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Judd Nelson and C. Thomas Howell star in trailer for Dauntless: The Battle of Midway

Dazzler Media is set to bring the World War II action drama Dauntless: The Battle of Midway to Blu-ray, DVD and Digital this month, and we’ve got a poster, trailer and synopsis for the film, which stars Judd Nelson (Empire) and C. Thomas Howell (Seal Team). June 1942, and the Japanese Navy has swept across […]

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A New Jack City Reboot is Being Developed

New Jack City is a crime movie that first premiered in the U.S on March 8th, 1991. Thomas Lee Wright and Barry Michael Cooper wrote the screenplay of the American Neo-noir gangster movie. The film’s directors were Mario Van Peebles, and its stars were Wesley Snipes, Ice T, Chris Rock, Judd Nelson, Allen Payne and Mario Van Peebles. According to Deadline, Warner Bros Inc. has confirmed the remaking of the classic film. However, it is not clear on how it will be made to fit the current modern context. Original New Jack City Plot Wesley Snipes plays a rising drug

A New Jack City Reboot is Being Developed
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Warner Bros. is Developing a Remake of the 1991 Gangster Film New Jack City

Warner Bros. is looking to produce another remake and this one will be one of the 1991 neo-noir gangster film New Jack City. The remake is being written by Snowfall actor and filmmaker Malcolm M. Mays.

The original film was directed by Mario Van Peebles and had a great cast that included Wesley Snipes, Ice-t, Chris Rock, Flavor Flav, Allen Payne, Judd Nelson and Peebles.

In case you’ve never seen the film, “Snipes played arrogant New York City drug lord Nino Brown during the 1980s crack epidemic. Ice-t portrayed Scotty Appleton, a detective who goes undercover in Nino’s gang, the Cash Money Brothers, to bring down the drug lord for taking the life of his mother. Rock was “Pookie” Benny Robinson, a former stick-up kid who becomes homeless and poor after Appleton shoots him in the ankle. Pookie becomes a crack addict and eventually a police informant and infiltrates the Cash Money Brothers.
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‘Empire’ Spoilers For Season 6, October 1, 2019 Episode 2 Revealed

  • OnTheFlix
Hey, "Empire" fans. We hope you guys enjoyed tonight's big premiere episode 1 tonight. Now that it's officially over and done, it's time to see what the producers have cooked up for the next, new episode 2. Thanks to the wonderful Fox people, we do have a couple of official episode 2 teaser descriptions to run by you guys via Fox's press release. So, we will certainly be using that info for this spoiler session. To get things started, we've got a title for episode 2. It's officially labeled, "Got On My Knees to Pray." It sounds like episode 2 will feature some very interesting, dramatic and intense scenes as Lucious goes on the run. Andre has to deal with a new complication. Becky and Giselle attempt to get more star power. Tiana tries to help Devon and more. We'll go ahead and start off this spoiler session with the Lucious on the run situation.
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‘New Jack City’ Reboot in the Works at Warner Bros.

There’s going to be a new New Jack City. Warner Bros. is developing a New Jack City reboot based on the 1991 neo-noir gangster film directed by Mario Van Peebles and starring Ice-t and Judd Nelson as two police officers trying to bring down a drug lord played by Wesley Snipes in the midst of the 1980s crack epidemic. […]

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New Jack City Reboot Happening, Snowfall Actor Malcolm M. Mays Is Writing Script

  • MovieWeb
Yet another classic is getting the reboot treatment. Warner Bros. is planning to revisit the 90s crime flick New Jack City, with Malcolm M. Mays set to pen the screenplay. Little has been revealed about the project yet, so it's not clear how it will be updated to suit the modern context. In any case, this is one that the studio seems to think is worth taking another look at nearly 30 years after the original hit theaters.

According to a new report, Malcolm M. Mays, known best for his starring role on FX's Snowfall, will write the rebooted version of New Jack City, with Bill Gerber (A Star Is Born) on board to produce. No director has been set at this time. While Mays is known best currently for his work in front of the camera, he's been making inroads as both a writer and director. Mays also penned Ferguson,
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Jason Mewes’ Directorial Debut Madness In The Method Available on DVD September 24th

Produced by Autumnwood Media and written by Chris Anastasi and Dominic Burns, Madness In The Method stars Jason Mewes (Mallrats), Vinnie Jones (Snatch), Gina Carano (Haywire), Jaime Camil (“Jane the Virgin”), Kevin Smith (Clerks), Danny Trejo (Machete), Stan Lee (in his last onscreen role), Teri Hatcher (Tomorrow Never Dies), Brian O’Halloran (Mallrats), and Dean Cain (God’s Not Dead).

In the film, Mewes, tired of Hollywood’s perception of him, embarks on a quest to reinvent himself as a serious actor. Upon advice from best friend Kevin Smith, Mewes tracks down a highly secretive method-acting book – with disastrous consequences. Joining the star-studded ensemble are David Dastmalchian (Ant-Man), Mickey Gooch, Jr. (How to Be Single), Blake Harrison (The Inbetweeners), Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers), and Judd Nelson (The Breakfast Club).

