‘Magic Mike’ Sequel Moved Up To Wednesday Before Fourth Of July

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UPDATED, 3:15 PM: Warner Bros said today it will give moviegoers two extra days to ogle Magic Mike 2 next Independence Day weekend. The sequel has been moved from July 3 to July 1. No Roman candle jokes, please.

PREVIOUSLY: Warner Bros has set Magic Mike 2 for July 3, 2015. The sequel to the 2012 film directed by Steven Soderbergh that was informed by Channing Tatum‘s early days as a male stripper. This is the latest extension of the pic that Soderbergh and Tatum hatched and financed themselves. It was a risk that turned into a major score when the original movie starring Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Alex Pettyfer, Matt Bomer and other made $113.7M at the domestic box office — one of Soderbergh’s most lucrative movies ever — and has since spawned a Broadway musical now in the works.

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‘G.I. Joe’ 3 Movie Release Date And Spoilers, Channing Tatum Character Returning To Life; More Characters To Be Introduced?

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“G.I. Joe” 3 movie release date has been officially set for 2016!

Following the success of the “G.I. Joe” franchise, the call for superhero movies grows by the minute. While the characters in G.I. Joe is your average hero unlike the super powerful mutants or gifted humans, fans continue to call out for the next installment.

Real American heroes G.I. Joe are set to another bout with the enemies of darkness personified by Cobra Commander and his allies in the upcoming “G.I. Joe 3″. Writing is underway, shared by director Jon M. Chu. While nothing has been set on stone, the director reveals what is planned for the next adventure.

In an interview with Collider.com, Jon enlightens fans about the plans for the upcoming installment.

“G.I. Joe” 3 is open to including additional characters, as much as the second sequel. However, Jon confirms the difficulty with multiple characters in the movie. As much as it’s fun for both crew and audiences, the complexity is there-but that doesn’t mean it won’t happen. In his interview with MTV, he shares that there are indeed characters returning, and newcomers to look out for.

As the director does confirm the return of headliners, Bruce Willis and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, he teases the possible coming back of Channing Tatum’s character, Duke.

Not an impossible move especially in the G.I. Joe franchise, the revival of Duke is highly conceivable-taking into account the apparent death of Storm Shadow in the first film. In an interview with MTV, Jon is quoted saying:

“You new know, Storm Shadow died in the first one and came back in the second one, and then other characters have died and never come back. The G.I. Joe world, the best thing about it is you never know who’s coming back and who’s not.”

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London Film Festival Pins ‘Foxcatcher’ for U.K. Premiere

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With October’s BFI London Film Festival already set to be book-ended by WWII dramas in The Imitation Game and Fury, Bennett Miller’s lauded real-life sports thriller Foxcatcher has now been added to the event’s schedule.

The film will receive its U.K. premiere at the American Express Gala on Oct. 16, with Academy Award-nominated Miller, plus stars Steve Carell and Sienna Miller set to attend.

“Featuring enthralling performances from its entire cast and directed with unswerving rigour, Foxcatcher not only confirms Bennett Miller as one of the world’s most significant contemporary filmmakers, it powerfully demonstrates the clarity of his vision: Get to the truth by creating fiction out of fact,” said festival director Clare Stewart.

Miller said that he’s thrilled to be attending the festival. “I suspect Britons will have a special relationship with this film,” he added.

The festival’s full lineup is set to be announced Sept. 3.

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Comic-Con 2014 Exclusives: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Radcliffe And Channing Tatum To Attend; The Giver and The Hobbit 3 Exclusive Footage To Air?

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Comic-Con will be held this year in San Diego starting July 23. There are more than 120,000 movie and TV fans, cosplayers, and industry types who are expected to attend the popular convetion for comic book, TV, and movie giveaways and exclusives, and a chance to hobnob with their favorite stars and directors.

As in the previous years, Comic-Con exclusives are eagerly awaited. Studios use this convention to preview footage for their more comic-book or superhero related offerings, and even bringing in the biggest movie stars to promote these.

Some of the initial Comic-Con dates and schedules seen below are the highlights of the event, and remain tentative but will be updated as the convention draws nearer and nearer.

On July 23, which is dubbed Preview Night, a screening of the film Into The Storm will be held at the Gas Light Theatre at 10 p.m. The New Line Cinema production is about high school students who record the events and effects of a ravaging tornado. A group of high school students document the events and aftermath of a devastating tornado.

The following day, July 24, DreamWorks Animation will be at the famed Hall H at 11:30 a.m. to feature Home and Penguins of Madagascar. Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch will be at the event to promote Penguins.

At 1:30pm, The Giver will take over Hall H, with stars Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush all in attendance, along with director Phillip Noyce, and the author herself, Los Lowry. New footage of the film is expected to be screened.

Paramount will move into Hall H at 3 pm, and while no official announcement has been made, some Interstellar (the much-awaited sci-fi film by Christopher Nolan) news, updates or surprises are eagerly anticipated

Meanwhile, on Friday, July 25, 3pm, the Horns movie panel will include director Alexander Aja, author Joe Hill, and Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe, to talk about the adaptation of the fantasy book.

Come 4:30 pm on the same day, Fox will be at the helm of Hall H, to present The Maze Runner, The Book of Life, Let’s Be Cops, Kingsman: The Secret Service, and Hitman: Agent 47 featuring a star-studded line-up that includes Channing Tatum, director Guillermo del Toro, Colin Firth, and Samuel L. Jackson.

And finally, Hall H will be manned by Warner Bros. on July 6, Saturday, with the highlight being director Peter Jackson and his presentation of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. A screening of The Hobbit 3 trailer might be possible too.

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