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May 31, 2008

New Battle in Seattle trailer online

There's a new trailer online for the film Battle in Seattle, and this one really plays on the ensemble cast and shows a split between the tension on the streets and the courtroom action. We've already seen one trailer, and this one makes Stuart Townsend's film of the events of...

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Brothers in Arms film?

The latest Brothers In Arms game will be released in August and there is already talk of it being turned into a film. The technical advisor for the games was at a press launch and spoke about the book he's written, and also the possibility of Brothers In Arms Highway...

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Phantom of the Opera sequel

Andrew Lloyd Webber has revealed that he's going to be working on a new musical, not a great surprise since he turns these things out to great success like hotcakes...whatever they are. However the musical he's announced is a sequel, and why am I talking about this? Well, because it's...

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May 30, 2008

Updated: Fast and Furious race footage

Some keen racing fans have caught some footage from behind the scenes of Fast and the Furious 4 and getting some hardcore car action. There's racing, crashing, and a couple of stunts too. Although the quality isn't perfect, it does give you the sense that they're going for some good...

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Frank Miller talks The Spirit

As is the way these days, Frank Miller has used his blog to talk to fans about his upcoming comic book adaptation The Spirit. He talks about why the film is styled the way it is, comparisons to Sin City and also what his plans are for Sin City. It...

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Zack and Miri Make a Porno trailer

The teaser trailer for Zack and Miri Make a Porno is online, and well it's less than inspiring. The film is about two friends experiencing money problems, who decide to make their own adult film. I was thinking of something along the lines of American Pie, or even I Want...

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The Education of Charlie Banks trailer online

Fred Durst is best known for being the lead singer in Limp Bizkit, but not everyone knows that he's been getting a lot of praise, and I mean a lot, for a film he's just directed, The Education of Charlie Banks. Now the trailer has appeared online and it's well...

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Donnie Darko 2 casting

There's more news about the Donnie Darko sequel appearing online, and it's sounding more and more ill fated by the second. Now we're hearing that Elizabeth Berkley and Briana Evigan have been chosen for the cast, that means sexy ladies from some less than hard hitting dramas....

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Burn After Reading trailer online

The Coen brothers have followed No Country for Old Men with something a bit lighter. They've gone back to comedy with Burn After Reading, a crime caper film involving some missing CIA memoirs. We have the red band trailer for you to watch, and it looks pretty funny....

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Stalked: Emily Strange, Ninja Assassin

Emily Strange is to be made into a film. And Ninja Assassin has started filming....

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Stalked: Boleyn Girl sequel, Superman casting

The Other Boleyn Girl could be getting a sequel. And Superman may have a new love interest....

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May 29, 2008

Back from Honeymoon

Well I'm back from honeymoon and I've started work again this week, oh joy! Not only that but I'm back on Filmstalker too. However I'm not going to be alone anymore. For a while now I've been struggling under the growing weight of reviews and keeping the news side going...

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Jumper

DVD Four Stars
I'd already seen Jumper in the cinema and wasn't as impressed as I had hoped, but the second viewing on DVD was slightly different and a lot better. Along with the film on DVD comes some strong extras. So does the DVD improve the film for the second viewing?...

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Iron Man

Film Four Stars
I had big expectations for Iron Man, mainly because of the great cast that the Director had lined up, not to mention the man himself, Jon Favreau who really seemed to get the character and the fans from the start. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Jeff Bridges, Terrance Howard and Gwyneth...

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Russell Brand abandons film plans

A few months ago we heard of Russell Brand's plan to make a film of his autobiography My Booky Wook. There was even talk of Michael Winterbottom being the director, and Russell Brand playing himself. He then went on TV and confirmed the plan to make the film. Well he's...

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Harvey Weinstein to crash Valkyrie's party?

Tom Cruise's film Valkyrie is due for release next year, and it could face some competition. The film that tells the story of a failed attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler during World War II, has competition from a film about, well, a failed attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler during World...

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Michael Bay to make Ouija board film

Universal's deal with Hasbro has already sprouted a few strange possibilities. One of them turned into an actual project, with Ridley Scott in the process of making a Monopoly film. What the...? Well now the same man that brought us Transformers, will bring the Hasbro ouija board game to life....

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Shatner reveals when Star Trek failed

William Shatner has been speaking out about two things, the first and most important is his view on the fifth outing of the Star Trek film franchise and where it went wrong, and the second is his open disappointment that he's not (apologies, missed that word out) in the new...

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More 44 Inch Chest casting

I wrote about 44 Inch Chest back in September of last year (yes, mine's bigger than yours - private message, Richard) and was interested from the outset. The story back then was Ray Winstone, John Hurt, Tim Roth and Ian McShane star in a tale about a man teaming up...

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Cocaine Cowboys II: Hustlin' with the Godmother trailer online

The trailer for Cocaine Cowboys II: Hustlin' with the Godmother has arrived online, the sequel to the successful and fascinating Cocaine Cowboys documentary which showed the true story of the rise of Miami as the drug capital of the U.S. told by the people who were involved in the influx...

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Stalked: Downey Jr, Transformers 2, McAvoy for Baggins?

Robert Downey Jr could be closer to playing Hugh Hefner. Who from Transformers 2 is coming back for more? Could James McAvoy be Bilbo Baggins?...

