After directing Bradley Cooper in the blockbuster "Limitless," Neil Burger is reportedly in final talks to direct the adaptation of the video game "Uncharted: Drake's Fortune" according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Burger will also write the script of the action-adventure flick for Columbia Pictures.
Previously, "The Fighter's" David O. Russell was attached to direct but he abruptly exited the project citing creative differences. Apparently, the director wrote a 200-page draft with new characters that have never even appeared in the video game.
Creative differences indeed!
But a quick note to Burger: after directing this surefire blockbuster video game adaptation, can you please return to the indie world where you once showcased movies like the gripping "The Illusionist?" Please?
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"Horrible Bosses" Movie Review! How Many Kisses Do Charlie Day, Jason Bateman, and Jason Sudeikis Get?
My review of "Horrible Bosses" starring Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, and Jason Bateman with Jennifer Aniston, Colin Farrel, Kevin Spacey, and Jamie Foxx.
I was horribly surprised by the movie! Find out why below.
Here's more info on "Horrible Bosses" from Yahoo:
For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con, the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers...permanently. There's only one problem: even the best laid plans are only as foolproof as the brains behind them.
Production Status: In Production/Awaiting
Release Genres: Comedy
Release Date: July 8th, 2011 (wide)
MPAA Rating: R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language and some drug material.
Distributors: New Line Cinema Production Co.: Rat Entertainment Studios: New Line Cinema
Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA Produced in: United States
Cast & Crew
Jennifer Aniston -- Dr. Julia Harris
Jason Bateman -- Nick Hendricks
Charlie Day -- Dale Arbus
Jason Sudeikis -- Kurt Buckman
Colin Farrell -- Bobby Pellitt
Jamie Foxx -- M. Jones
Kevin Spacey -- Dave Harken
Donald Sutherland -- Jack Pellitt
Directed By: Seth Gordon
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Paramount has confirmed that it has crossed the magical $1 billion mark at the domestic box office for the year. And the studio has been the first to cross the $1 billion mark for five years in a row! According to Deadline, from January 3rd to July 4th, the studio's overall domestic box-office total is $1.024 billion. This year, the studio received help from their films such as "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," "Super 8," "Thor," "Rango," and "Kung Fu Panda 2."
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Thanks to our friends at Autoblog, it seems that Michael Bay copied his own "The Island" for his latest hit, "Transformers: Dark of the Moon."
The editing is suspiciously similar, don't you think?
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As predicted, Optimus Prime and Megatron ruled our Independence Day weekend! "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" took the No. 1 spot despite critical drubbing. ("Transformers: Dark of the Moon" movie review)
The Michael Bay extravaganza took in $97.5 million at the box office from Friday to Sunday and set a new Independence Day weekend record. If you include Monday, "Transformers 3" has made $116.4 million. But wait there's more! Include its opening night on Tuesday and we have a whopping domestic total of $181.1 million! And factor in its overseas total of $217.9 million and Paramount's franchise has sold $399 million worth of box-office tickets.
"Transformers" will remain with us for a very long time!
Meanwhile, Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts did not have a good weekend. Their latest romantic comedy, "Larry Crowne," tanked at the box-office with just $15.7 million landing at No. 4.
Selena Gomez also did not have a good weekend. Her new movie, "Monte Carlo," debuted at No. 6 with just $8.8 million.
Here's the Top 10 Box-Office Films for Independence Day Weekend 2011:
1. Transformers: Dark of the Moon, $116.4m. Total: $181.1m.
2. Cars 2, $32.1m. Total: $123m
3. Bad Teacher, $17.6m. Total: $63m
4. Larry Crowne, $15.7m
5. Super 8, $9.5m. Total: $110.1m
6. Monte Carlo, $8.8m
7. Green Lantern, $7.9m. Total: $103.7m
8. Mr Popper's Penguins, $6.9m. Total: $51.9m
9. Bridesmaids, $4.2m. Total: $153.8m
10. Midnight in Paris, $4.3m. Total: $34.5m
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