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May 31, 2009

Reynolds on Deadpool film

Ryan Reynolds has given a small update on the Deadpool spin off film. Not many of us would be particularly surprised at the news of the film, after his appearance in the Wolverine film. Looks like the Deadpool film is still looking for a finished script, but Reynolds says he...

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Alien remake director confirmed

Yes that story has been confirmed, first that there is a new Alien film in the franchise, and secondly that Carl Rinsch is the man behind the remake. Oh, and there's another bit of information, it's not remake, it's a prequel, and that comes from the mouth of Tony Scott...

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Dreyfuss reveals Piranha 3D is charity

Richard Dreyfuss has been talking, very briefly, about his career and the interviewer pulled the conversation over to the latest announcement that he'll be starring in Piranha 3D, or Piranha 3-D, and he responded that it's all about the money, the money being donated to charity. What's surprising is that...

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Quarantine 2 has begun

Apparently development on Quarantine 2 has begun, now don't get confused here, this is the Hollywood sequel to the Hollywood remake of [Rec], with [Rec] 2 being made as a sequel to [Rec] with the original Spanish film-makers. Could I have confused us anymore? I'm sure you're with me now,...

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May 30, 2009

Summer Scars

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From the outside appearance Summer Scars was telling me one thing, a Welsh horror-thriller with a teenage cast, my preconceptions were screaming typical run of British horror films with a bunch of teenagers in the woods. I was wrong. Let me state that right out front, I was wrong and...

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Roth reveals his science fiction film

Eli Roth has been talking about his upcoming projects and revealed that he has a very interesting film in the works, and it's not a straight up horror, it's science fiction. Although he's not revealing too much about it, and from the sounds of it he might not have too...

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Ryder belives in Heathers sequel

Winona Ryder has been talking about a possible sequel Heathers, well actually we've been hearing of a sequel for some time, with Christian Slater talking about it too, in fact Ryder has been talking about it since 2006 and Slater soon afterwards. Both are keen to reprise the roles and...

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Stalked: Tom Cruise, Chevy Chase, Julianne Hough, Lucy Punch

Tom Cruise looks like starring in Wichita. Chevy Chase is in Hot Tub Time Machine. Julianne Hough is trying for a role in Footloose. And Lucy Punch is replacing Nicole Kidman....

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May 29, 2009

Fox says no way to Wonder Woman

Megan Fox has been upsetting Wonder Woman fans, but you have to admit, she's spot on the money. In an interview she was asked about the rumours associating her with the role of Wonder Woman, and let me say the phantom role since the film doesn't even have a script...

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Verhoeven on crazy Surrogate

Paul Verhoeven is so much better with his serious hat on, just look at Black Book, or was that because he was outside of Hollywood? Whatever the reason his next film is looking as interesting and suggests something more along the lines of psychological thriller. The Surrogate is a new...

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McBride leading Hench

Danny McBride is set to play the lead in an interesting take on the superhero genre in the film called Hench adapted from the graphic novel from Adam Beechen and Mario Bello. The story tells of a an American Football player who receives an injury that ends his career. In...

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Kidnapped Captain film

The story of the Captain of the Maersk Alabama cargo ship hijacked by Somalia pirates who gave himself up for ransom in order to protect his crew and was later freed by U.S. Navy Seals in an armed rescue, is set to become a feature film. It follows not too...

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Barbarella still in production?

Despite the exit of the director and the man who worked so hard to kick off the project, it seems as though the remake of Barbarella is continuing. Robert Rodriguez was pushing to get his vision of Barbarella made, with Rose McGowan taking over the legendary Jane Fonda role, but...

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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard trailer online

Jeremy Piven leads The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard and he looks good as the comic lead in both the theatrical trailer and the red band trailer, both of which I have right here for you. The film sees Piven playing a used car liquidator, the best in the country,...

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Clips 'n' Pics: Toy Story 3, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, New Town Killers

There are two clips online which aren't in themselves very interesting, but are worthy of a little look. The first is an extremely uninteresting clip from The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 which has me wondering what the marketing company or the studio were thinking in releasing this....

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May 28, 2009

Closed: Win The Shield Season 7 boxset

I have two copies of The Shield season 7 DVD boxsets to give away, and if you're a fan of The Shield this is a must have, because the DVD is packed with extras. This is a superb competition, and if you don't enter you have obviously never seen The...

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Closed: 12 Rounds Competition: Win film merchandise

For the release of the new action film from Renny Harlin, I've been given a few goodie bags to give away, five of them to be precise, and they're as simple as can be to win, just read on for how to get your hands on the merchandise. 12 Rounds...

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Avary's Driver script leaked?

Could this be Roger Avary's actual script for his stab at the Driver videogame adaptation? Well I'm not sure and it reads pretty poorly to be honest, it's not really grabbing me in the first few scenes and I'm left wondering is that all we get of Driver in the...

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Alien remake finds director?

File this under strong rumour for the moment, but it seems that a director may have been found to tackle the restart of the Alien franchise in whatever form that might take, remake, sequel, restart, whatever. Although there hasn't been anything concrete, and we've heard Sigourney Weaver talking about the...

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21 Jump Street the comedy...maybe

I think soon the audience will reach the tipping point on remakes, at least I hope they will, and before that happens I really do hope we never see a 21 Jump Street film. However Jonah Hill thiks otherwise and his description of the film version sounds a little like...

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Update: New Pandorum trailer online in HD

I'm desperate to see the new Pandorum trailer in high definition, or in some decent player that I can slow step through because there are so many incredibly short flashes of scenes it's really hard to see what's happening. However I am a little disappointed in the new trailer because...

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A Perfect Getaway trailer online

David Twohy has delivered the trailer for his latest film A Perfect Getaway online, and while the action looks good and stylised, and the set-up well done in the trailer, you can see the path that the film is going to take and one of the possible twists. However saying...

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May 27, 2009

Herzog's Bad Lieutenant remake trailer online

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans has a trailer online, and it looks like a comedy more than anything. Actually to be fair it looks like a comedy that's trying really hard to be off the wall funny and failing miserably. You can see the trailer for Werner Herzog's...

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Statham in Ritchie's Guys and Dolls?

Guy Ritchie is working on a remake of the film musical Guys and Dolls and according to complete rumour and a not so trustworthy source using another unnamed source, he's looking to cast Jason Statham in the lead. Now if you're to believe that one, you'll believe anything. Then you...

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Case 39 gets released

It was back in January that we heard that Case 39 was being dropped by the studio, and suddenly there were no releases planned. It always struck me as odd as the film came from the excellent Christian Alvart and starred Renée Zellweger, could it have been that bad or...

