/Film - Week In Review

Sequels/Remakes/Adaptations

  • Pixar promises not to tinker with the 3d rereleases of Toy Story and Toy Story 2
  • Even though McG claimed he did, James Cameron says that he's never blessed Terminator: Salvation after all
  • Original Let The Right One In director slams the idea of an American remake
  • Shia LaBeouf injures himself, gets stitches, on the set of Transformers 2
  • The current running time of Watchmen is 2 hours and 43 minutes, the new trailer will be attached to Quantum of Solace, and Zack snyder said he would not be involved with a sequel/prequel if Warner Bros made one.
  • Martin Scorsese has signed on to direct Robert De Niro in an adaptation of the gangster novel I Heard You Paint Houses
  • Ash Brannon will direct a hybrid live action/cg adaptation of Yogi Bear

Casting

  • Sarah Palin Lookalike needed in Los Angeles for Porn movie

Other

  • $500,000 Christian Faith-based film Fireproof shocks everyone by making $6.5 million on opening weekend.
  • Alan Ball has two new projects in the works, a dark comedy about a female vigilante and a 1930's screwball sex comedy.
  • I've lost all hope in Sony's "West Coast Cloverfield" as hack director Jonathan Liebesman has been hired to direct Battle: Los Angeles
  • Oliver Stone is unsure audiences will buy tickets to W.
  • MSNBC gives a video tour of a premium movie theater which charges $35 per a movie ticket
  • Netflix added thousands of Starz movies to their Instant Streaming service. The company also says that Watch Instantly will finally be Mac compatible by the end of the year.
  • Director Larry Charles Says NC-17 Motley Crüe Film, The Dirt, Isn't Happening. Also, New HBO Series with Kayne West.

Television

  • HBO is developing Americatown, a series about American immigrants in 2040
  • David Gordon Green's television series Good Vibes has been picked up by Fox
  • CW will shoot a pilot for The Graysons, a series which will follow Dick "DJ" Grayson and his family, in the days before he becomes Batman's sidekick Robin.
  • JJ Abrams' Fringe has been picked up for a full season
  • The Steven Spielberg-produced Diablo Codyscripted United States of Tara will premiere in January

Movie Trailers

  • The Uninvited – American remake of Kim Jee-Woon's 2003 Korean horror film Changhwa Hongryon
  • Sunshine Cleaning – Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin in a dark comedy about Crime Scene Cleaners

First Look

  • Notorious – Choose the theatrical movie poster

Cool Stuff

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