Oblivion, Interstellar, Poltergeist, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and Oz the Great and Powerful have all made recent film and TV news. You will find a table of contents below so that you can quickly navigate to the movie and TV you want to read about quickly.
* Oblivion score track released.
* Interstellar gets a release date.
* Poltergeist gets a director.
* Breaking Bad final season behind the scenes video.
* Game of Thrones is hosting a evening with the show.
* Dawn of the Planet of the Apes gains some more cast members.
* Oz the Great and Powerful‘s sequel is on the way.
The soundtrack for Oblivion will be released on April 9th on Back Lot Records.
Joseph Kosinski‘s Oblivion stars Tom Cruise, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko, Morgan Freeman, Melissa Leo, Zoe Bell, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, James Rawlings, Catherine Kim Poon, Jaylen Moore, Lindsay Clift, John L. Armijo, Jordan Sudduth, Andrew Breland, and Jeremy Sande.
Revealed in a press release today, Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros Pictures have announced they are teaming up for the production of the film, with the former studio releasing the project stateside and the latter handling international rights. The big news, however, is that the film will be released in regular theaters and IMAX on November 7th, 2014, where it will go up against a mysterious Disney animated project, and then have some competition with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 hitting two weeks later.
Monster House and City of Ember director Gil Kenan has been hired to direct the remake of the 1982 film directed by Tobe Hooper (Texas Chainsaw Massacre) and also written and produced by Steven Spielberg.
Breaking Bad stars Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte and Bob Odenkirk.
Game of Thrones
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (The EMMYS) is having a Q&A panel for Game of Thrones! The Panel will include creator George RR Martin, producers and showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss, cast members including Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Kit Harrington, Michelle Fairley, Richard Madden, Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams. The event will be a live webcast! Here is the official blurb from the site:
An Evening with Game of Thrones Live webcast at emmys.com & emmys.tv March 19, 2013 – 7:30pm – 9:00pm TCL CHINESE THEATER 6925 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA United States See map: Google Maps Panelists* DAVID BENIOFF Creator/Executive Producer D.B. WEISS Creator/Executive Producer GEORGE R.R. MARTIN Co-Executive Producer PETER DINKLAGE Tyrion Lannister NIKOLAJ COSTER-WALDAU Ser Jaime Lannister LENA HEADEY Cersei Lannister KIT HARINGTON Jon Snow MICHELLE FAIRLEY Catelyn Stark RICHARD MADDEN Robb Stark SOPHIE TURNER Sansa Stark MAISIE WILLIAMS Arya Stark Moderator ROB MCELLHENNEY Star and Creator of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Variety reports she’ll return to the big screen with the female lead in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes which has director Matthew Reeves (Let Me In) stepping in for Rupert Wyatt. Russell joins other new cast members like Jason Clarke, Kodi-Smit McPhee and Gary Oldman,
Oz the Great and Powerful
Disney already is prepping a return to Oz.
Studio has commissioned a follow up to “Oz the Great and Powerful” from screenwriter Mitchell Kapner, who co-wrote the first film with David Lindsay-Abaire.
The Fantasy pic has received mostly favorable reviews by critics and is expected to open around $80 million this weekend domestically.
Disney isn’t looking to wait too long to get a sequel into theaters
Sam Raimi‘s Oz: The Great and Powerful stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Spencer, Joey King, Zach Braff, Martin Klebba, Ted Raimi, Bill Cobbs, Tony Cox, Tim Holmes, Toni Wynne, Dennis Kleinsmith, and Ron Causey.
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