Here is a round up of stories that just didn’t make the /Film front page, or what we like to call…. Page 2!
Three new Romance-themed Russian WALL-E posters have been released. [filmz]
Universal Studios has confirmed that the King Kong ride which was lost in the recent fire, will be replaced with “a new, compelling guest experience”
Bruce Willis is in negotiations to star in Lionsgate’s big screen video game adaptation Kane & Lynch, that veteran stunt coordinator and second unit director Simon Crane will helm. [THR]
Cinematical has a couple new photos from Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
Christopher Lee is interested in returning as Saruman in Guillermo Del Toro’s adaptation of The Hobbit. [empire]
“Serious” Injury on the set of Marin Scorsese’s Ashecliffe. [Badandugly]
Brian De Palma has signed on to helm The Boston Stranglers, based on Susan Kelly’s nonfiction book “The Boston Stranglers: The Public Conviction of Albert DeSalvo and the True Story of Eleven Shocking Murders.” [thr]
Doug Liman wants to cast Russell Crowe in the Valerie Plame Biopic. [mtv]
Matt Damon has been cast in Clint Eastwood’s Human Factor, about “rugby star Francois Pienaar, who created, with Nelson Mandela, an event that gave whites and blacks in South Africa a common cause to rally around as the country was trying to heal from the wounds of apartheid.” [variety]
Twitch has a couple uninteresting bootleg photos from Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler.
The full voice cast of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa has been announced, and I’m sure someone out there cares, right? [comingsoon] Meanwhile Cinematical has theÂ teaser poster for the film, which features the horrible tagline “YOU GOT TO MOVE IT”…
Entertainment weekly takes a look at the 21 film spoofs.
Chattanooga’s infamous Spider-Man Robber has been arrested at last, after he tried to rob a convenience store he’d already robbed before. [io9]
Newsarama has calculated the cost of the big Summer comic book events from Marvel and DC: If you were planning on collecting everything related to Marvel’s Secret Invasion, you’ll be spending $317. DC’s Final Crisis will put you back $115.
Aaron Hill has been cast in a supporting role in Transformers 2. [Aaronhill.biz]
Optimus Prime was spotted on the Bethlehem Steel set of Transformers 2. [tfw2005]
OMG, Megan Fox in FHM. Nuff said! Wait, how is this movie related?
Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit’s latest horror spec script The Harvard Zombie Massacre will begin shooting next year. [rejects]
AOL Moviefone has chosen the 25 best animated movies and Toy Story got top honors.
CineTel Films have picked up the rights to the controversial 1978 rape-revenge film I Spit On Your Grave. [shock]
The Universal fire was declared an accident due to workers using blowtorches. [ros]Cool Posts From Around the Web: