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Singleton Talks A-Team Progress

Collider got to briefly chat with director John Singleton about 20th Century Fox's upcoming big screen adaptation of classic 80's series "The A-Team" which he confirmed he's helming. Amongst the facts garnered:-NO-ONE has been cast yet, but he...

Ellen Page To Whip It Good

"Juno" and "Hard Candy" actress Ellen Page is joining Drew Barrymore's directorial debut "Whip It" reports Film School Rejects.The project is based on the novel Derby Girl by Shauna Cross. Page plays Bliss a sarcastic teenager who who...

Schreiber, Hall Join Wolverine

CHUD reports that Liev Schreiber ("The Sum of all Fears," "The Manchurian Candidate") will play Victor Creed - aka. Sabretooth - in the Gavin Hood-directed "X-Men Origins: Wolverine".Schreiber involvement was previously thought to be that of a young Stryker,...

Sharon Leal Loves Soul Men

"Dreamgirls" and "This Christmas" actress Sharon Leal has landed the female lead in the Dimension Films comedy "Soul Men" says The Hollywood Reporter.Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac star as Louis and Floyd, two estranged former backup soul singers...

Latest ’08/’09 Release Date Changes

Due to the holiday season, release date changes have been minimal at best with studios staying away from rearranging their schedules over Christmas and New Years. Today though 'Zephyr' is back with some changes that have happened in...

Elijah Becomes A Hobbit Again

Talking with MTV News, actor Elijah Wood was asked about his potential involvement in the Peter Jackson-produced "The Hobbit" and its sequel.He says "I haven't spoken to directly about it I've e-mailed him, and as far as...

Final Potter Split In Half?

When the "Harry Potter" film franchise began, the fourth story - "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" - was such a fat book that many thought it would have to be turned into two films.It was a rumor...

Clowes & Gondry Team For Migel

Dan Clowes ("Ghost World") is set to pen the screenplay for the upcoming animated movie from father and son team Paul and Michel Gondry.Michel Gondry ("Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind") tells Slashfilm that " about a dictator who...

Bates, Smith Join Earth Remake

Kathy Bates (Misery) and Will Smith's son Jaden ("The Pursuit of Happyness") have joined Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly and Jon Hamm in 20th Century Fox's remake of "The Day the Earth Stood Still" reports Bloody-Disgusting.Directed by Scott Derrickson ("The...

Campbell Out of Lee’s Miracle

Due to scheduling conflicts, Naomi Campbell has pulled out of Spike Lee's latest film "Miracle at St. Anna" reports Blackfilm.The film follows four African-American Buffalo soldiers of the 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped in a a small tuscan...

Terminator Anime Anthology Planned

Out doing press for this past weekend's premiere of "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles", The Dead Bolt got talking with consulting producer James Middleton who spoke about the status of the upcoming fourth film and revealed a whole new...

Oil Rig Used For Avatar Design

The Noble Clyde Boudreaux, an oil-drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, will serve as the basis for many of the key sets on James Cameron's upcoming sci-fi action-adventure "Avatar".ComingSoon.net reports that in the film, the off-world mining colony...

Scarlett Johansson Loves New York

Scarlett Johansson will direct a five minute segment in the Manhattan based follow up to "Paris, Je T'aime" entitled "New York, I Love You" reports Page Six.The anthology feature will contain twelve short films, each focused on a different...

Rosenberg On Crank 2, Underworld 3

Lakeshore Entertainment's Tom Rosenberg attended this past weekend's "Untraceable" junket and spoke with Collider a little about two of the companies big upcoming sequels:Crank 2: "We have a script and we are starting it right about April 1st". ...

The 2008 Golden Globes Winners

The ceremony-less Golden Globes have just been announced with a fairly even spread overall. "Atonement", "Sweeney Todd," "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" and "No Country for Old Men" took home two awards each, as did AMC's "Mad Men"...

Hunnam, Glenn Cause Anarchy

Charlie Hunnam, Scott Glenn and Katey Sagal have joined the cast of the FX pilot "Sons of Anarchy" reports Reuters."The Shield" writer/executive producer Kurt Sutter created the series which is a multigenerational family drama set in the world of...

