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WHO SHOULD PLAY THE NEXT ELM STREET’S NANCY?

Monday, April 13 by

Michael Bay’s production company, Platinum Dunes is set to begin filming of their A Nightmare on Elm Street reboot at the end of this month. Fans everywhere rejoiced recently when it was announced that Jackie Earle Haley would don the sweater and glove of Freddy Krueger. Still no news about which young starlet will be playing Nancy, the film’s protagonist. We’ve compiled a list of sweet dream girls that we think should go toe-to-toe with the iconic dream slayer.  LEIGHTON MEESTER

“BATTLING BOY” OPTIONED BY PITT FOR PARAMOUNT

Monday, April 13 by

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Watchmen screenwriter Alex Tse has been hired on to write the adaptation of "Battling Boy" for Brad Pitt's Plan B and Paramount. "Battling Boy" is a graphic novel written and illustrated by Paul Pope, and is due to be published by First Second Books in the spring of 2010.  It is the story of the "son of a god who comes down from the top of a mountain… to rid the giant, continent-sized city of Monstropolis of a plague of beasts."  Check out some original artwork from the world of "Battling Boy" here.Tse has been the king of big screen adaptations recently…

WOODAY OF THE DEAD MORNING NEWS

Monday, April 13 by

CNN reports that actor and hemp spokesman Woody Harrelson recently attacked a member of the paparazzi. Harrelson, star of the upcoming film Zombieland, had this to say about the incident:"…Still very much in character, I was startled by a paparazzo, who I quite understandably mistook for a zombie," Our advice to Woody when it comes to dealing with the paparazzi (zombie or not), aim for the head. Kill the brain and you kill the ghoul. More morning news…Eliza Dushku, Chelsea Handler and Padma Lakshmi are totally naked. (Allure) Real Michael Bay joins Twitter;  Internet explodes shortly thereafter. (/film)Megan Fox's body. (Dread Central)Spike announce Pirate Hunters show. Think COPS on the high seas. (Variety) Seth Rogen wants to climb back aboard Pineapple Express. (MTV)Break the lock on Scott Pilgrim's diary. (AICN)Get to know the mutants of Wolverine. If you haven't already. (Coming Soon)

Terminator: TSCC Recap: Born to Run

Monday, April 13 by

The Sarah Connor chronicles comes to a chilling conclusion tonight, but doesn’t fail in explaining major pieces to the origins of a story conceived 25 years ago. Watching the NewsAgent Aldridge reiterates Sarah’s rights, but it’s a speech she’s heard many times before.  He then lists the details of her incarceration; the murder of Miles Dyson, the destruction of a Los Angeles Bank, and a firefight resulting in a young girl’s kidnapping and five dead, two of which are law enforcement officers.  Sarah’s crimes cover a range of time extending from ten years into the past up until this Monday, just before her apprehension.  Aldridge wants20to know where John Connor is.  Sarah is adamant that her son is dead: he died in the bank explosion. 

FNL Recap: Tomorrow Blues

Monday, April 13 by

Breaking Bad Recap: Peekaboo

Monday, April 13 by

Jesse wants Spoog and he’s got murder on the mind. So he goes to Spoog’s shotgun shack. Jesse’s more scared than Jamie Lee Curtis in Halloween. He breaks into to this roach infested room and a creepy little red headed brat walks in and turns on the tube. But the cute little guy is the only one home. Jesse who dubs himself Diesel (#32 to all the Shazam fans) will have to wait to get revenge on Spoog. In the suburbs, Skyler calls Walt’s old friend Gretchen and thanks her for helping with Walt’s medical bills. Gretchen’s confused and they plan to meet up. Meanwhile, Walt busy at work, has a little talk with the principle Carmen who’s about a 12 on the babe meter and seems to have a little interest in our cue ball hero Walt. When Walt gets home there’s a hot ass Bentley sitting in the drive way. It turns out Gretchen showed up at Walt’s place but held up Walt’s lie about his medical pay. This is awkward.

Dollhouse Recap: Spy in the House of Love

Sunday, April 12 by

When Topher learns that there’s a spy in the Dollhouse, Echo and Sierra are imprinted as spy-hunters and deployed on separate missions in order to flush out the mole.A Spy in the House of LoveThe episode begins with Echo and Sierra wandering through the halls of The Dollhouse. There are screams from behind one of the doors on the floor above and a gunshot rings out, blood splattering against the glass on the other side.  Echo’s dominatrix uniform indicates that her next mission is going to be something naughty.  She talks about trust, pain, and her dungeon.  After her mission, she is wiped.Dominique and Dr. Saunders speak openly about the Dollhouse in front of Echo.  The two discuss the pros and cons of what they do here, dwelling mostly on the cons.  Dr. Saunders thinks that the system is flawed, but not for the same reasons as Dominique.