Best known as the vocal half of the on-screen comedic duo, Jay and Silent Bob, Mewes has reprised his role as the celebrated character,
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‘New Jack City’ Reboot In Works With ‘Snowfall’s Malcolm M. Mays Writing

  • Deadline
Exclusive: We are getting word from sources that Warner Bros is rebooting its 1991 neo-noir gangster film New Jack City, and that multi-hyphenate Snowfall actor and filmmaker Malcolm M. Mays is writing.

The original movie, directed by Mario Van Peebles and written by Thomas Lee Wright, boasted a star cast that included Wesley Snipes, Ice-t, Chris Rock, Flavor Flav, Allen Payne, Judd Nelson and Peebles. Snipes played arrogant New York City drug lord Nino Brown during the 1980s crack epidemic. Ice-t portrayed Scotty Appleton, a detective who goes undercover in Nino’s gang, the Cash Money Brothers, to bring down the drug lord for taking the life of his mother. Rock was “Pookie” Benny Robinson, a former stick-up kid who becomes homeless and poor after Appleton shoots him in the ankle. Pookie becomes a crack addict and eventually a police informant and infiltrates the Cash Money Brothers.

New Jack City, made
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Movie Review – Madness in the Method (2019)

Madness in the Method, 2019.

Directed by Jason Mewes.

Starring Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Gina Carano, Vinnie Jones, Brian O’Halloran, Teri Hatcher, Dean Cain, Danny Trejo, Judd Nelson, and Stan Lee.

Synopsis:

In hopes to shed Hollywood’s perception of him, Jason Mewes teams up with filmmaker and best friend Kevin Smith to track down a mysterious book. While it will help him become a serious actor, it leads Mewes down a dangerous path.

Every creative person struggles through a few identity crises in their life. First is when you are trying to discover who you are, and another is when you decide to change people’s perspective of who you are. In pop music, an artist like Madonna or Lady Gaga will re-invent themselves to give listeners a new outlook on their work. Even film directors can jump genre lines to show their range like Jordan Peele going from comedy to horror.
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Casper Van Dien and Judd Nelson in Dead Water Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital September 17th

Terror goes deeper when Dead Water arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital), DVD, and Digital September 17 from Lionsgate

error goes deeper when Dead Water arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital), DVD, and Digital September 17 from Lionsgate. This film is currently available On Demand. An action-thriller with a fantastic cast, this film follows a former Marine who must risk everything in a battle with a modern-day pirate. Featuring intense action setpieces, the film stars Casper Van Dien, Judd Nelson, and Brianne Davis. The Dead Water Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively. Check out the trailer

When a relaxing getaway turns deadly, a former Marine must risk his life to save his wife and best friend from a modern-day pirate while facing the ghosts of the war he left behind.

Cast

Casper Van Dien Alita: Battle Angel, Mortal Kombat: Legacy

Brianne Davis TV’s “Six,
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St. Elmo’s Fire is Becoming a TV Series: Yes, It’s True

It was bound to happen eventually, right? St. Elmo’s Fire is one of those 80s movies that didn’t seem to get a lot of attention since it got drowned out by other movies of the time and almost forgotten, but those that remember the movie no doubt recall that it had several members of the notorious Brat Pack as its main stars. From Ally Sheedy to Judd Nelson, Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Andrew McCarthy and Rob Lowe, this movie had a bunch of future greats that kind of fizzled here and there in their careers after this era but have

St. Elmo’s Fire is Becoming a TV Series: Yes, It’s True
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‘St. Elmo’s Fire’: NBC Kindles the Sparks For a TV Remake

NBC is turning on the lights and opening up the bar again for a St. Elmo’s Fire TV series remake. The 1985 coming-of-age classic, which cemented stars Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy,and Mare Winningham as core members of the ’80s “Brat Pack,” is being developed into a modern-day remake by […]

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Fanatic Feed: Katrina Law Joins Hawaii Five-0, St. Elmos Eyes TV Adaptation, and More!

Here is a wrap up of all the news you need to know from Wednesday, August 14, 2019.

Katrina Law is making her way to Hawaii Five-0.

The Arrow veteran has copped a series regular role on the tenth season of the veteran CBS drama series.

The actress is on board as Quinn Liu, a former Staff Sergeant with Army Cid who was demoted for insubordination.

Quinn comes into contact with the team during a case involving veterans, and despite a troubling beginning, the team quickly recognizes her as an asset.

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“We are thrilled to have Katrina join the [cast],” says showrunner Peter M. Lenkov of the casting.

“She dazzles as Quinn, the team’s newest recruit, and viewers are going to love seeing how she first encounters McGarrett and Danny (played by Scott Caan). If you know the show well, you’ll be feeling some déjà vu.
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St. Elmo's Fire Series Eyed at NBC

St. Elmo’s Fire is the next feature film in line for the TV treatment: NBC is developing a series adaptation of the 1985 coming-of-age flick.

