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Much Better Look Into New 'Indy 4' Trailer

May 05, 2008 03:59:50 GMT


Following the outing of its bootleg version and its debut on the theaters with "Iron Man" earlier, the second trailer exposing the much awaited "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" has been let out online through its official page. The nearly two-minutes long video footage comes out bringing a more exciting view of the upcoming Indy's latest adventure as well as his new foe.

Unlike the first trailer which gives out only a glimpse of Cate Blanchett's character Irina Spalko, this new compilation of clips, which can be seen below or via AceShowbiz, can be considered to be working as the introduction of the particular Soviet agents' chief who tries to get the Crystal Skull for the benefit of her country. The trailer that reveals lots of the film's blasting action scenes also let out better looks of Mutt and Marion Ravenwood.

Great 'Dark Knight' Second Official Trailer Available

May 05, 2008 03:12:15 GMT


For those who have patiently waited for the official second trailer of the highly anticipated Batman latest installment, "The Dark Knight", to come out on the net, Warner Bros. Pictures have finally let out the much wanted footage on its website. Taking longer time to view than the first trailer, the second one offers much revealing look into the superhero flick as it exposes Harvey Dent's character for the first time.

Opened with a helicopter shot of Batman posing as stone-gargoyle on top of a building high above Gotham City, the footage continues showing the dark superhero as he leaps from the place he stands. As the trailer goes on, the haunting voice of Joker saying, "Where do we begin?", can be heard on the background and then images of Lieutenant Gordon and lawyer Harvey Dent flash on-screen. Though this trailer still generally focuses on Joker and his mischievous plans, it also give up glimpses of Dent and his important part in the movie.

'Iron Man' Sky-Rocketing Through Box Office Massive Hit

May 05, 2008 02:24:48 GMT


Presenting moviegoers with the first highly anticipated film in the year of 2008, "Iron Man" proved to earn its rights of being the one which is suitable to mark the coming in of the summer blockbuster movies. By the end of the first May weekend on May 4, the Paramount Pictures' superhero flick has made its smashing debut claiming the top slot at the North American box office and exceeding critics expectation by hauling in an amazing $98.6 million for the three-day weekend tally and about $102.1 million in total since its early viewing on May 1.

Screened in over 4,000 theaters across the U.S., the Jon Favreau-directed action movie scribbled down its name in the box office history by being the second non-sequel movie with the highest grossing opening weekend coming in shortly behind another superhero tidbit "Spider-Man". It also scored in to be among the top ten movies to have its best three-day opening as well as the tenth feature film to debut with more than $100 million revenue. If being considered only from its superhero genre, "Iron Man" comes in fourth on the highest opening list after "Spider-Man 3" with $151.1 million, "Spider-Man" with $114.8 million and "X-Men: The Last Stand" with $102.8 million.

Angelina Jolie's 'Wanted' Getting Writers for Sequel

May 03, 2008 07:55:34 GMT


Though Timur Bekmambetov's "Wanted (2008)" is still a month away from its theatrical release, a sequel talk on the action film has apparently been done. In the latest report related to the film starring Angelina Jolie, it has been unveiled that two out of four "Wanted" scribblers, Derek Haas and Michael Brandt, have been signed to write down the sequel's screenplay.

In an interview with Pajiba.com, Haas confessed that he and Brandt will once again work with Universal Pictures in providing the studio with script for the follow-up of "Wanted". "We're just finishing up a book adaptation for Universal of the James Siegel novel Deceit. We've been hired to write the sequel to Wanted by the same studio," the "3:10 to Yuma" scripter revealed. "And we've got a few more things in the hopper that it's a little premature to talk about."

Peter Jackson's 'Lovely Bones' Pushed to Fall 2009

May 03, 2008 07:29:22 GMT


An upsetting news has circulated around the forthcoming drama movie "The Lovely Bones". After being rumored earlier that director Peter Jackson has stopoed production of his latest feature film project due to creative difference with his art director, it is now said that the adaptation film won't arrive in theaters until fall 2009.

