Jeremy Renner is in talks to replace Christian Bale in David O'Russell's untitled Sony Pictures drama that was formerly known as American Bulls**t. Bradley Cooper is in negotiations to play a con artist. [Variety]
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles creator Kevin Eastman says director Jonathan Liebesman's Ninja Turtles reboot is easily the best one yet. The Michael Bay produced film has drawn the ire of Turtles fans since the project was announced, but Liebesman says, "whatever mythology we're building on or explaining is coming from that guy, Kevin Eastman's head, who created the Turtles in the first place. And so everything will tie in with the mythology; fans will be extremely excited with what we're coming up with." So TMNT fans, are you excited? [Collider]
File this in the 'Obvious' category, but David Hasselhoff will make a cameo in the upcoming reboot of Baywatch. The reboot will look to follow in the footsteps of 21 Jump Street with a satirical, tongue-in-cheek approach. [Metro UK]
Here are ten things you should know about Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
Hilary Swank has been absent from the spotlight ever since her PR gaffe involving her paid appearance at Chechan human rights violator/dictator Ramzan Kadyrov's birthday bash. Swank is now set to star in a BBC1 film written by Richard Curtis titled Mary & Martha, a tale of an American and an English woman brought together by the shared tragedy of losing sons to malaria. [Guardian UK]
Animation being as lucrative as ever, DreamWorks Animation has offered up $150 million to Classic Media for movie rights to characters such as Bullwinkle, Lassie, Casper and Postman Pat. [THR]
Charlie Sheen will donate $1 million to Military Aid organization USO to benefit a facility for injured troops in Bethesda, Maryland. [THR]
Trailers, Clips & Videos
Total Recall unleashed a splashy CGI-crazy extended trailer at Comic-Con last week. Today, we get a clip of Colin Farrell and Jessica Alba in a shootout with Kate Beckinsale and Stormtrooper-esque robot soldiers. Total Recall arrives in theaters August 3.
Chances are you've already made up your mind on whether or not you'll be checking out Step Up Revolution next weekend. For those who are anticipating the fourth film in the Step Up franchise as well as those on the fence about the film, check out this three minute opening sequence clip.
Silent Hill fans have waited six years for a new movie. Open Road featured the film at their Comic-Con Hall H panel and now you can watch the footage that was screened below for Silent Hill: Revelation 3D. The film opens October 31.
Pics & Posters
With Comic-Con in its rear view mirror, we get five new images from the sci-fi action thriller Looper starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis and Emily Blunt. Looper opens September 28.
Gangster Squad has unveiled a new character banner featuring Josh Brolin, Ryan Golsing, Emma Stone and Sean Penn. The film opens September 7. Click for larger version.
Fresh off their surprise appearance at Warner Bros.' Hall H panel, The Campaign starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis has unleashed two new posters. The Campaign opens August 10.
Empire has released the new quad poster for Lawless, which opens August 29.
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