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October 31, 2008

Jackson, Cheung join Inglourious Basterds

I'm going to start calling the film Inglourious Basterds, because that's what's written on the script (which I still have links to here on Filmstalker) and I imagine that Quentin Tarantino or any of the companies and studios involved will really have the guts to call it Inglorious Basterds on...

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Slumdog Millionaire trailer online

The trailer for Slumdog Millionaire trailer has arrived online and it really does warm the heart and lift you up, and it's not really giving away anything either. Although that said I did read a warning somewhere that you shouldn't watch it, but I ignored it and didn't find anything...

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Final, final Valkyrie trailer online

No this really is the final Valkyrie trailer, until the televsion spots and any additional cinema teasers we see released. Anyway, this is a corker of a trailer and really gets through the power and intensity of the film. You feel the weight of the situation pressing on the characters...

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My Name is Bruce trailer online

The trailer has arrived for My Name is Bruce and I can't help but watch it with a slight tinge of sadness. I'll tell you why. I was so taken with Bubba Ho-tep (Filmstalker review) and the news that Bruce Campbell is definitely not returning to the role of Elvis...

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New Quantum of Solace footage online

There's some new footage arriving for the latest Bond film which has hit cinemas already. There are a couple of television adverts (spots) and a set report from Pinewood Studios itself. The television adverts contain the most footage, and the Pinewood Studios piece is really Pinewood advertising itself, but it...

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Stalked: Straczynski on Forbidden Planet, Spider-Man 4 playwright

Unbelievably a Pulitzer prize-winning playwright looks set to write the next Spider-Man film, and that should have you interested already. This could mean a heavily focused character film, all about relationships and characters, and far less about action and multiple villains. Perfect. Also there's news that J. Michael Straczynski, the...

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October 30, 2008

Christopher Nolan on Batman 3

After many rumours about his involvement in Batman 3, we finally have some comment on it from Christopher Nolan. He's back from his extended holiday, and has been talking about Batman. And he also explains why his Batman wouldn't work in a Justice League film....

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Update: Angels & Demons trailer online in HD

The first trailer for Angels & Demons, the film sequel but book prequel to The Da Vinci Code (Filmstalker review), has arrived online. While it's not earth shattering, it does look pretty exciting and action packed, and the trailer is keeping the tension high. You know there's the possibility that...

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Perlman replaces Campbell on Bubba Nosferatu

Hard to believe, but from the mouth of Paul Giamatti the news comes that the next Bubba film has it's Elvis. Some time back we heard that Bruce Campbell wasn't going to be returning to the character of Elvis in Bubba Nosferatu, the follow-up to the unbelievably excellent Bubba Ho-tep...

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The Last Dragon remake with Jackson

When I saw this story something flashed in my head, The Last Dragon? I'm sure I remember that film, and Samuel L. Jackson's name was attached so I thought I'd read it. Then I saw the picture of the villain and I remembered that I really enjoyed the movie when...

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Update: Two Soul Men red band trailers online

I haven't really had much of an interest in Soul Men, despite the promise of the cast list, until I decided to watch this red band trailer. For those of you who don't know, red band means that the American religious aged parenting censoring and restoring Victorian values group known...

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Alvart talks Pandorum

Christian Alvart, writer and director of the excellent Antikörper (Antibodies - Filmstalker review) and director of the upcoming Hollywood horror/thriller Case 39, has recently started Pandorum, a science fiction thriller starring Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster. We heard about the plot before and now we're hearing from the director himself...

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The Day The Earth Stood Still five minutes online

Originally the idea of a remake of such a classic as The Day The Earth Stood Still sounded terrible, I mean a Hollywood remake with Keanu Reeves in it, it all started to sound a bit poor. However, then the first footage came out and I was surprised. The trailer...

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District 14 (Banlieue 14) new title and video

The sequel to District 13 (Banlieue 13) (Filmstalker review) has a title and some on set video released on the internet, and for those of you haven't seen District 13 then I'd advise you to get into it right now because it's a superb action film that uses Parkour for...

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Stalked: Alesha Dixon for Flashdance and Fame producer speaks

Alesha Dixon, the gorgeous singer and winner of Strictly Come Dancing, is being tipped to star in the Hollywood remake of Flashdance, as well as maybe adding her vocal talents. Meanwhile the producer of the Fame remake has been talking about the film and it's sounding worse and worse. Not...

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Stalked: Mendes Preacher, Oldman Book of Eli, Villains

Stalked: Mendes Preacher, Oldman Book of Eli, Villains Sam Mendes is directing the graphic novel adaptation of Preacher... Gary Oldman is joining Denzel Washington in the post-apocalyptic film The Book of Eli... Villains, the comic books that view things from the bad guy's point of view, is making it to...

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Stalked: Firth is Single Man, new Hellraiser director, Downey on Marvel, Eckhart as Ryan?

Colin Firth, Julianne Moore and Matthew Goode are leading Tom Ford's first directorial film, A Single Man... Pascal Laugier, the writer and director of Martyrs, is in negotiations to remake Hellraiser... Is Aaron Eckhart considering Jack Ryan?... Robert Downey Jr. has signed for Iron Man 2 and 3 as well...

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October 29, 2008

Mark Millar on new Superman

With a Superman reboot in the works, there are a few scripts being worked on. One of them is from Mark Millar, writer of Wanted and Kick-Ass. He's still keeping schtum on who the director is, but he has let some details out about what the story arc would be....

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Stalked: Bale to be Dr Strange?, Joaquin Phoenix retiring?

The rumour mill has Christian Bale starring as Dr Strange. Has Joaquin Phoenix retired?...

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Screenwriter talks Gears of War film

The Gears of War film is still moving along, and one of the screenwriters has been talking about what they are planning. And what characters we can expect to see. The sequel to the first game is out soon, more late nights ahead. You up for it Richard? And it...

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Beckinsale says no to more Underworld

With the Underworld 3 trailer seen recently and looking great, some of you might be wondering what the future of the films are. Kate Beckinsale though says she is unlikely to star in any more Underworld films. With the new films being a prequel, there is always the possibility of...

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Grudge 3 trailer online

The trailer for The Grudge 3 is online and it's looking highly ridiculous. No, I'm not holding anything back, it does look terrible. There are a few moments that do capture the original feel, but the rest of it looks really bad. It really didn't believe that the Grudge series...

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Nichols to remake Akira Kurosawa film

Mike Nichols is set to remake Akira Kurosawa's film High and Low, showing that Kurosawa is still having a huge influence on cinema today as he ever has. This version is set to be written by David Mamet, which he was commissioned to do back in 1999 but the rights...

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xXx:The Return of Xander Cage greenlit

A little while ago we heard that Rob Cohen wanted to repair the damage done in the relationship between he and Vin Diesel and work together to create another xXx film with him returning to the lead. Now the news is that the film is being made and the deals...

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Shyamalan producing the Devil

M. Night Shyamalan is selling his soul to the devil, or rather he's producing a film entitled Devil that tells the story of...well, there's no idea of what the story is telling as the plot is being kept quiet for now. Suffice to say it's a supernatural thriller, and more...

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The Avengers cast update

Marvel have released a statement which confirms what we already knew about Iron Man 2, but also gives us some new news on The Avengers. After a fairly long wait, they have confirmed that Robert Downey Jr and Jon Favreau are coming back for Iron Man 2. But they have...

