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The Random Spiel: August 13th 2007

New stills from Sweeney Todd, Pathology, Diary of the Dead, Shoot 'Em Up , Feel the Noise, Iron Man and the sets of Wanted, The Happening and The Incredible Hulk.- There's also some on-set video action of...

Gordon-Levitt Is King Of Uncertainty

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has booked starring roles in back-to-back features says The Hollywood Reporter.First is "The Deep End" writer/directors David Siegel and Scott McGehee's "Uncertainty," which is set on the Fourth of July and revolves around a young couple in...

Parnell & Dratch Visit Harold

"Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock" actors Chris Parnell and Rachel Dratch have been cast opposite Nikki Blonsky, Ally Sheedy and Cuba Gooding Jr. in T. Sean Shannon's teen comedy "Harold" says Reuters.Parnell ("Hot Rod") plays the high school...

Trade Breaks: Lost, Blood, 1906

"Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Angus Sutherland, Tad Hilgenbrink, Autumn Reeser, Jamison Newlander are all returning for Warner Bros.' direct-to-DVD sequel to their 80's vampire hit "The Lost Boys." Filming on the sequel begins a week from Monday with P.J....

A New Millennium For Conan

Millennium Films has acquired the rights to make a new series of pics based on Robert E. Howard's mythical conqueror "Conan the Barbarian" says Variety.Millennium will either fully finance or partner with a distributor on the project, with discussions...

Kristen Wiig Joins Ghost & Bird

"Knocked Up," "The Brothers Solomon" and "Saturday Night Live" star Kristen Wiig has landed two film roles this week says Reuters.Wiig will play the surgeon of Ricky Gervais' character in the David Koepp-helmed comedy "Ghost Town," which centers on...

Trade Breaks: Shine, Cinecitta, Hole

"The theatrical release of Martin Scorsese's concert documentary about the Rolling Stones has been postponed by seven months to April, distributor Paramount Classics. A spokeswoman said the studio needed more time to set up the promotional campaign for...

Hurt & Bruhl Join Countess

William Hurt and German actor Daniel Bruhl have joined Julie Delpy's upcoming drama "The Countess" reports MTV News.The film tells of Elizabeth Bathory, the famed Hungarian blood Countess of the 16th century. Of Hurt's character, Delpy says "he is...

John Moore Has Gone Airborne

John Moore ("Behind Enemy Lines," "Flight of the Phoenix") will rewrite and direct the aircraft carrier-set action flick "Airborne" reports Variety.Producer Arnold Kopelson has acquired the original screenplay by Eric Tipton and has also scored the Dept. of Navy's...

Corddry & Bell Take Vegas Trip

Former "Daily Show" correspondent Rob Corddry and "Surface" star Lake Bell are in final negotiations to star alongside Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher in the Tom Vaughn-helmed comedy "What Happens in Vegas ... " for 20th Century Fox says...

Tatum & Short On Buddy Actioneer

Channing Tatum ("Step Up," "She's the Man") and Columbus Short are teaming for an untitled buddy action film at Sony Pictures says the trades.David Elliot and Paul Lovett ("Four Brothers") penned the screenplay, but the plot line is being...

Tillman Jr Directs B.I.G. Biopic

George Tillman Jr. ("Men of Honor," "Soul Food") will direct and Sean "Diddy" Combs will executive produce a biopic of hip-hip artist Notorious B.I.G. for Fox Searchlight reports Variety.Cheo Hodari Coker and Reggie Rock Bythewood penned the script about...

Fourth Who Series Begins Shooting

Shooting has begun on the fourth season of "Doctor Who" with Catherine Tate reprising her role as Donna, the runaway bride who'll serve as this year's main companion.The first episode sees Donna tracking down the Time Lord during an...

Dark Knight Wizard World News

Christian Bale, Aaron Eckhart, Gary Oldman, Christopher Nolan, Jonah Nolan and David Goyer all showed up this weekend at the Wizard World Chicago convention to talk about production of the "Batman Begins" sequel and more importantly - show off...

Six Possible Indiana Jones Titles

Slashfilm reports that Lucasfilm has filed for six different titles for the fourth "Indiana Jones" feature with the Motion Pictures Association of America. The six that are apparently being officially considered as titles for the fourth film are:"Indiana...

Sommers Directing G.I. Joe Film?

