Eli Roth has spoken about his proposed upcoming feature film based on the “Grindhouse” trailer, “Thanksgiving.” “I just want to go, go, go. Get as much footage, and as many kills as possible, and not be self-conscious,” said the director about working fast like his buddy Tarantino did on the too-rushed, “Inglourious Basterds.” “When you’re moving at that speed, you’re not thinking, you’re just feeling and you’re going on instinct. And that’s where the best stuff comes from.” Like any studio is going to green light that 2 second joke, seriously. Who is he kidding?
Teasing the “Ghostbuster 3,” and it’s new concept — the new generation, essentially – and the upcoming Blu-Ray release of “Ghosbusters,” Sony has launched a “Ghostbusters Is Hiring” website with an intro by Harold Ramis. [Sony]
Unknown British actress Lucy Punch has joined Woody Allen’s upcoming untitled film set in London. Punch replaces Nicole Kidman in a role described as a call girl similar to that of Ashley Dupre, the girl at the center of the scandal surrounding former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer. The cast also includes Josh Brolin, Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Naomi Watts and Freida Pinto. [Variety]
Paul Verhoeven is set to helm thriller “The Surrogate,” a film that centers on a couple desperate to have a child who find out the surrogate who is carrying their baby is insane. Ah well, at least we had “Black Book” and can remember that fondly. [THR]
Here’s a new look at the title character in “Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen.” The character Fallen, that is. Exquisite wordplay. [MTV]
Ana de la Reguera is rumored to be up for the role of the female lead in Kevin Smith’s “A Couple Of Dicks.” She would play a Mexican beauty who holds the key to the millions of laundered money under investigation by the protagonists. [/Film]
Here’s the teaser trailer for “Toy Story 3,” which is due out June 18th, 2010.