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Bastards Director On “Basterds” Role

Enzo G. Castellari, the director of the original 1978 "Inglorious Bastards" (aka. "Deadly Mission"), talked with magazine Il Venerdì di Repubblica (via Screen Week) about his role in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming "Inglourious Basterds" which takes an entirely new spin...

DiCaprio, Smith, Raimi, Cody Updates

The latest issue of Production Weekly has proven surprisingly full of some new casting and producing links. Like all listings though, these are names merely attached to said projects and often a long way from being locked in.First...

Downey, Witherspoon Count “Days Before”

Robert Downey Jr, Reese Witherspoon, and "Wanted" director Timur Bekmambetov are in talks for Warner Bros' sci-fi epic "The Days Before" according to Production Weekly.Chad St. John's script follows a race of aliens who invade Earth by traveling backwards...

Inside Producers Locked Into “Home”

"Inside" producers Franck Ribiere and Verane Frediani, Annette Wullems ("King Kong") and actor Elijah Wood are set to produce the creature feature "The Home" for Overlook Entertainment.Eric Vespe and Matt Ward have penned the script which unfolds after a...

Efron, Rock For “Jonny Quest” Film?

Who do you get to play an adventurous 12-year-old? Why 21-year-old "High School Musical" star Zac Efron of course.The IESB reports that Efron is being linked to the titular character in Warner Bros. Pictures upcoming adaptation of "The...

Impressive Fan-Made “Gollum” Trailer

Fan films are something I generally avoid as they often look decidedly cheap in various ways. On occasion though one will really surprise you.Case in point is the upcoming "Lord of the Rings" 40-minute indie tribute film "The...

Halle Berry Turns Thief For “Doris Payne”

Halle Berry is set to star in the fact-based "Who Is Doris Payne" for J2 reports Variety.The Eunetta Boone-scripted feature follows the titular character, an international jewel thief whose career spanned five decades.Justin Berfield ("Malcolm in the Middle") and...

Liev Schreiber Takes Some “Salt”

Liev Schreiber is in talks to join Angelina Jolie in the action-thriller "Salt" reports Moviehole.Jolie plays the title character, a CIA officer who's accused by a defector of being a Russian sleeper spy and must elude capture long enough...

Monahan, LaBeouf Do Grisham’s “Associate”

Scribe William Monahan ("The Departed," "Kingdom of Heaven") will adapt John Grisham's current bestselling legal thriller "The Associate" for Paramount Pictures says Variety.The project, being shaped as a star vehicle for Shia LaBeouf, will have the "Eagle Eye" and...

Barkin, Janssen Take On “The Chameleon”

Ellen Barkin, Famke Janssen and French-Canadian actor Marc-Andre Grondin ("Che") have joined the cast of the psychological thriller "The Chameleon" says The Hollywood Reporter.Jean Paul Salome directs and co-wrote the story which revolves around the reunion of a...

Friday the 13th Tops Holiday Box-Office

Despite predominantly negative reviews, the "Friday the 13th" remake easily topped the President's Day Weekend box-office with a genre best of $45.2 million over the four-day holiday.The result was far better than the other two newcomers - the highly...

Austen’s “Pride” Gets An Alien Predator

Move over "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies", you've got competition.Elton John's Rocket Pictures plans to give the Jane Austen classic a sci-fi spin in "Pride and Predator" reports Variety.Will Clark ("The Amazing Trousers") is set to direct the film...

Galactica Gets Three-Part Finale

The acclaimed cable series "Battlestar Galactica" is set to end with a three-part episode says SyFy Portal.The series, which just aired the fifteenth episode of the fourth season last Friday, has extended its annual twenty episode run to twenty-one...

Dave Annable Gets “Wedlocked”

Dave Annable (TV's "Brothers & Sisters") has been cast in the romantic comedy "Wedlocked" for Showcase Entertainment and Hawaii Film Partners says The Hollywood ReporterAnnable will play a pet photographer who gets mixed up with a mobster and his...

Slumdog Dominates Tech Awards

"Slumdog Millionaire" continues its winning streak in the lead-up to next weekend's Oscars.Anthony Dod Mantle's work on 'Slumdog' took home the top 'Best Feature Cinematography' award at Sunday's 23rd annual American Society of Cinematographers Awards, beating out Roger Deakins...

