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Capcom confirms Monster Hunter live-action movie project

Capcom confirms Monster Hunter live-action movie project

Capcom has announced plans to create a live-action movie based on its popular Monster Hunter video game franchise. The company confirmed the plans in a statement today, saying that Paul W.S. Anderson has been brought in as director. Both Constantin Film and Sony's Screen Gems are involved in the project, with plans including an international release.

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James Bond 25 loses director Danny Boyle over creative differences

James Bond 25 loses director Danny Boyle over creative differences

The team behind the upcoming James Bond 25 movie have announced a big change: Danny Boyle will no longer serve as director. The decision is due to "creative differences," according to a tweet on the official James Bond Twitter account. The upcoming installment is expected to be the last starring Daniel Craig as James Bond.

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Roku’s free movie channel launches on PC and mobile

Roku’s free movie channel launches on PC and mobile

Roku has announced a major expansion of its free movie service, making it available to anyone -- even people who don't own a Roku device. You no longer need a Roku set-top box or smart TV to view The Roku Channel thanks to a web and mobile launch. Any smartphone, tablet, or PC can be used to access the channel's new online destination,

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MoviePass will limit everyone to 3 movies a month

MoviePass will limit everyone to 3 movies a month

MoviePass is about to get a lot less appealing, with changes later in August that will limit every subscriber to just three movies per month. The troubled movie subscription service had previously promised its users they could watch a movie every day, but cashflow headaches and other issues have gradually soured the deal.

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Minecraft movie delayed with directorial change

Minecraft movie delayed with directorial change

How can you make a movie out of a game like Minecraft? Better yet, how long will it take to make a movie out of a game like Minecraft? Apparently much longer than originally planned. The full-length film was slated for a May 2019 release but that date is no longer on the table for the very important reason that, with less than a year to go, the film is changing hands with director and co-writer Rob McElhenney dropping out of the production.

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Guardians of the Galaxy 3 director James Gunn fired over offensive tweets

Guardians of the Galaxy 3 director James Gunn fired over offensive tweets

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 director James Gunn is no longer involved with the movie after controversial tweets were found on his Twitter account. The tweets, which were published years ago and since deleted, include crude jokes and statements about pedophilia, rape, and more. Gunn was dropped by Disney after copies of his tweets were shared across Twitter.

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Doctor Strange 2 is official, but Marvel can’t say when it’ll happen

Doctor Strange 2 is official, but Marvel can’t say when it’ll happen

Marvel fans will be glad to hear the company plans to launch a sequel to its 2016 movie Doctor Strange. The plan was confirmed by Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige during a recent interview, but there's a catch: the company can't say at this point when the movie will actually premiere. As well, it looks like fans will have to be patient, as Feige said the movie will come "a number of years" after the first.

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Alamo Drafthouse tests MoviePass alternative with Season Pass

Alamo Drafthouse tests MoviePass alternative with Season Pass

MoviePass has been criticized as an unsustainable threat to cinemas, but it's still here and popularity is high. We've seen a few competitors pop up, none of them quite on MoviePass's level, and now Alamo Drafthouse can be counted among them. The company plans to beta test a season pass that'll grant subscribers access to unlimited movies.

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MoviePass will start charging a fee to see high-demand movies

MoviePass will start charging a fee to see high-demand movies

Brace yourselves, MoviePass customers. The company is about to introduce a big change to the way it works, one that will no doubt upset some subscribers. Starting in July, MoviePass will charge a small fee to see movies that it deems as high-demand, a sort of surge pricing apparently intended to help reduce demand during peak times. The fees will start at $2 and depend on the movie.

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Netflix nabs Eddie Murphy for Dolemite original biopic

Netflix nabs Eddie Murphy for Dolemite original biopic

Netflix has picked up Dolemite Is My Name, a biopic starring Eddie Murphy as as Rudy Ray Moore. Production for the film will start next week, according to a new report, though it isn't clear when the content will premiere on the service. This mark's Murphy's first show in a couple years, though the actor also has a couple other movies currently announced and in pre-production.

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt movie tipped as Netflix show ends

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt movie tipped as Netflix show ends

Netflix has decided that the fourth season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt will be its last. The season is set to debut in January 2019, but it'll be the last one fans get. We first heard word about the cancellation earlier this month, however we're now hearing the premiere dates for the final episodes. As well, sources claim the company may make a movie based on the show.

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Comcast taps Fandango to sell movie tickets on X1 platform

Comcast taps Fandango to sell movie tickets on X1 platform

Comcast has teamed up with Fandango to bring movie ticket purchasing to the Xfinity X1 platform. According to the service provider, the integration brings both showtimes and tickets to a user's TV, enabling them to watch a movie's trailer, find a theater, and buy tickets using Comcast's system. According to Comcast, this is a first for set-top boxes.

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