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News Roundup: First Trailer For 'If I Stay,' David Fincher Won't Direct...

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The latest YA adaptation is If I Stay, starring Chloe Moretz as a 17-year-old girl battling for her life. We'll spare the details just in case you haven't read the book. Also, sources are reporting that David Fincher has exited the Steve Jobs biopic because Sony won't meet his expectations. More details on that below. We also have posters for...

David Fincher And Aaron Sorkin To Re-Team For Steve Jobs Biopic

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Perhaps to right the karmic of wrong of wildly influential entrepreneur and inventor Steve Jobs having only one major feature film biopic about his life in which he was portrayed by Asthon Kutcher of all people, Aaron Sorkin (A Few Good Men, The West Wing, The Social Network) has written a biopic about the late Apple...

David Fincher is Back on 'Black Hole' With Brad Pitt Behind Him

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Okay, first things first: David Fincher is not on a remake of the 1979 Disney film The Black Hole. That remake is still in flux (though supposedly Joseph Kosinski is/was going to direct that). No, it's the Charles Burns comic Black Hole that David Fincher is now planning to direct, a project that's been in the works for over a decade, and one...

News Roundup: Tom Hiddleston Steps Into 'Crimson Peak,' First 'The Double'...

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Guillermo Del Toro has finally found a replacement for the leading role in his upcoming thriller Crimson Peak. Late last month, the filmmaker lost Benedict Cumberbatch, but now the awesome Tom Hiddleson has stepped in to replace him. More details on that below. Also, the first trailer for Richard Ayoade's The Double, starring Jesse Eisenberg, has hit the web....

News Roundup: Rosamund Pike Is David Fincher's 'Gone Girl,' Jennifer...

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David Fincher has found a new leading lady in Rosamund Pike. She'll star in Gone Girl, opposite Ben Affleck. More details on that below. We also have updates on Aaron Sorkin's The Trial Of The Chicago 7 and Transformers 4. Also, we have a fun clip of Jennifer Lawrence geeking out at Comic-Con. All that and more below.

News Roundup: Disney Plans Live-Action 'Jungle Book,' Critics Hate 'Grown...

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Disney is serious about remaking old classics. This week the studio announced yet another live-action version of a classic animated feature, this time, The Jungle Book. We have more details on that below. Also, Adam Sandler's Grown Ups 2 hits theaters this weekend, and critics absolutely hate it. We have some of the most hilariously negative reviews of the...

'Haunted': 'Fight Club' And 'Choke' Author Chuck Palahniuk Is Getting...

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One would think that minimalist author Chuck Palahniuk’s novels would have generated more film adaptations by this point—after all, his first novel become David Fincher’s beloved cult film Fight Club, most of his works lean towards the cinematic, and are packed tight with tons of flimsy pseudo-philosophic morsels that come off as brilliant when you’re 17 years...

Daniel Craig May Be Cut From 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' Sequel Over...

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David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, despite being based upon both a hit series of novels and a popular foreign film series, didn’t exactly set the box office on fire when it was released, becoming a mild to moderate success and generally considered to be one of Fincher’s lesser efforts.  That said, a sequel, The Girl Who Played with Fire,...

David Fincher's 'House of Cards' Trailer: 'There are Two Kinds of Pain'

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House of Cards is almost here. It's the new project from David Fincher (and the studio Media Rights Capital), which stars Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright. It looks like the whole season will be made live this Friday, and we can't wait to see if Netflix's grand experiment works. Will we find a whole new way to look at television? All evidence suggests that the entire TV...

David Fincher May be Up For 'Gone Girl'

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David Fincher has been known to attach himself to projects, so it's hard to know what to make of today's news. Fincher is currently in talks to helm an adaptation of Gone Girl for Twentieth Century Fox. Which means it may not happen, but it could.

'House of Cards' Trailer: David Fincher and Kevin Spacey's Netflix TV Show

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Is Netflix the new HBO? It could be. The home video rental agency that destroyed Blockbuster has been pursuing online shows as part of its Netflix Instant lineup. First there was Lilyhammer, which didn't get much traction, but in February we're getting House of Cards from the studio Media Rights Capital, which stars Kevin Spacey and Robin...

'20,000 Leagues Under The Sea' Has Been Put On Hold, David Fincher Wants...

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David Fincher fans who were awaiting the director’s big-scale adaptation of Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, you may want to stop holding your breath for just a bit—sadly for you, the film has now been put on hiatus by Disney.  But hey, if it ever does get made, Brad Pitt will likely star in it… that’s something, right?

Indie Fundraiser Roundup: 'The Goon,' 'Never,' 'Out Of Breath,' And...

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We tend to hate on Hollywood studios because of the movie projects they choose to fund (Transformers 4, anyone?). So much of typical Hollywood product tends to be huge, expensive spectacles with little-to-no story, heavy special effects and poor acting. So, we at ScreenCrave have decided to help jump behind the indie film. Every week we'll be bring you the Indie Fundraiser...

Blu-ray and DVD Releases for September 18-24

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This week’s DVD and Blu-ray releases are all about a certain doctor/professor/adventurer whose adventures have kept us entertained for over three decades, and made for at least two good movies. There’s also the surprisingly great The Cabin in the Woods, and the Katy Perry movie, and Criterion’s got a couple winners coming as well. Check it out.

'Indiana Jones 4' Is The Most Disappointing Movie Ever

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It’s still a bit of a touchy subject for some, but do you remember how you felt about Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace? How about Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull? The Godfather Part III? Well, you may not be surprised to know these and many more have been ranked in the Top 50 most disappointing movies...

'Cleopatra': David Fincher Will Not Be Directing

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Well, it seems any hopes of David Fincher directing the upcoming remake of Cleopatra (set to star Angelina Jolie as the Egyptian queen) have now been dashed after reports that talks between Sony and the filmmaker – who had been circling the project for months – have now broken off.

'The Girl Who Played With Fire' Won't Hit Theaters Until At Least 2014

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If you enjoyed David Fincher’s 2011 adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo… well, we’ve got some good news, some mediocre news, and some bad news concerning the follow-up film, The Girl Who Played With Fire, in which the titular character, Lisbeth Salander (Rooney Mara), is framed for the murder of two journalists.  Read ‘em and weep below.