Wednesday, June 24, 2009

And then there were 10


"The 82nd Academy Awards, which will be presented on March 7, 2010, will have 10 feature films vying in the Best Picture category, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis announced at a press conference in Beverly Hills.

'After more than six decades, the Academy is returning to some of its earlier roots, when a wider field competed for the top award of the year,' said Ganis. 'The final outcome, of course, will be the same – one Best Picture winner – but the race to the finish line will feature 10, not just five, great movies from 2009.'

For more than a decade during the Academy's earlier years, the Best Picture category welcomed more than five films; for nine years there were 10 nominees. The 16th Academy Awards (1943) was the last year to include a field of that size; Casablanca was named Best Picture. (In 1931/32, there were eight nominees and in 1934 and 1935 there were 12 nominees.) Currently, the Academy is presenting a bicoastal screening series showcasing the 10 Best Picture nominees of 1939, arguably one of Hollywood's greatest film years. Best Picture nominees of that year include such diverse classics as Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Stagecoach, The Wizard of Oz and Best Picture winner Gone with the Wind.

'Having 10 Best Picture nominees is going allow Academy voters to recognize and include some of the fantastic movies that often show up in the other Oscar categories, but have been squeezed out of the race for the top prize,' commented Ganis. 'I can't wait to see what that list of ten looks like when the nominees are announced in February.'

The 82nd Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, February 2. The Oscar® ceremony honoring films for 2009 will again take place at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network."

You know what all the fuss is about, right? It's all because Dark Knight got shut out of Best Picture by The Reader.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

THE ZOOKEEPER hears celebrity voices


"Adam Sandler, Cher, Jon Favreau, Sylvester Stallone and Judd Apatow will provide voices for the animals in MGM's live-action comedy The Zookeeper, starring Kevin James and Rosario Dawson.

Sandler, whose Happy Madison production company is also a producer on the film, will voice a capuchin monkey. Cher's voicing a giraffe, Favreau a bear, Stallone a lion and Apatow an elephant.

Jim Breuer, Faizon Love and Bas Rutten round out the voice cast.

The film centers on zoo animals trying to teach the keeper their methods of dating and mating to help him win back the woman of his dreams. Frank Coraci is directing from a screenplay by Jay Scherick and David Ronn, James, Rock Reuben and Nick Bakay.

Shooting is set to start in late summer for an Oct. 8, 2010, release."

I can certainly picture all of the actors' voices coming of these animals. Can you?

UPDATE: I've just noticed. POST #200!!!

OLD DOGS round up a trailer!

Okay, it's not really new, but I found it yesterday. Looks just as funny as Wild Hogs but of course, toned down for children. Two actors I never thought would do a movie together (Robin Williams and John Travolta), but still... see for yourself.



THE LAST AIRBENDER trailer soars onto the Internet!

CONGRATS! I've finally figured out how to post trailers!! Here's to the Avatar: The Last Airbender fans!

Short, but epic!! I know where I'm gonna be July 2nd, 2010!!

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"Based on the hugely successful Nickelodeon animated TV series, the live-action feature film is set in a world where human civilization is divided into four nations: Water, Earth, Air and Fire. The Fire Nation is waging a ruthless, oppressive war against the other three nations. The film's hero, the reluctant young Aang (Noah Ringer), is the 'Last Airbender' -- the Avatar who, according to prophecy, has the ability to manipulate all of the elements and bring all the nations together. Aided by a protective teenage Waterbender named Katara (Nicola Peltz) and her bull-headed brother Sokka, Aang proceeds on a perilous journey to restore balance to their war-torn world. Jackson Rathbone plays Katara's brother Sokka, and Dev Patel plays Prince Zuko, prince of the Fire Nation. Aasif Mandvi is set to play the role of Commander Zhao, an ambitious and hot-tempered Fire Nation commander. Shaun Toub is cast as Uncle Iroh, the retired Fire Nation general and devoted surrogate parent to Dev Patel's character Zuko. Cliff Curtis is set to play the ruthless ruler Fire Lord Ozai. Keong Sim has been cast in the role of Earthbending Father."


New trailer!!

Ed McMahon has passed...


