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Weekly Entertainment Article (06/02/06)

Posted by - 09:50 AM on 06/02/06
Whats up everyone, hope you guys are having an awesome summer so far. There is some pretty cool news this week so check it out

News and Rumors:

Len Wiseman has signed on to direct "Die Hard 4". While Scott Speedman is in talks to play the film's villain, who is a cyber criminal who wants to hold the world's electronic system for ransom.

Chow Yun-Fat will play the villain captain, Captain Sao Feng, in "Pirates of the Caribbean 3"

Winona Ryder has joined the cast of "Sex and Death 101", the film is about a man who gets an email which includes every woman he has ever had sex with. And for fans of small titties, she will also be cartoon nude in "A Scanner Darkly" and star in "The Darwin Awards"

For you Natalie Portman fans your dreams might have came true, somewhat, she apparently is going to be nude in the film "Goya's Ghosts" but don't get out the vaseline just yet, its going to be a torture scene.

As we all know Silver Surfer will be the villain in "Fantastic Four 2" but apparently he will end up a hero aswell. Alba has confirmed that Silver Surfer will be in the film with another villain, and also that she will have a love triangle.

Batshit Crazy Mel Gibson's "Apocalypto" has been pushed back to December.

Ed Neumeier will be writing and directing "Starship Troopers 3" which has most of the original cast returning

Props and Sets from "Arrested Development" are now being sold which is just another nail in the coffin.

Chris Tucker has signed on to star in "Munnabhi MBBS" a remake of a Bollywood Hit. It will be retitled "Gangsta M.D." and start filming after "Rush Hour 3". Its about a mafia leader who is pretending to be a doctor when his parents visit him from their small village, but when his parents finally find out he is not a doctor he decides to better himself and become one.

Tom Stoppard is being looked at to write the 22nd James Bond movie and Roger Michell is also being looked at to direct.

The film version of "Strangers With Candy" has a website up. The film opens June 28th

"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" is getting some new stars, as Helena Bonham Carter is taking over the role of Death Eater Bellatrix Lestrange, and Professor Grubbly-Plank is going to be played by Apple Brook. Jason Piper has been cast as Bane the Centaur. And for the flashback scene will have James Walters playing Young Sirius Black, James Utechin playing young Remus Lupin and Alec Hopkins playing young Severus Snape.

Topher Grace is attached to star in "Kids in America" about a college graduate who meets the girl of his dreams over a holiday weekend, only to begin to come to terms of his soon to be adulthood. He will also star in "Coxblockers" with Sean William Scott.

The Rock is looking to butcher another videogame to movie film, this time its "Spy Hunter", no word on a release date yet.

Sean Bean will star in the remake of the 1985 movie "The Hitcher".

Donnie Yen will star along with George Clooney in the remake of "The Seven Samurai", which is about seven Samurai's who battled 40 bandits who constantly tried to take over their small village.

Uma Thurman will star in a romantic comedy titled "The Accidental Husband". A story about a psychologist who gets engaged and leans she's already married. After she tracks down her husband she is torn on who to be with.

Forest Whitaker, Matthew Fox, Dennis Quaid and William Hurt will star in "Vantage Point". The story is about an assassination attempt on the President and is told by five different points of view in 15-min increments.

Todd Phillips is going to direct the remake of "Men". Which is about a man who moves out of his house after he finds out his wife cheated on him and into an apartment with an artist, only to find out the artist is the man his wife was cheating on him with. Phillips is also apparently very busy, with "School for Scoundrels" starring Billy Bob Thorton and Jon Heder opening Sept 29th and developing the comedy "The Dissociate" and a sequel to "Old School".

Mike Myers will star, write, and produce a yet to be titled comedy for Paramount Pictures, which he plays a character named Pitka who is a self-help guru who helps couples overcome romantic problems.

Sony has bought the rights to a comedy film titled "Jack and Jill" and have hopes for Adam Sandler's production company Happy Madison productions to take it over. This is pretty much a sign that Adam Sandler will probably be starring.

Spoiler for upcoming "Superman Returns"
Apparently Superman will end up in a hospital at the end of the film.

Rumor is there will be 4 villains in Spider-Man 3: Sandman, Venom, Green Goblin and another, apparently Avi Arad confirmed it. The film will hit theaters May 4th 2007 and the teaser trailer may be coming out with "Superman Returns" or "Talledega Nights"

Naveen Andrews, Mary Steenburgern, Jodie Foster, and Terrence Howard will all star in the thriller "The Brave One". Foster's character will play a women who is recovering from an attack who is out for revenge.

