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    Amazon Moving Into Crowd-Sourced Movie Production

    One of the few outright large-scale success stories of the internet age, along with Facebook, Google and YouPorn, are retail giants Amazon, who've gone from a bookstore to selling... well, just about everything, with a still-intimidating marketshare for literature, both real and e-books. So the next...

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    Fox Buys 'Predators' Writers' Deep-Space Action Pitch; Timur Bekmambetov Could Direct

    Weinstein Company Also Picks Up Separate Bekmambetov-Produced 'Apollo 18' Film For March 4, 2011 ReleaseFiguring out how many fingers in various pies Timur Bekmambetov has is quickly becoming a Ridley Scott-like pop-quiz that your editor might spring on you one day and you're likely to fail. The "Wa...

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    Marvel Considering An 'Iron Man,' 'War Machine' Spinoff For Don Cheadle?

    And so the onscreen Marvel universe continues. According to a Tweet by the folks at Pajiba, a pitch for a "War Machine" movie has been sent out to writers.

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    Rumor: Marvel Postponing Pre-Production On 'The Avengers' Due To Ballooning Costs?

    Right now, Marvel is behaving a lot like they just graduated from college. Yes, that "Iron Man" internship opened a lot of doors, but the "Hulk" side venture didn't really yield the results they were hoping for. Their side projects for next summer -- "Thor" and "Captain America" -- do show promise, ...

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    MGM Aims To Have 'Bond 23' In Theaters In November 2012

    New Bond Film To Arrive Every Two Years After ThatWe'll try and keep the boring economics of this to minimum because it makes us fall asleep too, but MGM recently officially filed for bankruptcy and began restructuring proceedings that will put the legendary studio back into the business of making m...

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    Tarsem Hired To Direct Relativity's Brothers Grimm-Like 'Snow White' Film

    At Least Two Snow White Projects In The Works From Various Studios Racing To Be FirstYou've got to love herd-think from the studios. The race to bring a live-action version of "Snow White" to the screen is on with three different studios clamoring to get their version to audiences first. The first salvo in the "Snow White" battle has been fired by Universal who staked claim to Dec 21, 2012 for their Rupert Sanders version -- called "Snow White & The Huntsman" -- that could star Charlize Theron and Johnny Depp if the rumors turn out to be true. So eager were they to plant their early claim, Universal has chosen the same release date of part on...

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    Chris Evans Turned Down 'Captain America' Role Three Times Before He Finally Agreed To Play Hero

    Reluctant Actor Now Says "I Can't Believe I Was Almost Too Chicken To Take The Role"; Is Signed On For 6, Not 9 FilmsThe recent issue of EW obviously has an abundance of new images from Marvel Studios' "Captain America: The First Avenger," but within that article there's a bunch of interesting behi...

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    Judd Apatow's Next Comedy Directorial Effort Slotted For June 1, 2012

    Comedy Is Untitled, Details Remain Under Wraps For NowYou could say Judd Apatow is slipping in his mainstream appeal. 2009's "Funny People" grossed $71 million worldwide, while 2008's "Knocked Up" cumed $219 million globally and 2005's "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" totaled $177 million the world round. ...

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    Tim Blake Nelson Still Signed On For More 'Hulk' Films & Would Love To Return As The Leader

    Actor Says He's Game If Marvel Will Have Him; If More 'Hulk' Films Are Made With Mark RuffaloWe recently had a chat with writer/director/actor/cool dude Tim Blake Nelson on the occasion of his latest, "Leaves of Grass," hitting DVD (full interview coming soon). One of the questions we were most cur...

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