Magnet finds a Vanishing On 7th Street

Magnet Releasing, the genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to Brad Anderson’s Vanishing On 7th Street, which I posted an early trailer for HERE. Starring Hayden Christensen, John Leguizamo, Thandie Newton and R&B singer Jacob Latimore, Vanishing On 7th Street is described as a scary, character driven horror …
More

Character posters for Tyler Perry’s latest

Lionsgate has released new character posters for Tyler Perry’s upcoming adaptation of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf. For Colored Girls stars Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise, Thandie Newton, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg and Macy Gray. The film, which centers on the pressures …
More

First image released from Tyler Perry’s latest film

For Colored Girls brings to the screen Ntozake Shange’s Obie Award-winning play, a poetic exploration of what is to be of color and a female in this world. The Tyler Perry film stars Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Washington, Janet Jackson, Kimberly Elise, Phylicia Rashad, Loretta Devine, Tessa Thompson and Thandie Newton in For Colored Girls. …
More

Emmerich gets next Isaac Asimov film adaptation

Sony’s Columbia Pictures won an auction late yesterday for adaptation rights to Isaac Asimov’s Foundation, the ground breaking science fiction book trilogy. Roland Emmerich has been attached to produce and direct the eventual film project. The series of eight short stories was originally published in Astounding Magazine starting in 1942, and is described as a …
More

Teaser trailer for apocalyptic film 2012

A brief teaser trailer is online for 2012. Like most summer blockbusters, the film will probably look very different by the time it hits theaters on July 10, 2009. But the special effects do look sweet. How much hope can you really have for this film though. The focus of 2012 is the Mayan calendar …
More