Clints Bits – 8/7
Well stomper me with scoops and call me news boy, another slab of newsy titbits to get your through the day.
Dark Horizons says Studio Magazine reports that Mark Dacascos would play the title character in Christophe Gans’ “Rahan” which is set to be shot in Iceland and includes "prehistoric dialogue”.
George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia and Bernie Mac have all signed on for “Oceans Twelve” says Dark Horizons
New Pics from “Starship Troopers 2” can be found here
Variety says Dino De Laurentiis will produce a new adaptation of Giovanni Boccaccio’s 14th century classic, “The Decameron”, which will star mostly young English actors.
New Line Cinema has acquired the sci-fi action-comedy pitch “Planet Terry” by comic creator Rob Liefeld, says Variety. Other Liefeld feature projects include The Mark, with Will Smith attached to star, and Galaxy Girl — both set up at Paramount. He’s also responsible for “The Shrink” which Jennifer Lopez is set to star in.
Miramax have changed their url to the official “Dirty Pretty Things” site. You can now find the site here. Thanks to ‘Cap’
Bloody Disgusting has posted “two bad-ass new images” from the upcoming “Freddy vs. Jason”.
Pixelsurgeon is running a competition to win exclusive concept artwork from the Buena Vista movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Details here
The trailer for the flick “Garage Days”, now coming out in the states, is up here, and the official site is here. Thanks to Emilie.
Just checked in to see whether the rumours are true about Neve Campbell being a part of “Cursed”. Unfortunately, they’re untrue – a movie source says she’s not involved.
Buddy Ebsen [The Beverly Hillbillies, Barnaby Jones] has passed away from undisclosed illnesses at Torrance Memorial Medical Center in California. He was 95.
A Remake of Blake Edward’s “Experiment in Terror”, is in the works says Edwards to Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith.
Holland Taylor has been tapped to star opposite Charlie Sheen and Jon Cryer in the new CBS comedy "Two and a Half Men." Additionally, Taylor has joined the cast of Gold Circle Films’ romantic comedy "Something Borrowed," toplined by Debra Messing and Dermot Mulroney