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Michael Bay Wants to Make Alien Abductions Explode

Wednesday, July 28 by

Alien abductions and big explosions: together at last!

Director Michael Bay is teaming with Paramount Pictures to produce Bobby Glickert's upcoming alien film, tentativly titled Confidential Alien Project (don't let them screw with that title, Bobby). While Glickert has directed a few horror shorts, this will be his first full-length feature. Insiders are comparing the film to both Cloverfield and Paranormal Activity, which is a nice way of saying it's cheap. Considering Paramount is hoping to keep the budget at around $12 million, that seems to be the case.

Deadline is reporting that Bay's production company, Platinum Dunes, is currently shopping for writers, so if anyone knows a lot of synonyms for "Kaboom," send your resume here.

Steve Carell was ‘Raised by Wolfs’

Wednesday, July 28 by

Steve Carell was Raised By Wolfs, which explains why his new film misspells "wolves" in the title.

DreamWorks Studios is teaming with Carell's Carousel Productions to back the project, which is still in the "pitch" stage. While the exact plot of the Les Firestein comedy is unknown, I think it's safe to say it involves Carell's character being raised by America's favorite AHL hockey team, the Chicago Wolves (two time Calder Cup winners). (Latino Review)

‘Horrible Bosses’ Cast Gets Even Better with Addition of ‘Old Spice Guy’

Wednesday, July 28 by

How do you make the ensemble cast of Horrible Bosses even better? Throw in the "Old Spice Guy," of course.

Isaiah Mustafa, the star of the now legendary deodorant ads will reportedly play a cop in the upcoming comedy. Mustafa joins a list of Hollywood heavyweights, including Colin Farrell, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston, and Kevin Spacey, just to name a few.

Will the fact that Mustafa is the face of Old Spice create animosity with co-star Kevin Spacey, a well known Brut man? We'll keep you posted (Cinema Blend).

Mind Bending ‘Inception’ Infographic

Tuesday, July 27 by

I found the film easier to decipher than this graphic made for clarification.
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Will Ferrell/Adam McKay-Produced ‘The Virginity Hit’ Red-Band Trailer

Tuesday, July 27 by

Will Ferrell and Adam McKay unleashed this trailer for The Virginity Hit this past weekend at Comic-Con to a very confused audience. The film, which the dynamic duo are producing, came off as a joke at first. Then it went on just a little too long and we all realized it wasn't a joke, it was a promotion for an actual feature length film.
No disrespect to Team McFerrell, but this premise is an exercise in deceased equine abuse (beating a dead horse, to you laymen). It's a mash-up of 40 Year-Old Virgin, Superbad, and American Pie with the added, quickly becoming overused, faux documentary approach. Maybe that's why everyone at Comic-Con thought it was a parody of those films. Maybe it should have been…
The Virginity Hit hits theaters September 10, 2010
Check out the trailer after the jump…

Justin Timberlake Offered Lead In Dumbly-Titled ‘I’m.mortal’

Tuesday, July 27 by

White guy cornrows always win in a Silly Head Contest.
Justin Timberlake has been offered the lead role opposite Amanda Seyfried in Andrew Niccol's dumbly-titled I'm.mortal. If Timberlake joins the cast of hot, young things in Niccol's science fiction-tinged excuse to meet attractive women, he'll play the role of a rebel from the ghetto who goes on the run with Seyfried as his hostage. That's right, "Breakin' Up My Heart" has talked street long enough that Hollywood actually believes him to be street. "Sup, girl. You just been took hostage by Orlando's most wanted. Nah mean? Buh! Buh! Rap!! Rap!! Rap!! Pssh!!! Betta ack like ya know." **moonwalks away menacingly** (Deadline)

Watch Josh Hutcherson’s ‘Spider-Man’ Audition For Some Reason

Tuesday, July 27 by

The road to casting Andrew Garfield for Marc Webb's Spider-Man reboot was a bumpy one at best. As the time for a decision drew near, the filmmakers whittled their list of hopefuls down to five young actors. One of these hopefuls was Josh Hutcherson, who was once the rumored front-runner to walk in Tobey Maguire's shadow. Though we'll never see Hutcherson play Parker on the big screen, we can now see him in an awkwardly-staged audition video.
Latino Review was able to unearth the tape that caught the attention of Sony execs and Marc Webb. It's rumored to have been choreographed by fight choreographer Larnell Stovell, and shows Hutcherson's Parker squaring off against a gang of high school bullies, who he easily flings into well-placed exercise mats. It really is such a good thing that those mats were there. Check out the video here and let us know what you think of Hutcherson as Parker. He looks like too much like he should be playing keyboards for Panic At The Disco to me.

