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September 27, 2007

New Kirk and Scotty Chosen for Star Trek XI?

It's been a while since we took a look at any of the casting rumors swirling around J.J. Abrams' Star Trek XI, but we're making up for lost time today -- here's a triple shot of Trek buzz from around the Web!More…

June 14, 2007

Another Superhero Movie! "Thor" is Coming!

He's a Norse god with a giant hammer. Bring on the bad guys!More…

May 24, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "Pirates" Awaits Massive Holiday Treasure

Multiplexes are stocking up on popcorn, soda, and overpriced candy in anticipation of record crowds that could make this Memorial Day holiday frame the biggest weekend in box office history.More…

May 17, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Mighty "Shrek" Returns To Claim Crown

Attacking theaters on the same May 18 date as the original ogre toon from six years ago, "Shrek the Third" stomps into the marketplace this weekend ready to seize the box office crown.More…

May 10, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "28 Weeks Later" and "Georgia Rule" To Battle For #2 Spot

In what must be a first at the box office, an aerobics queen takes on killer zombies in a vicious battle for the silver medal during what no doubt will be another mammoth weekend for "Spider-Man 3."More…

September 27, 2006

Eliza Dushku Gets Ready to Do the "Mamba"

No stranger to horror-style movies ("Wrong Turn") and TV shows ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), Eliza Dushku has signed on to star in "Mamba," a teen-oriented thriller that sounds a lot like "Jumanji" meets "Stay Alive."More…

August 25, 2006

Andre Braugher Joins "Fantastic Four" Sequel

Commanding character actor Andre Braugher is the latest to join the cast of "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer," but Fox isn't telling us who the guy's playing!More…

July 31, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Miami Vice" Knocks Pirates From #1 Spot

Detectives Crockett and Tubbs shot their way to number one in North America with the cop thriller Miami Vice which finally managed to knock the megablockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest out of the top spot.More…

July 5, 2006

"Blade" Writer to Focus on the "Thor" Movie

Comic book genius David S. Goyer (he wrote the "Blade" trilogy and "Batman Begins") will be dusting off his computer and getting busy on Marvel's big-screen rendition of "Thor" -- in addition to the work he's already done on "Captain America" and "The Flash."More…

June 22, 2006

"Harry Potter Part 5" to Debut on IMAX Screens

Just a simple little tidbit to keep the Potterites happy: Come next July, you'll be able to see "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," fifth in the monumentally popular series, on your choice of traditional movie screen -or- as part of the mega-massive IMAX experience.More…

June 19, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Cars" in Pole Position Again, "Da Vinci Code" Reaches $679M Globally

Despite the arrival of four new films cluttering the multiplexes, the Disney/Pixar animated film Cars remained the most popular movie in North America for a second straight weekend.More…

June 18, 2006

First Negative "Superman Returns" Review -- Critical Kryptonite?

It had to happen eventually -- after a flurry of excited positive reviews following this month's sneak press screening of "Superman Returns," the first voice of dissent has emerged, courtesy of internet critic Dave Poland.More…

June 11, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Cars" Parks Itself at #1

The Disney/Pixar animated film Cars raced past the competition to finish in first place at the North American box office. Though it did not open as strong as some of its predecessors, the toon easily outdistanced everything else in the current marketplace outselling the second place film by a three-to-one margin.More…

June 4, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Women Power "Break-Up" to #1

Nosy moviegoers just couldn't stay away from a high-profile lovers quarrel as the anti-romantic comedy The Break-Up starring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston surprised the industry this weekend by opening at number one, shoving the comic book juggernaut X-Men: The Last Stand into second place in only its second weekend.More…

May 29, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "X-Men 3" Smashes Records Over Memorial Day Weekend

Magneto and his fellow mutants attracted a record-breaking audience to theaters across North America as the super hero sequel X-Men: The Last Stand became a juggernaut at the box office opening at number one over the busy Memorial Day holiday weekend.More…

May 25, 2006

Box Office Preview: X-Men 3 Ready to Rock Memorial Day Weekend

Wolverine, Professor X, and the rest of their soul patrol will launch a full-scale attack on the North American box office this weekend as the gargantuan comic book film X-Men: The Last Stand invades the marketplace on Friday ready to dominate the long Memorial Day holiday weekend.More…

May 21, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Da Vinci Code" Second Largest Global Opening in B.O. History

Despite worldwide protests and bad reviews, the heavily-hyped conspiracy thriller "The Da Vinci Code" attracted legions of fans into theaters this weekend generating the second largest global opening in box office history.More…

May 18, 2006

Box Office Preview: Will People Show Up for "Da Vinci Code"?

