Jacob Hall Biography

‘Suicide Squad’ Looks to Add Kerry Washington as Jared Leto Discusses Those Joker Rumors

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by Jacob Hall 4 days ago
DC Comics
Of all the films in Warner Bros.’ ambitious slate of upcoming movies based on DC comic-book characters, ‘Suicide Squad’ seems like the odd man out. However, that may be appropriate, considering that this is a film about a team of incarcerated...

‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Trailer: The Pitch is Back

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by Jacob Hall 4 days ago
Yes, the internet just shook with squeals of glee (no pun intended): the ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ trailer has arrived and, for better or worse, it looks like a whole lot more of the same. For fans, that's perfectly okay! Why fix something that clearly isn't broken? For the people who just couldn't deal with the first entry, this one promises all kinds of new nightmares and/or migraines.

Report: ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ Trailer Attached to ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

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by Jacob Hall 4 days ago
Lucasfilm
Yes, it’s easy to decry the permeation of film marketing and our obsession with trailers and posters and previews, but let’s just be honest with ourselves here: The ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ trailer is going to an event that rivals the release of most movies. Think back to the good ‘ol days of 1998 (”A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away...”) and remember how fans would buy tickets to ‘A Bug’s Life’ and ‘The Siege’ just to watch the teaser trailer for ‘Star Wars: Episode I.’ If you’re one of those people and want to replicate that experience, you’d better pre-order your ticket for ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ pretty soon.

The Wrap Up: First Look at ‘Get Hard’ Shows Off the Odd Couple of Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart

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by Jacob Hall 5 days ago
Warner Bros.
ScreenCrush wraps up the latest in movies and TV you might have missed. Today, Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart make for a bizarre pair in their new comedy, two very different films are mashed up for ‘The Fantastic Mr. Foxcatcher,’ and the cast of ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ graces the cover of Entertainment Weekly.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Reveals “Awesome Mix Vol. 0”

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by Jacob Hall 5 days ago
Marvel
Marvel's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ was one of the most surprising blockbusters of 2014 for a variety of reasons, but one of the most interesting side effects of its success is that it got people all over the world listening to a bunch of catchy songs from the '60s and ‘70s. Yes, Star-Lord's “Awesome Mix Vol. 1” mix tape took the world by storm, even reaching number one on the billboard charts. Considering how much the soundtrack informed the tone of the film, it's not surprising that the movie ended with the reveal of an “Awesome Mix Vol. 2,” which we‘ll surely get to hear in the sequel. Now, director James Gunn has revealed the existence of and “Awesome Mix Vol. 0” playlist.

Watch Harrison Ford Tell Sylvester Stallone to "Shut the F--k Up" in This 'Expendables 3' Gag Reel

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by Jacob Hall 6 days ago
If the final box office haul of ‘The Expendables 3’ is anything to go by, you probably didn’t see the third film in Sylvester Stallone‘s “old guys blow stuff up for two hours” series. However, that won’t stop you from enjoying a new gag reel from the film, which is noteworthy because it features some of the biggest names in modern Hollywood goofing off, exchanging terrible jokes, and generally acting like children. Yes siree, this is a masterpiece among gag reels.

'Project Almanac' Trailer: Today is Better the Second Time Around

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by Jacob Hall 6 days ago
After getting bumped around the release schedule for the better part of a year, the found-footage time travel thriller ‘Project Almanac’ (which used to be known as ‘Welcome to Yesterday’) is finally arriving in theaters this January. And to prove it, the studio has released a new trailer, which makes this look like ‘The Sound of Thunder’ for millennials.

Read the ‘Interstellar’ Prequel Written By Christopher Nolan

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by Jacob Hall 6 days ago
Paramount Pictures
Like so many major films released these days, ‘Interstellar’ has a comic book tie-in. But unlike most comic book tie-ins, this one is actually written by the original film’s director and is premiering online. And yes, you can read the whole thing right now, free of charge. We’re going to jump straight into spoilers right at the end of this sentence, so if you haven’t had a chance to see Christopher Nolan‘s science fiction adventure yet, you may want to consider turning around.