The adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's 'The Rum Diary,' starring Johnny Depp, has finally secured a release date of October 28th, 2011. FilmDistrict will distribute. Aaron Eckhart, Amber Heard, Michael Rispoli, Richard Jenkins and Giovanni Ribisi also star.
A cinematic trip down to 'Fraggle Rock' is still in limbo. Director Cory Edwards says the ball is in The Weinstein Company's court and that he hasn't heard from them in over a year. Not a good sign...
The big-screen version of Kevin Grievoux's graphic novel 'I, Frankenstein' now has a writer and director in the form of Stuart Beattie. The Australian filmmaker will adapt the tale, wherein Frankenstein's monster protects the modern world from a host of supernatural menaces.
What's this, an honest film executive? Jeff Robinov admits the first 'Green Lantern' trailer sucked and says Warners is working hard to get the new trailer (which is slated to appear in front of 'Thor') right.
Check out this very cool video comparing the 'X-Men: First Class' Russian and American trailers. [Hat tip to Jason Calcanis]
Rumors of Paramount potentially killing Marc Forster's adaptation of Max Brooks' novel 'World War Z' appear to be untrue. The studio is in talks with several other partners to co-finance the zombie flick. Brad Pitt will still star.
'Tron Legacy' director Joseph Kosinski's sci-fi feature 'Horizons' has been dropped at Disney. The studio was wary of a $150 million dollar budget but has given the director their blessing to find another studio to fund the project.
If you thought the average film editor's job could be performed by a chimpanzee, here's your proof. JT, a chimp in a California refuge, cut this surfing movie together all by himself. Insert Michael Bay joke here.