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First Photos of Duncan Jones’ ‘Mute’ Find Paul Rudd, Alexander Skarsgard, and Justin Theroux in the Future

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by Erin Whitney January 6, 2017 @ 9:31 AM
Netflix
Things have been fairly quiet around Duncan Jones’ Mute (sorry, I had to) for some time now. The Moon and Source Code director, also known for last summer’s Warcraft, started production on his latest film late last September, a project he intended to make his first feature before the Sam Rockwell-led space drama. Now that film is finally happening and Netflix has a first look at the lead cast and gorgeous futuristic set design.

Michael Peña and Alexander Skarsgard Declare ‘War on Everyone’ In Raucous New Trailer

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by Charles Bramesco December 21, 2016 @ 9:24 AM
A bruise-black crime comedy about a pair of tough-guy partners working in a dark-grey moral area to unravel a larger crime syndicate, executed with a '70s flair. It sure looks like 2017 will find its The Nice Guys in John Michael McDonagh's upcoming feature War on Everyone, the trailer for which debuted today in advance of its February 3 debut. The new Gosling/Crowe power couple is none other than Michael Peña (poised to rebound from the career cyanide of Collateral Beauty) and Alexander Skarsgård (also in need of a rebound, from this summer's dud Tarzan), as a pair of police officers who make typical cop-on-the-edge types look like they're not even on the edge, like they're a safe distance from the cliff.

Duncan Jones’ ‘Moon’ Sequel ‘Mute’ Finds a Home on Netflix

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by Emma Stefansky September 30, 2016 @ 6:37 PM
Dark Horse
The jump from more indie-fare like the subtle Moon and Source Code to this summer’s blockbusting Warcraft was, let’s say, unexpected, but director Duncan Jones’ projects usually have this uncanny way of working themselves out. Last week, Jones announced that he was starting to shoot Mute, the sequel to Moon, this week, the movie he originally wanted to make before he decided to have Moon be his first feature. Now, it looks like Mute is heading to Netflix.

‘The Legend of Tarzan’ Review: Even the ‘Original’ Summer Movies Feel Like Sequels This Year

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by Matt Singer June 29, 2016 @ 8:35 AM
Warner Bros.
The Legend of Tarzan, based on the pulp hero by Edgar Rice Burroughs, focuses on a version of the jungle hero who’s long since given up swinging on vines and yelling at the top of his lungs. He doesn’t even answer to the name Tarzan anymore; he’s John Clayton, Lord of Greystroke and a famous celebrity in England, where he lives with Jane, who’s now his wife. He’s sort of like the version of Hercules from the underrated Dwayne Johnson movie from 2014, the “real” man behind a puffed-up myth. He’s also sort of like Gene Wilder’s character from Young Frankenstein without the sense of humor; denying his history and lying to himself about his true identity until the day his past comes back to haunt him. If “Young Frankenstein, but not funny” sounds like a troubling description for a movie, it should.

‘The Legend of Tarzan’ Trailer: Alexander Skarsgard Is the King of the Jungle

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by Britt Hayes December 9, 2015 @ 7:24 PM
Warner Bros.
Following today's first look at The Legend of Tarzan comes the first official trailer for the film, which revives the classic character with the help of Alexander Skarsgard and Harry Potter director David Yates. For those that suspected the new Tarzan film might be a bit silly, the trailer is filled with striking imagery and epic action shots, promising a movie that will be quite lovely to look at, at the very least.

Gaze Upon the Rippling Abs of Alexander Skarsgard in the First ‘Tarzan’ Photos

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by Charles Bramesco December 9, 2015 @ 12:29 PM
Warner Bros.
Making his first appearance in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 1912 adventure serials, Tarzan has assumed a comfortable placement in the annals of pop culture. The Lord of the Apes appears every decade or so for a new spin on the classic tale of the feral...

Paul Rudd and Alexander Skarsgard Join Duncan Jones’ Sci-Fi ‘Mute’

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by Britt Hayes November 3, 2015 @ 7:58 PM
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And in other Duncan Jones news… The first teaser for the director’s ambitious Warcraft finally arrived today, but that’s not all. Now that Warcraft is finally on the horizon, Jones’ long-developing passion project Mute is getting the attention it deserves, and it’s kicking things off with some great leading men. Paul Rudd and Alexander Skarsgard have signed on to star in the smaller sci-fi film, reminiscent of Jones’ debut feature, Moon.

Uh Oh, Warner Bros.’ 3D ‘Tarzan’ Movie Might Be in Big Trouble

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by Erin Whitney October 14, 2015 @ 11:34 AM
Walt Disney
Tarzan might be stuck up in the trees for a while. Although Warner Bros. plans to release its upcoming 3D Tarzan film, starring Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie, in July of next year, it looks like that may not happen. According to a new report from THR, sources close to the production reveal that there’s still a lot of work to do on the unfinished film.