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Winstone back in Australia for Hook? »

Joining Rose Byrne for new Boxing movie According to The Sunday Herald Sun, Ray Winstone is tipped to join Rose Byrne for the upcoming Aussie boxing movie, "The Tender Hook". Byrne (“Troy”, “Marie Antoinette”) replaced fellow Aussie Radha Mitchell for “The Tender Hook”, a stylish 1920’s noir film to be filmed in Melbourne. Matthew Le [...]

Male version of Desperate Housewives in the works? »

With Chazz Palminteri and William Baldwin involved Actors Chazz Palminteri (“Analyse This”) and William Baldwin (“Backdraft”) have teamed up with TV vet Tony Spiridakis (“The Heights”) for the new TV series, “Guard Hill”. The three share creator and executive producer credits on the in-development series, which fixes on a series of married men in a [...]

Goyer off The Flash »

More bad news Superhero fans Just a quick one - to say, I'm pissed. What has Hollywood been smokin' this week? First, Joel Silver has Joss Whedon removed from the WB lot for not coming up with a "Wonder Woman" script that was to his liking (probably had a plot - and we know how [...]

New Ghostbusters movie announced! »

Aykroyd says "Ghostbusters : Hellbent" is happening For about a decade now, Dan Ayrkoyd has been trying to get Slimer and the back-packed boys back together for a third “Ghostbusters” film. Though he has written an outline, and though the studio had expressed a latent interest, there was one factor that thwarted the plans : [...]

Hulk 2 nemesis revealed »

And it's not just Abomination The always-amiable Louis Leterrier dropped by the Superhero Hype! Boards to update fans on how his film version (what? There was another one? Really? Hmm) of “The Hulk” is coming along. Greenly, it seems. (And hopefully without a script full of psychological junk and wearisome split-screen sequences.) The main question [...]

Sparks fly between Gere & Lane again »

"Unfaithful" duo for "Rodanthe" My wife looooooves the books of Nicholas Sparks – I think Adam does too, if memory serves me correctly, or maybe it’s just “The Notebook” and “Walk to Remember” the films? – Especially “The Notebook” and “The Wedding”. He’s the chap that pens all the syrupy-sweet romance novels. Good ones though; [...]

Thank You For Cloaking »

Aaron Eckhart, the frontrunner for Harvey Dent? The “Batman” movie rumour mill is still in business – and it ain’t closing until the day Warner Bros releases that final cast list to the media. Latest whisper, via our friends at Latino Review, is that Aaron Eckhart is the current frontrunner to play Harvey Dent/Two Face [...]

Updated!" >Caffeinated Clint – 2/2/07 Updated! »

On that "Wonder Woman" script and more Promised I’d give this a little plug this week. It’s the trailer for fellow Melbournian James Wan’s new film, “Dead Silence”. Yep, that’s Vinnie from Home & Away doing battle with a doll. Apparently, acting opposite a dummy is something he learnt about on the soap… so the [...]

Moviehole MailBag – 01/02/07 »

The Weeks Man Cometh (did I mention I'm at MySpace now?) Hey now Boys & Girls, Weeksy here. Back behind the wheel for another shot at the Mailbag – it’s late, I’m tired, let’s get this shit started! Q. Gossip Monkey is retiring? That can’t be happening!!!!!!!! - Erica A. Well, in reality, Monkey is [...]

Batman wears Prada? »

"Devil" actress to play Batty's squeeze? Rising newcomer Emily Blunt ("The Devil Wears Prada") is rumoured [this week, anyway] to be in line to replace Katie Holmes for the forthcoming "The Dark Knight", reports Cinema Blend. The site heard from a "reliable" scooper who let slip that the folks behind the upcoming second "Batman" jaunt [...]

Timberlake to join Moore for Graduate redo? »

Mrs Kutcher to play Mrs Robinson Sounds more dubious some of the stuff at the bottom of Tim Allen’s resume, but lets roll with it anyway. Sky News is reporting that Demi Moore and Justin Timberlake are in talks to front a remake of “The Graduate”. Yep, “The Graduate”. The former Brat Packer turned Cradle [...]

