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"Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" Character Banners Revealed!

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W arner Bros. has just released the character banners for its upcoming action-adventure “ Journey 2: The Mysterious Island .” The banners individually feature the characters played by Dwayne Johnson, Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Hutcherson and Michael Caine. In this follow-up to the 2008 worldwide hit “ Journey to the Center of the Earth ,” the new 3D family adventure “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” begins when young Sean Anderson (Josh Hutcherson, reprising his role from the first film) receives a coded distress signal from a mysterious island where no island should exist. It’s a place of strange life forms, mountains of gold, deadly volcanoes, and more than one astonishing secret.

Directors on Transforming "The Lion King" Into 3D (Opens Dec 14)

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I n line with the release for the first time of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ The Lion King in 3D, directors Rob Minkoff and Roger Allers talk about the highest-grossing animated film of all-time and its journey into 3D. How did you become involved with The Lion King? ROB MINKOFF: I started working at Disney in 1983. I started as an animator, but then I directed a couple of Roger Rabbit shorts that came out after the feature, Who Framed Roger Rabbit. I was in line to direct a movie for Disney and there were discussions about me doing Beauty And The Beast, but that didn’t happen. The next project was The Lion King. ROGER ALLERS: I had worked at Disney for years in a story capacity on a lot of features, so I showed an interest in directing. After I completed my work on Beauty And The Beast, Jeffrey Katzenberg approached me to direct The Lion King, and I jumped in with both feet. It was a very exciting project for me.

My Househusband, Ikaw Na!

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M y House Husband is an Official Entry of OctoArts films to the MMFF 2011 starring the sweet coulple Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo and Ryan Agoncillo. Directed by: Joey Reyes, opens December 25, 2011. Nothing prepared ROD ( Ryan Agoncillo ) and MIA ALVAREZ ( Judy Ann Santos ) for the major changes that took place in their lives. ROD worked as a manager of a bank while MIA opted to remain a housewife taking care of their two children — MIGO and KAYE — with an occasional sideline of selling insurance. MIA gave up her promising career in sales because ROD wanted to be the padre de familia. For ROD, it was the role of the man to provide for his wife and children … in the same manner that there was a clear cut delineation as to what are the duties of a husband from that of the wife.

Interview with "THE ROAD" Director, Yam Laranas

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K nown for his unorthodox brand of film-making, “ The Road ” director Yam Laranas (Sigaw/The Echo) promises to treat moviegoers to a fresh new approach to horror. Prepare yourselves for the scariest movie of the year – The Road – showing in nationwide theatres beginning November 30. Q: How long did it take you and GMA Films to produce this film? LARANAS: “I began writing the story of “The Road” in 2005. It was completed just August last year. After that, we got the approval of GMA Films sometime in January this year and we immediately began pre-production. The actual shooting started in July.”

Kermit, Miss Piggy in "Twilight" Mode

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I n anticipation of the opening of the new family comedy “The Muppets,” Disney has just released new character posters taking a visual cue from “Twilight.” Check out the hilarious images below of Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog and Rowlf as Bella Swine , Vamphibian and WereRowlf, respectively.

Adam Sandler is "Jack and Jill"

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C olumbia Pictures presents the new comedy “Jack and Jill” starring Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes and Al Pacino. In the film, Jack (Sandler) was living an almost perfect life, with the exception of one, annoying constant – his twin sister Jill (also played by Sandler). Every year he has to tolerate a Thanksgiving visit from his smothering sister, who doesn’t take long to turn his life upside down. As the weekend intrusion starts stretching into a month, the siblings fight, tease, and bicker in the way only twins can. When it becomes clear Jill is never leaving, Jack sets into motion several schemes that he hopes will return Jill to where he loves her most – the other side of the country.

James McAvoy is Voice of Santa Claus' Son in "Arthur Christmas"

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L “Santa’s my dad!,” exclaims British actor James McAvoy who provides the voice to the title role of Arthur, Santa Claus' youngest son, in Sony Pictures Animation Studios' new, 3D family comedy “Arthur Christmas.” “Arthur believes in Christmas, and not just because he’s been born into the family business,” says McAvoy. “He believes it in his soul – there’s nobody else in the world who cares about Christmas more than Arthur.”

