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Movie News and Views November 24, 2009 Poster Edition

Welcome back for more Hollywood info…

– New to Sequel-ville: “Stomp the Yard”

– Charlize Theron was auctioning-off a trip to Africa which included a meeting with Nelson Mandela. With the highest bid being $37,000 she decided to offer a seven-second kiss to any man for $130,000. A woman offered $140,000. The kiss lasted for 90-seconds. Photo is below.

– The third Daniel Craig “Bond” movie will begin filming next year.

– New to Remake-Town: “Dambusters,” “Footloose,” “My Fair Lady,” “Short Circuit,” “Let the Right One In,” “Reincarnation of Peter Proud,”

– Pam Anderson has spoken out against the new “Baywatch” movie citing that she hates it when movies are made from TV shows. Nice to know she has standards…

– Tara Reid will be in Playboy and a team of Photoshop-ers are currently working on the pictorial.

– J.R.R. Tolkien had a good year for being a dead guy: he made $50 million. Although he was beat out by Michael Jackson ($90 mil) and Elvis Presley ($55 mil) he did make more than John Lennon ($15 mil), Jimi Hendrix ($8 mil) and fellow author Michael Crichton ($9 mil).

– The original writers on “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?” are coming back for the sequel. How many years has it been…?

– According to a recent AOL poll, Miley Cyrus is the worst influence on kids (42%), followed by Britney Spears and Kanye West.

– The movie “Australia” couldn’t get a nomination for itself or actors by the Australian Film Institute.

– According to the Parents TV Council, violence against women has risen 120% in the past 5 years.

– 50 Cent is on board with the idea that UFOs/aliens have visited us and the government is covering it up.

– For those with extra cash lying around, the rights for the “Terminator” franchise will be auctioned off this month.

– Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin will co-host the Oscars.

– Ted Danson, Tom Selleck, and Steve Guttenberg will reunite for “Three Men and a Bride.” I should say something witty here…

– Sony has acquired the rights to “Risk,” the world-domination board game. No word on how long the movie will be, but I’m hoping less than 6 hours.

– Will Smith has signed on to star and produce “Flowers for Algernon,” based on the story.

– Dwight Schultz, who played “Howlin’ Mad” Murdoch in “The A-Team,” has confirmed that he has a cameo in the upcoming film.

– Guillermo del Toro has confirmed his cameo in the “Hobbit” movie.

– Two good pieces of news for “Dark Tower” fans: J.J. Abrams will NOT be directing a “Gunslinger” movie, and Stephen King is possibly working on an 8th novel.

– MGM is up for auction as well…

– Due to bad money management, Nic Cage has foreclosed on 4 of his homes.

– Will Ferrell tops the Forbes Most Overpaid Actors list, with his films earning $3.29 for every dollar he’s paid.

– Michael Moore’s “Capitalism” has not been nominated for an Oscar. Apparently people in SoCal like their money…

– Michael Bay will NOT kill off Megan Fox’s character in “Transformers 3.” Because, what else is Megan Fox going to do?

– “The Howling” franchise will be rebooted. Yeah, that’s what I was waiting for… While you’re at it, can you bring the “Werewolf” TV series back?


Movie News and Views August 25, 2009 Poster Edition



– George Lucas is the highest-paid man in Hollywood, raking in $170 million. Feel free to make your own comment.

– “Resident Evil 4: Afterlife” will begin filming in September.

– Warner Bros. and Leo DiCaprio are pushing ahead on their “Twilight Zone” movie.

– Following “Spider-Man 4,” Sam Raimi is set to direct “World of Warcraft,” based on the video game.

– A sequel to “The Strangers” will begin shooting in September.

– Stephen Baldwin has filed for bankruptcy. Again, feel free to drop your own comment.

– More visitors to Sequel-ville: “300,” “Beverly Hills Cop 4,” “Constantine 4,” “Saw 6” and “Sex in the City 2.”

– “Pirates of the Caribbean 4” will start shooting April 2010.

– James McAvoy and director Timbur Bekmambetov will return for “Wanted 2.”

– David Cronenberg to direct “Cosmopolis,” based on the novel by Delillo about a guy whose day centers around his white stretch limousine.

– Is “Batman 3” a “go?” Nolan and Bale say they have no clue, but other reports are saying otherwise…

– Jon Favreau confirms “Iron Man 3.”

– “Chronicles of Narnia 3” now filming.

