Film Junk Weekend Wrap-Up: Zemeckis Digital Studio Closes Down, John Hughes Lost Script May Get Made, Another Scooby Doo Sequel
For all of you who thought the Film Junk Weekend Wrap-Up feature was gone for good, think again. It’s back, with nothing but big news for all of you who haven’t kept yourselves in the loop the past few weeks. Headliners include the passing of Peter Graves, the possibility of The Hangover 2 being shot in 3-D, the Avatar Barebones DVD and Blu-ray hitting the shelves on April 22nd, as well as Sacha Baron Cohen and Ben Kingsley joining the cast of Martin Scorsese’s The Invention of Hugo Cabret. And did you think Tim Burton’s experimenting with stop-motion would end with Alice in Wonderland? He’s now on the ticket to direct an animated Addams Family movie in 3-D.
- Chris Evans is Captain America?
- RIP Peter Graves 1926-2010
- Cloverfield Writer Joins Robopocalypse, Steven Spielberg to Direct?
- Could Sofia Coppola, Bill Condon or Gus Van Sant Direct Twilight: Breaking Dawn?
- Avatar Barebones DVD and Blu-ray Coming in April
- Sacha Baron Cohen and Ben Kingsley Join Scorsese’s The Invention of Hugo Cabret
- Tim Burton to Direct Stop-Motion Animated Addams Family Movie in 3-D
- Jamie Foxx to Star with Bruce Willis in Kane & Lynch
- Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time Comes to the Big Screen
- The Hangover 2 Likely to Be Shot in 3-D
Other Stories We Didn’t Cover
- Right Stuff, Wrong Sex: A Movie About the Women in Space Program
- Cesar Chavez Biopic in the Works
- Pandorum Director Takes on Captain Future
- Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson to Voice Turkeys
- Another DTV Scooby Sequel: Scooby Doo: The Curse of the Lake Monster
- Summit Picks Up Puzzle Palace
- Timur Bekmambetov to Direct The Last Witch Hunter
- Paramount Looking to Acquire John Hughes Lost Script
- Viking Film May Be Mel Gibson’s Last
- Disney Closes Down Zemeckis Digital Studio
- Logorama Directors Take on Ghost Recon Short Film
- Interactive Horror Movie Calls Audience Member’s Cell Phone
- Billy Mitchell Dethroned by New King of Kong
- Jesse Ventura in Wachowski’s Iraq War Movie
- G.I. Joe: The Movie Coming to Blu-ray
- Explanation for Farrah Fawcett Snub at Oscars
- Florida Offers Tax Credits for Family-Friendly Films
- Liam Hemsworth to Star in Arabian Nights
- Sopranos Creator David Chase to Direct Feature Film
- Sylvain White to Direct Pendragon
- Now Someone Else Wants to Sue James Cameron for Plagiarism
- Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell in Dan Fogelman Comedy
- Catherine Hardwicke to Direct Dot War?
- Francis Lawrence to Direct Marco Polo Movie
- Cameron Crowe to Direct We Bought a Zoo