"Ed McMahon, Johnny Carson's sidekick on NBC's 'The Tonight Show' for 30 years, died on Tuesday at age 86. The veteran TV personality, best known for his nightly introduction of Carson in a deep, booming voice with the drawn-out line, 'Heeeeeeeeere's Johnny!' died at a Los Angeles-area hospital, spokesman Howard Bragman said. 'He died early this morning with his wife and loved ones by his side,' Bragman said. McMahon had been battling pneumonia and other illnesses for about the past month. Bragman declined to confirm or deny reports that the performer had been diagnosed with bone cancer. McMahon and Carson first worked together in 1957 as announcer and host on the daytime game show 'Who Do You Trust?' The duo moved
'Tonight' in 1962 when Carson succeeded Jack Paar."

Huh. Truly sad. Some of you might remember him from his memorable Super Bowl commercial this past year with, the guy with the golden toilet.

Monday, June 22, 2009



"USA Today has published new images from Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland featuring Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, Helena Bonham Carter as the Red Queen, and Anne Hathaway as the White Queen.... The article explains that the March 5, 2010 release, co-starring Michael Sheen, Mia Wasikowska, Matt Lucas, Crispin Glover, Stephen Fry and Alan Rickman, is almost like a sequel to the original story: The traditional tale has been freshened with a blast of girl power, courtesy of writer Linda Woolverton (Beauty and the Beast). Alice, 17, attends a party at a Victorian estate only to find she is about to be proposed to in front of hundreds of snooty society types. Off she runs, following a white rabbit into a hole and ending up in Wonderland, a place she visited 10 years before yet doesn't remember."

What a surprise, Johnny Depp looks freaky in a Tim Burt-- WHAT IN THE WORLD?! Man, that's weird!

Burton's wife looks freaky as well but that's expected. Kidding. She did throw me when she showed up bald in Terminator Salvation.

But there is a light at the end of this tunnel! May I present.... Anne Hathaway as the lovely White Queen, not looking weird at all!

Looking just as lovely is the shrunken Alice played by Mia Wasikowska

WHAT THE HECK?! It's Tweedledee and Tweedledum looking like a monster out of Van Helsing!

Aww... Megan...


"Transformers star Megan Fox has issued a heartfelt apology to a young male fan - after accidentally snubbing his attempts to get her attention at a recent movie premiere. The 23 year old claims she was blinded by the paparazzi's flashbulbs at the London screening of her new film Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen earlier this month, when the boy approached her with a yellow rose. Newly-single Fox also slams the snappers for blocking her from loyal fans after the incident - and insists she bypassed the boy unintentionally. Offering an apology on, she says, 'I feel so sad for him. That's so terrible. That kills me. There were, like, 80 million people everywhere. It's dark, all I see are flashes. Everyone's yelling different things... and I didn't know that was happening. If you know his name, I will send him a personal apology. I'm horrified. I would never do that... I'm sorry, sweet boy. I would never do that to you, and I would gladly accept your rose if I see you again.'"

If it were me and she was apologizing, I wouldn't just offer her a rose, I'd demand a whole dang date, man! We were born in the same state! Huh, to dream....

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The trouble with IMAX?


"IMAX officials maintained... that they have been installing smaller screens in multiplexes for the past six years without controversy and that the screens are installed in such a way -- closer to the audience -- that they give the perception of larger size. The controversy over IMAX's new screen size was kicked up recently by 'Parks and Recreation' actor Aziz Ansari, who said that he felt he had been ripped off when he paid a premium price to see Star Trek on an IMAX screen only to discover that the screen was only slightly larger than those in conventional theaters."

From Slashfilm:

"Actor/comedian Aziz Ansari started the public fuss, Pulitzer Prize winning movie critic Roger Ebert publicly came out against the practice, yet IMAX ignorantly ignored the critisism, and insists that audiences are too stupid to notice the difference. Now big Hollywood players are beginning to step up and take a stance on the issue.

Producer Frank Marshall agrees that IMAX Digital is false advertising. For those who might not recognize the name, Marshall has produced over 80 films over the last 30 years, including the Indiana Jones series, Poltergeist, Gremlins, Goonies, Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Sixth Sense, The Bourne films, Signs, Seabicuit, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and more. basically, he’s one of the biggest producers in Hollywood. So what did Marshall say about IMAX?

