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Tom Cruise Signs on For MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5!

Agent Ethan Hunt is back!

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mission-impossible-ghost-protocol-movie-still10aAgent Ethan Hunt is back!

Deadline is reporting that Tom Cruise, who has been on a massive run of action films as of late, has officially signed on to reprise his role as Agent Ethan Hunt in MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5.  According to the site,

“Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions have set Tom Cruise in a deal to star in and produce a fifth installment in the Mission: Impossible franchise. Both Paramount and Skydance have confirmed this, but they are not saying who’s writing and directing, or when they are targeting release.”

And why wouldn’t Cruise return?  The last entry in the series, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCOL, not only was the highest rated of the series (sitting at a whopping 93% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes), but also became the highest grossing film of Cruise’s career, taking in over $700 Million worldwide!

No word on who would direct the film as of yet, although it has long been speculated that Christopher McQuarrie would take over the reigns from Brad Bird.  Development will be underway soon with Cruise and JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot, and if the quality keeps growing, I’ll welcome the sequel with open arms.

 

 

 

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How Lupita Nyong’o Scared The $#%& Out Of An “US” Audience Member 

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The movie US is terrifying enough. Now imagine running into star Lupita Nyuong’o in the restroom of the theater.

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The ‘Toy Story 4’ Trailer Just Dropped And It’s Surprisingly Deep

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The first Toy Story was all “You. Are. A. Toy!” But Toy Story 4  is like “Am I though?”

The first, full trailer for the highly anticipated sequel just dropped and of course it looks amazing. When we last saw Woody, Buzz and the gang, they had found a new home with Bonnie, the little girl who lived next door to their original owner, Andy. We thought the franchise was done. The torch had officially been passed. What more story was left for these toys? Well, it seems like the geniuses over at Disney/Pixar are taking these toys to infinity and beyond.

In the upcoming sequel, Bonnie has made a toy out of a spork and that toy becomes the most important to her. The spork, known as Forky, has an existential crisis and doesn’t know why he is alive. Same spork, same. As he runs away he tells Woody and the gang that he is “not a toy. [He] was made for soup, salad, maybe chili and then the trash.”  Of course Woody needs to bring Forky back to Bonnie because he can’t bare to see her sad so he and Buzz go on a journey to find Forky and that’s when the plot thickens! Woody finds his old flame, Bo Peep, inside of an antiques shop and reconnects with her. But this Bo ain’t the same no mo. She is fierce! She turned her hoop skirt into a cape and is kicking toy booty! Bo Peep has found happiness living at an amusement park which makes Woody wonder if he could be happy with “the lost toy life.”

Will Woody go back to Bonnie? Will Bo go back to Woody? Will Forky ever be happy as a toy? Does true happiness even exist?! I didn’t think this animated film would raise such weighted questions!

The highly anticipated film hits theaters on June 21st and I am sure it will be a blockbuster hit! Take a look at the full trailer below!

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VIDEO: The Shocking Number of Birdbox Scenes That Were Computer Generated

From rivers and birds to entire forests and buildings… check out how Industrial Light and Magic fooled us all.

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You’ve probably seen Birdbox…but you couldn’t have known how much of WHAT you saw was computer trickery! From rivers and birds to entire forests and buildings… check out how Industrial Light and Magic fooled us all.

But the truth is, not every content producer can afford high concept graphic effects. For example, here is what Bird Box would look like if I WERE IN IT. Enjoy! (And yes, I’m weird.)

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