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Disney / Pixar Cancel Newt Disney / Pixar Cancel Newt
According to Disney Archivist, Dave Smith, the film "Newt" has been canceled. The film was first announced in 2008 and was scheduled to have a Summer 2011 rel;ease. It was to follow the story of the last remaining male and female blue-footed newts on the planet. Or...
05/12/2010 4:26 PM EDT  | Read More

Colin Farrell To Star In Cronenberg film Colin Farrell To Star In Cronenberg film
Variety has reported that Colin Farrell and Marion Cotillard will be starring in the upcoming film, "Cosmopolis". The film is being adapted from the Don DeLillo novel. The film is being written by David Cronenberg and produced by Paulo Branco's Alfama Films and...
05/11/2010 5:00 PM EDT  | Read More

Iron Man 2 Blows Away The Box Office Competition Iron Man 2 Blows Away The Box Office Competition
"Iron Man 2" dominated at the box office this weekend, according to BoxOfficeMojo.com. Not surprisingly, the film grossed an estimated $133.6 million for its opening weekend. The original "Iron Man" grossed $98.6 million on the same weekend back in 2008. ...
05/10/2010 11:27 AM EDT  | Read More

20th Century Fox Planning Planet of The Apes Prequel 20th Century Fox Planning Planet of The Apes Prequel
Variety is reporting that 20th Century Fox will be releasing a "Planet of the Apes" prequel, tentatively titled, "Rise of the Apes". The film will be set in San Francisco, and will be about man's experimentation with genetic engineering and how it dev...
05/07/2010 5:15 PM EDT  | Read More

Skip Woos In Negotiations To Write Die Hard 5 Skip Woos In Negotiations To Write Die Hard 5
According to Risky Biz Blog, there is another "Die Hard" film in the works. This next installment would be the fifth film in the franchise. Skip Woods is currently in negotiations to write the script for 20th Century Fox. There's no word on what direction the s...
05/07/2010 3:06 PM EDT  | Read More

Former Military Pro Preps Jake Gyllenhaal for High-Action Role in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Former Military Pro Preps Jake Gyllenhaal for High-Action Role...
Being an action hero is hard work. Becoming one is even harder. So when Jake Gyllenhaal began preparing for his portrayal of rogue prince Dastan in the upcoming "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time," he knew he'd have to call in the big guns. "The development...
05/07/2010 9:51 AM EDT  | Read More

J.J. Abrams To Direct Super 8 J.J. Abrams To Direct Super 8
According to Variety, J.J. Abrams has signed on to direct "Super 8", and upcoming film that will be produced by Steven Spielberg, Bryan Burk and Abrams. The film is said to be inspired by Abrams' favorite movie growing up. The film, which is scheduled for relea...
05/06/2010 3:23 PM EDT  | Read More

Matthew Vaughn To Direct X-Men: First Class Matthew Vaughn To Direct X-Men: First Class
As reported yesterday in the trades, Matthew Vaughn was the front runner to direct the upcoming film, "X-Men: First Class". Now that he is officially on board with the project, things are moving along fast with production. The film is slated for a June 3, 2011 rele...
05/05/2010 10:13 AM EDT  | Read More

Disney Cuts Back Budget on Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Disney Cuts Back Budget on Pirates of the Caribbean: On Strang...
Times are tough in this economy, even in Hollywood. According to The Los Angeles Times, Disney has imposed a cut back budget on the upcoming "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" film. The $200 million budget is less than the 2 latest films in the franchise...
05/04/2010 12:49 PM EDT  | Read More

New Line's Nightmare Slashes It's Way To The Top New Line's Nightmare Slashes It's Way To The Top
"A Nightmare On Elm Street" came away this weekend with top billing at the box office. The film grossed an estimated $32.2 million on nearly 4,700 screens. The film was also the highest grossing horror film for midnight screenings. Coming in second place was "...
05/03/2010 2:08 PM EDT  | Read More