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'Bohemian Rhapsody' director Bryan Singer has reportedly been fired from 'Red Sonja' following allegations of child sexual abuse

Bryan Singer has been fired from directing "Red Sonja," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Millennium Films founder Avi Lerner fired Singer because the movie could not find a domestic distributor, THR said. Earlier this year, Singer was accused by multiple people of sexually assaulting them when they were young boys in an Atlantic article. He has denied it.  Bryan Singer has been fired from directing the studio Millennium Films' "Red Sonja" movie following allegations that Singer sexually a...
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New Report Indicates Bryan Singer Fired From ‘Red Sonja’ Movie

Last month, we got word that Red Sonja was on hold in the wake of even more sexual misconduct allegations against director Bryan Singer. Now, it looks like Singer is officially off the movie. The news of Singer’s removal came unceremoniously, buried within a much larger story about a completely different topic. Now let us all cross our fingers and hope we never have to hear about Bryan Singer again. THR has a lengthy piece this week about the scandal surrounding Warner Bros. head Kevin Tsuji...
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Bryan Singer Out as Red Sonja Director

Bryan Singer out as Red Sonja director The Hollywood Reporter brings word that director Bryan Singer is no longer attached to the Red Sonja movie that’s in-development at Millennium Films. According to the trade, Singer was dropped from the project, not because of reports of him sexually assaulting underaged boys, but because the production company couldn’t secure a distributor in the US with Singer involved. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlon...
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Stallone’s Rambo: Last Blood Release Date Announced

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Sylvester Stallone wraps filming on Rambo V: Last Blood Sylvester Stallone‘s last outing as John Rambo will be heading to theaters this year, as Deadline brings word of the Rambo: Last Blood release date. The fifth installment in the iconic franchise is scheduled for a September 20, 2019 release, where it will have no competition, although it does drop one week after IT: Chapter 2. Rambo: Last Blood finds John Rambo coping with intense PTSD while living on a ranch in Ariz...
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Accused sexual predator Bryan Singer just got pounded with some very bad news

"Red Sonja" was originally scheduled to begin shooting this spring, with a budget of $70-$80 million, with $10 million going to Singer.
Tags: Hollywood, Life, Lifestyle, Red Sonja, Bryan Singer, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Sonja, Avi Lerner, Sexual Misconduct


‘Red Sonja’ Movie Put on Hold in Wake of Recent Bryan Singer Allegations

Bryan Singer has been mired in allegations of sexual misconduct for a large part of his career, and those allegations have been boiling over in the last year, particularly after Singer was fired from Bohemian Rhapsody for failing to show up for work. Despite Singer’s problems, Millennium Films was willing to plunk down up to $10 million to hire the director to helm their long-delayed Red Sonja movie. But it seems like outcry against this has won out – for now. Millennium has now put the film on...
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Bryan Singer’s ‘Red Sonja’ Movie Delayed Amid Controversy

Millennium Films has delayed shooting Bryan Singer’s “Red Sonja” movie this year in the wake of recent accusations of sexual assault and misconduct against him. “The project is not on the slate at the moment and is not for sale at the European Film Market in Berlin,” a spokeswoman for Avi Lerner’s studio said. Millennium […]
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Bryan Singer lands $10 million directing gig despite allegations of sex abuse

If you thought the list of underage sexual assault allegations made against Bryan Singer were going to sink his career, think again.
Tags: Sexual Assault, Life, Lifestyle, Red Sonja, Bryan Singer, Allegations, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Bryan, Avi Lerner, Sexual Misconduct


Bryan Singer lands $10 million directing gig despite mounting allegations of underage sex crimes

If you thought the ever-growing list of underage sexual assault allegations made against Bryan Singer were going to sink his career, think again.
Tags: Sexual Assault, Life, Lifestyle, Red Sonja, Bryan Singer, Allegations, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Bryan, Avi Lerner, Sexual Misconduct


Bryan Singer Will Keep ‘Red Sonja’ Directing Gig Despite New Accusations

Millennium Films has confirmed that Bryan Singer remains attached to direct the upcoming “Red Sonja” despite new accusations of sexual assault and misconduct against him. Variety on Thursday obtained a statement from producer Avi Lerner that brushed off a report in the Atlantic in which the “Bohemian Rhapsody” director is accused of inappropriate groping and sexual relationships with […]
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Bryan Singer Is Still Directing Red Sonja, World Still Terrible Place

