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Fox Planning Post-Apocalyptic 'Zorro' Reboot, Because Fuck It, They Might As Well

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • April 27, 2011 1:00 AM
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1998's "The Mask Of Zorro" is, all things considered, a pretty solid action-adventure movie. Not a classic, by any means, but as far as old-fashioned swashbucklers go, it was zippy fun, with about the right blend of action, laughs and romance. Sony clearly hoped that the film would turn the classic folk hero created by Johnston McCulley into a new franchise, but it took them seven years to get a sequel together, and when it arrived, 2005's "The Legend of Zorro" was a mere shadow of the original.

Watch: Anna Faris Falls In Love, Mid-Season Replacement Sitcom Style, In 'What's Your Number'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • April 26, 2011 12:54 PM
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As It Turns Out, Martin Freeman & Anthony Mackie Are Also In The Cast Anna Faris is an extremely talented comedienne. There's no denying that. Ever since her early appearances in the "Scary Movie" franchise, she's shone, even with material that's generally far beneath her. But every time it looks like she's heading for the A-list -- the surprise success of "The House Bunny," for instance, or demonstrating her range in "Brokeback Mountain" -- the next few projects tank, and she's reduced to playing straight woman to talking CGI animals in "Yogi Bear."

New 'Terminator' Film With Arnold Schwarzenegger Officially Attached Goes Out To Studios For A Deal

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 26, 2011 11:56 AM
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Well, he's back. On the heels of his stupid looking animated show "The Governator," and with rumblings of Ji-Woon Kim’s "Last Stand" and Antoine Fuqua’s "The Tomb" as possible new projects, Arnold Schwarzenegger is returning to the franchise that made him a star in a new installment in "The Terminator" series.

Watch: Jon Hamm Steals Latest Red Band Trailer For 'Bridesmaids'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 26, 2011 11:17 AM
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Yet another trailer for the upcoming ensemble comedy "Bridesmaids" has landed and we might be fatigued if weren't for the fact that indeed the film is just that good.

Review: Werner Herzog's 'Cave Of Forgotten Dreams' Is Neither Forgettable Nor Very Dreamy

  • By The Playlist
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  • April 26, 2011 10:51 AM
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The following is a slightly modified reprint of a review that ran at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival.

'Captain America' Sequels Can't Be Set In WW2; Chris Evans Says "He's In The Modern World" By Pic 1

  • By Edward Davis
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  • April 26, 2011 10:02 AM
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Actor Confirms That Captain America And Tony Stark Will Butt Heads In 'The Avengers'Little bit of nerd talk here, bear with us. Given the nature of most modern super hero films, WW2 is a pretty unique setting, which makes "Captain America: The First Avenger" --- a picture that has looked better and better since it was first announced -- something that could (hopefully) pan out as an interesting, enjoyable and entertaining piece of popcorn (hey, if "Thor" can pull it off, anything's possible, right?). So, some of us have been asking internally, could a "Captain America" sequel possibly be set once again in WW2? Or sometime in the past?

Two More People You Never Heard Of Cast In 'Hunger Games'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 26, 2011 9:35 AM
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The interminable casting of "Hunger Games" continues with two more names joining the ranks of the franchise film.

Jodie Foster Will Head Up An Alien Planet In Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 26, 2011 9:04 AM
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Given we're still about two years from seeing Neill Blomkamp's "Elysium," and that it's likely that details are going to be guarded until that time, we'll take every morsel of information that we can get for now.

Anthony Mandler Is Going To Make Sure Zac Efron Will 'Die In A Gunfight'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 26, 2011 8:34 AM
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Zac Efron is determined to have someone punch his adorable little face. The tween heartthrob has been lining up a number of Adult Projects that will hopefully help him transition into grittier fare and one of those, "Die In A Gunfight," now has a director.

You've Been Warned: Joel Schumacher Directing 'The Hive' Penned By Guy Who Wrote 'Thir13en Ghosts'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 26, 2011 8:09 AM
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Director Joel Schumacher is going to keep making movies whether or not anybody wants to see them. While mainstream audiences probably remember his last outing, the silly conspiracy thriller "The Number 23," he's actually made two more movies since: the horror pic "Blood Creek" and the godawful teens 'n drugs movie "Twelve." Well, for better or worse, Schumacher is back.

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