Tag Archives: Hollywood Reporter

“Sherlock Holmes 2” to bow December 2011; other Warner films announced

Hollywoodnews.com: Warner Bros. scheduled a slew of upcoming big pics including “Sherlock Holmes 2” for a mid December 2011 opening. In 2011, Warner Brothers, according to the Hollywood Reporter, will release about 25 films including: — Red Riding Hood: April 22, 2011 — The Hangover 2: May 26 — Green[...]

Simon Cowell to be honored by BAFTA

Hollywoodnews.com: Simon Cowell will be lauded by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts at the BAFTA Television Awards. The “American Idol” judge and creator will receive a special award for shepherding talent on June 6. According to the Hollywood Reporter, John Willis, chair of BAFTA’s TV committee, said[...]

Guillermo del Toro says ‘Adios’ to “The Hobbit”

Hollywoodnews.com: “The Hobbit” won’t be happening with Guillermo del Toro. The director of the Oscar-winning film “Pan’s Labyrinth” is departing the project he has spent developing for two years. However, del Toro’s decision to leave stems from MGM’s inability to give the film a green light as the studio hangs[...]

Twilight’s Ashley Green will not play Jill character in “Scream 4”

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Rumors earlier this month of Ashley Green’s confirmation for Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson’s “Scream 4” turned out to be just that. Entertainment Weekly reported today that Emma Roberts will play the role of Jill, for which Ashley Green was said to be slated. Neve Campbell[...]

James McAvoy will lead all good mutants in “X-Men: First Class”

Hollywoodnews.com: James McAvoy will lead all mutants as a young Dr. Charles Xavier in Fox’s “X-Men: First Class,” an origins tale based on the popular Marvel comic and film series. Patrick Stewart originated the role of Xavier in the “X-Men” films. In the comic book, Xavier is a handicapped, bald-headed[...]

“Sex and the City 2” gets into a rhythmic ride at the B.O.

Hollywoodnews.com: “Sex and the City 2” is off to a great start at the Memorial Day box office, earning $3 million from 2,000 locales that played the film at midnight. That number is 20% higher than the first installment’s midnight shows. Studio estimates see “Sex” climaxing at $80 million over[...]

Ashley Greene may join the cast of “Scream 4”

By Kim Palacios An exclusive rumor was posted this morning, via The Hollywood Reporter, that Ashley Greene is being considered to star in the upcoming sequel to three predecessors in the “Scream” franchise. Helmed once again by Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson, 2011 will see the release of “Scream 4”.[...]

Woody Allen looks to Adrien Brody for “Midnight in Paris”

Hollywoodnews.com: Despite the lukewarm reviews that Woody Allen’s latest comedy “You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger” has received out of Cannes, the helmer continues to habitually churn out one film annually. The Hollywood Reporter recently announced that Oscar winning actor Adrien Brody will join Allen’s latest romantic comedy production[...]

Sam Worthington heads back to space in “Quatermain”

Hollywoodnews.com: “Avatar” and “Clash of the Titans” leading man Sam Worthington will star in DreamWorks sci-fi film “Quatermain,” a spin on the notable literary hero Allan Quatermain. Allan Quatermain is the protagonist of H. Rider Haggard’s Victorian adventure novel “King’s Solomon’s Mines” and its follow-up, “Allan Quatermain.” In the first[...]

Forever Young: Katherine Heigl

By HollywoodNews.com Hollywoodnews.com: Katherine Heigl’s next film will keep her young forever – onscreen that is. The former “Grey’s Anatomy” star has signed on to the Lakeshore-Sidney Kimmel production “The Age of Adaline” in which she’ll play a woman at the turn of the 20th century who never ages due[...]