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Bruce Willis Leading Sci-Fi Thriller The Surrogates

November 19, 2007 09:51:48 GMT

Jonathan Mostow-directed "Surrogates" at last gets someone capable to lead its cast. Report from Variety has informed that producers of the sci-fi thriller have appointed Bruce Willis to topline the project, just shortly after announcement on the postponed production of his other starring vehicle "Pinkville."

Set in the near future where humans live in isolation and interact vicariously through surrogate robots who are better-looking versions of themselves, the project finds Willis as a cop who, through his surrogate, investigates the murders of others' surrogates. The man, however, is forced to venture from his own home for the first time in years and unravels a conspiracy.

Fat, Bald Tom Cruise on Tropic Thunder Set

November 19, 2007 09:16:53 GMT

There have been heavy talks that Tom Cruise is going to make a cameo in the upcoming comedy "Tropic Thunder" that Ben Stiller is directing, co-writing, co-producing, and starring in. Now looks like it can be confirmed for now that the mega-star is indeed involved as he has been captured on the set for the project last week.

The thing is, Cruise appeared to have undergone a big makeup for the role since he looked pretty unrecognizable on the location. The actor was spotted wearing a fat suit and bald cap along with beard and fake hair chest.

First Trailer for Kate Bosworth-Starrer 21 Spins Online

November 19, 2007 08:47:16 GMT

Finally makes a move in promoting the flick, Columbia Pictures has delightfully brought online an initial trailer for Kate Bosworth-starred "21" which Robert Luketic has directed based on nonfiction book "Bringing Down the House" by Ben Mezrich.

Taking a little less than two and a half minutes to watch, the trailer can now be reached through 21 Trailer section at AceShowbiz, or you can just check it out below.

Heather Graham Lands New Acting Gig in Indie Satire Flick

November 19, 2007 07:58:24 GMT

Keeps aiming for low-budgeted production, Heather Graham has scored her next acting stint in an indie satire feature entitled "Son of Mourning", Variety has revealed.

The actress, best known for her role in 1997's "Boogie Nights", is joined by the likes of Joseph Cross, Barbara Hershey, and Tim Curry in the cast. Story, in the meantime, concerns Cross' character, a dissatisfied ad copywriter who returns home to a resort town in Florida to mediate his parents' divorce. There he unexpectedly gets mistaken for the Messiah, making him has to decide whether to use his newfound celebrity to indulge his own selfish desires or to do some good in the world.

R-Rated Walk Hard International Trailer Launched

November 19, 2007 07:26:54 GMT

Something new has been unveiled by Columbia Pictures for "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story" for you to see. That's right, the studio has brought up online an international trailer for the spoof biopic which includes some restricted footage.

Watch the trailer at AceShowbiz's Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Trailer page, or simply check it out down below.

3-D Epic Beowulf Victorious on U.S. Box Office

November 19, 2007 05:24:41 GMT

The heroic tale presented in motion capture flick "Beowulf" has turned out to successfully draw most attention from moviegoers as expected, so surely it's no wonder to see the movie slay the U.S. Box Office over the weekend running November 16-18, 2007.

The Robert Zemeckis-directed effortlessly scooped up a fantastic $27.5 million, forty percent of which came from special 3-D showings in regular theaters and on IMAX screens, pushing last-week champ "Bee Movie" down one slot to number two. Though so, the CGI animated family fare still did pretty well in the competition as it managed to sell $14 million in ticket sales.

Enchanted World Premiere Worked Its Magic in Hollywood

November 19, 2007 04:21:49 GMT

For people flocking around Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre, Saturday night (Nov. 17) probably was more like a moment where fantasy turned into reality as celebrated figures in entertainment industry mingled with fairy-tale characters to mark the world premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' "Enchanted."

Leading lady Amy Adams made her way to enchant public when she walked down the red carpet in a white J. Mendel gown to pose together with male lead Patrick Dempsey. Joined them were co-stars Timothy Spall, Rachel Covey, Idina Menzel, and Marlyn Sue Perry, among others.

Justice League of America Cast Unveiled?