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Tarantino talks directing and career

Quentin Tarantino has been talking about his career and the art of directing over at Cannes and the whole thing has been filmed and is online. The interview is over an hour and forty minutes long and is in two parts, however it is over dubbed in French, however if...

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Eagle Eye trailer online

Eagle Eye has been a film that has been catching my eye for a while now. D.J. Caruso directing Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Chiklis, Billy Bob Thornton, and Rosario Dawson in a film about two innocents caught up in a terrorist cell. However it wasn't until I saw the...

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Spiderman casting rumours denied

With a first draft script for Spiderman 4 and 5 written, we got our first casting rumour the other day. It's still up in the air if Tobey Maguire will be back, and insiders leaked two potential names as being the new Spiderman. Well now Sony have gone out of...

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Brett Ratner for God of War and Beverly Hills Cop 4?

Brett Ratner could have two new projects on the way. First up is a film adaptation of the video game God of War. And the next on could see him directing a new Beverly Hills Cop film starring Eddie Murphy. As a seasoned player of console games I seem to...

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May 28, 2008

MGM's plans for Robocop and Rocky sequels

With MGM's vast vault of films it was not really a surprise when they decided to make a new Robocop film, or much of a surprise when a new Rocky film came our way. Well now we have news of what MGM have planned next. It looks like the new...

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Christian Bale on Batman and Heath Ledger

Christian Bale has been talking about the Batman experience, working with Heath Ledger and a lot of other stuff in a magazine interview. With The Dark Knight release getting closer, Bale talked to Details magazine. The interview covers a range of other topics, including his thoughts when making Empire of...

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Colonel Tom Parker film in the works

A film is to be made chronicling the relationship between Elvis Presley and his manager Colonel Tom Parker. The film will be called The Colonel, and is based on the book by Alanna Nash called, The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story Of Colonel Tom Parker And Elvis Presley. The relationship between...

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Harrison Ford on Jack Ryan return

Recently there has been talk of Harrison Ford re visiting the Jack Ryan character, following his return to Indiana Jones. First it was just a rumour and then we heard that it was Mace Neufeld who was pushing for his return. The studio Paramount though was unmoved, and wanted to...

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Are film baddies too real?

It's pretty much par of the course that unless the baddie in a film is a well off, middle class, white American, the group of people that they're representing will no doubt want to complain about the way they are portrayed, after all the film can only show them in...

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McCarthy's The Road completes filming

The Road by Cormac McCarthy is a novel that has received a lot of critical and public acclaim, particularly as it has won a Pulitzer Prize, and so it was not unlikely to see it receive a film adaptation. The news today though is that it has completed filming and...

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The Doors documentary to be anti Oliver Stone film

Seventeen years after Oliver Stone's film about The Doors, the band are releasing their own documentary. However it's not just about nostalgia, they want to release a film to counter Oliver Stone's version of events. The band feel that Oliver Stone's film did them an injustice of sorts, and portrayed...

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He's Just Not That Into You trailer

Romantic comedy time. He's Just Not That Into You has an all star cast, and is based on the book of the same name. It looks at the dating game and relationships, and the mixed messages than go on. I have to admit to not being the biggest rom-com fan...

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City of Ember trailer online

The high definition trailer for City of Ember has arrived online and at first I thought I was watching Bioshock the trailer, it certainly has a similar feel, but then perhaps the novel from which the film was adapted has that same feel. The original story comes from the Jeanne...

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Choke trailer online

One of Chuck Palahniuk's novels has already been turned into a film in Fight Club. And now the trailer is here for the movie adaptation of Choke, starring Sam Rockwell. Even having not read the book of this one, there are some things in the trailer that still point to...

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Stalked:Transformers 2, T4, Rodriguez

Transformers 2 has a new cast member. Another cast member for T4. Robert Rodriguez could be heading to TV for Women in Chains....

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Stalked: Cirque Du Freak,Sharon Stone

William Defoe has joined Cirque du Freak. Sharon Stone has upset China....

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May 27, 2008

Could the next Spiderman have been found ?

Recently we heard that Spiderman 4 and 5 had been given the go ahead, and that the script for each had allowed for the possibility of them being filmed back to back. This raised all sorts of questions as to whether Sam Raimi, Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst would be...

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The Human Contract trailer

Aside from being Mrs Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith has had a fairly varied career. A long list of acting credits, a writers credit for the TV series All of Us, lead singer in a band, and now she has directed her first feature film, The Human Contract. Not only...

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St. Ives / All For Love

DVD Two Stars
I saw the cover and blurb for this film and I was seriously concerned that this was another costume drama that just drags out the unrequited or unspoken love issue for a few hours and makes for a very painful story. As you can guess, I really don't enjoy that...

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Another new Incredible Hulk clip

Yet another clip from The Incredible Hulk, any more and we won't need to bother going to see it! This one has a bunch of guys trying to take down The Hulk using guns. Don't they ever learn... The other clips are here, and here....

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Del Toro and Jackson know who their Bilbo is

Over the weekend we heard what Peter Jackson, and Guillermo Del Toro had to say on The Hobbit and it's sequel. And now Guillermo Del Toro is teasing us even more, by saying that they have agreed who their first choice is to play Bilbo. Trouble is he's not being...

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Watchmen's Black Freighter and Minutemen

Not only is there a new photo from the much anticipated Watchmen film adaptation of the famous comic book online, but there's also word about the add on story The Black Freighter and how it will be released on DVD at the same time as the film. The Black Freighter...

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Downey Jr. as Playboy's Hugh Hefner?

