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Statham On Transporter 3, Crank 2

Jason Statham talked with MTV News this weekend and revealed the status of various projects he's attached too.In terms of the "Crank" sequel - "If you thought the first one was crazy, this is ridiculous. It's mad. I couldn't...

Gay Dumbledore Changes Sixth Potter

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling confirmed to TIME Magazine Friday at a public appearance that Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore, the father figure to Harry in the successful series, is gay.Rowling went on to explain that Dumbledore was smitten with...

Trade Breaks: Castlevania, Daisy, Fear

"Director Paul W.S. Anderson ("Event Horizon," "AVP") has confirmed that he's waiting on a new draft of the script for the film adaptation of classic video game "Castlevania," and he won't be directing it..." (full details)"Aisling Walsh will direct...

Thomas Jane Gets Macabre

Will Thomas Jane play play Cal McDonald in "Criminal Macabre"? IESB.Net asked the actor that very question this weekend at the Spike TV 2007 Scream Awards."Macabre" will be based on the graphic novel by Steve Niles ("30 Days...

Aaron Jeffrey Up For Wolverine

Former "McLeod's Daughters" hunk Aaron Jeffrey has gone through a screen test to play Hugh Jackman's brother in 20th Century Fox's upcoming "Wolverine" film reports The Sydney Morning Herald.Jackman has been back home in Sydney, Australia in recent months...

Fox Adapts Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em

Here's an unlikely TV revival - seems that Rupert Murdoch's FOX network is planning an American remake of the 1970's British BBC sitcom "Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em?" reports The Guardian.Fox has asked the BBC to make a pilot...

Fourth Bourne Not Dead Yet

Whilst Damon, Greengrass, even the studio said that "The Bourne Ultimatum" would be the last film of the series, Damon himself seems to have changed his mind during interviews this month for the release of "Ocean's Thirteen" in Japan."Personally,...

Harold & Kumar Escape Guantanamo Bay

The "Harold and Kumar" sequel, previously produced under the title of "Harold & Kumar Go To Amsterdam", has now been officially titled "Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay" reports AICN.The sequel follows the cross-country adventures of the pot-smoking...

Sedgwick & Hall Play A Game

Kyra Sedgwick (TNT's "The Closer") and Michael C. Hall (Showtime's "Dexter") have joined Lakeshore Entertainment's high-concept techno-thriller "Game" reports Coming Soon.Set in the near future, when mind-control technology has taken society by storm. In this dystopian world, the ultimate...

Martin Campbell Helms Birds Remake

Martin Campbell ("Casino Royale," "Goldeneye," "The Mask of Zorro") will direct the re-imagining of the Alfred Hitchcock classic "The Birds" for Platinum Dunes, Mandalay Pictures and Universal Pictures reports the trades.Naomi Watts has been attached for some time,...

Bibb, Goldberg, Pyle Join Nobody

Leslie Bibb, Adam Goldberg, Missy Pyle and Kathy Baker will all star in the indie comedy "Miss Nobody" reports Variety.The story centers on a mild-mannered secretary who discovers she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate...

Benioff Pens Kurt Cobain Biopic

David Benioff will pen the untitled Kurt Cobain project being developed by Working Title, Reveille Motion Pictures and Universal Picturres reports the trades.Many of the details of the biopic of the Nirvana frontman still are in early conception stages,...

Matt Williams To Direct Mistral

Wind Dancer Films is developing "Mistral," a romantic fable about the power of scent, with Matt Williams attached to direct reports Variety.The script by Brett Hershey and Matt Tilker is loosely based on Tilker's chance meeting with a master...

Fellini’s Voyage Finally Gets Made

Production will begin early next year on "Viaggio a Tulum" (Voyage to Tulum), a Mexico-based story written by the late iconic Italian director Federico Fellini says The Hollywood Reporter.The film, which will center on Fellini's trip to Mexico to...

Barbarella Casting & Budget Issues

Universal Pictures has backed out of the big-budget remake of the 1968 psychedlic sci-fi classic "Barbarella" due to casting and/or budget conflicts reports The New York Observer.Director Robert Rodriguez ("Sin City," "Desperado") apparently insisted on casting his...

