Quick Cuts: TMNT enter development hell, Lone Ranger gets a bigger budget and more

Michael Bay’s fan-maligned Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles remake has been shot down by Paramount, at least for the time being. It’s been pushed back until Summer 2014, due to issues with the script. Apparently, no one thought a reboot in which the TURTLES are aliens was an issue, but are learning that now. (Source: Vulture) […]

Trailer Watch: Dark Shadows and Frankenweenie

Tim Burton has come full circle. He’s re-teamed (again) with Edward Scissorhands star Johnny Depp and appears to be delivering a gothic romantic comedy that shares more than a little of that film’s DNA with the upcoming Dark Shadows. Starring Depp as vampire-out-of-time Barnabas, the film has an excellent cast and while it borrows the […]

Posted on March 16, 2012 at 23:06 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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The Lone Ranger falls off its horse

This is kind of incredible. I mean, this was a license to print money. According to Deadline, Disney has pulled the plug on The Lone Ranger. This may not seem like such a surprising decision, but when you add in the winning Pirates of the Caribbean team of Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski, it becomes […]

Posted on August 15, 2011 at 23:14 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Johnny Depp reteaming with Gore Verbinski for The Lone Ranger

Gore Verbinski has officially signed on to direct The Lone Ranger, according to Deadline. The film will see him working again with his Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp, who will be playing Tonto in the film. While there is no word on who the Ranger himself will be, the film will be produced […]

Posted on November 26, 2010 at 21:42 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Kara’s Video of the Day: Reason #8476 Why Johnny Depp Is Awesome

Yeah, who says celebrities never read your letters. A nine-year-old British schoolgirl wrote a letter to Captain Jack Sparrow asking him to help lead a mutiny against her teachers.  By a strange stroke of luck, Johnny Depp just happened to be Brit-side working on the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie.  The result? According to […]

Posted on October 7, 2010 at 14:51 by Kara Dennison · Permalink · One Comment
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Johnny Depp to become next Doctor?

Not exactly. On one side, you have Chris Greenland, a blogger from science fiction publishing house Tor.com who said last week that Johnny Depp will be the star of a movie adaptation of the quintessentially British TV series. After citing a deleted article from content mill PubArticles.com which said that the reason that new series […]

Posted on July 7, 2010 at 07:27 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Trailer Watch: Rango

I…really don’t know what to say. After seeing the poster go up yesterday, I tracked down the teaser (which consists of a wind up fish swimming in midair across a desert road) and came back to this trailer today. Apparently no one knows what to say, as the synopsis consists of: CG adventure follows a […]

Posted on June 30, 2010 at 00:13 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · 2 Comments
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