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The Curse Of La Llorona to Haunt Blu-ray & DVD This August

If you missed The Curse of La Llorona in theaters, you can summon The Weeping Woman from the comforts of your own home when the film is released on Blu-ray and DVD beginning August 6th (following its digital release on July 16th). Ahead of the film's home media release, we have a look at the cover art and full list of special features, including deleted scenes.

Check out the press release and cover art (via Home Theater Forum) below for the full release details, and in case you missed it, read Heather Wixson's SXSW review of The Curse of La Llorona.

Press Release: If you don’t know her name, you will when “The Curse of La Llorona” arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital. From New Line Cinema and producer James Wan, “The Curse of La Llorona” brings the iconic Latin American legend to terrifying life in an original horror film,
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Teen Choice Awards: 'Avengers: Endgame,' 'Crazy Rich Asians' and 'Riverdale' Among Nominees

Teen Choice Awards: 'Avengers: Endgame,' 'Crazy Rich Asians' and 'Riverdale' Among Nominees
Avengers: Endgame tops the first wave of nominations for the 2019 Teen Choice Awards with nine, in categories including choice action movie, choice action actress and choice movie villain.

The live-action pic Aladdin from Guy Ritchie trails behind the record-breaking superhero flick with five noms. 

Also among the frontrunners for film nominations are Crazy Rich Asians and Aquaman, with four mentions each. 

On the television side, Riverdale, The Flash and Shadowhunters lead with five noms each. 

Lil Nas X, whose chart-topping hit "Old Town Road" features Billy Ray Cyrus, earned five nods in the music categories, including choice male artist and choice breakout ...
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‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Riverdale,’ ‘Aladdin’ Top 2019 Teen Choice Award Nominations

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‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Riverdale,’ ‘Aladdin’ Top 2019 Teen Choice Award Nominations
The nominations for the 2019 Teen Choice Awards have been revealed, and voting has opened for the top movies, TV shows and music that has dominated the last year.

Avengers: Endgame” and “Aladdin” are the top contenders in the movie category with nine and five nods, respectively. In TV, “Riverdale,” “The Flash” and “Shadowhunters” each received four nominations. Still hot off the release of “Old Town Road,” up-and-coming rapper Lil Nax X made a splash with five nods, followed by Post Malone with four.

Voting is open now through June 25, and the show airs live on Sunday, Aug. 11, on Fox at 8 p.m. Et.


Choice Action Movie

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Avengers: Endgame


Captain Marvel

“Men in Black: International”

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Choice Action Movie Actor

Chris Evans – “Avengers: Endgame

Chris Hemsworth – “Avengers: Endgame,” “Men in Black: International

John Cena – “Bumblebee

Paul Rudd – “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” “Avengers: Endgame
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Who's the Next Blade? Justice League Actor Wants to Replace Wesley Snipes

There has been a lot of talk lately about Marvel possibly getting their act together and giving us another Blade movie. But even if this ever comes to fruition, there is sadly no way to guarantee that Wesley Snipes will be invited back to the role he made iconic on the big screen. And speaking of possibly having to replace Snipes as Blade one of these days, today we have word via the actor himself that none other than Justice League star Ray Fischer wants to play the Daywalker should Marvel ever actually get around to rebooting the character.

I don't know about you, but I think Ray Fisher is a solid choice to play Blade. After all, I think it's pretty safe to say that Fischer's run as Cyborg in the DC Universe has reached its end. But who knows? Maybe that planned Cyborg stand-alone spin-off movie will see
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Henry Golding Starts Long House Shingle With ‘Inheritance,’ ‘Harrington’s Greatest Hits’

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Henry Golding Starts Long House Shingle With ‘Inheritance,’ ‘Harrington’s Greatest Hits’
Crazy Rich Asians” star Henry Golding has started Long House Productions in partnership with China’s Starlight Cultural Entertainment Group with two features in the works.

Golding’s first feature under the Long House banner is action adventure “The Inheritance,” based on an original story idea by Alistair Hudson and Golding. Hudson is writing the script for the project, which is a starring vehicle for Golding.

He will also star in and produce the action-thriller “Harrington’s Greatest Hits” with James Strong directing from a Black List script by Dutch Southern, in which an assassin discovers that his arms-dealing father has put out a contract on him. Besides Golding and Long House, producers are DJ FilmsDamian Jones, 87North’s Kelly McCormick and “Deadpool 2” director David Leitch. Annie Marter will executive produce. Great Point Media provided development financing.

Starlight is a China-backed firm with offices in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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MTV Movie & TV Awards Winners: The Complete List

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The MTV Movie & TV Awards returned to television Monday, with host Zachary Levi and a number of pop culture favorites.

