Quick News – August 31, 2010


“Avatar” star Joel David Moore and former “OC” star Chris Carmack are among the names onboard David R.Ellis’ 3D killer-flake flick “Shark Night 3D” (More…)

“Expendables” star Eric Roberts is rumoured to be up for the political drama “Power & Pride“, a Jeff Evans written/directed film about a senator running for governor who’s involved in a political scandal. Helen Slater and Stephen Baldwin also star.

David Koechner (“Snakes on a Plane”) is the biggest name aboard New Line’s “Final Destination 5“. Koechner is playing a clueless executive in the sequel, which also stars Nicholas D’Agosto, P.J. Byrne and Ellen Wroe (More…)

Those cool self-lace-able shoes from “Back to the Future Part II”? Well Nike has announced that they’re available! (Can we expect a 3D “Jaws” movie from Max Spielberg in the near future, then?) (More…)

The Official site for “The Social Network“, one of the most highly-anticipated films of the year, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Timberlake, has gone live. Meanwhile, Collider have a boatload of new high-res pics from the film.

Nick Cassavetes (“The Notebook”) has cast David Morse (“Drive Angry 3D”), Luke Wilson (“Charlie’s Angels”), Hank Azaria (in a cameo appearance) and Elvis’ granddaughter Riley Keough (“Mad Max Fury Road”) in “Yellow“, starring Melanie Griffith, Sienna Miller, Gena Rowlands, Ben Foster and Lucy Punch (More…)

The one-sheet for the new Katherine Heigl/Josh Duhamel rom-com “Life as We Know It” has been released.

Michael Cudlitz (“Southland”) and Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”) will team up on the new mystery thriller “The Grief Tourist“. In the film, a disturbed and troubled soul, Jim Tahana, retraces the footsteps of serial killers who fascinate him as his hobby. His dark obsession with past killers soon becomes his reality and leads viewers on a menacing and horrific journey inside his twisted mind. Suri Krishnamma directs from a Frank John Hughes script.

Sylvester Stallone wants Bruce Willis to play the “super-villain” of “The Expendables 2“. Meanwhile, action-movie legend Vernon Wells (“Commando”) tells NukeTheFridge that he will have a part in the film. Wells also told the site that Arnold Schwarzenegger would reprise his role as Trench for the film.

The success of “The Expendables” has seemingly seen a ton of similarly-cast imitators rushed into development. “The Human Factor” will feature old and new action heroes Michael Dudikoff (“American Ninja”), Danny Trejo (“Machete”), Gary Daniels (“The Expendables”) and Michael Madsen (“Reservoir Dogs”). It’s a thriller about a reporter and detective who team up to investigate the disappearance of homeless people in the big apple.

“Doctor Who” fave Sylvester McCoy is in talks for an unspecified (it’s not Bilbo!) role in Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” (More…)

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Alicia Malone is a Film Reporter, TV Host, Producer, Writer, Editor, and all around movie geek. She developed her taste for film at a young age, spending many a heady Friday night pajama-clad at the video store, picking out her 7 films for 7 days for $7. Bargain! While at school she created a Film Club, electing herself President. Eventually the School Principal asked her not to get up in assembly to talk about movies anymore.