Ashton Kutcher, Zac Efron, Josh Duhamel Lead the Guys of "New Year's Eve"

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A formidable line-up of A-list actors have enlisted for the party of the year in New Line Cinema's romantic comedy “New Year's Eve.” They are Jon Bon Jovi, Robert De Niro, Josh Duhamel, Zac Efron and Ashton Kutcher. Director Gary Marshall reunited with his “Valentine’s Day” screenwriter Katherine Fugate to bring audiences the quintessential film about the beloved holiday, “New Year's Eve.” “We wanted a story of first love and one of forgiveness, as well as stories about taking a risk, letting things go, revisiting an old flame, making amends, having a baby, starting fresh… with love being the mitigating force through all of them,” explains Fugate.

“THE LION KING” 3D Soon in Philippine Cinemas

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S imba, Mufasa, Nala, Timon and Pumbaa are back and better than ever this December when Disney’s “The Lion King” roars into Philippine theaters in breathtaking 3D! When “The Lion King” first ruled the cinemas in 1994, the story of Simba and his father touched the hearts of an entire generation—its pioneering soundtrack, unexpected humor and compelling characters captivated audiences worldwide. The film, which followed “ The Little Mermaid ” and “ Beauty and the Beast ,” propelled The Walt Disney Studios’ animation renaissance, becoming the highest-grossing animated film of all time. (In the U.S., it continues to be the highest-grossing hand-drawn animated film ever.)

A Big, Holiday Mystery Gets Solved in "Arthur Christmas"

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I magine a city under a starlit sky. It’s Christmas Eve, and the children are nestled in their beds, dreaming of Santa on his sleigh pulled by eight beautiful reindeer. Suddenly, a shadow comes over the city. A million pinpricks of light. A million figures descend. The invasion has begun and there’s not a jingle bell to be heard…

Arthur Christmas

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T he 3D, CG-animated family comedy “Arthur Christmas,” an Aardman production for Sony Pictures Animation, at last reveals the incredible, never-before-seen answer to every child's question: “So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?” The answer: Santa's exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But at the heart of the film is a story with the ingredients of a Christmas classic – a family in a state of comic dysfunction and an unlikely hero: Santa’s youngest son, Arthur. When this amazing operation misses one child out of hundreds of millions, the least capable Claus embarks on a hilarious, exciting rogue mission against the clock to deliver the last present before Christmas morning dawns.

Frankenweenie

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D isney has just unveiled the first photos of Tim Burton's upcoming animated feature, “Frankenweenie” which hits Philippine theaters October next year, just in time for Halloween 2012. From creative genius Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” The Nightmare Before Christmas”) comes “Frankenweenie,” a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new “leash on life” can be monstrous.

Darkest Human Behaviors Explored in “STRAW DOGS”

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I n Columbia Pictures' new suspense thriller “Straw Dogs,” a Hollywood screenwriter (James Marsden) and his actress wife (Kate Bosworth), return to her small hometown in the deep South to prepare the family home for sale after her father’s death. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, including the wife's ex-boyfriend (Alexander Skarsgård), leading to a violent confrontation.

Ryan Gosling Takes You For a Spin in "Drive"

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F resh from the commercial and critical success of his first-ever romantic comedy “Crazy, Stupid, Love,” Ryan Gosling now returns to the psychological thriller genre with the Cannes Film Festival winner, “Drive.” Winner of the Best Director award at this year's Cannes, “Drive” will be shown soon exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas (Glorietta 4, Greenbelt 3 & Trinoma). The film is directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and adapted from James Sallis's 2005 novel of the same name.

"War Horse," "The Muppets" Trailers Revealed

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D reamWorks and Disney have just released the latest trailers of their upcoming 2012 offerings, specifically Steven Spielberg’s “War Horse” (http://youtu.be/disvgM4biS4) and the Amy Adams-led family fare “The Muppets” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EP98bZZnOE). “War Horse,” director Steven Spielberg’s epic adventure, is a tale of loyalty, hope and tenacity set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War. “War Horse” begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the extraordinary journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets—British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter—before the story reaches its emotional climax in the heart of No Man’s Land.

