Shock: Tarantino Says The Bride Will Be Back

1 10 2009


Though in recent years his buddy Robert Rodriguez has taken the crown of promised projects never completed, Quentin Tarantino is in the hall of fame. Be it the Vega Brothers sequel, his proposed spaghetti western project, a Kill Bill anime or his ability to constantly disappoint fans with his DVD releases (it took five years to get Jackie Brown on DVD and we still  haven’t gotten Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair or a Grindhouse box set), Tarantino is the master in his field. This past year alone he has talked about a prequel to Inglourious Basterds as a mini-series a la Band of Brothers, and now he is back to the classics, bringing back the idea of another bride’s tale in Kill Bill Vol. 3.

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Dimension Films Goes Sequel Crazy

25 09 2009


With the Weinstein Company in dire financial circumstances despite the success of Inglorious Basterds, chairman Bob Weinstein is refocusing on “what [he] does best” with the Dimension films branch of the studio. The motion picture unit is reviving several franchises and adding an increased emphasis on 3D. Read the rest of this entry »

Sherlock Holmes Sequel Already On The Way… With Brad Pitt?

22 09 2009

Guy Ritchie and Robert Downey Jr.’s take on Sherlock Holmes hasn’t even hit theaters yet but Warner Bros. is already gearing up for a sequel. According to Variety, the writing duo of Kieran and Michele Mulroney (Paper Man) have been tapped to work on a second film based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic character. Read the rest of this entry »

Hell Yes: Christoph Waltz Cast in The Green Hornet

14 09 2009


Last week, the people behind Michel Gondry’s The Green Hornet wrote up a press release that both confirmed rumor and introduced some new characters to the project. At the time, Nicolas Cage was close to reaching a deal as the film’s major villain, but things fell apart somewhere down the line and he was nixed. Now, Nikki Finke over at Deadline Hollywood is reporting that someone very exciting has taken over the role: Christoph Waltz.

Those that have seen Inglourious Basterds know how incredibly gifted Waltz is as an actor, particularly in playing a villain, so much so that he was awarded the Best Actor prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The character, Chudnofsky, according to Variety, is a “gangster villain,” but we can probably expect a few change-ups in the character now that we are not only dealing with someone with an Austrian accent, but also someone with real acting talent.

To protect our journalistic credibility, it should be said that Deadline Hollywood is, thus far, the only source of the story, so further fact checking will soon ensue. Should anything change about this story, we will be the first to let you know.

Weekend Winners

14 09 2009

As expected, the Tyler Perry fanbase pushed I Can Do Bad All By Myself to number one at the box office this weekend, which now stands as the third best opening that Perry has had. Check out the rest of the top five after the jump.

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Weekend Winners

8 09 2009

Did we mention that September is a sucky time for movies? How else could The Final Destination be the first movie to take the top spot two weeks in a row since Transformers 2? Though it didn’t place, check out our review of Extract later today. Your three-day-weekend top five after the jump.

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Halloween To Dress Up Michael Myers In 3D

1 09 2009

Coming off of a weekend where is finished third at the box office with a gross of a little over $17 million, the 10th edition of Halloween is already being given a sequel. This time Michael Myers will be terrorizing Haddonfield in 3D… and without Rob Zombie. Read the rest of this entry »