Paramount has apparently offered Stephen Sommers ("The Mummy," "Van Helsing") the job of directing their adaptation of 80's cartoon/toy property "G.I. Joe" reports IESB.They also say the project will combine the two scripts they have on hand, Skip Woods...

Gans Talks Onimusha Adaptation

Christophe Gans talked with Ecran Large about his upcoming feature film adaptation of the acclaimed Capcom video game "Onimusha". Here's what he revealed:-Gans is currently doing the final preps for the movie in Paris.-He'll move to China in October...

Jackson & Raimi Team For Hobbit?

The Los Angeles Times reports that New Line's Bob Shaye is in talks with filmmaker Peter Jackson's representatives to potentially work something out in regards to his involvement in the "Lord of the Rings" prequel adaptation of "The...

Rich Hawley Given The Flick

Songwriter Richard Hawley will make his acting debut in British horror film "Flick" and has written the soundtrack reports Teletext.Made by first-time Welsh director David Howard, Hawley plays rockabilly DJ Bobby Blade opposite Faye Dunaway and "Bionic Woman" actress...

New Regency Doing Voltron Film

New Regency is close to a deal with the Mark Gordon Co. to adapt popular 1980s Japanese animated TV series "Voltron: Defender of the Universe" into a live-action film reports Variety.Justin Marks is penning the script, described as a...

Alec Baldwin Is A Bachelor

Alec Baldwin has signed on to co-star in the Dane Cook-Kate Hudson comedy "Bachelor No. 2" for Lionsgate reports Reuters.Penned by Jordan Cahan, the story centers on Tank (Cook), who is hired to take girls on horrible dates so...

Mr. Big Is Back For More Sex

It's official, Chris Noth will reprise his iconic character of Mr. Big in the upcoming "Sex and the City" feature.Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon, the four stars from the hit HBO series, came aboard...

Matthew Vaughn To Helm Thor

Marvel Studios has set Matthew Vaughn ("Stardust," "Layer Cake") to direct a live-action adaptation of the Marvel Comics character "Thor" reports Variety.Mark Protosevich ("I Am Legend") penned the adaptation of the blonde-tressed, hammer-wielding hero who's sent to Earth to...

Casting Couch: Hathaway, Blethyn, B.I.G.

"Anne Hathaway, Bill Irwin, Anna Deveare Smith and Debra Winger will star in the comedy "Dancing With Shiva" for Sony Classics. Based on a screenplay by Jenny Lumet, the plot details are being kept under wraps. Jonathan...

Dogg, Cross & Cook Open The Door

Snoop Dogg, Joseph Cross, Rachael Leigh Cook, Sarah Roemer are in final negotiations to star in David M. Rosenthal's romantic comedy "The Golden Door" reports Reuters.The story follows a blue-collar nursing student played by Cross ("Running With Scissors") who's...

Trade Breaks: Maintenance, Hole, Dust

"Warner Bros. has picked up the rights to Jim Massey's comicbook series "Maintenance," for "Charlie's Angels" director McG to produce and possibly direct. Joe Ballarini ("Witch Hunters") is adapting the project, which follows the exploits of two janitors...

Swayze Inhales Some Powder

Patrick Swayze, Kris Kristofferson and Eddie Redmayne have joined Forest Whitaker, Jessica Biel and Ray Liotta in writer-director Timothy Linh Bui's ensemble drama "Powder Blue" says The Hollywood Reporter.The story follows several Angelenos who meet on Christmas Eve through...

Dragon Remade By Sutter

Warner Independent Pictures has set "The Shield" exec producer Kurt Sutter to write and make his feature directing debut on "Awaken the Dragon" reports Variety.This noir-style remake of 1973 Bruce Lee martial arts classic "Enter the Dragon" is a...

Kingsley Enjoys The Wackness

Ben Kingsley, Josh Peck, Famke Janssen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Olivia Thirlby and Method Man are joining the indie comedy "The Wackness" for Occupant Films.Set in New York in summer 1994, the greatest year in hip-hop, the story revolves around a...

Hayek Goes Romantic For Disney

Salma Hayek will star in and produce an untitled romantic comedy for Walt Disney Pictures reports Reuters.The story follows a conservative doctor who gets the surprise of his life when he learns that the ex-boyfriend of his fiancee (Hayek)...

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