La Mostra Internationale d’Arte Cinematografica, also known as the Venice Film Festival, has released its official lineup of this year’s edition. The announcement was made by festival director Marco Müller.
Jerry Bruckheimer has nabbed feature film rights to the IDW graphic novel World War Robot, according to Variety.
On the heels of the first 3D-imbued Comic-Con panels this year, MYV Movies reports that director Jon Favreau confirmed that there’s a good chance that Iron Man 2 will be released on IMAX screens, and that he wants to shoot either Iron Man 3 or the 2012 Avengers movie in 3-D.
The speculation in Variety is that Steven Spielberg could be seriously considering taking the director’s chair for a Matt Helm movie that DreamWorks developed several years before leaving it behind at Paramount as part of the split between the two companies.
Variety confirmed a story by Collider.com, that Ridley Scott’s production company is indeed developing a prequel to his classic sci-fi horror film Alien. However according to the trade, Scott himself will direct, not his protege, Carl Rinsch, and Jon Spaihts, who got the job after pitching the studio and Scott Free, will write the screenplay.
Magnolia Pictures has released new images from the highly anticipated sequel to Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior. This time around, Tony Jaa directs and stars in Ong Bak 2, as Tien, the son of Lord Sihadecho, a murdered nobleman in ancient Thailand. As a spirited and unyielding youth, Tien resists savage slave traders and, moments ….
Since its debut in 1997, Docuweeks has presented over 133 short and feature length documentaries to audiences in theatrical runs designed to qualify the films for consideration for the Academy Award. This year, DocuWeeks’ showcase has grown from one to three weeks. From July 31 through August 20 in both Los Angeles and New York, ….
A new trailer for the Coen Brothers’ next film, A Serious Man, is now online. The black comedy is set in 1967 and centers on Larry Gopnik (Michael Stuhlbarg), a Midwestern professor who watches his life unravel when his wife prepares to leave him because his inept brother (Richard Kind) won’t move out of the ….
Below is the trailer for season four of Showtime’s Dexter that screened at Comic-Con last week. It was posted on THRFeed. The new season of Dexter begins on September 27, 2009, and, as most fans already know, John Lithgow will play a serial killer named Walter Simmons. Lithgow’s character is described as an unassuming, mild-mannered ….
This Sunday, director Fred Dekker and writer Shane Black reunite to give a live commentary for the 1987 cult classic Monster Squad at the Aero in Santa Monica.