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March 31, 2007

The Scarlet Avenger serial online

I've just watched The Scarlet Avenger on YouTube, a three part serial from Scott Clements. Now I know what you might think straight away, oh it's YouTube it must be rubbish, well I thought that too, until I watched it. Scarlet Avenger is a throwback to the days of serial...

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Cinema China Film Festival tours UK

I am kicking myself because I've missed three festivals in Scotland this year that I was trying to attend. Two because of work and one because of a mess up in communication. One I missed that annoyed me was Cinema China. However it's now on the road throughout the UK...

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Transformers TV spots for download

There are two TV spots online for Transformers, and both give a little extra glimpse towards some of the robots, as well as plenty scenes of transformations just starting or finishing, and they look superb. From Michael Bay's blog come the two zipped Quicktime files of the TV adverts. Transformers...

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Roth's Thanksgiving Grindhouse trailer online

Oh lord I am laughing so much at Eli Roth's fake trailer for the film Thanksgiving from between the Grindhouse films I can hardly contain myself. The trailer is both incredibly gross, and yet incredibly funny at the same time. You know, I'm really starting to like this guy. The...

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Exiled is next Hong Kong gangster film for remake

From Infernal Affairs (Filmstalker review) to The Departed (Filmstalker review), and now from Exiled (Fong juk) to...well, Exiled, as the Hong Kong gangster film Exiled is the next to receive the Hollywood remake treatment. The company who were responsible for Infernal Affairs and The Departed, Media Asia, are setting up...

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Luke Goss in Hellboy 2: The Golden Army?

Luke Goss really is kicking into high gear with his acting career, and the latest role that he appears to be taking on is for Guillermo del Toro in the upcoming Hellboy 2: The Golden Army. Does anyone remember Bros? Although neither Universal or Goss' agents have managed to be...

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Brett Ratner to direct Wolverine?

The thought of Brett Ratner directing a superhero film isn't as terrifying now that X-Men: The Last Stand (Filmstalker review) has been seen, but then the thought that he might be directing the Wolverine spin off might fill some fans with dread. During a write up of superhero films in...

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Shutter remake begins filming

The remake of the Thai horror film Shutter has just started production, and with the announcement comes the full cast listing. The film tells the story of a couple who discover ghostly images in the photographs they develop after a tragic accident. They consider that the incidents might be connected...

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Bourne Ultimatum trailer in multiple formats

The Bourne Ultimatum trailer was released to the Interflabby the other day, but right here I have the trailer in various formats and sizes for you to enjoy. Quicktime: High, Medium and Low Realplayer: High, Medium and Low Windows Media Player: High, Medium and Low ...and really there's not much...

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Captivity gets MPAA free marketing

There's all this controversy around just now about posters and punishment for the Roland Joffé film Captivity, and it's nothing but a marketing person's dream. What the marketing company have managed to do for the film is perhaps ten times more than the cost of any standard poster campaign, and...

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Grindhouse sees two month European wait

Two Grindhouse stories for the price of one, just like the film itself really. News is that Kurt Russell was not the first choice to play Stuntman Mike and the other two names are no real surprise, also it looks like the UK is set to see the UK audience...

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Anne Rice's Christ the Lord films in Israel

Last year I wrote about Anne Rice and her film of Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt and the trend of religious themed films coming from Hollywood, now we hear that the film will be shooting in the gorgeous country of Israel this October, a decision that has received the...

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No.1 Ladies Detective Agency helps Botswana

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, the film based on Alexander McCall Smith's book, is having trouble casting the leading lady from the local talent in Botswana, however there are plenty of other ways in which the film is helping the local economy. Enrst Engels, the Director of Camelthorn film...

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March 30, 2007

Evan Almighty trailer reveals all

I've just watched the Evan Almighty trailer, and I have to say it's not as disappointing as the first, but it is maybe helped along by the fact that you see the whole film in the short length of the trailer. However the possibilities for complete disappointment are there. The...

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Peckinpah's Straw Dogs to be remade

Straw Dogs seems the next classic piece of cinema to receive a half arsed attempt at a remake and destroy it in the process. For those of you who don't know this highly controversial film, it stars Dustin Hoffman and Susan George as a couple who are repeatedly subjected to...

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Statham to star in Death Race 3000?

Looks like one of my favourite action actors could well be taking up another iconic role, well if the talks go to plan. Jason Statham is negotiating to star in Death Race 3000, the remake of Death Race 2000 by Paul W.S. Anderson. Chances are that Statham will be taking...

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Cinema Adverts - What are the best and worst?

There's a part of the cinema experience that is often overlooked, a part that we may complain about whenever we head to see a film, and yet can often provide an interesting, entertaining and insightful moment before the film. I am of course talking about the adverts, or commercials if...

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Ocean's new Thirteen trailer online

There's a new trailer online for Ocean's Thirteen, and although it's not as heavy hitting as the rest of the trailers for the series it still has some nice moments. I really love the closing line and the willingness of all the stars to have the film, and the others,...

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Hostel: Part II trailer online..almost

The trailer for Hostel: Part II is online, but once again the marketing people have committed a huge blunder and given it to the highly restrictive MTV, so if you're outside the U.S. you're going to have to wait for a ripped off version. It really annoys me that every...

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Singer talks Valkyrie and Cruise

Bryan Singer has been talking about Valkyrie, the name now given to his World War II film about the German officer who was part of a plot to try and kill HItler in his bunker before the end of the war, with Tom Cruise playing the role of the German...

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More Hot Fuzz clips

There are some new clips for Hot Fuzz (Filmstalker review) online, and they're all hear for you to see. I honestly can't believe that I saw the film so long ago, roll on more films being released first in the UK! However these clips do affirm one thing, the film...

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Blades of Glory clips and review

I have some new clips for Blades of Glory which feature more thoughts from Chazz Michael Michaels (aka Will Ferrell), one of the lead skaters. There's also a review online which reflects some of the clips. You can see the clips in the main article, but the review is quite...

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Tarantino and Rodriguez talk Grindhouse sequel

Quentin Tarantino is already thinking about a sequel to Grindhouse, and Robert Rodriguez is with him on the same wavelength according to reports. Now we have to remember that Tarantino is fond of being vocal about his projects well before they've even been brought out as a concept. The man...

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Loken hopes Dungeon Siege is good

Kristanna Loken, who is stunning gorgeous, has been speaking about how she really does like In The Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, and that she hope for it and for Uwe Boll. She does say that she hopes it turns out to be received as a good...

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Stalked: Swank, Mirrors, Cruise, Chow, Murphy

Quite a few updates on the casting and development front, and I thought I'd try and lump them altogether and see if you preferred it that way. Hilary Swank looks set to start on the remake train as she gets into producing a French film made in 2004, Confidences trop...

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March 29, 2007

Shyamalan chooses Wahlberg for Happening

It's been confirmed that Mark Wahlberg is in the new M. Night Shyamalan film The Happening, this confirms the rumour we had earlier this month. The Happening is the story of the planet Earth evolving to fight against the disease that is the human race, and with the release of...

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28 Weeks Later featurette online

There's a featurette online for 28 Weeks Later, the sequel to 28 Days Later, and it has some of the major cast members talking about the film as well as Producers and the Director. Together they talk about the story and make it sound like there's a really strong film...

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Anderson hasn't left Castlevania

Okay, I don't know what's going on but the latest turn in the Castlevania story is that Paul W.S. Anderson is back on the film and that he's very much involved in the film and always has been. Apparently what happened was that because he was confirmed for making Death...

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Mortal Kombat franchise gets restart

The long talked about Mortal Kombat sequel, or possibly prequel, just isn't going to happen. It looks like the franchise is set for a reboot like the much more successful series Batman and Bond. The film has been talked about for a very long time, and we've had a Director,...

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Serkis and Ellison in The Cottage

Paul Andrew Williams is the UK Director who picked up accolades for his film London to Brighton is about to direct his next, The Cottage. He's directing Andy Serkis, Reece Shearsmith, Jennifer Ellison and Steve O'Donnell in a black comedy about a kidnapping gone wrong. The story was written by...

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Hoffman and Linney in The Savages trailer

There's a trailer online for the comedy The Savages starring Philip Bosco, Philip Seymour Hoffman and the gorgeous Laura Linney. It tells the story of two siblings who are pulled back together when they are told that their estranged Father is ill and in need of support. Linney plays the...

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Wristcutter adverts, really that bad?

We already heard that the advert for Wristcutters: A Love Story was causing some stir, well now we can see why. The image shown could well be one of the posters intended for the advertising campaign. The poster shows a cartoon style slashed wrist, much like I said I would...

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Carrey in Me Time and Ripley's Believe it or Not

What has happened to Jim Carrey? He's not having a good run of luck, but perhaps he's found a way to turn that around with news of his new role and the return of an old one. Carrey is set to star in Me Time which tells the story of...

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Hudson in talks for Winged Creatures ensemble

Jennifer Hudson looks set to continue her rise in Hollywood as she is in talks to star in Winged Creatures, the latest ensemble film which is already carrying a huge cast and a strong story. Winged Creatures centers on the events of a murder and suicide in a takeaway restaurant...

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Stalked: More Fireflies in the Garden and MTV wants your sister

MTV wants to do things with your sister and Fireflies in the Garden grabs even more big names. Ensemble films are in just now and Fireflies in the Garden is the latest to pick up a big cast. Joining today are Willem Dafoe, Hayden Panettiere, Shannon Lucio, Ioan Gruffudd and...

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Nanny Diaries delayed five months

The Nanny Diaries starring Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Paul Giamatti, Chris Evans and Alicia Keys is being put back in the schedules by five months. The reason given appears to be to give the film a chance for awards and also not to get lost in the sea of sequels...

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Meet The Robinsons featurette

I've got a nice featurette for Meet the Robinsons for you that looks into the story, hears from the Director and Producer, shows some clips from the film, and also lets us meet the characters from the film. It's not really my usual film, but it might have some laughs...

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March 28, 2007

Bourne Ultimatum shaky trailer online

The trailer is online for The Bourne Ultimatum. So that means cameras handheld, turn to full zoom, and begin shaking. That said the trailer doesn't seem to have too much of the shaking, but it does have plenty of the handheld and hard zooms. It seems to promise more action...

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Boyle teases 28 Months Later?

We've had 28 Days Later, then 28 Weeks Later, now it appears that Danny Boyle is thinking about another sequel, perhaps 28 Months Later? Well apparently he revealed some of the details of how the film would start during an interview with an Irish radio station, and he actually went...

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Roth talks Hostel: Part II story

Eli Roth has been talking about the upcoming Hostel: Part II and what we can expect from the film, as well as his thoughts as it goes to the MPAA for a rating. He says that he was impressed with the poster but he can't claim credit because it was...

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Site breaks hosting limit again, help needed

Exciting news on the Filmstalker front, the site has now broken the top hosting package, and that's not even a year and one month old. This month the hosting company have been kind enough to supply an extra bundle of Gigabytage to the account, and then again today they had...

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Stallone on Avatar and Inglorious Basterds?

How true this rumour is I don't know, but according to reports Sylvester Stallone really is fighting for a longer term comeback. Not only is he in talks for a part in Quentin Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds, but he's also talking to James Cameron for a role in Avatar. Stallone has...

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Mirren and Harris in National Treasure: The Book of Secrets

National Treasure : The Book of Secrets has some spectacular casting announcements, which is rather strange considering the first film was so poor I can hardly believe such big names are getting involved for the sequel. However apparently both Helen Mirren and Ed Harris are signed for the film which...

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Washington in soldier's harrowing tale

Denzel Washington is to play a heart wrenching tale of a US soldier who left for Iraq before his son was born, while there kept a journal which he hoped would tell his son how to live his life properly and to prepare him for life without his Dad, he...

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Stalked: Whitaker and Reeves, Cusack and Slater, Tiananmen to Palestine

Forest Whitaker joins Keanu Reeves, John Cusack is replacing Christian Slater on Igor, and the Director banned for his Tiananmen Square film turns to Palestine next. Forest Whitaker is in negotiations to star in the film The Night Watchmen alongside Keany Reeves and directed by the very strong Director David...

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Ray Winstone signs for Indiana Jones IV

The superb Ray Winstone looks set to join the cast of Indiana Jones IV, a quite superb casting choice if I may say so. The news today is that he has signed for a major role, the role isn't explained, but we do know that it's a biggie. So we're...

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DreamWorks caveman comedy Crood Awakening

Crood Awakening was set to be a joint venture between DreamWorks and Aardman animation teams, however that relationship has been severed and I had thought Aardman was taking the picture with them, apparently I was wrong as DreamWorks announce Chris Sanders, Director of Lilo & Stitch, is to direct the...

