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No Sallah in "Indy 4"?

April 18, 2007 04:08:55 GMT

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Someone familiar from the franchise may be missing in "Fourth Installment of the Indiana Jones Adventures." Recent report surfacing at Dark Horizons pointed out that Sallah, the old friend of Jones who first appeared in "Raiders of the Lost Ark", will probably not appear in this latest part of Indiana Jones series to accompany the hero's journey at all.

According to Dark Horizons, actor John Rhys-Davies who played the character has revealed through a third party that Sallah has been written out of the project's script in favor of "a younger cast." The site also speculated that the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy star presumably "has not been asked to be in Indy 4 or even approached about it."

Anthony Hopkins Vying a "Wolfman" Part

April 18, 2007 03:27:32 GMT

Looks like it is not possible to see the return of Anthony Hopkins to horror genre after the 1992 "Dracula". The Oscar-winning thesp recently advised UK.RottenTomatoes.com that he is in consideration to take part in "The Wolfman" that Benicio Del Toro is toplining for Universal Pictures.

"There's also a chance I may play the Wolfman in London in a movie with Benicio Del Toro," Hopkins told the site. "My agent says it's a great script but he hasn't sent it to me yet."

Sony and Sam Raimi Embark on New Adventure

April 18, 2007 03:26:14 GMT

Maintaining their solid pact after "Spider-Man" films, Sony's Columbia Pictures and Sam Raimi are working together to make a high-concept action-adventure the company has preemptively purchased from scribes Damian Shannon and Mark Swift.

Described as an all-ages fantasy movie with franchise potential that Columbia is hoping to fast track, the project follows a cynical New Yorker as he is forced to go to a land untouched by modern civilization to save a village and a princess from fiendish fairy tale creatures.

Disney Is the Perfect Match for the "Undateable"

April 18, 2007 03:22:30 GMT

Set to deliver a good entertainment for male audience, Walt Disney Pictures has preemptively acquired a comedy pitch by Jack Angelo and Sam Brown entitled "Undateable" to develop it into a big screen feature, Variety has reported.

The project is said to depict the real-life tale of romantic loser Brian Wolf who launched a Web site (www.settleforbrian.com) as a last-ditch attempt at landing a girlfriend. Disney-based Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot have been confirmed to produce alongside Mikkel Bondesen of Fuse Entertainment with Alex Goldstone executive producing and Rich Demato co-producing.

Ridley Scott Nurtures "Child 44"

April 17, 2007 09:45:31 GMT

Preparing to see his latest directing effort "American Gangster" make its way in theaters November this year, Ridley Scott has come onboard to direct Fox 2000 's new thriller "Child 44" with Scott Free to produce.

Based on Tom Rob Smith's upcoming debut novel of the same name, the picture is set in Stalinist Russia and centers on an officer in the secret police who is framed by a colleague for treason. On the run with his emotionally estranged wife, the man unexpectedly encounters a series of child killings which then prompts him to have his own rogue investigation, even though it means risking his own capture.

Shawn Levy "Seems" to Be the Right Man

April 17, 2007 09:17:33 GMT

Poised to be one of the busiest directors working today, Shawn Levy is reportedly attached to both direct and produce a fantasy feature titled "The Seems" for the 20th Century Fox.

Based on John Hulme and Mike Wexler's upcoming novel "The Seems: The Glitch in Sleep", the project is set in a parallel world where everything that humans take for granted is manufactured and designed. When a glitch occurs, a young boy is drafted to correct it and save the world.

Trio Spelling Out "Mamma Mia!"

April 17, 2007 08:49:48 GMT

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More good talents are coming for "Mamma Mia!." The Hollywood Reporter has brought in news informing that Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, and Christine Baranski have all been added into the cast of the flick, which has already had Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, and Amanda Seyfried in.

A joint production of Littlestar and Playtone, the musical romantic comedy is the adaptation of the popular ABBA musical which focuses on a bride-to-be (Seyfried) raised by a single mother (Streep) who locates three men who might be her father and invites them to her wedding. Firth and Skarsgard are said to portray two of the three possible fathers while Baranski plays a plastic surgery-loving party girl in her forties who is bossy and boozy.

Mark Poirier Gathering Russian Brides

April 17, 2007 08:27:31 GMT

Taking his third writing stint, Mark Poirier has been assigned to pen the script of the untitled Russian brides project that Warner Bros. Pictures is still setting up at its pit, Variety has learned.

