We mentioned yesterday that American Psycho writer Bret Easton Ellis suggested David Cronenberg would be his choice for whom he'd like to see direct a film version of Fifty Shades of Grey. There's actually more to it though, but Ellis deleted it from his Twitter account. According to his string of initial tweets, he said Scarlett Johansson or Kristen Stewart should star in the first film of the popular S&M trilogy. "Thinking more conventionally for Ana in Fifty Shades of Grey, Scarlett Johansson or Kristen Stewart. Alex Pettyfer as Christian: too young? Aaron Johnson as Christian Grey? In a perfect world it would be Ryan Gosling… David Cronenberg directing. Bret Easton Ellis writing. Ryan Gosling acting. Fifty Shades of Grey team." [NY Post]
A few months ago, Hammer Films said they were developing The Woman in Black: Angels of Death, a sequel to this past February's horror/thriller starring Daniel Radcliffe. Radcliffe won't return in the sequel, but the franchise will take a new direction, while involving the titular Woman in Black. [ShockTilYouDrop]
Three new pics from The Great Gatsby have arrived. The film opens December 25 opposite Leonardo DiCaprio's other Christmas Day movie, Django Unchained.
The truth is starting to trickle out regarding Lindsay Lohan's car crash last Friday. Law enforcement have said Lohan lied to cops by telling them she was not driving the Porsche that slammed into a truck on Pacific Coast Highway. As a result, she could be prosecuted and her probation could be revoked. Additionally, it is a crime to provide false info to a police officer which means she faces the possibility of jail on two fronts. [TMZ]
Disney is turning the graphic novel The Stuff of Legend into a live-action/CG hybrid movie. [SlashFilm]
Vanity Fair magazine participated in Paramount's celebration of 100 years in the movie business by showcasing 116 famous faces. You'll want to click on the image below to see who's who.
Three set pics from Woody Allen's To Rome with Love show the director setting up scenes and sharing an exchange with Roberto Benigni. Oh, to be a fly on that wall. To Rome with Love opens June 22.
Comingsoon is at the 2012 Licensing Expo going on in Las Vegas and they've gotten a chance to check out first looks at promo items for Man of Steel, Despicable Me 2, Iron Man 3 and many other upcoming blockbusters. Check out their full gallery here.
A new featurette for The Amazing Spider-Man has arrived, highlighting the relationship between Gwen and Peter. [Superhero Hype]
Speaking of Spidey, here are two new clips from The Amazing Spider-Man, presented back-to-back.
The release of Disney Pixar's Cars spin-off, Planes, has been pushed from a spring 2013 direct-to-DVD release to fall 2013. Additionally, a sequel, Planes 2: Fire and Rescue is already in the works. [SlashFilm]
Paramount and J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot production company are teaming up on a Nazi-hunting action thriller titled Wunderkind. The film takes place in the 1970s and follows the reluctant partnership of two Nazi hunters – a young one who answers to the CIA and an older one who works for the Mossad. [Variety]
Check out this cool infographic from USA's Burn Notice. Season Six begins this Thursday.
Here’s the new poster for the provocatively titled The Girl from the Naked Eye. The film opens in limited release this weekend.
Gone with the Wind actress Ann Rutherford has died at the age of 94 due to heart problems. [Variety]
A new international TV spot for Ice Age: Continental Drift has arrived online.
Universal has picked up the Italian distribution rights for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. The first Hunger Games film grossed nearly $4 million in Italy. [Variety]
Betty White meets President Obama:
Finally, Back to the Future meets Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe.
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I love all 3 books of fifty shades and i am a twi-hard but if they cast kristen stewart as ana in fifty shades it is going to be a huge mistake!!!
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