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Jul 04

Film Actually News 01-07-2012

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Welcome to the brand new Film Actually News for July 1st, 2012. This week: The Starship Troopers remake, The Game of Thrones Bush Scandal, new Aussie thriller Mystery Road, RZA is putting the F-U in Kung Fu, Disney develops Big Hero 6, Lego Superheroes and the new trailer for Looper. All this and much more!

Hosts: David McVay, Josh Philpott & Richard Gray

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George W. Bush no longer in Game of Thrones.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/celebritology/post/game-of-thrones-prop-george-bush-head-now-nondescript-as-possible-photo/2012/06/25/gJQAJw1x1V_blog.html

Disney developing Big Hero 6 with Marvel.
http://www.deadline.com/2012/06/disney-developing-marvel-animated-movie/

Sigourney Weaver confirms Avatar 2, 3 & 4… didn’t she die in part 1?
http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/movies/weaver-confirms-three-avatar-sequels-20120627-211q9.html

Hugo Weaving joins Aussie thriller-Western Mystery Road.
http://www.deadline.com/2012/06/hugo-weaving-takes-the-mystery-road-in-aussie-outback-thriller/

New Lego movie to feature Batman and Superman! That’s right, you heard me!
http://www.slashfilm.com/batman-superman-lego-piece-resistance-chris-pratt-nabs-lead/

Jackie Chan lines up for English language action comedy.
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/jackie-chan-movie-english-342658

Yay! Starship Troopers remake to be more faithful to the book!
http://www.empireonline.com/news/story.asp?NID=34394

RZA’s new trailer for The Man with the Iron Fists.
http://www.ign.com/videos/2012/06/28/the-man-with-the-iron-fists-red-band-trailer-debut

And finally, on a sad note, Nora Ephron passes at 71.
http://online.wsj.com/article/AP47085fa275bd4c10a0b2495485e867f1.html

We finish the show this week with the hot new trailer to Rian Johnson’s Looper.
http://movies.yahoo.com/video/ymovies-6393699/looper-trailer-2-29825246.html

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