"Real Steel" Opens At No.1, Grosses P48.28-M in 5 Days

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D reamWorks Pictures' robot-boxing action ride “Real Steel” punched up a no. 1 opening in the country, grossing a knockout P48.28-million nationwide opening weekend for the Oct. 12-18 frame. This was announced today by Victor R. Cabrera, managing director of Walt Disney Studios Philippines, the film's local distributor. With that spectacular opening, “Real Steel” broke the record for all-time biggest October weekend, beating 2008’s “High School Musical: Senior Year” at P31.6-M and 2009’s “Michael Jackson's This Is It” with P26.2M.

"True Blood's" Alexander Skarsgard Terrorizes in "Straw Dogs"

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A Alexander Skarsgard isn't the first acting hunk to be compared to Brad Pitt. But the Swede might be one of the few who's up to the task. Known as “True Blood's” icy-hot Viking vampire, Eric, he is preparing to take a bite out of the box office with Columbia Pictures' new suspense thriller “Straw Dogs.” The film transplants the chilling 1971 Dustin Hoffman-led movie into the sweaty, close-knit Deep South. Skarsgard, 35, plays local football hero Charlie, whose lust for actress ex-girlfriend Amy (Kate Bosworth) turns violent once she returns home with writer husband David (James Marsden).

Sneak Peek: "Sherlock Holmes 2" Character Posters!

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W arner Bros. debuts the international character posters of its upcoming action-adventure “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,” the follow-up to the 2010 smash hit “Sherlock Holmes.” The one-sheets feature the individual characters of bestfriends Holmes and Watson, played respectively by Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. The sequel reunites director Guy Ritchie with stars Downey and Law, as well as producers Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram, Susan Downey and Dan Lin.

“STRAW DOGS” - James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgård, Dominic Purcell & James Woods

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C Columbia Pictures presents the frightening suspense thriller “Straw Dogs” starring James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgård, Dominic Purcell and James Woods. Directed by and screenplay by Rod Lurie, the film is based on the 1971 movie of the same title written by David Zelag Goodman and Sam Peckinpah who adapted the novel “The Siege of Trencher’s Farm” by Gordon Williams.

Zooey Deschanel Tunes In for "Winnie The Pooh" (Opens Oct 19)

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H e’s a bear of very little brain. She’s half of the acclaimed band She & Him and the star of the hit new sitcom, “New Girl.” Now, Winnie and Zooey Deschanel come together on the big screen in Walt Disney Animation Studios' all-new adventure “Winnie the Pooh,” which opens exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas (Glorietta 4 & Greenbelt 3) starting October 19. Deschanel (“(500) Days of Summer”) joins Winnie the Pooh and all of his friends in the Hundred Acre Wood, performing three songs for the film, including her own take on the classic “Winnie the Pooh” theme song, “A Very Important Thing to Do” and the original end-credit song “So Long,” which was written by Deschanel and performed with She & Him bandmate M. Ward. “This has been one of the most fun experiences I’ve ever had,” says Deschanel. “And I’ve just been thanking my lucky stars that I was able to work on this movie, because it’s delightful.”

Is Santa Claus the Secret Link to the Satellite Debris Mystery?

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R ecent news reports that 6 tons of satellite debris fell within 300 miles of Christmas Island may in fact be a part of a large-scale cover-up, according to sources who spoke on condition of anonymity. Authorities have long suspected that Santa Claus and his elves may be running an ultra high-tech operation from a remote region in the North Pole. Intelligence sources believe that Santa and his team engage in yearly, secretive trial runs in preparation for Christmas Eve's worldwide toy-delivery marathon.

Chris Evans in "WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER"

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A Almost in the nu de in the upcoming romantic quirky comedy “ What’s Your Number? ,” Chris Evans keeps mum about his number on women when asked in line with his upcoming sexy romcom opposite Anna Faris. Evans plays Colin who willingly helps Ally Darling (Faris) in her quest to track past lovers who might happen to be her ideal one. Fun and sexy, Ally dismisses Colin as a potential lover because she sees him as a womanizing lothario rather than marriage material. The movie opens up a lot of questions on adult relationships in the most absurd way possible and Evans shares in the following q&a his thoughts on some of those questions.

