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Filmmaker Kim Nguyen has spent the last few years making an impression on arthouse circuit with films like “War Witch” and “Two Lovers And A Bear.” However, the director is now taking a step toward the mainstream with “The…

In the latest of series of fires that Warner Bros. and DC Films can’t seem to extinguish completely, Joss Whedon‘s reputation took a major hit this week, with revelations about his personal conduct with his ex-wife. I’m not going to get into that here, but needless to say, it’s another issue for WB/DC to workout as Whedon has been pegged to be the new Zack Snyder of sorts for the cinematic universe of films. Continue reading Rumor: Jesse Eisenberg Cut From ‘Justice League’ at The Playlist.

While prestigious films make their debut at Cannes, in the basement of the Palais, the marketplace is where new projects are being announced and shopped around. It’s hard to keep to keep up with all of them, but here are some of the latest highlights: While it’s not the six-film action pantomimes franchise we were hoping for, you do want to see a movie about the world’s greatest mime, right? Well, Jesse Eisenberg will play the legendary French mime Marcel Marceau in the film, “Resistance,” centering on the artist’s involvement in the resistance in the WWII. Continue reading Jesse Eisenberg, Mackenzie Davis, Carrie Brownstein, Sandra Bullock & More Line Up New Projects at The Playlist.

While prestigious films make their debut at Cannes, in the basement of the Palais, the marketplace is where new projects are being announced and shopped around. It’s hard to keep to keep up with all of them, but here are some of the latest highlights: While it’s not the six-film action pantomimes franchise we were hoping for, you do want to see a movie about the world’s greatest mime, right? Well, Jesse Eisenberg will play the legendary French mime Marcel Marceau in the film, “Resistance,” centering on the artist’s involvement in the resistance in the WWII. Continue reading Jesse Eisenberg, Mackenzie Davis, Carrie Brownstein, Sandra Bullock & More Line Up New Projects at The Playlist.

Kim Nguyen is a celebrated filmmaker, but one whose achievements are mostly known on the arthouse circuit. If you’re a cinephile familiar with the Canadian director, then you’ll likely have heard of “War Witch” and his most recent effort, “Two Lovers And A Bear.” But now the director is going a bit more mainstream with tech thriller “The Hummingbird Project.” READ MORE: Jesse Eisenberg To Write, Direct And Star In J.J. Continue reading Jesse Eisenberg & Alexander Skarsgard To Star In ‘War Witch’ Director Kim Nguyen’s ‘The Hummingbird Project’ at The Playlist.

Given that he doesn’t necessarily look or act like a traditional idea of a leading man, the enduring stardom of Jesse Eisenberg is a pleasing thing. It’s now 15 years since we first saw him on screen, in Dylan Kidd’s “Roger Dodger,” and he’s consistently made strong choices that have kept him on the A-list, whether it’s working with acclaimed auteurs like Woody Allen, Noah Baumbach and David Fincher, excelling in smaller indies like Kelly Reichardt’s “Night Moves,” Richard Ayoade’s “The Double” or James Ponsoldt’s “The End Of The Tour,” or selling out while holding out to his credibility in “Now You See Me” or “Zombieland” (though we’ll skip over “Batman V. Continue reading Jesse Eisenberg To Write, Direct & Star In J.J. Abrams-Produced TV Comedy at The Playlist.

Last week, Warner Bros. unveiled a preview of their 2017 slate on their press site for journalists, and one particular nugget caught the eye of fanboys: the cast list for “Justice League.” However, in the days since, the studio has quietly scrubbed all information about the movie from the press site for now, except for the film’s logo. Hmmm. Did they reveal too much, too early or was some of it just plain wrong? Continue reading Jesse Eisenberg & More Reportedly Confirmed As Cast Members For ‘Justice League’ at The Playlist.