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Ari Sandel Has Ruined My Life

Ari Sandel ("Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show") is set to direct the Fox Atomic comedy "Brad Cutter Ruined My Life ... Again" reports Variety.Joe Nussbaum's script concerns a high school nerd who, after getting a good job and...

Viola Davis Experiences Doubt

Viola Davis is set to play Mrs. Muller in Miramax's screen adaptation of John Patrick Shanley's Tony-winning play "Doubt" reports Reuters.Davis will play the mother of a young male student who has piqued what Sister Aloysius, the Mother Superior...

Twilight Sets On Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson ("Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire") has joined the cast of Summit Entertainment's teen-vampire thriller "Twilight" says The Hollywood Reporter.Based on Stephanie Meyer's best-selling young-adult novel, Pattinson will play the role of Edward, a teenager who...

Fox Delays Avatar, Adds Museum 2

Rupert Murdoch's 20th Century Fox corporation has substantially changed its planned release date schedule for 2009, moving two projects around by several months reports the trades.The big change is that James Cameron's 3-D sci-fi tale "Avatar" has been pushed...

James Bond Gets New Car, Henchman

CommanderBond.net has learned that Swiss actor Anatole Taubmann has been cast as a henchman to the villain (Mathieu Amalric) of the upcoming "Bond 22".Taubmann can't talk about his role but does confirm its physically demanding and will require him...

Paul Rudd Says I Love You

Paul Rudd is set to star and Jason Segel is in final negotiations to join the DreamWorks comedy "I Love You, Man" says the trades.The story centers on a man who seeks out a male friend to serve as...

Singleton Helms A-Team Film

Latino Review reports that John Singleton has come aboard to direct Fox's big screen adaptation of 80's TV classic "The A-Team".The original show concerned an unofficial team of Vietnam vets wanted by the military for a crime they didn't...

Cage Joins Proyas Knowing

Nicolas Cage is set to star in the Alex Proyas-directed thriller "Knowing" for Summit Entertainment reports Variety.Novelist Ryne Pearson originally penned the script which has Cage playing a teacher who examines the contents of a time capsule unearthed at...

Will Smith Produces Monster Hunter

Will Smith is set to produce the horror feature "Monster Hunter" for Sony Pictures reports Bloody Disgusting.The story follows a child psychologist (Kevin James) who can actually see the monsters that torment kids from closets and under beds. He...

Tim Burton Talks Alice Adaptation

Director Tim Burton says he plans to stay true to Lewis Carroll's original stories for his adaptation of "Alice in Wonderland".He tells Sci-Fi Wire that the story is "just such a classic, and the imagery is so surreal. ...

Allen & Hallstrom Adopt A Dog

Joan Allen has been set to star and Lasse Hallstrom to direct a remake of the Japanese film "Hachiko, A Dog's Story" reports Variety.Stephen P. Lindsey script is based on the true tale of a faithful Akita dog that...

Madagascar’s Penguins Get Own Show

Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation SKG have announced plans to join forces on a new, 26-episode, CG animated comedy series tentatively titled "The Penguins of Madagascar," based on the beloved penguin brothers in DreamWorks Animation's hit feature film "Madagascar" and...

Indiana Jones Poster & Story News

Just as the official site has released the official poster for "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," USA Today has also revealed some confirmed details from the super-secret plot.First up, the action is set at the...

Cohen, Burton, Carnahan Updates

Three major filmmakers have spoken this weekend about the status of projects they're working on.Rob Cohen has updated his blog for the third "Mummy" movie with a description of the final scenes: "After 91 days of shooting and 2,021...

A Look At The Black List

One of the most interesting lists in Hollywood was released on Friday - The Black List.The list polls an estimated 150 film development executives and other officials for their favorite scripts that won't be produced and released in the...

Josh Lucas Becomes A God’s Spy

Josh Lucas will star in the $15 million British-Canadian thriller "God's Spy" reports the trades.Events in the film are based on the true events that culminated in the discovery of Italian banker Roberto Calvi hanging under London's Blackfriars Bridge...

