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Movie News: First Look at Kate Mara in ‘Morgan’; Adam Sandler Plans Animated Movie

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Morgan

Morgan: Kate Mara is featured in the first official photo from Morgan, a sci-fi thriller from director Luke Scott. His father, Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner), is producing the movie, which follows “a corporate troubleshooter who’s sent to a remote location to evaluate an artificially created, rapidly developing lifeform.” Anya Taylor-Joy, Rose Leslie, Boyd Holbrook and Paul Giamatti also star. See more new photos below; the movie will open in theaters on September 2. UPDATE: Watch the new trailer below, too. [EW.com]

Morgan

Morgan

Hotel Transylvania 2

Adam Sandler: With his latest live-action comedy, The Do Over, set to debut on Netflix this weekend, Adam Sandler is planning a return to animated films. Sandler will write, produce and star in a family-friendly project, which is not yet titled...

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Mark Ruffalo Promises Hulk Will Be “Hulk-ier” in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

Late last week we heard that Jeff Goldblum and Karl Urban would be joining the cast of Thor: Ragnarok, which already included the returning Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Sir Anthony Hopkins and Idris Elba, as well as new additions Tessa Thompson and Cate Blanchett.

Mark Ruffalo is also starring in the movie as Hulk, though we still don’t have an official idea about how he and his fellow Avenger Thor might be hooking up. We got a small clue from Marvel head Kevin Feige recently, when he confirmed that Natalie Portman would not be returning for the third installment in the Thor series because “there are only a couple of scenes on Earth in this movie,” with most of the story taking place “in the cosmos.”

Now Ruffalo has provided further hints about the movie, telling Entertainment Tonig...

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Today in Movie Culture: Vanilla Ice Brings Back “Ninja Rap,” Gillian Anderson as James Bond and More

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Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

Movie Premiere Performance of the Day:

Vanilla Ice made an appearance at the premiere of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows to perform “Ninja Rap” from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze(via Geek Tyrant):

Movie Promotion of the Day:

Speaking of TMNT, it takes a big fan to want to stay in this apartment that Paramount turned into a re-creation of the Ninja Turtles’ lair and made available to rent via AirBnB — with free pizza delivery. See more photos at Geekologie.

Movie Franchise Takedown of the Day:

Honest Trailers puts down all the X-Men movies in its half-assed celebration of X-Men: The Animated Series:

Celebrity Tweet of the Day:

Fans want Gillian Anderson to be the new ...

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Watch: When the Actors In Michael Bay’s ’13 Hours’ Met the ‘Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’

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When people think of Michael Bay movies, the think of fancy cars and explosions and whirling CGI and sometimes fancy cars that turn into whirling CGI explosions. But there’s another core aspect to Michael Bay movies that most people overlook. He’s very patriotic, with an unapologetic, deep admiration of the American military.

Most of the time this just comes in the form of his movies having a few military characters or vehicles on display. Sometimes it gets a bit more overt, as it did with his most recent movie,13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. This isn’t Transformers-mode Michael Bay. It’s much closer to The Rock. It’s all about highly skilled men just doing their job, which in this case happens to involve some guns and explosions.

If the title somehow didn’t give it away, 13 H...

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Yes, That ‘Big Trouble in Little China’ Remake Is Still Happening

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Roughly one year ago, it was announced that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was in talks to star in a remake of John Carpenter’s classic, Big Trouble in Little China, for 20th Century Fox. At the time it was announced that X-Men: First Class writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz were writing the script, and that Johnson was going to play the Jack Burton role made famous by Kurt Russell in the 1986 original.

In that film Russell plays a blue-collar truck driver who finds himself roped into a centuries-old battle with an evil sorcerer. The divisive remake — Big Trouble is one of those properties fans hold near and dear to their hearts — will likely update that story and contemporize it with a more modern-day spin, utilizing all the latest special effects. That’s if it’s still happening at all.

