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Alex Proyas’ pricey Paradise Lost has been abandoned

Legendary Pictures has abandoned Alex Proyas‘ $120 million adaptation of John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, Deadline reports. Production was halted on the film back in December, as the studio struggled to keep costs down. Legendary decided to scrap the project when they realised they couldn’t adequately depict the tale’s grand, celestial battles on a smaller budget. Bradley […]

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The Crow lawsuit settled out of court; production continues

Finally, a bit of luck for the seemingly cursed reboot of The Crow. According to Deadline, the Weinstein Company (who distributed Alex Proyas‘ original) have dropped their lawsuit against Relativity Media and will commence working together on the film “as planned”. Everybody’s friends again! Bob and Harvey Weinstein sued Relativity for shopping the international distribution rights […]

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Steven Soderbergh abandons The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Steven Soderbergh’s retirement date just got a little bit closer. The director has reportedly walked away from Warner Bros’ film adaptation of the 1960s spy show The Man From U.N.C.L.E. According to Indiewire, his decision was the result of WB’s indecisiveness and what he believed to be a lack of commitment to the project. George […]

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Is Channing Tatum the new Man From U.N.C.L.E.?

Following the exit of Bradley Cooper, Steven Soderbergh is reportedly courting his Magic Mike star (and inspiration!) Channing Tatum to take over the lead role in The Man From U.N.C.L.E. According to Deadline, there is no official offer on the table just yet for Tatum to play superspy Napoleon Solo. Last week it was revealed Joel […]

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Bradley Cooper will not be The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Bradley Cooper has decided not to star as American spy Nathaniel Napoleon Solo in Steven Soderbergh‘s film adaptation of the classic show The Man From U.N.C.L.E., The Wrap reports. It was believed Cooper was waiting to find out who would play his Russian offsider Illya Kuryakin, before officially signing on. Joel Edgerton was reportedly in talks […]

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See Jacki Weaver as Bradley Cooper’s mum in The Silver Linings Playbook

The first images from David O. Russell‘s follow-up to The Fighter, The Silver Linings Playbook, have arrived online. The snaps – collected by Collider at the AFM – give us our first glimpse of Oscar nominated Aussie Jacki Weaver as Bradley Cooper‘s mother. Cooper’s character – Pat Peoples – is a former high school teacher […]

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Joel Edgerton offered 300 spin-off and The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Everything’s coming up Edgerton! Vulture reports Warner Bros has offered Aussie Joel Edgerton lead roles in two major properties. The first is a starring role in their upcoming 300 spin-off, Battle of Artemisia. Edgerton is in talks to play Themosticles, “the famed archon and general who led the greeks to victory against the invading Persians […]

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First look at Gosling and Cooper in The Place Beyond the Pines

The first official images of Bradley Cooper and a bleached blonde Ryan Gosling in Derek Cianfrance‘s crime thriller The Place Beyond the Pines have made their way online. Gosling – reuniting with his Blue Valentine director – plays a motorcyclist and criminal on the run from an inexperienced cop (Cooper). The images come courtesy of […]

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Bradley Cooper to join Soderbergh’s Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Following the exit of his boy George Clooney back in August, Steven Soderbergh has been on a manhunt to find a star for his adaptation of the 1960s spy show The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Variety reports Soderbergh has settled on Bradley Cooper to play charming espionage agent Napoleon Solo. Although Soderbergh’s currently working on male […]

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The cursed Crow reboot loses another director

Relativity Media can’t catch a break with their (attempted) reboot of The Crow. Twitch reports director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo has exited the project, likely due to the fact he has been courted to helm the Highlander remake for Summit. Fresnadillo follows in the footsteps of Stephen Norrington, who was the first helmer attached to the […]

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Jacki Weaver joining Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook?

Oscar nominated Animal Kingdom star Jacki Weaver is in negotiations to join David O. Russell‘s follow-up to The Fighter, The Silver Linings Playbook. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Weaver would play the mother of star Bradley Cooper in the offbeat romantic comedy. Cooper’s character is a former high school teacher who has recently been released […]

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Casey Affleck joins Bradley Cooper in Paradise Lost

Casey Affleck is in negotiations to play the six-winged messenger of God, Gabriel, in Alex Proyas’ upcoming Paradise Lost, Variety reports. Proyas will shoot the big budget action adaptation of John Milton’s classic poem of the same name in Sydney. Bradley Cooper will star as the archangel Lucifer, who is at war with the archangel […]

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28 Weeks Later director to helm Highlander reboot?

