Posted on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 by Jacob Hall
Shane Black has been trying to make a Doc Savage movie for a long, long time. He wrote the original screenplay in 2009 and jumped in the director’s chair in 2010 and then…not much happened, aside from the usual on-again, off-again shenanigans. But this is obviously a passion project for the director of Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang and Iron Man 3 – many filmmakers would have just turned and fled from a project that has been gestating for this long, but he appears to be all in.
And now, Black has offered an update on this movie: he’s hoping to start filming next year and he wants Dwayne Johnson to star as the legendary pulp icon.
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After the massive success of 20th Century Fox’s Deadpool, it was only a matter of time until we heard about Warner Bros. resurrecting the long-in-development Lobo, another slightly less familiar and more adult comic book property. Unsurprisingly, the studio is once again focusing on the project and has just tapped screenwriter Jason Fuchs (Wonder Woman) to write the latest draft for the comic book adaptation.
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Posted on Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 by Angie Han
In real life, it’s hard to imagine anyone disliking Dwayne Johnson, much less wanting to pick on him. He’s the kind of star everyone loves, from your mom to your best friend to your kid brother. But in the new trailer for Central Intelligence, he’s a former outcast named Bob who was bullied in high school. One of the few people to show him kindness, in fact, was Calvin (Kevin Hart), then the big man on campus.
20 years later, Bob resurfaces as a buff, handsome CIA agent. And he needs Calvin’s help. Never mind that Calvin, now a mild-mannered accountant, wants nothing to do with the wild and unpredictable case Bob’s working on. Watch the latest Central Intelligence trailer after the jump. Read More »
Production is currently underway on Baywatch, the feature comedy adaptation of the popular TV series from the 90s that puts Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron in the lead roles. We’ve already gotten a first look at the duo on set and in their lifeguard gear, but both of the stars have been posting photos to Instagram from the set over the past week, showing us even more from the set.
The latest round finally gives us our official first look at Sports Illustrated model Kelly Rohrbach stepping into the red swimsuit once filled out by Pamela Anderson as C.J. Parker. Even though this is a comedic adaptation of the TV series, it’s easy to see that they’ve kept the sex appeal intact as well. Check out the new Baywatch movie photos below. Read More »
Even though Pamela Anderson is still figuring some things out regarding a potential appearance in the forthcoming Baywatch movie starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron, one of the stars of the original TV series isn’t wasting any time locking down a role in the movie.
A David Hasselhoff Baywatch cameo of some sort has been confirmed, and this comes straight from the set of the movie from Dwayne Johnson himself. So there’s no need to hassle The Hoff about whether or not he’ll be part of the movie. Read More »
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Posted on Monday, February 29th, 2016 by Angie Han
Terence Winter’s Vinyl is the hottest party going on HBO right now, fueled by dizzying amounts of cocaine and the era’s most iconic tunes. But if you prefer your good times a little warmer, a little sunnier, a little less marred by existential angst and despair, just hang tight a few more months for the second season premiere of Ballers.
America’s Sweetheart Dwayne Johnson returns as Spencer Strasmore, an NFL player turned financial manager, and it looks like he’ll be facing some new challenges this season including a big-shot money manager named Andre (Andy Garcia). Fortunately for Spencer, Andre’s arrogant insistence that he’s “too big to fail” is probably the Ballers equivalent of a horror movie hottie’s reassurance that he’ll “be right back” — an obvious bit of ironic foreshadowing. Watch the Ballers season 2 trailer after the jump. Read More »
Since the main reason for the popularity of Baywatch back in the 90s was the slow-motion running of Pamela Anderson and the rest of her lifeguard crew, you would think that the first look from the forthcoming film adaptation would employ the same tactics. But this is 2016, and the big stars of the Baywatch movie are Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. They’re not doing any slow-motion running, and they’re not even shirtless. But this Baywatch first look photo will definitely have you wanting them to give you mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, regardless of your sexual preference. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, February 18th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
If Dwayne Johnson stops working, the magical spell that powers him will wear off and he’ll shrivel into a broken husk of a man, forced to wander the earth as a painfully ordinary human without superhuman charisma or a muscular build torn straight out of ancient myth. It’s the only way to explain his current schedule, which has him working non-stop for the foreseeable future.
It’s also the only way to really explain the newly announced San Andreas 2, which will see Hollywood’s most likable guy returning to one of his more shrug-worthy movies. The sequel will once again find Johnson facing down a seismic catastrophe, but the scope will be a bit more global. And maybe, just maybe, we’ll actually get a scene where The Rock stops an earthquake by literally punching the ground. Fingers crossed.
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Posted on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
If you told us a year ago that I’d be interested in a Baywatch movie, I would have given you a serious case of side-eye before tracking down a more trustworthy person to engage in conversation. But here we are – I have no idea what a comedic take on this immensely popular (but oh-so-terrible) drama series starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron looks like, but I know that I’m very curious to find out.
Now, another intriguing performer has joined the cast. Priyanka Chopra is best know in the Western world for her role on ABC’s new series Quantico, but she’s a huge movie star in her native India. Naturally, her next gig involves menacing a bunch of buff and busty life guards as the villain of Baywatch.
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