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New Tomb Raider to be a prequel

Earlier this year we heard that the Tomb Raider series was being rebooted. Now we have a little bit of news about what we can expect from the new series. Looks like we will be going back the way, and seeing a Tomb Raider origins film....

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Weisz' Cannibal film freed by courts

Rohtenburg is a film which is described as inspired by the true story of Armin Meiwes, the man jailed in Germany for murdering and partially eating another man with his consent. It was that very fact that resulted in the film being banned in Germany, but now a court has...

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'77 trailer online

'77 is the new title of a film that's been in gestation for years, previously known as 5-25-77, it tells the story of Patrick Read Johnson, the writer and director, and the influence on his life that the arrival of Star Wars had. Before you make any judgements on the...

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The Private Lives of Pippa Lee trailer online

A trailer for The Private Lives of Pippa Lee has arrived online, and while I'm convinced I've seen the opening scene before, I'm not so convinced that I've seen the whole trailer. The film stars a host of talent, Robin Wright Penn, Keanu Reeves, Julianne Moore, Alan Arkin, Winona Ryder,...

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Paul gains cast

The cast of Paul is really taking shape as Paul himself finally gets a voice, and it's Seth Rogen. Paul is the next film starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost which will see them play two science-fiction fans in a road trip to a convention who take a trek to...

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May 26, 2009

Mr. Nobody trailer online

There's a trailer online for a film I had no idea existed until tonight, and considering the title there's perhaps a little irony in there, for the film is called Mr. Nobody. It stars Jared Leto as the titular character who is leading a normal life only to wake up...

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Dr. Who the film announced...again!

It was back in 2006 (yes, that's three yeasr ago) that we heard of a Dr. Who film being put into production by the BBC, and that it would possibly star Billie Piper who was already being touted as signed up for the film. However time has passed and there's...

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Pacino to play Dr. Death

Al Pacino is set to play Dr. Jack Kevorkian, a man known as Doctor Death for his involvement in close to one hundred cases of assisted suicide. The film will follow the story of the doctor as he conducted his first assisted suicide, created the machine that allowed terminally ill...

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The Descent: Part 2 trailer online

The full trailer for The Descent: Part 2 is online. The survivor from the first film, heads back down underground. Well you would, wouldn't you? The trailer is inside. Expect darkness, gore and a lot of screaming....

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Opening five minutes and clips from Blood: The Last Vampire

The opening five minutes for Blood: The Last Vampire has appeared online as well as a number of new clips from the film, and while some of the clips don't give us much insight, there's a couple of fight scenes that look strong and stylish, and the opening sequence looks...

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Alan Partridge film

I've heard talk of the idea of an Alan Partridge film before, but Steve Coogan has been talking and revealed that indeed he's planning to make a film about the chat show character - "Knowing Me, Knowing You, Aha." Considering Sacha Baron Cohen has been bringing his television show characters...

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Castlevania killed?

The rumour is that Castlevania, the adaptation of the fun but little video game, has been axed from the production slate of Paul W.S. Anderson, axed even from everyone's slates and the film is heading for a big production coffin. Of course this is a rumour, there's no official word...

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Stolen British film released

The British low budget film That Deadwood Feeling was handed over to a negative cutting lab in England in 2002 just a short time before the lab was closed and the stock disappeared. Reported as a crime the police and CID were involved but could find no trace of the...

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer remake

There's work beginning on a new Buffy the Vampire Slayer film, but hold on fans of the original the big news is that there's going to be no Joss Whedon, and they're already pitching this as a remake or relaunch, and the article is careful to point out that it's...

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Flight of the Navigator remake

Remember Flight of the Navigator? If I say "I am the Navi-gator" in a deep booming voice? What if I remind you of the shiny, silver reflective spaceship in the shape of a backwards tear-drop? A twelve year old kid missing for eight years is found and he has a...

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May 25, 2009

Who should play Steve McQueen?

There's a new rumour for who should play Steve McQueen online, and I have to stress that it's a hugely unsubstantiated rumour, however it is a good one. It rivals the previous talk from one of the ex-wives of McQueen himself about who they would want to play Steve McQueen....

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Poll: The Best Trilogy?

This is perhaps been the longest running poll on Filmstalker, what is the best trilogy? It's been a difficult one too since a trilogy consists of three films and a few of these have gone over three, especially over time. However we got there and had a mammoth amount of...

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Poll: The best true story horror films

An interesting question I asked some time back was what are the best true story horror films? You know, the ones like The Exorcist or The Amityville Horror? Films that are, for the most part, reportedly based on very real happenings. Of course some of these films could be easily...

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Poll: What do you want next for Bond?

That was the question I asked you all when we were hearing the rumours begin about what would happen after Quantum of Solace (Filmstalker review), would we see the story continue with our current Bond hunting down the financial organisation or would we start seeing a return to the Bond...

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Poll: How Ghostbusters III should be written

I realised just before my weekend away that I haven't been keeping up to date with the polls, so here you go with a good few. First up, and rather relevant just now, is just what you want from Ghostbusters III, could it be the direction that it seems to...

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Poll: Awards season, are you interested?

Around the time of the Oscars I asked you all what you thought of the awards ceremonies and which one really drew your attention, the responses were quite high, something I was quite surprised about, and for the most part the responses didn't surprise me too much. However the second...

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Are franchises leaving us behind?

Franchises have been on my mind a lot of late. We've had the big names of Star Trek and Indiana Jones return to our cinemas and to quite a mixed response, and we're awaiting the return of the Terminator franchise, and that too is starting to come under some heavy...

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Cannes prizes from Korea to Scotland

The Cannes awards have been announced and there are a couple of great winners in there from all over the world. It's great to see such a varied nationality list in the winners as well as such a varied list of films. The big prize, the Palme d'Or went to...

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Clips 'n' Pics: New clips from The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, Inglourious Basterds and H2

There are two new clips online from The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, and while they don't give us much in terms of story, the second does look very impressive. The film is starting to tug at my imagination and become a reality, it's shaping up to be something rather unique...

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May 24, 2009

New Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen trailer online

There's a new trailer online for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and while it contains a lot of footage that we've already seen, it also contains some new moments from the film and a little more of explanation behind the story. The trailer is bootlegged from a cinema, so expect...

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May 23, 2009

Attention Filmstalkers: Regulars required for beta and NO site downtime

Hello Filmstalker readers, I'm looking for the regulars to join in with a new Filmstalker feature in order to trail it. If the feature works out then it will be extended to all and hopefully it will add an extra dimension to the site. You regulars know who you are,...

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Seven Pounds

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Seven Pounds was a mysterious film when it first came out, trying not to reveal too much about what the story was really about right up until the date of the release, and it was largely successful. However it did come to me in a flash what the film was...

