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Win a Free Screening in Halloween Contest!

August 27, 2007 04:42:13 GMT


Wanna take your buddies along to watch Rob Zombie's "Halloween" together in theaters for free? Try winning the first prize of "Halloween" contest then.

That's right, folks, Dimension Films is giving you the chance to get a free screening of the flick in your own town with twenty of your friends. Just send the studio a photo that depicts your take on the "Halloween" series via Zombieshalloweencontest.com, where you can also see the latest images posted by other participants.

New Dallas Director to Be Hired

August 27, 2007 04:04:47 GMT


On the heels of her helming stint in "John Tucker Must Die", Betty Thomas is currently in discussions to replace Gurinder Chadha on the director's chair for 20th Century Fox's long-in-development project "Dallas", Variety has reported.

The big screen adaptation of the long-running TV series, pic has been learned to be developed as a comedy instead of drama feature. Filming is being eyed to start January next year based on script written by Pam Brady who has been hired as replacement to Robert Harling.

Superbad Is Box Office's No.1 Movie Again

August 27, 2007 03:22:34 GMT


Turns out that "Superbad" is still super good at the box office competition in its second round.

Telling about two nerdy high school buddies trying to score booze for a party, the comedy smoothly made its way to once again hold the top position as it scored the highest gross of $18 million on the domestic box office during the weekend running August 24-26, 2007.

Crew Back to Lacock Abbey for Filming Harry Potter 6

August 25, 2007 08:06:07 GMT


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Though principal photography has not yet begun on "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince", the crew appears to have already known where they will head for by the time the filming starts: back to Lacock Abbey.

The Wiltshire Times reported that producers of the next installment of the mega-hit fantasy series have obtained permission from the residents of Lacock to once again use the building to shoot scenes needed for the project, which is said to start principal photography next month.

Restricted Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem Trailer Hits, Site Lives

August 25, 2007 07:10:07 GMT


As AVPGalaxy previously hinted, a Red Band trailer for "Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem" has indeed arrived on the net by now, which sure is the moment every fan of "Alien vs. Predator" series have been waiting for.

Though officially posted in perfect high quality at Ign.com, the trailer turned out to have leaked on YouTube prior to its submission on the site. Running about two minutes, it contains handfuls of no cut-away shots of gore while confirming the new Predator "whip" weapon as well as the return of the original Predator vision and wristblades.

New International American Gangster Trailer Gets More Action In

August 25, 2007 04:41:10 GMT


Allowing moviegoers to see more action and suspense they will find in the upcoming "American Gangster", Universal Pictures has brought online a new international trailer for the action drama exclusively at Empireonline.com.

Also can be accessed through AceShowbiz's American Gangster Trailer page, the trailer starts off with a bunch of faces getting beat down before shifting to how Denzel Washington's character Frank Lucas came out on top in the drug industry.

Russell Crowe to Make Appearance in The Dark Knight?

August 25, 2007 03:44:08 GMT


From one highly-anticipated film project to another, there his name now gets linked to.

In the middle of heavy rumors on his inclusion in "Star Trek", new tidbit has surfaced pointing out that Russell Crowe will also take part in "The Dark Knight", and the scoop looks convincing as it came from none other than the Caped Crusader's portrayer himself, Christian Bale.

High School Musical Feature Has Its Story Totally Changed

August 25, 2007 03:09:25 GMT


Don't know if this is good news or not, but there will be no scary things happening in the big screen version of the phenomenal "High School Musical", that's for sure.

A spokesperson of Walt Disney Pictures confirmed to TVGuide.com that plans to present a story set during Halloween involving some sort of haunted house in the project, originally titled "Haunted High School Musical", have been completely dropped.

Universal Taps Peter Berg to Do New Project Lone Survivor


August 25, 2007 02:35:45 GMT


Elaborating its collaboration with Peter Berg, Universal Pictures has appointed the New York-born filmmaker to once again handle helming matters on a new big screen feature coming from its pit following the upcoming "The Kingdom."