Apparently Robert Downey Jr. is in talks to play Hugh Hefner in a film about the life of the man behind Playboy and all things bunny girl, and boy, related. Although at first it might seem like getting a sledge hammer to crack a nut - i.e. Downey Jr. is...

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Closing Credits: Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack, the hugely influencial director and also actor, died on Monday aged seventy three. Highlights of his work include Out of Africa, Tootsie, Three Days of the Condor, The Way We Were, and an uncredited directing role in The Swimmer, as well as many acting roles....

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Back to the Future 4 sequel?

The idea of a fourth Back to the Future film seems a distinct possibility right now, particularly in this Hollywood culture of remaking absolutely everything and bringing another sequel to franchises which have been long completed, however you would think that there could never be another Back to the Future...

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New Incredible Hulk clip

We have a new clip of The Incredible Hulk for you. This one shows a bit of the transformation from Bruce Banner to the Hulk. And well let's just say he's none to happy once he's transformed. You can see the other clips here. Not long to go now, well...

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Stalked:Amelia,Chris Noth,Brandon Routh

Ewan McGregor is to co star in Amelia. Chris Noth is to star in My One and Only. Brandon Routh gets a Table for Three....

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Quentin Tarantino confirms his next project

Quentin Tarantino has confirmed what his next project is. At the Cannes film festival he was asked during an interview what his next venture would be, and at last it is Inglorious Basterds. Tarantino has been quiet since Grindhouse, working on the script, but now it looks like he's nearly...

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May 26, 2008

Nine minute promo of Red Cliff online

A bootlegged copy of a nine minute promo of Red Cliff has appeared online. John Woo's film is set during the Three Kingdoms period in Ancient China, when a decisive battle changed the course of China's history. I'll confess to only usually watching trailers, and occasionally short clips of films...

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New teaser trailer for Babylon AD

A new teaser trailer for Babylon AD has arrived online. The film stars Vin Diesel and Michelle Yeoh. Unfortunately it's cut the same way as the previous one, but there are some nice visual effects in there that's for sure. This could be a turn around in fortune for Vin...

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Film Three Stars
Well since all the old franchises are being continued and all the old heroes are returning to a heroes welcome, it seemed fitting that one of the most loved action/adventure heroes would make that return too. So Indiana Jones becomes the latest elderly hero to return to the big screen....

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Christopher Tolkein to try and shut down The Hobbit

The courtroom saga surrounding New Line Cinema and Christopher Tolkein looks to be far from over. J.R.R. Tolkein's son is taking them to court to try and stop the The Hobbit and it's sequel from being made. The news comes just after Guillermo Del Toro and Peter Jackson held a...

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May 25, 2008

Filmstalker's Week 19th to 25th May

This week sees the final Filmstalker Honeymoon feature, and a ton of reviews including Stuck and a few short films. Also we have trailers for Australia, Righteous Kill, Wanted and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and a few others. And in news we have lots of Terminator 4 news,...

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More news on Harrison Ford returning to Jack Ryan

We recently brought you the news that Harrison Ford could revisit the character of Jack Ryan. Well now there are some more details on who is trying to make it happen, and who is not so keen. It seems there are some people involved in the series who really do...

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Redband trailer and clips for Stuck

Richard has just reviewed the film Stuck, starring Mena Suvari and Stephen Rea. Now you can take a look at the red band trailer and a couple of clips from the film. Mena Suvari plays a nursing home employee who's promotion is under threat following an incident with her car....

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Karla

DVD One Star
When I initially heard about the film Karla and the true story behind it I immediately wrote about it online, because it was an interesting true life story to come to film and also because it was coming under fire for the portrayal of the murdering couple, and in particular...

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Bitten

Film Three Stars
Bitten is a short film that is pretty self explanatory, as soon as the opening scenes hit you can see what the film is going to be about - a woman is running through darkened woods holding her arm and looking in pain and distress. With a man chasing her...

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Butcher's Hill (Sweet Tooth)

Film Five Stars
The short film Butcher's Hill was showing at Dead by Dawn 2008 and the Director was there to see our reaction, not just that but he revealed that it has already been picked up for a feature, something that filled the audience with hope for the film. We weren't disappointed...

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Moment de Gloire

Film Four Stars
This was a beautifully shot short which had a really simple idea that was slowly and meticulously played out for the audience. Unfortunately there's not a lot I can tell you about it without spoiling the viewing of it, suffice to say that we see a lone man preparing himself...

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Stuck

Film Three Stars
There was a dichotomy from the very beginning of this film for me, Stuart Gordon is the writer and director of Re-Animator and so had me thinking that the film would be rough around the edges and rather blood soaked. Then there was the fact that Mena Suravi and Stephen...

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Transcript of Del Toro and Jackson's Hobbit chat

The online chat with Guillermo Del Toro and Peter Jackson has taken place. They handpicked twenty questions and answered those, and some others as well. You can see the whole transcript inside. The topics covered are fairly extensive. From when filming will start, to casting and what will inspire the...

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Stalked:Jackie Chan,Street Fighter

Jackie Chan is to make a film about the Chinese earthquake. We have an image of Kristen Kruek in Streetfighter: The Legend of Chun Li....

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May 24, 2008

New Incredible Hulk clips

We have three new clips from The Incredible Hulk for you. One which shows Blonsky trying to take down the big green guy. And my favourite the second, a smackdown between The Hulk and The Abomination. Unfortunately the third clip is only available for those in the US, and involves...

