Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 25 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness.
Stjepan Sejic designed this cool update to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. [via: movieboy]
I’m not actually sure what this video is. Apparently Ellen Page recorded a homemade music video for Journey’s Don’t Stop Believin with Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development) and Har Mar Superstar. It’s… so… bad… but can’t stop watching…
M Night Shyamalan tells MTV that he’s still interested in making an Unbreakable 2, someday: “I am. I don’t know where all the parties are in the world. Sam [Jackson] is like ‘Mr. Comic Book’ now. And Bruce, I don’t know what he’s up to. I don’t know where Disney’s at in their head and what kind of movies they’re up for making. But yeah, I love that movie.”
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen doesn’t open till next week (midnight on Tuesday night, June 23), but as of today, the film already represents 45% of ticket sales on Fandango. Several Tuesday midnight show times of the film’s IMAX presentation are already sold-out. The film is currently outpacing this summer’s Star Trek movie and the original Transformers in advance ticket sales.
GlennzTees is selling a Silence of the Lambs/Shrek inspired mash-up t-shirt called Cannibal.
Playboy has a 20 question interview with Judd Apatow.
Rumor has it that 20th Century Fox is making another Donnie Darko direct-to-DVD sequel. Why?! [bloody-disgusting]
Chockstone Entertainment have picked up a fighting comedy screenplay titled Tapped Out by James Sommers and Grace Church. The story follows “an unemployed, down-on-his luck man whose life is turned upside down when he accidentally punches and knocks out an Ultimate Fighting champion and is challenged to one round in the league’s octagon-shaped ring.” [variety]
We are one step closer to the future we saw in Minority Report.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen has made it into the Guinness Book of Records for the biggest explosion on film with actors present. That shot was filmed in New Mexico. [NZ Herald]
821 Entertainment is planning a new film trilogy to feature the iconic presence of Roy Rogers. [variety]
Hasbro has released a Bumblebee Voice Mixer Helmet. [likecool]
LatinoReview has five reasons why Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen will suck and five reasons why it won’t.
Sacha Baron Cohen was apparently threatened by a group of men with guns after embarrassing them while filming Bruno. [cinemablend]
Jason Reitman says the current running time for his new movie Up in the Air is 1 hour 59 minutes 34 seconds. Jason screened a working cut to his father, director/producer Ivan Reitman. Here are Jason’s tweets: “About to show a rough cut to my dad. Remember what it was like to show your homework to your folks…? Imagine a feature film.” “I love making my dad cry. Back in the editing room and cutting up a storm. Prob going to cut another five minutes this week.”
Sam Goldwyn Films has released a poster for the Charlie Kaufman-esque Cold Souls. [cinematical]
You can watch 9 minutes of Mike Dougherty‘s Trick ‘r Treat on the Friday the 13th Blu-Ray disc via BD-Live.
The German version of the Watchmen DVD is packaged in Rorschach’s head. [toplessrobot]
Alexander Payne will serve as the guest director of the Telluride Film Festival this year.
Amazon has added samples for Steve Jablonsky‘s Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen score. Warning, song titles may be small spoilers.
Warner Bros has released a new production photo of Robert Downey Jr in Guy Ritchie‘s Sherlock Holmes.
Rotten Tomatoes talks to Betty White about her five favorite movies.
Frank Marshall confirms that the plan is for M Night Shyamalan to write and direct all three movies in The Last Airbender trilogy.
Despite threats of a boycott and that pesky recession, a study released today shows “the 2009 Sundance Film Festival generated an overall economic impact of a record $92.1 million for the State of Utah, supported close to 2,000 jobs, generated over $18 million in media exposure and provided millions in tax revenue.” [nypost]Cool Posts From Around the Web: