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Casting Couch: Narnia, Order, Train

"Italian actor-director Sergio Castellitto has been cast as King Miraz, the villain of "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian". He has won critical acclaim for past films such as Don't Move, Mostly Martha, and The Big Blue, and most...

Thunder Rumbles Over Jack Black

Jack Black has signed on to star in the Ben Stiller-helmed comedy "Tropic Thunder," with Robert Downey Jr. and Jay Baruchel.In the film, everything goes wrong during the making of a big-budget war movie, and the actors end up...

Gerard Butler Escapes New York

With "Assault on Precinct 13", "The Fog" and "Halloween" having gotten the remake treatment, and often talked about plans for a sequel/remake of "The Thing", it was only a matter of time before the last of director John Carpeneter's...

Machete Gets His Own Movie

Robert Rodriguez confirmed this week at the SXSW festival that he's planning a solo movie for actor Danny Trejo's Machete character from the upcoming "Grindhouse"."Machete" is the faux trailer that Rodriguez shot for "Grindhouse" and glimpses so far have...

Edgar Wright On His Grindhouse Trailer

Rob Zombie is doing "Werewolf Women of the SS", Eli Roth is doing the holiday-themed slasher "Thanksgiving", but one guest director on the upcoming "Grindhouse" has yet to reveal details on his contribution - until today.I chatted with one...

Diamond Dumps Lohan, Sparkles To Howard

Bryce Dallas Howard is in negotiations to replace Lindsay Lohan as the female lead in Tennessee Williams' "The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond" reports Production Weekly.Based on an original, previously undiscovered screenplay by the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, a rebellious...

Half Dozen Take A Visit To Cracktown

Shannyn Sossamon, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Lara Flynn Boyle, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Mark Webber and Tony Plana will star in Buddy Giovinazzo's urban drug-addiction drama "Life Is Hot in Cracktown" says The Hollywood Reporter.Sossamon will play a woman faced with the...

Hartnett & Harris Go To August

Hunky Josh Hartnett and "Pirates of the Caribbean" witch doctor Naomie Harris are teaming for the indie feature "August" being directed by Austin Chick says The Hollywood Reporter.The story revolves around two brothers who try to keep their startup...

Baby Mama Drools Over Ex-SNL Duo

Former "Saturday Night Live" duo Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will co-star in the feature comedy "Baby Mama," which "Austin Powers" sequels and "Undercover Brother" scribe Michael McCullers will write and direct says Production Weekly.McCullers, who with Mike...

Katt Williams & Murphy Are Marshals

Comedian Katt Williams will write and star in DreamWorks Pictures' comedy "Marshals" which Golden Globe winner Eddie Murphy will produce and co-star in.Murphy and Williams recently teamed on boxoffice hit "Norbit," in which Williams played Lord Have Mercy.According to...

LaBute & Kutcher Have A Lakeview

Neil LaBute ("In the Company of Men," "The Wicker Man") is in negotiations to direct and Ashton Kutcher is in talks to co-star in Screen Gems' thriller "Lakeview Terrace."Samuel L. Jackson and Kerry Washington already have boarded the project,...

New Die Hard Gets Alternate Title

When an international German poster featuring the title "Die Hard 4.0" hit last week, people generally thought the logo was just a throwaway design before the "Live Free or Die Hard" title was settled on. Well that...

Trade Breaks: Traveler, Tokyo, Life

Serial thriller drama series "Traveler", which received some of the best reviews out of last year's batch of new pilots, will finally be airing on television on May 30th at 10pm and air in the Wednesday 10pm timeslot over...

Naomi Watts Gets Kicked In Cat Fight

Rising Aussie star Naomi Watts will headline First Look Pictures' romantic comedy adaptation of Amy Sutherland's "Kicked, Bitten and Scratched: Life and Lessons at the World's Premiere School for Exotic Animal Trainers" reports Variety.Sutherland's book focuses on the year...