Earlier this week, the world was (unfortunately) not so shocked to read an article in the Atlantic detailing new accusations of the sexual abuse and rape of underage children by X-Men director Bryan Singer. These accusations have been circling the director for a long time now. Today, even in light of the most recent…Read more...
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Bryan Singer will keep his next job directing a 'Red Sonja' movie despite new allegations of sex with underage boys

Bryan Singer will direct a "Red Sonja" movie for Millennium Films, based on a comic-book character who survives a sexual assault. Singer is facing new allegations of sexual misconduct this week in a report from The Atlantic published on Wednesday. Singer denied the allegations in a statement on Wednesday, and called the report a "homophobic smear piece." On Thursday, Millennium confirmed to THR that Singer was still attached. "Bohemian Rhapsody" director Bryan Singer faced new allegations of ...
Tags: America, Trends, Fox, Netflix, Atlantic, American Film Market, Red Sonja, Bryan Singer, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Marvel Comics, Academy, Sonja, Hollywood Reporter, Roy Thomas, Robert E Howard


Sylvester Stallone Wraps Filming on Rambo V: Last Blood

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Sylvester Stallone wraps filming on Rambo V: Last Blood Sylvester Stallone took to Instagram to announce that he has finished shooting his final scene as John Rambo in Lionsgate‘s upcoming Rambo V: Last Blood after two months of filming. The latest installment to the iconic franchise is scheduled for a 2019 release. Check out his post below! Rambo V: Last Blood finds John Rambo coping with intense PTSD while living on a ranch in Arizona, trying to pick up casual work wher...
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Stallone’s Hat Is Ready to Become War in Rambo V: Last Blood First Look

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Stallone’s hat is ready to become war in Rambo V: Last Blood first look Lionsgate has released their first look at Sylvester Stallone as Rambo in Rambo V: Last Blood, revealing the iconic character sporting his new cowboy hat. Check out the full photo in the gallery below! Rambo V: Last Blood finds John Rambo coping with intense PTSD while living on a ranch in Arizona, trying to pick up casual work wherever he can. Soon his friend and estate manager Maria informs him that ...
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, Mexico, Arizona, John, Sylvester Stallone, Maria, Stallone, Rocky Balboa, John Rambo, Rambo, Kevin King, Movie News, Ariel Vroman, Avi Lerner, David Morrell


Sergio Peris-Mencheta Joins Rambo 5 as the Big Bad

Sergio Peris-Mencheta joins Rambo 5 as the big bad Deadline reports that actor Sergio Peris-Mencheta (Snowfall, Life Itself) has landed the role of the villain in the upcoming Rambo 5: Last Blood opposite star Sylvester Stallone. Details about his character beyond that are still scarce, but given that Peris-Mencheta is a theater star in his native Spain, he’ll certainly be able to tackle whatever the script throws at him. Rambo 5, finds John Rambo (Stallone) coping with intense PTSD while li...
Tags: Movies, Mexico, Spain, Arizona, Bulgaria, John, Sylvester Stallone, Maria, Stallone, Rocky Balboa, John Rambo, Rambo, Kevin King, Movie News, Ariel Vroman, Avi Lerner


Sylvester Stallone’s Rambo 5 Adds Yvette Monreal to Cast

Sylvester Stallone’s Rambo 5 adds Yvette Monreal to cast Following the recent addition of Spanish actress Paz Vega (Spanglish), TV star Yvette Monreal (Faking It, The Fosters) has joined the cast of Rambo 5: Last Blood, the latest installment to the iconic action film franchise, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed. Monreal is set to play the role of Vega’s younger sister Gabrielle, who unfortunately got kidnapped during her sister’s dangerous news coverage on Mexican drug cartels. RELATED: First...
Tags: Movies, Mexico, Spain, Arizona, Bulgaria, John, Sylvester Stallone, Maria, Vega, Stallone, Gabrielle, Monreal, Rocky Balboa, John Rambo, Rambo, Kevin King


Paz Vega Joins the Cast of Sylvester Stallone’s Rambo 5

Paz Vega joins the cast of Sylvester Stallone’s Rambo 5 Spanish actress Paz Vega (Spanglish, The Spirit, Kill the Messenger) has signed on to star alongside Sylvester Stallone in director Adrian Grunberg’s upcoming film Rambo 5: Last Blood, which is the latest installment to the iconic action film franchise, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed. Vega is set to play the role of reporter Carmen Delgado, who covers the Mexican drug trade. The kidnapping of her younger half-sister leads her to team u...
Tags: Movies, Mexico, Spain, Arizona, Bulgaria, John, Sylvester Stallone, Maria, Vega, Stallone, Rocky Balboa, John Rambo, Rambo, Kevin King, Paz Vega, ComingSoon


