Our favorite evil clown is making his sadistic return. Warner Bros is set to adapt the best-selling Stephen King novel "It" and they've hired "Jane Eyre" filmmaker Cary Fukunaga to helm the project over two films.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fukunaga will direct and co-write the screenplay with Chase Palmer, who previously turned "Dune" by Frank Herbert into a script for Paramount. Roy Lee and Dan Lin are on board to produce along with Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg from KatzSmith Production.
The book, published in 1986, was previously adapted in 1990 as a TV miniseries for ABC starring John Ritter, Harry Anderson, Tim Reid, Annette O'Toole, Richard Thomas and Tim Curry. The late Jonathan Brandis and "Robot Chicken"'s Seth Green were also part of the cast playing the younger versions Thomas' and Anderson's characters.
After George Clooney received critical acclaim for 2011's "Ides of March," which he produced, wrote, starred in and directed, he's stretching his directorial chops once again to helm "The Young Commandte."
The film is based on a 23-page article by David Grann in the May 28, 2012 issue of The New Yorker, "The Yankee Comandante." The piece tells the story of U.S. citizen William Alexander Morgan who aided Cuban rebels in 1959 as they sought to overthrow then-President Fulgencio Batista, paving the way for Fidel Castro to take on the role of Cuba's Prime Minister.
If you were wishing on shooting stars and casting spells in hopes of a "Harry Potter" reunion, well, you've got one! Sort of.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Evanna Lynch, who played Luna Lovegood in the magical franchise, is set to star alongside Gary Oldman—who was also in the wizard films as Sirius Black—in the indie thriller "Monster Butler."
Based on the true story of a bisexual con man, jewel thief and serial killer named Roy Fontaine, better known as Archibald Hall (Malcom McDowell), the film will follow his journey into this dark lifestyle and how he's eventually captured.
Dear friend, if you happened to miss the world premiere of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" trailer, not to worry! Logan Lerman, Emma Watson and Ezra Miller were on hand at the 2012 MTV Movie Awards pre-show to present the clip and we have your first look right here.
The film is an adaptation of Stephen Chbosky's coming-of-age novel, which follows Charlie (Logan), a shy freshman, as he navigates high school and comes out of his shell with the help of Sam (Emma) and Patrick (Ezra). From the looks of the trailer, the film stays faithful to its original source. All the key elements are there: Charlie as a outsider, attending his first party, catching his new friends in their version of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" and, yes, being infinite. Check out the trailer and see for yourself! "Perks" hits theaters September 14.
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With only two days to go before the 2012 MTV Movie Awards, "Rock of Ages" is rounding off our Sneak Peek Week! Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Malin Akerman and director Adam Shankman are on hand right now at Universal's CityWalk and you can bet it'll be nothin' but a good time (to quote the film's tagline).
Following a never-before-seen clip from the musical airing on MTV at 11 p.m. ET, the stars will be live on MTV.com for a special 30-minute Q&A session with MTV News' Josh Horowitz. Want to know how the cast felt being transported back to the '80s? Or how they trained for their big dancing numbers? Tweet your burning questions to us using the hash tag #MTVSneak. And stay tuned to Movies Blog throughout the weekend for all your MTV Movie Awards coverage!
"So Bravehearty." That's how Kristen Stewart described her rousing "Snow White and the Huntsman" speech when we caught up with the actress in London last month. She revealed that director Ruper Sanders saved it for the very last day, and now she told us why.
During MTV's second annual Sneak Peek Week, co-stars Stewart and Sam Claflin stopped by to bring us an exclusive look at their film and answer fan questions. When one audience member asked the "Twilight" actress what scene was the hardest for her to shoot she recalled the speech, saying she wasn't quite prepared to recite it early on during production.
"It kept getting kicked to the end of the schedule," she said. "It was like, 'I'm so not ready for that. Just gonna put that off a little longer.' Every single day we were re-writing it. I still need to frame that thing, laminate it somehow and give it to Rupert. The different renditions of it, it's disintegrating."
If you thought the exclusive clip of Adam Sandler's "That's My Boy" was dirty, you apparently haven't seen anything yet. During the MTV Movie Awards' second annual Sneak Peek Week, the cast of the R-rated comedy sat down with Josh Horowitz to discuss the film, and Will Forte revealed that it's a lot dirtier than the previews suggest.
"That's one of the tricky things about this movie," he said. "It is a dirty movie. It's a raunchy movie. If you've seen any previews for this movie you have no idea what it's about. They have to take little five second swatches here and five seconds there. It is a dirty movie. I encourage people to go to a YouTube page where you can really get a sense for what it's about."
Horowitz, who already screened the film, mentioned a particularly "amazing" scene involving Milo Ventimiglia's character—to which Vanilla Ice gave the actor a high five.
Put on your armor and take up your swords, fairy tale fans! "Snow White and the Huntsman" hits theaters today bringing you an edgy adaptation of the classic enchanting story.
In the film, Kristen Stewart plays the title character who gears up for battle against the evil Queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron). With the Huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) and her childhood love William (Sam Claflin) at her side, she attempts to reclaim the kingdom that is rightfully hers.
For those of you who haven't already preordered tickets, here are five reasons to see "Snow White and the Huntsman."
Hosting the MTV Movie Awards is not an easy job. You have to entertain an audience of the hottest celebrities and their biggest fans, while introducing A-list actors like Christian Bale to present exclusive footage from highly-anticipated films like "The Dark Knight Rises." No pressure. This year comedy king Russell Brand was up for the task.
When Movie Awards hosting veteran Andy Samberg met up with us at Universal's CityWalk to talk "That's My Boy" for Sneak Peek Week, we asked him if he had any advice for Brand.
"It's gonna be a real stretch from the VMA's," Samberg joked, referencing Brand's previous hosting gig. "What's he gonna do? I just wonder in the beginning if he's gonna have some short film about how he needs to make it to the Movie Awards on time before it starts. Is he gonna make it? He's in this film, how's he gonna get there? Every host seems to have this problem."
Charlize Theron is a force of nature. The actress screamed so much on the set of "Snow White and the Huntsman" she tore a stomach muscle. We kid you not. During MTV's second annual Sneak Peek Week, Theron's co-stars Kristen Stewart and Sam Claflin stopped by to bring us an exclusive look at their film and we had to ask what it was like working with such a powerful actress.
"I didn't cross paths with her too much in the film," Claflin said. "However, pretty much everytime that she walked on set she kind of had this presence—the Charlize Theron, I call it now. She's a very strong-willed, independent woman."
Stewart agreed, saying Theron was "super intimidating." "We have such completely opposite energies," she revealed. "I mean, I cannot begin to describe to you. I was very curious initially how that was going to go."