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Connery returns in Bloom film?

Sean Connery looks set to come out of retirement for another film starring next to Orlando Bloom, if this turns out to be true it marks his first film since The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, a film that Connery publicly decried. The film is Quest of Sheherzade, based on the...

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Stalked: Bale as Doctor Strange, Scott for Werewolves

Two big rumours that have hit recently are that Christian Bale is set to play Doctor Strange and Ridley Scott is putting together a Werewolf film that will be highly original. Now both stories come from the usual pesky sources, and are hugely rumour based. Personally I don't believe the...

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October 28, 2008

New Timecrimes trailer online

I really like Timecrimes (Los Cronocrímenes) (Filmstalker review). It's a thought provoking film, and while it does have a couple of flaws in it that start to widen when you begin thinking about the film, overall it's a great film that is wonderfully written and superbly put together. There's a...

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Prophet Muhammad film remake

In 1976 a controversial English language film called The Message told the story of the prophet Muhammad and the birth of Islam. It was so controversial that it prompted a hostage taking in Washington and almost a two day siege. Now the film is going to be remade as The...

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Craig says no to Quantam of Solace sequel

It's strange to hear that Daniel Craig has said no to a sequel to Quantum of Solace, and yet he has. Of course he's signed up to four Bond films, but in a recent interview he did say that he didn't want to do a trilogy, instead he wants a...

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More of Barker's Books of Blood

It's strange to see that Clive Barker's work, particularly from Books of Blood, is receiving so many deals and yet we've just seen how badly treated his Midnight Meat Train has been by the studio, basically it's been murdered. So it's surprising to hear that another two stories are heading...

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Footloose fast tracked

Kick off those Sunday shoes, if you still wear them of course, because the Footloose remake is coming, and to confirm that rumour Zac Efron is taking over the lead made famous by Kevin Bacon. Not only that but Kenny Ortega, responsible for directing the High School Musical films, is...

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October 27, 2008

What's happened to Jean Reno?

It's just been announced that Jean Reno is joining a Hollywood comedy called Couples Retreat which also stars Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Jason Bateman, Kristen Bell, Malin Akerman, Kristin Davis and Faizon Love. Now while that sounds like an interesting cast (Bell – gorgeous) the plot doesn't. It's not the...

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Clooney for Birds remake?

I have to say that the talk of this remake leaves me cold, much more than any other remake story. Okay so The Birds isn't the best of Hitchcock, but it's Hitchcock and that should in itself scream “leave me alone”. However onwards they go, and we've heard that Naomi...

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Saw original short film

I never saw this short film when Saw came out, but it's apparently been seen quite a lot. Have you seen this Saw short? Okay, I'll stop with all the see-saw comments and get on with it. In order to get the backing to make the Saw films Leigh Whannell...

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Jack Brooks: Monsters Slayer sequel

I'm just writing up the review of Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer on DVD and I have to admit despite the B-movie sounding title it's actually rather good, and one thing it does do is set itself up for a sequel, a much bigger and better sequel. Now, according to the...

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Left Eye Lopes film?

There's quite a bit of shameless promotion going on with this story, but if it works then why not? Monique Coleman of High School Musical fame has been saying that she would love to play the TLC performer Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes in a biographical film of her life. I...

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October 26, 2008

Neil Gaiman on Dr Strange film rumours

A few days ago, Kevin Feige talked about a Dr Strange film. He said a film would be likely to happen, post Avengers. The previous rumour had Neil Gaiman writing, and Guillermo del Toro directing. Gaiman has been giving an update on what he knows of the project....

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Director on Slumdog rating row

We heard last week that Slumdog Millionaire had fallen a little foul of the almighty ratings police. Instead of the planned PG-13 rating, it's been given an R. To a studio I guess that spells disaster, and Danny Boyle the director is none too pleased either. He has talked about...

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New Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince trailer

Despite the release date being pushed back, a new trailer has appeared for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. This one has new footage in it, and a slightly different angle on the film. The trailer is inside, so take a look and let us know what you think....

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Basinger's While She Was Out trailer online

The trailer for the latest film starring Kim Basinger, While She Was Out, is online and it's looking superb. In it Basinger plays a mother who leaves a note on a strangers car that's taken two spaces in the shopping mall. However they turn out to be a group of...

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October 25, 2008

Jack Ryan film fast-tracked

A Jack Ryan film is being fast-tracked according to reports and two of the original producers are back on board to try and get the franchise moving. This news comes hot on the heels of the word that Sam Raimi won't be involved in the restart of the character's franchise....

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Film and videogames move closer

There's a rumour out today that Legendary Pictures are looking to buy the popular videogames company Epic. What's fuelling this rumour is that Epic is the developer of Gears of War, the videogame that is fast becoming a franchise, is in development to become a film with Legendary co-financing the...

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The Children trailer online

Tom Shankland directed WAZ (Filmstalker review), or W Delta Z, which I thought was really quite promising, and now the trailer for his next film The Children has arrived online and I'm struck by two things. The calibre of the actors seems rather different in comparison with WAZ, and the...

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October 24, 2008

Producer talks Hulk 2

Gale Anne Hurd has produced some big films, including the Terminator films, Aliens and The Abyss. She also produced Ang Lee's Hulk, and the recent Edward Norton film. She has been talking about a sequel to The Incredible Hulk, and the likely hood of Edward Norton returning. I'm wondering...

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Army of Two videogame adapted

Army of Two is the latest videogame to be given the film adaptation treatment and Universal have assigned Scott Stuber to produce and Scott Z. Burns to write the script. It's the second big videogame adaptation that Universal are carrying as they've signed Gore Verbinski to direct the big screen...

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Gran Torino trailer online

It didn't take long for Clint Eastwood to hammer out a trailer for his new film Gran Torino, and there's no indication that this is anything but considered and polished. His character has shades of some of his early western characters, and looks pretty damn full on, it looks pretty...

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Singleton leaves The A Team

A little over four years ago to the day, some guy called Richard Brunton wrote about a film of The A-Team. Four years later and we are not really any further forward. If anything we've taken a step back, as John Singleton will no longer be directing. Not only that,...

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UN orders anti-islamic 8 film removed

8 is a group of eight short films by eight of the world's leading directors, and quite diverse group they are too. The films were backed by the United Nations to promote the awareness for their eight Millennium Development Goals which were to halve poverty by the year 2015 –...

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Buck Rogers by Frank Miller?

it was way back in September of 2007 that we heard the television series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century was heading for a big screen remake, and then things went strangely quiet. Some time later we heard that there were studio changes, and that was that. Today though there's...

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Second Notorious B.I.G. trailer online

There's another trailer online for Notorious, the film about the rapper Notorious B.I.G. aka Chris Wallace who rose from the streets and a possible life of crime and drugs to become one of the leading lights of the rap and hip hop world and a role model to millions, as...

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Seven Pounds international trailer online

The international trailer has arrived online for Seven Pounds, but really it's not that different to the first one. The changes are small and subtle, making a little alteration in tone and intent, and if you're into your trailers this makes for an interesting comparison with the previous one. Seven...

