Wanted director to chase Moby Dick adaptation

Universal Pictures has purchased the rights to the Herman Melville classic tale Moby Dick, which will be a reimagining of the tale that Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted, Night Watch, Day Watch, upcoming Twilight Watch) will “helm”, according to Variety. The studio has contracted Adam Cooper and Bill Collage (the pair wrote New York Minute) to pen …
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Set photos from Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass adaptation

SlashFilm got some exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from the Toronto film set of Matthew Vaughn’s adaptation of Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass graphic novel. According to the spy who shot the pics, the scene appears to be the opening segment of the film, which is due to be in theaters sometime in 2009. Kick-Ass revolves around Dave Lizewski, …
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Mum & Dad going multimedia on release date

According to The Hollywood Reporter, British indie distributor Revolver Entertainment will be testing the multiformat day-and-date format for the upcoming U.K. produced horror film Mum & Dad. Revolver will release the movie in theaters, on DVD, VOD, sell-through and for rental on December 26, 2008. The company said it’s exploring a similar method of release …
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