SUNDAY SHORT: “MICHAEL BAY EATING A BOWL OF CEREAL”

Sunday, April 12 by

Whether you celebrate Easter or not, you can't deny the holiday is up there with Halloween and Valentine's in terms of the sheer amount of holiday-themed crap you can buy.  And who better to celebrate with than filmmaker Michael Bay, who got his start hawking products left and right (and blowing some up, occasionally) as a commercial director.  Michael Bay basically invented the "sheet metal porn" subgenre of car ads.  But what if he crossed his eye for drama with his eye for product while staring at a box of Kellogg's High School Musical cereal?  Well, you'd get Screenjunkies reader Chris Capel's short film, entitled "Michael Bay Eating a Bowl of Cereal.  Let it blow your mind after the jump.

EMMY ROSSUM MAKES ANYTHING ADORABLE

Friday, April 10 by

Hey kids!  Dragonball Evolution opened nationwide today.  And if you didn't know already, it stars Emmy Rossum!  Well she's just adorable – so adorable, we're willing to bet that her adorableness rubs off on not so adorable surroundings.Case in point, just look at this still from Dragonball.  Adorable! Now look at it again without Emmy Rossum. 

FRIDAY NIGHT LINKS

Friday, April 10 by

Arnold Is A Bear Fighting Champion (FilmDrunk)An actual Observe & Report Review (Pajiba)The Funniest CNN Bloopers Of All Time (Manofest)Natalie Noelle's Spanking Hot (GorillaMask)Hilarious Onion Spot On Porn (IAmBored)6 Tiny Nations That Know How To Kick Ass (Cracked)No Plans For Spider Man 5, Apparently (Filmofilia)A Weird Video For You To Watch (DreadCentral)If Your IM Buddy List Was Honest (Holytaco)Nick Diaz's Pot Smoking Binge (CagePotato)Hot Sophie Monk Needs A Blogger (BustedCoverage)Virginia Tech Hottie (Uncoached)Bioshock 2 Gameplay Footage (Unreality)Cillian Murphy's Newest Venture (ThePlayList)Book Of Short Medieval Stories (TomOatmeal)Another Awesome Cat Fight (NothingToxic)

“JAY RIOTTA” REVIEWS “OBSERVE AND REPORT”

Friday, April 10 by

By Jay Riotta

BUY HARRISON FORD’S GUN FROM BLADE RUNNER

Friday, April 10 by

Reuters reports that Rick Deckard's (Harrison Ford) gun from Ridley Scott's Blade Runner will be up for sale at an upcoming Hollywood memorabilia blowout held by auctioneer Profiles in History."The blaster, with an estimated sales price of between $100,000 and $150,000, comes from Hollywood marketer and producer Jeff Walker, and Profiles in History called it the 'holy grail' of sci-fi weapons."Now, don't get me wrong.  The gun that "retired" Zhora and a few of the other Replicants is no slouch.  But calling it the Holy Grail of Sci-Fi weapons is the sort of stuff the gets you killed by this guy:

Weekend TV Preview

Friday, April 10 by

We hate goodbyes! Two of our favorite of shows are culminating their seasons tonight. Terminator:TSCC promises a climactic face off with a T-1001, and Friday Night Lights ends with a majority of the cast moving on to college (but don't worry, the show got picked up for another 2 seasons). Don't start going outside or anything, Breaking Bad is still goin' strong, and the absence of one show means the emergence of another. Here's hoping for summer long Knight Rider series. Your preview after the break. 

EXCLUSIVE “ANGELS & DEMONS” CLIP WITH FART TRACK

Friday, April 10 by

ANGELS AND DEMONS with Tom Hanks opens in theaters May 15, and a new film clip has just been released!  It's very dramatic.  The tension is compounded by all of the alpha males posturing in the room and looking like they're trying to hold in hot farts.  See for yourself in this exclusive Screenjunkies clip!!! Angels & Demons & Farts – Watch more Funny VideosThis clip is dedicated to Noah "Gold Dust" Griffith.

30 Rock Recap: Cutback

Friday, April 10 by

This episode starts with the team celebrating after their 50th show. 50 hours of  dynamite comedy. Instead of arriving backstage to full wine bottles and a party, the crew finds empty wine bottles that are supposed to be used as paperweights. Jack pulls Liz aside and says there are going to be drastic cutbacks; the economy has hit the company hard. The entertainment division will face some of the most severe cutbacks. Jack tells Liz she has to put together a presentation that will be given to a group of cutthroat outside consultants, justifying her budget. Liz tells Jack not to worry, she has some tricks up her sleeve. Jack becomes worried when he finds Lemon means, “Trix up her sleeve”, as in the literal candy cereal up her sleeve.

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