Win A $1 Million If You Throw 100 MPH At Disney’s “Million Dollar Arm” Pitching Contest

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Million Dollar Arm is based on JB Bernstein’s travels to India to find new baseball talent in hopes of keeping his sport agency alive. In a country known more for the sport of Cricket than baseball, he found two exciting pitching prospects thanks in part to a reality show competition he helped create in India. The two winners both received cash prizes, with the top pitcher winning a million dollars in cash.

Now, that idea is being brought here to the states. To help promote the film, Disney is running a Million Dollar Arm contest of their own, where the winner has a chance to receive, you guessed it, a million dollars. Hit the jump to see how you can win.

Here is what you need to know about the contest, including rules, regulations, how to qualify, where to pitch, and more. [Read more...]

Top 5 Things We Learned About “Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes” At WonderCon 2014 Press Conference

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On Saturday, Matt Reeves, Keri Russell, Gary Oldman, and returning star Andy Serkis stopped by for a press conference to promote Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes during Wondercon. During their press tour, they talked about their connection to the original film, how the human characters have evolved in the aftermath of the virus outbreak, the shaky relationship between the humans and apes, and more. So hit the jump to read the five things we learned about the film. [Read more...]

“Community” #SixSeasonAndAMovie Campaign Looks Hilariously Similar To “The Social Network”

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There was a time when fans of a sitcom or drama would send a massive amount of postage mail to TV studio execs to keep their show alive. But in an age of social media, we now have the much more cost-effective hashtags and memes to turn to. One praticular show that is currently on the bubble is Community. Having ending it’s fifth season just a few weeks ago, a new, and very timely, social media campaign to keep the show alive.

You see, there is an ongoing joke what Abed (Danny Pudi) started when he was obbessed with another NBC short-lived superhero drama called The Cape. While Jeff Winger (Joel McHale) said it wouldn’t last very long, Abed quickly retorted: Six Seasons and a Movie.

Since then, it has been fans hope that there would be six seasons, and possibly a movie. So that time is now.Gill See how fans are banding together to see their six seasons and a movie come alive after the jump. [Read more...]

WonderCon Interview: Five Tidbits From Luc Besson On ‘Lucy’ And Directing

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MovieViral was able to participate in a roundtable discussion with ‘Lucy’ director Luc Besson (The Fifth Element) after a WonderCon presentation for his upcoming picture. Hit the jump to learn the five most important things we learned during the talk about the movie, it’s inspiration and his craft. [Read more...]

“How To Train Your Dragon 2″ Director Dean DeBlois and Star Jay Baruchel Talk Hiccup’s Journey, New Dragons, TV Series, Cate Blanchett, And More

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WonderCon 2014 was filled with so many wonderful and wonderous things.  It’s practically in the name.  So a film like How To Train Your Dragon 2, the sequel to the 2010 animated hit of the same name, would fit right in for a convention like this one.  We were invited to sit in on the film’s press conference to talk to director Dean Deblois and film star Jay Baruchel about the film itself, what kinds of new characters would we would see and how it would affect Hiccup’s character growth, and the number of new dragons we would encounter and the logistics of creating them.  Hit the jump to read what they had to say. [Read more...]

Trailers Weekly: “Annie”, “Obvious Child”, “If I Stay”, Green Inferno”, “Jersey Boys”

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Trailers Weekly is a feature in which we bring you the most popular and talked about trailers of the week. Sharing trailers is a classic viral practice, and trailers are still the most mainstream way for people to learn about movies. We’ve got trailers from Annie, Obvious Child, If I Stay, Green Inferno, and Jersey Boys. Hit the jump for more. [Read more...]

Oddly Timed “Captain America” Promotion Offers You A S.H.I.E.L.D. Badge For Free

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So you saw Captain America: The Winter Soldier. You have been keeping up with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. You know the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been going through some pretty big changes lately. You might be a little perplexed then to learn about a promotion running now between Marvel and CafePress. Is it too late to join S.H.I.E.L.D.? Find out after the jump.

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“Transcendence: Origins” App Puts You In Control Of The Fate Of Humanity

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Transcendence, Wally Pfister‘s directorial debut, opens in theaters tomorrow, and to help generate some much needed interest in the film, Warner Bros. has launched a smart phone app that allows you to get into the story and future of humanity, and dictate the terms of how it ends.

This nifty game is actually a prequel to the film. Hit the jump to learn more. [Read more...]

Limited Edition Collector Package Of Documentary “The Final Member” Comes With Bull Penis

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Yes, you read that title right. Drafthouse Films has raised the bar to a new level for Bluray/DVD collectibles with its official release of the “penis museum” documentary, The Final Member. Buy the documentary’s collectors “package” and get a copy of the film along with your own bull “package” in a jar. After the break, check out the details on the documentary and its phallic collectible.

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Pixar Announces Easter Egg Hunt On Disney Movies Anywhere Streaming Site

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Pixar has a habit of hiding nifty little Easter Eggs in each of their films. Whether its nods to the classroom A113 or the Luxo Ball, or a tease of what’s to come, you’re more then likely to find some sort of Pixar related reference in each of these films.

Now, just in time for Easter Sunday, Pixar has an Easter Egg hunt of their own you can participate in just by using the “Discover” section of the “Disney Movies Anywhere” streaming site.

While the clip after the jump doesn’t cover Pixar’s entire library of films, it is a great way to introduce you to the history of the Easter Eggs, and how you can spot them. Hit the jump to see the full video by Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich. [Read more...]