Weekly Ketchup

The Weekly Ketchup: Writers On Strike; Indy 4 Official Site; Hasbro Message To G.I. Joe Fans

Timothy Olyphant on the Hitman director, Golden Compass author disses other books.

by | November 9, 2007 | Comments

In this week’s Ketchup, screenwriters everywhere drop the pen and march for the cause, a new official site for Indy 4 is unveiled, and Hasbro addresses some G.I. Joe rumors. Also, Timothy Olyphant clears up some Hitman rumors, and Golden Compass writer Philip Pullman doesn’t think so highly of some other prominent fantasy novels.

This Week’s Most Popular News:

As Hollywood Strike Begins, Celebs Join Writers on Picket Lines
Writers, pitch those sign slogans! The Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike has officially begun, and today’s picketers came out with guns blazing.

New Indy 4 Video, Official Site
Principal photography on Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull has wrapped, and to celebrate, the filmmakers have unveiled an expanded official site for the film!

Hasbro Issues Message to G.I. Joe Fans
There have been a lot of rumors regarding the Paramount/Hasbro-produced live-action G.I Joe movie, and we’ve had fun discussing many of them — but Hasbro, apparently, hasn’t been enjoying the gossip as much as the rest of us.

Timothy Olyphant Addresses Hitman Rumors
About a month ago, we discussed a rumor regarding 20th Century Fox’s supposed sacking of Hitman director Xavier Gens — and the studio’s rumored desire for a PG-13 film. Fox later refuted the rumor…but doth the studio protest too much?

Golden Compass Author Doesn’t Care for Narnia, Lord of the Rings

It won’t reach theaters until December 7, but The Golden Compass — which adapts the first installment in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy — already has some people up in arms, and the author doesn’t seem to mind one bit.


The director may have been one of his victims.

In Other News:


His new gridiron film won’t be a Radio sequel.

Tag Cloud

IFC Films E! true crime Drama Mary Poppins Returns Disney+ Disney Plus Quiz Oscars Ovation Freeform dc Opinion MCU Action First Reviews APB biography spinoff comiccon Emmys 2017 streaming boxoffice Endgame Thanksgiving Pop TV Nominations Sundance TV cancelled television PaleyFest YouTube Premium TNT cancelled TV shows Marvel Studios Video Games Crackle PBS USA Network book Rom-Com Best and Worst Comics on TV Adult Swim 2015 versus IFC mutant Fox News sequel Classic Film Black History Month President CW Seed crime ESPN FXX Spectrum Originals Sony Pictures comics LGBT documentary science fiction Disney golden globes Baby Yoda WGN Heroines doctor who Film cars cancelled Countdown The CW cinemax Spring TV aliens Travel Channel dogs natural history Binge Guide Turner Classic Movies cancelled TV series directors name the review First Look Winners christmas movies WarnerMedia American Society of Cinematographers CBS Red Carpet screen actors guild animated Nickelodeon HBO Max teaser Chernobyl discovery Mary poppins Fall TV theme song National Geographic Vudu OWN RT History Britbox Rocky Disney Plus dragons Cartoon Network Awards TCA 2017 richard e. Grant foreign mockumentary cults Apple TV+ binge anime X-Men Hallmark FX SundanceTV Peacock Emmy Nominations blaxploitation Mystery AMC Sci-Fi sag awards quibi cats NBC DirecTV transformers crime drama spider-man disaster space Ghostbusters kids indie E3 composers USA period drama Netflix Christmas movies SXSW Paramount Valentine's Day screenings Syfy ghosts Interview jamie lee curtis Family free movies Crunchyroll GoT Star Wars SDCC Pet Sematary Nat Geo franchise elevated horror Grammys stand-up comedy based on movie Year in Review blockbuster MTV miniseries Pixar Fantasy television Comedy Central Hulu movies Kids & Family Showtime Epix DGA Polls and Games VH1 vampires Teen finale Animation CMT Western Country Columbia Pictures batman Toys The Purge Photos Pirates cooking Super Bowl talk show medical drama Winter TV facebook Anna Paquin breaking bad 21st Century Fox TruTV romantic comedy Musical Music Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Lucasfilm Apple strong female leads Acorn TV social media police drama dceu Creative Arts Emmys OneApp GLAAD Lionsgate technology GIFs ABC Family Netflix Calendar BET Captain marvel Tarantino anthology werewolf Holidays Women's History Month BBC toy story reviews reboot CBS All Access spy thriller Cannes BBC America Starz movie game show game of thrones 24 frames Election halloween romance Bravo TBS HBO Trophy Talk justice league travel zombie Marathons renewed TV shows Awards Tour Rocketman Shondaland Character Guide Schedule Film Festival Sundance Now Brie Larson Arrowverse DC Universe Television Academy crossover serial killer Sneak Peek See It Skip It award winner scary movies LGBTQ harry potter Extras A&E Tumblr video Martial Arts Box Office Paramount Network Lifetime Christmas movies ratings Hallmark Christmas movies diversity The Walking Dead Star Trek Podcast Reality Marvel Premiere Dates universal monsters series children's TV Black Mirror Watching Series Turner 2020 ITV canceled TV shows Avengers TV RT21 thriller History Shudder Writers Guild of America what to watch Pop sports cartoon Discovery Channel Marvel Television 20th Century Fox joker nature independent historical drama Esquire FX on Hulu Song of Ice and Fire YA TLC psycho festivals The Witch hist 2018 robots Set visit VICE Ellie Kemper rotten movies we love Academy Awards Disney Channel MSNBC Musicals TIFF tv talk Dark Horse Comics Masterpiece hispanic The Arrangement 007 2019 Amazon Prime Video Mindy Kaling casting Pride Month witnail canceled Superheroes Walt Disney Pictures docudrama war spain 45 Trivia CNN Mudbound Disney streaming service Rock crime thriller 2016 Comic Book south america YouTube Red Biopics political drama slashers Chilling Adventures of Sabrina YouTube A24 revenge Summer San Diego Comic-Con Reality Competition 71st Emmy Awards Elton John Holiday Lifetime zero dark thirty New York Comic Con politics adventure cops ABC Universal Apple TV Plus FOX Amazon green book TCM Stephen King Infographic TV Land spanish language Mary Tyler Moore NYCC Spike Certified Fresh sitcom Horror comic El Rey Logo DC Comics supernatural Warner Bros. Comedy singing competition TV renewals Amazon Prime Tubi Cosplay Amazon Studios TCA Winter 2020 latino Christmas TCA adaptation Tomatazos unscripted Trailer zombies psychological thriller Superheroe DC streaming service Funimation Sundance dramedy Food Network