First Look at Rambo 5 Reveals Sylvester Stallone in a Cowboy Outfit

First look at Rambo 5 reveals Sylvester Stallone in a cowboy outfit Sylvester Stallone took to Instagram to share the first behind-the-scenes photos from the set of the upcoming Rambo 5, as filming for the latest installment to the iconic franchise has officially begun. The two photos feature Stallone in a full cowboy outfit, which is a slight departure. Check out the photos below! Rambo 5, finds John Rambo coping with intense PTSD while living on a ranch in Arizona, trying to pick up casual...
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Bryan Singer in Talks to Direct ‘Red Sonja’ for Avi Lerner’s Millennium

Bryan Singer is in negotiations to direct “Red Sonja” for Avi Lerner’s Millennium Media, according to a spokeswoman for the producer. The news comes three months after Singer received the directing credit for Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” despite being replaced by Dexter Fletcher during the latter stages of the shoot. Fletcher came on board […]
Tags: News, Freddie Mercury, Red Sonja, Bryan Singer, Sonja, Fletcher, Dexter Fletcher, Avi Lerner


Bryan Singer in Negotiations to Direct Red Sonja Adaptation

Bryan Singer in negotiations to direct Red Sonja adaptation The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Bryan Singer (Bohemian Rhapsody, X-Men: Apocalypse) is in talks to direct the Red Sonja feature film for Millennium Films, who are producing and financing the project. Red Sonja is a sword-and-sorcery character and the comics were created by Robert E. Howard, writer Roy Thomas, and artist Barry Windsor Smith for Marvel Comics in 1973. Ashley Edward Miller (X-Men: First Class, Thor, Big Trouble ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Marvel, Fox, Red Sonja, Bryan Singer, Warner Bros, Marvel Comics, Bryan, Courtney Solomon, Mark Canton, Sonja, Little China, Roy Thomas, Robert E Howard, ComingSoon


Sequel Bits: ‘Indiana Jones 5’, ‘World War Z 2’, ‘Expendables 4’, ‘V for Vendetta’, ‘It Chapter 2’

In this edition of sequel bits: Don’t expect to see Super Size Me 2 anytime soon (even though one of the film’s subjects would like you to). J.A. Bayona reveals why he dropped out of World War Z 2. Terry Crews says he won’t be in Expendables 4 due to threats from the film’s producer. Natalie Portman is down for a V for Vendetta sequel. Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy announce It Chapter 2 production. A new poster for The First Purge. The Sicario 2 director reveals why he didn’t consult with ...
Tags: Jessica Chastain, Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Horror, Alan Moore, Sci-fi, Toronto, America, It, Sequels, Sony, James McAvoy, Brad Pitt, Denis


Terry Crews QUITS Expendables 4 After Being Threatened Over Sexual Harassment Lawsuit!

WHY WOULD ANYONE MESS WITH TERRY CREWS?? Not only is he a big, beefy hulk of a man, he's also one of the sweetest, most genial celebs around. But all some people see is the bottom line, we guess. Because Terry says he was threatened by an Expendables 4 producer over his sexual harassment lawsuit against WME and agent Adam Venit. Related: Terry's Sexual Assault Case Was "Declined" In his Congressional testimony about the Survivors Bill Of Rights, the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star says Avi Lerner called...
Tags: Celebs, Congress, Terry Crews, Terry, Congressional, Brooklyn Nine Nine, Lerner, Avi Lerner, Millennium Films, Lionsgate Films YouTube, Adam Venit


Rambo V Shooting Scheduled to Start in September

Rambo V shooting scheduled to start in September According to Screen Daily, Millennium Films is bringing the fifth film in the Rambo franchise to Cannes this week to cover worldwide sales. According to the trade, Rambo V shooting is set to begin in September in London, Bulgaria, and the Canary Islands with Sylvester Stallone once again in the lead, and a director to be announced shortly. The new film finds John Rambo coping with intense PTSD while living on a ranch in Arizona, trying to pick ...
Tags: Movies, Mexico, Arizona, John, Sylvester Stallone, Maria, Cannes, Canary Islands, Stallone, John Rambo, Rambo, Kevin King, ComingSoon, Movie News, Ariel Vroman, Avi Lerner