Dominating this year’s nominations with four apiece were front runners “Avengers: Endgame,” which took home the evening’s best movie award, and “Game of Thrones,” which won best show. The Oscar-nominated documentary “Rbg” also scored four nods but was overtaken by the evening’s best documentary winner “Surviving R. Kelly.”

This year’s show also featured three new categories: reality royalty (“Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta”), most meme-able moment (“The Bachelor”) and best real-life hero (Ruth Bader Ginsburg) in addition to the show’s new tradition — started in 2017 — which refrains from separating nominees by gender.

Additionally, Dwayne Johnson was honored with the Generation Award, and Jada Pinkett Smith took home the Trailblazer Award.

See the full list of winners below.

Best Movie

Avengers: Endgame” (Winner)


Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
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Marvel Studios Reportedly Looking at Donnie Yen and Power Rangers Star Ludi Lin for Roles in Shang-chi

It looks like Marvel Studios is actively on the hunt for actors to join their upcoming martial arts movie Shang-Chi. According to That Hashtag Show, the studio is reportedly going to be meeting with Donnie Yen (Ip Man, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and Ludi Lin (Power Rangers, Aquaman) to take on roles in the movie.

The report says that Marvel is “interested” and looking at casting Lin in the title role of Shang-Chi. He’s just one of many actors that the studio is going to be meeting with for the role. Last year, after word got out that Marvel was developing a Shang-Chi movie, Lin talked about wanting to take on the role saying:

“It’s definitely something I want to do. To do an Asian-centric superhero. To tell that story. I mean ideally, I’d like to design my own superhero, make my own creation. But
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Aquaman Actor Eyed To Play Shang-Chi For Marvel

Over the past little while, Marvel Studios has made it abundantly clear that they’re making a big effort to improve the level of diversity in the McU, though as of yet, we’ve seen few signs of how they intend to do this. That being said, it’s been widely reported that they’re fast-tracking Shang-Chi, which is said to be the McU’s first franchise with an Asian hero at the front of it.

Chinese-American writer Dave Callahan has been tapped to the pen the script and we’re hearing that it’s going to enter production pretty soon. But the question still remains: who’ll snag the role of the titular hero? To date, a few actors have been linked to the part and today, That Hashtag Show has provided an update on the situation, revealing some intriguing casting news.

According to the outlet, Marvel is currently
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MTV Movie and TV Awards predictions 2019: Complete odds in all categories led by ‘Avengers,’ ‘Riverdale’ and more

MTV Movie and TV Awards predictions 2019: Complete odds in all categories led by ‘Avengers,’ ‘Riverdale’ and more
Avengers: Endgame” is tied as the most nominated film at the MTV Movie and TV Awards with four bids, and we think it’ll win all of them when the awards air on June 17: Best Movie, Best Hero (Robert Downey Jr.), Best Villain (Josh Brolin) and Best Fight (Captain America vs. Thanos). That’s according to the combined predictions of hundreds of Gold Derby users who have given us their forecasts here in our predictions center. Do you agree that the Marvel blockbuster will achieve a clean sweep?

These awards are decided by MTV fans voting online, so popularity counts for a lot, and it’s hard to get more popular than “Endgame,” which is the second-biggest moneymaker of all time domestically not accounting for inflation ($826 million), and the second-biggest worldwide too ($2.73 billion). In the last 13 years no movie has won without grossing at least $100 million at the domestic box office,
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Cinepocalypse 2019 to Feature Advance Screening of Annabelle Comes Home

Adding to their already exciting film lineup announced back in May, Cinepocalypse 2019 has added an early screening of Annabelle Comes Home to their eclectic slate of programming, giving attendees the chance to see the devious doll on the big screen one week ahead of the film's theatrical release.

We have the press release below with additional information, and in case you missed it, check out our Annabelle Comes Home set visit report and edit bay visit highlights and interview with writer/director Gary Dauberman.

Press Release: Chicago’s Cinepocalypse Film Fest is thrilled to announce the addition of a Special Presentation screening of Annabelle Comes Home on June 19th—a full week before the film’s release—at the Music Box Theatre, as part of our exciting 2019 program. The film is written and directed by Gary Dauberman and co-written and produced by celebrated horror filmmaker James Wan, alongside Conjuring Universe producer Peter Safran.
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Shanghai Film Festival Abruptly Pulls Opening Film ‘The Eight Hundred’

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Shanghai Film Festival Abruptly Pulls Opening Film ‘The Eight Hundred’
The Shanghai Film Festival has abruptly yanked its opening movie, the $80 million patriotic war drama “The Eight Hundred,” on the eve of the fest’s kickoff, Variety has confirmed. A restored 4K version of “Midnight Cowboy” will play tomorrow night instead, the organizers announced Friday evening on social media.

