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Heroes, Grey’s, Entourage Updates

The first of three webisodes introducing the new "Heroes" character Echo De Mille (a mailman who can emit fatal sounds) will premiere on NBC.com next Monday. The first hour of the two-hour season premiere will apparently be screened...

Release Date Changes: July 13th 2008

The Ed Harris-directed, Viggo Mortensen western "Appaloosa" will open in limited release on September 17th.- "Red", a thriller about an older man (Brian Cox) who seeks revenge when three troublesome teens kill his beloved dog, will open...

Trades: Trailers, Disney, Unique

"A theater source for DH reports that both a 15 second teaser for "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" and a full two-minute trailer for "Watchmen" will be attached to IMAX only copies of "The Dark Knight" next Friday.""Disney...

Alan Horn Talks Wild Things Woes

"Where the Wild Things Are", the much troubled $80 million film adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic child fantasy book, has been pulled off the release schedule.The Spike Jonze-directed feature hit trouble in December last year when a test screening...

Chris Brown Cuts Bone Deep

Grammy-nominee Chris Brown ("Stomp the Yard," "This Christmas") is in final negotiations to join and executive produce the Screen Gems thriller "Bone Deep" says The Hollywood Reporter.The story revolves around a group of criminals who plan a major heist...

New Ghost, Twilight, X-Files Photos

More new photos today including fresh stills from "The X-Files: I Want to Believe", horror flick "Quarantine" and Ricky Gervais comedy "Ghost Town".There's also set photos of Johnny Depp shooting "Public Enemies", Lindsay Lohan in-between takes on "Labor Pains",...

Inglorious Bastards Script Reviews

With Quentin Tarantino's 165-page "Inglorious Bastards" script being shopped around town this week, it comes as no surprise that two script reviews are already out.Both Latino Review and NY Mag's Vulture rave about the WW2-set project and revealed some...

Disney Swims With Synchronicity

Disney Pictures and Scott Rudin are teaming to develop the comedy "Synchronicity" says The Hollywood Reporter.The story will center on male synchronized swimmers and follow in the steps of sports like "Dodgeball" and "Blades of Glory".Marty Scott and Toni...

Favreau Set For Iron Man 2

Marvel Studios and "Iron Man" director Jon Favreau have apparently reached a deal for him to helm the sequel due out in 2010 reports Deadline Hollywood Daily.Marvel Studios has apparently put out a "definitely richer offer" to Favreau to...

Scripts: Colony, Substitution, Veterinarian

"Stacy Title and Jonathan Penner ("Let the Devil Wear Black") will write the eco-horror tale "The Colony" for Participant Media. Steven Schneider, Doug Davison and Roy Lee are producing..." (full details)"Alcon Entertainment has acquired Ian Shorr's spec script...

Dark Knight Selling Out All Over

There's still over a week before "The Dark Knight" hits theaters.Yet with almost all of the 1,500 midnight Thursday night showings next week sold out, theaters have been adding 3am and 6am pre-opening showtimes to meet demand.Fandango reports that...

Anne Fletcher Trains The Matadors

Choreographer Anne Fletcher is set to direct Disney comedy "Matadors" for Adam Shankman to produce reports Variety.Penned by Mike Bender, the film is based on the true story of the Chicago Bulls' troupe of male dancing cheerleaders.The main story...

Downey Jr. Is Ritchie’s Sherlock

Robert Downey Jr. is in final negotiations to play the title character in the Guy Ritchie-directed "Sherlock Holmes" for Warner Bros. Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.A reimagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's super sleuth, the new version re-conceives Holmes...

Upcoming Trailer Premiere News

The first trailers for the Christian Bale-led "Terminator Salvation", Zack Snyder's graphic novel adaptation "Watchmen" and the Ridley Scott-directed thriller "Body of Lies" are expected to premiere in front of "The Dark Knight" when it hits theaters on July...

Tarantino’s Bastards Shoots In October

It looks like Quentin Tarantino's "Inglorious Bastards" is finally moving ahead after all at The Weinstein Company says The Hollywood Reporter.The long-gestating World War II action tale follows a group of Dirty Dozen-like group of soldiers behind enemy lines.The...