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Stalked:Nailed,Flowers of Kirkuk,Downey Jr

Nailed is experiencing more problems. Romeo and Juliet is to get a different take in Flowers of Kirkuk. And could Robert Downey Jr be Hugh Hefner?...

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May 23, 2008

More Terminator news from McG

More news from Terminator 4 for you. The director McG has posted on the film's official website, and he's saying all the right things. He talks about the research he's been doing, and who he's been talking to in order to make sure he gets it right. I'm a big...

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Stalked: Spiderman 4 and Val Kilmer

Spiderman 4 may be coming in 2010. Val Kilmer is in The Thaw....

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Uwe Boll goes Arthouse

Uwe Boll has been talking about his latest projects. It seems he's swapping video game remakes for arthouse improvisation. Alrighty then....

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button trailer

They say all good things come in three. We are staying on an international theme, with a Spanish language trailer for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button....

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New Wanted trailer

This is the best trailer yet for Wanted, only problem is it's in Russian. You can take a look inside, it's a bit more gory than the previous ones and it looks great....

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Righteous Kill trailer

The theatrical trailer for Righteous Kill is online. Robert De Niro and Al Pacino together in the same film. Works for me....

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Terminator 4 plot details

The makers of Terminator 4 have released a press release, which says that filming started earlier this month. We knew that already, but they also have included a plot synopsis which confirms what we knew, but also has some new stuff in as well....

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May 22, 2008

Harrison Ford to go back to Ryan ?

This is another one for that rumour file, jeez it must be getting full. We may need a new file. It could be that Harrison Ford's return to Indiana Jones, could lead to him making a return to another of his characters....

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army TV spot

A TV spot for Hellboy II: The Golden Army aired on US TV yesterday, and you can see it inside....

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W could have a Dick Cheney

W is close to a new cast member, Vice President Dick Chaney could well be Richard Dreyfuss. That means all the main characters would be cast, with Josh Brolin playing President Bush, Thandie Newton as Condoleezza Rice and Elizabeth Banks playing Laura Bush....

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Stalked:Yomigaeri,Runaways,Postal

Dreamworks will remake Japanese film Yomigaeri. The comic book Runaways will be made into a film. Uwe Boll is complaining about the release of Postal....

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Captain America,Thor,Iron Man 2 news

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has been talking a little bit about the Captain America and Thor films, and also about what the latest on Iron Man 2 is....

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May 21, 2008

Spike Lee on Eastwood and the Coen Brothers

Hot on the heels of announcing his Michael Jordan documentary, Spike Lee has also had a few things to say about Clint Eastwood and The Coen Brothers....

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Scorsese is off Bob Marley film

Martin Scorsese has pulled out of the Bob Marley documentary he was to direct, the reason being "scheduling conflicts". A well known director has been lined up to replace him though....

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James Cameron on Avatar

James Cameron has been talking some more about his mammoth new project Avatar. He talks about what we can expect from the groundbreaking methods he's using, and all with his usual modesty....

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Guillermo del Toro on Hater and The Hobbit cast

Guillermo del Toro is a busy man. Not only does he have The Hobbit on the go, but he's also been talking about his adaptation of Hater....

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Stalked:Flash Gordon,Michael Jordan,King Lear

Remake number one for today is Flash Gordon. Spike Lee is to make a documentary on Michael Jordan. And we have details of the latest King Lear film....

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Clint Eastwood will not return to Dirty Harry

Clint Eastwood has put the kibosh on any rumours that he will one day revisit Dirty Harry. Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival he put the record straight....

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May 20, 2008

Jake Gyllenhaal is Prince of Persia

It seems the casting rumours are over for the lead roles in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. The rumour of Jake Gyllenhaal becoming the Prince of Persia has come true....

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Stalked: Waco,Highlander,John Woo

The Waco siege has inspired a film. Groan....Another remake, this time it's Highlander. John Woo is to make 1949....

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New Mongol trailer

We have a new trailer for Mongol, the film that tells the story of Genghis Khan. Take a look inside for links to the trailer, it looks great....

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Christian Bale signed up for three Terminator films

This could mean a lot, or it could mean nothing. Christian Bale has been signed up for three Terminator films, and he was the producers first choice all along. You can also ask the producers of Terminator 4 a question of your own....

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Stalked: Swayze,Grisham,Philip K. Dick

Could Patrick Swayze be appearing in Point Break Indo? John Grisham's Playing for Pizza is to be made into a film. Philip K. Dick's Ubik is also being made into a film....

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Spielberg and Jackson to co-direct Tin Tin

Steven Spielberg has confirmed that he is likely to co-direct one of the Tin Tin movies with Peter Jackson. There will be three in the series and one of them could see the two teaming up....

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Stalked: John Cusack,Will Smith,"Revolt"

John Cusack is going to 2012. Will Smith will produce Sticks. Youth in Revolt gets some new cast members....

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New red band trailer for The Happening

We have a second red band trailer for The Happening for you to watch. It mixes some footage from the original one with some gory endings from the first red band trailer, so beware spoilers. I'm looking forward to this one, despite what looks like a wooden performance from Mark...

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May 19, 2008

Dawn of the Dead to go 3-D

George A Romero's Dawn of the Dead is to be released in 3-D. A number of films recently have gone 3-D, and some more may be coming in the future. And now my favourite of the Living Dead series is to follow them....