The cancellation of the Saturday premiere was made for unspecified “technical reasons,” which is often a euphemism for censorship problems, although a source close to the project told Variety that that is not the issue in this case and that the film had successfully passed the content censorship stage. “Technical reasons” were also cited in the withdrawal of Zhang Yimou’s “One Second” from the Berlin Film Festival in February.

While Chinese authorities have withdrawn films from other film festivals – two were pulled from the Berlinale, including “One Second” – it’s unusual for a Chinese-made film to be yanked from a Chinese festival.
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Randall Park on That Ali Wong Sex Scene, Keanu Reeves and His Commercial for Chinese Liver Pills

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Randall Park on That Ali Wong Sex Scene, Keanu Reeves and His Commercial for Chinese Liver Pills
Randall Park will never forget his first paid acting gig.

How could he?

“It was on the Asian channel in L.A.,” the “Fresh Off the Boat” star recalls. “It was channel 18 and it was in Chinese, and I didn’t understand a word of it. I to this day, I don’t even know what I was selling exactly, and I’m not Chinese, but I played the father of a kid, and I come home from work, and the kid has a lot of energy, and I’m just super tired. Then I take these Chinese liver pills and then cut to me being wide awake, happy, playing with my kid all with a Mandarin voiceover. And I still don’t understand what they were saying…But I did get a lot of calls from my friends’ parents saying, ‘I saw you, you’re a huge star.’ And I was like,
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Win Free Passes To The St. Louis Advance Screening Of Annabelle Comes Home

Annabelle Comes Home” is the third installment of New Line Cinema’s hugely successful “Annabelle” films starring the infamous sinister doll from the “Conjuring” universe. Gary Dauberman, the screenwriter of the “Annabelle” films, “It” and “The Nun,” makes his directorial debut on the film, which is produced by Peter Safran (“Aquaman”), who has produced all the films in the “Conjuring” franchise, and “Conjuring” universe creator James Wan (“Aquaman”).

Enter for your chance to win two free passes to the St. Louis advance screening of “Annabelle Comes Home” . The theatrical sneak preview will be on June 19 at 7pm.

Enter Here:

No Purchase Required. A pass does not guarantee a seat at a screening. Seating is on a first-come, first served basis. The theater is overbooked to assure a full house.

The film is rated R for Horror Violence and Terror.

Catch the scary new trailer now.
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Green New Deal : Did Dems Kill "Swamp Thing" ?

"Aquaman" director James Wan, executive producer of "Swamp Thing", "...doesn't really know, or understand..." why WarnerMedia canceled his live-action series on 'DC Universe', after only one episode streamed, despite conspiracy theories that the title "Swamp Thing", 'Green New Deal' and a lead actress that looks like a certain congresswoman, could have rubbed some high-profile Democrats the wrong way:

Statement From DC Universe

per 'Moderator Applejack' from the 'Watchtower' forum:

"Hi friends,

"A million thanks for your patience. We understand this has not been an easy time for you as fans, and I will do my best to provide you with a satisfying answer.

"First, some updates:

"The full 10 episode season of 'Swamp Thing' will continue to air on 'DC Universe' with new episodes released weekly. There are no current plans for a Season 2.

"We appreciate there are questions as to 'why', but unfortunately we are not in a
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James Gunn Will Reportedly Help DC Rebuild Their Cinematic Universe

Last week, We Got This Covered reported that we’d heard Warner Bros. was planning to effectively reboot the DC Extended Universe. The original continuity will stand in the likes of the Wonder Woman and Aquaman franchises, but new projects – like The Batman and Supergirl – will take place in a fresh timeline that won’t connect with the old movies at all.

At the time, we believed this meant WB was attempting to sweep the past of the Dceu under the rug. However, our source now tells us that the studio is turning to a certain filmmaker who also works with Marvel to rebuild their fractured franchise.

