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Marvel & Spidey Fight Over Jake?

Many boys and girls out there have a desire to see young hunk Jake Gyllenhaal in tight fitting spandex. Now, the only debate seems to be over what color scheme it will be.Coming close to nabbing the role...

The Random Spiel: March 14th 2007

Check out some 89 Production Stills from Showest including first looks at "The Accidental Husband", "Evening", "The Condemned" and pictured right - the Russell Crowe & Christian Bale western "3:10 to Yuma".- The rumoured description of the third...

Trade Breaks: Transformers, Bandits, Jagged

"Footage from the upcoming "Transformers" movie was screened at Showest, most notably the Scorponok sequence where the Scorpion-shaped robot attacked a team of soldiers (led by Josh Duhamel and Tyrese) in the Arabian desert..."(full details)"Intrepid Pictures has launched development...

Singer, Cruise & McQuarrie Plan Thriller

Stepping away from superheroes for his next project, Bryan Singer is set to return to the thriller genre with an original, multi-character ensemble thriller set during World War Two.The film finally re-teams Singer with his "The Usual Suspects" screenwriter...

The Death Instinct Of Depardieu

Gerard Depardieu has joined the cast of the first film in Jean-Francois Richet's two-film project about infamous gangster Jacques Mesrine says The Hollywood Reporter."L'Instinct de Mort" (Death Instinct) and "L'Ennemi Public no.1" (Public Enemy No. 1), penned by Abdel...

McGregor Finds An Incendiary Device

Michelle Williams, Ewan McGregor and Matthew Macfadyen will star in Sharon Maguire's "Incendiary" $10 million contemporary drama about the emotional aftermath of a suicide bombing in London.Adapted from Chris Cleave's novel, the story follows a woman whose life is...

One More Time For Scarlett & Woody

Scarlett Johansson and Director Woody Allen are teaming up for a third time in Allen's upcoming Spain-set project reports Variety.The project marks her third starring role in Allen's past four films, his most frequent use of an actress since...

Modern Pirates Ensnare Frank Coraci

Helmer Frank Coraci ("Click") will helm 20th Century Fox's high-concept adventure-comedy "Part-Time Pirates" says The Hollywood Reporter.The story revolves around working-class guys who break free from their mundane lives and take to the high seas, raiding the yachts of...

Brideshead Smiles On Hayley Atwell

Hayley Atwell (TV's "The Ruby in the Smoke", "Cassandra's Dream") has joined the cast of helmer Julian Jarrold's new film adaptation of the classic "Brideshead Revisited" tale according to HanWay Films.Atwell will play Julia Flyte opposite Ben Whishaw and...

Tulia Turn For Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton will reunite with his "Monster's Ball" co-star Halle Berry in "Tulia," the Carl Franklin-directed drama for Lionsgate reports Variety.The film follows an ACLU lawyer's efforts to expose a corrupt and racially motivated rash of drug convictions...

Adaptations: Love, Season, Spanky

"Author Jonathan Lethem will give away the film option to his LA-based, music-themed novel "You Don't Love Me Yet" to a "select filmmaker". Rather than taking option up front, he wants to be paid 2% of...

Grab Free Tickets To Peaceful Warrior

Best Buy and Universal Pictures will give away up to $15 million in tickets to the March 30th nationwide theatrical release of Sobini Films' "Peaceful Warrior."Tickets for the first weekend's showings of the inspirational film adaptation of Dan Millman's...

Another Case Of Cabin Fever

"Hostel" director Eli Roth's debut feature "Cabin Fever", one of the more enjoyable horror comedy movies of late, is now getting a sequel according to the trade paper The Hollywood Reporter.The first film's leading man Rider Strong, and...

Farrell, Theron, Fiennes Get Hurt

Charlize Theron, Colin Farrell, Ralph Fiennes and Willem Dafoe are attached to topline the Iraq-set action drama "The Hurt Locker" reports Production Weekly."Hurt Locker," follows the exploits of an elite bomb disposal unit. Forced to play a dangerous game...

Sweeney Todd Put On Hold?

Production on Tim Burton's big screen adaptation of "Sweeney Todd" has apparently been halted according to the British tabloids.Depp's four-year-old daughter Lily-Rose has apparently come down with an undisclosed illness in late February and Depp has refused to continue...

