The Weekly Ketchup: "Bourne's" Identity, "Pirates 3" Pics, Awesome "300" Trailer, And More!
Also, the next Bond film gets a storyline, and we get a "The Hills Have Eyes 2" trailer. Read on for more.
This Week's Most Popular News:
Bourne's Identity Revealed in "Ultimatum"
We thought "The Bourne Identity" was revealed at the end of the first film, but his "Supremacy" confirmed there was more to the story. Now, Matt Damon promises that the third film, "The Bourne Ultimatum" will finally find Jason Bourne knowing his whole story.
First Official "Pirates 3" Pics!
We've seen a few sketchy-looking on-set snapshots from the third "Pirates of the Caribbean" flick, but not this pretty. Click on in to enjoy a few crisp-looking photos from "At Worlds End."
Trailer Bulletin: The Amazing-Looking "300"
Between RT and the other sites I write for, I've pretty much run out of adjectives for how awesome Zack Snyder's "300" looks. And by "looks" I mean ... wow. The visual fireworks are pretty darn dazzling. And now there's even more in an all-new theatrical trailer.
Story Set for Next Bond Flick?
There's already been a good deal of conjecture and gossip thrown around regarding the NEXT James Bond movie, and here's the latest: Apparently the next 007 adventure will be based on an Ian Fleming story called "Risico" -- but that story's already been used for an earlier Bond flick!
Teaser Bulletin: The Horrible "Hills Have Eyes 2"
...and I mean "horrible" as in "scary," not as in "a terrible movie" -- because obviously I haven't seen the thing yet. Anyway, an early (and kinda creepy) teaser trailer for "The Hills Have Eyes 2" has hit the 'net, so come check it out!
"Pirating has become a big problem in China these days..."
In Other News:
- Anne Hathaway will star in the supernatural thriller "Passengers," with Colombian Rodrigo Garcia directing.
- Carey Malloy will pen the big screen adaptation of "Tag," a horror comic book published by Boom! Studios.
- Jeff Baena ("I Heart Huckabees") will write the battle-of-the-sexes comedy "The Awakening of Jean-Luc Barbara," with commercial director Justin Reardon making his feature directorial debut.
- Ed Harris will join Samuel L. Jackson in "The Cleaner," about a crime scene cleaner (Jackson) caught in a murder cover-up. Renny Harlin will direct.
- James Van Der Beek will play a disturbed screenwriter in "Punchy," which has just completed filming with director Jonathan Dueck.
- Paramount has acquired the film rights to the upcoming Vanity Fair article "The Shop," written by CIA maven and investigative journalist David Wise. Plot details have not been disclosed.
- Julia Roberts will produce and possibly star in the feature adaptation of Lolly Winston's bestselling novel "Happiness Sold Separately." Scott Coffey ("Ellie Parker") will direct and adapt the screenplay.
- Intrepid Pictures has acquired the psychological thriller "The Prince," based on a screenplay by Dave Kalstein, about a wrongly accused prep-school student who takes revenge on his former classmates.
- Dan Mazer, who collaborated with Sacha Baron Cohen to co-write and produce "Borat," wil write and direct an original comedy for Universal Pictures, with Judd Apatow serving as producer.
- "Nightmare Detective," the latest supernatural thriller from Japan, has been picked up by The Weinstein Company for distribution in North America, the U.K., Australia and New Zealand.
- South African director Sunu Gonera ("Pride") is in talks to direct "Church Boy," a biopic about gospel singer Kirk Franklin.
- Scott Rudin will join Miramax to bring the Tony-winning Catholic-themed play "Doubt" to the big screen, with playwright John Patrick Shanley set to write and direct the film.
- Andy Tennant will direct the film adaptation of the Jennifer Cox memoir "Around the World in 80 Dates," for Reese Witherspoon's Type A Films production company.
- Topher Grace will jump a decade to star in "Kids in America," as a recent college gaduate contemplating adulthood in the late 1980s. Michael Dowse will direct.