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Kingsley, Good Visit The Guru

Ben Kingsley, Meagan Good and John Oliver have joined the Mike Myers-lead Paramount Pictures comedy "The Love Guru" says The Hollywood Reporter.Kingsley plays Guru Tugginmypudha, the ashram leader who teaches the title character (Myers) how to love himself and...

Cohen Does Bruno & Dinner Next

"Borat" comedian Sacha Baron Cohen is firming up plans to next star in "Bruno" for Universal Pictures reports Variety.Once wrapping up the comedy about the fashion reporter character, he plans to follow that with the DreamWorks remake "Dinner for...

Brilliance Of Bayer & Scarlett

Scarlett Johansson is teaming up again with music video director Samuel Bayer for the new thriller "Brilliance" reports MTV News.The pair met working together on Justin Timberlake's "What Goes Around...Comes Around" music video and when Johansson mentioned her next...

Perelman To Helm Atlas Shrugged

Vadim Perelman ("House of Sand and Fog") has been brought in to rewrite and direct the film version of Ayn Rand's famed 1957 novel "Atlas Shrugged" for Lionsgate reports Variety.While the studio needs to get a final script before...

Dawson, Harris Are Explicit

Rosario Dawson, Paul Dano, Naomie Harris, Lou Taylor Pucci and Tariq Trotter have signed on for Mark Webber's independent drama "Explicit Ills" reports Philly.Com.The uplifting drama about people living under pressure and the choices they make. Dawson for example...

Ashley Judd Is The New Helen

Ashley Judd will headline the drama "Helen" for Tossell Film and Insight Film Studios reports Variety.The story centers on a music professor and mother who suffers from a deep, debilitating depression.Her family tries to help her, but no one...

Joust Film Adaptation Official

Michael Cerenzie and Christine Peters' CP Prods. have optioned Midway Games 1982 arcade game "Joust" reports Variety.Though "Joust" has had several sequels, the original game, in which one or two players control a knight on a flying ostrich who...

Bourne Stunt Director Does Bond

EON Productions and Sony Pictures have hired Dan Bradley, the stunt coordinator and second unit director of the last two "Bourne" films to work in the same capacity on "Bond 22".The Hollywood Reporter says that the producers want him...

Doctor Who Resting In 2009

BBC One have confirmed that "Doctor Who" will return for a fifth season in Spring 2010 - meaning the regular show will take a break in 2009.The thirteen episode fourth season, which went into production in July 2007, will...

The Random Spiel: September 3rd 2007

New stills are out from The Hotel Chevalier, Mamma Mia!, and the sets of The Happening and Indiana Jones IV- Posters are out for Run, Fatboy, Run, Sleuth, Juno, Saw IV, Rendition.- A full on description of a...

Dennehy, Leguizamo Make A Kill

Brian Dennehy is in negotiations to join whilst John Leguizamo, Dan Futterman, Trilby Glover and professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek have just joined thriller "Righteous Kill" reports Coming Soon.The story follows long time police detectives (Al Pacino, Robert De Niro)...

Kanzam Co-Produces Vardalos’ Ruins

Kanzaman Productions will have a 30% co-production stake in the $17 million romantic comedy "My Life in Ruins" with Nia Vardalos reports Variety.Written by Vardalos, "Ruins" continues her' signature line in comic but troubled romance with the actress playing...

The Root Of Sean Bean’s Evil

Sean Bean's next film "The Cache" has undergone a name change to "Root of All Evil" and Moviehole has some new story details:The psychological thriller examines three stark truths about human nature -- Man's cowardice versus his courage, women's...

Disney Keen On Clone Wars Series

Walt Disney Studios is heavily campaigning to get broadcast rights for George Lucas' much anticipated CG-animated series "Clone Wars" reports Animation Magazine.The studio is competing with Fox and HBO who are also rumored to be interested in picking up...

Cohen Talks Third Mummy Plot

Right now Director Rob Cohen is in Montreal directing "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor and has posted his first entry in a blog about the film - one which reveals the plot in much more detail:"In the...