"Happy Feet 2 " Poster and Banners

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W arner Bros. has just unveiled the one-sheet and banner artworks for its upcoming animated spectacle, “Happy Feet 2”! The sequel to “Happy Feet,” the Academy Award®-winning animated smash hit, “Happy Feet Two” returns audiences to the magnificent landscape of Antarctica in superb 3D. In the film, Mumble, The Master of Tap, has a problem because his tiny son, Erik, is choreo-phobic. Reluctant to dance, Erik runs away and encounters The Mighty Sven—a penguin who can fly! Mumble has no hope of competing with this charismatic new role model.

Young Thor Now Plays Jackman's Son in "Real Steel" (Opens Oct 12)

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H e was most recently seen as Young Thor opposite Anthony Hopkins in the Marvel Studios hit “Thor,” directed by Kenneth Branagh. Now, 11-year-old actor Dakota Goyo stars in DreamWorks Pictures' action-adventure “Real Steel” as Hugh Jackman's precocious son, Max. “Real Steel” revolves around Charlie Kenton (Jackman), a washed-up boxer in the near-future who, because his sport has been taken over by 8-foot steel robots, now lives in a world where he doesn’t fit in. With no fights and no prospects, he is forced to hustle as a small-time robot fight promoter. He earns just enough money to survive by piecing together low-end “bots” and traveling from one seamy underground boxing venue to the next for whatever prizefight he can wrangle for his automatons. Just when things can’t become any more desperate and complicated, his estranged 10-year-old son Max suddenly and unwillingly comes back into his life.

Michael Pena is the Hit Man in "30 Minutes or Less" (Opens Oct 12)

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J oining the cast of Columbia Pictures' new action-comedy “ 30 Minutes or Less ” is acclaimed character actor Michael Peña (“Crash,” “World Invasion: Battle Los Angeles”) who plays the professional hit man, Chango. In the film, Nick (Jesse Eisenberg) is a small town pizza delivery guy whose mundane life collides with the big plans of two wannabe criminal masterminds Dwayne and Travis (Danny McBride and Nick Swardson). The lowlifes kidnap Nick and strap a time bomb to him – with the promise that they’ll blow him up unless he robs a bank. With only a few hours to pull off the impossible task, Nick enlists the help of his ex-best friend, Chet (Aziz Ansari). As the clock ticks, the two must deal with the police, hired assassins, flamethrowers, and their own tumultuous relationship.

Hugh Jackman, In the Fight of His Life in "Real Steel" (Opens Oct 12)

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Action superstar Hugh Jackman stars in DreamWorks Pictures' “ Real Steel ” as Charlie, a washed-up boxer in the near-future who, because his sport has been taken over by 8-foot steel robots, now lives in a world where he doesn’t fit in. With no fights and no prospects, he is forced to hustle as a small-time robot fight promoter. He earns just enough money to survive by piecing together low-end “bots” and traveling from one seamy underground boxing venue to the next for whatever prizefight he can wrangle for his automatons. Just when things can’t become any more desperate and complicated, his estranged 10-year-old son Max (Dakota Goyo) suddenly and unwillingly comes back into his life.

Sneak Peek on "War Horse" Poster

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D reamWorks Pictures has just revealed the first poster of Steven Spielberg’s new epic adventure “War Horse,” a tale of loyalty, hope and tenacity set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War. “ War Horse ” begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the extraordinary journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets—British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter—before the story reaches its emotional climax in the heart of No Man’s Land.

