For those who take time to look at credits for movies, both live-action and animated, you might have found one eye-popping listing for Dreamworks' "The Croods." "Monty Python" alumni John Cleese is listed … More »John Cleese’s Abandoned Co-Scripting on 'The Croods': How Would it Have Gone Over with Audiences?
J.J. Abrams has spent the last few years of his life dedicated to "Star Trek," but he's about to hit hyperdrive and enter the "Star Wars" galaxy instead (the press circuit for "Star Trek into Darkness" … More »J.J. Abrams Discusses 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
This last year, word was out that a movie about Johnny Carson would be in the works, despite many bristling over someone depicting Carson's life on "The Tonight Show." When it comes to depicting compelling … More »A Movie Depicting History of 'The Tonight Show' Would Put Late-Night Backstabbing in Perspective
The behind-the-scenes saga for "Jane Got a Gun" continues even as the film has finally gone before cameras. Even though production is officially underway, the film's producers and director Gavin O'Connor … More »Jake Gyllenhaal, Tobey McGuire, and Jeff Bridges Eyed for 'Jane Got a Gun'
When it comes to the antagonists in superhero and sci-fi movies lately, the level of evil has been taken to the mountaintop. Ever since the depiction of The Joker and Bane in the "Dark Knight" trilogy, … More »Debate Over John Harrison in 'Star Trek into Darkness': Is He a Consolidation of 'Trek' Characters?
While there's never really any doubt that James Bond will return (it's sort of a tradition), the massive success of "Skyfall" left no room for it; the only question now is when and not if 007 will return. … More »'Bond 24' Will Be Released Within the Next Three Years
Depending on your point of view, westerns made in the guise of the violent spaghetti western genre may become Hollywood's hottest new property. That's considerably different from the classic western genre … More »Is 'Jane Got a Gun' Courting Controversy Over Use of Guns? Future Violent Westerns Face Scrutiny
There must be some kind of elation with producers of a movie when Morgan Freeman agrees to be in your movie. And even though Morgan seems like he'd make a regal President as he did God, there must have … More »'Olympus Has Fallen' Vs. 'White House Down': Which White House Terrorist Movie Will Prevail?
The word "ubiquitous" may be used rarely lately for most celebrities, though you can resume using it with Justin Timberlake. The good news is that, before becoming ubiquitous, Timberlake wisely chose to … More »Will Justin Timberlake’s Acting Career Get to Leading Man Status Again, or Will Music Intervene?
Tom Cruise has no shortage of upcoming projects, but that doesn't stop him from becoming attached to new ones on a regular basis. The latest on his hit list could be Warner Brothers' reboot of "The Man … More »Tom Cruise in Talks for 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.'
Thought the long-gestating "Escape from New York" reboot was dead? Think again; not only is it back, but it's back with a vengeance, as producer Joel Silver intends to make three films with the property, … More »Joel Silver Will Reboot 'Escape from New York' as a Trilogy
You don't see a movie often that courts several Oscar-winning actors to join the cast, unless you're a Scorsese, Spielberg, or Hooper. When you're Robert Downey, Jr., it's a compounded event considering … More »Robert Downey, Jr.’s 'The Judge' Casts A-List Stars: Will it Be Downey, Jr.’s Road to Oscar Glory?
Twitter has now become the quick answer to bringing down false reports about major celebrity attachments to movies. The media nearly imploded when reporting on supposed secret documents found that showed … More »Emma Watson Tweets She Wouldn’t Do 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Will it Ever Have a Green Light?
Brad Anderson is currently enjoying the biggest hit of his career in "The Call," but he already has his sights set on this next project: "Eliza Graves," an Edgar Allan Poe adaptation that may star Kate … More »Kate Beckinsale in Talks to Star in Brad Anderson's 'Eliza Graves'
It's a fascinating idea to think of different directorial takes on the life of Moses from the biblical book of Exodus. Some of us were so sure that Steven Spielberg was going to direct his adaptation of … More »Two Biblical Movies on Moses: Will They Take from 'Lincoln' and Present Moses as He Really Was?
Ever since Universal and Focus Pictures announced that it would produce a big screen adaptation of E.L. James's "Fifty Shades of Grey," rumors have circulated that Emma Watson will take on the lead role … More »Emma Watson Named 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Star on Internal Studio Documents
There seems to be wide opinion on whether it was right for Steven Spielberg to choose smaller film director Colin Trevorrow to direct mammoth "Jurassic Park IV." Of course, when audiences think of the … More »Colin Trevorrow Directing 'Jurassic Park IV' Can Potentially Bring More Focus to Story Than CGI
Colin Trevorrow might not have landed that "Star Wars: Episode VII" gig, but he will be helming another long-awaited sequel in "Jurassic Park IV." More »Colin Trevorrow to Direct 'Jurassic Park IV'
With all the hoopla surrounding the possible returns of Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford to the "Star Wars" universe, Billy Dee Williams has become sort of like the fifth Beatle in the equation. … More »Billy Dee Williams Discusses Return as Lando in 'Episode VII'
Kickstarter has become the true godsend to those who celebrate capitalism and communion in sharing a salable idea. This isn't to say that understanding the public zeitgeist and outside marketing still … More »What Are the Magic Ingredients of 'Veronica Mars' that Sold a Movie Version on Kickstarter?
For years, fans of cancelled television series "Veronica Mars" have clamored for a big screen continuation for their favorite high school/college private investigator, but Warner Brothers hasn't been convinced … More »Kickstarter Campaign Launched for 'Veronica Mars' Film
The strategy behind rolling out Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" for the Cannes Film Festival makes sense considering how artful and ritzy the film is expected to be. Having a mainstream U.S. premiere … More »'Gatsby' Cannes Premiere May Finally Bring a Psychological Effect to 3D that 'Life of Pi' Didn’t Do
With reports of Warner Brothers and Disney possibly instigating a legal fight over the massive success of "Oz the Great and Powerful", Warner has clearly been on a different idea stream for the franchise. … More »Reluctance to Make a New 'Oz' Movie with Darker Themes: Can One like 'Return to Oz' Be Made?
Considering how loose-lipped Bryan Singer has been about "X-Men: Days of Future Past," one would assume that the film's plot would be rather well-known. In truth, it isn't; while it will somehow adapt … More »'X-Men: Days of Future Past' May Feature Apocalypse