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Redline trailer online, supercars galore

The trailer for Redline is now online, and if you like your racing films like Fast and the Furious, then this one is for you. Even the trailer is jam packed full of high end cars and some pretty cool races. Just yesterday you'll have read that one of the...

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Tarantino to finish writing Inglorious Basterds

Quentin Tarantino has confirmed that Inglorious Basterds is definitely a film he's going to make. He says that he's going to use the time needed to promote Grindhouse worldwide to finish writing the script. "I am going to kind of go on the road with this, around the earth here....

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Cruise gets accused by German Officers family

Sometimes I don't understand people. We heard that Tom Cruise is going to star in a film about the plot to assassinate Hitler by his own Generals, and it sounded like a really interesting project. However the inability of people to disconnect reality from fantasy has caused a little noise...

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March 27, 2007

Duchovny says X-Files 2 signed this week

Stars talk to the press about speculative projects all the time in the hope that it helps push the projects forward, and David Duchovny has been guilty of this for a second X-Files film for some time. Now though he says they're close to signing the deal for the second...

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Redford's Lions for Lambs script review online

There's been a review of a script for Lions for Lambs online, and although it's not negative, it's not as strong as we had hoped. Bear in mind though that there's always a strong chance this is an early revision. The script is from Matthew Michael Carnahan (and you all...

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Roth talks Stephen King Cell film

Eli Roth has been saying how Stephen King has endorsed his film version of King's latest novel Cell. Well that's what the report says, and King's words don't really drip with enthusiasm or passion for the project. "Do whatever you want." That's what Roth said King told him when he...

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Rosario Dawson talks Sin City 2 story

Rosario Dawson has been talking about her role in Sin City 2 and how the plot is put together, apparently this film will be much more of a traditional story rather than the leaping back and forth between different books. She also reveals that she's going to be wearing even...

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Pelé to get film treatment

Despite the recent news that Goal! 3 might not get financed it seems that football (soccer) films aren't all dead, for there's going to be a film about the greatest player of all time, Pelé. Yes for those of you who think it might be David Beckham I have news...

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New Transformers in hi-res from Michael Bay

I'm not usually interested in posters, yeah they're nice to look at, but a few moments later that's it. So the new Transformers posters really didn't excite me, until that is I saw them in hi-res. Wow, they're nice. Of course like all posters this excitement won't last too long....

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Jason Isaacs talks Lucas Malfoy

Jason Isaacs has been talking to fans about his role as Lucas Malfoy in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and they managed to catch him on video. You know Isaacs sounds like a really decent bloke. Isaacs was starring in the play The Dumb Waiter...

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Paul W.S. Anderson leaves Castlevania?

Has Paul W.S. Anderson left Castlevania, and does anyone really care? Also are the figures for the Casino Royale Blu-Ray DVD articificially inflated? The rumour out there now is that Paul W.S. Anderson is no longer on the Castlevania project. He's not writing or directing the film according to the...

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The Hoax and The Lookout gain great reviews

Both The Lookout and The Hoax are doing very well review wise at the moment. The Lookout stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels and Isla Fisher, as well as a few other strong actors. Gordon-Levitt plays a guy who has had a serious car accident which has left him with a...

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Rodriguez courts Depp and Banderas for Sin City 2

Johnny Depp and Antonio Banderas are in Sin City 2? Well not quite, Robert Rodriguez has been saying he'd like them and that he is pursuing them, so it might just be. Amazingly Depp was going to be in the first film. "[Depp] was interested in doing the Jackie Boy...

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Ocean's Thirteen photo's online

So often I see pictures and posters on the Intersmeg that might gather a great deal of hype, but they just don't do anything for me. These pictures from the Ocean's Thirteen film are not among those though, they are starting to build some excitement in me for the film,...

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Shatner talks Abrams interview

Although we've heard from William Shatner a few times now about his meeting with J.J. Abrams and his crew about the Star Trek film, there's always been an element of jokiness and sidestepping to his comments. Well now he talks about the meeting and his involvement pretty much in all...

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Branagh's Sleuth gets UK deal

Short but great news for the remake of Sleuth by Kenneth Branagh, it has been picked up for the UK and distribution is to be through Paramount. The film is a remake of the original starring Laurence Olivier and Michael Caine, their roles now played by Michael Caine and Jude...

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Stalked: We knew Dougray is in Hitman and Griffen crashes producer's Enzo

We knew Dougray Scott was in Hitman, and Eddie Griffen crashes his Producer's million dollar Enzo Ferrari. A quick update, it seems to be going round the web that Dougray Scott is in Hitman playing the baddie/goodie chasing after Timothy Olyphant, and if you've been reading Filmstalker you'd have known...

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Grindhouse trailer in HD

The Grindhouse trailers have arrived in HD format, and even a very cool Grindhouse formatted player...although it still plays the same trailer. You can see the two trailers over at Apple Trailers [QT:S:M:L:iPod:480p:720p:1080p], once again plenty of ways to see it, but I'd definitely recommend the HD if you ca...

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28 Weeks Later HD trailer online

The trailer for 28 Weeks Later has (almost) arrived in Quicktime sharpness, however when I went to try and play it I get stuck with the logo for Quicktime and nothing downloading, that's usually a sign that the trailer isn't there yet...so it's just a matter of time. You can...

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Aronofsky to direct The Fighter?

There's a rumour starting about who will be the Director of the Mark Wahlberg and Matt Damon starrer The Fighter. The film follows the life of the boxer called "Irish" Micky Ward, played by Wahlberg, a fighter who was doing really well and then suffered a string of defeats. He...

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Stalked: New Hitman casting and Gervais in Ghost Town

Here's a quick bit of stalking for you, Ricky Gervais and Greg Kinnear join in Ghost Town and more Hitman casting. Olga Kurylenko from Paris, je t'aime, Robert Knepper most recently seen in Prison Break, Ulrich Thomsen and Michael Offei are all joining the Timothy Olyphant starrer Hitman. He plays...

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March 26, 2007

Wanted sequel already?

Talking of comic books, it looks like the fantastic comic book Wanted will be getting a sequel, but in film only, and the first film hasn't even been shot yet. According to the Scottish author Mark Millar, he will never write a sequel, but Universal and the Director, Timur Bekmambetov,...

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War in Heaven comic adaptation

War in Heaven is a comic book that is still in development but is being touted as hot property, so hot the film rights have been in a bidding war this weekend. The story of Lucifer leading an army of Angels in rebellion in Heaven, although most of the details...

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BAFTA's rival awards ceremony

The other major TV channel in the UK, ITV, is set to start their own awards ceremony hoping to rival the BAFTA's which are run by the BBC. The BBC have run the BAFTA's for sixty years now, and it's a surprise that it has taken this long for a...

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Welling as third Teen Wolf?

Tom Welling, you know the young Superman on telly, is apparently about to make a pretty weird career choice and star in a new Teen Wolf film. Yes, apparently they're making another Teen Wolf film. According to some hefty rumours, location scouts have been going round Canadian schools looking for...

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I Want Candy red carpet video

If you haven't seen I Want Candy (Filmstalker review) yet or you have and want to see Carmen Electra, Melanie C and the other stars at the Premiere event then look no further, I have the red carpet interviews and some clips for you. " title="Film Factory hosts the premiere...

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British love in French Film

The British are taking on the French once again, but this time it's in love and on film. French Film is going to be about how our attitudes to love and relationships differ between the French and British. First time Director Jackie Oudney is gaining a cast of some interesting...

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Stalked: Dale not in Dark Knight and Johnson in Prey

Two Australian soap Neighbours related stories. The first is the addressing of the rumour that Alan Dale is going to star in The Dark Knight, as well as news of Natalie Bassingthwaighte, another ex-Neighbours star and now singer with Rogue Traders, appearing on film. The rumour could well be dead...

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Snyder returns to Zombie films

Zack Snyder wants to return to the world of zombies in Army of the Dead, and this time he wants an epic film for the genre. He's written the script and he and his wife Deborah are producing, but it's not yet known if he will direct the film too....

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More Nightmare on Elm Street?

Could there be a new Nightmare on Elm Street film coming? Not a prequel but a whole new film? Well we heard from Robert Englund that he was pushing it once again, and then a source suggested that the studio are actually working on one right now. That said I...

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Scorsese and DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street

Martin Scorsese is set to work on another new film called The Wolf of Wall Street and from accounts he'll be pulling in his oft used actor Leonardo DiCaprio. The story is based on the autobiography of Jordan Belfort, a man who used to be a stockbroker on Wall Street...

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Russell backing off from Snake comments

Seems like Kurt Russell was only joking when he said that he had created Snake Plissken and that no one could carry off that role. Well, that's what he's saying during some Grindhouse promotion. His comments come after those where he said that he winced when he heard who was...

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Boy in the Striped Pajamas moves forward

The Boy in The Striped Pajamas looks set to be pushed forward in development. It's the story of a German family who are moved to the town of Auschwitz to live. The Father has been moved there by a posting from Hitler himself. The son of the family begins a...

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Stalked: Zombie radio horror and teen assassin

Corbin Bernsen, known for many smaller roles but probably best for his turn in the series L.A. Law, is to direct a horror film written by a new screenwriter Kenneth Yakkel. The film will tell the story of how a radioshow team attempts to warn its listeners after a huge...

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Brand Hauser aka War, Inc. trailer online

If you're a fan of Grosse Pointe Blank then I think this film might just be right up your street. A trailer for John Cusack starrer Brand Hauser or War, Inc. is now online and it's looking superb. It does have the same feel as Pointe Blank, with John and...

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Wristcutters promotes advertising controversy

After Dark Films are courting controversy once again over their advert campaigns. This time it's before the adverts have even gone out, so they're earning their money before they've even printed a poster. Previously we heard that an ad campaign for Captivity was withdrawn because people were finding the images...

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New Grindhouse clips online

There are some cracking clips for Grindhouse online. Seven for Planet Terror, the Robert Rodriguez directed film, and four for Death Proof, the Quentin Tarantino film, and I have to say that Kurt Russell in Death Proof just looks superb. Now, for those of you concerned with spoilers, I wouldn't...

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Supergirl script and actress rumours

Well here's a surprising rumour this morning, Supergirl is to make a return to the big screen and actresses are already being touted for the role, one name in particular is mentioned in this latest rumour but there has to be bucket loads of salt taken with this one as...

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McGowan talks B-Movie role in Black Oasis

Rose McGowan has been talking about the story of Susan Cabot, the B-Movie actress she is set to play in the film Black Oasis which will portray her troubled life and the strange relationship she had with her equally troubled son. Cabot was about four-foot-ten. I'm not that short, but...

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Rocket ensemble cast features Stone and Liu

Rocket is a drama that looks set to gather a good ensemble cast, Lucy Liu, Sharon Stone, Tom Arnold, Jimmy Fallon and Illeana Douglas are all signing up for the Patrick Sisam written and directed film. It looks at the story of a thirty five year old man, played by...

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March 25, 2007

The Golden Compass footage online

There's some footage online for His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass. Yeah it might be offline in minutes, or it might be left there to gather some more visitors, regardless I'd get in quickly and catch it while you can. The footage looks pretty good, even if it is really...

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C'était un rendez-vous in full Quicktime glory

There's a classic cult film from 1976 called C'était un rendez-vous by Claude Lelouch which tells the story of a Frenchman driving across Paris to get to his date. Doesn't sound that exciting does it? Well add in the fact that it's a high speed camera mounted to the front...

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Rambo pictures of Stallone on set

There have been some pictures put online of Sylvester Stallone behind the camera on the set of John Rambo, and despite a few comments about him looking old, I think he's looking great. Yeah, he is old, and for his age he's looking fantastic. Look at his arms and back....

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I Want Candy

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I saw the trailer for I Want Candy some time ago when I was reviewing the upcoming British films for the year and I have to say I was impressed. It caught my eye, and some of the jokes were pretty funny. It looked like it carried some class, and...

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March 24, 2007

The 300 Spartans original film

The 300 Spartans is the film that inspired Frank Miller to write the 300 graphic novel and although I don't review films I watch on telly, it's worth talking about The 300 Spartans. One thing is clear, if people are upset about the portrayal of the Persian empire in 300...

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Update: Weaving to voice Transformers Megatron?

Hugo Weaving is apparently the voice of Megatron, not the man who voiced the cartoon version, Frank Welker. Well, that's the rumour anyway, and there's no source to confirm against so take it as you will. Apparently Weaving had the better voice for the on screen version of the character,...

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Stardust HD trailer online

The proper trailer for Stardust is now online, not the previous released footage, but a proper trailer with an HD version as well. I haven't been able to watch it as yet (new laptop with Vista premium and a few teething problems to story out) so I'm leaving it to...