Dolphin Winter Plays Herself in Family Adventure "Dolphin Tale" (Opens Oct 5)

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A heartwarming, fun adventure about the healing bonds of family, both human and animal, Warner Bros.' “Dolphin Tale” introduces the screen's cutest, most adorable mammal star yet – the dolphin Winter. In the film based on real events, a young dolphin is caught in a crab trap, severely damaging her tail. She is rescued and transported to the Clearwater Marine Hospital, where she is named Winter. But her fight for survival has just begun. It will take the expertise of a dedicated marine biologist, the ingenuity of a brilliant prosthetics doctor, and the unwavering devotion of a young boy to bring about a groundbreaking miracle. Playing the title role—as only she could—is Winter herself. Director Charles Martin Smith recounts, “When we were prepping, there was the obvious question of how to depict Winter. Because of the distinctive side-to-side wiggle that she developed to swim, which is also integral to the story, the best solution was to use the real Winter. The result

Meet the Bad Guys from "30 Minutes or Less"

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P laying the bad guys in Columbia Pictures’ quirky comedy “30 Minutes or Less” are comic actors Danny McBride and Nick Swardson as a couple of guys who think they’re just one great idea away from living the good life. Directed by “Zombieland’s” Ruben Fleischer, “30 Minutes or Less” revolves around Nick (Jesse Eisenberg), a small town pizza delivery guy whose mundane life collides with the big plans of two wannabe criminal masterminds, Dwayne and Travis (McBride and Swardson). The lowlifes kidnap Nick and strap a time bomb to him – with the promise that they’ll blow him up unless he robs a bank. With only a few hours to pull off the impossible task, Nick enlists the help of his ex-best friend, Chet (Aziz Ansari). As the clock ticks, the two must deal with the police, hired assassins, flamethrowers, and their own tumultuous relationship.

Evangeline Lilly, from "Lost" to "Real Steel"

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S She made her mark with a breakout stint in the wildly popular TV series, “Lost.” Now, Evangeline Lilly is set to captivate big-screen audiences as she stars opposite Hugh Jackman in DreamWorks Pictures’ futuristic action-adventure “Real Steel.” In this gritty, white-knuckle action ride, Jackman stars as Charlie Kenton, a washed‐up boxer in the near-future who, because his sport has been taken over by 8-foot steel robots, now lives in a world where he doesn’t fit in. With no fights and no prospects, Charlie is forced to hustle as a small-time robot fight promoter. He earns just enough money to survive by piecing together low-end “bots” and traveling from one seamy underground boxing venue to the next for whatever prizefight he can wrangle for his automatons. Just when things can’t become any more desperate and complicated, his estranged 10-year-old son Max (Dakota Goyo) suddenly and unwillingly comes back into his life.

Brad Pitt in “MONEYBALL”

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C olumbia Pictures’ “Moneyball” is based on the true story of Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) – once a would-be baseball superstar who, stung by the failure to live up to expectations on the field, turned his fiercely competitive nature to management. Heading into the 2002 season, Billy faces a dismal situation: his small-market Oakland A’s have lost their star players (again) to big market clubs (and their enormous salaries) and is left to rebuild his team and compete with a third of their payroll. Driven to win, Billy takes on the system by challenging the fundamental tenets of the game.

Saoirse Ronan Learns Martial Arts to Play "Hanna" (Opens Sept 28)

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N ot yet out of her teenage years, Saoirse (pronounced “sear-sha”) Ronan is already an Academy Award nominee (for 2007's “Atonement”) whose performances continue to impress. Now she stars as the title character in Columbia Pictures' action-thriller “ Hanna ” as young girl raised by her father to be a cold-blooded assassin. Also starring Eric Bana and Cate Blanchett, “Hanna” will be shown exclusively  at Ayala Malls Cinemas (Glorietta 4 and Greenbelt 3) starting Sept. 28.

Jesse Eisenberg Has to Rob a Bank in "30 Minutes or Less"

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A ctor-on-the-rise Jesse Eisenberg plays an under-achieving guy who has to put aside his epic falling out with an ex-bestfriend in order to rob a bank, in Columbia Pictures' new, action-comedy “30 Minutes or Less.” In the film, Nick (Eisenberg) is a small town pizza delivery guy whose mundane life collides with the big plans of two wannabe criminal masterminds (Danny McBride and Nick Swardson). The lowlifes kidnap Nick and strap a time bomb to him – with the promise that they’ll blow him up unless he robs a bank. With only a few hours to pull off the impossible task, Nick enlists the help of his ex-best friend, Chet (Ansari). As the clock ticks, the two must deal with the police, hired assassins, flamethrowers, and their own tumultuous relationship. “Nick is a pizza delivery guy who dropped out of college a few years back and now feels a bit stuck,” says Eisenberg, describing his character. “It takes a bomb getting strapped on him to light a fire under him, so to speak.”

