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Malkovich & Lilly Stay Afterwards

John Malkovich, "Lost" star Evangeline Lilly and Romain Duris have joined the cast of French helmer Gilles Bourdos' supernatural thriller "Afterwards" says The Hollywood Reporter.Duris will portray a workaholic lawyer drifting away from his ex-wife (Lilly) and daughter, who...

Gillian Gets Moody About Helen

Former "X-Files" star Gillian Anderson is set to star in "Helen," the first English-language film from German writer-director Sandra Nettelbeck ("Mostly Martha") says Variety.Anderson will portray a talented professor forced to come to terms with her clinical depression after...

Emma Thompson Severs Her Brideshead

Emma Thompson will star in the movie version of "Brideshead Revisited" reports Digital Spy.The story, mainly set in pre World War II Britain, sees Sebastian Flyte (Ben Whishaw) mix with outsider Charles Ryder (Matthew Goode) while at Oxford University...

The Fox Star And The Wolf

Swedish novelist Kerstin Ekman has penned her first original feature script "Wolf" reports Variety."Wolf" stars Peter Stormare, most recently seen in FOX's "Prison Break" series, as a reindeer handler and looks at how the traditions of the Sami people...

Disturbia Scares Up Nice Opening

In one of the most crowded weekends for newcomers of the pre-Summer season, six major releases hit the screens with only one breaking through - "Disturbia."Despite almost constant reference to it being an inferior "Rear Window" rip-off, critics generally...

LaBeouf Officially Joins Indiana Jones IV

Every fan boy website this morning will no doubt be celebrating the fact they got it right - Shia LaBeouf IS in the fourth "Indiana Jones" film after all.In a press release on the official site, Steven Spielberg...

Christina Ricci Joins Speed Racer

Christina Ricci is joining Larry and Andy Wachowski's live-action adaptation of the 1960s cartoon "Speed Racer" for Warner Bros. Pictures and producer Joel Silver says The Hollywood Reporter.Emile Hirsch, Susan Sarandon and John Goodman already have boarded the project,...

Spider-Man 3 Tracking Explosion

Tracking figures have proven not to be the most reliable of portents lately. Yet these numbers, which show audience awareness for films coming out, generally hold up on average.Now, Deadline Hollywood Daily reports that one month...

Singer & Van Sant Milk A Good Story

Insects, earth-shattering asteroids, scheming thieves, Truman Capote - all subject matter famous for getting two films about them released in close proximity to each other in recent years. Now you can add Harvey Milk to that list says...

Lindsay Lohan Is Such A Hippy

It's that great Hollywood story. Girl gets found, becomes movie star, gets repeatedly and publicly sloshed, goes into rehab, and is now a happy camper starring in a film about junkies.Lindsay Lohan tells Entertainment Weekly that she had...

Tony Scott Declares War on Hollywood

Tony Scott's Scott Free Productions has optioned the Vanity Fair article "Pat Dollard's War on Hollywood" as well as the life rights of the Hollywood agent turned pro-war documentary filmmaker says The Hollywood Reporter.Dollard, who nurtured the career of...

Rob Marshall Turns Nine Today

Rob Marshall ("Chicago," "Memoirs of a Geisha") will direct a feature film version of the 1982 Broadway musical "Nine" for the Weinstein Company.The film and play are adapted from Federico Fellini's 1963 classic autobiographical feature "8 1/2," focusing on...

Dreyfuss Drunk On Sweetwater

Former Devin Faraci abuser Richard Dreyfuss and actor Henry Simmons will star in Sunset Pictures basketball drama "Sweetwater." The story follows Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton, the first African-American basketball player to play for an NBA team.Simmons ("Taxi," "Are We There...

Trade Breaks: Latin, Miracle, Joan, Case

"New Line has picked up comedy pitch "The Latin Lover" from Spanish movie star Santiago Segura ("Torrente"). The story revolves around two seasoned lotharios who place a wager on whether they can transform their country club janitor into...

Kendrick Experiences Marc Pease

Broadway actress Anna Kendrick ("Rocket Science") has signed on to star opposite Ben Stiller and Jason Schwartzman in "The Marc Pease Experience" for Paramount Vantage and Groundswell Prods. says The Hollywood Reporter.Helmed by Todd Louiso, the film centers on...

