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TRUE DETECTIVE Season 3 Confirmed With Mahershala Ali

Splashons, despite what some have called the worst second season known to man (shout out to weird lounge singer), HBO’s limited series True Detective will officially return for a third season. This upcoming season will star Oscar winner Mahershala Ali. Nic Pizzolatto is set to direct, along with Jeremy Saulnier. That’s quite a big boulder to put on Ali’s shoulders. I guess he can’t really fail because no one’s going in with huge expectations… not after last time. But, then again, when it comes out it could be great and he’ll be the one we hoist on shoulders. The next installment...

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Mahershala Ali In Talks For HBO’s TRUE DETECTIVE Season 3

Moonlight star Mahershala Ali is reportedly in early talks to star in True Detective season 3. The 43-year-old won Best Supporting Actor at this year’s Oscars for Moonlight, but now he’s reportedly in negotiations to front the third season of HBO’s True Detective. A third season of True Detective hasn’t been officially commissioned, with the second season starring Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn not being quite as beloved as the first. Should Ali officially sign on — a story broken over at the Tracking Board — his starring role will follow A-listers  including Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson for the first season,...

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ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL Trailer Released

Splashers, it’s always a pleasure to have your face slapped by a product you didn’t know about. Haven’t heard any buzz leading up to it, and out of nowhere; boom. That may not be the case for everyone, but you better believe I just had my eyes opened. That’s a line that will be a little funnier, and cheesier, after you’ve seen the trailer for Fox’s upcoming Alita: Battle Angel. It’s produced by James Cameron (Avatar) and Jon Landau (Dick Tracy, there were other options but I like that one). Oh, and it’s directed by Robert Rodriguez (You know...

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Michelle Rodriguez Joined ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL On The Down Low

According to Entertainment Weekly, Michelle Rodriguez (Fast and the Furious franchise, Avatar) secretly signed onto the adaptation of Yukito Kishiro’s famed manga Alita: Battle Angel. The film is directed by Robert Rodriguez and written and produced by James Cameron. Sources tell the site Rodriguez will play Gelda in the film. In the comics, the character was a slim cyborg warrior. Rodriguez joins Rosa Salazar (The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trails) who is set to star as titular character Alita, as well as Jennifer Connelly, Jackie Earle Haley, Christoph Waltz, Ed Skrein, Mahershala Ali, and Keean Johnson. Alita: Battle Angel...

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TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL Begins, Bringing Magic Back to Colorado Mountains

The 44th incarnation of the world-renowned Telluride Film Festival began with its usual under-stated fanfare on Friday, bringing to the idyllic Colorado Mountains the usual lineup of stars, awards hopefuls, and diehard movie fans. Only the rest of Labor Day weekend will tell how far the event organizers have hit it out, but the slate of options and early returns portend well for the gathering. Telluride Film Festival has always prided itself in its smaller and egalitarian but somewhat exclusive nature. The fest is small as it boasts of a more selective menu of movies and of having no...

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