New Details on "Clash of the Titans Remake!" Bond Stars to Join Cast! The Plot? More Perseus Drama! 

As we reported last year, Warner Bros. is remaking "Clash of the Titans."

Now, we're hearing that "Quantum of Solace" star Gemma Arterton and 007 villain Mads Mikkelsen have signed on to join the cast of "Clash of the Titans."

Both actors will join Sam Worthington who'll play Perseus, the role made popular by Harry Hamlin in the original "Clash."

Arterton will play Io, the love interest of Perseus, while Mikkelson will star as Draco, the warrior.

Apparently, the remake will take the story in a whole, new direction. Arterton reveals to WENN: "The script is very different. Obviously the story is the story, but it's much more about Perseus' mission, and how he deals with being the son of Zeus, and things like that, so it feels a little more about him, and about the issues around that."

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IFC to Show New Film Starring "Twilight's" Robert Pattinson 

So IFC revealed that they're going to screen "Twilight's" Rob Pattinson's post-vampire role in the film "How to Be." IFC is releasing the movie via its Festival Direct program.

You'll be able to see the film via on-demand, pay-per-view on April 29.

You know? Hats off to Pattinson for trying to have a diverse career by working on independent flicks and blockbuster extravaganzas!

"How to Be" is about, "A young man having an existential crisis convinces a Canadian self-help guru to come to London and become his personal life coach." (source: IMDB)

Visit IFC's site dedicated to "How to Be" right here.

And here's the trailer!

How To Be Trailer from How To Be on Vimeo.

Twi-hards! You have a new Rob Pattinson film to watch before "New Moon" arrives in November!

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James Franco to Star in Medieval Fantasy Comedy 

James Franco is reteaming with his "Pineapple Express" buds for a medieval fantasy comedy called "Your Highness."

Franco returns to the loving arms of Danny McBride and director David Gordon Green for this Universal Pictures flick. Co-written by McBride, the film tells the tale of two spoiled princes who go on a quest to save the ones they love.

Ala live-action version of "Shrek." :happy

The film will begin production July 20 in Belfast.

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Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" to be Released March 5, 2010 

Read the full press release:

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and IMAX Corporation today announced that Alice in Wonderland, directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, Anne Hathaway as the White Queen and Mia Wasikowska as Alice, will be released to IMAX(R) theatres simultaneously with the film's wide release on March 5, 2010.

The special IMAX(R) 3D release will be digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience(R) with IMAX DMR(R) (Digital Re-Mastering) technology. This is the third film confirmed out of the five-film agreement between IMAX and Disney, which was announced on November 19, 2008.

Commenting on the announcement, Mark Zoradi, president, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Group, said, "If ever there was a film that cried out to be presented in Disney Digital 3D(TM) and the premium IMAX 3D format, Tim Burton's fantastic interpretation of Alice in Wonderland is that film. This is going to be an eye-popping cinematic experience as Tim takes moviegoers down the rabbit hole and into the dimensional world filled with incredible characters, sly humor, and wild adventures. Disney's partnership with IMAX is taking shape with two amazing films already on the schedule. We look forward to working with them in bringing exciting new experiences and quality entertainment to IMAX screens around the world."

"We think that Disney's new Alice in Wonderland is exactly the type of 3D story telling that will resonate with IMAX audiences," said IMAX Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs Richard L. Gelfond and Bradley J. Wechsler. "We believe our worldwide commercial theatre network will be approximately 50 percent larger by the time this film is released, giving more and more people a chance to experience the magic of Disney in IMAX."

"Alice in Wonderland is a fantastic addition to our 2010 film slate," added Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment. "Combining a beloved Disney classic re-designed through the imagination of Tim Burton's creative vision with these incredibly outrageous characters and world class actors certainly makes for an event-status film, and we're pleased to add another level of excitement to this highly-anticipated movie."

Visionary filmmaker Tim Burton will put his distinctive touch on the combination live-action and performance capture version of Lewis Carroll's classic tale "Alice in Wonderland." The all-star cast includes Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Crispin Glover, Alan Rickman and Mia Wasikowska as Alice.

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Gossip: Who Wants to Replace Zac Efron in "Footloose" Remake? 

That word "Gossip" in the headline is a dead giveaway because "Gossip Girl" star, Chace Crawford has reportedly auditioned to replace Zac Efron in the "Footloose" remake.

Efron, who was set to channel original film's star Kevin Bacon for the revamp, quit unexpectedly due to "script disagreements" but really, because the actor does not want to shake his booty for the camera anymore.

And so, enter Crawford. E! Online is reporting that the actor impressed movie studio bosses, one source tells the website, "He did really well."

Wow, this is sorta like "All About Eve" with actors vying to be the next dance king for "Footloose."

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