Final Draft announces screenwriting contest judges

Final Draft, publisher of the popular scriptwriting software, announced jury members for its 9th annual Big Break International Screenplay Contest. Jury members include award-winning writers and development executives. They will judge the top 10 scripts in September 2008, and the top three winners will be announced at an awards event in October. The 2008 judges …
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Original Superman: The Movie and Casablanca among classics to be in hi-def for the first time and free have outdoor screenings to celebrate Warner Anniversary

Warner Bros. Digital Distribution is celebrating Warner Bros.’ 85th Anniversary with the Video on Demand release of 85 modern classic films, many of which will be available for the first time in high definition in the format. Starting today, titles such as Superman: The Movie, Casablanca and Full Metal Jacket will be available via VOD …
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J.J. Abrams’ Fringe details and websites

When an unlikely trio uncovers a deadly mystery that involves a series of unbelievable events, they discover it may be part of a larger, more disturbing pattern that blurs the line between science fiction and technology. J.J. Abrams’ new Fox show Fringe premieres on Tuesday, September 9th, at 8PM. I really liked the footage I …
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Three new Burn After Reading film clips online

Speaking of dark comedies, there’s three new clips from Joel and Ethan Coen’s follow-up to No Country for Old Men, Burn After Reading, which stars George Clooney, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, Brad Pitt and Richard Jenkins. Burn After Reading revolves around the hunt for ousted an CIA official’s (Malkovich) memoir. Actually, it’s a …
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Trailer for thriller/comedy Nobel Son

Nobel Son is a strangely comic thriller revolving around Barkley Michaelson (played by Bryan Greenberg), who is struggling to finish his Ph.D. thesis when his father Eli Michaelson (Alan Rickman), wins the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. But Eli’s past begin to collide with the present, When Barkley is kidnapped on the eve of his father …
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Special new contest – WIN De Niro and Pacino crime classics on DVD and a Righteous Kill movie poster from FilmFetish.com

In support of the new Robert DeNiro/Al Pacino flick, Righteous Kill, which hits cinema screens on September 12, 2008, producers have provided us with one DVD copy each of original The Godfather, the L.A. crime thriller Heat (which marked the first time DeNiro and Pacino shared screen time), and Pacino’s drug lord opus Scarface, as …
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Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass going into production

Director Matthew Vaughn is moving ahead with the film version of Kick-Ass, an adaptation of the comic series by Mark Millar (who wrote the Wanted comic series), according to The Hollywood Reporter. Christopher Mintz-Plasse (McLovin from Superbad) is in talks to join the cast, and Chloe Moretz (The Eye, Bolt) has already committed to the …
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Rapper Master P launching cable net

According to The Hollywood Reporter, rapper and entrepreneur Percy Miller (Master P) is launching a family-friendly cable network called Better Black Television. The primary audience for the net will be African Americans and Hispanics. The BBTV network is set to launch in 2009, and will run a wide range of scripted, unscripted and news programming, …
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Mike Myers joins Tarantino’s war

Mike Myers has signed on to Quentin Tarantino’s ensemble cast of Inglorious Bastards, the World War II film that the Weinstein Co. and Universal will start production on October 13 in Germany. This according to a report by Variety. Myers will play British General Ed Fenech, a military mastermind who takes part in a plot …
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Badland official movie website

Here is the synopsis for the war drama Badland, from the movie’s website: Jerry is a Marine reservist who was a young patriot and idealist when he served in the first Gulf War. But when he is called up for deployment to Afghanistan and Iraq, Jerry is a father of three; older and embittered by …
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