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Next week, J.J. Abrams’s brand new space-set sci-fi epic “Star Trek Into Darkness” opens across the galaxy, and soon after Abrams will be faced with an even more intergalactic challenge: continuing the “Star Wars” saga for Disney. While promoting “Star Trek Into Darkness,” Abrams and his ‘Trek’ costar Simon Pegg (who plays Scotty) discussed the cultural importance of “Star Wars,” the differences between the two franchises, and how Abrams is… Continue reading JJ Abrams and Simon Pegg on 'Star Wars Episode 7': It's 'The Further Adventures of Jar Jar Binks'

cece-frey-x-factor-lady-marmalade-top-8-fox.jpgCeCe Frey is the fighter who just won’t give up on this season of “The X Factor.”

She’s survived an elimination sing-off in three out of the four weeks of live shows. If you believe the judges, she may be singing for survival again this week thanks to her elaborately staged take on “Lady Marmalade.” After her performance, Simon Cowell flat out told her: “My advice… Continue reading 'The X Factor's' CeCe Frey responds to Simon Cowell: 'I'm not packing a suitcase'

October 3, 2012

Tom Jenkins And Simon Sharp, best known for their short film work, are set to rewrite and direct Giants at Sony Pictures, Deadline reports.

The film follows a race of aliens who, not realizing that they’re only 1/4 inch by human standards, set out to invade the planet Earth after a fallen screw from the Hubble Space Telescope makes them think their world is under

One of the more anticipated movies debuting at Comic-Con on Friday was Elysium, the sophomore effort from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp, because there hadn’t been any footage and very little information up until yesterday.

Blomkamp’s previous film exploded at Comic-Con back in 2009 when they showed footage of it in Hall H and it led to a hugely successful run in theaters as well… Continue reading Comic-Con Exclusive Video: Matt Damon & Simon Kinberg on Elysium

SXSW 2012 Audience Awards: Matthew Lillard, ‘Brooklyn Castle,’ Paul Simon Among Honorees

Sxsw 2012 Audience Awards

SXSW 2012 Audience Awards

Matthew Lillard’s comeback continues! On the heels of his strong supporting performance in the Oscar-lauded film “The Descendants,” Lillard’s directorial debut, “Fat Kid Rules the World,” won the audience award for narrative feature at the South By Southwest film festival. About an overweight and suicidal teen who joins a rock band, “Fat Kid Rules