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Funny Name Makes Good: Scoot McNairy Offered Parts In ‘Cogan’s Trade’, ‘Prometheus’ and ‘Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’
Wednesday, February 16 by

You’d think a name like that would put his headshot and resume in the “???” pile, but it turns out McNairy (‘Art School Confidential’) is a hot name right now.

Scorsese To Direct ‘Silence’, ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ Rumors Just White Noise
Wednesday, February 16 by

As we thought, the rumors about Scorsese directing ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ this summer were as reliable as a Bernie Madoff. “Alright then, wiseguy. What is his next project?”

Guy Ritchie NOT Offered ’300′ Sequel, Zack Snyder And His Owl Army NOT Furious
Wednesday, February 16 by

Looks like Warner execs just kicked Snyder into the pit on this one.

Richard Kelly To Direct A Less Batsh*t Crazy Movie
Wednesday, February 16 by

Kelly will take on a more straightforward narrative with his new film ‘Corpus Christi’, though the plot description makes me wonder if deviations into “Fluid Karma” territory are inevitable.

Alice Eve To Crack The Whip At MiB
Wednesday, February 16 by

Alice Eve has been brought in to portray a young Emma Thompson in the time travel storyline of Men In Black 3. Thompson’s self-confidence must be through the roof right now.

Rumor Reliable As Economy: Scorsese and DiCaprio Shooting ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ This Summer?
Wednesday, February 16 by

This news is as suspicious as a check signed by Frank Abagnale Jr. However, it’s juicier than a bottle of red prison wine, so we’re letting you know about it. Proceed with caution.

Director Kim Peirce Ready To ‘Knife’ Crips And Bloods
Wednesday, February 16 by

Universal picked Kimberly Pierce (‘Boys Don’t Cry’) to direct a new ‘one-of-these-guys-is-not-like-the-others’ story.

‘Troll 2′ Child Star Gets Shot At Un-ironic Fame
Wednesday, February 16 by

Looks like ‘Troll 2′ is no longer just an embarrassment.

Stephen Dorff Is Really Running Through Those Fannings
Wednesday, February 16 by

Dakota Fanning is joining Dorff and Emile Hirsch in ‘The Motel Life’. Child actor powers ACTIVATE!!

9 Other Robots Who Deserve Their Own Statue
Wednesday, February 16 by

If Detroit is going to get RoboCop in bronze, why not immortalize these other movie icons?

James Van Der Beek To Play James Van Der Beek In ‘Bitch’
Wednesday, February 16 by

The upcoming FOX comedy pilot “Don’t Trust the Bitch in Apt. 23″ has nabbed a prime celebrity guest star.

One More Reason To Reject 3D Movies: Nazis Liked Them!
Wednesday, February 16 by

There is historical evidence to explain why 3D makes me uncomfortable: Nazis were all about 3D filmmaking.

Michael Bay Owns Taylor Lautner For 2012
Wednesday, February 16 by

Michael Bay has just written himself into Taylor Lautner’s calendar with the most awesome ink money can buy.

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Matthew Vaughn Wants To See Old People In Tights
Wednesday, February 16 by

Matthew Vaughn is apparently fed up with working with little kids in Kick-Ass and teenagers in X-Men: First Class.

Elvis: The Thin Years Headed Into Development
Wednesday, February 16 by

It’s been at least three years since anyone has made an unnecessary Elvis Presley biopic. The long national wait is over.

2011 The Sequeliest Year In Hollywood History
Wednesday, February 16 by

We can’t just blame Martin Lawrence for this.

Road To The Oscars: Best Director Showdown
Wednesday, February 16 by

This week we shackle our Best Director contenders together by the ankles, slather them in honey, toss them in the bear cage with an 800 pound grizzly and a pair of bolt cutters to see who among them has the will to survive.

New ‘Scream 4′ Poster Shows A Sharp-Chinned Ghostface
Wednesday, February 16 by

Don’t forget to concentrate, as you should on all works of fine art.

Banksy’s Drawing Crap On Walls In Hollywood Now
Wednesday, February 16 by

Banksy really wants that Oscar. So much so that he’s willing to visit the Sunset Strip.

Irrfan Khan Talks Up His Own Role In ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’
Wednesday, February 16 by

Just check out what Irrfan Khan has to say about his part.

Everything You Wanted To Know About Martin Lawrence But Were Afraid To Ask
Wednesday, February 16 by

Every day, we here at Screen Junkies receive at least a dozen Martin Lawrence-related emails. As such, our crack-research team set to work to answer some of the most common questions we receive in regard to Mr. Lawrence.

Mickey Rourke and Lenny Kravitz Are A Couple Of Blind Bastards
Wednesday, February 16 by

Two guys who aren’t blind pretending to be blind guys who pretend not to be blind.

Michel Gondry Is Headed To The Moon
Wednesday, February 16 by

Michel Gondry has announced plans that he is adapting Philip K. Dick’s Ubik. I’m assuming the announcement was made via a yarn megaphone while Gondry wore plaster beehives as shoes.

Laura Prepon Is Banging Lots Of Dudes And Yelling At Dwarves
Wednesday, February 16 by

While her former “That 70’s Show” cast mates bang Natalie Portman on film, Laura Prepon is ready to offend. She’s signed on to channel Chelsea Handler in the comedienne’s autobiographical comedy pilot.

Jackie Chan To Release 100th Movie, Will Break 100 Bones To Celebrate
Tuesday, February 15 by

I think I might see ‘1911’ just to support a man who’s been killing himself for the world’s enjoyment since 1964.

Daniel Radcliffe To Star As Non-Magical ‘Amateur Photographer’
Tuesday, February 15 by

Radcliffe is going full-on, boring old muggle in one of his new post-Harry Potter roles.

‘Men In Black 3′ Delayed Again, Aliens Laugh Triumphantly
Tuesday, February 15 by

Here they come, the Men In Black… galaxy delayers…

Ice Cube May Help Tha Police In ’21 Jump Street’
Tuesday, February 15 by

My Man ‘Friday’ has more projects in the pipeline. He’s in talks to star in ’21 Jump Street’ and he’s driving around town with his car-related directing vehicle.

Schwarzenegger Could Get Faster, Furiouser, ‘Terminator’-er With Justin Lin
Tuesday, February 15 by

Since “The Great Arnold Schwarzenegger Tweet of 2011,” offers have been coming in for the former Kindergarden Cop.

Sherlock Holmes Sequel Gets Spooooky Title
Tuesday, February 15 by

You were probably satisfied with the sequel to the Sherlock Holmes movie being titled Sherlock Holmes 2, but the studio damn sure wasn’t.

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