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Houdini action film gains writer

Harry Houdini has never really had is fair share of screen time devoted to him, and I think that's a real shame, we've seen him appear as an ancillary character, we've seen him appear as a fictionalised account of himself, and we've seen films where the plot is nothing to...

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Inglourious Basterds re-edited, Pitt and footage

The word is that Inglourious Basterds is being forced into re-editing after the Cannes showings by the Weinstein Company, and what's surprising about the story is that it isn't what you immediately think, it's not Weinstein calling for more footage to be removed, it seems to be Universal wanting more....

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Clips 'n' Pics: Timur's Black Lightning, Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, The Code, Airbender

There are three clips and a couple of photos that might make for interesting viewing from across the web, and while none of them are earth shattering, you might find them interesting to look through. First is a new teaser trailer for the Timur Bekmambetov produced film Black Lightning, a...

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May 22, 2009

Moore to document world financial crisis

Michael Moore is set to deliver a documentary looking into the world's financial crisis and exposing the truth behind the events, or the truth as Michael Moore and his team see it. The as yet untitled documentary has been announced for a release on October the 2nd and will look...

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New In the Loop trailer online

Seriously, this new trailer for In the Loop tickled me so much that I watched it twice, honestly, and I don't often do that, so I suggest you go and watch it right now. The film explores the level of politics and politicians just beneath the ones you see on...

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V: The Series trailer online

I know this is a mini-series and not strictly a film, but watching the trailer for this I'm not certain that V: The Series only had a choice of being a mini-series, I think there was a chance it could have been a film too. Okay you can see that...

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Welsh's Magnificent Seven remake

Irvine Welsh is set to remake The Magnificent Seven, or rather he'll make it with an incredibly different twist, for it's not going to be a cowboy film, but his version will be a football (soccer) film called The Magnificent Eleven. The film will be following an amateur football team...

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Cooper denies A-Team involvement

Bradley Cooper has openly denied that he's said he's involved in the A-Team film, and you can understand why when you look back at his comments which were grabbed hastily, and secretively, in a hotel corridor. However at the same time we hear this again and again, a rumour appears...

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Surrogates new trailer online

A new trailer has been released for Surrogates, the film from Jonathan Mostow, yes Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines director, and the writers Michael Ferris and John D. Brancato. Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Rosamund Pike, Radha Mitchell and Michael Cudlitz make the cast sound very interesting too. The story...

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May 21, 2009

Closed: Win Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines on Blu-ray

It's competition time on Filmstalker, and there's a superb prize for you to win, three copies of the third Terminator film, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines on Blu-ray, yes you read that right, three copies of the Blu-ray to give away. To promote the release of Terminator 3: Rise...

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Loach forces audience against Israeli film-maker

Ken Loach has been calling for film fans to boycott an Israeli film showing at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this year, however he's at pains to point out that he's not actually against the film-maker. His words have resulted in a donation from the Israeli Embassy to the EIFF...

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McG says no to Charlie's Angels

While McG was busy promoting Terminator Salvation he revealed that he's focussed on only moving forward with his career and not backwards, and that includes that there's not going to be any more Charlie's Angels films with him at the helm. Personally I think this is a really sad admission,...

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Chris Morris' satirical jihad film

Yes it's hard to believe but Chris Morris, the controversial comedian and film-maker, has managed to get his Four Lions film funded and into production, and it looks like it will start filming this summer. The satirical comedy of four British teenagers who become fundamentalists and suicide bombers is almost...

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Hurricane Katrina hero film

A man who saved some two hundred and forty-four people from disaster during the flooding from Hurricane Katrina is to get a film made of his story, and it's to be made by Will Smith's production company no less. John Keller is an ex-Marine who rescued the people of the...

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Tarantino introduces new Inglourious Basterds clip

There's a new Inglourious Basterds clip online with Quentin Tarantino introducing it and telling us what it's all about. It's an okay clip, nothing overly special, but it does look good and pretty stylish to boot. However it does feel like the characters are taking the whole thing pretty lightly...

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McG reveals Terminator Salvation sequels story lines

McG has been talking about a possible Terminator 5 and 6, and as well as talking about what sort of story lines these films will be following, he reveals that there's a very strong connection from Terminator Salvation that is hardly mentioned but very obvious. Obvious that is if you...

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British TV's UFO gets film

For those of you who remember the television series UFO from the seventies or from the subsequent reruns on British television, it's about to come back to life in the guise of a Hollywood film adaptation. The series featured a secretive defence organisation called SHADO who fought against alien invaders...

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Terminator Salvation does feature Schwarzenegger

Just in case you were concerned, and a few of you were after the supposed shot of Arnold Schwarzenegger's CGI created appearance in Terminator Salvation was captured and shown online, Schwarzenegger's T-800 does actually make an appearance in the new film. We were all a little concerned that the work...

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May 20, 2009

Inglourious Basterds clips online

There are a number of clips online for the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film Inglourious Basterds, and while they are short, two of them look interesting the third doesn't feel quite right in the delivery and looks very Tarantino-esque. Still a couple of the scenes look really good, and the one...

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Ghostbusters III gains old cast loses director

It's much as I thought and said some time back, the old crew of Ghostbusters looks set to appear just enough to rope in the old fans and then pass everything over to a new team, and Dan Aykroyd says just that when he's been interviewed about the state of...

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Thirst (Bakjwi) to join remake list?

Chan-wook Park has a number of his projects in some form of remake production with Hollywood, Oldboy, Sympathy for Lady Vengeance, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance and even Mother is already being discussed by production companies in the U.S., and now we're hearing that Thirst (Bakjwi) could be the next to...

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Update: Martin Luther King Jr. in new battle

It was just yesterday we heard of Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks picking up the rights to develop a film about Martin Luther King Jr., and those rights came from the King estate itself after a lengthy attempt to attain them while the King family fought amongst each other for the...

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Stalked: Josh Brolin's John Brown, Mel Gibson ATF biker gang, Blue Man Group film

Josh Brolin producing and starring in John Brown biographical film... Mel Gibson is back on the long awaited project about the ATF infiltrating the Mongols biker gang... There's going to be a Blue Man Group film......

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May 19, 2009

Update: New 9 trailer online in HD

There's a new trailer online for Shane Acker's 9, the animated tale that looks so unique and features nine rag doll creatures brought to life after the end of humanity. This trailer elevates the film from looking great and feeling like it might be a grittier version of the opening...

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Mandrake the Magician gains cast

We've heard a good few rumours about the film adaptation of Mandrake the Magician, and indeed a casting announcement which we thought was the real deal with Jonathan Rhys Meyers being the one we thought would be slotted into the role of Mandrake. Now though that doesn't seem to be...

