Archive for March 29, 2012
Sure, you’re excited that Game of Thrones is back for season 2, but this isn’t the type of show that you can just jump back into without some kind of preparation and guidance.
Fans of George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Fire and Ice” book series already know just how dense and populated the world of Game of Thrones becomes – and many fans of HBO’s TV series have already been daunted by the task of keeping up with all the names, places and plotlines introduced in season 1.
With so much new information and further developments in store for season 2 of Game of Thrones, here are 5 SPOILER-FREE tips that may just help you navigate your way through the ...
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Kiefer Sutherland is out of Touch with 24; Michael Douglas and Jeff Bridges are Dirty Grandpas; Only God Forgives a bruised and battered Ryan Gosling and Chloë Moretz gets Carried away.
1. Fans of 24 have been anxiously waiting for the film version of the show for several years. It looked like the film was set to go into production in April, but it has now been pushed back to next year – at the earliest.
Budgetary concerns appear to be the reason for the delay. Sutherland and producer Brian Grazer believed the movie could be made for just over $40 million, while 20th Century Fox wanted the budget of the film capped at $30 million.
Star and producer Kiefer Sutherland is said to be furious at the delay, which has also been caused by salary negotiations. The star wanted ...
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To celebrate the return of Impractical Jokers on TruTV, question the return of Punk’d on MTV, and revel in the absurd craziness that is international TV, we looked through the world’s selection of hidden camera shows to find 5 ridiculous pranks that you definitely won’t see on Punk’d.
…well, not unless MTV gets better lawyers.
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While DC Entertainment’s most recent foray into live-action – Green Lantern – was a bit of a failure, their animated work, especially on television (Young Justice, Green Lantern: The Animated Series, and the DC Nation shorts) has been, for the most part, consistently entertaining and well-received.
Now comes the announcement – along with a brand-new, high quality poster and a series summary — that Beware the Batman will be joining the DC offerings on Cartoon Network.
First, check out the poster below (click to enlarge):
Computer generated imagery aside – which, we’ll agree, is probably being used to save time and money – the design of this poster looks ...
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"Paul Thomas Anderson's much anticipated 'The Master' is set for an October 12th release this year, while Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel's 'The Apocalypse' has been given a June 14th 2013 release date…" (full details)
"Marvel's 'The Avengers' is set to close out this year's Tribeca Film Festival on April 28th, one week before the blockbuster roars into U.S. theaters and two days after it hits cinemas worldwide…" (full details)
"Darren Aronofsky will NOT be directing the Judy Garland biopic 'Get Happy' with Anne Hathaway, the filmmaker confirmed via Twitter yesterday…" (full details)
"New Regency has made a deal to fully finance Rupert Goold's 'True Story', the film adaptation of disgraced New York Times journalist Michael Finkel's memoir who discovered that an accused murderer had stolen his identity. Jonah Hill and James Franco star with filming to begin in July…" (full details)
"Gary Oldman has a cute story about the moment he thought he had lost the script for 'The Dark Knight Rises'…" (full details)
"Theaters are looking into charging premium on 2D movies in order to lower the cost of 3D movie tickets…" (full details)
"Film bosses have pulled early trailers for Ben Stiller comedy 'Neighborhood Watch' from cinemas in Florida following the shooting death of 17-year-old African-American student Trayvon Martin at the hand of a neighbourhood watch volunteer last month…" (full details)
'There's no script yet, we're just in the early stages of talking about it, kicking ideas around, it's obviously going to be super funny' said '21 Jump Street' director Phil Lord late last week about the status of a sequel…" (full details)
"The Weinstein Company has acquired U.S. rights to Regis Roinsard's 1950's set romantic comedy ''Populaire'' from Wild Bunch, a movie said to be reminiscent of old classic comedies the way 'The Artist' was of silent films…" (full details)
Finally two more production video blogs for the new James Bond film "Skyfall" have gone up, these two focusing on the female leads: