Tag Archives: Production Weekly

“Ghostbusters 3” to begin shooting next summer?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Who you gonna call? Well, you might be able to dial up the Ghostbusters next summer. File this under “rumor” until it can be confirmed, but the normally reliable Production Weekly tweeted last night that they are “hearing” Sony plans to put the oft-discussed “Ghostbusters 3” into production[...]

George Clooney, Ryan Gosling hitting campaign trail for “Ides of March”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: George Clooney is moving forward with his political drama “The Ides of March,” based on Beau Willimon’s play “Farragut North.” Clooney and regular collaborator Grant Heslov adapted the script. The A-list actor will direct and star. It was reported that Clooney secured independent financing for his production from[...]

Leonardo DiCaprio, Amanda Seyfried rumored for “Great Gatsby”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When reviewing this week’s major, David Fincher’s “The Social Network,” multiple critics made connections between Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (portrayed by Jesse Eisenberg) and Jay Gatsby, the protagonist of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s heralded novel. Now it appears we may get another film adaptation of “Gatsby,” itself. Production Weekly –[...]

Woody Harrelson, Ice Cube to film “Rampart” in October

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Oren Moverman is about to move from Army soldiers to LAPD officers. The director of the Oscar-nominated “The Messenger” will begin filming his follow-up, “Rampart,” in October, with Ice Cube and “Messenger” co-stars Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster in the cast. The film follows a series of[...]

Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt filming “Looper” in New Orleans

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Even though Rian Johnson has only two pictures under his belt, the director boasts a loyal fan base. That’s because his first two pictures were that good. If forced to choose, I’d prefer Johnson’s modern take on the hardboiled film noir genre, “Brick,” with Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a[...]

“Mission: Impossible 4” has official start date, new subtitle

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Brad Bird’s “Mission: Impossible 4” has an official start date. Does it have a subtitle, as well? We have been learning bits and pieces about this sequel. We learned that Tom Cruise, indeed, will return as special agent Ethan Hunt, and that he’ll be joined by regular “Impossible”[...]

Sam Worthington stepping on a “Ledge” this October

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sam Worthington has remained consistently busy since putting together back-to-back blockbusters like “Terminator: Salvation,” “Avatar” and “Clash of the Titans.” He currently has three pictures in various stages of post-production, including John Madden’s “The Debt,” which will be at the Toronto International Film Festival. And he has[...]

Sandra Bullock may instruct Steve Carell on “Abstinence”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Could Sandra Bullock be teaching “Abstinence” to Steve Carell? It’s possible, though it might not happen for some time. While thumbing through the latest Production Weekly, the Playlist editors noticed a mention of an adaptation of Tom Perrotta’s novel, “The Abstinence Teacher,” about a divorced Sex Ed teacher[...]

Robert Downey Jr. could be the Wizard in “Wizard of Oz”

Robert Downey Jr. is one of our favorite actors. Not only does he come across as so poised in the media, but he is just a great actor overall. With the big release of “Iron Man 2” coming up soon, you can bet that he is going to be Hollywood’s[...]