Wes Bentley Signs "Pete's Dragon" Remake

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Wes Bentley Signs "Pete's Dragon" Remake

Wes Bentley ("The Hunger Games," "Interstellar") has signed on to star in the remake of the 1977 family film classic “Pete's Dragon" at Disney Pictures.

In the new version, Pete (Oakes Fegley) is a boy whose parents died in car crash. He has been subsequently raised by the dragon named Elliot in a forest now threatened by loggers.

Other characters include a forest ranger, along with a mill owner's young daughter (Oona Laurence) and greedy brother. Robert Redford and Bryc ...


Matt Bomer To Play HBO TV's Montgomery Clift

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Matt Bomer To Play HBO TV's Montgomery Clift

"White Collar" and "The Normal Heart" star Matt Bomer is set to play hunky 1950s actor Montgomery Clift in an HBO TV movie.

Set after he broke through to stardom in the John Wayne western "Red River" the story centers on the complicated life of Clift (Bomer) as he becomes deeply involved with a young Elizabeth Taylor following the filming of "A Place in the Sun".

The closeted Clift went on to an iconic role in "From Here to Eternity" in 1953, but was caught up in a car crash i ...


Neill Blomkamp's New "Alien" Film Art

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Neill Blomkamp's New "Alien" Film Art

"District 9" and "Elysium" filmmaker Neill Blomkamp shocked the hell out of everyone last night when he used social media to drop a massive stash of concept art for a film project he says he has given up on. Not just any film either, but what appears to be a direct follow-up to James Cameron's 1986 effort "Aliens" that seemingly ignores both "Alien 3" and "Alien Resurrection.

It began with the tweet: "Was working on this. Don't think I am anymore. Love it though... Woulda rocked. Was ...


Patrick Smith, Miyavi To Join "Unbroken"

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Patrick Smith, Miyavi To Join "Unbroken"

Japanese guitarist and singer Miyavi is set, and Aussie actor Jordan Patrick Smith (TV's "Neighbors") is in negotiations to join the cast of the Louis Zamperini biopic "Unbroken" at Universal Pictures.

Angelina Jolie directs the tale of Zamperini (Jack O'Connell), a former Olympian and WWII bombadier whose plane crashed at sea in 1943. He and two crewmates were adrift for 47 days and until he was caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a POW camp where he was specifically targeted by ...


Carlos Saldanha Talks About "Rust"

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Carlos Saldanha Talks About "Rust"

Way back in July of 2012, it was announced that Attack the Block director Joe Cornish would be helming the feature adaptation of the graphic novel Rust for Fox. Now, with Cornish having left the project a few weeks ago, TheWrap is reporting that Rio director Carlos Saldanha is in talks to take over the project.

Aline Brosh McKenna (The Devil Wears Prada) has written the screenplay and Simon Kinberg will produce the feature adaptation. No release date is currently set.

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