Hereâ€™s one we missed yesterday – Universal are developing a sequel to the 2007 hooligan riff â€œAmerican Gangsterâ€.
I know what youâ€™re all thinking: â€œGreat. Finally, theyâ€™ll tell the rest of the story â€“ theyâ€™ll get to the good stuff. Here comes the film they shouldâ€™ve told first-time around â€“ the one where the ex-cop defends the ex-crookâ€ (After working as a prosecutor, cop Ritchie Roberts became a criminal defense attorney, and still works as one today. Ironically, the first person he defended was Frank Lucas, for the same crime for which he prosecuted him.).
Doubtful weâ€™ll get any of that â€œgood stuffâ€ here, folkidorians. Word is, â€œAG 2â€ is likely a direct-to-DVD offering, and based on who CHUD says is starring in it – salsa singer Domingo QuiÃ±ones – itâ€™s unlikely weâ€™re going to be treated to a sequel featuring the same characters (sure-as-shit Crowe and Washington wonâ€™t be back for it) as the first film, but more so a film that shares similarities with Ridley Scottâ€™s film, but for the most part is just thieving itâ€™s name (Think â€œCarlitoâ€™s Way : Rise to Powerâ€ or â€œAmerican Pie : The Naked Mileâ€). Itâ€™s all the rage, ya know?
Universal are currently working on a few direct-to-DVD sequels – “Without a Paddle 2″, a new “Beethoven” pic, etc – so wouldn’t surprise me at all if Blockbuster will be where this thing makes its debut.
According to CHUDâ€™s scooper, the salsa singer will be playing an undercover Mexican cop in the film. The scenes in which he participates in will be shot in Puerto Rico in a few months.
Stay Tuned for more on â€œAmerican Gangster : Assignment Miami Beachâ€ â€“ or whatever tag they award it â€“ as it comes to hand.
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Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
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Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
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Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.