Milk of Sorrow Wins Berlinale

Peruvian director Claudia Llosa won the top prize of the Golden Bear for "The Milk of Sorrow" at this year's Berlin International Film Festival.'Sorrow' explores the legacy of the Peruvian government's decades-long war with Shining Path guerillas.The Silver Bear...

Disneyland’s “Tower” Becomes A Film? No!

Update (2/15) Blue Sky Disney says according to their sources "It's not happening. No film is in development at this time."Original Story (2/11)Bloody-Disgusting reports that a major movie based on Disneyland's "Tower of Terror" ride is in the works....

Whedon’s “Dollhouse” Has Dismal Debut

It's official, FOX on Friday is where sci-fi goes to die. The series premiere of "Buffy" creator Joss Whedon's anticipated return to television, "Dollhouse," pulled in a mere 4.7 million viewers Friday night says The Live Feed.The numbers...

Eat Tongue & Work With Marcus Nispel

Though it's joked about, the casting couch can be a serious thing. Principals are all fine and good, but when given the opportunity of a short-term job that pays as much as many people earn in a lifetime...

Lohan, Haley In “Nightmare” Denied

Two high profile casting rumors hit the Net in the past two days regarding Platinum Dunes' upcoming "A Nightmare on Elm Street" remake and both have quickly been shot down.First up Just Jared reported that Lindsay Lohan was cast...

Akira Blu-ray Release Announced

In a late announcement, anime classic "Akira" is scheduled to hit Blu-ray later this month - specifically in a little over a week on February 24th.The disc will be a BD-50 dual-layer presentation with a new 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 transfer...

Mattel Makes Toys From Cameron’s “Avatar”

Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising (Fox L&M) has selected Mattel, Inc. to develop a toy line inspired by one of the most anticipated films of the year -- James Cameron's Avatar. Tapped as master toy licensee for the...

Johansson Replaces Blunt In “Iron Man 2”?

Scarlett Johansson is rumored to be in discussions with Marvel Studios to replace Emily Blunt in the upcoming "Iron Man" sequel says Entertainment Weekly.Johansson would take on the role of Russian superspy Natasha Romanoff, who doubles as Black Widow....

Keri Russell Joins “Crowley Project”

Keri Russell has signed on to star opposite Brendan Fraser and Harrison Ford in The Untitled Crowley Project for CBS Films, it was announced today by Amy Baer, President and Chief Executive Officer of the film division within CBS...

Jonah Hill Sets Up “The Adventurer’s Handbook”

Universal Pictures has acquired "Superbad" actor Jonah Hill's comedy script "The Adventurer's Handbook" reports Entertainment Weekly.Taking inspiration from the book by Mick Conefrey, the story follows a quartet of pals go on a global adventure, inspired by the hardcore...

Universal Adapts Luldum’s “Parsifal Mosaic”

Move over Michael Crichton, Stephen King and John Grisham - there's no hotter author right now than espionage thriller bestseller Robert Ludlum.The late author of "The Bourne Identity" series already has four of his books in development at various...

Matthew Goode Celebrates A “Leap Year”

British hunk Matthew Goode ("Brideshead Revisited," "Watchmen") is set to star opposite Amy Adams in the romantic comedy "Leap Year" for Spyglass Entertainment reports Variety.Adams plays a young woman who travels to Dublin to propose to her boyfriend on...

Ed Solomon Pens New “Hardy Men”

Scribe Ed Solomon ("Men in Black") has been hired to pen the comedy based on the classic young-adult mystery novels "The Hardy Men" for Fox 2000 says The Hollywood Reporter.The Hardy Boys adventures revolved around the mystery-solving efforts of...

Curtis Hanson In Talks For “Gemini Man”

Curtis Hanson ("L.A. Confidential," "Wonder Boys") is in negotiations to direct the action thriller "Gemini Man" for Touchstone Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.The story follows an NSA agent tries to retire and is targeted for death. He discovers that...

Uwe Boll Wants Your Cash For “Blackout”

Widely derided German director Uwe Boll has found a new way to finance his upcoming films - online punters says The Hollywood Reporter. For around $49, you can be a 'co-producer' on Boll's terrorist disaster tale "Blackout". Boll...

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