Will North American moviegoers pay heed this weekend to negative reviews coming out of Cannes? That is the question on the minds of Sony brass, and industry watchers in general, on the eve of the much-anticipated global launch of "The Da Vinci Code."More…

May 14, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Mission: Impossible 3" Beats "Poseidon" to Remain at #1

Tom Cruise's spy sequel Mission: Impossible III remained the most popular film in North America for the second straight weekend while the big-budget disaster film Poseidon opened in second place to disappointing results.More…

May 13, 2006

Box Office: Saturday Update - "Mission: Impossible 3" Holds Off "Poseidon"

Tom Cruise and his IMF spy pals held onto the number one spot on Friday as Mission: Impossible III grossed an estimated $7.6M to begin its second weekend at number one.More…

May 12, 2006

"Miami Vice" Posters, Standees, and a New Trailer

If you have Michael Mann's "Miami Vice" red-penciled as one of the summer's best options, you might want to visit IGN FilmForce and check out their exclusive poster peekage.More…

May 11, 2006

Box Office Preview: "Poseidon" vs. "Mission: Impossible III"

The summer movie season's second big action contender rolls into theaters this weekend as the sinking ship flick Poseidon takes aim at last week's Mission: Impossible III for the number one spot across North America.More…

May 11, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Poseidon" Sinks, "Luck" Is Lacking

This week at the movies, we've got capsizing vessels ("Poseidon"), capsizing fortunes ("Just My Luck"), and goooooooooaaaaaals ("Goal!"). Which of these movies will score with critics?More…

May 8, 2006

Josh Lucas, Kurt Russell, and Cast Discuss "Poseidon" Adventure

Josh Lucas knows that actors have it easier than other people. But the making of "Poseidon" was an incredibly difficult undertaking, he said. "I never compare what we do to a real job," he said. "But truthfully, this was a close to going to work on an oil rig as you can get."More…

May 2, 2006

Photo Gallery Update: "Poseidon"

Rotten Tomatoes has a bunch of new images from "Poseidon," one of the biggest and wettest movies of the spring.More…

May 2, 2006

Wolfgang Talks "Ender's Game" and "Batman vs. Superman"

Sci-Fi Wire had a brief sit-down with popular director Wolfgang Petersen ("Poseidon," "The Perfect Storm"), and the filmmaker says he wants his next project to be the LONG-awaited big-screen rendition of Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game." Oh, and the director also chats a little bit about something called "Batman vs. Superman," if that holds any interest for you.More…

April 28, 2006

Thor, Hulk, Captain America ... and a Few More New Marvels

While the hiring of Jon Favreau as "Iron Man" director is pretty exciting movie-geek news, it seems that Marvel's Avi Arad has a whole bunch of new projects just waiting to get underway. In addition to the Iron Guy's first adventure, we can now report some progress on titles like "The Ant Man," "Captain America," "Hulk 2," "Nick Fury," and (yes!) "Thor."More…

April 28, 2006

Check Out a Quartet of "Poseidon" Clips

AOL Moviefone offers a foursome of "Poseidon" clips, for those who just can't wait two more weeks to enjoy the waterlogged adventure. (I just watched the original "Adventure" last night!) Click right here to pick through the promo clips and a friendly intro from Josh Lucas.More…

March 28, 2006

Catch a New Wave of "Poseidon" Footage!

If the first two trailers weren't enough to keep you psyched up for Wolfgang Petersen's upcoming remake of "The Poseidon Adventure," well, here's a wonderfully lengthy montage clip that played at the Showest Convention last week. Suffice to say my geek-meter just went up a few extra degrees.More…

March 20, 2006

Second Poseidon Trailer Hits the Waves

Click right here to enjoy trailer #2 for what's fast becoming one of my most anticipated early-summer releases. (Mainly because I love the original "Poseidon Adventure," but also because disaster flicks are a whole lot of fun.) This second promo piece features a lot more dialogue and "character moments" than the first one ... and the special effects look pretty darn swanky.More…

February 5, 2006

Super Bowling For Trailers!

It's almost here -- the one time of year when pigskin-loving jocks and ravenous movie fans come together to salivate over 30-second blocks of pure advertising: Super Bowl Sunday.More…

December 14, 2005

Trailer Bulletin: Poseidon

You won't be able to enjoy the capsizing of the "Poseidon" until May of 2006, but Warner Bros. has put together a pretty cool teaser trailer that's now available on the "Poseidon" trailer page, here.More…

December 12, 2005

Josh Lucas Breaks Arm Filming Poseidon

Recently word began to circulate that Josh Lucas, star of "Sweet Home Alabama" and the upcoming "Glory Road," was injured while filming "Poseidon," a big-budget update of "The Poseidon Adventure."More…

November 1, 2005

Set Visit: "Poseidon"

IGN FilmForce was invited to the set of Wolfgang Petersen's remake of "The Poseidon Adventure," now called "Poseidon." For those not in the know, "Poseidon" takes place on huge ship where the passengers are subjected to one disaster after another.More…

October 3, 2005

Pics, Peeks, and Josh Lucas on the Set of "Poseidon"

ComingSoon.net has been all over the set of Wolfgang Petersen's upcoming "Poseidon Adventure" remake, and their Sandra Kraisirideja delivers a set report, an interview with Josh Lucas, and even some behind-the-scenes video!More…

March 21, 2005

Battle of the "Poseidon"'s!

Most of the movie geeks out there are well aware that director Wolfgang Petersen ("The NeverEnding Story," "The Perfect Storm") is working on a remake of "The Poseidon Adventure" for Warner Bros. The big-budget spectacle is presently penciled in for a May 2006 release. But now comes word of a competing project that will almost definitely hit the airwaves well before WB has their flick in the can.More…