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My Bloody Valentine 3D trailer online

Well the trailer isn't in 3D, the film is, but the trailer does a sterling job of trying to convince you that 3D is amazing - look at the things come out of the screen and fly over the audience, look at the fire engulf the cinema! Wait a minute,...

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The International international trailer

The international trailer for, wait for it, The International, has arrived online today and it looks a lot more actiona packed and less thriller-esque than the previous one. The film stars Clive Owen, Naomi Watts, Armin Mueller-Stahl and Ulrich Thomsen in a film about international banking. Oh no, it isn't...

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Actual Friday the 13th trailer

The previous trailer the Interflab waved about as the new Friday the 13th teaser trailer looks like it was just a recut of previous footage, and now the actual teaser trailer has arrived and I have to admit, despite having reservations about seeing Friday the 13th remade by the Bay...

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Stalked: Cleopatra, Lisa Lopez, Chris Columbus, Cillian Murphy

Steven Soderbergh is turning Cleopatra into a rock musical. Monique Coleman wants to play Lisa Lopes. Chris Columbus may be taking over Ripley’s Believe It or Not. And Cillian Murphy has joined Perrier’s Bounty....

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October 23, 2008

Underworld 3 trailer online

The trailer for Underworld: Rise of the Lycans is online. This is the third in the series of Underworld films, but is an origin film. The trailer was online previously, but was illegal and therefore difficult to watch. Michael Sheen and Bill Nighy are back, and Rhona Mitra takes over...

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Eastwood reveals Gran Torino story

Clint Eastwood has been talking more about the story behind his latest film Gran Torino, and at the same time has released the poster for the film which makes him look like a mean and vengeful man. In the interview he says that it's easier to look angrier when you're...

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McG says Terminator: Salvation filming complete

McG has dropped an update on the official Terminator: Salvation blog and announced that the principal photography has ended. That means they are entering post production and early cuts of the film have been shown to the leading actors. He includes the impressions that they had for the film, which...

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Slumdog Millionaire gets R rating

Although I have yet to see Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, and everyone outside the UK seems to be getting to it first, the MPAA have deemed that it's just too much for most audiences and given it an R rating in the US. That, Filmstalkers, is a rating up from...

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My Name is Bruce U.S. screenings

Fans of Bruce Campbell everywhere are eagerly awaiting the release of his latest film, My Name is Bruce. The film that sees him play a cinematic version of himself, the actor Bruce Campbell, who is pulled into saving a town from real life monsters based on his on screen acting...

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Stalked: Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman, Javier Bardem, Guy Pearce

Ben Stiller could be directing The Trial of the Chicago 7. Dustin Hoffman wants to play Maynard Nottage. Javier Bardem is in Biutiful. And Guy Pearce will be in Animal Kingdom....

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October 22, 2008

Australia International trailer online

The International trailer for Baz Luhrmann's Australia is online, and this one is looking way more epic and much more dramatic than the previous. It's also got way more footage, and really has started to get me excited about the film. I always have been interested, I mean Baz Luhrmann,...

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Zack and Miri Make a Porno trailer online

The final trailer for Zack and Miri Make a Porno has arrived online, and the conservative anally retentive, controlling, communists are no doubt wanting to shut Filmstalker down for even hosting it, after all they have the mere mention of the word sex, and that's going to corrupt the world's...

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Seth Rogen on The Green Hornet

The Green Hornet is moving along with Seth Rogen and Stephen Chow. And now Rogen has been talking a little about the direction the film will take. He's trying to fill the uninitiated in on the history of The Green Hornet. He also hints at the balance they will have...

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Raimi drops Jack Ryan

We may not be totally sure that Sam Raimi is going to be directing Spider-Man 4 and 5, although he really thinks he will, but we are sure that he's not going to be restarting the Jack Ryan franchise, and I think that's a good thing too. It looks like...

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Bride Wars new trailer

Oh this film is going to deliver a lot of pain. I wasn't going to write about such drivel, but when I saw how painful and plain bad the trailer is I just couldn't help myself. Bride Wars sets up two friends to find the ideal place for their wedding...

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Black Hole loses writers

At the start of the year we heard that Roger Avary and Neil Gaiman were joining forces to adapt the comic book about a sexual plague called Black Hole, now the news has arrived that they have left the project and that they'd been hard at work on it for...

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New Friday 13th trailer online

A new trailer for the Friday 13th remake has appeared online, and I find it a little disappointing actually, especially compared to the footage we saw, and still have, from Comic-Con. This trailer takes a couple of scenes from that extended viewing and makes it into a trailer, or perhaps...

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New Watchmen trailer online

There's new footage online from the much anticipated Watchmen adaptation from Zack Snyder, aired at the Scream 2008 awards, it seemed to raise some excitement from the crowd – although not as much as the stars appearing on stage. There's not loads of new footage as there's plenty from the...

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Stalked: Anne Hathaway, Aston Kutcher, Naomi Watts, Teri Polo

Anne Hathaway is in The Fiance. Aston Kutcher is in Five Killers. Naomi Watts might be in My Name Is Jody Williams. And Teri Polo is in The Hole....

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October 21, 2008

Dragonball needs reshoots

The Dragonball film may be heading for trouble, as it needs reshoots. The trailer appeared not long ago, and as a neutral failed to impress me. Now, for whatever reason they are reshooting. Could this spell disaster?...

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Let The Right One In red band clip

Tomas Alfredson's Let The Right One In looks like a great horror film. And there is now a red band clip online. Let's hope it gets a wide release so we can all get to see it....

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Marvel say Dr Strange film is likely

A film of Dr Strange was first heard about over a year ago, but now Marvel say a film could be on the way soon. We have Marvel films lined up for the next few years, but they are now looking beyond 2012. And the more mystical Dr Strange could...

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Statham joins Rourke and Riley in 13 remake

Jason Statham is an underrated actor as far as I'm concerned, and although it's great to see him continuing in the Transporter series and other action heavy movies, there is a part of me that wants to see him in more films like The Bank Job (Filmstalker review), because the...

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Bolt opening four minutes online

The first four minute opening of Bolt, the next Disney animated film, is online and it's looking superb. However the opening four minutes is not indicative of the rest of the film since the story follows a German Shepherd who has lived on a television action show all his life...

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The Haunting in Connecticut trailer online

There's a trailer online for the horror film The Haunting in Connecticut starring Virginia Madsen, Elias Koteas, Kyle Gallner and Martin Donovan in the film that is based on a true story, one that was featured on the Discovery Channel series A Haunting. The story is about a family who...

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Stalked: Rob Reiner, Haunted

Rob Reiner is directing Book of Shadows. And Chuck Palahniuk's Haunted is being made into a film....

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October 20, 2008

Genre Defining: True life horror films

I was thinking what to write for the Halloween feature that would be due, and I instantly turned to horror films wondering what we hadn't done before, and it came to be, the best real life horror films, or the best horror films based on true events. Now this is...

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Lost: The Movie? No chance

Well that's the official word according to the the brains behind Lost J.J. Abrams and, more importantly, Damon Lindelof. They both give a firm statement that the end of the series is the end of the story, as far as we are concerned anyway, but there's a remote chance that...

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Wristcutters: A Love Story

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Wristcutters: A Love Story drew my attention back at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this year, but once again I failed to see it due to a very busy schedule. The idea of people who have committed suicide going to another world which is even bleaker than this one as...

