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Craven’s next Shocker »

Talks about the remake of the 80s flop One of the more interesting ideas – stay with me, I’ll explain myself in a minute – floating around Hollywood and Highland (are the folks that hang about on the corner there called, um, Highlanders?) right now is the remake of “Shocker”. It kinda makes sense. a) [...]

Various News Items – 20/3/07 »

A Hot Bowl of Scoopy Soupy Goodness When one just isn't enough.... From the Trades (Variety, The Hollywood Reporter) - Wayne Brady and Charlie Murphy are attached to star in a remake of the classic, “Dolemite”. Jeff Hause and David Hines are writing the screenplay. - Universal Pictures has set "The Last King of Scotland" [...]

Highlander Producer Bill Panzer Dies »

His next film, "Highlander : The Source", just completed Bill Panzer, the producer of the “Highlander” series (the fifth in the series is set to be released shortly), has sadly passed away. A post on the Highlander-Community.com forums states “I've just received the news that Bill Panzer has died in Los Angeles. The information comes [...]

Ask a Celeb : Adam Rifkin’s Answers! »

On "Homo Erectus", "He-Man" & "Underdog" Though best known as one of Hollywood’s most in-demand writers (“Mousehunt”, “Small Soldiers”, “Underdog”, “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe”), Adam Rifkin is now starting to make a name for himself as a director (He directed the fantastic “Detroit Rock City” in 1999) and the latest ship that [...]

Updated!" >Emma Watson quits Harry Potter Updated! »

Warner Bros confirms she won't be back Update! : Warner Bros has issued a statement saying "We're extremely confident that Emma will be back for films six and seven." The best part of the “Harry Potter” films – as you can guess, I’m not a huge fan – actress Emma Watson has reportedly exited the [...]

Updated!" >Haley into Little Watchmen? Updated! »

Oscar Nominee tipped for Superhero role The Hollywood Reporter says that Haley has also just scored three more movies, including "Semi-Pro" with Will Ferrell. Click here for that item Comics2film is reporting that “Little Children” Oscar Nominee Jackie Earle Haley is being touted for a role in Zack Snyder’s upcoming “Watchmen”. The site reports that [...]

Indiana Jones and the City of Gods? »

And is the long-rumoured Gong Li involved? Filmick.co.uk, via Slashfilm.com , have heard rumblings that Gong Li (“Miami Vice”) may have received another invitation to another mostly men’s only outing. In their rundown of recent “Indiana Jones 4” rumours, the former site reports that Li may have been offered a role in the film (this, [...]

Anatomy star has 27 Dresses »

"Grey's" regular stars in new Anne Fletcher film Rising young actress – and someone whose price tag seems to be increasing by the minute, in accordance – Katherine Heigl (“Grey’s Anatomy”) will star in a new film from the director of “Step Up”. According to Variety, Anne Fletcher’s “27 Dresses”tells of a single woman who [...]

2012 by the Bay »

"Transformers" helmer selects next project Uber-producer Michael Bay (say what you will about the guy, but could you imagine what popcorn action movies would be like without him?) has decided on his next project. According to Variety, “The Transformers” director is attached to reteam with writing-producing duo Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci on sci-fi project [...]

Batman gets Fergalicious with Tony Soprano? »

New "Dark Knight" casting rumours “Batman” may be getting … Fergalicious. According to Batman On Film, Producers of “The Dark Knight” could be – and it would make sense, I guess, she did do a small part in Warners’ “Poseidon”; last year – eyeing popstress Stacey ‘Fergie’ Ferguson for a role in the upcoming Caped [...]

Exclusive : Superman WON’T go it alone »

The latest on the "Justice League" movie Let me just say first up, that this is merely a rumor... or an idea.... and nothing more. And frankly, there's no reason why it wouldn't be on the minds of the Burbank bankrollers. A couple of months back I’d heard some whispers – whispers initiating as echoes [...]

Revelations from the 300 Press Conference »

Inside Virtual Reality Program, Second Life At 4:30 am this morning, I began my “Second Life”. But first, let me backtrack…. I’ve been trying to get my head around the Virtual Reality program, ‘Second Life’, for a few days now – think I’ve finally managed how to lengthen my chin, and stay on dry land [...]

Something a bit Fishy here… »

The press release announcing Aja's next movie Didn’t get time to mention this yesterday - I was pumping up the tyres on my tricycle... or something – so here’s the whole press release announcing the latest ‘fishy’ remake to get the ‘greenlight’. ALEXANDRE AJA TO WRITE AND DIRECT “PIRANHA” FOR DIMENSION FILMS Dimension Films to [...]

Spock loves Sydney? »

The latest casting rumours for "Trek" prequel I knew as soon as J.J Abrams got aboard the new “Star Trek” pic that he’d be wanting to bring a few old friends with him – it was a no-brainer that Greg Grunberg, who has appeared in everything Abrams’ has done (including his honeymoon video), would snag [...]

Sherlock Holmes returning to Cinemas »

Warner Bros 'restarting' the classic series Gee, when was the last time “Sherlock Holmes” graced the big screen? Was it with Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley in “Without A Clue”? (Think I saw that a couple of times at the cinema – if only because I was ushering at the time). Yeah. I think so. [...]

New Line snaps up Escape From New York »

And the readers weigh in on their opinions on a remake New Line has snapped up that remake of “Escape from New York” that I spat chips over the other day. As per previous news item on the redo, it’ll be Gerard Butler wearing Snake Plissken’s eye-patch this time around. I’ve actually had a few [...]

Indiana Jones and the Last Cate-sade »

Blanchett joins the cast of "Indy 4" I love Cate Blanchett, don’t get me wrong, but… … Is she right for “Indiana Jones 4”? I mean, what the heck is ‘Oscar Winner Cate Blanchett’ doing mixing it up with the hatted archaeologist? It just doesn’t sit right. Best-case scenario, the script is fantastic – and [...]

Update!" >Bye, Bye Veronica Mars? Update! »

Has the CW axed Rob Thomas's sensational series? Update : 'Kristin' from E Online has chimed in with another update : "You may have seen my earlier report that Veronica Mars has been canceled. Well, let me just say that though I heard this heart-wrenching info in a definitive fashion from six--yes, six--reliable sources on [...]

Caffeinated Clint – 15/3/07 »

Mr.Moviehole takes a swig and gets into 'em To celebrate the revamped "Caffeinated Clint", Warner Bros Home Entertainment are giving 5 lucky Australian readers the chance to win a copy of my favourite bloody movie of 2006, “The Departed” on DVD. To win a copy of the DVD, just email me Here and tell me [...]

Bond 22 to go down Abbie Road? »

"Somersault" and "A Good Year" star for Bond babe? I didn’t think her star was shining that bright just yet – amazing what a couple of tabloid reports linking you to the break-up of a high-power celebrity couple, can do for one’s career – but according to New Idea magazine, I’ve underestimated young Abbie Cornish’s [...]

Rambo recruiting out of the C.T.U »

Former "24" star joins Sylvester Stallone sequel Remember Ryan Chappelle, the oily Los Angeles Regional Division Director of C.T.U in "24"? Yeah, he was the guy that Jack had to offer up to the terrorists to get what he wanted that season - - I think it was season 3 that he bit the bullet? [...]

Rise of the Surrogates »

Jonathan Mostow's next movie “Terminator 3” – and reportedly, “Terminator 4” – helmer, Jonathan Mostow, has been snapped up to direct “The Surrogates”, a new sci-fi film for Disney. “T3” writers Michael Ferris and John Brancato are writing the script. Published by Top Shelf Comix, the graphic novel "The Surrogate," written by Robert Venditti and [...]

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