"Mad Max" film series writer and director George Miller expresses regret over the string of scandals Mel Gibson was rumored to be linked with. But this is not the apparent reason for the recasting process that Miller did for the re-installment of the post-apocalyptic movie franchise.
Mel Gibson was already too old to reprise the role, The Sydney Morning Herald reported.
"I have a great affection for Mel. I was really heartbroken to see him go into that," Miller was quoted saying in a recent interview. "But it's a new time. I hope Mel gets to act in more movies because I think he's a wonderful actor. But I think he's an amazingly good director." more >>
Last week, Colin Trevorrow, director of the fourth installment of the Jurassic Park film series, took to his Twitter to post a picture with the word "WRAP" announcing that "Jurassic World" has finished its filming process. They are now entering into post-production stage.
In the image, they show a picture of the production clipboard between the razor sharp teeth of what looks like a Tyrannosaurus Rex.
This good news could also mean that fans of the Jurassic movie franchise can now expect a teaser trailer sometime soon. Rumors circulating indicated that Universal might unveil some teaser surprise at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con, but fans were disappointed as they were only greeted with old promo posters and a T-Rex display. more >>
"Pitch Perfect 2," the sequel to the successful musical comedy film by Jason Moore, will have more drama, exciting scenes, and much bigger performances, according to reports.
In a recent interview with Teen Vogue, cast member Ben Platt, who played the nerdy character Benji Applebaum, dished out some information on what the fans can expect in the upcoming sequel.
"Pitch Perfect 2 is about the Bellas and what happens to them as they get older," the 21-year-old star revealed. "All of your favorite characters are coming back" but it will even be more exciting with the coming of additional cast members, he added. more >>
Social media giant Twitter has said it will be reviewing its user-protection policies after Zelda Williams, the daughter of actor Robin Williams, abandoned her account following a series of crude posts where some sent her Photoshopped pictures of her father's dead body and even blamed her for his suicide.
"We will not tolerate abuse of this nature on Twitter," Del Harvey, Twitter's vice president of trust and safety, said in a statement, according to CNN. "We have suspended a number of accounts related to this issue for violating our rules and we are in the process of evaluating how we can further improve our policies to better handle tragic situations like this one.
"This includes expanding our policies regarding self-harm and private information, and improving support for family members of deceased users." more >>
Hillsong's Pastor Brian Houston was unsure why Hollywood producers were interested in making a movie about their "little church" when they approached him with the idea, he admits in a new blog post.
Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros. will release the film "Hillsong – Let Hope Rise" in April 2015 about their megachurch's humble beginnings and their famous worship band but Houston says a lot of thought, preparation and prayer was involved before allowing their cameras to roll.
"We aren't naive enough to believe that it's all going to be a 'walk in the park', but we have faith to believe that opening up our lives and portraying the journey with authenticity may just point people to the One we live for and long to glorify – Jesus," said Houston. more >>
Hillsong Music is celebrating an astonishing 10 Dove Award nominations received this week, including Artist of the Year and Song of the Year.
The numerous awards were announced at the 45th Annual GMA Dove Awards press conference on Wednesday, Aug. 13. Today, the group is celebrating the recognition by honoring God.
"We are honored to receive these nominations for Dove Awards and are humbled that people listen to our music," the Hillsong Music Team said in a statement. "We pray that it always points them to Jesus. To God be the Glory!" more >>