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Weinstein’s Get Mad At Mafia

The Weinstein Co. has acquired book rights and optioned film rights to develop and produce Tom Folsom's nonfiction Mafia tome "The Mad Ones: Crazy Joe and the Revolution at the Edge of the Underworld" reports the trades."Mad Ones" chronicles...

Denial Ain’t Just An Egyptian River

The big trouble with entertainment news reporting these days? Lack of patience.In the race to get the big scoops, the sad truth is reports that pop up (especially online) often turn out false or more often partially...

Indiana Jones IV Shooting Update

Various small factoids have popped up about the upcoming fourth "Indiana Jones" film in an article in the Associated Press.Half the film's runtime will consists of films shot on Los Angeles sets, another 20% will be scenes done in...

De Niro Plans Mao Zedong Flick

Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal are set to make a film about the rise of Mao Zedong and communism in China reports reports Variety.Their Tribeca Films has optioned the Roy Rowan memoir "Chasing the Dragon: A Veteran Journalist's...

Trade Breaks: Australia, Speed, Davies

"Filming on Baz Luhrmann's "Australia" finishes in November, and post-production will take about a year for release late 2008. A world premiere in Darwin is expected..." (full details)"Nayo Wallace ("In Case of Emergency") has signed on to Warner...

Seth Green Pats Some Old Dogs

Seth Green has joined the cast of the Walt Becker-directed Disney comedy "Old Dogs" says The Hollywood Reporter."Dogs" is a buddy comedy revolving around two best friends (John Travolta and Robin Williams) and business partners whose lives are turned...

Cabot All Set To Hulk Out

"Fight Club" & "Dancing at the Blue Iguana" actress Christina Cabot has joined the cast of Marvel Studios and Universal's "The Incredible Hulk" reports the trades.Cabot will play an aide of General Ross (William Hurt) who pursues Bruce Banner...

Evan Ross Draws A Linewatch

Evan Ross ("Black Water Transit"), son of Diana, will star opposite Cuba Gooding Jr. in the Mexican border-patrol drama "Linewatch" says The Hollywood Reporter.Ross plays Little Boy, the nephew of border-patrol agent and one-time Los Angeles gang member Michael...

Acquisitions: Corpse, Target, Lorelei

"Shoreline Entertainment has optioned live-action feature film rights to adult indie comicbook "The Living Corpse," created by Ken Haeser and Buz Hasson. Written and directed by Justin Ritter, the story weaves the tale of a zombie who has...

Hathaway Joins Queenly Sheba

While talking about "Get Smart", Anne Hathaway revealed that she will soon begin work on "Dancing With Sheba" reports Blackfilm.Hathaway says "I play an ex-model who's been in and out of rehab for 10 years and has just come...

Brendan Fehr Crosses The Tracks

Goodnight Film has begun production in Connecticut on supernatural thriller "The Other Side of the Tracks," starring Brendan Fehr ("Roswell" and "CSI: Miami") and Tania Raymonde ("Lost") reports Variety.Story centers on the life of a depressed young man who...

Farscape Lives…On The Web

The "Farscape" franchise will live on as a live-action Web series reports The Post Gazette.Sci Fi Channel executive Craig Engler confirmed that the company has closed a deal with The Jim Henson Company for a 10-episode webisode series.So far...

Harry Lands $140M In Five Days

The fifth film in the magical series, "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," cast a spell on the world box-office this week.In the US, it took in a $77.4 million opening weekend. Combined with near that...

New X-Files Movie Next Summer?

During the TCA (Television Press Tour) to promote Showtime series "Californication", actor David Duchovny said that another "X-Files" film was indeed going forward and that "Gillian is onboard."IGN Movies talked further with Duchovny who claims the reason he...

Gabriel Macht To Star In “The Spirit”

Hunky Gabriel Macht ("The Recruit," "The Good Shepherd") has signed on to star as the title character in Lionsgate and Odd Lot Entertainment's comic adaptation of "The Spirit".The Frank Miller-scripted adaptation of the classic Will Eisner comic book series...

