Cassar to Helm ‘Motorcade’

Jon Cassar, best known for his stellar work on FOX’s 24, has signed on to direct ‘Motorcade’ for DreamWorks. Cassar opted out of working on the final season of 24 to direct ‘Motorcade’ which will be his first feature film. The studio is aiming to begin production by late summer or early fall 2010, and …

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. …

Writer Hired For “Hardy Men”

Writer Ed Solomon, best known for scripting “Men in Black,” and “Charlie’s Angels,” has been hired to take on the Hardy boys. Apparently, this is a dream project for Tom Cruise.  (No idea about what else he dreams about.)  Cruise hopes to make the movie with Ben Stiller and “Night at the Museum” director Shawn …

DVD Review: Tropic Thunder

Ben Stiller’s second directorial effort is a kitchen-sink affair, no joke is to low, no explosion is too big. Sending up actors and their craft, as well as the ridiculousness seemingly inherent in filmmaking, ‘Tropic Thunder,’ is an assault on the senses that, at the same time, is kinda boring in some spots.

Tom Cruise Offered ‘Top Gun 2?’

The Sun is reporting that Tom Cruise has been offered a role to star in a Top Gun sequel, now 22 years since the first film. Apparently, this time, Maverick is an instructor at the flight school, and has to deal with a cocky new female pilot. In this day and age, nothing surprises me, …