Movie Blog Archives - June 2012

June 2012 Archive

Daily Recap: David Yates, Gary Ross Circle WB's 'Tarzan,' Bryan Cranston Hints At 'Breaking Bad' Movie

By: Derrick Deane on June 18, 2012 at 6:03PM Comments (3)

Bryan Cranston says a Breaking Bad movie is being explored, while Harry Potter director David Yates and The Hunger Games director Gary Ross are leading candidates to helm WB's Tarzan movie. Also, a bunch of new Total Recall posters, Hans Zimmer will score Man of Steel and much more!


Ninja Turtles Will Fight Like Characters in 'The Raid,''Fist of Legend,' Ken Watanabe Mentioned for Shredder

By: Derrick Deane on June 18, 2012 at 3:45PM Comments (4)

In an interview with, TMNT co-creator Kevin Eastman said that Michael Bay's reboot won't feature a teenage April O'Neal, agrees with a fan's idea of casting Ken Watanabe as Shredder and says the action has to be real like The Raid and Fist of Legend. He also qualifies Bay's earlier alien ooze statement that angered so many fans.


'Wanted 2' Moving Forward, Apparently Has a Great Plot Twist

By: Sean OConnell on June 18, 2012 at 2:59PM Comments (3)

We didn't think Wanted 2 would ever happen. But while promoting Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, director Timur Bekmambetov says they have a plan in place for a sequel, and it promises a major plot twist. 


You Rate the New Releases: 'Rock of Ages' and 'That's My Boy'

By: Erik Davis on June 18, 2012 at 2:38PM Comments (6)

Did you rock out to Rock of Ages this weekend or do a little father-son bonding with That's My Boy? Let us know your thoughts on the new releases!


Dark Knight Showdown: Batman vs. Green Lantern – Tell Us Who Wins and You Could Win $50 Fandango Bucks

By: Derrick Deane on June 18, 2012 at 2:32PM Comments (106)

This contest is now closed. Stay tuned as The Dark Knight's week two opponent will be revealed later today (and you'll have a chance to win $50 Fandango Bucks again). As for this showdown, The Dark Knight triumphs 59-29, but there were certainly plenty of acknoledgements that Lantern would make it a tough bout.


Save the Date! 'Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2' Teaser Trailer Coming This Week

By: Sean OConnell on June 18, 2012 at 9:16AM Comments (5)

Circle your calendars, Twilight fans. Breaking Dawn - Part 2 will have a full trailer online later this week. We tell you when, and address this crazy rumor that Twilight might be rebooted by Lionsgate studios. 


Daily Recap: There's a Joke Somewhere in the 'Expendables 2' Poster; New 'Spider-man' Ads and More

By: Derrick Deane on June 15, 2012 at 4:55PM Comments (3)

Meanwhile, Colin Farrell is in final talks to join the Mary Poppins behind-the-scenes film Saving Mr. Banks and the Victoria's Secret model from Transformers 3 joins the Mad Max prequel. Also, get Pitch-slapped, see new pics for Jennifer Lawrence's House at the End of the Street, and the rest of today's news.


Surprise! Script Issues Delay Michael Bay's 'Ninja Turtles'

By: Derrick Deane on June 15, 2012 at 3:01PM Comments (10)

Paramount has put Michael Bay's Ninja Turtles reboot on hold, delaying the movie from its original Christmas 2013 release date to May 16, 2014. The culprit – the script. Are you happy the film is being delayed?


New Trailers for Anna Kendrick's 'Pitch Perfect' and the Romantic Comedy 'Ruby Sparks'

By: Sean OConnell on June 15, 2012 at 1:42PM Comments (1)

New trailers for two anticipated titles have hit the Web. Click in to see the latest on the quirky romance Ruby Sparks, as well as Anna Kendrick's a capella competition comedy Pitch Perfect.


Yes, They're Making a Movie Out of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

By: Derrick Deane on June 15, 2012 at 1:23PM Comments (41)

Bidding on Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell has begun to heat up as Paramount looks to secure film rights for the hit Ubisoft property. Warner Bros. is also in contention should things not pan out with Paramount. Should either studio gain the rights for the series, who should play Fisher?


You Pick the Box Office Winner: 'That's My Boy' vs. 'Rock of Ages'

By: Erik Davis on June 15, 2012 at 1:06PM Comments (1)

Will hard-rockin' Tom Cruise power Rock of Ages to a weekend win or will Adam Sandler's latest top the box office? You decide which wide release will win the weekend ...


Get a Good, Close Look at The Bat in 'The Dark Knight Rises'

By: Derrick Deane on June 15, 2012 at 1:01PM Comments (4)

The latest TV spot for The Dark Knight Rises should have Batman fans buzzing. Why? Well, dialogue between Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Gary Oldman aside, we get a really good look at The Bat, an aerial assault vehicle created by Morgan Freeman, er, Lucius Fox. Take a look inside.


Jonah Hill Returns to 'Django Unchained'

By: Derrick Deane on June 15, 2012 at 12:19PM Comments

Late last year, Jonah Hill was offered a part in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained but had to pass up on the offer due to scheduling issues. It's seem now, something in his schedule has opened up because he's officially joined the cast. What role will he play?


Will Pixar and Marvel Team Up to Make a Movie?

By: Derrick Deane on June 15, 2012 at 11:27AM Comments (5)

Ever since Marvel joined the Disney family, there have been wistful thoughts of the comic book giant teaming up with Pixar for an animated movie. While we're a long way from that even happening, CCO John Lasseter spoke about what it would take to make it happen. Which begs the question, which Marvel superhero would best be suited for the Pixar treatment?


Are Tentpole-Worshipping Movie Studios Overlooking Women?

By: Sean OConnell on June 15, 2012 at 10:19AM Comments (6)

Meryl Streep made headlines recently when she took major movie studios to task for overlooking the  contributions of women in favor of failed, expensive tentpoles. Her comments got us thinking: Are women unfairly ignored by Hollywood? Join the conversation. 


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