48 Hours Remake in the Works From Good Time Directors

Good Time directors Benny and Josh Safdie will develop a 48 Hours remake for Paramount Players. Good Time has won the Safdies critical acclaim, scoring five Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations. The film also played in competition at Cannes and picked up an award for Best Score. Star Robert Pattinson has himself earned raves for his performance as a failed bank robber suffering through a hellish night trying to get his mentally challenged brother out of Riker’s Island.

The original 48 Hours, released in 1982, helped set the template for all buddy-cop movies to come. Murphy’s character, actually a furloughed convict forced to help Nolte, banters and spars with his partner in …

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What Happened To Tommy Wiseau After The Room?

Philip Haldiman and Tommy Wiseau in The Room

In James Franco’s new movie The Disaster Artist, Franco plays Tommy Wiseau, the director, producer, writer and star of the legendarily bad film The Room. Based on the book of the same name, The Disaster Artist charts the friendship of Wiseau and author and The Room co-star Greg Sestero, from the two meeting in an acting class to opening night of their so-bad-it’s-good masterpiece. Despite the awful reception their production received on release, it’s become a legitimate cult classic with regular showings around the world, Wiseau himself often attending screenings for a meet-and-greet with audience members.

WATCH: The Disaster Artist Perfectly Recreates The Room Scenes

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What Does the Disney/Fox Deal Mean For Gotham & Lucifer?

Disney buying Fox has some serious superhero implications. And not just for movies, but TV as well: it could see the end of Gotham.

Though it’s only been a relatively short amount of time since the potential for a Disney takeover of 20th Century Fox was announced, fans and industry pundits have already been forecasting what the future will look like for a number of major IPs. Although everything from Avatar and Alien to The Simpsons and Family Guy will now move under the Disney umbrella, the key discussion has focused on Marvel Studios gaining the rights to …

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Disney Now Owns 27 Percent of the Film Industry

Walt Disney Studios is officially buying 21st Century Fox’s film and TV assets for an approximate $52.4 billion in stock, giving Disney a massive share of the entire film industry. Considering that two major film studios haven’t merged in decades, the question on everyone’s lips is how does this deal shift the filmmaking industry’s landscape? The corporate giants finalized and announced the deal on Thursday, which will grant the Mouse House access to a vast library of content, including franchises such as Alien, Avatar, Kingsman, The Simpsons, Planet of the Apes, and of course, the X-Men and Fantastic Four.

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Disney CEO Confirms X-Men & Fantastic Four Will Join MCU

Disney CEO Bob Iger has confirmed that the X-MenDeadpool, and the Fantastic Four will be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe aka. the MCU. As previously reported, Disney’s much-anticipated acquisition of 21st Century Fox has finally been confirmed, with the Mouse House shelling out billions for a sizeable chunk of Rupert Murdoch’s television and film assets. This essentially means that any properties that previously belonged to Fox are now in the hands of Disney – and crucially for fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this includes both the X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises.

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