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'Incredible Hulk' Trailer Set for Early March Release

February 20, 2008 07:51:31 GMT


As Marvel Entertainment announced its fourth quarter financial information, it was revealed that the first trailer of the much awaited action film "The Incredible Hulk" will be outed soon. According to SuperHeroHype.com, the trailer of the film starred by Edward Norton and Liv Tyler is set to be released in early March.

Though the exact date has yet to be announced, it was rumored that the trailer is most likely to be attached to Roland Emmerich-directed drama "10,000 B.C." which will hit theaters on March 7 or to sci-fi thriller "Doomsday" scheduled for March 14 release. Directed by Louis Leterrier, the film featuring also Tim Roth, William Hurt and Tim Blake Nelson is promised to pick up the beginning of the "Hulk" film.

Clips and Featurette of 'Miss Pettigrew' Comes Out

February 20, 2008 06:37:54 GMT


Focus Features have released 5 clips and 1 featurette of the upcoming comedy drama film "Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day". The featurette which compiles various scenes from the movie as well as provides comments from director Bharat Nalluri lasts up to nearly 4 minutes, whereas each clip runs less than a minute.

While the film is set for limited release on March 7, the featurette and clips can be viewed below or via "Pettigrew" trailer page at AceShowbiz. Each of the clips to be seen showcases the leading character, Pettigrew as she explores her new job as Delysia Lafosse's secretary.

Shia LaBeouf's Upcoming Thriller Pushed Back to September Release

February 20, 2008 05:04:03 GMT


The release date of upcoming thriller "Eagle Eye" featuring "Transformers" star Shia LaBeouf has reportedly been pushed back. According to Slash Film, the scheduled date of the film from "Disturbia" helmer D.J. Caruso has been moved back from its August 8 date to September 26.

Apart from revealing the pushing back of the release date, Slash Film mentioned that DreamWorks haven't let out reasons behind the reshuffling. It was explained though that because of the moving back, the film will be up against Brad Pitt and George Clooney-starred film "Burn After Reading" and Universal Pictures' remake-action film "Death Race" starring Jason Statham.

Will.i.am of Black Eyed Peas Joins 'Wolverine'

February 20, 2008 04:24:47 GMT


After Taboo was earlier reported to be joining the cast of "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li", another member of hip-hop group Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am, is also reported to be going to get involved in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine". Variety reported that the band's frontman has been signed to play John Wraith a.k.a Kestrel, the Team X mutant with the ability to teleport.

The 32-year-old hip-hop superstar will be joined another just confirmed cast members, actor Ryan Reynolds, who is set to play Deadpool, and "Friday Night Lights" star Taylor Kitsch, who is chosen to star as Gambit. The three new cast additions will star alongside Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber in the action film set to be released May 1, 2009.

'Quantum of Solace' Cast Rumored Caught in Gang War, Producers Clarify

February 19, 2008 09:49:58 GMT


Following the uprising reports that James Bond's star Daniel Craig and the rest of cast and crew were caught in a middle of a gun battle between two rival gangs in Panama, "Quantum of Solace" producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli cleared out the rumors. According to MI6 News, the producers have released joint statement denying the reports stating that it was a misunderstanding.

Letting out assurance that the cast and crew haven't been threatened in any way possible, the statement read, "The filming of 'Quantum of Solace', with director Marc Forster at the helm, is on schedule and will continue as planned in Panama. None of the cast or crew have ever been in danger. Reports of troubles with gangs are untrue. The protests are to do with the fatal shooting of a construction worker in Colon and are unrelated to our filming activities. Our cast and crew have not been threatened and no thefts or muggings have occurred." Further, they noted that the untrue reports made by British newspaper The Daily Star have made the cast and crew's family in the U.K. stressed out.

Sienna Miller's Lover Aboard 'The Boat'

February 19, 2008 09:13:04 GMT


The "Notting Hill" star Rhys Ifans has agreed to star in a new comedy project for Universal Picture. Variety reported that the 39-year-old Welsh actor is set to be playing a pirate radio show's deejay in England in "The Boat That Rocked".

In the Richard Curtis-directed film, the BAFTA-nominated actor will be joined by Kenneth Branagh and January Jones. Branagh will portray another deejay for the radio show, while Jones depicts an American woman who visits the boat used for the show and finds herself to be in love with Ifans' character.

Black Eyed Peas' Taboo Being a 'Street Fighter'


February 19, 2008 08:38:20 GMT


Setting his feet in the movie biz, the Black Eyed Peas' rapper Taboo has become the latest addition to action adventure "Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li". According to Variety, the hip-hop artist will be joining Kristin Kreuk, Michael Clarke Duncan, Chris Klein and Rick Yune in the project.

Despite the fact that it was said that the 32-year-old rapper has been signed in, further details about what role he will be playing hasn't been revealed. Still, Variety reported that the man that has made a cameo appearance in John Travolta's "Be Cool" joined the cast with "Pathfinder" actress Moon Bloodgood, Singapore's Edmund Chen and Hong Kong film star Cheng Pei Pei.

Tara Reid Joining Indie Drama 'Outsider'

February 19, 2008 07:51:24 GMT


Party girl Tara Reid is heading to indie drama film "The Beautiful Outsiders". According to reports, the "American Pie" beauty has been negotiating to star as one of the leading characters.

