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Cate Blanchett Will Elf-Up ‘The Hobbit’
Tuesday, December 7 by

First of all, let’s recognize that Galadriel does indeed totally look like Spaghetti Cat. Second of all, Cate Blanchett is returning as Spaghetti Cat in Peter Jackson’s multi-racial The Hobbit. Galadriel! I mean Galadriel.

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Mark Wahlberg Boldly Compares MacFarlane’s ‘Teddy Bear’ To ‘Avatar’
Tuesday, December 7 by

With three hit films under his belt this year (one per nipple), Mark Wahlberg’s career is going as strong as ever. He’s already lined up his slate of 2011 films, one of which is Seth MacFarlane’s comedy project Teddy Bear.

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Michael Mann Gives Sheldon Turner a Whiff Of His ‘Big Tuna’
Tuesday, December 7 by

The Mann best known for directing Heat has a gangster movie he needs to turn out better than Public Enemies.

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9 Most Awkward Crime Fighting Partnerships
Tuesday, December 7 by

In honor of the DVD release of The Other Guys, a film that hilariously mismatches Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, we’ve compiled this list the of 9 most awkward crime-fighting partners in movie history.

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Sandler And James Could Ding Up ‘Valet Guys’
Tuesday, December 7 by

Adam Sandler and Kevin James may have figured out which vehicle James will take nutshots in next. Sony just picked up a pitch from actor/comedian/writer/talking cat Nick Bakay for Valet Guys.

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Phil Lord And Chris Miller To Conduct ‘Bob The Musical’
Tuesday, December 7 by

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs helmers Phil Lord and Chris Miller have lined up their next gig. In keeping with Hollywood’s recent obsession with all things musical, the duo will direct Bob The Musical after they finish planting drugs in Jonah Hill’s locker.

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George Lucas Is NOT Buying Dead Celebrities (That We Know Of)
Tuesday, December 7 by

Yesterday I posited a theory that George Lucas may be the shadowy puppet-master pulling the strings of the mysterious Hollywood Star Whackers due to a report that the special effects maestro is buying the film rights to dead celebrities. Correction: he is not.

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Paul Rudd Won’t Voice New Tech-Savvy Muppet
Monday, December 6 by

It has been rumored that Paul Rudd would voice the new (dork) muppet Walter in his friend Jason Segel’s The Muppets. Well the actor just called bullsh*t on that idea.

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Kathryn Bigelow To Squeeze In A Tiny International Thriller Before ‘Triple Frontier’
Monday, December 6 by

Kathryn Bigelow will have to wait longer than planned to tactfully ask Triple Frontier’s make-up stylist to apply extra powder to Tom Hanks’s giant forehead. That project has encountered complications and will be pushed back to Fall 2011.

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Caption Contest: Martial Arts DVD Prize Pack!
Monday, December 6 by

To celebrate the release of Ong Bak 3 on VOD, XBOX, Playstation, and Amazon.com, we’re giving away an ultimate martial arts DVD prize pack including copies of Ong Bak, Ong Bak 2, Chocolate, Exiled and Dynamite Warrior!

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Robert Downey Jr. Warms Up Pipes For Musical Comedy
Monday, December 6 by

Robert Downey Jr. is tired of not singing all of his dialogue and Warner Bros. has a solution. The studio has closed a deal for an untitled musical comedy that will be developed as a potential star vehicle for the actor with the voice of an angel.

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George Lucas Buying Dead Celebrities
Monday, December 6 by

Watch your back, Leslie Nielsen! It’s being reported that George Lucas is quietly and secretly buying the film rights to dead Hollywood stars.

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Neill Blomkamp Shopping Around Second Film ‘Elysium’
Monday, December 6 by

Neill Blomkamp is moving forward with Elysium. What the hell is Elysium? Does it involve the secret origin of the McRib?

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Emma Stone No Longer a Ginger Thanks to ‘Spider-Man’
Monday, December 6 by

Stone has ditched her ginger locks for a blond dye job because of her role as Gwen Stacy, Spidey’s first girlfriend.

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George Clooney Warms His Pipes For ‘Enron: The Musical’
Monday, December 6 by

Matt Damon had better work on his jazz hands. George Clooney is getting into the musical game. He is attached to direct a film adaptation of the UK stage production, Enron: The Musical, sometime after he wraps Farragut North.