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Alvart's sience fiction film Pandorum

Pandorum is the new film from the man who wrote and directed the excellent Antikörper (Antibodies - Filmstalker review), a film I really did enjoy and showed that Christian Alvart has a lot to offer. Now the first images and story outline has appeared for his first foray into the...

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Stalked: Robin Williams, Ron Pearlman, Martin Lawrence

Robin Williams is suing people. Ron Perlman is in Season of the Witch. And Martin Lawrence is heading back to Big Momma's House....

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Stalked: Samuel L Jackson, Hugh Grant

Samuel L Jackson is in Iron Man 2. Whilst Hugh Grant is not in Lost for Words....

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October 19, 2008

Marley and Me trailer

We have a trailer for Marley and Me, which stars Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston. Based on the memoirs of John Grogan, it tells the story of a couple whose lives are turned upside down by their new dog. The trailer is inside. And if you accept the fact that...

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October 18, 2008

Terrence Howard on Iron Man recast

A few days ago we heard that Don Cheadle was taking over Terence Howard's role in Iron Man 2. No specific reasons were given at the time, but there were the usual rumours of money being the trouble. Now Terence Howard has spoken about losing the role, and he doesn't...

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Pitt joins baseball film, Inglourious Basterds set photo

Brad Pitt is a busy man, not only is he currently filming Inglourious Basterds, but he has also agreed to star in a film about baseball. We also have the first photo of him on the set of Inglourious Basterds as well. The baseball film is about a manger who...

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Heroes the film - Push trailer online

The trailer for Push has arrived online, what's that you might ask? Well it's easily described in three words, Heroes: The Movie. That's maybe a bit unfair, but watch the trailer and that's all you can think of. People have abilities, single ones, and a government organisation is trying to...

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Stalked: Hellraiser, Milla Jovovich, Kim Cattrall

The Hellraiser remake may have a director. Milla Jovovich may not be in Clock Tower. And Kim Cattrall is Miss January....

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October 17, 2008

Multiple Incendiary trailers

We just hit the new Incendiary trailer online a few days ago, but I've been sent through the official version in Quicktime, Windows Media Player and Real Player in a variety of sizes. The films tells the story of a woman who, while having an affair, finds her son and...

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Transporter 3, Max Payne trailers in multiple formats

We've already seen the trailers for both Max Payne and Transporter 3, but now I've been passed them in multiple formats and differing sizes for you. Truth be known I get this all the time and I'm never sure if the time I spend putting the posts together is wasted...

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He-Man and the Masters of the Universe dead?

There are many dichotomies in this world, and particularly in the world of business, and one of them comes today with the news that the eighties cartoon and toy series He-Man and the Masters of the Universe will not make it to a big screen presentation when the same G.I....

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Kevin Smith in space?

Kevin Smith is going into space with his usual mix of comedy, except this time he's going to add something a little extra. This time he's looking at a father and son relationship rather than the usual male and female relationship story. Of course the usual characters will no doubt...

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Ratner takes up Conan?

Brett Ratner is being rumoured as taking the helm on the new Conan film, the one that goes back to the original stories and recreates the life of Conan. While the news that the restart of the franchise is being welcomed, the suggestion that Ratner could take up the position...

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After.Life recasts Neeson

Liam Neeson and Christina Ricci have signed up After.Life, a film with a superb concept that has been talked about since back in August 2006, since then we heard the casting rumour that Kate Bosworth was signed for the film. Then in May of 2007 there was another rumourthat Alfred...

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Pitt stars in Homer's The Odyssey

Brad Pitt has already starred in Troy, an adaptation of Homer's poem The Illiad, and now he looks set to lead another of the great writers works, The Odyssey. However there is one small change they are looking to make, and that's to upgrade it to a futuristic setting and...

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Dear Zachary trailer online

There's a trailer online for a documentary film called Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father which does have a couple of terrible flaws in it, but also has some startling moments and might turn out to be a film worth seeing. The film began as a...

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Damon and Greengrass on fourth Bourne

Apparently so. It would seem that during the announcement of a writer to work on the fourth Bourne film it's been cleared up if Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass will return for another close up and shaky outing for Bourne. The answer seems to be yes. Well the article says...

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Another trailer for Luhrmann's Australia

There's another trailer online for Bazz Luhrmann's epic film Australia, and although this has similar elements to the first trailer, it's just not delivering as powerful and as epic a story as the first. Still the new trailer is online and gives us a different feel for the film and...

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Stalked: F Gary Gray, Rob Reiner, Taylor Hackford, Peter Weir

Four directors, and four new projects. F Gary Gray could be talking on Law Abiding Citizen. Rob Reiner is doing Travel Writer. Taylor Hackford is directing the Merchant of Shanghai. And Peter Weir is on The Way Back....

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October 16, 2008

Sam Raimi on Spiderman 4 and 5

Sam Raimi has been talking about Spiderman 4 and 5. He covers what's happening with Kirsten Dunst coming back, filming both back to back and the all important villain. After many rumours it's good to see something concrete happening with Spiderman....

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World of Warcraft film still on

As one film bits the dust, another is still under development. The World of Warcraft films seems to have been on the go for a while. And now we have our yearly update on the film. This one seems to be going along very slowly. Will we wait another year...

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Quantum of Solace real footage and interviews online

Now we're getting some decent Quantum of Solace footage in the guise of the television spots being released to advertise the film. Some of these we've seen before, but I've just pulled them together into one place so you can get the maximum Bond footage for Quantum of Solace that...

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Goonies sequel dead

The rumour of a Goonies sequel has been on the go for a while now. First as a straight to DVD release, and then as something bigger. Now Richard Donner says the sequel won't happen. He's not stopping there though. He is now interested in making the film into a...

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Travolta's latest film burns in Paris

John Travolta's latest film, From Paris With Love, has had to be cancelled after it met some rather unexpected trouble while shooting in France, and once it did the production packed up and left the suburb of Montfermeil losing jobs for locals and a bit of international recognition for the...

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Stalked: Entering Hades, Sleeper, Headshot, Election

Just rounding up some announcements of films hitting production over the last couple of days, some of them from graphic novels, some just straight novels, but all have interesting plots. Entering Hades (Amazon.co.uk / Amazon.com) - the true story of a journalist who strangled prostitutes in the 1990's. Sleeper (Amazon.co.uk...

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Let the Right One In red band trailer

The red band trailer is online for Let the Right One In, or Låt den rätte komma in. The story is about a quiet boy who is bullied at school and turns in on himself finding comfort in a life of solace – now I remember that from school! He...

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Quantum of Solace clip online

There's a clip for Quantum of Solace online, and I'll warn you straight up it's as dull as the dullest moment you could choose from the film, however it's a clip and it segues me into talking about the advertising for the film which is fast becoming a bit of...

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Stalked: The Road, "Girlfriend", Steve Carell

The release date for The Road could be pushed back. Steven Soderbergh has cast for The Girlfriend Experience. And Steve Carell will star in The Adventures of Brigadier Gerard....

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Star Trek images online

The first official stills have been released for Star Trek and they've been scattered across the interflab to all those sites that are studio friendly and have many more visitors than sites like us, the ones without the official images. No matter, I've grabbed a little version of the crew...

