Clints Bits – 6/10
Leatherface rocks America, the Wayans chase some ‘White Chicks’, Mummy-slaying Elvis chases Sasquatch, Batgirl comes to Aussie TV and new life breathed into “The man from U.N.C.L.E”. Yep, just another representative day in Hollywood…
The "Musical Freak Show" – a band featuring new ‘Leatherface’ Andrew Bryniarski – will kick off it’s Halloween Haunt Tour on Friday October 17th & 18th in Houston, Texas as the Six Flags Theme Park Astroworld. Thanks to ‘Joe’
Busy Philipps and Maitland Ward will star opposite Marlon and Shawn Wayans in Revolution Studios’ comedy “White Chicks”.
Bloody Disgusting report that there’s both a sequel and prequel idea to “Bubba Ho-Tep” going around, one is [prequel] “Bubba-Sasquatch”, and the other being “Bubba-Nosferatu”.
Spike Jonze and Charlie Kaufman [“Adaptation”] are collaborating on an untitled horror film for Columbia Pictures that Kaufman is writing, with Jonze set to direct.
The long-planned “Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy” movie has finally got the greenlight. It will shoot in London next year for Disney and Spyglass.
Bloody Disgusting have the specs and artwork for the upcoming DVD release of “Jeepers Creepers 2”, due in December, whilst DVDAnswers has a review of the upcoming “Wrong Turn” DVD up here.
According to CHUD, Paul Bettany [“A Knight’s Tale”] might now be the frontrunner for the lead role in Ridley Scott’s Crusades epic “Kingdom of Heaven”.
MediaSharx reports that Ember Entertainment has acquired the film adaptation rights to the 1960s series “The man from u.n.c.l.e” about two agents from the United Network Command for Law Enforcement.
Showtime is developing a film about the life of director Roman Polanski, according to TV Guide Online.
Channel 9 in Australia say “Birds of Prey” will be premiering Wednesday October 22nd at 11:30 pm.
Newcomer Alison Pill has won the female lead role in Thomas Vinterberg’s "Dear Wendy," about an ingenious teenager [Jamie Bell] who finds a friend and confidant in a pistol after losing his father.
German Producer Thomas Schuhly is trying to get Milos Forman to direct Umberto Eco’s novel “Baudolino” for the big screen.