Screen Gems has released the new trailer for Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, opening in theaters on October 3. The comedy stars Michael Cera, Kat Dennings, Rafi Gavron and Aaron Yoo.
The film is about two people thrust together for one hilarious, sleepless night of adventure in a world of mix tapes, late-night living, and, live, loud music. Nick (Cera) frequents New York's indie rock scene nursing a broken heart and a vague ability to play the bass. Norah (Dennings) is… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 31, 2008 at 10:02pm —
Mike Myers has been developing a fourth "Austin Powers" movie for quite a while now. In May of 2007, he said:
"We're developing a fourth [movie], entirely from Dr. Evil's point of view. That is part of what I've been doing in the last little while."
Now, Deadline Hollywood Daily has a few more details on which direction Myers is going:
I'm told that Mike Myers has started writing Austin Powers 4 which will be a homage to his father. "It's very personal with a… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 31, 2008 at 1:03am —
Shockjock Howard Stern is producing, along with Larry Levinson, a remake of the 1979 pic, Rock 'n' Roll High School. Alex Winter (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure) has been hired to write the script, says The Hollywood Reporter.
The movie was about a group of rebellious students who, with the help of punk rock band the Ramones, thwarted a repressive, rock-music-hating principal.
Stern is now partnered on two films with Levinson. They also are working on a remake of the… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 31, 2008 at 12:46am —
Sony is moving forward with Venom, a potential "Spider-Man" spinoff, says The Hollywood Reporter.
The trade says the studio is developing the project, based on the villain who appeared in Spider-Man 3 and is hoping the character could serve as an antidote to the aging "Spider-Man" franchise in the way that Fox has used Wolverine to add longevity to its "X-Men" franchise.
The studio had commissioned a draft of the script from Jacob Estes (Mean Creek), but the studio is… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 31, 2008 at 12:08am —
Listen to the awesome theme song for Next Wednesday's 'Pineapple Express' done by the greatest band of the 80s,
HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS
Listen and… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 30, 2008 at 11:17pm —
When Get Him to the Greek was announced as a starring vehicle for British comic Russell Brand and Jonah Hill, I thought it was just cast that way because of the chemistry the two had on the set of Forgetting Sarah Marshall. But yesterday I had a one on one interview with Judd Apatow and he revealed that the film is actually a spin-off from Sarah Marshall - Brand will be playing the same character in Greek.
This time, Brand's rock star character has fallen off… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 29, 2008 at 9:41pm —
Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, producers of the highly anticipated 22nd James Bond adventure Quantum of Solace, announced today that multi-Grammy Award-winning and platinum selling recording artists Jack White of the rock band The White Stripes, and Alicia Keys, have recorded the theme song for the film, which will be released worldwide this November.
Their song, written and produced by Jack White, and titled "Another Way to Die," will be the first duet in Bond soundtrack… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 29, 2008 at 9:39pm —
Spoiler Warning: The following hints at the conclusion of Screen Gems' upcoming Quarantine.
You've seen the poster. Experienced and examined the trailer. So just how much of Quarantine's finale is being spoiled in Sony's marketing of the picture?
Horror-savvy fiends who have seen the film upon which this remake is based, Rec, are crying foul saying the image of Jennifer Carpenter being dragged into the darkness ruins the end. The… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 28, 2008 at 10:04pm —
An interesting listing at Production Weekly caught our eye - "X-Men: First Class." Could 20th Century Fox be developing a movie based on the series written by Jeff Parker and pencilled by Roger Cruz? Or are they using the title of that comic for their proposed Young X-Men spin-off?
What makes it even more interesting is that X-MenFirstClass.com redirects to FoxMovies.com.
The "X-Men: First Class" was an eight-issue mini-series published from… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 28, 2008 at 1:39pm —
Source: The Sunday
With Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull having earned a massive $743.7 million worldwide (#27 on the all-time worldwide list), The Sunday Times asked George Lucas if he, Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford would be up for a fifth film:
"We were hoping for box-office figures like that, which is, ultimately, with inflation, what the others have done, within 10%," Lucas explains. "So, we squeaked up there. Really, though, it was a challenge… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 28, 2008 at 11:28am —
ComingSoon.net got a chance to speak with rapidly rising star Tyrese Gibson at the Death Race junket in San Diego on Sunday. We'll have the full video interview soon, but he did fill us in on another big project for him that will hopefully be happening the near future: Thundercats!