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Hirsch speaks about Speed Racer lead

Just last week we heard the rumour that Emile Hirsch was set to play the lead in the Wachowski Brother's adaptation of Speed Racer, and now we hear it's confirmed, from both Joel Silver and Hirsch himself. There's a few facts that have come out about the film, first up...

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Emma Watson returns to Harry Potter

Well the rumours that Emma Watson wasn't returning to Harry Potter seem to have turned around quickly with Warner Brothers releasing a statement that she is signed up for the rest of the series along with the other cast members. All sounds like standard negotiations to me, and I would...

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Bay talks Transformers - 101 days left

Michael Bay has written on his blog again, a much needed posting I'd say, and he reveals that there are only 102 days left for the Transformers film, and that was yesterday. He also tells us some horrifying news about how much work is going into the film, quite frankly...

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Gibson stands proud to Apocalypto haters

Mel Gibson has proven once again that he's a filmmaker with a lot of heart, belief in his work, passion and a care for the audience. At a recent screening of his film for a group of University students at USC a small group of Apocalypto haters stood up and...

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Goyer's Invisible featurette reveals spoiler?

Earlier this month I posted about the behind the scenes featurette for David S. Goyer's Invisible remake, and although I didn't say anything then I was surprised to see it show a potentially big spoiler. Well other sites have been picking up the featurette and even Goyer has mentioned it...

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The Blob remake updated

The Blob has been remade already, but there's talk of another and screenwriters Chad and Carey Hayes have been tasked with the writing of the script, and they've been talking about the changes. The original of The Blob was from 1958 and starred a young Steve McQueen in the lead....

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Dean Martin birthday releases

This really will have no interest outside of myself, but I don't really care because I am a huge Dean Martin fan, I love swing and Martin is probably one of the best singers of swing there is, especially with the complete persona that he created. So for me alone,...

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March 23, 2007

Tarantino says Casino Royale idea is his

I don't get the Hollywood ego's because here's Quentin Tarantino allegedly saying that he was the one that had the idea for a remake of Casino Royale (Filmstalker review) and he's received no credit for the Bond makers stealing his idea. That's the story according to ENewsI.com. Well, I'm not...

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American Werewolf in London documentary first look

Beware the Moon: Remembering 'An American Werewolf in London' is, well the title describes it well enough. A documentary that looks at the making of the film through the words of those who were involved, a full twenty five years after the classic film was made. My Father has a...

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Olmos brings Fuentes The Crystal Frontier to film

Edward James Olmos is instantly recognisable as an actor, if not in name, you'll see him and think of quite a few roles instantly and one of them is undoubtedly that of Captain Adama in the stunning Battlestar Galactica. Now he's set to direct and star in the film adaptation...

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Spider-Man 3 final trailer online

The final Spider-Man 3 trailer is out in a US and International version, although that said I can't play the International version. The new trailer looks good and has some great new scenes in it, it really does play up the peril of Parker once again, and it's looking really...

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Spider-Man's new villain rumoured

There's a big rumour about that a new villain has been chosen for the next Spider-Man film. Now I find that hard to believe already because there isn't even a decision on if the studio will wait for Sam Raimi to come back after a break or if he's even...

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A Phantasm sequel?

The maker of Phantasm, Don Coscarelli, has some great news for Phantasm and horror fans everywhere, he's not going to be selling his projects for remakes, in fact he might be planning a fifth in the franchise. I remember seeing the original, and that flying ball and the creepy undertaker...

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Grindhouse over three hours and R rated

Grindhouse has just been given a running time and a rating, and it looks like we're going to have to have an intermission as well as the fake trailers. At over three hours long we're looking at a hell of a sit down, even for two films, the fact that...

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Iron Man's Mandarin villain cast?

There's a wee rumour floating around that the actor Shaun Toub has been cast to play the villain in Iron Man, and that villain is...Gene Kahn, aka Mandarin. Okay so Jon Favreau announced who the villain was going to be a while ago, but this makes it all dramatic don't...

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Englund says Freddy vs Myers still on

I thought all the talk of versus films in the horror world was dead, but it turns out that perhaps not. Robert Englund is confident that Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers are going to team up. A Nightmare on Halloween Street? Personally I can't see it myself, mixing two franchise...

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The Mist behind the scenes video

Frank Darabont seems to make his film sets a fun place, and you can see for yourself with a video of behind the scenes on The Mist, the film of the Stephen King short story. The scene we see looks pretty good, an earthquake in the shopping mall. I'm really...

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Gatchaman (G-Force) pictures online

The same studio that created the CGI TMNT film are working on Gatchaman, aka G-Force or Battle of the Planets, it's even being written and directed by Kevin Munroe who is the Writer and Director on TMNT. Now, as with TMNT, there are some pre visualisation shots online to show...

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Spielberg's Interstellar gains writer Nolan

Jonah Nolan has signed to write Steven Spielberg's space film about travelling through worm holes into other dimensions, Interstellar, a story we heard about last year. It will use physicist Kip Thorne's theeories of gravity fields, based on a treatment that he wrote along with a Producer with a healthy...

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Winslet and DiCaprio in classic fifties tale

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet look set to team up together in Revolutionary Road directed by Sam Mendes. The film is based on the 1961 novel by Richard Yates about the disillusionmet after the war. Justin Haythe is writing the screenplay for DreamWorks and Mendes is also producing, along with...

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McGowan to play B-Movie star

Rose McGowan is to continue in the B-movie realm but not in the exciting realm of Grindhouse, but rather playing the tragic story of the B-movie star Susan Cabot called Black Oasis. According to Variety the film is based on a Premiere magazine article by John H. Richardson which tells...

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Stalked: First US spy Hale and Edison's secrets

Two interesting story purchases today, one is about America's first spy Nathan Hale and the second has three children searching for Edison's secrets. Warner Brothers have bought the rights to journalist M. WIlliam Phelps' upcoming biography on Nathan Hale, an American Revolutionary hero and spy who was executed by the...

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March 22, 2007

Liu's Rise images online

Yesterday we had the first clip of Lucy Liu in the Vampire film Rise, she was getting rather intimate with the lovely Carla Gugino. Now the first pictures have arrived on the Internet, and it looks like we're going to start hearing more on this film. There are only three...

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Air Guitar Nation Quicktime trailer

Air Guitar Nation rocks, it really does. It's a superb documentary and I know because I saw it last year. Now, to replace that Flash trailer that has been going around, here's the new Quicktime trailer for the film. Apple Trailers [QT] have the trailer now and it is well...

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Filmstalker nominated for Best of Brit Blog Awards

Hey all. I've just been informed that Filmstalker has been nominated for the Arts & Entertainment category of the Best of Brit Blog Awards, and I'm overjoyed. If you'd like to nominate your favourite blog, and/or continue to nominate Filmstalker, just head over to the Best of Brit Blog Awards...

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Jet Li confirmed as The Mummy 3

The rumour that Jet Li was going to play the new Mummy in The Mummy 3 is apparently true, heard last month it has now been confirmed. The plot is still being kept under wraps, although we've heard snippets that the film will focus on their son, it will leap...

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More Justice League rumours

There's another twist in the rumour about the Justive League of America film, and it says that Batman is in the film. This goes against a rumour the other day that he wasn't being considered for the film because his character was considered too big for the group. Now you...

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Crowe to develop Bra Boys film

Russell Crowe is set to direct his first film about the Bra Boys. A strange title indeed it is a fact based drama that looks into what is described as a counterculture movement in a surf community in Australia. Yeah, I'm not entirely sure what they mean by that either!...

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Nancy Drew gets a sequel

The Nancy Drew film already has a sequel on the way with Emma Roberts set to reprise the role. The story comes from Variety and doesn't really tell us much more, but when I saw the trailer I have to say I was surprised, it looked good, and it hooked...

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Stalked: Spider-Man 3 clip and Day Watch trailer in HD

Spider-Man 3 HD footage online and the HD trailer for the Russian Day Watch is online too. The trailer has appeared over at Apple in Quicktime, and in HD right up to 1080p. Enjoy the RX7 racing across the building. There's a new Spider-Man trailer clip online, Comic Book Movie...

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Russell disapproves of Butler in Escape remake

Kurt Russell has spoken out about the remake of the cult classic Escape From New York and his words are not exactly full of praise. In fact they are rather damning. He doesn't like the idea of the Scottish Gerard Butler taking over the character he made famous, and he...

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Stephen Fry to write Dam Busters film

Stephen Fry looks set to be the writer behind the remake of the classic wartime film The Dam Busters simply called Dambusters. Fry said himself that the remake is going ahead with Peter Jackson and he spoke from New Zealand where he currently is working with Jackson himself: "It's a...

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Day Night Day Night suicide bomber trailer

There's an extremely powerful trailer online for a film called Day Night Day Night which takes the audience into the heart of a story of a suicide bomber training for the moment they unleash themselves on the unsuspecting public. The film is described as a harrowing and claustrophobic thriller which...

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The Host (Gwoemul) wins four Hong Kong Film Awards

The Host (Gwoemul) (Filmstalker review) has been cleaning up at the Hong Kong Asian Film Awards. The film has won Best Picture, Best Actor for Song Kang Ho, Best Visual Effects and Best Cinematographer. Well done Host! For those of you who haven't seen it yet, you should make a...

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Stalked: Rise clip and Day Watch trailer online

Two feasts for the eyes, first up is a very sexy clip from the missing vampire film Rise, and secondly the Russian Day Watch site goes live with a slightly better trailer. Rise is a film that stars Lucy Liu, Michael Chiklis, Carla Gugino and James D'Arcy a film we...

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Neeson to play Ian Paisley?

There's going to be a film about the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party Ian Paisley. The Northern Irish politician's family have revealed that they have commissioned the writer Gary Mitchell to develop a script about his life. Some funding has already been raised and work is continuing to gather...

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March 21, 2007

Burton to receive lifetime achievement award

Tim Burton looks set to receive a lifetime achievement award...already, and he's only 49. Burton is to be honoured with the Golden Lion Lifetime achievement award as well as receiving a Tim Burton Day at the 64th Venice Film Festival in Autumn. This is according to the organisers through The...

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Emily Blunt to play Young Victoria

Emily Blunt was last seen in The Devil Wears Prada and has a list of some seven films between announced and just completed, however next up after those appears to be the portrayal of the Young Queen Victoria in a film called The Young Victoria produced by none other than...

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Wonder Woman casting rumours start again

Back at the beginning of February Joss Whedon pointed out that the forerunner for his Wonder Woman would have been Cobie Smulders, although he was quite adamant that no casting had begun and he hadn't even thought of anyone as he was too busy writing the script and trying to...

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Stalked: Dale for Dark Knight and Sabertooth for Wolverine?

Is Sabertooth in Wolverine prequel and an ex Neighbours, 24, O.C., Lost and Ugly Betty star in The Dark Knight? Alan Dale might well be starring as another bad guy in The Dark Knight. According to rumours from Batman on Film through Obsessed With Film, the ex Neighbours, 24, O.C.,...

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The Simpsons Movie revised trailer

This is, apparently, a slightly revised trailer for the upcoming The Simpsons Movie. Personally I don't see it myself, but at least we're getting it in mega large format, so here you are. Windows Media Player: 850k and 1500k Quicktime (MOV): 850k and 1500k Quicktime (QTL): 850k and 1500k Real...

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China gives Rape of Nanking greenlight

Amazingly the Chinese authorities have given the Hong Kong Director Yim Ho permission to being his film about the 1937 Nanjing Massacre, Nanjing Christmas 1937. The film is based on the real life events as documented in the book that the film is based on called The Rape of Nanking:...

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Clip's n Pic's: Hostel: Part II, Captivity, Martian Child, Eagle vs Shark

There are a number of trailers and clips online today, some of which I'll just bundle together, and there's one poster which is worth showing. I'm not usually a big poster poster (if you get my drift) but this one is releveant to a story I wrote yesterday. We have...

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Binoche in Israeli Gaza Strip film

Juliette Binoche is appearing in the first dramatic portrayal of the Israel's withdrawl from the Gaza Strip in 2005, Désengagement. She flew in to Tel Aviv this week to appear in the film as a woman whose daughter who is among the eight thousand people who were resentfully evacuated from...

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Wood joins Acker's big cast 9

Elijah Wood is to voice a character in a star studded animated film called 9, he will play the lead character 9 who is a rag doll in Shane Acker's cartoon set in a post apocalyptic world. Also set to star are a weight list of names such as Jennifer...

