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‘The Tomorrow War’ With Chris Pratt Heads to Amazon in July

The Chris Pratt sci-fi action flick The Tomorrow War is headed to Amazon Prime Video in time for the July 4 weekend. The Chris McKay-directed pic was originally set up at Paramount and intended to open in theaters on December 25, 2020. But the COVID-19 pandemic put the kibosh on those plans, and earlier this year reports surfaced that Amazon was considering picking up the movie. Now, it’s official: Amazon has the film and will release it this July. July 2, 2021, to be exact. That will give v...
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The Tomorrow War: Amazon Nabs Rights to Chris Pratt’s Action Sci-Fi Pic

The Tomorrow War: Amazon nabs rights to Chris Pratt’s action sci-fi pic Amazon Studios has successfully acquired the worldwide distribution rights to Paramount Pictures’ upcoming action sci-fi film The Tomorrow War. The acquisition deal reportedly cost the streamer around $200 million. Originally scheduled for a July 23, 2021 release, the Chris Pratt-led feature will now be making its debut on July 2, 2021, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. The Tomorrow War was first set for a theatrical de...
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Chris Pratt Sci-Fi Thriller ‘The Tomorrow War’ to Debut on Amazon in July

Chris Pratt’s sci-fi thriller “The Tomorrow War” is debuting on Amazon Prime this summer. The time-travel movie, directed by Chris McKay, will land on the streaming platform on July 2. Amazon reportedly shelled out $200 million for rights to “The Tomorrow War,” which was developed and produced by Skydance Media. Paramount Pictures was originally set […]
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New Tom & Jerry Image Features Chloë Grace Moretz, Sneak Peek Dropping Monday

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Tom & Jerry Image Features Chloë Grace Moretz, Sneak Peek Dropping Monday Warner Bros. has released a new image from Tom & Jerry, the upcoming animated/live-action hybrid adventure starring Chloë Grace Moretz. Additionally, fans can watch an exclusive sneak peek of the feature film on Cartoon Network, immediately following the premiere of The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part at 6:00 p.m. ET/PT on Monday, February 15. You can check out the full new photo in the gallery bel...
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‘Dungeons & Dragons’ TV Series in the Works With ‘John Wick’ Writer Derek Kolstad

Hollywood has been trying to get a new Dungeons & Dragons movie off the ground for a few years now, and now they’re throwing a TV show into the mix as well. A new report states that plans are in motion for a Dungeons & Dragons TV show with John Wick franchise writer Derek Kolstad tackling some of the scripts. This news comes on the heels of the announcement that Chris Pine was in talks to star in the Dungeons & Dragons movie. When Game of Thrones was on the air and a really big deal, there w...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Fantasy, Hasbro, Paramount Pictures, Chris Mckay, Dungeons And Dragons, Gary Gygax, Chris Pine, Daley, Warner Bros Pictures, Dave Arneson, John Wick, Goldstein


Amazon Swoops in to Buy Chris Pratt’s ‘The Tomorrow War’ for a Streaming Debut [Updated]

Update: Amazon is poised to buy The Tomorrow War starring Chris Pratt, after Skydance and Paramount shopped the sci-fi action flick to major streamers. Though the deal is not yet finalized, Variety reports that the deal could total roughly $200 million. The original story follows below. The Tomorrow War, a sci-fi action film executive produced by and starring Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), has a great sci-fi hook: when Earth finds itself outgunned during an alien invasion, a scientist f...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Sci-fi, Earth, Jordan, Chris Pratt, Paramount Pictures, Chris Mckay, Paramount, Deadline, Skydance, J K Simmons, Action/Adventure, Zach Dean, The Tomorrow War, Star Treks Missions Impossible Transformers


Amazon Offers $200M for Chris Pratt’s Tomorrow War

Amazon Offers $200M for Chris Pratt’s Tomorrow War According to Deadline, Amazon has made a $200 million offer to Paramount and Skydance for Chris Pratt’s upcoming action pic Tomorrow War, which all but guarantees the film is headed to streaming services, though the deal is still not done. Interestingly, the offer is $75 million more than the studio paid for Coming 2 America, though it makes sense as Amazon is looking for ways to give more life to its streaming platform. Along with Coming 2 ...
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It Looks Like Chris Pratt’s ‘The Tomorrow War’ Will Debut on a Streaming Service, Skipping Theaters

