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Reynolds, Kitsch Join Wolverine

AICN reports that Ryan Reynolds will be suiting up to play anti-hero Deadpool in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" currently in production.Reynolds has been attached to both the role of Deadpool and The Flash in their own films for some time,...

Latest Status Of Snyder’s Watchmen

The official site for Zack Snyder's "Watchmen" film adaptation has been updated with a new entry by executive producer Herb Gains. Shooting is almost wrapped on the production and Gains is excited:"As we approach the last days of...

Batman, Justice League Updates

If the "Justice League" movie is going to happen, its now a lot longer off than before.Moviehole reports that rather than mid-2008, a 2010 start date is being targeted. With the cast booked out for much of 2008...

War Is Over – HD-DVD Officially Dead

At a press conference a few minutes ago, Toshiba officially announced that it will "no longer develop, manufacture and market" any HD-DVD players and recorders.Toshiba will continue, however, to provide full product support and after-sales service for all owners...

Wild Things & Smurf Sneak Peeks

Two bits of unexpected footage hhit the web over the weekend and not surprisingly the studios seem to be in a race to shut them down wherever they pop up so check 'em out as quick as you can.First...

Pinter’s Mark Uncovers Treasure

Film rights to Jason Pinter's "The Mark" have been picked up by Treasure Films with Paddy Breathnach ("Blow Dry," "Shrooms," "I Went Down") attached to direct.The story follows a young reporter named Henry Parker who is accused of murder...

Cliffhanger Sequel Rumors

It's a very unlikely story, nevertheless the British tabloids are reporting that Sylvester Stallone wants to revisit his rock-climber character Gabe Walker from 1993's "Cliffhanger".One of Stallone's better action films outside of the Rocky/Rambo franchises, the original Renny Harlin-directed...

Harris Pens Astroboy Script

Timothy Harris ("Kindergarten Cop," "Twins," "Trading Places") is penning the screenplay for Imagi Studios' upcoming CG-animated feature film "AstroBoy", based on the long-running anime series.Set in futuristic Metro City, AstroBoy is about a young robot with incredible powers created...

Lost, 24, CW Post-Strike Dates

So when will all the shows begin airing their handful of post-strike episodes that will be shot for this season? Some shows announced their exact dates over the weekend:Episode seven of "Lost" will air March 13th. Then the...

Smith Talks Ruins Sequel & End

Director Carter Smith has spoken with Bloody Disgusting about the upcoming Mexico-set/Australia shot horror flick "The Ruins" and revealed some juicy spoiler information so be warned - stop reading now if you want to keep the surprise.For those still...

Jumper Sequel Involves Time Travel?

Despite the scathing reviews, "Jumper" topped the box-office this weekend and so the inevitable sequel will likely take place.Director Doug Liman spoke about the possibility this week with Collider and says "this power can be used to leave this...

Logo, Prez & More G.I. Joe Updates

He's been Keira Knightley's father and a Murdoch-esque James Bond villain, now he is set to play the President of the United States.British thesp Johnathan Pryce will play the prez in Stephen Sommer's big screen live-action adaptation of...

Richard Kelly Wraps Up The Box

"Donnie Darko" and "Southland Tales" helmer Richard Kelly has confirmed that production has wrapped on his third feature "The Box".On his Myspace Blog, the actor says "I've been in Boston/Virginia directing my third movie and now I am back...

Sutter Abandons His Punisher

Screenwriter Kurt Sutter has removed his screenwriting credit from Marvel and Lionsgate's superhero reboot "Punisher: War Zone" set for release in September.The scribe says on his official blog that his take "tried to rip Frank Castle from the comic...

Collins, Huston Join Wolverine

Lynn Collins ("The Number 23," "Bug") and Danny Huston ("30 Days of Night," "Children of Men") have joined the cast of the upcoming "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" project reports The IESB & Joblo.This film leads up to the events of...

