Sunday Brings THRONES 6.6!!

Sunday Brings THRONES 6.6!!

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I am – Hercules!!
The origin of Hodor’s name was the invention of George R.R. Martin, who apparently revealed it to the “Game of Thrones” showrunners in a hotel room some time ago. (Does this mean all of Martin’s plans for future novels were disseminated to David Benioff and D.B Weiss verbally?)
Game of Thrones 6.6 FAQ
What’s it called? “Blood Of My Blood.”
Who’s responsible? Teleplay is credited to Bryan Cogman.
What says HBO? “An old foe comes back into the picture. Gilly (Hannah Murray) meets Sam’s (John Bradley) family. Arya (Maisie Williams) faces a difficult choice. Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) faces off against the High Sparrow (Jonathan Pryce).”
 
Last week. On “Game Of Thrones.”
* “I can still feel what he did in my body,” Sansa Stark explained to Peter Baelish.
* Arya witnessed an apocryphal season-one recap, then snuck backstage to gaze upon the stage-star she was assigned to murder.
* Not far from a tree bearing the face of Max Von Sydow, Bran witnessed the creation of The Night King.
* What is dead can never die.  We learned Euron has designs on the Khaleesi and that it is difficult to drown the Ironborn. Also, drier Greyjoys absconded with the Iron Islands’ best ships.
* Jorah Mormont confirmed he loves the Khaleesi and is turning to stone.
* “Do you remember what you heard that night when the sorcerer tossed your parts into the fire?” the red priestess asked Varys. “You heard a voice call out from the flames, do

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The James Cameron Produced Robert Rodriguez Directed ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL has found its star!!!

Pieced together from a junkyard of the 25th Century…

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Hey folks, Harry here…  This is one of those projects that is kinda pretty much legendary at this point for me.   James Cameron has been in control of this beloved MANGA property for ages.  Of all Cameron’s projects, this was always the one that Rodriguez envied most.  He’s been friends with Jim for a very very long time and while Robert never would go into detail, Cameron apparently showed him some sort of test – pre-AVATAR time that had Robert drooling WANTING to tell me, but knowing about the James Cameron Assassin team, he dared not.   
When it got announced that Rodriguez was getting to take over this project, I was ecstatic.   Cameron’s announced slate of AVATAR films seems to be the passion that has gripped Cameron – and really I can’t fault him.  AVATAR came from his noggin entirely, this was always an adaptation of an epic MANGA series that could very well become it’s own franchise.   It is a very long tale indeed – and Rodriguez getting to work on something this rich with awesome, well…  So happy!

Our pals over at COLLIDER are saying that Rosa Salazar has secured the role of the titular junkyard badass, Alita.   You might remember her from THE MAZE RUNNER: SCORCHED TRIALS or INSURGENT.  I liked her role in SCORCHED TRIALS, but that other film series… honestly – I just can’t stand.  There’s something that rings completely wrong with me, but anyways, that’s not her fault, it’s the whole

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Capone explores the intellectual love triangle MAGGIE’S PLAN, with writer-director Rebecca Miller

Capone explores the intellectual love triangle MAGGIE’S PLAN, with writer-director Rebecca Miller

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Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. After making several films based on books she authored (PERSONAL VELOCITY, THE PRIVATE LIVES OF PIPPA LEE) or on an original screenplay (ANGELA, THE BALLAD OF JACK AND ROSE), filmmaker Rebecca Miller’s latest, MAGGIE’S PLAN, is her first movie based on the unpublished work of an outside author—her friend Karen Rinaldi. Ironically, the work feels like an especially personal story involving the lives and loves of a creative group of friends, acquaintances, and lovers, played by the likes of Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore, Bill Hader, Maya Rudoph, and Travis Fimmel. Considering that Miller herself grew up in a home with creative types—her father is author and playwright Arthur Miller; her mother is photographer Inge Morath—it should come as no surprise that MAGGIE’S PLAN (which she adapted) is both an examination of such a household and perhaps even a cautionary tale. Miller was in Chicago recently where I got to sit down with her to discuss the film and the story that inspired it, as well as how her husband (actor Daniel Day Lewis) helped her cast a critical role in the movie. We were joined by the film’s producer, Damon Cardasis, and it was great chat about a more intellectual take on the romantic-comedy genre. Please enjoy my chat with Rebecca Miller and Damon Cardasis… Capone: I saw this film for the first time at Sundance. I didn’t realize until the second time that nearly everyone in this

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Sam Mendes: “I Think It’s Time For Somebody Else” To Direct Bond

It is still not clear whether or not Daniel Craig is officially finished with James Bond, but if the actor who revitalized the character leaves it behind, he’ll have company. Sam Mendes, who helmed two back to back Bond flicks – 2012’s Skyfall and 2015’s Spectre – that collectively earned nearly two billion dollars, has confirmed that he’s finished with the 007 franchise.
“It was an incredible adventure, I loved every second of it,” the American Beauty Oscar-winner said…

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