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‘Thor’ Trailer Leaks Online, Ruins Online Carpet

Thursday, July 29 by

'No matter how I shake and dance, the last two drops go in the pants.'
Good news. The Thor trailer from Comic-Con has been magically leaked onto the internet. Now, instead of fighting with a bunch of 20-something virgins for a spot in Hall H, you can watch the trailer from the comfort of your very own home. You don't even have to risk getting stabbed in the eye with a pen.
So, sit back and relax as the Norse God Thor is banished to Earth by another god who looks suspiciously like Anthony Hopkins. (Cinema Blend)
Watch Thor do his Thor thaaaang after the jump…

Paul Giamatti Stars as Nikita Khrushchev in ‘K Blows Top’

Thursday, July 29 by

I smell a rat…a big commie rat.

Actor Paul Giamatti has joined the cast of HBO's upcoming project, K Blows Top, and will portray Soviet Leader Nikita Khrushchev during his 13-day visit to the U.S in 1959. The title of the film, which is based on a book by the same name, comes from a New York Daily News’ headline describing a tantrum thrown by Khrushchev upon learning his scheduled trip to Disneyland had been postponed.

Tom Hanks’ Playtone will produce the project, along with HBO, and marks the second collaboration between Hanks and Giamatti on a historical film for the network. Hanks also produced John Adams, an HBO miniseries in which Giamatti played the lessor known brother of brewer and patriot, Samuel Adams. (Collider)

Catception

Wednesday, July 28 by

Oh, how Hans Zimmer can make the insanely ordinary extraordinary. (Buzzfeed)
BRAAAAAAAHHHM!!!
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Hey Kids, Here’s the ‘Yogi Bear’ Trailer!

Wednesday, July 28 by

Earlier today we showed you the poster for the hybrid live-action/animation adaptation of Yogi Bear, and now the trailer has dropped for you kids to enjoy! And make no mistake, it's specifically for you kids! There are CGI bears and real people co-existing in harmony in a national park with pies! Pies and pic-i-nic baskets!
The film stars Dan Aykroyd as Yogi, Justin Timberlake as Boo Boo, Tom Cavanagh as Park Ranger Smith, and Anna Faris as a documentary filmmaker looking to exploit the talking bears! Do you know what exploit means, kids?! No?! Well then you probably don't know what chloroform means either!
Yogi Bear sneaks into theaters December 17, 2010!
Check out the trailer after the jump!

Damon Lindelof May Rewrite ‘Alien’ Prequel

Wednesday, July 28 by

"Lost co-creator and series finale ruiner (flame war!) has closed a deal to rewrite the Alien Prequel, which will hopefully be directed by Ridley Scott. As you may or may not know, Ridley kinda did the first Alien movie. Hit me with the facts, Deadline:
In a development as vexing as a Lost plotline, studio insiders said that while Lindelof indeed met with Scott and the studio for that rewrite job, the exchange of ideas between them sparked a take that could well turn out to be a free-standing science fiction film. The studio will decide when Lindelof turns it in. Scott Free is producing and Lindelof's CAA reps closed his deal last night.
So basically Lindelof wins either way. He rewrites what's sure to be a blockbuster prequel to a film that was a seminal influence on him, or he gets paid to write an original sci-fi project. It's almost as big of a conundrum as deciding which Pop Tart I'll allow myself today. S'mores toasts better, but strawberry I can eat right out of the silver packaging…

Dreamworks Snatches Up Zach Galifianakis’s ‘Reply All’

Wednesday, July 28 by

A new comedy titled Reply All was pitched around town this week with Zach Galifianakis attached to star. Dreamworks heard that and snatched it up immediately. There's no logline yet, but it's got Zach and that's all that matters for big box office.
Still though, what could this thing be about? Judging by the title, I'm worried. It sounds like a crappy romantic comedy where Kristin Bell and Javier Bardem hate one another because of an email that was sent to the wrong recipients, but then they decide they love one another because he's a straight-talking repairman with a hidden talent for painting and she's a magazine editor. If television and movies have taught me anything, magazine editors always end up with straight-talking repairmen with a hidden talent for painting. It's science. (Deadline)

Quick! Get to the Toboggan!

Wednesday, July 28 by

Arny and Georgy always had the greatest of fun in the snow.