Farrell, Depp, Law Join Parnassus

Despite reps for Johnny Depp offering an official denial the other week, AICN reports that the "Pirates of the Caribbean" actor is still very much involved in taking over part of the role left behind by the death of...

John Landis Is Ghoulishly Yours

John Landis will direct "Ghoulishly Yours, William M. Gaines," a biopic based on the life of the publisher of EC Comics and Mad magazine reports Variety.The story centers on an anti-establishment group of artists and writers, led by a...

Rock, Biel, Scott Visit Planet

Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long and Seann William Scott are providing the lead voices to New Line Cinema's first 3-D CG-animated feature "Planet 51" reports the trades.The $60 million film revolves around a group of residents on the...

Melissa George Visits The Triangle

Australian actress Melissa George ("30 Days of Night," TV's "Alias") is in final negotiations to star in the supernatural thriller "Triangle" for Icon Entertainment says The Hollywood Reporter.The story revolves around the passengers of a yachting trip in the...

Harlin & Cena Team For Rounds

World Wrestling Entertainment and Fox Atomic are teaming for the $20 million action vehicle "12 Rounds" which Renny Harlin will direct says Variety.Daniel Kunka's script centers on a New Orleans police detective (John Cena) whose girlfriend is kidnapped.Steve Harris...

Murphy & Page Pick A Peacock

Ellen Page and Cillian Murphy will star in the psychological thriller "Peacock" for Mandate Pictures reports the trades.Murph plays a man with a split personality who fools his Nebraskan hometown into believing his two alter egos are man and...

Dale Earnhardt Biopic Revs Up

Producers Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher have made a deal to tell the life story of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt who was killed in a crash in the last lap of the 2001 Daytona 500 says Variety.Earnhardt, who drove...

Trade Breaks: Noahs, Scots, Special

"The Logo network has greenlighted a feature film based on the channel's popular series "Noah's Arc." "Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom" will revolve around four black gay friends living in Los Angeles and pick up where the series' second-season...

Toshiba Dumping Its HD-DVD Format?

The format war looks to be coming to an official end with Toshiba widely expected to pull the plug on its HD DVD format sometime in the coming weeks says The Hollywood Reporter.Officially no decision has been made, but...

Fox Shuffles Post-Strike Schedule

Paramount was the first yesterday to remaster its upcoming release schedule in the wake of the writer's strike ending, now 20th Century Fox has followed suite.With "Tropic Thunder" having vacated the spot, Fox has delayed its Eddie Murphy family...

Leconte Goes Skiing With Miss

French helmer Patrice Leconte ("Friends Forever") will next shoot the comedy "La Guerre des Miss" reports Variety.The story is set at a ski resort village determined to get back on the sporting tourism map by besting a neighboring hamlet...

O’Connell & Graham Having A Baby

Jerry O'Connell, Heather Graham, John Corbett, Katie Finneran, Ian Ziering and Lara Flynn Boyle have all joined the indie romantic comedy "Baby on Board" says The Hollywood Reporter.Brian Herzlinger's indie feature follows a happily married couple (O'Connell, Graham)...

Rashida Jones I Love You

Rashida Jones (""The Office"") has landed the female lead in DreamWorks' comedy "I Love You, Man" and a co-starring role in Gold Circle Films' "Chilled in Miami" reports Variety.John Hamburg directs "I Love You" from a script he wrote...

Plans To Remake Faulkner’s Dust

William Faulkner's 1948 suspense novel "Intruder in the Dust" is getting a cinematic remake a full sixty years after the first film adaptation in 1949 reports the trades.The Nobel Prize-winning author's novel focuses on a black man in rural...

Trade Breaks: 14, Just, Darkness

"Daniel Bruehl ("2 Days in Paris" "The Bourne Ultimatum") will headline "14" to be directed by Andrucha Waddington ("House of Sand"). Bruehl is up to play Spanish playwright Lope de Vega in the $17.8 million project set to start...

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