"Twilight" Set for Big-Screen Re-release, One Night Only! 


To get the Twi-hards ready for "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," Summit Entertainment has announced that it will re-release "Twilight" to theaters on Nov. 19th for one night only!

The sequel starring Kristen Stewart, Rob Pattinson, and Taylor Lautner opens the next day.

Summit said it decided to re-release the first film of the franchise because of fan requests. Really? Even though it's available on DVD already?

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Director Tony Scott to Make Chippendales Film! 


Alright ladies, before you get too excited, the film will focus on the rise and fall of Steve Banerjee, the man behind Chippendales! But I'm sure, you'll still be able to see male strippers in full Chippendales mode :happy

Director Tony Scott is attached to direct and produce the film, and the script will be written by Lisa Schrager.

If you think the "True Romance" director is going soft on us, think again. Apparently, the film is going to duplicate the tone of "True Romance" as it sets its focus on Banerjee, a gas attendant from Culver City who created one of the most well-branded male revue shows!

Banerjee became super rich but also paranoid and hired a hitman to kill the show's choreographer. He died in jail awaiting trial.

See? Behind the thong-wearing show, lies a gripping true-life tale.

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DreamWorks to Sing George Gershwin Blues 


DreamWorks is getting ready to make a biopic on composer George Gershwin! The screenplay is written by Doug Wright of "Memoirs of a Geisha."

"Wanted's" Marc Platt is co-producing along with singer and pianist Michael Feinstein.

According to Variety, "story will span Gershwin's life, from his humble beginnings in Brooklyn as the child of Russian immigrants to his early death in Hollywood in 1937 at age 38."

No word yet on the director or cast, so stay tuned.

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Uncut "Metropolis" to be Shown at the Berlin Film Festival 


Without the heart there can be no understanding between the Hands and the Mind.--Fritz Lang

Those immortal words from the glorious "Metropolis" will be seen on the big screen again in its full, uncut glory!

The Berlin Film Festival will show the original cut of Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" at a gala ceremony on Feb. 10.

The great sci-fi silent film, written by Lang and Thea von Harbou, is one of the most influential films in the history of cinema. It originally bombed at the box-office when it opened on Jan. 10, 1927.

So the UFA studio re-edited the film, took away 30 minutes of the movie, and then re-released in eight months later to great acclaim!

The outtakes were considered long gone, but Variety is saying that in 2008, "a 16 mm negative of the original was found in Buenos Aires. The original has since been restored by the Murnau Foundation in cooperation with ZDF, Arte and the Deutsche Kinemathek."

And now, during the festival's 60th anniversary, the original cut that Lang intended will be finally seen.

Take a look at one of my favorite scenes in the film, Maria's (Brigitte Helm) transformation to the iconic robot:



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Adam Sandler to Play Both "Jack and Jill" 


Adam Sandler is set to star in the romantic comedy "Jack and Jill" for Columbia Pictures. Yes, Sandler will play both Jack and his twin sister, Jill. The film is scheduled to start shooting next year to be released early 2011.

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