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'Hercules' Trailer: Dwayne Johnson Is A Beast-Slaying Warrior

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Later this summer, audiences will get to see Dwayne Johnson in the role he was born to play. Hercules, directed by Brett Ratner, stars Johnson as the son of Zeus. The latest trailer for the fantasy flick shows Johnson as somewhat of a family man, but also a warrior who isn't afraid to battle enormous lions and three-headed monsters. Check it out below.

'Hercules' Trailer: Dwayne Johnson Kills A Lot Of Giant Beasts

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Dwayne Johnson makes one hell of a Hercules. At least that's what we can gather from the recently released trailer for Brett Ratner's Hercules. The trailer debuted yesterday at CinemaCon where Johnson himself screened the clip for members of the press. The trailer has now arrived online. Check it out:

News Roundup: James Franco And Seth Rogen Reuniting For 'The Interview,'...

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James Franco and Seth Rogen might be reuniting for another movie, titled The Interview. Once again, they'll be playing buddies who get caught up in a murder, except this one will be a lot more high profile. The film would constitute as Rogen's second directorial effort. Also, Legendary Pictures released new Pacific Rim photos. And College Humor...

Renny Harlin and Brett Ratner Are Each Releasing A 'Hercules' Movie In 2014...

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Hollywood loves competition, and they don't call it high school with money for no reason. Each time one studio buys the rights to some New York Times best seller, another studio does the same. And when someone decides to do a movie about an iconic character, like say Snow White, another studio executive decides to seize the opportunity. MGM and Paramount are currently...

Dwayne Johnson Cast In Brett Ratner's 'Hercules'

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So Brett Ratner (X-Men: The Last Stand, Tower Heist) directing a Hercules film based not upon Grecian myth but instead the graphic novel Hercules: The Thracian Wars sounds like just about the worst thing ever (well, not really, but the name Ratner should bring shudders of revulsion to any film fan); so brace...

'Rush Hour 4' In Development Because Brett Ratner Hates Us All

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Sure, the original Rush Hour was a fun pop take on the buddy cop genre, trading in as it did on the chemistry between Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan, but it certainly wasn’t anything original or terribly interesting beyond a “hey, it’s Sunday afternoon and Rush Hour is on TBS, and I have a few hours to kill” kind of way.  And then came the sequels. ...

News Roundup: Johnny Depp May Appear In 'Beetlejuice 2,' 'The Office' Loses...

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It’s been a big day in the world of entertainment news blurbs today, with various rumors/ news bits leaking about the possible casting of Johnny Depp in Beetlejuice 2, what is sounding more and more like the downfall of the American version of The Office, a rumored “four hour” version of The Dark Knight Rises, and scattered bits and pieces concerning things as...

Brian Grazer in for Brett Ratner for the Oscars

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So, that happened. With Brett Ratner's recent exodus at the Oscars, and Eddie Murphy quickly jetting as well, it was hard to know how fast it would be until someone was set up with the gig. And now we know it's Brian Grazer who will be producing the award show to end all award shows, the 84th Academy awards.

Eddie Murphy Backs Out Of Hosting The Oscars

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Because his bestest buddy Brett Ratner decided to back out of producing the Oscars next year (for lobbing a an offense comment towards homosexuals, and then bragging about sex with Lindsay Lohan, and for making a ton of offensively bland films), now Eddie Murphy has also followed suit, joining his Tower Heist director in bowing out of next year’s ceremonies.

Brett Ratner Quits The Oscars Due To Controversy, Eddie Murphy May Follow

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Remember earlier in the week when we reported that Brett Ratner slipped his foot into his mouth and stated that only “fag” directors rehearse their films before shooting?  Well, on top of that, he’s been spending his Tower Heist promotional tour talking less about the film (which might be for the best) and is spending more of his time graphically describing sex with...

Heavy D Passes Away: 1967-2011

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Dwight Errington Myers, better known the world as Heavy D, has passed away at the age of 44. Best known for such hits songs as "Now that We Found Love" and "Nuttin' But Love" in the heady days of "Yo MTV Raps!" Myers was known for his trademark sunglasses, and heft. Eventually he lost the weight, and became a sometime actor, appearing most recently in Brett Ratner's...

'Tower Heist' Director Brett Ratner Insults Homosexual Community With...

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Oh, Brett Ratner.  After doing his damndest to offend humanity and culture in general by making some of the most offensively bland films without the slightest semblance of a unique directorial style (Rush Hour parts 1-3, Red Dragon, X-Men: The Last Stand, The Family Man, After the Sunset, Tower Heist), the hobbit-like director has decided to start...

Tower Heist to hit VOD Three Weeks After Theatrical Release

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The L.A. Times has a story about how Tower Heist, the Brett Ratner-directed, Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy comedy will be hitting VOD in two markets for $60 a pop three weeks after it hits theaters. We recently wrote about how 8 Ways Television has changed, and this may be a part of that evolution. But what does this mean for theatrical distribution?

Eddie Murphy to Host The Oscars

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Brett Ratner is producing the next Oscar telecast. Brett Ratner just directed Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy in Tower Heist, and has been the rumored choice for a Beverly Hills Cop 4 movie. So perhaps it's no surprise that Ratner asked Murphy to host the Academy Awards. The surprise is that Murphy has said yes (according to Deadline...

Tower Heist Trailer Looks Like a Con Job

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The Heist movie genre is filled with a number of great films, and usually a solid premise. Enacting a plan and following through - regardless of the unforseen complications - is inherently gripping, whether it's perpetrated by heroes or anti-heroes. But Ben Stiller, Matthew Broderick, Michael Pena, Casey Affleck, Gabourey Sidibe and Eddie Murphy in the Tower Heist...

Eddie Murphy Joins Tower Heist With Ben Stiller

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Has Eddie Murphy and Ben Stiller ever acted in a movie together? We're not sure if it's been done, but if not the duo will star opposite each other in the comedy, Tower Heist. Do you know what a project like this needs? How about a little Brett Ratner? According to Deadline, the actors will headline the film that's being directed by Ratner for Universal.