With its second place showing at the box-office this weekend, “Saw V” helped the “Saw” series became the highest grossing horror franchise in history. The $30 million box-office take pushed the franchise’s total domestic gross at the box-office toÂ $316 million.Â That puts it ahead of the previous heavy-weight in the series, the “Friday the [...]
A new international trailer for next summer’s “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince” debuted over the weekend.
After two successful cable editions, “High School Musical 3″ soared to box-office gold over the weekend, taking in $42 million this weekend according to preliminary box-office results. In second place was the fifth “Saw” film, taking in over $30 million this weekend. Rounding out the top five were last week’s number one film “Max Payne” [...]
Director Sam Raimi told MTV News this week that he’s “eager” to return to the director’s chair to helm a fourth “Spider-Man” feature. “I’m really excited about Spider-Man, and I’m hoping to direct it,” he told MTV News. “I don’t have a script yet, but production would start probably by March of 2010, I’m guessing.” [...]
EA’s popular video-game “Army of Two” is on the fast-track to becoming a major motion picture according to Variety. Universal Pictures purchased the screen rights to the video-game and is reportedly putting the movie on a fast track in 2009. EA’s Scott Stuber will serve as executive producer on the film. A script is currently [...]
After promising that his upcoming “Green Hornet” would be a serious take on the popular character, actor Seth Rogan says that may not necessarily be the case. Rogan says that he and writing partner Evan Goldberg have been working on the script and that the final product may be a bit less serious than he [...]
Crispin Glover will play the Knave of Hearts in Tim Burton’s upcoming “Alice in Wonderland” adaptation. Glover joins Mia Wasikowska as Alice and a cast that includes Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter. Burton is using a combination of live action and performance-capture technology to tell the Lewis Carroll story. Columbia pictures has [...]
Since the days of the Vietnam War, Peter Parker’s nemesis and Spider-Man’s biggest fan, Flash Thompson, has served his country.Â These days, Thompson is currently deployed to Iraq and “Amazing Spider-Man” writer Marc Guggenheim told the Los Angeles Times that fans can expect “a jolt” when the comic book series offers an issue that shows [...]
A couple of weeks ago, our own Mike McCafferty offered NBC’s hit series “Heroes” five steps to save the show from itself.Â Â We must have been on to something because this week’s issue ofÂ has a cover story addressing five ways to “save the ‘Heroes.’” If you follow the link above, you can find out [...]
How can you make your house the most feared on the block this Halloween? Why not carve your pumpkin to look like the Empires’ ultimate weapon, the Death Star? Full details on how select, carve and display your own Death Star are included at Noel’s Pumpkin Carving Archive. Darth Vader and a ton of expendible [...]
Warner Brothers has released the first teaser poster for next year’s highly anticipated “Watchmen.” The poster shows the Edward Blake/The Comedian falling out a window, which serves as a catalyst for the events in the graphic novel. “Watchmen” debuts on March 6, 2009.
Actress Teri Polo has signed on for the lead role in director Joe Dante’s upcoming “Hole,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. Polo will play Susan, a mother who moves with her teen sons to a rural house where the three are forced to face their fears after discovering a bottomless hole in the basement. Polo [...]
With the depature of Lex Luthor, “Smallville” was left looking for a new nemesis for Clark Kent heading into its eighth season.Â And with the reduced role of Lana Lang in season eight, the show also in search of a new strong female lead to compliment the cast. Enter Cassidy Freeman as Lex’s protege and [...]
TiVo is taking the next step in offering on-demand content to subscribers. New deals with CinemaNow and Jaman will allow TiVo to offer subscribers more on-demand and pay-per-view options according to the Hollywood Reporter.Â The big win for TiVo is the deal with Cinema Now will allow the company to offer viewers movies from Disney [...]