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Dominique Swain Swims In The Ocean

Dominique Swain has joined Dee Wallace in the cast of Director Dante Tomaselli's new chiller "The Ocean" reports Fangoria.Swain plays Maria, a young mother living in Puerto Rico whose husband and son are killed in a freak drowning accident.Her...

Gooding, Perlman Visit Gehenna

Cuba Gooding Jr., Taryn Manning, Ron Perlman, Henry Rollins, Valerie Cruz and Ray Winstone have joined the action thriller "Untitled Gehenna Project" says The Hollywood Reporter.Jason Connery directs the Keith Kjornes-penned tale of an elite group of soldiers (Gooding,...

Crowe Set For State of Play Role

Universal is in final negotiations with Russell Crowe to replace Brad Pitt in political thriller "State of Play" reports Reuters.Just before Thanksgiving, Pitt pulled out of the project citing script concerns - problems that can't be fixed due to...

Punisher, Spartans, Train Dates Set

Lionsgate's "The Punisher: War Zone", a sequel to their comic adaptation, is scheduled for September 12th 2008.-The film adaptation of Clive Barker's horror short story "Midnight Meat Train" with Vinnie Jones a train-bound serial killer opens May 16th...

Sarsgaard & Farmiga Adopt An Orphan

Peter Sarsgaard and Vera Farmiga will star in the horror feature "Orphan" for Dark Castle Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures reports Variety.The story revolves around a husband and wife (Sarsgaard and Farmiga) who lose a baby and then adopt...

Cusack Employed In A Factory

John Cusack has signed on to star in the psychological thriller "The Factory" for Dark Castle and Warner Bros. Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.Cusack will play an obsessed cop who, with his partner, is on the trail of a...

Norton & Nelson Shake The Leaves

Edward Norton and Tim Blake Nelson will team up for the comedy "Leaves of Grass" says Coming Soon.Norton plays twin brothers - one a philosophy professor, the other a career criminal who gets his more erudite twin into big...

Landau & Burstyn Are A Lovely Pair

Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, Elizabeth Banks and Adam Scott will star in the holiday fable "Lovely Still" currently shooting in Omaha says The Hollywood Reporter.The story follows an elderly grocery store bagger (Landau) who discovers love for the first...

Rogen Talks Green Hornet Film

Seth Rogen tells MTV News that right now they're still deciding on the tone of the planned adaptation of "The Green Hornet" at Sony.Rogen says "there's a more comedic version and less comedic version" available to them, and whatever...

Jackson’s Hand Rocks the Cradle

New Line and Uppity Films have acquired Josh Cagan's spec script "Man That Rocks the Cradle" as a Samuel L. Jackson star vehicle reports Variety.The story revolves around an overworked husband and father of four who decides the solution...

Keri Russell Tells Bedtime Stories

Keri Russell is in negotiations to star opposite Adam Sandler in Disney's family comedy "Bedtime Stories" says The Hollywood Reporter.The Matt Lopez-scripted "Bedtime" features Sandler as a harried real estate developer whose life is turned upside down when the...

Leterrier Talks Hulk Villains

"The Incredible Hulk" director Louis Leterrier talked with Wizard Magazine recently about why Universal decided to start over on the superhero franchise.He also talked a little about the villains: "Obviously, General Ross is the villain, so he had to...

Lee Directs Jackson & Mac’s Soul

Dimension Films has set Malcolm Lee to direct the road trip comedy "Soul Men" reports Variety.Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac will play bickering backup soul singers who haven't spoken in 20 years but reluctantly travel cross country together...

Three Official Indy IV Stills

Whilst there was a few official behind-the-scenes photos taken of the cast during filming posted up on indianajones.com, what looks like the first batch of regular publicity stills for "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"...

Empire’s Joker Pic Leaks Early

The new Empire magazine cover featuring Heath Ledger as The Joker in "The Dark Knight" was originally supposed to debut online tomorrow at this site, but a scan has already leaked out onto the Net and...

