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Jonah Hill In Transformers Sequel

Jonah Hill is in early negotiations to co-star with Shia LaBeouf in "Transformers 2" for DreamWorks and Paramount.According to Entertainment Weekly, Hill ("Superbad," "Forgetting Sarah Marshall") will provide the comic relief as a Princeton college roommate of Sam Witwicky...

Showcasing The Art of the Devil

Cerenzie-Peters Prods. has picked up remake rights to the Thai horror series "Art of the Devil" says The Hollywood Reporter.Each installment of the series follows a new story line, what links them are the themes of revenge, black magic...

Phillip Noyce Is Making Money

Phillip Noyce ("Clear and Present Danger," "The Quiet American") is in negotiations to direct DreamWorks Pictures "The Art of Making Money" says The Hollywood Reporter.The story centers on Art Williams, the alias of an audacious Chicago counterfeiter who printed...

Mel Gibson In Darkness Remake

Mel Gibson will star in a remake of the acclaimed six-hour 1985 BBC mini-series "Edge of Darkness" for GK Films reports Variety.Martin Campbell ("Casino Royale," "Goldeneye," "The Mask of Zorro") helmed the original mini-series and is set to return...

First Land of the Lost Creature Look

USA Today has released the first photo of the new look Sleestak.The lizard creatures with the single horn and giant eyes were the terror of the kitschy TV adventure series and this new incarnation will menace Will Ferrell in...

Friedlander Helms Tom Wolfe’s Simmons

U2 & R.E.M. music video director Liz Friedlander is attached to helm a film version of the Tom Wolfe novel "I Am Charlotte Simmons" for Essential Entertainment reports the trades.John Watson ("Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves") is adapting the...

Trade Breaks: Burn, Amelia, Dumped

"Joel and Ethan Coen's "Burn After Reading," the duo's next movie after the Oscar-winning "No Country for Old Men," will open the summer's Venice Film Festival on August 27th. The dark spy comedy stars John Malkovich as an...

Soderbergh Shares His Girlfriend

Steven Soderbergh will direct "The Girlfriend Experience" for 2929 Entertainment reports Variety.Brian Koppelman and David Levien ("Ocean's Thirteen") will pen the story which focuses on the world of prostitution from the vantage point of a $10,000-a-night call girl. ...

Fox Adapts Zero-G Video Game

20th Century Fox has picked up the rights to Union Entertainment's sci-fi thriller video game concept "Zero-G" says The Hollywood Reporter.The game, which is still in production and created by Daniel Jevons, revolves around a major U.S. city being...

Original Witch Mountain Kids Return

Kim Richards ("Black Snake Moan") and Ike Eisenmann ("Howl's Moving Castle"), the original kid stars of Disney's 1970s "Witch Mountain" movies, have joined the cast of Disney's remake "Race to Witch Mountain" says Reuters.In a nod to the...

Acquistions: Red, Years, Robbed

"Magnolia Pictures has picked up Trygve Allister Diesen and Lucky McKee's thriller "Red" penned by Stephen Susco. The tale of retribution begins with the search of an elderly man (Brian Cox) for justice when his dog is murdered,...

Korea’s Gambler Raps To Hype Nation

South Korean dance group the Gambler will star in Paramount and Young Film's $25 million dance movie "Hype Nation" says Variety.Helmed by Alex Calzatti ("I Am Cuba"), the story follows dance battles between the American R&B group B2K and...

The Dark Knight Trailer Hunt

This evening's worldwide scavenger hunt for "The Dark Knight" many hoped would yield the payoff of the new trailer. Well it kind of did.In an admittedly clever trick, postings at TDK-UMB indicate those who turned up at the...

Five New Dark Knight Posters

Omelete have landed five new "The Dark Knight" international posters from Warner Bros. Pictures.The new versions highlight the Bat bike, there's also solo headshots of The Joker, Batman and Harvey Dent plus a banner with all three of those...

Del Toro Talks Some More Hobbit

In an exclusive interview with TheOneRing.net, director Guillermo del Toro talks about his plans for the upcoming film version of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit".Prep on "The Hobbit" will kick off this Summer, including the 'reforestation' of The Shire sets...

