Tom and Jerry coming to theaters

Warner Bros. is planning to bring Tom and Jerry to theaters to create a new family franchise, according to Variety. Plans are to bring the always-fighting cat and mouse duo to life as CG characters within in live-action settings, similar to how Scooby Doo was brought to the big screen. The film project will be …
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John Carter of Mars finally coming to theaters

Andrew Stanton (WALL•E) told Sci-Fi Wire the scoop on Disney’s adaptation of sci-fi pulp comic John Carter of Mars. First of all, it’s actually moving forward, after years on the development wagon, and a boat-load of directors, including Robert Rodriguez (Sin City), Kerry Conran (Sky Captain), Jon Favreau (Iron Man) and now Stanton. “I’m deep …
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Gangster Squad being adapted by Warner Bros.

According to Variety, Warners’ has nabbed the rights to a seven-part series by the L.A. Times, called Tales From the Gangster Squad, and has attached Dan Lin to produce the upcoming film. The series begins coverage in 1946, in a corrupt Los Angeles where gangsters flagrantly engaged in shootouts and drive-by shootings. In response, the …
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Awake film trailer and movie poster

Awake is a psychological thriller about a common occurrence called anesthetic awareness, a horrifying phenomenon wherein a patient’s (Hayden Christenson) failed anesthesia leaves him fully conscious but physically paralyzed during surgery. The patient’s charming new wife (Jessica Alba) is forced to struggle with her own demons as a terrifying drama unfolds around the couple. Awake …
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Did you Catch the Grind House Trailer?

Well, if not, we have it. This thing looks wild. What a throwback. If you like cult films like I Spit on Your Grave and Demons, you know what I mean. Grind House is two horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez, put together as a two feature films, with fake film trailers in between the movies.  Take a look at the clip …
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Tarantino Finalizes Grindhouse Cast

 Quentin Tarantino has cast Michael Bacall (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation), Eli Roth (Hostel, Hostel 2)and newcomer Omar Doom in his half of GRINDHOUSE, the highly anticipated double feature he is making with Robert Rodriguez, which will include two films joined by faux ads and trailers. Rodriguez’s movie is called PLANET TERROR, while Tarantino¹s movie is DEATH PROOF, a slasher flick. Bacall, Roth and Doom are cast in DEATH …
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Voto Latino Using Technology to Get Youth Vote

Actor Rosario Dawson and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Promote Free Text Messaging Service For Registering Young Voters Voto Latino, a nonprofit organization co-founded by actor Rosario Dawson, announced today that it is rolling out the first U.S. cell phone-based voter registration drive to register an ambitious number of young American Latinos for the November 2006 elections. The nonpartisan campaign will …
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The Girls of Grind House

I could barely hold my water when I first watched these videos. The cast and crew of Grind House talk about doing their own stunts, the music from the films, and how the development of these projects began. What… The Grind House (Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof and Robert Rodriguez’s Planet Terror) films hit theaters on April 6, 2007. The films’ stars …
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Wanna Know Who’s in Tarantino’s Grindhouse?

First…For those of you not familiar with the upcoming Grindhouse, it’s two 75 minute horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino (Kill Bill) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) put together as two film features, including fake movie trailers in between both movies. The highly anticipated double feature will include two films joined by the faux ads and trailers. Rodriguez’s Planet Terror will be a …
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New Helmer for New Conan

Variety reports that Warner Brothers has attached director Boaz Yakin (Remember the Titans) to write and possibly direct the Conan the Barbarian film, a new take on the Robert E. Howard character. The trade reports that Yakin’s concept is more faithful to the original Howard story than were the two Dino De Laurentiis-produced films that starred Arnold Schwarzenegger as the sword-wielding conqueror/king. Warners has …
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Tarantino’s Death Proof

AICN has posted what appears to be the cover for Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof script. The folks have also posted some juicy info on the status of that project and other Rodriguez-Tarantino collaborations. Check out the cover and info RIGHT HERE.

Sin City 2 On Hold For Baby

SCI FI Wire reports that production on the sequel to Sin City is on hold, according to the actress Rosario Dawson, until Angelina Jolie gives birth to her and Brad Pitt’s first child, due sometime this summer. Dawson, who played the sexy-but-deadly hooker Gail in Sin City, told the website, “The film’s kind of been postponed because (director Robert Rodriguez) has been interested in Angelina Jolie for the lead. …
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Jon Favreau directing John Carter of Mars

Jon “Elf” Favreau is directing John Carter of Mars for Paramount. The film is now in pre-production, and is set for a 2006 release. The sci-fi fantasy is a about Civil War veteran John Carter, who is mysteriously transplanted to Mars. There he discovers a lush, wildly diverse planet whose main inhabitants are 12-foot tall …
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