The project is described as a modern take on the Brat Pack film, which will focus on a group of close friends struggling with their careers, commitment and the responsibilities of adulthood.

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The movie followed a similar plot, centering on recent Georgetown University graduates
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‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ Series in Development at NBC

  • Variety
NBC is developing a series adaptation of the 1980s film “St. Elmo’s Fire.”

The series is described as a modern adaptation of the film that showcases a group of close friends struggling with career, commitment and the responsibilities of adulthood. Released in 1985, the film starred many members of the so-called Brat Pack, including Emilio Estevez, Ally Sheedy, Judd Nelson, Rob Lowe, and Demi Moore. Joel Schumacher directed and co-wrote the script with Carl Kurlander.

Josh Berman is attached to write and executive produce, with Chris King also executive producing. Sony Pictures Television and Osprey Productions will produce. Berman most recently co-created the ABC series “Notorious” and previously created the series “Drop Dead Diva,” “Vanished,” and “Killer Instinct.” He also co-created “The Mob Doctor.” His other credits include “CSI,” “Bones,” and “The Blacklist.”

News of the series development comes as the broadcast networks have largely moved away from ordering remakes
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‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ TV Series in the Works at NBC

  • The Wrap
NBC is revamping an ’80s classic with a modern remake of “St. Elmo’s Fire” in the works at the broadcast network, an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap.

The hour-long drama has received a script sale at NBC, with Josh Berman set to write and executive produce the potential series. Chris King will also executive produce.

Here’s the official logline for the project based on the Brat Pack movie: A modern adaptation of the feature film that showcases a group of close friends struggling with career, commitment and the responsibilities of adulthood.

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The series hails from Sony Pictures Television and Berman’s Osprey Productions.

Directed by Joel Schumacher, the 1985 film “St. Elmo’s Fire” starred Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy and Mare Winningham. The
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‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ TV Series In Works At NBC From Josh Berman & Sony Pictures TV

  • Deadline
‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ TV Series In Works At NBC From Josh Berman & Sony Pictures TV
The Brat Pack is back! In one of NBC’s first buys this pitch season, the network has put in development St. Elmo’s Fire, a modern adaptation of the cult classic 1985 feature.

Written by Drop Dead Diva creator Josh Berman, the updated St. Elmo’s Fire will showcase a group of close friends struggling with career, commitment and the responsibilities of adulthood.

Berman executive produces through his Osprey Prods., alongside Chris King. Sony Pictures Television, whose feature sibling Columbia Pictures produced the 1985 movie, is the studio. The project has a script commitment from the network.

Co-written and directed by Joel Schumacher, the coming-of-age St. Elmo’s Fire starred Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, and Mare Winningham as a group of recent Georgetown University graduates, chronicling their adjustment to post-college life and the responsibilities of adulthood.

Despite lukewarm reception by critics, St. Elmo
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The Five Best Andrew McCarthy Movies of His Career

If you didn’t read up on Andrew McCarthy and missed out on the 80s and 90s you might never have known about the Brat Pack and his role in it. Plus, you might not have known that he had a hand in directing Orange Is The New Black either, but it’s amazing what you can find out when you look around. In his younger years McCarthy was in fact part of the famous group of individuals that included Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, and several others. Surprisingly McCarthy has stated that he was never a part of this pack

The Five Best Andrew McCarthy Movies of His Career
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Trailer: Jason Mewes Makes His Directorial Debut With ‘Madness In The Method’

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Here’s one of our most anticipated movies of the summer; Jason Mewes‘ directorial debut Madness In The Method, a movie we’ve been following the progress of for a little while now. Mewes also leads the cast of the upcoming comedy, a film which apparently delivers murder, madness and meta-moviemaking. Cannot wait.

Here’s the official synopsis:

The only way to survive in Hollywood is to toughen up, or embrace insanity! At least that’s the advice Kevin Smith passes on to his best friend Jason Mewes, problem is, Smith was joking about the latter…

No longer content being known only as Jay from Jay and Silent Bob, Jason takes matters into his own hands and hatches a plan to change people’s perception of him in the movie business. Did the plan involve a killing spree, a wide scale police investigation and international press scrutiny? Probably not,
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August 2019 VOD & Digital Releases Include The Banana Splits Movie, Godzilla: King Of The Monsters, Brightburn, Nekrotronic, Ma, Gwen, Itsy Bitsy

As the calendar creeps closer towards the Halloween season, we have a brand new month of VOD and Digital releases coming our way throughout the month of August. Things kick off on the 2nd with the latest installment of Blumhouse’s Into the Dark series, School Spirit, and the directorial debut of Jason Mewes, Method in the Madness, also hits various platforms the same day.

August 6th is a very busy day for digital releases, as we have 10 different films coming out that day, including Brightburn, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, The Night Sitter, and Perception. Nekrotronic, featuring Monica Bellucci, arrives on the 9th, and just a few days later, The Banana Splits Movie hits digital on the 13th, and I’m still not sure what to make of it, but I will definitely be watching that night to see just what on earth they’ve done with these classic TV characters.
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