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A New Anne of Green Gables?

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of the original novel, Toronto film-maker Kevin Sullivan has written a movie prequel to "Anne of Green Gables" reports Sneak Peek TV.Titled "A New Beginning", Sullivan is also looking for...

Cast Revealed For Allen’s Next

Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, Patricia Clarkson, Kevin Dunn, Chris Messina, Zak Orth, Pablo Schreiber and Carrie Preston are all set to star in Woody Allen's next project reports Variety.Local Spanish actors scoring parts include Abel Folk, Lluis...

Rob Schmidt To Helm King’s Insomnia

"Wrong Turn" director Rob Schmidt is set to the helm an adaptation of Stephen King's "Insomnia" reports Dread Central.The story follows the recently widowed Ralph Roberts who develops acute insomnia. His sleepless nights wandering the town soon become...

Matt Reeves Helms Cloverfield

Matt Reeves will direct and Drew Goddard will pen the J.J. Abrams produced camcorder-shot monster movie "Cloverfield" for Paramount reports AICN.That site first broke news on the top-secret project which comes upon the idea of a giant monster movie...

Extensive Halloween Reshoots

Less than two months to go before Rob Zombie's remake of the classic 1978 slasher "Halloween" hits theaters and it seems extensive reshoots are underway.According to Bloody Disgusting, over a week of new filming took place around Los Angeles...

Minogue & Ellis Visit The Doctor

It's official, the impossible princess herself - Aussie pop star Kylie Minogue - will have a 'major lead role' guest stint in the hour-long 2007 "Doctor Who" Christmas special episode "Voyage of the Dammed" says The BBC.The episode, which...

O’Mara Joins Life on Mars Remake

Jason O'Mara (TV's "In Justice," "Men in Trees," "The Agency") is set to star in the lead role of the US remake of "Life on Mars" reports Variety.O'Mara will play Sam Tyler, a detective who is suddenly transported to...

Wolfe Drinks Fresh Foxx Blood

George C. Wolfe ("Lackawanna Blues") is set to direct the Jamie Foxx drama "Blood on the Leaves" for Paramount Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.Based on Jeffrey Stetson's 2004 novel, the story centers on a district attorney who grapples with...

Iglesia Bears The Yellow Mark

Spanish helmer Alex de la Iglesia ("The Oxford Murders") will write and direct a live-action version of Belgian Edgar Pierre Jacobs' comic book "La Marque Jaune" (The Yellow Mark), part of Jacobs' long-running "Blake and Mortimer" cartoon series says...

The Random Spiel: July 2nd 2007

Some interesting billboard photos are out of the characters in the upcoming "Beowulf".-Script reviews are out for the upcoming new versions of both Street Fighter and Escape from New York.- David Cronenberg's new Viggo Mortensen and Naomi Watts...

Penny Marshall Does Baseball Films

Penny Marshall ("A League of Their Own") will helm and produce two new baseball films - a feature and a documentary reports Radar Online.Producer Byron Motley reveals that he penned the feature film which is about Newark Eagles co-owner...

Australia Set Hit By Flooding

Baz Luhrmann's "Australia" has suffered a bit of an unexpected setback - flooding. According to The Sydney Morning Herald, the Faraway Downs homestead set for the Nicole Kidman & Hugh Jackman lead epic period piece has been unexpectedly...

Chellas Is Lost In The Fog

Newmarket Films has acquired the film rights to Michelle Richmond's novel "The Year of Fog" and set Semi Chellas to adapt the script reports Variety.The San Francisco-set novel follows a young woman whose fiance's child vanishes when she momentarily...

Jamie Lee Curtis Heads South

Jamie Lee Curtis has joined Walt Disney Pictures' lost-dog comedy "South of the Border" says Reuters.The story centers on a spoiled Beverly Hills Chihuahua (voiced by Drew Barrymore) who becomes lost in Mexico and must rely on her new...

Roundtree Gets The Speed Shaft

Richard Roundtree has joined Warner Bros. Pictures live-action adaptation of the 60's anime "Speed Racer" says The Hollywood Reporter."Speed" centers on young race car driver Speed (Emile Hirsch) and his quest for glory in his thundering, gadget-laden Mach 5.Roundtree...

