What started out as a slow week in movie world finished with a flurry of news and pics, including images for Breaking Dawn - Part 1 and The Hunger Games. As we wind down the final days of summer, let's take a look back at the headlines, rumors, videos, pics and trailers that hit the web this week.
Justin Lin will return to direct Fast Six while Step Up 4 and the Weinstein's Seven Samurai remake get directors. Also, Will Ferrell shaves off Conan O'Brien's beard with his "shaver powered by pure righteousness."
Tune in at 5:00PM PST tonight to catch the live premiere of Fast Five direct from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. All of the Fast and Furious gang is back including alums Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordanna Brewster and newcomer Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson playing federal agent Luke Hobbs. Don't miss it!
Fast Five, the fifth installment in the lucrative Fast and Furious franchise is coming out in a few weeks, April 29th to be exact, and we have a special featurette all about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and what is what like to shoot the movie there. Take a look at it below and then go ahead and submit your fan questionsin the comments section for any of the cast...
We’re not sure whether Captain Jack will continue to sail the high seas, but Disney is certainly confident that their biggest franchise right now will continue on past part four. Terry Rossio has already been brought on to write the script for the fifth installment, having already contributed to the first four Pirates of the Caribbean movies, including On Stranger Tides.
The first full-length trailer for Rango has arrived online. The animated feature reunited Pirates of the Caribbean 1, 2 and 3 director Gore Verbinski with his Pirates star Johnny Depp in what looks like a hilarious animated Western send-up with all the peculiar quirk we've come to expect from most of Johnny Depp's characters.
The first image from the fifth installment in the Fast and the Furious franchise, Fast Five, has arrived online ahead of its first trailer (which also debuts online this week). In it, we see Vin Diesel (returning once again as Dominic, the head of an underground racing crew) squaring off against Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who plays a relentless Federal Agent...
Or is it Fast and the Furious 5? Whatever the final title is (right now they really are calling it 'Fast Five'), it looks like the next installment is official with Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and director Justin Lin all returning to race cars and all that fun stuff. Actually, the storyline will pick up with...
"Welcome to the party, pal."
"I am serious... and don't call me Shirley."
"When am I gonna learn how to punch?"
"These go to eleven."
"Benjamin, have you ever been severely beaten about the face & neck?"
"Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming."
"You're gonna need a bigger boat."
"Jessica's got cable."
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