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'The Interview' Trailer: Seth Rogen and James Franco Plot to Kill Kim Jong-un

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by Damon Houx June 11, 2014 @ 9:49 PM
Sony Pictures
'The Interview' trailer suggests that writer/directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg aren't taking it easy after 'This Is the End.' Rogen reunites with James Franco to star in the film, and the duo act as the world's worst spies as they head to North Korean with plans to kill Kim Jong-un.

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's 'The Interview' Already Has the Best Poster of the Year

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by Damon Houx June 11, 2014 @ 8:26 PM
Sony
One of the reasons why Mondo Posters have become a such a big thing in the geek community is that few modern posters pop these days. Bad photoshop, floating heads, few done with any sense of artistry. Which is why it's going to be awfully hard for a studio to produce a better poster than the one just released for writer/directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's 'The Interview.'

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' TV Spot: Fear the Impending War

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by Damon Houx June 11, 2014 @ 7:27 PM
20th Century Fox
http://youtu.be/1ILKH2mchZA
The latest TV spot for 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' cleanly lays out what's happened since the last film, while also sets up expectations for the war to come. And we're excited. This summer started out a little weak, but the movies keep getting better, and we're hoping that trend continues as we can't wait to see this sequel to 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' next month.

Kristen Wiig to Star, Write and Direct a Buddy Comedy with 'Bridesmaids' Collaborator Annie Mumolo

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by Damon Houx June 11, 2014 @ 6:57 PM
NBC
Considering the global success of 2011's 'Bridesmaids' (the film made nearly $300 Million worldwide), it's surprising that Kristen Wiig hasn't been courted to lead more comedies like her costar Melissa McCarthy. The news that Wiig is writing, directing and costarring in a buddy comedy with her 'Bridesmaids' screenwriting partner Annie Mumolo suggests she's ready to make another big comedy.

'Fury' First Footage: Go Behind the Scenes of Brad Pitt's Latest War Movie

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by Damon Houx June 10, 2014 @ 7:07 PM
Sony Pictures
Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf lead the cast of David Ayer's 'Fury,' which just released a first look at the film through a behind-the-scenes video for the E3 Conference. This production featurette is meant to get audiences excited for the action and the actors who make up the tank patrol in the film.

Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch Are in the Running to Play 'Doctor Strange'

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by Damon Houx June 6, 2014 @ 8:47 PM
Getty Images/BBC
'Doctor Strange' has found its director in Scott Derrickson, and so now Marvel and company are moving on to casting and at the top of their lists for the titular Doctor are geek favorites Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch. Or -- in nerd terms -- Bane versus Khan.