Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain Talk ‘Interstellar,’ Working With Christopher Nolan, And More

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Interstellar is just one of those films that will have people questioning why is the NASA space program suspended.  Space exploration is beating heart of the visuals in the film, not only does it make out space travel look magnificent, but it also will increase our curiosity as to what is out there waiting for us, and what is on the other side of the universe.  Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway both play astronauts who are sent off to explore the other side of a worm hole to find a new inhabitable earth for humans to live on, while Jessica Chastain plays McConaughey’s daughter, who is tasked with overseeing the mission.

The cast talked about their experiences on the set, what it was like to wear a spacesuit, how the relationships of a parent being separated from their child mirrors their own relationship with their children, strong female characters in science fiction, and the rehearsal process.  Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner And Cast Of Disney’s ‘Alexander’ Share How To Not Have A ‘Very Bad Day’

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Turns out having bad days can be a lot like the one the Cooper family lived in  Disney’s latest live-action family picture. The ensemble of Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day shared their tales of how they deal with rough patches in life.  Hit the jump for more on  how Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell get through challenging days of parenthood while on-screen kids Kerris Dorsey and Dylan Minnette describe how to have good days.

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Exclusive Interview: Gary Shore Talks ‘Dracula Untold,’ Monster Universe, What Dracula Means To Him, And More

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Dracula Untold tells the often unheard story of the character’s origins.  In the film Luke Evans plays Vlad The Impaler, a loyal prince to a small kingdom and family man , who will sacrifice his humanity to gain the dark powers he needs to save everything that he holds dear.  The film is said to be the launching pad of the rumored monsters universe that Universal Pictures is creating.  So it should be interesting to see if audiences respond well to the origins story.

We recently go the opportunity to speak to the director of Dracula Untold, Gary Shore.  In it, he talks about what the character means to him, the responsibility of maintaining Dracula’s iconic status as a cinematic character, future films, and where he sees this Dracula going from here.  The film also stars with Sarah Gadon and Dominic Cooper. Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

Justin Long Talks Tusk, Working With Kevin Smith Again, Wearing A Walrus Suit, Michael Parks, And More

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Tusk is the first film in Kevin Smith‘s quasi-trilogy, True North Trilogy. The film follows Wallace (Justin Long), a podcaster who drives up to the backwoods of Canada to interview a Howard, a man who wants to tell his stories to someone. Little does Wallace know, Howard is a psychotic man who kidnaps his victims, then turn them into his favorite animal, the walrus.

During the film’s press day, Justin Long talked about what it was like being in the suit, working alongside Kevin Smith again, some of his most scariest scenes in Tusk, confronting some of his fears, and more. Hit the jump to read the full interview. [Read more...]

Genesis Rodiguez Talks ‘Tusk,’ ‘Working With Johnny Depp, ‘Big Hero 6,’ And More

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Tusk tells the story of Wallace (Justin Long) arrogant podcaster who gets kidnapped in Canada, and is forced to undergo a beastial transformation into a walrus which is surgically performed by his captive.  When Ally (Genesis Rodriguez) realizes that he has been gone for far too long, she brings along Wallace’s co-host, Teddy (Haley Joel Osment), for the search.  The film is the start of Kevin Smith‘s quasi-trilogy which will bring back most of the actors but for different roles.

We had a chance to talk to Rodriguez about the film, what it was like to work with both Johnny Depp and Michael Parks, and Kevin Smith’s work ethic, and her initial reaction to the script.  She also talked about working on Big Hero 6, and detailed how difficult a voiceover role can be.  Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

Haley Joel Osment Talks ‘Tusk,’ Working With Kevin Smith, Not Having Walrus Suit Envy, And More

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In Kevin Smith‘s Tusk, Justin Long plays a Wallace, podcaster who lives to tell weird and strange stories we sees on the internet. Following up on a story, that takes him to Canada, leads no where. But he happens to find a new lead for an upcoming episode of his podcast, which would require him to listen to strange tales in the backwoods of Manitoba. Little does he know that he would be interviewing a mad man, who has an obsession with turning humans into Walrus. So when he goes missing its up to Wallace’s girlfriend (Genesis Rodriguez) and fellow podcaster, Teddy (Haley Joel Osment) to find him.

