Marvel and Edgar Wright Part Ways on “Ant-Man”

Edgar Wright has stepped down as director of the film, citing “creative differences” with Marvel as the reason for his departure, and despite being attached to the project since 2006.

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Marvel’s statement says that the split was amicable, and will not have an impact on the expected July 17, 2015 release, and that “a new director will be announced shortly.”

Ant-Man will star Paul Rudd in the title role, along with Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Michael Pena, and Corey Stole.

Who do you think Marvel should appoint as the new director? Are you sad to see Wright go?

 

Evangeline Lilly Cast Alongside Paul Rudd in Marvel’s “Ant-Man”

It’s official, Marvel fans – Evangeline Lilly has been cast in Ant-Man, although it is currently unknown as to which character she’ll be playing.

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The film, to be released on July 17, 2015, stars Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, otherwise known as Ant-Man. Here’s the synopsis from IMDb: “Biochemist Dr. Hank Pym uses his latest discovery, a group of subatomic particles, to create a size-altering formula. Though his first self-test goes awry, he develops an instrument that helps him communicate with and control insects.”

Hank Pym will be played by Michael Douglas.

Marvel is coming out with a ton of movies in the next few years. Are you excited to see Ant-Man up on the big screen?

Stay tuned for more information on the cast of Ant-Man!

Award Season Exclusive – 20th Annual SAG Awards Complete Winners List

The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards were held tonight at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. All of the nominees were in attendance to support their work and cheer on their peers. The red carpet fashion was also at the forefront tonight as the SAG Awards are usually a precursor to the Oscars.

Photo via SAGAwards.com (Photo by: Chris Polk/Wireimage.com)
Photo via SAGAwards.com (Photo by: Chris Polk/Wireimage.com)

There were some surprise winners, as well as some repeat winners from the Golden Globes and Critics’ Choice Awards. Here is the complete list of winners:

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years A Slave

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, Veep

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Modern Family

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Helen Mirren, Phil Spector

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad

Photo via SAGAwards.com (Photo by: Kevork Djansezian/Wireimage.com)
Photo via SAGAwards.com (Photo by: Kevork Djansezian/Wireimage.com)

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Breaking Bad

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
American Hustle

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Lone Survivor

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
Game Of Thrones

Photo via SAGAwards.com (Photo by: Kevork Djansezian/Wireimage.com
Photo via SAGAwards.com (Photo by: Kevork Djansezian/Wireimage.com)

What do you think of the winners? Do you think these results could have an influence on the Oscars? What did you think of the red carpet fashion? Are you looking forward to watching the Oscars this year?

Source: SAGAwards.com and The Wrap

Award Season Exclusive – Golden Globe Awards Winners List

The 71st Annual Golden Globes were full of many memorable moments and some surprise wins. Stars, directors, and producers were all in attendance to support their projects that were nominated.

Here is a complete list of the winners for tonight:

Best Actress in a Supporting Role — Motion Picture
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series, or TV Movie
Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge

Best TV Miniseries or Movie
Behind the Candelabra

Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

Best Actor in a TV series, Drama
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad

Best Television Series — Drama
Breaking Bad

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
Alex Ebert, All Is Lost

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
“Ordinary Love,” Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, U2

Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or TV Movie
Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

Best Actress in a Motion Picture — Comedy or Musical
Amy Adams, American Hustle

Golden Globe Awards

Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama
Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Actor in a Supporting Role — Motion Picture Drama
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Spike Jonze, Her

Best Actor, TV Series Comedy
Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Best Foreign Language Film
The Great Beauty (Italy)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra

Best Animated Feature Film
Frozen

Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Best Director — Motion Picture
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

Best TV Series, Comedy
Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Best Actor in a Motion Picture — Comedy of Musical
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
American Hustle

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Best Actor in a Motion Picture — Drama
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Motion Picture, Drama
12 Years a Slave

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What do you think of the winners this year? Are you surprised by any of the winners? What do you think the results from tonight could mean for the Academy Awards?

Award Season Exclusive – SAG Award Nominations Announced

The nominations for the 20th Annual SAG (Screen Actors Guild) Awards were officially announced this morning.

