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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...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Sci-fi, Chris Pratt, Chris Mckay, Paramount, Dan, Skydance, Amazon Studios, J K Simmons, Yvonne Strahovski, Release Dates, David Ellison, Skydance Media, Jennifer Salke Head, The Tomorrow War


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...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Streaming, Emmy, Chris Pratt, Paramount Pictures, Chris Mckay, Paramount, Tom Clancy, Amazon Prime Video, Dan, Skydance, Pratt, Amazon Studios, J K Simmons, ComingSoon


Apple and Skydance Animation Formally Announce Multi-Year Partnership

Following Variety‘s exclusive report in December, Apple is officially announcing its multi-year content partnership with David Ellison’s Skydance Animation. The agreement, which includes the previously announced feature films “Luck” and “Spellbound,” will also include what Apple billed as “first-ever theatrical-quality animated television series” for Apple TV Plus subscribers. Skydance Animation is a division of Ellison’s […]
Tags: Apple, News, Ellison, John Lasseter, David Ellison, Skydance Animation, Apple Studios


Skydance Animation in Talks to Move ‘Luck,’ ‘Spellbound’ to Apple (EXCLUSIVE)

Apple has been in prolonged conversations to acquire two John Lasseter-produced titles from Skydance Animation, “Luck” and “Spellbound,” multiple insiders with knowledge of the discussions told Variety. The two films would anchor what sources called a larger agreement between David Ellison’s animation division and the streamer, which has yet to be reached. WME is also […]
Tags: Apple, News, John Lasseter, Skydance, David Ellison, Skydance Animation, Apple TV Plus, Skydance Animation Luck


‘The Adam Project’: Time Travel Movie Adds Mark Ruffalo as Ryan Reynolds’ Dad, Catherine Keener as Villain

Ryan Reynolds is about to meet his maker in a new sci-fi adventure time travel movie called The Adam Project. Shawn Levy, the filmmaker behind Real Steel and the Night at the Museum franchise, has hired Mark Ruffalo (Avengers: Endgame, Zodiac) to play Reynolds’ character’s father, and Catherine Keener (Get Out, The 40-Year-Old Virgin) as the film’s villain. There are a couple other additions to The Adam Project cast as well. Read on to learn who they are and who they’ll be playing. The Adam P...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Netflix, Levy, Deadpool, Jennifer Garner, Ryan-Reynolds, Mark-Ruffalo, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Zoe Saldana, Vancouver British Columbia, Reynolds, Ruffalo, Catherine-Keener


Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Season 3 Adds Marianne Jean-Baptiste to Cast

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan season 3 adds Marianne Jean-Baptiste to cast Though a production start date has yet to be announced for the third season of Amazon’s hit series adaptation of the espionage franchise, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan has begun building its new cast with the addition of Marianne Jean-Baptiste (Fatman), according to Deadline. RELATED: The Best Jack Ryan Adaptations Ranked PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStan...
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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Skydance Spy Series Acquired by Netflix

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Skydance spy series acquired by Netflix After lining up his first major TV project at Skydance in late August and a heated bidding war of studios seeing dollar signs in the series, Netflix has acquired the in-development global spy thriller starring Arnold Schwarzenegger (Terminator: Dark Fate), according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Arnold Schwarzenegger to Star in Skydance’s New Spy Adventure Series PB = PB || {}; ...
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Skydance Animation’s ‘Luck,’ ‘Spellbound’ Scheduled for 2022 Release

Paramount Pictures will release Skydance Animation titles “Luck” and “Spellbound” in 2022. Paramount made the announcement Monday. It came three years after David Ellison’s Skydance Media launched Skydance Animation by forming a partnership with Madrid-based Ilion Animation Studios. “Luck,” directed by Peggy Holmes, will open on Feb. 18, 2022, as the first feature from Skydance […]
Tags: News, Madrid, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Skydance, Luck, Peggy Holmes, David Ellison, Skydance Media, Spellbound, Skydance Animation, Ilion Animation Studios Luck


11 top movie finance companies that Hollywood's biggest players turn to for the cash to get their projects off the ground

Movie financing is always a risk, but some companies, like Bron, Participant, and the streamers Netflix and Amazon, have thrived from bankrolling projects. In this power list, Business Insider breaks down the companies that are making filmmakers' dreams come true by writing the big checks and seeing returns. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It doesn't matter if a director is a first-timer or a veteran like Martin Scorsese, they all have one thing in common: Getting money to...
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11 top movie finance companies that Hollywood's biggest players turn to for the investment necessary to get their projects off the ground

