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Jessica Alba, Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Josh Brolin Praise 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' and Its Visionary Filmmakers

After almost 10 years in between films, what was it like stepping back into Nancy's shoes after all of those years?

JESSICA ALBA: In the first film, she starts off as a little girl and she’s a victim. She’s kidnapped, and then later, she was tortured. She gets saved by Bruce Willis’s character, Hartigan. But then, this one picks up after he has killed himself. The love of her life is gone. She’s devastated and she’s an alcoholic. She’s still dancing, but she’s not happy about it.

Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips to Produce ‘Mack Bolan’ Action Movie for Warner Bros.

For the second time in one week, Warner Bros. has shelled out big bucks for a project that will be produced by its “Hangover” duo Todd Phillips and Bradley Cooper, as the studio has made a pre-emptive deal for Don Pendleton's popular Mack Bolan book series, multiple individuals familiar with the situation have told TheWrap.
Source URL: http://www.thewrap.com/bradley-cooper-todd-phillips-to-produce-mack-bolan-action-series-for-warner-bros/

‘Charlie Countryman’ Director Fredrik Bond To Helm ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ Sequel

Focus Features has announced a sequel titled “London Has Fallen” (“London Bridge Is Falling Down” apparently not up to snuff). The “Die Hard”-ish formula continues with Gerard Butler back in the lead and a story involving a British Prime Minister passing away under mysterious circumstances.
Source URL: http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/charlie-countryman-director-frederick-bond-to-helm-olympus-has-fallen-sequel-20140818

Sigourney Weaver Joins High-Profile 'A Monster Calls'

Sigourney Weaver has joined Felicity Jones and Liam Neeson in A Monster Calls, the feature adaptation of Patrick Ness’ award-winning children's fantasy novel.
Source URL: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/sigourney-weaver-joins-high-profile-726024

Debbie Reynolds to Receive SAG Lifetime Achievement Award

Debbie Reynolds will be the recipient of the Screen Actors Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award at the SAG Awards next January, the guild announced Monday.
Source URL: http://www.tvguide.com/News/Debbie-Reynolds-SAG-Lifetime-Achievement-Award-1085645.aspx

First Look at Paul Rudd in Marvel's "ANT-MAN"

Shot on location in San Francisco, Paul Rudd stars as Scott Lang AKA Ant-Man, in Marvel Studio's Ant-Man, scheduled for release on July 17th, 2015.

Ed Harris, Andy Garcia, Jim Sturgess And Abbie Cornish Joining The Bonkers-Sounding Geostorm

Are you ready for Geostorm? Hell, not even WE'RE ready for Geostorm, because we can't yet convey in text the echo effect the title has when it escapes our mouths. Geostorm, the wildest, wackiest, most delightful space saga you've ever heard, is headed to theaters. And now they've added a pretty crackerjack collection of names to the cast.
Source URL: http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Ed-Harris-Andy-Garcia-Jim-Sturgess-Abbie-Cornish-Joining-Bonkers-Sounding-Geostorm-66812.html

Disney Eyes Early 2015 For '20,000 Leagues Under The Sea' Shoot

Disney is eyeing a production date of early 2015 for its long-in-development retelling of Jules Verne’s classic 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, with the studio asking the Australian government to increase its incentives to secure what is being mooted as the biggest budget feature to shoot in Australia. Disney had an agreement with the then Labor government announced by then Prime Minister Julia Gillard nearly 18 months ago under which it would have received a $21.6 million location incentive to shoot the big budget feature down under. Source URL: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/disney-eyes-early-2015-20000-725985

Paramount Lands Rights to Sean McNamara’s Louis XIV Drama

Paramount Pictures has secured the domestic distribution rights to the pic “The Moon and the Sun” from Sean McNamara. Paramount will release the film on April 10, 2015. McNamara will direct the film, which stars Pierce Brosnan, William Hurt, Benjamin Walker, Kaya Scodelario, Pablo Schreiber and Fan Bingbing.

View full story at Variety.com

Source URL: http://variety.com/2014/film/news/paramountmoon-and-the-sun-1201284047/