Tag Archives: Robin Hood

“Prometheus” – Finish the first film if you want us to see the sequel!

HollywoodNews.com: Corey Atad wrote a great ‘wish I had gotten around to writing it first’ piece on Friday. It’s about well, it’s called “Prometheus; or Stop Trying to Set Up Sequels!”. I’ve whined about this in brief or in the context of something else from time to time,[...]

Black Eyed Peas will try a concert in Central Park one more time

HollywoodNews.com: Remember the rained out fiasco of a concert that the Black Eyed Peas were supposed to do in Central Park? Well, it’s back on. The Peas will try again on September 30th. The concert is for the press-averse Robin Hood Foundation. Last time around, the Peas played a private[...]

Why Peter Jackson directing ‘The Hobbit’ may not be so positive

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: I’ve been down this road before, but now that it’s official, it’s worth repeating. After years of speculation and attempted pawn-offs, Peter Jackson is in fact directing “The Hobbit.” As of yesterday, MGM and Warner Bros. have reached a deal to fund two films based on “The[...]

Lea Seydoux has a ‘Mission’ which she is choosing to accept

HollywoodNews.com: She might have gotten passed over for the lead in the U.S. reboot of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” but French actress Lea Seydoux has reaped a wonderful runner-up prize: She’ll be starring as the lead villain in Paramount’s “Mission: Impossible 4.” Seydoux recently appeared in Ridley Scott’s “Robin[...]

It’s Time to Forgive Some Infamous Movie scenes

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: As one of the two highest-of-high holy days in the Jewish religion, Yom Kippur basically involves asking forgiveness for the past transgressions against God over the previous year. But arguably as important is Erev Yom Kippur, which is the day before the high holy day, which involves[...]

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.[...]

Lea Seydoux joins Woody Allen’s ‘Paris,’ Carla Bruni still onboard

HollywoodNews.com: There was a rumor that Carla Bruni, the first lady of France, was replaced in Woody Allen’s film “Midnight in Paris” – however that’s just scuttle bucket. News had arrived from a Parisian website Bakchich.info that Bruni, 42, was replaced by French actress Lea Seydoux (“Inglourious Basterds,” “Robin[...]

2010 is the worst year for movies ever, just like every year before it.

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: Yes, yes, 2010 is the worst year for movies EVER, screams Joe Queenan of “The Wall Street Journal” . There have been plenty of years where I felt ‘this is the worst year/summer ever’, especially as, yes, I’ve gotten older. Part of it is nostalgia,[...]

‘Dragon Tattoo’ news: Browning out, Sweden in

HollywoodNews.com: Emily Browning of “Lemony Snicket” has been dropped off the list of candidates to play moody femme Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher’s reboot of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” News comes from The Daily Beast via Collider. This leaves Rooney Mara (“The Social Network”), Sarah Snook (“Sleeping Beauty”), Sophie Lowe[...]

Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood” nabs September DVD release date

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood,” which cast “Gladiator” star Russell Crowe in the leading role, will arrive on DVD and Blu-ray on Sept. 21, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The releases will feature the theatrical film, as well as a never-before-seen unrated director’s cut of the movie.[...]
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