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Valerian 2: sequel is still possible, says Luc Besson

Valerian 2: sequel is still possible, says Luc BessonLimited box office returns haven't out Luc Besson off wanting to make Valerian 2... NewsNov 24, …

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Luc Besson Could Make 'Less Expensive' Valerian Sequel

Luc Besson thinks he could make a sequel to his sci-fi romp <i>Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets</i> for a lower price than the original. <i>Valerian</i> …

Science Fiction

Xbox One S and 4K movies giveaway

Free movies with your free console<p>Gift yourself or someone you love — for free. Have your eye on a new Xbox? We have that and two 4K movies to go with your new toy. Only one person will receive both of these prizes, but we are also choosing five runners-up to snag these movies as well.<p>The grand …

Gaming

2017's Top 10 Movie Turkeys

To all those Raindance admirers from across the pond getting their sweatpants ready for a Thanksgiving feast, here’s a list of 2017’s Top 10 Movie …

Movies

Dominique Farrugia Exits EuropaCorp, Joins Studiocanal

Dominique Farrugia, a popular French comedian-turned-filmmaker, has joined Studiocanal as co-managing director of productions. A long-time …

Hollywood

Does 'Valerian' Deserve a Second Act?

Audiences ignored it in theaters, but the Luc Besson film should find new life as it hits blu-ray.<p>If we boil down <i>Valerian and the City of a Thousand</i> …

Movies

Composer Alexandre Desplat on Choosing Luc Besson Over ‘Star Wars’

The maestro behind some of the cinemas’ most marvelous scores shares his thoughts on true passion.<p>If you haven’t seen Alexandre Desplat it would …

Filmmaking

Natalie Portman Shares Her Own Experiences With Harassment and Sexism: ‘I Have 100 Stories’

While speaking at Vulture Fest in Los Angeles, Portman got candid about dealing with harassment and sexism since she started acting at a young …

Entertainment

Viacom Halts ‘Padmavati’ Release After Religious Uproar

India’s Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Bhansali Productions have halted the global release of much-anticipated costume drama “Padmavati.” Controversy …

Award Shows

Box Office: ‘Justice League’ Scores $185 Million International Opening, Led by China

Warner Bros.-DC’s “Justice League” dominated the international box office in its opening weekend with $185.5 million at approximately 47,000 screens …

Movies

Out This Week: Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV

With so many new games and movies coming out, it can be hard to keep up. Lucky for you, IGN is here to help with a weekly round-up of the biggest …

Animal Crossing

‘Lady Bird,’ ‘Three Billboards’ Fly High, Netflix Mum on ‘Mudbound’ Results

A24’s “Lady Bord” and Fox Searchlight’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” both cracked the top 10 at the domestic box office this weekend …

Movies

Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp Sells French TV Production Unit for $13 Million

As it seeks to climb out of the red, Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp has sold its French TV production unit for 11 million euros ($13 million).<p>The business …

Science Fiction

‘Get Out’ Awards Category Dilemma: Film Defies Easy Labels, Cast Says

Despite the eruption of controversy over the nomination of “Get Out” in the Golden Globe’s best musical or comedy category, the picture’s cast and …

Award Shows

Justice League Is the Epic We Deserve

Zack Snyder compiles his greatest hits and our era’s greatest hopes in a masterpiece that is nonetheless imperfect.<p>‘Keep it moving,” Queen Hippolyta …

Conservative View

Exclusive: Check out the critter concept art for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Say what you will about the casting or narrative issues that bogged <i>Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets</i>, but Luc Besson's ambitious adaptation …

Science Fiction

Drones will reshape how we build our cities

Visions of the sci-fi city seem to be characterised by one particular image: a skyline of towers with an array of flying vehicles threading between …

Herzog & de Meuron

‘The French Detective’ Light Drama Starring Jean Dujardin From Luc Besson & James Patterson Set At ABC As Put Pilot

12 hours ago | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »<p>ABC has given a put pilot commitment to light drama The French Detective, based on James …

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ABC Turns to Luc Besson and Jean Dujardin to Make The Frenchest Crime Procedural Ever

ABC is at a crossroads. Shonda Rhimes, the alphabet network's go-to super producer of dramas, recently signed a longterm deal with Netflix. Existing shows like <i>Grey's Anatomy</i> (and its potential future spin-offs) and <i>How To Get Away With Murder</i> will remain on the network, but the time is now for …

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Amid the Vast Universe of the ‘Valerian’ Movie, Ukraine Gets a Special Shout-Out

Photoshopped screenshot from the sci-fi film “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” with cosmonauts wearing the Ukrainian flag as shoulder …

Liberal View

EuropaCorp CEO Marc Shmuger to Exit After 'Valerian' Disaster, Luc Besson Taking Over

Shmuger will leave after less than two years in the job following a $135 million record loss at the French mini-major.<p>Marc Shmuger is out at …

Marc Shmuger to Leave EuropaCorp; Luc Besson Gets Interim CEO Role

Shmuger will take on an advisory role and continue to produce company’s feature film “Anna”<p>EuropaCorp CEO Marc Shmuger is leaving the company at the …

Entertainment

What's New In Movie Digital Downloads And Rentals: Amazon, Vudu, And More

It's nearly time for the weekend, which means you might be checking out all the new movie streaming services to see what's new to buy and rent in the US. This week offered a few new movie releases, one of which won't be on Google Play, at least for a little while.<p>The biggest releases this week …

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Sequel Bits: 'Glass', 'Lord of the Rings', 'John Wick 3', 'Pacific Rim' and More – /Film

In this edition of Sequel Bits:<p><b>M. Night Shyamalan</b> has finished filming <i>Unbreakable</i> sequel <b>Glass</b><br>• Set photos show <b>Samuel L. Jackson</b>‘s Mr. Glass on the set …

Movies

NBC Sets Taken Season 2 Premiere Date

<b>This post contains SPOILERS for Taken season 1.</b><p>NBC has set the premiere date for the second season of <b>Taken</b>. The series is based on the movie trilogy …

TV

Uber Is Partnering With NASA — How Soon Can We Really Expect to Fly to Work?

Telecommuting may be an easier way to solve the traffic problem, but it’s not quite as fun.<p>Uber is pushing to become the world’s next airline — …

Travel

Valerian Features Hidden Character Cameos From The Fifth Element

<b>Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets</b> director Luc Besson has revealed that the film includes seven easter eggs from <i>The Fifth Element</i>. The …

Science Fiction

How Luc Besson Compromised With Bruce Willis On The Fifth Element

Luc Besson has revealed the interesting compromise he made with Bruce Willis while making <i>The Fifth Element</i>. Besson has had a unique career, and first …

Science Fiction

‘Tonight Show’ Tapings Canceled Following Death of Jimmy Fallon’s Mother

<b>UPDATED:</b> Tapings of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” have been cancelled for the week of Nov. 6-10 in light of the death of Jimmy Fallon’s …

Comedy