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Wrong Optimus Trailer: Transformers: The Last Knight!

The Last Knight shatters the core myths of the Transformers franchise, and redefines what it means to be a hero.

The first Transformers movie to come out an actual writers’ room looks to be a fusion of legend, myth and twin universes.

The new trailer tells us Optimus Prime is gone – but then here he is saying, For our world to live, yours must die!’

Transformers: The Last Knight opens on June 23rd.

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Love Makes You Do the Wacky Trailer: Collide!

Casey has to come up with the cash for his girlfriend’s medical procedure – which puts him in the crosshairs of someone he used to work for – and cheating to come up with the money.

Collide stars Nichola Hoult, Felicity Jones, Ben Kingsley and Anthony Hopkins. It opens on February 24th. The trailer follows the break.

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Solace: Psychic vs. Psychic!

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Homicide detectives Joe Merriwether and Katherine Cowles have a tough case – three murders that are precise, clean and entirely evidence free – so Joe asks his old friend, Dr. John Clancy, to help.

John has been in seclusion since his daughter died of leukemia and is less than thrilled to be asked back – even balking after a revelation on a fourth murder.

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Not Friends At All Trailer: Westworld!

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HBO’s long-awaited sci-fi series Westworld makes it debut on Sunday, October 2nd (9/8C).

Set in a theme park where guests can enjoy the life of the Old West (as Westworld’s creators have designed it, at least) – until as the ads for the original movie put it, something goes worng.

There’s a new trailer for Westworld – a much deeper look into the series than we’ve seen so far. Check it out after the jump.

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Starz Presents McKellen & Hopkins in The Dresser!

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Ian McKellen plays Norman, the hard-pressed dresser for Anthony Hopkins’ Sir in the Starz presentation, The Dresser.

During a Nazi bombing, a small theatre company is about to live up to the old saying, the show must go on, with their nightly performance of King Lear. Only Sir, their Lear has wandered off – leaving his dresser, Norman, in a bit of a quandry because even if Sir arrives in time to go on, he might not be all there.

The Dresser premieres on Starz on Maonday, May 30th (9/8C). For more, follow the jump.

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The Dresser: Starz’s First TV Movie To Premiere In May!

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Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins star in Starz’s first made for television movie, The Dresser – which tells the story of one fateful night, backstage in a small regional theatre during World War II as a troupe of touring actors stages a production of Shakespeare’s King Lear.

The Dresser will premiere on Monday, May 30th (9/8C). Check out the new trailer following the jump.

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Early Review: Kidnapping Mr. Heineken – All Technique, No Heart!

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In 1982, five men kidnapped Alfred Heineken, the man who built Heineken into a commercial behemoth. Kidnapping Mr. Heineken is based on the book The Kidnapping of Alfred Heineken by Peter DeVries. It’s mostly a one-note thriller that could use a little humor and a little more depth.

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Hopkins and McKellen Together For The First time For Starz’s The Dresser!

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Production has begun on the Starz/BBC Co-Production of The Dresser – one of the great plays about life in the theater. The Dresser stars, Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen, are working together for the first time.

The Dresser takes place during one night during WWII. Bombs are falling but a certain theater company is anxious for another reason. They are putting on King Lear and Sir, the actor/manager who is playing Lear, is nowhere to be found! It falls to his dresser, Norman, to find him and get him ready before curtain.

No premiere date has been set at present. for more, follow the jump.

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