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Film News Roundup: ‘Willy Wonka’ Reboot in the Works With ‘Paddington’ Director

In today’s film news roundup, the director of the “Paddington” films is in talks for a “Willy Wonka” reboot, Wizard World and Sony Pictures form a partnership, and documentary “Calling All Earthlings” gets distribution.  WONKA DEAL Warner Bros. is in talks with Paul King, director of the two “Paddington” movies, to helm a reboot of “Willy Wonka,” based on Roald ...

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Paddington 2 Review

So what’s new with Paddington 2? Well, in addition to introducing a bunch of new neighbors in Windsor Gardens, there’s two major characters that help spice things up: Hugh Grant’s aging and extremely vain actor, Phoenix Buchanan; and Brendan Gleeson’s hardened criminal Knuckles McGinty. Both men play very different roles in Paddington’s narrati… CinemaBlend Latest Content

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How Paddington 2 Just Got Caught Up In The Weinstein Drama

Obviously, Paddington 2‘s domestic distribution rights haven’t changed hands yet, and StudioCanal would have a say on whatever studio the movie went to. In addition, The Weinstein Company has yet to file for bankruptcy protection, although reports indicate that should be imminent. We’ll let you know if and when either of these things happen. For now, though, we can only ...

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