Adapted from David Benioff's 2002 article "Goodbye to Romance", the picture centers on a group of American guys who travel through Russia to search for brides. Names to direct and star have not yet been revealed, but it is confirmed that Todd Phillips will produce via his eponymous production company with Benioff.

Isaiah Washington Has "The Least of These"

April 17, 2007 07:56:24 GMT

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Returning to the big screen after last being seen taking a film role in 2005, Isaiah Washington is poised to be the leadstar of an indie thriller titled "The Least of These", Variety has reported.

Here the "Grey's Anatomy" star will play a priest with a troubled past who gets transferred to a Catholic boarding school after the mysterious disappearance of one of the priests. Production is set to begin in L.A. June this year with Nathan Scoggins directing from the script he himself wrote.

Sam Raimi Up for "The Hobbit"

April 17, 2007 07:31:43 GMT

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Responding to the rumor saying he is in the running to helm "The Hobbit" following the public dispute between Peter Jackson and New Line Cinema, famed filmmaker Sam Raimi for the first time revealed his thoughts about the matter to Entertainment Weekly in exclusive interview with the magazine's Steve Daly for its Summer Preview issue.

"Peter Jackson might be the best filmmaker on the planet right now. But, um, I don't know what's going to happen next for me right now," the man remarked. "First and foremost, those are Peter Jackson and Bob Shaye's films. If Peter didn't want to do it, and Bob wanted me to do it-and they were both ok with me picking up the reigns-that would be great. I love the book. It's maybe a more kid-friendly story than the others."

Full "Ocean's Thirteen" Site Launched

April 17, 2007 06:56:26 GMT

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Allowing fans and moviegoers to have another look on its highly anticipated flick "Ocean's Thirteen", Warner Bros. Pictures has fully set the official site for the movie on the web in the wait for it to hit theaters on June 8 this year.

Those who visit the website can view a number of new photos from the picture while getting able to download some buddy icons, wallpapers, poster, and screensaver as well as using the film's MySpace page link. More to come are info about cast and filmmakers, showtimes & ticket section, also those of partners and promotion.

"Spider-Man 3" Took Global Debut in Tokyo

April 17, 2007 05:17:15 GMT

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The up-market Roppongi Hills area in Tokyo, Japan was filled with hysteria yesterday, Monday, April 16, as stars of "Spider-Man 3" and director Sam Raimi walked down the red carpet in the drizzling rain to attend world premiere of the superhero flick.

Joined by a handful of local celebrities, leading stars Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst were greeted with screams of "kawaii" (cute) by hundreds of young Japanese fans at an open-air event before the screening, where a stuntman dressed as the web-slinger descended on a rope from above.

Clive Owen Goes "International"

April 17, 2007 04:15:05 GMT

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Seems quite comfortable playing in thriller genre lately, Clive Owen has reportedly nabbed another leading role in an action thriller flick entitled "The International" set to be developed under Columbia Pictures banner.

Scheduled to start filming September this year, the picture is said to concern an Interpol agent who investigates corruption at powerful banking institutions. German filmmaker Tom Tykwer, fresh from helming "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer", is on duty to direct from script written by Eric Singer.

Five Welcome "The Man Who Came Back"


April 17, 2007 03:25:46 GMT

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All ready to jump into Western genre, five talents namely Armand Assante, Eric Braeden, George Kennedy, Sean Young, and Billy Zane have given their nods to get submitted into the cast of an indie feature of the kind titled "The Man Who Came Back."

Slated to enter production later this month in Texas, the project tells the tale of revenge in 1870 against the backdrop of a violent labor strike. Other cast members include Carol Alt, Peter Jason, Jennifer O'Dell, and James Patrick Stewart.

Ted Danson Spends Great Sum of "Money"

April 16, 2007 08:58:41 GMT

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Still opts to linger in comedy genre after "Nobel Son", Ted Danson has signed on to take starring part in comedic caper "Mad Money", a remake of British TV-movie "Hot Money" produced by Big City Pictures, Lightspeed Media, and Swingin' Productions LLC for Millennium Films to distribute.

Toplined by Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah, and Katie Holmes, the movie is set in Kansas City, Missouri and revolves around three co-workers who form a plan steal money that is about to be destroyed at the Federal Reserve Bank. Other names already submitted into the cast include Roger Cross, Stephen Root, Adam Rothenberg, J.C. MacKenzie, Chris McDonald, and Finesse Mitchell.
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