Source: Variety Submitted by: Kyle Nin Alan Moore’s Hugo Award winning graphic novel Watchmen has finally found a studio home. It has jumped from Paramount to NBC Universal and now has landed in the lap of Warner Bros. However, once Warner gets its writing and directing team ducks all in a row, Paramount does have [...]
Rumor has it that Entertainment Weekly Magazine Edition #855 due out on 12-23-2005 has Joss Whedon saying adios to Firefly. Due to Serenity’s lackluster worldwide box office showing the magazine quotes Whedon as saying, “In the end, it was what it was a tough sell.” Concerning the movie and a possible sequel? “I have closure,” [...]
Source: Coming Soon Submitted by: Kyle Nin The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the seven films in consideration for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 78th Academy Awards?. Fifteen-minute clip reels from each of the seven films will be screened for the Visual Effects Award Nominating Committee on Wednesday, January 25. [...]
Source: Variety Reese Witherspoon, fresh off her Golden Globe nomination for “Walk the Line” is gearing up to tackle the unexplained. She will star in and produce Don Winston’s script of “Our Family Troubles.” Witherspoon plays a young mother who begins to question her own sanity after returning to her Tennessee family home only to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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).
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.
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.
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 [...]
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.”