The "Splice" Monster Speaks! My Fun Interview with Delphine Chanéac for "Splice"  

Delphine Chanéac makes her big Hollywood entrance with "Splice" playing the human-animal hybrid, Dren. In this interview, we talked about:

*** How she got involved with the film?
*** She's the heart of the movie
*** How long it took to put on the prosthetic make-up
*** The different points of view of "Splice"

Have fun! (To read my "Splice" movie review, click here)

Here's more info on the film from Yahoo:

Clive and Elsa are a pair of brilliant scientists whose cutting-edge experiments in genetic engineering make them superstars in their field. As devoted to their careers as they are to one another, they start conducting unauthorized experiments with new animal species that show great promise. Drunk with their god-like powers, they introduce human DNA into one of their creations, producing a creature that is greater than the sum of its parts: a rapidly developing animal/human hybrid that may be a step up on the evolutionary ladder. While this female creature inspires maternal feelings in Elsa, she evokes something far-from-paternal in Clive, something that poses a threat to them all. Then, when this seemingly perfect organism makes a final, shocking metamorphosis, it is mankind itself that is threatened.

Production Status: In Production/Awaiting Release
Genres: Science Fiction/Fantasy, Suspense/Horror and Thriller
Running Time: 1 hr. 40 min.
Release Date: June 4th, 2010 (wide)
MPAA Rating: R for disturbing elements including strong sexuality, nudity, sci-fi violence and language.
Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution
Production Co.:
Copperheart Entertainment, Angry Films, Gaumont
Filming Locations:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Produced in: France

Cast and Credits
Starring: Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, Delphine Chaneac, Simona Maicanescu, David Hewlett
Directed by: Vincenzo Natali
Produced by: Guillermo del Toro, Don Murphy, Susan Montford

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"Splice" Movie Review -- How Many Kisses Does the Monster Get? 

“Splice” splices various genres to come up with a riveting film that unfortunately faltered near the end. Part “Frankenstein,” part “The Fly,” “Splice” is a new addition to the growing list of films with the “man as God” plotline.

Playing gods are superstar genetic engineers Clive (Academy-Award winner Adrien Brody) and Elsa (Sarah Polley). They specialize in splicing DNA from different animals to create new hybrids.

The first half of the film is darkly magical when we first meet Clive and Elsa and we get to witness their new hybrids, Fred and Ginger. Clive and Elsa have a great relationship both on and off-work and their new pride and joy are new hybrids that look like giant worms. Read More...

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Rumpelstiltskin Speaks! My Fun Interview with Walt Dohrn for "Shrek Forever After!" 

Rumpelstiltskin, voiced by head of story Walt Dohrn, was my favorite character in the DreamWorks Animation hit "Shrek Forever After." Here's my fun interview with Dorhn as we talked about:

His involvement with the film
Is this really the final "Shrek" film?
Will he be working on the "Puss in Boots" spin-off?
What he'll miss most about working on the "Shrek" films?

Have fun!

Here's more info on "Shrek" from Yahoo:

After challenging an evil dragon, rescuing a beautiful princess and saving your in-laws' kingdom, what's an ogre to do? Well, if you're Shrek, you suddenly wind up a domesticated family man. Instead of scaring villagers away like he used to, a reluctant Shrek now agrees to autograph pitch forks. What's happened to this ogre's roar? Longing for the days when he felt like a "real ogre," Shrek is duped into signing a pact with the smooth-talking dealmaker, Rumpelstiltskin. Shrek suddenly finds himself in a twisted, alternate version of Far Far Away, where ogres are hunted, Rumpelstiltskin is king and Shrek and Fiona have never met. Now, it's up to Shrek to undo all he's done in the hopes of saving his friends, restoring his world and reclaiming his one True Love.

Also Known As: Shrek 4
Shrek Goes Fourth
The Next Shrek
Production Status: In Production/Awaiting Release
Genres: Kids/Family, Animation and Sequel
Running Time: 1 hr. 34 min.
Release Date: May 21st, 2010 (wide)
MPAA Rating: PG for mild action, some rude humor and brief language.
Distributors: Paramount Pictures
Studios: DreamWorks, DreamWorks Animation
Produced in: United States

Cast and Credits
Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Jon Hamm
Directed by: Mike Mitchell
Produced by: Aron J. Warner, Andrew Adamson, John H. Williams

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Victoria's Secret Reveals Secret of "Transformers 3" Casting! Check Out Congratulations Video to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley 

Paramount Pictures hasn't confirmed the casting of 23-year-old English model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, but already, Victoria's Secret released a video congratulating their "angel" for getting the part in "Transformers 3."

Huntington-Whiteley is supposed to be cast as Shia LaBeouf's love interest, replacing Megan Fox. Michael Bay is directing from a script by Ehren Krueger. Shooting for the third installment has already begun.

If Huntington-Whiteley is officially hired, she'll be joining LaBeouf, Patrick Dempsey, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, and Ken Jeong. Kevin Dunn (Ron Witwicky) and Julie White (Judy Witwicky) will return as LaBeouf's character's parents.

For now, feast your eyes to lots of Huntington-Whiteley in this video that Victoria's Secret, perhaps, prematurely released.

Click here to watch the full video.

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"Shrek" Beats "Sex" and "Persia" for the No. 1 Box-Office Spot! 

Our favorite jolly green ogre won another weekend at the box-office while Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, and Samantha race to the No. 2 spot against Prince Dastan.

"Shrek Forever After" took in $55.7 million over Memorial Day weekend, putting the DreamWorks Animation flick to the No. 1 spot for a second-straight weekend. So far, the film has raised its 10-day domestic total to $145.5 million.

Meanwhile, Disney's "Prince of Persia" debuted at No. 2 with $37.8 million, just a tad over "Sex and the City 2's" $37.1 million box-office take. For now, the girls must settle at No. 3 until final numbers are released Tuesday.

Here's the estimated Top 10 box office films for Memorial Day weekend beginning Friday, May 28th:

1. "Shrek Forever After," $55.7 million.

2. "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time," $37.8 million.

3. "Sex and the City 2," $37.1 million.

4. "Iron Man 2," $20.6 million.

5. "Robin Hood," $13.6 million.

6. "Letters to Juliet," $7.3 million.

7. "Just Wright," $2.7 million.

8. "Date Night," $2.3 million.

9. "MacGruber," $1.9 million.

10. "How to Train Your Dragon," $1.5 million.

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