Remember a few weeks back when MGM decided they were going to kill “Raging Bull II”, an unofficial sequel to the Robert De Niro/Martin Scorsese boxing classic that was pimping itself out as a bonafide follow-up to a title the studio owned?
And remember then how MGM stopped the film dead in it’s tracks, demanding it shut down production immediately? (They were in their right to do that because Jake La Motta, the real-life slugger De Niro played in the earlier movie, had sold his life rights to MGM. Therefore, only MGM could make another movie fixing on La Motta’s life).
Well, seems “Raging Bull II” is up again… under an all-new title.
The studio has settled with Sunset Pictures, who have issued a statement dissociating themselves from Scorsese’s bio on Jake La Motta. In addition, the film’s new title is “The Bronx Bull”, which though not as appealing, still carries significance – that was La Motta’s nickname.
Sunset says, “The parties have amicably reached a resolution of their pending litigation, pursuant to which production of a film based upon certain events in the life of Jake LaMotta will proceed under the working title The Bronx Bull. That film is not related in any way to the 1980 motion picture entitled Raging Bull, and MGM is not associated with the film in any respect. Neither party will have any further statements regarding this matter.”
“The Bronx Bull”, starring William Forsythe (“The Rock”) as ‘The Bronx Bull’, is part sequel/part prequel to the Scorsese movie, and features a stout ensemble including Paul Sorvino, Penelope Anne Miller, Juliet Landau and Alicia Witt.
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Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
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'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
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.