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They might not crank ’em out like Pixar or DreamWorks, but when Aardman Animations (the studio behind “Wallace and Gromit” and “Chicken Run,” among others) makes something, it’s worth paying attention to. And “Early Man” looks like it could be a treat for fans. Featuring the voices of Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Timothy Spall, and Richard Ayoade, the film will take audiences to the Bronze Age, and follow a caveman named Dug. Continue reading Aardman Animations Goes Prehistoric In First Trailer For ‘Early Man’ at The Playlist.
To date, the film has grossed $161 million domestically and $344 million in foreign markets. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office
The ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off is the first tentpole of the year-end holidays; ‘The Edge of Seventeen’ and ‘Bleed for This’ also open nationwide, while prospects for Ang Lee’s ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ are bleak. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office
‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ Waves Its Wand, But Doesn’t Quite Conjure The Same ‘Harry Potter’ Magic [Review]
It hasn’t been that long since we last visited the wizarding world of Harry Potter. When “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” brought closure to the on-screen journey in 2011, amusement parks, sanctioned plays, digital publications and more kept the spirit of Hogwarts burning inside the hearts of fans everywhere. It’s not hard to see why, either. In the age of persistent nostalgia, Potter remains a bright, warm fixture of comfort, excitement and bedazzlement for audiences of all ages. Continue reading ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ Waves Its Wand, But Doesn’t Quite Conjure The Same ‘Harry Potter’ Magic [Review] at The Playlist.
The world has spent the past year picking Star Wars: The Force Awakens apart, picking through its plot threads, spelunking into its plot holes, shipping the Hot Young New cast members into various pairings, and generally leaving no frame of the film untouched. But it’s become increasingly clear that everyone, fans and detractors alike, can agree on […] The post Eddie Redmayne Auditioned For Kylo Ren in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ appeared first on /Film.
Things are going pretty good for Eddie Redmayne, with an Oscar on his mantle for “The Theory Of Everything,” and the lead role in the upcoming five film franchise, “Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.” But just a few years ago, he was one of many faces that went through the process of auditioning to play Kylo Ren in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” and, of course, he didn’t get the part that eventually went to Adam Driver. Continue reading Eddie Redmayne Talks About Auditioning For Kylo Ren In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ at The Playlist.
Now and then we’ve heard Professor Albus Dumbledore might make an appearance in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them series, which will now be five films instead of three, if all goes according to plan. While making the press rounds for the first installment in author/screenwriter J.K. Rowling‘s new series, director David Yates confirmed the headmaster of […] The post Albus Dumbledore Confirmed to Appear in ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Sequel appeared first on /Film.
Some early buzz on the Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them arrived over the weekend, and we rounded up what we could to let fans know what the first reactions were saying. But there are probably still some fans who aren’t aren’t quite excited about the movie yet. Well, Warner Bros. […] The post New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Clips Show Off Eddie Redmayne’s Quirkiness, A New Creature & More appeared first on /Film.
Between awards season and our current political season, you’d be forgiven if you forgot “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” the J.K. Rowling-penned spin-off to her popular “Harry Potter” film franchise, is merely a few weeks away. Warner Bros.’ attempt to revitalize one of their most popular properties, which will supposedly ignite a five film series, remains a huge question mark. Continue reading 4 New Clips From ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Uncovers Magical Mayhem at The Playlist.
WEST HOLLYWOOD – Damien Chazelle is apologizing to me for fumbling his words. Justin Hurwitz is practically giddy. Why you might ask? Oh, “La La Land” had its first AMPAS and guild screening in Los Angeles tonight and none other than Barbra Streisand showed up. Let’s be very clear. Streisand does not attend public screenings of this sort on regular basis. But she made sure to stop by the post-screening reception at The London Hotel and to ask the film’s director (Chazelle) and composer (Hurwitz) about which songs were sung live as well as chat about the influences of Michel Legrand who wrote the score and music for Streisand’s own movie musical, “Yentl.” The legend was accompanied by her longtime partner James Brolin and spent most of her night chatting with producer Marc Platt who has had quite a fall with the hit thriller “The Girl On The Train” and zAng Lee’s “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.” Eddie Redmayne hosted the screening and was joined by the movie’s leading lady and Best Actress contender Emma Stone, John Legend, costumer Mary Zophres (an Oscar nominee for “True Grit”) and producer Jordan Horowitz. Continue reading ‘La La Land’ Has First LA Screening And All You Need To Know Is That Streisand Was There at The Playlist.