Marshall tweeted: '...I stopped into the much hyped IMAX theater at the AMC on 42nd st. NYC. I was stunned…' … 'there is nothing remotely resembling an IMAX screen or presentation, don’t spend your money for this.' … 'I can’t believe they can get away with this. It’s really false advertising…'"

IMAX had better shape up if this is the truth.



"IESB is reporting that the Steve Oedekerk (Bruce Almighty, Kung Pow) penned Stretch Armstrong movie may have a director in the form of Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind, The Da Vinci Code, Apollo 13). The news comes from an article in Business Wire that notes that the movie industry is looking to toy lines to make movies instead of the other way around as has been the case (for the most part) up until this point. Here is the quote from the report:

'There’s more [movies based on toys] on the way. Hasbro has a movie based on its G.I. Joe toy line coming out on Aug. 7. The company has an April 2011 release for a movie version of its Stretch Armstrong figure, to be directed by Ron Howard. That is part of a six-picture deal the company has with Universal Studios (GE), which included a movie version of Monopoly. Meanwhile, archrival Mattel (MAT) is working on movie versions of Hot Wheels and Major Matt Mason.'"

Okay, not a huge fan of Ron Howard's movies, (The Da Vinci Code, especially - take a wild guess why) but I could tolerate Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, just to watch Jim Carrey. But this wouldn't shock me if it is true. I mean, he hasn't directed a light-hearted movie since Grinch! Maybe he's just sick and tired of doing dramatic movies and wants to do a comedy once in a while.

Larry bows out


"Oscar winner Sean Penn (Milk) has dropped out of MGM's The Three Stooges... citing personal reasons. He reportedly won't work for a year.

Peter and Bobby Farrelly have spent the better part of a decade trying to get Stooges off the ground, and in March they pulled off a major casting coup: Penn as Larry, with Jim Carrey as Curly and Benicio Del Toro as Moe.

Now MGM and the Farrellys, who wrote the script and are slated to direct, need to decide whether they will wait for Penn or seek to find a new actor. The film is eyeing a late August start date for a 2010 release."

Well, what are you gonna do Farrellys?

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Shia LaBeouf updates on INDY 5 and WALL STREET 2


"In an interview with BBC News, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen star Shia LaBeouf says that it looks like a follow-up to Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is moving forward. 'Steven [Spielberg] just said that he cracked the story on it before I left and I think they're gearing that up,' LaBeouf said. Last summer's blockbuster was made for about $185 million and earned $786.6 million worldwide. It was the second-highest earner of 2008, behind just The Dark Knight. LaBeouf also briefly talked about the Wall Street sequel that teams him with director Oliver Stone and Michael Douglas. 'Money Never Sleeps is, I think, the official title now,' he said."

Glad to hear it. I'm one of the few people who actually liked Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Forget all that "nuking the fridge" stupid stuff. I LOVED THAT MOVIE!

Just watched Wall Street a few weeks ago. Didn't understand much but Michael Douglas was indeed born to play the villainous Gordon Gekko. How are they gonna play him in the sequel? As a hero, if Javier Bardem is the villain?

FAMILY HISTORY time travels to Fox


"Executive-turned-screenwriter Marc Haimes will pen the adventure script Family History, in development at Fox. The story, described as National Treasure meets Back to the Future, has been shepherded by producers Cormac & Marianne Wibberley, who co-wrote the two Disney National Treasure films. Michael Punke originally drafted the project. 'It's an adventure about a family on a treasure hunt through time,' said Haimes."

Sounds cool. Reminds me of stuff like "The Secret Saturdays" and "Jonny Quest".

Monday, June 15, 2009

"Happy Trails" Are Here Again?


"Variety reports that Roy Rogers' iconic presence may be riding back onto the big screen in a planned film trilogy to be launched by financier/producer 821 Entertainment. The Nashville-based company has partnered with the Roy Rogers Family Entertainment Corp. to launch a 'King of the Cowboys' film trilogy as well as animated TV, interactive game and merchandising efforts.

Geadelmann said the planned film trilogy will 'not be a biopic, and will not be a traditional Western, but rather a family fantasy adventure. Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and Trigger are quintessential figures of America, and we will introduce this franchise to a new audience while capitalizing on the millions of Roy Rogers fans worldwide.'"

