• Hitman
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    Added: May 9, 2008

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March 6, 2014

Thomas Kretschmann Joins Agent 47 Opens in new window

The "Avengers: Age of Ultron" vet joins Zachary Quinto and Rupert Friend in the "Hitman" sequel. More...

January 10, 2014

Weekly Ketchup: Films Formerly Starring Paul Walker Make Adjustments Opens in new window

This Week's Ketchup actually covers three full weeks since the weekend before Christmas (two editions of the Yearly Ketchup were published during that time -- the Freshest stories of 2013 and the most Rotten). Most of Hollywood took (at least) those three weeks off, but there was still a fair amount of movie development news, although some of it was in the "rumor" or "ambiguous tweet" category. The ten stories we're going with include a few true stories (Richard Pryor, Montezuma, and the Boston Strangler) and a few sequels (including Ice Age 5, Night at the Museum 3, and Paul Blart 2). More...

February 6, 2013

Paul Walker Is the New Hitman Opens in new window

He'll step into the role vacated by Timothy Olyphant in Fox's upcoming "Hitman" sequel/reboot-type thing, titled "Agent 47." More...

May 25, 2010

Fox Aims for Hitman 2 Opens in new window

Fox is gearing up to film a sequel to "Hitman," with Spanish director Daniel Benmayor ("Paintball") set to direct. More...

October 28, 2009

Xavier Gens Will Cope with Fallout Opens in new window

"Hitman" director Xavier Gens is set to direct "Fallout," a post-apocalyptic thriller that's being touted as a film "that combines elements of 'Assault on Precinct 13' with 'Lord of the Flies' in a story of survival." More...

June 24, 2009

Fox Hires Kyle Ward for Hitman Sequel Opens in new window

Fox is gearing up for a "Hitman" sequel -- and according to IESB's sources, the studio has hired Kyle Ward to write the script. More...

March 24, 2008

Fifth Rambo on the Fast Track? Opens in new window

Who's ready for more Rambo? More...

March 10, 2008

RT on DVD: Call It, Friend-O -- No Country For Old Men Hits DVD Opens in new window

The critically-acclaimed, Oscar-winning No Country For Old Men comes to DVD this week, accompanied by a litany of fellow Fresh films (Lake of Fire, Summer Palace, Dan in Real Life) as well as a gaggle of critical duds (Hitman, Bee Movie, August Rush, and more). More...

January 8, 2008

Olga Kurylenko Is Bond 22's Femme Fatale Opens in new window

Bond 22 has found its girl. No, seriously -- we mean it this time. No takebacks. More...

December 6, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Golden Compass Sets Course For #1 Debut Opens in new window

New Line hopes to breathe some life into the North American box office with the launch of its pricey adventure film The Golden Compass which stands as the frame's only new wide release. Directed by Chris Weitz (About a Boy), the PG-13 film aims to capture a large crowd including the family audience and fans of sci-fi and fantasy. More...

November 29, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Mr. Skywalker and Ms. Storm in New Thriller Opens in new window

Only one new film ventures into wide release. Studios typically avoid opening worthwhile pics during the weekend after the Thanksgiving frame since moviegoing subsides and holiday shopping becomes a bigger national priority. Overall ticket sales tumble by 40-50% from the previous frame and holdovers usually lead the way. More...

November 25, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Enchanted Conjures Up $50M Thanksgiving Debut Opens in new window

The box office bounced back over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend as moviegoers spread their dollars across a wide variety of films which collectively helped to bring the marketplace back to life after a mostly uneventful fall season. Disney led the way with its new family pic Enchanted, which ruled the multiplexes. More...

November 23, 2007

Total Recall: Thank Goodness For Hit Men Opens in new window

This week, Timothy Olyphant stars in Hitman, the tale of a skilled contract killer who finds himself in the midst of deadly political intrigue. Here at RT, we thought it would be a good time to explore the dark, disreputable cinematic world of the gun-for-hire. More...

November 21, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Enchanted Leads Packed Holiday Weekend Opens in new window

This weekend For the first time this decade, a new release seems set to take over the number one spot during the busy Thanksgiving holiday weekend at the North American box office. Studios are cramming a six-pack of new titles into multiplexes nationwide hoping the recent famine in the marketplace will be replaced by a feast. More...

November 20, 2007

Critical Consensus: Enchanted Bewitches, Hitman Misses, No Country is Certified Fresh Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got real-life fairy tales, a deadly fog, loads of gunplay, musical families, yuletide conflict, and the latest from the Coen Brothers. What do the critics have to say? More...

November 9, 2007

The Weekly Ketchup: Writers On Strike; Indy 4 Official Site; Hasbro Message To G.I. Joe Fans Opens in new window

In this week's Ketchup, screenwriters everywhere drop the pen and march for the cause, a new official site for Indy 4 is unveiled, and Hasbro addresses some G.I. Joe rumors. More...

November 6, 2007

Timothy Olyphant Addresses Hitman Rumors Opens in new window

About a month ago, we discussed a rumor regarding 20th Century Fox's supposed sacking of Hitman director Xavier Gens -- and the studio's rumored desire for a PG-13 film. Fox later refuted the rumor...but doth the studio protest too much? More...

October 12, 2007

The Weekly Ketchup: Caine's Batman Fears; Terminator 4 Title; PG-13 Hitman? Opens in new window

In this week's Ketchup, Michael Caine lauds Heath Ledger's performance (as well as that of his dwarves) in The Dark Knight, the next Terminator film gets its title, and rumors the video game adaptation Hitman may be undergoing the family-friendly makeover by Fox. More...

October 12, 2007

Fox Assures Hitman Will Be Rated "R" Opens in new window

Once again, the Internet had us worried there for a minute. After yesterday's report that Fox would be retooling an "explicitly violent, very bloody cut" of Hitman for the Live Free or Die Hard crowd, Fox has jumped in for some much-appreciated damage control. More...

October 11, 2007

20th Century Fox Butchering Hitman? Opens in new window

A few weeks back, we discussed the news that 20th Century Fox had pushed back Hitman's release date, from October 17th to November 21st. Now, according to a report from Twitch, we might know what prompted the change. More...

August 27, 2007

New Release Dates for Hitman, The Spirit Opens in new window

If you're an action fan, chances are you've got your eye on Timothy Olyphant's Hitman and Frank Miller's The Spirit -- and Slashfilm is here to help you pencil in the appropriate dates on your filmgoing calendar. More...

August 8, 2007

Jonny Quest Coming to a Theater Near You Opens in new window

Once Warner Bros. announced plans for a Speed Racer movie, animation fans knew it was only a matter of time before the studio started raiding the vaults for more adaptations of classic cartoons. Well, that time is now: Variety reports that Warners will be bringing Hanna-Barbera's mid-'60s icon Jonny Quest to the big screen. More...

July 19, 2007

Fox Bails Out on Comic Con Moviefest Opens in new window

With only a week to go before the annual geek-fest known as San Diego Comic Con, one of the major studios has bailed on the event: Fox! More...

June 27, 2007

Trailer Bulletin: "Hitman" Teaser Up For Grabs Opens in new window

October's shaping to be an entertaining month, what with "3:10 to Yuma," "30 Days of Night," and "Hitman" all slated for release within a week of each other. And Fox has just put out the first teaser trailer to "Hitman" to whet the action appetite, which you can check out here. More...

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