London Not To Carry On Anymore

Carry on London, aiming to be the next revival of the decades-long "Carry On" series, looks to be dead in the water.Former "Eastenders" star Shane Richie tells UK Teletext that "That was something that was going to happen with...

David Mamet Earns A Redbelt

David Mamet will direct his original screenplay "Redbelt," set in the Jiu-Jitsu fight world of West Los Angeles, for Sony Pictures Classics says Variety.Set to start production in May in L.A., "Redbelt" is an American samurai film set in...

Boyle Says Porno Cast All Signed

Could the "Trainspotting" sequel be happening after all? Out doing "Sunshine" promotion last month, director Danny Boyle was keen on getting the adaptation Irvine Welsh's "Porno" going.One big hurdle in the way though was the falling out between him...

Fraser In, Weisz Out Of Mummy 3

Brendan Fraser has scored a lucrative deal to return for a third "The Mummy" film, but Rachel Weisz is not coming back.Whilst amounts haven't been disclosed, Fraser is said to have scored a very hefty paycheck for the project...

Bond Scribes Target Barbarella

Producers Dino and Martha De Laurentiis have completed a rights deal that will allow them to reinvent "Barbarella" reports Variety.Scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, best known for penning the last three James Bond films ("Casino Royale," "Die Another...

Gyllenhaal Has A Fear of Flying

"Fear of Flying," Erica Jong's salacious 1973 novel which coined the term 'the zipless f*ck', is FINALLY coming to the big screen.FOX News reports that "Murphy Brown" creator Diane English will write and direct, and apparently wants Maggie Gyllenhaal...

Whitaker Joins Washington’s Debaters

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker is in final talks to team with Denzel Washington for The Weinstein Company's "The Great Debaters".Washington will also direct the period drama which chronicles the true story of professor Melvin B. Tolson (Washington), who formed...

Hanks & Howard Are Almost Angels

Tom Hanks and Ron Howard are in final negotiations with Sony Pictures to return for "The Da Vinci Code" prequel "Angels & Demons" says The Hollywood Reporter.Net rumours emerged earlier this week that Hanks had already signed for the...

Rockers Lordi Make A Horror Film

Finland's monster-themed rockers and 2006 Eurovision-winners Lordi are filming a horror movie set for release later this year."It will be a full-blooded horror flick, where our characters bluntly butcher people, it will not be for kids" says frontman Mr...

Sarsgaard, Hopper Dying For Roth

Peter Sarsgaard, Dennis Hopper and Deborah Harry are joining Penelope Cruz, Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson in Lakeshore Entertainment's untitled adaptation of Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize-winning novella "Dying Animal."Nicholas Meyer, who adapted Roth's "The Human Stain" onto film, also...

Vaginal Teeth Aren’t That Naughty

The MPAA are at it again. The censorship board has long drawn criticism for its leniency on graphic violence but almost Victorian prudency on sexual situations.When "Teeth", a new film combining both elements went before them, many expected the...

Jones Is The Better Man

James Earl Jones, Cedric the Entertainer and Joy Bryant have joined Martin Lawrence in U's "The Better Man" reports Variety.Bryant has the femme lead role as Lawrence's high-maintenance galpal, a former "Survivor" contestant who accompanies the talk show star...

Heather Mills Gets Her Own Doco

British tabloid The Daily Star, via Contact Music, reports that the controversial Heather Mills is looking into making a documentary of her life.Whatever your opinion of the ex-Mrs. Paul McCartney, Mills has lead a much talked about life and...

Steve Wanders The Traill

Short film helmer Phil Traill ("Flipped," "Dangle") has signed on to make his feature directorial debut on the Sandra Bullock starrer "All About Steve" for Fox 2000 says The Hollywood Reporter.Penned by Kim Barker, the story centers on a...

Get Smart Begins Production

Filming has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' comedy "Get Smart," starring Steve Carell ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin") and Anne Hathaway ("The Devil Wears Prada"). The announcement was made today by Jeff Robinov, President of Production,...

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