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October 15, 2008

Unseen Incredible Hulk opening online

The opening scene for The Incredible Hulk (Filmstalker review) that never made it to the cinema version is online for all to see. If you remember it was the scene where Bruce Banner arrives in some frozen wasteland and is trying to kill himself, except he doesn't and somewhere in...

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Vacancy 2 trailer online

We have a trailer for Vacancy 2: The First Cut, which is actually a prequel to Vacancy. With the motel shut down after the first, and understandably so. This film tells the story of the earliest video found at the motel. This looks like a typical sequel gone bad. Head...

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Branagh serious about Thor

It seemed unlikely at the time and as much as I wrote about it and people kept confirming it, I could hardly believe that it was true, the great Shakespearean writer, director and actor Kenneth Branagh was going to be directing a superhero film, and Thor no less. Well it...

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Zack and Miri Make a Porno banned again

You'd think that with the financial woes of the world, gun crime, ecological disaster, wars galore, the anally retentive sex-is-evil and my-children-were-purchased-rather-than-conceived lobby would have something else to worry about rather than the word “Porno”. Apparently though they don't, and the biggest threat to our world today is this single...

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Harrison Ford on Indy and Jack Ryan

Harrison Ford has been talking about both Indiana Jones and Jack Ryan. Rumours abound for new films of both, and Harrison Ford sounds up for it. He also fills us in on what what the future is for Indiana Jones, or rather what the future isn't....

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Rhona Mitra as Catwoman?

Batman 3 casting rumour number 3,456, okay so that's a slight exaggeration. But here we go again. No sooner has one of the writers debunked all Batman 3 rumours, than another one comes along. We're still on Catwoman for this one though, but it's not Cher. This time its Rhona...

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Extraordinary Rendition

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Extraordinary Rendition is a film that addresses a chilling practice of western governments under the label of anti-terrorism, that of kidnapping someone that they suspect of being involved in terrorist activities and flying them to a country where the human rights laws do not apply, thus allowing them to perform...

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Twilight sequel already?

The rumours are all across the interflab, there's going to be a sequel to Twilight, which isn't really surprising considering the hype that the film is receiving already, the fact that the books are doing so well and that there are four of them already, and that the soundtrack from...

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Evil Dead future has team at odds

It's all a bit confusing what's happening about the Evil Dead franchise and if it's going to continue in any form. We've heard that there's a chance of a remake, of a musical on stage, and of a sequel, and nothing ever comes to fruition. In the last few days...

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Henson puppets in film noir

The Jim Henson Company is about to take the famous puppets into a brave new world, an adult world, in a film noir murder mystery intended for an adult audience. The company have another production arm that develops projects especially for adults and The Happytime Murders is heading straight for...

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Incendiary trailer online

The trailer for Incendiary is online. What's that you ask, well that should have stuck in your mind, it's the film about an woman who is committing adultery on the day of the a terrorist attack at a football match that her son and husband are attending. She is, of...

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Stalked: Couples Retreat, High School, Leap Year

Couples Retreat has a large cast. Adrien Brody and Michael Chiklis are joining High School. And Amy Adams is trying to propose in Leap Year....

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October 14, 2008

The Visitor

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I had seen The Visitor playing at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this year but I just couldn’t make it to the screening, and to be honest it didn’t sound the strongest of films. However it turned out to be one of those films that proves you shouldn’t judge a...

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Sunshine Cleaning trailer

We have a trailer for an interesting film called Sunshine Cleaning. A woman and her sister, set up an unusual business together. The film looks good, but no release date yet....

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Christian Slater on Heathers 2

It's been two years since Christian Slater was rumoured to have signed up for Heathers 2. Obviously nothing came of it, but the idea refuses to go away. Slater has been talking about the possibility of another Heathers film, and he sounds up for it....

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Martin, Streep and Baldwin in comedy

Steve Martin and The Pink Panther, a defining point in his career, bottoming it out that is, what happened to his former glory days? Well there's a chance, a slim chance, that he might be trying to regain some kudos by mixing with the right people. He's set to join...

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Inglorious Basterds casting

There's more casting news on Quentin Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds, and this has a number of Death Proof (Filmstalker review) actors flitting across to the World War II tale. Not only that but there are a number of German actors coming on board too, totally against the original casting hype of...

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Cheadle replaces Howard in Iron Man 2

Although there's much more of the cast to confirm for Iron Man 2, there's one actor that won't be returning to the film, and that's strange since his role in the sequel is to be expanded upon and given much more storyline. It's just been announced that Terrence Howard will...

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Wall Street sequel

I wrote just yesterday about how the time was right for a Wall Street sequel, releasing Gordon Gekko out into the world once again, but a world in financial crisis, a timely topic for a discussion feature. Well now it looks like it's actually happening. The working title seems to...

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October 13, 2008

New JCVD trailer online

We have a new trailer for JCVD, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Usually those words would fill you with dread, but this film looks rather good. Van Damme plays himself, a role even he can manage. You can see the new trailer inside....

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Donner says no Lethal Weapon 5

News of Lethal Weapon 5 has been gathering pace of late, and last we heard it had been fast tracked. But according to Richard Donner, the fifth one is going nowhere, and mostly because he's not involved. Looks like we will be getting no Lethal Weapon 5 at all. Or...

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Official Seven Pounds trailer online

The trailer has arrived for the Will Smith starrer Seven Pounds has arrived online. I had been wondering what the hook of the film really was and it's just been revealed in this trailer. Seven Pounds looks like it could be delivering us another strong Will Smith performance, but is...

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Fincher says Rendezvous With Rama dead

David Fincher has revealed that Morgan Freeman's project Rendezvous With Rama is dead in the water, I wonder if Morgan Freeman has been told. Fincher was talking at a press presentation of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button when he was asked about where the film was, he said that...

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Clips 'n' Pics: Max Payne, Punisher

A bunch of clips have appeared online today. Clips from the R rated Punisher: War Zone which includes an introduction from Lexi Alexander, and seven clips from Max Payne. It's all go. First up there's the seven clips from Max Payne, the videogame adaptation that's looking pretty damn exciting. Now...

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Plot details for Cameron Crowe film

Having had us at hello with Jerry Maguire, Cameron Crowe is returning to romantic comedy dramas. His next film didn't have many details attached, but now we have more plot information about the untitled project. Reese Witherspoon and Ben Stiller are starring, and the plot sounds slightly crazy. Can he...

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Stalker's Poll: Do you want Shyamalan's Unbreakable 2?

A little while ago M. Night Shyamalan was talking about the possibility of making a sequel to Unbreakable, in fact he's talked about it a few times since. Apparently it's something that he wanted to do right off the back of Unbreakable, but since the media have such a dim...

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Stalker's Poll: Does Superman need another restart?

Two Stalker's Polls to catch up on as the new one for the Ghostbusters reboot/sequel goes live, the first was about Superman and if he really does need another restart after Bryan Singer brought him back to life in Superman Returns (Filmstalker review). Now though they're talking about restarting the...

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Films about financial crisis

Right now the world is plunging headlong towards financial crisis, or so the people in charge keep telling us. Rather than trying to calm the situation we hear people like the IMF telling us that we're all doomed. Great. So in times of trouble, well in film anyway, people rally...