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First picture of Arnie in Terminator Salvation

The first picture of Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator Salvation as the T-800 (or T-101 depending on how you prefer to classify it) has appeared online and it doesn't look have bad. All the CGI work has resulted in something almost like Arnie did in the previous Terminators. What will be...

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Von Trier defends unliked Antichrist

Lars von Trier's latest film Antichrist has been hitting a lot of criticism in Cannes, and a lot of it seems to be down to a couple of scenes in particular, now if the criticism really is all based on the disapproval of two specific scenes then I'd be considering...

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Van Diemen's Land trailer online

There's a trailer online for a film called Van Diemen's Land, yes I hadn't heard of it either, but don't let that stop you from seeing a superb teaser trailer, in fact I would suggest ignoring everything else and going straight for this little beauty. The film follows the true...

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Spacey or Firth as Orwell?

George Orwell's book Homage to Catalonia (Amazon.co.uk / Amazon.com) is to be made into a feature film directed by Hugh Hudson from a script by Bob Ellis, and the question is who will play George Orwell, Colin Firth or Kevin Spacey? The story follows the real life George Orwell and...

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Clooney is a Private Gentleman assassin

No sooner had we heard of the film A Very Private Gentleman, the adaptation of the Martin Booth novel than the lead is cast, and it's none other than George Clooney himself. The novel (Amazon.co.uk / Amazon.com) tells the story of an assassin awaiting his next assignment in an Italian...

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Sherlock Holmes trailer online

While his home country was asleep Guy Ritchie delivered something of a surprise to the world, the trailer for Sherlock Holmes, and what he delivered has three big surprises. First of all it's fun, secondly it's very light on what you would call the Ritchie trademarks, and lastly it looks...

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Branagh casts Thor's foe

After the casting news that Kenneth Branagh, the director of Thor, something which I still find rather amazing to think about, has cast the lead role of Thor comes the news that his rival in the film has also been cast. Loki is the god of thunder and plays the...

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Martin Luther King Jr. biographical film

DreamWorks is the studio that will bring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. to the big screen, and it's a long time desire of Steven Spielberg to produce the film, which does beg the question, will he direct? Martin Luther King Jr. is most famed for that amazing speech...

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May 18, 2009

A Christmas Carol footage online

The first footage for the new version of A Christmas Carol has arrived online, and although it's a mere nineteen seconds worth, it's enough to show you the look and feel of the animation. Yes, for all those who forgot, this version is a Robert Zemeckis motion capture special starring...

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Live action Mad Max 4 underway?

Last we heard Mad Max 4 was likely to be made as an 3-D Japanese style anime, as opposed to a live action film. But it could be that Mad Max 4 will start production this year sometime, with a new Mad Max and not as an anime....

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Stalked: Big casting news, multiple films

A big Stalked article today with a bunch of casting news I'm just pulling together into one article. If you're interested in casting news then this is most definitely for you. There's a bunch of big names in here, as well as some big films, including Penn, Sheen, Considine, Cotillard,...

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A-Team gains second team member

We already heard that The A-Team film had finally gained a cast member in the guise of Common as B.A. Baracus under the new direction of Joe Carnahan, but the rest of the cast seems to have been taking it's time to come together, until now. A second team member...

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Battleships gains Berg

Peter Berg is the next to direct an insanely stupid film version of a board game as he's in talks to direct the adaptation of Battleships the Hasbro board game. Yes, rather than direct something like The Losers, a damn decent comic that he turned down some time back, he's...

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May 17, 2009

Red Dawn remake gains ringleader

The remake of Red Dawn continues, a film I really struggle with considering the enemy that inspired the film is no longer that much of an enemy and could by no means launch a massive troop invasion of the United States as the original film once showed. However it's going...

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Ewan McGregor on Trainspotting sequel

Late last year Danny Boyle seemed to be suggesting that a Trainspotting sequel, may not be the mission impossible many thought. And that with the original cast reminiscing over a new DVD release of the original, they may end up filming the sequel eventually. This was without word from Ewan...

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Brighton Rock remake

Brighton Rock is to be remade, and for those of you who don't know, this is a classic film adapted from the Graham Greene on his screenplay for John Boulting's 1947 film starring Richard Attenborough and Carol Marsh. It's very notable for Attenborough's amazing performance which is very against type...

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Stalked: Chris Hemsworth, Liam Neeson, Jennifer Connelly, Ralph Fiennes, Rabbit Hole

Chris Hemsworth has yet another new role. Liam Neeson and Jennifer Connelly are in What's Wrong With Virginia. Ralph Fiennes is to direct for the first time. Sandra Oh, Giancarlo Esposito and Jon Tenney have all joined Rabbit Hole....

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Frost/Nixon

DVD Four Stars
When I first watched Frost/Nixon (Filmstalker review) I was blown away, the film was superbly written, shot, acted and edited film that really did border on the dramatic documentary, what perhaps some would quickly leap on and use the invented word docu-drama for. However you categorise it and drop it...

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May 16, 2009

Chris Hemsworth is cast as Thor

Since Thor was announced there has been a fair amount of speculation about who would play him. Numerous names have been linked with the role, and then dismissed. The role has now been cast though, and it is Chris Hemsworth who will play Thor....

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The best baby films

With the arrival of a new baby in the family, born less than a day ago, I thought it a nice tribute to Mylah to look at the best films that are about babies, or at least feature babies as the leading characters. There are some that spring to mind...

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Edinburgh International Film Festival 2009: Filmstalker's picks

I've taken plenty of time going through the 2009 programme for the Edinburgh International Film Festival, cross referencing against certain reviews I trust, and checking cast, director and writers, and I've come up with a little list of films that I wanted to see. However I came up against a...

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Scorsese talks film restoration

Martin Scorsese has been talking at Cannes about something very important, and it's not his own film, it's the saving of older cinema around the world, the films that don't normally get the chance to be saved through restoration because they don't have huge global impact or aren't the big...

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Hollywood turning to Adult industry?

While Hollywood and Bollywood are growing closer there may be another new trend for Hollywood and the Adult industry, or as I'd call it, Naughtywood (I'm copyrighting that phrase right here). We've seen Steven Soderbergh take on Sasha Grey in The Girlfriend Experience, and now word is that Riley Steele...

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Cannes opening ceremony footage online

The opening ceremony footage for the Cannes Film Festival this year features a look at some of their biggest titles, including the first every footage seen in public of Terry Gilliam's film The Imaginarium Of Doctor Parnassus, and the footage is online. Not only that but there are teasers for...

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Stalked: The Exchange and A Very Private Gentleman

There are two film announcements that caught my eye this morning, I know it's been a long day here with baby announcements and all sorts. One is A Very Private Gentleman and the other is called The Exchange, both with interesting concepts. A Very Private Gentleman comes from the pen...