Tyrese said that he's been very involved in the attempt to bring the classic '80s cartoon series to the big screen and seemed to hint that a deal is very nearly complete.… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 28, 2008 at 12:52am —
At this morning's breakfast for Sony's Screen Gems' Quarantine at the San Diego Comic-Con, ShockTillYouDrop.com learned that Sony will be releasing the film it was based on, Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza's Rec, on DVD in time for Quarantine's bow on DVD
Added by Aaron on July 26, 2008 at 9:09pm —
Friday at Comic-Con International kicked off with a panel in one of the smaller halls that combined the different divisions of Marvel with Kevin Feige on board for Marvel Studios, Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada and Dan Buckley for Marvel Publishing and Craig Kyle there for Marvel Animation. After a couple of slides of all of Marvel's upcoming projects and events (all which have been announced), they went right to questions from the audience. (Because this is a site about superhero movies, we will… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 25, 2008 at 2:42pm —
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM) has signed Darren Aronofsky to direct and David Self to write a new installment for its "RoboCop" franchise. Aronofsky, the director of The Fountain, and Self, the writer of Road to Perdition, make a formidable creative team, fast tracking the RoboCop motion picture and spotlighting it as one of the most anticipated new films for 2010.
The announcement was made today by Mary Parent, Chairman, Worldwide Motion Picture Group, MGM.
In making… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 25, 2008 at 12:00pm —
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Warner Bros. and Leonardo DiCaprio's production company Appian Way are in the early stages of seeking material for a feature take on one or more episodes from the classic TV series "The Twilight Zone," according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The trade says that the studio and production company are quietly putting out word to creators that they are looking for pitches and script ideas based on the show for feature development.
Added by Aaron on July 25, 2008 at 12:49am —
Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, who wrote Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay and directed the latter, will return to write and direct a third installment for Mandate Pictures.
Greg Shapiro will return as producer. Variety says the storyline is being kept under wraps.
Stars John Cho and Kal Penn are expected to reprise their roles as the ganja-loving duo because Mandate has options on the… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 25, 2008 at 12:48am —
We've seen people this week talk about who should play what villians in upcoming Batman films but it's time to see who I would pick to play Batman's villians. Overall, some interesting choices. Take a look:
Who should play him: Rainn Wilson (The Office & the upcoming film The Rocker)
Why?: Wilson's already proven that he can play a nerd and I really believe that if Nolan tries to do the Riddler… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 24, 2008 at 2:22pm —
Source: Garth Franklin
"Harold" director T. Sean Shannon has revealed plans for a film adaptation of the Saturday Night Live shorts series "Bear City" which he directed.
Talking with Armstrong Interviews, he revealed that "I'm doing a Bear City movie. I've written one. Hopefully, I'm going to shoot it this fall in Chicago. In the movie, the bears kidnap Fred Willard and make him do voice-over."
He also confirms they're definitely going for a theatrical release… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 24, 2008 at 11:40am —
Tim Burton and Walt Disney Pictures are in final talks with Australian actress Mia Wasikowska to star in Alice in Wonderland, Burton's take on Lewis Carroll's classic fantasy novel, says The Hollywood Reporter.
The film, based on a script by Linda Woolverton (The Lion King), will be produced by longtime Burton collaborator Richard Zanuck, former Disney chairman Joe Roth and Jennifer and Suzanne Todd. It will be shot with live-action and performance-capture footage and presented in… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 23, 2008 at 11:02pm —
New Line Cinema has made a deal with "Hairspray" creator John Waters to write a treatment for a sequel to summer 2007's hit musical feature, reports Variety.
Planning to return are director/choreographer Adam Shankman, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron and Tony-winning songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, who will write new songs for the film.
No cast has been engaged yet, and none of the stars of Hairspray had sequel options.… Continue
Added by Aaron on July 23, 2008 at 11:01pm —