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New Jack City 2 gets the go-ahead »

Another DTV Warner Project in the Making On the back of this weeks news that Warner is developing a “Lost Boys” sequel for DVD (all part of Warner’s big plan to make use of some of their classic properties), comes confirmation that they’ve also got a sequel to the 1991 gangster classic “New Jack City” [...]

Updated!" >Love Hewitt as The Devil, finally! Updated! »

Lost Alec Baldwin/Jennifer Love Hewitt movie emerges Update : So anyway, Variety says the film is actually getting a theatrical release. Now that makes MORE sense. Says the trade, Bob Yari's distribution arm, Yari Film Group Releasing, has bought the embattled film and is planning to distribute it to theaters in the spring. The exec [...]

Berg and Bateman join L.A Confidential 2 »

"Kingdom" stars will appear in Carnahan's next Peter Berg and Jason Bateman, two of the stars of the upcoming “The Kingdom”, will take part in the forthcoming “L.A Confidential” sequel “White Jazz”, director Joe Carnahan tells Rope of Silicon. George Clooney will star in the film, based on James Ellroy’ss novel concerning a corrupt LAPD [...]

Monaghan, Bean and Tolkien on The Hobbit clash »

Whose side are they all on? Many of the former inhabitants of Middle Earth are coming out of the woodwork to voice their opinion – or lack of – on the whole Peter Jackson Vs. Robert Shaye ‘Who will direct The Hobbit?’ predicament. Dominic Monaghan, who played pint-sized Merry (and yes, that is what his [...]

Olyphant talks Hitman and Die Hard »

"Deadwood" star tells Moviehole about his action projects Moviehole had the chance to catch up with former "Deadwood" Sherrif Timothy Olyphant who responded to online rumours that he's attached to star in the video game cum movie "Hitman". "I don’t think I’ve ever been officially attached to it contrary to the internet. It sounds fun. [...]

Warner greenlights The Lost Boys 2 »

Vampires take on San Diego I rarely get excited about sequels, especially the type of undercooked, in-name-only rubbish they churn out today, but I think I need to put my bloomers near the heater for half an hour. This one’s sent me damp. IESB has confirmed that Warner Bros Home Video – So yeah, sorry, [...]

Sony sequelizes Half Past Dead »

Steven Seagal is replaced by a Wrestler Here’s another one to add to your Netflix queue: “Half Past Dead 2”. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment – therefore, this is going to direct to disc – is in production on a sequel to the Steven Seagal actioner. Replacing the formerly-pony tailed martial-artist (and no, they’re not playing [...]

Gossip Monkey – 13/01/07 »

Hollywood Insider's weekly wank... um, I mean writings Hey there fellow Movieholers. Yes, I have probably written the site’s official name correctly for the first time ever. Now, how long have I known my Master Clint for? I used to place hyphen in there, just like people do with Catherine Zeta Jones’ name. Why on [...]

Caffeinated Clint – 13/01/07 »

The column more popular than Leo Grillo's "Zyzzyx Road"! The only guy who can still drink a large coffee – and must; it’s like his crack – on a 36-degree day. Yep, the boy named at birth… Maxwell House. Glug, Glug Glug, and what about… SOME people. Believe me, you wouldn’t like me when I’m [...]

A Charlie’s Angel aboard a Rockett »

The new film from Patrick Sisam According to the studio’s production portal, Lucy Liu is now aboard the recent announced Jimmy Fallon/Sharon Stone comedy “Eliot Rockett”. The Patrick Sisam directed flick, about a man (Fallon) caught between his mother (Stone), his girlfriend and his insecurities, starts shooting next month. Sounds significantly better – if even [...]

Wanna ask Ed Neumeier a Question?? »

YOU have the chance to question the "Robocop" creator This week on Moviehole we've been hosting a special feature where filmmaker DAREN ARONOFSKY ("The Fountain", "Requiem for a Dream") answers questions from select Moviehole readers. Basically, we opened up the floor and let people email me their questions. I then selected 20 of the best [...]

