Warner Bros. nabs rights to 1990’s serial killer story

Warner Brothers has acquired the film rights to John Leake’s non-fiction book Entering Hades: The Double Life of a Serial Killer, according to Screenhead. The book told the story of Austrian Jack Unterweger, a journalist who led a double life strangling prostitutes in Vienna and Los Angeles. He used to act on and then cover ….

Viggo Mortensen post-apocalyptic thriller and Kate Winslet Oscar hopeful release dates get dicey

According to The Hollywood Reporter, two highly anticipated films being distributed by The Weinstein Company are in jeopardy of being pushed to 2009. The first, Viggo Mortensen’s dark thriller The Road, which is being shuttled through the Weinstein’s Dimension unit, was originally was prepping for a November 14th 2008 limited opening and a November 26th ….

Hulk may fight The Avengers and a clip from a Captain America fan film?

According to an interview on MTV’s Splash Page, Iron Man writers are throwing around the idea of making The Hulk the villain in the highly anticipated The Avengers epic. According to story, the Iron Man scribes are pushing for The Avengers’ ultimate superhero team to battle a fellow hero, rather than a straight up villain. ….

Maggie Q to star in groundbreaking EA video game

Electronic Arts worked with Live Free or die Hard star Maggie Q to topline Need for Speed Undercover, the latest version of its bestselling driving game franchise, according to a report on Variety. According to EA’s head of Asian operations, although the company’s sports titles have actual sports figures’ likenesses, the company has never hired ….

New details on J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Trek film

Tomorrow’s issue of Entertainment Weekly features a cover portrait of Zachary Quinto and Chris Pine from the new Star Trek movie, and contains a selection of newly released photos from the film, some of which have been getting some play on the web already, making “Trekkies” and sci-fi fans like myself, even more excited about ….