Bertino Does Two More Rogue Thrillers

Writer-director Bryan Bertino will do two more thrillers for Rogue Pictures after his success with "The Strangers" in May says Variety.The first is a character-driven thriller with supernatural elements entitled "Black", while the second is the thriller "Alone" which...

Ellsworth Pens Red Dawn Remake

Screenwriter Carl Ellsworth ("Red Eye," "Disturbia") has been hired to pen MGM's remake of the 1984 homeland invasion thriller "Red Dawn" says The Hollywood Reporter.The John Milius-directed original dealt with a World War III invasion of America by the...

Sony Travels To Planet 51

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Groups has picked up U.S. distribution rights to the $50 million CG-animated family film "Planet 51" reports the trades.The comedic alien adventure follows an Earth astronaut (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) who lands on Planet 51,...

Shepard, Arquette Go For A Run

Sam Shepard, Rosanna Arquette, Jordi Molla and French star Vincent Perez are joining Dermot Mulroney and Diane Kruger in the organ transplant thriller "Run for Her Life" says The Hollywood Reporter.Shepard plays a district attorney whose illegal heart transplant...

Rupert Grint Sets Off A Cherrybomb

Rupert Grint ("Harry Potter") will star in the Belfast-set teen drama "Cherrybomb" for Generator Entertainment says Variety.Daragh Carville's script follows two friends (Grint, Robert Sheehan) whose furious competition for a beautiful but manipulative girl (Kimberley Nixon) has tragic consequences.Glen...

Walden Media Gets Housebroken

Walden Media has acquired the CG and live-action combined family-oriented comedy "Housebroken" says The Hollywood Reporter.The story takes a look at a group of talking animals forced to live under the same roof when the two halves of the...

Trades: Scot, Nine, Frontrunners

"Here! Films has acquired North American rights to the gay-themed family comedy "Breakfast With Scot" for release this Fall. Tom Cavanagh ("Ed") and Ben Shenkman play a straight-laced couple who end up with temporary custody of a flamboyant...

Screen Media Acquires Lake City

Screen Media Films has acquired worldwide rights to the dramatic thriller "Lake City" reports the trades.Sissy Spacek, Troy Garity, Rebecca Romijn, Dave Matthews, Keith Carradine and Drea De Matteo also star.Writer-directors Perry Moore and Hunter Hill's feature follows a...

Elfquest Comic Set For Film

Wendy and Richard Pini's cult comic "Elfquest" is set to become a Warners Bros. Pictures feature film after several failed attempts says The Hollywood Reporter.The story follows a tribe of elves known as the Wolfriders in their attempts to...

Musical, Wolfman, Potter Photos

Heaps of new photos this week including a "Terminator Salvation" set photo, artwork from Rob Zombie's "Tyrannosaurus Rex", and new promo art for "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" and "Dragonball".There's also the first shots of Stephen Dorff and Val Kilmer in...

Colombian Hostage Film Planned

Matt Czuchry, Jesse Bradford and Geoff Stults have joined "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell" for Darko Entertainment and Rudius Films says The Hollywood Reporter.An adaptation of Tucker Max's bawdy best-selling memoir, the story follows Max's trip to...

Czurchy, Bradford To Serve Beer

Matt Czuchry, Jesse Bradford and Geoff Stults have joined "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell" for Darko Entertainment and Rudius Films says The Hollywood Reporter.An adaptation of Tucker Max's bawdy best-selling memoir, the story follows Max's trip to...

Trade Breaks: Kinky, Windfall, Alice

"The 2006 British comedy "Kinky Boots" has been acquired for the stage by veteran Broadway producers Daryl Roth ("August: Osage County") and Hal Luftig ("Movin' Out"). The film starred Chiwetel Ejiofor as a drag queen who helps the...

Cohen Pulls Off Wild Bruno Sketch

Out filming his new comedy "Bruno", Brit comedian Sacha Baron Cohen managed to ensnare a former Israeli spy and a Palestinian academic into an interesting sketch reports The Sun.Dressed in his gay Austrian fashion presenter persona, the comedian was...

Yorkshire Ripper Film Trilogy Planned

UK's Channel 4 and Revolution Films are readying a $10 million trilogy of films revolving around the hunt for the notorious Yorkshire Ripper serial killer says Variety.Based on three of the four books in British novelist David Peace's "Red...

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