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2009-04-14 19:21:16

Sony Pictures Entertainment says it has acquired the movie rights to Remote Control, a thriller novel by Mark Burnell. Control is to be produced as a feature film by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli's EON Productions, it was announced Tuesday by Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach, presidents of Columbia Pictures. Ileen Maisel will join Wilson and Broccoli in producing the project, and Burnell will adapt his novel into the screenplay. Sony and EON previously collaborated on the two most...

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2009-04-14 18:49:28

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles isn't being renewed for a third season, sources close to the U.S. sci-fi drama series told EW.com. It's done, an insider said. Everyone has pretty much known for a couple of weeks. Consider it canceled, a second source told the entertainment magazine's Web site Tuesday. However, one Fox representative insisted that a decision regarding the show's fate hasn't been made yet. We will be announcing our fall schedule on May 18, the network source said....

2009-04-14 12:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on their successful collaboration on the two most recent and highest grossing James Bond adventures in the history of the franchise, Sony Pictures Entertainment has acquired the motion picture rights to REMOTE CONTROL, a thriller novel by Mark Burnell, to be produced as a feature film by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli's Eon Productions, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach, presidents of Columbia Pictures....

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2009-04-11 22:35:00

Australian star Hugh Jackman delighted fans in South Korea by dropping into their language during a promotional appearance in Seoul for Wolverine. Local officials named Jackman a goodwill ambassador for the South Korean capital Friday. Jackman and Daniel Henney, a Korean-American actor who broke into the business in South Korea, appeared together at a news conference, The Korea Times reported. Jackman said he learned to love Korea through his father, who worked in the country for many years....

2009-04-06 07:00:00

All-expenses paid trip for two is the Grand Prize in Pizzahut.com Sweeps DALLAS, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Known around the world for its iconic red roof, Pizza Hut is now sending fans to the red carpet. In a little over a month, one of Hollywood's most anticipated movies of the year, Terminator Salvation, will hit the big screen, and Pizza Hut is teaming with Warner Bros. Pictures to send one lucky fan and a guest straight to Hollywood for the World Premiere. On April 6, Pizza Hut will launch...

2009-03-23 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolverine Tube, Inc. ("Wolverine Tube") announced today that its previously announced exchange offer and consent solicitation (the "Offer"), originally announced on February 25, 2009, relating to its 10-1/2% Senior Notes due 2009 (CUSIP No. 978093AE2) (the "Existing Notes") is being amended to permit all holders of Existing Notes to participate. Wolverine Tube is making the Offer in reliance upon the exemption from registration provided by Section...

2009-03-16 19:59:40

A big-screen version of the U.S. television adventure series MacGyver is in the works, The Hollywood Reporter said. The show about a resourceful secret agent, played by Richard Dean Anderson, ran from 1985 to 1992. The Hollywood Reporter said New Line is developing a feature film based on the series with Raffaella De Laurentiis producing through her Raffaella Productions, along with Martha De Laurentiis and show creator Lee Zlotoff. We think we're a stick of chewing gum, a paper clip and an...

2009-03-15 11:48:03

Mumbai-born actress Freida Pinto, star of Slumdog Millionaire, could soon be the next female star of a James Bond movie, a source says. An unidentified source said Pinto has been asked by Barbara Broccoli, who produces the James Bond spy films, about serving as the next Bond girl, People.com reported Sunday. The source said the 24-year-old beauty, who starred as Latika in Slumdog, has been in the sights of Bond creators before the franchise's last installment, Quantum of Solace. Freida came...

2009-02-24 12:28:36

An Aston Martin DB5, identical to the model featured in a number of classic James Bond movies, is going up for auction, Eddisons announced Tuesday. The car is the same type that appeared in the films Goldfinger, Thunderball, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies and Casino Royale. It is being offered for sale at a guide price of $216,000-$288,000. The online auction begins March 12 and is to run eight days. The iconic car was first registered in February 1964 and has been fully restored to concourse...

2009-02-22 13:12:03

Stage actor Simon Russell Beale says he is excited to play the fictional spy George Smiley in a series of radio plays set to debut in Britain. Beale said he admires author John le Carre for his eight novels featuring the cold war intelligence officer that will now be featured as BBC radio plays, The Sunday Times of London reported. The broadcasts will begin in May, providing 20 hours of air time telling Smiley's thrilling adventures. Le Carre's Smiley character also was featured in two BBC TV...