Large Cast Take Trip To Who-Ville

Carol Burnett, Seth Rogen, Will Arnett, Isla Fisher, Dan Fogler, Amy Poehler, Dane Cook, Jaime Pressly and Jonah Hill have joined the voice cast of CGI animated flick "Horton Hears a Who," starring Jim Carrey and Steve Carell.20th Century...

Trade Breaks: Fox, Easter, Terra

"Picturehouse has acquired the U.S. rights to "The Fox & the Child", the first narrative film from the team that created "March of the Penguins". The Fox and the Child is currently in production, with Penguins director Luc Jacquet...

Boyle Talks Sunshine & Next Film

British director Danny Boyle is in Australia right now where he attended and gave a Q&A for a special screening of his sci-fi drama "Sunshine". A contact for Moviehole attended the Melbourne function and brought back some details.The...

Carnahan Says Bunny Not So Messy

Last week saw the trades make a big deal over Reese Witherspoon's sudden eleventh hour departure from the Joe Carnahan-directed thriller "Bunny Lake is Missing".Reports were that Carnahan was so angry about it that he fired his manager. ...

Dreamworks Going All 3D in 2009

DreamWorks Animation plans to release all its pics in 3-D starting in 2009 reports Variety.Their Summer 2009 release "Monsters vs. Aliens" starts production this spring and will be made with 3-D in mind from the outset. Studio will produce...

Casting Couch: Narnia, Order, Train

"Italian actor-director Sergio Castellitto has been cast as King Miraz, the villain of "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian". He has won critical acclaim for past films such as Don't Move, Mostly Martha, and The Big Blue, and most...

Thunder Rumbles Over Jack Black

Jack Black has signed on to star in the Ben Stiller-helmed comedy "Tropic Thunder," with Robert Downey Jr. and Jay Baruchel.In the film, everything goes wrong during the making of a big-budget war movie, and the actors end up...

Gerard Butler Escapes New York

With "Assault on Precinct 13", "The Fog" and "Halloween" having gotten the remake treatment, and often talked about plans for a sequel/remake of "The Thing", it was only a matter of time before the last of director John Carpeneter's...

Machete Gets His Own Movie

Robert Rodriguez confirmed this week at the SXSW festival that he's planning a solo movie for actor Danny Trejo's Machete character from the upcoming "Grindhouse"."Machete" is the faux trailer that Rodriguez shot for "Grindhouse" and glimpses so far have...

Edgar Wright On His Grindhouse Trailer

Rob Zombie is doing "Werewolf Women of the SS", Eli Roth is doing the holiday-themed slasher "Thanksgiving", but one guest director on the upcoming "Grindhouse" has yet to reveal details on his contribution - until today.I chatted with one...

Diamond Dumps Lohan, Sparkles To Howard

Bryce Dallas Howard is in negotiations to replace Lindsay Lohan as the female lead in Tennessee Williams' "The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond" reports Production Weekly.Based on an original, previously undiscovered screenplay by the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, a rebellious...

Half Dozen Take A Visit To Cracktown

Shannyn Sossamon, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Lara Flynn Boyle, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Mark Webber and Tony Plana will star in Buddy Giovinazzo's urban drug-addiction drama "Life Is Hot in Cracktown" says The Hollywood Reporter.Sossamon will play a woman faced with the...

Hartnett & Harris Go To August

Hunky Josh Hartnett and "Pirates of the Caribbean" witch doctor Naomie Harris are teaming for the indie feature "August" being directed by Austin Chick says The Hollywood Reporter.The story revolves around two brothers who try to keep their startup...

Baby Mama Drools Over Ex-SNL Duo

Former "Saturday Night Live" duo Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will co-star in the feature comedy "Baby Mama," which "Austin Powers" sequels and "Undercover Brother" scribe Michael McCullers will write and direct says Production Weekly.McCullers, who with Mike...

Katt Williams & Murphy Are Marshals

Comedian Katt Williams will write and star in DreamWorks Pictures' comedy "Marshals" which Golden Globe winner Eddie Murphy will produce and co-star in.Murphy and Williams recently teamed on boxoffice hit "Norbit," in which Williams played Lord Have Mercy.According to...

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