Babel Trailer and Updates

In the remote sands of the Moroccan desert, a rifle shot rings out – detonating a chain of events that will link an American tourist couple’s frantic struggle to survive, two Moroccan boys involved in an accidental crime, a nanny illegally crossing into Mexico with two American children and a Japanese teen rebel whose father …
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More About Craig Brewer’s Black Snake Moan

Buzz for Craig Brewer’s next film, Black Snake Moan, started rising as soon as Hustle & Flow was released. The film is about a God-fearing bluesman (Samuel L. Jackson), who takes to a wild young woman named Rae (Christina Ricci) who was a victim of childhood sexual abuse. Here is a complete synopsis of Black Snake Moan: From the writer and director of the sleeper hit Hustle …
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Martin Scorsese’s Departed Trailer

Martin Scorsese’s new film can’t come too fast for me. I am a huge fan of the source material (The Infernal Affairs trilogy) and of both Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio. Here’s a brief synopsis of The Departed: Two men are sent undercover within the Boston Police department and the Irish mafia, but violence and bloodshed boil when discoveries are made, and …
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The Covenant Film Trailer

Privilege and beauty abound at Spencer Academy, a New England boarding school for the region’s reigning elite. Directed by Renny Harlin (Die Hard 2), The Covenant tells the story of the Sons of Ipswich, four young students bound by their sacred ancestry. As descendants of the original families who settled in Ipswich Colony in the 1600’s, the …
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The 2006 Fade In Awards

2006 Awards Entry Deadline is October 31, 2006 The Fade In Awards were established in 1996 to assist talented new writers and writer/directors in getting recognized within the Hollywood community in order to begin a career as a working filmmaker. In the last decade, the competition has done just that: After Jon Bokenkamp entered his thriller Preston Tylk, he signed …
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The 10th Annual Hollywood Pitch Festival

Fade In Magazine is proud to sponsor the 10th Annual Hollywood Pitch Festival, featuring over two hundred of the Motion Picture and Television industries’ most prominent studio, development and creative executives, producers, literary agents, managers and entertainment lawyers. This is your chance to present your story ideas directly to those in The Business who can actually do something …
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Six NEW Talladega Nights Clips

Below are links to six new clips from Will Ferrell’s upcoming Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. The Adam McKay (Anchorman) directed comedy will be in theaters August 4, 2006. Clip 1 – Dinner Table Part 1 Windows HIGH Windows LOW Real Media HIGH Real Media LOW Clip 2 – Dinner Table Part 2 Windows HIGH Windows LOW Real Media …
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Scrubs Scribe to Adapt Fletch Prequel

I am a huge fan of the original Fletch movies, and I remember Kevin Smith being attached to this film at one point, and thinking how cool that would be. But now Bill Lawrence is adapting, so I am once again my interest is rising. Below is the release. The Weinstein Company is proud to announce that Bill Lawrence (Emmy nominated Scrubs) has signed on …
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Pursuit of Happyness Trailer

A struggling salesman (Will Smith) takes custody of his son (Will’s real-life son Jaden) as he’s poised to begin a life-changing professional endeavor. The Pursuit of Happyness will be in theaters this holiday season on December 15, 2006. There is also a behind the scenes piece with Will Smith talking about working with his son, and about the actual journey of …
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Kill Bill Prequels, Iron Man, Spider-Man 3 and More

This year’s Comic-Con is turning out to be a virtual orgy of upcoming film footage, news and info. Where else can you find out who is playing the villian in the upcoming Iron Man, see Spider-Man 3 footage and listen to Quentin Tarantino talk about both Grind House and possible Kill Bill prequels, all in the span of four hours. Well, to start with, Quentin Tarantino did …
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Women in Film and GM Announce Grant for Emerging Filmmakers

Outstanding Women Pursuing Careers in Entertainment Given Inside Track to Network With Industry Leaders; To Obtain an Application, Visit www.women-in-film.com; Deadline Submission Is Sept. 1, 2006. Winners to Be Announced Oct. 16th The second annual “Acceleration Grant for Emerging Filmmakers” competition was announced today by the national organization of Women In Film (WIF) and the General Motors …
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Spider-Man 3 to be Simultaneously Released to IMAX May 07

IMAX Corporation and Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that Columbia Pictures’ highly-anticipated new action adventure Spider-Man 3 will be simultaneously released at theatres throughout the world and at IMAX theatres on May 4, 2007. The third installment of the phenomenally successful Spider-Man franchise will be digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience. Spider …
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Who Will Play Iron Man?

Well, according to Cinescape.com, a regular contributor of theirs sent in some juicy info, apparently overheard at the Marvel Forum at Comic-Con. Apparently, she overheard possible Paramount executives say that Tom Cruise is still up for the role. That he in fact has it “in the bag”. I remember he was attached to play Tony Stark/ Iron Man at one point, …
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Al Pacino Has 88 Minutes

The trailer for Al Pacino’s upcoming thriller 88 Minutes has been released. The film focuses on a college professor (played by Pacino), who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI and receives a death threat by cel phone, claiming that he has only has 88 minutes to live. In order to save his own life, he must use …
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Wanna Know Who’s in Tarantino’s Grindhouse?

First…For those of you not familiar with the upcoming Grindhouse, it’s two 75 minute horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino (Kill Bill) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) put together as two film features, including fake movie trailers in between both movies. The highly anticipated double feature will include two films joined by the faux ads and trailers. Rodriguez’s Planet Terror will be a …
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The Protector Trailer and Updates

The Protector is the highly anticipated full bodied action film starring International Martial Arts superstar, Tony Jaa (Ong Bak). The film revolves around a young Thai fighter (Jaa), who is shaped by ancient traditions, that is called to defend his people and their honor after outsiders ruin all that is sacred. Fueled by desire to protect a way …
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Harsh Times Trailer

From the creator of Training Day comes another violent ride through the streets of Los Angeles, called Harsh Times. In Harsh Times, Christian Bale plays an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. David Ayer, who wrote Training Day, Dark Blue and S.W.A.T., is handling writing and directing duties on Harsh Times, which …
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Andy Lau Directing Richard Gere in Thriller

Andy Lau, director of the seminal Infernal Affairs trilogy, as well as Bullets of Love, and Young and Dangerous, is directing Richard Gere and Claire Danes in a film called The Flock. The psychological thriller revolves around a hyper-vigilant agent (played by Gere) and his female protégé (Claire Danes),who must track down a missing girl. Working against the clock they unravel the twisted details to track the potential killer. …
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