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Justin Theroux producing ‘Air Guitar’

Posted: October 26, 2009 at 11:00 am   /   Local, Movie News

You may not be familiar with him by name, but you’ve seen Justin Theroux before. This multi-talented actor wrote the screenplay for the highly successful comedy, Tropic Thunder. He is also the one responsible for writing the screenplay to the sure to be summer blockbuster, Iron Man 2. So, obviously I stand up and take […]

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Ryan Reynolds Cross-dressing for New Role

Posted: October 16, 2009 at 1:50 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Can you blame him? Hollywood apparently loves actors who are willing to get their hands dirty with a little cross-dressing. Hillary Swank won an Academy Award for it. Robin Williams (Mrs. Doubtfire), Dustin Hoffman (Tootsie), Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies), Wayans Brothers (White Chicks), are all actors who have switched gender roles for a film, and […]

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Mandalay Pictures options Joe Hill’s ‘Horns’

Posted: October 12, 2009 at 11:21 am   /   Local, Movie News

This really doesn’t sound like a big deal (and it may not be), but when you are the son of famous author Stephen King, the media kind of steps up and notices. I think it says something really good about Joe Hill (born Joseph Hillstrom King) that he didn’t immediately ride his father’s famous coat […]

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Favreau and Downey attached to ‘Cowboys and Aliens’

Posted: September 2, 2009 at 8:49 am   /   Local, Movie News

Wow, what a long running project. This has been in the works for 12 years. The concept sounds cool, and they keep adding to the project people I like. They start by having the Lost/Star Trek writers penning the script, then they give me the star and director of Iron Man. Personally, I think someone […]

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Bryan Singer to Produce and Direct “Battlestar Galactica” Feature

Posted: August 13, 2009 at 6:48 pm   /   Local, Movie News

X-Men and Usual Suspects director Bryan Singer is confirmed by Universal to produce and direct a movie of “Battlestar Galactica”. From Variety.com Universal is confirming that Bryan Singer will direct and produce a feature version of “Battlestar Galactica” for the studio, which was revealed by the website Hitfix. The development is something of a surprise, […]

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Jason Segel to Star in “The Adventurer’s Handbook”

Posted: August 5, 2009 at 2:39 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Jason Segel is the newest star attached to the upcoming comedy The Adventurer’s Handbook.  Segel will be co-starring along with Jason Schwartzman and Jonah Hill in the comedy directed by Akiva Schaffer. From THR.com Johah Hill, Matt Spicer and Max Winkler wrote the script, about four childhood friends who are bored with the monotony of […]

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Coraline on DVD and Blu-Ray, Enter to Win a FREE DVD Copy Today!

Posted: August 4, 2009 at 11:47 am   /   Contests, DVD News, Local

From Henry Selick, the director of “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Coraline is in stores on DVD and Blu-Ray! From the Director of The Nightmare Before Christmas comes a visually stunning stop-motion animated feature – the first to be originally filmed in 3-D! Discover how the filmmakers and artisans created the magical handmade world of Coraline, […]

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Where’s Waldo? He’s Hiding in a Theater Near You

Posted: June 2, 2009 at 8:46 am   /   Local, Movie News

One of the greatest and most intriguing questions of childhood for many has long been — “Where’s Waldo?” Well now, we can look to a couple of movie studios for the answer. Universal and Illumination Entertainment have purchased the rights to the “Waldo” franchise, and have plans to create a live action movie out of […]

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