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Dave Bautista says Blade Runner 2049 will top original

Dave Bautista says Blade Runner 2049 will top original | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
Blade Runner 2049's Dave Bautista says sequel will top the original, as new character posters are revealed
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Don't do it Dave.
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The next James Bond film may have just found its director

The next James Bond film may have just found its director | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
It's still unknown who will take over from Sam Mendes as the next Bond series director, however, fresh reports have linked acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan to the role.
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Pretentiousness ahoy!
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The Dark Tower Trailer Breakdown: 25 Things You Need To See

The Dark Tower Trailer Breakdown: 25 Things You Need To See | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
Fanboys beware.
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Zero things I need to see.
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162 movie sequels currently in the works

162 movie sequels currently in the works | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
From 23 Jump Street to Zootropolis 2, with 100s in-between, here's our rundown of the assorted movie sequels in th
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So many original ideas.
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Cults, human sacrifice and pagan sex: how folk horror is flowering again in Brexit Britain

Cults, human sacrifice and pagan sex: how folk horror is flowering again in Brexit Britain | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
From Kill List to Blood on Satan’s Claw, celebrate May Day with a journey into the dark heart of the English countryside
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Wicker Man reference? Check. All is well with the world.
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The Rock and Jason Statham Getting Their Own Fast and Furious Spin-Off? Neat.

The Rock and Jason Statham Getting Their Own Fast and Furious Spin-Off? Neat. | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
The Fate of the Furious and longtime franchise writer Chris Morgan will soon be working on a script for a spin off starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason
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There can never be enough Stath and Rock-based action.
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James Bond 25: five companies bidding for the rights

James Bond 25: five companies bidding for the rights | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
The theatrical rights to the next James Bond film are up to date: and they may give a clue to Daniel Craig's intentions.
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Is M still dead?
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Shia LaBeouf's new film makes £7 at UK box office, as Beauty and the Beast holds sway

Shia LaBeouf's new film makes £7 at UK box office, as Beauty and the Beast holds sway | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
Belle beats Smurfs and The Boss Baby, but Ghost in the Shell and Free Fire lose out, and LaBeouf’s Man Down manages a not-so-magnificent £7
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Seven whole English pounds!
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Disney has set its sights on a global superstar for live-action Lion King remake

Disney has set its sights on a global superstar for live-action Lion King remake | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
If filmmaker Jon Favreau has his way, Beyoncé will be lured back to the big screen for Disney's upcoming live-action remake of The Lion King.
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It Took 200 Hours in a Make-Up Chair to Turn Gary Oldman Into Winston Churchill

It Took 200 Hours in a Make-Up Chair to Turn Gary Oldman Into Winston Churchill | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
Time well spent.
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Clearly looking for an award.
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Christopher Nolan and Sofia Coppola urge fans to watch films in cinemas, not on Netflix

Christopher Nolan and Sofia Coppola urge fans to watch films in cinemas, not on Netflix | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
As studios reckon with the rise of streaming, the two directors ask audiences to watch their movies on the big screen, where they’re ‘meant to be seen’
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20 women in Hollywood making a difference from behind the camera

20 women in Hollywood making a difference from behind the camera | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
The fight for gender equality will always seem to inevitably fall in front of the camera, so starkly visible amongst its onscreen heroines and celebrity actors. But, to bring those iconic female characters to screen and create those spectacular roles for our Jennifer Lawrences and Julianne Moores, there is a desperate need for diversity behind the camera as well. 
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La La Land’s inevitable Oscars win is a disaster for Hollywood – and for us

La La Land’s inevitable Oscars win is a disaster for Hollywood – and for us | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
This year’s other best picture nominees have heart, soul and humanity. Damien Chazelle’s tawdry, dispiriting confection has none – it’s the tale of two narcissists who sacrifice love for self-interest
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Saucer of milk...

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Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda to Star in Movie About Reading Fifty Shades of Grey

Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda to Star in Movie About Reading Fifty Shades of Grey | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
Get some ice for your Keaton wine and join this septuagenarian book club.
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Old people. Yuk.
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Here's a first look at the all-star cast of Murder on the Orient Express

Here's a first look at the all-star cast of Murder on the Orient Express | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
The Agatha Christie adaptation, with an all-star cast to boot, is a steady tradition in British television, but it's been a while since Hollywood's dipped its toe in the pool. Until now, with Kenneth Branagh's Murder on the Orient Express gearing up for release, as the actor/director also steps into the shoes of Christie's most famous detective, Hercule Poirot. 
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Terminator 2 re-release date confirmed, trailer released

Terminator 2 re-release date confirmed, trailer released | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
It's definite: Terminator 2 3D will be in cinemas this August. And a new trailer has bee
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Arnie kills himself at the end.
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Brad Pitt speaks about his divorce from Angelina Jolie and his heavy drinking

Brad Pitt speaks about his divorce from Angelina Jolie and his heavy drinking | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
The 53-year-old actor told GQ Style in an extensive interview released on Wednesday that he had quit drinking and was undergoing therapy
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Poor ickle Bwad.
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Fast & Furious 8 maintains lead over Boss Baby at UK box office

Fast & Furious 8 maintains lead over Boss Baby at UK box office | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
Vin Diesel and his turbocharged action thriller fight off Alec Baldwin another week, while Bill Nighy and Gemma Arterton debut on the chart with post-blitz comedy drama Their Finest
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Guardians Of The Galaxy 2: David Hasselhoff Confirmed On The Awesome Mix Soundtrack

Guardians Of The Galaxy 2: David Hasselhoff Confirmed On The Awesome Mix Soundtrack | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
Is this the best Marvel cameo yet?
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Eclectic.
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Jessica Chastain is leading the charge for equal pay in Hollywood

Jessica Chastain is leading the charge for equal pay in Hollywood | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
Jessica Chastain has spoken candidly about her efforts in negotiating her contracts to ensure her wages are on a par with her male co-stars.
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Ghost In The Shell: examining its opening weekend

Ghost In The Shell: examining its opening weekend | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
Boss Baby soared and the glossy Ghost In The Shell faltered. So what happened? Ryan takes
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Not as many people as expected went to see it. That's what happened.
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Two feuding Fast and Furious 8 actors are being kept apart on the film's press tour

Two feuding Fast and Furious 8 actors are being kept apart on the film's press tour | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
A lot's happened in the past six months so you'd be forgiven for forgetting about the reported feud between Fast and Furious 8 co-stars Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson. During the high-octane sequel's production last summer, Johnson lashed out at unnamed male co-stars branding some of them “candy asses,” with TMZ later reporting that franchise stalwart Diesel was the target of Johnson's words.
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Rocky...Rocky...Rocky...
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Emma Thompson attacks 'evil' Hollywood pressure on women to be thin

Emma Thompson attacks 'evil' Hollywood pressure on women to be thin | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
Thompson reveals she almost quit 2008 film Brideshead Revisited after a co-star was asked to lose weight
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Paramount looks to Disney model to recover after string of flops

Paramount looks to Disney model to recover after string of flops | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
Hollywood studio to make more family movies and rebrand TV channel after duds such as Ben-Hur and Star Trek Beyond
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Disney puts ‘gay scene’ in Beauty and the Beast

Disney puts ‘gay scene’ in Beauty and the Beast | Film news for AS and A2 | Scoop.it
The character, played by Josh Gad, is part of a 'watershed moment' for Disney. Director Bill Condon said: 'It is an exclusively gay moment in a Disney movie'. Gaston is played by Luke Evans.
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