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Emmerich Plans A 2012 Apocalypse

Roland Emmerich ("The Day After Tomorrow," "Independence Day") is set for another apocalyptic epic entitled "2012" reports Variety.The German director, about to release prehistroic actioneer "10,000 B.C.", shopped the script he co-wrote with Harald Kloser around to studios on...

Wilson Begins Marley & Me Filming

Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston begin shooting March 10th on 20th Century Fox's "Marley & Me" says the hollywood Reporter.The tale follows a couple that adopts a dog to give parenthood a trial run then finds the mischievous pooch...

Thinkfilm Handles Tracey Fragments

ThinkFilm will release the Ellen Page-led drama "The Tracey Fragments" starting May 9th in New York City reports Reuters.Page plays Tracey, a depressed teen on a search to find her missing younger brother.Bruce McDonald's unconventional drama uses multiple split-screen...

Trade Breaks: Wolverine, Hobby, Tar

"Will.i.am, frontman of hip-hop group the Black Eyed Peas, will play Wraith, a mutant with the power to turn himself translucent in the upcoming "X-Men Origins: Wolverine"..." (full details)"F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Pat Hobby Stories" has been optioned by...

Grammer Plays Scrooge Again For Spoof

Kelsey Grammer will reprise the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the indie satire "An American Carol," directed by "Scary Movie 4" helmer David Zucker reports Variety.Grammer previously played Scrooge in the NBC-Hallmark production of "A Christmas Carol" in 2004...

Marvel Scuttles 2009 Plans

Comic Con is looking very quiet on the film front this year with the finished writer's strike and the upcoming actors strike putting a crimp in the 2009 plans for Marvel Entertainment says The Hollywood...

First Day Post-Format War Fallout

The first day after the official concession of the HD-DVD format and things are beginning to change.Universal's Home Entertainment Division President Craig Kornblau says that "it is time to turn our focus to releasing new and catalog titles on...

Exclusive: First Two-Face Toy Photos

They're a touch blurry as they had to be surreptitiously shot, but seeing as we've yet to see even a glimpse of Aaron Eckhart in his Two-Face makeup for "The Dark Knight", these technically constitute a first look.Below are...

Madonna’s Filth Goes Online

Madonna says that she plans to release her directorial debut "Filth And Wisdom" online.She tells WENN that "I've been speaking to iTunes about releasing it through them. I want the most amount of people to see the film as...

Jonze Responds To Wild Things Clip

Warner Bros. has released a statement from director Spike Jonze regarding "Where The Wild Things Are" in response to a clip that was posted recently online."That was a very early test with the sole purpose of just getting some...

Cohen Talks Mummy Editing & VFX

Director Rob Cohen has updated his official blog with the current status of "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" which is now in post production.He confirms the film is now running at around 125 minutes and will undergo...

Trade Breaks: Talez, Urge, Madea

"DJ Classicz is developing the urban horror project "Shady Talez" for Paramount Pictures. Project features three stories penned by Dallas Jackson and Marlon Chapman that pay hip-hop homage to classic horror films..." (full details)"Barbarian Film Fund will finance...

Klein, Duncan, Yune Visit Street

Michael Clarke Duncan, Chris Klein and Rick Yune will join Kristin Kreuk in "Street Fighter," based on the popular Japanese vidgame franchise reports Variety.20th Century Fox, Hyde Park Entertainment and Capcom are producing the film which will focus on...

Six More Join Twilight Film

Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser and Jackson Rathbone have been cast as vampires opposite the two main characters of Summit Entertainment's hopeful franchise starter "Twilight" reports the trades.Based on the first installment of Stephenie Meyer's popular young-adult series, the film...

Master and Margarita Film Planned

Stone Village Pictures has optioned the film rights to late Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov's once-banned novel "The Master and Margarita" says The Hollywood Reporter.An inspiration for Rolling Stones' "Sympathy for the Devil," 'Master' begins in pre-WWII Moscow, where the...

