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Bob Marley Biopic In-Fighting

The family of Bob Marley has refused to license any of his music for a biopic that the Weinsteins are planning - this despite the fact that his widow, Rita Marley, is the executive producer says Reuters.The reason seems...

Zeta-Jones Has A May-December Romance

Catherine Zeta-Jones will star in "Trust the Man" helmer Bart Freundlich's new untitled May-December themed romantic comedy for Film Department International says the trades.Zeta-Jones will play a single New York City mom who captures the eye of her new...

Giamatti Joins Gilroy’s Duplicity

Paul Giamatti has joined the cast of the Universal Pictures thriller "Duplicity" says Variety.Giamatti will play an industrialist engaged in a fierce game of corporate one-upmanship against a rival titan (Tom Wilkinson).Julia Roberts and Clive Owen play two spies-turned-corporate...

Malin Akerman Makes A Proposal

Malin Akerman, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson and Aasif Mandvi have joined the cast of Touchstone Pictures romantic comedy "The Proposal" says The Hollywood Reporter.The story centers on a publishing executive (Sandra Bullock) who forces her assistant (Ryan Reynolds)...

Four Talk Gervais’ Truth

John Hodgman, Tina Fey, Christopher Guest and Jeffrey Tambor have joined the cast of Ricky Gervais' new comedy at Warner Bros. Pictures according to the comedian's blog.The film is set in a contemporary world where no one has ever...

William Monahan Does Keene Biopic

Scribe William Monahan ("The Departed," "Kingdom of Heaven") will pen a fact-based thriller for Paramount Pictures says Variety.Based on a Playboy article by Hillel Levin, the story follows Jim Keene, the son of a police chief who was arrested...

Sandra Brown’s Witness Speaks

Novelist Sandra Brown has sold the option on her 1996 legal thriller "The Witness" to TwinStar Entertainment says The Hollywood Reporter."Witness" centers on idealistic public defender Kendall Deaton, who discovers a dark secret in the forest near her small...

Release Date Changes: March 20th

The Weinstein Co has announced that Kevin Smith's "Zack and Miri Make a Porno" starring Seth Rogen will hit theaters on October 31st 2008.- 20th Century Fox has scheduled the John Singleton-directed remake of "The A-Team" for June...

Oldman Goes Japanese For Rain Fall

Gary Oldman is in negotiations to join the cast of the $7+ million Japan-set thriller "Rain Fall" says Variety.Adapted from the Barry Eisler's novel, the story follows a hit man who is forced to protect the daughter of one...

Jody Harold Pens Ronin, Bloom

Scribe Joby Harold ("Awake") will adapt the Frank Miller-penned comic miniseries "Ronin" for Warner Bros. Pictures and Michael Reisman's children's fantasy novel "Simon Bloom" for Universal Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter."Ronin" centers on a masterless samurai who is reincarnated...

Trades: Persepolis, Vanity, Gossip, Wage

"Sony Pictures Classics announced that it will release the English-language version of "Persepolis" on April 11th on 100 screens nationwide. The animated film about a young girl in Iran during the Islamic Revolution is co-written and...

Marshall & Jackman Go For A Drive

Neil Marshall ("The Descent," "Doomsday") has signed on to direct "Drive" for Universal Pictures says Variety.An adaptation of the James Sallis novel, Hugh Jackman is attached to play a Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a getaway car driver...

Paramount Picks Up Beat Kip

Paramount Vantage and Comedy Central have optioned Todd Waldman and Rob Kerkovich's screenplay for vengeance comedy "Beat Kip" says The Hollywood Reporter.The story follows three struggling college graduates who find a purpose in life: to travel across the country...

First Wolf Man Full Make-Up Pics

Entertainment Weekly has just posted the first images from next year's remake of the classic "The Wolf Man" online.Along with the snazzy shots is an early interview with six-time Oscar winning makeup artist Rick Baker about...

