In July, it seemed like Kevin Costner was unstoppable, having lined up high-profile roles in the upcoming Superman reboot Man of Steel and director Quentin Tarantino's latest movie, Django Unchained.
Described as a "Southern" — blending together elements of the Western genre and exploitation movies — Django Unchained follows a freed slave (Jamie Foxx) who trains with a German bounty hunter (Christoph Waltz) in order to reclaim his wife from a plantation owner (Leonardo DiCaprio). Coster was reportedly playing a "vile and sadistic trainer of slaves," a departure from his usual roles.
But according to a Tweet from Variety writer Justin Kroll, Costner is no longer involved. more on these casting news stories >> Posted 09.16.11 by Ryan
Director George Ratliff's adaptation of Salvation Boulevard was a reported crowd favorite when it debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January. IFC Pictures and Sony soon picked up the movie's distribution rights and have finally released a trailer for the movie.
Based on the novel by Larry Beinhart (Wag the Dog), Salvation Boulevard stars a high profile cast that includes Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer Connelly, Greg Kinnear and Ed Harris. A religious satire, Salvation Boulevard comes at a time when the proposed Rapture has been moved to October 21, so the July release date allows the movie to arrive with more than enough time before the (rescheduled) end. watch the trailer >> Posted 05.24.11 by Ryan
Right after Resident Evil: Afterlife enjoyed a successful opening weekend when it became the first Resident Evil movie to go No. 1 worldwide, franchise star Milla Jovovich confirmed that another Resident Evil sequel was a "definite." Almost six months later, Resident Evil 5 has a release date.
ComingSoon reports that Sony Screen Gems has scheduled Resident Evil 5 for a September 14, 2012, release date. Whether Jovovich's husband, Paul W.S. Anderson will be involved is unknown, though considering he has produced and penned the screenplay for all four Resident Evil movies and directed both Afterlife and the 2002 original, it's hard to think that Anderson won't be involved. It's also probably safe to assume that Resident Evil 5 will arrive in 3-D, considering the boost it gave Afterlife.
Arriving a month after Resident Evil 5 is George Clooney's political thriller The Ides of March, based on Beau Willimon's play Farragut North. Clooney is directing the movie and stars opposite Ryan Gosling, who plays an idealistic staffer who learns a lesson about dirty politics as he works for a new political candidate (Clooney) on the campaign trail. Willimon loosely based his play on the 2004 Democratic primary campaign of Howard Dean.
THR reports that Sony will open The Ides of March on October 14, 2012. Paul Giamatti, Marisa Tomei and Evan Rachel Wood co-star. Posted 03.05.11 by Ryan
David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Ron Howard's Frost/Nixon lead nominations with five apiece. Heath Ledger received his expected posthumous nomination for his stellar performance as The Joker in The Dark Knight, although the nod was the only love the Globes showed the year's most successful fan favorite.
In the "Musical or Comedy" categories, much love was shown for In Bruges and Vicky Christina Barcelona, with both being nominated for Best Picture as well as two nods apiece in the Musical or Comedy acting categories.
Mickey Rourke continues to draw acclaim for his transformation in The Wrestler, while his costar Marisa Tomei (considered an outside chance) was nominated in the supporting category. Bruce Springsteen's theme song was also nominated.
78-year-old Clint Eastwood shows no signs of slowing down. The Hollywood legend surfaced in two unusual categories, nominated for Changeling's score and the theme song to Gran Torino, which Eastwood sings.
See all the movie Golden Globe Nominations. Posted 12.11.08 by reelz
Variety reports that Jonah Hill, Marisa Tomei, and John Reilly may form one of the stranger triangles in recent Hollywood filmdom. Reilly will play a divorced man who falls for single mom Tomei, and Hill will play Tomei's jealous teenage son, who also happens to be a 40-year-old studio executive. Okay, we made up that last part, but if the writers can fit it into the script somehow, it will make the whole thing more believable. Even if he shaves the beard and puts in some contacts, 25-year-old Hill is looking just a little bit too super-old to keep playing teenagers, isn't he? Posted 12.10.08 by reelz
Renee Zellweger will likely be starring in the comedy, My One and Only, based on the unusual childhood of uber-tan actor George Hamilton, in which his mother went on search of a wealthy man to supprt her and her sons. Charlie Peters (3 Men and a Little Lady) wrote the script. Richard Loncraine (Firewall, Wimbledon) will direct.
Marisa Tomei will star as a stripper opposite Mickey Rourke in The Wrestler, Darren Aronofsky's new drama about an over-the-hill '80s wrestler (Rourke). Tomei was recently seen looking fabulous in Sidney Lumet's Before the Devil Knows You're Dead.
And Patrick Wilson (the hottie dad in Little Children) has signed to star in Barry Munday, a romantic comedy about a philanderer who is named in a paternity suit. The movie is based on the Frank Turner Holton's novel, Life in a Strange Place.
Source: Variety. Posted 02.12.08 by reelz