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Opinion: State Of HD-DVD & Blu-Ray

Nearly a year since the first players were released and the Blu-ray & HD-DVD cold war remains at an impasse. Every other week there's a wild claim from one side that almost always ends up...

Denise Richards Is Beautiful

Denise Richards will star in "A Beautiful Life," a drama to be directed by Argentine filmmaker Alejandro Chomski ("Reggaeton," "Today and Tomorrow") reports Variety.Richards will play an exotic dancer and marks a first for Richards who moves from broader...

Poor Accomodates Lohan’s Rehab

Lindsay Lohan has asked to remain in the indie dark comedy "Poor Things" despite having entered rehab reports Variety.Lohan was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday after her convertible struck a curb, and investigators found what...

Nakata & Ichise Reteam For Inhuman

Hideo Nakata ("The Ring 2") is attached to direct 20th Century Fox and Regency Enterprises's "Inhuman" says The Hollywood Reporter.Loosely based on a Japanese murder case, Taka Ichise ("The Grudge"), Roy Lee and Doug Davison will produce using a...

New Heroes & Galactica Ends

Dania Ramirez (Callisto in "X-Men: The Last Stand") has been added as a regular on the NBC's hit series "Heroes." Ramirez will play Maya, a new hero whose powers are being kept secret for now.She's the sole new regular...

Saw IV Casting Rumors Denied

Darren Lynn Bousman, along with Shawnee Smith herself, have denied rumors to us that she will return as Amanda Young in Lionsgate's "Saw IV" reports Bloody Disgusting.The denial comes after rumours yesterday indicated the female serial killer would appear...

Cloudy Weinstein Sees Silver Linings

The Weinstein Co. has acquired screen rights to "The Silver Linings Playbook," a not-yet-published comic novel from Matthew M. Quick reports Variety.The story concerns a man who, after a mental collapse, is released from a health facility determined to...

Trade Breaks: Rings, End, She, Oxford

"Peter Jackson isn't the only one suing New Line about lost "Lord of the Rings" profits. Fifteen Kiwi actors filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to recover money the actors figured they are owed for royalties on merchandising revenue..."...

New Potter Date, New Trailer Dates

"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" has officially been moved up two days to a Wednesday July 11th, 2007 release.Regular scooper 'Zephyr says "There could be a number of reasons why: to gain the upper-hand on...

Lindsay Lohan Is No Longer Poor

With Lindsay Lohan safely tucked away in rehab, her participation in the upcoming indie film "Poor Things" is now in question.Her publicist Leslie Sloane Zelnick tells Variety that she doesn't know if Lohan will be able to take part...

Schenkenberg Is The New Terminator?

An Austrian muscle man turned Governer is set to be replaced by a Swedish former underwear model.Marcus Schenkenberg has scored a role in the fourth "Terminator" film project reports Coming Soon.Schenkenberg revealed on Dutch talkshow "Jensen" that he booked...

Grindhouse Kills Sin City Sequel?

Out doing promotions for his new film "Bordergate," actor Michael Madsen brought up the topic of both Robert Rodriguez's "Sin City 2" and Quentin Tarantino's WW2 opus "Inglorious Bastards" in an interview with Premiere Magazine.Whilst Tarantino is still typing...

Amber Heard Where To Get Some

Amber Heard ("Hidden Palms," "Pineapple Express") has been cast as the female lead in the teen drama "Get Some" for Summit Entertainment says The Hollywood Reporter.Written by Chris Hauty, the story centers on a transplanted Iowa teen (Sean Faris)...

Go Traveling With Aaron Eckhart

Aaron Eckhart is set to star in Universal Pictures and Stuber/Parent's new drama "Traveling" reports Variety.Eckhart will play a widower whose book about grieving turns him into a phenomenon. Reinvented as a charismatic self-help guru, he falls for a...