Branagh & Ifans Hire A Boat

Kenneth Branagh, Rhys Ifans and January Jones have joined Universal Pictures and Working Title's "The Boat That Rocked" reports Variety.Branagh and Ifans play deejays for a pirate radio show in England during the 1970s. Jones plays an American woman...

Reynolds, Kitsch Join Wolverine

AICN reports that Ryan Reynolds will be suiting up to play anti-hero Deadpool in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" currently in production.Reynolds has been attached to both the role of Deadpool and The Flash in their own films for some time,...

Latest Status Of Snyder’s Watchmen

The official site for Zack Snyder's "Watchmen" film adaptation has been updated with a new entry by executive producer Herb Gains. Shooting is almost wrapped on the production and Gains is excited:"As we approach the last days of...

Batman, Justice League Updates

If the "Justice League" movie is going to happen, its now a lot longer off than before.Moviehole reports that rather than mid-2008, a 2010 start date is being targeted. With the cast booked out for much of 2008...

War Is Over – HD-DVD Officially Dead

At a press conference a few minutes ago, Toshiba officially announced that it will "no longer develop, manufacture and market" any HD-DVD players and recorders.Toshiba will continue, however, to provide full product support and after-sales service for all owners...

Wild Things & Smurf Sneak Peeks

Two bits of unexpected footage hhit the web over the weekend and not surprisingly the studios seem to be in a race to shut them down wherever they pop up so check 'em out as quick as you can.First...

Pinter’s Mark Uncovers Treasure

Film rights to Jason Pinter's "The Mark" have been picked up by Treasure Films with Paddy Breathnach ("Blow Dry," "Shrooms," "I Went Down") attached to direct.The story follows a young reporter named Henry Parker who is accused of murder...

Cliffhanger Sequel Rumors

It's a very unlikely story, nevertheless the British tabloids are reporting that Sylvester Stallone wants to revisit his rock-climber character Gabe Walker from 1993's "Cliffhanger".One of Stallone's better action films outside of the Rocky/Rambo franchises, the original Renny Harlin-directed...

Harris Pens Astroboy Script

Timothy Harris ("Kindergarten Cop," "Twins," "Trading Places") is penning the screenplay for Imagi Studios' upcoming CG-animated feature film "AstroBoy", based on the long-running anime series.Set in futuristic Metro City, AstroBoy is about a young robot with incredible powers created...

Lost, 24, CW Post-Strike Dates

So when will all the shows begin airing their handful of post-strike episodes that will be shot for this season? Some shows announced their exact dates over the weekend:Episode seven of "Lost" will air March 13th. Then the...

Smith Talks Ruins Sequel & End

Director Carter Smith has spoken with Bloody Disgusting about the upcoming Mexico-set/Australia shot horror flick "The Ruins" and revealed some juicy spoiler information so be warned - stop reading now if you want to keep the surprise.For those still...

Jumper Sequel Involves Time Travel?

Despite the scathing reviews, "Jumper" topped the box-office this weekend and so the inevitable sequel will likely take place.Director Doug Liman spoke about the possibility this week with Collider and says "this power can be used to leave this...

Logo, Prez & More G.I. Joe Updates

He's been Keira Knightley's father and a Murdoch-esque James Bond villain, now he is set to play the President of the United States.British thesp Johnathan Pryce will play the prez in Stephen Sommer's big screen live-action adaptation of...

Richard Kelly Wraps Up The Box

"Donnie Darko" and "Southland Tales" helmer Richard Kelly has confirmed that production has wrapped on his third feature "The Box".On his Myspace Blog, the actor says "I've been in Boston/Virginia directing my third movie and now I am back...

Sutter Abandons His Punisher

Screenwriter Kurt Sutter has removed his screenwriting credit from Marvel and Lionsgate's superhero reboot "Punisher: War Zone" set for release in September.The scribe says on his official blog that his take "tried to rip Frank Castle from the comic...

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