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It’s a foreign film that’s achieved crossover success in the US, so of course a remake is on its way. The Wrap reports “The Expendables 3″ director Patrick Hughes is now negotiating to direct the US version of Gareth Evans’ “The Raid,” and preliminary casting rumors have brothers Chris Hemsworth and Liam Hemsworth on the filmmaker’s “maybe” list. The original film starred martial arts expert Iko Uwais as a young cop who, along with a S.W.A.T. team, must storm an apartment building wherein a dangerous gang of mobsters are hidingRead More
“Thor” star Chris Hemsworth will be waking up bright and early on Thursday, January 16th to announce the 86th Academy Awards® nominations alongside Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, it was announced today. Hemsworth is the first male actor to take do the honors in quite a while, following in the footsteps of Emma Stone last year, Jennifer Lawrence the year prior and Anne Hathaway before that. BEVERLY HILLS, CA — Actor Chris Hemsworth and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs will announce the 86th AcademyRead More
It’s been a long process, but it looks like Aaron Johnson will officially be Quicksilver in Joss Whedon’s Marvel superhero team-up sequel “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” with his contract talks finally closing today, according to The Wrap. The Wrap reports scheduling issues with Johnson’s publicity commitments to another potential franchise, “Godzilla,” was what kept his deal from being finalized for so long. With his schedule now cleared, it must be only a matter of time until Elizabeth Olsen’s deal comes together as well, since his “Godzilla” co-star is inRead More
Marvel has unveiled three new clips of “Thor: The Dark World” featuring stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christopher Eccleston and Jaimie Alexander. This sequel to 2011′s “Thor” is directed by Alan Taylor (who replaces Kenneth Branagh) and also stars Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Chris O’Dowd, Kat Dennings, Stellan Skarsgård and Idris Elba. “Thor: The Dark World” is set during the events following 2012′s epic blockbuster “The Avengers,” which had Thor joining forces with his fellow superheroes. But in this latest installment, Thor must once again rise up as the soleRead More
The first clip released from “Thor: The Dark World” reminds us of Loki’s most recognized lines from all of the trailers, “You must be truly desperate to come to me for help,” Tom Hiddleston croons to Chris Hemsworth from behind his glass cage. Thor and Loki have had a troubled relationship, after Loki’s attempt to destroy his brother (and New York) and claim the throne of Asgard for himself in both “Thor” and “The Avengers,” but our heroes have to put all of this aside in order to team upRead More
During last night’s episode of “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD”, the newest and latest “Thor: The Dark World” TV spot aired. It’s only a minute long but it’s filled with plenty of new footage, including a brief glimpse at the return of a shirtless Chris Hemsworth, which we can thank the Asgardian Gods for. Kat Dennings gets the last laugh in this spot and her Darcy doesn’t disappoint in bringing the comedic relief yet again, so needed in a movie like this.  This time Jane Foster, played by Natalie Portman, travelsRead More
August 22nd UPDATE: Olsen’s deal is in the “final stages” of talks for the role, per THR. Saoirse Ronan is out, and Elizabeth Olsen may be in for the much talked-about Scarlet Witch role in Joss Whedon’s Marvel sequel “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”, according to Bleeding Cool. Olsen is apparently on Whedon’s radar after Ronan reportedly turned it down at some point, despite expressing interest earlier. Interestingly, Olsen’s “Godzilla” reboot co-star Aaron Johnson is up for the role of Scarlet Witch’s twin brother Quicksilver, and his deal is apparentlyRead More
Comic-Con wouldn’t be Comic-Con without a major presentation from Marvel Studios, which has become the cornerstone of Hall H’s film lineup. Thousands of fans camped out overnight in front of the convention center for the last panel of the day on Saturday, July 20th, 2013, and were not disappointed. Tom Hiddleston kicked off the presentation in a big way by showing up in full blown Loki mode, encouraging the crowd to scream his name, then declaring: “It seems I have an army.”Read More
Ron Howard’s 19th Century maritime disaster flick “In the Heart of the Sea” has added Frank Dillane, most known for playing the villainous Tom Riddle in “Harry Potter”, according to The Wrap. Additionally, “Skyfall” actor Ben Whishaw is being eyed for the role of American author Herman Melville, whose “Moby Dick” took its inspiration from the true events that will be told in this film. Chris Hemsworth leads the cast that already includes Benjamin Walker, “The Impossible” star Tom Holland, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson and newcomer Sam Keeley. Based onRead More