Some Other Crap That Happened...

October 2, 2007

mencia-renewed.jpg- The nation breaths a collective sigh of relief as Comedy Central renews Mind of Mencia. Carlos Mencia then steals that sigh to use for a joke about "beaners." [Hollywood Reporter]

- Rome's Marc Antony, James Purefoy, has been cast as puritan swordsman Solomon Kane in a movie to be made from the stories of Conan the Barbarian creator Robert E. Howard. This is relevant if you have tons of Magic cards or your favorite band is Rush. [Reuters]

- Steven Moffat will write Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg's collaborative Tintin trilogy, adapting Herge's comic strip. However, the headline 'Tintin Goes to DinDin!' will still be written by US Weekly, referring to whatever actor that plays Tintin eating out with a hot young starlet. [Hollywood Reporter]

- The Wall-E trailer I posted yesterday is now available in higher quality video and in English, the highest quality language. [Yahoo!]

- Javier Bardem is set to play Pablo Escobar with Christian Bale as a Delta Force commander sent out to kill him in the biopic Killing Pablo. Hate to ruin the ending for you, but the film's title is in no way ironic. [Variety]

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