Carnahan Talks White Jazz Changes

Director Joe Carnahan ("Narc," "Smokin' Aces") has confirmed on his blog that he's finished the last draft of the script for his adaptation of James Ellroy's "White Jazz".Fans though should expect changes since he's not legally allowed to use...

Papamichael Controls From Within

"Walk the Line" & "The Pursuit of Happyness" cinematographer Phedon Papamichael is set to direct the independently financed thriller "From Within" reports Variety.Set in a small, God-fearing town, story focuses on a young girl caught between her Christian upbringing...

Indiana Jones IV Filming Reports

Reports from the Connecticut Yale shoot for the upcoming fourth "Indiana Jones" flick have been flooding the Internet since filming began yesterday morning, so lets sort through some of the mess and make it easy to digest what in...

Acquisitions: Steep, Gotham, School

"Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the extreme skiing documentary "Steep" produced by several ABC News veterans. The story centers on a group that engages in a particularly dangerous form of backcountry skiing. Pic was shot over two winters,...

Feeling The Hurt In Arizona

High Treason Prods. has begun production on the indie drama-thriller "Hurt," starring Melora Walters, William Mapother, Sofia Vassilieva, Johanna Braddy, Jackson Rathbone and Ava Gaudet reports Variety.Set in Arizona, "Hurt" follows a family as they grapple with the untimely...

Marc Forster Smells The Roses

Director Marc Forster ("Monster's Ball," "Finding Neverland") will executive produce and develop the drama "Land of Roses" as a potential directing vehicle says The Hollywood Reporter.Inspired by the real-life experiences of Kurdish immigrant Ibrahim Parlak in post-Sept. 11 America,...

Meagan Fox To Alienate People

"Transformers" hottie Megan Fox, no doubt the subject of many 'hands on a hard body' jokes that'll be flying next week, has joined the cast of "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People" says Reuters.Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, Jeff...

Liam Neeson Is The Other Man

The thinking woman's heart throb, Irish award-winning thespian Liam Neeson, has been linked to star in the romantic drama "The Other Man" reports The Irish Film and Television Network.Based on a short story by Bernard Schlink, Neeson will play...

Disney Goes Swimming With Rats

Walt Disney Pictures has picked up the family comedy "Pool Rats" to be directed by Andy Fickman ("The Game Plan") says The Hollywood Reporter.The semiautobiographical story inspired by Fickman's wild times coaching a neighborhood league swim team during a...

Jim Carrey Set To Sober Up

Universal Pictures has set Jim Carrey to star in and produce the comedy "Sober Buddies" reports Variety.The story follows a hard-partying software exec assigned a court-appointed Sober Buddy to keep him under control during a critical business trip to...

Bell Is Your Friendly Repo Man

Tobin Bell tells MTV News that he will reteam with "Saw" franchise director Darren Lynn Bousman for "Repo! The Genetic Opera."The near future set, hyper-violent rock opera follows a group of legalized human organ repossession men. The project...

Online Explorers Uncover Costner

Kevin Costner will produce, finance and lend his voice to the online animated series "The Explorers Club."According to Variety, Costner intends to build a following and then turn "The Explorers Club" into a live-action feature he will topline.Created, written...

Trade Breaks: Valkyrie, Range, Death

"The German Defense Ministry is scrambling to qualify its stance on the Bryan Singer-Tom Cruise historic thriller "Valkyrie," saying that despite reports to the contrary, it has no opposition to the film shooting in Germany. The ministry now...

TMNT Sequel Is ‘70% Sure’

Thanks to an economical $34 million budget, the recent "TMNT" CG-animated feature took in nearly three times that cost in its theatrical release - and is expected to do loads more on DVD.Suffice it to say sequel possibilities have...

Scarface Becomes A Spanish Queen

Warner Independent has hooked Jonathan Jakubowicz ("Secuestro Express") to direct its Spanish-set drama "Queen of the South" reports Variety.Based on Arturo Perez-Reverte's bestselling novel, and described as an Iberian-set female version of 'Scarface,' the story revolves around a Mexican...

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