A Two-Headed Robot and Other "Real Steel" Fun Facts

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A s the opening of the action-adventure “Real Steel” approaches, DreamWorks Pictures shares some interesting fun trivia surrounding the film and its creation. Set in the near future, where robots have replaced boxers in the ring, “Real Steel” stars Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a financially strapped, risk-taking former boxer who now makes his living on an underworld robot boxing circuit, operating the metal pugilists that made his human profession obsolete.

Josh Brolin,Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone & Sean Penn in “The Gangster Squad”

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P rincipal photography began today on Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ “ The Gangster Squad ,” starring Oscar® nominees Josh Brolin (“Milk,” “True Grit”) and Ryan Gosling (“Half Nelson,” “Blue Valentine”), Emma Stone (“The Help”) and Academy Award® winner Sean Penn (“Milk,” “Mystic River”), under the direction of Ruben Fleischer (“Zombieland”).

Ashley Judd in "Dolphin Tale"

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A shley Judd (“Tooth Fairy,” “Double Jeopardy”) stars as a single mother raising a troubled son in Warner Bros.' heartwarming family adventure, “Dolphin Tale.” The film is inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin named Winter and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life. Judd remarks, “I didn’t really know anything about Winter before I became involved in the movie, so it was an exciting process of discovery. As soon as I finished the script, I went to seewinter.com to look at her. I couldn’t wait to meet her, and it was even more magical and moving than I anticipated.”

Jamie Foxx, the Murder Consultant in "Horrible Bosses" (Opens Sept 21)

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A cademy Award-winner Jamie Foxx stars as MF Jones, just your average, neighborhood murder consultant, in New Line Cinema's dark comedy “Horrible Bosses.” Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Aniston and Colin Farrell also star. In the film, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable for Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con, the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers...permanently. There's only one problem: even the best laid plans are only as foolproof as the brains behind them.

Sandler, Stallone, Cher Lead Voice Cast of "Zookeeper" (Opens Sept 21)

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C olumbia Pictures attracted a truly all-star cast of comedy voices to play the animals in the romantic comedy “Zookeeper.” “We were incredibly fortunate to get the voice cast that we have. Adam Sandler got on board first to play the monkey – and now, I can’t imagine anybody else playing that part,” says director Frank Coraci. In the film, the animals at the Franklin Park Zoo love their kindhearted caretaker, Griffin (Kevin James). Finding himself more comfortable with a lion than a lady, Griffin decides the only way to get a girl in his life is to leave the zoo and find a more glamorous job. The animals, in a panic, decide to break their time-honored code of silence and reveal their biggest secret: they can talk! To keep Griffin from leaving, they decide to teach him the rules of courtship – animal style.

Hugh Jackman’s Call-Out Video for Filipinos

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D reamWorks Pictures has just shared Hugh Jackman’s call-out video for the Philippines, in connection with the upcoming release of “ Real Steel .” The featurette may be viewed on this link: http://youtu.be/Z8WSJsnxjb8. A gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set in the near-future where the sport of boxing has gone high-tech, “Real Steel” stars Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max (Dakota Goyo) to build and train a championship contender. As the stakes in the brutal, no-holds-barred arena are raised, Charlie and Max, against all odds, get one last shot at a comeback.

Adult Humor of "Friends with Benefits" Intrigues Justin Timberlake

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O n a roll after appearing in back-to-back hits “The Social Network” and “Bad Teacher,” Justin Timberlake now stars in Columbia Pictures' casual-sex romantic comedy “Friends with Benefits” opposite Mila Kunis. Director Will Gluck recalls catching Timberlake on "Saturday Night Live" and being wowed. "I was impressed, and then he did another 'SNL' and he was even funnier. And the reason he’s so funny is because he’s a great actor. `Friends with Benefits' is his first full-time comedic role. He can do anything. He’s so charismatic that you can’t keep your eyes off him.”

