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Brewster Is The New Mrs. Smith

Moviehole reports that Jordana Brewster ("The Fast & The Furious", "Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning") is set to star in the "Mr & Mrs Smith" pilot, likely taking over the role that Angelina Jolie played in the 2005 feature...

Jennifer Garner’s Christmas Plans

Jennifer Garner has made a deal with Warner Bros. Pictures to star in a remake of the 1945 screwball romantic comedy "Christmas in Connecticut."The original followed a Martha Stewart-esque cooking writer that the world believes is living on a...

Monahan Writing Departed Sequel

"The Departed" scribe William Monahan is reportedly working on a treatment for a sequel to the Martin Scorsese hit.The trades report that the scribe has even informally talked about the idea with Scorsese. Of course how it would...

The Random Spiel: January 31st 2007

An apparent short synopsis for a fourth "Saw" movie reads "You will be completely shocked when you see what Jeff and his daughter have to endure in the film. Actor, song writer, and rapper Ja Rule has also...

Dominic Sena Lost In A Whiteout

Dominic Sena ("Swordfish", "Gone in Sixty Seconds") is set to helm the film adaptation of Antarctic mystery thriller "Whiteout" reports Production Weekly.Kate Beckinsale is in negotiations to star in the film scheduled to start shooting mid-March in Montreal and...

Huge Cast Join Harold & Kumar

David Krumholtz, Neil Patrick Harris, Rob Corddry, Christopher Meloni, Ed Helms, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Paula Garces, Jack Conley, Roger Bart, Danneel Harris and Eric Winter will join John Cho and Kal Penn in "Harold & Kumar 2" for Mandate...

Quartet Log On To Untraceable

Colin Hanks, Billy Burke, Joseph Cross and Mary Beth Hurt will join Diane Lane in Screen Gems and Lakeshore Entertainment's thriller "Untraceable."Penned by Allison Burnett ("The Feast of Love"), the film follows FBI agent Jennifer Marsh (Lane) as she...

Trade Breaks: Focker, Knight, Ice Age 3

"Teri Polo says she is set to reprise her role as Ben Stiller's wife in "Meet the Little Focker", the third installment of the movie franchise. No release date is known for the Universal sequel..." (full details)"Warner Brothers will...

Pearce Not Wild About Jazz

Last year it was announced that a film adaptation of James Ellroy's "White Jazz" was in the works with Joe Carnahan ("Smokin' Aces", "Narc") at the helm.George Clooney has also been attached to star as dirty cop Dave Klein...

Soul Surfer Tells Inspiring Tale

16-year-old Hawaiian surf star Bethany Hamilton ordeal is the subject of an upcoming Hollywood feature film which will carry the same title as her book, "Soul Surfer".Three years ago a tiger shark severed her left arm. That didn't...

Rocco Not Hunting A Killer

The trades yesterday reported that director Marc Rocco ("Murder in the First") was set to direct an adaptation of Jim Thompson's 1952 book "The Killer Inside Me".There's one problem though, the film's producer Chris Hanley tells IGN Filmforce that...

Trade Breaks: Tigers, Travels, Waldo

"IFC Entertainment announced Tuesday that it has purchased North American rights to the Sundance film "Wild Tigers I Have Known". The coming-of-age drama will be distributed on IFC First Take with day-and-date release theatrically and on local cable's...

24 & Heroes Still Fighting

They're two of the biggest hit shows on television and on Monday night they faced off for the second time in a friendly but competitive ratings battle.The results once again were damn close between "24" and "Heroes" with both...

Dreamworks & Aardman Officially Split

The following release just came over the PRNewswire:"DreamWorks Animation SKG (NYSE: DWA) and Aardman Animations, Ltd. today announced that they will no longer continue their exclusive partnership in creating animated films. Together the two companies have collaborated on three...

Bachelor Party Gets A Sequel

Fox is going ahead with a direct-to-DVD sequel to the 1984 Tom Hanks comedy "Bachelor Party" reports Production Weekly.Engaged to Melinda after only knowing her for a couple months, Ron is treated to the ultimate bachelor party in Florida,...

