NEWS OF THE DAY Category

FOR HARDCORE WATCHMEN FANS ONLY

In: BREAKING NEWS, MOVIE NEWS, NEWS OF THE DAY

Arguably the loudest buzz heard at Comic-con last week-end was the one surrounding the recent release of  the trailer for WATCHMEN. Based on the 1986 cult-fave graphic novel by ALAN MOORE and DAVE GIBBONS , this might be the most anticipated movie since THE DARK KNIGHT. 
With that in mind, HOLLYWOOD OUTBREAK dipped into the vault for an interview [...]


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ROSE TALKS RED AT COMIC-CON

In: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS OF THE DAY

ROSE McGOWAN turned in two solid performances last year in the
overlooked films PLANET TERROR and DEATH PROOF, flicks that were part
of the ambitious project GRINDHOUSE. Now ROSE is back to kick some
butt and turn some heads as the sexy RED SONJA, a role which BRIGETTE NIELSEN played in the 1985 movie os the same name.  The former [...]


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THE MADMEN OF AMC ARE BACK

In: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS OF THE DAY, TELEVISION NEWS

Arguably the best dramatic series to hit television since THE SOPRANOS, AMC’s MADMEN, returns for it’s second season tonight (7/27).

Created by  former SOPRANOS writer MATTHEW WEINER, MADMEN is the most engaging, atmospheric drama of the year.

We attended the TCA press conference back in ‘07 (before the series premiered) where WEINER explained where this idea came from……

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BOX OFFICE RESULTS FRIDAY, Jul 25, 2008

In: BREAKING NEWS, GENERAL, NEWS OF THE DAY

1. DARK KNIGHT, THE WARNER BROS. 4,366 23,135,000 5,299 -66% 261,750,211

2. STEP BROTHERS SONY 3,094 11,840,000 3,827 n/a

3. MAMMA MIA! UNIVERSAL 2,990 5,565,000 1,861 -44% 50,413,740

4. X-FILES: I WANT TO BELIEVE, THE FOX 3,185 3,975,000 1,248 n/a

5. JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH WARNER BROS. 2,688 2,725,000 1,014 -25% 53,495,238

6. HANCOCK SONY 3,309 2,575,000 [...]


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SAY IT AIN’T SO…

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In what has to be the most idiotic announcement we’ve seen in a long time, Variety is reporting that MTV and 20th Century Fox are teaming up to do a remake of….wait for it….THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. It’s said that the producers plan to use the original screenplay by RICHARD O’BRIEN and JIM SHARMAN but [...]


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COSTNER TALKS LEAVING HIS COMFORT ZONE

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 KEVIN COSNER made an appearance at The Four Seasons in Beverly Hills this afternoon to tub-thump his soon to be released political romdromcom SWING VOTE. Cool and casual as always, COSTNER seemed oblivious to the fact that SWING VOTE is probably going to be a pretty tough sell at the box office.

But things got interesting when he [...]


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LIVING THE ‘SORDID’ LIFE

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Just in time to cure those summertime rerun blues comes a new series from LOGO that should clear out the tv cobwebs.

Premiering TONIGHT!!! is SORDID LIVES: THE SERIES. Based on the hugely popular DEL SHORES play, this all-star show is about as outrageous as it gets:

Sordid Lives: The Series (created, written and directed by Del Shores) [...]


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BO BURNHAM STRIKES IT BIG AT JFL

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It appears that the highlight of Montreal’s 26th Annual Just For Laughs Comedy Festival last week-end was a handful of up-and-coming musical acts.

17 year-old BO BURNHAM so impressed judges that he walked away with offers from Comedy Central, broadcast and other cable networks.

BURNHAM started posting his bedroom-based song videos on YouTube back in 2006. Their popularity [...]


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DEADWOOD EXPLAINED BY MCSHANE

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IAN McSHANE was on hand at the last session of this season’s TCA conferences at The Beverly Hilton this evening. He was there to talk about the upcoming 2009 NBC series KINGS but found himself fielding questions about the demise of the HBO cult hit DEADWOOD.

Never one to mince words, McSHANE was quite willing to share his [...]


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This past week-end’s box-office performance of Warner Brother’s THE DARK KNIGHT has studio execs dancing in the streets.

A week-end tally of over $158 million and ten box-office records broken.

Hollywood analyst NIKKI FINKE breaks down the stats:

via http://www.deadlinehollywooddaily.com/dark-knight-playing-to-packed-sunday-will-crush-weekend-box-office-record/

 


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