The unveiling of the new schedule has been done by DreamWorks/Paramount, the studio behind the production of the movie itself, on Friday, May 2 to ComingSoon. On the occasion, the studio noted that contrary to earlier reports stating that "Bones" is set for March 13, 2009, they are planning to release it in fall.

'Transformers 2' to Be Shot at University of Pennsylvania

May 03, 2008 06:29:32 GMT


A new development of the shooting location from "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" has reached online publication. Following earlier rumor that the sequel to the blockbuster hit live action film "Transformers" will be filmed in Arizona, it is now said that University of Pennsylvania has also been set for the production of the movie about the robot clans' war.

Getting the information from their reader by the name of S. McGruff, Slash Film reported that the university will be the host for some of the film's sequences. Giving further details on the report, the site quoted McGruff, "I'm a student at the University of Pennsylvania and a few of my friends involved in student government told me that Transformers 2 will be shooting on campus in one of the nicer fraternities this summer. Im guessing these scenes will involve Shia/Jonah at college. Michael Bay was also seen on campus a few weeks back, so I guess that sort of confirms that the film will be partially shot here."

Nick Fury's End Credit Footage in 'Iron Man' Comes Out Online


May 03, 2008 04:52:41 GMT


Many have reported earlier that moviegoers have to sit through the end credits of "Iron Man" to see the appearance of Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. However, for those who missed it or can't wait to see it in the theaters, a 35-seconds long bootleg video showing the particular scene has come out online.

Long rumored to be cut off from the movie, the scene is apparently put at the end to be a surprise for the fans and possibly let out to give hint for the sequel. In the video, it can be seen that when Tony Stark comes home, he finds Fury waiting for him in his living room and warning him of not being the only superhero in the world. Dumbfounded by the stranger's remark, Stark then confronts the man who then introduces himself as Nick Fury, director of S.H.I.E.L.D. The video footage can be seen below.

New 'X-Men' Movie on the Way, 'Gossip Girl' Creator On-Board

May 03, 2008 04:11:46 GMT


A good news is coming to the Marvel's fans as latest report suggests that following "X-Men: The Last Stand" and the upcoming spin-off "X-Men Origins: Wolverine", a new "X-Men" movie will be made. In fact, it is said that the script is being developed by Josh Schwartz, the creator of hit television teen drama "Gossip Girl".

The outing of the speculation has allegedly been done by Schwartz himself when he talked to Black Book Magazine. Reportedly stating that the new installment will be "a prequel of sorts", the screenwriter of "The O.C." revealed his involvement by stating, "I'm very well aware that I'll be bludgeoned by purists, but I love its mythology, and it comes with a pretty hefty paycheck." The 31-year-old scribbler further confessed that the new film will resolve around a teenager who is attending the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning.

Video: 'High School Musical' Cast Talk of 'Senior Year'


May 03, 2008 03:14:34 GMT


Gearing up for the start of "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" production, the famous cast ensemble of the highly successful Disney Original Movie series "High School Musical" gathered up for the HSM3 start-of-production press conference. The special conference was held on Friday, May 2 at East High School in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The promotional work was attended by director Kenny Ortega and most of the series' stars, Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Monique Coleman and Corbin Bleu, minus only Lucas Grabeel. In it, they discussed about how it feels like going back to work again with the others, their thought on the third film and where it may lead to. The footage of the press conference can be seen below.

Another Scary Trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's 'The Happening' Online


May 03, 2008 02:28:56 GMT


A new trailer of an upcoming thriller "The Happening" has surfaced on the net. The new footage of M. Night Shyamalan's latest movie project earlier has been released by the 20th Century Fox attached to the theatrical screening of "Iron Man". Though mostly showing similar scenes with the teaser, the more than two minutes long trailer gives out more chilling sense to what is expected from it.