Movie financing is always a risk, but some companies, like Bron, Participant, and the streamers Netflix and Amazon, have thrived from bankrolling projects. In this power list, Business Insider breaks down the companies that are making filmmakers' dreams come true by writing the big checks and seeing returns. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It doesn't matter if a director is a first-timer or a veteran like Martin Scorsese, they all have one thing in common: Getting money to...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Matthew Mcconaughey, Orson Welles, Trends, Netflix, Wes Anderson, Larry Ellison, House Of Cards, Hasbro, Fox News, George Clooney, Rosamund Pike, Warner Bros, Roma, Anderson


11 of the top movie financiers that bankroll filmmakers' dreams and have scored box-office hits like 'Joker' and 'Parasite'

Movie financing is always a risk, but some companies like Bron, Participant, and streamers Netflix and Amazon are thriving thanks to bankrolling projects.  In this power list, Business Insider breaks down the companies that are making filmmakers' dreams come true by writing the big checks and seeing returns. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It doesn't matter if a director is a first-timer or a veteran like Martin Scorsese, they all have one thing in common: getting money to...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Matthew Mcconaughey, Orson Welles, Trends, Netflix, Canada, Wes Anderson, Larry Ellison, House Of Cards, Hasbro, Fox News, George Clooney, Rosamund Pike, Warner Bros, Roma


John Lasseter’s Skydance Animation Names Peggy Holmes New Director of ‘Luck’

A new director has been hired on the flagship feature film at Skydance Animation, a division of David Ellison’s company run by former Pixar chief John Lasseter. Peggy Holmes, a name in the animation space who has directed and choreographed for years at Disney, has replaced Alessandro Carloni.  Skydance and Carloni parted ways thanks to […]
Tags: News, Disney, Pixar, John Lasseter, Peggy Holmes, David Ellison, Skydance Animation, John Lasseter Peggy Holmes, Alessandro Carloni Skydance, Carloni


CS Interview: Jerry Bruckeimer on Gemini Man

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Interview: Jerry Bruckheimer on Gemini Man The Will Smith-starring action thriller Gemini Man is finally out on digital services and will be arriving on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD on January 14, and ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with producer Jerry Bruckheimer (Bad Boys for Life) about the long journey the project took from its initial inception in the late ’90s to hitting the big screen earlier this year. RELATED: CS Interview: Ang Lee Talks This Weeke...
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Exclusive Gemini Man Deleted Scene Starring Will Smith

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Exclusive Gemini Man deleted scene starring Will Smith ComingSoon.net has an exclusive Gemini Man deleted scene featuring stars Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Benedict Wong. Out now on Digital and releasing on Blu-ray and DVD on January 14, 2020, you can check out Paramount Pictures‘ Gemini Man deleted scene in the player below! RELATED: CS Interview: Ang Lee Talks This Weekend’s Gemini Man Gemini Man follows the story of an older, elite assassin named Henry Brog...
Tags: Video, Movies, Digital, Will Smith, Smith, Ang Lee, Paramount Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer, Benedict Wong, ComingSoon, Movie News, David Ellison, CS Interview, Don Granger, Smith James Lassiter Dana Goldberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead Birds of Prey


‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Director Tim Miller Opens Up About Creative Clashes with James Cameron

Leading up to the release of Terminator: Dark Fate, there was plenty of hype trying to get audiences into theaters for the latest installment of the long-running sci-fi franchise. But along with the typical publicity fluff trying to sell the movie, producer James Cameron got rather honest about the creative struggles in the editing room thanks to having a different perspective than director Tim Miller. But now it’s the director’s turn to talk about what went wrong with the movie (and with his r...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Cameron, Skynet, Deadpool, James-Cameron, Terminator, Paramount Pictures, Miller, Indiewire, Jim, KCRW, Tim-Miller, Sarah Connor, Linda Hamilton


Tim Miller Discusses Terminator: Dark Fate Failure

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Tim Miller discusses Terminator: Dark Fate failure It’s been three weeks since the latest attempt to revitalize the long-running action franchise Terminator: Dark Fate debuted in theaters, and Paramount is still bracing for the final numbers on how much money they’re set to lose on it. After producer James Cameron opened up on his clashes with director Tim Miller shortly after its release, Miller himself has revealed his side of the story and why he believes the movie is...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Mexico City, Cameron, Skynet, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Deadpool, Ryan Reynolds, James Cameron, Paramount, Sarah, Miller, Mackenzie Davis, Jim, Dani, Tim Miller


CS Soapbox: Should Terminator Go Back to Low Budget Roots?

