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Tintin movie expected in 2009 »

From Steven Spielberg and Dreamworks Beloved cartoon character “Tintin” will hit the big screen – finally, after many years of talk – in 2009; courtesy Dreamworks, according to SneakPeek.CA. Herge Studios, Tintin’s Belgian papa, handed over the film rights to the popular character in 1983 to Steven Spielberg. The uber-director recently renewed the option. The [...]

Ask A Celeb : Joel Soisson’s Answers! »

"Feast", "Pulse", "Prophecy", "Phantoms" (!) Producer Super-Producer Joel Soisson – who you’ll all remember from the last season of “Project Greenlight” – was recently attacked by your questions– on everything from the “Feast” and “Pulse” sequels; to what went wrong with “Dracula 2000; why direct to video sequels are his thing, and whether or not [...]

The title of the new Star Trek movie is… »

Writers Robert Orci and Alex Kurtzman announce The next "Star Trek" movie has a title. Nope, nothing as imaginative as "The Undiscovered Country", "The Search for Spock", "The Wrath of Khan" or "Generations".... ... but merely "Star Trek". Yep, just "Star Trek". Thats the title. The full title. "That's the intended title. I don't think [...]

The Island of Dr Dolittle »

"Fantasy Island" remake with Eddie Murphy? Eddie Murphy starring in a film remake of “Fantasy Island”? Who said he didn’t win on the big night hey…. Hey!? Shit hey. According to IESB.net, Columbia has tapped ‘Academy Award Nominee’ (and an actor that should be friggin holding out for better stuff now) Murphy to headline their [...]

My Name is Alvin »

Jason Lee to star in "Chipmunks" movie Jason Lee will star as David Seville in the CG/live-action hybrid pic "Alvin and the Chipmunks" for Fox 2000 and Fox Animation, says Variety. Penned by Jon Vitti and to be directed by Tim Hill, project is based on the 1950s cartoon series about chipmunks Alvin, Simon and [...]

LaBeouf gets his Jones on »

Playing the son of the title character in fourth "Indiana" Finally, some solid news to report about the long-gestating "Indiana Jones 4". The recently-rumored Shia LaBeouf ("Constantine", "Bobby") is indeed pretty much set to play Indy's son in the next film, reports Variety. Spielberg and George Lucas' Lucasfilm, which is producing "Indiana 4" for Paramount, [...]

Damon for Grimm Brothers? »

With Sam Raimi rumoured to be in talks to direct According to IESB, Matt Damon is in talks to star in the American version of “Brothers”, a recent Danish film from director Susanne Bier. Sam Raimi is believed to be the favourite to direct the remake. “Brothers” tells the story of Michael, a chap who [...]

Children of the Corn remake in the works? »

With Darren Lynn Bousman rumored to direct Dimension has been trying to get the “Children of the Corn” back in the summery fields – and theaters – for forever and a day. Finally, It looks like the lil’ blonde bastards may be returning to work. A few years back, screenwriter Joe Harris (“The Tripper”) was [...]

Exclusive : Burger, King of Narnia? »

"Illusionist" director approached for "Dawn Trader"? Moviehole’s heard some pretty steadfast murmur this afternoon that Neil Burger, director of “The Illusionist”, may have been approached to direct the next instalment in the “Chronicles of Narnia” series. Its alien terrain for Burger – the family fantasy flick – but no doubt his knockout visuals in the [...]

Exclusive : Caine, John Connor & Billy team up? »

Carradine, Furlong and Hopper are "Forever" David Carradine, Edward Furlong and Dennis Hopper look set to team on “Forever”, a new supernatural crime thriller from director Roger Mende. Based on an original screenplay by Camille Solari, it tells of a young woman whose visions lead her to the case of a stolen Rembrandt. The movie [...]