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Stalked: Frank Sinatra bio-pic, Ewen McGregor, Weapons, Jim Caviezel

Could Martin Scorsese have found his Frank Sinatra already? Ewen McGregor is to have The Last Word. Jean Claude Van Damme and Vinnie Jones are starring together. And Jim Caviezel will play William Tell....

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May 15, 2009

Stalked: Return of Jerry Lewis, Hopkins' Lector and Lindsay Lohan

There are a number of returns, or in some cases resurrections, to be seen today. The first, and most important, is that Jerry Lewis is returning to the leading man role, and this seems far from the comedic background roles he's been seen in since 1995's Funny Bones. Also we're...

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Stalked: Italian Job in India, King's 9/11 short story, new Wuthering Heights, Lau's Future X-Cops, Hardwicke's If I Stay

It's not just Hollywood that's up for remakes of classic films as an Indian film company is about to remake The Italian Job... Stephen King's short story about 9/11, Things They Left Behind, is being made into a film... Kirk Ellis is adapting the memoir about Ernest Hemingway, Papa Hemingway......

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Beyond a Reasonable Doubt trailer online

A trailer for Peter Hyam's Beyond a Reasonable Doubt has arrived online, and while the trailer doesn't look the best it does convey the feeling that this could be a strong thriller. The film is a remake of the 1956 film, and the remake stars Michael Douglas, Jesse Metcalfe and...

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Life is Hot in Cracktown trailer online

Kerry Washington, Brandon Routh, Shannyn Sossamon, and Lara Flynn Boyle star in an upcoming film Life is Hot in Cracktown from writer and director Buddy Giovinazzo, and the trailer for the film is online now and available in high definition. The film is based in Giovinazzo's own novel of the...

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Big Trouble in Little China on Blu-ray

Big Trouble in Little China is coming to Blu-ray, and that definitely has me excited for a Friday, especially considering the content on the disc. Not only are we getting treated to the theatrical cut of the film but we'll also see the extended version with promised "never before seen...

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Mona Lisa remake with Rourke

It's getting sad the number of remakes, and is just showing how extensive a lack of creativity has actually reached in Hollywood, and yet every so often something shines through that you think might just actually work. Mona Lisa is one of them. Mickey Rourke no less has been signed...

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Statham in Killer Elite

Jason Statham is continuing with his action films, although he's stepping into the world of true stories again with The Killer Elite, a story written by Ranulph Fiennes called The Feathermen and based on the real life events. The story is a superb one, and one you may not have...

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Hisss real trailer online

A proper trailer has arrived for Jennifer Chamber Lynch's Hisss and it still looks rather sexy, action packed and rather horrific in places. All in all it's looking really good. Hisss is Lynch's film which can easily be described as a Bollywod fantasy horror, based on the legends of a...

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May 14, 2009

The Road trailer online in HD

The trailer for The Road has premiered online and is available in high definition and it's looking pretty intense, although it doesn't give that much away about the film, something I like. It stars Viggo Mortensen as a man who has to travel with his son to the safety of...

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Red Riding: Yorkshire Ripper trilogy

It was back in July of last year that I wrote about the Red Riding trilogy, three British films that are inspired by the serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper, each by a different director, and including a powerful cast. The great news is that the trilogy has been...

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Gilliam's Don Quixote born again?

Terry Gilliam's long love affair with the Don Quixote has become legend. The film has been on and off and the original shoot some nine years ago was beset by problems which were filmed in the documentary Lost in La Mancha. Now though, it seems that he has teamed up...

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Nine trailer arrives online

The trailer has arrived, and in high-definition no less, for Rob Marshall's Nine, the film from the successful stage musical that follows the famous film director Guide Contini struggling to find peace between the female relationships in his life, his wife, mistress, muse, agent and of course his mother. There's...

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Abel Ferrara's Jekyll with Whitaker

Abel Ferrara is set to make a version of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde that might rival the other two that are in production, and not only because of the fact that Ferrara is directing, but that the two lead roles are going...

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Cliffhanger to be remade

It seems this is a day of remake news and the next up is the film Cliffhanger, the Renny Harlin film with Sylvester Stallone delivering a pretty damn good job of delivering a strong action film with some good characters in it, including John Lithgow delivering an excellent bad guy....

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Angel Heart remake still on

There's next to no news about this other than the notification as an aside on another story, but it confirms a rumour from way back in 2008 hidden away in a Stalked article that Angel Heart was being remade. It's all down to Producer Mike De Luca who was originally...

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Fright Night remake back on

It seems that the remake of Fright Night, the 1985 horror film which was a superb take on the whole vampire story, is to be remade after all. Originally we heard the rumour back in September of 2007 that the remake was under development, however in January of this year...

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Scorsese directing Sinatra biographical film

Martin Scorsese has saved the Frank Sinatra biographical film but shelved the Dean Martin film he was working on. We actually had the news that he was considering the film back in May of last year (yes, last year!), now it seems confirmed that Martin Scorsese is going to direct...

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May 13, 2009

Stalked: Blu-ray releases for 300, Watchmen Director's Cut and Towering Inferno!

There are a few Blu-ray releases that caught my eye today that look like they're delivering something rather special for their fans over and above the usual extras, and while two are so obviously connected, the third is way out of left field. There's the 300: The Complete Experience, Watchmen:...

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Madeline Stowe directing Jackman and Weisz

Madeline Stowe is about to make her directorial début from a script that she also wrote, what' more exciting about her first performance is that she's managed to secure the talents of Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz and Robert Pattinson. Stowe's film is called Unbound Captives and is set in 1859...

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America's biggest serial killer on film

America's biggest, or if you prefer the term most prolific, serial killer is to be immortalised in film, and while the idea of a the biggest recorded serial killer in American history might sound promising as a film and could go a number of ways, the treatment sounds a little...

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Stalked: Another Taken, Dick's Tears, The Secret, Another Conan director, Neeson, Banderas and Linney

The Gunslinger sounds like another Taken, and that's a good thing... Philip K. Dick's novel Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said is to be made into a film... Dark Horse Comics' horror thriller The Secret is set to be adapted... Oh, and there's another name attached to the Conan director...

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Rwandan genocide film

mPower, a production company set-up to deliver films that really matter and could make an impact on audiences, is about to work on the film adaptation of Immaculee Ilibagiza's harrowing story of survival through the Rwandan genocide. Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust is the story of...

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Mentalist joins Killer Inside Me

Simon Baker of The Mentalist (“he's mental!” is what we say when that show comes on) is set to star in The Killer Inside Me, the adaptation of the Jim Thompson novel to be directed by Michael Winterbottom. The film follows the well liked and totally unremarkable Sheriff of a...

