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12 Films still to look forward to this summer

With the second half of the year underway, it’s tempting to also declare the summer movie season all but over as well. While we may only have a few big blockbusters still to go, the independent films still to be released offer some interesting options, with at least one excellent[...]

Artista Records, home to Whitney Houston and Santana, is over

HollywoodNews.com: Arista Records is over. The new management at Sony’s RCA division have put the venerable label started by Clive Davis to sleep at age 36. Arista had drifted since 2000 when BMG, which owned it then, let then overall chief Michael Dornemann oversee the ousting of Davis. By the[...]

“Sin City” sequel hires “The Departed” screenwriter

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Screenwriter William Monahan, Oscar winner for Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed,” has been busy lining up a stream of projects. First came the news that he planned to reunite with Scorsese for a remake of director Karel Reisz’s 1974 drama (potentially with Leonardo DiCaprio in the role occupied[...]

Daredevil reboot hires “Fringe” writer to tackle “Born Again” story

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Marvel Studios has had its fair share of successes. But every time an “X-Men: First Class” reaffirms to fans that the studio can handle cherished material properly, we wonder why popular heroes like Daredevil and the Fantastic Four can’t get a fair shake. The former’s getting another[...]

“Wolverine” sequel set in Japan, farmed out to writing duo

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It is sounding more and more like Hugh Jackman dropped out of “Avon Man,” as was previously reported, to prep for a second “Wolverine” installment. We all know Jackman can’t pump up his physique to play the steely X-Men overnight. That kind of training takes time. So when[...]

Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren in explosive new trailer for “Red”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Red” strikes me as “Sin City” with a sense of humor. And that’s a very good thing. Now, I haven’t read Warren Ellis’s graphic novel Robert Schwentke is adapting, and I’m sure if I flipped the pages, I’d learn it’s nothing at all like Frank Miller’s gory classic.[...]

Tim Burton, Johnny Depp’s “Alice in Wonderland” redeemed on beautiful Blu-ray

Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we review: Alice in Wonderland (Blu-ray) When we reviewed Tim Burton’s take on “Alice in Wonderland” in March, we noted that the 2-D version would be as[...]

Exclusive: Sylvain White on tackling King Arthur, Frank Miller’s ‘Ronin’

Sylvain White, director of the new comic book adaptation The Losers, told Hollywood News that had a number of projects coming up, but has yet to decide what will happen next. “I literally just finished The Losers two weeks ago, so I’ve just started going back into seeing what’s next,”[...]