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Creatures Crawl To Peace Arch

Peace Arch Entertainment Group has acquired worldwide distribution rights to ensemble drama "Winged Creatures" says the trades.Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Guy Pearce, Kate Beckinsale, Dakota Fanning, Embeth Davidtz, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Troy Garity and Jackie Earle Haley star in the...

Levitt Kisses A Royal Frog

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is attached to play the romantic lead in producer Darren Star's directorial debut "The Frog King" for Intermedia and GreeneStreet Films says The Hollywood Reporter.Written by "American Psycho" author Bret Easton Ellis, Gordon-Levitt plays a ne'er-do-well...

Zak Penn Talks Young X-Men Project

Frequent "X-Men" scribe Zak Penn has revealed to Cinematical that he was originally signed on to write and direct a "young X-Men film," but that's recently changed.Says Penn, "The original idea was to have me do a young X-Men...

300 & Pirates Top MTV Nominations

With five potential wins, the ancient Spartan epic "300" tops the list of nominees for the 2007 MTV Movie Awards. The first 'Pirates of the Caribbean' sequel came in second with four noms.The pair, along with "Blades of...

Gibson Planning A Maverick Return?

If it didn't have quotes I wouldn't have believed it, even now I'm very skeptical.According to Hollywood.com, Mel Gibson and James Garner are keen to get together for a sequel to their 1994 western comedy "Maverick."Gibson tells WENN that"There's...

Luke Ford Joins Mummy As Son

Universal Pictures and director Rob Cohen have set 26-year-old Australian actor Luke Ford ("Kokoda," "Junction Boys," TV's "McLeod's Daughters") to star in the third installment of "The Mummy" reports Variety.In "The Mummy" sequel, Ford will play Alex O'Connell, the...

Jackson’s Bones Go On The Block

With New Line no longer in line to produce, "Lord of the Rings" helmer Peter Jackson has begun shopping around his spec script adaptation of Alice Sebold's novel "The Lovely Bones" reports Variety.Jackson, Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh co-wrote...

Shawn Levy Finds A Way Back

Director Shawn Levy ("Night at the Museum," "The Pink Panther") is set to helm Fox Searchlight's character-driven comedy "The Way Back."Penned by Jim Rash and Nat Faxon, the coming-of-age story centers on a 15-year-old boy who comes into his...

Hugh Laurie Gets Night Watch Duty

Fox Searchlight and New Regency are lining up Hugh Laurie (TV's "House") to join the cast of the David Ayer-directed, James Ellroy-penned crime drama "Night Watch" (aka. "The Night Watchman") reports Variety.Story follows a Los Angeles cop (Keanu Reeves)...

Trade Breaks: Perabo, Summit, Overture

"Piper Perabo has inked to star in Disney's "South of the Border," to be directed by "Scooby Doo" helmer Raja Gosnell. The live-action film follows a pampered Beverly Hills Chihuahua who gets lost in Mexico and must...

Foster Plays Infamous Hitler Filmmaker

Jodie Foster is set to play Leni Riefenstahl in a controversial project about Adolf Hitler's favourite film director reports The Guardian.Riefenstahl, a dancer and silent film star, moved into directing and captured the attention of Hitler at a 1932...

Miller Talks Spirit & Sin City

A new The Los Angeles Times article on comic artist Frank Miller ("300," "Sin City") revealed some interesting new details.First up the film adaptation of Will Eisner's "The Spirit" remains on target to shoot this year and a "notable...

Avatar To Go In 3D IMAX?

The president of IMAX appeared on this weekend's edition of Sunday Morning Shootout and inadvertently mentioned the possibility of an IMAX 3D release of James Cameron's epic sci-fi film "Avatar" reports Slashfilm.On of the hosts commented that Cameron's film...

Studio 60 Returning in May

NBC has set a Thursday 9pm timeslot for the return of "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" starting May 24th.The much-hyped Aaron Sorkin drama developed a loyal fanbase, but vanished from NBC's schedule mid-February after consistently weak ratings.Six episodes...

