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Mortal Kombat Still In Limbo

Christopher 'mink' Morrison, director of the upcoming sequel/re-invention of the game-turned-film "Mortal Kombat", tells Moviehole that the project is still a while off."Mortal Kombat is still in the money stage. MK more than likely will be an indie film...

No Two-Face In Third Batman

Though Heath Ledger's turn as The Joker scored most of the critical notices for "The Dark Knight", Aaron Eckhart's work as Harvey 'Two-Face' Dent' scored much praise as well.Now, out doing promotions for "Towelhead", the actor confirms that the...

Elba Up For Michael Jordan Biopic

Idris Elba ("The Wire") revealed to IGN UK that he's working hard at getting his planned Michael Jordan biopic up and running."Michael is a very private guy, but we're working at it slowly. The film that I'm trying to...

Whitaker & Zellweger Sing Love Song

Forest Whitaker and Renee Zellweger are set to headline the indie drama "My Own Love Song" reports Variety.Olivier Dahan (La Vie en rose) penned and will direct the story which centers on a roadtrip to Memphis undertaken by a...

Trades: Cruise, Swank, Poltergeist

"Tom Cruise is apparently being considered to voice one of the villains in DreamWorks Animation's "Shrek Goes Fourth". Very little is actually known about Shrek Goes Fourth, other than that it's supposed to reveal Shrek's origins and explain how...

Cage On Rider 2, Kick-Ass & More

In a conference call this week to promote the thriller "Bangkok Dangerous", actor Nicolas Cage revealed that he and Marvel Studios have already been talking about a potential sequel to the critically maligned yet internationally profitable "Ghost Rider" movie.Cage...

Judd Receives Tooth Fairy Visit

Ashley Judd will join Dwayne Johnson on the 20th Century Fox comedy "Tooth Fairy" says Variety.Johnson plays a minor league hockey player nicknamed the Tooth Fairy. Judd plays his girlfriend, a single mother of two kids.Michael Lembeck is directing....

Ritchie Denies Crowe Watson Rumors

Guy Ritchie himself has denied reports that Crowe will play Dr. Watson in Ritchie's upcoming "Sherlock Holmes" feature.Ritchie told Empire Online at the world premiere of "RocknRolla" that "I don't have a Watson...Somebody just told me that I...

Russos Direct Ciudad Kidnap Tale

Anthony and Joe Russo ("You, Me and Dupree," "Welcome to Collinwood") have signed on to direct "Ciudad" for Paramount Pictures reports Variety.Based on the upcoming graphic novel, the story centers on a weary hostage extractor who travels to Paraguay's...

Sommers To Helm Tarzan Remake

Stephen Sommers ("The Mummy," "The Jungle Book") is in negotiations with Warner Bros. to direct the 'reimagination of the classic Edgar Rice Burroughs creation "Tarzan, Lord of the Apes" says The Hollywood Reporter.Stuart Beattie ("Collateral") and Sommers will co-adapt...

Trades: Pearce, Stoltz, Guernsey

"Guy Pearce admits he'd be interested in re-teaming with Chris Nolan for the next Batman film - "I'd love to work with Chris again. There hasn't been any discussion, we'll have to wait and see. I have a lot...

Eastman Confirms Live-Action TMNT

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" co-creator Kevin Eastman has confirmed that a new live-action movie based on the property is being talked about.Eastman tells MetalTV that "Although the CGI film did well enough to warrent a sequel, there has been...

Watchmen Trial In January

Los Angeles federal judge Gary Allen Feess has set a January 6th trial date for the Fox/Warner Bros. "Watchmen" lawsuit reports the trades.During a meeting between attorneys on Tuesday, the judge set the date for discovery and deposition proceedings...

Lindelof On Dark Tower Status

"Lost" executive producer Damon Lindelof picked up the rights to Stephen King's "The Dark Tower" series last year. Now, AMC TV has chatted with him about how it's coming along.The bad news is that we have to wait...

