In what sounds like one of the strangest assemblies of talent I’ve heard of in awhile, former Beverly Hills 90210 star Jason Preistley is looking to get behind the camera as director of a biopic about the late comedian and Saturday Night Live veteran Phil Hartman. The project is called Nice Guy Phil, and it even has an actor on board to play the title comic known for his laser accurate impressions. Get the details on the Phil Hartman biopic below! Read More »
Stephen King‘s effective, often praised murder mystery novel Bag of Bones was released in 1998, but it will get new life this December as a four-hour movie that will air on AMC over two nights.
Frequent King adapter Mick Garris (TV versions of The Stand and The Shining) directed from a script by Matt Venne. The film stars Pierce Brosnan as troubled writer Mike Noonan, and features Melissa George, Jason Priestley, Annabeth Gish, and Anika Noni Rose. The first teaser has been released, along with a featurette that offers more footage. Check both out below. Read More »
Suddenly, cycling movies are everywhere! OK, maybe not everywhere. But having two cycling-related films announced in the same day is enough to get any fixed-gear freak (and you are freaks, all of you) to pedal a little faster. There’s David Koepp doing Premium Rush, a bike messenger action flick that hopes it can be as awesome as Kevin Bacon’s seminal bike messenger movie Quicksilver.
And now Jason Priestley has optioned Death of a Freerider, a Rolling Stone article about a mountain biker who got into the exiting world of international drug smuggling. Read More »