Rob Schneider Messes With Zohan

Comedian Rob Schneider is in talks to team up once again with regular cohort Adam Sandler in Columbia Pictures' "You Don't Mess With the Zohan" says trade paper The Hollywood Reporter.Penned by Judd Apatow, Robert Smigel and Sandler, the...

Speed Racer Moves To May 9th

Warner Bros. Pictures has moved the release date for its big screen adaptation of "Speed Racer" up two weeks from May 23rd 2008 to May 9th 2008. They've also set the film for a day-and-date release in most international...

300 Delivers A Mighty Blow

A ground swell of interest has been building for "300" ever since the first footage premiered for the public at last year's San Diego Comic Con. Going into its opening weekend, many expected the film to do around...

George W. Bush Put On Trial – On Film

Acclaimed novel "United States V. George W. Bush Et Al." by Elizabeth de laVega has been optioned by writer and director Robert Boris to make into a film reports Monsters and Critics.The fictional story is a 'what if' scenario...

A Hell Ride With QT & The Bishop

Biker movie veteran Larry Bishop ("Kill Bill: Vol. 2," "The Big Fix") is set to begin filming next month on "Hell Ride", a new Quentin Tarantino-produced horror flick reports Production Weekly.Bishop will play bad-ass biker Pistolero, who along with...

New Trek Scribes Talk New Film

Scribes Alex Kurtzman & Robert Orci ("M:I-3," "Transformers," "The Legend of Zorro"), longtime collaborators with J.J. Abrams, have the tricky task of reinventing "Star Trek" for a new millenium with their work on the film's script.Now, in an extensive...

Groening On Futurama & Simpsons Movie

With "Futurama" making a DVD comeback in coming months, and "The Simpsons" movie a few months away, the creator of both shows Matt Groening sat down with iF Magazine recently to talk both projects:In terms of "Futurama" - "We're...

No More Frank Miller Movies – Sort Of

Much more of an Alan Moore than a Frank Miller fan myself, but Miller's influence on the graphic novel and comic book genre is undeniable - so much so he wants control of it again.With film versions of "Sin...

New Bond Villain & Nudity Talk

James Bond's now infamous walk out of the surf in blue speedos in "Casino Royale" has already gone down in pop culture history - thanks mostly to the first on-set photos which splashed across hundreds of magazines and websites,...

The Bell Tolls For Sarah Marshall

"Veronica Mars" herself Kristen Bell will play the title role in the romantic comedy "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" during her annual two-month break from the series reports Production Weekly.Jason Segel ("How I Met Your Mother"), penned the script and will...

Schumacher Talks His Nazi Town Creek

Speaking with Ottowa Citizen, Director Joel Schumacher talked a little about his next project - the Nazi-horror film "Town Creek".Despite the Romanian filming location, this is "not really a vampire movie". In fact it's about something far more...

Trade Breaks: Blueberry, Borat, Sisters

"Soul singer Cat Power is to make her acting debut in Jude Law's new film My Blueberry Nights. Cat, aka Chan Marshall, has a cameo as Law's ex-girlfriend. Director Wong Kar-Wei is a fan of her album The...

Kristen Bell Goes Antique Shopping

Kristen Bell ("Veronica Mars") is attached to co-star with William H. Macy in Renji Philip's an indie drama "Antique" reports Production Weekly.The story follows the intersecting lives of eight residents in Echo Park, as they all search for the...

Dougray Scott Pursues The Hitman

During an interview on Saturday for "Angel-A", IGN Movies was told by filmmaker Luc Besson himself that Scottish actor Dougray Scott (TV's "Desperate Housewives", "Mission: Impossible 2") will co-star in Fox's "Hitman".The big-screen version of the Eidos videogame...

The Random Spiel: March 9th 2007

Don't normally cover music on the site, but this one I have to give a yell out for. Charlotte Hatherley has just released her new album 'Deep Blue' which is definitely worth checking out.-"There's finally some traction...

Changeling Ensnares Eastwood, Jolie

Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment are rushing ahead with the thriller "The Changeling", based on true events in 1920s Los Angeles reports Variety.Clint Eastwood is looking to direct and Angelina Jolie in talks to star in the story of...

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