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New Bionic Woman Series Planned

NBC greenlit three one-hour pilots yesterday, one of which was a new take on the classic 70's series "The Bionic Woman" reports Reuters."Bionic," which has received a cast-contingent order, is a reconceptualization of the show about a woman whose...

Rubin Tapped To Re-Write Wife

New Line has tapped Bruce Joel Rubin ("Ghost", "Deep Impact") to rewrite sci-fi romance "The Time Traveler's Wife," to be directed by Robert Schwentke reports Variety.The novel centers on a Chicago librarian with a gene that causes him to...

Weinsteins Not There For Dylan Biopic

The Weinstein Co. has scooped up North American and U.K. rights to "I'm Not There," the quirky new Bob Dylan biopic from Todd Haynes ("Velvet Goldmine").The film features Richard Gere, Heath Ledger, Christian Bale and even Cate Blanchett playing...

Hank Azaria Gets Outsourced

Actor Hank Azaria (TV's "Huff", "The Simpsons", "Dodgeball", "The Birdcage") is in negotiations to make his feature directorial debut on the Sony Picutres comedy "Outsourced"."Outsourced" is set in motion after an American factory is shut down and transported to...

Amanda Bynes Is White As Snow

Amanda Bynes ("She's the Man") is set to lead Morgan Creek's college comedy "Sydney White" with Joe Nussbaum ("Sleepover", "American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile") directing reports Variety.This teen comedy remake of the classic "Snow White" tale is penned...

The Random Spiel: January 2nd 2007

"The Water Horse" director Jay Russell has revealed storyboards from his upcoming fantasy pic at his official MySpace blog.-Joe Carnahan has released the draft of the Smokin' Aces screenplay which secured the deal with Universal. The finalised...

Otto & Edgerton Return To Australia

Baz Luhrmann's "Australia" project is proving a local boon for the actors with acting legend Barry Otto and "Star Wars" & "Kinky Boots" star Joel Edgerton being considered for support roles according to The Sun Herald.The news comes on...

Primeval Moved Up To Next Week

Hollywood Pictures announced this morning that "Primeval", their upcoming horror-thriller starring Dominic Purcell and Orlando Jones, has a new release date of January 12th.The last minute move to next Friday comes as a surprise as the film was originally...

Further Indiana Jones IV Details

Well turns out the "Indiana Jones" talk is gathering momentum with the trades picking up the news today and elaborating with further details.Steven Spielberg has decided to postpone directing his Abraham Lincoln biopic with Liam Neeson in favour of...

Masi Oka Turns 21 Tricks

Visual effects whiz turned "Heroes" rising star Masi Oka has joined Sony Pictures' casino-set thriller "21".Oka is in talks to play a supporting role in the film inspired by the true story of a group of MIT students who...

Diesel Talks His Hannibal Movie

Vin Diesel's long-gestating passion project "Hannibal the Conqueror" looks to be on course for a 2008 release with him helming.Diesel tells Worst Previews that "It's been a passion project...If you do something like that, you want to go all...

McKellen Sprinkles Some Stardust

Ian McKellen has signed on to voice the narrator role in Matthew Vaughn's romantic fantasy "Stardust" for Paramount Pictures reports Reuters.The film, which boasts a cast including Claire Danes, Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Charlie Cox, wrapped production...

Apocalypto Plagiarism Lawsuit

A Mexican director is suing Mel Gibson, claiming he has stolen his ideas reports Digital Spy.Juan Catlett insists that Gibson stole some of his work for his new film "Apocalypto" by using scenes from Catlett's film "Return To Aztlan".He...

Mr. & Mrs. Smith Series Greenlit

ABC has greenlit production on a TV series incarnation of the 2005 Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie actioneer "Mr. & Mrs. Smith".Doug Liman and Simon Kinberg are reprising their roles as director and writer, respectively on the project and both will...

Blu-ray/HD-DVD Formats Hacked?

Along with better picture and sound, one of the big selling points of both the next generation DVD formats Blu-ray and HD-DVD has been the incorporation of the AACS (Advanced Access Content System) encryption specification.The format was supposed...

Risico Next Bond Story? Sort Of

One of the earliest working titles for the next James Bond film has been "Risico", the same title given to one of Ian Fleming's short stories published in his "For Your Eyes Only" collection.Then two weeks ago talk emerged...

Meg Finally Has Some Bite

For a while there it seemed "Meg", the film adaptation of Steve Alten's fictional tale about a giant shark, had washed away.In reality it, like many projects stuck in development hell, fell off the radar due to the costs...

And The New Pope Is…Marilyn Manson

Director Alejandro Jodorowsky's hallucinogenic western "El Topo", made back in the 1960's but almost never seen outside of cult circles, is finally getting a remastered re-release in theatres this month along with a coinciding DVD box set release.Sitting down...

Gaiman Not Silent Over Reports

In a recent interview director Christophe Gans stated that "Silent Hill 2" will be penned by Roger Avary and fantasy author Neil Gaiman.On his personal blog over the weekend though, Gaiman has refuted that report. In a post,...

A Knight-Ship For Alan Dale

I have to give credit to Alan Dale. The 59-year-old Kiwi actor, relegated to playing the suburban dad on the Aussie soap "Neighbours", left the show in 1993 and moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career -...

Galactica Gets A DTV Movie

Despite declining ratings over on The SciFi Channel, universal critical acclaim and robust DVD sales have led Universal Home Video to apparently consider greenlighting a Battlestar Galactica direct-to-video telefilm.According to a report at Geek Monthly, if it goes forward...

Indiana Jones IV Set For 2008

It's a new year, and with it comes various new films set to get underway on filming in the next few months.Til now arguably the most high profile shoot for film buffs in 2007 was looking to be "The...

The 2007 Golden Globes Nominees

The 64th Annual Golden Globe awards are held January 15th but this morning their much anticipated nominations list was announced with "Babel" leading the pack with seven nominations including Best Picture. Also scoring well were the musical "Dreamgirls" (5),...

Marvel’s Upcoming Film Plans

Marvel have released their third quarterly report, showing the status of their many projects. 'Zephyr' is back to give us the full breakdown and his thoughts based on what he's heard:2007 Movie Pipeline: Ghost Rider (Sony) - Feb 16,...

More Warner Bros. Date Changes

Warner Bros. Pictures has continued to move its projects about of late with several late 2006 films pushed back a few months, whilst most of its 2007 schedule has been set. At present, here's their upcoming slate for...

Comic Con Film & TV Panels Schedule

The film festivals may be where you launch the art house films, but if you've got a major blockbuster in the comic, horror or science fiction genre then there's no other time of year quite like the San Diego...

2006 Emmy Nominees Announced

That sophomore slump feeling certainly showed up amongst this year's Emmy award nominations with last year's big winners "Lost" and "Desperate Housewives" failing to garner nominations in most of the key categories, including the ones they won in last...

Cannes Reveals Official Line-Up

The 59th edition of the Festival de Cannes announced its official selection Thursday with nineteen films in competition. Various film suggested as potential screeners don't seem to have made the list such as Brian De Palma's LA murder...

The 2006 Oscar Nominations

Well the time has come again and this morning the 78th Annual Academy Award nominations for the March 5th ceremony have been announced with some mild surprises. "Brokeback Mountain" led the pack with eight Oscar nominations, ahead of...

When Do My TV Shows Begin Again?

With the exception of last week's early out of the gate "Prison Break" on Fox, tonight is officially the beginning of the new television season with "The O.C." the first of the wave of major network television series coming...

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