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Stalked: Spacey as Abramoff, Pacino in Blink, Kidman off Allen, Weisz is Lamarr, Walker might get Taken

Kevin Spacey is to play the character of Jack Abramoff, the Washington lobbyist who ended up in jail for bribery and fraud... Al Pacino is in talks to lead Blink... Nicole Kidman has left Woody Allen's latest film... Paul Walker is in talks for Protection, a Taken style film... Rachel...

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He-Man Masters of the Universe remake still alive

I had thought that Grayskull, aka He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, was a project that had officially been dropped, just because there wasn't really a way of making the project work without going big budget science fiction/fantasy epic. Seems I was wrong as word is out that there's...

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Van Damme in Highlander director's film

The director of Highlander, Russell Mulcahy, is working on a new film called Weapon, and two casting names have just been announced for it, Vinnie Jones and Jean-Cluade Van Damme. Could this be the start of a rise for Van Damme after his film JCVD helped us see him in...

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May 12, 2009

Star Trek sequel ignoring film timeline

No surprise that a Star Trek (Filmstalker review) sequel is on it's way, and I bet you won't be surprised when they announce another one after that, the real surprise will be a fourth with the same cast. However the new franchise will continue and ignore what has happened in...

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Star Trek alternate ending

There was an alternate ending to Star Trek (Filmstalker review) the reboot, although it was never filmed and made very difficult by one famed actor's decision not to appear in a cameo role. The ending featured William Shatner as Captain Kirk one more time, although not in the way we...

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The Echo trailer online

Yam Laranas once sent me a copy of his film Sigaw (Filmstalker review), otherwise known as Echo, a Philippine horror film that did a damn fine job of creeping me out more than straight out horrifying me. I really liked it. Then he was invited over to Hollywood and asked...

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Messengers 2 trailer online

The trailer for the prequel to The Messengers, Messengers 2: The Scarecrow, has arrived online and I am not kidding you when I tell you that's the title of the film. There are two things that hit you immediately about this trailer, one is that half of it is filled...

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More Conan director rumours

There are more names being associated with the Conan film, and that's over and above Brett Ratner leaving and the rumour of James McTeigue taking up the lead. It seems that while McTeigue is actually being considered by one of the companies involved, another of the companies is looking to...

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Inglourious Basterds prequel and sequel?

Yeah, fat chance I say. Quentin Tarantino has become as famous for the films he doesn't make as for the films he does, and Inglourious Basterds II: The Prequel sounds like it's going to be another of the almost rans. Saying that the plot doesn't sound like it's a direct...

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New Blood: The Last Vampire trailer online

This promises to be the last Blood: The Last Vampire trailer, but with the two or three we've seen so far I'm sure there's going to be more. This version includes appearances from the people behind the scenes and a lot more explanation over footage we've more or less already...

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Stalked: Gladiators film, I Saw What You Did, Thirteen Assassins

More remake news, and none of it really could stand on it's own. First up is remake news in a way, remake of a television programme that has me wondering just what they are going to do with it, Gladiators will be based on American Gladiators the television franchise. Oh...

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May 11, 2009

Terminator Salvation thirteen clips and interviews

There are not only nine film clips for Terminator Salvation online, but there's also a new exclusive footage clip of around five minutes worth of footage, and cast interviews from just about everybody from McG and Christian Bale to Moon Bloodgood and the producers. Now if that's not enough footage...

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The Losers gains bad guy

I'm really interested in The Losers project, I keep saying it but it's how a badass, realistic A-Team should be. The comic tells the story of a team of black-op agents for hire who are on a mission for the CIA when they are set-up to be killed by the...

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Banderas to star in Big Bang

Antonio Banderas is set to lead The Big Bang, a film with a hugely intriguing plot write up from the director Tony Krantz, most known for his production work, and writer Erik Jendersen, previously Band of Brothers. The plot sounds a bizarre mix of concepts, but Jendersen wrote three episodes...

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Update: New Gamer trailer released now in HD

The trailer for Gamer has been released, and it looks nothing like the original leaked teaser we saw some time back, no this looks much, much better, and that was something I thought was a pretty tough thing to begin with. The film from Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, the...

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Surrogates featurette online

A featurette is online for the science fiction film Surrogates which reveals plenty of footage and plot, and gives us the chance to see Bruce Willis as a Terminator style robot. I have to say it looks pretty interesting and carries a some strong visuals. The story sees a world...

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Prince of Persia footage online

There are a few shots of behind the scenes, and in front of the scenes, footage from the upcoming Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time video game adaptation which look not too bad, even if Jake Gyllenhaal's wig does look completely fake. Jerry Bruckheimer has been talking about the...

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Aniston on Friends reunion

Rumours of a Friends film first appeared in July last year. But the usual anonymous source was rebuked by representatives who said it wasn't going to happen. Now Jennifer Aniston has been asked about the possibility of a film version. And it sounds like they had better get a move...

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May 10, 2009

Update: Princess and the Frog trailer in HD

The full trailer for The Princess and the Frog is online. Disney has gone back to old school style animation for this one. Not a CGI, motion captured frog in sight. Terrence Howard, John Goodman and Oprah Winfrey are amoung the people lending their voices. Head inside for a look...

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Evil Things

Film Three Stars
The DVD for Evil Things arrived in the most interesting packaging. When I was initially opening it up I was pretty worried for an FBI insignia appeared and a bag containing and item wrapped in official documentation, it looked similar to the packaging that customs sometimes put around inspected items....

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May 9, 2009

Terminator Salvation rewrites, Blu-ray, behind the scenes

McG and the Terminator Salvation crew has been hitting the press circuit, and while we've already heard that the original ending of the film was much darker than we originally thought, and might have actually destroyed the entire franchise as we knew it. Now though we're hearing more from the...

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A-Team gains B.A. Baracus?

There's a casting rumour for A-Team going around, and although it would normally sound rather interesting, I think there's a great sigh of indifference for this project that no one seems to believe can work, apart from the latest director, Joe Carnahan. The A-Team was the first story I wrote...

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McG on alternate Terminator Salvation ending

The marketing machine for Terminator Salvation is revving up as the release approaches. Sometimes it means some gems come out though, and this is one of those instances. McG has been talking about the alternate endings that never made it, one of which is fairly drastic. Head inside to find...

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New Blood: The Last Vampire trailer online

There's another new trailer for Blood: The Last Vampire online, and this one is in English so that all those who hate subtitles can concentrate on the action. I am looking forward to this as I like the idea of the story, but I am worrying about one thing. Has...

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Conan director already found?

That could have been quick, with the announcement of Brett Ratner being dropped off the film we're seeing a quick turnaround with who could be on for helming the film, and it does keep up with the pace that the producers are hoping for as they race for that August...

