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Trade Breaks: Scorsese, Beijing, Stomp

"20th Century Fox has picked up the U.K., Australia and New Zealand to the Martin Scorsese documentary on the Rolling Stones. Scorsese is in postproduction, working with a team of editors to assemble the film, which also will...

Bosworth Lines Up Trio Of New Films

Kate Bosworth is in negotiations to join the cast of Sony Pictures untitled blackjack picture (aka. 21) being directed by Robert Luketic says The Hollywood Reporter.The casting would mark the third time she's worked with Kevin Spacey after "Beyond...

Sandler & Apatow Make Mossad Comedy

Sony Pictures is picking up Judd Apatow, Robert Smigel and Adam Sandler's script "You Don't Mess With the Zohan" with Sandler attached to star reports Reuters.The comedy follows the exploits of a Mossad agent who fakes his death so...

The Random Spiel: February 6th 2007

A review of the script for "Killing Pablo" has gone up at Latino Review, as has one for that recently bought WW2-set Wonder Woman.- Young British hunk Ed Speleers, the star of last year's fantasy epic "Eragon", is...

Departed, Green, Sandman & Other Bits

Forget the sequel & prequel talk, the latest word through Cinema Blend is that William Monahan is writing TWO sequels to "The Departed" following Mark Wahlberg's Digman character.Bryce Dallas Howard is in talks to take a lead role in...

Kiefer Does It With Mirrors

Kiefer Sutherland will spend his "24" hiatus starring in the supernatural thriller "Mirrors" reports Variety.In "Mirrors," Sutherland will play an ex-cop who works security at a mall and discovers something awry in the mirrors of a department store. He...

Abrams Trek-Fate Still Undecided

Rumours of J.J. Abrams departure from the upcoming "Star Trek" film franchise reboot proved false last week... or did they.Seems the confusion lies not in his involvement but rather whether he will direct. With two TV shows and...

Bridges Mentors The Iron Man

Jeff Bridges has joined the cast of the "Iron Man" film adaptation. Robert Downey Jr. stars as armor-clad superhero Iron Man and his alter ego, billionaire industrialist Tony Stark.According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bridges will portray a confidant...

Cruise & Stiller Are A Hardy Pair

TMZ reports that Ben Stiller's next project will be a 20th Century Fox comedy called "The Hardy Men", a spoof take the popular Hardy Boys detective novels.What's surprising about the news is that Tom Cruise is being pursued to...

Brody & Kikuchi Bloom Together

Rian Johnson ("Brick") has cast Adrien Brody and "Babel" Oscar nominee Rinko Kikuchi in Endgame Entertainment's international con man adventure movie "The Brothers Bloom" reports the trades.Brody will play Bloom, the younger brother in a veteran team of con...

The Latest Release Date Changes

Paramount has set a Thursday, May 22nd 2008 date for the release of the next Indiana Jones movie. Its competition on the Memorial Day Weekend will be the Wachowski Bros. "Speed Racer" and the previous week's holdover...

Trade Breaks: Barbarella, Crime, Lesson

"The first rumoured name off the block for the upcoming remake of 60's sci-fi schlock classic "Barbarella"? Why "Factory Girl" star Sienna Miller of course will be doing the famous zero-g stripping this time around..." (full details)"Papazian-Hirsch Entertainment...

Devil Returns To The White City

Paramount Pictures has reacquired rights for the film adaptation of Erik Larson's bestselling book "The Devil in the White City" reports Variety.Larson's nonfiction book, set against the backdrop of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, tells the intertwining stories of...

Three More Join Caspian Cast

Not only has Ben Barnes been confirmed to be playing the title role in the upcoming "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian", but three other names have been announced.Alicia Borrachero has been cast as Prunaprismia, the wife of the...

Disney Captures Bob Zemeckis

Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke and Steve Starkey are forming a new performance-capture film production company based at Walt Disney StudiosThe company will create films using performance-capture technology, a technique of digitally recording actors' movements that are fed into a...