The Tomorrow War, a sci-fi action film executive produced by and starring Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), has a great sci-fi hook: when Earth finds itself outgunned during an alien invasion, a scientist figures out how to draft soldiers from the past to save humanity’s future. That sounds like an Independence Day-level blockbuster waiting to happen, the type of material that would be the most effective on a big screen. But according to a new report, Paramount and Skydance are currently h...
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New Tom & Jerry Poster: Best of Enemies, Worst of Friends

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Tom & Jerry Poster: Best of Enemies, Worst of Friends Warner Bros. Pictures has released a brand new Tom & Jerry poster for Tim Story’s upcoming live-action/CGI-hybrid film adaptation of the iconic animated series, featuring the titular rivals as they go on a New York City adventure. Originally scheduled for a March 5, 2021 release, the Chloë Grace Moretz-led film is currently set to debut on February 26, 2021, in theaters and on HBO Max. Check out the full poster in ...
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Warner Bros. Moves Releases of Mortal Kombat, Tom & Jerry

Warner Bros. moves releases of Mortal Kombat, Tom & Jerry Following the announcement that all of its 2021 films would be getting simultaneous theatrical and HBO Max releases, Warner Bros. is further shifting its schedule as the forthcoming Mortal Kombat and Tom & Jerry films are moving around, with the former being pushed back to April while the latter has been bumped up a week into February. RELATED: All 2021 WB Movies Getting Simultaneous Theatrical/HBO Max Releases ...
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New ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Movie Will Star Chris Pine

Hollywood’s latest attempt at a Dungeons & Dragons movie just got some star power: Chris Pine. Pine has closed a deal to appear in the fantasy film from writers-directors Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley (Game Night). There are no plot details at the moment, but the film will be based on the fantasy tabletop role-playing game that has captured the hearts and minds of nerds everywhere. Deadline has the scoop that Chris Pine will star in the Dungeons & Dragons movie from Hasbro, eOne,...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Joe Manganiello, Fantasy, Hasbro, Paramount Pictures, Chris Mckay, Dungeons & Dragons, Paramount, Jeremy Irons, Chris-Pine, Daley, Warner Bros Pictures, Goldstein, Jonathan Goldstein


Chris Pine in Talks for Goldstein & Daley’s Dungeons & Dragons

Chris Pine in Talks for Goldstein & Daley’s Dungeons & Dragons As he gears up for the release of the highly-anticipated DC Extended Universe sequel Wonder Woman 1984, Chris Pine is looking even further in the past as he has entered talks to star in Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley’s Dungeons & Dragons, according to Variety. RELATED: Goldstein & Daley Talk Dungeons & Dragons and Flash Movies! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStand...
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Tom & Jerry Trailer: All Friends Fight, These Friends Battle

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Tom & Jerry Trailer: All Friends Fight, These Friends Battle Warner Bros. has unveiled the first trailer and images for the upcoming live-action/CGI-hybrid film adaptation of the iconic Hanna-Barbera and MGM cartoon Tom & Jerry showing that things never change as these two friends don’t just fight, they battle. The trailer can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Ken Jeong and Rob Delaney Join Tom and Jerry Movie PB = PB || {}; ...
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Chris Pratt Reportedly Joining Thor: Love and Thunder!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Chris Pratt reportedly joining Thor: Love and Thunder! Last we saw Marvel’s God of Thunder, he was heading off to space with everyone’s beloved Guardians of the Galaxy and now The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Guardians leader Chris Pratt is heading to Australia for filming on the highly-anticipated Thor: Love and Thunder! RELATED: Kat Dennings Doesn’t Think She’ll Be Back For Thor: Love and Thunder PB = PB || {}; PB.g...
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Netflix Shutters Development on The Magic Order Series

