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    Fox Says There's "No Truth" To Alien Prequel Delay Rumors

    Ridley Scott hasn't been shy about talking up his gestating prequel(s) to "Alien" and it's certainly one of the hottest projects in Hollywood. A bevy of actresses including Olivia Wilde, Noomi Rapace, Carey Mulligan, Abbie Cornish and Natalie Portman have all been linked as candidates for the lead r...

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    'Die Hard 5' Shooting In 2011? Probably Not (There's No Script Yet)

    Rumors began flying around this morning that "Die Hard 5," the long chatted up sequel to "Live Free Or Die Hard," would be gearing up to shoot next year in Puerto Rico, L.A., New York and Vancouver. The news originated from a report in the Puerto Rican newspaper Primera Hora, who quoted someone name...

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    How A Sequel To A 28-Year-Old Flop Costs $320 Million: Inside 'Tron: Legacy'

    With the release date two weeks away, Disney are hoping for big things from their franchise reboot "Tron: Legacy" and have a lot at stake. With a reported $170 million budget, in addition to another $150 million for marketing worldwide (total cost: $320 million) the studio has a lot riding on the success of the film as does its helmer, Joseph Kosinki, who after making a name for himself in the commercials world, is making his feature directorial debut. In The New York Times there is a wonderfully entertaining piece on "Tron: Legacy" that shares intriguing information about the film, the director and how Disney's plans for 'Tron' extend far be...

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    So, There's Going To Be 6 'Kung Fu Panda' Movies For Some Reason

    Guaranteeing Continued Employment For Jack BlackSo "Shrek" spawned four movies, three spinoff movies, 10 videogames, a Broadway musical and most importantly, it made DreamWorks Animation a shitload of money. It seems their plan of cramming franchises down your throat until you choke on it is working...

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    Disney Starts Planning For 'Pirates Of The Caribbean' 5 & 6, Wants To Shoot Sequels Back-To-Back

    And They Still Probably Won't Make Any SenseBloated and water-logged, we're kind of done with "The Pirates Of Caribbean" franchise as we can't say we really care about or are particularly looking forward to "Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides". Yes, the first film was a kind of enjoyable romp but each successive film has gotten longer and more convoluted to the point where we just don't care to try and keep up. Not to mention that the appeal of Jack Sparrow has kind of worn off on us. But we're clearly in the minority; the series is a huge success, with the franchise taking in over $2 billion to date and that's not even counting the ...

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    Universal And Sony Find New Fall 2011 Dates For 'The Thing' And 'Moneyball'

    Running a studio is a lot like playing chess. You really have to know how to utilize your pieces and position them for success, but also be aware of what the opposition is up to. Sometimes you have to sacrifice a pawn in order to make a bigger score, and sometimes gambles don't pay off. As such, peo...

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    First Official Look At Angelina Jolie's Bosnia-Set Directorial Debut; Film Might Be In Black & White

    Angelina Jolie Has Filmed Scenes In Both English & Bosnian Language VersionsWhile it hasn't been without its share of controversies, filming continues on Angelina Jolie's directorial debut, a currently untitled romantic drama, set during the Bosnian War, and following a love story between a Muslim w...

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    Disney Picks Up 'Hover Car Racer' & 'Tiki'

    Disney has gone on a bit of a shopping spree this week, picking up a couple of titles to add to their development slate.

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    Warner Bros. & Fox Both Ready Moses Pics

    That's right, Hollywood is once again planning on trudging out Bible-based epics, but it's a pretty smart move. The Bible Belt is a huge market that isn't afraid to vote with their dollars and lately, they have been sorely underserved by Hollywood. But when they do find something they like, they rew...

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    The NC-17 Rating For 'Blue Valentine' Has Made Ryan Gosling Start Talking About The Patriarchy

    With The Weinstein Company being handed a double dose of bad news for Oscar season with their contenders "Blue Valentine" and "The King's Speech" being handed NC-17 and R ratings, respectively (the former apparently for a scene where Ryan Gosling performs oral sex on Michelle Williams, the latter fo...

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