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Entertainment News Before 8/23/2018Zak Penn to Adapt ROM for Allspark and Paramount Pictures
Zak Penn, who wrote the screenplay for the upcoming Ready Player One film, will now take on adapting ROM for Hasbro's Allspark Pictures and Paramount Pictures.ROM started out as a toy but then became a comic book called ROM: Spaceknight. ROM is a cyborg from the planet...
3/27/2018 10:37 AM EDT | Read More
Jack Whitehall Joins Dwayne Johnson in the Cast of The Jungle Cruise
It's being reported that Jack Whitehall will be joining the cast of Disney's "The Jungle Cruise". Whitehall will join Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt as Blunt's brother in the film.The film will be based on the iconic Disney theme park ride of the same n...
3/26/2018 5:09 PM EDT | Read More
Top 25 Schools Chosen for Life of the Party Premiere
Colleges and Universities across the country have been competing to have their school chosen as the location for Warner Bros. Pictures' and New Line Cinema's LIFE OF THE PARTY Premiere. The list has been narrowed down to the top 25. Below is the list in alphabetical or...
3/26/2018 12:35 PM EDT | Read More
Fireman Dies While Battling Fire on Motherless Brooklyn Film Set
Tragedy struck last night at a film location in Harlem. A New York City fireman lost his life while battling the fire, which occurred on a set for the upcoming film "Motherless Brooklyn".The fire erupted in the basement of an apartment house around 11PM. The 37-yea...
3/23/2018 10:45 AM EDT | Read More
Chris Evans to Exit Captain America Role After Next Avengers Film
Looks like time is running out for Ol' Cap. It has been known that Chris Evans will be leaving the Marvel Universe but some it was never quite clear exactly when. Now, there are reports that it will occur after 2019's Infinity Wars 2 film. According to new re...
3/22/2018 10:52 PM EDT | Read More
Jerry O'Connell to Join Cast of Big Bang Theory
PaleyFest is taking place right now through March 25 and there has been some interesting news that came out of the Big Bang Theory panel. It was announced that Jerry O'Connell will be cast in the series as Sheldon's brother, Georgie. Executive producer Steve Ho...
3/22/2018 5:15 PM EDT | Read More
Win a Copy of PITCH PERFECT 3 From FlickDirect and Universal Pictures
The Barden Bellas are back for a round three knockout and thanks to Universal Pictures and FlickDirect one lucky person will win a Blu-ray combo pack of PITCH PERFECT 3 that was just released this week on 4K, Blu-ray, and DVD. The last film in the trilogy brings back a...
3/22/2018 2:42 PM EDT | Read More
Danny Boyle to Direct Bond 25
Danny Boyle has been set to take over the directing duties for the upcoming James Bond film. This will be the 25th film in the iconic franchise. Boyle will fill the seat that Sam Mendes left.Boyle stated in an interview, "We are working on a script right now. And it all...
3/16/2018 1:44 PM EDT | Read More
Samuel L. Jackson to Receive the 2018 Cinema Icon Award
Samuel L. Jackson has been chosen to receive the "2018 Cinema Icon Award". The announcement was made today by Mitch Neuhauser, Managing Director of CinemaCon."With more than 100 films to his credit and over three decades of bringing some of the most memorable...
3/15/2018 2:43 PM EDT | Read More
Michel Hazanavicius' GODARD MON AMOUR Comes To The Miami Film ...
The Miami Film Festival, running March 9th - March 18th, is celebrating 35 years and this past weekend FlickDirect correspondent Austin Putnam had a chance to talk to acclaimed filmmaker, Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist), about his documentary, Godard Mon Amour.ABOUT GODARD...
3/14/2018 11:00 AM EDT | Read More
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