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“Despicable Me” Eclipses Twilight

“Despicable Me” took the top spot at the box office, bearing the latest Twilight movie and newcomer “Predators.”  The film outpaced expectations, turning moviegoers’ ardor into a surprisingly heartfelt domestic bow estimated at $60.1 million. The Top-12 grossing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of Sunday, July …

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Cast Rumors for X-Men:First Class

Rumors are flying everywhere when it comes to casting for Matthew Vaughn’s X-Men: First Class. According to everyone, Benjamin Walker was considered a lock as the Beast just a couple of weeks back.  Last week Walker left the project, presumably due to the studio’s concern regarding his age compared to …

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Cast Confirmed

Director Thomas Alfredson has landed a top-notch cast for his big screen adaptation of John Le Carré’s classic spy thriller Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. According to Variety, Gary Oldman, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender have all signed on to the film. Le Carré’s novel is the first book …

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Filmmakers to Submit Short Films for the ‘Halloween Horror Nights — Rob Zombie Film Competition’

Universal Studios Hollywood and Rob Zombie are partnering to recognize the nation’s top short-form filmmaking horror genre talent with the “Halloween Horror Nights – Rob Zombie Film Competition,” offering filmmakers an opportunity to have their scariest short film judged by a panel led by the multi-media horror auteur, rewarded with …

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Law Leaks Sherlock Holmes 2 Launch

While at the 45th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic to accept the prestigious Festival President’s Award, Jude Law let it slip in an interview with Empire Online that the second Sherlock Holmes film will most likely start shooting much earlier than its reported December start date. …

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Abigail Spencer Joins ‘Cowboys and Aliens’

Abigail Spencer, best known as Don Draper’s mistress on the hit AMC series “Mad Men”, will be making her big screen debut in “Cowboys and Aliens”. Spencer, joins Daniel Craig, Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford and Sam Rockwell in the film based on the Platinum Studios graphic novel about cowboys and Indians …

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Andrew Garfield is the New Spider-Man

After a long search, Sony Pictures has finally chosen the the its lead for the  reboot of the Spider-Man franchise.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, the role has gone to Andrew Garfield (the Red Riding trilogy, The Social Network). Director Marc Webb is impressed by Garfield and stated at the …

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Radical Publishing Launches Imprint WIth Full Clip

Radical Publishing and Full Clip Productions announced they have entered into an imprint deal. Under this agreement, Full Clip Productions, the company headed by actor Sam Worthington and his partners Michael Schwarz and John Schwarz, will develop intellectual property to be produced under the Radical banner. Worthington and John Schwarz will star in the …

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TNT to Invade Comic-Con with Falling Skies

The resistance is coming to Comic-Con.  TNT is going to give fans the very first look at the eagerly anticipated new series FALLING SKIES, fromDreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg, starringNoah Wyle. The gripping drama series, slated to premiere in summer 2011, envisions a world where aliens have invaded, and the fate …

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