The Weekly Ketchup: "Dark Knight" Update, New "Transformers" Trailer, New Director For "Punisher 2," And More!Dark Knight" official site got a slick update, the "Transformers" latest trailer kills, and the sequel to "The Punisher" has a new director (now about that Frank Castle role...).
Also, a true fan gives the "G.I. Joe" screenplay the thumbs-down, and some hot "Indiana Jones 4" tidbits surfaced. Read on.
This Week's Most Popular News:
Freaky New "Dark Knight" Update
Remember when we whined about the "Dark Knight" website being only one logo-filled page? Well, there's been a few updates.
Lotsa Crazy New Footage in the Latest "Transformers" Trailer!
My initial skepticism is really starting to evaporate: The newest "Transformers" trailer is pretty damn wild.
Jane Out, Dahl In on "Punisher 2"?
We're already well aware that actor Thomas Jane has walked away from the "Punisher" sequel, but now comes word that a new director might be attached.
Someone REALLY Hates the New "G.I. Joe" Screenplay
Apparently Paramount and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura commissioned a "G.I. Joe" script from "Swordfish" screenwriter Skip Woods -- and someone out there is really furious about it.
Indiana Jones and the Russians at Area 51?
A few new "Indiana Jones 4" tidbits are hitting the 'net lately, and most of 'em are pretty juicy indeed.
We want more.
In Other News:
- Cuba Gooding Jr. will produce and star in the teen comedy "Harold," with T. Sean Shannon writing and directing.
- Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the film rights to Irish author Derek Landy's book "Skulduggery Pleasant," as well as future titles in the potential nine-book series.
- Alfred Molina has joined Kate Bosworth in writer/director Agnieszka Vosloo's supernatural thriller "After.Life."
- Sam Neill has joined Ethan Hawke in "Daybreakers," a futuristic vampire thriller from Australian horror auteurs Peter and Michael Spierig.
- Warner Independent Pictures has signed Lodge Kerrigan to write and direct "Thieves," an English-language remake of the French film "Les Voleurs."
- "The Simpsons" writer and co-producer Dana Gould will develop a zombie comedy tentatively titled "The Last Larry" for Comedy Central that he will write and star in.
- 20th Century Fox will bring a live-action film of the computer game "The Sims" to the big-screen.
- Nicolas Cage has dropped out of "The Untouchables: Capone Rising," Brian De Palma's "Untouchables" prequel, due to a scheduling conflict.
- Sandra Bullock will return to the romantic comedy fold, starring in Touchstone Pictures' "The Proposal."