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Darren Aronofsky Hates Armond White
Tuesday, January 11 by

Darren Aronofsky can add another entry to his fine list of accomplishments: Bitching out Armond White in person at an awards ceremony.

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Ian McKellen Shall Not Pass On ‘Hobbit’
Tuesday, January 11 by

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.

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Fox Raises Second Season For ‘Hope’
Tuesday, January 11 by

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.

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‘Spider-Man’ Reboot Casts Its Ray
Tuesday, January 11 by

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.

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Ron Livingston Actually Likes To Work
Tuesday, January 11 by

Everything’s coming up Ron Livingston.

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Sony Pictures Classics Gets a Woody, Maybe a Spurlock
Tuesday, January 11 by

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.

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Brendan Fraser Joining A Good Movie?
Tuesday, January 11 by

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.

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Ogle The 5 Ass-Kicking Ladies of ‘Sucker Punch’
Monday, January 10 by

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!

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Is Charlize Theron The New ‘Alien’ Queen?
Monday, January 10 by

Charlize Theron may blast off as the lead of the new Alien prequels that Ridley Scott is developing at Fox.

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‘Oldboy’ Director’s New Camera Is His iPhone
Monday, January 10 by

Shooting a film for theaters? Yes, there’s even an app for that.

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Casting News For Michelle Pfeiffer, The Limey on ‘Gossip Girl’
Monday, January 10 by

Pfeiffer catwalks into Welcome To People, while Ed Westwick gossips as J. Edgar Hoover’s biographer.

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‘Paul Blart’ Farts, Does Martial Arts For ‘Click’ Director
Monday, January 10 by

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.

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Who’s the Drew Barrymore of ‘Scream 4′?
Monday, January 10 by

Who will get the crank/death call in the prologue this time around?

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Winter’s Bone Helmer to Steal Pippi’s Innocence
Monday, January 10 by

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.

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Nostalgia Overload: Apatow May Direct Pee Wee
Monday, January 10 by

According to no less than Pee-Wee himself, Judd Apatow is considering directing his production of Pee-Wee’s untitled next movie.

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Tiny Fey Waits for Admissions
Monday, January 10 by

America’s all-time favorite person, Tina Fey, is in discussions to star in the Paul Weitz film Admission.

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Ian McKellen & Andy Serkis Return For ‘The Hobbit’
Monday, January 10 by

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.

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John Michael Higgins Locked In ‘Zoo’ With Matt Damon
Monday, January 10 by

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.

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Hang With the ‘Green Hornet’ Cast Through Your Computer
Monday, January 10 by

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.

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Interview: Evan Goldberg Talks ‘Green Hornet’, Apocalypses, and ‘Spaceballs’
Monday, January 10 by

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.

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Cameron Criticizes ‘Battleship’ Story, Obviously Hasn’t Seen ‘Avatar’
Monday, January 10 by

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.

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Michael Douglas Beat The Sh*t Out Of Cancer
Monday, January 10 by

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.

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Vera Farmiga, Keri Russell, Minnie Driver & Will Arnett Latest Bunch of ‘Goats’
Monday, January 10 by

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.

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Writer Taxed With Figuring Out ‘Paranormal Activity 3′
Monday, January 10 by

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.

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Enter the Onion SportsDome
Monday, January 10 by

It’s The Onion, so you know it’ll be funny. Also funny: ESPN’s 24-hour broadcast of Chris Berman’s jiggling neck fat.

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Stan Lee Will Stand Around In ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot
Monday, January 10 by

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.

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Directors Guild Nominates Directors For Directing
Monday, January 10 by

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

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Salma Hayek Heads Up ‘Wicked’ Adaptation for ABC
Monday, January 10 by

Because if there’s one thing the entertainment world is lacking, it’s television adaptations of bestselling fantasy novels.

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‘Great Gatsby’ May Receive Crucial 3rd Dimenson
Monday, January 10 by

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is an established literary classic, so it only makes sense.

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R.I.P. Peter Yates
Monday, January 10 by

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.