The Weinsteins’ films that will screen at Cannes 2005

Bob and Harvey Weinstein’s new company, The Weinstein Company, as it is known, has snapped up North American rights to a $40 million movie project called Stormbreaker, based on the fictional hero of Anthony Horowitz’s series of novels about 14-year-old superspy Alex Rider. The Weinsteins are also expected to wear their Miramax hats while at ….

Samuel L. Jackson in Afro Samurai

Acclaimed actor and producer Samuel L. Jackson is set to voice and produce the highly anticipated animated action-adventure Afro Samurai for Spike TV, with Japanese anime studio Gonzo and Japan’s largest TV network, Fuji Television. The five episode series will premiere on Spike TV in 2006. Afro Samurai is the tale of a black samurai ….

Devil’s Backbone Sequel News

Doug Jones, who played aquatic agent Abe Sapien in the film Hellboy, recently announced on his official web site that he will reunite with Hellboy director Guillermo del Toro for the upcoming independent Spanish-language horror film Pan’s Labyrinth. Jones will play Pan in the film, which is a sequel to the Mexican director’s 2001 cult ….

Who is directing The Reaping

Joel Silver, producer of the upcoming supernatural thriller The Reaping, recently told Sci Fi Wire that director Stephen Hopkins (who helmed Lost in Space) will begin production on the Reaping this summer. Silver added that The Reaping will aim for a more mature tone than other horror thrillers produced under his Dark Castle banner, such ….

Alfred Hitchcock timeline launches

Download: in Word in PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 29, 2005 Jersey City, New Jersey, The film and media resource, review, and entertainment website announces the launch of a new multimedia timeline spanning the fifty-year career of thriller genre genius Alfred Hitchcock. The timeline is set to launch at the portal on May ….

Jane Fonda orgies?

Jane Fonda is putting out a tell-all autobiography. Screen legend Jane Fonda has some shockers in store with her forthcoming autobiography, “My Life So Far.” Miss Fonda, 67, says her late husband Roger Vadim bullied her into seducing women to join them in orgies. Mr. Vadim, who directed her in “Barbarella,” forced her to phone ….

Blood and Chocolate Werewolf Film

Olivier Martinez has signed on to star in the upcoming werewolf film Blood and Chocolate, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Agnes Bruckner will star as the werewolf, who must choose between her love for a human and her pack family after her relationship with a visitor threatens to expose her secret, the trade paper reported. ….

Film resource website inspires and entertains

Download: in WORD in PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1‚ 2004 Contact: René Carson (201) 417–3852 Film Resource Website Inspires and Entertains Jersey City‚ NJ – Movies have been a source of entertainment and education ever since the first theaters were opened by Loew’s in the early 1900’s. Many of us have gone to ….