Phillippe Goes to War

According to Hollywood Reporter, Ryan Phillippe, fresh off his success in Crash, is currently in negotiations to star in the film Stop-Loss, to be directed by Kimberly Peirce, who also helmed Boys Don’t Cry, which won Hillary Swank an Oscar and co-star Chloe Sevigny an Oscar nod. Stop-Loss is about a soldier (played by Phillippe) who returns home to Texas, only to be called to duty again in Iraq through …
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Alien vs. Predator 2 Moving Forward

Last week IGN reported that Fox was on the verge of hiring a pair of special effects expert brothers, Greg and Colin Strause, to direct Alien Vs. Predator. The duo later confirmed the story on their web site. I guess Fox has decided to totally give up on bringing back the Ridley Scott and James Cameron days of the franchise altogether. Replacing drama …
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The Painted Veil Update

The Painted Veil is a drama set in London in 1922 about a restless wife named Kitty Fane (Naomi Watts) who, after cheating on her conservative bacteriologist husband Walter (Edward Norton) with a local playboy (played by Watt’s real life bo Liev Schreiber), embarks on a journey to the Far East to battle cholera. The journey becomes an odyssey of sadness and …
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The Wicker Man Trailer

Nicolas Cage plays a sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl, but finds a much larger mystery to solve in the remake of the British cult hit The Wicker Man. Neil LaBute (Nurse Betty) wrote and directed the upcoming thriller, which hits theaters on September 1, 2006. I have added the trailer for the film on the …
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