Universal Undergoes A Resurrection

Universal has picked up the film rights to the comic book series "Resurrection" says The Hollywood Reporter."Eli Stone" co-creator Marc Guggenheim penned the story which centers on a group of survivors trying to take back control of the planet...

Trade Breaks: Knight, Ravin, Howell

"Countdowns are on for the new "The Dark Knight" trailer to premiere in specific US locations at 5:30pm today in each time zone. Hopefully if all goes well, it'll be online a few hours later. Specific GPS...

Injuries On The G.I. Joe Set

Seven people were injured Saturday during filming of "G.I. Joe" in the center of Prague says the AFP.A collision took place as an all-wheel-drive vehicle seemed to lose control of its braking abilities and smash into the a bus...

Harry Potter Goes On Exhibition

Becker Group, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, today announced it will bring worldwide audiences "Harry Potter: The Exhibition," a state-of-the-art exhibition highlighting artifacts from the Warner Bros. films based on J.K. Rowling's books.The 10,000 square foot experience...

Bateman & Judge To Extract Comedy

Jason Bateman will star in "Extract", the new comedy from Mike Judge ("Office Space," "Idiocracy") for Ternion Productions and Miramax Films says Variety.Written by Judge, the story explores what it's like to be the boss when everything seems to...

Sequel Talk: Iron, Speed, Transformers

Director Jon Favreau says his small cameo in "Iron Man" as Stark's chauffeur will be expanded on - "Well, that character returns in the Iron Man sequel and has a thing with Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow's character). I'm not...

Blake Lively Befriends Pippa Lee

Blake Lively ("Gossip Girl," "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants") will have a key role in the comedy-drama "The Private Lives of Pippa Lee" says Variety.The film centers on the title character (Robin Wright Penn), whose life begins to unravel...

Warriors Duelling In The Arena

Summit Entertainment and Benderspink have optioned the rights to the sci-fi action spec script "Arena" says the trades.Penned by newcomers Toby Wagstaff and Darren Howell ("Diamonds in the Rough"), the story revolves around a group of modern-day soldiers mysteriously...

Blake’s 7 Gets Remade

The classic dark, low-budget British 70's sci-fi series "Blake's 7" is set to get a big-budget remake says The Times Online.The new series will premiere on Sky One, after the satellite broadcaster asked the holders of the rights ...

Eli Roth’s Next Goes PG-13

Eli Roth ("Hostel," "Cabin Fever") is almost finished on a script for a family-safe sci-fi action film."This will be my first big-budget, PG-13, mass-destruction movie. I went total chaos and pandemonium" he told Reuters, but won't go into further...

Ewan McGregor Joins Angels & Demons

Ayelet Zurer was locked in yesterday as the female lead, now Ewan McGregor is in talks to play a key character in Sony Pictures "The Da Vinci Code" prequel "Angels and Demons" says the trades.Based on the Dan Brown...

Slater & Bentley Ride In Dolan’s Cadillac

Christian Slater and Wes Bentley will topline a film adaptation of Stephen King's short story "Dolan's Cadillac" for Film Bridge International.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Emmanuelle Vaugier will also play the female lead in the thriller about a man...

Joseph Ruben Knows Jack All

Joseph Ruben ("Sleeping With the Enemy," "The Good Son," "The Forgotten") has signed on to direct the thriller "Jack" for Bold Films says the trades.Written by David Venable, "Jack" centers on a doctor who rehabilitates and ultimately falls for...

Rogue Pictures Organizes A Drill Team

Rogue Pictures and Offspring Entertainment have picked up "Stomp the Yard" scribe Gregory Anderson's spec script "Drill Team" says the trades.A female-driven teen dance movie set in the competitive world of high school drill teams, the film revolves around...

Mekhi Phifer Under A Hunter’s Moon

Mekhi Phifer ("8 Mile," "ER") will produce and star in "Hunter's Moon," a live-action version of James L. White's graphic novel for Boom Studios and Facilitator Films.According to The Hollywood Reporter, White is in final negotiations to adapt "Moon"...

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