Tag Archives: Hollywood Reporter

“Chronicles of Narnia” opening in India ahead of U.S.

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Who knew there were so many “Chronicles of Narnia” fans in New Delhi? Hoping to reach a sufficiently global audience this holiday season, Fox Star Studios India has announced it will release “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” in India one week ahead of[...]

Jon Favreau’s ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ stirs writers’ war

HollywoodNews.com: The writers of Jon Favreau’s upcoming summer action film “Cowboys & Aliens” are having a shoot-out. Turns out titan scribes Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lidelof are getting their names listed along with Scott Mitchell Rosenberg who authored the graphic novel. However, the earlier writers on the project want[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘Unstoppable’ to mow over competition

HollywoodNews.com: The question remains whether “Megamind” will stay afloat in the top spot this weekend or be toppled by Tony Scott’s new actioner “Unstoppable” about a runaway train filled with toxic chemicals. Box office pundits are estimating that both are vying for a photo-finish with $25 million apiece. In “Unstoppable,”[...]

Halle Berry isn’t playing Oprah Winfrey, but might be back in Oscar race

HollywoodNews.com: Halle Berry squashed a wild rumor that she was set to play Oprah Winfrey in an upcoming film on the talk show host’s life. Talking on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” which is set to air Monday, Berry exclaimed, “I’m not going to play Oprah. “No, I was just like [pretends to[...]

Roland Emmerich’s ‘The Zone’ is not in play

HollywoodNews.com: No! On October 31, it was reported that “Independence Day” director Roland Emmerich was directing a cheapie sci-fi film for $5 million. Brilliant idea. It has been said that the most creative things occur when limits are set. The film, a “Paranormal Activity” inspired project with[...]

Judd Apatow defends his cinematic portrayal of women

HollywoodNews.com: “I definitely think it’s unfair.” Those are the words of film director-producer Judd Apatow on the criticism he’s received from the portrayal of female characters in his work. The director spoke with Jezebel, defending the way he’s painted the ladies in the past. He’s taken a finger-wagging for it, particularly[...]

‘Dragon Tattoo’ director questions U.S. remake, backs Noomi Rapace for Oscar

HollywoodNews.com: “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” director Niels Arden Oplev trumpeted his support for Noomi Rapace’s (aka Lisbeth Salander) bid for an Oscar and voiced his concerns over the U.S. remake of the Swedish blockbuster. Hollywood Reporter was reading Oplev’s interview with Word & Film”: The only thing that’s annoying to[...]

Chad Michael Murray, Katie Sackhoff bring “Haunting” down South

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: After creeping out New England, the “Haunting” heads south for a new nightmare. Chad Michael Murray, Abigail Spencer, Katee Sackhoff and Emily Alyn Lind have joined “The Haunting in Georgia,” a sequel to last year’s “The Haunting in Connecticut” which was produced by Gold Circle Films. The original starred[...]

Nikki Reed, Hayden Panettiere set to kill in ‘Downers Grove’

HollywoodNews.com: “Twilight” actress Nikki Reed and NBC “Heroes” starlet Hayden Panettiere are going to be best-ies. The actresses will be starring in “Downers Grove,” a high school thriller adapted by cult scribe Bret Easton Ellis from Michael Hornberg’s tome. Rebecca De Mornay will also star. “Prom Night” helmer Nelson McCormick is[...]

Scarlett Johansson is going to the ‘Zoo’ with Cameron Crowe

HollywoodNews.com: Scarlett Johansson may not have nabbed her fav role of a female astronaut in Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity,” but she’s working with Cameron Crowe. An even better deal. Johansson will star opposite Matt Damon in the director’s true-life drama “We Bought a Zoo.” The Hollywood Reporter had the news. Based on the[...]
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