01:00 PM on 03/18/12
contributors: rest_easy, stayillogical, and Thomas Balkcom
Industry News and Rumors:
01) Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master is expected for an October release date.
02) The RoboCop remake will hit theaters on August 9, 2013.
03) First look at Chris Hemsworth in Ron Howard’s racing drama Rush.
04) Jeremy Renner, Javier Bardem, and Natalie Portman are all in talks to join Ridley Scott’s The Counselor.
05) Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom will open this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
06) Here’s the full poster for Moonrise Kingdom.
07) First photo of Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer in The Lone Ranger.
08) Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes, Piranha 3D) is in talks to direct the vampire comic Undying Love.
09) Max Landis will return to write Chronicle 2.
10) R.I.P. Disney songwriter Robert Sherman.
11) Here’s a new image from Prometheus.
12) Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen are teaming up to write a horror movie.
13) Cinematographer Wally Pfister will shoot his directorial debut this fall.
14) Woody Allen will star in the John Turturro written and directed comedy Fading Gigolo.
15) Prometheus and Frankenweenie will be released in IMAX 3D.
16) Elle Fanning will play Princess Aurora in Maleficent, also starring Angelina Jolie.
17) Watch a short clip of The Hunger Games.
18) Animal House is headed to Broadway with songs by the Barenaked Ladies.
19) Jason Segel will not write or star in The Muppets sequel.
20) Tom Hardy will produce and star in an untitled biker film set in 1969.
21) There is a GarbagePail Kids film in development.
22) The 24 movie will not shoot in 2012.
23) Sin City 2 might shoot this summer, according to Robert Rodriguez.
24) Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis have joined Brie Larson and Fred Armisen to star in Relanxious.
25) Jurassic Park is getting a 3D re-release.
26) Here is a first look at Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Looper.
01) Breaking Bad will return in July.
02) Justified has been renewed for a fourth season.
03) Fox has cancelled Terra Nova, but Netflix has expressed interest in reviving the show.
04) Parks and Recreation has filmed two season finales.
05) Here are some new images and a poster for the fifth season of Mad Men.
06) Luck has been cancelled.
01) Men in Black 3 - http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-will-smith-is-getting-too-old-for-this-in-new-trailer-for-men-in-black-3
02) On the Road - http://www.slashfilm.com/on-road-trailer/
03) What To Expect When You’re Expecting - http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=87791
04) In Our Nature - http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Trailer-SXSW-Drama-Our-Nature-29816.html
05) The Cabin in the Woods - http://www.slashfilm.com/short-the-cabin-woods-trailer/
06) Ice Age: Continental Drift - http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/fox/iceagecontinentaldrift/
07) Dark Shadows - http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-johnny-depp-tim-burton-go-gothic-in-trailer-for-dark-shadows
08) Prometheus - http://www.slashfilm.com/prometheus-full-theatrical-trailer/
Absolutepunk Entertainment Forum Links
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01:16 PM on 03/18/12
i really hope the Muppets sequel doesn't bomb...
01:43 PM on 03/18/12
It's like Meow-Schwitz in here.
How is the new trailer for Prometheus not here?
Also yes breaking bad.
02:47 PM on 03/18/12
I can't express how much I am not okay with this Robocop reboot nonsense.
02:56 PM on 03/18/12
1) Evan Goldberg/Seth Rogen making a horror movie seems amazing.
2) God damnit, Robert Rodriguez! Make Sin City 2 already!
02:56 PM on 03/18/12
- Moonrise Kingdom will be amazing
- the counselor sounds awesome (no jeremy renner please, not a fan)
- re-imaging of sleeping beauty...i hate hollywood haha.
- sin city 2 sounds great
03:04 PM on 03/18/12
looper should be insanely rad
03:29 PM on 03/18/12
Well, I can safely tell you what movie I won't be seeing on August 9, 2013.
03:35 PM on 03/18/12
You can't afford to live like this
I kind of wished they wouldn't have actually filmed both Park and Rec endings, it will make whichever actually airs seem less significant or real, at least in my mind. It's crazy, but I'll still always know there is definite footage of the opposite happening.
04:00 PM on 03/18/12
this boat is obviously sinking
PT Anderson mutha fuckas!
04:07 PM on 03/18/12
Agreed. Could not be more excited for that movie
04:08 PM on 03/18/12
Looking forward to the new PTA film, dude never disappoints
04:10 PM on 03/18/12
i hope tera nova get a second season
04:48 PM on 03/18/12
I wish they'd just make a new Jurassic Park movie instead of converting it to 3D :/
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