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Stalked:White Male Heart,St Trinians,Fast and Furious

Cillian Murphy and Eddie Redmayne are joining forces. There will be a sequel to St Trinians. And the new Fast and the Furious film has a new cast member....

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Films on Filmstalker's Honeymoon

On behalf of my wife and I, I'd like to write up another Honeymoon feature, and this one is about films that are located in our honeymoon destinations. You see we were going through a shop in San Francisco and it was filled with posters of films that were based...

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army art online

If you'd like a look at the poster art for Hellboy II: The Golden Army then take a look below. There are five in total covering Hellboy, Abe, Liz, Prince Nuada and the Angel of Death....

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Stalked:The Greatest,Luke Cage,Blackbeard

Pierce Brosnan and Susan Sarandon are teaming up. Tyrese Gibson may be Luke Cage. And Blackbeard is coming to a cinema near you....

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Laura Dern will be in Jurassic Park IV

Laura Dern has confirmed that she is going to be in Jurassic Park IV. News on the latest installment has been thin on the ground recently, but Dern says she will be in it....

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Trailer for Baz Luhrmann's Australia

The first trailer for Baz Luhrmann's Australia is online for you to watch. Nicole Kidman plays an English aristocrat, who inherits a large plot of land prior to World War II. When cattle barons threaten her land, she and a cattle driver (played by Hugh Jackman) decide to move the...

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May 18, 2008

Filmstalker's Week 12th to 18th May

This week we have trailers for The X Files I Want to Believe, Traitor starring Don Cheadle and Guy Pearce, The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor and a new trailer for The Incredible Hulk. In the news, Point Break is getting a sequel, Gone Baby Gone is coming to...

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Spielberg not ruling out more Indy films

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull has just been shown at the Cannes film festival. We already know George Lucas is up for more Indiana Jones films, but at the post screening press conference Spielberg also said there may be more films, and Harrison Ford seemed to...

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Red Band teaser for The Happening

We have a red band teaser trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's The Happening. It certainly shows the more gory ends that some of the people in the film come to. Beware spoilers in the teaser....

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Stalked:Hancock,Darabont,Alchemist

Hancock has hit some trouble. Frank Darabont is to direct Law Abiding Citizen. And The Weinstein Co will make The Alchemist...

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Three new Hulk TV Adverts

Three new TV adverts for The Incredible Hulk are online now. There is some new footage in them, and Hulk is flattening loads of things as usual. We also get to hear The Abomination speak as well....

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Wanted featurette

Take a look at the Wanted featurette below. I had been a but non plussed about this film, but the featurette looks really good....

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May 17, 2008

Jonah Hill on Transformers 2 and 21 Jump Street

Jonah Hill has been talking about why he won't be appearing in Transformers 2. And also his plan to make a 21 Jump street film, and which original star he's planning to approach....

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Shia LaBeouf to head Indiana Jones sequels ?

Rumours are starting up again that the Indiana Jones franchise may continue, but with Shia LaBeouf as the main star. Quotes attributed to George Lucas suggest that is what he has planned....

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Robert Orci talks Transformers 2

Roberto Orci has been talking about the script he's been working on for Transformers 2. He's gives details of what we can expect from the sequel, and who might be making an appearance....

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Michael Moore documentary not a sequel

Michael Moore has been talking about his new documentary. At the Cannes film festival he told a reporter that it wasn't a sequel. We can expect more revelations though, and George Bush may well not be off the agenda....

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Tropic Thunder Red Band Trailer

A red band trailer for Tropic Thunder is out, and well it made me laugh a lot. This could be Ben Stiller back on form. Take a look below, unless you are under age......

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May 16, 2008

Cloverfield sequel may have to wait

A sequel to Cloverfield is not certain yet it would seem. Despite casting rumours already starting, and a deal apparently signed, J.J. Abrams may have other plans first....

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Airwolf replica helicopter for sale

Ever wanted to own Kit from Knight Rider? Maybe you want to have a Batmobile in the garage. Well now you could own a full size replica of the helicopter from Airwolf! Sweet....

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Spiderman 4 & 5 back to back?

A script for Spiderman 4 has been written and 5 could be on the way as well, and they may end being filmed back to back....

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First teaser for The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor

You can have a look at the first teaser trailer for The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor. This film sees the family trio back, but with Maria Bello replacing Rachel Weisz....

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Stalked:Gibson,Headey and Clooney

Tyrese Gibson will be showing up in Fast and Furious 4. Lena Heady has finished one film, and has two others lined up. George Clooney is to stare at goats....

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New Terminator design

Terminator 4 is filming now, and one of the designers working on it has been talking about the design of the new Terminator, except he won't look that new....

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May 15, 2008

Traitor trailer

When I first wrote about Traitor, I remember being excited about it, and dare I say optimistic. Well it seems both of those were well founded, you can see the trailer below....

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Joe Dante is making two new horror films

You wait ages for Joe Dante to make a horror film, and then two come along at once. He made some of my favourite films when I was a bit ,ahem a lot, younger, and now he has two more horror films on the way....

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Dawn of the Dead sequel

This is the first sequel idea in a while that doesn't make me roll my eyes. The original Dawn of the Dead is my favourite of the Living Dead series, and now there is to be a sequel to follow on from the 2004 version....

