Napoleon Dynamite To Sumo Wrestle

The writers of Wedding Crashers, Steve Faber and Bob Fisher, have been commissioned by Fox to write a script based on Josha Davis's GQ article about being a...
January 27, 2006

Kidman and Leigh Following Squid

Nicole Kidman and Jennifer Jason Leigh are set to star in Noah Baumbach's untitled follow-up to The Squid and the Whale: Although details are being kept under wraps,...
January 27, 2006

Robin Williams Plays Teddy

Does anyone think Robin Williams is still funny? Apparently, the creators of Night at the Museum do, because he's been cast in the Ben Stiller comedy. The film,...
January 27, 2006

No More Toy Story 3

Now that Pixar and Disney have become one, John Lasseter and Ed Catmull announced to the Disney animation department that they are no longer producing Toy Story 3....
January 26, 2006

CHEck This Out!

Benicio Del Toro has been spotted for the first time in his full Che garb on the set of the biopic of the same name. Let me...
January 26, 2006

Ultra Coming To CBS

Barbara Hall, creator of Joan of Arcadia and writer on Judging Amy has a new pilot in the works called Ultra: "Ultra," from CBS Paramount Network TV, revolves...
January 26, 2006

Bambi 2 Preview Is Boring

In an attempt to create a "buzz," Disney has posted a long preview of its February 7 release, Bambi 2. A deer and a rabbit making cute...
January 26, 2006

Weezer Is The New Velvet Underground

To the delight of college students from 1995, members of Weezer will be playing The Velvet Underground in the upcoming Edie Sedgewick biopic Factory Girl. Lou Reed will...
January 26, 2006

Jenny McCarthy freaks out in Dirty Love

Apparently it's become my job to save you from watching crappy movies just for the gratuitous nude scenes. I think I accomplished the feat nicely with Kristanna Loken's...
January 25, 2006

Silent Hill poster contest

These poster voting contests must be working out pretty well, since Sony has thrown up a poster voting site for Silent Hill similar to the MySpace for...
January 25, 2006

Chris Penn found dead

Chris Penn, the younger brother of Sean Penn, was found dead in his Santa Monica condominium yesterday. There were no obvious signs of foul play, but an autopsy...
January 25, 2006

WB, UPN Fuse Into Something

The WB and UPN networks, long-time losers in the network wars, have announced a merger, forming a new entity called The CW Network. CBS CEO Leslie Moonves has...
January 25, 2006

Andy Garcia Plays With Emotions

Jieho Lee's crime drama The Air I Breathe has added Andy Garcia to its already (semi)star-heavy lineup. The script is based on an ancient Chinese proverb that divides...
January 25, 2006

X-Men Titled

20th Century has confirmed that a title for X-men 3 has been chosen and is currently being cleared for usage: X-Men: The Last Stand. The title had already...
January 25, 2006

Sandman Gets Some Trim

Theresa Russell is the newest name to join the cast of Spider-Man 3. The actress will play the wife of Thomas Hayden Church's Flint Marko, aka the Sandman....
January 25, 2006

Disney buys Pixar

Walt Disney announced today that it would buy Pixar Animation Studios in a $7.4 billion deal that gives Pixar animators creative control and makes Pixar CEO Steve Jobs...
January 24, 2006

Katie Holmes' sex scene goes missing

A 12-second sex scene with Katie Holmes was missing from Jason Reitman's upcoming film "Thank You for Smoking" during its screening at Sundance. Apparently nobody noticed or...
January 24, 2006

Nacho Libre Pictures

There are some newish images from the comedy Nacho Libre, written and directed by Jared Hess of Napoleon Dynamite fame. If you think that's a shirtless Jack...
January 24, 2006

Someone Is Willing To Re-Make Magnum P.I.

Rawson Marshall Thurber, recently voted most affluently named human, has signed-on to write and direct a film adaptation of the popular 80's series Magnum P.I. Thurber, who wrote...
January 24, 2006

New Star Trek May Merge Generations

In an interview on Britain's ITV, Patrick Stewart revealed new rumors about a forthcoming Star Trek film, saying: Apparently there's interest in bringing The Next Generation cast together...
January 24, 2006

A Taxonomy of Barnacles Optioned

The novel "A Taxonomy of Barnacles" has been optioned by Revolution Studios. While no director or cast is yet attached, the premise sounds pretty interesting: The book, by...
January 24, 2006

Lou Reed Hates Factory Girl, Looks Simian

The Velvet Underground's Lou Reed hates the new film Factory Girl, in which Sienna Miller plays Andy Warhol's muse Edie Sedgwick. Reed, a friend of Sedgwick, told the...
January 24, 2006

X-Men 3 Has More Pictures

New pictures from X-Men 3 have turned up online, featuring our first in-costume glimpses of Psylocke (right), a mutant with telepathic abilities and a "psychic knife," and...
January 23, 2006

Friends To Return, White People Pleased

Friends will reportedly return to television in four one-hour episodes after five-million dollar deals were struck with the six stars. While the news reports that Jennifer Aniston was...
January 23, 2006

Da Vinci Code To Premiere At Cannes

The 58th Festival de Cannes, beginning on May 17, will open with Ron Howard's The Da Vinci Code, starring Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou, two days before the...
January 23, 2006

Fox Is The New Penguin

Good news for people who like foxes and children: The man behind last year's biggest Sundance success story, "March of the Penguins" director Luc Jacquet, said that his...
January 23, 2006

Good Charlotte is Good Actor?

Joel Madden, lead singer of Good Charlotte, will make his film debut in the drama Valley of the Damned, said to be "the Trainspotting for the new millennium,"...
January 23, 2006

West Wing canceled

NBC announced on Sunday that West Wing will be canceled at the end of its seventh season. The show won four Emmys for best drama, and will end...
January 23, 2006