Okay, bit of a stretch, I'll admit. The fact that the real Roy Rogers has already died doesn't bode well at all for the production of this movie trilogy. Besides, they're gonna have to do a lot of bringing the cowboy back to the popular culture, especially after Brokeback Mountain.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

From X-Men to Mars?


"Walt Disney Pictures has announced that Wolverine stars Taylor Kitsch and Lynn Collins will reteam for John Carter of Mars, the live-action debut of WALL•E and Finding Nemo director Andrew Stanton.

Kitsch will play the title character, a damaged Civil War veteran who finds himself mysteriously transported to Mars where his involvements with warring raced of the dying planet force him to rediscover his humanity. Collins will play Dejah Thoris, the heir to the throne of Mars' Helium kingdom.

The screenplay for the sci-fi action-adventure, based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs classic series of fantasy/sci-fi novels, was written by Stanton and Mark Andrews with a polish by Michael Chabon. Jim Morris (WALL•E) and Colin Wilson (upcoming Avatar, Munich, War of the Worlds) are producing the film, which will start production early next year."

More info:

"It will be the first live-action movie directed [Andrew Stanton], as well as the first live-action movie produced in conjunction with Pixar Animation.... Disney•Pixar is scheduled to start the film in November and will shoot in Utah for 45 days. Disney and Pixar, makers of classic animated movies such as Toy Story and the recent hit Up, are expected to partly film the pulp science-fiction adventure John Carter of Mars in Utah from November to July 2010. Portions of the Beehive State will double as Mars, including Lake Powell (where the original Planet of the Apes was partially filmed), Moab, and Kane and Wayne counties. In exchange for filming here, the production will receive a tax credit through the state's film incentive program. On Thursday, the Governor's Office of Economic Development board approved an application for the credit submitted by the movie's production company. 'It's the biggest movie we've ever used incentives on,' said Utah Film Commission executive director Marshall Moore. 'We haven't seen these kinds of numbers since doing a TV series for a year.' The San Rafael Swell already doubled as the planet Vulcan in this year's summer blockbuster Star Trek, but second-unit crews only shot for four days in Utah."

Well, I admit (sadly) that I haven't seen X-Men Origins: Wolverine but maybe Andrew Stanton is further along in production of John Carter than previously thought. I thought Carter was meant to be an old man.


Yeah, I finally did my research and it turns out that John Carter is a Civil War veteran but that does not necessarily make him old. My bad, my bad.

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Friday, June 12, 2009



"Enchanted director Kevin Lima is attached to direct Warner Bros.' update of The Incredible Mr. Limpet, a story about a man who turns into a talking fish.... Don Knotts starred in the studio's 1964 original, which centered on the title character, an otherwise bland sort who after his transformation becomes a World War II hero when he helps spot and thwart enemy warships for the Allies. The picture was a live action-animated hybrid, with Arthur Lubin directing the live sections and Robert McKimson helming the animated parts. The new project will also be a live-animated blend."

Well, here's my take - Mr. Limpet was never really one of my extreme favorites, but I'll give it a go for this go round. I say Kevin Lima can direct both live-action and animation (as he did in Enchanted).

One thing that's interesting about this remake is that the star of the original knew of the project and already had a cast member in mind to play the new role - in a book he wrote before he passed away, the late great Don Knotts suggested that Jim Carrey would be the one to take on the role of Mr. Limpet. Here's hoping he's right!

Thursday, June 11, 2009

J.J. Abrams accepts the MISSION again


"Star Trek director J.J. Abrams tells TV Guide that he will be producing the fourth Mission: Impossible film. 'I am incredibly honored that Tom has invited me back as a producer on Mission: Impossible IV,' said Abrams, who directed 2006's Mission: Impossible III, but hasn't yet committed to directing the fourth. 'Tom and I have come up with a really cool idea we are pursuing,' he added. The third film cost about $150 million to make and earned $397.8 million worldwide. The first pic pulled in $457.7 million worldwide on a $80 million budget and the second took in $546.3 million on a $125 million budget. Abrams' credits include TV shows "Fringe," "Lost," "Alias" and "Felicity."

