Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will be the focus of yet another movie.
Following the success of The Social Network, which made more than $87 million at the box office, Hayden 5 Media and Bluewater Productions are developing a short animated film adaptation of...
Twentieth Century Fox's remake of the 1951 sci-fi classic The Day the Earth Stood Still will be the widest release ever — including a journey into outer space.
Fox and a privately owned celestial communications network will use equipment at Cape Canaveral, Fla., to begin beaming Earth Stood Still to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to Earth, reports Variety.
This is the first attempt by a Hollywood studio to beam up a movie into space (so... many... Star Trek jokes).
Even if there is life in Alpha Centauri, it will take four years for it to receive the transmission of the sci-fi flick, which boasts a cast including...
I suppose I could dwell on the fact that a major Hollywood guild has once again ignored the very existence of TV's finest acting ensemble, Friday Night Lights in favor of the mugging and posturing on Boston Legal. As they'd say on another SAG favorite, Grey's Anatomy: Seriously? Is it wrong to want to form our own picket line?Also: What's up with snubbing Pushing Daisies and its fantastical cast?And yet the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations, announced Thursday morning, did shower love on my favorite new show of 2007, AMC's Mad Men, and its terrific star, Jon Hamm (who has just joined the cast of the remake of the sci-fi classic The Day the Earth Stood Still, with Keanu Reeves as Klaatu, which sounds appropriately robotic). So while not all may be forgiven, the wound stings a little less.My favorite part of the SAG Awards is the ensemble-cast category. Because let's face it, most great TV shows rely on cast chemistry. Even The Closer, which on face value looks like a vehi...
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has confirmed for SCI FI Wire that in the upcoming Shazam! movie, he's going to play the villainous Black Adam rather than the heroic Captain Marvel because that's what fans told him they wanted him to do. I had no idea you guys were so powerful. Can you please make sure there won't be a "Game Plan 2"? Please?.... Jennifer Connelly has signed on to star opposite Keanu Reeves in a remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still.... Jeanne Tripplehorn has landed the part of Jackie O in the Drew Barrymore/Jessica Lange adaptation of the docu-turned-Broadway hit Grey Gardens.... Frances Conroy (Six Feet Under) and Will Patton (No Way Out) have been cast as the parents of Disturbia hottie Sarah Roemer in the thriller Waking Madison, about a nutjob who locks herself in her apartment for 30 days to cure her mental illness. Taryn Manning has also signed on to play a fellow loony. —Ben Katner
Entourage's Jeremy Piven will star as a used-car liquidator enlisted to save a struggling dealership in the comedy The Goods: The Don Ready Story, says the Reporter.... Keanu Reeves is set to play Klaatu in a re-imagining of The Day the Earth Stood Still, the 1951 sci-fi classic about a humanoid alien who arrives on Earth with an armed robot and a warning.... Virgin Comics is bringing Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future out of retirement, in the form of a new line of comic books and a feature film.... Tim Burton has been told by Warner Bros. suits to pull back on the gore in Sweeney Todd, which at last cut showed a 10-year-old feeding human body parts into a meat grinder.