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Entertainment News Before 04/29/201820th 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 EST | Read More
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 EST | Read More
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 EST | Read More
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 EST | Read More
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 EST | Read More
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 EST | Read More
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 EST | Read More
Summit Entertainment Picks Up Doug Liman's Fair Game
Summit Entertainment, perhaps hoping for a repeat of the success of The Hurt Locker, has obtained distribution rights to 'Fair Game', about Valerie Plame, the outed CIA agent (in the Libby scandal. Fair Game works with Summit's reputation not only because o...
04/30/2010 2:47 PM EST | Read More
FlickDirect Reflects on Casino Jack and the United States of Money
The response I had to "Casino Jack and the United States of Money" is akin to when I, or really anyone, watches a book-to-film adaptation, especially of a very popular book, like one of the entries from the Harry Potter or Twilight series, a film made knowing that...
04/30/2010 9:30 AM EST | Read More
Ring 3 In 3D Moves Forward
Today, with 3D and sequels being the trend, a new edition of the horror-thriller, "The Ring", is one of Paramount's new ventures. This sequel of the Japanese movie is being written by David Loucka, who also wrote "Dream House" and "House at the End o...
04/29/2010 7:59 PM EST | Read More
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