Tuesday, June 16, 2009

NEWS: Headlines....

The past couple of days have brought out many huge news stories, many of which I haven't had the chance to report. However, what follows will hopefully change that. Here are the headlines...

- Danny Trejo has told sources that Machete WILL begin shooting soon...how soon? FIVE WEEKS...

- Sources have reported that the remake of the classic anime, Akira, is officially dead...

- Platinum Dunes producers Andrew Form and Brad Fuller talked with a handful of press last week, and dropped a hint that the upcoming Friday the 13th sequel will be set in a snowy landscape...just a TINY bit awesome...

- A brand new rumor has just hit, and the web is a buzz with the possibility that Michael Sheen may be in talks to play Blofeld in Bond 23...

- The BBC has gotten ahold of Shia Labeouf, who happened to tell them that Steven Speilberg is "gearing up" a possible Indiana Jones 5...

- Pursuit of Happyness scribe Steven Conrad has taken over the duty of penning a rewrite of the upcoming Karate Kid remake/reboot...

- Paramount has purchased a pitch from Brian Koppelman and David Levien, Rounders screenwriters, which is reportedly based around online casinos. Oh, and they also have Leonardo DiCaprio starring in the film...

- Reports have been leaked saying that Bekmambatov, director of Wanted, will begin shooting the sequel in fall of this year, and that Fox, Angelina Jolie's character, will be back...

- Be sure to pick THIS up when it gets released in October...

- Lars Von Trier's Antichrist will be released in an unrated cut for it's theatrical release in the UK...hopefully the same can (but won't) be said for the US release...

- CREEPY stuff right here. An Italian woman who arrived late for the Air France plane that crashed, has been killed in a car crash...

- The official website for District 9 is up!

- In an update to last nights Black Swan post, MGM is now reporting that Aronofsky's RoboCop is now aiming for a 2011 release...

- A new photo from the set of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is up. It features Mary Elizabeth Winstead who play’s Scott’s girlfriend Ramona V. Flowers, and Anna Kendrick who plays Scott’s sister Stacey Pilgrim.


- Finally, a new poster for The Hurt Locker is up. The film is brilliant, and I will post my review of it in a couple of weeks, when it gets its full theatrical release.



Go see something good!

1 comment:

  1. The Hurt Locker blew me away (full pun intended). The scene with the kid in the warehouse is still with me a few weeks later.
    Can't wait for the review.

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