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Wahlberg says Aronofsky's Fighter on the ropes

Mark Wahlberg has been talking about his continuing preparation for Darren Aronofsky's film The Fighter, a film that was to co-star Brad Pitt. I say was because today the news comes that Brad Pitt has backed out of the film too. The film has struggled for a lead, Matt Damon...

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Ridley Scott's Forever War

Ridley Scott is about to make his first science fiction film since the heady days of Blade Runner and Alien, and considering how good those films were he's piled a lot of pressure on himself by leaving it so long and by two of the greatest and most influential science...

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Closed: Win Under the Volcano on DVD

Under the Volcano is a film from the legendary John Huston and starring the great Albert Finney who is said to have given one of the best performances of his career, and the film picked up nominations and awards through 1985. Now I have three copies of the newly released...

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Stalked: Carla Gugino, Hater

Carla Gugino is joining Every Day. And Del Toro and Bayona are teaming up again....

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October 12, 2008

Darabont leaves Citizen

Law Abiding Citizen was shaping up to be a pretty interesting film. Frank Darabont was directing, Gerard Butler was starring and Jamie Foxx was joining. But now Frank Darabont has left the production. And for some reason, now I'm a little less interested....

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October 11, 2008

Orgasm documentary fakes it

A documentary about faking orgasms. Cheap titilation or something more interesting? This story caught my eye and made me take a second look, and then I thought about it, why do people fake orgasms, and isn't there something more deep rooted in this, something that it says about the person...

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October 10, 2008

Downey Jr.'s Sherlock Holmes

The first images of Robert Downey Jr. as Sherlock Holmes in Guy Ritche's new film have appeared online, and I'm not too sure what to think. Sure it's just a look a the moment, and we don't know anything about the story and the acting - although I'm sure it's...

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Hulk to be Avengers villain?

Earlier this year, Louis Leterrier said he saw The Incredible Hulk as a villain in The Avengers. And now the writers of Iron Man have pitched in and agreed. I'm all for it. One of the few comic books I've read had Hulk as a villain and it worked....

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New Defiance trailer online

There's a new trailer online for Defiance, the Edward Zwick directed film starring Daniel Craig, Jamie Bell and Liev Schreiber in the leads, what a line up. They play Jewish brothers escaping from Nazi occupied Poland and into the Belarussian forest in Russia. They join resistance fighters and try to...

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Superman reboot update

Over a month ago the Superman reboot was confirmed. And it left a lot of unanswered questions. Would Bryan Singer be back? Would a new Superman be cast? Well now one of the those questions seems to have been answered. The reboot of Superman, might yet still star Brandon Routh....

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Eastwood talks Gran Torino

Clint Eastwood has revealed a little about his upcoming film Gran Torino, the title of which was revealed a little while ago and instantly brought rumours of a film about anything from Gran Turismo to just the plain car. However Eastwood has revealed what the film is all about and...

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Fame remake continues

It's hard to believe that they are moving forward with a remake of Fame. Well actually it's not that hard to believe, in this world of remakes and re-"everything else" it's not hard to imagine at all, especially with the fact that musicals are such hot property in Hollywood just...

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The Hurt Locker Italian trailer online

The Italian trailer for The Hurt Locker has arrived online, not International as not all people speak Italian outside of the U.S., but the first trailer is here. You might not understand it, but it looks really interesting. That said, if you don't speak Italian I think it's losing a...

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New Transporter 3 trailer online

There's a new trailer online for Transporter 3, and while the previous ones gave us action sequences galore, this one starts to turn to the story a bit more, but still manages to deliver more action. The Transporter is back, and this time he's busy. However this client won't take...

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House horror trailer online

Now here's an interesting trailer. House is not the television series, not here anyway, this is the main character of a film, a horror film to be exact, and one that looks like it could deliver a fair amount of horror and scares at the same time. The story opens...

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Stalked: Eric Bana, The Reader, Seth Rogen

Eric Bana is Armoured. A producer has left The Reader. And Seth Rogen is producing a comedy about cancer....

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October 9, 2008

Tim Burton for Pirates 4?

So far all the news we have on Pirates of the Caribbean 4, is that Johnny Depp is going to be back. Now rumours are out about a potential director, should Gore Verbinski be busy with Bioshock. And it's Tim Burton. Not only that but some rumours about potential storylines...

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Extended W. trailer online

There's an extended trailer online for Oliver Stone's film W. about the latest U.S. president, George W. Bush Jnr. There are some early comments already making their way onto the web and they haven't been fantastic. However that aside, let's have a look at the new trailer for W., and...

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Murray wants female Ghostbusters

Seems once Bill Murray is talking about Ghostbusters he can't stop, and that's perhaps a bad thing considering what he's started discussing. His latest idea is that maybe there should be a female Ghostbuster, and while I'm not a sexist, I can see where this is going, and it's bad....

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Goyer's Unborn trailer online

The trailer for The Unborn is online, and in a piece of marketing genius they've given it to the hugely restrictive MTV to host. That means anyone outside of the U.S. can't see it. Great move. Let's alienate the rest of the world from the film. Good news is that...

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New Twilight trailer online

Well, in a little while anyway. After 20:00EST when a new trailer for Twilight has appeared on television, the trailer will appear online, and in this shareable widget below. Not only that, but it'll be online in full high definition too. Twilight is the story of a teenage girl who...

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Two Hobbit films, one journey

More news from Guillermo del Toro on The Hobbit and it's sequel. Except it's no longer a sequel as such, he says the two films will be one story continued. I'm still intrigued as to what the content of the second film will be, del Toro obviously has his plans...

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Producer talks Wolverine Origin film

X Men Origins: Wolverine will be released in May next year, and new has been a little thin on the ground. Now one of the producers has been talking about what we can expect. Lauren Shuler Donner pretty much sums it up in three words, and repeats them a lot....

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Footloose remake gains director?

The director of the High School Musical films says that he's been asked to remake Footloose next year and he also revealed who is likely to be the lead to replace the iconic role made famous by Kevin Bacon, and really it's not a surprise. It appears that Paramount are...

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The Crazies remake moves studio

There's two images that remain in my head from The Crazies. One is of the Army walking aroung the town wearing the white suits and gas masks shooting everyone, and the other is the woman with the knitting needles, a great scene. Finally, after over two years of talking, it...

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Good Dick trailer online

I missed Good Dick at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this year – go ahead, make the comments – and seeing the trailer for the film I wish I hadn't. Despite what you might think this isn't a pornographic film, it's a comedy, romance and a sly look at the...

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Stalked: Foxx fights Butler, Gosling Green Arrow, Brolin Jonah Hex

Jamie Foxx is set to battle Gerard Butler in Law Abiding Citizen... Josh Brolin is rumoured to be playing Jonah Hex... Ryan Gosling is rumoured to be the Green Lantern......

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October 8, 2008

The truth about Batman 3

Batman: The Dark Knight, squashed everything before it this summer. And partly because the film was so good, rumours were already starting for Batman 3. But one of the writers, David Goyer, says none of what we have heard since is true. Not only that, but he finds it all...