Netflix shutters development on The Magic Order series With the streaming platform evaluating which series to fund and which to hold off on amidst a continuing global pandemic, Netflix has elected to halt development on the forthcoming series adaptation of Mark Millar’s The Magic Order, according to Deadline. RELATED: Netflix Pulls the Plug on Fourth and Final Season of GLOW PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh ...
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Mark Millar’s ‘Reborn’ Movie, Produced by Sandra Bullock, Finds a Writer

In 2017, Netflix acquired famed comic book creator Mark Millar‘s Millarworld company to mine it for film and TV projects. Last year, the streaming service announced it would produce an original film version of Millar’s sci-fi fantasy comic Reborn, with Chris McKay (The LEGO Batman Movie) directing and Oscar winner Sandra Bullock producing. Now, more than a year later, the project has finally found its writer: up-and-coming scribe Bek Smith, who has previously worked at Marvel Studios. THR bro...
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Chris McKay’s Reborn Signs Bek Smith to Script

Chris McKay’s Reborn signs Bek Smith to script The forthcoming Netflix adaptation of Mark Millar’s Reborn, set to be directed by Chris McKay (The Lego Batman Movie) and produced by Sandra Bullock (Bird Box), has found its screenwriter in the form of on-the-rise scribe Bek Smith, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Netflix, Sandra Bullock and Chris McKay Team Up for Reborn PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoR...
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Goldstein & Daley Talk Dungeons & Dragons and Flash Movies!

Goldstein & Daley talk Dungeons & Dragons and Flash movies! Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley have been a powerful collaborative duo for nearly 15 years and in a new interview with , the duo have opened up about their DC Extended Universe Flash movie that never came to fruition and the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons adaptation at Paramount Pictures. RELATED: Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley Eye Dungeons & Dragons The duo were just prepping to head to the United Kingdom and sta...
Tags: Movies, Australia, United Kingdom, Flash, Hasbro, Paramount Pictures, Chris Mckay, Michael Keaton, Paramount, Wizards Of The Coast, Gary Gygax, Courtney Solomon, Daley, Dave Arneson, WB, Tom Holland


The Infamous ‘Dolittle’ Dragon Fart Scene Was Apparently Robert Downey Jr.’s Idea

The post-mortem for Universal’s big-budget disaster Dolittle continues, as the film continues to flounder at the box office and lose millions for the studio. More reports have emerged of the behind-the-scenes troubles that plagued Dolittle, which has struggled to break even with its costly $175 million budget. However, surprisingly, this wasn’t a case of too much studio interference or bad test screenings, but of a star who pitched the idea of a dragon farting in his face. A new report from ...
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The Worst Scenes in ‘Dolittle’ Were Added During Expensive Reshoots

Another week, another story about how a box office disaster ended up the way it did. But Dolittle, which is on track to be Universal’s first massive box office bomb of the year, is unique in that these stories are coming right now and not right after release. By now you’ve probably heard some of the tales of infamy surrounding the $175 million family blockbuster starring Robert Downey Jr. — the nonsensical storyline, the badly CGI’d talking animals, the dragon fart scene. But what you may not k...
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'Dolittle' is shaping up to be an epic box-office flop for Robert Downey Jr. and Universal

"Dolittle" made under $1 million at the domestic box office in Thursday previews. It cost $175 million to make, meaning it will likely struggle to earn that back after what is expected to be a disastrous opening weekend. The movie, starring Robert Downey Jr., has been in development for years and has an abysmal 18% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes. It marks another major misfire for the studio Universal after "Cats" bombed critically and financially. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more s...
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LEGO Movie Rights Go From Warner Bros. to Universal Pictures

BEGIN SLIDESHOW LEGO movie rights go from Warner Bros. to Universal Pictures After the poor performance of its last two LEGO pictures, Warner Bros. has let their movie rights to the toy property lapse. According to The Hollywood Reporter, it is Universal Pictures that is picking up the pieces in a deal that will give them exclusive rights to make films based on the 70-year-old LEGO brand. RELATED: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Review Producer Dan Lin and his Rideback banner, which mad...
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Netflix’s Unforgiven Adds Viola Davis and More!

