REPO! The Genetic Opera Principal Photography Underway

Principle photography is underway for “REPO! The Genetic Opera,” a musical thriller starring Sarah Brightman, Anthony Head (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), Paris Hilton (“House of Wax”), Bill Moseley (“Halloween,” “The Devil’s Rejects”), Paul Sorvino (“The Cooler,” “Goodfellas”), & Alexa Vega (“Spy Kids”). Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II thru IV) is directing from a screenplay by […]

Tragedy on “Dark Knight” Set

An as-yet-unnamed special effects technician was killed in a crash just south of London during a test shoot while in production of the new Batman film “The Dark Knight.” The man died in an equipment truck that was carrying a camera platform. The truck crashed into a tree while following a stunt vehicle yesterday. Christian […]

Box Office Weekend Final — September 21-23, 2007

All totals are U.S. box office only. Genre films are in BOLD. 1. Resident Evil: Extinction….$23,678,580Engagements:2,828 Cume: $23,678,580 2. Good Luck Chuck….$13,652,001Engagements:2,612 Cume: $13,652,001 3. The Brave One….$7,313,437Engagements:2,755 Cume: $25,003,347 4. 3:10 to Yuma….$6,157,624Engagements:2,902 Cume: $37,718,878 5. Eastern Promises….$5,641,788Engagements:1,404 Cume: $6,443,748 6. Sydney White….$5,196,380Engagements:2,104 Cume: $5,196,380 7. Mr. Woodcock….$4,923,896Engagements:2,237 Cume: $15,648,584 8. Superbad….$3,110,322Engagements:2,305 Cume: $116,181,146 […]

Jessica Biel — Wonder Woman?

As strange as this idea may sound to some hard-core Wonder Woman fans, actress Jessica Biel (“The Illusionist”) is in talks to play the lasso-weilding wonder lass in the upcoming Warner Bros./DC Comics “Justice League of America” big screen, live-action film. “Justice,” which is penned by Kieran Mulroney and Michele Mulroney, could help ramp up […]

“Bourne” Still Big

You may not have been hearing much about Matt Damon’s final film in the Bourne franchise since it has run its course here in American, but overseas “The Bourne Ultimatum” is still breaking all kinds of box office records. The film continued to dominate the international B.O. with another $13 million (USD) added to its […]

Ribisi Joins “Avatar”

Giovanni Ribisi has landed a role in the James Cameron feature 3-D film “Avatar,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. He will play the part of Selfridge, a character with a passive-aggressive personality – which is perfect casting because this kind of role is what Ribisi does best. Already signed to the cast are Sam Worthington […]

“Justice League of America” Moves Forward

Producer/director George Miller (“Happy Feet,” “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome”) will move into the center chair for Warner Bros. big screen, live-action adaptation of the DC Comics series “Justice League of America.” Casting is underway, locations have been scouted and pre-production is getting serious. The fly in the ointment? A possible writer’s strike that could shut […]

“Monsters vs Aliens” vs “Avatar”

DreamWorks Animation has decided to move up its release date for the studio’s big 3-D animated feature “Monsters vs. Aliens,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will now open on March 27, 2009 instead of its original premiere date of May 15. The reason for the move? DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg admits that […]

Garner and McConaughey Pair Up For Laughs

According to Variety, it looks like Mrs. Affleck, Jennifer Garner (“Alias”), will be joining the cast of the Mark Waters film titled “Ghosts of Girlfriends Past,” a supernatural comedy starring heart-throb Matthew McConaughey. Our little butt-kicker from “Alias” has been pretty busy since leaving that show. She is starring opposite Jamie Foxx in Universal Pictures’ […]

Newest Star Trek Cast Member Confirmed

We’ve reported on it and speculated for weeks but now we can confirm that actress Zoe Saldana has joined the cast of the new J.J. Abrams film “Star Trek” XI. She will play the pivotal role of communications officer Uhura. Acclaimed actress Nichelle Nichols starred as Uhura for the full 40 years of the franchise’s […]

Weekend Box Office Final — September 14-16, 2007

Totals are U.S. box office only. Sci-fi and genre-related films are in BOLD. 1. The Brave One………………….$13,471,488 Engagements:2,755 Cume: $13,471,488 2. 3:10 to Yuma……………………$8,930,889 Engagements:2,667 Cume: $28,330,228 3. Mr. Woodcock……………………$8,761,369 Engagements:2,231 Cume: $8,761,369 4. Superbad……………………….$5,105,184 Engagements:2,910 Cume: $111,241,228 5. Dragon Wars…………………….$5,041,239 Engagements:2,277 Cume: $5,041,239 6. Halloween………………………$4,867,522 Engagements:3,051 Cume: $51,120,587 7. The Bourne Ultimatum…………….$4,125,380 Engagements:2,611 Cume: […]

John Woo’s “Red Cliff”

“Red Cliff” aka “The Battle of Red Cliff,” helmed by renowned director John Woo and a film based on actual events that took place in ancient China during the period of the Three Great Kingdoms is finally wrapping up production after several delays due mostly to severe adverse weather conditions. The other major hit to […]