Cruise to headline new spy thriller for Spyglass

Tom Cruise is in talks to headline another espionage film, this time for Spyglass Entertainment’s remake of French spy thriller The Tourist, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The paper reports the project will most likely be his next film. Bharat Nalluri (Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day) has been tapped to helm the movie, which …
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Shaw Brothers classics return for more vengeance

In more news on the Asian DVD scene, Celestial Pictures has signed new distribution deals for its classic Shaw Brothers martial arts titles, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The new deals are with BCI, Media Blasters and Well Go USA to release a total of 45 titles in North America. Some of the major highlights …
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Beijing opening ceremony DVDs are hot sellers

According to The Hollywood Reporter, DVD sets of the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony went on sale Tuesday in China. The two-disc set is selling for 55 yuan (that’s about $8 U.S.). Stats from China International TV showed that 5,100 of the 6,000 DVD sets that hit store shelves in Shanghai, sold on the first day.

Indie hit Itty Bitty Titty Committee coming to DVD

Non profit indie production company Power Up has its first feature film, Itty Bitty Titty Committee, directed by Jamie Babbit, coming to DVD. The film is still playing the film festival circuit, and has won 12 awards, including the Jury Award at SXSW 2007, and was nominated for the GLAAD Media Award for Best Picture …
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New photos from Young People Fucking

MORE PHOTOS HERE I know what you’re thinking. Website named FilmFetish.com, film title called Young People Fucking…It’s Kleenex time, right? Well, in this case, it just might be. MORE PHOTOS HERE Producers of the upcoming indie comedy, sent over some fairly provocative stills from the movie that was an Official Selection of the Toronto International …
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Powerful cast of sports drama Patriots

Dimension Films recently announced the cast of Patriots, the inspirational sports drama that began production on location in New Orleans this week. Joining the previously announced Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker (The Great Debaters, The Last King of Scotland) are Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Talk to Me), Isaiah Washington (Grey’s …
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First arcade-style racing game for the iPhone

Handmark announced the release of GTS World Racing for iPhone and iPod touch users. It is immediately available through the Apple App Store. GTS World Racing offers a unique mobile gaming experience utilizing the iPhone built-in accelerometer feature. Players can accelerate, brake and steer the car by moving and turning the device itself. The game …
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Metacafe goes mobile

Metacafe, one of the world’s largest video entertainment sites, has teamed up with Quattro Wireless, to make its large catalog of short-form videos available to viewers on the go via their mobile devices. Metacafe will join Quattro’s mobile ad network as a flagship, video-based publisher in Quattro’s industry leading Entertainment Channel. Metacafe has chosen Quattro …
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Cartoon Network and Adult Swim on your phone

ICO Global Communications announced today that it has reached agreements with Turner Broadcasting to provide content from the Cartoon Network and Adult Swim for use in ICO’s alpha trials of its mobile interactive media service, known as ICO mim. ICO mim is a fully interactive mobile video, navigation and emergency assistance service powered by the …
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