Kevin James is the Love-Struck "Zookeeper"

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C Comic leading man Kevin James stars in Columbia Pictures’ wild comedy “ Zookeeper ” as the kindhearted caretaker, Griffin Keyes who's beloved by the zoo animals. Finding himself more comfortable with a lion than a lady, Griffin decides the only way to get a girl in his life is to leave the zoo and find a more glamorous job. The animals, in a panic, decide to break their time-honored code of silence and reveal their biggest secret: they can talk! To keep Griffin from leaving, they decide to teach him the rules of courtship – animal style.

"Dolphin Tale" -- An Amazing True Story of Bravery, Compassion

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F rom the producers of the Oscar-winning film “ The Blind Side ” comes Warner Bros.' heartwarming family adventure, “Dolphin Tale” which is inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life.

Jude Law Sows an Epidemic of Fear in "Contagion" (Opens Sept 09)

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C onsidered one of Britain’s finest actors, Jude Law stars as an enterprising journalist who has an agenda of his own, in Warner Bros.' new, gripping thriller “Contagion” from director Steven Soderbergh. “ Contagion ” follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast-moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. At the same time, ordinary people struggle to survive in a society coming apart.

Kate Winslet, Gwyneth Paltrow and Marion Cotillard in “CONTAGION”

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W arner Bros.’ global thriller “Contagion” features three of today’s most admired women in cinema, Oscar-winners all: Kate Winslet, Gwyneth Paltrow and Marion Cotillard. “ Contagion ” follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast-moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. At the same time, ordinary people struggle to survive in a society coming apart.

General Craig in "Cowboys and Aliens"

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W hile action star Daniel Craig may not be the first person one considers when the words “American cowboy” come to mind, director Jon Favreau, who transformed Robert Downey Jr. into a superhero in Iron Man, has a knack for inspired casting. He saw something both familiar and iconic in the British native that would fit the character of Jake Lonergan, the lone, amnesiac stranger who wanders into the former boomtown of Absolution just in time to save it from total annihilation.

Sneak Peek on "Happy Feet Two" and "New Year's Eve"

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W arner Bros. has just unveiled the new poster of its upcoming holiday presentation “Happy Feet Two.” The sequel to “Happy Feet,” the Academy Award®-winning animated smash hit, “Happy Feet Two” returns audiences to the magnificent landscape of Antarctica in superb 3D.

Taylor Kitsch is “JOHN CARTER”

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W alt Disney Studios recently revealed the teaser poster and trailer of its 2012 action-adventure, “John Carter.” The trailer can be viewed on this link: http://www.youtube.com/user/waltdisneystudiosph#p/u/7/1fMRN8I7-K4 . From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton (“Finding Nemo,” “WALL-E”), “John Carter” is a sweeping action adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). Based on the classic sci-fi novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs (“Tarzan”), the film tells the story of John Carter ( Taylor Kitsch ), who is inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes embroiled in a conflict of epic proportions amongst the inhabitants of the planet, including Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe) and the captivating Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins). In a world on the brink of collapse, Carter discovers that the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

Freida Pinto in “RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES”

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F reida Pinto stars opposite James Franco in “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” from the Oscar®-winning visual effects team that brought to life the worlds of Avatar and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The movie, a contemporary view of the planet of the apes mythology finds Caroline, a primatologist who crosses paths with scientist Will Rodman (Franco) when his simian subject, Caesar, a CGI ape played by Andy Serkis further required her expertise.

Emma Stone Ready for Something Wild in "Crazy, Stupid, Love"

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H onesty was never the best policy for serial ladies' man Jacob (Ryan Gosling), until he meets Hannah, played by Emma Stone in Warner Bros.' new, delightful romantic comedy “ Crazy, Stupid, Love .” Unlike all other women, she is somehow immune to his charm and his best pick-up lines, and has no trouble resisting Jacob’s full court press…for a while, anyway.

Action-Packed Tale of Espionage in "Cars 2"

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I nternational espionage. Global racing. Friendship. Each theme was to play a role in Disney/Pixar's new animated adventure “ Cars 2 ,” and co-director Brad Lewis, screenwriter Ben Queen and the Pixar story team, were charged with finding just the right mix for the story. In the film, star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson ) and his best friend, the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy), jump-start a new adventure to exotic new lands stretching across the globe.

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