Taken director circling Prone Gunman for Silver Pictures

HeatVision reports that French action director Pierre Morel is in talks to direct Sean Penn in the action thriller Prone Gunman for Silver Pictures’ Joel Silver and Andrew Rona. Prone Gunman is based on a Jean-Patrick Manchette novel and a script by Peter Travis, and centers on an international operative named Martin Terrier (Sean Penn) ….

Check out this Paramount anniversary photo with Tom Cruise, Chris Rock, Sean Penn, Mark Wahlberg, David Fincher, Leonardo DiCaprio, Steven Spielberg and 110 more

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Paramount Pictures. Founded in 1912 as the Famous Players Film Company, it more than lived up to its billing, claiming silent greats such as Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Gloria Swanson, and Rudolph Valentino, not to mention Cecil B. DeMille, who made all his biblical epics for the studio. ….

Three Stooges film gets second life at Fox but maybe without Sean Penn, Jim Carrey and Benicio del Toro

Because MGM in the last legs of its Chapter 11 reorganization, The Three Stooges film project is in the process of finding a new home at Fox, according to THR. According to the report, the deal is in its final stages, the long-involved Farrelly Brothers still to be behind the camera. It’s unknown if original ….

Bourne Identity helmer and Precious writer to tackle Attica Prison uprising

The Bourne Identity director Doug Liman and writer Geoffrey Fletcher – who wrote the script for the Oscar nominated Precious – are teaming up to film a dramatization of the 1971 Attica state prison uprising, according to THR. The four-day confrontation between prisoners and guards, has been described as a riot by some, and a ….

Win one of three copies of Ti West’s horror The House of the Devil on DVD

On February 2, 2010, Dark Sky Films and MPI Media Group will release Ti West’s critically acclaimed cult horror film The House of the Devil on DVD. To celebrate The House of the Devil’s release on DVD, FilmFetish is giving away three copies of the DVD to readers. PLEASE NOTE: To be considered to win ….

Sean Penn, Jim Carrey and Benicio Del Toro circling Three Stooges roles

MGM and the Farrelly brothers are close to casting The Three Stooges film, according to Variety. Sean Penn is already attached to play “Larry” Fine, and the studio is negotiating with Jim Carrey to play Curly, and with Benicio Del Toro to play “Moe” Howard. According to the report, Carrey is already making plans to ….

Screen Actors Guild Award winners for 2008

The Screen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor statuette for outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2008 at the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held tonight, Sunday, Jan. 25th 2009, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The event was simulcast by TNT ….

Into The Wild Blu-ray review

Who is Alexander Supertramp? He is a mythological figure who brought enlightenment to all he touched. Who is Alexander Supertramp? He walked among us and synthesized his pain into energy. Who is Alexander Supertramp? Christopher McCandless asked himself that same question everyday. The film Into the Wild is so amazingly brilliant, I was left asking ….

Wayne Kramer’s Crossing Over trailer online

Wayne Kramer directed the hard-boiled thriller Running Scared back in 2006. I was surprised the movie didn’t have a better run in U.S. theaters. It was extremely well-crafted, and the contrasty cinematography, reminded me of Mel Gibson’s revenge action flick Payback. There’s a great animatic at the end of the film, composed wholly of Kramer’s ….

Gus Van Sant’s Milk trailer

Below is the trailer for the new Gus Van Sant film, Milk, which looks like a moving biography of the life of California’s first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk (played by Sean Penn), who was assassinated, along with Mayor George Moscone, by San Francisco Supervisor Dan White (played by Josh Brolin). Milk will be ….