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Hutton in Kovack Box and Multiple Sarcasms

Timothy Hutton stars in The Kovak Box and with Mira Sorvino in Multiple Sarcasms. Timothy Hutton's latest film has just completed in Spain, he plays a science fiction author who heads over there to give a talk on his famous book, and while on his trip the events of the...

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Cruise in Singer's Hitler assassination film

Tom Cruise is the first to head for Bryan Singer's World War II film, and this marks another great decision in Cruise's career as far as I can see. Cruise is really downgrading his roles, no offence to the film or to that of Singer, but it's clear that Cruise...

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Carpenter says Escape From New York is a prequel

John Carpenter has talked about the upcoming Escape From New York film and his involvement in it, what's most interesting is what he thinks about it and how he expects it to turn out. In a recent interview he says that: "I don't know that it's a remake. I think...

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Another attempt at The Green Hornet

Columbia pictures is the latest studio to try and get The Green Hornet film off the ground. Neal H. Moritz is producing, he's also behind the Escape From New York remake. The story follows Britt Reid who is a playboy who inherits his fathers newspaper, The Daily Sentinel. By night...

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Hirsch up for Speed Racer?

Is Emile Hirsch going to be the Speed Racer? Well it seems he's in final talks to star in the Wachowski Brothers film based on the cartoon series, perhaps this is alongside Zac Efron, or maybe Efron has already been dropped out of the running. I never really knew what...

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March 20, 2007

Win a place on the 300 DVD!

Want to be one of the 300 Spartan's in the film 300 (Filmstalker review)? Well now you can, after a fashion anyway. You can have your name on the bonus content of the DVD release of 300 and be introduced by Zack Snyder himself, or perhaps win a signed copy...

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Gears of War the film?

Next up on the videogame remake chart is Gears of War, an action-horror third person combat game on the Xbox 360, just bought by New Line. The game shows you as Marcus Fenix who is a squad leader in the Coalition of Ordered Governments fighting against the massive Locust Horde,...

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St. Trinian's and Brideshead Revisited remakes struggle for cash

The UK Film Council are having to hurridly bail out two major British films which are struggling to keep going after the recent tax law changes in the UK. Well that's according to one report which I find confusing, I thought these problems had been rectified. We heard that the...

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Clooney looks to Grisham's non-fiction novel

George Clooney is looking set to develop John Grisham's non-fiction book for the big screen as his production company teamed up with Warner Independent Pictures to buy the rights in December and now filmmaker David Gordon Green is in talks to write and direct the adaptation. According to Reuters the...

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Deschanel says Joplin film on hold

It appears that Zooey Deschanel may not be getting to play Janis Joplin in Gospel According to Janis after all as she announces that the project is on hold due to the difficulties of gathering some rights. Speaking in an interview she throws up the fact that they don't have...

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Stephen Fry talks about acting

Stephen Fry has said that British actors may well be overrated by Americans, most likely because of their accents, and suggests that perhaps the accent hides poor performances. With that he also has praise for his fellow actors in America. Speaking recently regarding his recent stint on US television in...

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Joffe's Captivity ad campaign withdrawn

The advertising campaign for Elisha Cuthbert's latest film Captivity has been quickly pulled after it started producing more notice than was expected, and for the wrong reasons. Complaints began coming into the offices of After Dark and Lionsgate after the billboards ran in LA. They showed Cuthbert in distress under...

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Wright Penn and Keener join Levinson film

Catherine Keener and Robin Wright Penn have signed up to Barry Levinson's What Just Happened?, a comedy about a Hollywood Producer who is desperately trying to survive the backstabbing of Hollywood while struggling to keep his marriage together. The screenplay is by Art Linson who has based it on some...

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Stalked: Boyle done with space, Apted says Goal! 3 won't happen

Danny Boyle says no to anymore space films, and Michael Apted is suggesting that Goal 3 is not going to get made. According to Michael Apted Goal! 3 is looking doubtful. He's supposed to be making the third part of the trilogy but he doesn't think we'll see it completed...

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Jolie joins Wanted cast

There's another sign that comic book adaptations can be full of promise. Wanted has now picked up Angelina Jolie, adding to the strong cast of Morgan Freeman and James McAvoy, with Russian Watch trilogy director Timur Bekmambetov taking the helm. If you look at the comic books you would have...

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Macdonald to direct US State of Play

Kevin Macdonald has signed to direct the US film version of the British mini-series State of Play. The film will star Brad Pitt and has been written by Matthew Michael Carnahan. The US story goes along the lines of a congressman'smistress is killed and a team of investigative reporters work...

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Carradine talks Kung Fu film

David Carradine has been talking about the possible Kung Fu remake that has been discussed before in rumours. Apparently they are talking about bringing back the original pilot episode plot as a full length film, here's what Carradine had to say: "I know there's talk at Warner Bros about doing...

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UA bids for Coppola's latest film

Francis Ford Coppola has been showing his new film Youth without Youth, adapted from the 1976 novel by Micea Eliade, to friends and individual distributors, and although interest has reportedly been mixed it looks like United Artists might be in the bidding process. According to one executive who saw it...

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Jones talks Midnight Meat Train

Vinnie Jones has been talking about his starring role as the serial killer in Clive Barker's upcoming Meat Train which begins filming this week from the Versus Director Ryuhei Kitamura. Amazingly it also stars Brooke Shields as well as Bradley Cooper and Leslie Bibb. In an interview he talks about...

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Stalked: Appleseed director returns and most expensive Singapore film

News on the director of Appleseed returning to CGI in a huge way, and a live action science fiction film comes from Asia, possibly the highest budgeted film from Singapore. Fumihiko Sori has created his first animation since the 2004 film Appleseed, and this new CG feature sounds like a...

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March 19, 2007

First look at Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End trailer

Watch here for your first look at the Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End trailer, and not in a poor Flash format either. At 5am UTC/GMT the official trailer will appear in this post for you to watch. There's even a handy countdown timer for you to see when...

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Snyder reveals more on Watchmen

Zack Snyder has been talking about the Watchmen again, and this time he gives away a little more than he has to date. He does say that Tom Cruise was very interested to be in the film, but it just won't work this time, and it is a shame. The...

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More Van Damme Until Death clips

Jean-Claude Van Damme is back in Until Death, and although I had the trailer back in August, there's another one online which shows some more of the action. Okay, it may be in another language, but isn't enough to see the Damme back giving it his all? You can head...

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Another Sunshine trailer online

Another Sunshine trailer has made it online, and although this one seems to have much of the footage the previous does, there's a few more shots and lines to take us further into the story. I have to say that my anticipation for this film has gone through the roof...

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Dark Knight plot and casting rumours

There's a couple of The Dark Knight rumours going around regarding casting and the plot line. Two totally unlikely names are apparently going to receive small roles in the film and the plot of the film could well be based on a famous Joker comic. The Joker's Five-Way Revenge! is...

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Margaret Thatcher's Falklands War film

Margaret Thatcher looks set for the film treatment, and the time period is probably one of the most exciting in recent British politics without getting too close to the current Prime Minister. The story is set to focus on the seventeen days that led up to the Falklands War in...

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Bay confirms 2012: The War for Souls?

Michael Bay has copied a press article on his official blog regarding him directing 2012: The War for Souls, the Whitley Strieber novel that Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman are set to produce. There's no clear reason why or what he's saying about it, since he doesn't really say anything,...

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Seagal wants Under Seige 3

While we're talking about old actors returning, Steven Seagal is suggesting that the idea of another Under Siege sequel isn't that outrageous, and indeed he might just come back for it. Apparently he would come back to reprise the role of Casey Ryback, the Special Ops Chef, if the rest...

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Connery would consider a Bond return

Sean Connery is saying that although he is resting from acting any film that brought him back would have to be pretty big, and one such role would be James Bond's Dad. Strange, there's no mention of Indiana Jones. "I am resting from acting. So you could say I'm retired....

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Favreau talks Iron Man shooting

Jon Favreau has updated us on how the Iron Man shooting is going, and it sounds like it's going fantastically. According to Favreau on his MyMarketingSpace page, the first week is over and there hasn't been a hitch. Sounds like he's loving it. The look is fantastic and the performances...

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Warner confident Watson will not leave Potter

Confused messages are coming about Emma Watson leaving the Harry Potter series. Now we're hearing that she may have signed up for them, and even then it's unclear exactly what is being said. The story says the following before going back over the story to date: Emma Watson, better known...

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Updated: 300 Red Carpet Premiere video online

The 300 (Filmstalker review) London premiere was just last week, and we've been given the footage from Warner Brothers for you all to enjoy. It includes Gerard Gutler and Lena Heady being interviewed, so there's something for everyone, as well as clips from the film itself. I've got various formats...

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Hermione Granger leaves Harry Potter early?

According to reports Emma Watson is out of the Harry Potter series and has left a bit of a void in the cast as Hermione Granger disappears. It seems that not all the young actors were happy continuing with their typecasting. The reports have Rupert Grint, who plays Ron Weasley...

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Superman Returns or Justice League film next?

A Superman Returns (Filmstalker review) sequel might not be delayed after all, and filming might begin next year, or if you listen to more rumour, Justice League could be getting a film treatment first with a Superman Returns sequel being delayed...who to believe? A few days ago I caught a...

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Indiana Jones IV all rumours and no substance

The rumours are going mad on Indiana Jones IV right now, there's the Cate Blanchett casting, Shia LeBeouf just debunked casting, as well as the title Indiana Jones: City of the Gods and now the almost immediately debunked Gong Li and big name Hollywood actor casting. The whole thing is...

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King's It to be remade?

Could Stephen King's It be getting remade? Well it certainly would sit well with the current return of his work to the big screen. According to one of those salty rumour types, a new mini-series is being worked on over at the Sci-Fi Channel and it's taking a slightly different...

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Stalked: No Pirates trailer and Efron on Speed Racer

The Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End trailer appeared online overnight, and Zac Efron has been talking about the possibility that he is the Speed Racer in the Wachowski brother's new film. First up, a disappointment. There is no trailer for the Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End....

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March 17, 2007

Gaiman's Stardust trailer online

The trailer for Neil Gaiman's Stardust directed by Matthew Vaughn is now online, and it looks spectacular. Okay, it is very small, but the characters and effects look wonderful and two in particular caught my eye out of that huge cast list. Robert De Niro no longer looking like his...

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Jennifer Garner in Star Trek?!

Okay, another bucket load of salt rumour here, in fact tons again, because Star Trek is soaked with casting rumours and as yet we're not even sure if the script is completely finalised and approved, however. Could Jennifer Garner be set to appear as Spock's love interest? Oh my, these...

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Stalked: Casting rumours for Watchmen Rorschach and Stargate: Continuum

A couple of rumours for casting to both the Stargate: Continuum film and also Watchmen. The Stargate rumour is much stronger than the salt bucket Watchmen casting rumour. The original cast look like a go for the new Stargate film Continuum according to Playback Daily through GateWorld. Continuum, produced by...

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Jake Gyllenhaal is not Captain Marvel in Shazam!

Now, let's kill the next rumour. Jake Gyllenhaal as Captain Marvel. I hate when "the internet" is used to label all sites and all writers by the uneducated film industry. They obviously have no idea what "the internet" can actually do for their film, and who these people are, they...

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Stalked: Walken as Osbourne, LeBouf in Indy rumours dead

Right, let's crush some rumours here, or at least try and crush them. First Christopher Walken as Ozzy Osbourne and then there's Shia LeBeouf in Indiana Jones IV. Nikki Six is the third member of the band to speak about the casting rumours for the Mötley Crüe film, and he's...

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The Flying Scotsman trailer online

Talking of excellent films I saw at the Edinburgh Film Festival last year that are just getting released, The Flying Scotsman (Filmstalker review). It's a superb film, incredibly touching and carries some excellent performances from Johnny Lee Miller, Billy Boyd and Brian Cox. Wonderfully, and something that came as a...

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Iron Man set report details

There's a scooper that has been on the set of Iron Man and has been talking about what has been going on behind the scenes. We hear that apparently the Iron Man suit is full CGI, and that the sets were looking amazing. "I saw a crew of about 30-40...

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TMNT hi-res clips online

There are a few more clips of TMNT - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in full CGI online and these are superb quality compared to the previous grainy ones we've seen. These clips really show the chracters and sets in their full CGI glory, and I think they are looking really...

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Colour Me Kubrick (Color Me Kubrick) trailer online

I loved Color Me Kubrick (Filmstalker review), and thought that is was one of John Malkovich's best performances, honestly it's utterly hilarious and Malkovich just seems to revel in it. The film has seen a release in major territories already, but on the 23rd of March it will see a...

