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Woody Allen Recruits Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg and Bruce Willis for Next Film

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by Britt Hayes March 9, 2015 @ 5:49 PM
Miramax / Focus Features
Woody Allen’s latest film, Irrational Man, hasn’t even hit theaters yet, but the prolific director has already begun planning his next project, which isn’t exactly surprising. Allen, who has consistently delivered one film each year, has selected an interesting trio of actors to headline his next, untitled project: Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg and Bruce Willis. Bruce Willis in a Woody Allen film? What?

Here’s the ‘Ghostbusters 3’ Title and Cast That Could Have Happened

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by Britt Hayes December 21, 2014 @ 2:23 PM
Columbia Pictures
Let’s go back. Back in time before Paul Feig swooped in to direct an all-female ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot which we’re actually excited about. Back in time to when the long-gestating ‘Ghostbusters 3’ was still a possibility, a sequel that most people didn’t really want. Back here in the land that time forgot, original ‘Ghostbusters’ director and producer Ivan Reitman was planning to helm the long-delayed third installment in the franchise, and according to some recently uncovered e-mails from Sony, we now know what that sequel would have been called—and who might have starred in it.

'Suicide Squad' Confirms Tom Hardy, Will Smith, Jared Leto and More for Killer Lineup

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by Britt Hayes December 2, 2014 @ 5:31 PM
We’ve been hearing lots of rumors and reports about the cast of the ‘Suicide Squad’ movie over the last couple of months, with Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Tom Hardy, Jared Leto, and more names circling DC’s super-villain project. Much of what’s been reported has often been delivered with a question mark, but today brings official confirmation of the full lineup of David Ayer’s ‘Suicide Squad’—and some of the final casting choices might surprise you, given that they aren’t exactly what we’d heard previously.

Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor Could Lead DC's 'Suicide Squad' Movie

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by Jacob Hall October 24, 2014 @ 2:15 PM
DC Comics
Today in "superhero movie news that makes too much sense to not be true," it was revealed that David Ayer's upcoming 'Suicide Squad' movie will have an even more direct connection to 'Batman vs. Superman' and Warner Bros.' entire slate of DC superhero movies than previously thought. If the rumors are true, Jesse Eisenberg is currently in negotiations join the Suicide Squad of supervillains as Lex Luthor.

Comic Strip: 'Avengers 2,' 'Batman v Superman' and 'Ant-Man' Offer Big Updates

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by Jacob Hall June 23, 2014 @ 9:43 AM
Marvel
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, 'Gotham' generates strong buzz, 'Ant-Man' reveals its villains, and Lex Luthor has hair.

Comic Strip: Superhero Super Bowl Trailers, Lex Luthor, and Clearing Up 'X-Men'

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by Nick Romano February 3, 2014 @ 9:52 AM
Sony/Paramount/Fox
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, re-watch the Super Bowl movie trailers for 'Captain America 2,' 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' and 'Transformers 4'; check out some major 'Batman vs. Superman' casting; and watch Bryan Singer try to clarify the mess that is 'X-Men: Days of Future Past.'

'Batman vs. Superman' Casts Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as the New Alfred

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by Nick Romano January 31, 2014 @ 11:57 AM
After a vast amount of rumors circled as to who could be the villain in the highly anticipated 'Batman vs. Superman' movie, Warner Bros. finally made the big reveal today by announcing Jesse Eisenberg of 'The Social Network' fame in the role of iconic Superman nemesis Lex Luthor. But that's not all! Jeremy Irons also joins the cast as the new Alfred, Bruce Wayne's famous butler.

'Modern Family' Taps Jesse Eisenberg and '30 Rock's Jane Krakowski to Guest

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 1, 2013 @ 8:55 PM
Eamonn M. McCormack-Jason Merritt, Getty Images
ABC's monster Emmy-gobbler 'Modern Family' has never had difficulty reeling in celebrity guests, but its latest are equal parts welcome and surprising. 'Now You See Me' and 'The Social Network' star Jesse Eisenberg will drop by for an upcoming episode, along with '30 Rock' gem Jane Krakowski, and John Benjamin Hickey.

'The Double' Review

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by Jordan Hoffman September 12, 2013 @ 1:30 PM
TIFF
Whoever said nightmares couldn't also be funny?
Richard Ayoade's 'The Double' is a clever mash-up of Eastern European despair and paranoia against stylized indies of the late 1980s. Its roots are Dostoyevsky's 1846 novella of the same name, but its look and tempo draw heavily from Terry Gilliam's 'Brazil' and Martin Scorsese's 'After Hours.' While it does take a little while to truly get rolling, those who delight in movies where every single shot is art directed within an inch of its life will luxuriate in its craftiness.