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First Look: Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange!

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“Strange but not a stranger” – Talking Heads.

That’s the quote that accompanies Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson’s first tweeted pic of the Sorcerer Supreme. Is it concept art, fan art, or just a bit of noodling with Photoshop. Whatever it is, it’s cool. Check it out after the jump.

Doctor Strange is slated for a November 4, 2016 debut.

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The Last: Naruto The Movie In Theaters In February!

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The Last: Naruto The Movie finds the moon swinging perilously close to the Earth. It’s up to Naruto to find a way to save the planet!

VIZ Media and Eleven Arts are bringing The Last: Naruto The movie to theaters in major American cities in February – screening in 20 major U.S. cities including New York, Boston, Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and more, beginning on February 20, 2015. Tickets will go on sale in mid-January.

Follow the jump for more details.

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Spielberg Finds His Katie for Roald Dahl’s BFG!

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Steven Spielberg has cast the key role of Katie for his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s BFG (Dahl’s personal favorite of his own stories).

Ruby Barnhill will play the young girl who becomes friends with the Big Friendly Giant and discovers the beauty and danger of Giant World.

Production on Roald Dahl’s BFG will begin in early 2015 with itsa premiere set for July 1st, 2016. For more, follow the jump.

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Frozen Fever Short To Play With Live-Action Cinderella!

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Frozen’s Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf are returning to the big screen in Frozen Fever, a short to be played before Disney’s live-action Cinderella.

In Frozen Fever, Elsa and Kristoff are determined to make Anna’s birthday her best ever. For more, check out the press release following the jump.

Frozen Fever and Cinderella will be in theaters on March 13, 2015.

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Boxtrolls and Dragons Lead The 42nd Annual Annie Awards Nominations!

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The Boxtrolls and How To Train Your Dragon 2 led the nominees for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards – with The Boxtrolls nabbing 13 noms and Dragon securing 10. Both are included in the Best Animated Feature Category where they are joined by Big Hero 6, Cheatin’, Song of the Sea, The Book of Life, The LEGO Movie and The Tale of Princess Kaguya.

The Annie Awards are given in recognition of achievement in animation for film and television. The complete list of nominations follow the jump. The Annie Awards will be presented on January 31st.

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Birdman Nabs Six Independent Spirit Award Nominations!

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Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s  Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) led the way at the 2015 Independent Spirit Award Nominations were announced today. The film received nominations for best film, director, lead actor, supporting female, supporting male and best cinematography.

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler and Ava Duvernay’s Selma each nabbed five noms. Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash grabbed four. For a complete list of the nominees, follow the jump.

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First Look: Pixar’s Inside Out Teaser Poster!

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Pixar’s Inside Out goes inside the head of Riley – a young girl whose family moves from the Midwest when her father gets a new job in San Francisco – as we meet her emotions: Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith).

Pixar has released its first poster for the Inside – which you can see after the jump. Inside Out opens on June 19, 2015.

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First Poster: McFarland – Champions Can Come From Anywhere!

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Based on the 1987 true story, “McFarland” follows novice runners from McFarland, an economically challenged town in California, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner), a newcomer to their predominantly Latino high school, with whom they ultimately bond to build not only a championship cross-country team but an enduring legacy as well.

Check out McFarland’s first poster after the break. McFarland opens on February 20, 2015.

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First Look: Strange Magic

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Lucasfilm Ltd.’s Strange Magic – a ‘madcap fairy tale musical inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ will be the company’s first theatrical release since the company was acquired by Disney.

Strange Magic stars an amazing voice cast – Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristen Chenowith, Maya Rudolph and Peter Stormare among them – and will be released through Touchstone Pictures on January 23, 2015. For details, follow the jump.

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Fury Celebrates Veterans’ Day/Remembrance Day with Free Admissions for Veterans and Military Personnel!

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Sony Pictures Entertainment is showing its admiration and respect for veterans and military personnel by providing free admission the its film Fury at select theaters.

Veterans and military personnel with appropriate identification will be given free admission to Fury all day tomorrow, November 11th. Follow the jump for details.

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Marvel Sets Release Dates for Phase 3!

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In a Marvel Studios online event today, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige set down the dates for Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe beginning with Captain America: Civil War on May 6, 2016.

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