"Tropic Thunder" survived an onslaught of new films to come out on top for the second week in a row! 5 new movies tried but failed to grab the box-office crown from the current box-office king. Among them, "Death Race," "Hamlet 2," "The Rocker," "The House Bunny," and "The Longshots."
But none of those films managed to topple the comedy flick starring Ben Stiller, Jack Black, and Robert Downey Jr.
"Tropic Thunder" made $16.1 million bucks while the No. 2 film, "House Bunny" raked in $15.1 million. "Death Race" finished third with an estimated $12.3 million box-office take.
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So, "The Dark Knight" made a gazillion bucks for Warner Bros., so the studio is revamping their other famous DC Comics franchise, "Superman."
Warner Bros. Pictures Group President Jeff Robinov apparently thinks that turning our favorite flying friend into a dark character ala "The Dark Knight" can mean big box-office bonanza!
WRONG! Don't these studio folks remember how that technique didn't quite work for our friendly neighborhood Spidey in the last flick?
What are they going to do? Make a Bizarro movie instead?
Oh well, just because the last "Superman Returns" didn't make a billion bucks doesn't mean it's bad either!!!
Read the entire Wall Street Journal article here before I get super-mad
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Tom Cruise, in his never-ending quest to find the next chapter of his career, is joining the comic book bandwagon and is said to be interested in the Ed Brubaker masterpiece, "Sleeper."
Oh, and he's tagging along with "Spider-Man's" Sam Raimi in his quest!
Look, I've always suspected Cruise has the making of a great character actor (just look at his scene-stealing turn in "Tropic Thunder"), so, perhaps, a layered character that can only sadly be found in comic book nowadays (and books as well), maybe the key to his career rejuvenation!
Read the complete article here.
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Back in March, we were talking about how Jean-Claude Van Damme is poking fun at himself in the new parody, "JCVD."
The trailer is pretty freaking funny.
Now, Canadian producer Peace Arch Entertainment is unveiling the film at the Toronto International Film Festival, and the mockumentary is set for a fall release right here in the U.S.
Way to go Van Damme fans! Rejoice!
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Apparently, Rob Thomas (no, not the Matchbox Twenty lead singer), the creator of the cult-hit "Veronica Mars," has been mulling a big screen version of the TV show.
And Apparently No. 2, show's star, Miss Sarah Marshall herself, Kristin Bell is very involved!
And Apparently No. 3, series' executive producer, Joel Silver, is equally supportive!
Check out the full story here, and calm down "Veronica Mars" fans
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