'Carol Burnett,' 'Blazing Saddles' star was 81
May 29, 2008, 06:59 PM
Harvey Korman, the tall, versatile comedian who won four Emmys for his outrageously funny contributions to "The Carol Burnett Show" and was seen to hilarious effect on the big screen in "Blazing Saddles," died Thursday. He was 81.
Korman died at UCLA Medical Center after suffering complications from the rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm four months ago,… Continue
Christian Bale is on the cover of the June/July issue of DETAILS, on stands nationwide June 3rd. He talks about Heath Ledger, panic over the bat suit, and self-destructing. Here's a clip on Heath:
"He was incredibly intense in his performance but incredibly mellow and laid-back. Certainly there was this great anarchistic streak to it-just getting dirtier than anybody's envisioned the Joker before. Naturally it was something I… Continue
Source: The New York Times, Edward Douglas May 26, 2008
The New York Times reports that acclaimed film director, producer and actor Sydney Pollack has passed away at the age of 73 from cancer.
The multiple Oscar winner was responsible for some of the great films of the '70s and '80s including the classic political thriller Three Days of the Condor and Absence of Malice, after which he produced and directed the Oscar Best Picture winner Out of Africa and the… Continue
TRANSFORMERS 2 OPEN CALL
Heery Casting is having an OPEN CALL for background talent for the new Dreamworks feature film, "Transformers 2", directed by Michael Bay.
Needed are union and Non-Union background men and women, ages 18-70, all ethnicities, for scenes set in Philadelphia PA, and Princeton NJ. Shooting will take place in June… Continue
June 4 - Dreams with Sharp Teeth (NY)
- Operation Filmmaker (NY)
- The Go-Getter (NY, LA)
- Kung Fu Panda (conventional theaters and IMAX)
- Miss Conception (LA)
- Mongol (limited)
- The Mother of Tears (limited)
- On the Rumba River (NY)
- The Promotion (NY, LA)
- When Did You Last See Your Father? (limited)
- You Don't Mess with the Zohan
This is a hi-res version of the new photo of Kristin Kruek ("Smallville") as Chun Li in 20th Century Fox's Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li, coming to theaters on February 27, 2009. Directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, the video game adaptation also stars… Continue
With the giant success of the PG-13 films Marvel has had including the recently released Iron Man along with other PG and PG-13 rated films like the Spider-man, Fantastic Four and X-Men franchises, it's no wonder they've said no to R-rated films.
Marvel executive Peter Cuneo spoke at length today regarding Marvel Studio and their future and stated their decision not to make any R-rated films.
X-Box gamers can choose the Red Behemoth!
Dante Maddox, CraveOnline
May 22, 2008
In the aftermath of World War Hulk Bruce Banner was kept under lock and key by General Thunderbolt Ross. Despite that there was still a Hulk style rampage that left many readers scratching their heads. Who is this new Red Hulk, and is Rick Jones really the new Abomination? Unfortunately I don’t have answers for you here, what I have instead is a… Continue
From writers David Goyer (Batman Begins) & Justin Marks (VOLTRON) comes SUPERMAX: The Green Arrow Prison Break Movie!
El Mayimbe here…
David Goyer co-wrote another Superhero movie?! I remember back in the day when I first read his Batman Begins and the immense joy I had in reading that so now when I hear his name attached to another superhero themed screenplay, it’s a… Continue
If you don't like spoilers, then DON'T GO ANY FURTHER! For you rascals who couldn't stop yourselves from peeking under the wrapping of your Christmas presents when Mommy wasn't home, come on inside...
An anonymous source who was an extra on the set of the Watchmen movie has been sending spoilers to website Comic Related. Her latest post features a bunch of photos and an illustration of the sets used in the film with full descriptions of points where they are used in the movie in… Continue
Producer Joel Silver reveals he wants Guy Ritchie to direct the big screen adaptation of SGT. ROCK. AICN recently interviewed producer Joel Silver and the converstaion took a quick detour to reveal a little info on another comic book property: