The Weekly Ketchup: No Damon as Kirk, Bart Simpson Exposed, Kevin Smith Wants Rosario Dawson, And More!
Also, Damon on Bourne and a peek at Iron Man
This Week's Most Popular News:
Matt Damon Sets the Star Trek Record Straight For months we've heard some sort of rumor connecting Matt Damon to J.J. Abrams' upcoming Star Trek film. And now the actor has come out and offered the final word.
Full Frontal Bart in The Simpsons Movie The Simpsons Movie is not an R rated affair like the South Park movie. They did not go overboard on profanity or racy content, but they did manage to slip some full frontal nudity in the film.
Kevin Smith Wants Rosario Dawson for Porno After becoming well and truly smitten with Rosario Dawson on the set of Clerks 2, it seems that Kevin Smith wants the actress to play the lead in his next comedy Zack and Miri Make a Porno.
Damon Worn Out on Bourne Ultimatum The Bourne Ultimatum continues the fast paced, brutal fight scenes of the series as Jason Bourne takes out formidable bad guys. Three movies into the franchise, Matt Damon is starting to feel his age.
A Slick New Look at Iron Man! There's a reason that Empire Magazine is considered one of the best movie mags in the world. And here's another one: They snagged a really slick new photo of next summer's Iron Man!
In Other News:
- Former Alias and current Heroes star Greg Grunberg will appear in the Untitled J.J. Abrams Project (aka Cloverfield, 1-18-08).
- John Singleton has taken over directing duties from Carl Franklin on the drama Tulia which will reunite stars Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton.
- Frank Coraci (Click) will direct the comedy Mild Things for New Line Cinema.
- Paul Sorvino has joined Tobin Bell in the cast of Repo! The Genetic Opera, Darren Lynn Bousman's futuristic clone-age fantasy.
- Thai visual effects maestro Rpin Suwannath will make his directorial debut on the sci-fi thriller The Lotus Caves, an adaptation of the John Christopher novel.
- Spanish director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo will direct the chase drama Wednesday for DreamWorks and producer Nina Jacobson.
- Lasse Hallstrom will direct a remake of the 2005 French thriller Anthony Zimmer for Spyglass Films.
- Eddie Izzard has joined the cast of the Weinsteins animated film Igor, replacing Jeremy Piven in the role of Schadenfreude.
- Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon are in talks to star in the comedy Four Christmases, on which they are already serving as producers.
- Susan Sarandon has joined the cast of Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones, with Stanley Tucci in talks to join.
- Finally, RT would like to remember Hungarian cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs and German actor Ulrich Muhe, both of whom recently passed away.
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