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Review: CONTRABAND

January 13th, 2012 in Featured by 0 Comments

We’ve seen a number of heist hybrids in the past few years. Inception fused the heist thriller with brainy sci-fantasy. Fast Five attempted to graft the heist model on a physics-free race car. Tower Heist blended comedy with a logic-free heist...

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Another new International Trailer for CONTRABAND

November 8th, 2011 in Trailers by 0 Comments

Here’s a new trailer for director Baltasar Kormakur’ Contraband. Mark Wahlberg stars as a former criminal forced to return to take on a job smuggling a large amount of currency in order to protect his family.  Giovanni Ribisi, Kate Beckinsale...

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Trailer: CONTRABAND

September 30th, 2011 in Trailers by 0 Comments

Here’s the trailer for director Baltasar Kormakur’ Contraband. Mark Wahlberg stars as a former criminal forced to return to take on a job smuggling a large amount of currency in order to protect his family.  Giovanni Ribisi, Kate...

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CROW Casting Rumors Fly

August 16th, 2011 in Movies by 0 Comments

Relativity Media is not having an easy time getting their relaunch of The Crow to fly. They’ve been doing the director dance for years on the project, most recently running with Juan Carlos Fresnadillo at the helm. Then, early in the summer,...

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Mark Wahlberg Draws 2 GUNS

August 11th, 2011 in Movies by 0 Comments

Mark Wahlberg is in talks to star in an adaptation of 2 Guns, the crime graphic novel created by Steven Grant for Boom! Studios, according to Deadline. The film is in development with Universal Pictures. Blake Masters has written a script for the...

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Briefs: DIRTY DANCING, MARVEL 2014, BROKEN CITY

August 9th, 2011 in Movies by 1 Comment

Ben Stiller and Stuart Cornfeld are producing a fiction remake of the 2007 documentary Quantum Hoops for Walt Disney Pictures. Film focuses on the Caltech basketball team, which had 245-game losing streak, but was determined to score a win....

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Briefs: DIE HARD 5, DR. STRANGE, WISH LIST

August 2nd, 2011 in Movies by 0 Comments

John Richardson and Chris Roach have sold their airplane thriller Non-Stop to Dark Castle. Jeff Wadlow will direct the film. Joel Silver, Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman are producing. [Heat Vision] Andrew Baldwin has sold his WWII drama spec...

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Briefs: SPACE INVADERS, MASS EFFECT, UNCHARTED

July 8th, 2011 in Movies by 0 Comments

John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are writing the screenplay for Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 for Sony Pictures Animation. The original was based on a book by Ron and Judi Barrett, and while that book has a sequel, the movie will go...

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Briefs: 300 2, G.I. JOE 2, LINCOLN

June 28th, 2011 in Movies by 0 Comments

Clint Eastwood is looking to direct a remake of A Star is Born for Warner Bros. He hopes to pair Leonardo DiCaprio and Beyoncé Knowles on the project. Billy Gerber, Basil Iwanyk and Jon Peters are producing. [Deadline.com] RZA and D.J. Cotrona are...

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Briefs: WAR GAMES, SUPERMAN, ANNIE

June 24th, 2011 in Movies by 0 Comments

Rob Cohen will direct the action movie Bullet Run for Voltage Productions. Andrew Hilton wrote the script about a mercenary and his ex-CIA wife who infiltrate Iran to bring their daughter’s killer to justice. [Deadline.com] Emma Thompson is in...

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Briefs: LONE RANGER, OZ, AKIRA

May 18th, 2011 in Movies by 0 Comments

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg will be reunited in the football comedy Turkey Bowl for Warner Bros. Robert Carlock and Scott Silveri wrote the script about guys from football-obsessed towns leading their teams in an annual game. Alec Baldwin also...

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Lone Ranger and Tonto by John Cassaday

Briefs: LONE RANGER, STOOGES, DICTATOR

April 28th, 2011 in Movies by 1 Comment

Justin Bieber is striking a deal to co-star with Mark Wahlberg in an untitled street basketball drama for Paramount Pictures. Wahlberg is producing along with Stephen Levinson and Scooter Braun. Ian Edelman is writing the script that is described...

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