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Stalked: Castings and Projects

Tom Cruise is to be the President. Jason Reitman is adapting a book. Christian Slater and Cuba Gooding Jr are teaming up. And Leonardo DiCaprio could be playing Ian Felming....

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Jackson and Del Toro web chat on The Hobbit

Peter Jackson and Guillemo Del Toro will be holding a live web chat, and answering questions about The Hobbit. It will take place on Saturday 24th May, more details are inside....

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Stalked: The A Team,Day-Lewis, Tommy Lee Jones

More A Team rumours, this time it's B.A.Baracus Daniel Day-Lewis could be doing a musical. Tommy Lee Jones is doing Hemingway....

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May 14, 2008

Stalked: Justice League of America,Magneto

Adam Brody has been talking about the Justice League of America debacle. Someone might be making a guest appearance in Magneto....

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New Incredible Hulk trailer

There is a new trailer for The Incredible Hulk. It's a mix of some shots we've seen before, with a few new ones in there as well. Just a pain there is still a month to wait....

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Now Point Break gets a sequel

Pointless sequel time again. This time it is Point Break getting the second film treatment. Honestly, leave well enough alone! Jan De Bont is to direct the sequel, lucky him....

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Stalked:Michael Moore,The Love Guru, Nicolas Cage,

Michael Moore is to make a follow up documentary to Fahrenheit 9/11. The British Film Institute is not a fan of The Love Guru. Nicholas Cage is to play a Bad Lieutenant....

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Gone Baby Gone finally here

Ben Affleck's directorial debut finally has a release date. The film's release was delayed, due to certain similarities with the case of missing Madeline McCann. But now it will be released on June 6th....

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Metal Gear Solid film has Anderson interested

The film version of Metal Gear Solid could finally be seeing some movement. The film has been talked about for ages with nothing ever really happening, but now there could be a director interested....

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May 13, 2008

Stalked:Kick-Ass,Nightmare on Elm Street, The Octopus

The adaptation of Kick-Ass is underway. The Nightmare on Elm Street remake may have a writing partnership on board. And you can take a peek at Samuel L Jackson's Octopus....

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Stalked: Weinsteins,McElhone and Ritchie

The Weinstein Company is to make a live action Fraggle Rock film. Natasha McElhone will be playing Britain's first female doctor. And Guy Ritchie looks to be directing Sgt Rock....

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Uwe Boll wants to make Grand Theft Auto film

If you listen really carefully, you can probably hear Richard shouting obscenities all the way from California. Uwe Boll has said that he is the man to bring Grand Theft Auto to the big screen. The quote attributed to him shows the usual amount of modesty. Man this guy likes...

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May 12, 2008

More plot news on Donnie Darko sequel

Still getting used to the idea of a Donnie Darko sequel? You're not alone that's for sure. Now we have some more news on the plot of what is being called S Darko, and well let's just say that feeling in my gut is still there. Read on to find...

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Scorsese to make Frank Sinatra film ?

With the 10 year anniversary of Frank Sinatra's death this week, a film based on his life could be on the cards, and Martin Scorsese could be the man to direct it. One of the stumbling blocks to the film being made though, is the differing attitudes of Sinatra's children....

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UK and India sign film pact

The UK and Indian governments have signed a deal allowing more film co-productions. The agreement will see workshops held in Britain, for Indian filmmakers who want to make films with their British counterparts....

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How to Lose Friends & Alienate People trailer

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People starring Simon Pegg has a new trailer online. Pegg plays a British journalist who gets a job at a famous New York magazine. His dream turns into a nightmare though....

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The X Files I Want to Believe trailer is online

The trailer for The X Files I Want to Believe is online now. As luck would have it I'm at work, so I can't watch it until later. Take a look and let us know what you think....

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First US TV spot for The Dark Knight

The first TV spot for Batman: The Dark Knight has been shown on US TV. It popped up during Survivor. There is a little new footage in there, I'm still well impressed with Heath Ledger's Joker....

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Stalked: Spielberg, The A Team and Thor rumours

Steven Spielberg is to turn his attention to Abraham Lincoln. The A Team may have found a Hannibal. And could Brad Pitt be Thor?...

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May 11, 2008

Filmstalker's Week 5th to 11th May

This week we have trailers for Iron Sky, Hellboy II The Golden Army, Recount and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. And news stories including a child friendly T4, news of upcoming Marvel films, the latest video game adaptation and, groan, a Donnie Darko sequel....

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Stalked: Lohan,Portman and X Men: Wolverine

The notorious Lindsay Lohan has been relieved of a project. Natalie Portman has walked away from one. And Adelaide Clemens has gained one....

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New Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull trailers

Time was that a film had one trailer before it was released, but not these days! There are two "new" trailers for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. A lot of it is footage we've already seen, but there are a few new shots in there....

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May 9, 2008

Donnie Darko sequel

No no no no no. Plans are afoot for a sequel to Donnie Darko. The great film from Richard Kelly is to have a successor directed by Chris Fisher....

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Stalked:Chase,Jayne Eyre,James McTeigue

David Chase is to direct his first feature film. Some people are none too please with Ellen Page's new role. James McTeigue has agreed to direct Revolution....

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Recount trailer

You couldn't make it up really, the 2000 U.S. Presidential election called one way and then the other, law suits, recounts and TV networks left eating humble pie. It's hardly surprising then that it was made into a film. The trailer for Recount is online now....

