The Random Spiel: March 9th 2007

Don’t normally cover music on the site, but this one I have to give a yell out for. Charlotte Hatherley has just released her new album ‘Deep Blue’ which is definitely worth checking out.

-“There’s finally some traction with this long-gestating project – I’ll update as things solidify” says Stephen Susco about his long-gestating project “Zero Dark Thirty”.

-Rob Zombie has confirmed that he’s only shelved his cover version of John Carpenter’s legendary “Halloween” tune, and not the actual theme itself in his upcoming remake.

-Werewolf horror flick “Skinwalkers” has been pulled from its March 30th release, no new date is yet set.

-The German site for “Hostel Part II” is up with some nifty visuals, pity the same can’t be said about the new poster.

-An MTV video piece from the set of the “Halloween” remake looks – well see for yourself.

-“That rumour’s rubbish, it’s all rubbish. I don’t know if I would if I was asked, it’d depend if the script was any good or not” says Scottish actor James McAvoy about playing Scotty in “Star Trek XI”.

Early reviews have begun cropping up for Danny Boyle’s “Sunshine”.

-Bruce Willis will make a cameo in “Ocean’s Thirteen”, no telling if it’s as himself again like he did the last film.

-The extended uncut trailer given out to the 300 street team seems to have a surprise hidden at 1:52 – Rorschach from “Watchmen”.

-A feature film based on the Robosapien toy will hit the big screen in 2009, combining live-action and CGI.

-Thinkfilm has f**ked up the DVD release of Terry Gilliam’s “Tideland” by playing around with aspect ratios.

-An interview with Zack Snyder in which he discusses, among other things, his recently announced “Sucker Punch” project in a bit more detail.

-Jeff Bridges talked last night about playing Obidiah Stane, the wealthy financier who behind Tony Stark’s back takes over his company and creates his own version of the Iron Man armor in 2008’s “Iron Man” movie.

An interview with filmmaker Greg Arce, who is currently planning to sue Lions Gate Films among possibly others as he claims his movie “Den” was the basis for the “Saw” films.