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Steven Spielberg, Colin Trevorrow Re-Team for Emily Carmichael’s ‘Powerhouse’

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by Britt Hayes May 17, 2016 @ 7:55 PM
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Just last week a fun little rumor popped up suggesting that indie director and animator Emily Carmichael had met with Marvel about their Captain Marvel solo film. While we wait to see if there’s any truth to that rumor, Carmichael has lined up another major studio project, teaming with Steven Spielberg and Amblin for Powerhouse, a new action flick based on a story by Colin Trevorrow.

‘The BFG’ Trailer: Mark Rylance Isn’t Like a Regular Giant, He’s a Cool Giant

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by Britt Hayes May 15, 2016 @ 8:46 AM
Following its premiere at Cannes (where reactions were decidedly…mixed), Disney has unveiled a new trailer for The BFG, Steven Spielberg’s fantastical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s book. Starring Spielberg’s new BFF Mark Rylance in the titular role, The BFG takes us to an enchanting but dangerous world filled with bone-crunching, gizzard-gulping giants. But don’t worry, the BFG of The BFG is a nice giant. Promise!

Steven Spielberg’s New BFF Mark Rylance Joins ‘Ready Player One’

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by Mike Sampson April 13, 2016 @ 10:49 AM
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Earlier this week, Steven Spielberg announced an upcoming project, The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara, which would star recent Oscar-winner Mark Rylance. Rylance won his Oscar for Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies, and stars in Spielberg’s upcoming The BFG...

Steven Spielberg Reunites With ‘Bridge of Spies’ Star Mark Rylance for ‘The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara’

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by Britt Hayes April 11, 2016 @ 7:20 PM
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The BFG marks Steven Spielberg’s second project with Bridge of Spies star (and Oscar-winner) Mark Rylance, and though that film doesn’t arrive until this summer, the duo have already set their next collaboration. Spielberg has officially boarded The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara, a period piece set in late 19th century Italy, with Rylance playing the role of Pope Pius IX.

Steven Spielberg Hires ‘Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’ Writer For ‘Indiana Jones 5'

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by Mike Sampson March 18, 2016 @ 2:47 PM
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When the Indiana Jones 5 news broke, my immediate question was who Steven Spielberg was going to hire to write the script. With George Lucas seemingly out of the picture (his name was nowhere to be found in the announcement), having a solid writer on...

In-Home Screening Room Draws Support From Major Filmmakers

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by Charles Bramesco March 14, 2016 @ 9:07 AM
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Last week, we took note of a new business venture called Screening Room spearheaded by Napster founder Sean Parker. The proposed service would digitally stream the latest major-studio theatrical releases into the confines of private American homes for a hefty estimated fee of $50 on the same day as in-theater premieres, rendering a trip to the local cineplex less necessary than ever. Naturally, this radical new strategy would change the entire face of the industry, and has accordingly raised hackles on the production, distribution, and exhibition sides of Hollywood. As movie theaters struggle to stay relevant and profitable, Parker’s every press conference sounds like a death knell. And this weekend, both sides of this instantly contentious debate dug in their heels on their positions.