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'Tarzan' Will Swing into Theaters July 1, 2016

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Tarzan will be coming to theaters again in 2016, this time with Alexander Skarsgard as the titular hero, The Wolf of Wall Street's Margot Robbie as Jane and with Christoph Waltz and Samuel L. Jackson, all from Harry Potter director David Yates. This is happening, and it's kind of a terrible idea.

The 'Scarface' Remake May Have Found its Director

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Universal has been trying to get a remake of the classic 1983 Brian De Palma film Scarface off the ground for a while now (which itself was a remake of the 1932 Howard Hawks version), and progress has been slow. But it looks like they may have their script and their director as Harry Potter helmer David Yates is circling the project.

News Roundup: 'Diana' Trailer Released, Dwayne Johnson Teases 'Hercules'...

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Last year, Naomi Watts won the coveted role of Princess Diana, who was, at one point, the most famous woman in the world. We've seen a few photos of the actress in character, but this week we finally got a trailer (watch it below). Also, Dwayne Johnson has begun filming Hercules, and he shared a photo that teases his look for the movie. And we also have three new posters for Only...

Alexander Skarsgard May Swing Into 'Tarzan'

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We recently reported that David Yates (late of Harry Potter) was signing up to direct Warner Brother's big budget Tarzan adaptation, and we knew he had a list of likely candidates. It looks like he's made a decision, and it looks like Alexander Skarsgård is his choice.

David Yates and Tom Hardy Could be Swinging in to 'Tarzan'

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Though Craig Brewer has long been attached, it looks like Warner Brothers thinks Tarzan could make for a franchise, as they've hired David Yates (late of the last four Harry Potter films) to direct a new version, and the names that are already circulating for the lead include Tom Hardy, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Cavill, and Alexander...

David Yates to Take Doctor Who to the Big Screen

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Having directed the last four Harry Potter films, David Yates was looking for something large enough to sink his teeth into, and though he couldn't quite fit into Steven King's The Stand, he's now found his next project. A big screen adaption of Doctor Who. At least, according to Variety. He's currently shopping for...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 - Movie Review

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, the long awaited finale is finally here, and though fans will be able to cheer along to the film, my biggest problem is that they won't really be able to cry. It's hard not to like this film on some levels because even though it would never stand alone and won't be the film we all remember from the series, it's the finale!...

ABC Family Offers Behind the Scenes Footage from Final Harry Potter

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For Harry Potter fans, the ride is nearly over. The book series started in 1997 and concluded in 2007. The first film was released in 2001, and now ten years later the film franchise is nearly complete. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 is due out July 15, 2011, and so it's exactly four months away from release. And starting this week ABC Family will be...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I: Movie Review

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It's finally here! David Yates' Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 flies into theaters this weekend. It feels like it's been such a long time since we've seen Harry Potter on the big screen, it's nice to finally continue the series with a film that is stronger than the last. In this film the Potter world takes a turn for the worse and our three lovable...

Interview: Director David Yates Talks Harry Potter

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This weekend in theaters David Yates' film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 hits theaters. We had a chance to speak to Yates over the phone to talk to him about finishing the last two Potter films, where he's at in post-production with the second part of Deathly Hallows, having his own voice in the franchise...

Fantastic Four Rumors: Stephen Moyer, Bruce Willis, David Yates?

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This past weekend a lot rumors sprung up regarding 20th Century Fox's reboot of the Fantastic Four. Over at ComicBookMovie, they've been following the latest developments surrounding the film and they've discovered some big casting news. How big you ask? How about Bill Compton, John McClane, and Harry Potter big!

David Yates to Direct The Hobbit?

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Now that Guillermo del Toro is no longer attached to direct The Hobbit everyone wants to know who will. This movie is no joke and has a slew of fans who accepted del Toro for the job because of his impressive track record, which means someone equally as impressive needs to fill his shoes. According to /Film, it looks like Harry Potter helmer...

David Yates Talks Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallow

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Comingsoon recently did an interview with Harry Potter director David Yates about his latest film Half-Blood Prince. During the interview they also discussed the two upcoming films for Deathly Hallow, which Yates is currently shooting. There was a big debate over whether or not the movie should be split and if they did split it, how...

Half-Blood Prince Director Talks About The Last Two Harry Potter Movies

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An LA Times interview with Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince director David Yeats has given fans of the franchise something nice to contemplate as they prepare for the upcoming release of Half-Blood Prince -- specifically what Yeats has in store for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. That would be parts I and II...

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Photos of Potter!

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Although there are not a lot of special effects in these photos, what I find interesting is how bright they are. The last three version of the film by Alfonso Cuarón (Prisoner of Azkaban), Mike Newell (Goblet of Fire), and David Yates (Order of the Phoneix) all went for a much darker visuals. Yates may be back at...