– Ron Howard is set to direct “The Parsifal Mosaic,” based on a novel by Robert Ludlum (“The Bourne” series)

– Ridley Scott is set to direct a prequel to “Alien.”

– Steven Spielberg’s next project is a remake of the Jimmy Stewart movie, “Harvey.”

– AO Scott and Michael Phillips are the new hosts for “At the Movies.”

– J.J. Abrams has hired writers for “Mission: Impossible 4.”

– Watch for “Underworld 4.” It has a January 2011 release date.

– Paul Giamatti is replacing Sean Penn in the “Three Stooges” movie, but now Jim Carrey has left. The only other original person to sign is Benicio del Toro.

– A “G.I. Joe” sequel has been confirmed by Paramount.

– With DVD sales falling 13.5% and Redbox’s revenue up 110%, the Studios are fighting back.

– Warner Bros. are developing a “Lego” movie. No word on how the shots will be blocked…

– “Poltergeist” remake has a release date of Nov. 24, 2010.

– Warner Bros. has lost the rights to Superman’s origins to the Jerry Siegel estate.

– For $500,000 you can be buried next to Marilyn Monroe.

– Blockbuster plans to offer movies that can be watched on Motorola cellphones.

– “Outland” and “Dirty Dancing” to be remade.

– Bryan Singer is set to remake “Excalibur.”

– Watch for “Cars 2: World Grand Prix.”


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Movie News and Views October 22, 2008 Poster Edition



Thanks everyone for continuing to tune in. I just got back from vacation, so here goes:


         Will Ferrell has said “no” to doing any more sports movies. What a bummer… I was so hoping for a water polo-themed movie…

         Word on the street has it that Ah-nuld will lend his voice to “Terminator: Salvation” and he’s currently in talks in regards to “Predator 3.”

         “Cars 2” is being bumped up from 2012 to 2011 (or earlier). Lightning McQueen and Mater will be back. Brad Lewis will direct.

         “The Lone Ranger” (based on the TV series) will star George Clooney and Johnny Depp.

         Johnny Depp is also in talks on “Pirates” 4 & 5.

         “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” is looking to be remade.

         “Lethal Weapon 5?” Even I am getting too old for this shit.

         “National Treasure 3.” Who didn’t see that happening?

         Will Smith has signed on for a prequel to “I Am Legend.” What are they going to call it?

         Russell Crowe will be playing both the Sheriff and Robin Hood in the next Ridley Scott movie, “Nottingham.”

         Kenneth Branagh is in talks to direct “Thor,” previously worked on by Matthew Vaughn.

         “Fame” is looking to be remade.

         Kirsten Dunst is back for “Spidey 4.”

         Jack Black is doing a comedic version of the “Bourne” movies.

         “Angel Heart” is being remade.

         “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore.” Enough said.

         “Kung Fu Panda 2” will be released June 3, 2011.

         “Yogi Bear’ will be a blend of live action and CG, and coming soon to a theatre near you.

         Lex Luthor will be back in the next Superman movie.

         Twentieth Century Fox is talking about rebooting “Daredevil.”

         “Captain America” plot: “Born during the Great Depression, Steve Rogers grew up a frail youth in a poor family. Horrified by the newsreel footage of the Nazis in Europe, Rogers was inspired to enlist in the army. However, because of his frailty and sickness, he was rejected. Overhearing the boy’s earnest plea, General Chester Phillips offered Rogers the opportunity to take part in a special experiment… Operation: Rebirth. After weeks of tests, Rogers was at last administered the “Super-Soldier Serum” and bombarded by “vita-rays.” Steve Rogers emerged from the treatment with a body as perfect as a body can be and still be human. Rogers was then put through an intensive physical and tactical training program. Three months later, he was given his first assignment as Captain America. Armed with his indestructible shield and battle savvy, Captain America has continued his war against evil both as a sentinel of liberty and leader of the Avengers.”

         “28 Months Later,” the sequel to the sequel “28 Weeks Later,” will be directed by Paul Andrew Williams.

         Rose McGowan is set to star in “Deep Throat,” a biopic on Linda Lovelace.

         Ridley Scott is looking to direct “The Forever War,” based on the 1974 Joe Haldeman novel.

         Don Cheadle will be replacing Terrance Howard in “Iron Man 2.”

         Brett Ratner will direct “Conan.”

         “Big Momma’s House 3.”

         Dimension Films is greenlighting 18 direct-to-DVD movies. The list includes sequels to “Pulse,” “Feast,” “Children of the Corn,” “Hell Ride,” and “Hostel.”