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‘Spider-Man’ Director Teams With ‘Black Swan’ Writer For Sure-To-Be-Weird Sci-Fi Movie
Wednesday, January 26 by

There’s nothing weirder than a crazy ballerina who lezes out and thinks she’s turning into an evil bird, so writing a straight up sci-fi movie should be a cakewalk for screenwriter Mark Heyman.

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Can Santa Claus Beat Up Jude Law? We’ll Find Out In ‘Guardians’
Wednesday, January 26 by

Chris Pine, Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin and Isla Fisher will be voicing our childhood icons in Dreamworks’ Rise of the Guardians.

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Official Bidness: Fassbender To Play (Non-Google-Based) Android
Wednesday, January 26 by

Michael Fassbender has joined Ridley Scott’s non-Alien Alien prequel, Prometheus.

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‘The Office’ Scores Ferrell, Tells Carell He Should Really Get Going
Wednesday, January 26 by

Will Ferrell will be picking up the slack during a four-episode arc.

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Clinton Not In ‘Hangover 2’ Like You Had Hoped So Dearly
Wednesday, January 26 by

Bill Clinton isn’t going to have a cameo in The Hangover 2, says Ed Helms.

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India’s Terminator Is So Much Crazier Than Ours
Wednesday, January 26 by

I’ve never seen anything this insane outside the insides of my own eyelids.

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SHOCKER: New De Palma Film Features Intrigue, Beautiful Women
Wednesday, January 26 by

Brian De Palma, legendary director of ‘Body Double’, ‘Scarface’, and ‘Carrie’, has signed on to direct ‘Passion’, a remake of last year’s foreign film ‘Crime d’amour’.

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NBC Wants To Be Funny, And Not In A Pitiful Way
Wednesday, January 26 by

NBC decided to pick up four comedy pilots from established comedians that actually have decent premises.

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The Ultimate Jason Statham Movie Quiz
Wednesday, January 26 by

I made this quiz as a sign of my undying love for the British action star. How much do I love him? Well, let’s just say that when I sit and daydream about having sex with beautiful women, I always picture myself as Jason Statham.

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John Travolta Up For The Teflon Don
Wednesday, January 26 by

Ready the bronzer. John Travolta is the front runner to offend the Gotti family by portraying patriarch John in the upcoming biopic about the famed mafia don.

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Will Smith And Jay-Z Make Willow An Orphan
Wednesday, January 26 by

The multimillionaires are forming an unholy union that would put Smith’s hair-whipping daughter in a ‘re-imagining’ of the musical ‘Annie’.

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One Project, Three Movies, Two Miniseries: ‘Dark Towers’ Casting Saga
Wednesday, January 26 by

Just because Ron Howard wants you to do something doesn’t mean you have to do it.

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‘Prometheus’ To Be A Summer Behemoth Instead Of A Spring Behemoth
Wednesday, January 26 by

‘Prometheus’ is getting a summer 2012 release.

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Aretha Franklin Wants Halle Berry For Biopic, Has Terrible Eyesight
Wednesday, January 26 by

Halle Berry recently passed up the role of Aretha Franklin in her forthcoming biopic. But, much like she does with Burger King’s strict No Refills policy, the diva is not taking no for an answer.

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Pilot Pick-Up Roundup: Maybe There Are A Couple Good Ones!
Wednesday, January 26 by

New TV shows that, chances are, will be canceled soon.

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Harvey Weinstein Wants To Clean Up ‘The King’s Speech’
Wednesday, January 26 by

In order to convert the Oscar buzz surrounding ‘The King’s Speech’ into sweet money money money, executive producer Harvey Weinstein wants to tone down the film’s naughty language.

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Kings Of Leon Enrage Ryan Murphy, Gleeks Everywhere
Wednesday, January 26 by

What does it take to send ‘Glee’ creator Ryan Murphy into an expletive laced tirade? Deny him the right to turn a song of yours into a “number” on his hit show, that’s what.

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Mark Webber Pulls A Will Smith
Wednesday, January 26 by

Actor/director Mark Webber is gearing up to helm his second indie film, a touching love letter to the bond that exists between a father and son, in which he’s casting his real-life toddler. Classic Hollywood nepotism.

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Brothers Scott Have New Idea To Set Drama In The 60s
Wednesday, January 26 by

Those fabulous Scott boys Ridley and Tony are working as producers on a new show called “The Drivers.”

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Edgar Allan Poe Is So Hot Right Now
Wednesday, January 26 by

John Cusack won’t be the only one rocking nineteenth century facial hair. ABC has ordered the pilot “Poe,” a series that depicts Edgar Allan Poe as a nineteenth century sleuth. Probably with nice abs.

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‘Conan’ Is A Hit, Insists Conan’s Agent and Conan’s Mom
Tuesday, January 25 by

When is a hit show possibly not a hit show? When everyone is DVRing it.

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Naomi Watts Greatly Increases Boob Count Of ‘J. Edgar’ Cast
Tuesday, January 25 by

Also increased: the chances for an explicit lesbian sex scene.

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3D Is Bad For Your Brain Because Roger Ebert Says So
Tuesday, January 25 by

Critic Roger Ebert sticks his downward thumb right into the audience, saying it’s stupid to pay top dollar for movies designed to give you a headache.

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Alec Baldwin May Live Liberal Wet Dream As MSNBC Host
Tuesday, January 25 by

He might be #1 on the list to replace Keith Olbermann. I still think he should stick to selling microwaves.

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New Zealand Apologizes To Anna Faris, Will Faris Apologize For ‘Yogi Bear?’
Tuesday, January 25 by

Faris got harassed on the New Zealand set of ‘Yogi Bear,’ and the country said some things it later regretted.

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Emile Hirsch In For ‘The Motel Life.’ Next Up: Everyone Else
Tuesday, January 25 by

The first piece of The Motel Life has been identified. That piece would be Emile Hirsch, and what a fine piece he is.

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NBC Tired Of Making Bad Decisions, Wants McG To Direct ‘Wonder Woman’
Tuesday, January 25 by

TV vet McG is the frontrunner to helm the the pilot episode of the David E. Kelley-produced reboot.

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Tila Tequila To Class Up ‘$#*! My Dad Says’
Tuesday, January 25 by

Bust out your jars of Mentholatum ’cause I’m about to shorten your breath. Everyone’s favorite Tila Tequila, Tila Tequila, will be appearing on this week’s episode of “$#*! My Dad Says.”

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9 Replacement Sponsors For MTV’s ‘Skins’
Tuesday, January 25 by

MTV won’t miss the sponsors who have dropped. Why? Because there are dozens more just waiting to cash in on the sweet, sweet scent of underage ass. With that in mind, here are nine replacement sponsors for MTV’s “Skins.”

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‘Hunger Games’ Gets A Kick-Off Date
Tuesday, January 25 by

Lace up your whatever you need to lace up to play a game of survival.