Bruce Dickinson Plans A Wedding

"Iron Maiden" singer Bruce Dickinson has penned the screenplay and will cameo in "Chemical Wedding", a biopic about occult legend Aleister Crowley.Veteran actor Simon Callow plays a Cambridge university professor who becomes possessed by the infamous mystic's soul. ...

Bond 22 Filming In Spain

First came filming in Siena, Italy. Now shooting apparently took place last week in the Spainsh capital of Madrid for the upcoming "Bond 22" reports CommanderBond.Net.According to the El Pais newspaper, crews were seen filming for a full...

Casting Couch: Timberlake, Carter, Dunn

"Simon Cowell has reportedly decided that he would like Justin Timberlake to star in his planned movie "Star Struck" which will tell the tale of a wannabe pop star rising to fame on a TV show..." (full details)Helena Bonham...

Kane & Lynch Rushing Forward

IGN Movies reports that Lionsgate is so enthusiastic about Kyle Ward's script for the video game-to-film adaptation "Kane & Lynch: Dead Men" that the studio is fast-tracking the project to begin shooting this Fall.Variety reported back in May that...

DeBont’s Stopping Power Postponed

IM Internationalmedia AG has announced that the start of principal photography of the Jan de Bont-directed $40 million action thriller "Stopping Power" has been suspended.Variety reports that a key investor in the film had not been able to fulfill...

Tarantino On Hawaii & Bond

This week, whilst out doing promotions in the UK for the release of his "Grindhouse" entry "Death Proof," director Quentin Tarantino revealed he turned down doing a film adaptation of 70's TV series "Hawaii Five-O".Tarantino tells Digital Spy: "My...

Trek Timeline & Uhura Gossip

An interesting and apparently solid rumor about the upcoming J.J. Abrams-produced "Star Trek" feature at Ain't it Cool explains not only the potential plan to reboot the franchise and why there is no Captain Kirk casting rumor as...

Goonies Sequel Turns Animated

The long-rumored sequel to 80's teen classic "The Goonies" may be taking on a different form according to one of its stars. "Right now they are talking about the idea of doing it as an animated series," Corey Feldman...

Boyle’s Slumdog Going Ahead

Celador Films and Film4 have greenlit Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" for Warner Independent Pictures and Pathe likely to distribute reports Variety.Based on true events, script by Simon Beaufoy ("The Full Monty") concerns an illiterate street kid from Mumbai who...

Bad Lieutenant Sequel Planned

A contemporary re-imagining of Abel Ferrara's 1992 cult hit "Bad Lieutenant" is in the works it seems says The Los Angeles Times.Billy Finkelstein (TV's "Murder One," "Law & Order," "NYPD Blue") has been hired to pen "Bad Lieutenant '08",...

New Dune Film In The Works

Frank Herbert's "Dune" novels remain amongst the most impossible literature properties to translate onto the screen, but that won't stop people from trying.C.H.U.D. reports that Byron Merritt, the adminstrator of the official Dune novel forums and a member of...

Zellweger & Connick Visit Miami

Renée Zellweger and Harry Connick Jr. are in talks to join the fish-out-of-water comedy "Chilled in Miami" for Gold Circle Films reports Variety.Written by Ken Rance and C. Jay Cox, the story centers on a Miami businesswoman who's transferred...

Pressman Talks Wall Street Sequel

"Wall Street" producer Edward R. Pressman has talked to The West Australian about plans for a sequel to the classic 1987 Oliver Stone film entitled "Money Never Sleeps"."The new film will be based in New York, in London, in...

Thornton, Routh Turn Informers

Billy Bob Thornton, Brandon Routh and Kim Basinger are in negotiations to star in ensemble drama "The Informers" for Senator International says The Hollywood Reporter.Ashley Olsen, Jon Foster, Austin Nichols and Lou Taylor Pucci are also set to star...

Kevin Smith Talks Red State

Kevin Smith has finished the first draft for his upcoming horror film "Red State" and it's one of the shortest works he's ever done.On his ViewAskew site, Smith says "Not to say there's no dialogue; just that there's about...

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