– One filmmaker has already weighed in on the Paramount HD-DVD exclusive arrangement – Michael Bay. The “Transformers” director says on his site that “For them to deny people who have Blu-ray sucks! They were progressive by having two formats. No Transformers 2 for me.”
– Matt Damon has denied recent reports that he and Ben Affleck are currently working on another script.
– TMZ has learned that Kevin Federline has signed on to guest star on the CW’s hit show, “One Tree Hill.” Shooting starts this week in North Carolina.
– “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling is rumored to working on an Edinburgh-set criminal detective novel according to UK’s The Sunday Times.
– Paramount Pictures will re-release “Transformers” in IMAX theaters on September 21 with more footage than you saw in the conventional theatrical version.
– Much maligned director Uwe Boll responds to a bad review of “Postal” in a rather juvenile and silly way.
– As early as December we could see the release of newly restored and remastered prints of “The Godfather” trilogy.
– There’s a lot of confusion right now as to how to make, let alone market, a patriotic and militaristic “G.I. Joe” film in the current anti-American global environment.
– A rather interesting and well layed-out 2007 Fall Movie Preview is up at Rope of Silicon and is definitely worth checking out.
– An official site is up for the upcoming multi-disc DVD release of “Blade Runner: The Final Cut”.