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Latest Transformers 2 Updates

Lots has been going on in regards to next Summer's arguably most anticipated sequel - "Transformers 2" - and here's a compendium of all the latest action.First up the title has been announced and move over "Terminator Salvation", here...

Branagh, Malkovich Make A Mark?

Uruloki reports that Alex de la Iglesia ("The Oxford Murders") is currently seeking three key actors for his next project - "The Yellow Mark".Based on the comic, the story is a mystery set in 1950's London in which Captain...

Ryan Gosling Joins Dallas Club

Ryan Gosling is in negotiations to reteam with "Lars and the Real Girl" director Craig Gillespie on the drama "The Dallas Buyers Club" for Universal Pictures and Strike Entertainment says Variety.The film is the true story of Ron...

Lohan Suffers New Labor Pains

The Lindsay Lohan romantic comedy "Labor Pains" has been restarted at Nu Image/Millennium Films's Overnight Productions says the trades.Lohan plays an assistant, working in an uptight publishing house, who fakes a pregnancy to avoid her overbearing boss from sacking...

Highmore Filed Under Miscellaneous

Southpaw Entertainment and 821 Entertainment Group will adapt Dominic Smith's novel "The Beautiful Miscellaneous" in a Freddie Highmore vehicle says The Hollywood Reporter.The coming-of-age tale from Simon & Schuster follows 17-year-old Nathan Nelson (Highmore), who awakens from a coma...

Kevin Zegers Is The Perfect Age

Kevin Zegers ("Transamerica," "Dawn of the Dead") and Jason Ritter ("Freddy vs. Jason," "Joan of Arcadia") will star in the music-themed drama "The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll" says Variety.The story centers on a rock star (Zegers) who...

John Moore Remakes Capricorn One

John Moore ("Behind Enemy Lines") is attached to direct a remake of the 1978 conspiracy thriller "Capricorn One" for New Regency says Variety.Peter Buchman ("Guerilla," "The Argentine") penned the screenplaydescribed as an updated, reimagining of the story that revolves...

Lake Bell Joins The Growing Orgy

Lake Bell has signed on to the indie comedy "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy" says Reuters.The Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck-directed story revolves around several thirtysomething friends on the verge of major changes in their life who celebrate their...

Carnal Adapts Ellis’ Ocean

Ryan Condal will adapt Warren Ellis' comic mini-series "Ocean" for Warner Bros. Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.The story revolves around the discovery of thousands of coffins containing angel-like bodies and a giant weapon of mass destruction beneath the ice...

Trade Breaks: W, Love, Roundtable

"Jesse Bradford has joined the cast of Oliver Stone's "W" as Thatcher, a college buddy of George W. Bush (Josh Brolin) and the president of Bush's fraternity. Shooting is under way in Shreveport, Louisiana..." (full details)"Twentieth Century Fox...

T.I. & Dillon Go Bone Deep

Tip 'T.I.' Harris, Matt Dillon and Idris Elba will all star in the crime drama "Bone Deep" for Screen Gems says Variety."Bone Deep" concerns a group of bank robbers who pull off a daring highrise heist and are dragged...

Damon/Affleck F**ker Gets Gig

Wayne McClammy, the director and co-writer of the much downloaded comedy shorts "I'm F**king Matt Damon" and "I'm F**king Ben Affleck," will direct the 20th Century Fox comedy "Cool School" says Variety.The story centers on ad executives in their...

Heijningen Leads Army of the Dead

Multi-award winning commercials director Matthijs van Heijningen will make his feature debut on the Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow action thriller "Army of the Dead" says the trades.The script by Joby Harold ("Awake") focuses on a father who tries...

McG Denies Terminator Spoilers

Director McG has updated his official blog for the sci-fi action-thriller "Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins" and has denied the ending spoilers that have spread like wildfire online this week. Here's a full copy of his post:"We're in...

Turturro Helms Souls of Naples

John Turturro will direct a film version of Edoardo de Filippo's Off Broadway play "Souls of Naples" says Variety.The Italian classic is set in 1946 Naples, where penniless protag Pasquale and his young wife move into a haunted palazzo,...

