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Alicia Vikander in talks for two movies

— by ELI COLON —

Alicia Vikander, for those unaware, is a Swedish actress who had done fine supporting work in films like Joe Wright’s “Anna Karenina” and “The Fifth Estate” before popping up on many film-goers’ radars with her turn as the artificial intelligence being known as Ava in this year’s acclaimed sci-fi drama/thriller “Ex Machina.” It’s a breakout role of sorts for Vikander, even though she was on her way to becoming a bigger name even before Alex Garland’s directorial debut hit the scene.

We will soon be seeing Vikander playing the female lead in Guy Ritchie’s “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” the chef-centric “Adam Jones” starring Bradley Cooper and the potential awards contender “The Danish Girl” with Eddie Redmayne. (CONTINUED)

The Martian: First Images

— by ELI COLON — Two of the principal players in the upcoming “The Martian” — director Ridley Scott and star Matt Damon — are arguably at a point in their careers where they need a comeback project to reaffirm why they’re bona fide Hollywood A-listers. The former is coming off divisive films like “Prometheus,” […][...]

Cary Fukunaga exits Stephen King’s It

— by ELI COLON — “True Detective” season one director Cary Fukunaga has been attached to a big screen take on Stephen King’s “It” novel for a few years now. The project appeared to be picking up steam in recent weeks, as it lined up Will Poulter (“We’re the Millers”) to play monstrous Pennywise the […][...]

Jurassic World: A Look Inside Featurette

— by ELI COLON — The park reopens next month when “Jurassic World” hits theaters, and Universal Pictures knows it has a potential blockbuster, so the marketing is wisely using the audience’s nostalgia for the original “Jurassic Park” in the new film’s favor. The John Williams score, Steven Spielberg’s enthusiasm, Chris Pratt’s fandom — it’s […][...]

Fantastic Four: International Trailer

— by ELI COLON — Josh Trank’s new “Fantastic Four” has been mired in controversy since the start. First there was pushback from fans for casting younger actors in the lead roles, as well as making Sue Storm and her brother Johnny adopted siblings. Then there were rumors about reshoots, because supposedly 20th Century Fox […][...]

Reese Witherspoon to play Tinkerbell in Tink

— by ELI COLON — Disney has been on a heavy trend of revisiting its animated classics in the form of live-action remakes, but the most recent addition is actually the resurrection of a project that’s been in development for years. Back in 2010, Elizabeth Banks became attached to star in “Tink,” a live-action movie […][...]

Amy Schumer sets up her next film

— by ELI COLON — Amy Schumer is about to break out in a big way this summer with her feature film debut in the Universal movie, “Trainwreck” (due out July 17). She wrote the comedy based on her own experiences, then was tapped to lead the movie onscreen with Judd Apatow directing. The film […][...]

Review: Tomorrowland

— by ELI COLON — “Tomorrowland” is a strange and unfortunate misfire, a movie ostensibly aimed at children that falls short of delivering the sort of fun, Amblin Entertainment-style adventure film we were clearly seeking. If it seems initially like it’ll bring all the joy of the Disneyland experience to the big screen, the movie […][...]

Knock Knock: Official Trailer

— by ELI COLON — Earlier this year, we got a brief first look at “Knock Knock,” and now Lionsgate has released an official trailer for Eli Roth’s latest horror flick. The movie stars Keanu Reeves as a nice family man whose life is turned upside down when two gorgeous young woman, played by Lorenza […][...]

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