November 19, 2007 03:27:44 GMT

Words are now abuzz that Warner Bros. Pictures has already picked up actors to fill in roles in its fast-tracking "Justice League of America." Numerous movie sites have brought up tidbits saying the names include Scott Porter, Adam Brody, Common, and Teresa Palmer.

Porter, recently appeared in Talia Lugacy's "Descent", is said to be billed as Superman while Brody, best known for FOX series "The O.C", as The Flash aka Wally West, the third person to take the identity of the hero. As for Common, the rapper supposedly will play John Stewart/Green Lantern with Palmer to portray Talia al Ghul, the daughter of Batman's enemy Ra's al Ghul, not Wonder Woman as previously speculated.

Frank Darabont's The Mist Gets a New TV Spot

November 17, 2007 07:23:41 GMT

A slew of trailers for and stills from "The Mist" have continuously been released by MGM and now, it's the studio's turn to unleash what it hasn't yet provided for the flick: a TV spot, of course.

Yes, a brand new one of the piece has delightfully been made available online for us to grab from now on. You can either watch it on AceShowbiz's The Mist Trailer section or this page down below.

Official Harry Potter 6 Cast Lineup Announced

November 17, 2007 06:49:56 GMT

No more questions, no more speculations on who to play who in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" anymore as Warner Bros. Pictures has just made the official casting announcement for the project through its President of Production Jeff Robinov.

Almost all of the original lineup are making their returns to this sixth installment of the mega-hit fantasy franchise. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson are certainly back into their posts and so are David Bradley, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Tom Felton, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, Julie Walters, Matthew Lewis, Bonnie Wright, and David Thewlis.

Extended Clip Launched for Xavier Gens' Hitman

November 17, 2007 06:07:50 GMT

An extended film clip from 20th Century Fox's upcoming "Hitman" has smoothly made its way to surface on the net, showing us the recklessness and coldness of the titular character played by Timothy Olyphant.

Taking around one minute forty-five seconds to see, the clip follows Agent 47 as he attempts to evade being captured by heavily-armed police force in a hotel. At first being the hunted, the man skillfully reverses the situation, following the team down the elevator and mercilessly killing them all.

McG Claimed to Be Positive as Terminator 4 Helmer

November 17, 2007 04:35:19 GMT

Looks like a name has already been locked to assume directing duties for 'Terminator Salvation." It's none other than McG, who has been heavily speculated to be in talks for the job, that's according to Moviehole.net.

Claiming to have the scoop from its top source, the site claimed that it's a done deal for the Kalamazoo-born filmmaker, saying "the 'Charlie�s Angels' helmer is signed, sealed and delivered."

Filming Suspended on Da Vinci Code Prequel

November 17, 2007 03:58:01 GMT

The ongoing Writers Guild of America strike has now inflicted the first major casualty in Hollywood film industry. Columbia Pictures as the studio behind "Angels & Demons", the prequel to last year's hit "The Da Vinci Code", announced yesterday, November 16, 2007 that it is postponing the production on the project.

Sources said the screenplay, penned by Akiva Goldsman, was rushed to meet the WGA's Nov. 1 deadline for reaching a new contract with producers, but came in with insurmountable problems instead. Moreover, no names are cast yet apart from Tom Hanks, who will reprise his role as professor Robert Langdon.

Full-Frontal Incredible Hulk Image Exposed!

November 17, 2007 03:15:08 GMT

At last we can see what the green giant will look like in its new incarnation of "The Incredible Hulk."

Superhero Hype! has obtained from its scooper the first full image of the superhero which is very much like the early test design shown at recently-held San Diego Comic-Con.

Katherine Heigl Goes Romantic Again in New Flick The Ugly Truth

November 16, 2007 09:56:29 GMT

Eager to stay bit longer in romantic comedy genre after "27 Dresses", Katherine Heigl has given her agreement to topline a battle-of-the-sexes flick entitled "The Ugly Truth" that Lakeshore Entertainment is set to develop.

The beauty will portray a romantically challenged morning show producer who is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent. The clever ploys the man hatches to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love, however, lead to an unexpected result in the end.
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