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It looks like FilmDistrict, based on news from Cannes, has snagged distribution rights to the Bruce Willis/Joseph Bordon-Levitt scifi film Looper, which also stars Emily Blunt. The film was written and directed by Rian Johnson.
EdGross - 5/15/2011

Jumping on the "lost tapes" bandwagon is the collaboration between the Weinstein Company and MGM on The Amityville Horror: The Lost Tapes, to be directed by Daniel Ferrands from the script he wrote with Casey La Scala.
EdGross - 5/15/2011

Fanholes Episode #2 It's not over, until it's over!

This episode the guys talk about their first Transformers, the new Japanese Sentai series Gokaiger, the new WB animated series Young Justice, their very first comic books, and which summer comic film adaptations they are looking forward to the most.
derekwc - 5/15/2011

Moving on to the decade of the 1960s the History of Comics On Film has a brand new introduction along with a look at the Filmation produced animated television series Green Lantern from the Superman/Aquaman Hour that ran on CBS from 1967 to 1968 !

In the 25th part of this ongoing series that focuses on the History of Comic Books, producer Derek Crabbe views comics history through the lens of those comic book characters that are lucky enough to be adapted for both movies and television.
derekwc - 5/15/2011

Smallville will soon be a memory (either fond or not). It is time to look back at the heroes the show helped brought to life, and know more about their comicbook roots.
P0llMaster - 5/13/2011

"Hey, pay attention to me! I'm fascinating." --ZATANNA Zatara

With Smallville ending, it is time to look back at the heroes they helped brought to life, and take a look at their comicbook roots.
P0llMaster - 5/12/2011

"Many there are who assume that I eat only to escape a nagging shrew of a wife. Nonsense! I eat only because I enjoy it!"
-- VOLSTAGG
P0llMaster - 5/11/2011

"I am the Lady SIF. Born a goddess and forged a warrior. I have been baptized in the tears of my enemies. And their children's children fear my name." --SIF
P0llMaster - 5/11/2011

If you're looking for pirate adventures beyond those of Captain Jack Sparrow, then this news is for you: British writer/producer Lynda La Plante is adapting Marcus Rediker's book about 17th and 18th Century pirates, Villains of All Nations, into television series for Lionsgate.
EdGross - 5/11/2011

Sylvester Stalone's sequel to the 2010 action flick has got its first poster as well as official synopsis.Caution:Synopsis kinda contains spoilers.
WaylonJones - 5/11/2011

According to The Hollywood Reporter, hip-hop artist turned actor Mos Def will be appearing in a recurring role during the sixth season of Dexter.
EdGross - 5/11/2011

Directed by Chen Kaige, Sacrifice is a revenge saga produced in China that has just been picked up for U.S. distribution by Samuel Goldwyn Films.
EdGross - 5/11/2011

Open Road Films has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Omnilab Media’s film Killer Elite, an action thriller starring Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert DeNiro and directed by Gary McKendry.
EdGross - 5/11/2011

Although Rachel Weisz is supposedly all but signed to Oz, the Great and Powerful, now comes word from Deadline that she's also being seriously eyed for the female lead in the Jeremy Renner starrer, The Bourne Legacy.
EdGross - 5/10/2011

It seems that not a day goes by that there isn't casting news on Hunger Games, today's announcement being that Woody Harrelson has been cast as Haymitch Abernathy, Katniss Everdeen's mentor.
EdGross - 5/10/2011

Although TNT's Falling Skies doesn't premiere until June 1st, the network is actually eyeing a second season -- the final decision regarding which will come after the show makes its debut.
EdGross - 5/10/2011

TVline is reporting exclusively that Colin Hanks has been cast in a major role during the sixth season of Showtime's Dexter.
EdGross - 5/10/2011

The tireless William Shatner is at it again, writing yet another book, this one — Shatner Rules: Your Key to Understanding the Shatnerverse and the World at Large — hitting bookstores in October, but available for pre-order now from Amazon.
EdGross - 5/10/2011

According to THR, Ethan Hawke is the latest cast member to be hired to star in Len Weisman's remake of Total Recall, based on the Philip K. Dick story "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale."
EdGross - 5/10/2011

Although he's working on the script and Jean Claude is being looked at as a potential villain, according to Showbiz Spy Sylvester Stallone, at the age of 64, is reportedly concerned about The Expendables 2.
EdGross - 5/10/2011