Theaters Releasing Movies Straight to On-Demand

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In these troubling times, it’s reassuring to see the movie industry make some changes.  Most recently, Universal Pictures decided to release “The Invisible Man”, “Emma” and “The Hunt” straight to on-demand channels.  At first I thought just the movie theater sites were getting exclusive rights but I quickly found other outlets, like DISH On-Demand, offers these newly released movies as well.  The catch – the prices are highly inflated around $19.99 per 48 hour rental.  Of course if I had seen these in the theater, I would have only paid around $8 per ticket, however the convenience of being able to watch in the comfort of my home is worth the extra money.  Read the rest of this entry »

Ant-Man Sequel Trailer Launched

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The follow on movie to Ant-Man, titles Ant-Man and the Wasp released the first trailer recently.

The plot: As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.

Ant-Man and the Wasp is slated to release in the U.S. July 6, 2018.

Check out the trailer here:

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” to hold open casting call in Atlanta

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If you live in Atlanta, and you want to be an extra in the next Guardians of the Galaxy movie, you are in luck.  Marvel is holding an open casting call at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta on Nov. 7 and 8.  The casting notice lists:

  • Character Aliens (men 18 – 65): tough biker types, quirky types, thin/gaunt faces, unique features, long necks, crooked/unique noses,  imperfect teeth, strong facial bone structures, etc.
  • Beautiful/Model Aliens (women and men , 18-50): must be certain height with good skin
  • Bald Women, 18-50

If you are in the Atlanta area, check out the complete cast call at http://www.tammysmithcasting.com/TSCasting/Casting_Notices.html

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 begins filming in Feb. 2016 in Fayetteville, GA and is scheduled to be released on May 5, 2017.

2013 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Slate

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Walt Disney Pictures has a packed list of movies to be released in 2013.  Here’s a list of the dates, along with some details.  Read the rest of this entry »