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R.I.P. Elizabeth Taylor
Wednesday, March 23 by

Rainbow flags are flying at half-mast today.

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The Rock Pinky Swears That He Will Star In ‘Snitch’
Wednesday, March 23 by

Dwayne Johnson’s transformation back into The Rock grows more complete with every casting. He’s just signed on to punch guys in the face and do that thing where you pick them up by the throat and then throw them down for the movie Snitch.

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That Bastard Doug Liman Wants To Send Megan Fox To The ‘Moon’
Wednesday, March 23 by

The director is finally dusting off his sci-fi caper film, with the clever name “untitled ‘Moon’ project,” and is talking to Fox, Rosario Dawson, Andrew Garfield and many more.

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Benicio Del Toro Set To Squint In ‘Savages’
Tuesday, March 22 by

Director Oliver Stone has got the Toro hookup, cause he’s the latest to sign on for Stone’s drug drama ‘Savages’.

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Paramount Loses Shot At The Elusive “Remake” As ‘Dune’ Rights Expire
Tuesday, March 22 by

A Hollywood studio was not able to create a remake out of something. Read that sentence again. The end is nigh.

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Colin Firth To Steal Alan Rickman’s Stuff In ‘Gambit’
Tuesday, March 22 by

Haha, Hans Gruber! Mega-heists aren’t so awesome when they’re happening to you, are they?

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Jerry Stahl, Rob Marshall And Johnny Depp Unite To Create…A Remake!
Tuesday, March 22 by

Well, it looks like Johnny Depp will get to play an entirely new type of off-kilter fop in The Thin Man

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Andrea Berloff Moving From 9/11 To Cocaine
Tuesday, March 22 by

A cocaine cowboy!?

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SXSW Filmmaker Wrap-Up
Tuesday, March 22 by

I made it a point to interview as many new filmmakers as I could at SXSW. You never know who’s going to become the next big thing.

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Samantha Morton Wants To Get With Robert Pattinson In ‘Cosmopolis’
Tuesday, March 22 by

David Cronenberg is going to jam another person into that limo.

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Four Of Your Favorite Comics Will Be ‘Talking Funny’ For HBO
Tuesday, March 22 by

Four of the best stand up comedians alive are going to be on HBO, sitting down.

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Ladies Lined Up Around The Block To Be In ‘Total Recall’ Remake
Tuesday, March 22 by

So many females, so little parts.

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Somebody Had Better Damned Well Pay For Brad Pitt’s ‘World War Z’
Tuesday, March 22 by

Max Brooks’ World War Z: An Oral History Of The Zombie War is easily in the upper echelons of zombie fiction. Then why is Paramount having a hard time finding somebody to pick up the tab?

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See Photos From Roman Polanski’s Upcoming ‘Carnage’ And Try Not To Wince
Tuesday, March 22 by

Everyone can get excited about the new film from Roman Polanski!

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David Fincher Is The Latest To Probably Not Direct ‘Cleopatra’
Tuesday, March 22 by

Sony Pictures is still searching for a way to get Angelina Jolie to dress up in golden snake jewelry.

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‘Akira’ Casting Shortlist: Pattinson, Garfield, No One Asian
Monday, March 21 by

Andrew Garfield, James McAvoy and Robert Pattinson are all up for the lead role of Tetsuo. If the audition requires shirtlessness, Pattinson’s got the experience edge.

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Will Watching ‘National Treasure’ Director’s Rom-Com Be Like Serving Jury Duty?
Monday, March 21 by

‘Unreasonable Doubt’ is about what happens when two jurors fall in love in a ’12 Angry Men’ style setting. Isn’t that like Pauly Shore’s ‘Jury Duty’?

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‘Jack The Giant Killer’ Demands You Kneel Before Ian McShane
Monday, March 21 by

McShane plays a disapproving dad king in Bryan Singer’s new film, which I imagine will be exactly like his role in ‘Hot Rod’, only kinglier.

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Barbra Streisand To Fulfill All Your Fantasies In Stripper Musical ‘Gypsy’?
Monday, March 21 by

Apparently Universal is mounting a version of the famous musical with Streisand as the awful stage mom who loudly sings “Everything’s Coming Up Roses.”

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‘Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters’ Ups Weirdness Quotient By Adding Jason Vorhees Actor
Monday, March 21 by

Don’t even be surprised if they get Mears to reprise his role as the hockey-masked serial killer, just to dial up the weird to 11.

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‘Like Crazy’ Team Going The Distance With Interdimensional Love Story ‘Through To You’
Monday, March 21 by

The film-making team behind the Sundance hit Like Crazy are taking that film’s theme to the extreme for their next project.

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Watch Awesome ‘Blinky™’ Short? No Problem. No Problem. No Problem. No Probl–
Monday, March 21 by

Yesss!!!!! I’ve been stoked to see this ever since the teaser trailer about a boy and his murder-bot showed up online last November.

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HBO Says “Let’s Go With Gandolfini” Yet Again
Monday, March 21 by

HBO has shock collars on all its “Sopranos” alumni.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is NOT Alberto Falcone (For Real)
Monday, March 21 by

Welp, looks like we’re going back to not knowing which goofy Batman villain Joseph Gordon-Levitt will reinvent and make terrifying in The Dark Knight Rises.

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Like Sands Through The Hourglass, Such Is The ’24′ Movie
Monday, March 21 by

In three months, expect Kiefer to be milling about the USC campus, handing out “Student Filmmakers Wanted!” fliers.

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Liman Tapped For Yet Another “International Man Of Intrigue” Project
Monday, March 21 by

Doug Liman will be direct a movie about a worldly operative that isn’t named “Bourne.”

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Neil LaBute Will Find Out Who Poisoned The Old Man
Monday, March 21 by

Neil LaBute apparently likes Agatha Christie more than he likes himself.

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Fox 2000 Stakes Claim To Shiny Nugget Of ‘The Floor of Heaven’
Monday, March 21 by

There’s gold in them there upcoming movies from major Hollywood studios.

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HBO To Add Dick Cheney To Its Roster Of Shows About Douchebags
Monday, March 21 by

With “Entourage” coming to a close, HBO needs to act fast if they want to remain the go-to cable source for shows about guys I’d like to punch. Enter Dick Cheney.

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It’ll Be Moore Vs. Bridges In ‘The Seventh Son’
Monday, March 21 by

Julianne Moore’s all set to kick the crap out of Jeff Bridges while pretty teenagers look at each other longingly.