Transformers: Dark Of The Moon IMAX edition opening one day early

IMAX and Paramount Pictures announced today that Transformers: Dark of the Moon will be released in IMAX 3D format as an early engagement starting Tuesday, June 28th, on 146 domestic IMAX screens. The film will also open on at least 117 IMAX screens internationally – 105 of which will open during launch weekend – with ….

Whole cop crew returning for Murphy’s Beverly Hills Cop 4?

According to Moviehole, Beverly Hills Cop 4 producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura will wipe the slate clean by completely ignoring the last two Beverly Hills Cop sequels, making a direct sequel to Eddie Murphy’s 1984 comedy classic. That means detectives Billy Rosewood (Judge Reinhold) and John Taggart (John Ashton) will most likely return. According to reports, ….

Morgan Freeman may join espionage comic adaptation Red

Morgan Freeman is currently in negotiations to star opposite Bruce Willis in Summit Entertainment’s espionage thriller Red, to be based on the three-book WildStorm/DC comic series, according to Variety. Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian are producing the film, with DC’s Gregory Noveck on board as executive producer. Erich and Jon Hoeber are writing the ….

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen – The IMAX Experience posts biggest opening in IMAX history

IMAX announced that the Paramount Pictures release Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: The IMAX Experience, directed by Michael Bay and featuring scenes filmed with IMAX cameras, posted exceptionally strong opening results, with an estimated $14.4 million coming from 169 IMAX theatres domestically, for a per screen average of over $85,000 during the five-day opening from ….

John Grisham thriller The Testament being adapted into a film

John Grisham, who for ten years refused to sell movie rights to his 1999 bestselling novel The Testament, has apparently had a change of heart, according to Variety. Producers Mark Johnson and Hunt Lowry, along with 821 Entertainment, have optioned the book, which revolves around a billionaire who defies his greedy relatives and leaves his ….

Vin Diesel to star in film adaptation of Wheelman

Paramount has set John Singleton (Four Brothers, Boyz n the Hood, Shaft) to direct and blockbuster producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra) to shepherd The Wheelman, a live-action adaptation of the Ubisoft console game Wheelman, according to Variety. Vin Diesel, the main character and producer of ….

Bruce Willis up for mob pic Scarpa, video game adaptation Kane & Lynch, and a bunch of other action films

Bruce Willis is currently in discussions to appear in three new action films, including a thriller titled Inventory, an espionage film called Red and the mob biopic Scarpa, according to The Risky Business Blog. In Red, the actor would play a former black-ops agent now in retirement, who’s forced back into action when a high-tech ….

Electronic Arts announces G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra game coming with the film

Electronic Arts announced today that development is underway to bring Hasbro’s G.I. Joe brand to all major console and handheld gaming platforms this summer to coincide with the theatrical release of the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra live-action movie from Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment, in association with Hasbro, which opens in theaters August ….

Tom Cruise and Denzel Washington may team up for David Cronenberg espionage thriller…umm, this could be good

Tom Cruise is currently in negotiations to star opposite Denzel Washington in the David Cronenberg-directed adaptation of Robert Ludlum espionage thriller The Matarese Circle, which MGM – parent company of Cruise-owned UA – is on track to place into production sometime this year, according to Variety and THR.

Universal to adapt Army of Two game

Electronic Arts recently announced that the company has closed a deal with Universal to bring top-selling videogame Army of Two, to the big screen. Scott Stuber, through his Stuber Productions shingle, will produce the film along with EA, and screenwriter Scott Z. Burns, who recently co-wrote the blockbuster The Bourne Ultimatum, has signed on to ….