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Perfect Casting: Ben Affleck Is BATMAN

  Ben Affleck is Batman and he’s the perfect fit for the latest screen incarnation of Bob Kane’s iconic superhero. I’ve seriously thought that Affleck would make a great Batman for about fifteen years (going back to Good Will Hunting and [...]

August 25, 2013

Weekend Box Office Lowdown: 27th May 2013

Fast & Furious 6 exploded in its debut, grossing a Diesel-fuelled $98 million during its first three days at the US box office. That’s up on the $86 million that Fast Five grossed on its debut back in 2011. That film topped out at $209 million [...]

May 27, 2013

Profile: Robert Downey Jr.

A decade ago nobody would have believed that Robert Downey Jr. would be one of the most bankable stars on the planet. In 2003 the recovering drug addict was a supporting player in dire Halle Berry schlocker, Gothika, while his close friend Mel [...]

April 4, 2013

Remaking The Prequel: YOUNG SHERLOCK HOLMES Remake On the Way

Hollywood loves prequels and remakes, so it was inevitable that someone would finally get around to remaking a prequel. Enter Young Sherlock Holmes. Paramount Pictures is planning a remake of Barry Levinson’s 1985 film, Young Sherlock Holmes. The [...]

November 23, 2012

Joe Wright Eyes Directing THE SECRET LIFE OF HOUDINI

I can really get onboard with Joe Wright directing the Houdini biopic, which is based on the book, The Secret Life of Houdini by William Kalush and Larry Sloman – or to call it by its full (awkward) title, The Secret Life of Houdini: The [...]

October 16, 2012

Will SPIDER-MAN Replace IRON MAN In THE AVENGERS 2?

Robert Downey Jr. (King Con) has been kicking it back at Comic Con, answering questions about Iron Man and working the crowd into a frenzy. However, when he was asked about his future as Iron Man he said that he didn’t know – and that his [...]

July 16, 2012

Vanity Is Fair For Paramount Pictures

The latest issue of Vanity Fair has a fantastic image celebrating Paramount Pictures 100th anniversary. The images below get bigger if you click on them, but Vanity Fair has a pretty nifty zoom option so that you can get up-close and personal with [...]

June 13, 2012

Robert Downey Jr. To Earn $50 Million From THE AVENGERS

The Avengers is smashing box office records left, right and center – making a lot of money for Marvel, Disney and Paramount Pictures. The $220 million budgeted adventure (at the time of writing) is closing in on $400 million at the domestic box [...]

May 12, 2012

Review: Marvel’s THE AVENGERS

What can be said about Marvel‘s The Avengers (or Avengers Assemble) that can’t be pushed out the way Hulk-style by someone proclaiming box office numbers? Probably not a lot. However, for once box office and the quality of a film seem to be [...]

May 10, 2012

Gary Ross Ditches The Hunger Games For HOUDINI

It looks like Gary Ross has ditched the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire in order to make something that could actually be good. Ross is in negotiations to bring Houdini to the screen for Summit Entertainment. The film will be an adaptation of the [...]

May 3, 2012

Will Tom Cruise Join Beyoncé In A STAR IS BORN?

Tom Cruise is the latest in a long list of names to be associated with a starring role opposite Beyoncé Knowles in Clint Eastwood’s A Star Is Born. If the Mission: Impossible star decides to take the role it could mean yet another delay for the [...]

March 11, 2012

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