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New Pics Released From Iron Man 3

New Pics Released From Iron Man 3

Ahead of tomorrows first trailer release, Marvel have released a fresh set of images from upcoming superhero blockbuster Iron Man 3, set for release in May 2013. The images promise a mixture of both action and romance featuring both of the leads Gwenyth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr. says Marvel head Kevin Feige. In an...
Paranormal Activity 4 Excels Internationally

Paranormal Activity 4 Excels Internationally

Following a near 4 month dry spell, Paramount are back with a bang thanks to Paranormal Activity 4 which achieved a global best of $56.7 million at the box office. The micro-budget horror franchise is doing particularly well overseas, despite fears that the domestic audience have had enough. The chilling pic took $30.2 million domestically, $5 million...
Here Comes Chilewood Says Roth

Here Comes Chilewood Says Roth

Eli Roth’s first film since directing Hostel Part II in 2007, ‘The Green Inferno’ is scheduled to start shooting on November 4 in New York. The film is part of an ambitious project established by Roth to establish “ChileWood” which aims to create films from Chile for the mainstream US audience. Working alongside Chilean director...
Bello Joins Third Person Cast

Bello Joins Third Person Cast

Maria Bello has been confirmed as the latest thespian to join the ensemble cast of Paul Haggis directed romance picture “Third Person” which is set to begin shooting in Rome next week. Bello joins previously announced cast members Adrien Brody, Liam Neeson, Kim Basinger and Mila Kunis. The casting was revealed by producer Paul Breuls...
Willem Dafoe Joins Star Studded Nymphomaniac Cast

Willem Dafoe Joins Star Studded Nymphomaniac Cast

Willem Dafoe has confirmed that he will join Udo Kier in the cast of Lars von Trier’s forthcoming erotic drama ‘Nymphomaniac’. Dafor and Von trier have worked together on two previous occasions in ‘Antichrist’ and ‘Manderlay’ while Kier has worked with the director on seven different movies in the past. The pair are the latest...
Hansel & Gretel Gets Imax Release

Hansel & Gretel Gets Imax Release

Following the announcement less than a week ago that Paranormal Activity 4 would see an Imax release, Paramount have inked a second deal with the large screen exhibitor to give 3D fantasy film ‘Hansel & Gretel : Witch Hunters’ the Imax treatment. Paramount have pushed the release date back two weeks to January, 25 as...
Weinstein Backs French Piracy Laws

Weinstein Backs French Piracy Laws

Harvey Weinstein is urging the UK, US and many other governments to take a leaf out of France’s book by enforcing much stricter anti-piracy laws in order to protect filmmakers. Delivering his keynote address to industry bigwigs at the BFI annual program he encouraged the film industry to unite on a global scale to combat...
Jodie Foster To Helm Money Monster

Jodie Foster To Helm Money Monster

Jodie Foster is set to direct indie drama Money Monster at IM Global, with Daniel Dubiecki’s Allegiance Theater. The story, written by Alan DiFiore (Grimm) and Jim Kouf (National Treasure), is based on a TV personality who is a money guru on Wall Street thanks to his insider trading knowledge. However, a viewer who lost...
Tim Burton & Helena Bonham Carter Awarded BFI Fellowships

Tim Burton & Helena Bonham Carter Awarded BFI Fellowships

King and Queen of alternative cinema Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter are to receive Fellowships from the British Film Institute joining 68 previous recipients of the BFI’s highest honor. Director Tim Burton joins the likes of Orson Welles, Danny Boyle and Ridley Scott who have previously been given the honor. “It means more than...
Paranormal Activity 4 Gets Imax Release

Paranormal Activity 4 Gets Imax Release

Plans to remaster Paramount’s upcoming release ‘Paranormal Activity 4’ for an Imax release at 300 domestic locations on October 18 have been announced concurrent with the nationwide release of the film. This will be the second film in the franchise to receive the Imax treatment, as Paranormal Activity 2 also saw an Imax release. The...
Hotel Transylvania Gets Columbus Day Boost

Hotel Transylvania Gets Columbus Day Boost

Sony cartoon ‘Hotel Transylvania’ pulled in $4.7 million on Monday thanks to kids enjoying a Columbus Day holiday from school. This is a massive 159% increase from the previous Monday. To date the animation has taken $81.4 million in the US and $115 million worldwide. Columbus Day is not traditionally a major holiday in terms...
Gears of War Movie Revived

Gears of War Movie Revived

Its seems like CAA are reviving plans to turn video game epic Gears of War into a film franchise to coincide with the release of the 4th game in the series next year. The films went into development in 2007 with Len Wiseman attached to direct, but New Line slammed on the brakes in order...
Cowell Seeks Movie Advice

Cowell Seeks Movie Advice

It is out of character for Simon Cowell to admit that he has something to learn, but nevertheless, the television nasty has teamed up with Harvey Weinstein to collaborate on a biopic about Paul Potts, who won Britain’s Got Talent. The lead role is to be played by Brit TV favorite James Corden. Cowell was recently quoted as saying,...
Universal Win Bid War For Leah Rachel Project

Universal Win Bid War For Leah Rachel Project

Following a very competitive bidding war with Lionsgate, Universal Pictures has come out on top in the battle to secure an untitled pitch written by Leah Rachel. Although plot details have been kept firmly under wraps, it is confirmed that the production team will comprise of Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Chris Henchy and Kevin Messick....
Warner Bros Celebrate 90th Year

Warner Bros Celebrate 90th Year

In celebration of their 90th anniversary, Warner Bros is to open their film library, which is by far the largest in Hollywood, next year. The studio has plans to release a total of 7 ‘Best of Warner Bros’ collections in both DVD and Blu-ray formats as part of the yearlong celebrations scheduled to begin in...
Agnes Brucker Wins Anna Nicole Role

Agnes Brucker Wins Anna Nicole Role

Hollywood has had a long time love affair with the infamous Anna Nicole Smith and it looks set to continue with the announcement that Agnes Brucker has been cast in the lead role in Lifetime’s ‘The Anna Nicole Smith Story’. The biopic, written by John Rice and Joe Batteer, tells the tragic story of small...
Singer Tilky Jones Joins Nashville Cast

Singer Tilky Jones Joins Nashville Cast

Singer Tilky Montgomery Jones has inked a deal to star in ABC country music drama ‘Nashville’ as a major recurring character. Jones looks set to play philanthropist and football player Sean Butler in the upcoming show. The former ‘Take 5’ boy band member is no stranger to the small screen, with his previous credits including...
IFC Secures 'Price Check' Rights

IFC Secures ‘Price Check’ Rights

IFC Films has secured the North American rights to Michael Walker’s comedy ‘Price Check’ which stars Parker Posey and Eric Mabius. IFC are planing to release ‘Price Check’ on VOD on October 11 with a theatrical release on November 16. The film sees Eric Mabius in the role of a family man saddled with massive...