The glow surrounding "Green Lantern" is shining brightly!
Right now, Warner Bros. is in talks with Martin Campbell ("Casino Royale") to direct their DC Comics property.
Campbell is hot, hot, hot right now, and just recently wrapped "Edge of Darkness" based on the 1995 BBC miniseries. Mel Gibson stars in the film version.
With the future of another Batman flick in question (director Chris Nolan is mulling this one), and Superman and the Justice League, and yes, Wonder Woman projects stalled right now, the hot DC properties with Warner Bros. are Green Lantern and Jonah Hex.
"Jonah Hex" will star Josh Brolin, and will be directed by Jimmy Heyward, the guy who gave us "Horton Hears a Who."
The production on "Jonah" will begin shooting April.
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This is a sweet news from our friends at Universal Pictures!
The studio is bringing "Candy Land" to the big screen, and "Enchanted" director, Kevin Lima, is set to helm.
As you may know, "Candy Land" is a board game made specially for little kids, and the planned film version is a result of the deal Universal made with Hasbro.
Hasbro's properties include the upcoming films, "G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra" and "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen."
The script is being written Etan Cohen who gave us "Tropic Thunder."
This is an interesting and strong bunch of filmmakers, so "Candy Land" should have a good adaptation.
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Come on, I know you want these great items
For the first time ever, classic horror fans can bid on these important collection of horror-related items:
Bela Lugosi's Dracula Ring
Costume From "The Raven"
Bram Stoker / Lugosi Signed First Edition Dracula Book
Fritz Lang's Monocle from Metropolis
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Director Darren Aronofsky's masterpiece, "The Wrestler" took home the best film and Mickey Rourke won best actor at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards.
But Danny Boyle's Oscar front-runner, "Slumdog Millionaire" took the most awards!
Here's a complete list of winners for the 29th Critics' Circle Film Awards
FILM OF THE YEAR
"The Wrestler" - Darren Aronofsky
ATTENBOROUGH FILM OF THE YEAR
"Slumdog Millionaire" - Danny Boyle
DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
David Fincher - "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
BRITISH DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Danny Boyle - "Slumdog Millionaire"
ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Mickey Rourke - "The Wrestler"
ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Kate Winslet - "The Reader" / "Revolutionary Road"
BRITISH ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Michael Fassbender - "Hunger"
BRITISH ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Kristin Scott-Thomas - "I've Loved You So Long"
BRITISH ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Eddie Marsan - "Happy-Go-Lucky"
BRITISH ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Tilda Swinton - "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"
SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR
Simon Beaufoy - "Slumdog Millionaire"
THE NSPCC AWARD: YOUNG BRITISH PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Thomas Turgoose - "Somers Town" / "Eden Lake"
BREAKTHROUGH BRITISH FILM-MAKER
Steve McQueen - "Hunger
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR
"Waltz With Bashir - Ari Folman
THE DILYS POWELL AWARD
Dame Judi Dench
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The Weinstein Co. is set to turn the life of tragic icon Judy Garland into a major Hollywood motion picture!
The studio has acquired the rights to the biography of the singer/actress called Get Happy: the Life of Judy Garland written by Gerald Clarke.
This is exciting because Clarke's biography of Truman Capote became the basis of the excellent 2005 flick "Capote" which won its lead, Philip Seymour Hoffman the best actor Oscar.
So Garland's biography will be full of pathos similar to Capote's.
But who should play Garland? Come on, start pitching!
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