‘Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time’ Wheelchair Cat Clip

Tuesday, July 27 by

Comedian/actor Nick Swardson has a new show coming to Comedy Central in October called "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time." I was invited to visit the set a few months ago, and will share some of that footage with you once it gets closer to the premiere date. I know you guys are savages though, so in the meantime, here's a clip about a disabled cat in a wheelchair. His name is Mr. Stitches the Trust Fund Kitty and he rolls around with b*tches and blow just like Stephen Hawking. 
I'm officially sold on this show. I've loved Nick Swardson's particular brand of humor ever since I caught his early stand-up special way back when. In my book, any man who mixes drugs, boobs, and felines without feeling below the waste deserves a shot. It's a weird book I keep. (WarmingGlow)
Check out the clip after the jump…

Comic-Con 2010: Double Leia All the Way

Tuesday, July 27 by

Double Leia – Watch more Funny Videos
What does it mean?!

Brett Ratner To Work With ‘Unknowns’

Tuesday, July 27 by

Brett Ratner is getting in the spy game. Ratner bought the film rights to "The Unknowns," a comic book written by Mark A. Altman ("DOA: Dead Or Alive"), Steve Kriozere ("NCIS") and model/actress Monica Olsen.
The comic tells the story of a woman who learns she was once the leader of an elite team called the Unknowns. She rejoins the team to learn who or what erased her memories and why. That definitely seems like it has movie potential. Hard to say what attracted Ratner to the project. Is he a fan of DOA, "NCIS", or model/actress Monica Olsen's talents.

We may never know. (Variety)

‘Charlie St. Cloud’ Actress Amanda Crew

Tuesday, July 27 by

Amanda Crew is a former Blockbuster employee turned actress, who stole the show in Sex Drive along with fellow nerdy friend Clark Duke. She can be seen in this week's upcoming Charlie St. Cloud, further proving that I should have asked out that girl who worked at the Hot Topic store all those years ago. But mother wouldn't approve of it.
A word from Amanda: "I'll take a total nerd over a football jock any day. They are so darn cute I could eat 'em!"
But never date them.

Tom Hardy Replaces Sam Worthington in McG’s ‘This Means War’

Tuesday, July 27 by

Their body language says everything.
Another actor has once again jumped McG's This Means War ship. Sam Worthington was set to duel with Chris Pine in the project, but the Aussie actor has peaced out and Brit Tom Hardy has taken his place. Now Hardy and Pine, both Star Trek nuuuuurds, will go after each other black-ops-spy-style while also vying for the hand of Reese Witherspoon.
I'm a huge fan of this pairing. Tom Hardy's performance in Inception was one of the most enjoyable parts of the film, and Chris Pine proved he can hold his own in the Star Trek reboot. Watching these two fine actors go head-to-head with spy sh*t could be an exhilarating match. Especially if McG scores the scene with a Prodigy "Firestarter"/Usher "Daddy's Home" remix. (Vulture)

Dinner of Movie Schmucks

Tuesday, July 27 by

With Dinner for Schmucks out later this week, we felt nostalgic for some of our favorite movie schmucks. Then, we imagined, if they can make a crossover as spectacular as Freddy vs. Jason, or Alien vs. Predator, why wasn't THIS dinner movie greenlit (Schmucks: The Spacklering?).

Rihanna Joins Cast of ‘Battleship’ Because at This Point, Why the Hell Not?

Tuesday, July 27 by

I smell Oscar!
If you're already making a movie out of a grid-based board game, and you've already decided to add an extraterrestrial element for no apparent reason, why in the hell wouldn't you throw a popular female R'n'B singer into the mix?

Empire Online is reporting that Rihanna will make her feature film debut in Peter Berg's Battleship. The singer will join Alexander Skarsgard and Taylor Kitsch who have already signed on to the project, for some reason.

Not to be outdone, Rihanna's ex-boyfriend, singer Chris Brown, has announced plans to star in an off-Broadway production of Connect Four: The Musical. Will it prove as successful? Only time will tell.

‘Robocop’ Remake Is Officially Dead

Tuesday, July 27 by

I'm sad to report that those of us waiting to see a poignant, arthouse remake of a film about a part robot, part human cop who walks through walls and fights cyber-ninjas are to be left wanting. Darren Aronofsky's long-in-the-works, inexplicable remake of Robocop has officially been scrapped. The collapse of the project was came about for two reasons: MGM's money problems, and Darren Aronofsky's realizing that he is Darren Aronofsky. (Moviehole)

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