Tom Cruise’s ‘Jack Reacher’ is Heading for a Sequel
December is often a surprising month at the box office as many films that never top the box office end up making a lot of money. The Tom Cruise vehicle 'Jack Reacher' opened right before Christmas and had a $15 million opening weekend. Sounds weak right? And yet the picture has grossed nearly $80 mi…
‘Entourage: The Movie’ is Happening
After a eight season run on HBO, 'Entourage' is coming back... but this time on the big screen. We knew there was a finished script, but today Warner Brothers has given the project the green light.
J.J. Abrams Officially Directing ‘Star Wars Episode 7′
There may have been some wiggle-room yesterday about the news that J.J. Abrams was set to direct 'Star Wars Episode 7,' but Disney and Lucasfilm have confirmed that your new 'Star Wars' director was your old 'Star Trek' director.
‘Ben-Hur’ Remake in the Works
By the end of the 1950's, the studio system had been rocked by television, and MGM was on the ropes fiscally. They put a lot of stock in 1959's 'Ben-Hur,' which paid off big time. 'Ben-Hur' became one of their biggest hits (adjusted for inflation it's number thirteen on the all time list), and won e…
‘Star Wars’ News: White House Nixes Death Star Plans
For whatever reason, 'Star Wars' fans petitioned the White House wanting the United States to make a Death Star. That the country our the government has no interest in making one is no surprise. But the Chief of the Science and Space Branch at the White House Office of Management and Budge…
‘Snakes on a Plane’ Director David R. Ellis Dead at 60
Stuntman turned director David R. Ellis has passed away at the age of 60. He was prepping his next movie when he died suddenly of unknown causes. Though Ellis would never be considered an auteur, his no-nonsense approach and eye for good schlock made him one of the best B-movie directors in the busi…
Charles Durning, Two-Time Oscar Nominee, Dead at 89
Charles Durning, one of the great character actors of the modern era, has passed away at the age of 89 from natural causes. If the name doesn't ring a bell, his work should as he's been a reliable supporting player in cinema and television for decades.
Jack Klugman, Star of ‘The Odd Couple’ and ‘Quincy, M.E.’ Dead at 90
Jack Klugman, best known to audiences as grumpy sports writer Oscar Madison on 'The Odd Couple' and as Dr. R. Quincy M.E. has died at the age of 90.
‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ on Track to Break Box Office Records
Though Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' hit screens mere hours ago, it's already on track to have the highest opening weekend of any picture to open in December. That's right, it's on track to open bigger than 'Avatar.'
‘Ted 2′ – Mark Wahlberg Says the Sequel Will Be “Sick”
After this summer's surprise success of 'Ted,' it was no surprise that Universal was looking to make a sequel as quickly as possible, and if what Mark Wahlberg is saying is true, we may get it sooner than you'd think.