Silent Hill wasn’t a huge success at the box office—domestically it failed to even gross beyond its $50 million budget—but apparently between its worldwide gross ($98 million) and DVD sales, it made enough that a sequel is now in order. The sequel, which has been given the title Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, is confirmed as being shot in 3D rather than post-converted (as should be the case with all productions from now on), and also has a writer and director on board to boot. Hit the jump to learn more. Read More »
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I seem to be one of the few who didn’t think that yesterday’s Get Him to the Greek trailer was the funniest thing since ‘Man Getting Hit in the Groin by Football,’ but that doesn’t mean I don’t have a soft spot for Russell Brand. After Forgetting Sarah Marshall, how could you not? So I’m happy to see that Warner Bros. has pieced up a pitch by William and Scott Bindley that may well star Brand as a David Beckham-type soccer star who ends up coaching a high school soccer team in West Texas.
Having gone to high school in Midland, one of the very “Friday Night Lights towns” referenced in the source article, I like this idea a lot. If the comedy can get the regional stuff down, something the feature Friday Night Lights more or less managed, this could be a great little comedy. [DHD]
After the break, Jeffrey Dean Morgan works with the Solomon Kane director, and Taylor Lautner gets yet another bloody movie. Read More »
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I’ve been looking forward to Michael J. Bassett’s Solomon Kane ever since we caught some glimpses of the sword and sorcery film back at Comic-Con. The film stars James Purefoy (Rome) as the titular Robert E. Howard (creator of Conan the Barbarian) character, and also includes Pete Postlethwaite and Max von Sydow among its cast. We haven’t seen much from the project up until now, aside from a trailer several months ago.
Today, the studio announced that they’ve released several clips from the film, including behind-the-scenes footage, in a convenient video widget. They’ve also included a higher quality version of the trailer, which definitely gives us a much better look at the scope of the film.
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