Two panels of 2,100 members from across the country select the nominees and from there, all of the SAG-AFTRA members are given voting information to select the winner. The ceremony will be broadcasted live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, January 18, 2014. 

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Here is a complete list of nominees for the 2014 SAG Awards:

Feature Films:

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Bruce Dern, Nebraska
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years A Slave
Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Forest Whitaker, Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Meryl Streep, August: Osage County
Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks
Judi Dench, Philomena

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
Daniel Bruel, Rush
James Gandolfini, Enough Said
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years A Slave
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years A Slave
Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
June Squibb, Nebraska
Oprah Winfrey, Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
12 Years A Slave
American Hustle
August: Osage County
Dallas Buyers Club
Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Primetime Television:
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Peter Dinkledge, Game of Thrones
Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series
Claire Danes, Homeland
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Coven
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Kerry Washington, Scandal

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Jason Bateman, Arrested Development
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, Veep

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game Of Thrones
Homeland

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
30 Rock
Arrested Development
The Big Bang Theory
Modern Family
Veep

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra
Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
Jeremy Irons, The Hollow Crown
Rob Lowe, Killing Kennedy
Al Pacino, Phil Spector

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Angela Bassett, Betty & Coretta
Helena Bonham Carter, Burton & Taylor
Holly Hunter, Top of the Lake
Helen Mirren, Phil Spector
Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

SAG Honors for Ensembles:
Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
All Is Lost
Fast & Furious 6
Lone Survivor
Rush
The Wolverine

Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Game Of Thrones
Homeland
The Walking Dead

What do you think of the nominations? Are you surprised by any of these nominations? Do you have specific actors, films, or television shows that you are rooting for? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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Source: The Wrap

65th Annual Emmy Awards – Red Carpet Photos and Winners List

The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles yesterday. Many of the stars, directors, and producers of the television shows, miniseries, and television movies nominated were in attendance to support their work.

Some media and entertainment experts had mixed feelings about the results and were quite surprised by some of the winners, Take a look at the winners list below and let us know what you think:

Outstanding Drama Series – Breaking Bad

Outstanding Comedy SeriesModern Family

Best Lead Actress in a Drama – Claire Danes for Homeland

Best Lead Actor in a Drama – Jeff Daniels for The Newsroom

Best Lead Actress in a Comedy – Julia Louis-Dreyfus for Veep

Best Lead Actor in a Comedy – Jim Parsons for The Big Bang Theory

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama – Anna Gunn for Breaking Bad

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama – Bobby Cannavale for Boardwalk Empire

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy – Merritt Wever for Nurse Jackie

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy – Tony Hale for Veep

Best Lead Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie – Laura Linney for The Big C: Hereafter

Best Lead Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie – Michael Douglas for Behind the Candelabra

Best Miniseries or TV Movie – Behind the Candelabra

Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston
Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston of “Breaking Bad”

What do you think of these winners? Are you a fan of any of these shows or actors who won? Take a look at photos of the winners on the red carpet in the gallery below!

Source: IMDbPro and Entertainment Tonight

Cannes 2013 – Photos from “Behind the Candelabra” Premiere, Photocall, and Festival Panel

Director Steven Soderbergh’s HBO Liberace biography, Behind the Candelabra, hit Cannes yesterday for a premiere event, a photocall, and a festival panel. Michael Douglas and Matt Damon were the only two cast members that were present. However, producer Jerry Weintraub, screenwriter Richard LaGravenese, and author Scott Thorson were also present.

Other actors and Hollywood names that attended the premiere include Sharon Stone, Christoph Waltz, Petra Nemcova, Jamel Debbouze, Thierry Frémaux, Cristian Mungiu, and Julie De Bona.

There are only four more days left of the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival, so be sure to check back for more Cannes 2013 coverage! As the festival is coming announcements should be made soon about which film(s) will be receiving festival awards!

Would you be interested in seeing Behind the Candelabra when it premieres on HBO May 26? What do you think of the cast involved in this film? Have you been following all of the events going on at Cannes this year?

Richard LaGravenese,  Michael Douglas, Matt Damon,  Jerry Weintraub, and Steven Soderbergh
Richard LaGravenese, Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Jerry Weintraub, and Steven Soderbergh

Source: IMDbPro