Heath In Joker Makeup On-Set Photos

Things are Bat-crazy today it seems.They're still not close-up or high resolution, but some snazzy shots of Heath Ledger in Joker make-up on the set of "The Dark Knight" have emerged over at Latino Review and the forums...

Eckhart Exclusively Talks Knight

Whilst he may not have been able to talk about "The Dark Knight" in his recent press conference for "No Reservations", Aaron Eckhart did chat about his role of Harvey Dent exclusively to our Los Angeles correspondent Paul Fischer...

Dark Knight Trailer At Comic Con?

Despite claims of no "The Dark Knight" presentation at Comic-Con, Superhero Hype reports that according to one of their most reliable sources that's not true.They claim Warner Bros. plans on debuting a teaser in front of some screenings of...

Daniel Craig Talks Funnier Bond

Daniel Craig tells The Daily Express that you can expect more humor in the next 007 film."They just want more gags. The next one's going to be a lot funnier. Octopussy and Pussy Galore style gags. They're all...

The Random Spiel: July 13th 2007

The first official still is out of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet together in Sam Mendes' "Revolutionary Road".- Set photos are up here and here from the Woody Allen Spanish Project in Barcelona; photos showing Keanu Reeves and...

Watts Has An International Flavor

Naomi Watts has signed on to star opposite Clive Owen in the action thriller "The International" for Sony Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.The plot centers on an obsessive Interpol agent (Owen) who spearheads an investigation into one of the...

Lionsgate Lands Bill Maher Doco

Lionsgate has acquired domestic distribution rights to an untitled documentary about religion directed by Larry Charles ("Borat") and featuring Bill Maher reports Variety.Charles followed Maher all over the world as the irreverent host interviewed people about God and religion...

Four More Enter Ember City

Tim Robbins, Martin Landau, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Harry Treadaway have joined 20th Century Fox's fantasy "City of Ember" reports the trades.The Gil Kenan-directed, Walden Media/Playtone project has Robbins playing an inventor holding a secret to the magical, glitteringly lit city...

Carrey & Reed Say Yes Man

Jim Carrey will star in and Peyton Reed will helm Warner Bros. Pictures comedy "Yes Man" reports MTV News.Based on a memoir by British author Danny Wallace, the story centers on a man who decides to change his life...

Is Pixar Planning A Cars Sequel?

JV Pixar News reports that according to very reliable sources, a "Cars" sequel will be released after "Toy Story 3".The rumor first emerged with comments by actor Paul Newman back in June that a sequel was in the works....

More Young Fantasy Films Planned

Attempts to milk the kiddie film fantasy genre outside of the mega-successful "Harry Potter" and "Narnia" franchises have proven very mixed at best.Despite the relative disappointments of "Lemony Snicket," "Eragon" and "Bridge to Terabithia," studios are still plowing ahead...

Trade Breaks: Deadwood, Deliver, Corpse

"HBO executives are unsure about plans set by their predecessor to produce a pair of movies that would wrap up the story line of the canceled series "Deadwood." Plepler put the odds for greenlighting a film at "50-50," citing...

Rockwell & Huston Choke On Chuck

Sam Rockwell and Anjelica Huston are starring in "Choke," an adaptation of "Fight Club" author Chuck Palahniuk's novel says The Hollywood Reporter."Choke" is a black comedy that follows Victor Mancini (Rockwell), a sex addict who works as a...

Sorkin To Conduct Dreamworks Trial

"West Wing" creator Aaron Sorkin has landed a three-picture deal with DreamWorks Pictures reports the trades.Sorkin will write three screenplays for DreamWorks, the first being "The Trial of the Chicago 7" which could be a potential Spielberg directing vehicle."Chicago...

Acquisitions: Imagine, Devil, Animals

"Universal Pictures will renew its deal with Imagine Entertainment for five years, keeping partners Brian Grazer and Ron Howard at the studio through the end of 2013. Imagine's current pact expires next year. The deal establishes Imagine as...

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