2015 Oscar Nominations

theoscarsContinuing with award season, the Oscar nominations are out with Birdman, Boyhood and The Grand Budapest Hotel leading with the most nominations this year.

Best Picture
American Sniper
Birdman
Boyhood
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
Selma
The Theory Of Everything
Whiplash

Best Actor In A Leading Role
Steve Carell – Foxcatcher
Bradley Cooper – American Sniper
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game
Michael Keaton – Birdman
Eddie Redmayne – The Theory Of Everything

Best Actress In A Leading Role
Marion Cotillard – Two Days, One Night
Felicity Jones – The Theory Of Everything
Julianne Moore – Still Alice
Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl
Reese Witherspoon – Wild

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Best Actor In A Supporting Role
Robert Duvall – The Judge
Ethan Hawke – Boyhood
Edward Norton – Birdman
Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher
J.K. Simmons – Whiplash

Best Actress In A Supporting Role
Patricia Arquette – Boyhood
Laura Dern – Wild
Emma Stone – Birdman
Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game
Meryl Streep – Into The Woods

Directing
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu – Birdman
Richard Linklater – Boyhood
Bennett Miller – Foxcatcher
Wes Anderson – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Morten Tyldum – The Imitation Game

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Ghosbusters reboot gets an all female cast

There have been big news surrounding the Ghostbusters reboot as the film gets a release date and an all-female cast. Director Paul Feig tweeted yesterday that he found his cast: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon.

The Hollywood Reporter claims that the film was originally intended to be a sequel that catches up 30 years on with the original team of Dan Ackroyd, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson. Complications rose as Murray declined to sign up to the project and then the idea was scrapped completely following the death of Harold Ramis.

Once approached to direct the project, Feig decided to make an entirely new film with the all female cast rather than a sequel. Feig said in an interview to Entertainment Weekly, “I love the first one so much I don’t want to do anything to ruin the memory of that. So it just felt like, let’s just restart it because then we can have new dynamics. I want the technology to be even cooler. I want it to be really scary, and I want it to happen in our world today.”

Ernie Hudson has criticised Feig’s decision saying “If it has nothing to do with the other two movies, and it’s all female, then why are you calling it Ghostbusters?

“I love females,” he added. “I hope that if they go that way at least they’ll be funny, and if they’re not funny at least hopefully it’ll be sexy. I love the idea of including women, I think that’s great.

“But all-female I think would be a bad idea. I don’t think the fans want to see that.”

However, his co-star Murray disagreed saying, “It sounds great to me. I would watch it.

McCarthy and Wiig have starred together in Bridesmaids, which Feig also directed. Jones and McKinnon are cast members on Saturday Night Live, just like original ghostbusters Dan Ackroyd and Bill Murray.

The film has also received a new release date and is set for a Summer 2016 release.

The Fantastic Four Teaser Trailer

FANTASTIC FOUR, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Starring Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell.

Episode 63 – Can You Hear Me? I Can Hear You!

On this episode of the It’s Ok Guys, We’ve Got This podcast, we talk about the Inherent Vice trailer, the latest casting news for X-Men: Apocalypse and give our thoughts on Whiplash.

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Intro song: Whiplash by Hank Levy from Whiplash

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Inherent Vice

News

Director Bryan Singer revealed some new additions to the cast of X-Men: Apocalypse to play the younger counterparts of Storm, Jean Grey and Cyclops from the X-Men. Click on the image below to read our post.

X-Men Apocalypse casts young Storm, Jean Grey and Cyclops

Director Bryan Singer revealed some new additions to the cast of X-Men: Apocalypse to play the younger counterparts of Storm, Jean Grey and Cyclops from the X-Men.

Halle Berry made a return as Storm in last year’s X-Men: Days Of Future Past but there have not been appearances from Cyclops (James Marsden) and Jean Grey (Famke Janssen) in significant capacity until now. The upcoming sequel will take the X-Men into the 1980s and reintroduce younger versions of Professor X’s core team. After names such as Saoirse Ronan, Tarn Egerton and Chloe Grace Moretz being rumoured for the new roles, Singer finally revealed the news via twitter.

Alexandra Shipp (Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B) would take on the role of young Ororo Munroe (a.k.a Storm), Sophie Turner (Game of Thrones) would play young Jean Grey and young Scott Summers (a.k.a Cyclops) would be played by Tye Sheridan (Mud). Despite their claim to fame in their respective films and TV series, this film would mark the young actors’ first time in a major studio blockbuster.

X-Men Apocalypse arrives in the UK on 19 May 2016.

Insidious: Chapter 3 trailer

This chilling prequel, set before the haunting of the Lambert family, reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.

Starring Dermot Mulroney, Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell and Angus Sampson. Insidious: Chapter 3 opens on 5 June 2015

Jake Gyllenhaal considered for Suicide Squad as Tom Hardy departs

The Suicide Squad movie has yet to start production and already there have been casting changes with Tom Hardy exiting the project and Jake Gyllenhaal being considered for the role of Rick Flagg according to TheWrap.

Tom Hardy was forced to exit the project because of scheduling conflicts with his role in The Revenant, (the next film from Birdman director, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu). With The Revenant going over schedule into mid-March, Hardy also has to promote WB’s Mad Max: Fury Road ahead of its release in May 2015 which leaves him in a time crunch as Suicide Squad gears up to start production in April 2015

Gyllenhaal seems to have emerged as Ayer’s favourite, as he had worked with the actor previously on End Of Watch, which led to his noteworthy roles in films such as Prisoners and the most recent Nightcrawler, which has earned him a slew of awards.

Warner Bros. has not commented on the news but neither has a respresentative for Gyllenhaal.

Update 22/01/15: Variety’s sources claim that Gyllenhaal declined the role for unknown reasons when offered.

Get Hard Trailer

When millionaire hedge fund manager James King (Will Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him 30 days to get his affairs in order. Desperate, he turns to Darnell Lewis (Kevin Hart) to prep him for a life behind bars. But despite James’ one-percenter assumptions, Darnell is a hard-working small business owner who has never received a parking ticket, let alone been to prison.

Mortdecai Trailer



Juggling some angry Russians, the British Mi5, his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) must traverse the globe armed only with his good looks and special charm in a race to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain the code to a lost bank account filled with Nazi gold.

Starring Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Olivia Munn, Jeff Goldblum and Paul Bettany

Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer #2



Ultron returns to cause even more trouble for our heroes in another trailer for Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” in theaters May 1!

Starring James Spader, Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Aaron Taylor, Johnson, Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner & Cobie Smulders