Wednesday, August 24, 2011
· Thanks to its terrifying trailer and timely plot of human extinction, Contagion looks poised to be one of the more serious entries at the multiplex this September — which is why it feels safe to laugh at Jude Law’s bubble boy safety helmet. You know the one; it looks like an ice cube or shot glass, depending on your mood. Click through for a look, then stick around for more Buzz Break. [via the Contagion website, where you can also listen to Cliff Martinez’s moody score.] · SplitSider says it best: the Russian poster for A Good Old Fashioned Orgy “should be the new American flag.” [SplitSider] · Speaking fun images: Ancestry.com has unearthed a bunch of high school yearbook photos from Hollywood stars. Sean Penn, always surly! [Ancestry.com] · The working title for that untitled Pixar movie about dinosaurs is The Untitled Pixar Movie About Dinosaurs. Adorbs. [Slashfilm] · Jesse Bradford, Bill Bellamy, Michael McKean and Bridesmaids scene stealer Wendi McLendon-Covey have joined the cast of Sleeping Around, “a film where two couples test the ten rules of a happy and healthy open relationship.” Whatta cast! [Press Release]
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Jennifer Lawrence is not just kicking ass within the approaching film adaptation of 'The Hunger Games,' she'll be singing, too. Based on MTV, Lawrence is going to be about the soundtrack for that movie where she sings 'Rue's Lullaby' to some dying contestant. T Bone Burnett, who recorded the track using the 21-year-old actress, told MTV that "It had been beautiful. She did great. She's singing great." Not sure yet on once the song is going to be launched. [MTV via EW] *Image thanks to Lionsgate
Friday, August 12, 2011
"Fright Evening" does not hit theaters for an additional week still, but that does not mean you cannot sink your teeth in to the vampire thriller a bit early. Kid Cudi's "Nobody Thinks Me" music video made its grand premiere today, a relevant video that's directly called to next week's "Fright Evening." Besides Cudi's latest cope with the vampire menace, additionally, it comes thanks to filmmaker Craig Gillespie, who directed both video and also the movie. Take a look at what Cudi needs to say about his latest within the video below: "I type of authored it towards the original 'Fright Night' and that i desired to stay in keeping with the plot and story," Cudi told MTV about "Nobody Thinks Me's" roots. "I was inspired to produce the song for that movie, that is something I have never done before. It had been challenging. I did not want that it is a cheesy, clich kind of record. I needed so that it is something people could play and absorb and revel in without thinking to the 'Fright Night' movie." But searching in the "Nobody Thinks Me" video, you can't really ignore vampire lore as Cudi walks along a dim street, passing cars and sleeping rooms colored red-colored with human bloodstream. Indeed, Cudi themself bears their own fangs at multiple points, and also the "character" he plays absolutely comes with an arc. "The recording holds true towards the format from the film. It appears just like a small movie," stated the rapper. "I portray type of a Charlie like character in the movie, the only real difference is I am a vampire and that i can't stand it an excessive amount of. I am frustrated with being this monster. I did not request to become this monster. I am seeing each one of these murderous things happening around me and I am unfazed and numbed into it.Inch But actually, Cudi can connect with the fanged monsters: "They stay up through the night, and that is meI never fall asleep whatsoever. After I do sleep, it's evening. I am always working." "I am not focusing on killing people," he added having a laugh, "but I am working!" Inform us what you believe within the comments section as well as on Twitter!
Monday, August 8, 2011
Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for The Painted Turtle Kenny Ortega has been hired to direct a remake of Dirty Dancing for Lionsgate. In a fun twist, the High School Musical helmer was the choreographer of the original film released in 1987. Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze starred in the Emile Ardolino-directed film, about a teenaged girl on summer vacation with her family at a Catskills resortin 1963 who falls in love with the head dance instructor and his risque moves. The film became hugely successful ($214 million worldwide gross), spawned a bestselling soundtrack of period tunes (including a hit from Swayze) and launched the immortal phrase (often shouted with irony): "Nobody puts Baby in a corner!" In the 24 years since its release, the film has sold more than 10 million copies on DVD.It also prompted a sequel, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, that bombed in 2004. "The opportunity to direct Dirty Dancing is like returning home for me," said Ortega. "Growing up in the 60's on the dance floor helped define me as a person and as an artist. I am looking forward to assembling a great creative team and an exciting cast to bring Dirty Dancing to the screen for a new generation. Patrick Swayze set the bar for men dancing in the movies as Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire did before him. I believe everywhere you look there is evidence that the talent is out there and I can't wait to begin the process of discovering the next breakout triple-threats." Debra Martin Chase(The Princess Diaries) is producing the reboot with Ortega.Eleanor Bergstein, who was the writer and co-producer of the original film, is in talks with the studio about being involved as a producer. Production president Alli Shearmur is overseeing the project for Lionsgate. The Paradigm-repped Ortega most recently directed the posthumous Michael Jackson documentary This Is It in 2009. He has also directed High School Musical 3: Senior Year, Hocus Pocus and Newsies. Kenny Ortega
Friday, August 5, 2011
Troy Nixey’s upcoming film Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark shares elements in common with producer Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth — the little girl heroine, the gothic old mansion, a world of fantastical creatures with sinister secrets — but its supernatural antagonists are tinier, scarier, and way more desperate for you to come “play” with them. Find out more about the goblin-like “homunculi” that live in the basement in two new clips from the upcoming horror-fantasy. In the film, a young girl named Sally (Bailee Madison) comes to live with her distracted architect father (Guy Pearce) and his new girlfriend (Katie Holmes) in Blackwood Manor, a historic mansion with a dark history and mysterious, seemingly friendly fairy-like creatures in the basement who whisper to Sally, desperate to be set free. Sally learns her lesson, but it’s too late. Luckily, she discovers a use for that old One-Step… Long live the Polaroid! Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark opens nationwide on August 26.
EXCLUSIVE: Military Spouses star Catherine Bell is placed to headline the TNT movie Hello, Killer, an adaptation of April Smith's novel. The thriller follows FBI Special Agent Ana Grey (Bell) as she tracks for any kidnapper. It's the latest entry within the network's lately introduced new TNT Tuesday Evening Mystery movie franchise slated to produce in November which will feature six contemporary crime dramas, from true-crime tales to imaginary mysteries. And That I often hear that a minimum of some a few of the movies, including Hello, Killer, are now being eyed as potential backdoor aircraft pilots that may spawn TV series because the stars deals on their behalf include series options. The contracts from the cast people of Military Spouses, including Bell, are up following the approaching sixth season. Cruz modified her book towards the small screen. She is also executive creating the film with Frank von Zerneck (I Was the Mulvaneys). Bell, repped by Gersh and Brillstein, formerly starred on CBS' JAG.