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New Hitman Site Brought Online, More Stills Revealed

October 18, 2007 04:10:21 GMT


Though pushed back its original release date from this month to November 2007, 20th Century Fox apparently still puts "Hitman" as one of its film priorities. The studio has just launched a new official site for the thriller action, which also contains a number of new production stills from the flick.

The site does have several interesting features apart from usual goodies like the film synopsis, videos, and downloads. There you can read about the "Anatomy of a Hit", which provides description of the titular character, even things he regularly carries in conducting his operation. Also take time to play online game "The Killer App" or watch "Origins Webisodes".

Black Carpet Rolled Out for 30 Days of Night L.A. Premiere

October 18, 2007 03:08:56 GMT


Something unusual marked the world premiere of "30 Days of Night" in Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 16, 2007. Taking place at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, the occasion surprisingly got a black carpet spread instead of the common red one, but this thankfully didn't seem to reduce the merry atmosphere on the spot, brighten up by the presence of famous names in Hollywood.

Major portion of spotlights certainly went to the some of the horror thriller's cast members who made their way to come celebrating the event. Male lead Josh Hartnett was spotted in semi-formal attire while his on-screen wife Melissa George turned many heads with her animal-print ensemble. Others included Danny Huston, Mark Rendall, Ben Foster, and Megan Franich.

Nicolas Cage Set to Topline Thriller Pic Vanished

October 17, 2007 08:20:22 GMT


A massive pile of future acting stints apparently does not stop Nicolas Cage to take another into his resume. Already attached to a number of movies for the next three years, the actor has just been reported to sign for a lead role in "Vanished" that Focus Features is now baking.

Written by Larysa Kondracki and Eilis Kirwan, the thriller centers on a father who is in search for his college-aged American-born Muslim son, who gets missing overseas. Pic also marks the studio directing debut of Palestinian-born filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad, known for his work in Oscar-nominated flick "Paradise Now."

Shelved Stopping Power Could Be Back on the Track

October 17, 2007 07:59:48 GMT


Earlier this month we already learned that production on Jan de Bont's "Stopping Power" was shut down by its production company Internationalmedia, but looks like there's a chance to see it get launched once more.

Bringing the new hope is the flick's lead actress Melissa George, who insisted that the supposedly shelved project actually does not meet its end at all. ComingSoon.net has learned so during an interview with the beauty about her upcoming horror pic "30 Days of Night."

George Lucas Turning Star Wars into Live-Action TV series

October 17, 2007 07:41:18 GMT


The Skywalkers saga may have reached its completion on the big screen, but fear not fans, there will be more tales from the far, far away galaxy to be told of.

"Star Wars" maker George Lucas revealed to The Los Angeles Times yesterday, October 16, 2007 that he is planning a live-action spin-off of the phenomenal epic space film series for the small screen. The famed filmmaker admitted he has "just begun work" on the TV series, which will focus on the minor characters of the franchise.

Three More TV Spots for Robert Zemeckis' Beowulf

October 17, 2007 06:53:18 GMT


Looks like Paramount Pictures is being generous this time regarding its upcoming "Beowulf." Yes, the studio has launched online not only one but three new TV spots altogether for the anticipated epic, surely being such a big treat for those looking forward for the film.

Featuring the same opening of the titular hero bracing the heavy rain on a boat, all of them can be found at the TV Spots slot of the Video section on the movie's official site, of which homepage has been changed. Each delightfully presents few new footage with one of them even revealing more characters of the flick.

Sam Raimi Talks About The Hobbit and Spider-Man 4

October 17, 2007 04:13:40 GMT


Long been associated with two big film titles of "The Hobbit" and "Spider-Man 4", renowned filmmaker Sam Raimi openly voiced out his thoughts on the former project while giving a bit info on the latter one.

As reported by ComingSoon.net during the press conference for "30 Days of Night" which he produces alongside Robert G. Tapert, Raimi expressed his willingness to continue backing up "The Hobbit" though he did consider Peter Jackson to be the best choice as the flick's helmer.

New American Gangster Movie Stills Hit

October 17, 2007 03:33:02 GMT


The second batch of production photos for the upcoming "American Gangster" has safely arrived on the net for moviegoers around to take a look at.

