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Mad Max Sequels May Never Happen

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Mad Max: Fury Road brought in over $500 million Warner Bros. reigniting the George Miller franchise. Now it seems that any plans for sequel are close to being scrapped.

Last November, George Miller and his production company Kennedy Miller Mitchell filed a suit against Warner Bros. alleging that the company reneged on paying him a $7 million bonus for bringing Fury Road in under a budget of $157 million. Warner Bros., meanwhile, claims the film did go over budget, and thus Miller is not entitled to a bonus after all.

Warner Bros. tried to get the lawsuit moved out of Australia, but in November the Aussie Supreme Court ruled that the case would stay Down Under. Now, per the Sydney Morning Herald, new court filings shed some light on exactly what’s going on, and how this makes Fury Road sequels unlikely to happen.

In a counter-filing, Warner Bros. says Fury Road “significantly exceeded the approved budget,” with the extra costs caused largely by Miller’s production company. WB also claims they merely suggested an alternative ending rather than insisting on it, and that Miller’s company agreed to fund some of the additional filming in 2013.

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Tiffany Haddish Puts Kevin Hart In Arm Bar In New ‘Night School’ Trailer

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Universal Pictures has released the third Night School trailer for the upcoming comedy from Girls Trip and The Best Man Holiday filmmaker Malcolm D. Lee. The film stars Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish and revolves around a man who has to go back to school to get his GED in order to become a financial analyst. Hard plays the student, while Haddish plays his teacher.

Kevin Hart and producer Will Packer, who partnered for the hit Ride Along and Think Like a Man series, bring their signature style to Night School. The comedy from director Malcolm D. Lee (Girls Trip) follows a group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes in the longshot chance they’ll pass the GED exam. Co-stars Tiffany Haddish, Rob Riggle, Taran Killam and Romany Malco join Hart on-screen for the film that Hart produces for his Hartbeat Productions, and Packer via his Will Packer Productions.

Night School  also stars Ben Schwartz, Rob Riggle, and Romany Malco and opens in theaters on September 28th.

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New Poster Revealed For Will Smith’s Gemini Man

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Will Smith teams up with Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee for Gemini Man.

Gemini Man centers on an elite assassin becomes the target of a mysterious young operative who can seemingly predict his every move. The movie also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead (10 Cloverfield Lane) Clive Owen (The Knick) and Benedict Wong (Doctor Strange). This young operative is allegedly going to be a younger version of Will Smith’s character.

Gemini Man will hit theaters October 4, 2019.

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Chris Pine Is Ready For Battle In First Outlaw King Trailer

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Chris Pine is ready to lead a revolution in Outlaw King. Pine (Wonder Woman 1984) stars as medieval Scottish king, Robert the Bruce, from the upcoming Netflix historical drama.

The untold, true story of Robert the Bruce who transforms from defeated nobleman to outlaw hero during the oppressive occupation of medieval Scotland by Edward I of England. Despite grave consequences, Robert seizes the Scottish crown and rallies an impassioned group of men to fight back against the mighty army of the tyrannical King and his volatile son, the Prince of Wales.

Outlaw King will also star Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Godzilla), Florence Pugh (Lady Macbeth) and Stephen Dillane (Game of Thrones) as King Edward I. The feature film is produced by long-time filmmaking partners David Mackenzie and Gillian Berrie via their production company Sigma Films, and Richard Brown and Steve Golin of Anonymous Content.

The film reunites Pine with Hell or High Water director David Mackenzie. The Outlaw King, which is launching globally on Netflix November 9.

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