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Ben Affleck cast as new Batman!

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Ben Affleck has been announced by Warner Bros as their new Batman to star alongside Henry Cavill in the unnamed ‘Batman vs Superman’ film directed by Zack Snyder.

Warner Bros President Greg Silverman quoted in a statement:

“We knew we needed an extraordinary actor to take on one of DC Comics’ most enduringly popular super heroes, and Ben Affleck certainly fits that bill and then some,”

While we’re massive Argo fans here at Movie Emporium, we remain a little sceptical after the deathly serious portrayal we’ve become accustomed to (from Christian Bale) and hope that Ben avoids the pitfalls of the suave/comical take encountered by his good friend George Clooney in 1997′s truly awful Batman & Robin (averages 3.6 on IMDB).

Will there be room for a beard under that cowl? – We hope so! ;)

The Inbetweeners Movie – Official sequel announced!

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The Official Inbetweeners Facebook has just confirmed the announcement of a sequel with this post:

Dearest Facebook fwends – Beebedy beep beep – time for an Inbetweeners sequel update. As promised, you are now the first to know ‘officially’ that there’s a new Inbetweeners movie coming your way next Summer. We can’t tell you anything else right at this minute other than that Jay, Will, Simon and Neil are back and it’s DEFINITELY happening. As soon as there’s more info, we’ll post it here like a sort of online golden easel outside Buckingham Palace. We’re all very excited about working together and the film should hit cinemas early August 2014.

Thanks for the continued support, we honestly wouldn’t be doing this if we didn’t feel the amazing support from you guys. We couldn’t just leave it with the last words of The Inbetweeners being ‘Oooh, I think I’ve shit myself’!

Great news for us fans who’ll get to see the fab four at University? On a gap year? Another holiday?
Let us know what you think the next scenario will be…

We’ll be back…

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You may have noticed things have been a little quiet around Movie Emporium lately.

While we’ve still be enjoying trips to silverscreen that we love so much we’ve also been very busy with a lot of other stuff too.

It was 3 years and 2 days ago that this site (in an earlier form) was born and we’ve posted countless trailers, seen 100′s of movies and marvelled over many a poster but right now we’re going to have to just do this silently.

This is not goodbye, we’ll still be posting odd bits and pieces when we can, but it’s going to be on a much quieter scale while we spend some much needed time marvelling at the world.

To quote the terminator “I’ll be back…” or should that be we?

 

 

Loki crashes Marvel Panel at Comic Con 2013

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In full costume and in-character Tom Hiddleston gives the audience a speech they’ll never forget…

This full version has been edited together from all the available YouTube footage.

Zack Snyder & Henry Lennix annouce Superman/Batman Movie

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Comic Con 2013 doesn’t get much more exciting than that – Check the scream when the teaser logo is revealed!

“I want you to remember, Clark, in all the years to come. In all your private moments. I want you to remember my hand at your throat. I want you to remember, the one man who beat you.”

The Lone Ranger – New behind the scenes featurette

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A new behind the scenes glimpse at the making of The Lone Ranger shows us how the actors get to grips with life in the wild west.

From the makers of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, The Lone Ranger gives the classic story an updated re-imagining, featuring Armie Hammer as the eponymous hero and Johnny Depp as the native indian Tonto. The film promises to have all the action and excitement of the Pirates movies, and is released on August 9th.

Boss Season 1 Starring Kelsey Grammar

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You may know him as Frasier but Kelsey Grammar is back as Mayor Tom Kane, the King of Chicago in Boss, which is released in the UK on Monday 10th June

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The Last Scout – Coming Soon

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“The Last Scout” Has been written by ‘White Collar Hooligan’ Paul Tanter and has Simon Phillips taking on the directors duties. This latest film see both Tanter and Phillips breaking away from the british crime scene that they are best known for and into the Sci-Fi genre.

The film is a futuristic story of a crew of astronauts searching for a new home for humanity after Earth has been devastated by a nuclear war between the East and the West.

Both writer and director describe themselves as sci-fi geeks and state that the film will be combining the best elements of “Sunshine” and “Battlestar Gallactica.

Due for release in May 2014, this will be one to look out for.

X-Men: Days of Future Past – Peter Dinklage

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If you’re a massive Game of Thrones fan like me, you’ll be excited to see the award winning Peter Dinklage collaborating with Bryan Singer in this personal tweet from the director himself – working away on X-Men: Days of Future Past. The next pre-sequel in the X-Men series just got a hell of a lot more interesting!

Your chance to ask Edgar Wright about The World’s End

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With the release date of The World’s End, Edgar Wright’s third film with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, rapidly approaching, you have the opertunity to submit your questions to Edgar Wright via Twitter. To ask a question simply tweet @YahooMoviesUK your question and use the hashtag #TheWorldsEnd. Yahoo will be posting the responses on Tuesday.

The World’s End tells the story of five childhood friends who reunite 20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, The World’s End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realise the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind’s. Reaching The World’s End is the least of their worries.

A new trailer will also be landing at 3pm on Wednesday 22nd May so keep your eyes peeled.

The World’s End is released in the UK on 19th July 2013.

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