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Land of the Lost trailer online

A new trailer has arrived online for Land of the Lost starring Will Ferrell, Anna Friel and Danny McBride, and it's looking even better than the last, and what was odd was that I really did like the last one and I like this even better, and yet the details...

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Whatever Works trailer online

The trailer for Woody Allen's latest film, Whatever Works, is online and stars Larry David playing the character that Woody Allen would if he was still appearing in front of the screen. It's Woody Allen all over. However something different happens here with David, I find it funnier. For some...

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Gamer flash image and site online

Yes, it's a Flash animated image people, this silly “motion poster” tag is just giving a name to something that computers have been doing on the internet for a very long time, it's called Flash. I really don't get these “motion posters”, and it's not got much more retention value...

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May 8, 2009

Call of Duty the film? Why?

Apparently there's some talk at Activision Blizzard, one of the leading videogame development studios, about making a Call of Duty film. Quite frankly though I can't figure that out, what would a Call of Duty film possibly bring us over any other war film? The CEO of Activision Blizzard has...

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Antichrist French trailer online

There's a new trailer online for Lars von Trier's Antichrist, it's in French, and it manages to add another layer of confusion to what the film could be about. I have a number of ideas, but some of the lines of dialogue in the trailers and some of the scenes...

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Stalked: Big Casting: 10A/10B, Piranha 3D, The Details, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, Faster, Stone, Whistleblower, Irishman, Inception, Mechanic

Marisa Tomei and Liv Tyler are joining Chul-soo Park's 10A/10B, a remake of his own film 301/302... Jessica Szohr and Jerry O'Connell have joined Piranha 3D... James McAvoy, Elizabeth Banks, Laura Linney and Anna Friel have joined The Details... Katie Holmes has joined Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, a...

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Lesbian Vampire Killers full trailer online

The final, full trailer for Lesbian Vampire Killers has arrived online and it doesn't look half bad. The film is due for release on the 20th of March and so far we've seen some interesting footage from it that's been a bit of a mixed bag for me. Now though,...

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Jackson to play pirate negotiator

Samuel L. Jackson is set to play Andrew Mwangura, a negotiator between pirates and the owners of vessels hijacked off the coast of Africa Variety reports. Mwangura is a journalist and ex-marine engineer who operates the Seafarers' Assistance Programme, a group that offers humanitarian aid to all seafarers and is...

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Stalked: Apparition, Disconnect, Mother's Day, Mandy Lane, Interpretation of Murder, Billy Smoke, The Beaver

Todd Lincoln looks set to direct the ghost story The Apparition... Marc Forster is to direct Andrew Stern's technology film Disconnect... Darren Lynn Bousman is to direct the remake of Mother's Day... All the Boys Love Mandy Lane has been delayed from release again... Alex Holmes is writing the adaptation...

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Reeves in Jekyll and Hyde

There's a new film version of Jekyll and Hyde being prepared with Keanu Reeves in the lead, but I can't help but think that the studio are missing one of the best adaptations of the story to date, the recent British television mini-series. This new Jekyll and Hyde, entitled Jekyll,...

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Terminator Salvation four minute trailer online

A four minute trailer has appeared online for Terminator Salvation, and it's a cracker. Letting the film footage speak for itself. McG has done the best thing for any negative press there is out there, just show footage, and plenty of it. It's not just randomly cut together either, this...

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Sin City 2 starting? Again?

It's almost painful to hear it, like the promise of something that never comes, and maybe never will, but there's talk once more of Sin City 2 starting up, and it's from Robert Rodriguez himself. Now to be fair both he and Frank Miller have talked about this time and...

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Ratner off Conan, film on

The new version of Conan is still happening it would seem, but without Brett Ratner at the helm. That may be good news to some of you, and it may be bad, personally a Conan film might have had a strong take with Ratner, but that could be academic. Or...

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Diesel in Wheelman adaptation

Vin Diesel is a clever man. He's just been involved in producing a video game with his own likeness and voice throughout it and now he's being touted as the star of the film adaptation. Wheelman, the video game, is much like a Grand Theft Auto clone. It puts you...

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May 7, 2009

Star Trek, the best, the worst and the new

Having just watched Star Trek (Filmstalker review) I got to thinking where it lies in the order of the series, not in terms of order of production, we know it's the newest, but in terms of quality and enjoyment compared to the others. That led me into conversations about what...

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Mamá short film online

You'll remember that just yesterday we were talking about Mamá, the new horror film that Guillero del Toro is going to be producing with the original Spanish creators. Well the short was so promising that Universal have picked it up for a full remake, and the short is now available...

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Updated District 9 trailer online

There's a new trailer online for District 9, and while it isn't different for almost the entire length, they have changed one major part of it, and it's an interesting change which could suggest a number of things about the film. Previously, at the end of the trailer, we saw...

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Outrage trailer online

A trailer has arrived for Kirby Dick's new documentary film Outrage, a film that is going to be showing at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2009 and with Kirby Dick behind it, it marks it as a complete must see without a doubt. The idea behind his new film is...

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New Armored trailer online

There's a new trailer for the Nimród Antal directed Armored film online, and while it looks a lot like the previous one it's a lot slicker and sharper. I've got a lot of hope for this film, not least because it's led by Nimród Antal, but also because it stars...

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Star Trek the porn version

It happens every major release of a big named film, someone in the adult industry latches onto the idea of making a pornographic version of the film and so it has come to pass with Star Trek, although the trailer here has no adult content, apart from the stars if...

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Ninja trailer online

This kind of trailer might normally pass me by but I took a look at the trailer for Ninja and discovered something surprising, the production values are high, and while there isn't really a lot of story for the film, there's plenty of action in there. The film is from...

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I was lucky enough to see the new Star Trek during the first ever showing from the Vue Cinema Secret Screening programme, a monthly event that will show a film prior to its official release, you can read more about it on Filmstalker, and to kick the series off it...

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May 6, 2009

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2009 programme announced

The Edinburgh International Film Festival has released it's programme, and there are some huge names involved this year. We're going to see Steven Soderbergh, Sam Mendes, Darren Aronofsky, Bill Forsyth and Roger Corman featuring at the festival and talking about their work. What's more is there are a mammoth one...

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Karate Kid remake plot revealed

The plot for the new Karate Kid film, Kung Fu Kid, produced by Will Smith and starring his son Jaden Smith has had it's plot revealed, and it sounds terrible. It really does. On the plus side, it does sound like a merchandisers dream and the Chinese government should be...

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Angels & Demons made religion friendly?

I was just reading a quick review of Angels & Demons, the upcoming sequel to The Da Vinci Code, and caught a couple of paragraphs about the film's contentious issues with the Vatican and their religion. The first shows that the film has actually changed a lot of tact from...

