The Weekly Ketchup: Incredible Hulk Spoilers, Terminator 4 Director, Next Karate Kid
Also: Indiana Jones justice, and Vin Diesel and Paul Walker are still Fast and Furious.
This Week's Most Popular News:
The Incredible Hulk Spoilers!
Five short years after Ang Lee underwhelmed critics and comics fans with his Hulk, Edward Norton will be seeking to smash box-office records with The Incredible Hulk -- and if IESB is to be believed, Norton's off to an excellent start.
Terminator 4: Rise of the McG?
It looks like those rumors about Terminator 4 arriving in 2009 might have been on target -- according to a report published at CHUD on Tuesday, the sequel has been fast-tracked at Halcyon, and may even have found its director.
Jaden Smith IS The Karate Kid?
Sure, Jaden Smith can act -- we all saw the proof in The Pursuit of Happyness. But can he do a crane kick?
Indy IV Thief Thwarted By FBI; Spielberg Lets Out Sigh of Relief
Steven Spielberg has a huge debt of gratitude to pay to the anonymous online blogger who helped thwart a plan to sell thousands of stolen Indiana Jones IV set photos and the film's production budget to the highest bidder.
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker Still Fast, Furious
You probably thought they had slowed down and mellowed out, but no: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Vin Diesel and Paul Walker are just a few strokes of the pen away from a Fast and the Furious reunion.
Because we just couldn't get enough the first (or second, or third) time.
In Other News:
- Bradley Cooper has joined the cast of the Jim Carrey comedy Yes Man, scheduled to release in 2009 with Peyton Reed directing.
- J.T. Petty will write and direct Goth, a thriller based on a Japanese graphic novel for Fox Atomic.
- Catherine Hardwicke will direct Twilight, an adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's bestselling novel, for Summit Entertainment.
- Marc Forster has been signed to direct a big screen adaptation of the 2002 British miniseries The Jury, for Fox 2000.
- Natalie Portman will star with Jake Gyllenhaal and Tobey Maguire in the American remake of the Danish drama Brothers for Relativity Media.
- Universal has acquired film rights to Katherine Marsh's young adult novel The Night Tourist.
- Eduardo Rodriguez will direct the zombie thriller Fragile, based on the graphic novel by Stephano Raffaele, for Rogue Pictures.
- Eddie Murphy and Brian Robbins are in talks to re-team for the comedy A Thousand Words for DreamWorks.
- Warner Bros. has acquired Hangover, a comedy to be produced and directed by Todd Phillips.
- New Regency has aquired rights to Brandon Mull's novel The Candy Shop War, with Fox acting as distributor.
- Dominique Swain has been signed to star in Slaughter, the horror film whose script was the winner of the Slamdance Film Festival Horror Screenplay Competition. Victor Garcia will direct.
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