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News on new Shrek sequels and spin-offs »

Will there be a King Arthur spin-off? By Charlotte Brewster I know that you haven’t seen Shrek the Third yet, but in case you’re already wondering, as mentioned above, yes, there will be a Shrek 4. “There is a Shrek 4, and I know the story, but you don’t, and I can’t say it, but [...]

Shrek the Third Set Visit »

By Charlotte Brewster

When asked if I wanted to visit PDI/DreamWorks to see a rough cut of Shrek the Third, I believe my Read more…

Rogue Cinematographer dies »

The sad passing of Australia's Will Gibson It’s with sad news we report the passing of acclaimed Australian cinematographer Will Gibson. Gibson’s the talented visionary behind homegrown hit “Wolf Creek” and the upcoming “Rogue” – both written & directed by his good friend Greg McLean. Gibson’s most recent project was the mini-series “Kick”. When you [...]

Moore to play Scully in X-Files sequel »

Gillian Anderson says goodbye to her trademark role Another month … another makeover for a popular film franchise. Hot on the heels of David Duchovny’s comments that the next “X-Files” movie is being brokered as we speak comes news from CarterEsque.com that co-star Gillian Anderson – who has played his sciency subordinate since the series’ [...]

Caffeinated Clint – 30/3/07 »

The "After Midnight" Rant Edition I get about a hundred requests a week from someone asking me to "plug" their new "short" film - or upcoming low-budget feature - and honestly, I just don't time have time to do that. Though I wasn't sent a copy of it, so can't tell you whether it's any [...]

Murphy and Rhys have The Best Time »

With Keira Knightley and Lindsay Lohan Cillian Murphy and Matthew Rhys have signed on to star opposite Keira Knightley and Lindsay Lohan in "The Best Time of Our Lives", says The Hollywood Reporter The film chronicles the relationships between Welsh poet Dylan Thomas (Rhys), his wife Caitlin (Lohan), his childhood friend Vera Phillips (Knightley) and [...]

Strangers and Straw remakes in the works »

Two classics gets the Hollywood oil-and-grease Hollywood’s still got their woody for remakes. First up, Variety announced today that Hilary Swank will star in and produce a remake of Patrice Leconte's “Intimate Strangers”. The film tells of a young woman who thinks she’s going to bare her soul to her new shrink, but instead gives [...]

The Transporter in a Death Race? »

Jason Statham in talks for remake of action classic The coolest cat in action cinema today, Jason Statham, is in talks to star in the remake of “Death Race 2000”, says Latino Review. Earlier this week it was confirmed that director Paul W.S Anderson was a lock to direct the film – titled “Death Race [...]

Tarantino’s Mandarin Kung-Fu movie coming »

Only it will be a part of the "Grindhouse" label Remember a few months back when Quentin Tarantino announced that he’d like to shoot an old-school Kung Fu movie, complete with Mandarin subtitles, sometime? Well, seems that sometime will be sooner rather than later – soon in Tarantino terms usually means between two and three [...]

Wahlberg doing Shyamalan’s next »

Twentieth Century Fox's "The Happening" Mark Wahlberg’s doing M.Night Shyamalan’s next film? Heh? (Dude, I can understand how “Shooter” might have been tempting for about twelve minutes, but a film that a) no studio wanted initially and, b) is the follow-up to the stinker “Lady in the Water”?) All I can say is, you’d wanna [...]

SXSW Wrap-Up Report »

Tim’s take on “Knocked Up”, “The Lookout” and more

28 Months Later? »

Spoiler Alert Danny Boyle keen on doing second sequel? Danny Boyle's not planning on squashing the Euro Zombie invasion anytime yet - not when there's good money to be made. Scooper 'Gordon' just checked in to let us know that Boyle's already penciled down his plans for the third chapter in the series. I love [...]

Anderson in a Death Race »

Instead of "Castlevania"? One of my least fave directors, Paul W.S Anderson (“Alien Vs. Predator”), is about to sparkle his magic shitdust all over a Corman classic. Anderson, says Dread Central, has departed the film version of “Castlevania” (which he was much more suited - being based on a frickin' video game) and has instead [...]

Caro falls into Sky »

Reuniting with her "North Country" studio “North Country” helmer Nick Caro has signed on to adapt and direct Ken Dornstein's memoir "The Boy Who Fell Out of the Sky" for Warner Bros. Pictures. The film will tell the story of Dornstein's brother David, who died with 269 others in the 1988 Pam Am Flight 103 [...]

Night out for the King of Scotland »

Forest Whitaker joins Keanu Reeves in new actioner Forest Whitaker will follow up his Oscar Winning role in “The Last King of Scotland” with another FOX film, “The Night Watchman”, says The Hollywood Reporter. Based on an original idea by James Ellroy, "Night" centers on a veteran LAPD cop (Keanu Reeves) who turns to alcohol [...]

Schnabel to direct Myers as Guru Pitka »

The Canadian funnyman's next movie Marco Schnabel, the second-unit director of “Austin Powers in Goldmember”, is being upped to director status for the next Mike Myers jaunt. Schnabel has been tapped by Myers and Paramount to direct the Canadian funnyman’s return to the bigscreen as the advice-dispensing Indian Guru Pitka. The movie, which takes up [...]

Winstone is the new Short Round? »

Another addition to the "Indiana Jones 4" cast “Indiana Jones 4” is starting to resemble a Golden Globes After Party. On top of the recently announced Cate Blanchett and Shia LaBeouf, Ray Winstone (“The Proposition”, “The Departed”) has joined the cast. He’s playing Indy’s new sidekick. The Hollywood Reporter hasn’t been able to dig up [...]

Stallone joining Bastards and Avatar? »

Sly talking to Tarantino and Cameron about new roles Though he recently announced that he’s never actually spoken to Quentin Tarantino about the movie – and thus, the rumours suggesting he had were void – things may have changed in regards to Sly Stallone taking part in QT’s WWII epic “Inglorious Bastards”. Yahoo! Movies – [...]

Mortal Kombat movie series rebooted? »

Insider and Director confirm it'll be like "Batman Begins" Just like the long-gestating “X-Files” sequel, the third “Mortal Kombat” movie has been swimming in the Development Hell Channel for quite a few years now. Apparently, and again like the former, it’s delay can mainly be attributed to legal issues. Insider ‘Rayden’ gave us a quick [...]

X-Files movie finally happening? »

Duchovny says they'll start next year, if not earlier I’ve got to be honest and say that I never thought another “X-Files” movie would ever happen. I really didn’t. Sure, they - the producers and the cast – like to keep the rumour alive (once a year someone from the cast and crew likes to [...]

Gervais and Kinnear go to Town »

New "Ghost" story from David Koepp This should be good. Ricky Gervais and Greg Kinnear, two of today’s best comic actors, are pooling their talent for “Ghost Town” – sounds like a damn theme park attraction – from “Indiana Jones 4” scribe David Koepp. (Koepp was paid $2 million bucks for his script – nice [...]

Abbie Cornish is a Bright Star »

Aussie actress in talks for new Campion pic When I interviewed Abbie Cornish a few years back, here in Melbourne, for her role in the local film “One Perfect Day” it didn’t for a second enter my mind that I was sitting across from the next Cate Blanchett. Nothing against the girl – she seemed [...]

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