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Pitt, Cruise, Willis, Viggo Talk

Brad Pitt is being linked to play the titular character in the upcoming movie based on Marvel Comics "Thor".- Tom Cruise and Denzel Washington are being rumored to star in Phil Noyce's political thriller "The 28th Amendment".- John...

IMAX Releasing Madagascar Sequel

IMAX Corporation and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. today announced an agreement to release Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa into IMAX(R) theatres worldwide on November 7, 2008. The agreement completes IMAX's integration into DreamWorks Animation's release strategy for the studio's next...

Grenier Directs Paparazzi Film

"Entourage" star Adrian Grenier will produce and co-direct a paparazzi-themed film which examines the relationship between celebrity and society says Variety.Grenier's Reckless Productions are developing the project and Grenier has already been spotted around Hollywood shooting footage.Grenier will also...

Martin Scorsese Does Frank Sinatra

Martin Scorsese will direct a major biopic for Universal Picturesabout the life of the late Frank Sinatra, according to his youngest daughter and film producer Tina.According to Jam Showbiz, whilst Sinatra did socialize with crime figures, in this...

Michelle Borth Joins The Orgy

Michelle Borth (TV's "Tell Me You Love Me") has signed on for the indie film "A Good Old Fashioned Orgy" for Endgame Entertainment says The Hollywood Reporter.The film centers on eight friends, all heading into their 30s and all...

Trades: Sixty, Gigantic, Twilight, Guy

"Paramount Pictures has acquired Steve Martin's comedy pitch "From Zero to Sixty". Martin aims to re-team with Diane Keaton with the pair playing a couple like they previously did in "Father of the Bride"..." (full details)"Fortissimo Films has...

Biopic Of Castro’s Exiled Daughter

Producer Robert Moresco ("Million Dollar Baby," "Crash") and Artist Relations Group will produce a biopic about Fidel Castro's exiled daughter Alina Fernandez says Variety.Set in 1958, the story begins after Castro seized control of Cuba, with Fernandez as a...

Weinsteins Get Down In Fraggle Rock

The Weinstein Co. will turn the Jim Henson series "Fraggle Rock" into a live-action musical feature reports Variety.Just like the 80's TV series, the film will be populated by a mix of human characters and Fraggle Rock puppets including...

Cereal Mascots Turn CG Superheroes

Fable Works and Sparx Animation Studios ("Igor") will produce the computer-animated feature "Cereal Heroes" says The Hollywood Reporter.David Meinstein ("Portal") is writing the screenplay, which revolves around cartoon cereal box-mascots who are mistakenly brought to life when a plan...

Troubled Nailed Resumes Production

Filming on David O. Russell's politically charged romantic comedy "Nailed" has resumed reports the trades.On Friday the Screen Actors Guild ordered its actors to stop working after producers failed to replenish its deposit with the union to cover the...

NBC’s 2008/2009 TV Schedule

The Fall TV Season presentations for all the new network shows take place this week with the first announced today. Here's a full breakdown of which concepts have made the final list over on NBC.NBC continued to have problems...

Korea & France Build An Empire

Korea and France will co-produce a movie based on French science fiction writer Bernard Werber's "Empire of the Ants" says Korea Times.Korean director Kim Moon S. will helm the 10 million euro project for Studio3303 Films. About...

Spielberg’s Lincoln Shoots In 2009

Screen Daily reports tha director Steven Spielberg will finally begin filming his long-anticipated Abraham Lincoln biopic in early 2009.The "Indiana Jones" director's next project is the first of three CG motion capture movies based on the acclaimed and hugely...

New Witchblade Film In Development

Platinum Studios, Top Cow Productions and Arclight Films are teaming on a live-action feature adaptation of the comic book series "Witchblade" says Variety.The story centers on an ornate jewel-encrusted gauntlet that gives extraordinary powers to the wearer, a specially...

Trade Breaks: Porno, Bloody, Hot Tub

"Kevin Smith confirms that his next film "Zack and Miri Make a Porno" currently has a 105 minute runtime and will test screening this coming Tuesday somewhere in the midwest. The first Internet trailer for the film will...

