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Netflix’s ‘The OA’ Officially Renewed for a Second Movement

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 8, 2017 @ 10:13 AM
Netflix
The vast majority of The OA viewers are still scratching their heads over that first season ending, but star-creator Brit Marling and director Zal Batmanglij aren’t going to leave us hanging forever. Practice your movements – The OA Season 2 is a go.

Jason Isaacs Nearly Turned Down ‘Harry Potter’ Because He Didn’t Want to Play Another Villain

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by Matthew Monagle January 29, 2017 @ 11:38 AM
Warner Bros.
While not exactly a household name, Jason Isaacs has very quietly put together an impressive resume of villains over his 30 years in Hollywood. Anyone who was in high school in the late ’90s will remember him from Mel Gibson’s The Patriot  —  I can’t possibly be the only person who had a lazy substitute history teacher, right?  —  but he’s also worked regularly in film and television, from frequent collaborations with Resident Evil director Paul W.S. Anderson to his most memorable role in the Harry Potter franchise. Often evil, always great.

Brit Marling’s ‘The OA’ Gets Surprise Netflix Premiere With First Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 12, 2016 @ 5:02 PM
Netflix
Considering Netflix intends to double its original offerings again in 2017, they’d be forgiven to lean back on promotional campaigns now and again. So it is, with the first trailer for Brit Marling’s mysterious Zal Batmanglij-directed series The OA, that the premiere is already scheduled for Friday!

Dane DeHaan Is Not a Well Man in This New ‘A Cure For Wellness’ Trailer

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by Matthew Monagle December 11, 2016 @ 12:35 PM
20th Century Fox
Unless you keep a close eye on the Austin, Texas film scene, you might not have known that audiences were treated to a special advance screening of Gore Verbinski’s A Cure for Wellness this weekend as part of the annual Butt-Numb-A-Thon. This yearly film marathon  —  hosted each year by Ain’t It Cool News founder Harry Knowles  —  often features an enticing mixture of classic genre movies and upcoming releases, and this year, both Verbinski and lead actor Dane DeHaan showed up for a special advance screening of their 2017 release. And if Twitter is to believed, it’s extremely disturbing and absolutely insane. Sounds perfect.

‘A Cure for Wellness’ Teases Gore Verbinski’s Return to Horror in New Viral Promos

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by Britt Hayes October 19, 2016 @ 12:43 PM
After costing Disney a pretty penny (or millions of them) with The Lone Ranger and having his North Korea thriller with Steve Carell nixed by New Regency, Gore Verbinski has finally returned with a new film. Originally scheduled to hit theaters this year, A Cure for Wellness was pushed back to February 2017, but a pair of mysteriously creepy viral promos should get you pretty excited for The Ring director’s return to the horror genre.

New 'Star Wars Rebels' Clip Pits Kanan Against the Jedi-Hunting Inquisitor

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 30, 2014 @ 10:48 PM
Lucasfilm / Disney XD
Disney's forthcoming animated 'Star Wars Rebels' will see a "Spark of the Rebellion" officially premiering this Friday on the Disney Channel (or right now, online!), but it may be a few weeks yet before the action really takes off on its proper Disney XD home. To wit, catch a brand-new clip beyond the premiere as Kanan takes on the villainous Inquisitor!

WookieeLeaks: 'Star Wars Rebels' Spills Secrets While 'Star Wars: Episode 7' Keeps Them

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by Jacob Hall July 19, 2014 @ 11:00 AM
LucasFilm
ScreenCrush’s WookieLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything 'Star Wars'! From 'Episode 7,' to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, 'Star Wars Rebels' officially introduces its big bad, a genre veteran joins 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' and two incredible comedians battle for fan supremacy.

'Star Wars Rebels' Confirms Jason Isaacs as the Jedi-Hunting Inquisitor

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 17, 2014 @ 10:05 AM
Lucasfilm / Francois Berthier, Getty Images
Last week saw forthcoming 'Star Wars' animated series 'Star Wars Rebels' formally introducing us to David Oyelowo's formidable Agent Kallus, but at least one more villainous voice of the cast had been left blank. Now, the in-between set series has officially confirmed that 'Harry Potter' baddie Jason Isaacs will voice the imposing Jedi-hunter "The Inquisitor," with a brand-new featurette introducing the character!

'Star Wars Rebels' Casting: Jason Isaacs to Voice the Jedi Inquisitor?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 19, 2014 @ 2:38 PM
Lucasfilm / Francois Berthier, Getty Images
It's been a good long while since we've heard anything from the front of 'Star Wars Rebels,' the forthcoming animated TV series. Though, in spite of the many character reveals and teaser trailers, at least one aspect of the new Disney XD series has remained a mystery. The show hasn't officially confirmed the voice behind its Jedi-hunting baddie "The Inquisitor," but a new report suggests 'Harry Potter' villain Jason Isaacs might be our man.

NBC's 'Rosemary's Baby' Miniseries Trailer: "You Were Chosen to Be His Mother!"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 14, 2014 @ 6:00 PM
NBC
Last week brought the news that NBC would officially give birth to its 'Rosemary's Baby' remake miniseries in mid-May, though at the time, footage from the four-hour special proved somewhat fleeting. Now, the full cast and horror-filled scope of the new 'Rosemary's Baby' has been revealed in the first completed trailer, and Zoe Saldana's pipes sound like they could use a rest from the screaming.