Zack Snyder has been tapped to direct the new Superman film that Christopher Nolan is producing.
Snyder, who directed 300 and Watchmen, beat out Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler), Ben Affleck (The Town), Matt Reeves (Cloverfield) and Tony Scott (Man on Fire) for the coveted gig, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Inception has continued its dream run atop the box office.
Christopher Nolan's mind-bending thriller reeled in $27.5 million to land at No. 1 for the third straight weekend. Its total now stands at $193.3 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
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Salt spiced up the weekend box office, but it couldn't knock Inception from the top spot.
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With $43.5 million, Christopher Nolan's mindbender stayed at No. 1 for the second week in a row, edging out ...
Christopher Nolan will begin production on the next Batman movie in April.
That's the word from Michael Caine, who told DigitalSpy.com when shooting is scheduled to begin. Caine plays Bruce Wayne's ever faithful butler Alfred.
Is Robin Williams headed for the next Batman?
"I think they're going to do it in April," the two-time Oscar-winning actor said. "That's about as much as I know."
The third Batman film is set for...
Robin Williams may be trading in his Patch Adams nose for a cell in Arkham Asylum.
The 58-year-old Oscar-winning actor has expressed interest in joining the cast of Batman 3, even if that means ...
The third Batman film in Christopher Nolan's trilogy will swing into theaters on July 20, 2012, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
No start date for production on the still untitled film has been announced. Nolan — who's still putting the finishing touches on his new movie...
Start finalizing your Oscar predictions. The Directors Guild of America announced its nominees for achievement in directing Thursday — the last of the Guilds to release nominations — and a certain Caped Crusader is still in the running.
The Dark Knight helmer Christopher Nolan was one of the five directors shortlisted for the feature film honor. His nomination comes on the heels of the film's PGA and WGA nods earlier this week, reinforcing the flick's status as a key Oscar player. The superhero sequel only missed out on a SAG ensemble mention.
Joining Nolan in the race are David Fincher (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) ...
The Dark Knight courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures
As predicted Christopher Nolans superherocrime-drama epic The Dark Knight has set a new record for the highest opening-weekend box-office earnings in history According to Variety 1583 million was raked in by the Caped Crusader this weekend besting Spider-Man 3s previous record-setting mark by more than 7 million The final tally was 3 million more than early estimates reported by Warner Bros on Sunday The films IMAX draw also outdid Spidey earning an estimated 62 million to claim the best debut ever in the large-screen format Having seen the film in both formats Ill tell you the IMAX experience is a remarkable upgradeThe earnings no doubt benefitted from the nearly unanimous glowing reviews the film received most of which centered on the much-anticipated final performance of Heath Ledger as the Joker Ledgers disturbing sociopathic spin on the character has already created deserved in my mind buzz of a posthumous Oscar nomination a thought echoe
Chin Han, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman and Christian Bale by Dimitrios Kambouris/ WireImage.com
Rolling out the red black carpet on Monday night, New York City truly became Gotham as the stars of this summer's most talked-about movie, The Dark Knight, stepped out at the film's world premiere. Nearly all in attendance were dressed in the same somber tones of the carpet (presumably as a tribute to the late Heath Ledger, whose portrayal of the Joker is the film's biggest buzz-drawer), but there was still plenty of excitement in the air. While Ledger was on the minds and tongues of many, the stars also chose to use the evening to celebrate the film, which has had those lucky enough to screen it early (myself included) gushing for the past couple of weeks.Michael Caine, who reprises his role as Bruce Wayne's loyal butler Alfred, said the film has an "extraordinary intelligence at work," referring to cowriter/director Christopher Nolan and his epic vision for the sequel to the franchise rebooting Batman Begins. "It's not like the usual cartoon or big blockbuster," Caine said. "All o...
Send your movie questions to FlickChickThe Illusionist and The Prestige Two Hollywood movies about turn-ofthe-century magicians in one year howd that happen Not that its unusual for competing projects about the same or similar subject matters to go into development but rarely do both stay the course A star drops out financing dries up someone blinks and then theres only one film left This weeks DVD Tuesday pick is The Prestige which isnt to say The Illusionist is a bad movie in fact they make a great double bill But The Prestige has a bracing mean streak that warmed the cockles of my dark dark heart Impoverished cockney Alfred Borden Christian Bale and well-born American Robert Angier Hugh Jackman he uses a pseudonym so as not to embarrass his family once worked together under the tutelage of Harry Cutter Michael Caine a renowned ingeneur or a guy who devises and builds mechanical illusions Both are talented but in completely