Steven Spielberg talks about his upcoming projects, and other things; early reactions to Oliver Stone‘s "World Trade Center;" Comic-con is well underway in San Diego; and Denzel Washington to star in "Halo?"
In other news, "Iron Man" the animated series will debut before "Iron Man" the movie hits theaters; Joseph Fiennes will star in the WWI film "The Red Baron"; Haley Joel Osment was hospitalized after flipping his car; and Colin Farrell gets accosted by a crazy woman during taping of The Tonight Show. Read on for details.
Spielberg Talks "Indy 4," "Jurassic Park 4," "Transformers," etc.
You simply won’t find a bigger Steven Spielberg fan than Steven Awalt. The guy’s website, SpielbergFilms.com, is an absolute shrine to one of the planet’s most beloved filmmakers. Heck, the man himself even stops in from time to time to keep up with all the gossip. (He was never asked to direct "Angels & Demons," by the way.) Anyway, Steven A. finally got to interview Steven S., and the result is a few mild scoops.
Early Reactions to "World Trade Center"
Make a movie about 9/11 and you’re bound to get people talking. Release two high-profile movies in the same year, and you’re bound to get lots of comparisons. A handful of sites have seen the Oliver Stone’s "World Trade Center" already, and here’s a sampling of their thoughts…
Shyamalan Applying for Harry Potter Job?
Mega-successful filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan likes to remind people that he was offered the director’s chair on the very first "Harry Potter" flick, but had to turn it down because he was busy with his own movies — but the guy’s been on the press circuit a lot lately, and now he seems pretty darn interested in a "Potter" gig.
Comic-Con: It Begins With "TMNT," "Saw III," and More!
Geeks from across the world will converge at the San Diego Convention Center today to get their annual fix of comics, movies, and pop culture, and RT will be right there bringing you coverage of the panels, major announcements, interviews, and the daily B.O. levels from the floor (and I don’t mean Box Office).
Denzel as "Halo" Master Chief?
Sometimes a rumor’s so flimsy you have to ignore it, and sometimes a rumor’s too juicy to dismiss. This one falls in the latter category: Could Denzel Washington be in line to star as the heroic Master Chief in (producer) Peter Jackson’s "Halo" adaptation?
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