Shocking new images revealed from Project X

Warner Bros. has released a new batch of images from Project X, which follows three seemingly anonymous high school seniors — Thomas, Costa and J.B. — as they attempt to finally make a name for themselves. Their idea is innocent enough: let’s throw a party that no one will forget, and have a camera there, …
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Sherlock Holmes 2 nabs its first Dragon

THR exclusively reports that Swedish star Noomi Rapace, who recently appeared in the first screen adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, has booked her first English-language role, as the female lead in Warner Bros.’s Sherlock Holmes 2. The Sherlock Holmes sequel reunites most of the team from the original hit, including Robert Downey …
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First-time writer gets Silver Pictures ‘Convicted’

Silver Pictures has acquired a spec script titled Conviction, an undercover cop thriller from first-time writer and longtime script reader Jon Herman, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The project is being shepherded by Warners Bros., where Silver Pictures has been based for many years. The story follows a master bank thief who’s just been released …
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Two more RocknRolla pictures plus a full synopsis

Release Date: October 2008 Genre: Action, Crime Director: Guy Ritchie Writer: Guy Ritchie Producers: Joel Silver, Susan Downey, Steve Clark-Hall, Guy Ritchie Executive Producers: Steve Richards, Navid McIlhargey Cast: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton, Mark Strong, Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, Toby Kebbell, Jeremy Piven, Chris Bridges When a Russian mobster orchestrates a crooked land …
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All the details on the Wachoski Brothers’ Ninja Assassin, plus a bloody still from the film

Genre: Action Adventure Director: James McTeigue Writer: Matthew Sand and J. Michael Straczynski Producers: Joel Silver, Grant Hill, Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski Executive Producers: Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, William Fay Cast: Rain, Naomie Harris, Ben Miles, Sho Kosugi, Rick Yune Raizo (Rain) is one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets …
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Robert Downey Jr. to play Sherlock Holmes

Variety reports that Robert Downey Jr. has committed to star in Sherlock Holmes, the reinvention that Guy Ritchie is directing for Warner Brothers. Uber-producer Joel Silver (The Matrix Trilogy) is going to be calling the shots on the upcoming feature, which is based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic tales, and the Sherlock Holmes comic …
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Ninja Assassin starts production in Berlin

Filming is underway on Ninja Assassin, being directed by James McTeigue (V for Vendetta) from a screenplay by Matthew Sand and J. Michael Straczynski. Joel Silver, Grant Hill, Larry Wachowski and Andy Wachowski are producing, with Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni and William Fay serving as executive producers. Ninja Assassin stars Korean pop star Rain (Speed …
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Updates on Wonder Woman, Speed Racer, Logan’s Run and much more

Here are some updates on projects that action film-maestro Joel Silver (producer of The Matrix Trilogy, Lethal Weapon, Predator) has on his plate. There’s some really exciting stuff he’s involved with. Silver also produces medium budget horror films for fun (and some cheddar), with his Dark Castle Entertainment shingle. Here ya go: Return to House on Haunted Hill Silver’s …
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A New Dirty Dozen From Warner Brothers

According to a report by Variety, Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow will co-finance a remake of The Dirty Dozen, the 1967 action flick that starred Lee Marvin as a major who conscripts twelve condemned soldier-prisoners for a dangerous mission in WWII. Joel Silver will produce with Susan Downey. The original Dirty Dozen included Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, John Cassavetes, Richard Jaeckel, George Kennedy, …
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Logan’s Run and Wonder Woman Updates

Producer Joel Silver (V for Vendetta) recently talked to SCI FI Wire about several of his high-profile genre films that are in various stages of development.  “The next one up is The Reaping, with Hilary Swank and directed by Stephen Hopkins, which is a supernatural thriller,” Silver said in an interview. Silver previously tapped Hopkins to direct Predator 2 and several episodes of TV’s Tales From …
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