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Rupert Everett is “Wilde” about Oscar

This weekend at the movies, the audience will get a glimpse into the final days of  in the  tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a man who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor. The Happy Prince marks the directorial debut of actor Rupert Everett, who also wrote its screenplay. I recently sat down with Mr. Everett to talk about directing for the first time and playing Oscar Wilde a second.

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I’m Twelve! Trailer: The Kid Who Would Be King!

So, when Arthur returns it’s as a twelve-year old public school kid?

While The Kid Who Would Be King sounds like it could be a grade Z waste of time, the talent behind it suggests it could be a surprisingly good movie – Joe Cornish (Attack the Block) wrote and directed; Louis Ashbourne Serkis (SS-GB, Taboo) is Alex; Patrick Stewart (ST:TNG, Ted) is Merlin, and Rebecca Ferguson (the last two Mission: Impossible films) is Morgana.

The Kid Who Would Be King opens on January 25, 2019.

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GKIDS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS TO MODEST HEROES: PONOC SHORT FILMS THEATRE, VOLUME 1!

GKIDS has acquired the North American rights to Modest Heroes: Ponoc Short Films Theatre, Volume 1 – an animated trilogy of stories from Studio Ponoc directors Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Yoshiyuki Momose and Akihiko Yamashita.

Theatrical release for the film – which follows Studio Ponoc’s When Marnie Was There – is January, 2019.

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Interscope Releases Hollywood Ending Single from Anna and the Apocalypse!

Interscope has released the first single – Hollywood Ending – and the soundtrack album for Orion Pictures’ zombie musical Anna and the Apocalypse. Both are available today via all digital partners.

The film’s cast will perform at the 4th Annual Elsie Fest on Ocotber 7th at Central Park’s Summerstage.

Anna and the Apocalypse opens on November 30th.

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NYCC2018: Orion Pictures to Distribute Exclusive Con Posters for Anna and the Apocalypse!

Anna and the Apocalypse – Anna (Ella Hunt) – Photo courtesy of Orion Pictures.

Orion Pictures will be distributing a special poster at its panel for the  apocalyptic musical, Anna and the Apocalypse at New York Comic Con 2018.

The panel will be held in Room 1A10 at the Javits Center; the film opens in select theaters on November 30th before expanding on December 7th.

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Studio Ghibli Fest 2018 Brings Spirited Away To U.S. for Three Nights!

Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award®-winning film Spirited Away is returning  to America for three nights – October 28-30.

Presented by GKIDS and Fathom Events – and part of Studio Ghibli Fest 2018 – the October 28th and 30th showing will be English dubbed; the October 29th showing will be subtitled.

The original Japanese trailer, the event trailer and links for more information follow.

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Meet the Characters of Disney’s The Nutcaracker and the Four Realms!

Disney has released a set of nine character posters for its Christmas release, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – including the above poster of Clara, the film’s heroine.

Check out the rest below.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms opens on November 2nd.

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40 Years In The Making – Orson Welles’ Final Film To Be Released in November by Netflix!

The Other Side of the Wind tells the story of grizzled director J.J. “Jake” Hannaford (Huston), who returns to Los Angeles after years in self-exile in Europe with plans to complete work on his own innovative comeback movie.

Orson Welles’ final film, The Other Side of the Wind was edited from more than a thousand reels of film.

It will be released in select theaters and on Netflix on November 2nd, following its World Premiere at the Venice International Film Festival this weekend.

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Dark Horse Sets How to Train Your Dragon Art Book for March!

Preorders are now being taken for Dark Horse/Dreamworks Animation’s The Art of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – a 184-page volume featuring commentary and never before seen art from DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.

The Art of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World will be in stores on March 1, 2019.

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First Mulan Photo Emerges as Mulan Begins Production!

With Liu Yifei (above) in the title role, Mulan has begun peoduction, eyeing a March 27, 2020 premiere date.

The live-action take on the classic Disney animated film has an international cast that also includes Donnie Yen,m Jason Scott Lee, Gong Li and Jet Li. Mulan is directed by Niki Caro.

Disney’s first photo of Liu Yufei in costume follows.

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