So "Scream 4" tanked at the box-office but executive producer Harvey Weinstein told MTV News that the series has more stabbings to do! (Emma Roberts Talks About "Scream 4")
Talking at the Cannes Film Festival, Weinstein was pretty sure that director Wes Craven is going to do a sequel, and as far as money is concerned, "Scream 4" is supposed to be doing quite well overseas.
"Foreign [sales] are so strong that we'll do over $100 million worldwide," said Weinstein. "It's at $90 now, with about five or six major countries to go and a lot of small ones. We'll probably do $110 million."
That's the spirit Harvey!
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Focus. Action. Skill. Strategy. Tactics.
I have no idea why Phillip Noyce, the director of such films as 1992's "Patriot Games" and most recently, "Salt," is interested in rebooting the 1988 Jean Claude Van Damme martial arts flick "Bloodsport." But according to Screen Daily, veteran producer Ed Pressman ("Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps") has closed deals with Noyce to direct and Robert Mark Kamen to write the script.
Kamen, whose previous screenwriting credits include "Taken," "The Transporter," and um, "A Walk in the Clouds," is giving the reboot a modern backstory. This time, our hero, an American, goes to Brazil to chill from the violence he has experienced in Afghanistan, only to face a whole new kind of violence -- a martial arts contest.
The original film, loosely based on the life of martial arts artist Frank Dux (Van Damme), told the tale of the first ever Westerner to eve win the Kumite -- an illegal and dangerous tournament. Of course, Van Damme aka Dux was able to develop his own fighting style by infusing Focus, Action, Skill, Strategy, Tactics. The End.
Pressman is currently shopping the project around in Cannes. Will Van Damme make a cameo? Stay tuned. For now, let's watch the original "Bloodsport" trailer and relive the glory days of the 80s!
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Anton Yelchin and Colin Farrel. Let's see if this new "Fright Night" is worthy of its predecessor when the film opens August 19th:
Here's more info on "Fright Night" from Yahoo:
A teenager is convinced his new neighbor is a vampire.
Production Status: In Production/Awaiting Release
Genres: Comedy, Suspense/Horror and Remake
Release Date: August 19th, 2011 (wide)
Michael De Luca Productions, Gaeta Rosenzweig Films
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Produced in: United States
Cast and Credits
Starring: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Toni Collette, David Tennant, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Directed by: Craig Gillespie
Produced by: Josh Bratman, Ray Angelic, Michael de Luca
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Ryan Gosling is set to star and direct a remake of the 1980 movie "The Idolmaker" for MGM according to Deadline. This will mark the actor's directorial debut. The original film was directed by Taylor Hackford who moved on to bigger and better things such as "An Officer and a Gentleman" and "Ray."
The original "The Idolmaker" starred Ray Sharkey as Vincent Vacari, a songwriter/manager who discovered the rock n' roll sensation Tommy Dee (Paul Land). It is a thinly-veiled account of rock promoter/producer Bob Marcucci who discovered Frankie Avalon and Fabian.
Gosling is set to direct himself for the project. Here's a fan-made trailer of "The Idolmaker":
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Once upon a time, Viggo Mortensen was in talks to star as the titular Huntsman in Universal's "Snow White and the Huntsman" but the actor priced himself too high so the studio said buh-bye!
Now, with "Thor" smashing box-office competitions everywhere, Chris Hemsworth just closed the deal to star as the Huntsman opposite Kristen Stewart aka "Twilight's" Bella Swan who will play Snow White. Rupert Sanders is still attached to direct with Charlize Theron set as the Evil Queen.
When I interviewed Hemsworth for "Thor," I told him he'd be a major star very soon to which the sweet actor just replied with a humble laughter. (Check out my interview with Hemsworth, right here)
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