Sunday, May 1, 2011

Movie News Today

Quentin Tarantino's next film will be "Django Unchained," an homage to the spaghetti western. Um, yes.

Lee Pace has joined the cast of "The Hobbit" and will play the Elven King. Potentially great casting here. Pace was excellent in the short lived "Pushing Daisies" series.

David Koepp, writer of "Jurassic Park" among several other great scripts, is taking a crack at the newest Jack Ryan screenplay. Koepp is at least the sixth writer involved with the project. So...good luck with all that.

Random Ramblings of a Demented Doorknob looks back on the directorial career of the great Frank Oz. has a rolling countdown to May 4th, when Lucas will release the details for the Blu Ray release of my favorite film series. Just a little over two days until I find out exactly what I'll be getting in my pre-order. Please don't betray me again, George...

Weekend Box Office Results
1. "Fast Five" - $83.63
2. "Rio" - $14.4 ($103.63 million total)
3. Tyler Perry Crapfest of the Quarter - $10.05 ($41.08)
4. "Water for Elephants" - $9.13 ($32.62)
5. "Prom" - $5
6. "Hoodwinked Too!" - $4.14
7. "Soul Surfer" - $3.3 ($33.78)
8. "Insidious" - $2.69 ($48.31)
9. "Hop" - $2.56 ($105.28)
10. "Source Code" - $2.53 ($48.91)

1 comment:

  1. RIO was produced at a cost of $90 million
    Faster Just 24million

    But Faster Tops the list ...


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