Archive for February 16th, 2009


Movie News and Views Feb. 16, 2009 Poster Edition


         Universal Studios is looking to develop a 4th Jason Bourne movie with Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass (director) from an original idea. Is this what it takes to get an original idea done in Hollywood? A franchise?

         Kevin James (“King of Queens,” “Paul Blart: Mall Cop”) will be playing a zookeeper in the new movie, “The Zookeeper”

         Josh Brolin is set to play Jonah Hex in a movie based on the DC Comics character. John Malkovich is set to play the villain.

         Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, Rob Schneider, and Kevin James are set to be in a comedy about high school best friends reuniting after 30 years on July 4th.

         “Smokin’ Aces: Blowback,” the prequel to “Smokin’ Aces,” just added Vinnie Jones. Other cast members include Tom Berenger, Michael Parks, and Sofia Vergara.

         Michael Moore is looking for info on Wall Street Scammers. For more info check out

         Disney’s “Tower of Terror” is expected to get the Silver Screen treatment.

         “Screamers,” 90s scifi movie, now has a sequel.

         McG (“Charlie Angels”) is looking to helm the new “Superman” reboot movie.

         Dreamworks has teamed with Disney for distribution of their films.

         Christian Bale has apologized for his tirade on the set of the new “Terminator” film. Are we over this now?

         “Sex and the City” is heading to Sequel-ville.

         Robert Downey, Jr. and Ben Stiller will reteam for a movie called “Master Mind,” about a superhero villain who kills his nemesis and now questions his life’s purpose.

         Joaquin Phoenix’s music career is NOT a hoax. A joke maybe, but not a hoax.

         Don’t worry fans and friends of Narnia! Fox has picked up the third Narnia film, “Voyage of the Dawn Treader.” Or, maybe worry. Either way, we’ll see what happens.

         John Singleton is no longer directing the “A-Team” movie. Joe Carnahan (“Smokin’ Aces,” “Narc”) is in negotiations to helm it.

         ABC has ordered a pilot for a new “V” series. For those a little foggy, “V” was an 80s TV series about The Visitors, aliens who came to Earth offering to help us out. In exchange, we become their food. They wear fake “human faces” and actually look like lizards.

         No news on who will star in the “Tomb Raider” reboot. Megan Fox (“Transformers”) has been rumored.

         Hong Kong is set to release the first 3-D porn film. There ya go.

         “Tom and Jerry” will be getting the Silver Screen treatment as well.