Well, I saw the third film. Really, really good but not as awesome and cool as Star Trek. Listen here, Tom Cruise - DO NOT INTERFERE WITH STAR TREK: UNTITLED SEQUEL! THERE ARE PLENTY MORE STAR TREK FANS THAN THERE ARE OF YOU!



"Variety adds that Paramount Pictures is targeting a 2011 release for the sequel. The trade adds that work on Mission: Impossible IV would inevitably be delayed by the busy schedules of the participants. Abrams will be responsible for guiding the Star Trek sequel, while Cruise recently committed to an untitled film (formerly called Wichita) for 20th Century Fox that will be directed by James Mangold and co-star Cameron Diaz."

That's right! Don't mess with Abrams!

Jerry Bruckheimer gives updates on PIRATES 4 and LONE RANGER


"Earlier this week, there was a story from the Licensing International Expo in Las Vegas posted on Jim Hill's blog claiming that Jerry Bruckheimer and Walt Disney Pictures had chosen a director to helm The Lone Ranger, which would star Johnny Depp as Tonto, and that the movie would push the planned Pirates of the Caribbean 4 back..... Currently, the producer is in the middle of filming The Sorcerer's Apprentice with Jon (National Treasure) Turtletaub in New York City, while Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is well into its post-production, with both movies scheduled for release in the summer of 2010. That doesn't mean that those other projects aren't in development, but Bruckheimer told us that for Disney, the priority is most definitely Pirates. 'It's a great franchise for them and for us, too,' he said. 'A beloved character and Johnny's really excited about coming back to Captain Jack. He certainly is interested in Tonto, but Disney's priority is to get Pirates made first. You never know what's going to happen, but they would like it.' Bruckheimer shared that the original writers, Terry Rossio and Ted Elliot, were 'writing Pirates as we speak,' and he said it was 'funny' and a 'whole new way of going' although he wouldn't share more than that.

Since Gore Verbinski recently announced that he may not direct a movie based on the video game BioShock, we asked Bruckheimer if there was a chance he might return for a fourth movie. 'You never know,' he admitted. 'He created the franchise so we'd love to have him back, but it's kind of up to him.'

That led us to wonder what the status of The Lone Ranger really was, since other than Johnny Depp as Tonto, no casting for the lead character has been announced; we asked whether that information might be forthcoming. His response was that they were going to 'wait until they got a director and Disney says to go make the movie,' essentially denying earlier stories that 'Prince of Persia' director Mike Newell was in talks to direct the movie. 'We don't have a director yet. He's too busy on Prince of Persia right now,' Bruckheimer confirmed."

The battle of the Depp movies... Pirates vs. Lone Ranger.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Back to the FUTURAMA?


"20th Century Fox Television, the animation powerhouse that brought 'Family Guy' back from the dead five years ago, has done it again: Matt Groening and David X. Cohen's brilliantly subversive animated sci-fi comedy 'Futurama' will return to production on 26 new half-hour episodes more than six years after the series aired its last original episode. The move comes on the heels of the series' blockbuster performance on DVD and on Comedy Central.

'Futurama' was a staple of Fox's Sunday night animation block from 1999 to 2003 before ceasing production on original episodes. In June 2006, Comedy Central acquired the rights to the existing 72 episodes of the series, which the channel began airing in January 2008, and four recently-produced extended length 'Futurama' adventures: Bender's Big Score, The Beast with a Billion Backs, Bender's Game and Into the Wild Green Yonder which enjoyed enormous success both on Comedy Central and in DVD release. This new deal marks the show's return to episodic series production on original episodes. "Futurama" becomes only the second series in the history of the medium to go back into production based on the strength of its DVD sales and repeat airings on cable.

The new episodes will be available in mid 2010 to be shown on Comedy Central. Twentieth Century Fox Television retains the option to license the original runs of the new episodes to a broadcast network. 'We are excited to continue our relationship with Matt, David and 20th Century Fox TV and to be able to offer Comedy Central viewers the first opportunity to see new episodes of 'Futurama,' said Bernath. 'As evidenced by the strong performance of the extended length epics, there remains a deep and passionate fan base for this intelligent and very funny show that matches perfectly with our audience. It's fantastic that we can add brand-new installments of Leela, Fry and Bender's adventures to our existing library.' Quipped Matt Groening, 'We're thrilled 'Futurama' is coming back. We now have only 25,766 episodes to make before we catch up with Bender and Fry in the year 3000.' Added David X. Cohen, 'We're excited and amazed that the show is coming back, perhaps due to some sort of mysterious time loop. We look forward to working with Comedy Central and 20th Television to make this the best iteration of the loop yet!'