All-star cast headed to Synecdoche, New York »

The directorial debut of Charlie Kaufman It’ll be a quiet month in Hollywood when Charlie Kaufman’s next gets underway. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the “Adaptation” and “Being John Malkovich” writer has roped in Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Michelle Williams, Samantha Morton and Tilda Swinton to star in his directorial debut, “Synecdoche, New York.” [...]

The Last Tango in Argentina »

Sandra Bullock playing Marina Palmer Sandra Bullock – my father-in-law’s crush of crushes; you should see the collection of pictures the guy has on his office wall of the gal! – is set to thrust her hips, sashay with the beat, and make like Shakira. The actor/producer/”Speed 2” victim is set to produce a film [...]

The Dancing Queen Wears Prada »

Meryl Streep doing ABBA movie Musicals seem to be more popular than ‘Light’ Soft Drink at the moment, don’t they? Next Broadway classic to get the cinematic treatment is the long-running “Mamma Mia”, with ‘2006 actress of the year’ (that’s what ‘Empire’ is calling her anyway, because of her turn in “The Devil Wears Prada” [...]

Batman joins forces with Ray Charles? »

Casting rumour #657 has Foxx up for Dent Castrate me like a “Hard Candy” character - - - this is the craziest bit of “Batman” casting scuttlebutt I’ve heard since well, the one about Clint Eastwood and his dentures playing old-time Bruce in a cinematic take on The Dark Knight Returns. But you never know… [...]

Peter Jackson banned from New Line Cinema! »

Robert Shaye blacklists him from the studio Holy Shit. This is big. Not Jack Black playing ‘Green Lantern’ big, but big. Seems New Line head honcho Robert Shaye and “Lord of the Rings” director Peter Jackson are smack bang in the middle of a Rosie/Trump-style showdown. You can forget about New Line letting Jackson direct [...]

Danielle Harris out Trick or Treating again »

"Halloween" snags "Halloween 4" star So anyway, Danielle Harris has been confirmed for the new “Halloween” movie. And, well, she ain’t playing Laurie Strode – the character made famous by Jamie Lee Legs in the previous films - like we all predicted. But, Annie Brackett. As mentioned several times on The ‘Hole already, Harris is [...]

Here’s one Mummy that’s rated xXx »

Rob Cohen in talks to direct "The Mummy 3" Never one to shy away from something that might paint his wallet gold, Rob Cohen (“XXX”, “Fast and the Furious”) has accepted an offer (he couldn’t refuse) to direct the third “Mummy” movie for Universal. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Cohen will direct, Stephen Sommers (director [...]

Moviehole MailBag – 10/01/07 »

The first MailBag of 2007 (did I mention I'm at MySpace now?) Sorry about the absence of the Mailbag this past week or so, it’s just been nuts here at the compound…Koresh nuts. Lets see if we can get back on track… Q.Hello Clint. Nice to finally see some solid news on the “Friday the [...]

Daniels kicks off Cleopatra Wong sequel »

Sequel to the classic 1978 action movie An old buddy of mine, martial-arts star Gary Daniels, has just snagged his best film role in quite a while. Daniels – probably best known from “Fist of the North Star” - has been slumming it of late, playing second (or rather ‘fifth’) fiddle to the likes of [...]

M.Night making a kid’s movie?! »

As if "Lady in the Water" wasn't childish enough Who on earth would give M.Night Shyalman money to make another movie? Are they fuckin’ nuts? I tell ya, my wife spewed in a pail at her work today… and that sounds more appealing than sitting through another one of Night’s atrocities. After “Lady in the [...]

Tommy Boy to return in Friday remake? »

Corey Feldman has his agent on the phone CHUD had the chance to speak to producers Andrew Form and Bradley Fuller, at the junket for “The Hitcher” this past weekend, and they went into subterranean detail about what we can expect from their next (well, not next – they’ve got about ten other old films [...]

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