... a Jerry Lewis movie.
Originally, I was going to do a 'Who I Would Cast In...' for a Ben Lyons movie, as suggested by MICAH (which I plan to do later on), until I got an idea for a Jerry Lewis movie about his life.
I got the idea when Jerry Lewis got his honorary award at the Oscars yesterday and they were showing old clips of Lewis and it got me thinking on who could play Jerry Lewis in a movie about his life.
So, to start off.
Jerry Lewis should… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 23, 2009 at 11:18pm —
So, the big show is finally happening this Sunday, the 81st Annual Academy Awards hosted by Hugh Jackman and the pressure is on. Here now are my personal picks for who I predict will win. Most of these predicitions are just guesses since I've not seen much of the movies nominated. Here we go!:
Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire
Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler
Added by Aaron on February 20, 2009 at 11:47pm —
Before I begin, an update of my last Who I Would Cast In..., according to Slashfilm.com, Robert Rodriguez is still attached to do a live-action Jetsons movie and has "started shooting test shots." So, keep watching for any info.
Anyway, the main reason for this blog being posted is that I will be taking any requests for future "Who I Would Cast In..." blogs. MICAH has already sent me a request that I'm thinking of doing...a Ben Lyons movie.
So if anybody has a request for… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 19, 2009 at 12:04am —
... A live-action Jetsons movie.
SInce 'The Flintstones' got the move to the big screen back in 1994, there has been numerous talks of a live-action 'Jetsons' movie with such directors as Brad Siberling and Robert Rodriguez rumored to taking on the live-action movie.
'The Jetsons' first debuted as a companion to 'The Flintstones' in 1963 on ABC and only lasted one season but about 22 years later, the series returned for a new run of 65 episodes between 1985 to 1987 which… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 16, 2009 at 5:56pm —
Source: 20th Century Fox/Fox Atomic
20th Century Fox has revealed the trailer for the soon-to-be released teen comedy 'I Love You, Beth Cooper' coming to theaters on July 10th.
"I Love You Beth Cooper" chronicles the story of a nerdy valedictorian who proclaims his love for the hottest cheerleader in school during his graduation speech. Much to his surprise, the ridiculously popular cheerleader shows up at his door that very night and decides to show him the best night of… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 16, 2009 at 12:10pm —
Christian Bale went crazy berserk on Peter Griffin -- seriously -- and by some crazy twist of fate, TMZ got our hands on the most friggin' sweet ass unedited clip you've ever heard. WARNING: Video contains explicit language.
Catch the full episode on Sunday at 9pm/8c on… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 14, 2009 at 11:19pm —
Warner Bros. Pictures has revealed a new trailer for the Seth Rogen and Anna Faris comedy, Observe and Report, opening in theaters on April 10th. Written and directed by Jody Hill, the pic co-stars Michael Pena, Ray Liotta and Jesse Plemons. The studio describes the film as follows:
At the Forest Ridge Mall, head of security Ronnie Barnhardt patrols his jurisdiction with an iron fist, combating skateboarders, shoplifters and the occasional unruly customer… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 14, 2009 at 10:04pm —
Source: Steve Mason, slashfilm.com
Although America is suffering through its worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, there is no recession in the movie business. Led by the Warner Bros reboot of Friday the Thirteenth and a couple of surprisingly strong chick flicks, Hollywood’s top twelve grossing movies may grab a combined $195M over the long President’s Day weekend holiday, which marks an all-time best for the annual 4-day movie-going bonanza.
TOP GROSSING… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 14, 2009 at 7:50am —
U.S. actor Steve Martin dismissed negative reviews of the latest installment of the Pink Panther movie franchise, saying comedies always had to overcome critical snobbery and that the genre was "not a critics' medium."
"I have received bad reviews my whole life," Martin said on Friday as he presented " Pink Panther 2 " at the Berlin film festival , his second turn as bungling French detective Inspector Jacques Clouseau, a role made famous by Peter Sellers… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 13, 2009 at 12:56pm —
Warner Home Video will release Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter & Under the Hood on DVD and Blu-ray March 24th (more details), and MTV has a first look at the new trailer today.
Added by Aaron on February 13, 2009 at 9:44am —
Universal Pictures has set Bruce Almighty screenwriter Steve Oedekerk to write Stretch Armstrong, a superhero comedy based on the Hasbro-owned toy, reports Variety.
