Disney, at the recently concluded D23 EXPO 2015, officially revealed the cast of the first "Star Wars" anthology film, "Rogue One." The IGN report mentioned that the upcoming film had received a major "tweak" in its title. Disney has gotten rid of the "Anthology" part and the movie is now simply called "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story."
The first standalone film of "Star Wars" is already in production and according to the report, filming has commenced in London. It will be shown in theaters on December 16, 2016 - a year after "The Force Awakens" is released.
The report called its cast a "unique and diverse" one "by Hollywood standards." Through a slideshow of the different cast members, each one was given a quick introduction about the role that they would play, if known. Essentially, this makes up the group of resistance fighters whose mission is to steal the plans of the Death Star. more >>
Ronda Rousey's popularity extends far from the UFC Octagon.
As the defending bantamweight champion in the women's division, she also holds the distinction as the only woman to ever hold that title.
She sports a 12-0 record and her most recent win over Brazilian Bethe Correia further shows how big of a gap she has with the rest of the women in the division. more >>
If one of the film's stars Ali Larter is to believed, the upcoming installment of the "Resident Evil" franchise, titled "Resident Evil: Final Chapter" will really be the franchise's "final chapter." Larter during an interview was asked if the film was indeed the last one that will be made, she responded simply but firmly: "I know it is."
Larter is reportedly reprising her role as Claire Redfield, one of the original characters in the film series. She joins Mila Jovovich who will return as the lead character, Alice. The film series is based on an action horror video game by Capcom, also of the same title. It is one of the few successful film franchises that actually originated from a video game.
During the interview with IGN, she expressed her thanks to the film's creator, Paul W.S. Anderson for making her a part of the series. This will be her third time appearing in the film series. more >>
After meeting with anti-pornography advocates, major global hotel chain Hilton Worldwide announced that it will no longer include video-on-demand adult entertainment at their facilities.
Hilton, a hospitality company that boasts over 4,300 properties, recently made the announcement that there will be a gradual phasing out of pornographic entertainment at the hotels they own which offer it.
A spokesperson for Hilton provided The Christian Post with the official statement released by the company, which noted that they were "making immediate changes to our global brand standards to eliminate adult video-on-demand entertainment in all our hotels worldwide." more >>
An unofficial sequel to the hit 1981 film "Chariots of Fire," based on a screenplay co-authored by a Lutheran pastor, may soon hit theatres.
Titled "Absolute Surrender," the story follows the life of famed runner Eric Liddell after the 1924 Olympics as he becomes a missionary in China and eventually in a Japanese internment camp at the end of World War II.
Eric Eichinger, pastor at a Lutheran church in Florida and coauthor of the screenplay, told The Christian Post that the project is "in the development phase," and that they are presently in talks with Mark Joseph to produce the film. more >>
Hugh Jackman, the star behind the iconic Wolverine of the X-Men, has already declared that the upcoming "Wolverine 3" will be his last portrayal of the mutant, saying that he will be hanging his "claws" up in playing the character. If his own pronouncements are true, he may be making this last appearance of his as a big deal to satisfy many Wolverine fans.
According to an IGN report, Jackman revealed a few interesting details about the upcoming film during a podcast. Given that he had previously asked fans for ideas on the next film through Twitter, he said during the podcast that some of the ideas that the fans threw at him just might come true.
The first of these ideas was connected to calls for Wolverine's archenemy to make a comeback appearance in the next film. Sabretooth, also known as Victor Creed, is an assassin and mercenary who is also a mutant with razor-sharp fangs and claws, superhuman senses and like Wolverine, he can heal rapidly. Jackman hinted, "There were a lot of calls for Victor Creed to come back." more >>