"Star Trek" Voyages Into $76.5 Million Box-Office Opening! 

"Star Trek" warped to the top of the box office making $76.5 million in its opening weekend!

Positive word of mouth plus glowing reviews helped elevate the reboot to the No. 1 spot!

(Check my review here, and my cast interviews right here)

Meanwhile, "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," previous No. 1 title-holder, fell to No. 2 with $27 million, a steep drop from its $87 million opening. But so far, the Hugh Jackman flick has made nearly $129.6 million in just two weeks.

Here's the Top 10 Box-Office list for the weekend of May 8:

1. "Star Trek," $72.5 million ($76.5 including its Thursday opening).

2. "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," $27 million.

3. "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past," $10.45 million.

4. "Obsessed," $6.6 million.

5. "17 Again," $4.4 million.

6. "Next Day Air," $4 million.

7. "The Soloist," $3.6 million.

8. "Monsters vs. Aliens," $3.4 million.

9. "Earth," $2.5 million.

10. "Hannah Montana: The Movie," $2.4 million.

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Get Ready for "Mother's Day" the Horror Remake! 

Remember the 1980 cult horror pic "Mother's Day" from Troma Films (I love all their cheesy, campy classics, by the way)? It's getting a remake makeover courtesy of our friends who brought us the "Saw" franchise!

So this one will be bloodier, more violent, more bone-crushing than the original!

Darren Lynn Bousman (he directed the second, third, and fourth "Saw" flicks) is set to helm. The story is about a ragtag of vicious, violent family, with a sadistic mother who instructs her sons to do all the killings. What a sweet momma :happy

Brett Ratner's Rat Entertainment company is set to co-produce, and the director of the original film, Charles Kaufman will co-exec produce.

When can you see it? Mother's Day of 2010! Take your mother to see the film, or...maybe not...

Meanwhile, let's re-live the gory days of the original with this trailer!

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Christopher Lee, the King of Hammer Films, Returns to His KIngdom 

Hammer Films, one of the U.K.'s oldest production companies, has been reinvigorated and they want their king, Christopher Lee!

The iconic actor, synonymous with Hammer Films, joins the cast of "Invasion of Privacy" alongside Hilary Swank and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

The film will mark Antti J. Jokinsen's directorial debut.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the movie details the story of a woman who, after separating from her husband, moves into a loft apartment in Brooklyn, New York and finds herself at the center of some unwanted attention.

Hhhmmmm, could it be that Mister Lee will play the one showering Swank some unwanted attention?

Meanwhile, let's take a look back at Lee's long, fruitful, and scare-licious relationship with Hammer Films. I remember watching all of these films when I was a kid, so yeah, I'm excited to see "Invasion of Privacy" when it comes out.

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Keanu Reeves 

Well not that strange, but Keanu has been attached to star in Universal's retelling of "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."

At least they hired a superb writer, Justin Haythe, the guy who wrote the adaptation of the searing "Revolutionary Road."

It is now going to be called simply "Jekyll" and
Nicolas Winding Refn is in talks to direct the project.

Based on Robert Louis Stevenson's influential novel, we'll see Keanu transform from a gentle doctor to an evil version of himself! All the angst! The anger! The drama! The horror!

But wait, Universal also commissioned Guillermo Del Toro to work on ANOTHER "Jekyll and Hyde" adventure, but the director is supposed to stick with Stevenson's vision.

Clearly, our friends at Universal really, really want a "Jekyll and Hyde" film, they're making two projects based on the gothic tale!

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Want More "Bruno" Goodness? Check Out His Meinspace! 

Sacha Baron Cohen aka Bruno unveiled a new video on his "Meinspace" page. Cohen's alter ego, Bruno, the gay fashionista from Austria, is the star of the actor's upcoming mockumentary opening July 10.

In his new video, it shows Bruno crashing a Milan fashion show!

I can't wait for this film! I loved "Borat" and the director of that film, Larry Charles, is also helming "Bruno."

Check out "Bruno's" Meinspace page here.

Meinspace Vassup!

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