Netflix’s Unforgiven adds Viola Davis and more! After landing Oscar winner Sandra Bullock (Bird Box) to star in the lead role in early November, Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of the acclaimed 2009 British drama series Unforgiven has expanded its cast with the additions of Oscar winner Viola Davis (Fences), The Fall‘s Aisling Franciosi and Daredevil‘s Rob Morgan, according to Deadline. RELATED: Sandra Bullock Teaming With Netflix For Unforgiven Adaptation The original series, created by Sal...
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Sandra Bullock Teaming With Netflix For Unforgiven Adaptation

Sandra Bullock teaming with Netflix for Unforgiven adaptation Deadline has brought word that Oscar winner Sandra Bullock (Bird Box) has signed on to executive produce and star in Netflix and Graham King (Bohemian Rhapsody)’s adaptation of the acclaimed 2009 British drama Unforgiven. RELATED: Amazon Developing New Series Based On Sandra Bullock’s College Days The original series, created by Sally Wainwright (Gentleman Jack), starred Suranne Jones (Gentleman Jack) as Ruth Slater, a woman fou...
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NASA Consultant 'Convinced We Found Evidence of Life on Mars in the 1970s'

"A consultant for NASA slammed the agency for deliberately ignoring the results of the experiment he handled that showed signs of alien life on Mars," reports the International Business Times. "According to the consultant, NASA refuses to conduct new life-detection tests on the Red Planet." Engineer Gilbert Levin served as a principal investigator on NASA's Viking missions, which sent two identical landers to Mars. For his role, Levin handled the missions' biological experiments known as Labele...
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NASA Consultant 'Convinced We Found Evidence of Life on Mars in the 1970s' (slashdot)

"A consultant for NASA slammed the agency for deliberately ignoring the results of the experiment he handled that showed signs of alien life on Mars," reports the International Business Times. "According to the consultant, NASA refuses to conduct new life-detection tests on the Red Planet." Engineer Gilbert Levin served as a principal investigator on NASA's Viking missions, which sent two identical landers to Mars. For his role, Levin handled the missions' biological experiments known as Labele...
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Tom and Jerry Movie Adds Michael Peña

Tom and Jerry movie adds Michael Peña Deadline has brought word that the upcoming live-action/CGI hybrid film adaptation of the classic cartoon Tom and Jerry has found its antagonist in Ant-Man and the Wasp star Michael Peña, who will star alongside Chloë Grace Moretz. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var stand...
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Netflix Orders Series Adaptation of Mark Millar’s The Magic Order

Netflix orders series adaptation of Mark Millar’s The Magic Order Netflix broke media ground last year by releasing the graphic novel series The Magic Order from veteran Mark Millar (Kick-Ass, Kingsman: The Secret Service), becoming the first streaming service to do so. After seeing its first issue become the highest-selling new comic book in 20 years, Netflix is developing a series adaptation of the story, according to Deadline. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAl...
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Robert Downey Jr.’s ‘Doctor Dolittle’ Reboot Getting Major Reshoots From ‘Ninja Turtles’ Director

The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle is taking the long way ’round. The Doctor Dolittle reboot starring Robert Downey Jr. has recently undergone major reshoots in a rehaul that was overseen by Jonathan Liebesman, the director behind Wrath of the Titans and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Original director Stephen Gaghan was present during the reshoots with Liebesman, and will remain the credited director. Jonathan Liebesman was tapped by Universal to slice and dice the current version of The Voyage o...
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Chris Pratt in Talks to Star in Science-Fiction Movie ‘Ghost Draft’

Chris Pratt is in negotiations to star in Skydance’s science-fiction project “Ghost Draft” with “Lego Batman’s” Chris McKay attached to direct. Pratt’s deal is not closed. Plot details for “Ghost Draft,” a live-action project written by Zach Dean, are under wraps. Adam Kolbrenner and David S. Goyer will produce, with Dana Goldberg, Matt Grimm, and Don […]
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