Fall TV Tips: The Lawyer Shows

Wednesday, July 28 by

Over the next few weeks I'll be breaking down the new fall TV shows, telling you what to watch and what to skip altogether. It's your choice if you want to listen to me, but before you make a decision, you should know that I own several television sets, so I'm somewhat of an expert on this subject.
Today we tackle the lawyer shows. Attorneys and law-types have long been fascinating subject matter for TV, from your grandparents’ love of “Perry Mason” to your ex-girlfriend’s obsession with “Ally McBeal.” Well now a new cycle of law shows are hitting the small screen this fall. And as is usually the dillio, some are worthy of your dedication, while others make jury duty seem more appealing.
WATCH IT: “The Defenders” (CBS), Wednesdays at 10pm (ET)

‘Survivor’ Producers Guilty Of Age Descrimination

Wednesday, July 28 by

Brad Pitt is an old man for real this time. According to producers of CBS's "Survivor" that is. The show is taking an ageist position by pitting the 20 castmembers of "Survivor: Nicaragua" into two tribes: young and old. The old tribe will be made up of people 40 and over, while the young tribe will consist of those 30 and younger. Not sure what they plan to do with those between the ages of 30 and 40. Will they exterminate them a la Logan's Run? If so, I've gotta get my middle-aged ass the f*ck out of Nicaragua!! (Deadline)

‘Yogi Bear’ Poster Destroys Beautiful Picnic

Wednesday, July 28 by

Warner Bros. has unleashed the new poster for the live-action/animated Yogi Bear feature film. It showcases Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake, in bear form, hanging out amidst a cornucopia of ravaged picnic baskets. The worst part about it is that everything is only half-eaten. If they're going to ruin a slew of Sunday outings, they should at least destroy all the evidence. Park Ranger Smith (Tom Cavanagh) is going to have a sh*tfit when he sees what these mischievious bears have done. Real good example for Boo Boo, Yogi. REAL good.
Look for the trailer up later this afternoon. Now if you'll excuse me, I have some spoiled egg salad to attend to. (Yahoo)

‘Dinner For Schmucks’ Actress Lucy Punch

Wednesday, July 28 by

The vote is still out here at SJ on whether Lucy Punch is a butterface or not. What we do know is she is in very high in demand lately with Dinner for Schmucks this week and then taking over for Nicole Kidman in Woody Allen's You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger this fall, where she'll be playing Anthony Hopkins's young plaything.
A word from Lucy: "No man in all the kingdom will resist me with the hats I wear."

As long as you wear them low over your face. Sorry, I don't keep my gloves up.
More pics of Lucy after the jump…

‘Sons of Anarchy’ Season Three Trailer Comes Roaring At Us

Wednesday, July 28 by

A new trailer for season three of "Sons Of Anarchy" looks as bad ass as one would expect. Jax seems a bit down after the events of last year, but that's nothing gunfights, fistfights, and burying a guy in the sand up to his neck and then running his face over can't fix. It's the simple things in life that bring us the most joy. Let the healing begin.
Get revved up by the new trailer after the jump…

More ‘Transformers 3′ Set Videos

Wednesday, July 28 by

Michael Bay has been laying waste to Chicago under the guise of shooting the big budget action movie sequel Transformers 3. We've been seeing a ton of pics and videos from the set rolling in over the past few weeks, and today is no exception. /Film put together a great collection of the latest footage and shots, and I thought I'd share some of it with you here. Warning: Sh*t gets real.

Jon Favreau Wants To Shoot Zombies

Wednesday, July 28 by

Jon Favreau is putting on a brave face when discussing the dissolution of his bromance with Robert Downey Jr.. He's spoken out about Downey's need to jump off Cowboys & Aliens in favor of Sherlock Holmes 2 and seems to be a pretty good sport about it. He also tells The Playlist about the joys of working with Hollywood codger Harrison Ford.
"That's sort of an inside joke between us," says Favreau. 'I said, "You're coming to Comic-Con with me' and he said, 'I've never been there. I'm not going. If you're going to bring me, you've got to bring me in handcuffs.' I showed up with handcuffs yesterday on the set from the prop man. And so he cam and wore the handcuffs on stage."

Which really was not a good idea. That room full of Crystal Skull haters ripped the restrained Ford limb from limb. Harrison J. Ford 1942 – 2010.
When asked about what we might expect to see from him next, Favreau responded that he'd like to take on the zombie genre. Prepare yourselves to see Vince Vaughn just eating everything in sight. More than usual.

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.

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