King Kong Opens to Just $9.7 Million

Variety reports that Peter Jackson’s King Kong opened well below Universal’s hopes and industry expectations with $9.7 million domestically on Wednesday. That’s about half of the opening day take of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring four years ago, which the studio reportedly said was a comparable film. I’m not too […]

Bonus Material For UK ‘Serenity’ Fans

Source: Digital Spy Submitted by: Sevens Joss Whedon’s ‘sci-fi western’ Serenity will be released on DVD on February 27 in the UK, with more bonus features than its Region 1 counterpart. Empire Online reveals today that UK fans will be treated to a 20-minute documentary of which American buyers are to be deprived. Entitled A […]

“Ghost Rider” Wheels Into 2007

Source: Variety Submitted by: Kyle Nin The Nicolas Cage vehicle “Ghost Rider” has lost its coveted Summer 2006 release slot. Sony Pictures’ reason for bumping Rider was to allow for an unfettered release of its highly anticipated “The DaVinci Code” starring multi-oscar winner Tom Hanks. “Ghost Rider” will now go to theaters on February 16, […]

New Da Vinci Code Trailer Deciphered!

Source: Coming Soon Columbia Pictures has brought online the first full-length trailer for The Da Vinci Code, from director Ron Howard and writer Akiva Goldsman, who last teamed-up on Oscar-winner A Beautiful Mind. You can watch the trailer at Apple in High Definition QuickTime and regular QuickTime formats! The film is based on Dan Brown’s […]

Adrian Lester Joins Spider-Man 3

Source: Coming Soon Submitted by: Kyle Nin UK’s What’s on TV magazine reports that “Hustle” and “The Day After Tomorrow” star Adrian Lester will join Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst in Spider-Man 3. “I’ll be going straight from promoting Hustle to filming Spider-Man 3,” he said. “I haven’t even had a script yet. All I […]

Ghost Writer

Source: The Hollywood Reporter Submitted by: Kyle Nin David Boreanaz (Angel, Bones) is teaming up with actor/director Alan Cummings (X-Men 2) in a new dark comedy entitled, “Suffering Man’s Chartity.” Cummings will be helming the film as well. Boreanaz is an unsuccessful writer that is killed by Cumming’s character. Soon afterward Cummings discovers Boreanaz’s unpublished […]

Del Toro Will Be HALO’s Director

Peter Jackson has chosen Guillermo Del Toro (Hellboy & Blade II) to helm the HALO movie. The rumors were confirmed this week. Currently Del Toro is busy with two projects, Hellboy, the sequel and Pan’s Labyrinth, the Spanish language film (El Laberinto Del Fauno).

Outback Thriller

Source: ComingSoon.net and IMDB Submitted by: Kyle Nin The Thrill Is In The Hunt A chilling, factually-based, story of three road-trippers in remote Australia who are plunged into danger when they accept help from a friendly local.

Christian ‘Lion’ Just a Paper Tiger

Source: FOX News Written By: Michael Y. Park As Disney’s holiday blockbuster “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” roars into movie theaters on Friday [Dec 9th], so does a lot of debate about the movie’s Christian backstory and marketing.

Nance’s ORBIT Coming To The Big Screen

Source: Variety Submitted by: Kyle Nin Variety reports that the, yet-to-be published (2006) John Nance novel ‘Orbit’ is already being adapted by Sheldon Turner (The Longest Yard) for a feature film release. FOX 2000, in partnership with Apartment 3B Productions will produce the movie about a civilian who wins a place on a Space Shuttle […]

Cameron Going Cyborg – Again

Source: Netscape News Cameron seeks agile actress for ‘Titanic’ follow-up LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – James Cameron is moving forward on his long-awaited follow-up to “Titanic,” with a casting call going out for an agile young actress to star in his sci-fi thriller “Battle Angel.”

Geller Still Has Grudge

Source: The Horror Channel Submitted by: Kyle Nin Sarah Michelle Geller (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) has signed on for the horror sequel to The Grudge. Shooting on the film begins in January 2006 and Takashi Shimizu will once again direct. Look for it in theaters on October 20, 2006.

Pang Twins Stay With the Supernatural

Submitted by: Kyle Nin According to SciFi Wire twin brothers Oxide and Danny Pang (The Eye) have been given the nod to direct the upcoming supernatural thriller “The Darkness.” Based on the comic book from Top Cow, the story involves a Mafia hit man who soon realizes that he possesses a strange and dangerous supernatural […]

Craven Says Hills Remake ‘Very Intense’

Source: Empire Submitted by: Kyle Nin Exclusive: Movie given NC-17 for now… If you thought that Wes Craven’s 1977 horror classic The Hills Have Eyes, in which a suburban family are terrorised in the desert by a family of inbred mutants, was too intense and disturbing, then prepare yourself for the forthcoming remake – because […]