Trades: Outlander, Kick-Ass, Quantum

“British actress Sophia Myles has denied reports that the upcoming sci-fi Viking feature ‘Outlander’ will go direct-to-DVD, directly saying ‘it’s not true’ about the report that the Weinstein’s had essentially ditched the project…” (full details)

“Despite the author saying that the film adaptation will stay true to his bloody and violent work, Nicolas Cage admits that the upcoming “Kick-Ass” will not be particularly heavy on it – “there will be some moments of action that will be violent, but there will be a sense of elegance to it. [Matthew Vaughn, director] doesn’t want to get gratuitous with it”…” (full details)

Good news for Aussie readers. A Sony rep confirmed for me this afternoon that the new James Bond film “Quantum of Solace” has been moved up a week from November 26th to November 19th in Australia – just under a week behind the US and just under two behind the rest of the international rollout on November 7th.