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Very First Speed Racer Photos

For a long while we've been hearing that the Wachowski brothers had invented a whole new look for their upcoming adaptation of the old anime "Speed Racer" for Warner Bros. Pictures.Now, USA Today has a look at the first...

Xzibit, Peet, Connolly In X-Files 2

Rapper Xzibit, "Studio 60" actress Amanda Peet and Scottish comedian Billy Connolly have signed on for director Chris Carter's "The X Files 2" at 20th Century Fox reports Reuters.Xzibit and Peet will play fellow FBI agents to David Duchovny's...

New Line Feels Capella’s Chemistry

New Line Cinema has optioned the film rights to Anthony Capella's unpublished romantic comedy novel "Chemistry for Beginners" reports Variety."Chemistry for Beginners" is the story of a shy university biochemist running a research project into female sexual dysfunction. With...

Jamie Chung Joins Dragon Ball Z

Jamie Chung has joined the cast of Fox's "Dragon Ball Z", the live-action adaptation of the popular Japanese comic says The Hollywood Reporter.James Wong is directing the science fiction action-adventure, which centers on an adult humanoid alien named Goku...

Zach Gilford Reads The Survival Guide

"Friday Night Lights" hunk Zach Gilford is in final negotiations to play the love interest of Alexis Bledel in Fox Atomic comedy "The Post-Grad Survival Guide" reports Reuters.The film centers on Ryden Malby (Bledel), who graduates from college and...

McQueen Joins Disney Channel’s Minutemen

Steven R. McQueen, grandson of the late Steve McQueen, will star alongside Jason Dolley ("Cory in the House") in the Disney Channel original movie "Minutemen" says The Hollywood Reporter.In the comedic sci-fi/adventure, unpopular senior Virgil Fox (Dolley) -- whose...

Cook Helming The Gate Remake

JoBlo reports that a 3D remake of the suburban horror thriller "The Gate" is in the works.Randall William Cook, the original helmer who turned FX supervisor on the likes of "King Kong" & "Lord of the Rings", will direct...

Strike Delays Castlevania & Ironbow

The ongoing writers strike has stalled two further feature films that were originally scheduled to go into production next year but now need additional script work reports Variety.Rogue Pictures has halted "Castlevania," the live-action adaptation of the Konami vampire...

Marshall On Fourth Bourne, Indy, Jurassic

Out doing promotions for the upcoming "The Bourne Ultimatum" DVD, producer Frank Marshall spoke to Coming Soon a little more about a potential fourth film in the series and seemed more optimistic than before."There were only three books written....

Dawson & Harrelson Gain Seven Pounds

Rosario Dawson and Woody Harrelson are in final negotiations to star alongside Will Smith in the Sony Pictures drama "Seven Pounds" reports Variety.The Grant Nieporte-penned screenplay centers on a guilt-ridden man who inadvertently falls in love while attempting to...

Five Join Apatow’s Year One

Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Oliver Platt, David Cross, Vinnie Jones and Juno Temple will team for producer Judd Apatow's "Year One," a Sony Pictures comedy set in biblical times reports the trades.The studio is keeping quiet about the story line, which...

Hilary Swank Bites Into Fangland

Das Films and Blumhouse Prods. are teaming to adapt the John Marks' novel "Fangland" into a Hilary Swank star vehicle reports Variety.Swank will play a TV producer who travels to Romania for an interview with a notorious European arms...

No Country Is NBR’s Best Film

Joel and Ethan Coen's "No Country for Old Men" was named the year's best picture at the National Board of Review Awards on Wednesday, the first major gongs for the year.The group named its ten best follow-up films as...

Doco Helmers Team For Freakonomics

A group of documentary directors are teaming for a project based on "Freakonomics," the bestselling book in which economist Steven D. Levitt uses theory and statistics to analyze pop culture phenomena reports Variety.Chad Troutwine ("Paris je t'aime") and Seth...

Wanted Delayed To Mid-Summer

Universal Pictures has announced that Timur Bekmambetov's film version of the Mark Millar-JG Jones graphic novel "Wanted" has been pushed back from March 28th to a mid-Summer bow on June 27th.James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Common and Angelina Jolie star...