Hasbro's Brian Goldner and Bennett Schneir will produce "Stretch Armstrong."
The toy, a 13-inch, blond-haired muscled figure whose limbs could be stretched to nearly four feet, was launched by Kenner in the '70s. He had a dog named Fetch Armstrong, and a sibling, Evil X-Ray Wretch… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 12, 2009 at 11:30pm —
Source: 20th Century Fox
Beginning Sunday, viewers across the nation can witness the origins of one of the year's most anticipated movies, when Twentieth Century Fox debuts an exclusive, three-part exclusive reveal of X-Men Origins: Wolverine on Fox.
The studio has created three special sixty-second spots, one leading into the next, and which together form a narrative. The first spot airs this Sunday (February 15) on "Family Guy," the second on Monday (Feb. 16) on "House,"… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 12, 2009 at 3:14pm —
Justin Marks has come on board to rewrite Disney's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo, reports Variety.
The remake will serve as an origin story of Nemo as he creates his warship, the Nautilus. The characters come from the Jules Verne novel and the 1954 action pic, that was the first live action film made by Walt Disney. The studio is fast-tracking the project that McG will direct.
Project is the latest pop culture notch in Marks' belt… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 12, 2009 at 8:46am —
Source: The New York Times
The New York Times is reporting that producers of the Oscars are looking to include a closing montage of clips from movies coming soon:
Producers of the show — to be hosted by Hugh Jackman and broadcast Feb. 22 on ABC — are even trying to liven up the proceedings by asking studios and others to provide scenes from future films, according to a request sent to various companies last month.
The idea, if the clips prove watchable, is for… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 11, 2009 at 4:18pm —
Kevin James, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider and David Spade are in negotiations to star in an untitled comedy for Columbia Pictures, reports Variety.
Frequent Sandler collaborator Dennis Dugan (You Don't Mess With the Zohan) will direct, with the studio gearing up for a summer start date. Sandler's Sony-based Happy Madison is producing.
Sandler wrote the screenplay with Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star screenwriter Fred Wolf. The… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 10, 2009 at 11:43pm —
Source: The Walt Disney Studios
The Walt Disney Studios has agreed to enter into an exclusive long-term distribution arrangement with filmmaker and DreamWorks Studios co-founder Steven Spielberg, and partner Stacey Snider, chief executive officer of DreamWorks, to distribute all upcoming live-action motion pictures produced by DreamWorks under their partnership with Reliance BIG Entertainment, part of The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, it was announced today by Dick Cook,… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 9, 2009 at 12:18pm —
Yeah, yeah that's right, start writing your hate comments but I'm telling you that both 'The Pink Panther 2' & 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop' are not bad at all. However, they are not perfect either.
THE PINK PANTHER 2
First thing you need to know before reading this review is that I am a longtime fan of 'The Pink Panther' and have enjoyed most of the movies to an extent. The only one I really did not enjoy was 'Curse Of The Pink Panther'. Yes, I didn't fully hate 'Son Of The… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 8, 2009 at 7:14pm —
Source: Steve Mason, slashfilm.com
The Drew Barrymore-produced romantic comedy He’s Just Not That Into You has made the jump from catch-phrase to self-help book to movie hit. With an all-star cast this classic ‘chick flick” appears to be winning the weekend after posting a spectacular $10.5M in opening day ticket sales. That should mean a 3-day start of $28.87M or so, easily out-pacing holdover Taken (Fox) and three other new wide releases. With this kind of opening, Not That Into… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 7, 2009 at 7:50am —
Source: E! Online/Associated Press
NEW YORK - Miley Cyrus snagged two trophies at last year's Kids' Choice Awards, and now, the teen queen is back for more.
The "Hannah Montana" star received a leading three nominations, including favorite TV actress and favorite female singer. Cyrus, 16, is also nominated for favorite voice in an animated movie in the canine adventure "Bolt."
Her Disney channel series, "Hannah Montana," received a favorite TV show… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 6, 2009 at 5:39pm —
Universal Pictures has tapped Etan Cohen (Tropic Thunder) to write and Kevin Lima (Enchanted) to direct a live-action feature based on the Hasbro board game.
According to Variety, the project is the first film to emerge from the deal Universal made last February with Hasbro, whose properties are the basis for the summer tentpole films G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner is producing… Continue
Added by Aaron on February 4, 2009 at 11:28pm —