Shawn Levy To Flash Big Crowds

A few days after David Goyer officially announced that he's left the director's chair of Warner Bros. Pictures' "The Flash," its been revealed that Shawn Levy will take his place.The Hollywood Reporter indicates that Levy, who directed this holiday...

Trade Breaks: Horsemen, Rules, Knights

"Lou Taylor Pucci, Peter Stormare and Barry Shabaka Henley have all joined the cast of Platinum Dunes' original feature film The Horsemen, which begins shooting this Monday in Canada. Dennis Quaid plays a bitter detective grieving over his wife's...

Dark Crystal Sequel Still Glowing?

Rumours of the demise of the proposed "Dark Crystal" sequel may have been premature.A posting on the Muppet Forums indicates the production is moving along as planned for a Spring 2008 release, despite a report last week at filmick...

Various Barbarella, Alexander Updates

Peter Weber ("Hannibal Rising") will be directing the remake of the feminist space odyssey "Barbarella" according to producer Dino De Laurentiis reports Variety.Then there's an as-yet-untitled underwater epic about a killer whale, penned by Tom and Jez Butterworth who...

Universal Finds A French Best Friend

Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have landed remake rights to the 2006 French comedy "Mon Meilleur Ami" (aka. "My Best Friend") says The Hollywood Reporter.The story centers on Catherine, who refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikable...

Duvall Is All Over Rhames

Robert Duvall and Ving Rhames have joined the cast of John Herzfeld's ensemble comedy "Glad All Over" reports Production Weekly.The story follows a group of people connected to an infamous self-help book written by a reclusive ex-football coach, played...

Narnia Lands Princely Ben

Prince Caspian has been found and he's a hottie.According to The Times Online, 26-year-old British actor Ben Barnes will be playing the title role in Disney's upcoming Narnia sequel "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian".Barnes had been playing the...

Terabithia Being Misrepresented?

Early reviews for "Bridge to Terabithia" online have revealed the film to be a coming of age drama along "My Girl" & "Stand By Me" lines.This seems rather strange as Disney's marketing trailers and TV spots peg this...

Trade Breaks: Rush, Heroes, Boogeyman

"Chris Tucker has allegedly taken to locking himself in his trailer while demanding last-minute script changes on the set of "Rush Hour 3". Screenwriter Jeff Nathanson ("Catch Me If You Can", "The Terminal") is apparently churning out extra pages...

Leterrier Talks Hulk & CG

Louis Leterrier, the director of "The Incredible Hulk", recently spoke about his plans for Marvel's second big budget attempt at turning the green giant into a franchise.He tells Superhero Hype that the role of Bruce Banner is close to...

Plans For The Future Of Narnia

Walden Media's Bob Beltz talked with Infuze Magazine about the production of "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" and confirmed much of the same crew from "Lion, Witch & The Wardrobe" will be back behind-the-scenes.Story wise he says that...

The Ghostbusters Are Back – In CGI

According to a radio interview with Dan Aykroyd at CISN FM, not only is the third "Ghostbusters" movie, subtitled 'Hellbent', back on but it will be in the form of a CG animated feature.The news came completely out of...

David Goyer Off The Flash

First Joss Whedon confirms he's left the "Wonder Woman" project, now on the same weekend David Goyer has revealed he's no longer involved with "The Flash".The "Batman Begins" scribe and "Blade: Trinity" director confirmed on his official blog yesterday...

Joss Whedon Off Wonder Woman

"Buffy" creator and "Serenity" director Joss Whedon has confirmed at Whedonesque that he is no longer slated to make the "Wonder Woman" movie.The split however seems rather amicable - Whedon's take on the film wasn't liked by Silver Pictures...

Cox In Wolverine, Ford Out Of Indy?

Whilst talking with Jonathon Ross on the BBC, actor Brian Cox confirmed that his character from "X-Men 2" is in the "Wolverine" script.However things may not be progressing so rosily on the production. Seems that he was asked...

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