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'Super Mario Bros.' animated movie in the works at Illumination Entertainment

We played the Nintendo Switch Super Mario could be making his leap to the big screen. Nintendo(NTDOF) is close to a deal with Illumination Entertainment for an animated movie based on the popular video game franchise, “Super Mario Bros.,” CNN has confirmed. The deal, which was first reported by the Wall Street Journal, would bring one of the most familiar pop culture brands to theaters via Illumination Entertainment, which makes animated films for Comcast(CMCSA)‘s Universal Pictures. The studio boasts a long streak of blockbuster hits such as “Despicable Me,” “Minions,” ...

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A New Mario Movie Could Happen As Nintendo Reportedly Nears Deal With Despicable Me Studio

Mario may be headed to the big screen once again. 24 years after the failure that is the live-action Super Mario Bros. movie, Nintendo is reportedly nearing a deal to make an animated movie based on the hit franchise. That’s according to the Wall Street Journal, which reports that Nintendo is in talks with Illumination Entertainment, a subsidiary of Universal Studios responsible for movies like Despicable Me, The Secret Life of Pets, and Minions. The WSJ says the two companies have been speaking about the prospect for a year but ...

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Kevin Spacey Will Be Replaced In New Movie Just Six Weeks Before Release

In what some are saying is unprecedented in the movie world, actor Kevin Spacey is being recast in his newest movie just six weeks before it is due to hit theaters. According to Entertainment Weekly, Spacey’s role of J. Paul Getty in the Ridley Scott movie All the Money in the World, is now being performed by Christopher Plummer. Spacey has been in the news over the many allegations of sexual assault against him. Reshoots of the film are expected to begin soon, and All the Money in the World‘s ...

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Justice League Movie Is “Zack Snyder's DNA” Despite Being Finished By Joss Whedon

The questions around DC’s long-awaited Justice League movie intensified when, earlier this year, longtime DC director Zack Snyder stepped down from the film. He was replaced by Joss Whedon, who had served as the driving force for much of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Justice League‘s cast and producers addressed some of those questions, including how much influence Whedon ultimately had over the film, during a press conference in London. “The movie is Zack’s DNA,” said Ben Affleck, who stars as Batman in Justice League. “The cast of the movie, the ...

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Disney blocks LA Times from movie screenings over story

5 stunning stats about Disney The Los Angeles Times published its annual holiday movie preview on Friday, which features films from major studios across Hollywood, yet one major studio was missing: Walt Disney. In an editor’s note, the paper explained that the studio’s films like “Thor: Ragnarok” were not included because of a story the Times published that examined the business relationship between the company’s flagship Californian theme park, Disneyland, and the city of Anaheim. A story which Disney found to be unfair. “The annual Holiday Movie Sneaks section published ...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Says New Terminator Movie Will Get Back To Basics

Despite the commercial and critical failure of 2015’s Terminator: Genisys, the Terminator series is continuing, with the next movie due in July 2019. Franchise creator James Cameron is producing and overseeing the story, and original stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton are set to return. Schwarzenegger has been speaking about the next movie, which will be directed by Deadpool‘s Tim Miller, and suggested that it is taking a back-to-basics approach and will ignore most of the events in the films since 1991’s Terminator 2. In an interview with Business Insider, ...

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How To Watch The New, 2017 Leatherface Movie

The making and release of the new Leatherface movie–the 2017 one, not the 1990 version or the January release of a completely different movie that deceitful marketers decided to call “Leatherface” to capitalize on this confusion–is a saga in its own right. (Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, released in 1990, is no longer part of the continuity, as Texas Chainsaw 3D replaced the original sequels. The “Leatherface” that came out this past January, meanwhile, was actually a movie called Playing With Dolls: Bloodlust that was re-titled in the UK ...

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Harvey Weinstein ousted by Movie Academy

Harvey Weinstein expelled from Motion Picture Academy Harvey Weinstein — who more than anyone defined and shaped the sharp-elbowed art of Oscar campaigning — has been expelled from the group that presents the Academy Awards. In the latest and perhaps most symbolic blow to the Hollywood mogul since a host of sexual harassment and assault allegations went public nine days ago, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences board voted on Saturday to strip Weinstein’s membership. In a statement, the academy said the action, which is effective immediately, was ...

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Destiny 2 Is Famous Horror Movie Director John Carpenter's Jam Right Now

John Carpenter, the renowned film director behind Halloween, Escape From New York, and The Thing, is really into Destiny 2, apparently. A new interview with The Guardian opened with the interviewer asking Carpenter what’s new. He immediately went to Destiny 2. “I’ve been playing the video game Destiny 2. It’s a sci-fi game. It’s fun,” Carpenter said when asked what’s he’s been up to lately. The director went on to say that he finds Destiny 2 to be a difficult game, which is the reason why he “dedicated [his] life” ...

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New Justice League Movie Trailer: Superman Finally Appears, In A Roundabout Way

Following a teaser earlier this week, a new trailer WB’s Justice League is here, released on the final day of New York Comic-Con. It’s an action-packed, all-star affair featuring DC’s most iconic heroes, check it out above. The latest trailer revolves around living in a world without Superman, and the reason Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Flash, and Cyborg have to join forces: they’re up against too powerful for any of them to take on alone. This trailer is also the first time we’ve seen Henry Cavill as Superman as part ...

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