Posts Tagged ‘Ioan Gruffudd’

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FANTASTIC FOUR Headed For Reboot

August 31, 2009

FANTASTIC FOUR #1 circa 1961

FANTASTIC FOUR #1 circa 1961


Source: Variety

Hot on the heels of the absolutely dreadful one-two suck-punch of FANTASTIC FOUR (2005) and its even more abhorrent sequel, FANTASTIC FOUR 2 (2007) comes news of FOX plans to reboot the entire franchise:

While Disney lays down a $4 billion bet on the future of Marvel’s superheroes, 20th Century Fox has already begun overhauling one of its big Marvel franchises, “Fantastic Four,” to take the property beyond the two films already made.

Akiva Goldsman has been hired to oversee the reboot as producer. Michael Green, the co-exec producer of TV’s “Heroes” who co-wrote “Green Lantern,” will write the script for the new “Fantastic Four.”

Read more HERE.

THRALL WORLD observes that the only remaining problem is that FOX is still involved…

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New Interview With OLIVER STONE And The ‘W.’ Cast

October 14, 2008

GEORGE W. BUSH

GEORGE W. BUSH


Source: Silas Lesnick, ComingSoon.net, http://www.comingsoon.net/films.php?id=41111, IMDB

Read the interview HERE.

Release Date: October 17, 2008
Studio: Lionsgate
Director: Oliver Stone
Screenwriter: Stanley Weiser
Starring: Josh Brolin (George W. Bush), Elizabeth Banks (Laura Bush), Richard Dreyfuss (Dick Cheney), James Cromwell (George H.W. Bush), Ellen Burstyn (Barbara Bush), Thandie Newton (Condoleezza Rice), Jeffrey Wright (Colin Powell), Scott Glenn (Donald Rumsfeld), Ioan Gruffudd (Tony Blair), Jesse Bradford
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for language including sexual references, some alcohol abuse, smoking and brief disturbing war images.)
Official Website: Wthefilm.com

Plot Summary: Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. In an unprecedented undertaking, acclaimed director Oliver Stone is bringing the life of our 43rd President to the big screen as only he can. “W.” takes viewers through Bush’s eventful life — his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and his faith, and of course the critical days leading up to Bush’s decision to invade Iraq.


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