Release Changes: December 12th 2007

'Zephyr' is back with some recent release schedule changes, some more surprising than the others:Spring Breakdown, a Warner Bros. comedy starring Parker Posey and Amy Poehler, has been delayed from March 14th 2008 to an undisclosed date.As previously reported,...

LA, Boston, NYC, DC Critics Awards

: Atonement, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, The Darjeeling Limited, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, I'm Not There, Juno, Michael Clayton, No Country for Old Men, Persepolis, Sweeney Todd, There Will Be Blood

Remake Of Lang’s Metropolis Planned

Producer Thomas Schuehly ("Alexander") has acquired the remake rights to Fritz Lang's 1927 silent sci-fi classic "Metropolis" reports Variety.Considered one of the most expensive films of its time, the movie is set in 2026 in a massive city-state characterized...

Isabelle Fuhrman Becomes An Orphan

Newcomer Isabelle Fuhrman will play the daughter of Peter Sarsgaard and Vera Farmiga's characters in the Warner Bros. Pictures and Dark Castle Entertainment horror film "Orphan" says The Hollywood Reporter.The story revolves around a husband and wife (Sarsgaard, Farmiga)...

Tucci Joins Streep In Julie

Stanley Tucci will reteam with Meryl Streep for Sony Pictures "Julie & Julia" says Variety.The story centers on a frustrated temp secretary who embarks on a yearlong culinary quest to cook all 524 recipes in Child's "Mastering the Art...

Compass Lost At The Box-Office

Despite taking the top spot, New Line's mega-budget "The Golden Compass" disappointed at the weekend's box-office by pulling in just $26.2 million.That number is around $5-15 million below the expectations of the studio and little more than the $23...

Alexander Talks Punisher Sequel

Director Lexi Alexander ("Green Street Hooligans") recently talked with Cinematical and gave an update on her next project, the upcoming "Punisher" sequel entitled "The Punisher: War Zone" for Lionsgate.Alexander confirms that they're not skimping on the violence - "it's...

James Purefoy Is The New Saint

A former James Bond and a former Batman have played him, now British hunk James Purefoy ("Rome," "Resident Evil," "Vanity Fair") is stepping into the shoes of Simon Templar.A posting on the official site of Leslie Charteris, the late...

Hathaway & Hudson Team For Wars

Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson are teaming up for the romantic comedy "Bride Wars" for New Regency and 20th Century Fox says Variety.Hathaway and Hudson will play best friends who are pitted against each other when their wedding dates...

Mann, Dushku Join Thacker Case

Gabriel Mann, Eliza Dushku and John Savage are set to join the indie film "The Thacker Case" reports Reuters.The story centers on around the mysterious death in 1983 of repeat drunk driving offender Kevin Thacker and the discovery of...

Williams Visits Scorsese’s Island

Michelle Williams is in talks to play the wife of U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) in the Martin Scorsese-directed drama "Shutter Island" for Paramount Pictures reports the trades.The drama revolves around the trip made by Daniels to Shutter...

Sony Hires A No Impact Man

Sony Pictures has acquired screen rights to Colin Beavan's upcoming novel "No Impact Man" reports Variety.Beavan, who previously wrote books on the French Resistance in WWII and the first murder solved by fingerprints, chronicles a year in which he,...

Williams On An Intolerable Mission

Comedian Katt Williams is set to star in the workplace comedy "Mission: Intolerable" for The Weinstein Company and Our Stories Films says The Hollywood Reporter.Williams will play a wannabe CIA agent who starts a business as a "temp from...

Holly & Gossett Are Among You

Lauren Holly and Louis Gossett Jr. are set to star in the indie feature "The Least Among You" reports Reuters.The story centers on a black man named Richard Kelly (newcomer Cedric Sanders), who, after graduating from college and becoming...

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