Movie Blog Archives - July 2012

July 2012 Archive

On DVD: Mel Gibson's Back! in 'Get the Gringo' (Plus Giveaway); 'Casa de Mi Padre,' 'Three Stooges' and More

By: Stacie Hougland on July 17, 2012 at 4:54PM Comments (8)

Mel Gibson makes a most welcome return in the grimy Mexican action thriller Get the Gringo, and we have two copies of the Blu-ray that can be yours. Plus, lots else new this week.


'The Hunger Games': Who May Be Tapped for Finnick Odair, and New Director Sought for 'Mockingjay'

By: Sean OConnell on July 17, 2012 at 3:30PM Comments (12)

More Hunger Games news has crossed our desk, including a possible break in the Finnick Odair casting lottery, and news that Summit already wants a different director to tackle Mockingjay


'Hunger Games' Cast Interviews: The Cast Shares Their Fan and Filming Experiences

By: Perri Nemiroff on July 17, 2012 at 3:01PM Comments

Hunger GamesTribute actors Jack Quaid, Amandla Stenberg, Willow Shields, Alexander Ludwig and Dayo Okeniyi share their Comic-Con experiences, fan interactions, and details on filming The Hunger Games.


Daily Recap: Five New 'Looper' Pics; Jeremy Renner to Replace Christian Bale in David O'Russell Movie

By: Derrick Deane on July 17, 2012 at 1:59PM Comments

Jeremy Renner is in talks to replace Christian Bale in David O. Russell's untitled Sony Pictures drama formerly known as American Bulls**t. Meanwhile, Charlie Sheen donates $1 million to USO, five new Looper pics, a new clip from Total Recall and more!


'Hunger Games' Casts Wiress; Lindsay Lohan Still Circling 'Scary Movie 5'

By: Sean OConnell on July 17, 2012 at 1:58PM Comments

In today's casting news, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has hired its Wiress, while Lindsay Lohan might be closer to getting a role in Scream 5. Or is she?


'Finding Nemo' Sequel Moving Forward With Director Andrew Stanton

By: Sean OConnell on July 17, 2012 at 12:21PM Comments (4)

With Finding Nemo coming back to theaters in September, Disney and Pixar have announced plans for Finding Nemo 2. Guess who's coming back to direct? 


Matt Damon Is Convinced He's Not Needed for Fifth 'Bourne' Movie

By: Derrick Deane on July 17, 2012 at 11:30AM Comments (6)

Jeremy Renner may be the new face of the Bourne franchise, but fans of the first three movies have been holding out hope that Matt Damon would return at some point. Damon though thinks that if Legacy takes off, he won't be needed for any future Bourne movies. What do you think? Would you like to see Damon return somewhere down the line?


Why Do Guillermo del Toro, Ron Perlman Want to Make 'Hellboy 3,' but Think It's Unlikely?

By: Derrick Deane on July 17, 2012 at 11:09AM Comments (10)

While Guillermo del Toro certainly has no shortage of projects on his plate, it looks like a third Hellboy movie isn't going to be one of them. At least, not for the foreseeable future. That doesn't mean he and star Ron Perlman aren't interested. The duo are at the mercy of Universal Pictures on getting the film green lit. Would you be interested in one last Hellboy movie?


Six Dazzling New Pics From Sam Raimi's 'Oz: The Great and Powerful'

By: Derrick Deane on July 17, 2012 at 10:54AM Comments (3)

Looking to ride the wave of interest from their Thursday Hall H panel where they screened the first trailer for Oz: The Great and Powerful, Disney has released six dazzling new images from Sam Raimi's The Wizard of Oz prequel. Check out the images and the trailer which debuted at Comic-Con and let us know what you think.


Daily Recap: Dwayne Johnson Up for DC Comics' Lobo Movie, Johnny Depp to Star in Wes Anderson's Next Film

By: Derrick Deane on July 16, 2012 at 5:59PM Comments

Over the weekend, Dwayne Johnson tweeted that he was in talks to play Lobo in a new DC Comics feature film. Meanwhile, Johnny Depp has signed on for Wes Anderson's next film, Universal's low-budget Ouija movie gets writers, re-live Robert Downey Jr.'s Hall H Comic-Con entrance and more!


'LOTR,' 'Dark Knight Rises,' 'Game of Thrones,' Among Mondo's Comic-Con Posters

By: Derrick Deane on July 16, 2012 at 4:20PM Comments

Over the five days of Comic-Con (and a few days leading up to the event) Mondo Posters released a variety of new collectible posters for Lord of the Rings, The Dark Knight Rises, Game of Thrones and more. Take a look at the full round-up of Mondo posters inside and tell us which one is your favorite!


Anthony Mackie to Play Falcon in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' Watch 'Item 47' Marvel Short

By: Derrick Deane on July 16, 2012 at 3:05PM Comments (4)

Just when you thought Marvel had shown all its cards at Comic-Con this past weekend comes word that Anthony Mackie is set to play Falcon in the newly retitled Captain America sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Find out who the Falcon is and check out the new short Item 47!


Watch: Entire 'Firefly' Comic-Con Panel and Press Conference

By: Derrick Deane on July 16, 2012 at 12:30PM Comments

One of the most difficult panels to get into at Comic-Con was the Firefly 10 Year Reunion Panel. Thousands of fans lined up, but missed the reunion. Undoubtedly since then, fans have scoured the web looking for video and transcripts of the panel and we have it as well as the press conference for your enjoyment!


Alamo Drafthouse Guide: This Week Drafthouse Invites You to Become a Master of the Universe

By: Brian Salisbury on July 16, 2012 at 12:06PM Comments

The Alamo invites you to say farewell to a legend, search for buried treasure with a frog in the park, and become a master of the universe.


Viral Video for M. Night Shyamalan's 'After Earth' Starring Will and Jaden Smith Arrives

By: Derrick Deane on July 16, 2012 at 11:28AM Comments (7)

Will Smith, Jaden Smith and M. Night Shyamalan didn't show up at Comic-Con, but that didn't stop their new movie After Earth from making an appearance. Check out a few clips from their Comic-Con panel as well as a new viral video that walks you through the storyline using Facebook Timeline.


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