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Producer Talks Joe & Constantine 2

Talking with IGN UK, film producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura revealed that he's still hoping to move ahead with a sequel to 2005's supernatural actioneer "Constantine".He says "I know all the filmmakers want to try to make number two. We...

Kinnear & Graham Flash Their Wares

Greg Kinnear and Lauren Graham have joined the Universal Pictures and Spyglass drama "Flash of Genius" reports Variety.Kinnear plays Robert Kearns, the inventor of the intermittent windshield wiper, who spent most of his life battling the Detroit automakers he...

Three Hafstrom Films Get Remade

Mikael Håfström ("Derailed," "1408") has confirmed to Sci-Fi Wire that three of his award-winning Swedish films are getting the Hollywood remake, and he has no plan to get involved.Horror films "Strandvaskaren" (The Drowning Ghost) and "Ondskan" (Evil), along with...

Kamen To Pen Gatchaman Script

Robert Mark Kamen ("The Karate Kid," "The Professional," "The Fifth Element," "The Transpoter") has been signed to write the screenplay for the upcoming CG-animated motion picture "Gatchaman."Based on the successful Japanese anime franchise created by Tatsuo Yoshida ("Speed Racer")...

Barton & Willis Turn Sophomore

Mischa Barton and Rumer Willis have been cast opposite Bruce Willis in the dark comedy "The Sophomore" for Yari Film Group says The Hollywood Reporter.In this teenage take on "Chinatown," Barton plays the most popular girl in her Catholic...

No Place For Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito will headline indie comedy "No Place Like Home" for Capacity Pictures reports Variety.The story centers on a recently retired fireman whose plans for a quiet life are squelched by his unemployed twentysomething sons who still live at...

Casting Couch: Kutcher, Kidder, Ludacris

"Sony Pictures has picked up the Ian Deitchman and Kristin Robinson multi-generational comedy pitch for "Father's Day" as a producing and potential starring vehicle for Ashton Kutcher..." (full details)"Margot Kidder, Noah Segan, Michael Bowen, Lyne Renee and Victor Low...

Kevin Spacey Retires From Film?

There seems to be a point in every award-winning actor's career where they say they're retiring - and then after a brief break come back for more.Kevin Spacey seems to have reached that point this week, telling Hollywood.com that...

Mulcahy Helms Scorpion King Sequel

Shock Til You Drop reports that director Russell Mulcahy ("Resident Evil: Extinction," "Highlander") will helm Universal's upcoming "The Scorpion King" sequel.The original 2002 film served as a star-launching vehicle for Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson as well as a prequel...

Vivica Fox Plays Another Game

Vivica A. Fox has signed to star in and produce "Three Can Play That Game," the sequel to 2001 comedy "Two Can Play That Game" for Sony Pictures reports Reuters.Fox will reprise the role of Shante Smith, a relationship...

Writer’s Block: Historian, Party, Girl

"Child actor-turned-scribe Brad Caleb Kane will pen Sony's adaptation of Elizabeth Kostova's modern-day vampire novel "The Historian." The book revolves around a young woman's search for her father, who is on the hunt for the grave of Vlad...

Delpy Plays Murderous Countess

Julie Delpy is to play murderous countess Elizabeth Bathory in the new film "The Countess" reports UK Teletext.The film is based on the Hungarian 17th century countess who murdered virgins and bathed in their blood, believing it would keep...

A Lakeview For Patrick Wilson

Patrick Wilson has joined Samuel L. Jackson and Kerry Washington in Screen Gems thriller "Lakeview Terrace" reports Variety.The story follows an interracial couple who move into a new home only to find themselves harassed by their neighbor, a racist...

Filming Begins On Hellboy Sequel

Principal photography has begun on the action-thriller "Hellboy 2: The Golden Army" from writer/director Guillermo del Toro and film producers Lawrence Gordon (Hellboy, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Die Hard), Lloyd Levin (Hellboy, United 93) and Mike Richardson (Hellboy, Gone)....

Marvel Readying Captain America

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has confirmed the company's next independently financed project will be a new version of "Captain America" reports Sci-Fi Wire.Mixing a period story with a contemporary one, the PG-13 superhero film is currently being penned...

