Film Fetish interviews Extract’s Clifton Collins Jr. about the art of acting, working with Mike Judge, getting into ‘R-Rated’ trouble in the heartland and more

I recently interviewed actor Clifton Collins Jr. and some of his answers may surprise or even shock you. He claims to have a cousin named Chris Craig. I personally don’t believe Clifton is English or that his cousin was in involved in the landmark legal case or the film Let ‘Em Have It. More research …
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Cast attached to Straw Dogs remake

Screen Gems has contracted with James Woods, Prison Break’s Dominic Purcell and Willa Holland (The O.C., upcoming Legion) to star in Straw Dogs, the Rod Lurie-directed reimagining of Sam Peckinpah’s 1971 cult classic film, according to Variety. Lurie will direct the film from his own script, which already has James Marsden (X-Men) attached to star …
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David Mamet to tackle new version of Anne Frank

David Mamet is set to write and direct and new version of Holocaust story The Diary of Anne Frank for Disney, which recently acquired rights to the book, according to Variety. The new film will be a compendium of Frank’s diary, the stage play by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich, and Mamet’s own original take …
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Edward James Olmos joins Green Hornet cast

Edward James Olmos most recently featured on Battlestar Galactica, has joined the cast of Michel Gondry’s upcoming The Green Hornet, according to Hollywood Snitch. Olmos joins Nicolas Cage, Cameron Diaz, Seth Rogen as Britt Reid, a.k.a. The Green Hornet, and recently cast Jay Chou as Kato. The Green Hornet is currently eyeing a July, 2010 …
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Jim Caviezel, Jamie Campbell-Bower and Lennie James descend on Comic-Con 2009 to preview The Prisoner mini-series

Stars of AMC’s highly anticipated mini-series The Prisoner, including Jim Caviezel (The Passion of the Christ, Thin Red Line, Pay It Forward), Jamie Campbell-Bower (Sweeney Todd, The Twilight Saga: New Moon) and Lennie James (Jericho) will attend Comic Con 2009 for a panel event and exclusive sneak preview of the six-part series. The Prisoner panel, …
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The Pink Panther 2 Blu-ray review

MGM Home Entertainment released the family-friendly comedy The Pink Panther 2 on Blu-ray disc yesterday, June 23rd. This sequel to the popular 2006 hit, revolves around a master thief known as the Tornado, who heists four of the world’s most valuable and legendary artifacts – the Magna Carta, the Shroud of Turin, the Royal Emperor’s …
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Australian horror Lake Mungo remake gets writer

David Leslie Johnson, who wrote the script for the Orphan, which hits theaters on July 24th, has been tapped to pen a remake of the Australian horror suspense film Lake Mungo for Paramount Vantage, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Vantage grabbed remake rights to the film in November, when it premiered at the American Film …
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