The hair-rising footage starts with a shot of a moving train and as the camera goes inside, it can be seen that the two main characters is on-board the mode of transportation looking vigilant. Short while later, the train comes to a stop, the screen turns blank and in the background it can be heard a woman says, "Are we supposed to stop here?" Then, the footage continues by showing people stepping out from the train and trying to get hold to others through their mobile phone, but without any luck.

'Dark Knight' Beauty Maggie Gyllenhaal Steps In Toni Collette's Role


May 02, 2008 09:16:14 GMT


Maggie Gyllenhaal, the actress that took over Katie Holmes's Rachel Dawes character in "The Dark Knight", is going to get another replacing role. This time, the two-time Golden Globe-nominated actress will step in for Toni Collette in the developed Sam Mendes' project, "Farlanders".

The sister of actor Jake Gyllenhaal fills in Collette's role since the latter actress quit the project following the shooting delays. In the Focus Features' tidbit, she will be portraying a bohemian college professor who happens to be the friend of John Krasinski's character. Additionally, the 30-year-old actress will join the production some time next week.

Vampire Romance 'Twilight' Gets Set Visit

May 02, 2008 08:43:55 GMT


For those who love a love story with a little bit of twist, a video showing the set visit to the upcoming vampire love story movie "Twilight" has been posted online. The almost three minutes footage brings romantic thriller movie lovers to behind the scene of the film based on the best seller novel by Stephenie Meyer.

Opened with a brief introduction explaining about the movie for Summit Entertainment, the footage then continues by showing on-set report in Portland, Oregon done by Reelz Channel's TV Show "Dailies". The video let out a shooting scene where the main character, Isabella Swan, finds out that her object of affection is possibly a vampire. It also revealed interviews with some of the cast and director.

'Babylon' International Teaser and Poster Gets First Time Viewing

May 02, 2008 07:10:14 GMT


Following the unveiling of the international poster "Babylon A.D.", the 20th Century Fox's forthcoming action movie starring Vin Diesel has its international teaser trailer posted on the net. The so-called French teaser runs for more than a minutes and it is opened with an introduction made by the film's director/co-scribbler Mathieu Kassovitz in French.

After about half a minute introduction made by the depicter of Jewish bomber in "Munich", the trailer begins with a footage showing Thoorop played by Diesel standing under a pouring rain and tilting his head back to feel the falling water on his face before putting on his raincoat's pocho. Then, he wanders of through the heavy rain and the devastated city.

'What Happens' Celebrating LA Premiere

May 02, 2008 06:11:25 GMT


Days after celebrating its world premiere at Odeon in Leicester Square, London, romantic comedy "What Happens in Vegas..." once again rolled down its red carpet for another premiere event. This time, the special celebration preceding the theatrical release of the 20th Century Fox's movie was held on Los Angeles on May 1.

Unlike the world premiere which went by without one of its stars, Cameron Diaz, the latter event saw both of its stars, Ashton Kutcher and Diaz grazing Mann Village Theatre's red carpet. It was also attended by some other cast members, including Lake Bell, Michelle Krusiec and Rob Corddry. Additionally, several other Hollywood big names were also making an appearance on the occasion. They were Bai Ling, Brooke Burns, Diablo Cody, Eva Longoria, Jason Goldberg, Soleil Moon Frye, Tamera Mowry and Vince Vaughn.

'Iron Man' Sequel Eyeing 2010 Release

May 02, 2008 04:36:45 GMT


Bringing in a great news earlier by getting an early theatrical release on May 1, "Iron Man" has brought another uplifting reports as it is said that the sequel to the Marvel comic adaptation is now scheduled to be released in 2010. The buzz of the sequel's release date has been sparked by the studios' toppers.

On the red carpet premiere of the action film on Wednesday, April 30 at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California, Brad Grey, Paramount Pictures' CEO, and Sumner Redstone, Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp.'s executive chairman, revealed the good news to Entertainment Tonight. Further, the two noted that the plan still depends on the result of the superhero flick's opening over the weekend that ends on May 4.
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