De Palma Grips Boston Stranglers

Brian De Palma ("The Untouchables," "The Black Dahlia") has signed on to direct "The Boston Stranglers" for Valhalla Motion Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.Alan Rosen ("Head of the Class") is adapting Susan Kelly's nonfiction book which details the early-'60s...

Spit on Your Grave Remake Planned

CineTel Films has acquired rights for a threatical remake 1978 female revenge thriller "I Spit on Your Grave" says Variety.In the Meir Zarchi-directed original, a woman is abducted, brutally attacked and raped and then left for dead. She survives,...

Ritchie Reinvents Sherlock Holmes

Guy Ritchie has signed on to write and direct a reimagination of Sherlock Holmes for Warner Bros. Pictures says the trades.The film will based on Lionel Wigram's forthcoming comic which reinvents Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic 19th century detective...

Disney Plans Hexum Franchise

Disney Pictures and Idealogy have picked up "Children of Men" and "Spy Game" scribe David Arata's action-thriller pitch "Hexum" says The Hollywood Reporter.Details of the plot have not been disclosed, but it is known to feature a worst-case scenario...

French Thriller Bait Gets Remade

Eric Eisner, Aimee Peyronnet and Alexandra Milchan will produce an English-language version of the 1995 French thriller "The Bait" says The Hollywood Reporter.Bertrand Tavernier's movie revolved around a woman, her boyfriend and his friend who come up with a...

Trade Breaks: Human, Solo, Paramount

"Matt Damon is now committed to star in "Human Factor," joining Morgan Freeman in the Clint Eastwood-directed film for Warner Bros. Pictures. Damon will play rugby star Francois Pienaar, who created, with Nelson Mandela, an event that gave...

Emmy Rossum Plays Truth Or Dare

Emmy Rossum has joined the independent film "Dare" which Adam Salky will direct says Variety.The David Brind-scripted film is about three privileged high school seniors who decide they can no longer ignore their deepest needs and take the biggest...

Jeffrey Dean Morgan Visits Shanghai

Jeffrey Dean Morgan (TV's "Supernatural," "The Accidental Husband") has joined the Weinstein Co.'s period piece "Shanghai" says The Hollywood Reporter.Morgan plays Connor, an American killed in Japanese-occupied Shanghai before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Paul Soames (John Cusack)...

Willis Joins Kane & Lynch Film

Bruce Willis is in negotiations to star in Lionsgate's video game adaptation "Kane & Lynch" reports the trades.The game follows Adam 'Kane' Marcus (Willis), a mercenary on death row who, along with a schizophrenic killer named Lynch, is sprung...

Ridley Scott Talks Upcoming Films

Ridley Scott spoke with Eclipse Magazine recently about the recently aired, well-produced but creatively inert mini-series adaptation of Michael Crichton's seminal sci-fi novel classic "The Andromeda Strain" - yet another example of a project shown on Memorial Day...

Serge Gainsbourg Biopic Planned

French comic book author Joann Sfar is set to shoot a biopic of French poet, singer, actor and director Serge Gainsbourg says FilmDeCulte.com.Gainsbourg's music has reached legendary stature in France and is considered to be one of the first...

Next Terminator Ending Revealed?

It started out as a interesting but unconfirmed crazy Net rumor over at AICN yesterday. In the 24 hours since however talk has begun to solidify that it's legit, and has been backed up by fellow French fancy...

Universal Rushes Ludlum’s Protocol

Universal Pictures is rushing forward with its planned adaptation of Robert Ludlum's "The Sigma Protocol" reports the trades.Art Marcum and Matt Holloway ("Iron Man") have been hired to pen the screenplay based on the late "Bourne Identity" author's 2001...

Molina, Kingsley Join Prince of Persia

Alfred Molina and Ben Kingsley have joined the cast of Jerry Bruckheimer and Disney's "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" reports Variety.The Mike Newell-directed adaptation of the Ubisoft video game series has Jake Gyllenhaal in the lead role...

Trade Breaks: Road, Harvard, Jungle

"Paul Cowan, Chris Wheeldon and Michael Robertson ("Black Water") are teaming to produce the Aussie supernatural thriller "Road Train". The story follows a group of youngsters menaced by a driverless road train in the Australian outback, and is...

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