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New Trailer for ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Starring Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth

A gorgeous trailer for Romeo and Juliet has just been released by MTV and you can watch it right here!

The film is directed by Carlo Carlei and stars Oscar-nominee Hailee Steinfeld in the role of Juliet, and Douglas Booth in the role of Romeo. Ed Westwick and Kodi Smit-McPhee join in supporting roles.

“Romeo & Juliet” opens in cinemas October 11.

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Meet the Victors: ‘Catching Fire’ 75th Hunger Games Posters

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‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Comic-Con trailer released!

The second trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has debuted at San Diego Comic-Con this afternoon after being introduced by Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss) , Josh Hutcherson (Peter), and Liam Hemsworth (Gale).

It looks awesome! The visual special effects look like they’ve improved too. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will be out in cinemas this November!

Brenton Thwaites to Play Jonas in ‘The Giver’

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Brenton Thwaites has been cast as Jonas in the upcoming adaptation of The Giver! According to Deadline, Thwaites beat out several other upcoming actors for the lead role of Jonas. Thwaites will be starring opposite Jeff Bridges, who is also producing the film.

Jonas is chosen to be the next Receiver of Memory in his seemingly Utopian society. He bonds with the current Receiver played by Bridges. Throughout the story Jonas discovers the lies and deception his society is built on.

Philip Noyce will direct the adaptation of Lois Lowry’s 1993 dystopian children’s novel. The movie is set to start filming in South Africa this fall. The screenplay was adapted by Vadim Perelman with a rewrite by Michael Mitnick.

Brenton Thwaites is an Australian actor who is best known for his work as Stu Henderson on soap opera Home and Away. He has also just finished several projects, including Son of a Gun and The Signal. He was also cast as the Prince in Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning.

Clearly the characters in The Giver film will be older than they are portrayed in the book (11 years old). Do you think this will change the message and essence of the film’s portrayal of the book?

First footage from ‘Divergent’ will be shown at Comic-Con with Cast and Author in attendance!

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New details from Summit reveal that Divergent will be at Comic-Con International in San Diego. We’ll be getting our first footage from the film at a panel with almost all of the main cast members to be in attendance  and signing autographs for visitors on the floor!

DIVERGENT Hall H Panel – The studio’s panel on Thursday, July 18th will feature the first footage ever seen of the futuristic thriller and a Q&A with DIVERGENT’S filmmakers and cast, including novelist Veronica Roth, director Neil Burger, and cast members Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Maggie Q, Ansel Elgort, Mekhi Phifer, Ben Lamb, Ben Lloyd-Hughes and Christian Madsen.

Convention Floor Booth – Summit Entertainment’s booth located within the Grand Hall will highlight DIVERGENT. Exclusive premium promotional items will be distributed to the attendees walking the convention floor and cast members will sign autographs for booth visitors.

Based on Veronica Roth’s New York Times bestselling novel, Divergent is a thrilling action adventure set in a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities. Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is warned she is “divergent” and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy to destroy all divergents, she must find out what makes being different so dangerous before it’s too late.

Directed by Neil Burger from a script by Vanessa Taylor. Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher are producing the project via their Red Wagon Entertainment banner along with Pouya Shahbazian. Red Wagon’s Rachel Shane is executive producing. The film will be released domestically on March 21, 2014.

Thanks Page to Premiere for the info!

It’s a wrap for Gandalf: Ian McKellen Completes Filming for ‘The Hobbit 3’

Peter Jackson has shared a photo on his official Facebook page this morning revealing that Ian McKellen is now finished with his role as Gandalf!

“Seconds ago we finished our last shot with Gandalf,” wrote Jackson. “The end of an incredible adventure that began in 1999. I’m feeling very sad right now.”

He attached the following photo which depicts Jackson and McKellen arm-in-arm:

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Jackson seems quite confident that this will be his last time shooting a J.R.R. Tolkien movie despite the fact that there is more material to be adapted. Earlier this year he explicitly told fans that they were filming pick ups for The Hobbit which would be the last time he ever shoots in Tolkien’s worlds.

Fans have been hoping that Jackson and Warner Bros. would obtain the rights to Tolkien’s The Silmarillion, but there’s no news on that front yet.

The second film in The Hobbit trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug, opens in theaters on December 14. The final film, There and Back Again, hits theaters December 13, 2014.

The series stars Martin Freeman in the role of Bilbo Baggins.

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Casting News! Will Nat Wolff be Isaac?

