Casting update: The Hobbit

There was a double whammy of information this weekend with two interesting casting updates from the set of The Hobbit. With no big fanfare, just a note on his Facebook page, Peter Jackson gave us this snippet of information: "One comment that came up from the recent video blog was the Bilbo voice at the... Continue Reading →

Casting update: The Dark Knight Rises

Warner Bros has revealed the latest actors to join Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises. Joseph Gordon-Levitt will portray John Blake, a Gotham City cop who is given a special assignment under the command of Commissioner Gordon. Marion Cotillard is Miranda Tate, a Wayne Enterprises board member who wants to  help Bruce Wayne resume his... Continue Reading →

Casting update – Superman: Man of Steel

Back in January it was announced that Henry Cavill was to be Superman in Zack Snyder's Superman: Man of Steel. Since then Diane Lane and Kevin Costner have been added to the cast as Martha and Jonathan Kent. Last weekend, the news broke that Amy Adams will his leading lady, Lois Lane. Lois, traditionally, is... Continue Reading →

First look: The Three Musketeers (2011)

I'm not sure about this one... I've seen the 1993 version with Kiefer Sutherland but I'm not that familiar with the plot. With this in mind, I'll look at the bare bones of the trailer: it's nice to see Orlando Bloom back and I've always had a soft spot for Matthew Macfadyen ever since his... Continue Reading →

Talking about the big 3: Superman, Spiderman and Batman

I'm a little late but here are my thoughts on three of the most highly-anticipated comic book adaptations as Henry Cavill joins Andrew Garfield and Christian Bale as Superman, Spider-Man and Batman respectively. ---------------------------- The Dark Knight Rises Dir: Christopher Nolan Starring: Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy ETA: 20th July 2012 Announced in early... Continue Reading →

Bond is back: MGM announce Bond 23

"The name's Bond, James Bond..." MGM and Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions have announced that James Bond will return to our screen on 9th November 2012. Currently just called Bond 23, the movie will go into production in late 2011. Daniel Craig will return as the title character with Sam Mendes... Continue Reading →

Howard Shore returns for The Hobbit

Ladies and gentlemen, we have our composer. Inbetween the avalanche of casting news, I have spotted this little gem of information about The Hobbit. Howard Shore has confirmed that he will be creating the score. Speaking to Canadian newspaper The Province, Shore said: "We've talked about making these movies for many years, at least since... Continue Reading →

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