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Stalked: Fruitcake,Unthinkable and Buck Rogers

Parker Posey and Johnny Knoxville are to be in a John Waters' film. Samuel L Jackson has signed on for Unthinkable. Buck Rogers will be coming to the big screen....

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Gore Verbinski to make Bioshock

Another video game adaptation has been announced. This time it's Bioshock getting the film treatment. They have a high profile director attached in Gore Verbinski. Universal have gained the rights to make the film version, and have snapped up the director of the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy....

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May 8, 2008

Short film competition

A competition with a difference for you. Motorola are running a competition with Empire and O2, and you could win a new MOTO Z10 phone and £10,000. The competition is open to UK residents only. It's a great competition, so read on for more information....

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See Josh Brolin as George W Bush

As we know Oliver Stone is making a film based on George Bush. Now images are online showing Josh Brolin as the man himself, and also Elizabeth Banks as Laura Bush....

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Robert Downey Jr on Iron Man 2

Iron Man 2 we know has been announced, but we still don't have definite word on Robert Downey Jr and Jon Favreau's involvement in it. Downey Jr has been talking about what might be in the plan for the next installment, but stopped short of saying he was a cert...

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Stalked: Nailed,Transformers 2,Rambo 5

Josh Brolin and Kirstie Alley are to be in a film together. A former Home and Away actress may be in Transformers 2. And Rambo 5 may be going down Mexico way....

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Igor trailer

Following the trailer for Kung Fu Panda, there is also a trailer for Igor. An ambitious lab assistant has dreams of winning the annual science fair, needless to say trouble is not far away....

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New trailer for Kung Fu Panda

A new trailer for Kung Fu Panda is online in HD. It stars the usual array of actors voices, and tells the story of a panda who has to learn Kung Fu to save his village. They should make that clear in the title really....

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Stalked: 500 Days, Thor, T4

500 Days of Summer has picked up a couple of cast members. Thor may be losing it's director. And T4 is going ahead despite the looming threat of an actors strike....

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G.I. Joe character images

You can now have a look at some of the main characters from the G.I. Joe film. There are images of Duke, General Hawk, Destro, Breaker, Heavy Duty and Storm Shadow....

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May 7, 2008

The Accidental Husband trailer

We have the official trailer for the romantic comedy The Accidental Husband. Last we heard there was a clip available, but now you can view the trailer....

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Jon Favreau talks Iron Man 2

It's still a couple of years away but Jon Favreau has been talking about Iron Man 2. He's not formally attached to it yet but from what he says it's pretty certain he will be....

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No agreement yet between actors and studios

An actors strike could potentially still be on the cards after the two sides failed to reach an agreement. The studios pulled out of the talks, saying that the Screen Actors Guild's demands were unreasonable. The talks were aimed at reaching an early agreement, to avoid a similar situation to...

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Stalked: The Spirit, Jonah Hill, T4

The release date for The Spirit has been moved. Jonah Hill will not be in Transformers 2. And there is a rumour over what Common's role in T4 will be....

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Honeymoon films

Well we're on honeymoon in California, San Francisco at the moment, but we still have time to think about a feature. While we were planning our wedding we were thinking what to name the tables, and we decided on films related to marriage, and in particular our marriage. One we...

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New trailer for Hellboy II The Golden Army

We have a new trailer for Hellboy II: The Golden Army. Richard has kindly forwarded the links while on his honeymoon. You can take the boy away from the PC...Thanks Richard!...

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Stalked: Harrelson,Morton and Queen of the South

Woody Harrelson and Samantha Morton have both joined the same film. And Queen of the South has a trio of new stars....

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Iron Sky trailer

Remember that one about Nazis in outer space? Well the trailer has hit, and it looks amazing. When I first heard about the idea for the Iron Sky script, it sounded like an interesting idea, and it looks like they have nailed it....

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Gene Hackman retires

We may have seen the last of Gene Hackman on the big screen. Having recently published his third novel, he has said he has no plans to return to acting. The lure of writing and the roles he is being offered, have been enough to turn his attention elsewhere....

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Stalked: Tom Cruise and Ellen Page

Tom Cruise could still be in Mission Impossible 4. Ellen Page is to tackle a Bronte heroine....

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May 6, 2008

Batman 3 plot rumours

There are some rumours out about where the Batman series will go after The Dark Knight. I'd take them with a pinch of salt but you never know, they might be true. Read on below and beware spoilers....

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Hulk in Iron Man 2, End scene of Iron Man online

A couple of comic book updates for you. The cross overs are set to continue in the future, with The Incredible Hulk to appear in Iron Man 2. And secondly if you left Iron Man early and missed the scene after the credits, that includes Richard, then you can now...

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Mick Jagger wanted role in A Clockwork Orange

I always find it quite interesting when you find out what casting changes were made to films before they were made. For many reasons people drop out or are replaced, usually you can't imagine that first person playing the role. Now we have found out that before Stanley Kubrick's involvement...

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Matthew McConaughey to be Captain America ?

With Marvel announcing their film plans yesterday, the news came that the Captain America film will be released in 2011. Now we have word from an inside source of who might be playing the man himself....

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Twilight trailer online

The teaser trailer for Twilight is available for you to watch. I have to say I haven't read the books, so if there are any Twilight fans out there have a look and let us know if it looks good or not....

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Stalked: Common and Peacock

Common has joined Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins. And the thriller Peacock has gained three stars....