Russell Crowe Vs. Robin Hood »

Playing The Sheriff of Nottingham in a new movie Having decided to retrace the steps of an early 90s Kevin Costner – “A Good Year” was his, “The War”, if you will – Russell Crowe has now agreed to front a new contemporary version of the classic ‘Robin Hood’ story. The Rugby-loving New Zealander will [...]

Hannibal the Conqueror? »

de Laurentiis already eyeing "Hannibal Rising" sequel I haven’t seen the latest one yet (“Hannibal Rising”) - and probably won’t until next week - but I gotta say, I think this Hannibal train is running out of gas. I understand that if there’s milk to be milked, you pull hard on those teats, but we’re [...]

Gossip Monkey – 1/2/07 »

Possibly the last 'Gossip Monkey' Spring is here! Well, it seems to be in the UK at least. So last week, my Monkey friends, it was snowing, this week was beautiful! Lambs don’t have to have their supplemented diet crap and flowers are in bloom. It’s nice and crisp out there. If Global Warming is [...]

Harold & Kumar‘s Eleven »

Eleven actors join the cast of sequel David Krumholtz, Neil Patrick Harris, Rob Corddry, Christopher Meloni, Ed Helms, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Paula Garces, Jack Conley, Roger Bart, Danneel Harris and Eric Winter have joined the cast of New Line’s “Harold and Kumar 2”. According to The Hollywood Reporter, The sequel is set in motion on [...]

The Departed 2 confirmed to be in the works »

William Monahan is writing the script As per the recent rumours, Martin Scorsese has been toying with the idea of doing a sequel to “The Departed”. Seems we’ve got the closet thing to a confirmation on those slightly-hard-to-swallow rumours. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the claims today, saying that screenwriter William Monahan is working on a [...]

What did you say, Stanley? What did you say, Stanley? You said no Sequel! »

James Ryan to direct "Bachelor Party 2" James Ryan is in charge of the next “Bachelor Party”. The Tawny-Kitaen less sequel (and, well, it goes without saying that Tom Hanks won’t be back either) will be going straight to DVD, says Production Weekly. Based on a script by Jay Longino, the sequel follows Ron, who’s [...]

Mr Smith & Mrs Brewster? »

"Fast and the Furious" star linked to TV pilot Casting director Joseph Middleton does it again. The veteran star plucker – you’ll remember him from TVs 'Project Greenlight' – has chosen Jordana Brewster (one of the most in-demand actresses at the moment) to star in the “Mr & Mrs Smith” pilot. Assumingly, she’ll wear the [...]

Beckinsale rugs up for Whiteout »

Previously linked to Reese Witherspoon A couple of years back, Reese Wiitherspoon was attached to a little movie called “Whiteout”, which she told us was about “A U.S marshal, Carrie Stetko, and I have to uncover the first murder ever in the Antarctic, just before the sun sets for six months. Carrie has to catch [...]

Father of the Focker »

Teri Polo announces third "Meet the Parents" film Another Fockin’ sequel. Not content with ruining the merits of the first film enough (which I thought, was pants-wetting fabulous!) with their abysmal “Meet the Fockers”, the green-eyed creators of the “Meet the Parents” franchise are heading back to the shop. Yep, you guessed it – here [...]

Ask A Celeb : Muse Watson’s Answers! »

The "Prison Break" and "N.C.I.S" star answers YOUR questions Muse Watson knows What “You Did “ Last Week – You asked him some questions about his TV (Prison Break, NCIS) career, Film (I Know What You Did Last Summer, Songcatcher, All the Rage) career, and well, anything else you had to know about The Killer [...]

FOX still living in the Ice Age »

Second sequel in the works In an article discussing the presidential selection of Hutch Parker to both 20th Century Fox and Fox Animation, Variety mentioned that one of Hutch’s first flicks, whilst in the captain’s chair, is an “Ice Age 3”. Yep, Fox have plans to bring nut-chasing Scrat and the gang back for a [...]

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