June 11, 2008

Get Ready For A Smurfy Time At The Theaters

Some like to call it “retro revivals“. I like to call it “Hollywood is too fat and lazy to come up with some new damn ideas.” I guess that’s why I’m here and they’re over there sipping their fancy bottled water and driving their cars with four wheels. Snooty. After failing to materialize for the […]

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June 10, 2008

John Woo’s Film Stunt Kills Man

A stuntman on the set of John Woo’s latest film, “Red Cliff”, died today in a freak fire accident. Well, maybe “freak” isn’t the right word considering the guy was there to do dangerous work in a dangerous situation. “The fire broke out early Monday morning when the crew were shooting a scene in which […]

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June 10, 2008

Jon Favreau On Iron Man 2 In 2010: ‘Not So Fast’

Yesterday I told you about the confirmation of plans for a April 2010 release of “Iron Man 2“. I also mentioned how no one was even signed on to film, direct, or star in said sequel. Well today we have some insight from the director himself, Jon Favreau, on concerns over Marvel putting the cart […]

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June 9, 2008

Sandler’s Happy Madison Turns To Horror

Happy Madison, the film production company lead by Adam Sandler, is looking to head in a new direction. Despite previously being focused on funny stuff Sandler and comedy have decided to try a darker genre, says Hollywood Reporter: The company known for comedies has signed on to produce a genre project, a thriller titled “Shortcut,” […]

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June 6, 2008

Samuel L. Jackson To Produce CBS Series

Samuel L. Jackson has conquered the film genre, so now he’s turning his sights to the land of television. CBS announced today that Jackson and his studio, Uppity Films, will be developing and producing a new series as part of a two year deal with the eyeball network. Jackson said he opt’d to go with […]

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June 6, 2008

The Foot Fist Way Release Expands To New Cities

Last weekend Danny McBride and director Jody Hill’s comedy “The Foot Fist Way” hit theaters in LA and NY as part of its limited release. Despite only being open in 4 theaters it managed to earn over $9,000 a theater, that’s better than last weekend’s #3, “The Strangers”. Lucky for us “Foot Fist Way” is […]

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June 4, 2008

Bruce Willis Considering Kane & Lynch Videogame Movie

Hollywood just can’t get enough of the videogame adaptations these days. Most are flops (Bloodrayne, Hitman) but some can turn out pretty well (… um, I’m sure there were good ones somewhere). Lionsgate is hoping the addition of Bruce Willis to the cast of “Kane and Lynch” will help shift it into that latter category. […]

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May 30, 2008

Michael Bay Set To Adapt Ouija Board

I hate Michael Bay just as much as I hate the dead, those space consuming do-nothings. So what happens when you mix the two together? You get one pretty agitated guy sitting right here. As part of Hasbro and Parker Brothers’ big plans for adapting a half dozen board games into movies (yes, you read […]

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