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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer character posters

The character posters online for Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, they look nice, but I still can't get over how Silver Surfer looks and I'm just not sure if he works just yet. I'm not usually one for writing about just posters, but there's something about the Surfer...

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March 16, 2007

The Enemy in Hollywood

300 (Filmstalker review) is kicking up a storm, and not just in cinemas with audiences staring wide eyed at the amazing action playing on the big screen and the testosterone flooding the cinema, but also outside, in the discussion boards of the Internet as a growing voice speaks up about...

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300 on IMAX

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I received two tickets to a special screening of 300 (Filmstalker review) at the London BFI-IMAX cinema, and because I'd spent a small fortune going to see the first press screening, I couldn't afford to travel again. So, because of her enthusiasm and all the support she's shown Filmstalker, I...

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Butler and Snyder video interviews online

What is it with Gerard Butler, I can't stop posting about him. To be fair it's more around the success of the superb film 300 (Filmstalker review), but here he is again with a video interview where he talks about the film and his performance. Not only do I have...

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Gerard Butler confirmed as Snake Plissken

Could it really be true about the rumour I wrote up here on Filmstalker the other day about Gerard Butler starring in a remake of John Carpenter's Escape From New York? Well a story today is suggesting just that. While everyone else still refers to it as a rumour, Reuters...

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The Last Horror Movie withdrawn after real murders

In more reactionary, knee-jerk, blame everything but the real problem style, Tartan Video have announced that it is to cease the future supply of The Last Horror Movie immediately because the film has been mentioned as a cause of a teenage boy murdering two people. Reading Crown Court is hearing...

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Cate Blanchett signs for Indiana Jones IV

While all the rumours were racing about someone just sneaked onto the set of Indiana Jones IV. The old Hollywood gorgeous and stunningly good actress Cate Blanchett has signed up for the project, hugely elevating the calibre of talent on the project. Yes, I did mean to say that. Nobody...

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Neil Marshall to tackle Sherlock Holmes!

Neil Marshall has turned into one of my favourite directors and his next project isn't letting me down any. He's set to bring a new, updated treatment of Sherlock Holmes to the big screen based on a soon to be released comic book. The new version of the story has...

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Dunst believes in a Raimi Spider-Man 4

Kirsten Dunst has been talking about Spider-Man 3 and the future of the franchise as ShoWest, as well as showing some disdain for the Internet as a whole. From comments she made when questioned about making another Spider-Man and continuing the franchise she immediately turned to Sam Raimi: "Sam has...

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Aniston shouldn't leave Hollywood

The stories continue about Jennifer Aniston wanting to quit Hollywood and I can't help but think we're the ones losing out if she does. Sure, she's talking about going to Broadway and all, but I think we're losing a potentially great actress. The problem so far is that she's not...

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Aja confirmed for Piranha remake

So it is confirmed. Alexandre Aja is set to continue on the remake path with the remake of Piranha, confirmation of the story we heard a few days ago. The story from Variety tells us that Aja wants to pay homage to all the creature films that made him fall...

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Stalked: Bay films Whitley Strieber and Frears on Funerals

Michael Bay takes on Whitley Strieber and Stephen Frears takes on funeral directors in The Burial. Stephen Frears is lining up his next film called The Burial. Written by Doug Wright it looks at the true story of Willie Gary, a black personal injury lawyer from Mississippi and his case...

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Stalked: Babylon A.D. delays and Buscemi continues Van Gogh work

Steve Buscemi's Interview is picked up and Vin Diesel's Babylon A.D. resumes after two weeks on hold. Sony Classics has picked up the rights to the film Interview written and directed by Steve Buscemi. The film is a remake of the film by the murdered filmmaker Theo Van Gogh. The...

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Dnevnoi Dozor (Day Watch) trailer online

I've been eagerly awaiting the release of Dnevnoi Dozor or Day Watch, and now there's a new trailer online to ramp up the anticipation. This is the follow up to the excellent Russian film Nochnoy dozor or Night Watch (Filmstalker review) adapated and directed by Timur Bekmambetov from the Russian...

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New Blades of Glory clips online - Chazz talks sex

I've just received three clips from Blades of Glory starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder as competing Olympic ice skaters who are banned and stripped of their gold medals after fighting on the ice. They decide to team up to exploit a loophole where they can skate together as a...

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March 15, 2007

Walken will play Osbourne in Mötley Crüe film

Back in November we heard the rumour that Christopher Walken was going to play the slightly mad but legendary rocker Ozzy Osbourne, now it seems that it really is true as Tommy Lee, an ex Motley Crüe member, confirms it. Tommy Lee was talking to The Herald Sun, a newspaper...

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Fox only pay half Shyamalan's Happening budget

It appears that M. Night Shyamalan's new script The Happening may not have had a turnaround from 20th Century Fox from the rewrite alone. Shyamalan seems to have come to Fox with half the budget for the film. Could this be why they said yes? According to a press conference...

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Stalked: Schulze for Rambo and Cornish is a Bond girl?

More heavily salted rumours, first that Paul Schulze is joining John Rambo IV, and secondly that Abbie Cornish has been auditioned for a role in the new Bond film. Ryan Chappelle, the poor man, met a sad ending after his stint at the CTU in 24, but the actor Paul...

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Stalked: Gisele in Angels & Demons, Gooding Jr. and Liotta as Heroes

Cuba Gooding Jr. and Ray Liotta in Hero Wanted and the model Gisele Bündchen could be set for Angels & Demons, the follow up to The Da Vinci Code. According to The Hollywood Reporter through Coming Soon both Cuba Gooding Jr. and Ray Liotta will be starring in a film...

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Gemma from Hollyoaks to Hollywood

Sunday mornings aren't the same anymore now that Gemma Atkinson has left Hollyoaks, the sexy UK soap, but that hasn't stopped her appearing on TV like mad. Well now she's reportedly heading to Hollywood to try and get her way into film acting. I know the perfect role for her...

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The Surrogates graphic novel adapted

Disney has just bought the rights to a very interesting story, The Surrogates is a graphic novel that looks into the future when humans live in isolation and use surrogate robots to interact with other surrogate robots, all the while living apart and alone. The novel was written by Robert...

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Blindness stars Craig and Moore

For all the stick he receives, Daniel Craig is a clever man. Rather than settle in the Bond chair and rely on that for his career, he's diversifying at the same time and keeping it known that he's more than just a Bond actor. His latest role will be with...

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The Giver finally gets adapted

The Giver is a novel with an interesting premise that's been on the film production cards for some time. The option was bought and then never made into a film, however now it looks set to move forward according to Variety through Coming Soon. The Newbery Award winner was written...

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Stalked: Macht in Whiteout and Dunst is Blondie

Gabriel Macht is joining Kate Beckinsale in Whiteout, and Kirsten Dunst confirms that she is to play Debbie Harry aka Blondie, surprise. Gabriel Macht is joining Kate Beckinsale in the Whiteout thriller which is an adaptation of the comic book written by Greg Rucka and drawn by Steve Lieber. It...

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Stalked: Night of the Living Dorks remake and the Incan Black Path

German comedy Night of the Living Dorks is set for a remake in Hollywood, and an Incan treasure is to cause people to murder each other in The Black Path. King of the remakes Roy Lee is producing another one for Warner Independent Pictures, this time it's the German comedy...

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Goyer's Invisible featurette online

David S. Goyer's The Invisible has a featurette online which shows some more footage from the film and has a little of Goyer talking about the story. The Invisible is a remake of the supposedly very strong Swedish film, Den Osynlige, based on the book of the same title written...

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Hostel: Part II clip in Quicktime

There's a big excitement about some new footage for Hostel: Part II being online, except we already saw it last month. However the good news is that the old clip was YouTube, this one is fresh and minty Quicktime. I grabbed it through HorrorMovies.ca who pointed us to the source...

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Tobin Bell confirms Saw V

Tobin Bell has confirmed the rumour that we had back in October of last year that there will be a Saw IV and V and that he will star in both. Back then he admitted that he was signed for another two, and in the meantime no one was saying...

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King Miraz of Narnia cast

King Miraz in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian has just been cast, actor and director Sergio Castellitto has been given the role. He joins Alicia Borrachero who has been cast as the King's wife. The King is the Uncle of Prince Caspian and wants to prevent him from taking...

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McMahon talks Prisoner

Julian McMahon has talked about his new film Prisoner, confusingly termed a psychological horror thriller with supernatural overtones. Well, which is it? He describes what the film is about. According to the blurb the film is about a Hollywood director, played by McMahon, who is scouting locations for a new...

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March 14, 2007

Stalked: Gyllenhaal for Spider-Man and Captain America, Speed Racer auditions

More Stalked casting rumours, both of which require salt mines. Jake Gyllenhaal is either going to be the new Spider-Man or Captain America, and Zac Efron from High School Musical could be Speed Racer...salt people, salt... Zac Efron from the High School Musical show has apparently been auditioning for the...

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Wahlberg in talks for Shyamalan's Happening?

This is another way early rumour, Mark Wahlberg has apparently been in talks to lead M. Night Shyamalan's The Happening. The Happening was his script that wasn't being picked up by anyone until after a rewrite quick rewrite and it was snapped. It plans to be R rated and will...

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Did Saw get copied from Den?

The makers of Saw look set for some legal action from a man who claims to have made the film before they did, and is suggesting that they might have stolen the idea from his film Den. Greg Acre is the maker of the film Den and is the man...

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First UK company offers DVD downloads to own

The DVD rental service LOVEFiLM, which you will see gracing the advertising on Filmstalker, is going to be the first UK company to allow customers to download films and burn them to DVD to own. According to the story in the BBC they are going to offer around a hundred...

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Pic's 'n' Clips: 28 Weeks Later and Pirates of the Caribbean

Clips: 28 Weeks Later rough footage of the film and possible trailer, and Pics: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End photos online. There's rough footage of a trailer for 28 Weeks Later which is set to appear before The Hills Have Eyes II. The film is the follow up...

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Stalked: Billy Bob vs Berry and Routh in Cracktown

Casting news today, the first of two Stalked cast lists. Brandon Routh is hitting Life in Cracktown and Billy Bob Thornton is starring with Halle Berry in a true tale of race and corruption in Tulia. Billy Bob Thornton is joining Halle Berry in Tulia, the adaptation of the book...

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Stalked: Boll's Vietnam, Talisman TV series and Welsh horror

Uwe Boll is filming a Vietnam film in Africa, Welsh horror Daddy's Girl has been bought up, and Stephen King's Talisman may live after the mini-series. The distributors of the The Grudge series in the UK have bought the rights to the UK psychological horror film Daddy's Girl from Welsh...

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Lethem gives away rights to novel

Usually writers sell their books to someone and lose control of it somewhere after that. If the book is really hot property and your name is quite big then they might give you some control, but even then you're likely to get squeezed on rights, input or just plain cash....

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Spanky the demon

Spanky is not a low class porn novel, it's actually a book about a man who willingly accepts a deal with his own personal devil in order to make his life better than the dull drudgery that it is, and it has just received a film deal. It tells the...

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Jennifer Hudson to play Aretha Franklin?

Could it be true that Jennifer Hudson is set to play the legendary Aretha Franklin in a film of her life? Well according to Franklin herself she could well be. Salt pinching time as the rumour comes from WENN through IMDB, but if it is from Franklin's lips herself the...

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Bigelow is still to direct Iraq film

Almost five months ago I had the news that Kathryn Bigelow is set to direct another film after the 2002 film K-19: The Widowmaker. This time she's headed to Iraq for her story in The Hurt Locker, directing such names as Colin Farrell, Charlize Theron, Ralph Fiennes and Willem Dafoe....

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Singer's two pictures before Superman sequel

Brandon Routh has been trying to drum up publicity on the second Superman film after Superman Returns (Filmstalker review) under Bryan Singer, perhaps because he has no other deals on his plate, perhaps because he has to, who knows. What is clear is that Singer isn't hitting the film immediately,...

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Silver Surfer Billboards hit US

There are billboards appearing for Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, or should I say for The Silver Surfer himself, across cities in the US. Someone has captured a shot or two of them and posted them online. They show what looks like a capture from the trailer of...

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Eleven TMNT clips online

There are a bunch of clips online for the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles CGI film, TMNT, and they make it look rather good. The action looks well directed, the animation looks strong (although the poorer quality of the clips doesn't lend anything to the quality of the film) and...

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Liotta's Slow Burn trailer online

I've heard a little of Slow Burn in the past, but nothing more than brief snippets, the trailer looks interesting for two reasons, Ray Liotta and LL Cool J...okay, and Jolene Blalock! However it does look like a few other thrillers we've seen to date. Liotta though seems to play...