If she is indeed joining the project, Reid is going to tackle the role of Sarah Fugate, the girlfriend of former drug addict who has to work in a brothel to pay her way to university. She will also be joining earlier cast members that includes Doug Bradley, Cameron Douglas and John Fallon.

Ryan Reynolds Portraying Deadpool in 'Wolverine'?

February 19, 2008 02:10:24 GMT


"Definitely, Maybe" star Ryan Reynolds is going to make special appearance in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine". According to AICN, the co-star of Wesley Snipes in "Blade: Trinity" will star as the anti-hero character Deadpool in the action fantasy film.

If Reynolds indeed makes a cameo appearance in the Gavin Hood-directed film, he will be joining the lead stars, Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber, as well as recent casting members, Lynn Collins and Danny Huston. A while back, the Canadian actor has expressed interest in portraying the mercenary in an interview with ComingSoon saying, "Basically for me there are two superheroes that I could play. One would be Deadpool, the other would be The Flash."

Will Ferrell Joined by Co-Stars in Funny or Die Tour for 'Semi-Pro'

February 18, 2008 09:21:12 GMT


"Arrested Development" actor Will Arnett and the co-star of Javier Bardem in "No Country for Old Men" Woody Harrelson have been signed to join Will Ferrell in the sold-out campus tour "Will Ferrell's Funny or Die Comedy Tour" promoting the upcoming sport comedy movie "Semi-Pro".

According to Hollywood Reporter, the two actors will be joining the film's star and comics Zach Galifianakis, Demetri Martin and Nick Swardson for the rest of the eight-venues tour. They will start performing as the tour resumes on February 22 at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill after a short break.

'G.I. Joe' Cast in the U.S. President

February 18, 2008 08:47:18 GMT


The action hero film "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra" has found the perfect man to depict the President of the United States. According to Latino Review, the Stephen Sommers' film has cast Jonathan Pryce to play the most important man in the U.S.

Though reportedly the character is considerably minor, Pryce's role still plays an important part in the action adventure movie to be released on August 7, 2009. In joining the cast, the actor will act alongside Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Sienna Miller, Ray Park, Marlon Wayans and many others.

Saw IV and V Writers Hired for 'Hellraiser'

February 18, 2008 07:53:29 GMT


The remake of 1987 horror, "Hellraiser", has found new screenwriters to bring the chiller to the big screen. According to ShockTillYouDrop, the Weinstein Company have signed Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton to pen the horror film's script.

Dunstan and Melton made their debut in filming industry with their horror comedy thriller "Feast" released on September 22, 2006. They, both then joined the team of successful horror feature series "Saw" to pen the fourth and fifth installment of the thriller starring Tobin Bell.

'There Will Be Blood' Lost the Golden Bear Award to Brazilian Corruption Film

February 18, 2008 07:18:11 GMT


Though loved and praised by many film critics, "There Will Be Blood" didn't manage to bring home the prestigious Golden Bear Award from the 58th Annual Berlin International Film Festival on Sunday, February 17. The crime drama lost the top prize from another crime drama from Brazil entitled "The Elite Squad" about police corruption and gang violence.

Despite losing the prestigious kudo, "Blood" still managed to bring home two Silver Bear prizes. The film about a cold-blooded oil man landed Best Director prize for helmer Paul Thomas Anderson. On the occasion, the director whose film "Magnolia" got the 2000's Golden Bear humbly commented on his win, "Daniel is an actor who makes any director look like a good director." The film which nominated for 8 Oscars also nailed the Outstanding Artistic Contribution in Music for Radiohead's guitarist Jonny Greenwood.

Natalie Portman Set to Direct 'A Tale of Love and Darkness'


February 18, 2008 04:44:50 GMT


Reported earlier that the depicter of Padme Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy Natalie Portman has expressed her desire to take charge behind the camera, it is said that the Golden Globe-winning actress has been set to make her directorial debut. According to New York Post's gossip column Page Six, the 26-year-old actress has been set to helm a film project in Hebrew "A Tale of Love and Darkness".

The Israeli-born Hollywood star revealed to W magazine about her interest in the adaptation project of Amos Oz's memoir saying, "I've been reading Oz since high school, and when I read his biography I just sort of saw it." On taking her first part behind the camera, she earlier told Variety about the project stating, "We all have the same desire to make meaningful and artistically fulfilling films and are committed to the idea of stories leading to greater empathy and action for world issues."

'Jumper' Knocked Critics Off by Landing Atop Box Office

February 18, 2008 03:59:29 GMT


Criticized for being depending only on special effects, the sci-fi adventure "Jumper" proved otherwise as the film starring Hayden Christensen and Samuel L. Jackson jumped to the top of the domestic box office chart. At the end of this three-days weekend which ended on Sunday, February 17, the film pulled in $27.4 million and has grossed $34 million since its debut on Thursday, February 14.

On getting a head start by releasing the globe-trotting thriller on the Valentine's Day, the distribution executive of the 20th Century Fox, Bert Livingston reasoned, "Valentine's Day has become a great movie-going day." He further explained, "Even though kids are not out of school and people are working, it's still a holiday in the sense that in the evening, men take their wives, or girlfriends and boyfriends go out. Everybody goes to the movies."
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