Robotech film gets new writers

Alfred Gough and Miles Millar (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, TV’s Smallville) are writing a new draft of the live-action Robotech movie adaptation for Warner Bros., according to The Hollywood Reporter. Lawrence Kasdan, who wrote The Empire Strikes Back, wrote a previous version of the screenplay. Robotech was a 1980s anime series that …
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Eckhart to star in Battle: Los Angeles

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Aaron Eckhart will star in Battle: Los Angeles, the sci-fi action film Jonathan Liebesman (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, The Killing Room) is directing for Columbia Pictures. Eckhart had one of his biggest roles to date last summer, playing Two-Face in The Dark Knight. The Chris Bertolini story of …
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DreamWorks moves ahead with Motorcade, Cowboys and Aliens, comic adaptation Button Man and much more

Now that DreamWorks is officially an indie again, The Hollywood Reporter writes that the studio has prioritized a number of long-in-development projects. According to the reports, they haven’t greenlit everything, but are in the midst of making deals and finalizing scripts. Below is a partial list of projects that are on the front-burner. Button Man …
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Hero by Night comic to become live-action TV series

IM Global is tapping Platinum Studios to develop D.J. Coffman’s Hero by Night comicbook, into a live-action TV show, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Hero, won Platinum’s 2006 Comic Book Challenge competition. The series follows young landlord Jack King, who uncovers the lair of the title character. Determined to make some extra money, Jack auctions …
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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 …
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The full trailer for Watchmen is live

Watchmen is the gift that keeps on giving today. Warner Bros. has released the full trailer for the film. While it doesn’t have quite the noir style of the teaser, it does reveal keep story elements, for those familiar with the series. It seems to follow the animated graphic novel currently playing on iTunes very …
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Soul Men – Soul to Soul film review

“Soul Men” is about two washed-up and estranged backup R&B singers trying for that one last shot at soul glory.  Helmed by “The Best Man” director Malcolm D. Lee, Samuel L. Jackson and the late Bernie Mac play “bitter” (Bernie as Floyd Henderson) and “bitterest” (Sam as Louis Hinds) as they get their road trip on to play …
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Wall-E Blu-ray disc review

Next Tuesday, Disney-Pixar will release the monumental animated film Wall-E, Blu-ray hi-def and DVD. Oscar-winning director Andrew Stanton’s touching story of Wall-E, is a masterwork of animation and technical achievement on par with Pixar’s very best movies. Wall-E proves that a film loaded with technology, can still be heart-felt, enjoyable and unbelievably fun for children …
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