Gyllenhaal Is Joe Namath In Biopic

Universal Pictures is planning a biopic of 60's American gridiron legend Joe Namath with Jake Gyllenhaal to play the Hall of Fame quarterback reports Variety.Namath was the first football player to achieve real rock-star status. The Pennsylvania kid...

Perry Becomes Efron In 17

Zac Efron is going to grow up into Matthew Perry.Former "Friends" and "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" star Perry will play a grown-up version of Efron in New Line's teen comedy "17" reports Reuters.The Jason Filardi-penned script follows...

Weinsteins Say She’s Got It

The Weinstein Co. has acquired worldwide publishing, film and television rights to Bridie Clark's new novel "I Think She's Got It" says The Hollywood Reporter.A modern-day retelling of "Pygmalion," the Manhattan-set novel centers on a shy Midwesterner who is...

Schreiber Joins Repossession Mambo

Liev Schreiber is teaming with Jude Law and Forest Whitaker on the Universal's thriller "Repossession Mambo" reports Variety.Schrieber will play Law's boss at a futuristic credit union dealing in artificial organs. When Law's character receives an artificial organ, he...

Independent Spirit Awards Nominees

The first major award show nominations were announce today with the Independent Spirit Awards releasing their list of nominees for the ceremony next February.The awards celebrate the best of independent filmmaking, but this year has seen such few hits...

Piper Returns To Doctor Who

Former pop star Billie Piper, who played the memorable companion Rose Tyler in the first two seasons of the revamped "Doctor Who," will be making a brief return to the series.The BBC has confirmed that Piper will return sometime...

Fred Cuny Biopic In The World

Element Films and Spitfire Pictures will turn author Scott Anderson's "The Man Who Tried to Save the World" and the 1997 "Frontline" documentary "The Lost American" into a feature film biopic reports Variety.The film will focus on the death-defying...

West, Baker Join The Lodger

In a recent interview, writer/director David Ondaatje revealed to Ion Cinema that Shane West, Simon Baker, have joined the cast of his "The Lodger" film adaptation for Sony's Stage 6 Films.Split between two narratives, the first story involves a...

New Watchmen Set Update

"Watchmen" director Zack Snyder has updated the official blog for his film adaptation of the acclaimed graphic novel and revealed some snazzy new photos of the New York City backlot built in Vancouver along with a list of factoids...

More Joker Talk From Knight

Empire Online is slowing revealing a new photo of The Joker in the upcoming "The Dark Knight", the full shot should be up within the next few days.Meanwhile, Heath Ledger talked to SFX Magazine about the make-up for the...

Biggies Doing Tom Swift Film

Digital Studio Worldwide Biggies has acquired all rights to Simon & Schuster's long-running Tom Swift book series reports Variety.Swift, a problem-solving teenage genius born into a family of inventors, has had a wide following for decades, spanning some 100-plus...

Official Third Mummy Synopsis

Director Rob Cohen has posted on his blog the official synopsis for the anticipated "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor", the third installment in Universal Pictures action franchise:The blockbuster global "Mummy" franchise takes a spellbinding turn as the...

Ruffalo Plans Island Escape

Mark Ruffalo will star opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's drama "Shutter Island" for Paramount and Sony Pictures reports Reuters.Based on Dennis Lehane's 2004 novel, Ruffalo will play U.S. Marshal Chuck Aule, who travels with his new partner (DiCaprio)...

Chain Links Reed, Segan, David

Nikki Reed ("Lords of Dogtown," "thirteen"), Noah Segan ("Brick"), Keith David ("Mr. and Mrs. Smith") and Betsy Russell ("Saw III" & "Saw IV") will star in "Chain Letter" says The Hollywood Reporter.The story follows the chain-wielding killer Chain Man...

Li, Cusack Meet In Shanghai

Gong Li is set and John Cusack is in negotiations to star in "Shanghai," a period drama for The Weinstein Company reports Variety.Cusack is in talks to play an American who returns to a corrupt, Japanese-occupied Shanghai four months...

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