May 5, 2009

Scarlett Johansson’s Directorial Debut Gets Shelved – ‘Unwatchable’

Perhaps Scarlett Johansson should stay in front of the cameras rather than getting behind them. As part of a 12-piece anthology, “New York, I Love You,” Scarlett Johansson had the opportunity to direct Kevin Bacon as a compulsive-obsessive man who can only find peace once he reaches Coney Island and buys himself a hotdog. Um, […]

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April 30, 2009

Rob Zombie Looks To Ruin HALLOWEEN – Michael Myers Face Revealed In H2

You know what was cool about the original “Halloween”? You never saw Michael Myer‘s face. It left a mystery around the killing machine. You know what’s not cool about Rob Zombie‘s “H2” sequel to his “Halloween” remake? He’s decided to take off the Shatner mask and reveal Myers. Terrible idea. You can see the first […]

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April 28, 2009

Ridley Scott May Go Back To ALIEN With Prequel

The news of a potential return to the “Alien” franchise is both exciting and worrisome. I’ve witnessed one of my beloved stories pretty mucked up thanks to the flailing “AVP” spin-offs, so the idea of another “Alien” attempt isn’t too appealing. But the mere potential of Ridley Scott returning to helm a prequel to the […]

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April 28, 2009

HUMPTY DUMPTY Movie Definitely Not What You Think

When I say Humpty Dumpty I’d guess you start thinking about an egg sitting atop a wall. Oddly that doesn’t seem to be what comes to the minds of David R. Ellis and the suits at Amber Entertainment. Not even close. Instead “Humpty Dumpty” will feature an alien on a killing spree. Seriously. The 3-D […]

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April 27, 2009

BIOSHOCK Put On Hold At Universal

Today’s economy is hurting everyone, including the inhabitants of Rapture, the fictional dystopian underwater city from Take-Two Interactive’s awesome game, “Bioshock.” Set to be directed and produced by “Pirates” director Gore Verbinski, “Bioshock” is hitting the brakes after Universal decided the projected budget of $160 million was too much. The picture was in pre-production, but […]

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April 23, 2009

Arnold Schwarzenegger Appearance In TERMINATOR SALVATION Fully Explained

Arnold Schwarzenegger is the Terminator. You can’t have a Terminator movie without him, or at least you shouldn’t. As had been repeatedly whispered, everyone expected Arnold to be back in some fashion and now we know how it is being done. The Governator revealed in a webcast this week that he may appear in the […]

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April 13, 2009

TNT Cancels Freshman Series TRUST ME

This has not been a good year for freshman series I’ve been enjoying. TNT has officially canceled their Eric McCormack and Tom Cavanagh series “Trust Me” after declining to renew the drama for a second year: The show garnered middling reviews, and its January 26 premiere drew 3.4 million viewers, losing 50 percent of its […]

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April 9, 2009

Gore Verbinski: PIRATES 4 Out, BIOSHOCK In

It was generally expected that Gore Verbinski, the director of the first three “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies, would return to lead Johnny Depp and Captain Jack Sparrow and crew for the fourth installment. Turns out Verbinski has decided another sea voyage would cut into his plans to direct the awesomely awesome video game adaptation […]

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April 6, 2009

REAPER Is Effectively Dead, Creators Leave Series For FOX

Son of a… It looks like “Reaper” is now dead in the water after being dropped on its head by the same people that helped bring it to life. THR is reporting that Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters, the creators and executive producers behind “Reaper,” have just signed a new deal with 20th Century Fox […]

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April 1, 2009

Magnolia Continues To Deny Wrong-Doing On LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Subtitles – Memo To Distributor

Magnolia continues to blame the interwebs for the hoopla over their botched subtitling translation for “Let The Right One In” as revealed by a memo sent between Magnolia and Canadian distributor Mongrel Media, as reported by Icons of Fright: Yes the bloggers are having a field day on this one. Normally they like to pick […]

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