The Weinsteins’ films that will screen at Cannes 2005

Bob and Harvey Weinstein’s new company, The Weinstein Company, as it is known, has snapped up North American rights to a $40 million movie project called Stormbreaker, based on the fictional hero of Anthony Horowitz’s series of novels about 14-year-old superspy Alex Rider. The Weinsteins are also expected to wear their Miramax hats while at …
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Samuel L. Jackson in Afro Samurai

Acclaimed actor and producer Samuel L. Jackson is set to voice and produce the highly anticipated animated action-adventure Afro Samurai for Spike TV, with Japanese anime studio Gonzo and Japan’s largest TV network, Fuji Television. The five episode series will premiere on Spike TV in 2006. Afro Samurai is the tale of a black samurai …
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Devil’s Backbone Sequel News

Doug Jones, who played aquatic agent Abe Sapien in the film Hellboy, recently announced on his official web site that he will reunite with Hellboy director Guillermo del Toro for the upcoming independent Spanish-language horror film Pan’s Labyrinth. Jones will play Pan in the film, which is a sequel to the Mexican director’s 2001 cult …
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Who is directing The Reaping

Joel Silver, producer of the upcoming supernatural thriller The Reaping, recently told Sci Fi Wire that director Stephen Hopkins (who helmed Lost in Space) will begin production on the Reaping this summer. Silver added that The Reaping will aim for a more mature tone than other horror thrillers produced under his Dark Castle banner, such …
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