News Shorts: October 22nd 2008

Some beautiful black and white photos from the set of Revolutionary Road, a first look at Til Schweiger in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds, and more stills from Cadillac Records.

– Quantum of Solace: Garth Note: Quite a few people know my 007-love and have already asked about my own review for the upcoming Bond film ‘Quantum of Solace’. Bad news – the sole screening I can get into here in Sydney is November 15th (there is one happening next week but I didn’t qualify) thus I won’t be able to post my review for another four weeks or so. Apologies to those who wanted an early verdict.

“Sobini Films is planning an English-language version of Korean-Japanese melodrama “A Moment to Remember” for CBS Films. The screenplay revolves around learning to live with Alzheimer’s disease and Susannah Grant (“Erin Brockovich”) is penning…” (full details).

“Despite planning to sit down and pen a fourth “Evil Dead” film with his brother Ivan this past Summer, Sam Raimi admits he never got around to it due to his work commitments to “Drag Me to Hell”. This the project is “still on the back-burner…I just don’t know when”…” (full details)

“”Die Hard” director John McTiernan will have a chance to withdraw his guilty plea in a Hollywood wiretapping case that got him sentenced to four months in federal prison…” (full details)

“Former US Football star Ken Harvey is seeking financial backing for a film about a young boy who joins “a space-sport team in his quest to avenge the death of his father and to win the rights to mine for Helium-3?…” (full details)

“David T. Friendly has confirmed that a second sequel to the hit Martin Lawrence comedy “Big Momma’s House” is currently being penned and fast-tracked to go into production next year…” (full details)

“”300” and “Sin City” creator Frank Miller says that he’s thinking about revitalizing an old sci-fi hero, no word on which one however…” (full details)

“A quite incredible 2001 film student short film that teases what a “Rendezvous with Rama” film might look like…” (full details)

“Director Wes Craven says that ’25/8′ might get a name change and the upcoming ‘Last House on the Left’ remake is a hard R…” (full details)

“NBC has picked up “Knight Rider” for a full season, the fourth new series to get the full greenlight alongside Fox’s “Fringe,” The CW’s “90210” and CBS’ “The Mentalist”…” (full details)