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 … More
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 … More
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.
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 … More
There a funny Facebook application for the indie comedy Young People Fucking, at apps.facebook.com/getblown. Users can submit their most embarrassing sex stories, their sex tapes, as well as any sexy signage they created.
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 … More
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 … More
United Artists co-owner and Tom Cruise producing partner Paula Wagner is in talks with MGM to leave the company, according to Variety. She will continue to produce projects with UA, and continue working with Cruise and MGM on various films she already has in the development pipeline, including Guillermo del Toro’s adaptation of the 1960’s … More
In 1995, America’s college graduation rate was second in the world. Ten years later, it ranked 15th. As so many nations around the world continue to improve their systems of education, America can no longer afford to maintain the status quo. In an ever-changing, increasingly competitive global economy, is the U.S. doing all it can … More
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 … More
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 … More
Sean Catherine Derek, a screenwriter who recently completed work on film scripts for the live-action Mortal Kombat sequel and the live-action Ninja Scroll movies, has partnered with the company Scooter Kids, to write a script for a comic book series called The Adventures of Scooter McDoogal. The series follows the adventures of Scooter and his … More
The personal stories and achievements of seven “environmental champion” torchbearers selected by Coca-Cola for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay are the subject of a new documentary film premiering August 13 in Beijing. The movie makes its debut at 8:30 p.m. inside the Coca-Cola Shuang Experience Center, within the Olympic Green complex of sports and … More
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 … More
In Hollywood, it’s all about who you know. In San Diego, knowing the right people just got a whole lot easier. After several years of planning and development, 360 LIVE has launched its unique database of film, television, meeting and event professionals in San Diego. A grassroots effort spearheaded by film industry veteran Richard Crow, … More