We know that Joaquin Phoenix loves beards, so it makes sense that he’s attracted to a project about a man with a legendary beard: motherfreakin’ Abraham Lincoln.
Several distributors are considering the package and wondering, “I’d like a piece of that sweet, sweet Tyler Perry box office money, but is this really gonna work? Like, at all?”
Kermit has been killed, cut up, and his chest has been re-sewn into a letter “M,” perhaps by the still-at-large ‘Sesame Street’ Killer.
Executives at Warner Bros. and CBS Films have been beckoned by Mother Abagail to make a movie version of ‘The Stand.’
It’s a dramatic bio pic that has nothing to do with ‘Real Genius’ or even lasers.
The poster for Scream 4 is old-school Scream-ish. The poster for the next Tyler Perry Madea movie is not.
And why shouldn’t James Franco have a class taught of him at an unknown university?
China’s state-run network has been caught lifting scenes from the amazingly awesome film Top Gun and claiming it to be footage of an air force training exercise.
John Woo’s 1989 ‘The Killer’ is being remade in English and given the 3-D treatment.
If ‘Never Say Never’ looks too soft for you, I think you’ll like this gritty look at ‘Justin Bieber Gritty Movie’. It’s really gritty.
It’s easy to see why people (specifically, Tom Hooper, the film’s director) are worried dubbing The King’s Speech. Anyone who’s ever seen a film dubbed for television knows what this type of editing can do, and it’s not pretty. Case in point, the following nine examples!
ICM has just signed Wham-O Toys as a client, with the intent to develop film projects out of kid favorites like the Hula Hoop, Slip-n-Slide, and Frisbee.
There’s going to be The Big Lebowki 2! (says Tara Reid). It’s going to start filming this year! (says Tara Reid).
The Spidey stunt goes wayyy better than his Broadway debut.
A female driven romantic comedy produced by Judd Apatow? Is hell freezing over? Is it 2012 yet? No, it’s just time for ‘Bridesmaids’, a new film written by and starring SNL’s Kristin Wiig.
“The King’s Speech” is probably going to be re-released with the Q*bert treatment.
Halle Berry is being replaced by America’s sweetheart Katherine Heigl (in a movie, not in life).
The Bond universe has lost one of their most influential collaborators. Film composer John Barry passed away yesterday at the age of 77.
Hollywood patted itself on the back this past weekend with both the 2011 Director’s Guild of America Awards and the Screen Actor’s Guild 2011 Awards. Also, Scott Bakula made pimping look easy.
No one had very high expectations for the Anthony Hopkins horror movie The Rite.
The writing duo responsible for writing pretty much everything have joined Gavin Hood’s adaptation of Ender’s Game.
Prepare yourselves to see Javier Bardem with a really cool scar or a cat on his lap or something. The ‘Biutiful’ Oscar nominee has been offered a role opposite Daniel Craig in ‘Bond 23.’
Attention people who like hearing “I’m Your Boogie Man” in trailers: Scary Movie 5 is officially happening.
They’ve finally announced who’s going to play Clark Kent!
Poor, underemployed Nicolas Cage.
Paramount released a free 24-page ‘True Grit’ comic book online. I’m happier than Rooster Cogburn after winning a lifetime supply of bootleg whiskey by killing the guy who was running the raffle.
Here’s a preview of the animated movie ‘Rio.’ The upcoming ‘Rio’ version of Angry Birds for iPhone sounds more promising, because maybe I’ll get to destroy these fowl pheasants.
Also, Murray busted the ghost of Packers legend Ray Nitschke by calling him “a p*ssy.”
Barbara Streisand will play Seth Rogen’s mother in Paramount’s road trip comedy ‘My Mother’s Curse,’ and just thinking about that car ride gives me such a headache.
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