Wednesday, March 25, 2009

NEWS: Stuff I Missed...

So, I've missed some things, and that's why this post is here. Here are your headlines for Wednesday, March 25th...

- Tom Hanks has been cast as Major Matt Mason in the upcoming adaptation of the Mattel action figure, with Speed scribe, Graham Yost, set to pen the script...

- Freida Pinto, the stunningly beautiful young co-star of last years overrated hit, Slumdog Millionaire, has been cast in Julian Schnabel's upcoming film, Miral...

- Disney is bringing Hayao Miyazaki's new film, Ponyo On The Cliff, to the states on August 14th...

- There have been two high profile drop outs this week...Amanda Seyfried has left the all female cast, or at least lead cast, of Zack Snyder's next film, Sucker Punch. Also, Zac Efron has left the remake of Footloose...

- A director has been hired for Eli Roth's upcoming exorcism, documentary style film, Cotton. Daniel Stamm will be taking the helm of the Roth produced film about an evangelical minister who turns against religion and decides to participate in a documentary in which he practices his last exorcism...

- Dennis Quaid has been cast as Bill Clinton in Frost/Nixon playwright, Peter Morgan's directorial debut, The Special Relationship, for HBO...

- There is allegedly a test screening of Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox later this week, so once someone posts their thoughts, I will let you know...

- After the recent flaming that Magnet has recieved over the butchering of subtitles for Let The Right One In, they will be rereleasing the film! However, no exchanges will be made. Here is their statement...

“We’ve been made aware that there are several fans that don’t like the version of the subtitles on the DVD/BR. We had an alternate translation that we went with. Obviously a lot of fans thought we should have stuck with the original theatrical version. We are listening to the fans feedback, and going forward we will be manufacturing the discs with the subtitles from the theatrical version.”

That's it! Come back later for more news and notes!

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