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Smith Definitely Up For Chicago 7

Will Smith has confirmed to Omelete that Steven Spielberg has approached him to do "Chicago 7." Actually, according to Smith, Spielberg asked him to leave some free space in his schedule - when the script is ready, Smith will...

First Official X-Files 2 Photos

Fox has sent along the first four official stills of David Duchovny as Special Agent Fox Mulder and Gillian Anderson as Special Agent Dana Scully in Fox's "The X Files" sequel opening July 25th.The studio also confirm reports that...

Justice League Canned For Now

The "Justice League" is officially on 'indefinite hold' reports the trades. The project is no longer aiming for a spring start with a late Summer or Fall start at the earliest now being targeted.Warner Bros. Pictures has let...

McBride Join’s Ferrell’s Lost

IGN reports that Danny R. McBride has joined Will Ferrell's big screen "Land of the Lost" adaptation for Universal Pictures.Based on the 1974-77 television series of the same name, the story revolves around a disgraced paleontologist, his assistant and...

Daniel Craig Talks Bond 22

Out doing promotion for the indie feature "Flashbacks of a Fool", actor Daniel Craig spoke with Rotten Tomatoes about how things are progressing on the upcoming James Bond feature:He confirms there is no title yet, and that "We set...

Latest Dark Knight Updates

"The Dark Knight" director Christopher Nolan revealed to The Los Angeles Times that despite his major presence in the trailer, the upcoming "Batman Begins" sequel is far from a Joker-centric affair.He says the character "sort of cuts through the...

Star Trek Teaser Details

The teaser trailer of J.J. Abrams reinvention of "Star Trek" was shown before the screening of "Cloverfield" last night for press here in Sydney, Australia and the description that first surfaced at HollywoodChicago is spot on accurate.More of an...

Myriad & 407 Create A Hybrid

Myriad Pictures and Studio 407 are adapting Peter Kwong's upcoming eco-horror comic book "Hybrid" into a live-action feature says Reuters.The plot follows vacationing college students stalked by a mutant creature from the deep. The monster, who emerged from polluted...

Traci Lords Goes Back To Porno

"The Office's" Craig Robinson and former porn star Traci Lords have joined the cast of Kevin Smith's "Zack & Miri Make a Porno" for The Weinstein Co. and Dimension Films says The Hollywood Reporter.The story centers around two lifelong...

Whitaker Barracks For The Patriots

The Weinstein Company is negotiating with Forest Whitaker to star in the sporting drama "Patriots" reports Variety.Whitaker would play Al Collins, basketball coach for John Ehret High in Marrero, Louisiana who led his Patriots to the state championship a...

Anne Fletcher Accepts A Proposal

Anne Fletcher ("27 Dresses," "Step Up") has signed on to direct Touchstone Pictures' romantic comedy "The Proposal" says The Hollywood Reporter.The script, written by Peter Chiarelli, follows a publishing executive (Sandra Bullock) who forces her assistant (Ryan Reynolds) to...

Compass Crosses $300M Overseas

Certain films always play significantly better outside America than they do domestically and vice versa. US audiences love superhero movies and teen comedies, but neither translate particularly well overseas. They also love Jason Bourne far more than...

Cast Set For High School Musical 3

Disney has finished its deals and will reunite all the key cast members for the feature film release "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" reports the trades.Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman...

Orlando Clears Up Some Misconceptions

Comedian Orlando Jones will star in the indie dramedy "Misconceptions" says The Hollywood Reporter.Directed by Ron Satlof from a script he wrote with Ira Pearlstein, the story centers on a religiously conservative married woman from the South who receives...

Charlize Theron Drives The Road

Charlize Theron has signed on to join Viggo Mortensen in the bigscreen adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's bestselling novel "The Road" for 2929 Entertainment and Dimension Films reports Variety.The story centers on a man who embarks on a nightmarish road...

Berk/Lane Employs Company & Ships

"ER" and "The West Wing" producer-director John Wells is set to direct the drama feature "The Company Men" for Berk/Lane Entertainment reports the trades.Wells also wrote the script and is serving as producer of the film, which centers on...

Fanboys Getting Cancer-Free Reshoot

Aint it Cool reports that "Fanboys," the troubled "Star Wars"-themed comedy that's been sitting on a shelf for almost two years now, is getting reshot.The story is set in early 1999 and follows a group of friends who try...

First Independent Handles Dark Matter

First Independent Pictures will handle US theatrical distribution for Chen Shi-Zheng's dramatic thriller "Dark Matter" reports Reuters.Based on a true story, the film follows a Chinese science student (Liu Ye) invited by a professor (Aidan Quinn) to travel to...

Warner, Fox Blu-Ray Bribery?

Think the fallout from the Warner Bros. Blu-Ray defection has settled down yet? Think again.The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has published a startling story today that claims that not only did money change hands in regards to the Warner/Blu-ray deal, but...

The Random Spiel: January 14th 2008

-Walt Disney Pictures has released the first photo of Princess Tiana, the first young African-American female animated lead character in the studio's history, in the traditionally-animated "The Princess and the Frog" opening in 2009.-Some new photos of Clive Owen...

Hugh Dancy Is A Shopaholic

Hugh Dancy and Krysten Ritter have joined the Disney's romantic comedy "Confessions of a Shopaholic" says The Hollywood Reporter.Based on the best-selling novels by Sophie Kinsella, the movie centers on a compulsive shopper (Isla Fisher) in Manhattan up to...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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