R.I.P. James Gandolfini
Actor James Gandolfini has passed away in Italy after a heart attack at age 51. Best known for his starring role as mob boss Tony Soprano in HBO's The Sopranos, Gandolfini was also a prolific film actor with roles in The Last Castle, Tke Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 remake, Zero Dark Thirty, and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.
Taylor-Johnson to direct Fifty Shades
Nowhere Boy director Sam Taylor-Johnson has been set to direct Universal's big screen adaptation of E L James' bestselling novel Fifty Shades of Grey, Deadline reports.
Blair's Anger Management ends
Selma Blair has been dismissed from the cast of FX's comedy series Anger Management that stars Charlie Sheen, Deadline reports. Blair was reportedly "fired" from the show by Sheen via an expletives-filled text message after alleged comments questioning Sheen's work ethic.Email Me! - When Available!
Crowe to direct Water Diviner
Man of Steel co-star Russell Crowe will make his feature directorial debut with The Water Diviner, Deadline reports. Crowe is also looking to star in the film which is set in 1919 and centres on an Australian father who travels to Turkey to find his two sons who are missing after Gallipoli.
Bioshock's Levine to remake Logan's Run
Warner Bros. has tapped Ken Levine, creator of the popular Bioshock game franchise, to write the screenplay for a remake of the 1976 cult sci-fi classic Logan's Run, Deadline reports.Email Me! - When Available!
Sony commits to 2 more Spider-Man movies
Sony Pictures Entertainment has announced 2 more Spider-Man films to follow on from the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2, slated for US release on May 2, 2014. The 3rd film will be released in the US on June 10, 2016, while the 4th film has a US release date of May 4, 2018.Email Me! - When Available!
Man of Steel sets records
Warner Bros.' Superman reboot Man of Steel has set a new June best-ever US opening weekend record with US$125.1 million, Deadline reports. Globally the film has taken US$196.7 million in its first four days of release. The film opens in Australia on June 27.Email Me! - When Available!
Arnie's back for new Terminator film
During an appearance at the 21st Century Financial Education Summit in Sydney, action icon Arnold Schwarzenegger has confirmed that he will be back for the fifth Terminator film. He also confirmed that shooting begins in January.Email Me! - When Available!