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The Academy Award Will Not Introduce A Popular Movie Category

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The Oscars reversed their decision to introduce a Popular Movie category.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Academy will not be adding the new category after all. Initially, it was supposed to be rolled out in the upcoming 91st awards ceremony in 2019.

Academy CEO Dawn Hudson released a statement that the negative reactions to the new category played a role in the holding of the changes.

“There has been a wide range of reactions to the introduction of a new award, and we recognize the need for further discussion with our members. We have made changes to the Oscars over the years — including this year — and we will continue to evolve while also respecting the incredible legacy of the last 90 years.”

This could be due to the uproar over the Academy not announcing the guidelines for the award. Are the movies determined based on box gross? Is the movie a people choice award?

Mark Wahlberg thought many of his films would have been up for an Oscar if the award was in place.

“Maybe if they’d had the category before, we’d have won a couple of them,” the Mile 22 star told Variety. “We’ve had some really commercially successful films that we think certainly warranted that kind of notoriety. We make films that we want people to enjoy and if we get those kind of accolades, fantastic. If not, we make the movies for audiences to enjoy.”

 

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Logic Is Set To Write A Movie JJ Abrams

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Logic is ready for the next stage of his career.

The Maryland rapper announced his upcoming project with legendary producer/director J.J. Abrams on Twitter.

“I cannot express my excitement nor my gratitude to @jjabramsofficial and everyone at for believing in me as an actor and writer. I am so excited to move into this next step of creativity in my career! Aaaahhhhhh this is gonna be so epic!!!”, wrote Logic.

Logic hinted at working on movie earlier this year. The 29-year-old spoke about it on the red carpet during the  2018 Grammy Awards.

“Yeah, well there’s a lot of things that are going on right now, which is awesome,” Logic said at the time. “I just finished my first novel. I started the second one. I just wrote and finished a movie that I’m really excited to star in now. I’ve been working really hard. It’s been amazing.”

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The Stakes Are High In The First Trailer For ‘The Informer’

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Aviron Pictures has released the first trailer for their upcoming thriller The Informer.

In the film, honorably discharged Special Ops soldier Pete Koslow’s (Joel Kinnaman) world is turned upside-down when he is jailed after a fight to protect his wife (Ana de Armas). He’s given a chance for early release by becoming an informant for the FBI (Academy Award nominees Rosamund Pike and Clive Owen) and using his covert skills in an operation to take down The General, the most powerful crime boss in New York. But when the FBI sting meant to finally earn Koslow his freedom results in the death of an undercover NYPD cop, Koslow finds himself caught in the crossfire between the mob and the FBI. The General insists Koslow takes the heat and sends him back to prison to spearhead a drug operation from inside, and the FBI affirms that going back to jail to do The General’s bidding is the only way for Koslow to keep his deal with them alive.

The Informer hits theaters March 22, 2019. Joel Kinnaman stars with Rosamund Pike, Clive Owen, Common, and Ana de Armas.

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Aquaman Will Screen 5 Days Earlier For Amazon Prime Subscribers

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Amazon Prime users will get treated to the Aquaman first standalone movie sooner than most.

U.S. Amazon Prime members will get to see James Wan’s vision of DCs underwater hero nearly a week ahead of its theatrical release on December 21st.

The shopping and streaming giant is reportedly working with exhibitors like Regal Cinemas, ArcLight, Cinepolis, Bow Tie Cinemas, Showcase Cinemas, and Studio Movie Grill to host early screenings on Saturday, December 15th with tickets to be sold exclusively to Amazon Prime members and it’s expected people may book up to ten tickets.

Amazon held a similar promotion last year for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and earlier this year for the third Hotel Transylvania.

The film is opening on December 13th and 14th in much of the rest of the world so this screening would more in line with that launch.

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