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HBO Taps Game Of Thrones's Bryan Cogman To Pen Fifth Prequel Series

With Game of Thrones looking to end its series run next year with a six-episode eighth season, HBO has apparently commissioned a fifth Game of Thrones prequel series penned by show writer/co-executive producer Bryan Cogman. Cogman joins the four previously announced writers who are each working on their own Thrones prequel series: Max Borenstein (Kong: Skull […]

Tom Hardy And Tom Hardy Create An Enjoyable Legend — A Review

Tom Hardy stars as London's infamous Kray twins in Universal's new film Legend. His performance as the charismatic Reggie and the unhinged, but seemingly well-read Ronnie is certainly worth the price of admission. Despite a handful of flaws, his talents anchor an enjoyable, if not completely satisfying, film. The film obliquely recounts the rise of […]


Here Comes A Modern Day Dragon Slayer Story – Appropriately Enough, Called Slayer

We've all heard the story before, of a son inheriting strange responsibilities from his father and stepping up to take on those duties himself. Well, get ready to hear it twice more. Legendary Pictures have optioned Slayer,the first script from Martin Helgeland, the son of LA Confidential writer, and Payback and A Knight's Tale writer-director […]


Angelina Jolie Rushes Special – Permit Off, Permit On, Controversy And Cameron

Earlier this week, Angelina Jolie's directorial debut – an as yet unnamed romance set in Bosnia – hit something of a hiccup when Bosnian officials revoked her filming permit. However, she was not at the time shooting in the country, so there was no immediate challenge to the production, and secondly they had made their […]