58th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

Here are the nods in the major catagories for the 58th annual Primetime Emmy Awards announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The telecast will take place live on Sunday, August 27, 2006 at 8PM.  Drama Series: “Grey’s Anatomy,” ABC; “House,” Fox; “The Sopranos,” HBO; “24,” Fox; “The West Wing,” NBC.  Comedy Series: “Arrested Development,” Fox; ….

The Cooler Goes to the Helm

Coming Soon reports that William H. Macy will be directing his first feature film next year. Macy was speaking during promotion of his new film Edmond, based on the David Mamet’s play of the same name. “I’m going to direct a film called Keep Coming Back,” he told Coming Soon.net. “It stars Salma Hayek, but she’s the only name I can name. This is a real ….

Thor and Fantastic Four 2 Updates

While speaking at Charlotte’s Heroes Convention 2006 J. Michael Straczynski let slip that David Goyer, writer of Blade and Batman Begins, is set to write a treatment for a Thor film. It’s not known whether that means he’s rewriting the script that Mark Protosevich has already written, or coming up with something completely new. Based on the legendary thunder deity, Thor might not seem like the perfect superhero-comic-to-film. The story ….

Superman Returns Shatters IMAX Records

Largest domestic seven-day total at $6.83 million Largest domestic seven-day per screen average at $89,804 Largest international seven-day-day per screen average at $67,888 IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that Superman Returns grossed $108 million at the domestic box office in 4,065 locations over the extended fourth of July weekend, and that Superman Returns: ….