Variety has just reported that John Woo is set to helm the comicbook adaptation Caliber, and the project will be officially unveiled at Comic-Con. According to the report, the film will likely be a co-production between Johnny Depp’s Infinitum Nihil shingle, Radical Comics and Woo’s Lion Rock. The original comic was created by Sam Sarkar … More
The Legend of God’s Gun is made completely by musicians, according to one of the teaser trailers I watched. The film is already in the video circuit, so some of you may have seen it. The indie grindhouse stars Robert Bones, Kirpatrick Thomas, Dave Koenig, Julie Patterson, Mike Bruce (who also co-wrote and directed the … More
Platinum Studios, an entertainment company that controls an international library of more than 5,600 comic book characters which it adapts, produces and licenses for all forms of media, has been cited in the entertainment industry publication, The Hollywood Reporter, which announced that Robert Downey Jr. is in negotiations to star in the Platinum Studios property, … More
Fresh off his success in Marvel’s Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. is negotiating to star in the long-in-development Cowboys and Aliens, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The DreamWorks/Universal co-production is based on a graphic novel written by Fred Van Lente and Andrew Foley. The companies may set Cowboys and Aliens up as a 2010 tentpole … More
With the U.S. premiere of Takashi Miike’s western grindhouse fantasy Sukiyaki Western Django just days away, some new pics from the film are floating around. I haven’t seen most of these, but I’m sure they’ve been around…or will be now. CLICK HERE, or on the photo to see the entire gallery.
SUKIYAKI WESTERN DJANGO will be making it’s U.S. premiere at the New York Asian Film Festival in NYC, between June 20 and July 6, 2008. Here my snapshot of the Miike fantasy, which features a cameo appearance by Quentin Tarantino. Action Adventure Western Synopsis Famed Japanese auteur Takashi Miike, best known for cult classics “Audition”, … More
3:10 To Yuma stars Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster, Gretchen Mol and Peter Fonda in a modern take on the classic western by Elmore Leonard from producing/writing/ directing team Cathy Konrad and James Mangold (Walk the Line). In Arizona in the late 1800’s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade (Crowe) and his vicious gang of thieves … More
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, chronicles Robert Ford (Casey Affleck) as he joins Jesse James’s (Brad Pitt) gang, only to become resentful of the legendary outlaw and formulate a plan to kill the fastest gun in the West. The film stars Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Shepard, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeremy Renner, Paul Schneider, Sam Rockwell and Zooey Deschanel and … More