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Soapbox: Should Terminator go back to low budget roots? The day finally came and passed for Terminator: Dark Fate, the latest attempt at revitalizing the long-running sci-fi action franchise. While critics and audiences did respond more favorably to it than the previous two reboot attempts, it did still wildly underwhelm in its debut weekend, only grossing $29 million domestically. While that might sound like a reasonable number for some movies, the problem is the films...
Tags: Movies, Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Terry Gilliam, Connor, Ryan Reynolds, James Cameron, Paramount Pictures, Sarah, Hamilton, Silver Lake, Ucla, Mitchell, Jai Courtney, Skydance, Schwarzenegger


Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Season 2 Drops One Day Early on Amazon

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Season 2 drops one day early on Amazon Amazon Prime Video has released Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Season 2 one day early, surprising fans of the hit action-thriller series. Star John Krasinksi (A Quiet Place) announced the news on his Twitter, which you can check out below! Jack Ryan Season 2 is now streaming globally for Amazon Prime members. Happy Halloween! To celebrate I thought I’d give all fans of Jack Ryan a little Halloween treat! When can you w...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Michael Bay, Amazon Prime, TV News, Streaming, Venezuela, South America, Cia, Jack, John Krasinski, Tom Clancy, Carlton Cuse, Wendell Pierce, Krasinski


Studios Could Lose Rights to ‘Terminator’, ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’, ‘Predator’, ‘Beetlejuice’ & More

With all the remakes, reboots, reimaginings and whatnot coming to theaters all the time, you might be excited to hear that some movies studios are in danger of losing the rights to some of their most valuable franchises. The rights to Terminator, Die Hard, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Predator, Nightmare on Elm Street, and Beetlejuice are all in danger of being snapped back by the original creators or those in charge of their estate. But why now? What has all these properties in line to possibly be...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Congress, Stephen-King, Sequels, Terminator, David Mamet, Remakes, Die Hard, Skydance, Warner Bros Pictures, Gale Anne Hurd, Roger Rabbit, Michael McDowell, Megan Ellison, Who-Framed-Roger-Rabbit


The Gemini Man Trailer is Here!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Gemini Man trailer is here! Paramount Pictures has released the first official trailer for Gemini Man, the long in-development sci-fi thriller directed by Ang Lee. Check out the Gemini Man trailer in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag...
Tags: Movies, Will Smith, Smith, Ang Lee, Paramount Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer, Benedict Wong, Movie News, David Ellison, Don Granger, Smith James Lassiter Dana Goldberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead Birds of Prey, Ang Lee Gemini Man, Ang Lee Check, Henry Brogan Will Smith, Clive Owen Closer Children


‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Footage Reaction: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton Are Back [CinemaCon 2019]

No fate but the one we saw at CinemaCon 2019. The new Terminator sequel will attempt to inject life back into the longrunning franchise once again with the highly anticipated return of series legends Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton. Will that gambit pay off? We’ll have to see based on the first Terminator: Dark Fate footage shown at Paramount’s panel at CinemaCon. /Film’s own Peter Sciretta and Ben Pearson are attending CinemaCon is Las Vegas this year and caught a glimpse at the first...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Mexico City, Cameron, Davis, Arnold-Schwarzenegger, Las Vegas, Deadpool, James Cameron, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Luna, Miller, Mackenzie Davis, Peter


Gemini Man: Paramount’s Sci-Fi Film to Use High Frame Rate Technology

Gemini Man: Paramount’s sci-fi film to use high frame rate technology According to The Playlist, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Life of Pi) will be utilizing a HFR (High Frame Rate) technology for his upcoming sci-fi thriller film Gemini Man in order to improve and take the audience’s movie experience to a higher level with 120 frames-per-second presentations. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAut...
Tags: Movies, Nsa, Will Smith, Kristen Stewart, Smith, Ang Lee, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Lee, Skydance, Jerry Bruckheimer, Tony Scott, Henry Smith, Clive Owen, Andrew Niccol, Billy Lynn