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March 13, 2007

25 minutes of Grindhouse feature online

Want to see some behind the scenes for Grindhouse? Well it's your lucky night because there are four behind the scenes clips online, all making one large featurette. The clips total almost twenty five minutes, and as yet I really can't tell you about the content as I'm frantically trying...

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Casino Royale DVD extras online

There's some behind the scenes footage online to show off what will be on the upcoming Casino Royale (Filmstalker review) DVD release, and some of it looks quite interesting. There are nine clips online and they range from the free running stunt to the Aston Martin car crash and shooting...

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McGregor and Williams in London suicide bomber tale

A suicide bomber at a football (soccer) match in London doesn't sound like the most attractive of stories to make it to the big screen, but it will be in a film that will be directed by Sharon Maguire and starring Michelle Williams, Ewan McGregor and Matthew Macfadyan. Maguire is...

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Besson confirms Transporter 3?

Is there going to be a Transporter 3? Well part of me would like to see the return of the character, but the other half wants the outrageous car stunts of the second film to be lost on the cutting room floor forever. According to what seems like an offhand...

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Depardieu joins Cassel in two part French gangster story

Gerard Depardieu is set to join Vincent Cassel in the story of the notorious French gangster Jacques Mesrine. His life will be split between two films L'Instinct de Mort (Death Instinct) and L'Ennemi Public no.1 (Public Enemy No. 1). Also set to star are such names as Marion Cottillard and...

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Iranian government denounces 300

Here at Filmstalker we've been seeing the 300 (Filmstalker review) backlash from the Iranian people first hand, and now the official denouncement has come from the cultural advisor to the Iranian President. Javad Shamqadri has said that the film has plundered Iran's historic past and insulted the civilisation. He said...

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Perlman might have been Watchmen's Comedian

Ron Perlman has announced that he was considered to play the Comedian in the Watchmen film. Now I'm not entirely sure if this is referring to a previous incarnation of the attempt at the comic book adapation, but it does read like it. Here's what Perlman reportedly said to Newsarama...

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Clips 'n' Pics: Dead Silence and Hostel 2

Clips from Dead Silence, the new horror film from the Saw team, and some pictures from Hostel: Part II. Terrifying...well, one set is. I have to say the Dead Silence stuff continues to look ridiculous to me, perhaps there will be something more to it that I haven't seen yet,...

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Depp leaves Burton's Sweeny Todd

The recent illness of Johnny Depp's daughter has had a knock on effect in the film industry. Reports are that Depp has left the Tim Burton production of Sweeny Todd in order to spend time with his daughter who is recovering from a quite serious illness. Since his daughter was...

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Host director happy with remake

We've known for some time now, X in fact, that there was a remake of superb Korean film The Host (Filmstalker review) on the cards, but Bong Joon-ho the director of the original has now spoken about his hopes for the remake. I have to say it sounds like he...

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Terra gains planet sized cast

The CG animated science fiction film Terra has already gathered a big cast, and yet still more names arrive. Luke Wilson, Amanda Peet, Dennis Quaid, Justin Long and Chris Evans have just signed up, adding to the already heaving cast of Evan Rachel Wood, Brian Cox, James Garner, Danny Glover,...

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Stalked: Butler video interview, Fox and the Child, and the oldest director alive

There's a good Gerard Butler video interview online, The Fox and the Child comes from the Penguin marchers and the oldest director alive tackles Columbus. Calling Gerard ButlerGerard Butler fans out there, there's a good little interview over at CBC Television's The Hour where he's interviewed about various aspects of...

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Gerard Butler to star in Escape From New York remake?

THIS IS BUTLER! Unbelieveable news here, and this could be either a complete triumph or disaster, but Gerard Butler could be starring in a remake of the classic John Carpenter film Escape From New York and playing the superb character of Snake Plissken made famous by Kurt Russell. I loved...

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Aja to remake Piranha?

Could Alexandre Aja be set to remake another classic horror? If the rumour is true then he is set to remake the classic Joe Dante 1978 film Piranha. Well he's certainly qualified after remakingThe Hills Have Eyes (Filmstalker review) so well, but the question is if he would want to...

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Bridges plays villain in Iron Man

I've been pretty late bringing this news in, but it's good news and deserves a mention. Jeff Bridges has joined the heavyweight cast of Jon Favreau's Iron Man film as the main villain Obadiah Stane. Bridges revealed he'd be playing the part but wouldn't reveal anything more about his role...

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March 12, 2007

Win free DVD and Game rental for three months

Well the birthday has come and gone and my weekend has been so busy with life and the site that I've not had a chance to start all the Birthday celebrations, so without further ado, here's the first competition I promised. This is going to be open to UK residents...

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Dallas Howard replaces Lohan in Teardrop Diamond

Oh dear, poor Lindsay Lohan isn't having a great time of late, and it seems to be getting worse as her attempts to build up her film career take another step backward with news that Bryce Dallas Howard is in negotiations to replace her in The Loss of a Teardrop...

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Jack Black joins Tropic Thunder

Jack Black is continuing his comic film career with an appearance in Tropic Thunder starring alongside Robert Downey Jr., Jay Baruchel, Ben Stiller and Justin Theroux, the latter wrote the screenplay along with Etan Cohen. Stiller will also be directing. Black is going to be playing a gross-out comedian who...

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Jones and Shields confirmed for Midnight Meat Train

It's been confirmed that Vinnie Jones and Brooke Shields are onboard Clive Barker's Midnight Meat Train, a story I posted just a month ago. Directed by Ryuhei Kitmura, the man who brought us the visually exciting Versus, Jones will play a subway serial killer, Bradley Cooper plays a photographer who...

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Naomi Watts turns to comedy

Naomi Watts is looking at her career in a new light as she signs to star in the adaptation of the novel Kicked, Bitten and Scratched: Life and Lessons at the World's Premiere School for Exotic Animal Trainers. Yes, that really is the title. Variety through Coming Soon has the...

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Neil LaBute to direct Lakeview Terrace?

Neil LaBute is in talks to direct the thriller Lakeview Terrace to which Samuel L. Jackson and Kerry Washington have already signed up. According to The Hollywood Reporter through Coming Soon Ashton Kutcher is also negotiating for a role in the film. David Loughery wrote the screenplay and Howard Korder...

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Stalked: Harris and Hartnett in August, Murphy in more comedy

Naomie Harris and Josh Hartnett star together, while Eddie Murphy will produce and co-star in a comedy about the first black US Marshals. Naomie Harris and Josh Hartnett have been signed for August written and directed by Austin Chick with Howard Rodman co-writing. The story looks at two brothers who...

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Carnahan talks Witherspoon and Bunny Lake

Joe Carnahan has spoken out on his blog about the recent news that Reese Witherspoon dropped out of his film Bunny Lake is Missing at a very late stage, and once again he's angry at the press and wants to put a few things straight. Turns out that there wasn't...

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Rodriguez to film Machete and Grindhouse trailers online

Robert Rodriguez has been talking about Grindhouse and what it all is over at the SXSW festival and he revealed some really interesting information. First up it's not just him and Quentin Tarantino that are filming the Grindhouse trailers that will show between the films, they've opened it up to...

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The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair trailer online

There's a trailer online from the makers of the documentary Gunner Palace (Filmstalker review), and while they stay on the subject of Iraq this one takes a look at a local man who was captured and taken to Abu Ghraib prison to be tortured because they thought he was planning...

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Fox says title is Die Hard 4.0

It sees as though Australia is getting Live Free or Die Hard renamed to be Die Hard 4.0 as well. Back on the 15th of February I highlighted that the new International trailer was labelled Die Hard 4.0 all over it, perhaps we're looking at a name change everywhere but...

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LaBeouf says Indy better with a girl

Shia Labeouf is saying that he's definitely not signed up for Indiana Jones 4 and is saying that Natalie Portman would be a better choice than him. He says that he was stunned when he heard reports that he had taken the role, and he says himself that he would...

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March 11, 2007

New Venom Spider-Man 3 trailer online

There's a new Spider-Man 3 trailer out on the Internet which has been filmed inside a cinema, that means there's a new trailer actually showing just now. What's really exciting about it is it is focused wholly on the creature that is ultimately known as Venom. What's more is that...

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Hostel: Part II watch the horror online

There's a great little advertising campaign for Hostel: Part II out just now, and it's equally terrifying, disgusting and strangely transfixing. The site which is simply called diehostal.de, found through HorrorMovies.ca, has a three by three grid of feeds from cameras that are located inside the torture areas of the...

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First look at Yoda from Star Wars CGI series

I don't write about TV that often, in fact at all, but this little titbit dropped in to me by a friend (I shan't say reliable source!) just caught my attention. Star Wars isn't finished at all as the word of the CGI TV series as well as the live...

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300 helps historical books on Thermopylae

There are a few books about Thermopylae, just search on Amazon UK, and although we've heard of a couple from that list this is the first news of how the 300 (Filmstalker review) film is actually affecting them. Thermopylae: The Battle That Changed the World is a book by historian...

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UK Government reprieve film industry...partially

Recent proposed Tax law changes in the UK were inadvertantly threatening the UK Film Industry yet again, and had threatened to hit some high profile titles, so much so that they could be looking forward to serious shortfalls of their overall budgets. Good news this week though as we hear...

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March 10, 2007

No more directors for Miller's comics

Frank Miller has said that 300 (Filmstalker review) is the last film that will be made of his material that he won't direct, and I'm surprised by that comment but at the same time I have to admit the guy has his hat screwed on. According to comments in The...

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Kuklinski contract killer gets film treatment

The story of Richard "Iceman" Kuklinski is a terrifying one, depending on who you believe, and is soon to become a film. He was a hitman for the Gambino crime "family" and has claimed that he killed over two hundred people while living a normal life with his wife and...

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Craig complains about Bond nudity

Daniel Craig is being reported as saying that he doesn't want to appear naked in the next Bond film, and you can understand why. The poor guy has received some serious attention on that scene where he walks out of the water, and not enough on his actual acting and...

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Tale of Two Sisters remake gets scripted?

The remake of the Korean horror A Tale of Two Sisters has gone quiet for some time, although today there's a little rumour appeared about the script. According to Bloody Disgusting they've heard that a draft script is going around written by Craig Rosenberg, the man who wrote the Demi...

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Dougray Scott chases Hitman

Welcome back Dougray Scott, I thought we'd lost you to Orange and TV for life, not so as the news is that Scott is set to appear as the baddie (which he plays so well) in Hitman, chasing down Timothy Olyphant as Agent 47. Luc Besson is the one that...

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Tarantino presents Hell Ride

Quentin Tarantino is set to continue his love for pulp cinema as he teams up with Larry Bishop for a tale of blood, sex, and revenge on a motorcycle. Tarantino is presenting the film while Bishop will write, direct and star in the film. Hell Ride will tell the story...

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March 9, 2007

Gerard Butler video interview on 300

Oh ladies, do I have some good news for you. I've been given three clips from 300, and the plan is to even them out over the week, but I couldn't hold this one back to the end. Gerard Butler talks in quite some depth about his performance in 300...

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Filmstalker's first birthday!

It's a year today that Filmstalker began. A whole year, and it's flown by. When I first started this site all on my own, I was wanting to fill a void that had been created. I wanted to keep doing something I was so enjoying, writing and watching films and...

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Watchmen's Rorschach in 300 trailer!

There are images from the upcoming Watchmen film online and hidden in the latest 300 uncut and extended trailer showing some darkened image of Rorshach himself. Much as Zack Snyder would rather be talking about 300 (Filmstalker review), he's still found time to sneak a test shot into the trailer....

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Eastwood to direct Jolie in Straczynski's Changeling

The Changeling (Filmstalker review) is perhaps one of the most effective and creepy horror films I've ever seen, and I was horrified to hear it was getting a remake, thankfully it's not and the films are similar in title only, this The Changeling is set to be directed by Clint...

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Star Trek writers reveal title

The writers of Star Trek XI have revealed some more details about the film. Robert Orci has revealed the new title, hold on people... Star Trek Yes, that's it. He also tells us that there's going to be more action than any of the previous films, well with them writing...

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Stalked: Dark Knight casting, Ladies Detective Agency and Zodiac reviews

Gyllenhaal almost signed for Dark Knight, Minghella brings Ladies Detective Agency to the screen and Zodiac reviews are afoot. Maggie Gyllenhaal is apparently in final negotiations to take over from Katie Holmes in the The Dark Knight, the Batman Begins (Filmstalker review) sequel. She'll play the part of Rachel Dawes,...

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Sigourney Weaver strips as Gypsy Rose Lee

According to rumour Sigourney Weaver is to play the part of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous burlesque stripper. Yes, you heard me right. The film Gypsy and Me is set to be based on the book My G-String Mother: At Home and Backstage with Gypsy Rose Lee written by her...

