Posts Tagged ‘ production ’

Wicker Man Sequel Slated for 2012 Release

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August 16, 2011
The Wicker Tree

Rights for the production of The Wicker Tree, a sequel to the classic horror film The Wicker Man (1973) have been granted to the American distributor Anchor Bay Films. The company is already aiming for a 2012 release date in the U.S. The film will co-star Graham McTavish. British actor Christopher Lee, who himself...
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Disney Reducing the Cost of ‘The Lone Ranger’

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August 16, 2011
The Lone Ranger

News has just surfaced that the costs associated with Disney’s Lone Ranger project are spiralling out of control. Now producer Jerry Bruckheimer is scrambling to shrink those costs down. There have been misleading rumors circling around recently that Disney has completely pulled the plug on the project altogether, but this couldn’t be further from...
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Cheryl Cole Cast In ‘Street Fighter: The Musical’

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July 20, 2011
Cheryl Cole Cast In 'Street Fighter: The Musical'

The Big Screen can now reveal that Cheryl Cole has been cast in a musical reworking of 1994′s Street Fighter. Despite the fact that a director is still to be named and the script not yet written, Cheryl Cole has signed on to play the role of megalomaniac General M. Bison. Following a stuttering few...
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Parlez-Vous Foreign?

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March 17, 2011
Parlez-Vous Foreign?

It struck me immediately after seeing a trailer for The Next Three Days (2010) that it was remarkably similar to a movie released in cinemas almost 18 months earlier. A bit of quick research after arriving home confirmed suspicions that this film is one of an increasing number of “English language remakes”. But why remake...
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Hollywood Production Deals Back On The Rise

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March 14, 2011
Hollywood Production Deals Back On The Rise

Hollywood producers can all breathe a sigh of relief because harmful cost cutting by the major studios appears to have abated, albeit for the time being. In the past six months, production deals at the major studios have increased by 5% to a total of 152. Big names like Roy Lee, Darren Aronofsky, John...
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George Clooney’s ‘Ides of March’ to Begin Filming Next Month in Cincinnati, Ohio

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January 12, 2011
George Clooney’s ‘Ides of March’ to Begin Filming Next Month in Cincinnati, Ohio

George Clooney will soon be gracing the big screen once again with a starring role in a new movie called ‘Ides of March.’ The filming will be done in over two dozen locations across Cincinnati and northern Kentucky. The movie will see Clooney, himself a native Kentuckian, star as a democratic governor running in...
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Oscar Nominated Actor Pete Postlethwaite Dies At 64

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January 3, 2011
Oscar Nominated Actor Pete Postlethwaite Dies At 64

Pete Postlethwaite, the Oscar nominated British actor who was described as a national treasure, died on Sunday, Jan 2nd following a two year struggle with cancer, a spokesman announced today. Postlethwaite was born in the town of Warrington in the county of Cheshire in 1946, the youngest of four children. He trained as a...
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