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Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein on “The Intouchables,” “The Artist” and Quentin Tarantino’s plans for Comic-Con

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Harvey Weinstein knows a good movie the minute he sees it. His instincts for backing the right film projects has made his name – and The Weinstein Company – synonymous with the Oscar race. Last year, Weinstein’s support for Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist” helped that black-and-white, silent[...]

“The Avengers” assemble in action-packed trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: For perhaps the final time before their May 4 opening, the Avengers assemble in an action-packed trailer that has been released by Marvel films. The new clip, which expands on the explosive battle in the streets of New York City, still backtracks to explain the formation of[...]

“The Hunger Games” breaks “Twilight” advance-ticket sales record

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Experts looking ahead to “The Hunger Games” wondering if the adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel has the ability to fill “Twilight’s” massive box office shoes have a little more indication of just how big the March 23 opening looks to be. Fandango reports that “Hunger Games”[...]

Pixar reveals more Merida in arrow-slinging “Brave” clip

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Bow and arrows are going to be big this year. I can just see all of the archery sets sitting under the Christmas trees in December after Jennifer Lawrence’s “Hunger Games” heroine and now Pixar’s “Brave” star unleash their talents in movies coming out this year. “Brave”[...]

“The Hunger Games” tickets going on sale Wednesday

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Easily one of the most anticipated movies of the spring season has to be Gary Ross’s “The Hunger Games,” an adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ bestselling novel that stars Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss, a dirt-poor teen in a futuristic society who volunteers for a hunt-and-kill survival contest in[...]

Kristen Stewart seeks protection in early “Snow White” photo

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As Bella Swan, “Twilight” star Kristen Stewart always seemed to be seeking protection. From Edward (Robert Pattinson). From Jacob (Taylor Lautner). From all sorts of creatures of the night. And that trend seems to be continuing now that Stewart’s transitioning to another fairy tale heroine … at[...]

Bonnaroo bags The Beach Boys, Radiohead and the Red Hot Chili Peppers

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Fresh off their reunion performance at the Grammys, The Beach Boys have been added to the line up for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, was announced on Tuesday. Radiohead, Phish[...]

Michael Bay back on board for a fourth “Transformers” film

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Just when Michael Bay thinks he’s out, they pull him right back in. (And that’s the last time I’ll use a “Godfather” analogy with regards to Bay.) Even though the director stated on the publicity circuit for “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” that it likely would be his[...]

“Modern Family” star Ty Burrell added to cast of “Jackie Brown” prequel

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Are you interested in a “Jackie Brown” prequel if Quentin Tarantino isn’t involved? How about if a cast member of “Modern Family” holds down a leading role? Because EW is confirming that Ty Burrell, the loveable suburban dad on ABC’s smash comedy, has earned a role in writer-director[...]

Bradley Cooper vehicle “Paradise Lost” is dead

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This is surprising news: Legendary Pictures has pulled the plug on director Alex Proyas’ planned adaptation of “Paradise Lost,” which was to cast “The Hangover” star Bradley Cooper as Lucifer. Previous reports made note of the film’s expansive budget, and sources close to the production tell THR[...]
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