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May 5, 2008

Bollywood film to be based on Scarlett Keeling

Films based on real life events as we know are fairly common. However the latest real life incident to inspire a film, is still recent and raw for all involved. The murder of 15 year old Scarlett Keeling in Goa is to inspire a Bollywood film, due to begin filming...

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Marvel unveils post Iron Man plan

Enjoyed Iron Man? Like comic book to film adaptations? Let's hope so because following the success of Iron Man this week, Marvel have announced their future film plans. Five more comic book adaptations are planned, see inside for details....

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MacGyver to make a film ?

I used to love watching Macgyver on TV. Explosives made from household items, no situation you couldn't get out of without a swiss army knife and some duct tape. Well now it looks like a MacGyver film could be happening....

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Terminator 4 to be child friendly

Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins has had a rocky road on the way to production. Last we heard production may have been brought to a halt, and there seemed to be plot and script problems, with Paul Haggis coming in to work on it. Well now it seems filming has...

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May 4, 2008

Filmstalker's Week 28th April to 4th May

This week Richard has reviewed Doomsday at Dead by Dawn. There are loads of great trailers for The Dark Knight, The Incredible Hulk, The Happening and Indian Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. And in the news Mel Gibson is returning to acting, Hugh Jackman talks Wolverine and...

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Batman: The Dark Knight trailer in hi-res

Another great trailer for you, the one we saw earlier this week for Batman: The Dark Knight is now online in hi-res, and needless to say it looks awesome. It also looks like Heath Ledger might just steal this film....

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New trailer for Indiana Jones in HD

The new trailer for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is online, and in glorious HD. That music gets me every time, and it's definitely my favourite Harrison Ford role....

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May 3, 2008

Writers in for Wanted sequel already

The makers of Wanted are obviously confident of success before it is even released. A sequel could be on the cards already, before they even know how this one has gone down with film fans....

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The Lovely Bones delayed over Heaven?

It seems Peter Jackson has been experiencing some problems during filming of The Lovely Bones. The film's release date may be pushed back until later next year, following a difference of opinion on set....

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May 2, 2008

Brideshead Revisited trailer

The Brideshead Revisited trailer is online, and it does look quite good. I'm not sure what qualifies it as needing a remake, but take a look and see what you think....

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New trailer for The Happening

There is a new trailer online for The Happening from M. Night Shyamalan. It follows a group of people stranded as the rest of the country seems to be turning on themselves and each other....

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Stalked: Michael Imperioli,Sam Mendes, Wachowski Brothers

Michael Imperioli is to make his directing debut. Sam Mendes is swaping Toni Collette for Maggie Gyllenhaal. And the Wachowski Brothers have added a new cast member to Ninja Assassin...

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Iron Man sequel on already ?

Iron Man has only just been released but it looks like a sequel is already on the cards. I suppose we all saw it coming, but maybe not as quickly as it's rumoured to be slated for....

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Full Hancock trailer online in HD

Although we've already seen an extended trailer for Hancock starring Will Smith, that one isn't available anymore. So here is the full trailer, and it's also available in HD. It does looks quite good, and not the bordering on slapstick comedy I thought it might end up being....

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May 1, 2008

Doomsday

Film Three Stars
I loved Dog Soldiers and I loved The Descent (Filmstalker review), both Neil Marshall creations and both excellent fun films filled with great characters and well written and real dialogue. So hearing that Doomsday was on the timetable for the Dead by Dawn Horror Film Festival this year had me...

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Neil Marshall talks Doomsday and future projects

During Dead by Dawn this year Neil Marshall's Doomsday was kind enough to occupy the closing slot of the festival and provide us with the UK premiere of the film - well done Mr Marshall. After the screening Neil stayed around for a few questions and answers, and as usual...

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iTunes to sell movies on DVD release date

Apple have announced that they are to begin selling movie downloads on the same day as they are released on DVD. They have negotiated deals with major studios and movies will go on sale this week....

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J.J. Abrams talks about his vision for Star Trek

J.J. Abrams has been talking about what made him take on the new Star Trek film, what we can expect to see, and just who he's aiming it at. As a Star Wars fan it seems he is coming at the film from a different angle, not that of a...

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Babylon A.D. Teaser Trailer

The teaser trailer for the Vin Diesel and Michelle Yeoh starrer Babylon A.D. from Mathieu Kassovitz is online, and while it doesn't give us that much and seems rather clumsily cut together, it has some great flashes of action in there. I'm actually a big Diesel fan, and I think...

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More Uwe Boll sour grapes

For a moment there I really did think that Uwe Boll was sobering up and going straight with his career, trying to play the marketing game and keep his public profile strong, until I heard that he's suing Billy Zane for lost revenue on Bloodrayne. Of course it's Zane's fault,...

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The Descent 2 casting

The good news is that The Descent 2 is now called just that and not The De2cent, also Shauna MacDonald and Natalie Jackson Mendoza are both returning to the sequel, obviously their careers haven't kicked off as they would have hoped. Strangely though the news is that Neil Marshall is...

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Stalked: Bardem, Kidman and Palmer

Javier Bardem has pulled out the musical Nine. Nicole Kidman could be set to play Dusty Springfield in a musical bio-pic. And Teresa Palmer has signed on for Transformers 2....

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Samuel L Jackson in Iron Man

We already knew that Samuel L Jackson was making an appearance in Iron Man as Nick Fury. Well now Iron Man is out and we know the details of his appearance. If you don't want to know, don't click on the link below. Beware spoilers!...

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