Weekly Ketchup

The Weekly Ketchup: Caine's Batman Fears; Terminator 4 Title; PG-13 Hitman?

Also: Justice League of America storyline, and Warner Bros. president likes women after all.

by | October 12, 2007 | Comments

In this week’s Ketchup, Michael Caine lauds Heath Ledger‘s performance (as well as that of his dwarves) in The Dark Knight, the next Terminator film gets its title, and rumors that the video game adaptation Hitman may be undergoing the family-friendly makeover by Fox. Also, the Justice League of America plot is released, and Warner Bros. issues a quick denial regarding their alleged “no more female-led movies” decree.

This Week’s Most Popular News:

Joker’s Dwarves Scare Michael Caine in The Dark Knight

Michael Caine has been touting the performance of Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight, guaranteeing he will terrify audiences with his all new Joker. The acting knight described a major Joker scene as just such an example.

Terminator 4 Gets a Shiny New Title

Apparently, those recent reports about Halcyon fast-tracking Terminator 4 were right on the money.

20th Century Fox Butchering Hitman?

A few weeks back, we discussed the news that 20th Century Fox had pushed back Hitman‘s release date, from October 17th to November 21st. Now, according to a report from Twitch, we might know what prompted the change.

Justice League of America Plot Confirmed!

We still don’t know who will be starring in it, but the storyline for George Miller’s Justice League of America movie has been revealed.

Warner Bros. Responds to “No More Female Films” Rumors

It seems that reports of Warner Bros. president of production Jeff Robinov’s misogyny were greatly exaggerated.

He’ll be putting away that gun soon.

In Other News:

  • Kelly Bowe has been hired to adapt Jill Smolinski’s sophomore novel The Next Thing on My List for Wendy Finerman Productions and New Line.
  • Universal Pictures has acquired screen rights to I Am a Man, a novel currently in the works by Hampton Sides, about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Matthew Broderick and Sanaa Lathan will star the in the indie drama Wonderful World, with Matthew Leutwyler and Miranda Bailey producing.
  • Warner Bros. is developing a big screen version of Beau Willimon’s play Farragut North, with Leonardo DiCaprio attached to star and George Clooney a possible director.
  • Daniel Waters has been hired to adapt Lindsay Moran’s memoir Blowing My Cover: My Life as a CIA Spy for Paramount Vantage.
  • Warner Independent has acquired An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England, a novel by Brock Clarke, for John Wells Productions to produce.
  • Tobe Hooper will direct the feature adaptation of Stephen King‘s novel From a Buick 8, from a script adapted by Johnathon Schaech and Richard Chizmar.
  • Will Smith will star in Empire, a drama that Michael Mann will direct for Columbia Pictures.
  • Carice van Houten will star in Warner Bros.’ Body of Lies with Leonardo DiCaprio and Universal’s Repossession Mambo with Jude Law.
  • Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to The Tourist, an upcoming book by Olen Steinhauer, for George Clooney and Grant Heslov to produce via their Smoke House production company.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker will star in The Late Bloomer’s Revolution, based on the Amy Cohen book for HBO Films, with Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino making her feature directing debut.
  • Finally, RT would like to remember Little Shop of Horrors writer Charles B. Griffith, who passed away last week at age 77.

R.I.P. Mr. Griffith.

Tag Cloud

space justice league Comics on TV FX 007 spider-man TIFF natural history Women's History Month Paramount Network Comedy Central HBO war Star Wars Fantasy Brie Larson jamie lee curtis mockumentary Opinion TV Land Amazon finale Marathons Polls and Games Universal Crackle 2016 Cannes Creative Arts Emmys science fiction Awards TCM Heroines political drama History Drama social media aliens Captain marvel MTV DC streaming service Food Network Ovation Sci-Fi Video Games theme song cults ESPN animated Tarantino Adult Swim DGA Year in Review Freeform Calendar Ghostbusters Fall TV Stephen King discovery Apple A&E facebook OWN Bravo VH1 Watching Series DC Comics Awards Tour technology First Look APB Pop SundanceTV TruTV Kids & Family psycho Nat Geo witnail Superheroe 21st Century Fox thriller 45 dc Trailer El Rey Biopics Spike Music Winners 2019 TNT Amazon Prime teaser docudrama crime thriller Logo Walt Disney Pictures NYCC nature Shudder 2018 BET CBS All Access Oscars Tomatazos Cartoon Network spy thriller Vudu Country Quiz travel Mystery Set visit CMT Extras Holidays Fox News miniseries Song of Ice and Fire Action Reality Lionsgate Pixar Toys 2017 unscripted historical drama CNN sports Black Mirror Lifetime Shondaland golden globes Premiere Dates Mary poppins Lucasfilm American Society of Cinematographers SXSW Pirates politics LGBTQ Winter TV NBC robots WGN Rocketman Photos romance PaleyFest Certified Fresh ITV zombies LGBT elevated horror AMC PBS Film Festival diversity Western zero dark thirty sequel binge Countdown YouTube Red Valentine's Day strong female leads talk show Paramount Mary Poppins Returns Spring TV crossover Best and Worst Epix FXX Trivia USA Network Horror Trophy Talk Chernobyl ABC Spectrum Originals Britbox Tumblr anthology Superheroes Hulu based on movie Esquire adaptation doctor who streaming police drama Box Office transformers RT History Musicals Mindy Kaling The Witch Starz TV The Arrangement Warner Bros. cooking richard e. Grant MCU TBS true crime dragons BBC America Sundance Reality Competition Schedule DirecTV supernatural Showtime Marvel IFC sitcom YouTube Premium harry potter Rock SDCC USA BBC Disney Channel toy story President See It Skip It game show Musical TLC Star Trek X-Men 24 frames ABC Family Podcast comic cops Nickelodeon VICE Emmy Nominations Super Bowl hist festivals DC Universe what to watch comiccon singing competition Dark Horse Comics Ellie Kemper Rocky Animation dramedy Pet Sematary period drama Infographic Pride Month GLAAD composers ratings Nominations Columbia Pictures spinoff The CW Comic Book RT21 medical drama crime drama Election Sundance Now TCA 2017 Teen Sony Pictures disaster Syfy Christmas Grammys Masterpiece Disney MSNBC Elton John Sneak Peek award winner zombie Writers Guild of America adventure blaxploitation vampires IFC Films TCA Character Guide CBS biography New York Comic Con E! E3 Netflix Interview boxoffice Martial Arts Anna Paquin Thanksgiving GoT Emmys Comedy San Diego Comic-Con National Geographic YA Cosplay casting GIFs Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt psychological thriller Rom-Com dceu 2015 Acorn TV television mutant green book 20th Century Fox CW Seed Mary Tyler Moore Mudbound Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Red Carpet cinemax crime Summer serial killer FOX anime cats