Clints Bits – 4/8


Howdy folks, The big birthday’s tomorrow, so having said that If I’m not here tomorrow – you know I’m probably laying in a pool of my own regurgitate, my girlfriend patting my head, with the remains of fairy floss embossed into my jumper. All cards, cheques and steep vouchers can be emailed here though. Enjoy Today’s bits, while I butter the fairy bread…Sad thing is, it won’t even be half as exciting. Meantime, my review of the new Aussie film, The Night We Called it a Day, starring Dennis Hopper as Frank Sinatra, is up here.

  • StarshipTroopers2.Net has an interview with Lawrence Monoson who plays psychic Lt. Dill in Starship Troopers 2. Additionally, this site has a fan-made Troopers fan film up.

  • A New horror film called “The Half-Way House” is about to into production under the direction of Ken Hall. Here’s the link to the promotional site here

  • Command Entertainment reports that “Matchstick Men”, starring Nicolas Cage, receives its North American premiere this September as a ‘Gala Presentation’ at the 28th Toronto International Film Festival.

  • Richard Burgi and Shiri Appleby are in Sofia, Bulgaria, shooting "Darklight" for the Sci Fi Channel’s Fall 2003 Scinema Saturday lineup. Thanks to ‘Bert’

  • According to the Z Review, The Jennifer Love Hewitt – Kip Pardue flick “White Shade of Pale” has collapsed due to probable financial problems.

  • Dark Horizons reports that Hilary Duff will indeed be fronting another “Lizzie McGuire” movie. “I haven’t said no. I’m still totally up for one”, says Duff to the New York Times

  • Rumours of a “Robocop 4” have been debunked. Robocop Archive says, "Paul did speak of doing another Robocop in the past, but nothing is in the works at the moment. Paul is trying to cast the New Line film Solace and has some other projects he is attempting to set up also".

  • Sam Neill, Jon Favreau, Bernard Hill , James McAvoy , Eleanor Bron, Nikolaj Coster Waldau, Austin Nichols and James McAvoy have joined the cast of the romantic comedy “Wimbeldon” starring Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany, says Variety.

  • Leighton Meester has been added to the cast of the new WB drama series “Tarzan and Jane”, says The Hollywood Reporter.

  • According to The Herald Sun, much loved TV sitcom “Get Smart” might be headed for DVD, at the request of series creator Mel Brooks.

  • According to the Hollywood Reporter, Danny Huston will headline John Sayles “Silver City”, described as a political drama/murder mystery telling the story of a small town in Colorado and the events leading up to a local election. Chris Cooper, Kris Kristofferson and Cheech Marin are in talks to co-star.

  • Sean Connery has left the film “Embers”, starring Winona Ryder and Klaus Maria Brandauer. The Hollywood Reporter offers no reasons for his exit.

  • Jeff Daniels and Kip Pardue have joined Sigourney Weaver and Emile Hirsch in the indie "Imaginary Heroes", says The Hollywood Reporter.

  • Kathleen Robertson has landed roles in two feature films, the indie drama "Until the Night," opposite Norman Reedus, and the indie thriller "Control," starring Willem Dafoe, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

  • Christian Ford will helm “The Invisible”, about a young woman, living in New York City, who, struggling against insignificance, feels invisible to those around her. The more she thinks about it, the more she becomes invisible — literally — only to discover that she’s not the only one; there is a whole society of shadowy souls.