A Griffin Flies In Parallel

Parallel Entertainment Pictures ("Delta Farce") has acquired film rights to "Drive" novelist James Sallis' series of Lew Griffin crime novels.Griffin is a New Orleans-based, world-weary, African-American literature professor and former private investigator who works to unravel missing-persons cases while...

Katzenberg Says Only Two More Shreks

DreamWorks Animation plans to produce two more Shrek movies before shutting down the franchise, CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg told The Age this week."It's a finite story, has been from the beginning and I think that's part of its integrity, part...

Dane Cook Does A No. 2

Dane Cook is in negotiations to star in and produce the comedy "Bachelor No. 2" for Lionsgate says The Hollywood Reporter.Penned by Jordan B. Cahan, the script focuses on a man named Tank, known for being hired to take...

Trade Breaks: Depp, Elric, Cadillac

"Johnny Depp is lined up to play murdered Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko in Warner Bros. film version of his life according to his widow at the Cannes Film Festival over the weekend. Michael Mann is being tipped as...

Last House Gets First Director

Dennis Iliadis ("Hardcore") is in negotiations to direct Rogue Pictures' remake of the 1972 horror flick "The Last House on the Left."Adam Alleca ("Home") has been hired to rewrite the script, which tells the story of a pair of...

Mirren To Visit The Gaza Strip

The Times Online reports that Helen Mirren will star in "Gaza," a drama set in the strife-torn Gaza Strip.Mirren will play one of the few Jewish women left in the Strip. Her daughter, a journalist, is having a relationship...

Good Old Catweazle Makes A Comeback

Niama Filmproduktion are teaming with Paul Knight and Richard Carpenter on "Catweazle," a feature film based on the 1970s British TV series reports Variety.Directed by John Henderson, the German and British co-production recounts the magical adventures of the eccentric...

The Random Spiel: May 29th 2007

Snazzy new international posters for "Transformers" show off three facial close-ups of the robots.-Now this is how to do movie viral marketing - Judd Apatow has promoted his comedy "Knocked Up" opening this week via video spoof of...

Gaiman Handles His Own Death

If all goes well, acclaimed comic author Neil Gaiman will be directing his first feature film later this year - an adaptation of his "Death: The High Cost of Living" mini-series.Gaiman met with Guillermo del Toro a few weeks...

Knightley Playing Princess Diana?

A controversial book about Princess Diana has lead to a major bidding war and Keira Knightley already being wooed to play the late Princess of Wales reports The Sun."Diana And The Paparazzi" tells her life story and focuses on...

Woolmer’s Death Turns Bollywood Film

Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt will make "Jannat" (Paradise), based on the mystery surrounding the death of cricket coach Bob Paradise at this year's World Cup reports Reuters.Bhatt plans to explore the death of the coach that shook the cricket...

Trade Breaks: Stigmata, Runoff, Brothers

"MGM and producer Frank Mancuso Jr. are currently developing a sequel to the 1999 religious thriller "Stigmata." The original, directed by Rupert Wainwright (The Fog), told the story of Frankie Paige (Patricia Arquette), a young woman suffering from...

Gans Helms Onimusha Adaptation

IGN News is reporting that Christophe Gans ("Silent Hill") has signed on to direct a $70 million big screen version of the Capcom action title "Onimusha."The story focuses on a 16th Century Samurai who is after a resurrected...

Woody Allen Is On The Nose?

"Match Point" may have revived his career, but it was only a temporary reprieve for Woody Allen."Scoop," his effort last year starring Hugh Jackman and Scarlett Johansson, failed to get a UK release despite the talents involved.Now according to...

Trade Breaks: Control, Park, Phoenix

"The Weinstein Co. has acquired North American rights to the drama "Control," centered on former Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis. Harvey Weinstein announced the deal Monday on the heels of the pic winning the nod for top European...

Pirates Breaks Global Records

It may not have beaten "Spider-Man 3" on the domestic front, but in international waters the "Pirates" truly stuck it up Peter Parker's booty.The third "Pirates" landed $245 million overseas in 102 markets in its first six days through...

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