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New Dark Knight Photo & Trailer

Whilst the "Batman" sequel didn't score even a mention on the Warners panel at Comic Con, viral marketing continues unabated throughout San Diego. Fake dollar bills, websites, smoke spelling, etc. were all seen and lead to two important...

Iron, Trek, Todd, 1-18-08 Posters

A couple of fascinating new one-sheets went out at Comic Con in the last two days for several major upcoming films. Here's some of them that have already gone online in high def glosssy formats - superhero epic...

Comic-Con 2007: Warner Bros. Pictures

The second day of Comic Con got underway in San Diego today. The action kicked off with Warner Bros. Pictures showing several titles and had several stars in attendance. Along with trailers for "Trick 'R Treat" and...

Washington, Woodard, Mos Def Are “Standing”

Kerry Washington, Mos Def and Alfre Woodward have been cast in the lead roles of "Bury Me Standing" reports Blackfilm.Effie Brown ("Rocket Science") will produce the comedic drama in which Woodward plays Gloria, a mother who is mourning her...

Trade Breaks: Bernal, Sex, Repo

"Canana will co-produce "Pedro Paramo," with Gael Garcia Bernal in the title role. A big screen adaptation of Juan Rulfo's novel of the same name, the project is written and helmed by Mateo Gil. The $7.5 million drama...

New Indy & Knight Sites Up

The official site for "Indiana Jones" has been updated to include yesterday's news of Karen Allen confirmed to be returning as Marion Ravenwood.Along with the announcement is a new photo of Allen and Spielberg on set, and a new...

Imageworks Sets Up Trio Of Films

Sony Pictures Imageworks ("The Polar Express," "Monster House," "Beowulf") is developing three more movies using their proprietary Imagemotion technology reports Variety.Producer Avi Arad has optioned film rights to James Patterson's young-adult fantasy adventure bestseller "Maximum Rise" with hopes of...

Lost Comic Con Panel Details

Whilst I couldn't attend the "Lost" panel at Comic Con this year, 'Jeff' was able to go and delivers the following spoilers that were revealed by the producers:1. Michael Dawson/Harold Perrineau Jr. will be back next season. ...

Ed Burns Is Into Dock-ing

Ed Burns is setting a deal with Virgin Comics for a comic book series that serves as a calling card for a live action feature reports reports Variety.Burns has created "Dock Walloper," a stylized gangster tale set in the...

Sarandon Has Some Lovely Bones

Susan Sarandon has joined the cast of Peter Jackson's "The Lovely Bones," based on Alice Sebold's novel, for DreamWorks reports the trades.Story revolves around a young girl (Saoirse Ronan) who watches over her family (Rachel Weisz, Ryan Gosling) -...

Dark Shadows Under Depp’s Eyes

Warner Bros. Pictures, Infinitum-Nihil and GK Films are teaming to develop a feature based on the '60s daytime supernatural soap "Dark Shadows" reports Variety.A rights deal just closed with the estate of Dan Curtis, the producer/director who created the...

Gaiman Talks Sandman Film

Neil Gaiman thinks a film version of "The Sandman" will be coming sometime in the future.Speaking at the Paramount presentation on Thursday, Gaiman says "Death: The High Cost of Living" is very likely to come first as its cheaper...

Four For Vaughn & Witherspoon

Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon are in final negotiations to star and produce New Line comedy "Four Christmases" says The Hollywood Reporter.Vaughn and Witherspoon will play a couple who struggle to visit all four of their divorced parents' homes...

Comic-Con 2007: Lionsgate

The first day of Comic Con got underway in San Diego today. Second studio on the block was Lionsgate with several titles and stars in attendance. Peter Fonda and Ben Foster showed up for "3:10 to Yuma" but...

Comic-Con 2007: Paramount Pictures

The first day of Comic Con got underway in San Diego today. First studio on the block was Paramount with several titles and big stars in attendance. Let's break it down by film:Stardust: (August 10th)An extended clip from the...

Beowulf Comic Con Footage Review

Last night saw a screening of the entire second reel (about 25-30 mins) of "Beowulf" at the San Diego Comic Con.The Robert Zemeckis-directed project completely utilises the same motion capture technique seen in his hit "The Polar Express", but...