CBS Turns Unmade Films Into Pilots

CBS is turning to unproduced feature film scripts in a bid to find potential material for new television series reports Variety.These projects are already fully written but have either been put into turnaround or simply never got off the...

Producers Talk Fourth Terminator

"Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins" producers Derek Anderson and Victor Kubicek confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that Christian Bale is to play John Connor in the first film of the new trilogy.Whilst the role of John Connor is that of...

Del Toro On Hellboy Trailer, Baddies

"Hellboy II: The Golden Army" writer/director Guillermo del Toro has revealed some dates to be excited for.On his latest posting on the film's official website, he says we will be getting a first look at the protoplasmic mystic Johann...

Carnahan Thinks Bateman Is Remarkable

Jason Bateman tells Collider that writer/director Joe Carnahan is penning a new project with him in mind.Bateman says the project is entitled "Remarkable Fellows" and is "basically 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' meets 'The Bourne Identity' with the premise following "these...

CBS Films Gets Flinn’s Beastly

CBS Films has optioned Alex Flinn's supernatural high school novel "Beastly" reports the trades.The book tells the story of a modern-day teacher who turns into a beast, complete with fangs and claws, after a student in his class puts...

Ray Park Is Snake Eyes in G.I. Joe

"X-Men" and "Star Wars" actor Ray Park has been cast as Snake Eyes in Stephen Sommer's big screen live-action adaptation of "G.I. Joe" reports Slashfilm.Snake Eyes is one of the original members of the GI Joe series although not...

HBO To Handle Fleck’s Sugar

HBO Films is set to finance and distribute "Sugar," Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden's follow-up to their 2006 indie hit "Half Nelson" says The Hollywood Reporter."Sugar" is described as a fish-out-of-water story about immigration and baseball. The fictional tale...

Brolin, Hirsch, Franco Drink Milk

Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch and James Franco are in final negotiations to star with Sean Penn in Gus Van Sant's biopic "Milk" for Focus Features reports the trades.Penn stars as Harvey Milk, a San Francisco city supervisor who became...

Jolie Turns Bourne For Austin

Paramount Pictures plans to turn the life of intelligence operative Kathi Lynn Austin into an action thriller vehicle for Angelina Jolie reports Variety.The studio has acquired life rights to Austin, who has undertaken field missions in Africa, Europe, Southeast...

Anspaugh Directs Brown’s Phenom

David Anspaugh ("Rudy," "Hoosiers") will direct Screen Gems' basketball drama "Phenom" reports Variety.Singer-actor Chris Brown will play a standout high school basketball player who goes pro after the media discovers he's the illegitimate son of the NBA's best player.The...

Jackson Joins Wheaton’s Country

Samuel L. Jackson is attached to star in the fact-based thriller "Unfinished Country" for Blue Star Pictures and Inferno Entertainment says The Hollywood Reporter.Jackson plays Elton, the chief administrator of an overcrowded hospital located in the middle of South...

Knight Poster & Setup Details

Still more stuff from the upcoming Batman sequel "The Dark Knight" today with the first official poster art being released. Click here for the high resolution version.Also today Rutger Hauer revealed this week that apparently Director Chris Nolan wants...

First Six Minutes Of Knight

A special preview screening has been shown of the six minute bank robbery opening sequence of "The Dark Knight" that will be screened in front of IMAX showings of next week's "I Am Legend" and UGO.Com has posted up...

Depp & Mann Are Public Enemies

Talk has it that Johnny Depp and "Collateral" & "Heat" director Michael Mann may be teaming up for a film about the Depression-era crime wave.Mann has long pursued plans for a screen adaptation of Brian Burrough's nonfiction book "Public...

Rodriguez & Leguizamo Put In Park

Freddy Rodriguez and John Leguizamo will star in Overture Films and State Street Pictures family dramedy "Humboldt Park" reports Variety.The story revolves around the reunion of three siblings to their parents' home for the holidays in Humboldt Park on...

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