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Entertainment Round-Up (10/16/2010)
Entertainment Round-Up (10/16/2010)
10/16/10 at 12:06 PM by Thomas Balkcom
contributors: rest_easy, Stayillogical, and tommykb127

Industry News and Rumors:


Movies

01) Here are the box office numbers from last weekend. (10/8-10/10)

1. The Social Network $15,451,991 $46,021,161
2. Life as We Know It $14,506,464 $14,506,464
3. Secretariat $12,694,770 $12,694,770
4. Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole $6,888,019 $39,273,984
5. My Soul to Take $6,842,220 $6,842,220

02) Early Harry Potter films are being converted to 3D for Blu-Ray releases.

03) Check out the trailer for Michael Greenspan's Wrecked.

04) Here's a summary of tweets from Kevin Smith that are updates on Red State.

05) I had no idea about this movie and I wish that was still the case.

06) Some updates on The Hobbit here. Looks like they could start shooting as early as February.

07) Betty White and Nicole Scherzinger have joined the cast of MIB 3.

08) Check out the first trailer for Gus Van Sant's latest film, Restless, here.

09) Here's a pretty cool collection of international posters for Black Swan.

10) The news of the week, and IMO some of the best news I've heard in awhile, Tom Hardy to play a major role in Nolan's upcoming Batman film.

11) Check out a movie trailer and poster for Drive Angry 3D.

12) Here is some set footage from Super 8.

13) Snyder is now saying that the notion that General Zod will be the villain in his Superman film is just a rumor.

14) It's looking like Paranormal Activity 2 will be getting an IMAX release.

15) Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, and Rashida Jones all to appear in The Muppets.

16)Check out a trailer for All Good Things starring Ryan Gosling and Kristen Dunst.

17) Rhys Ifans will play the villain in the upcoming Spiderman film. According to /film, he'll be playing the Lizard.

18) Here are some images from Conan.

19) Sam Rockwell and Ari Graynor have been casted in David Gordon Green's upcoming film, The Sitter.

Television
01) Fox has ordered episodes for an animated version of Napoleon Dynamite and Allen Gregory, starring the voice of Jonah Hill. Gosh!

02) TBS has confirmed that Andy Richter will be joining Conan on his new show. Shocker!
Watch Conanís statement here.

03)
Marvel and ABC are developing a live action Incredible Hulk TV series.


Movies Out Next Week (10/22)


Hereafter
Paranormal Activity 2


DVDs Out Next Week (10/19)


Predators
Oceans
Apocalypse Now (BD)
Psycho (BD)
Seven Samurai (CC BD)


Absolutepunk Entertainment Links


Paranormal Activity 2

Jackass
Hereafter
Red
Conviction
Mad Men
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
The Social Network
Let Me In
Boardwalk Empire
Jersey Shore


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sources: aintitcool.com, slashfilm.com, empire.com, theavclub.com, tv.ign.com, fandango.com, videoeta.com, deadline.com, variety.com, comingsoon.net, firstshowing.com, superherohype.com
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