Weekly Ketchup: "Crocodile Hunter" Remembered; "A-Team" Rumors; Uwe Boll's New Calling!

by | September 8, 2006 | Comments

In this week’s Ketchup, The "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin was eulogized by RT users, and the Bruce Willis-as-Hannibal-in-the-"A-Team" rumors swirled as well.

Also, the title of the next "Pirates" movie has been confirmed, pictures from the next "Harry Potter" movie have been making the rounds, and to the delight of moviegoers everywhere, Uwe Boll may have found a new hobby to distract him from making movies (if only German tax loopholes could be found for taking on movie critics in the boxing ring). Read on for more!

This Week’s Most Popular News:

"Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin Dead at 44

Activist, conservationist and animal-lover Steve Irwin was killed over the weekend when he was stung in the chest by a stingray. The 44-year-old leaves behind a wife and two young children.

Bruce Willis in "The A-Team"?

TV producer Stephen J. Cannell has been trying to get an "A-Team" movie off the ground for a little while now, and here comes word that he wants Bruce Willis to play the leader of the team…

"Pirates 3" Title Confirmed

There was some speculation that Disney might go in another direction, but it looks like "Pirates 3" will definitely arrive with its screenwriters’ choice of titles: "Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End." (No apostrophe.)

More Pics from the Set of "Harry Potter 5"

I know how much you guys love that Harry Potter kid, which is why we keep sharing all these on-set photos with you … even when the snapshots aren’t all that fascinating! Click on through for the next batch of pictures from the production of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix."

Uwe Boll Creams Critic in Match; "BloodRayne" Still At 5%

Notorious German director Uwe Boll has taken on his first critic in the boxing ring, as promised – and you can view the video online!

Loves it when a plan comes together?


In Other News:

  • Brendan Fraser is signed to reprise role in the third installment of "The Mummy," set to begin shooting early next year. There is no confirmation, however, that co-stars Rachel Weisz, Arnold Vosloo, and Oded Fehr have also signed on.
  • Dennis Quaid, Rachel Weisz, and Thomas Haden Church will star in "Smart People," about a professor (Quaid) who turns into a recluse after his wife’s death, until he falls for a former student.
  • Strike Entertainment, the production company behind "Slither" and the "Dawn of the Dead" remake, is combing Hollywood for a writer (or writers) to tackle a theatrical prequel to the 1982 John Carpenter sci-fi classic "The Thing."
  • Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman will star in "The Bucket List," to be directed by Rob Reiner. They will play two cancer patients who escape a cancer ward in order to make one last road trip before they die.
  • National Geographic Films, which distributed last year’s documentary "March of the Penguins," has reached an agreement to distribute "God Grew Tired of Us," the documentary about Sudanese refugees which won this year’s Sundance Festival grand jury prize. It is expected to reach North American theaters in early 2007.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures and Bryan Singer are set to produce "Trick or Treat", a new horror film from "X2" and "Superman Returns" co-writer Michael Dougherty. Dougherty will direct the film which has been described as "’Pulp Fiction’ on Halloween night."
  • Meg Ryan has replaced Annette Bening in the mystery-thriller "Homeland Security." George Gallo is serving as writer-director and Antonio Banderas will co-star.
  • David Strathairn will star in "Hereafter," about a clothing designer who is separated from his family after the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. Filming will begin on location next year.
  • MGM Studios announced it’s developing a raft of direct to video and TV sequels. Amongst the titles are "Legally Blonde 3", "The Cutting Edge 3", "Into the Blue 2", "War Games 2" and "Species 4." (How could I have missed "Species 3?")

To be followed by another straight-to-vid classic!

Tag Cloud

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