02:40 PM on 04/22/12
contributors: rest_easy, stayillogical, and Thomas Balkcom
Industry News and Rumors:
01) Emliy Blunt
will join Tom Cruise in All You Need Is Kill.
02) The videogame Need for Speed will become a movie.
03) The Buddy Cianci biopic has a director.
04) Here are some more casting additions to Labor Day.
05) Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock.
06) Cannes has an absolutely incredible lineup.
07) Silent Hill: Revelation will be released on Halloween.
08) Scorsese will follow Hugo with The Wolf of Wall Street.
09) The Master has a $30 million dollar budget.
10) Here are some clips from Moonrise Kingdom.
11) All signs point towards Francis Lawrence to direct Catching Fire.
12) Guy Pearce has joined Iron Man 3.
13) Rich Ross has resigned.
01) Mitch Hurwitz on Arrested Development.
02) John Hawkes turned down the role of the governor on The Walking Dead.
03) Here are some Hannibal details.
01) Your Sister's Sister - http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplayli...plass-20120418
02) Hemingway & Gellhorn - http://www.slashfilm.com/trailer-phi...an-clive-owen/
03) Magic Mike - http://www.slashfilm.com/magic-mike-trailer/
04) Cosmopolis - http://www.slashfilm.com/cosmopolis-...tinson-cannes/
05) The Bourne Legacy (international) - http://www.slashfilm.com/bourne-lega...easer-trailer/
Absolutepunk Entertainment Forum Links
Game of Thrones
The Amazing Spider-Man
Parks and Recreation
The Dark Knight Rises
The Hunger Games
The Book Thread
Movie Lists 2012
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02:42 PM on 04/22/12
Good casting on Pierce for Iron Man 3. Also, my nerd boner rages for The Avengers.
03:24 PM on 04/22/12
The Need for Speed movie has been done like 5 or 6 times under the name Too Fast. Amirite?
03:36 PM on 04/22/12
pretty much what i thought too. it'll be interesting to see how they go about making it different...or exactly the same.
03:40 PM on 04/22/12
I'm excited for Jeremy Renner for the new Bourne movie. Loved him in The Hurt Locker. As per the Hollywood norm, I think they will make a sequel to the one that is coming out this fall, and then possibly a 3rd to make a trilogy, and then Matt Damon and Renner will both be in, technically the 7th Bourne movie.
03:45 PM on 04/22/12
On a side note, The Raid was freaking awesome. Don't worry about the subtitles, there wasn't that much dialogue.
03:55 PM on 04/22/12
when I think I am, I'm not
Really excited about the new Silent Hill. Also, John Hawkes, one does not simply turn down the role of the governor.
04:02 PM on 04/22/12
the master...i cant wait.
05:10 PM on 04/22/12
There was a fish in the percolator
I'm excited about P.T. Anderson's next film. Anyone listen to the Nerdist podcast episode with Tenacious D? Jack Black described an awkward encounter with Tom Cruise, where Black praised his performance in "Magnolia" but Cruise kinda blew him off. Black later realized that it was because of the news that Anderson was going to make a film that mirrored/criticized Scientology.
05:17 PM on 04/22/12
Hopkins as Hitchcock is wild.
05:17 PM on 04/22/12
new tom cruise movie sounds cool
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