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Foster on Inside Man 2

A while ago Spike Lee was talking about a sequel to Inside Man. And he was talking about all the stars of the first potentially coming back, script willing. Turns out Jodie Foster hasn't heard anything on a sequel, but she might be interested. I loved her character in the...

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Fortuna shows world in financial ruin

I passed this by yesterday, but today I'm thinking that the plot outline for the film Fortuna sounds more realistic, and it's gaining traction by the second. The film is set in the future and will see a world where the economies have collapsed and climite crisis has swept the...

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Shakespeare's Tempest gains big cast

So far I still believe that Kenneth Branagh has had the best Shakespeare adaptations to date, including Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing and Love's Labours Lost, however Julie Taymor is lining up a stunning cast and might just start biting at his heels with her version of The Tempest. Helen...

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Tennis star Tilden biographical film

I was reading the announcement about a film based on the novel Big Bill: The Triumphs and the Tragedy (Amazon.co.uk / Amazon.com) which tells the story of Bill Tilden, a famous tennis playing star from the 1920's and I barely raised an eyebrow. It wasn't that exciting. Then I read...

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Cronenberg directing Ludlum thriller?

Back in April we heard about a new film based on the novel The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum (Amazon.co.uk / Amazon.com) - you know the guy who wrote the Bourne books - and starring Denzel Washington with Michael Brandt and Derek Haas writing the script. Now we hear some...

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Whitaker as Louis Armstrong

It seems almost perfect casting, and when you look at Forest Whitaker you wonder why you didn't think of it before, if in fact you didn't already, but Forest Whitaker leading a film about Louis Armstrong just seems right. However would you taken him for directing it too? Louis Armstrong...

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What Just Happened? trailer online

There's a complete trailer online for What Just Happened?, a film about Hollywood and starring some very big names indeed - Robert De Niro as a producer trying to hold together a film, Bruce Willis as himself, Stanley Tucci, John Turturro, Kristen Stewart, Sean Penn and the gorgeous Moon Bloodgood,...

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October 7, 2008

Bull Durham sequel?

It's been twenty years since Bull Durham was released, and now there are rumours that we could be seeing a sequel. Why not I suppose, not many films have escaped Hollywood's zeal for sequels. Would you be interested in Bull Durham 2?...

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Ridley Scott on Brave New World

It's been a few months since Ridley Scott announced his return to sci fi. He had announced plans to make a film of Brave New World. The book by Aldous Huxley. There hasn't been any news since, with Scott busy making Body of Lies. But now some details are emerging,...

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Universal Soldier III plot details

It seems that the idea of a Universal Soldier III film is actually much more of a reality than we first thought, and there's now a plot outline on the loose and it looks like Sony are moving ahead with it. Calm down though, there's still no word about casting,...

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Blade Runner 2 really happening?

The previous story about two writers preparing a script for Blade Runner 2 had some fans up in arms, how dare they write a sequel to such a great film? After all it's a classic of our time and shouldn't be touched...Ridley Scott is the only one allowed to change...

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Tr2n in 3D

It seems that TR2N, that's the sequel to the superb eighties film TRON about a man pulled into the world inside a computer, will be filmed in stereoscopic 3D. Now for me that's usually a let down because we end up seeing a film that concentrates on throwing things at...

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Lethal Weapon 5 fast tracked

Lethal Weapon 5 is moving along, and is being fast tracked by Warner Bros. Plus an actor claims he is up for the role of Murtaugh's son in the fifth film. I thought we were waiting on Mel Gibson, who is busy with Edge of Darkness. Let's hope he's agreed....

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Stalked: Alice, Astro Boy, Get Smart

Alice in Wonderland has two new cast members. Matt Lucas has joined Astro Boy. And Get Smart is getting a sequel....

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October 6, 2008

Be Kind Rewind

Blu-ray Three Stars
Be Kind Rewind comes from the creative genius behind Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind with a plot that sounded both crazily daft and uniquely interesting, combined with some big name actors and on a big Blu-ray offering. Now I'm not a great fan of either Jack Black or Mos...

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Blindness opening five minutes online

Blindness is the film from Fernando Meirelles adapted from the José Saramago novel that tells the story of a plague sweeping through humans that makes them blind. In one town the local doctor's wife seems immune but pretends to be blind in order to stay with her husband despite the...

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Russian Alexander Kolchak epic

A new blockbuster is set to come from Russia, perhaps to rival the success of the Night Watch series and also to have some political impact both in and out of its domestic territory. The film, Admiral, looks to the historical figure of Alexander Kolchak and glorifies the story for...

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Murray talks Ghostbuters 3 again

Bill Murray has been talking a bit more about a Ghostbusters 3 film. He recently hinted that he might be interested in starring in a new film. And he has reiterated some of those comments again. Momentum keeps building for this one, will they all get together at some stage?...

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Small Town Folk

DVD Three Stars
Small Town Folk caught my interest when I saw the stylised trailer for the film, the backdrops were done in the style of 300 (Filmstalker review) and with the budget that the film was operating on it was surprising how good these composite shots looked. What's good about this small...

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WAZ

DVD Four Stars
I enjoyed WAZ, or W Delta Z, or however you want to call the dark thriller with shades of horror. The film carries a strong cast with the superb Stellan Skarsgard, the woefully underused Melissa George, and other names such as Selma Blair, Paul Kaye and Ashley Walters. It's an...

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Jeff Bridges on Tron sequel

At Comic Con earlier this year a teaser trailer debuted for the Tron sequel Tr2n. The internet went crazy for it. Jeff Bridges, back in another Tron film. Who'd have thought it. Well now Bridges has been talking about the sequel. He tells us why he signed up for the...

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Douglas awarded AFI lifetime achievement

Michael Douglas has been awarded the American Film Institute's lifetime achievement award some some seventeen years after his father, Kirk Douglas, was awarded the same honour. He will receive the award at a tribute event in June, which will actually be eighteen years after his father. While some might be...

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Middle Men gains cast

The film Middle Men sees Hollywood taking a look at the industry that is continually leading the way for them in the development of the distribution and selling of film to the audience, the pornographic industry. Middle Men is a film that will chronicle the birth of the Internet porn...

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Captain America plot details

Since we heard that The First Avenger: Captain America would be set in World War II, we haven't heard much at all. All we've had has been casting rumours. Now a synopsis of the plot has been revealed. It sounds like a potted history of Captain America, so maybe the...

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Stalked:Zhang Ziyi, Unthinkable

Zhang Ziyi is to star in a romantic comedy. And Unthinkable has some new cast members....

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October 5, 2008

Dead Snow trailer

We have a trailer for a pretty interesting horror film. Let's just say it involves Nazi zombies, a group of travellers and snow, oh and a fair amount of blood. Dead Snow is a Norwegian horror film, and the trailer looks good. Head inside for a look. No subtitles though,...

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New JFK conspiracy film coming

The assassination of John F Kennedy is providing another conspiracy film. This time it's based on a journalist who investigated his death. The assassination of JFK still leaves questions in a lot of people's minds. Is there room for another conspiracy theory film?...

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del Toro on The Hobbit and Frankenstein

Among the many projects Guillermo del Toro has ahead of him, are the small matter of two Hobbit films and Frankenstein. He has been talking about them both, including what he thinks will prove the inspiration for The Hobbit. And he also tells us why Frankenstein is a dream come...