Titled "Lone Survivor", the project is based on a memoir by former Navy Seal officer Marcus Luttrell who led a team into Afghanistan on a mission to kill a Taliban leader but was the only one to survive. Rights to the book and Luttrell’s life were optioned by Universal after the man chose to bond with Berg during his meetings with potential writers and producers arranged by Attorney Alan U. Schwartz of Greenberg Traurig, who helped Luttrell find a publisher for his account.

It's True, Stephen Sommers Directing G.I. Joe

August 24, 2007 09:50:07 GMT


Talks about Stephen Sommers boarded "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra" finally are proven true as Paramount Pictures has confirmed that it has tapped "The Mummy" director to take care helming matters for the project, which had long been in development at the studio.

Sommers reportedly was hired right after he pitched his version of the flick to Paramount chairman-CEO Brad Grey and production prexy Brad Weston on Wednesday evening (August 22). The Indianapolis-born filmmaker next is expected to begin production in February next year for a summer 2009 release.

The Hunting Party New York Premiere Crowded with Stars

August 24, 2007 09:23:27 GMT


Notable Hollywood names bonded together cheerfully in the Big Apple as they took time out of their hectic schedules to attend the New York City premiere for dark comic thriller "The Hunting Party" held Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at the city's Paris Theater.

Major cast members of the flick like Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, James Brolin, and Jesse Eisenberg were spotted to walk down the red carpet with director Richard Shepard also present, smiles never leaving their faces. Other celebrities joining the party included actress Vera Farmiga, TV host Montel Williams, Golden Globes-nominated actor Matthew Modine, "The Covenant" star Chase Crawford, and Dylan Baker, who recently played Dr. Curt Connors in "Spider-Man 3."

First Hitman Feature Trailer Lands Safely on the Net

August 24, 2007 08:44:34 GMT


Finally the moment the game fans have been waiting for has come as the first feature trailer for 20th Century Fox's "Hitman" is now available online in the follow-up to the arrival of the movie's teaser trailer back in June.

Posted exclusively on IGN Movies, the trailer can also be accessed through Hitman Trailer section on AceShowbiz. Presented in both Windows Media Player and QuickTime formats, it starts with the same music and introduction as before, only this time the narrator's voice is heard throughout.

Shilpa Shetty Cast for a Mythological Role in New Indian Flick

August 24, 2007 08:00:57 GMT


Amid the heavy speculations on her being the new Bond girl in "Bond 22", Shilpa Shetty has secured her next acting stint in a film based on the ancient Sanskrit epic "Ramayana", her publicist Dale Bhagwagar said Wednesday, August 22, 2007.

In the movie, titled "Hanuman", the Indian actress is confirmed to play Sita, the wife of Prince Rama of Ayodhya who is abducted by a vicious demon king triggering a gory battle. Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves may have been asked to make an appearance in the project, set to be directed by Uru Patel, Bhagwagar further remarked.

New R-Rated Beowulf Trailer Coming

August 24, 2007 07:17:40 GMT


Just bringing up a new movie still for "Beowulf", Paramount Pictures has made a quick move in adding another new material for the movie by putting a new restricted trailer on the flick's official site.

Submitted in the site's restricted content, the trailer features more footage than the previous trailers did, including glimpses on the figure of Grendel's mother and more impressively, R-rated action sequence. Like any other movie sites, there is age verification that one must pass before being allowed to see the trailer.

Ice Cube and Fred Durst Team for Comeback

August 24, 2007 06:44:21 GMT


What happens when a rapper meets a lead singer from a nu metal band? The result is not a singing collaboration as many would assume but a big screen feature instead; just ask Ice Cube and Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit.

Yes, the two have joined forces to work on together in an inspirational sports drama entitled "Comeback" that Dimension Films is now developing. Pic is based on a true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.
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