Various News Items – 9/4/07

Green Arrow movie, Zombie movie, Leo movie, Chris Tucker movie


With Clint out of action, there’s really no need to “rant” and get all “opinionated” – he seems to do that best – over the following stories, so lets just play ‘catch up’ with some of the days happenings.

When one just isn’t enough….

From the Trades (Variety, The Hollywood Reporter)

Wizard Magazine spoke to David Goyer who confirmed he’s directing a “Green Arrow” movie. The new film will be called “Super Max” and will centre on a wrongly convicted Green Arrow being whisked away to the super max prison for out-of-control heroes and villains.
- Cinematical says Charlize Theron may be in “White Jazz”.
- After Dark’s Courtney Solomon tells ComingSoon.net that he’s prepping a new zombie film. “It’s a cross between humans and zombies, with a whole new lore and a whole new take on zombies – the powers they have and how fast they move. They’re no longer shambling. They are fast, furious and dangerous and they have a whole emotional side to them and conflict. It’s a completely different take on zombies than anybody’s done.”
- BlackFilm has pics up of Eva Mendes and the cast of “Live!”
- ComingSoon.net says that a “Sin City” TV series is in the works. No doubt it’ll feature all new actors.
- Chris Tucker is set to reprise his role as ‘Smokie’ in the next “Friday” sequel, says Ice Cube.
- Kirsten Dunst talks about being cast as Debbie Harry in the upcoming biopic on the Blondie singer.
- Despite rumours that Will Ferrell’s not interested, Rotten Tomatoes says that a sequel to “Old School” will indeed still happen. Granted, producer Ivan Reitman says he still plans on getting “all” the cast back,
- Slashfilm.com has a report on “Why Grindhouse failed” at the box-office this past weekend.
- Rumours are circulating that Angelina Jolie hasn’t been cast in “Sin City 2” at all.
- A website for Starship Troopers 3 is online here. Its run by the same chap who did the amazing StarshipTroopers2.net site a couple of years back.
- “National Treasure II” is filming at a Mall. Click here for further details.
-Netribution says the long-awaited “Transpotting” sequel is going to go ahead – Ewan McGregor or no Ewan McGregor.