We had a chance to talk to Osment about the film and what it was like to work with Kevin Smith. The actor also talked about working with Johnny Depp, not having walrus suit envy, improv, working on the sequel Yoga Hosers, and more. Hit the jump to check it out. [Read more...]

“Big Hero 6″ Directors Don Hall & Chris Williams Talk Disney’s First Marvel Comics Inspired Film

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We’ve only seen two trailers for Disney’s upcoming animated film Big Hero 6, but the marketing team has been quietly making the promotional rounds by holding film panels during the D23 Expo and Comic-Con.  But if you are looking for something more extensive and in-depth, we’ve got it all right here.  Earlier this summer we were invited to Disney Animation Studios in Burbank to look at the animation process that goes into a film like Big Hero 6.  Our behind-the-scenes look also included an interview with directors Don Hall and Chris Williams, and producer Roy Conli.

Hall (Winnie The Pooh) was the first to be named director back in 2011, and Williams (Bolt) was named co-director December 2013. While the two have different aspects from a personality standpoint, the their love of Disney Animation and the source material brought them together for this project.

Our interview reveal a number of things, like did you know that a research trip to Carnegie Hall helped shaped the Baymax character?  How about the number of Japanese Animes that influenced the film?  How they managed to balance the work between two directors?  How many times the story changed throughout the years?  What it was like to work with Marvel on this film?  Read all about that and more after the jump. [Read more...]

Sylvester Stallone, Ronda Rousey, Mel Gibson, Wesley Snipes, Terry Crewes, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Kelsey Grammer, And Kellen Lutz Talk “The Expendables 3″

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There is no shortage of action or nostalgia when watching an Expendables film.  The Expendables 3 takes everything we know and love about the franchise and has fun blowing it all up by adding even more crazy characters and making things much more absurd.  But that is part of the fun of the film.  Sylvester Stallone, Terry Crewes, Jason Statham, and company all return to reprise their respective roles in this action-packed film, which sees the team going up against Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson), to co-founder of The Expendables team.  The older crew is forced to recruit some new blood in hopes of defeating this new threat, which then turns into a rescue mission.

We recently attended the press day for the film, where Kellen Lutz, Glen Powell, Ronda Rousey, and Victor Ortiz talked about what it was like to be a part of the Expendables franchise.  Stallone talked about the film’s legacy, showing a film like in a time of heightened gun sensitivity, and Bruce Willis’ departure.  Mel Gibson talked about his involvment, and possibly returning to directing.  There’s a whole lot more to be said, so hit the jump for the full interview. [Read more...]

Top 5 Things Said At The “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Press Conference

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Jonathan Liebesman‘s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles introduces those four heroes in a half shell to a new generation. In the film, Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo find their calling, when the Shredder and the Foot Clan commit crimes and cause all sorts of terror across New York City. The brothers must work together alongside April O’Neil (Megan Fox) and her cameraman Vern (Will Arnett) to stop the Foot’s latest threat that will leave the citizens of New York City in a paralyzing state of fear. You can read our review here.

We had a chance to attend the film’s press conference in Los Angeles with film stars Megan Fox and Will Arnett, who were just coming off promoting it over at the San Diego Comic-Con. While there were many things said during the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles‘ press conference, we put together the top five things that were said during it. Hit the jump to see what Fox and Arnett had to say about shooting the film. [Read more...]

The Boxtrolls: Stars Elle Fanning and Issac Hempstead-Wright Talk Collaborating On LAIKA’s Latest

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The stars of LAIKA’s The Boxtrolls, Issac Hempstead-Wright (Game of Thrones) and Elle Fanning (Maleficent) sat down to talk to press during SDCC ’14  about the upcoming movie and their enthusiasm for collaborating on the stop-motion picture. Following up Paranorman, this fall’s release tells the story of a boy named Eggs who’s been raised by tiny creatures that dwell in the sewers of Cheesebridge.

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