Scott & Crowe Visit Nottingham

Director Ridley Scott and actor Russell Crowe are set to team for a fourth time on Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment's drama "Nottingham" reports Variety.Crowe stars as the Sheriff of Nottingham in a revisionist take on the Robin Hood...

Amber Heard Slices Some Pineapple

Amber Heard has joined Sony Pictures comedy "The Pineapple Express" says The Hollywood Reporter.The story follows two toking pals (Seth Rogen, James Franco) who get mixed up with a drug gang. David Gordon Green is directing, while Judd...

Sigourney Weaver Has A New Baby

Sigourney Weaver is in negotiations to join Tina Fey and Amy Pohler in the comedy "Baby Mama" for Universal Pictures says Reuters.Written and directed by Michael McCullers, the film tells of a single career woman (Fey) whose desire to...

Owen’s Sight Gets A Second Look

Universal is planning a film adaptation of the 1999 BBC miniseries "Second Sight" reports Variety.Clive Owen starred as a detective struggling to solve a murder before he goes blind, and joins forces with a femme detective to try to...

Madonna Plays Some Digger

Madonna's Maverick Red and Angel Baby Entertainment will produce grave-digging horror film "Digger" says The Hollywood Reporter."Digger" follows Joshua Bauer, a man forced to dig graves by hand as a youth who seeks revenge through a brutal killing spree.John...

Isla Fisher Is The Cookie Queen

Universal Pictures has picked up Jeremy Haft and Ed Gonzalez's comedy script "The Cookie Queen" as a producing and starring vehicle for Aussie actress Isla Fisher ("Wedding Crashers," "The Lookout") says Reuters.The story follows Claire "Cookie" Taylor (Fisher),...

Smith Asks You To Come Closer

Miramax has commissioned "Come Closer" and set noted fashion photographer Carter Smith to direct reports Variety.Story concerns a woman who may be possessed by unseen forces or simply may be losing her mind. Originally developed as a thriller...

Ivy Gets Two New Chroniclers

Stan Zimmerman and James Berg have been brought on to pen Warner Bros. Pictures comedic drama "The Ivy Chronicles" says The Hollywood Reporter.Based on the best-seller by Karen Quinn, "Ivy" chronicles the story of a New York woman who...

Aronofsky Builds Noah A Boat

It was previously reported that Darren Aronofsky was planning a biblical follow-up to last year's "The Fountain," and now its been revealed that the flick in question will revolve around the story of Noah and the Ark.Aronofsky tells British...

Re-Entering The Dragon’s Lair

The classic 1983 arcade game "Dragon's Lair" recently got a release on Blu-ray, and now its creator Don Bluth that he is still hoping to turn it into a feature-length movie.According to IGN Movies, the recent release features an...

The Random Spiel: April 29th 2007

The first photo of Natalie Portman in "My Blueberry Nights" is out - from the looks of it the collar no longer match the cuffs.-JustJared has posted the first photos of the Clark Gable/Errol Flynn fusion look that...

Disturbia Tops Tepid Box-Office

Teen thriller "Disturbia" once again took the top spot at the box-office, the third week in a row which should help push Shia LaBeouf's asking price up (how much does he charge per hour? I only need 45...

Grindhouse Split For The UK

It's official - "Grindhouse" will be split for the UK theatrical release it seems.British distributor Momentum Pictures were, until recently, quietly confident about keeping the Tarantino/Rodriguez flick as a double feature in Blighty this June, but now it seems...

Crank Sequel Still In The Works

"Crank" writer/directors Brian Taylor and Mark Neveldine told The Movie Blog that there will be another "Crank" movie."There will be a sequel to Crank yes. Prepare to Crank again. And you know the "is it a sequel or prequel"...

Favreau Talks Iron Man Suits

Jon Favreau has updated his Iron Man blog and in the process cleared the air about talk of the Iron Man suit. Here's his posting, which also mentions where things stand now:"Let me confirm a few things: The...

Langella Up For Howard’s Nixon

Forget about Warren Beatty, it seems the acclaimed stars of the stage version of "Frost-Nixon" are set to reprise their roles in the film version.The Daily Mail reports that Frank Langella is in negotiations to reprise his role as...

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