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Breaking Bible: Aaron Paul Joins Ridley Scott's 'Exodus' Along With Ben Kingsley, John Turturro & Sigourney Weaver

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 27, 2013 4:48 PM
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Well this will certainly be a change of pace for actor we're used to seeing wearing a hoodie and saying "Bitch" more often and better than anyone. Ridley Scott's "Exodus" is ramping up its casting and has an interesting slate of names coming aboard.

Watch: Clip From 'Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter' & Deleted Scene From 'Iron Man 3'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 19, 2013 3:23 PM
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Marvel doesn't have any movies in theaters for a few months yet but that doesn't really stop the promotion machine one iota. "Iron Man 3" hits home video next month and so the studio's push for the moment is trying to wring some more dollar out of a flick that already crossed $1 billion at the box office.

Watch: Mandarin Wants The Set Prepped In Deleted Scene From 'Iron Man 3' Plus Gag Reel

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 13, 2013 3:42 PM
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Marvel doesn't just make a ton of money because their movies are big at the box office, they're savvy marketers, often finding multiple revenue streams for their characters and movies so that they keep the money rolling in. As per usual, the upcoming "Iron Man 3" DVD/Blu-ray will be packed with goodies for fans to dig into and more importantly, give them a reason to own it.

Watch: Final Trailer For Sci-Fi 'Ender's Game' Lifts Off

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 6, 2013 12:00 PM
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Ender's Game
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" won't be the only film this fall boasting an array of wacky names. The sci-fi blockbuster "Ender's Game" will be bringing folks named Ender, Mazer, Hyrum and Bonzo to tell Orson Scott Card's futuristic tale of kid killers in space (or something) and as yesterday's preview of the final trailer suggested, it's going big or going home.

Watch: Prepare For The Final 'Ender's Game' Trailer With This Preview

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 5, 2013 1:18 PM
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Ender's Game
Dancing around a controversy spurred by homophobic author Orson Scott Card, and continuing to remain somewhat of a question mark among the remaining blockbusters of the year, it could be argued that "Ender's Game" still has a considerable mountain to climb. But tomorrow will mark the start of the last major push for the movie with the unveiling of the final trailer (which means that you're going to see this spot on repeat in cinemas forever, or at least it will feel like that between now and November).

Battle School Needs You: New 'Enders Game' Photos & Promo Spots; Anti-Gay Controversy Hits Comic-Con

  • By Edward Davis
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  • July 19, 2013 1:36 PM
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Ender's Game
Awkward. Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment have taken the young adult sci-fi film "Ender's Game" to Comic-Con to market it to the masses. And the first question to come out of the mouths of audiences? Asking how involved "Ender's Game" author Orson Scott Card is in the making of the movie. Card, has stirred major unwanted controversy around the movie with his bigoted anti-gay comments, something that Lionsgate is doing their best to distance themselves from, and they were probably hoping no on would ask at the gigantic, supposed-to-be light trade show.

Watch: First Trailer For Sci-Fi 'Ender's Game' Starring Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley & Asa Butterfield

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 7, 2013 4:04 PM
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Sci-fi is a hard sell, generally speaking, at the box office, even if it's based off a beloved book like Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game." However, those who have actually read the novel have been wondering just how it will translate onto the big screen? It's not necessarily the most action-driven piece of writing, and the concept is pretty ambitious. Can Hollywood make it work, even while filling all the requirements of the four quadrant tentpole? Well, the first trailer is here to perhaps answer that question.

The Best & Worst Moments Of 'Iron Man 3'

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • May 6, 2013 1:29 PM
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Best/worst Iron Man 3 feature
If you were in prison, comatose or pinned to the ground by a fallen armoire this weekend, it's possible you didn't see "Iron Man 3." All the rest of us, it seems, ignored our mothers' protestations and spent a couple of hours of this fine sunny summer weekend indoors in the dark, watching Robert Downey Jr. suit up as Tony Stark/Iron Man for his third solo outing. In fact, judging by these numbers, so did Mom. The "Iron Man" threequel (read about some others here) is already in the history books as the second biggest domestic opening of all time, right behind sister film "The Avengers," and looks on track to be another billion-dollar movie for the unprecedentedly successful Marvel Universe project. But with Shane Black a new recruit for the director's chair (Iron Throne?) and expectations vertiginously high for the launch of Phase Two, the finished film could be expected to show at least a few stretch marks. Our early review is here and since then, many of The Playlist have managed to catch up with it, so here's what we thought worked and what did not. **Spoilers abound.**

Review: 'Iron Man 3' Is A Solid, Sometimes Surprising Start To Marvel's Phase Two Movies

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • April 23, 2013 10:38 PM
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Iron Man 3, poster header
After just about as successful a start as you could ask for (three new franchises, and one mega-franchise that kicked off with the third biggest movie of all time), the Marvel movie machine is moving into its next phase. And with it comes the risk of dilution; we're getting at least two movies a year (plus TV series "Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D"), and with countless other superheroes also in the marketplace, there's a chance that diminishing returns could set in; what was once a special chance to see much-loved characters on the big screen might simply become a bi-annual check in to see much of what we've seen before.

Michael Caine & Ben Kingsley Join Kate Beckinsale & Jim Sturgess In 'Eliza Graves'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • April 12, 2013 12:14 PM
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Originally announced three years ago with “Paranormal Activity” director Oren Peli at the helm, the long-brewing Edgar Allan Poe-inspired project “Eliza Graves” is now moving forward with “The Machinist” helmer Brad Anderson in the director’s chair. And he’s added two big names to appear alongside Kate Beckinsale and Jim Sturgess.

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