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Deadpool sequel begins, Wolverine ending revealed

So the Deadpool spin off begins development at Fox, and there's not a glimmer of surprise. As I said in the comments the other day, X-Men Origins: Wolverine was really a proving ground for spin offs and prequels galore, so expect to see them all coming now. Since then we're...

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen plot revealed

The, almost full, plot for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen plot has been revealed and it makes for interesting reading, although nothing that should be too much of a surprise, especially the "reveal" that Megatron is back, wow, who'd have guessed? In Creative Screenwriting Magazine there's an interesting article with...

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Barbarella remake dead

Robert Rodriguez has come out and officially said it, his remake of Barbarella is no more because no one would give him the financing for it. Well, that's not strictly true, he had an offer but he decided to turn it down. However he does make the point that people...

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May 5, 2009

Dark Tower's Gunsligner cast?

I do find it hard to believe, but the rumour is out there that J.J. Abrams already has his Gunsligner in sight for the lead of the adaptation of Stephen King's Dark Tower series, the seven novels that take the Gunslinger, and the reader, through an incredible journey. What's more...

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Morgan hypes Gears of War film

Chris Morgan, the screenwriter of The Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift, Wanted and Fast & Furious, has revealed that his script for Gears of War is reading really well and that the film is looking incredibly good. However, it seems the budgeting work is being done right now and he...

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Brothers Bloom opening seven minutes online

The first seven minutes to The Brothers Bloom has appeared online and it's looking rather good. I realise that this is an introduction piece and that the rest of the film could be very different, but as an introduction goes, this is really well done and pulled me right into...

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Closing Credits: Dom DeLuise

Dom DeLouise has passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of seventy five. For me this is particularly sad as he was part of one of the funniest comic double acts I've seen on film, Burt Reynolds and he were fantastic in the Cannonball Run and it was...

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Predators screenwriter found

Robert Rodriguez's Predators has gained a writer, and while it isn't earth shattering news, it's slightly interesting stuff to show that the plan is still progressing to develop a new sequel to the superb Predator. What's strange is that the writer is a relative unknown without any proven ground before...

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Aguilera on film

Christina Aguilera is going to make her big screen debut, something I thought would have happened long before now, after all she has a stunning voice on her and she can look like an absolute Hollywood legend, oh and she's damn sexy too. All the ingredients are there and it's...

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Del Toro's horror Mamá

Guillermo del Toro may be producing another English language adaptation of a foreign film with the original creators, something that is fast becoming a trend in Hollywood and a particular trademark of del Toro. The film is the adaptation of a Spanish short called Mama, a horror film that has...

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Wolverine sequel under way

Is it any surprise that there's a sequel for X-Men Origins: Wolverine under way already? Well probably not, the studio would have seen the clamouring over their industry leaked version of the film and been very excited, and then when the figures came in they would have been rubbing their...

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Christopher Lee returns to Hammer horror

It's been some time since Christopher Lee starred in a Hammer horror film, and he's probably best known for his returning role as Count Dracula in all the various Hammer films about the character, where spin off's and sequels were perhaps exploited the best since, well, since ever. Now though...

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Tetro opening three minutes online

The first three minutes of Francis Ford Coppola's Tetro has arrived online, and while it really is only the opening credit sequence and a few shots either side, it looks very stylish and gives an idea of the feel for the film. I do enjoy title sequences and I think,...

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May 4, 2009

McG on Terminator 5

Not long to go now until Terminator Salvation is finally released. And we can finally find out if McG has hit one out the park, or hit a foul ball. Not sure where the baseball analogies are coming from. I'm hoping for the first though. He is obviously confident though,...

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Stalked: Hugh Jackman, Ben Stiller, Love Child, Tribes of October

Hugh Jackman will star in Ghostopolis. Ben Stiller is directing Help Me Spread Goodness. Donald and Rossif Sutherland are teaming up. And Tribes of October has a pretty good cast....

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May 3, 2009

Coppola's Tetro trailer online

We have the trailer for Tetro for you to watch. The film comes from Francis Ford Coppola, and is being talked about as his most personal film yet. Although fictional characters are used, the film is based on Coppola's family life while growing up....

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Stalked: 20,000 Leagues, Hot Tub Time Machine, Katie Cassidy, Halle Berry

Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson is 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Hot Tub Time Machine has a few more occupants. Freddy Krueger has someone else to stalk and kill. And Halle Berry wants her very own X-Men Origins film....

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May 2, 2009

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian trailer online

The full trailer for Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is online. Ben Stiller has his hands full again with rather lively museum exhibits. It looks to be sticking with the formula of the first. Head inside for a look at the trailer....

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Abrams, Lindelof to start Dark Tower after Lost

J.J Abrams and Damon Lindelof have had the rights to The Dark Tower for quite some time now. But both have been busy with Lost, and film projects. Now with Lost one series away from completion, they sound like they are close to turning their attention to The Dark Tower....

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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra HD trailer

The G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra trailer was online yesterday, but with a French twist. Now the international trailer is online, and it's in HD. The whole G.I. Joe thing has passed me by somewhat until now, but this looks like it's going to be fun....

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Closed: Win Dante 01, Eden Log, Jack Brooks on DVD, last chance

This is your last chance to enter and win one of three science fiction DVD's, three really good films, and if you aren't sure you can read my own review for two of the films – written before the competition! You can win Dante 01, Eden Log or Jack Brooks:...

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Stalked: Michael Sheen, Andy Garcia, Ray Liotta, Predators

Michael Sheen may be the villain in Tron 2. Andy Garcia and Ray Liotta are starring together. And Predators is coming to a cinema near you next year....

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May 1, 2009

Stalked: Mike Newell, Jim Carrey, The Road

Mike Newell could be taking on The Lone Ranger. Jim Carrey wants The Beaver. And The Road may finally be released later this year....

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District 9 teaser trailer online

Finally we have something more from the much anticipated film from Neill Blomkamp, District 9, and to boot it's in high definition. I have to say that this trailer was needed, after the footage we saw ages ago there was a specific feel to the film, and it was looking...

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G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra French trailer online

Over the top, insane and stupid. The full trailer for G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra has arrived online, and you know what? It's looking like it could be tons of fun. While it's the French trailer don't worry those of you who can't stand subtitles, you'll get used to...

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen trailer online in HD

The new trailer for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen has now arrived in high definition Quicktime, making that bootlegged version obsolete and bringing us the glory of the new trailer. Often I think Michael Bay is better at making trailer footage than a complete film, fast cuts, one liners, close...

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Lundgren's Icarus teaser online

You know take the mickey out of Dolph Lundgren and his films all you want, but he has delivered some fun action films, and he's still churning them out without falling by the wayside to vices and illegal substances...or rather I don't think he has, and yet he's still not...

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