Weekend Releases: January 16

January 15, 2009

Defiance (Paramount Vantage, 1,789 theaters, 137 minutes, Rated R): Expanding from its NY, LA new year’s eve opening, this film gets a wider release this week. And thank goodness for it, because it adds a [click for more]

Remaking The 80s, Part 1: ARTHUR

December 4, 2008

British comic Russell Brand is looking to star in a remake of the 1981 Dudley Moore comedy Arthur. The Hollywood Reporter states that Brand is currently seeking out a writer to draft a screenplay for [click for more]


December 3, 2008

Captain Blood is preparing to set sail again. Screenwriter John Barrow has been hired to script a new version of the classic swashbuckling adventure for director Phillip Noyce. Warner Brothers is developing the remake with [click for more]

FAME Remake Gets Teaching Staff

December 1, 2008

The students in director Kevin Tancharoen’s remake of Fame will be getting a quality education courtesy of some high class instructors. Megan Mullally, Kelsey Grammer, Charles S. Dutton, Bebe Neuwirth and Debbie Allen have been [click for more]

Straczynski Refutes FORBIDDEN PLANET Rumors

November 6, 2008

Earlier today, we passed along a report from AintItCoolNews about how screenwriter J. Michael Straczynski is approaching this remake of the classic 1956 science-fiction film Forbidden Planet. Well, forget what we said. Always one to [click for more]

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