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Stalked: Kate Winslet, 28 Months Later

Kate Winslet will play Vivienne Westwood. 28 Months Later could have a director....

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October 4, 2008

Christopher Nolan confirmed for Batman 3?

We've been waiting for news on Christopher Nolan and Batman 3 since The Dark Knight was released. Now we have what I guess you'd call the nearest we've been to news that he is coming back. Not only that but it looks like production will be starting sooner than we...

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The Uninvited trailer

We have a trailer for the American film The Uninvited. It's a remake of the Korean horror film, Jhanghwa Hongryeon. And stars Elizabeth Banks and Emily Browing. A teenage girl returns home after the death of her mother, and finds not only Dad's new girlfriend, but a ghost and a...

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Cuaron, del Toro, Inarritu on Mother and Child

Rodrigo Garcia's new film Mother and Child won't be short on style. He's working with three producers, Alfonso Cuaron, Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. Wow, all of them working on one film. This should be something special. I can't think of a film where this amount of directors...

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Dracula sequel confirmed

We are going to be seeing a sequel to Dracula. Bram Stoker's great-grandnephew has teamed up with a historian, and they are to publish a new Dracula book. Not only that but they have already sold the rights to a film version....

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New trailer for Yes Man

Jim Carrey is returning to the genre that started his career, the comedy. In Yes Man, he plays a usually negative guy, who decides to challenge himself by saying yes to everything. A new trailer is inside, featuring a little more footage. I much prefer Carrey in these kinds of...

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Ford on new Indiana Jones film

Since the most recent Indiana Jones film was released, there have been rumours that a fifth film was possible. Now Harrison Ford says that it isn't impossible, and that George Lucas is thinking about a new adventure. Last we heard Lucas was talking about how much more difficult the last...

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Stalked: Helen Hunt, Liev Schreiber, Defendor

Liev Schreiber and Helen Hunt are working together. Defendor has a new cast member....

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October 3, 2008

Creator on Prince of Perisa film

Jake Gyllenhall is currently filming Prince of Perisa, the film version of the videogame. And if you were wondering what tone of film we can expect, the screenwriter and series creator has been giving us an idea. Having never played the game, I don't really know what to expect. But...

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Fox want Daredevil reboot

There are loads of superhero characters being rebooted these days. Batman and Superman to name a couple. Now Fox say they are considering rebooting a character, and it's Daredevil. The last imagining had Ben Affleck as Daredevil. Is the time right to start again?...

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Romero's new zombie film

We recently told you about a new zombie film that George A Romero was making in Toronto. Word was that it wasn't a sequel to Diary of the Dead. Not many details were available at the time, but we have some more now. George A Romero has brought us many...

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Walker on Furious return

As we know Paul Walker is returning for the fourth installement of Fast and the Furious. Having missed the third film, he's back alongside Vin Diesel. He's been talking about his reasons for coming back. Fast and the Furious is one of those films I've never gotten around to watching...

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Dragonball teaser trailer

The Dragonball teaser is now online, minus the shaky cam, and with audio. Justin Chatwin, Chow Yun-Fat and James Masters star in the film. I'm not sure if it is close to the original material or not, but head inside for a look....

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New Let The Right One in trailer

There is a new trailer out for Let The Right One In. That's the Swedish romantic/horror film that already has an American remake in the works. The new trailer has some new footage in it. This film looks really good, but we may have to catch it on DVD depending...

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Full Madagascar 2 trailer

We have a full trailer for Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa for you. All the usual animals are back, and this time they find themselves stranded in Africa while trying to get home. The first one was pretty funny, and this one seems to have all the same ingredients. Head inside...

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Punisher: Warzone is R rated

At last it's decided, after many rumours of a PG-13 rating, Punisher: War Zone will be rated R after all. Good news that it's finally confirmed. Why do Lionsgate seem to make life difficult for themselves? Not to worry, we're in business now....

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October 2, 2008

Sherlock Holmes cast confirmed

Over the last few months we've heard slow trickles of casting news for Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes. Now all the bits and bobs have been confirmed. Not only that but the film already has a rating, no Moriarty yet though......

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New Burn After Reading trailer

We have a new trailer for the Coen brothers Burn After Reading, which stars Brad Pitt, George Clooney and Frances McDormand. A gym worker comes into some top secret information, and holds it to ransom. This one looks really good....

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Seagal wants Under Siege 3

Sixteen years ago Steven Seagal made Under Siege, and one dodgy sequel, now he's talking about a third one. Like it or not, he and some other suckers for punishment are coming up with ideas. And some of them are a little strange to say the least. Let's just say...

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Jon Favreau on Iron Man 2

Jon Favreau has been talking about Iron Man 2 again. He held an online chat, and talked about where the sequel is just now. With a 2010 release date, they are forging ahead. Seems like a short timescale to make a sequel in, but Favreau seems to think they're on...

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Scorsese and De Niro team up

Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese are to work together again, and it's in another mob film. The two will collaborate on I Heard You Paint Houses, with Scorsese directing. When these two team up it usually means we are in for something special, lets hope this one is the...

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Stalked: Yogi Bear, Edward Furlong

Yogi Bear is heading to a cinema near you. And so is Edward Furlong....

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300 sequel/prequel story details

300 was such a huge hit, it's unsurprising that there has been talk of a sequel/prequel.But considering the end of 300, where would it go? Now Zack Snyder has given us a little idea of where the sequel/prequel is heading. I was sceptical originally about a sequel, but with both...

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Stalked: Angel Heart, Max and Mary, Kung Fu Panda

Angel Heart is being remade. Philip Seymour Hoffman will voice a character in Max and Mary. And the Kung Fu Panda sequel has been confirmed....

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October 1, 2008

Dragonball teaser online

A teaser for Dragonball is online, it's bootlegged though so there's some shaky cam going on. James Wong is directing the film. I don't know much about Dragonball, so I'm off to do some homework on the subject....

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Bond hits India before US

Quantum of Solace is released in the UK on October 31st, but unfortunately for those in America you have a bit of a wait. And for the first time, a major Hollywood film will be released in India before the US. Also inside is the music video for the new...

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Shyamalan on next film

M Night Shyamalan has been promoting the DVD of The Happening, and talking about what he'll be up to next. And it sounds like he's staying with the horror genre. He's certainly a director that splits opinion, lets see what he has in store....

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24 film is years away

Kiefer Sutherland has been talking about the possibility of a 24 film. The next series has a two hour prequel to start things off, after the writers strike put a spanner in the works. Now Sutherland says that the prequel may have gotten the writers excited about doing a 24...

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Thor writer on Branagh

It was only Monday this week when we heard that Kenneth Branagh was in talks to direct Thor. With Matthew Vaughn now busy, Marvel are searching for someone else to bring the film to life. J. Michael Straczynski is the current writer of the Thor comic books, and was asked...

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Stalked: Brett Ratner, Hilary Swank, Red Tails

Brett Ratner is confirmed on God of War. Hilary Swank is starring in Betty Anne Waters. George Lucas has a director for Red Tails....

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Stalked: Michael Sheen, Jack Black, Miley Cyrus

Michael Sheen will be in Unthinkable and Alice in Wonderland. Jack Black will be in a new comedy film. Miley Cyrus wants to play Carrie Bradshaw....

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