Never met a dead horse he couldn’t beat: Harrison Ford tells the Los Angeles Times that George Lucas is considering a fifth Indiana Jones film. Of course he is.
But for those who might wonder about those fleeting non-franchise projects,
, Anthony Hemingway. Red Tails does now have a director
That parrot is definitely deceased: Johnny Depp is reportedly getting $56 million for a fourth Pirates Of The Caribbean film. Fifty. Six. (Or is it four?) Million.
The no-brainer: Christopher Nolan to make third Batman film, start production in February. Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Gary Oldman will return. Nothing sarcastic here, move along.
Okay, so it’s a prequel. Or something: Guillermo del Toro is directing The Hobbit, if you haven’t heard. But he also wants to do a Frankenstein movie. Hopefully he doesn’t pick up any of Peter Jackson’s King Kong mojo while he’s down in New Zealand.
Yes, it’s true… Mark Hamill will be voicing the Joker in the
Batman: Arkham Asylum game. It’s been posted on his website.
Rumorville: Perth Now is reporting that the music for a filmed in Sydney that “could have 400 half-hour episodes” (umm…) will be recorded in Perth by Malcolm Luker. Okay then! Of course, George Lucas (or a good impersonator) Star Wars TV series was spotted down under last week. I guess we’ll get the full story (or not) in November.
Inspired by the success of
The Dark Knight’s Joker, io9 has some thoughts on keeping your villains villainy – what makes them great, how they go wrong, and how not to ruin their effectiveness. Darth Vader is used as an example in the last – and I can’t say I disagree. Continue reading “On the care and feeding of effective villains”
Batman kicked ass at the box office yet again this weekend, netting $441.5 million and moving it ever closer to A New Hope’s domestic box office record…
The Dark Knight’s Joker meets The Fresh Prince of Bel Air in this amusing filk/mashup. ( via)
Batman’s latest had taken in $324.3 million by Monday, putting it
on the fast track to beat out on the domestic list of top grossing films Personally, I find TDK’s slim chances at taking out that Star Wars for the #2 spot Titanic schlockfest far more disheartening.
earlier this morning, breaking the $16.9 million record The Dark Knight took in $18.5 million from its midnight release Revenge of the Sith set back in 2005. TDK’s 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. showings were not counted, but it’s sure to make a mint this weekend. better watch his back… Spider-Man 3
UPDATE: Indeed, it took in
$66.4 million Friday, breaking Spider-Man 3’s opening day record of $59.8.