Burke to lead NBC's Revolution
Twilight's Billy Burke is now playing the lead role in NBC's new JJ Abrams/Eric Kripke untitled drama pilot formerly called Revolution, Deadline reports. Burke was originally cast in a supporting role.Email Me! - When Available!
British Being Human renewed
Dark Horizons reports that UK network BBC3 has confirmed via Twitter that hit horror series Being Human has been renewed for a fifth season. The new episodes are expected to air in the UK early next year.Email Me! - When Available!
Berg talks Battleship
Battleship director Peter Berg recently told The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision that, unsurprisingly, the film is not like the Hasbro board game it is licensed from, though he did manage to work in a few references to the game.Email Me! - When Available!
Hunger Games devours box office records
In just its opening weekend, Lionsgate's The Hunger Games has become the company's highest grossing movie ever, taking in an estimated US$214.25 million globally. In the US alone, the film is now the 3rd all-time biggest opening 3-day weekend, the highest non-opening sequel ever, the highest March opening ever, & the 5th highest opening day of all time.Email Me! - When Available!
Expendables 3 in 2013?
Expendables 2 co-star Randy Couture has said that a third Expendables film is set to begin production after the 2nd debuts in theatres, Dark Horizons reports.Email Me! - When Available!
Pressly one of NBC's Bad Girls
I Hate My Teenage Daughter star Jaime Pressly has landed a co-starring role in NBC's version of UK series Bad Girls, Deadline reports. In the drama pilot, Pressly will play prison warden Melinda, a sexy, ominous woman with a sadistic streak who enjoys cat & mouse games with her inmates.
Sony releases fake pirated Dragon Tattoo DVD
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has caused a stir overseas with the release of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo remake on DVD created to look like a burned disc as a nod to the film's computer hacker lead character Lisbeth. The release has caused at least one DVD rental company to post a disclaimer on their website.
Warner enters Fourth Realm
Deadline reports that Warner Bros. has optioned the film rights to author John Twelve Hawks' Fourth Realm Trilogy novel series. The studio has commenced work on the first book in the series, The Traveler, which focuses on a group of people in the near future who can project their spirit into other dimensions.