There is the possibility of an Emma Frost spin-off of the X-Men series. And rumors circulating that the kids in Professor X's school will have their own type of movie including characters Iceman, Rogue, Angel, Ktty Pryde and Collosus.

Broken Lizard are set to produce another movie from their comedy group titled "Take My Wife" about an average guy who swaps wives with an Hollywood movie star. They also have "Beerfest" releasing in the fall and working on "Ambulance Chasers".


Movies in theaters this week 6/2:

THE BREAK-UP
After Brooke (Jennifer Aniston) calls it quits with her boyfriend Gary (Vince Vaughn), neither person is willing to move out of the condo they share.

DISTRICT B13
Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.

PEACEFUL WARRIOR
A chance encounter with a stranger (Nick Nolte) changes the life of a college gymnast (Scott Mechlowicz).

all movie summaries from the moviebox.net

DVD News:

DVD's Released this Week:

Date Movie
Freedomland
Platoon 20th Anniversary CE
Riddick Trilogy
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Numb3rs 1st Season
Will & Grace Series Finale
Queer as Folk Final Season
Buffy The Vampire Slayer Seasons 1-7 (new package)
Joey Season 1
The Kids in the Hall Season 4
Alf Season 3
Avatar: The Last Airbender
The Dukes of Hazzard Season 6

Announced DVD Release Dates:

Ask The Dust: July 25th
I Know What You Did Last Summer Box Set: Aug 1st
Don't Come Knocking: Aug 8th
Bring It On: All or Nothing: Aug 8th
OZ 6th Season: Sept 5th
Stella 1st Season: Sept 12th
Smallville 5th Season: Sept 12th
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu: Sept 12th
Mission Impossible TV Series 1st Season: Sept 12th
The Maid: Sept 12th
Gilmore Girls 6th Season: Sept 19th
One Tree Hill 3rd Season: Sept 26th
Lady Vengeance: Sept 26th

Trailers:

Snakes on a Plane

Accepted

Monster House

Strangers With Candy

6 minute preview of The Omen

Pulse

The Holiday

The Namesake

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Reviews:

Slade has reviewed X3: The Last Stand check it out

Until Next Week...Same Bat Time...Same Bat Channel
 
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09:55 AM on 06/02/06
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For you Natalie Portman fans your dreams might have came true, somewhat, she apparently is going to be nude in the film "Goya's Ghosts" but don't get out the vaseline just yet, its going to be a torture scene.


Haha
09:57 AM on 06/02/06
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Originally Posted by Brandon Trainer
And for fans of small titties...
Haha. I thought she had quite a rack? I remember seeing her in one outfit while she was coming out of court for that whole shoplifting trial. :shrugs:
Originally Posted by Brandon Trainer
For you Natalie Portman fans your dreams might have came true, somewhat, she apparently is going to be nude in the film "Goya's Ghosts" but don't get out the vaseline just yet, its going to be a torture scene.
Doesn't that make it even hotter?
10:10 AM on 06/02/06
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natalie portman naked!

and diehard 4? oh geez
10:11 AM on 06/02/06
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We looked like giants.
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Can not wait for the new Spiderman. ...And you know Natalie Portman.
10:12 AM on 06/02/06
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Originally Posted by Jared Kaufman
Doesn't that make it even hotter?

Sicko.

...


...


(It does though)
10:12 AM on 06/02/06
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natalie portman...naked...

my hand hurts already...
10:16 AM on 06/02/06
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hooray For Strangers With Candy The Movie!!!!!!!!!
10:19 AM on 06/02/06
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That snakes on a plane trailer was awesome.
10:21 AM on 06/02/06
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Originally Posted by mybreakingpoint
natalie portman...naked...

my hand hurts already...

hahaha i feel ur pain man
10:22 AM on 06/02/06
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Originally Posted by Drew Beringer
That snakes on a plane trailer was awesome.

is there a new one?
10:25 AM on 06/02/06
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Stella Dvd Yay!!!!!!!
10:26 AM on 06/02/06
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Originally Posted by Brandon Trainer

Donnie Yen will star along with George Clooney in the remake of "The Seven Samurai", which is about seven Samurai's who battled 40 bandits who constantly tried to take over their small village.


Mother fucker, NO! And especially not with George Clooney connected to it.

And if it's the same Seven Samurai I'm thinking of, it's seven samurai that are hired by a poor village for almost nothing to risk their lives for them.
10:40 AM on 06/02/06
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I cheered and clapped after the trailer for SoaP before X3.
10:50 AM on 06/02/06
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...a remake of a Kurasawa film? the end days are indeed upon us.

Topher Grace: I love the fucker to death, but three was already a movie called Kids in America put out last year.

Can't wait to see Far in PoC3.

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