 13, 2012 1:46 PM
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Finally. After a countless number of standing-around-and-posing clips and stills from "The Avengers" a scene of actual action has finally emerged and...really?

Warner Bros. Gets Ready For Summer With New Photos From 'The Dark Knight Rises,' 'Dark Shadows,' 'The Campaign' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 13, 2012 1:28 PM
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Easter is over, spring is here, and in case you haven't noticed, things are going to be getting supersized at the box office over the next the few months. Warner Bros. is getting ready for a busy season and have unveiled a handful of new images from some of their upcoming films.

Danny McBride To Write & Star In Remake Of Danish Comedy 'Klovn,' Todd Phillips To Produce

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 13, 2012 12:51 PM
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With "Eastbound & Down" heading into its series finale this weekend, Danny McBride will be waking up on Monday morning with the hit show over and an open calendar and canvas in front of him. But it looks like he's not wasting any time in lining up something new, and it's another project with big comic possibilities.

Videogame 'Need For Speed' To Be Turned Into 'Fast & Furious'-Style Franchise

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • April 13, 2012 12:42 PM
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If you think about it, has there even really been a solid film based on a video game? While adaptations like “Silent Hill” and the “Resident Evil” series have their adamant defenders, and with the Angelina Jolie-starring “Tomb Raider” films faring pretty well at the box office in their day, there’s also a glut of terrible titles like “Doom,” “Street Fighter,” and most of Uwe Boll’s filmography. Regardless, the studios aren’t letting up, as the recent “Prince of Persia” and announcement of “Crank” director Brian Taylor’s “Twisted Metal” have proven. Well, add one more to that list of future adaptations.

Warner Bros. Creates 'Lore' With Dwayne Johnson

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • April 13, 2012 12:19 PM
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While action star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is currently working on director Michael Bay’s dark comedy “Pain and Gain” in Miami, Florida, he’s had no shortage of movement on future projects. He’ll be getting oiled up for helmer Brett Ratner’s “Hercules,” will be suiting up as a black market mercenary in the comic adaptation “Ciudad,” and it’s no surprise he’ll be returning for further mega franchise adventures in “Journey 3” and “Fast Six.” Johnson is no proving he’s no slouch, signing up for yet another action-heavy role.

In Theaters: 'The Cabin In The Woods' Hopes To 'Lockout' 'The Three Stooges'

  • By Emma Bernstein
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  • April 13, 2012 11:58 AM
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Happy Friday the 13th everyone! Jason is putting on the hockey mask and black cats everywhere are doing wind sprints to make sure they won’t miss you when you walk past. Not sure how to beat all the bad luck? Try going to the movies (and leaving your umbrella at home)! Toads and goldfish aren’t allowed in theaters and there are no mirrors to break or cracks in the floor to step on. Plus, the horror, thriller, romantic comedy, and documentary films coming out this weekend should provide great distraction. But be sure to bring some salt with you. Just in case.

Woody Allen Finally Returns To The U.S., Will Shoot Next Film In San Francisco

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 13, 2012 11:39 AM
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There has been no end to speculation about where Woody Allen would be making his next film. Copenhagen and Munich were two of the most recent cities said to be in the mix for the writer/director's next venture, while any possibility of the Allen returning to his native U.S. soil were long put to pasture as financing from American backers has been dry for years. But in a pleasant surprise, it looks like Woody won't need his passport for his next movie.

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