Castlevania Repainted In White

Sylvain White ("Stomp the Yard") has been set to direct the live-action adaptation of vampire video game "Castlevania" for Rogue Pictures, reports Variety.Scripted by Paul W.S. Anderson ("Alien vs. Predator," "Resident Evil"), the drama begins as a Transylvanian knight...

Samberg & Daniels Are Chimps

Andy Samberg, Jeff Daniels, Kenan Thompson, Stanley Tucci and Patrick Warburton will voice characters in the CG-animated comedy "Space Chimps" for Vanguard Animation and 20th Century Fox reports the trades.Samberg will play Ham III, the grandson of the first...

Neil, Pearce & Otto Take 9 Weeks

Sam Neill, Guy Pearce and Miranda Otto will star in new Australian crime drama "How to Change in 9 Weeks" for Icon Films says The Hollywood Reporter.The thriller is based on the story of a 15-year-old Australian student, Rachel...

Casting Couch: Houten, Perlman, Chou

"The manager of Carice van Houten ("Black Book") has told the Dutch press that she will play the wife of Tom Cruise's character in Bryan Singer's WWII drama "Valkyrie"..." (full details)"Ron Perlman and Barbara Hershey are toplining the indie...

Another Invisible For Goyer

Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have set David Goyer to write and direct a new take on the H.G. Wells classic "The Invisible Man" reports Variety.Conceived as a sequel to Wells' original tale, the story centers on a British...

Larroquette Joins Boston Legal

John Larroquette ("Night Court") is set to join the cast of one of TV's best shows - "Boston Legal" reports Zap2It.Larroquette will play a senior partner from the New York offices of Crane Poole & Schmidt who transfers to...

R.I.P. Dan Robert Epstein

The world got a little smaller today as 31-year-old Daniel Robert Epstein suddenly passed away. Dan's great work remains posted in the archives at SuicideGirls, Newsarama, UGO and FilmStew. I urge you to check them out when...

William Hurt Joins Hulk Sequel

William Hurt has joined the all-star cast of Universal Pictures "The Incredible Hulk" says The Hollywood Reporter.Louis Leterrier directs the story which sees Bruce Banner/Hulk (Edward Norton) on the run, trying to avoid capture long enough to cure the...

Long Kiss Goodnight Sequel Planned

Samuel L. Jackson tells MTV News he's eager to revisit the 1996 action thriller "The Long Kiss Goodnight" and is working with director Reny Harlin on a sequel."We sort of have a development project now for 'The Long Kiss...

The Sopranos Movie Very Unlikely

The controversial finale to HBO's "The Sopranos" aired over the weekend, the rather open-ended final restaurant scene causing debate and disappointment.In the ensuing fallout however, talk has turned rife as to a movie spin-off despite executive producer Brad Grey...

African-American Big Chill Remake

Screen Gems will remake Lawrence Kasdan's 1983 acclaimed ensemble drama "The Big Chill" with an African-American cast reports Variety.The original film followed seven college friends reuniting over a weekend at a South Carolina house for the funeral of a...

Rachel Weisz Has Lovely Bones

Rachel Weisz has signed on to star in Peter Jackson's $65 million adaptation of "The Lovely Bones" for DreamWorks & Paramount Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.Based on Alice Sebold's 2002 best-seller, the story is told through the voice of...

Jesse Bradford Hears An Echo

Jesse Bradford has signed to star in "The Echo," the US remake of the acclaimed Filipino thriller "Sigaw" reports Yahoo News.Bradford plays a young ex-con who moves into an old apartment building only to learn his neighbor is an...

Trade Breaks: One, Trucker, Fugees

"Lensing has started on the propaganda film "The One," based on the story of Liu Changchun. Liu resisted Japanese pressure to represent the puppet state of Manchuria at the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Liu instead represented...

Aniston Joins The Goree Girls

Jennifer Aniston will produce and potentially star in the DreamWorks period musical "Goree Girls" reports Reuters.Margaret Nagle ("The Lost Boys of the Sudan") is adapting a 2003 Texas Monthly article about a group of eight women serving time in...

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