April 4, 2007
The Return of Roger Ebert
Since Rotten Tomatoes is a website dedicated to movies, movie fans and movie critics, we obviously think a lot of Roger Ebert around here. And after a series of surgeries and a long time spent on the road to recovery, it looks like the Pulitzer-winning movie man is about to get back to work.
February 20, 2007
Shia LaBeouf as Indiana Jones Jr.?
Let's just toss this particular piece of movie gossip into the "wait and see" pile to see how it turns out. According to a few sources, word is that Shia LaBeouf may be cast as the son of Indiana Jones in the next Indy flick.
April 21, 2006
"Transformers" Cast Shaping Into Something Cool
IGN FilmForce snagged some solid scoopage by learning the names of several actors attached to Michael Bay's "Transformers" adaptation. We learned last week that Shia LaBeouf was signed up, but now comes a parade of names, including Jon Voight, Bernie Mac, John Turturro, and Michael Clarke Duncan.
March 29, 2006
"Transformers" Get Shia With Their First Cast Member
Busy young actor Shia LaBeouf is in late-stage talks with Paramount to star in their (and Michael Bay's) upcoming big-screen rendition of "The Transformers," says IGN FilmForce. Modern movie fans will recognize the young Mr. LaBeouf from his work in flicks like "Holes," "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle," "I, Robot," and "Constantine."
January 17, 2006
Walden Warms Up to a "Cold" Trilogy
Thanks to ComingSoon.net for sharing a press release from Walden Media (the suddenly very successful company behind "Holes" and "Narnia," among others) that divulges the following news: Isabel Allende's "Cold" Trilogy, which begins with a book entitled "City of the Beasts," will soon be ramping up for a movie adaptation ... or several.
May 6, 2005
Walden Media to Take a Trip to the "Dark" Side
The Hollywood Reporter brings news of another epic series of novels that are about to get the big-screen treatment. Susan Cooper's "The Dark is Rising Sequence" will go in front of the cameras thanks to Walden Media ("Holes"), although, for some reason, they seem to be starting with the second book first: "'The Dark is Rising' tells the story of a boy...