Trades: Button, Marvel, Galactica

"'TMNT' creator Kevin Eastman has confirmed an old rumor that Paramount and David Fincher were at odds over the running time of 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' which is why Fincher setup 'Heavy Metal' at Sony. At...

Pussycat Dolls Bump And Flex On Film

If you thought "When I Grow Up" was a song that pretty much demonstrated everything that was wrong about modern music and youth culture, just wait til the movie.Burlesque dance group turned pop music band The Pussycat Dolls...

SPC Lands Almodovar’s Embraces

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up the North American rights to Pedro Almodovar's "Broken Embraces", their tenth collaboration together reports Variety.The story centers on a four person love quadrangle and is described as mixing elements of a romantic thriller...

Lettich Plans Beginning Of Hercules

Writer/director Sheldon Lettich ("Rambo III," "Double Impact") will develop a project based on the early life of Greek mythical hero Hercules reports Variety."Hercules": The Beginning" Nevsky will star in the project for his own production company Hollywood Storm. ...

Disney Sets Out To Kill Rommel

Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer have picked up the screen rights to Steven Pressfield's novel "Killing Rommel" reports Variety.The story focuses on the British Long Range Desert Group and its attempt to stop German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.The...

Nathanson Pens 39 Clues Movie

Jeff Nathanson ("Catch Me If You Can," "The Terminal") will pen the screenplay for the first film installment of "The 39 Clues" for DreamWorks Pictures.The highly anticipated multi-platform adventure series centers around the Cahills - the most powerful family...

Tim Roth Is The Skellig

Tim Roth will play the title role in Sky One's drama "Skellig" reports BBC News.Based on David Almond's award-winning kids novel, the film recounts the story of a North English boy who finds the mystical Skellig -- part owl,...

Trades: Johnson, Bastards, Galactica

"Aaron Johnson says that he's about to head to Toronto to shoot the $70 million "Kick-Ass" with Nicolas Cage. The British youngster admits he also may return to play Robbie in a sequel to "Angus, Thongs & Snogging"..."...

Millar Talks New Superman Take

"Wanted" comic creator Mark Millar has confirmed to G4TV that he and an as-yet-unannounced director have pitched a different take on "Superman" to Warner Bros. Pictures."I've had this plan for like 10 years for a big three-picture Superman thing,...

Brothers Bloom Bumped To December

After the success of "Brick", many have been anticipating director Rian Johnson's follow-up. They'll have to wait a bit longer.Johnson confirms on his blog that the film has been bumped back from an October 24th release to a...

Clone Wars Series Begins Oct 3rd

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars", the first weekly television series from Lucasfilm Animation, premieres on Cartoon Network Friday, October 3 at 9 p.m. (ET, PT) with a special one-hour presentation that anchors the Network's all-new night of fantasy, action...

Crowe Keen On Ritchie’s Sherlock

Elementary Dear Crowe it would seem as Russell Crowe will reportedly play Dr. Watson in Guy Ritchie's new movie about legendary English detective Sherlock Holmes."Russell wants the part, Guy wants Russell. All they've got left to do is...

Springsteen In Apatow’s Next

Famed rocker Bruce Springsteen could make an on screen appearance in Judd Apatow's upcoming comedy "Funny People".According to CHUD, Springsteen will cameo as himself and attempt to deliver some spiritual guidance to the characters. The Boss made a similar...

The Random Spiel: September 1st 2008

Posters for Body of Lies, Passengers, An American Carol, The Transporter 3, Saw V, He's Just Not That Into You, Che, The Haunting of Molly Hartley- What's the plot of Judd Apatow's upcoming comedy "Funny People"? "What if...

Updates On Palahniuk Adaptations

The film version of "Fight Club" and "Choke" author Chuck Palahniuk's "Lullaby" is already at casting stage with financing in place says the author.According to Film School Rejects, they're apparently waiting for a production start date to make a...

Millar Talks Wanted Sequel

"Wanted" comic creator Mark Millar tells Newsarama that he will be contributing story elements to the upcoming film sequel to "Wanted":"What I will be doing is providing them with a very small amount of stuff for a story, and...

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