Robert Downey Jr. Signs to ‘Harvey’

L.A. Times is reporting that Robert Downey Jr. is going to be taking on the role in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of “Harvey,” a stage-play first adapted for the screen with Jimmy Stewart in the starring role. The the classic Pulitzer-prize winning stageplay tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd and his best friend, a rabbit …

Warner Wants Sherlock Sequel

The first new Sherlock Holmes movie hasn’t even opened yet but Warner Bros. reportedly is talking sequel.  They’re reportedly happy with the movie, directed by Guy Ritchie and have asked the writers of “Justice League: Mortal,” to whip up something. The other big rumor is that they’re talking with Brad Pitt to play Holmes’ nemesis …

Downey Jr. Considered For Lestat

Website Bloody Disgusting is reporting that Universal Pictures is considering a re-boot of Anne Rice’s popular Vampire Chronicles.  As you may recall, the first film, “Interview With the Vampire,” was well reviewed and received, while the second movie, “Queen of the Damned,”… well, not so much. The studio is reportedly interested in Robert Downey Jr. …

“Sherlock Holmes” Trailer Released

Is it just me, or does this look good? I used to be a fan of Guy Ritchie, loving both “Lock, Stock,” and “Snatch,” but felt he kind of lost the plot with “Swept Away,” and “Revolver.”  I haven’t even bothered seeing “Rocknrolla,” but I’m sure I will at some point.  So the idea of …

Garry Shandling In “Iron Man 2”?

As “Iron Man 2,” got underway shooting yesterday, we got the first look at Robert Downey Jr., and Don Cheadle in the movie.  They’re both wearing suits, so it’s not the most exciting of photos.  However, IESB is reporting that comedian Garry Shandling will play a part in the new movie.  Reportedly, Shandling shows up …

Downey Jr. Talks “Iron Man 2” As Filming Begins

Robert Downey Jr. recently spoke with ET Online and gave a few hints about the story for the upcoming “Iron Man” sequel: “The film is almost entirely about character, and yet we still have twice as much action as we did last time, so it’s going to be nuts. Essentially Iron Man 2 is about …

Favreau to Direct Avengers?

A scoop has hit the pages of ‘Ain’t It Cool News,’ regarding the involvement of ‘Iron Man’ director Jon Favreau with the ‘Avengers’ movie. Apparently, the explanation behind the delay of the ensemble super-hero movie from mid-20011 to May 4th 2012 is so that Favreau could take the directors seat. Of course, as is the …