Tag Archives: Jean Claude Van Damme

Coming Soon: More Producer Credit Glut!

By ROBERT W. WELKOS When you ask indie producer Luillo Ruiz how his recent low-budget action-comedy film Welcome to the Jungle featuring veteran martial arts star Jean-Claude Van Damme could come with 31 producer credits, his answer is simple and straightforward. The film’s financiers were given executive producer credits, he said, while[...]

The Expendables 2 opened with about $28.75 million

HollywoodNews.com: It’s no real surprise that The Expendables 2 (review) opened with about 18% less this weekend ($28.75 million) than the first Expendables on this weekend in 2010 ($34 million). The Expendables (review) was a culmination of a good twenty years of ‘what-if’ anticipation. And while the final[...]

The Expendables 2 are back! Track ’em, find ’em, kill ’em

HollywoodNews.com: They’re back! and it’s time to reload! Download the trailer for this summer’s highly anticipated sequel, THE EXPENDABLES 2, featuring more action (and explosions) than ever before! Everyone is expendable and the crew has a plan. Track ’em, find ’em, kill ’em. The Expendables are back[...]

Sylvester Stallone carries new “Expendables 2” poster

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Expendables 2,” out next summer, has a bevy of action-hero names in its ensemble, but the new poster released by Lionsgate reminds us that one muscular star sits at the center of this macho universe. Sylvester Stallone. Sly deserves to carry this poster on his own. He’s the[...]

“The Expendables 2” trailer features Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sylvester Stallone is hard at work filming a sequel to his men-in-arms smash “The Expendables.” But they’ve filmed just enough footage to piece together a teaser clip, which Lionsgate has posted online. We have it below, or you can see it in hi res over on Apple’s[...]

“Kung Fu Panda,” “Smurfs” teasers make their way online

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Parents who took their children to “Megamind” this weekend – and there were a lot of you – might be wondering what’s the next big family-friendly event picture you can put on the calendar. We’ll tell you about two. Jack Black once again will voice the warrior Po in[...]

2010 Summer movies brought box office surprises

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The biggest surprise of summer 2010 is how few surprises there really were. Most of the expected smash hits were smash hits, the expected under-performers underperformed, and the bigger films without studio support tanked. The more mainstream art-house cinema made money, while more challenging studio fare struggled.[...]

Justin Bieber in ‘Expendables’ sequel?

By Molly Sullivan HollywoodNews.com: With the success of ‘The Expendables,’ talks of a sequel are already under way and discussions about who to bring on next time are getting crazy. In an interview about the possible sequel, Terry Crews knew exactly who he thought would be the perfect fit: “Justin Bieber!” reports[...]

Gary Oldman, Michelle Yeoh join “Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom”

HollywoodNews.com: DreamWorks today announced that Gary Oldman, Michelle Yeoh, Jean Claude Van Damme and Victor Garber will join Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross and James Hong in its upcoming film, “Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom,” which is now scheduled[...]