Vin Diesel shows his directing chops, plus Babylon A.D. film details reported yesterday that Vin Diesel will helm a 20-minute prequel to his upcoming Fast and Furious sequel. Not much is known about the short, except that Diesel will star alongside Michelle Rodriguez and Sung Kang, both actors from earlier installments of the street racing film series. In the upcoming Fast and Furious sequel, Diesel ….

Appaloosa trailer and film details

Genre: Western Release Date September 19 (in New York, L.A. and Toronto) October 3 (nationwide) Studio: New Line Cinema Director: Ed Harris Writers: Screenplay by Robert Knott & Ed Harris Based on the novel by Robert B. Parker Producers: Ed Harris, Robert Knott, Ginger Sledge Executive Producers: Michael London, Cotty Chubb, Toby Emmerich, Sam Brown ….

Trailer for UK horror Eden Lake

The UK horror Eden Lake follows a teacher (Kelly Reilly) and her boyfriend (Michael Fassbender), who escape for a romantic weekend at a remote lake enclosed by woodlands and seemingly deserted. The couple’s peace is shattered when a gang of obnoxious kids encircle their campsite, steal their belongings and vandalize their car, leaving them stranded. ….

Deadland trailer

Deadland follows a man forced to cross dangerous terrain and newly instituted martial-law, in order to save his missing wife, after a World War III nuclear strike on the U.S., that has set the nation back 200 years. The indie post-nuke thriller stars Gary Weeks, Brian Tee, William Katt, Harrison Page and Chad Mathews and ….

iTunes offers Warner Bros. classics for studio’s 85th Anniversary

Apple is celebrating the 85th anniversary of Warner Brothers Studio by releasing such box-office hits as Matrix Reloaded, Goodfellas, Risky Business, Blade Runner, and eighty-one other classic Warner Brothers films, many newly restored for the occasion. Visit the itunes store for a full list of the 85 titles available.

More about the Conan animated movie

As Lionsgate and Millennium hire Dirk Blackman and Howard McCain, writers of the upcoming sci-fi film Outlander, to rework the script for $100 million R-rated Conan movie, due out in 2010, a more kid-friendly version of the legendary Cimmerian is also on the way. Paradox Entertainment and director Victor Dal Chele have been developing the ….

Award-winning Alan Moore documentary coming to DVD

As Comic-Con 2008 set records for attendance this summer, much of the buzz centered on Zack Snyder’s eagerly anticipated, big screen adaptation of the Hugo Award-winning cult classic graphic novel Watchmen, written by the legendary Alan Moore. Now, in the first and only documentary in which the heretofore reclusive, visionary and innovative Moore participates, his ….

Morpheus joining CSI team

Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix Trilogy, Deep Cover, 21) is replacing William Petersen on the CBS show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, according to a story on The Hollywood Reporter site. The actor is scheduled to make his first appear in the ninth episode of the show’s upcoming season, which also sees veteran cast-member Gary Dourdan suddenly ….