Iron, Indy, Wall-E, 1-18-08 Shots

Some important photos hit the web in the past 24 hours that deserve a special mention. Amongst them comes the Empire Magazine cover for "Iron Man," and a shot of a miniature of the ancient temple that plays a...

Paul Sorvino Joins Operatic Repo

ShockTillYouDrop reports that actor Paul Sorvino ("Goodfellas") has joined the cast of Darren Lynn Bousman's "Repo! The Genetic Opera."Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures' futuristic clone-age fantasy is based on an original story by co-composers and screenwriters Terrance Zdunich and Darren...

Guy Ritchie Turns Gamekeeper

Guy Ritchie plans to direct a film version of his Virgin Comics series "The Gamekeeper" at Warner Bros. Pictures reports Variety.The story revolves around the reclusive caretaker of a Scottish estate with infinite knowledge of the behaviors of all...

Nelson Set For Hulk Leader

Tim Blake Nelson has joined the cast of Universal Pictures & Marvel Studios' "The Incredible Hulk" says The Hollywood Reporter.The film sees Bruce Banner/Hulk on the run, trying to avoid capture long enough to cure the condition that turns...

Damned Courtney At Dreamworks

DreamWorks has scooped up the film rights to the Oni Press comicbook series "The Damned" and "Courtney Crumrin," for Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald ("Men in Black," "The Ring") to produce reports Variety."Courtney Crumrin," an ongoing series written and...

Lasse Hallstrom Remakes Anthony

Lasse Hallstrom ("The Cider House Rules," "Casanova") is set to direct a remake of the 2005 French film "Anthony Zimmer" as his next project reports Variety.Scripted by Julian Fellowes ("Gosford Park"), thriller concerns an American tourist who finds his...

Trade Breaks: Wednesday, Rebel, Creepy

"Spanish filmmaker Juan Carlos Fresnadillo ("28 Weeks Later") will direct character-driven chase drama "Wednesday" for DreamWorks and producer Nina Jacobson. Massy Tadjedin ("The Jacket") script revolves around a desperate man who carjacks a young woman, setting off a...

Izzard Replaces Piven In Igor

Cross-dressing British comedian Eddie Izzard has replaced "Entourage" star Jeremy Piven in the Weinstein Co.'s CG-animated monster movie "Igor" says The Hollywood Reporter.Izzard's character delights in being the nemesis to Igor, a hunch-backed lab assistant in a world of...

Dermot Mulroney Is A Genius

Dermot Mulroney will join Greg Kinnear on the Universal/Spyglass drama "Flash of Genius" reports Variety.Mulroney will play Gil Privick, best friend of Robert Kearns (Kinnear) and owner of a chain of auto-parts stores. Kearns invented the intermittent windshield wiper...

Denials: Potter, Watchmen, Mummy

"Representatives for all three actors linked yesterday to "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" - Naomi Watts, Stuart Townsend and Joseph Fiennes - have denied reports of their involvement in the project..." (full details)"In an interview with Fanboy Radio,...

Singleton Now Sings For Tulia

John Singleton tells Blackfilm that he will now direct the long-delayed "Tulia" for Lionsgate.Carl Franklin is no longer attached to the project in which Halle Berry will portray the key attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund...

Suwannath Explores Lotus Caves

Rpin Suwannath will make his directorial debut on Walden Media's adaptation of John Christopher sci-fi thriller novel "The Lotus Caves" reports Variety.Set in the year 2068, humans are now living on the moon in vast colonies of airtight bubbles....

Summit & Mandalay Go Mental

Summit Entertainment has picked up "Delta Farce" scribes Bear Aderhold and Tom Sullivan's broadly comic spec script "Mental" for Mandalay Pictures to produce says The Hollywood Reporter."Mental" follows an orderly who is promised part of a $3 million inheritance...

Faulks Birdsong Finally Sings

Sebastian Faulks acclaimed World War One novel "Birdsong" is finally making it to film reports Teletext.Working Title picked up the rights a decade ago but several directors and stars have dropped out over the years.A spokesman now says that...

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