Emma Thompson's letter to Skydance about John Lasseter

After Skydance hired Pixar sex pest John Lasseter, actress Emma Thompson quit a project there in protest. Here's her letter to the studio. The LA Times: When Skydance Media Chief Executive David Ellison announced this year that he was hiring John Lasseter to head Skydance Animation, many in and outside the company were shocked and deeply unhappy. Only months earlier, Lasseter had ended his relationship with Pixar — where he had worked since the early ’80s — and parent company Disney after multip...
Tags: Post, News, Disney, Emma Thompson, Pixar, John Lasseter, Skydance, LA Times, Lasseter, David Ellison, MeToo, Skydance Animation


Emma Thompson Wrote a Letter About Why She Won’t Work With John Lasseter

Emma Thompson explains in a scathing letter why she dropped out of the voice cast of Skydance Animation’s upcoming film “Luck.” The British star, who did some recording for the movie, left the project in mid-January in the wake of John Lasseter’s hire to the top animation job at David Ellison’s studio. Her reps released […]
Tags: News, Emma Thompson, John Lasseter, David Ellison, Skydance Animation


‘Luck’ Needs a Lady Tonight: Emma Thompson Bails on Skydance’s Animated Movie Because of John Lasseter

Skydance Animation’s Luck is still years away from release, but the movie has just lost one of its stars. According to a new report, Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson has walked away from the film “because of concerns about working with” John Lasseter, the former Disney/Pixar animation guru who was hired to run Skydance Animation earlier this year. The Hollywood Reporter says that even though Luck‘s voice cast had not been publicly announced, Emma Thompson (Sense and Sensibility, Love Actua...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Time, Animation, Oscar, Emma Thompson, Pixar, Paramount Pictures, Ellison, John-Lasseter, Thompson, Skydance, Disney Pixar, Soria


Emma Thompson Exits Skydance Animation Movie ‘Luck’ Over John Lasseter Hire

Emma Thompson has dropped out of the voice cast of Skydance Animation’s upcoming film “Luck,” a spokesperson for the actress told Variety. The beloved British star did some recording for the project, but dropped out in January, following John Lasseter’s hire to the top animation job at David Ellison’s studio, an insider close to the […]
Tags: News, Emma Thompson, John Lasseter, David Ellison, Skydance Animation, John Lasseter Hire


Jack Ryan Renewed for a Third Season at Amazon

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jack Ryan renewed for a third season at Amazon Amazon has announced that Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan has been renewed for a third season ahead of the Season 2 premiere. The announcement was made today during the studio’s presentation at the TCA’s. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSi...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Michael Bay, Amazon Prime, United States, TV News, South America, Cia, John Krasinski, Tom Clancy, Carlton Cuse, Wendell Pierce, Tca, Krasinski, Skydance Television


New Terminator Working Title Revealed by James Cameron

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Terminator working title revealed by James Cameron While production chugs along on the upcoming sixth Terminator movie, which is wiping the slate clean after 2015’s Terminator: Genisys, filmmaker James Cameron has revealed the working title for the movie to Yahoo (h/t JoBlo). PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.pu...
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Paramount Pulls the Plug on World War Z Sequel

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Paramount pulls the plug on World War Z sequel The Playlist reports that Paramount has pulled the plug on World War Z 2, David Fincher’s World War Z sequel. The death of the film follows the project’s lack of momentum, possible budgeting issues (the original cost $190 million), and a seemingly tentative studio who never put the film on their schedule, especially after investing heavily in the upcoming Mission Impossible movies. PB = PB || {}; ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Horror, United Nations, Brad Pitt, David Fincher, Paramount, Fight Club, Pitt, David Morse, Fincher, ComingSoon, Movie News, David Ellison, Max Brooks, Marc Forster


Paramount Sets Mission: Impossible Sequels For 2021 & 2022

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Paramount sets Mission: Impossible sequels for 2021 & 2022 Deadline has brought word that the next two  Mission: Impossible sequels in the increasingly successful espionage action blockbuster franchise have received release dates from Paramount Pictures a year apart, with the seventh installment set for a July 23, 2021 release date and the eighth set for August 5, 2022. The 7th film will be going directly against Paramount’s own Dungeons & Dragons movie (which will likely ...
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