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Quantum Release Date Quagmire

James Bond fans outside of Europe may find themselves downloading shaky pirated versions rather than visiting the cinema for the next adventure of the British superspy due to release date disparity over the upcoming 007 feature "Quantum of Solace".The...

Cage, Johnson To Kick-Ass

Nicolas Cage, Aaron Johnson ("Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging") and Lyndsy Fonseca (TV's "Big Love," "Desperate Housewives") are joining the cast of Matthew Vaughn's "Kick-Ass" says The Hollywood Reporter.The adaptation of the violent comic book by Mark Millar ("Wanted"),...

Blackbird Play Becomes Feature

Jean Doumanian Productions will develop a feature film adaptation of the play "Blackbird" reports Variety.Playwright David Harrower ("White Male Heart") will adapt the script about the faceoff between a middle-aged man and a young woman he was romantically linked...

Fox & Warners Share Boyle’s Slumdog

The combination of the writer's strike impact and the absorption of both New Line Cinema and WIP into its fold left Warner Bros. with a notable lack of tentpoles and a glut of arthouse and mid-tier features...

Radcliffe Talks Potter Delay & Hallows

"Harry Potter" actor Daniel Radcliffe appeared on the New York Times' TimesTalks podcast series on Tuesday to talk about various topics during a break from rehearsing the Broadway version of "Equus" starting early September.SnitchSeeker has an exhaustive breakdown of...

Friday, Museum, Australia Stills & Art

Various new visuals today including stills from "Appaloosa" and the "Friday the 13th" remake, along with set phots from "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" and Ben Stiller and Amy Adams on the set of the "Night at the Museum"...

Trades: Potter, Corn, Ballet

"The BBFC has published a classification which seems to be the second trailer of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" is soon to hit theatres. The new trailer run at 91 seconds, five seconds shorter than the...

Leguizamo’s God To Arrive December

IFC Films has acquired North American rights to the John Leguizamo drama "Where God Left His Shoes" from Vulcan Productions says The Hollywood Reporter.Salvatore Stabile's sophomore film revolves around an ex-boxer (Leguizamo) and his wife (Leonor Varela) who are...

Stargate Atlantis Has Been Axed

"Stargate Atlantis" will conclude its run on Sci Fi Channel after the current, fifth season ends next January according to MultiChannel News.The network has however greenlit a two-hour TV movie to run after that and say the show will...

Affleck To Extract Judge Comedy

Ben Affleck is in negotiations to join the Mike Judge comedy "Extract" for Miramax Films and Ternion Productions reports Variety.Affleck will play an ambulance-chasing lawyer in the film, which centers on a flower extract factory owner (Jason Bateman) who's...

Hobbit Being Penned & Financed

""The Lord of the Rings" screenwriting team of Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens are officially set to join director Guillermo del Toro to write the screenplays for the two planned movies based on "The Hobbit".Writing has begun...

Jackson Considers Lucas’ Red Tails

During the "Lakeview Terrace " junket this week, Samuel L. Jackson spoke with IGN Movies about the possibility that he might re-team with "Star Wars" creator George Lucas for the latter's World War II production "Red Tails"."I just read...

McAvoy, Blunt In Love With Gnomeo

British thesps James McAvoy and Emily Blunt are in negotiations to play the title roles in the CGI-animated Shakespeare adaptation "Gnomeo and Juliet" for Miramax and Rocket Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.Kelly Asbury will direct this loose and edgy...

Trades: Religulous, Mars, Sea

"Larry Charles' "Religulous", the Bill Maher doco on religion, is playing twice daily at Laemmle's Claremont 5 in Claremont, CA and the Creative Entertainment Coliseum Quad on 181st Street in New York City this week to qualify for its...

Vin Diesel Helms Furious Prequel

Vin Diesel tells ComingSoon.net that he is directing a 20-minute prequel to "Fast and Furious", the upcoming fourth installment in the Universal Pictures franchise.In the Justin Lin-directed "Fast and Furious", opening June 5, 2009, fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto (Diesel)...

