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Duh Report: Orlando Bloom Likely To Revisit The Shire
Thursday, December 9 by

Peter Jackson already nabbed Cate Blanchett to reprise her role as Galadriel in The Hobbit, and now he’s about to land himself another pretty little elf. Orlando Bloom is in talks to return as the wispy-haired archer Legolas.

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Martial Arts DVD Prize Pack Winner!
Thursday, December 9 by

And the winner is…

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Caption Contest: Win ’24′ Season 8 DVD!
Thursday, December 9 by

To celebrate the release of “24″ Season 8 on Blu-ray and DVD on December 14th, we’re giving away three DVD copies! I dare you to watch the entire season in one sitting.

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Jessica Biel And Sofia Vergara Will Loan Their Hotness To ‘New Year’s Eve’
Thursday, December 9 by

Gary Marshall is throwing a bone to the beleaguered boyfriends who will be dragged to see New Year’s Eve. Jessica Biel and Sofia Vergara have joined the ensemble cast.

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‘Bad Santa’ Duo Reteam for Filthy Buddy Cop Comedy
Wednesday, December 8 by

John Requa and Glen Ficarra, the screenwriters who first broke out in 2003 with the dirty and hilarious Bad Santa, are tossing their hats back in the hard R comedy game with an untitled buddy cop picture they’ve described as a cross between “Lethal Weapon and Bad Santa.”

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Rick Gervais Gunning For Celebs At This Year’s ‘Golden Globes’
Wednesday, December 8 by

When Ricky Gervais hosted the Golden Globes earlier this year, he kept saying he’d never be invited back. He let loose with celebrity roasting, but now he is coming back to host again on January 16. Gervais told a conference call full of reporters that he plans to be even bolder with his jokes this time.

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Michael Bay Disses Dorks, Admits Sh*tty Sense Of Humor
Wednesday, December 8 by

Michael Bay sat down with a few reporters recently to present the Transformers 3 teaser. He also took the opportunity to talk about his new found love of 3D, his new leading lady, and his sh*tty sense of humor.

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Charlize Theron and Armie Hammer to Sex Up J. Edgar Hoover
Wednesday, December 8 by

Government bureaucracy isn’t normally depicted as the sexiest of career paths, but Charlize Theron might soon change that.

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Adam Scott Will Wear a T-Shirt With Your Face On It While Shopping With You
Wednesday, December 8 by

You read that catchy headline correctly, folks. TV & Film’s Adam Scott will go grocery shopping with you while wearing a t-shirt with your face printed on it. All you have to do is be the highest bidder in his eBay auction

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Shia LaBeouf And Tom Hardy Dabbling In Bootlegging
Wednesday, December 8 by

Christmas has come early for John Hillcoat. He was all frownies last year when funding dropped out for his drama The Wettest County In The World. Turns out, he can get wet after all.

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Ricky Gervais: Steve Carell’s ‘Office’ Replacement Isn’t Who You Think
Wednesday, December 8 by

Will The Office bring in Billy Connolly or Sandy Duncan to take over Dunder Mifflin from Steve Carell? Creator of the British Office and executive producer of the American one, Ricky Gervais said we’re all thinking wrong.

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Paramount Throwing a Parade For Serial Killers
Wednesday, December 8 by

Paramount Pictures is adapting a novel about a town that celebrates the annual arrival of a serial killer with a parade and a pageant. Awesome.

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James Cameron To Seriously Creep Us Out With Cirque du Soleil
Wednesday, December 8 by

I knew that 3D technology was too awesome of a power to expect that it wouldn’t corrupt. Now, James Cameron, driven made by stereoscopic film-making, is teaming up with Cirque du Soleil to take creeping us all out to the next level.

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Elijah Wood, Danny McBride, Will Ferrell, and Jack Black To Take On Beastie Boys
Wednesday, December 8 by

What’cha, what’cha, what’cha want, Elijah Wood, Danny McBride, Will Ferrell, and Jack Black? Oh, to star in a short film based on the Beastie Boys’ 1987 music video (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party).

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Will ‘Die Hard 5′ Begin Shooting In 2011?
Wednesday, December 8 by

Bruce Willis is set to begin filming Die Hard 5 next year, if you trust Puerto Rico’s second-largest newspaper “Primera Hora.” I personally only trust their first largest.

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‘Wrath of the Titans’ Script Is On Its 10th Draft
Wednesday, December 8 by

I’m really bad at detecting sarcasm, so I’m not 100% sure that the script has really gone though ten drafts. But even an idiot can tell that Neeson’s comment about the quality of the story was facetious. Good one, Liam.

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Wachowskis to Remake ‘Robin Hood’
Wednesday, December 8 by

The Wachowski siblings have taken a break from their film about American servicemen engaging in hardcore gay sex in order to work on the next best thing: a Robin Hood remake.

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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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6 Million Watched ‘The Walking Dead’ Season Finale
Tuesday, December 7 by

Just to put it in perspective, remember that political blog you started back in college? It received six total clicks, four of which were from you at different machines around the computer lab. Multiply that times a million, and you’ve got the same numbers that AMC is putting up.

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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.