Tuesday, October 21, 2008

NEWS: Dr. Strange, DGG, and The Hobbit...

Hey guys! Here are your headlines for this Tuesday, the 21st of October...
- It looks as though David Gordon Green, director of indie flicks like George Washington, and most recently the big time stoner hit Pineapple Express, will be making the jump into comic book movies with Freaks of The Heartland...thanks to Yahoo! for the info...

David Gordon Green, director of the recent pot comedy “Pineapple Express,” will take the helm of the horror thriller “Freaks of the Heartland,” a monster story based on the Dark Horse graphic novel.

Illustrated by Greg Ruth, Steve Niles’ six-part 2004 series about the horrible secret of a rural Middle American town involves Trevor Owen’s attempts to protect his “monster” of a 6-year-old younger brother and Gristlewood Valley’s other “freaks” from their parents’ worst instincts.


- Marvel Execs have told MTV that a Dr. Strange film will most likely be included in the next "crop" of films from the studio...
- The foreign crime drama 13 Tzameti (great film), will be remade, and star Mickey Rourke and Jason Statham...OH! 50 Cent will join them when filming starts in mid November...
- No decision has been made about the possibility of The Hobbit making it's way into IMAX theatres...
- It looks as though Daniel Craig has turned down the role of Thor in the upcoming Norse God's comic book adaptation...
- Marc Forster will NOT return for the next Bond film, set to be released in 2010...
- Spike Jonze will be directing Weezer's next music video...He did the bands video for Buddy Holly...
- Finally, Chuck Palahniuk's book, Haunted, has been optioned by New School Media and will be adapted by Koen Mortier...

Come back later for more news and notes!

Go see something good!

1 comment:

  1. Ok, for a second there I was worried that they were remaking Dr. Strangelove. Thank goodness that ain't so. :)

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