Ian McKellen was very close to not reprising the role of Gandalf in Peter Jackson’s Hobbit films. His reasoning? All old British dudes are pretty much the same.
Raising Hope, Fox’s freshman single camera sitcom, will live to see its titular newborn crawl and perhaps even walk next Fall, as the network has ordered a second season of the popular comedy.
In another bit of casting news for the Quixotic attempt to update Spider-Man into a form that today’s young people can hope to understand, 80s teen idol and probable “24″-actor C. Thomas Howell joined Andrew Garfield and company in Marc Webb’s Spider-Man.
Everything’s coming up Ron Livingston.
That strange, omnipresent force that compels Woody Allen to make movies has struck again, and the result has been picked up by Sony Pictures Classics.
What news is this? Brendan Fraser has signed on to a potentially good movie? In fact, it is so. George Of The Jungle has joined Neil LaBute’s next film, Seconds Of Pleasure.
Zack Snyder’s new movie Sucker Punch is about a girl who’s committed to an insane asylum. Meanwhile, we’re going insane looking at the sexy girls in the ginormous new promo poster!
Charlize Theron may blast off as the lead of the new Alien prequels that Ridley Scott is developing at Fox.
Shooting a film for theaters? Yes, there’s even an app for that.
Pfeiffer catwalks into Welcome To People, while Ed Westwick gossips as J. Edgar Hoover’s biographer.
Sony announced that Kevin James, who stars in Oscar bait like Paul Blart: Mall Cop, will re-team with Frank Coraci, his director from 2011′s The Zookeeper, for an MMA movie.
Who will get the crank/death call in the prologue this time around?
The director of Winter’s Bone, the fun romp about an Ozark girl out to find the corpse of her father is working up a treatment based on the adventures of lovable imp Pippi Longstocking.
According to no less than Pee-Wee himself, Judd Apatow is considering directing his production of Pee-Wee’s untitled next movie.
America’s all-time favorite person, Tina Fey, is in discussions to star in the Paul Weitz film Admission.
Andy Serkis should just live in his mo-cap suit from now on. The actor has agreed to once again put a ring on it to reprise the role of Gollum in The Hobbit.
Another name (John Michael Higgins)has been added to the all-star cast of We Bought a Zoo, a movie in which a family, after losing their mother, buys a zoo and relocates.
Ever wanted to attend the star-studded premiere of a major studio film? Well now’s your chance to pretend you’re doing just that! Tonight we’ll be streaming the premiere of The Green Hornet right here.
Seth Rogen’s partner in writing walked us through some of the unique aspects of their version of The Green Hornet. He also dishes on Seth and Jay vs. The Apocalypse.
James Cameron, the only guy with any original ideas in Hollywood, has thrown the proposed Battleship movie under the bus in a recent German interview.
There’s hope for Wall Street 3: Money Still Never Sleeps! According to Michael Douglas, Michael Douglas has beat the cancer that was in Michael Douglas. In all fairness, some doctors helped out too.
The upcoming adaptation of Mark Jude Poirier’s 2000 novel Goats has been gestating for a while now, but the movie finally has what appears to be an actual cast apart from already-attached David Duchovny.
The money train that is the Paranormal Activity franchise keeps plugging along for Paramount Pictures. Christopher B. Landon, the writer of Disturbia has been hired to pen the third installment with co-writer Michael R. Perry, the scribe behind Paranormal Activity 2.
Stan Lee’s SAG card is not in any jeopardy. The comics godfather tweeted over the weekend that he’s been offered an exciting cameo in Sony’s Spider-Man reboot.
Attention mythical creatures who care about the Academy Awards: What is commonly considered one of the last important indicators of Oscar nominations has finally been released from the Director’s Guild of America vault
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is an established literary classic, so it only makes sense.
Peter Yates has died. The director of Bullitt and Krull died yesterday at the age of 81. Which is not to be confused with Kull The Conquerer, which is not to be seen.
The Green Hornet opens this Friday, and features Black Beauty: a tricked-out 1965 Chrysler Crown Imperial. The car looks pretty bad ass, but how does it stack up to other classic cinematic rides? Take a look at the list below and judge for yourself.
Super-heroes tend to be a package deal – you don’t just get Batman, but also Robin, a utility belt, and an acrobat wearing uncomfortably small shorts.
As all box-office prognosticators know, the weekend after New Year’s represents a traditional slump in box office returns, as the general public becomes numb