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Actor Nat Wolff says he’s up for a role in The Fault in Our Stars movie. Wolff was originally in the running to be the lead male role of Gus but as that part eventually went to Ansel Elgort, he’s free to pursue other roles.

“It was really great. The script is really great,” Wolff said about auditioning for Gus. But the second part of his comment was more interesting, “Josh Boone, who did Stuck in Love is directing the movie, and I think I might—it’s still in negotiations—but I might be playing another role in the movie. [We’re] still figuring it out. I’d love to be a part of it, just to work with Josh, and it’s a cool story.” – Hollywood Crush

The obvious choice for Wolff would be Isaac, the cancer patient who lost both of his eyes and is Gus’ best friend.

Wolff starred in Boone’s Stuck in Love, which is how he probably auditioned for Gus in the first place. We’re glad to see that Boone and producer Wyck Godfrey are still trying to have him be a part in The Fault in Our Stars. He played the role of Rusty, brother of Samantha (Lily Collins) and son of William (Greg Kinnear). Stuck in Love hits United States theaters July 5.

The Fault in Our Stars movie will begin shooting this August. The highly-anticipated adaptation of John Green’s beloved novel stars Elgort as Gus and Shailene Woodley as Tris. The two are currently shooting another book to film, Divergent by Veronica Roth, in Chicago.

Lionsgate in Talks with Julianne Moore to Play President Coin in ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’

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Julianne Moore, known for her role as Sarah Palin in HBO’s Game Change, is in talks for the role of President Coin in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. According to Deadline, Moore is likely to ink in a deal with Lionsgate soon.

Casting rumors concerning Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2 have been floating around the internet over the past few months, but this is the strongest and most reliable rumor yet. In addition, it’s the first time we’re hearing about a particular actress for the role of Coin.

President Coin is introduced in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games trilogy in the third and final book, Mockingjay, when we learn that she was the president of the elusive District 13 and leads the rebellion against the Capitol. Katniss, played by Jennifer Lawrence, and Coin meet in District 13.

It is interesting to note that Moore starred opposite Woody Harrelson (Haymitch) in Game Change.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is set to be released November 21, 2014. Part 2 opens in theaters November 20, 2015. Both films will be directed by Francis Lawrence who also directed Catching Fire, due out in theatres November 22 of this year.

We learned recently that the second trailer for Catching Fire will debut at San Diego Comic-Con in July. Stars of the film will be there to present the new trailer in front of dedicate fans.

‘Mortal Instruments’ Promotional Photoshoot Feat. Jamie Campbell Bower, Lily Collins, and Robert Sheehan

Check out this new photoshoot that has surfaced online, featuring Jamie Campbell Bower (Jace), Lily Collins (Clary), and Robert Sheehan (Simon), stars of the upcoming Mortal Instruments movie.  The images are from L-Collins.net via TMI Source!

The first book in The Mortal Instruments series, titled City of Bones, introduces us to Clary Fray and the Shadowhunter world. Lily Collins is set to play Clary, while Jamie Campbell Bower is set to play Jace. Joining them in the Shadowhunter world will be Robert Sheehan, Jemima West, Kevin Zegers, and Godfrey Gao. The screenplay was written by I. Marlene King, the script writer for Pretty Little Liars, and Jessica Postigo.

You can watch the trailer for the film right here!

The film was directed by Harald Zwart, and will hit theaters on August 21st, 2013.

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‘Ender’s Game’ Movie Posters Encourage Citizens to Protect Earth

Three Ender’s Game movie posters have been released and are designed to look like they are propaganda from the International Fleet. The International Fleet is the global governing body in Ender’s Game, which hits theaters later this year.

The I.F. Sentinel, The International Fleet’s news publication, which is online for fans to view, promises that they are “Informing Citizens. Training Leaders. Protecting Earth’s Future.”

Each of the three different Ender’s Game posters includes a different message encouraging the protection of earth.

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“United under a single, harmonious government, the International Fleet serves to protect us all from the next global invasion, while striving to maintain order and propel human progress on Earth,” Summit Entertainment, the production house behind Ender’s Game, writes.

The Ender’s Game theatrical trailer was released a little while ago in which we’re treated to lots of exciting first-look footage. You can check it out here.

Ender’s Game will feature Ben Kingsley (Mazer Rackham), Abigail Breslin (Valentine Wiggin), Hailee Steinfeld (Petra Arkanian) and Aramis Knight (Bean).

Written and directed by Gavin Hood, Ender’s Game is scheduled for release on November 1, 2013.