Warners Responds To Potter Complaints

With Warner Bros. Pictures having delayed "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" eight months from November 21st to July 17th 2009, it's understandable that many 'Potter' fans are upset.In fact they've been so vocal in expressing that resentment that...

Proyas Directing Heinlein’s Hoag

Phoenix Pictures is developing a feature based on Robert Heinlein's complex psychological thriller novela "The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag" says The Hollywood Reporter.Alex Proyas ("Dark City, "The Crow") will pen and direct the $40-50 million adaptation of the...

Thomas Haden Church Joins Don McKay

Thomas Haden Church has joined the $5 million indie drama "Don McKay" for Animus Films reports Variety.The story centers on a man haunted by a tragedy that forced him to flee his hometown 25 years earlier who returns when...

MGM Turns Jonas Moore Into A Series

MGM Domestic Television Distribution is turning the U.K. online graphic novel "The Many Worlds of Jonas Moore" into a live-action action-drama TV series.Set in a time where the British Empire has never ended and America is just one of...

Sing-A-Long With Mamma Mia!

Universal Pictures will release a special sing-along edition of its hit movie musical "Mamma Mia!" in selected theaters nationwide starting Friday August 29th.Audiences at these specially selected theaters are invited to bring friends and family and sing along to...

Knowing Pair Pen Poltergeist Remake

Juliet Snowden and Stiles White ("Boogeyman," "Knowing") will pen the screenplay for MGM's planned remake of the Tobe Hooper-directed, Steven Spielberg-produced 1982 horror classic "Poltergeist" says The Hollywood Reporter.The story of a suburban home built over an Indian burial...

Fassbender Joins Bastards, Wuthering

Michael Fassbender ("300") is in final negotiations to join the cast of Quentin Tarantino's "Inglorious Bastards" reports Variety.The German actor is most well-known for the role of Stelios in "300" and drew much acclaim for his role as Irish...

Toronto Film Fest Schedule Revealed

The Toronto Film Festival has announced its complete line-up for its two week run in early September. While some big deals will be going down and some big names will hook up, its the big titles that everyone will...

Watchmen Lawsuit Goes Ahead

20th Century Fox is seeking an injunction to block the release of Warner Bros. "Watchmen" movie after a Los Angeles court ruled a copyright lawsuit against Warner can go forward reports Reuters.The highly anticipated $120 million film is based...

The Random Spiel: August 19th 2008

Heaps of new stills from upcoming Fall releases have gone online over at EW.Com.- There's also new stills from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Twilight, and Rocknrolla.- David Fincher's "The Curious Case of Benjamin Cutton" currently runs...

Hogan & Jacobson Slip On Boots

Paul Hogan and Shane Jacobson ("Kenny") will star in Instinct Entertainment's comedy "Charlie & Boots" says Variety.Director Shane Murphy and Stewart Faichney, who worked with Hogan on the 2004 comedy "Strange Bedfellows", will serve in the same capacity here.The...

Cruise & Raimi Team For Sleeper

Tom Cruise and Sam Raimi are teaming to produce the Warner Bros. Pictures comic adaptation "Sleeper" says The Hollywood Reporter.Written by Ed Brubaker from 2003-2005 for DC Comics, "Sleeper" centers on an operative whose fusion with an alien artifact...

The Coens Are Kind Of Serious

Tony-nominated Michael Stuhlbarg and TV comedy actor Richard Kind will star as brothers in the Coen Brothers next period black comedy "The Serious Man" for Working Title and Focus Features says Variety.Set in 1967, the story centers on Larry...

Jimmy Fallon Takes Barrymore’s Whip

Jimmy Fallon has been cast in Drew Barrymore's directorial debut Whip It! reports Slashfilm.Fallon has been spotted on set of the roller derby dramedy playing "Hot Tub Johnny", a cheesy hungover announcer who makes nasty comments to all the...

Gray Directs New Take On Julius

F. Gary Gray ("The Italian Job," "The Negotiator") is attached to direct a feature film version of the Oni Press graphic novel "Julius" for Mandalay Pictures says Variety.Antony Johnston's "Julius" is a contemporary urban crime adaptation of William Shakespeare's...

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