Film Bits: Oasis Documentary Hits Theaters for One Night Only; Watch the First Trailer for ‘Passengers’

Oasis Documentary Hits Theaters for One Night Only

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The surprising rise and subsequent implosion of Oasis is one of the more fascinating stories from the annals of rock history. Now, for one night only, fans can get in an inside view of the one of the more tumultuous stories in rock history with a screening of Oasis: Supersonic. The doc, from director Mat Whitecross and the production team that brought you Amy, hits theaters on October 26 for a one-night-only event. With Noel and Liam both serving as producers of the film, this is probably as close to a definitive account of the rocky history of Oasis as you’re ever going to get. To find theaters near you playing the film, and to buy tickets, click here.

(A24)

‘Jumanji’ Celebrates Filming With Onset Photo

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Just weeks after announcing the casting of Karen Gillan (Doctor Who), filming for the upcoming soft reboot/sequel to Jumanji has officially begun, and the cast celebrated with an onset photo from the forests of Hawaii. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (San Andreas) posted a picture to Instagram featuring him and co-stars Gillan, Kevin Hart (Get Hard), and Jack Black (The D Train) in costume and looking fierce. Johnson has previously described Jumanji as a continuation of the Robin Williams classic, with the film paying homage to the original film while updating the story for a new generation. Jumanji is currently slated for a July 28, 2017 release.

(Instagram)

Jared Leto Signs On to Play Andy Warhol in New Biopic

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Jared Leto (Suicide Squad)  has signed on to play Andy Warhol in the upcoming biopic Warhol. Leto will also serve as producer of the film alongside Michael DeLuca, and Terence Winter (The Wolf of Wall Street, Broadwalk Empire) is onboard to pen the script, based in part on Victor Bockris’ 1989 biography, Warhol: The Biography.

(The Hollywood Reporter)

‘Labyrinth’ Lands Distribution Deal with Open Road

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Open Road FIlms, the studio behind this year’s Best Picture winner, Spotlight, has acquired Johnny Depp’s upcoming Labyrinth, co-financing the film along with Miramax. Depp has signed onto to play LAPD Detective Russell Poole who, at the end of his career, becomes obsessed with solving the murder of Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. In the film, Poole teams up with a reporter to attempt to unravel the mystery, opening doors that may potentially expose corruption and shake the LAPD to its core. Brad Furman (The Infiltrator) is on board to direct, and filming is set to start this November.

(Variety)

The First Trailer for ‘Passengers’ Has a Little Bit of Everything

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The first trailer for director Morten Tyldum’s (The Imitation Game) sci-fi romance Passengers has been released. Watch Chris Pratt (The Magnificent Seven) and Jennifer Lawrence (Joy) as two members of a long distance mission to a far off planet who wake up from their hibernation 90 years too early. From the trailer, this film looks jam packed with romance, mystery, intrigue, and action as the two crew members attempt to figure out what went wrong and start a life of solitude together. Passengers is currently in post-production and is anticipated for release on December 21 of this year.

(YouTube)

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