Caesar and his ape followers have evolved quite a bit since the events of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes." As seen in a Twitter photo posted by director Matt Reeves, a "new dawn" is coming in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" where apes can ride horses.
The image Reeves posted shows Andy Serkis' Caesar facing having a conversation with Jason Clarke's character. Serkis and another man can be seen wearing motion capture suits, but interestingly their characters are seen on horses. That's a nice nod to the original "Planet of the Apes" movies, where horses were a main means of travel for the apes.
Warner Bros. is inviting fans to take "Pacific Rim" into their own hands. The studio has launched a "Jaeger Designer" that allows users to go online and style their own version of Earth's massive defenders in anticipation of the movie's upcoming release.
The website, which can be found here, allows fans to customize their own Jaeger by giving it different visors, decals and effects. The visors give the Jaeger various strengths, while the effects show how battle hardened it is. Though there are only limited options for each specialization, each Jaeger created will likely turn out looking quite different.
By Beckett Mufson
Zach Braff, famous for his role as J.D. in the sitcom "Scrubs," has raid just under $2.5 million dollars in donations for his new movie, "Wish I Was Here," with crowdfunding site Kickstarter—but not everyone on the Internet is as enthusiastic as his 35,000 donors.
Ten days after it hit the web, TV writer/blogger Ken Levine ("Mash," "Frasier," "The Simpsons") published a condemnation of Braff's Kickstarter, along with the "Veronica Mars" campaign launched in March, that went viral, gaining 600,000 views. Levine said, "Zach Braff is a good actor and a fine filmmaker. But I wouldn't give him a dime."
He goes on to say that Kickstarter is a site that should be supporting filmmakers with no other prospects the same way Sundance Film Festival did in the 1990s. "[Sundance] showcased modest little movies by unknown filmmakers. Kevin Smith made Clerks (1994)— a grimy black and white film starring all unknowns. The result was discovered talent."
You are just moments away from watching an exclusive clip from "Star Trek Into Darkness." It's incredible, we know. But that's not even the best part!
Immediately after the clip airs on MTV at 7:56 p.m. ET, J.J. Abrams, Chris Pine, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Quinto, and Zoe Saldana will sit down for an exclusive 30-minute group interview with MTV News' Josh Horowitz.
Last week, you submitted question of Twitter, and now you'll be able to find out the answers. It all starts right here at 7:56 p.m. ET!
An adaptation of the Dennis Lehane novel "Live By Night" is the next project on Ben Affleck's docket. The actor-turned-director reportedly started pre-production on the film today.
Deadline reports that Affleck and Warner Bros. are eying a August or September filming start date for the movie. Affleck will star in the film as well as direct, write and produce it. Though Affleck moved away from Boston for his Oscar-winner "Argo," he will be returning to his home city—at least partially—for this new movie. "Live By Night" is set in Boston, Tampa and Cuba.
It took only two tweets to set the world of "Jurassic Park" fans on fire last night. A digital asset manager and a concept artist sent out tweets—that have since been deleted—about "Jurassic Park 4" being on hold for now, at the very least.
That's all there was to the story until a fan site for the movie published their "exclusive" inside take on what was holding up the production, currently set for release on June 13, 2014.
The sites source claims that "Jurassic Park 4" is still in production, but there are some changes coming. "Not to worry however, as we are told that Colin Trevorrow is still directing the film and adds that the film will deliver on an EPIC scale," the site writes.
Read more after the jump!
It has to be difficult for the stars of movies that don't necessarily pay attention to the marketing to know what is and what isn't a secret in the weeks before the release.
Take Michelle Rodriguez and "Fast and Furious 6" for example. Back in February, Ain't It Cool News reported that they knew of a surprise cameo that would take place at the end of the movie and lead into the seventh installment.
Once the scoop hit, there wasn't much more to it than a waiting game, but now that the cast of "Fast and Furious 6" is making the press rounds, it was only a matter of time before someone asked. That's exactly what DesdeHollywood did, and we got our answer from Rodriguez.
Read more (spoilers) after the jump!
Not that this should come to as a surprise to anyone, but Tom Cruise wants to keep making movies. And his best bet right now is a little franchise enjoying a strong second wind called "Mission: Impossible." Since the fourth movie in the series, "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol," took over the world to the tune of $700 million, a fifth movie was inevitable. Now, according to Deadline, we can change "inevitable" to "happening."
Cruise has officially signed deals with Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions to star in and produce a fifth "Mission: Impossible" movie. J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot will once again develop the movie with Cruise and a yet-to-be-named director.
Read more after the jump!
Special effects legend and inspiration for many of today's most innovative directors, Ray Harryhausen has passed away at the age of 92. The iconic effects wizard created groundbreaking techniques that brought giant and horrifying monsters to life on the big screen for the first time.
Directors like Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson, and James Cameron count Harryhausen as one of their key influences.
The family of Ray Harryhausen released a full statement, which you can read after the jump!
With so much talk of how there will be eventually be a "Star Wars: Episode VII," the world needs a reminder that J.J. Abrams and company are actually going to have to film the thing at some point. It won't just appear one day in the summer of 2015 without some serious working going into it beforehand.
Thanks for an interview Abrams' producer, Bryan Burk, did with Collider, we have at least an idea of when production might actually begin.
According to Burk, filming on "Star Wars: Episode VII" will begin in early 2014, depending on how the script comes together and how other pieces, including schedules and location, fall into place.
Read else what Burk had to say after the jump!