Elvis Presley to Get the Baz Luhrmann Treatment in a Biopic
Unless he's caught in a trap and can't walk out, it looks like 'The Great Gatsby' director Baz Luhrmann will be directing a film about the life of Elvis Presley, though it's unknown how much of the king of Rock and Roll's life the film will cover.
‘Space Jam 2′ is Moving Forward with LeBron James
LeBron James has long been compared to Michael Jordan as he's one of the most gifted players in basketball today. Those comparisons will now extend to cinema as James has signed on for 'Space Jam 2,' a sequel to the film that had MJ playing basketball with Bugs Bunny and the other members of the Looney Tunes.
‘The Jungle Book’ May Get ‘Babel’ Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Who knew a live action restaging of 'The Jungle Book' was a hot property? While Jon Favreau is currently working on a version for Disney, now comes word that 'Babel' and '21 Grams' director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is in talks to take on an adaptation for Warner Brothers.
‘Anchorman 2′ Trailer: Ron Burgundy is Back and Dumber Than Ever!
UPDATE: Now with a bonus, international trailer below, with tons of new footage! Why would a man have a bag of bowling balls and a scorpion terrarium in his car? Well, that's Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) for you. And if the first full trailer for 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' didn't hit as many high notes as one might hope, this latest trailer delivers and then some.
‘R.I.P.D.’ Featurette: Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges Bust Ghosts
Though Ryan Reynolds doesn't sing the theme song, 'R.I.P.D.' looks so much like 'Men in Black' it could almost be a remake. The latest featurette does look funny, but we wonder if the pitch was "What if the Men in Black were Ghostbusters?"
‘Anchorman 2′ Trailer: Welcome to the 1980s, Ron Burgundy
Ron Burgundy is back in 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,' and -- as we're informed -- more Burgundy-er than ever. And now there's a new trailer that shows the news team in full force.
‘The Lone Ranger’ Featurette: Johnny Depp Fell Off His Horse
'The Lone Ranger' will be hitting theaters in a little over two weeks. Right now it doesn't feel like one of the summer's biggest tentpole films; perhaps it was waiting for some of the big superhero films to hit screens before going for the full-court ad press. But unlike its comic book competition, this film wants you to know many of its big set pieces were done practically.
‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2′ Borrows From ‘Community,’ Adds Gillian Jacobs and Chevy Chase
'Community' features one of the best comedy ensembles on network television, so it's no surprise the cast are being offered movies. Just today both Gillian Jacobs and Chevy Chase were added to 'Hot Tub Time Machine 2.'
This is Real: Grumpy Cat Has Inspired a Feature Film
To date, books, lives, records, songs, board games, video games, and coupons have served as inspirations for cinema (well, all except for the last one, that was just a 'Mr. Show' sketch). But now memes are joining that list as Grumpy Cat, the internet sensation, has been optioned as the subject for a feature film.
‘Grown Ups 2′ Trailer: Adam Sandler Suffers from Moose Farts
The first 'Grown Ups' had a trailer that revolved around older men urinating in a public pool. The centerpiece of the new 'Grown Ups 2' trailer is a moose that not only lets out a long fart, but bucks up and urinates on Adam Sandler. Oh boy.
‘Anchorman: The Legend Continues’ Adds James Marsden as the Bad Guy
'Anchorman: The Legend Continues' is actually happening, and casting is coming together now. Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, and Kristen Wiig are already signed on, and now word is that James Marsden has joined the cast as a rival anchor.
‘Monsters University’ Featurette: Yeah, it’s Kind of a Remake of ‘Revenge of the Nerds’
2013's big summer Pixar movie is 'Monsters University,' the prequel to their hit 'Monsters Inc.,' and a film that we're a little nervous about. Some Pixar sequels are good ('Toy Story 2' and '3' come to mind), but then there's 'Cars 2.' But a new featurette gives us a little more information about the plot, and yeah, it sounds a little bit like 'Revenge of the Nerds.'
‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ – Yoda to Get His Own Movie?
There are so many directions to go with possible 'Star Wars' spin-offs, and though one of the most appealing things about 'Star Wars - Episode 7' is that it wouldn't be more back-story, there's a rumor we may get stand-alone adventures from some of the characters in the universe. And word is that Yoda might get his own movie.
‘Star Wars’ May Also Be Heading to Television
With George Lucas out of Lucasfilm, a number of big changes have already happened. They're developing 'Star Wars Episode 7,' and it looks like a long promised spin-off may be coming out of the mothballs. No, not another Ewok adventure, but the long rumored live-action 'Star Wars' television show.
’42’ Featurette Highlights the Heroism of Jackie Robinson
'42' looks fascinating, and not just for Harrison Ford's weird make-up. Relaying the biography of Jackie Robinson, it shows how the star baseball player (played by Chadwick Boseman) had to struggle against the prejudices that didn't want to see professional baseball become integrated. Now there's a featurette that plays up Robinson's historical significance.
‘Monsters University’ Releases a Sneaky New TV Spot
With college football bowl games happening now, Pixar has made an ad for their college-themed film 'Monsters University' and unleashed it during the games. It's the sort of clever ad that gives hope that the prequel to 'Monsters, Inc.' has a couple tricks up its sleeve.
Pixar Teases Their Upcoming Releases
Though 'Brave' was a welcome respite, Pixar has gone sequel crazy, as their previous two films were sequels and this summer we're getting a prequel in 'Monsters University.' But the studio is also working on three non-sequels for the future, and have released images from each of them.
Jack Klugman, Star of ‘The Odd Couple’ and ‘Quincy, M.E.’ Dead at 90
Jack Klugman, best known to audiences as grumpy sports writer Oscar Madison on 'The Odd Couple' and as Dr. R. Quincy M.E. has died at the age of 90.
Charles Durning, Two-Time Oscar Nominee, Dead at 89
Charles Durning, one of the great character actors of the modern era, has passed away at the age of 89 from natural causes. If the name doesn't ring a bell, his work should as he's been a reliable supporting player in cinema and television for decades.
‘Anchorman: The Legend Continues’ is Due Out in One Year
Though they're still working on script, and should start filming shortly - even after releasing a teaser this summer - we only have a small inkling of what's in store for us when 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues' hits theaters next year. But now the picture has a release date, and it means only one thing: Will Ferrell is gunning for an Oscar.