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: 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 […]

Stewart In the Center Seat Again? – Make It So!

Source: SFX Patrick Stewart to Trek Again? It looks as though Jean-Luc Picard may return to the big screen, but not for a while… Today SFX was at the press launch for Patrick Stewart’s new TV series Eleventh Hour, which airs on ITV in January – and was surprised by a guest appearance by the […]

Harry and Johnny Still On Top

Source: Hollywood Reporter Written By: Brian Fuson ‘Harry’ conjures up $201 mil in 10 days Magic and music were in the air this Thanksgiving holiday as the young wizard of Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” and the man in black from 20th Century Fox’s “Walk the Line” held off six […]

X-Men Make a Move on December

Source: Xverse Submitted by: Kyle Nin December is set to be a BIG month in terms of X-Men 3 promotion. We have been told to expect an “explosion” of X3 around the time that the teaser trailer is released. Here is a recap of exactly what is on its way in December: – We will […]

Lee Rewriting Foreverman

Source: SciFi Weekly Issue #448 Comic writer Stan Lee is rewriting the first draft of his new superhero movie Foreverman for Paramount Pictures with Hellboy co-writer Peter Briggs. “I’m producing this with Bob Evans for Paramount, and I get to work with a lot of great directors and writers nowadays,” Lee said in an interview. […]

Blalock In Shadow Puppets

Source: Michael Ausiello (Critic & Reviewer) Submitted by: Kyle Nin Rumor has it that James Marsters is taking a few weeks off from Smallville to shoot the straight-to-DVD spooker Shadow Puppets. The Saw-esque thriller costars Jolene Blalock (Enterprise) and revolves around four people who wake up in an abandoned asylum without any previous memories or […]

Harry Flys to the Top as This Weekend’s Winner

Source: Coming Soon and CNN Entertainment Submitted by: Kyle Nin Warner Bros. Pictures’ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire earned a massive $101.4 million from 3,858 theaters in just its first three days, according to studio estimates. Warner Bros. Pictures’ fourth installment in the popular “Harry Potter” franchise, directed by Mike Newell, averaged an […]