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Big British names sign for St. Trinian's remake

Sometimes I wonder about actors choices, I really do. Colin Firth and Rupert Everett have signed up to the St. Trinian's film which will be Ealing Studio's new version of the classic British comedy franchise from the fifties and sixties. Barnaby Thompson will direct, making his debut, alongside Oliver Parker...

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Bush vs the U.S. to be filmed?

The acclaimed book United States V. George W. Bush Et Al. by Elizabeth de laVega has been optioned by writer and director Robert Boris with plans to make it into a major film. For those of you who don't know, this is the fictional story of what could have happened...

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Tour de France comedy planned

The Tour de France is finally getting a film treatment, and cycling in general for that matter, in a new comedy called Tour de Frank. The film will take a comic loook at the competitive world of bicycle racing according to Universal through Variety. Universal handed out US$800,000 against a...

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Shazam! Captain Marvel gains writer

Shazam! has just received a writer and director, John August is set to write the story of Captain Marvel and we knew Peter Segal is set to direct the comic character to the screen. Shazam! tells the of Billy Batson, a teenager who becomes the superhero when he utters the...

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Stalked: 300 soundtrack online, Toy Story 3, Hitman Randy Quaid

A couple of little titbits today, first up you can now listen to the entire 300 soundtrack online, and get bonuses if you buy it on the official site, Toy Story 3 has a date, and Randy Quaid is set to play a hitman. The full soundtrack to 300 (Filmstalker...

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Outlaw

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Outlaw is the next film from Nick Love, following on from his well received eighties British gangster's abroad film The Business (Filmstalker review to come). The film sees a soldier returning from active duty abroad disillusioned with the life offered to him in Britain, the lack of respect, how lawless...

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March 8, 2007

Mira Nair's The Namesake trailer

I've just seen Mira Nair's The Namesake trailer online and it looks rather interesting, something that surprised me when I saw it at first. It also looks quite emotional and set to tug at the heart strings. Nair brought us Monsoon Wedding and Vanity Fair to name two of the...

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Witherspoon dumps Carnahan's Bunny Lake

Reese Witherspoon has dropped out of the intriguing film from Joe Carnahan, Bunny Lake is Missing, extremely close to the start of shooting, leaving the production searching for a new lead as quickly as possible. There are no reasons given, and no official explanation is forthcoming as yet, but you...

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Zombie talks Halloween changes

Halloween. There's been some bad talk since the script review on both sides of the fence, critics versus Rob Zombie, and yet the critic in question over at AICN stands by his negative but very constructive comments on the story, Zombie however was mad. It seems mad enough to go...

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Carradine and Hopper in Forever with Shilpa Shetty!

Wow, how's this for a casting story, David Carradine, Dennis Hopper and Edward Furlong? Carradine and Hopper together sound superb. The film is Forever, a supernatural crime thriller (how many genre's can you get in a single listing?) which tells the story of a young woman who has visions which...

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Tintin comes to DreamWorks

Tintin looks set to make it to the big screen and Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks are going to be the ones to make it happen according to the head of Herge Studios who own the Tintin rights, Nick Rodwell. According to Yahoo News there's no indication yet of which of the...

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Murphy squanders Oscar on Fantasy Island

Oh lord, if anyone could be accused of throwing away their career it's Eddie Murphy. Academy Award Nominee and his list of films to come reads like more of the same, and I don't mean Dreamgirls unfortunately. Now there's news that he's going to lead a film version of Fantasy...

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Damon and Raimi in Brødre remake?

Matt Damon may be signing up to work for Sam Raimi in a film called Brothers should the studio have their way. The film is a remake based on a Danish film by Susanne Bier called Brødre (Brothers) which won awards and accolades galore and was only made in 2004....

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Casting: Red Cliff, Jurassic Park IV, Ocean's Thirteen, Indiana Jones IV

A bunch of casting news. First up news that Tony Leung on The Battle of Red Cliff, Sam Neill on Jurassic Park IV, Bruce Willis on Ocean's Thirteen and Shia LeBeouf on Indiana Jones IV. Tony Leung is being reported as leaving John Woo's epic The Battle of Red Cliff...

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Adamson to hand over Narnia franchise?

According to rumours Andrew Adamson won't continue with the Narnia series after this current film Prince of Caspian, and so it means that The Voyage of the Dawn Treader will feature a new director. There's also a rumour of who that director would be, Neil Burger, the director of The...

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Pullman gives book rights away

Philip Pullman is a really nice guy. He's just given up the rights to his novel The Butterfly Tattoo to an independent company who promote educational projects for young people. Well, okay he's taking 10% of any eventual profit, but that's pretty amazing stuff. You could suspect he could afford...

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Stalked: Slap Shot remake, monster hunting in UK, and more on G.I. Joe

There's a few general stories online today. The Paul Newman starrer Ice Hockey film Slap Shot is up for a remake, a story about drunken monster hunters in the UK is on the go, and it seems Mark Wahlberg is being eyed for the G.I. Joe film. Paul Newman once...

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Johansson for Barcelona? Bardem leaves Allen?

It appears that Woody Allen may have happened upon a new muse as word is spreading that Scarlett Johansson may well be cast in Allen's new Barcelona film which I already reported is set to star Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem. Oh, although there's another rumour out today from those...

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300 battle scene clip and Leana Headey online

300 (Filmstalker review) is going marketing mad at the moment, and quite rightly so. Online there are a couple new videos, one is a much needed interview with the lovely Lena Headey who amongst all the interest in Gerard Butler's abs and the manliness of the whole thing has been...

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Bousman to remake Children of the Corn?

According to reports this morning Darren Lynn Bousman is looking to remake the film Children of the Corn adapted from a Stephen King short story. It's another rumour from a source at the moment, and these can be more miss than hit, but half the fun is just talking about...

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del Toro's El Orfanato (The Orphanage) trailer online

There's a cracking trailer online for El Orfanato aka The Orphanage which is produced by Guillermo del Toro, directed by Juan Antonio Bayona and written by Sergio G. Sánchez, and it looks pretty creepy. There's only one name I know in that list, but Sánchez next piece of writing is...

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March 7, 2007

Sunshine gets seen in UK

Danny Boyle's Sunshine was shown to a group of writers in England the other evening, and much as I'm pissed that I didn't see it because I wasn't invited - I mean how do they choose who does get to see the films? - I can't not tell you about...

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Constantine 2 takes huge budget cut

The producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura has been talking about his projects loads recently, and today is no exception. He has been discussing now to bring G.I. Joe to the big screen, but more importantly he's talking Constantine 2, and it's quite worrying. First off G.I. Joe. He has admitted that...

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McAdams joins Peña and Robbins in Iraq homecoming film

Rachel McAdams is joining Michael Peña and Tim Robbins in a film called The Return which will be written by Dirk Wittenborn and Neil Burger, with Burger directing. I'm sure I wrote about this before, but I just can't find it. The story will see three soldiers Collee (McAdams), T.K....

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Berry to play charming jewel thief

Halle Berry is moving on in her career and closing a rather comic chapter behind her. She's set to play the character of Doris Payne in a film called, strangely enough, Who is Doris Payne? Well let me tell you who she is. She's one of the most known jewel...

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Straightheads cast interviews

Straightheads stars Gillian Anderson and Danny Dyer as a couple who are caught in an incredibly violent attack. Through the pain, fear and anger they decide to enact revenge on those that committed the crimes against them, and they go on a dangerous and hateful act of vengeance. The trailer...

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The Departed criticised by Boston gang survivors

There's another story of film invading on true life today as we hear that various people are unhappy with The Departed (Filmstalker review) and the portrayal of the real life Boston mob boss and his victims. Once again, just like the anti-300 petition story, it's a bit baffling since this...

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McG gains the Losers from Berg

McG, the man with the silly name but the talent for directing action sequences, has just taken over the reigns of The Losers, a comic book adaptation that Peter Berg was set to direct but for some reason has backed away from. The Losers is a simple story, a team...

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Perlman in Burke and Hare story

Ron Perlman looks like he might up for another film this week, I Sell the Dead, and will star alongside Dominic Monaghan and Larry Fessenden. The story, according to Yahoo Movies, is about 18th century grave diggers, Burke and Hare anyone? Monaghan and Fessenden play the gravediggers and Perlman is...

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Will Smith gets Cooked

Will Smith is about to develop another man fights against adversity to make it tale, and again this one is based on reality. The story of Jeff Henderson is a strange one, he was a top San Diego cocaine dealer until he was imprisoned, there he discovered that he had...

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Male Sex and the City film: Working Stiff

The rights have been picked up to the memoir Working Stiff by Grant Stoddard. He is a sex columnist for Nerve.com and wrote the weekly column I Did It For Science which chronicled his exotic and hilarious sexual adventures as he sought true love. It's kind of sounding like a...

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Forrest Gump II?

Forrest Gump II, can you believe it? Well the novel on which the original Forrest Gump is based has a sequel, and both are written by Winston Groom, and five years ago the screenwriter of the original, Eric Roth, was taken in by Paramount to write it. Now it looks...

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Shyamalan's new script picked up

It's not all bad for M. Night Shyamalan as we hear that the Hollywood studios haven't totally abandoned him after an ill received film, now 20th Century Fox have picked up his R rated film The Green Effect, which is now titled The Happening. I previously wrote about how his...

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Brosnan joins Abba musical Mamma Mia!

Can you believe that Pierce Brosnan is set to join the cast of Mamma Mia! in the film adaptation of the popular musical? Yes, I could hardly believe it either. Brosnan will play one of the men summoned to the wedding of a woman who believes that she has found...

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Shatner and McAvoy talk Star Trek XI

James McAvoy has been rumoured to be connected with the role of Scotty in the new Star Trek film to be directed by J.J. Abrams, currently titled Star Trek XI. Today however, he played down those rumours with comments he's been saying here and there for a few days. "I...

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March 6, 2007

The anti-300 petition

People can sometimes be very passionate. Take Dr. Hamed Vahdati Nasab for example, he has decided to start a petition against the film 300 (Filmstalker review), why? Well it's not historically correct, and it portrays the Persian Empire in a very poor light. What I find most interesting is that...

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New Shooter clips online

There are five clips from the upcoming Shooter film online. I just saw this trailer again tonight before Outlaw, and it still looks strong. Despite a slight reservation that we're going to be hitting on similar ground, Danny Glover's casting against type and the presence of Antoine Fuqua behind the...

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Perlman to play ex-career soldier in Standing Down

Ron Perlman is set to play a Sergeant who has made a career of the Army and eventually returns to civilian life. It's a common tale, but I'm hoping this one will once again address the many pressures and difficulties that soldiers face returning from active combat and a life...

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Stalked: Reaping site and Mussolini's illegitimate son

The Reaping gets a new site, and the tale of Mussolini's illegitimate son is coming to the big screen. Marco Bellocchio is set to bring an Italian tragedy to the big screen, the story of the fascist dictator Mussolini's illegitimate son. According to Variety through Hot Movie News the child...

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Snyder 300 screening Q&A and interview

I've been saved, rather than transcribe the entire Q&A from the 300 (Filmstalker review) Press screening in London the other week, the guys who hosted it have been kind enough to record it and make it available for all to see, and I have all the links right here. Not...

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Snyder confirms Butler in Watchmen!

Zack Snyder has confirmed that he has a part specifically for Gerard Butler in Watchmen and that he wants him to appear in the film, but he hasn't really talked to him about it. Butler says the same, and he also reveals that the upcoming Priest film is most definitely...

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Jolie and Derrickson for Earth Stood Still remake?

There are rumours about today regarding the remake of The Day The Earth Stood Still remake, yes it seems to be happening as I wrote about the other week. The rumours involve one high profile actress and a well known director. According to a reliable source, which they all are...

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Chan and Li film casting updates

There's more news today on the film that brings the epic match of Jet Li and Jackie Chan together on screen. the J&J Project, as it has been labelled while we await a title, is rumoured to have Li Bingbing join the cast. Rob Minkoff is also rumoured to be...

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Gibson turns to Spanish explorer or Panama film noir?

Mel Gibson's next film may be based in Panama. According to rumours he's either working on a film about Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa, or perhaps a remake of the 1950's film noir Panic in the Streets. According to the newspaper La Prensa, Panamanian filmmaker José Severino has said...

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Kingsley and Cruz in erotic thriller

Ben Kingsley and Penélope Cruz are set to star as lovers in a film called Elegy, adapted from Philip Roth's novel called The Dying Animal. Kingsley is set to play David Kepesh, a well respected TV culture critic who is also a lecturer at a New York college who finds...