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Reel Rumble: Is RoboCop More Man or Machine?
Friday, December 3 by

We don’t always agree on the happenings in the entertainment industry and we like to make our beefs public. There’s no denying that RoboCop is part man and part machine, but it’s unlikely that it’s evenly split. Which part dominates his makeup? Fight!

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Jay Roach Nominates Ferrell And Galifianakis For Political Comedy
Friday, December 3 by

In an effort to make frat guys care about voting, Jay Roach is hoping to direct Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis in a political comedy about two candidates in time for the 2012 presidential election.

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‘Spider-Man’ Reboot Casts Peter’s Parents And A New Villian
Friday, December 3 by

Meet Peter Parker’s parents. Campbell Scott and Julianne Nicholson will play Spidey’s moms and pops in Sony’s reboot.

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‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Without Two Face
Friday, December 3 by

I don’t know why the fate of Two Face at the end of The Dark Knight was ever up for debate. Probably because it is a Christopher Nolan movie and people are all about obsessing over the ends of his films.

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Kate Winslet Claims Her Ex Will Direct ‘Bond 23′ Next Year
Friday, December 3 by

Kate Winslet is saying things about her ex-husband’s affairs. The British actress told The Daily Mail that she is looking to move her children back to London as Sam Mendes, her former hubby, directs the newest Bond film. Shooting could begin as early as the end of next year.

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We’re Getting Two More ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’ Films We Don’t Want
Friday, December 3 by

If you were worried that Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides would be your last chance to see Johnny Depp wear a floppy hat and talk like a drunken stroke victim, don’t fret. You’ll have at least two more chances.

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Abigail Spencer Recruited To ‘This Means War’
Friday, December 3 by

Since appearing as a hot hippie on “Mad Men,” Abigail Spencer’s career has been picking up steam. With Cowboys & Aliens under her giant Western belt buckle, she’s ready to join McG’s This Means War.

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Ben Foster and Giovanni Ribisi Caught With ‘Contraband’
Thursday, December 2 by

Ben Foster and Giovanni Ribisi are close to joining the cast of Contraband, Variety is reporting. If the deal goes through, the pair will join Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale, who have already been cast in the thriller.

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‘The Three Stooges’ Moves To Fox, Gets Start Date With No Cast
Thursday, December 2 by

Are the Farrelly brothers about to escape development hell? Maybe. Twentieth Century Fox is taking over the brothers’ long-awaited modern day The Three Stooges adaptation, pulling the project from the clammy grip of the now-officially-bankrupt MGM.

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10 Funniest Neil Hamburger Anti-Yogi Bear Tweets
Thursday, December 2 by

Outspoken comedian Neil Hamburger, a Tim & Eric favorite, has taken it upon himself to launch an anti-Yogi Bear tirade on his @neil_hamburger Twitter account. Neil doesn’t mince words in his explicit bursts of disgust over the live action/animated hybrid featuring Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake as the voices of Yogi and Boo Boo, respectively.

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7 Probable Victims of the Hollywood Star Whackers
Thursday, December 2 by

After weeks of painstaking research, I’ve come up with this list of seven probable victims of the “Hollywood Star Whackers.” They are the key to figuring out the “who” and “why”…and god willing, maybe “how much” and “how many.”

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Partner Post Alert: Why Mark Wahlberg Will Make a Bad Nathan Drake In ‘Uncharted’
Thursday, December 2 by

Our nerd friends over at GameFront put together an impressive rant on why Mark Wahlberg should not have been given the lead role in David O. Russell’s adaptation of the PS3 blockbuster game, Uncharted.

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P.T. Anderson Eyeing Pynchon Novel for Next Project
Thursday, December 2 by

What do you get when the world’s most reclusive author and a notoriously paranoid Hollywood filmmaking sensation meet somewhere in the smoke-filled depths of creative abstraction and start comparing notes? Presumably, you get a pretty damn good movie.

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Funny Things Happened at The Quentin Tarantino Roast
Thursday, December 2 by

Yesterday, several of Quentin Tarantino’s friends gathered in New York for lunch to roast the director in only a way that the Friars Club can. They all gave Tarantino sh*t about his face, cadence, use of language, and supposed foot fetish.

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Noah Baumbach Lines Up Ben Stiller And James Franco For ‘While We’re Young’
Thursday, December 2 by

Future Oscar host James Franco and guy who dresses embarrassingly at the Oscars Ben Stiller are set to join Noah Baumbach’s next project. Taste the angst!!