Raunchy Dan Radcliffe Equus Shots

Daniel Radcliffe continues to prove that he's not just "Harry Potter" after a successful and raunchy guest spot on the second series of "Extras".Starting February 16th he stars alongside Richard Griffiths in the latest adaptation of the Tony-winning play...

Barbarella Is Back To Save Us

That acid trip of a sci-fi movie "Barbarella" is making a come back.Jane Fonda faced the hazards of Zero-G stripping, killer dolls and the killer orgasm machine of scientist Durand Durand in the classic 1968 cheese fest.Now out promoting...

A Cleaner, Meaner Mendes

Eva Mendes and Christa Campbell have joined the Millennium Films and Anonymous Content thriller "Cleaner" which Renny Harlin is directing reports Reuters.Written by Matthew Aldrich, the story centers on a former cop (Samuel L. Jackson) who makes his living...

Russian School Gets UA93 Treatment

Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have set Oliver Hirschbiegel ("Downfall", "The Invasion") to direct and Braulio Mantovani ("City of God") to write "The School."Brian Grazer will produce the drama about the three-day siege of a Russian elementary school by...

Atlas Goes From Shrugging To Kneeling

According to The Guardian, the latest attempt to film the Ayn Rand philosophical classic "Atlas Shrugged" seems to have progressed further than any of the previous attempts have.According to the paper, Randall Wallace has been penning a "two-hour screenplay...

A Barren Superbowl For Movies

The Superbowl is always one of the big times of the year for first look movie ads.Despite the high cost for airtime, many studios use the game to display new and splashy ads for some of the big tentpole...

Jones Zapped By Electric Mist

Tommy Lee Jones is set to headline the feature film version of James Lee Burke's novel "In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead."According to Production Weekly, Jones will portray Cajun detective Lt. Dave Robicheaux who is trying to link...

Doomsday Has Fallen On Hoskins

Bob Hoskins is joining the cast of Rogue Pictures "Doomsday."Screewriter-director Neil Marshall ("The Descent", "Dog Soldiers") is helming the action thriller about attempts to quarantine a lethal virus.Hoskins will play a policeman who monitors the progress of the team,...

Rocco Feeds The Killer Inside

Marc Rocco ("Murder in the First") will direct an adaptation of Jim Thompson noir novel "The Killer Inside Me" reports Variety.Published in 1952, "The Killer Inside Me" concerns a deputy sheriff in a West Texas town whose kind Everyman...

Grindhouse Will Be Missing Sections

We've seen that Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez will be artificially adding dirt and scratches to all the prints of their upcoming two-film action-fest "Grindhouse", well now they're taking the sleazy look even further.Speaking with The New York Times,...

Trade Breaks: Hollywood, Here, Smart

"Reality TV producer Craig Piligian (TV's "Survivor") has made a step into feature films, optioning "Adventures of a Hollywood Secretary," a Cari Beauchamp book about Sam Goldwyn's longtime secretary during the 1920s. He used his own coin to...

How The S.A.S. Was Born

"The Good Shepherd" saw an examination of the birth of the CIA, now plans are underway for a vaguely similar flick about the birth of the famously efficient British special forces unit - The Special Air Services (S.A.S.).Scribe Rupert...

Fiennes Hand Picked For Vivaldi

Hand Picked Films is set to make a biopic about the legendary "Vivaldi" reports Variety.Story follows Vivaldi (Joseph Fiennes) as a young, eccentric priest in the 1700s assigned to serve as music master of a school for the abandoned...

Next Bond Definitely NOT Risico

In a new interview on The Trades, screenwriters Robert Wade and Neal Purvis ("Casino Royale", "The World is Not Enough") have talked about their work on the upcoming 22nd James Bond flick due in 2008.In the process they shot...

The SAG Award Winners Announced

The winners of the Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced last night with front runners Forest Whitaker and Helen Mirren once again taking top honors for their work in "The Last King of Scotland" and "The Queen" respectively.Also, much...

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