What is it with these big news announcements on Sunday? Oh well, when it comes to SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL, we’ll accept these super news items any time. Looks like THE FIGHTER and ENCHANTED actress will be taking on the role of Lois Lane and it couldn’t be a better choice. She’s got sass and vulnerability which makes her perfect for this Zack Snyder directed reboot. She will star opposite Henry Cavill who plays Clark Kent aka Superman. Source: Hollywood Reporter
SCREAM OF THE BANSHEE is the Syfy Channel’s 200th original Saturday night movie, airing tonight at 9 PM which stars Lauren Holly as a college professor who unleashes a powerful Banshee and needs the help of Lance Henriksen to stop it. BANSHEE’s screenwriter Anthony C. Ferrante (and AX‘s co-founder) marks the occasion by telling us all about banshees and why it’s cool to have a movie on Syfy. ASSIGNMENT X: Was SCREAM OF THE BANSHEE selected specifically to be Syfy’s 200th original film, or did it just work out that way? ANTHONY C. FERRANTE: It just turned out to …Read On »
Marvel Studios and Paramount Pictures just released the theatrical trailer for CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER due out in theaters on July 22, 2011. You can check it out below. The film stars Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving and Tommy Lee Jones. CLICK HERE for more CAPTAIN AMERICA news, trailers and interviews CLICK HERE for more THOR news, trailers and interviews
While promoting his return to the SCREAM franchise with SCRE4M, actor David Arquette is thrilled with the latest incarnation and how the time in between the films has really given director Wes Craven and writer Kevin Williamson a whole new horror playground. “There have been ten years in between with horror films and technology changes and it’s really exciting,” says Arquette. “With the new cast coming into this, it’s interesting to see too. They are reflections of us when we first got there. It brings an electricity like we had on the first film and with this and now a …Read On »
While speaking to the press about the new SCRE4M film, Courteney Cox talks about reuniting with director Wes Craven who helmed the previous three films in the franchise. “He’s an amazing filmmaker,” says Cox. “He’s so current on everything. I don’t even know what MySpace is. He’s watching things and learning. He’s constantly bettering his mind and the way he directs Ghost Face and makes him turn his head. It’s eerie. Wes is like a choreographer when it comes to Ghost Face. He’s a great director.” CLICK HERE to hear what WES CRAVEN has to say about SCRE4M CLICK HERE …Read On »
While promoting her new film SCRE4M, actress Neve Campbell explains that it was like old times doing this horror film reboot – particularly looking back on the three films they did before. “I had fun watching the films again before we started this to get a sense of it,” says Campbell. “They held up well.” And as many horror films throughout the 2000s went through the darker, torture fun phase, Campbell relished the fun she had working on this kind of horror film. “We were having fun during filming,” says Campbell. “You’re not feeling it’s a dark experience. There’s humor …Read On »
While speaking to the press today, SCRE4M director Wes Craven dispelled rumors that he was displeased with the heavy rewrites supposedly done to the Kevin Williamson script by Ehren Kruger (who penned SCREAM 3). “I’m very pleased with the movie and how the script turned out,” says Craven. “It was a result of Kevin’s master script and Ehren did a decent amount of work on specific scenes. I wrote sections of the film myself, but it’s very much Kevin’s concept and over-arching framework of the film.” SCRE4M opens April 15, 2011 CLICK HERE to hear about COURTENEY COX talking about …Read On »
With the back-t0-back LORD OF THE RINGS prequels of THE HOBBIT based on the J.R.R. Tolkien novel (and set 60 years before RINGS) just starting production in Wellington, New Zealand, co-writer and director Peter Jackson gave fans a gift with two photos from the set. You can check them out below. Very cool. With Facebook and Twitter making communication super-easy, expect more Jackson updates this way in the future.
The Zack Snyder directed SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL movie added another person to its cast according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – Kevin Costner. The actor will play Jonathan Kent, Clark Kent’s adoptive father. Costner will play opposite Henry Cavill as the Man of Steel himself while Diane Lane will be Martha Kent. In a press release from Warner Bros., Snyder says, “Jonathan Kent is the only father figure Clark has ever had, the man who was there to help Clark understand what he was meant to do in the world as Superman. Kevin will be able to communicate the quiet strength …Read On »
The excellent Disney animated film TANGLED arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, and in anticipation of that release, Disney has created a very cool slideshow showing the evolution of the film’s Big Bad – Mother Gothel. Check out the slideshow below, and also read ASSIGNMENT X‘s exclusive interview with Mother Gothel voice actress Donna Murphy by CLICKING HERE.