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The Sci-fi Book Club: Cloud Atlas Is Experimental Science Fiction at Its Best
Cloud Atlas made its big premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival a few days ago and it was not surprising that reactions were all over the place. Anyone who has read the book could have predicted that (read the… Continue reading Pondering the Massive 'Cloud Atlas' Movie, and Why 'The Manhattan Projects' Needs to Become a Movie
Now that Nick Cannon is done making babies with terrible names with his wife Mariah Carey, he wants to become a director. The America’s Got Talent host will be teaming up with Lionsgate for a feature being described as “today’s version of House Party.” The film will be a vehicle for Cannon to marry “a lot of the young hip hop acts of today” and… Continue reading Nick Cannon Wants to make a New 'House Party', Sharon Stone's New Sexy Thriller & Viola Davis' Two Projects in the Works
If there’s one thing we love more than watching a celebrity fall from grace here in America, it’s seeing them climb back to the top of the mountain and regain their former glory. Two of Hollywood’s biggest pariahs – Charlie Sheen and Mel Gibson – are about to attempt just that. Hey, if it worked for Michael Vick…
Sheen… Continue reading Charlie Sheen and Mel Gibson Look to Resuscitate Their Careers with New Projects
While the economy might still be mired in a slump, actors and casting agents are keeping busy. Don’t take our word for it – just check out some of the latest casting news and rumors floating around Hollywood.
— Deadline says Russell Crowe has now officially signed on to co-star in Allen Hughes’ Broken City. The occasionally cantankerous Crowe… Continue reading Casting: Bryan Cranston, Brit Marling, Russell Crowe, and Gerard Butler in New Projects
If you loved Brendan Gleeson in In Bruges then you’ll enjoy his take on Sgt. Gerry Boyle in The Guard. John Michael McDonagh makes his directorial debut with this comedic fish-out-of-water tale of murder, blackmail, drug trafficking and police corruption. Gleeson plays an eccentric Irish policeman who unwillingly is teamed up with a humorless FBI agent (Don Cheadle), and together they take on the biggest… Continue reading Dialogue: Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle Team Up in 'The Guard', and Discuss Their Latest Projects 'Iron Man 3', 'Safe House' and 'The Raven'