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Entertainment Round-Up (2/19/2012)

Posted by - 12:58 PM on 02/19/12
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12:58 PM on 02/19/12
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Entertainment Round-Up
contributors: rest_easy, stayillogical, and Thomas Balkcom

Industry News and Rumors:

Movies

01) Here is your first look at Johnny Depp and Eva Green in Dark Shadows.

02) Dominic Cooper has replaced Clive Owen in Cities.

03) I Am Legend sequel is officially in the works.

04) Kyle Chandler joins Kathryn Bigelow’s Bin Laden film.

05) Guillermo del Toro will direct Emma Watson in a new version of Beauty and the Beast.

06) Transformers 4 is confirmed for a summer 2014 release with Michael Bay to direct. It may become a reboot.

07) First look at Cogan’s Trade, starring Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta, and James Gandolfini.

08) New images from Snow White and The Huntsman.

09) Bad Santa sequel will shoot this fall for a Christmas 2013 release.

10) Jennifer Aniston and Dennis Quaid join the Jackie Brown prequel.

11) Watch some clips for John Carter and new featurette.

12) Gael Garcia Bernal will star in the post-apocalyptic Zorro Reborn.

13) Here are two teasers for 2 Days in New York, Julia Delpy’s follow up to 2 Days in Paris.

14) Some clips from 21 Jump Street.

15) John Carter sequel is already under way.

Television

01) Giancarlo Esposito of Breaking Bad fame will guest star on an episode of Community.

02) Exec producer Peter Berg reveals the basic plot for Friday Night Lights movie.

03) NBC orders 13 episodes of Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal.

04) The first episode of Awake is now streaming online.

05) Colbert Report will resume on Monday, after a halt in production due to family illness.

Newest Trailers

01) Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (Teaser) - http://www.firstshowing.net/2012/watch-teaser-trailer-for-abraham-lincoln-vampire-hunter-arrives/
02) Prometheus (International) - http://www.slashfilm.com/prometheus-international-trailer-2/
03) Friends With Kids (Red Band) - http://www.slashfilm.com/friends-kids-redband-trailer/
04) The Amazing Spider-Man (International) - http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/JoshWildingNewsAndReviews/news/?a=54741
05) Wanderlust- http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-2-clips-red-band-trailer-for-wanderlust-plus-batch-of-new-pics


Absolutepunk Entertainment Forum Links

The Amazing Spider-Man
Parks and Recreation
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Hunger Games
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
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Prometheus
The Book Thread
Movie Lists 2011

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01:04 PM on 02/19/12
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" Transformers 4 is confirmed for a summer 2014 release with Michael Bay to direct. It may become a reboot."


Are you fucking serious
01:04 PM on 02/19/12
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FNL movie, fucking yes.
01:06 PM on 02/19/12
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1) I hate when they announce guest stars for Community. It makes me miss and anticipate the show even more.

2) Disney better hope John Carter is well-reviewed and audiences like it. The tracking hasn't been encouraging so far. Personally, I'm not sure I'd want to see it without Andrew Stanton's involvement.

3) Zorro Reborn sounds like the dumbest idea ever.
01:11 PM on 02/19/12
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Tommy, you wrote the thread for 2011.
01:12 PM on 02/19/12
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Looking forward to Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter. Hope it does the book justice.
01:18 PM on 02/19/12
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Stop making stupid Transformers movies. Jesus.
01:26 PM on 02/19/12
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Personally looking forward to "The Devil's Carnival", the new series by Darren Lynn Bousman and Terrance Zdunich. Loved "Repo! The Genetic Opera", and this cast looks promising.

01:27 PM on 02/19/12
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Stop making stupid Transformers movies. Jesus.
Exactly what I was about to say. Enough is enough. But $$$ talks.
01:37 PM on 02/19/12
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Exactly what I was about to say. Enough is enough. But $$$ talks.

Only until none of the original cast members return haha
01:37 PM on 02/19/12
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I really liked I Am Legend. I hope the sequel is at least decent.
01:38 PM on 02/19/12
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Colbert!
01:49 PM on 02/19/12
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...Gah. Sequels and remakes, sequels and remakes. Never ends.
02:05 PM on 02/19/12
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Tommy, you wrote the thread for 2011.

I just checked, we've been doing that all year, forgot to update. Thanks for noticing.

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