In the wake of the tragic shootings in Aurora, Colo., last month Warner Bros. ordered reshoots on their upcoming mobster movie, Gangster Squad, so they could replace a scene where a group of mobsters shoot into a crowded Grauman's Chinese Theatre, a scene that was deemed too similar to the July 20 massacre. The studio then delayed the movie until 2013 while screenwriter Will Beall came up with different scenarios for the movie's ending. Apparently, Beall has come up with an agreeable alternative, with reshoots scheduled to begin on August 20 according to The Hollywood Reporter. what will be changed? >> Posted 08.12.12 by Ryan
Earlier this month, Harrison Ford was targeted for the adaptation of Ender's Game, based on the 1985 novel by Orson Scott Card. Coming from the sci-fi/Western mash-up of Cowboys and Aliens, it would seem that Ford would want to stay away from yet another sci-fi movie, as the actor's resume likes to switch genres from project to project. But with Ford being cast in the Jackie Robinson biopic 42, Ender's Game seemed like a good possibility, and finally it's official.
THR reports that Ford has signed on to play Colonel Hyrum Graff, Commander of Training for the International Fleet. In Ender's Game, humanity has been decimated by an insect-like alien race, with the government enlisting gifted children into battle school to train them to aid in the fight against the invaders. Bullied Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield, Hugo) masters a zero-gravity, laser-tag game and Graff sees his potential for saving humanity. Abigail Breslin has also been cast as Ender's sister.
Ender's Game is looking at a February production start under the direction of Gavin Hood (X-Men Origins: Wolverine), who also adapted the script. Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit) was previously cast as Petra Arkanian, Ender's most trusted ally, with Ben Kingsley (Hugo, Ghandi) playing Mazer Rackham, Ender's mentor. Brendan Meyer (Spooky Buddies) will play one of Ender's bullying classmates. Ender's Game is scheduled for release on March 15, 2013. Four actors join Linda lovelace biopic >> Posted 12.22.11 by Ryan
After pairing together for the March thriller Limitless, Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro are looking to reunite for The Silver Lining Playbook, the next movie from The Fighter director David O. Russell.
Based on the 2008 novel by Matthew Quick, The Silver Lining Playbook follows a former high school teacher who is released from a mental institution into the custody of his mother. He then tries to win back his ex-wife but falls for his neighbor instead. Cooper was originally attached to the role, but recently it looked like Russell was going to re-team with Fighter actor and producer Mark Wahlberg instead. Deadline reports that Wahlberg had to drop out due to scheduling issues, and now Cooper is back in talks.
What part De Niro will play is unknown, though the report adds that Jennifer Lawrence (X-Men: First Class) will play the part of Cooper's neighbor after Anne Hathaway has dropped out due to conflicts with her The Dark Knight Rises shooting schedule. Production will begin this fall. more Gangster Squad, Bowden becomes a nurse in 3D >> Posted 08.03.11 by Ryan
The 2003 action movie S.W.A.T. didn't exactly receive the warmest reception from critics, but managed to earn $207 million in worldwide box office anyway. Seven years later, a trailer for a sequel titled S.W.A.T.: Firefight has arrived.
This time Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, and Michelle Rodriguez are nowhere to be found, with Gabriel Macht (The Spirit) filling in as a Los Angeles S.W.A.T. member who is transferred to Detroit and becomes hunted by an ex-government agent (Robert Patrick) after a routine hostage situation turns deadly.
Watch the trailer >> Posted 01.11.11 by Ryan