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Steven Knight and Tom Hardy Take You on a Road Trip Full of Life’s Challenges in 'Locke'

There are some phone conversations nobody wants to find themselves making; telling your boss you can’t make the big project you promised to be at, or telling someone you don’t love them, or telling your spouse you cheated on them. Unfortunately, Ivan Locke has to make all those phone calls in the same night.

Final ‘Hobbit’ Movie Gets New Name

Peter Jackson, director of the “Hobbit” movie franchise, announced on his Facebook page Thursday morning that the third and final “Hobbit” movie has a new name. Originally titled “There and Back Again,” Jackson wrote that the new name will be “Battle of the Five Armies.” Rumors of a name change have been circulating for the past week, sparked when fan site TheOneRing.net reported that New Line had registered the name “The Hobbit: Into the Fire.” The franchise’s studio Warner Bros. Source URL: http://variety.com/2014/film/news/final-hobbit-movie-gets-new-name-1201163010/

SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT AND MATTEL ANNOUNCE PLAN TO BRING THE ICONIC CHARACTER OF BARBIE TO LIFE ON SCREEN

Sony Pictures Entertainment, Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation today announced a partnership on a live-action comedy featuring the beloved and dynamic icon Barbie. The studio sees this as its next big, global franchise and plans to go into production by the end of the year. Written by Jenny Bicks and produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, the film will be executive produced by Parkes+MacDonald’s president Marc Resteghini alongside Julia Pistor, who will executive produce for Mattel’s Playground Productions.

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Director Steven Knight Exposes Drama in The Ordinary With 'Locke', Featuring a Stunning Performance from Tom Hardy

All you need to know about Tom Hardy’s new movie is that it deals with a conflicted Welch man, concrete and a very long and emotional car ride. Locke was shot in just 8 days, with Hardy on set for only 6. To know more would be a disservice to the film’s mysterious yet alluring plot and to the genius work of writer and director Steven Knight.

Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong'o in Talks for Disney's 'Jungle Book'

Disney is swinging forward with its adaptation of The Jungle Book, with two actresses in the midst of boarding the project being directed by Jon Favreau.

Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o are in the middle of negotiations to join the already cast Idris Elba in what is being envisioned as a live-action/CG hybrid movie. Nyong’o is in final negotiations to play Rakcha, a mother wolf who adopts Mowgli.
Source URL: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/scarlett-johansson-lupita-nyongo-talks-698578

Sam Claflin & Olivia Cooke Share Their Fave Horror Films and Highlight the Terror of 'The Quiet Ones'

Loosely based on actual events, The Quiet Ones is set to engage audiences on Friday. Working off the theory that paranormal activity is triggered by negative human emotions, a rogue college professor and his team of trusted students exploit a young woman named Jane Harper to create a poltergeist of their own.

Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Russian Hockey Doc ‘Red Army’

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American, Eastern European and Asian rights to “Red Army,” on the heels of the sports documentary being tapped for the Cannes Film Festival’s Special Screening Section.

The film, directed by Gabe Polsky, centers on the Red Army hockey team from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov and his transformation from national hero to political enemy.

View full story at Variety.com

Source URL: http://variety.com/2014/film/news/sony-classics-acquires-cannes-documentary-red-army-1201161543/

'Terminator: Genesis’ Begins Filming, Set to Hit Theaters on July 1, 2015

Arnold always said that he'd be back and today he was right, as principal photography has begun on the forthcoming Terminator reboot. Starring Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thiry), Emilia Clarke ("Game of Thrones"), Jai Courtney (Divergent), J.K. Simmons (Juno) and Dayo Okeniyi (The Hunger Games), the plot details for Terminator: Genesis are minimal, but the strength of the cast adds to the excitement.

Reddit AMA with Tom Hardy and Steven Knight on behalf of LOCKE!

Join us tomorrow afternoon for a Reddit AMA with Tom Hardy and Steven Knight on behalf of LOCKE!

Where: http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/
When: Wednesday, April 23rd at 2:30pm-4:00pm PST/5:30pm-7:00pm EST

A24 will release LOCKE in select theaters this Friday, April 25.

film written and directed by Steven Knight
Starring Tom Hardy, Ruth Wilson, Olivia Colman, Andrew Scott, Tom Holland and Bill Milner