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The Weekly Ketchup: Natalie Portman, Sacha Baron Cohen's Next Roles, Big Projects in Montreal

De Niro and Pacino get company, and the possible return of Dune to the big screen.

by | September 7, 2007 | Comments

In this week’s Ketchup, the most viewed news item just happens to involve Natalie Portman and nudity, Sacha Baron Cohen resurrects another Ali G Show character as one of his upcoming projects, and Montreal plays host to a trio of big films. Also, the cast of the Robert De NiroAl Pacino collaboration fills out, and a new version of Dune may be on the way.

This Week’s Most Popular News:

Wes Anderson Giving Fans a Glimpse of Natalie’s Portmans?
The Venice Film Festival is in full swing, and Time Out London is there to report on Wes Anderson’s latest, The Darjeeling Limited — not to mention the short “prequel” screening before it, Hotel Chevalier.

Sacha Baron Cohen Commits to Two Starring Roles

He’s kept a relatively low profile since testing the boundaries of comedy with Borat last year, but all that’s about to change — Variety reports that Sacha Baron Cohen has chosen his next two starring roles.

Stiller Sequel, Emmerich Remake, Live-Action Dragonball Z to Film in Montreal

Looking for a job in the movie industry? It might not be a bad idea to move to Montreal, where — as The Montreal Gazette reports — three big-budget projects are scheduled to start filming in the next nine months.

Dune Headed Back to the Big Screen?
They’ve captivated the imaginations of untold sci-fi fans for decades, but even as the inhabitants of Frank Herbert’s Dune books have expanded their reach to encompass videogames, comics, posthumous prequels and sequels, and TV miniseries, a truly satisfactory film adaptation has remained out of reach. According to CHUD, all that may be about to change.

De Niro, Pacino Get Company in Righteous Kill
Film fans had to wait decades to see Robert De Niro and Al Pacino share scenes in 1995’s Heat. Their second act — next year’s Righteous Kill — is coming together much more quickly than the first, and ComingSoon has news on new additions to the cast.


Can Bruno repeat this film’s great success?

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