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Spider-Man 3 seven minutes HD clip online

There's new footage online for Spider-Man 3, both in glorious Quicktime HD and also streaming on the web, and I've gathered together all the links for you right here. The clips show us a big fight between Harry and Peter and some superb moments from the rest of the film....

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Producer has high hopes for Stardust

Lorenzo di Bonaventura has been talking again, this time about the upcoming film adapted from Neil Gaiman's Stardust. Directed by Matthew Vaughn this is a strange tale indeed, and one which was never thought could actually reach the big screen, but it seems it will and with interesting results. Di...

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Silver confirms no World War II Wonder Woman

Joel Silver has confirmed that they won't be using the World War II script that was bought for Wonder Woman after Joss Whedon left the project so quickly. In an interview he said: We didn't buy it for that. There were some good ideas in it, but it was out...

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Bardem joins Cruz in Allen's Barcelona film

Javier Bardem is set to join Penélope Cruz in Woody Allen's Barcelona film. While he was promoting his new film he confirmed the news that both he and Cruz would be starring. He said that he had talked with Allen by phone but had not yet read the script. The...

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March 5, 2007

The Number 23

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I know I harp on about my like of Jim Carrey in serious roles, but I can't help it, I do. When that guy puts aside his comic persona and gives us a real acting performance we can be in for a treat, a strong character that's usually very accessible....

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Paradise Lost wants Craig to play Lucifer, again

Back in April of last year I talked about the possiblity of Daniel Craig appearing as the Devil alongside Ewan McGregor in a film called I, Lucifer, based on the novel by Glen Duncan. Now though he's being eyed to play the role of the Devil again, this time in...

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Snyder's fantasy labotomy tale

Zack Snyder is looking for some lighter material between finishing 300 (Filmstalker review) and attempting the biggest comic adaptation there is, Watchmen. He's looking to adapt a short story he's written called Sucker Punch. The story, according to Empire, will be the first produced through his new company Cruel and...

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300 new clips online

There's a lovely little three hundred second clip, nice marketing there, for the coming film 300 (Filmstalker review), and if you haven't seen it yet, since it hasn't been released, and don't want to read spoilers galore, then head over to the Filmstalker review which, as always, is spoiler free....

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Whalberg leads G.I. Joe film?

Could Mark Wahlberg be set to play the character of Duke in a G.I. Joe film? Well it looks like it, and it's much more than just Wahlberg talking about how nice the role would be. The Producer of Shooter, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, said that they will start working on...

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Whedon tells his take on Wonder Woman

Joss Whedon has left the Wonder Woman film, we all know that, but in an interview online he reveals a little more about behind the scenes and he also reveals that his next project looks set to be strong. In the interview he talks about his take on the Wonder...

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Shooter clip online

There's a clip online for the Mark Wahlberg, Danny Glover and Michael Peña starrer, Shooter, online. I can't get to see it at the moment but if you're interested in the film then it might be worth a look. I'm actually quite interested in it, the attraction of Antione Fuqua...

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Silver says no reshoot on The Invasion

Joel Silver has been talking about a number of his projects online, and apart from the earlier news, the most interesting thing is where he has denied the suggestion that the Wachowski Brothers took over the ending of The Invasion from Oliver Hirschbiegell. Back in November we heard that the...

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Set visit to Darabont's The Mist

There are a few set pictures online for Frank Darabont's screen version of Stephen King's The Mist. Yes, it's already started filming. There's not really any justice I can give the superb and rather large set visit that AICN have published other than directing you to it. You can see...

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Favreau talks Iron Man production

Jon Favreau has updated his blog with a few comments about his work on the upcoming Iron Man and how much work is involved in the film. He's also mentioned how daunting the whole thing is. He wrote on his MyMarketingSpace page about the work that's happening on the film:...

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Wachowskis make Speed Racer green

There's a rumour going about that the Wachowski Brothers new film, Speed Racer, is going to be heavily CGI and not rely so much on the physical world, unlike their previous foray into car scenes in Matrix Reloaded. The comment comes from someone who attended a seminar with the cinematographer...

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Maguire says Spider-Man 3 feels like the end

Tobey Maguire is adding fuel to the fire around that question that is, will Spider-Man 3 be the last in the series? According to him it'll be the last with him acting in it anyway. The Sunday Mail newspaper has comments from Maguire while he was on a recent promotion...

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March 4, 2007

Gerard Butler for Watchmen?

Now if we don't hype this up like some sites and say that Gerard Butler definitely has a part in Watchmen under Zack Snyder, we can bring you the news that Snyder has said he would like to work with Butler again and that he's sure there's a part in...

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Fehr not in Mummy 3

Oded Fehr is a cracking character in the Mummy franchise, and now he's revealed that The Mummy 3 is going ahead and that he's definitely not in it. At WonderCon 2007 his comments revealed that the film was going ahead: "I have no doubt that there's going to be a...

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Airplane and Naked Gun sequels?

Direct to DVD sequels are going mad just now, sequels, prequels and directs seem to be the money making order of the day in Hollywood, and all the while other film industries are struggling to get their new idea filled films made. Another direct piece of news is that there...

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March 3, 2007

A Crank sequel?

I actually enjoyed Crank (Filmstalker review), it was a wild ride and superb visually, it really did get the heart racing. So to hear that there's a sequel beginning the process to possible completion, I'm excited. variety are saying that the filmmakers are in the early stages of developing a...

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Angelina Jolie seeks child abduction story

Angelina Jolie is looking to buy the rights on the story of Melissa Hawach, a Canadian mother who took back her children from their father in Australia. Hawach hired two former Australian and New Zealand special forces soldiers to get her children back from her ex-husband just last year. According...

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Radcliffe signs for final Harry Potter films

Quick titbit of news here and there's nothing too surprising, Daniel Radcliffe has signed up for the final few films in the Harry Potter series, possibly earning him a nice paycheck in the process. The story comes from BBC and tells us that the Half-Blood Prince is due out next...

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Hills Have Eyes II more clips online

There are a couple of new clips online for The Hills Have Eyes II online. Unfortunately I can't see them because they aren't downloading, but just in case you can, here they are. The more I'm seeing of this film the more I'm thinking that this might be a good...

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Bone Dry trailers online, Goss and Henriksen

There's an interesting film that just caught my eye, Bone Dry, and there are a couple of trailers online, one is strong, the other is a bit weaker, but the framing and the camera work looks quite interesting, and it stars Luke Goss and Lance Henriksen. The story is that...

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UK Government hits film industry again

The UK Government are getting greedy again. They are restricting budget rules on how individuals offset losses against tax in limited liability partnerships. Now I know that'll turn a lot of you off, but generally speaking they are clamping down on the ability of people to avoid paying tax in...

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Preston to join Travolta on Dallas?

Kelly Preston is being rumoured as joining the troubled Dallas film alongside her husband John Travolta. The story is that Travolta asked her if she would like to star in the film version of the extremely popular eighties soap. The rumour comes from the Daily Express through WENN and Starpulse...

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March 2, 2007

The greatest police/cop/fuzz films?

Having just seen Hot Fuzz (Filmstalker review) and enjoyed all the references to other police films out there, I thought it would be a good idea to find out what you all think are the best police films out there. Now these aren't just in the realm of comedy or...

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Story reveals Galactus will be in Fantastic Four

Tim Story has revealed that Galactus is being designed right now, and that he will most definitely be in the film Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, and that Doom is coming in a classic look. That's good news for all us Surfer fans, seeing Galactus on screen should...

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Nimoy says no approach for Star Trek XI

Leonard Nimoy says that he has known about the plans for Star Trek XI for a long time, but he still doesn't know whether he and his good friend William Shatner are to return to the series, even if it is just a sall cameo. In a few brief comments...

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Howard talks Iron Man sequel

Terrence Howard has been talking about Iron Man and his part in the story as Tony Stark's, or Iron Man's, best friend who knows the secret of the big man played by Robert Downey Jr. He's let out that Jon Favreau is thinking of a second film, in which he...

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Stalked: Law and Cohen win foreign awards

Both Sacha Baron Cohen and Jude Law are receiving honours from other countries for their work in film. Sacha Baron Cohen has been acknowledged to be the first recipient of the Israel Film Festival Award for Outstanding Achievement. He will be there at the opening night awards dinner on Tuesday,...

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Stalked: Berry defends the cause and Agent Valerie Plame on screen

Halle Berry is defending good causes and a hot story of the hard side of the Government and Valerie Plame comes to the big screen. Halle Berry is starring in Tulia, a film that has sat for a long time with the possibility of being made. Berry stars as a...

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March 1, 2007

Tom Cruise as Ozymandias in Watchmen?

Tom Cruise was to star in the Watchmen film according to the latest director on the project Zack Snyder. Cruise and Snyder were talking about him playing the role of Ozymandias, the perfect human being who excels at everything with his perfect physique, amazing mind, and the most famous man...

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L.A. Confidential 2 versus White Jazz

Joe Carnahan has just written about the LA Confidential 2 film on his blog, the sequel to L.A. Confidential. No, not White Jazz, the film he is directing from his brother's script, Matthew Michael Carnahan. No, these are two very different films despite having the same characters. Okay, I'm confused...

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Nispel to create the Charles Manson story?

Marcus Nispel, the director of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake, has his eyes set on another horrific project, not so much a remake as a telling of a true life tale, the Charles Manson story. Nispel is still working on Alice, the adaptation of the strange videogame which in itself...

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DeMonaco's Kill Pit starring Leguizamo

I don't normally talk about TV shows, but a side story about Ethan Hawke's starring role in James DeMonaco's Staten Island caught my eye and had me interested. Demonaco is making an eight hour series called The Kill Pit, which seems to be a real time robbery turned hostage drama....

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Washington to direct and star in Tolson's Debaters

For some time now Denzel Washington has been working on his second directorial seat, and after years of possibility it seems it's about to start happening. His second term as a director will see the film The Great Debaters, about the true story of Mel Tolson, regarded as one of...

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Lives of Others up for remake already?

What are the Weinstein's or indeed Hollywood on? Not content in remaking films that have only been out a few years, they are now remaking films that have just won an Oscar! It looks like they could be lining up The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen) as a...

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Prince of Persia conceptual art

Prince of Persia: Sands of Time game adaptation is moving forward in Hollywood, after all we only heard that Disney were pushing it, despite hearing casting rumours in July of last year for the film. Now there are some concept art shots online, and it does look like it will...

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Stalked: Asian Shutter remake, Ferrara's mob story and Paul Walker

Joshua Jackson is in an Asian horror remake, no, you don't say another one? Abel Ferrara is filming an edgy Italian crime film, and Paul Walker is repeating himself. Joshua Jackson has signed up for another Asian horror remake this time it's of the psychological thriller Shutter in a remake...

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What is it about British Films?

British film is definitely raising it's head in the cinemas of the world once again, and it is certainly proving a success with such films such as Shaun of the Dead, The Queen, Last King of Scotland and Hot Fuzz. We're starting to see strong British films coming forward, and...

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Stalked: Tokyo Stories and Road Work Crews fight aliens!

Stalked today are two interesting stories, one about a new film called Tokyo which will look at the city through the eyes of three strong directors in separate stories, and the other being an exciting new script about alien fighting road work crews! Directors Michael Gondry, Leos Carax and Bong...

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Schwarzenegger to return for Terminator 4?

This is both a sad and happy rumour for me with possible news that Arnold Schwarzenegger may well be returning in Terminator 4 to play his iconic role once more. That's the happy part, the sad part is that it may be nothing more than a cameo. According to rumour...

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R rated Paprika anime trailer online

I just caught the trailer for Paprika, the latest anime project from Satoshi Kon, and was amazed at just how wild it all looked. The film is about Paprika, a psychotherapist who can enter the subconscious minds of patients and analyse their problems. However the machine to do just that...

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Weekend at Bernie's 3!!

Remember Weekend at Bernie's? Yeah, I do too, and looking back on it I don't know why I watched it or the terrible sequel, okay it was fun at the time. Well there's a sequel to them all in the works, yes a Weekend at Bernie's 3, or for those...

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Costner talks Mr Brooks sequels

Kevin Costner has been talking about his role in Mr Brooks and how he didn't really want to play a scary serial killer and that now he's into the idea he may well do a couple of sequels. Costner plays Earl Brooks who appears to be a wonderful family man...

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Wrong Turn 2 trailer online

The trailer for Wrong Turn 2 is online and it's looking pretty gruesome to be honest. There's a wonderful shot of someone's feet as they are chopped in half by a big bloke with an axe! All in all it looks gruesome and quite freaky. Here's the trailer for you......

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