Tag Archives: Film series

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters wins weekend box office

This weekend’s lesson is “all the marketing prowess in the world doesn’t matter if you don’t have the movie”. Paramount has been batting 1.000 in terms of launching major fantasy-skewed franchise pictures. From at least summer 2007 with Transformers, they have been the most consistent performers in terms of[...]

Rihanna wanted as the next Bond girl

HollywoodNews.com: With the new Bond movie out, everyone is already talking about the next Bond movie and any possible Bond girls. While many have commented on Beyonce being a potentially great Bond girl, it seems that Daniel Craig has someone else in mind, states E! News. “Rihanna, she’s dirtier,” Craig said[...]

Johnny Depp playing Dr. Seuss in big-screen biopic

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: He has played “Peter Pan” playwright J.M. Barrie, Gonzo journalist Raoul Duke, and a version of Stephen King’s terrified author in “Secret Window.” Now Johnny Depp’s ready to add another cherished author to his resume. The Oscar-nominated “Pirates of the Caribbean” star will play Dr. Seuss (aka Theodor[...]

Superman “Man of Steel”: new photos from the set

HollywoodNews.com: Good morning everyone! I’m so sorry for the lack of posts in recent days. I’ve had some other things to take care of but Greg In Hollywood and my great readers are never far from my mind. I’ll be back up at full speed by tomorrow. In the meantime, enjoy these photos[...]

“The Help” holds off “Conan,” “Fright Night” at box office

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s the dog days of summer at the box office, and the four hounds released into theaters are howling in pain. Neither “Conan the Barbarian,” “Fright Night” nor a fourth “Spy Kids” could make a dent in current box office champions “The Help” and “Rise of the[...]

Second “Immortals” trailer hits the Web

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The second trailer for Tarsem Singh’s “Immortals” was released late Wednesday night by Relativity. We have posted the longer, fuller tease ahead of the film’s anticipated Nov. 11 release date. “Immortals” continues to look like a prettier “300” or a more sophisticated “Clash of the Titans,” with Henry[...]

Brad Pitt’s “World War Z” enters busy December release fray

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: December 2012 was so stacked with potential blockbusters, it scared Zack Snyder’s Superman reboot, “Man of Steel,” away. But another major motion picture just embraced the challenge by grabbing a release date right in the thick of the box office competition. Marc Forster’s “World War Z,” an adaptation[...]

Brett Ratner on Oscar gig: Feels like “Twilight Zone” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The news surprised everyone, including Brett Ratner himself. The “Rush Hour” director, who is about to storm theaters with the promising ensemble comedy “Tower Heist,” had been selected to team with Don Mischer to produce the 84th Academy Awards, which are set for Feb. 26, 2012. So what[...]

First Look at Superman in Snyder’s “Man of Steel”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When Zack Snyder’s Superman Reboot, “Man of Steel,” pushed its release date from December 2012 to June 2013, most of us expected it to be months before we ever saw photos or footage from the anticipated production. But then Laurence Fishburne joined the cast as Perry White,[...]

“Bourne” sequel bringing back Joan Allen, Albert Finney

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Matt Damon might not be returning to the “Bourne” franchise, which he carried for three thrilling films, but the ice-cold bureaucrats hot on the amnesic spy’s tail will stay the same. Joan Allen and Albert Finney are negotiating to play government agents pursuing Jason Bourne as he fights[...]
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