Summit Entertainment gets financial boost for Highlander remake

When we first announced last year that the Highlander movie series would be receiving a remake/reboot courtesy of Summit Entertainment, Gordon McAlpin’s source told him that the budget would be from $80 to $100 million USD. Now, it looks like part of that financing has been completely secured. In his article at the Hollywood Reporter’s […]

Posted on May 16, 2011 at 08:14 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Former wrestler, director’s son get their hands on Manos sequel

Back in June, it was reported by MST3Kinfo.com that one Rupert Talbot Munch, Sr. was going to be arriving at this year’s San Diego Comic Con in his usual cosplay attire as Torgo from Manos: The Hands of Fate with a special announcement in tow: Munch is producing a sequel to that infamously bad movie. […]

Posted on July 7, 2010 at 23:32 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · One Comment
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LEGO movie builds up steam with announcement of directors

After two years of blogging about upcoming movies, I thought that I’d seen all of the most ludicrous things you could adapt into a movie actually get the green light and funding to become a movie. Yes, even the upcoming Candyland and Battleship films. Until this exclusive from Borys Kit over at The Hollywood Reporter‘s […]

Posted on June 29, 2010 at 01:23 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Michael Fassbender in talks to play Magneto in X-Men:First Class

The master of magnetism is in the Xavier institute. According to THR’s Heat Vision Blog, it appears that Michael Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds, Centurion) is now in negotiations to play Magneto in the upcoming X-Men:First Class for Matthew Vaughn and Fox. The actor was also being courted to play a villain in the Spider-Man reboot for […]

Posted on June 18, 2010 at 12:05 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Quick Cuts: Paul Rudd is an Idiot Brother, and other stories

Paul Rudd has just signed a deal to be the star of the Jesse Peretz-directed comedy called My Idiot Brother, about a sunshine-spewing optimist who brightens up the lives of his three sisters and overbearing mother. Written by Peretz’ real-life sister Evgenia and her writing partner David Schisgall, the film will start production in New […]

Posted on June 2, 2010 at 08:13 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Quick Cuts: Logan’s Run returns, and other stories

It looks like we may finally be seeing the remake of classic science fiction film, Logan’s Run. Producers Joel Silver (Sherlock Holmes) and Akiva Goldsman (I am Legend) and studio Warner Bros. are in talks with Carl Rinsch to direct the story of a man running from his 3oth birthday death sentence. Rinsch primarily has […]

Posted on May 27, 2010 at 00:04 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Aidan Quinn leads actors into Exodus

If there’s anything I really like about covering indie films, it is that indie films are where you need to look if you want to keep pace with trends in original storytelling. Picking up on where “Damages” left off in dealing with Ponzi scheme artists is screenwriter/producer R. Ellis Frazier who has assembled quite a […]

Posted on May 25, 2010 at 07:53 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Paul W.S. Anderson’s Three Musketeers to take the world by storm (updated!)

Just a week after the 2010 Festival de Cannes started, a clear heavy-weight has emerged between the two new versions of The Three Musketeers in pre-production. The winner is Summit Entertainment and director Paul W.S. Anderson (Resident Evil, Death Race), whose version with the following stars attached will also be filmed in 3D: Logan Lerman […]

Posted on May 23, 2010 at 22:51 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Heavy Rain making its way to movie theaters?

But will they include the ‘Choose your own Adventure’ moments? In what may strike some as odd, Deadline New York reports that a film of Playstation 3 cinematic thriller Heavy Rain may be in the works.  According to their source, a deal to buy the rights is reportedly nearing it’s conclusion with Unique features, the […]

Posted on May 21, 2010 at 14:35 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Running down the Cannes news

We here at GeekingOutAbout.com are not at the 2010 Festival de Cannes but that’s not going to stop us from bringing you the news about which films are being picked up for international distribution and which films to keep your eye on: Hanna: Saoirse Ronan (The Lovely Bones) stars as a teenage assassin in a […]

Posted on May 17, 2010 at 07:50 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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