Rupert Wyatt Sets Trio Of Projects

Rupert Wyatt ("The Escapist") has already set up his next three directing vehicles reports Variety.First comes "The Trail". Co-written with Daniel Hardy, it follows two soldiers on a base in New Mexico who are led by a Native...

Dreamworks Gets A Romantic Taxi Fare

DreamWorks has picked up Stacey Harman's romantic comedy spec script "Shared Fare" reports the trades.The story is based on a true-life experience of Langley Perer - the director of development at production company Benderspink - who split a cab...

Purefoy, McElhone Move Heaven & Earth

Natasha McElhone and James Purefoy will star in the $15 million historical drama "Heaven & Earth" for Focus Films reports Variety.Penned by Malcolm Kohll and Marsha Levin, the story revolves around Britain's first female doctor, James Miranda Barry (McElhone),...

Universal Lands Mob Thriller Burns

Morgan Creek Prods. has picked up the mob thriller script "Gregory Burns" for Universal Pictures to distribute says The Hollywood Reporter.The story centers on the title character, an Arizona cop who goes undercover to take down a Los Angeles-based...

Boston Legal Gets Renewed

Great news, ABC has renewed "Boston Legal" for a fifth season next Fall.The series may not have the ratings of a "Lost" or "Grey's Anatomy", but it is one of the most acclaimed shows on television with a very...

Further Quantum Details, Pics, Video

Things have been busy on the set of "Quantum of Solace", the upcoming 22nd James Bond film which has spent the first part of May shooting a key scene in Bregenz, Austria.The scene in question has Bond attending a...

Nailed Shut Down By Money Woes

David O. Russell's $25 million indie political comedy "Nailed" has been shut down by the Screen Actors Guild according to Deadline Hollywood Daily.The reason for the shut down on Friday seems to be due to insufficient funds on deposit...

Lohan No Longer A Manson Girl?

Lindsay Lohan is no longer attached to the Matthew Bright-directed independent feature "The Manson Girls" says The BBC.Lohan was to play the part of Nancy Pitman, a pampered surfer girl who became enthralled with Charlie Manson. The actress...

Spaced Gone, Mars Delayed

Great news, it looks like the American TV network's raping of two great British series - "Spaced" and "Life on Mars" - seems to be off according to Deadline Hollywood Daily.Fox has apparently declined picking up the McG-produced "Spaced"...

Portman Exits Wuthering Heights

Natalie Portman has apparently pulled out of John Maybury's upcoming adaptation of "Wuthering Heights" for HanWay Films says The Hollywood Reporter.Portman's exit has left the financiers, sellers and producers in a panic just days ahead of this year's Cannes...

Release Date Changes: May 9th 2008

"Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li", starring Kristin Kreuk, Michael Clarke Duncan, Neal McDonough, Taboo, Chris Klein, Moon Bloodgood, Edmund Chen, Cheng Pei Pei, Josie Ho and Robin Shou, will come out February 27th 2009.A sequel to "Alvin...

Palmer Out, Lucas In Transformers?

First came news reports that Aussie actress Teresa Palmer had been cast in the upcoming "Transformers" sequel - talk that director Michael Bay summarily squashed in his blog.Another casting rumor involving "Superbad" star Jonah Hill cropped up last week,...

Donnie Darko Sequel Underway

One of the best cult films of the past decade has to be Richard Kelly's brilliant debut 2001 feature "Donnie Darko". Despite doing poorly at the box-office, the film scored rave reviews and has quickly become a big hit...

Verbinski Helming Bioshock Movie

Gore Verbinski ("Pirates of the Caribbean," "The Ring") is attached to direct and produce "Bioshock", a film adaptation of the highly acclaimed best-selling XBOX 360 video game, for Universal Pictures.Marking the biggest videogame-to-movie deal since 2005 with the aborted...

Sam Jackson Does The Unthinkable

Samuel L. Jackson is set to star in the Gregor Jordon-directed suspense thriller "Unthinkable" for Senator Entertainment says Reuters.In the story, penned by Peter Woodward with revisions by Orin Moverman, a major threat is posed to the U.S. when...

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