Strange Quantum of Solace Plans

When it comes to the big event films, simultaneous worldwide releases these days is a must in order to avoid box-office erosion from piracy.The makers of the upcoming 22nd James Bond film "Quantum of Solace" seemed well aware of...

Street Fighter Cast Announced

Neal McDonough will join Kristen Kreuk, Michael Clark Duncan, Chris Klein and Taboo of Black Eyed Peas fame on the new film version of classic video game "Street Fighter" for Hyde Park Films and 20th Century Fox.Capcom officially announced...

The Random Spiel: March 19th 2008

- The first photos of Johnny Depp as John Dillinger on the set of Michael Mann's "Public Enemies" are online, as is some video.- The last photos of Anthony Minghella on the set of "The No. 1 Ladies Detective...

Sam Raimi Helms New Jack Ryan Series

Paramount Pictures is in negotiations with "Spider-Man" helmer Sam Raimi to revive the studio's Jack Ryan franchise reports Variety.The Tom Clancy-created CIA analyst character appeared in four hit movies for the studio from 1990's acclaimed "The Hunt for...

Segel Talks New Muppets Movie Plan

It was revealed a few days ago that "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" director Nick Stoller and writer/star Jason Segel would be handling a new movie based on Jim Henson's legendary Muppets characters.Now talking with MTV News, Segel revealed their plans...

Boondock Sequel Finally Happening

Writer/Director Troy Duffy has revealed in a video announcement up at Slashfilm that a sequel to "The Boondock Saints" is finally happening.After years of speculation he says that "The Boondock Saints: All Saints Day" will begin filming this Summer...

Clint Eastwood Drives A Gran Torino

Clint Eastwood will direct and star in "Gran Torino" for Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures reports Variety.Story details are being kept top secret, though a search on the title only brings up the familiar 70's Ford automobile.In...

You Won’t Find Shanghai In China

The Weinstein Company's "Shanghai" has been forced to relocate to Thailand and England following its forced exit from China reports Variety.The was in pre-production in China last month when it was denied the shooting permit it expected to receive....

Michael Cera Is Scott Pilgrim

Michael Cera is in final negotiations to star in the adventure romance "Scott Pilgrim's Little Life" for Universal Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.Based Bryan Lee O'Malley's graphic novel, "Life" tells the story of a young slacker (Cera) who meets...

Lima Becomes A Spook’s Apprentice

Kevin Lima ("Enchanted") is set to direct "Spook's Apprentice" for Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures reports Variety.An adaptation of Joseph Delaney's children's book, first in a six-part series, the story follows a 13-year-old boy who learns about wizardry...

Beau Bridges Inflicts Max Payne

Beau Bridges has joined the Rockstar video game turned thriller "Max Payne" for 20th Century Fox says The Hollywood Reporter.John Moore helms the feature about a maverick cop determined to track down the cunning, ruthless killer responsible for the...

More Shady Oil Dealings In Rigged

Summit Entertainment and Trigger Street Productions have acquired screen rights to Ben Mezrich's novel "Rigged" reports Variety.Based on the true story of John D'Agostino, "Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of...

Yelchin Is Young Reese In Terminator

Anton Yelchin ("Charlie Bartlett") is in negotiations to star as the post-apocalyptic warrior Kyle Reese in the upcoming fourth "Terminator" feature says The Hollywood Reporter.Yelchin will play a teen version of Reese, the character played by Michael Biehn in...

John Carter of Mars Moving Forward

* * Update 9:44am * *:According to an official Disney spokesperson, any rumor of the potential early demise of the 'Narnia' franchise is "entirely false". No further detail about the rest of the story's information about 'Carter' was...

Australia F**ks Up Justice Shoot

As much as I love Sydney, there's quite a few things that piss me off as well about my hometown. Next-to-no late night shopping or dining, one of the least-friendly bar scenes of any first-world city...

Del Toro Talks The Hobbit Status

There was a lot of excitement back in January when it was announced that New Line Cinema was moving forward with plans for two films based on J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" which Peter Jackson would produce and Guillermo del...

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