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mdc ricky bobby dispute Movie News: Ricky Bobby Controversy; Jason Sudeikis, the New Fletch; Colin Firth in Devils Knot Trailer

Ricky Bobby: Look at the car on the left; it’s from Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, starring Will Ferrell. Now look at the car on the right; it’s parked outside Ricky Bobby’s Sports Saloon and Restaurant, located in Fort Worth, Texas. Notice any similarities? So did Columbia Pictures, which is now suing the restaurant operators, demanding that they stop profiting… Continue reading Movie News: Ricky Bobby Controversy; Jason Sudeikis, the New 'Fletch;' Colin Firth in 'Devil's Knot' Trailer

  • ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ (Tom Ripley series) by Patricia Highsmith

    This charming con man and murderer has led five separate films, adapted from only three of his five novels (‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ and ‘Ripley’s Game’ have been done twice), with prominent actors Matt Damon, Alain Delon, Dennis Hopper, Barry Pepper and John Malkovich in the role at different points since 1960. Although these films work okay on their own

  • David Mandel to Write Fletch

    As reported earlier this year , Warner Bros. has plans to reboot the Fletch franchise. Now, The Hollywood Reporter has word that the studio has brought in David Mandel to script the first draft.

    The Gregory McDonald novel series, first published in 1974 with “Fletch,” offers a humorous take on an LA-based investigative journalist. The first book spawned 11 sequels and served as the basis for a 1985 film… Continue reading David Mandel to Write Fletch