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Trade Breaks: 30 Rock, Vapors, Romulus

"With their regular programs halted by a writers' strike, cast members of NBC's "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock" planned to stage a pair of live performances at a Manhattan improv theater. The shows, held at the 150-seat...

McG Helms Next Terminator

Moviehole reports that McG ("Charlie's Angels") will direct Warner Bros. Pictures' "Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins," the upcoming fourth installment in the popular franchise.Said to be the first in a new trilogy of films, "Terminator Salvation" is set in...

Stone’s Pinkville Delayed

United Artists has announced that due to the ongoing writers' strike, it has postponed production of the Oliver Stone Vietnam War feature "Pinkville".Due to ongoing action, neither Stone or screenwriter Mikko Alanne can work on the script revisions needed...

Garner Seeks Gervais’ Truth

Jennifer Garner is in negotiations to star with Ricky Gervais in the comedy "This Side of the Truth" says The Hollywood Reporter.Gervais and Matt Robinson will co-write and co-direct the story set in a world where lying doesn't exist.Gervais...

Van Sant & Penn Locked For Milk

Academy Award-nominated director Gus Van Sant will commence production in January on the biographical drama "Milk," to star Academy Award winner Sean Penn as gay-rights icon Harvey Milk.Harvey Milk (1930-1978) was an activist and politician, and the first openly...

Sixth Harry Potter Finished Casting

Casting has been completed on the much-anticipated sixth installment of the Warner Bros. Pictures "Harry Potter" film franchise, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."As previously reported, Jim Broadbent has been set to play Potions Professor Horace Slughorn, Helen McCrory...

Seth Rogen To Make a Porno

Seth Rogen ("knocked Up," "Superbad") will play the titular Zack in writer-director Kevin Smith's "Zack & Miri Make a Porno" for the Weinstein Co. and Dimension Films reports Variety.Story revolves around two lifelong platonic friends who are deep in...

Ryan Gosling Has A Good Heart

Fracture star Ryan Gosling's next film will be starring opposite Tom Waits in Dagur Kari's "The Good Heart" reports UK Teletext.The film is much-delayed and Gosling originally dropped out to make The Lovely Bones instead, but the scheduling has...

Release Changes: November 16th 2007

'Zephyr' is back with some more information regarding release date changes and additions:I Love You Man, a vague comedy from Dreamworks, will come out on January 16th 2009, which despite being 14 months away already has five wide releases,...

Burton & Disney Plan Two 3D Pics

Tim Burton and Disney, who previously worked together on "The Nightmare Before Christmas", are teaming up again for two 3-D pics, "Alice in Wonderland" and "Frankenweenie" reports Variety."Alice in Wonderland", based on the Lewis Carroll classic, will combine performance-capture...

The Truth About Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl ("Grey's Anatomy," "Knocked Up") will head up the romantic comedy "The Ugly Truth" for Lakeshore Entertainment and Sony Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.The story centers on a news producer (Heigl) who is forced to hire an obnoxious...

Pinewood’s Ambitious Expansion Plans

Pinewood Shepperton Studios, the home of the Bond franchise and many other features, has unveiled ambitious plans for a $400 million renovation and expansion reports The Guardian.The studios will double its size, expanding onto 105 acres of land next...

Twilight Over Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart ("Into the Wild," "Panic Room") has signed on to star in Summit Entertainment's vampire thriller romance "Twilight" which Catherine Hardwicke ("Thirteen," "Lords of Dogtown") will helm reports the trades.Based on Stephenie Meyer's young-adult novel, the story centers...

Arrested Development Gets A Film?

Blues News reports that actor Jason Batemen revealed yesterday that the highly praised but sadly cancelled comedy series "Arrested Development" may be making a comeback:"I think one day we will probably do some sort of reunion, whether it'd maybe...

Eisenberg & Bartha Are Rollers

Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Bartha will star as drug-dealing Hasidic Jews in Kevin Asch's comic drama "Holy Rollers" says The Hollywood Reporter.Antonio Macia's screenplay, loosely inspired by real-life crimes, follows an impressionable youth (Eisenberg) from an Orthodox Brooklyn community...