Wgtc has heard that James Gunn has been appointed to get the Dceu back in shape. From what we understand, the diector is set to be involved in several upcoming projects as a producer, with his role as overseer of the cinematic universe
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‘Dark Phoenix’ Originally Planned as Two Movies, Fox CEO Forced Deadly Summer Release — Report

‘Dark Phoenix’ Originally Planned as Two Movies, Fox CEO Forced Deadly Summer Release — Report
Dark Phoenix” opened in theaters nationwide June 7 and ended the 19-year-old “X-Men” movie franchise at rock bottom. With just $33 million at the box office over its debut weekend, “Dark Phoenix” is the lowest opener of the franchise and, according to IndieWire’s box office expert Tom Brueggemann, will most likely finish its run with a total domestic gross that is lower than the opening weekends of several previous “X-Men” movies. A new report from Deadline details the behind-the-scenes drama that led to the “Dark Phoenix” disaster and reveals the film was originally set up as a two-parter.

The latest “X-Men” movie is based on one of the franchise’s most famous comic book storylines, one writer-director Simon Kinberg wanted to adapt faithfully after botching the first “Dark Phoenix” movie adaptation as co-writer of 2006’s “X-Men: The Last Stand.” The events of “X-Men: Days of Future Past” rebooted the film franchise
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James Wan Doesn’t Get Why ‘Swamp Thing’ Was Canceled

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James Wan Doesn’t Get Why ‘Swamp Thing’ Was Canceled
This weekend was a bummer for James Wan, who took to social media to lament the abrupt cancellation of the DC streaming series “Swamp Thing.”

The “Aquaman” director was an executive producer on the now-dead DC Universe horror series, which followed the story of a Louisiana scientist who mutates into the monstrous protector of Marais while a Cdc doctor investigates a deadly virus that could become a threat to humanity. The show premiered one week ago, but was suddenly cancelled by DC Universe just before the release of the second episode.

Despite this, Wan is urging DC fans to keep watching the remaining eight episodes of the show as they come out in the coming weeks, praising the cast and crew for their hard work.

“Don’t really know or understand why ‘Swamp Thing’ was cancelled,
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Warner Bros’ Strategy Against Disney: ‘It’s Like Baseball – Hit It Where They Ain’t’

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The 2019 Produced By Conference kicked off Saturday with Warner Bros.’ film and TV heads Toby Emmerich and Peter Roth discussing the future of the studio in an industry where the shadows of Disney and streaming are getting bigger and bigger.

Emmerich admitted to the Producers Guild of America members in attendance that he’s “jealous” of Disney and the army of Fox, Marvel and Lucasfilm titles they have assembled, but also said he was confident that there are still opportunities for Warner Bros. to thrive.

“Disney is going to be No. 1 for the foreseeable future,” the studio chairman said. “But I do think there’s a chance for us and other studios like Universal because Disney and Fox have a very specific type of focus. That gives us a chance to take specific risks with theatrical releases that they wouldn’t take. It’s like baseball: hit it where they ain’t.
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‘Black Mirror': That DC-Marvel Connection in ‘Striking Vipers’ Was a ‘Happy Accident,’ Charlie Brooker Says

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‘Black Mirror': That DC-Marvel Connection in ‘Striking Vipers’ Was a ‘Happy Accident,’ Charlie Brooker Says
(Warning: The following story includes spoilers from the “Black Mirror” Season 5 episode “Striking Vipers.”)

Marvel and DC Comics fans finally got their long-awaited crossover on the screen, just probably not in the way they would’ve expected.

The cast for “Striking Vipers,” one of the three episodes of the fifth season of Netflix’s “Black Mirror,” includes Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Anthony Mackie, Ludi Lin and Pom Klementieff. And if those names all sound familiar, it’s because they’ve all appeared in either a DC Comics-based or Marvel Studios film.

So we asked “Black Mirror” creator and co-showrunner Charlie Brooker if that was on purpose — hey, this is “Black Mirror” after all — or if the whole thing was just a happy coincidence. “That was an accident of casting,” Brooker told TheWrap. “We were just casting the best people for the job. It was afterwords we thought, ‘Oh this is quite a universes colliding.
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Enter the Warrens’ Room of Haunted Artifacts in New 360-Degree Video for Annabelle Comes Home

Some homeowners use their spare room for storage or a guest bedroom. Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren use theirs to contain artifacts haunted by demonic entities. Shortly after becoming the latest addition in the Warrens' artifact room, the deadly doll known as Annabelle (controlled by an inhuman spirit) receives a curious visitor (played by Katie Sarife) in Annabelle Comes Home, and a new 360-degree experience allows you to be the one who pays Annabelle a doomed visit in the Warrens' forbidden room of horrors.

You can take a stroll through the Warrens' artifact room below—just be sure to keep your head on a swivel...

Warner Bros. will release New Line Cinema's Annabelle Comes Home on Wednesday, June 26th. In case you missed it, read our Annabelle Comes Home edit bay visit impressions and interview with writer/director Gary Dauberman, check out Heather Wixson's set visit report,
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