'When we brought back 'Family Guy' several years ago, everyone said that it was a once-in-a-lifetime thing - that canceled series stay canceled and cannot be revived,' commented 20th Century Fox TV Chairmen Gary Newman and Dana Walden. 'But 'Futurama' was another series that fans simply demanded we bring back, and we couldn't have been happier when Matt and David agreed that there were many more stories yet to tell.'"

I've seen 3/4 of the 4 direct-to-DVDs when they aired on TV. They were interesting but not laugh-out-loud, crying funny. It was mostly "the continuing adventures..." If I had to pick a favorite I would pick Bender's Big Score. Glad to hear the series is back in action. As Professor Farnsworth would say, "Good news everyone! Those asinine morons who canceled us were themselves fired for incompetence. And not just fired, but beaten up, too... and pretty badly. In fact, most of them died from their injuries."

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Fourth ICE AGE film already on the way?


"Even though Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs hasn't even hit theaters yet, it seems a fourth Ice Age film has been well underway or the past few months.... the 4th installment sees Manny, Sid, Diego, Ellie and Scrat frozen solid and accidentally defrosted in a museum in present day. At this stage the film is being called 'Ice Age Th4w'. Guess that sees the end of any future Ice Age movies being set in prehistoric times but this could be an interesting new direction for the franchise. This idea also mirrors recent events where a perfectly preserved (Frozen) baby woolly mammoth was discovered on a Siberian riverbank earlier this year."

Not necessarily crazy about the name but if it's true it's like combining Ice Age with Madagascar and Night at the Museum. True, they're all good movies but I mean, really...

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Ivan Reitman back in the director's chair for GHOSTBUSTERS 3?


"Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman is considering returning to direct the long-awaited third installment of the spooky movie franchise. Original stars Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson are returning to the big screen for a second sequel - a full 20 years after Ghostbusters II. Reitman, who directed the first two films, has been offered the chance to complete the trilogy - but is waiting until he reads the script before he commits. He tells MTV News, 'I’ve never ruled (directing it) out. I certainly was responsible in every capacity for the first two movies so I certainly wouldn’t wander away from the third one - especially if it’s something we all think is worth doing. The script is going to be turned in a month or so and we’ll see. All the casting and directing speculation is really just speculation.'"

Maybe he'll add more scenes with the original Ghostbusters.

Kirsten Dunst returns to SPIDER-MAN 4


"Everyone's getting in on the action trying to guess what to expect from Sam Raimi's return to the Marvel superhero franchise with Spider-Man 4, slated for release on May 6, 2011. It's obviously still very early in development, but that didn't stop the New York Post from asking Sony producer Todd Black a few questions in order to clear up some of the rumors that have been circulating.

In the article, Black confirms that Kirsten Dunst is definitely on board, but that there are no plans to have a wedding between Peter Parker and Mary Jane in the forthcoming movie. He also squashed the rumors that Morbius the Living Vampire will be the villain in the movie, but that the villain will be very New York centric.

This is what he told the Post about the potential villain: 'We're just coming up with who the villain's going to be now. We'll be shooting in New York again. Trust me, people will appreciate who we pick, because it'll be a big part of New York.'"

I'm not saying she wasn't good in Spider-Man 3 but she wasn't as good as she was in Spider-Man 2.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

WHERE'S WALDO? At Universal Pictures, of course!


"Universal Pictures has picked up the movie rights to the popular children's books series Where's Waldo? from Classic Media and is looking at making a live-action family film. The book series was previously set up at Paramount and Nickelodeon, where John Schultz was attached to direct a script that had been worked on by screenwriters such as Adam Rifkin, Adam Cooper and Bill Collage. The plot of that project revolved around Waldo, now 30, ending up traveling through time after accidentally activating a malfunctioning travel machine."

I never really read "Where's Waldo?" but still I love time-travel stories.