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Alexander Skarsgård and Margot Robbie cast as Tarzan and Jane (respectively, obviously)

Alexander Skarsgård will play Tarzan and Margot Robbie his Jane in an upcoming Warner Bros production based on the classic characters, Deadline reports. Director David Yates is attached to helm the big-budget 3-D flick, set for release in July of 2016. Pre-production on Tarzan was halted in 2013, perhaps the result of WB’s nerves over releasing another […]

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Harry Potter helmer bringing Doctor Who to the big screen

David Yates (Harry Potters 5, 6, 7 and 8) is set to bring the beloved, long-running sci-fi show Doctor Who to the big screen. According to Variety, Yates is teaming up with the BBC to develop the long-running program into a cinematic franchise. Yates – who was briefly attached to The Stand before Ben Affleck […]

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Ben Affleck takes The Stand

Warner Brothers has chosen Ben Affleck to adapt and direct The Stand, Deadline reports. Affleck has proven his directorial chops with Gone Baby Gone and The Town, and is now tapped to tackle the 1978 apocalyptic Stephen King novel, which has previously been adapted into a miniseries. If Affleck accepts the job it’s said to […]

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Cloverfield director ventures into The Twilight Zone

Warner Brothers has chosen Matt Reeves to direct the new film adaptation of The Twilight Zone television series, Deadline reports. Only two weeks ago it was revealed that the studio was considering such big names as Christopher Nolan, Alfonso Cuaron, David Yates and Michael Bay, but it seems Reeves (Let Me In and Cloverfield) has […]

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Christopher Nolan and Michael Bay wanted for The Twilight Zone

Warner Brothers has Christopher Nolan, Michael Bay,  Alfonso Cuaron, David Yates and Rupert Wyatt in their sights to enter The Twilight Zone, Variety reports. The studio is moving forward with the reboot of the much-loved television series, which ran from 1959 to 1964. In 1983, The Twilight Zone got the big screen treatment, in which four […]

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Harry Potter filmmakers adapting Stephen King’s The Stand

Steve Kloves, the screenwriter of all but one of the Harry Potter films, and David Yates, director of the last four instalments of the HP series, will reteam for an ambitious adaptation of Stephen King’s novel The Stand. According to Hitfix, the duo is close to finalising a deal with Warner Bros to produce multiple […]

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It all ends – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two review

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two – Starring Danielle Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint. Directed by David Yates. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. “IT ALL ENDS,” scream the posters for the epic and epically titled Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two, the final instalment of the film series based upon […]

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Trailer Debut: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

A new trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2  has debuted online. And it looks exhausting (in the best possible way, of course). The final instalment of the eight-part series is being sold as some sort of generational event akin to the moon landing. The fact that Warner Bros can produce a trailer […]

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Nothing by half-measures – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One review

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One – Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint. Directed by David Yates. Rated M. Originally published November 18, 2010. By Simon Miraudo. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One arrives on DVD and Blu-ray April 15. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One might […]

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Nothing by half-measures – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One review

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One – Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint. Directed by David Yates. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One might be the most unsettling, bone-chilling, flat-out-terrifying children’s film ever made. As readers of the book already know, Part One is […]

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Trailer Debut: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One

The feature trailer for (the really depressing) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One has debuted online. Scroll past the multiple Harrys to check it out. Warner Bros are selling the final instalments of the HP saga as “the motion picture event of a generation”, and the trailers released so-far have been suitably epic […]

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Blood! Kissing! Sidecars! New pics from Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows

Warner Bros are intent on selling the final instalments of their decade-long Harry Potter saga as the defining cinematic event of a generation (see: epic trailer, depressing poster). It’s working. Here are a bunch of gorgeous new pictures from Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 1 (click to embiggen). It has long been known […]

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Trailer for Harry Potter finale is mighty epic

After seeing a short teaser earlier this month, we have finally been treated to the feature trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the long-awaited adaptation of the final book in J.K. Rowling’s wizard saga. As you will see, Deathly Hallows is the film we’ve all been waiting for. Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert […]

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Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 1 trailer debut

Hold onto your broomsticks! The teaser trailer for Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows (Part 1) has premiered online after making its debut at the MTV Movie Awards over the weekend. Danny Radcliffe is back as Harry Potter, and this time … he’s conflicted! Well, even more conflicted than usual. He’s joined by Hermione (Emma […]

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