Bruce Willis appears in Oceans Thirteen »

Reprising his role from "Oceans Twelve"? According to MTV.com, Bruce Willis has a role in the forthcoming “Ocean’s Thirteen”. It’s not known whether Bruno plays himself – as he did, briefly, in “Oceans Twelve” – or whether he’s playing a new character this time ‘round. Meantime, co-star Bernie Mac told the site that he’s confident [...]

Various News Items – 8/3/07 »

From the trades & elsewhere around the web When one just isn't enough.... From the Trades (Variety, The Hollywood Reporter) · Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins and Michael Pena will star in "The Return," which Neil Burger will direct. The story follows three soldiers returning from Iraq who become companions on an unexpected road trip across [...]

No Billy in Beverly Hills Cop 4? »

Producer on what to expect with Axel Foley's return A fourth “Beverly Hills Cop” movie has been talked about for years – but like Apollo at the end of the Drago match, there was just no getting it off the ground. I tell ya, there’s not one writer in Hollywood (or beyond) who won’t tell [...]

Smell the Bacon? Yep, its Wild Hogs 2! »

Sequel to the No.1 comedy already mooted Haven’t seen it yet, so I can’t comment, but I’ve got the Panadol on stand-by for when I do. Talking of course about the No.1 film in the states (not that that means much – it’s the second weekend that really matters), “Wild Hogs”. According to SlashFilm.com, Director [...]

McConaughey is a Surfer Dude »

No, really, thats the name of his new film How’s this for ingenious casting? Matthew McConaughey as a soulful surfer? McConaughey has agreed to front S.R Binder’s “Surfer Dude”, a movie about a man of the waves in an existential crisis. The actor – recently in Australia shooting “Fool’s Gold” with Kate Hudson – will [...]

Shyamalan sells his script! »

the film formerly known as "The Green Effect" Someone has finally snapped up that M.Night Shyamalan fan. The suckers? Twentieth Century Fox. FOXs Tom Rothman apparently agreed to take Shyamalan’s script “The Happening” off the market. He’s greenlit the film for a June, 2008, release. According to Variety, the movie, which will mark Shyamalan's first [...]

007 singing ABBA songs? »

Brosnan joins Streep for "Mamma Mia!" Pierce Brosnan (yep, Pierce Brosnan!) is set to join Meryl Streep in the film version of the Broadway hit, “Mamma Mia!”, says Variety. The former 007 sang a few Irish standards in the indie drama "Evelyn," and sang onstage early in his career. But this will be a decided [...]

Dolittle is back talking to the animals »

Third sequel to the Eddie Murphy hit in the works Duck Eddie…. Here’s another reminder of your not-so-proud past. Twentieth Century Fox has greenlight another “Doctor Dolittle” sequel – and like the most recent instalment (“Doctor Dolittle 3”), it’ll be Eddie Murphy-less. “Doctor Dolittle 4 : First Dog” is now in pre-production, with casting set [...]

Exclusive Halle Berry is Doris Payne »

The true story of a legendary jewel thief Halle Berry’s about to leave the super-duds – and by duds, I mean spandex outfits – behind for a while to star in something a little more deep and meaningful; but hopefully, no less fun. The “X-Men” star has signed on for “Who is Doris Payne”, the [...]

Spider-Man 3 Footage Preview Event »

And talks to Marvel’s Avi Arad at the screening

Moviehole MailBag – 7/3/07 »

Finally getting around to replying to a few of you Got a Question for Clint to answer? Wanna make a comment on something? Then drop us a line Letters From Amber : I’m with you that Mel Gibson should get back on the big screen [and] not hide behind the cameras. Must be bad news [...]

Charlie’s Angels now Old Acquaintances? »

Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz may reunite Two of the cinematic “Charlie’s Angels”, Drew Barrymore and Cameron Diaz, are apparently mulling over an offer to re-team for a remake of the 40s classic “Old Acquaintance”. According to Sky News, Barrymore and Diaz will play an evil twosome – Miriam Hpkins and Bette Davis played the [...]

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