Imagine Pursuing Lensman Novels

Sci-Fi Wire reports that Imagine Entertainment and Universal Pictures are negotiating with the estate of legendary author E.E. "Doc" Smith for film rights to Smith's seminal "Lensman" novels.The series began in 1934 with "Triplanetary," a novel serialized in the...

More Host Sequel Details

Sci-Fi Japan reports that the producers of the follow-up to the South Korean hit "The Host" intend to make this prequel even more topical than the first film.The Bong Joon-ho directed 2006 South Korean monster movie became a global...

New Wolfman Still Going Ahead

Mark Romanek's upcoming reinvention of "The Wolfman" has not been affected by the strike reports Bloody Disgusting.Reports suggested that shooting on the Universal Pictures film would be delayed, but Romanek has announced that filming is set to begin on...

Bale On Public Hunt For Depp

Christian Bale is in talks to star opposite Johnny Depp in the Michael Mann-directed, Depression-era crime drama "Public Enemies" for Universal Pictures reports the trades.An adaptation of Brian Burrough's book, the story follows the government's attempt to stop the...

Duncan Joins Broken Lizard’s Salmon

Michael Clarke Duncan will star in Broken Lizard's "The Slammin' Salmon" reports Variety.Set in a Miami restaurant owned by Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), a brutal former heavyweight boxing champion who institutes a competition to see which waiter can...

Horseback Doco Becomes Feature

U.S. Marine Brian Steidle's Darfur memoir "The Devil Came on Horseback" is being translated into a fully-fledged narrative feature says The Hollywood Reporter.The 2007 memoir, co-written by Steidle and Gretchen Steidle Wallace, follows the former U.S. Marine Captain during...

Beyonce & Arnie Go Bollywood

Bollywood producer Sajid Nadiadwala has pulled in Arnold Schwarzenegger and Beyonce Knowles to appear in his next project "Kambakth Ishq" reports DNA India.An international source says "Sajid has managed a casting coup in Kambakth Ishq. Apparently Arnold Schwarzenegger has...

Lionsgate Making New Conan Films

Nu Image/Millennium Films has made a US distribution rights deal with Lionsgate for a new film series based on the Robert E. Howard-created character "Conan the Barbarian" reports Variety.The first film will be written by the team of Thomas...

Fox Picks Up Talbert’s Baggage

Fox Searchlight will produce and finance David Talbert's "Baggage Claim" says The Hollywod Reporter."Baggage" centers on the thirtysomething single flight attendant Montana Moore, who, frustrated with being single, embarks on a 30-day, 30,000-mile barnstorm across America to find an...

Salma Hayek Is A Total Freak

Salma Hayek has signed on to star opposite John C. Reilly in Universal Pictures' horror drama "Cirque du Freak", her first acting role since her maternity leave reports Variety.Reilly will play a vampire who drafts a 14-year-old to...

Vanessa Hudgens Has Will Power

"High School Musical" star Vanessa Hudgens has signed on to star in Walden Media's coming-of-age dramedy "Will" says Reuters.Written by Graff and Josh Cagan, the script centers on a high school outcast and a popular girl who form an...

Olivia Wilde Loves Year One

Olivia Wilde ("Turistas," "Alpha Dog") has landed the female lead role opposite Jack Black in Sony PIctures biblical-era comedy "Year One" reports Variety.Harold Ramis is directing a cast that also includes Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Oliver Platt, David Cross,...

Does Spurlock Find Osama Bin Laden?

Slashfilm has scored details from someone claiming to have seen "Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?", the new documentary from Morgan Spurlock ("Super Size Me") that's one of the most anticipated titles at this year's Sundance Film...

Jon Favreau Talks Neanderthals

Jon Favreau tells MTV News that once he finishes work on this Summer's "Iron Man" he'll get to work on the motion-capture animated feature "Neanderthals" for Sony Pictures.Unlike other more reality driven mo-cap features like "The Polar Express" and...

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