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Movie News: New Animated ‘Garfield’ Movie on Its Way; Mike Myers Mulls More ‘Austin Powers’

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Garfield: The Movie

Garfield: Comic strip cat Garfield will return to the big screen in an animated movie, with hopes to launch a franchise. Jim Davis created the lazy, lovable feline for a comic strip that began running in 1978 and has inspired numerous television versions, two movies featuring the voice of Bill Murray as Garfield (Garfield: The Movie, above), and three other direct to video films. [The Wrap].

Austin Powers in Goldmember

Austin Powers: Mike Myers is still mulling the possibility of a fourth Austin Powers movie. Jay Roach, who directed the first three installments, says that he and Myers talk about it every time they get together, though he describes the project as being “in a latent phase right now.” Roach says that many ideas have been discussed, but none have stuck yet. The latest installment to date, Austin Power...

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Reel TV: A Trailer Roundup of ‘Frequency,’ ‘Training Day,’ ‘The Exorcist’ and More Movies Being Turned Into TV Shows

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When we started the Reel TV tag here on Movies.com, it was to cover the notable, but at the time relatively uncommon, overlaps between the big screen and the small screen. Fast forward a few years, and the overlap between the two has exploded. Not only are a ton of big screen talents working in TV now, but this coming Fall season sees networks rebooting a bunch of movies as TV shows.

So far the results are looking a bit mixed. Some of these could be great, some already look they’re trying a bit hard, but either way it’s pretty clear that movies being turned into shows is the big trend of 2016-2017 TV.

Frequency

What’s the deal?

Same basic deal as the movie, only this time it’s a daughter who is able to talk to her father in the past (1996, to be precise)...

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Movie News: Joss Whedon Teases His Next Movie; The Big Winner at Cannes

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Avengers: Age of Ultron

Joss Whedon: After making last year’s highly successful Avengers: Age of Ultron (above), director Joss Whedon decided to walk away from superhero movies. Whedon says he’s now working on an original screenplay about “a girl who goes through some unbelievable s***. … I’m just writing about something I care about, so it’s a little terrifying and it’s taking a little longer. But I think it will be good!” [The Wrap]

Ewan McGregor

Fargo: Ewan McGregor will star in Fargo. The third season of the television series, inspired by the 1996 feature film, will revolve around brothers Emmit and Ray Stussy, one more successful than the other. McGregor will portray both characters. Production is expected to begin later this year for a planned premiere on the FX network next year. [Deadline]

I, Daniel Blake

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New ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Trailer Shakes Things Up

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Star Trek Beyond

Tinkering with what’s succeeded in the past is always a risky endeavor for filmmakers, especially those who tackle sequels. For example, the first trailer for Star Trek Beyondmarked a departure point for the series, leaving behind J.J. Abrams’ classic, epic style in favor of a new approach by director Justin Lin, who helmed four films in the Fast and Furiousfranchise.

Oddly enough, though, some fans who were disappointed by the previous installment, Star Trek Into Darkness, and advocated for something totally different suddenly started complaining that the first trailer was too different. Perhaps they didn’t like the jokes or the music or the zippy tone or just the idea that Justin Lin might be making a version of Fast and Furious in space.

Over the weekend, Paramount Pictures hosted an e...

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Box Office Report: Who Is Angrier at the Box Office — the Birds or the Superheroes?

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Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releasesbolded):

1. The Angry Birds Movie – $39.0 million ($39.0 million total)

2. Captain America: Civil War – $33.1 million ($347.3 million total)

3. Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising – $21.7 million ($21.7 million total)

4. The Nice Guys – $11.2 million ($11.2 million total)

5. The Jungle Book – $11.0 million ($327.4 million total)

6. Money Monster – $7.0 million ($27.1 million total)

7. The Darkness – $2.3 million ($8.4 million total)

8. Zootopia – $1.7 million ($334.4 million total)

9. The Huntsman: Winter’s War – $1.1 million ($46.6 million total)

10. Mother’s Day – $1.1 million ($31.2 million total)

The Big Stories

This weekend’s numbers begins a fascinating question about this most important season for Hollywood and its studios: Just h...

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