Images taken still mostly feature two leading men of Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, though there are also shots of Josh Brolin as the crooked, greedy NYPD cop Det. Trupo. Washington here plays real-life heroin kingpin Frank Lucas while Crowe portrays Richie Roberts, a detective who brings down Lucas' drug empire.

Different-Looking Angelina Jolie on The Changeling L.A. Set

October 17, 2007 02:56:16 GMT


Camera has been rolling on Clint Eastwood-directed "The Changeling" and some early snapshots have delightfully been taken from the project's set in Los Angeles on Monday, October 15, 2007, focusing solely on none other than the female lead, Angelina Jolie.

Appeared to be in fine form, the actress looked very different yet still stunningly beautiful as she sported a brown fur dress with cloche hat and short wig. There's no doubt she has undergone extensive wardrobe and makeup routines to get into her character in the flick, a mother who suspects that the son returned to her after being kidnapped is not her true child.

Paramount Developing Morning Glory with Roger Michell

October 16, 2007 07:42:32 GMT


A new promising film project is now brewing at Paramount Pictures. Variety has brought in report stating the giant studio is working on a fresh comedic flick titled "Morning Glory" and has signed "Venus" director Roger Michell to assume the helming duties.

Story focuses on a struggling female news producer and the iconic, temperamental anchorman she recruits to revive a failing network morning show. Assigned to pen the script is Aline Brosh McKenna, widely known for her writing stint in last year's hit "The Devil Wears Prada."

Win All-New Mercedes Benz in Book of Secrets Online Contest!


October 16, 2007 07:39:56 GMT


Getting interactive in promoting its upcoming movie of "National Treasure: Book of Secrets", Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures has launched an online contest called "The World's Biggest Treasure Hunt" which gives chance to win a grand prize of an all-new Mercedes-Benz C350.

Starting Monday, October 15, 2007, moviegoers everywhere can take the opportunity to participate in a multi-week treasure hunt game at the flick's site and may qualify to win unprecedented authentic treasure provided by Odyssey Marine Exploration. Winners will be announced on Entertainment Tonight during the show leading up to the picture's opening day on December 21, 2007.

Dark Knight Prologue Said to Debut in I Am Legend IMAX Screenings

October 16, 2007 05:04:55 GMT


Chance to get sneak peek on "The Dark Knight" possibly can be encountered by the end of this year, if the tidbit proves legit.

Report from Omelete.com.br has claimed that Warner Bros. Pictures as the studio producing the hugely anticipated project is planning to bring out a seven-minute prologue to the movie in front of the IMAX debut of its other flick "I Am Legend." The Francis Lawrence-directed is going to be released simultaneously in both conventional and IMAX theaters this December on date 14.

Chris Pine Positively Is Captain Kirk in Star Trek!

October 16, 2007 04:12:20 GMT


The principal cast lineup for J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" finally is completed now that there has come confirmation on who to play Captain James T. Kirk. "White Jazz" director Joe Carnahan has indicated via his official blog that Chris Pine has dropped talks for the role of Junior Stemmons in order to play the USS Enterprise commanding officer.

"I've been talking to him this past week and knew how tough the decision had to be for him," so Carnahan wrote. "You don't get opportunities like that often and I told him as long as he could control as much of that process as possible and not get sucked into doing lesser sequels as a result of taking this gig, then good luck and God bless."

Works Begin on the Fifth Chapter of Saw Series

October 16, 2007 02:27:47 GMT


Continuing the tradition to bring up one installment of the "Saw" franchise each year, the series' production designer David Hackl has pointed out to ShockTillYouDrop.com that works have already begun on the next chapter of the gory horror tale, "Saw V."

Hackl, who this time takes the director's chair for the project, revealed that he is currently outlining the flick's story alongside writers Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton with "Saw IV" Darren Lynn Bousman set to oversee the script.

Madonna Making Documentary Pic I Am Because We Are

October 15, 2007 10:05:00 GMT


Keeps being involved in film-making, Madonna apparently has produced a documentary feature entitled "I Am Because We Are" of which name is derived from Desmond Tutu's words, drownedmadonna.com has learned.

The flick already got premiered during a Spirituality for Kids event at the Ilana Goor Museum in Old Jaffa, Israel as well as screened privately in New York City on October 10, 2007. It concerns the poor, suffering children in Malawi and shows how AIDS has effected their lives since a lot of them lost their parents due to the disease while highlighting the work that Madonna's organization, Raising Malawi, has been doing in the country.
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