Guillermo del Toro leaves The Hobbit film adaptation

After two years in development on The Hobbit, HeatVision reports that director Guillermo del Toro has announced that he’s leaving the long-delayed J.R.R. Tolkien 2-film adaptation. “In light of ongoing delays in the setting of a start date for filming “The Hobbit,” I am faced with the hardest decision of my life,” del Toro wrote …

Frank Miller’s 300 The Movie movie production photos

Check out these photos from the movie Frank Miller’s 300. Director: Zack Snyder Cast: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, David Wenham, Vincent Regan, Michael Fassbender, Tom Wisdom, Andrew Pleavin, Andrew Tiernan, Rodrigo Santoro, Tyler Neitzel, Stephen McHattie, Greg Kramer, Alex Ivanovici, Kelly Craig

16 Blocks movie production photos

Check out these photos from the movie 16 Blocks. Director: Richard Donner Cast: Bruce Willis, Mos Def, David Morse, Jenna Stern, Casey Sander, Cylk Cozart, David Zayas, Robert Racki, Patrick Garrow, Sasha Roiz, Conrad Pla, Hechter Ubarry, Richard Fitzpatrick

Actor Dennis Hopper dies

THR reports that Dennis Hopper, whose career included working on films including the cult classics Rebel Without a Cause, Easy Rider and Blue Velvet, has died at the age of 74, after a battle with prostate cancer. Hopper was a two-time Academy Award nominee and was honored with a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, …

James McAvoy to play Professor X in X-Men: First Class

James McAvoy is set to play a young Charles Xavier, aka Professor X, in the Matthew Vaughn-directed X-Men: First Class according to HeatVisionBlog. X-Men: First Class will document the roots of the X-Men saga. Before Charles Xavier and Eric Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers. …