Dreamworks Plans 3D IMAX Deals

DreamWorks Animation has pacted with Imax to release its first three 3-D toons on the giant screen along with the previously announced digital reports Variety."Monsters vs. Aliens" and "How to Train Your Dragon" (both 2009) and 2010's "Shrek Goes...

Ehrenreich Joins Coppola’s Tetro

Newcomer Alden Ehrenreich is set to star in the Francis Ford Coppola written & directed family drama "Tetro" reports Reuters.The story follows a young man (Ehrenreich) journeying to Buenos Aires to find his brother, who left the family years...

Bregman Asked To Come Closer

Producer Anthony Bregman ("Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind") will produce Carter Smith's psychological horror feature "Come Closer" for Miramax Films says The Hollywood Reporter.Adapted from Sara Gran's 2003 novel, the surreal tale will take viewers into the mind...

John C. Reilly Is A Freak

John C. Reilly, Josh Hutcherson and Chris Kelly are in negotiations to star in Universal's "Cirque du Freak" reports the trades.An adaptation of Darren Shan's children's book series, the story follows two best friends (Hutcherson, Kelly) who visit...

Shawn Levy Becomes A Father Figure

Shawn Levy ("Night at the Museum") is attached to direct and produce the dramedy "Father Figure" at Fox 2000 reports Variety.The story centers on a successful bachelor who boldly offers to care for his widowed sister and her daughters...

Two More Films From Tyler Perry

Lionsgate has acquired the rights to Tyler Perry's next two films "The Family That Preys Together" and "Madea Goes to Jail".This makes them the sixth and seventh motion pictures teaming Perry with Lionsgate. Perry will direct "Family" from his...

Ghostbusters Gets Game Incarnation

Vivendi Games and Sony Pictures plan to turn the "Ghostbusters" films into a video game franchise reports Variety.All four original actors - Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Bill Murray and Harold Ramis - will be giving voice and likeness rights...

Summit Plans Seven Days Remake

Summit Entertainment has acquired rights to the South Korean thriller "Seven Days" from Prime Entertainment says Reuters."Days," which opened Wednesday in Korea, stars Yun-jin Kim ("Lost") as a lawyer who must free a convicted killer in just one week...

New Updates On “Star Trek” 2009 Reboot

Clifton Collins Jr. has joined the cast of Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams' reinvention of the "Star Trek" film franchise reports Variety. Collins will play Ayel, the cohort and general to Nero, played by Eric Bana.JFXonline has got...

Mortensen Up For Poe Biopic

Cinema Blend reports that Sylvester Stallone recently met with Viggo Mortensen and has offered him the role of Edgar Allan Poe in an upcoming feature.With "Rambo" wrapped, Stallone's next project will be helming the tale of the famed tortured...

Cave Is Potter’s Lavender Brown

CBBC Newsround reports that newcomer Jessie Cave ("Summerhill") has been cast as Lavender Brown in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."In the book, Lavender Brown becomes Ron Weasley's first girlfriend, and the pair get on everyone's nerves because they...

Ludacris Plays Butler’s Game

Chris "Ludacris" Bridges has joined the cast of Lionsgate's action-thriller formerly known as "Game" reports Coming Soon.Set in a near future when mind-control technology has taken society by storm, Gerard Butler plays Kable, the No. 1-ranked warrior in the...

Chatwin, Marsters Join Dragon Ball

Justin Chatwin ("The Invisible," "War of the Worlds") and James Marsters ("Smallville," "Angel," "Buffy") have joined the live-action "Dragon Ball Z" feature film reports the trades.In the big screen adaptation, Goku (Chatwin) is a powerful warrior who protects the...

Perlman & German Put In The Dark

Ron Perlman and Lauren German have joined the noir thriller "The Dark Country" for Hyde Park Entertainment and Stage 6 Films reports Variety.Actor Thomas Jane's directorial debut concerns a couple who find their honeymoon to be a hellish adventure.The...

Frewer Is Moloch In Watchmen

MTV News reports that Matt Frewer -- best known as the stuttering, sarcastic, 80's icon Max Headroom -- has joined the cast of the eagerly anticipated "Watchmen" film.The 49-year-old thesp will suit up as Moloch the Mystic, a satanic...

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