‘Rambo 5’ Will Bring Back Sylvester Stallone to Take on a Mexican Drug Cartel

Sylvester Stallone may be 71 years old, but that’s not going to stop him from taking on some new enemies in yet another sequel in the Rambo action franchise. Rambo 5 is currently being shopped around by Avi Lerner and his Millennium Films banner at the Cannes Film Market. And rather than passing the torch as Stallone did in the   spin-off Creed, it looks like Sylvester Stallone will take the lead again as the Vietnam veteran who can’t seem to keep himself out of trouble. Deadline has news of ...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, James Bond, Vietnam, Sylvester-Stallone, Stallone, Logan, John Wick, John Rambo, Rambo, Cannes Film Market, Action/Adventure, Avi Lerner, Rambo-5, First Blood


Ashley Edward Miller to Write Red Sonja Feature Film

Ashley Edward Miller to write Red Sonja feature film Deadline reports that Millennium Films has hired Ashley Edward Miller (X-Men: First Class, Thor) to write the screenplay for Red Sonja, based on the comic book heroine from the 1970s. Red Sonja is a sword-and-sorcery character and the comics were created by Robert E. Howard, writer Roy Thomas, and artist Barry Windsor Smith for Marvel Comics in 1973. Miller is looking forward to the project, saying: “It’s an exciting opportunity to faithful...
Tags: Comics, Movies, Fox, Red Sonja, Warner Bros, Marvel Comics, Miller, Courtney Solomon, Mark Canton, Sonja, Little China, Sarah Connor, Roy Thomas, Robert E Howard, Movie News, Barry Windsor Smith


Film News Roundup: Julianne Moore to Star as Gloria Steinem in Biopic

In today’s film news roundup, Julianne Moore will star as Gloria Steinem in “My Life On The Road,” Avi Lerner’s Millenium gets a new president and Octane buys sales rights to Darren Lynn Bousman’s “St. Agatha.” CASTING Julianne Moore will star as Gloria Steinem in “My Life On The Road,” with Julie Taymor directing for June Pictures. […]
Tags: News, Julianne Moore, Gloria Steinem, Julie Taymor, Avi Lerner, Darren Lynn Bousman, St. Agatha


Saban Films Picks Up Day of the Dead Remake and Two More Features

Saban Films picks up Day of the Dead remake and two more features Saban Films has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to a slate of films from Avi Lerner’s Millennium Media including Acts of Vengeance, Bullet Head, and Day of the Dead. “Avi Lerner has long become synonymous with widely appealing action thrillers with marquee names like Antonio Banderas, John Malkovich and Adrien Brody and films with the pedigree of Day of the Dead,” said Saban Films President Bill Bromiley. “This is perfect...
Tags: Movies, Horror, John Malkovich, George Romero, Adrien Brody, Sophie Skelton, Movie News, Banderas, Avi Lerner, Hèctor Hernández Vicens, Bill Bromiley, Mark Tonderai, Paul Solet, Antonio Banderas John Malkovich, Isaac Florentine, Antonio Banderas Karl Urban Robert Forster


Millennium Takeover Deal Still On, Says Recon Boss

The Chinese acquisition of Avi Lerner’s Millennium Films is still on course, says the boss of Recon Group, Tony Xia. His denial comes only a day after his publicly listed Recon made a regulatory filing to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange announcing that the deal had exceeded time limits and was being halted. Xia took to... Read more »
Tags: Asia, News, Finance, Biz, Global, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Recon, Avi Lerner, Millennium Films, Xia, Recon Group Tony Xia


China’s Recon Abandons Millennium Takeover Deal

Chinese media investment firm Recon Holdings says that it has dropped its bid to acquire a controlling stake in Avi Lerner’s Millennium Films. Recon said that certain conditions had not been fulfilled by the Aug 31 deadline. The $100 million deal for 51% of Millennium was announced in February, by Recon a sprawling conglomerate that... Read more »
Tags: Asia, News, Film, Finance, China, Biz, Global, Millennium Entertainment, Recon, Avi Lerner, Recon Holdings, Millennium Films Recon


Cannes: ‘Hellboy’ Reboot Attracts Big Bids (EXCLUSIVE)

A bidding battle is under way in Cannes for Chinese rights to the reboot of the “Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen” franchise. The project is being represented by Avi Lerner’s Millennium Films. With bids in the region of $13 million for mainland China, the film is one of the hottest on the Croisette. International... Read more »
Tags: Asia, News, Film, China, Global, Markets & Festivals, Millennium Entertainment, Cannes film festival, Hellboy, Cannes, Avi Lerner, David Harbour