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Win Dawn of the Planet of the Apes goodies!

Win Dawn of the Planet of the Apes goodies!
With its July 17th release now almost upon us, we at MCM Buzz have teamed up with 20th Century Fox to celebrate the upcoming Dawn of the Planet of the Apes movie with another great competition. A follow-up to 2011’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes, this movie tells the story of the battle between the surviving members of the human race and a growing population of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar. The film stars Andy Serkis as Caesar... 

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Preview with Andy Serkis

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Preview with Andy Serkis
At 6:00pm on Wednesday 4th June 2014, the doors of the Soho Hotel swung open for various journalists, eagerly waiting to view exclusive footage from 20th Century Fox’s brand new movie, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. The ‘Planet of the Apes’ franchise is now on its eighth film, and for those of you who have not heard of it, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a sequel to the 2011 blockbuster Rise of the Planet of the Apes, which is a reboot... 

James Franco to take on The Room

James Franco to take on The Room
James Franco’s production company, Rabbit Bandini Productions have acquired the rights to the book ‘The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside the Room’ a tell-all story that takes us behind the scenes of the greatest bad film ever made, The Room. For those not in the know, The Room was co-written by, directed by and starred Tommy Wiseaua and became a worldwide cult classic for all the wrong reasons. The Room still screens on a regular basis all across... 

Oz the Great and Powerful review

Oz the Great and Powerful review
Returning the wonderful world of Oz to the big screen was never going to be an easy task, no matter who took it on. When Sam Raimi (Evil Dead, Spider-Man, Drag Me To Hell) was announced to be taking on the directorial reigns of Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful, people had doubts. Thankfully they have nothing to fear as Raimi’s prequel to the 1939 classic is just what we all hoped it would be, a visually spectacular and fantastically entertaining... 

TV Spot and Stills from Oz: The Great and Powerful

TV Spot and Stills from Oz: The Great and Powerful
Oz: The Great and Powerful is only a couple of months from release and is heading in to full-on advertising mode. So we’ve been treated to another TV Spot. If you didn’t see the New Years ad you can watch it here. Directed by Sam Raimi, Oz stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams and even features the voice work of Zach Braff. So the acting talent is in place and Sam Raimi has proven before he can do a big budget... 

Oz: The Great and Powerful Theatrical Trailer

Oz: The Great and Powerful Theatrical Trailer
1939’s The Wizard of Oz is an iconic entry in the world of cinema. Bringing the stories of L. Frank Baum to life, The Wizard of Oz staring Judy Garland is a film that continues to stand up to this day. Since then (and even before then) there have been many other Oz-related movies, some verging on the borderline nightmare fuel like 1985’s Return To Oz, and some even ushering in completely new musical takes such as 1978’s The Wiz. Next year,... 

Shailene Woodley in talks to play Mary Jane Watson in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Shailene Woodley in talks to play Mary Jane Watson in The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Following on from the news of a sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man, Sony have recently begun putting out notice for some of the roles they are casting. Variety reported that casting is beginning for the sequel, and revealed that one of the characters to be cast is Peter Parker’s love interest Mary Jane Watson. It’s been said that actress Shailene Woodley is in talks to play Parker’s fiery red-headed love interest. Woodley can be found playing... 

Oz: The Great and Powerful – Trailer and Poster

Oz: The Great and Powerful – Trailer and Poster
During the San Diego Comic Con, Disney unveiled footage from their upcoming film Oz: The Great and Powerful, and wasted no time in getting the trailer online. Directed by Sam Raimi, the film starts James Franco, Mila Kunis and Michelle Williams, who were also in attendance during a panel at the event. Creating an origin story for the Wizard of Oz, the film begins in Kansas when Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician is whisked away... 

MCM Buzz Podcast To Go Ape This Wednesday With Star David Oyelowo!

MCM Buzz Podcast To Go Ape This Wednesday With Star David Oyelowo!
The MCM Buzz in association with 20th Century Fox is proud to announce that it will be featuring an  exclusive interview with David Oyelowo (The Last King Of Scotland) from the forthcoming movie, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, as part of it live podcast this Wednesday from 8pm on www.mcmbuzz.com. David, who will also be known to viewers of hit UK TV spy drama Spooks as Danny Hunter, will be talking to MCM Buzz host Stuart Claw about his role in... 

Andy Serkis Talks Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Andy Serkis Talks Rise of the Planet of the Apes
After over 3 decades of  absence (besides Tim Burton‘s 2001 remake) the Planet of the Apes series is making a comeback . Starring in the dystopian blockbuster is the talented live-action and motion-capture actor Andy Serkis. Set to play the main character “Caesar”, a scientifically enhanced chimpanzee, Serkis says it is nothing like he has ever experienced before – “It’s never been done before to this degree. I mean,... 
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