Spanish director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo is Summit Entertainment’s first choice for the Highlander reboot, according to Deadline. The Highlander reboot will be based on the 1986 film that starred Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery. While sequels and television sequels followed the original film, the reboot is reported to return to the original’s mythology. Highlander follows […]

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Chris Tucker to make movie comeback

Does anyone remember Chris Tucker? The Hollywood Reporter confirms the motor mouthed comedian, who hasn’t acted in four years, is considering returning to the big screen in David O. Russell’s The Silver Linings Playbook. Tucker was last seen as Detective Carter in Rush Hour 3 opposite Jackie Chan, and considering his rather limited film work […]

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Alex Proyas bringing Bradley Cooper to Sydney for Paradise Lost

Alex Proyas is set to film a big-budget sci-fi adaptation of John Milton’s legendary poem Paradise Lost, starring Bradley Cooper, in Sydney. According to Inside Film, the effects house Digital Domain will set up a local office in NSW to accommodate the project. The project announcement was made by Proyas and acting NSW premier Andrew Stoner at Fox Studios […]

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Cooper gets Wordy with the ladies

Bradley Cooper is used to playing the sporty spunk in films like The Hangover. He’s also rather efficient at being a spunk in real life (he often makes ‘sexiest men alive’ lists, always has a slew of impressive girls at his side, and can apparently speak fluent French!). What Cooper’s probably not so used to […]

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Screenwriter hired for The Hangover 3

So, how many more times can The Hangover‘s Phil, Stu and Ed endure an evening of such debauchery that they can’t remember a single detail the following morning? As long as their films keep making a mint at the box office! The Wrap and Tracking-board are reporting that WB has hired a screenwriter to pen a […]

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Manchildren and ladyboys – The Hangover Part II review

The Hangover Part II – Starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis. Directed by Todd Phillips. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Upon leaving the screening of The Hangover Part II, a woman remarked, “I think you would’ve had to seen the first one to really get the jokes here.” I’d refine that further and […]

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Weinstein lawsuit threatens to unravel The Crow

Last week we discussed the possibility of Bradley Cooper starring in Relativity Media’s upcoming reboot of The Crow. Well, it looks like we’ll have to watch another drama unfold before the camera even starts rolling on the Juan Carlos Fresnadillo feature. According to Deadline, Bob and Harvey Weinstein – distributors of the original 1994 adaptation […]

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Bradley Cooper to star in The Crow?

Bradley Cooper is in talks to star as the eponymous revenge-seeking rocker in Juan Carlos Fresnadillo‘s upcoming remake of The Crow. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Limitless star met with director Fresnadillo in Spain, where “the two hit it off and shared a vision for the character and the film”. Beginning life as a […]

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Trailer Debut: The Hangover Part II

The feature trailer for The Hangover Part II has debuted online, although we have a sneaking suspicion it’s simply the trailer for the first one with some CGI shots of Thailand snuck into the background. Ever since Kevin McCallister’s parents accidentally lost their son in New York – less than two years after absentmindedly leaving […]

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Poster Debut: The Hangover Part II

The official poster for The Hangover Part II has debuted on the official Facebook page of its predecessor. Check it out by glancing slightly downwards! So, nothing that we hadn’t already seen from the official pictures and ultra-brief teaser. Still, it’s nice to have the general gist of the flick compressed into a one-sheet. Not […]

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Teaser Debut: The Hangover Part II

The ultra-brief teaser trailer for The Hangover Part II has debuted online. In a manner befitting of, oh say, The Godfather Part II, it focuses primarily on the critical acclaim of its predecessor. Which is weird, considering the first movie had an extended sequence in which a character got tased in the face. By know […]

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>New images from The Hangover Part II

>What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas but what happens in Thailand … looks exactly like what happened in Vegas. Two new images have been released for Todd Phillips’ sequel to the smash hit The Hangover, creatively titled The Hangover Part II, and we’re declaring it an awful case of déjà vu. The Hangover Part […]

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies scoops brainy director

Braaaaaaaaaaaains… Ah, we mean good news for zombie and classic literature fans alike! According to Deadline, Mike White has signed a deal to direct the adaptation of bestselling genre mash Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Zombies are the latest hot property, with Twilight’s Edward and Bella about to tie the knot and get even more […]

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Overkill is underrated – The A-Team review

The A-Team – Starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley and Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. Directed by Joe Carnahan. Rated M. Originally published June 8, 2010. By Simon Miraudo. Were people really screaming out for an A-Team movie? I don’t think they were. Fans of the show seem somewhat annoyed about their beloved TV characters being […]

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Overkill is underrated – The A-Team review

The A-Team – Starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley and Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. Directed by Joe Carnahan. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Were people really screaming out for an A-Team movie? I don’t think they were. Fans of the show seem somewhat annoyed about their beloved TV characters being reimagined for the big screen, […]

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Valentine’s Day sequel in the works

source: variety.com A sequel to Valentine’s Day has been announced by New Line – mere days before the film makes its official debut. Entitled – ahem – New Year’s Eve, the film will focus on some of your favourite characters from Valentine’s Day. Of course, having not yet seen the film, it’s unlikely that you […]

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The A-Team trailer debut

source: traileraddict.com The first footage from Joe Carnahan‘s adaptation of the classic television show The A-Team has landed online. We recently crowned The A-Team the 19th most exciting film of 2010 and the trailer does nothing to soften our anticipation. It’s as perfectly shiny and explodey as we had hoped. Looks like it could be […]

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First look at the New A-Team!

source: slashfilm.com The cast of Joe Carnahan‘s upcoming film adaptation of The A-Team have donned their respective costumes and struck a pose for the camera. Enjoy. Click on the image to see a hi-res shot. From left, Bradley Cooper as Lt. Templeton ‘Face’ Peck, Quintin ‘Rampage’ Jackson as B.A. Baracas, Sharlto Copley (District 9) as […]

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