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Guess Who's Being Considered to Play Batman in the 'Man of Steel' Follow-Up

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With Christian Bale out of the Batman picture for good, director Zack Snyder's got some serious wheel-turning to do over who he'll choose to put on the black cape next for his "Man of Steel" follow-up, set to crossover the Big Blue Boy Scout with Gotham City's very finest in 2015.

And it looks like there might already be a few frontrunners for the coveted gig of the Caped Crusader — though nothing's even remotely official yet as it's script drafts, not talent offers, which are currently crowding the guy's table.  Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: The Hollywood Reporter

'Oldboy' Red Band Trailer: Nothing is More Twisted Than the Truth

People always complain about the seemingly never-ending cycle of Hollywood remakes (ourselves included). From the cringeworthy to the just plain stupid, these reboots often make us wonder if there are any original ideas left in Tinseltown.

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'The Impossible' and More

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This week: Director J.A. Bayona's gut-wrenching "The Impossible" starring Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts in her Oscar-nominated role tells the true story of one family's struggle for survival after the 2004 tsunami that devastated Thailand and much of the surrounding region.

Also new this week is the troubled "Gangster Squad" with Sean Penn, Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling; Gus Van Sant's "Promised Land" with Matt Damon and John Krasinski; and the Blu-ray 3D debut of the original "Jurassic Park." Get More »

Filed Under: DVD & Blu-ray Queue It Up

The Truth Behind the Real-Life 'Gangster Squad'

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Think for a few seconds, if you will, about your grandparents. Chances are you have some memories from when you were a child, perhaps of your grandfather bouncing you on his knee or your grandmother baking you a pie. Good memories. Now imagine for a moment that someone in Hollywood has decided to make a balls-out action movie with your beloved grandparent at the center of it, guns blazing.

That would be totally bizarre, right? Well, now you have an idea how the granddaughter of real life "Gangster Squad" leader John O'Mara is feeling right now — and she's decided to share those feelings in a brand new blog. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Terminal Happiness

Casting Roundup: Page, Brolin and Williams Get the Gigs

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All of the week's hot casting news in one fell swoop ...

Ellen Page will be starring in "Into the Forest," the story of two teenage sisters living in rural Northern California as society seems to decay and collapse around them. As if that should alarm the girl who saw buildings fold in on themselves and stuff in "Inception." [The Playlist]

• Another thesp is packing his bags for "Sin City." Josh Brolin, who appeared in director Robert Rodriguez's "Planet Terror," will be playing the central role of Dwight (played by Clive Owen in the original film) in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For." Now how about some casting news on the film's femme fatale, Ava Lord, already? [MovieWeb] Get More »

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Eff, Marry, Kill: 'Gangster Squad' Edition

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There comes a time in every girl's life when she must decide which hard-bitten-yet-handsome gentleman from an upcoming cop drama she'd most like to take home to Mom and Dad. (Isn't there?) Now that the Jan. 11 release date of "Gangster Squad" is upon us, it's time to make the call: Is it Nick Nolte who will wait for you at the end of the perp walk aisle? Josh Brolin whose detective skills will equip him for a very, ahem, intimate inspection? Ryan Gosling who will meet a noir-style, gritty end at the barrel of a gun? (Or at the bottom of a long drop, not that we've thought about it too much.)

Yes, the time has come for Eff, Marry, Kill: "Gangster Squad" Edition. Get More »

Filed Under: Eff, Marry, Kill Features

New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Men in Black 3' and More

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This week: Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones return as Agents J and K, respectively, in "Men in Black 3." In this long-awaited time-traveling sequel we meet a young Agent K, played to perfection by Josh Brolin.

Also new this week is the Prohibition drama "Lawless," Whitney Houston's last performance in "Sparkle," the spooky stop-motion animated feature "ParaNorman," and the modern-dance showcase "Step Up Revolution." Get More »

Filed Under: DVD & Blu-ray Queue It Up

Gosling and Stone Shoot the Works in Revised 'Gangster Squad' Trailer

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After the terrible tragedy in Aurora, Colorado this summer that left 12 audiences members dead at a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises," the folks behind the upcoming film "Gangster Squad" were faced with a dilemma as one of the main sequences in the film revolved around gangsters opening fire inside a crowded theater. What could they do?

Well, now the brand new trailer for the revised version of "Gangster Squad" is here and it features a brilliant answer: A whole lot more Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

Problem solved.

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Filed Under: New Movie Trailers | Source: Rope of Silicon

Casting Roundup: Ryder, Brolin and McBride Get the Gigs

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Winona Ryder gets on the hog, our new Oldboy goes "Crazy" and Kenny Powers gets serious in this past week's casting news.

Ryder will soon be trying on some leather accessories as she signs on to play a former biker chick in "Homefront," according to Heat Vision. The film makes for a rare action movie role for Ryder, who will be playing the companion to a sleazy meth dealer (James Franco) who interferes with the quiet life being sought after by an ex-DEA agent (Jason Statham). Sylvester Stallone wrote the script, with Gary Fleder set to direct. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Heat Vision

Summer Movies Poll: Standout Male Star

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NEXT: Who was the standout female star of the summer? >>

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This poll will close on Aug. 30, 2012, at 12 p.m. ET

Filed Under: Poll Summer Movies
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