Trade Breaks: Barcelona, Tooth, Pre-Nup

"Woody Allen's Barcelona project now has a title, "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," Spanish production house Mediapro said Thursday. "Vicky" stars Scarlett Johansson, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem in a film the director described only as a "love letter to...

Both Derns Find Hart’s Location

Acting veteran Bruce Dern will make his feature directorial debut with the indie drama "Hart's Location" reports Variety.The story, penned by Ashley Reed, centers on a daughter attempting to regain custody of her son and seeking out her father...

Stage 6 Delivers An April Fool’s

Sony Pictures label Stage 6 Films has signed on to distribute the reimagination of the 1986 horror classic "April Fool's Day," currently filming in North Carolina says The Hollywood Reporter.The new "April Fool's" revolves around a party given by...

Aronofsky Helming Siegel’s Wrestler

Last week it was reported that scribe Robert Siegel's indie drama "The Wrestler" is in development at Darren Aronofsky's Protozoa Pictures, and now it appears that Aronofsky will direct as well reports Coming Soon.The story centers on Randy "The...

The Random Spiel: October 18th 2007

Stills from The Forbidden Kingdom, Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins,The Mummy 3 and Indiana Jones IV.- The fourth "Rambo" film has been retitled yet again as simply "Rambo" Its been rated R for strong graphic bloody violence, sexual...

Timecop Gets A Remake

Easily the most entertaining film of his career, action man Jean-Claude Van Damme's 1994 sci-fi effort "Timecop" is getting the remake treatment.Dark Horse Entertainment producer/publisher Mike Richardson revealed to The IESB last night that he is talking to Universal...

Stopping Power Starts Up Again

Aussie actress Melissa George revealed to Coming Soon this week doing press for "30 Days of Night" that the previously cancelled Jan de Bont action-thriller "Stopping Power" is back on."It's back on! First of March. Three days into filming,...

Hellboy & B.P.R.D. Updates

Director Guillermo Del Toro has always wanted to mix the classic Universal Monsters with comic property "Hellboy," and last night at the premiere of "30 Days of Night" it was hinted that possibility just might happen."There might be something...

DePalma On Untouchables Prequel

Brian DePalma revealed to MTV News last week that "The Untouchables: Capone Rising," his planned prequel to 1987's award-winning "The Untouchables," is likely to be his next film. This prequel will detail "'s relationship with Capone during Capone's rise"...

Swank Joins Amelia Earhart Biopic

Hilary Swank has signed on to star in another Oscar vehicle: a biopic about Amelia Earhart reports The New York Post.Swank would play the doomed pilot, who vanished over the Pacific in 1937 while trying to fly around the...

Basinger Is Burning Up

Kim Basinger has signed on to star alongside Charlize Theron in "Babel" scribe Guillermo Arriaga's directorial debut, "The Burning Plain," for 2929 Prods. reports Variety.The story weaves together two storylines taking place in the past and present. Basinger will...

Casting Couch: Bailey, Cadillac, Game

"Katherine Moennig ("Art School Confidential") and Eion Bailey ("Almost Famous," "Fight Club") will star in indie thriller "Remorse" for Feverpitch Pictures. Script by Pete Cafaro and Andrew Kayros centers on themes of love, death and the fragility of...

Jay Roach Adopts New Strategy

Jay Roach has optioned Rob Vlock's romantic-comedy manuscript "Off Strategy" to develop at Sony Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.The Madison Avenue-set story revolves around relationships and romance from a male perspective. Jon Poll is attached to direct, whilst Roach...

Wolverine Slices Into May 2009

With Disney's third "Narnia" film having left the spot, 20th Century Fox has moved in and staked its claim on May 1st 2009 for the release of Hugh Jackman-led actioneer "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."The story explores the character's violent and...

Corbin Bleu Goes Birding

"High School Musical" co-star Corbin Bleu will headline the motocross actioner "Metal Birding" for Rigel Entertainment reports Variety.Bleu will portray a motocross racer who dreams of winning the Amateur National Championships, but must juggle his passion for the sport...

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