Joyful Noise comes to theaters in 2011 and stars Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton. The film is directed by Todd Graff. Graff, who wrote and directed last year's well-received Bandslam, has written his own screenplay for Joyful Noise, a story that centers on two very busy and strong-willed women forced to save a small town gospel choir after budget cuts threaten to shut it down. Queen Latifah is set to play the new head of the choir, a working mom forced into the position after the choir director suffers an untimely death. Dolly Parton will play Queen's nemesis of sorts, starring as the original choir director's widow; a woman who thought she was next in line for the job but is pushed aside. Working together, they grow to understand what the choir means to the community and help raise the money needed to keep it flourishing.
Its been reported that Triple Frontier could star Will Smith and Denzel Washington. Triple Frontier comes to theaters in 2011 and stars Javier Bardem, Denzel Washington, Sean Penn. The film is directed by Kathryn Bigelow.
The film will revolve around a Homeland Security agent who is murdered while on an undercover assignment in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, although it was unclear what roles Snipes, Lawrence and Dudikoff will play. The cast will be rounded out by MMA fighter Heath Herring, Zulay Henao, Lorena Rincon, Raul Julia Jr. and Nicholas Brown. Dean Hamilton (Blonde and Blonder) will direct the film, with production slated to start in November.
Havana Heat comes to theaters in 2011 and stars Wesley Snipes, Joseph Lawrence, Michael Dudikoff, Zulay Henao, Heath Herring, Lorena Rincon, Nicolas Brown. The film is directed by Dean Hamilton.
Valerie Plame's status as a CIA agent was revealed by White House officials allegedly out to discredit her husband after he wrote a 2003 New York Times op-ed piece saying that the Bush administration had manipulated intelligence about weapons of mass destruction to justify the invasion of Iraq.
Fair Game comes to theaters November 5th, 2010 and stars Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Ty Burrell, Michael Kelly, Bruce McGill, Brooke Smith, David Denman, Noah Emmerich. The film is directed by Doug Liman.
Director John Woo wants Liam Neeson as the lead role in Flying Tigers. Flying Tigers is based on the volunteer fighter squadron formed to help the Chinese fight the Japanese before the U.S. entered World War II. The film will begin pre-production in September, with filming to take place in China. I will be sure to keep you posted with any further news on Flying Tigers as soon as we have more information. Flying Tigers comes to theaters in 2011.
Sam Worthington confirmed for Dracula: Year Zero. Dracula Year Zero comes to theaters in 2012 and stars Sam Worthington. The film is directed by Alex Proyas. The project is reported to be worth $100 million.
First off - the film takes place in the 1960's. John F Kennedy is the President of the United States. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X are on TV doing marches. There is a spirit of a hopeful future that was prevalent in that time. We will see how Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr met - and how they dreamt of a future with Mutant & Human kind. They're going to be in their late twenties.
X-Men: First Class comes to theaters June 3rd, 2011 and stars Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Caleb Landry Jones, Nicholas Hoult, Kevin Bacon, Jennifer Lawrence, Edi Gathegi, Jason Flemyng. The film is directed by Matthew Vaughn.
The American comes to theaters on September 1. The movie stars Academy Award winner George Clooney stars in the title role of this suspense thriller. As an assassin, Jack (played by Mr. Clooney) is constantly on the move and always alone. After a job in Sweden ends more harshly than expected for this American abroad, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside. He relishes being away from death for a spell as he holes up in a small medieval town. While there, Jack takes an assignment to construct a weapon for a mysterious contact, Mathilde (Thekla Reuten). Savoring the peaceful quietude he finds in the mountains of Abruzzo, Jack accepts the friendship of local priest Father Benedetto (Paolo Bonacelli) and pursues a torrid liaison with a beautiful woman, Clara (Violante Placido). Jack and Clara’s time together evolves into a romance, one seemingly free of danger. But by stepping out of the shadows, Jack may be tempting fate.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2 comes to theaters in 2012 and stars Hugh Jackman. Directors David Slade and Robert Schwentke have both been approved by 20th Century Fox to direct X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2, and Vulture reports that Slade will most likely direct the film. It was said that star Hugh Jackman ultimately has the final say in who will direct the film and he will meet with both Slade and Schwentke next week. The site's source insists, though, that, "It's going to be Slade."
S.H.I.E.L.D, Black Panther, Doctor Strange, Guardians of the Galaxy and Iron Fist Coming Next from Marvel Studios.
Iron Fist is about a martial artist fights evil with his consummate fighting skill backed with the ability to strike with a punch of superhuman force. In theaters in 2012.
S.H.I.E.L.D is about a daring amateur boxer from Hells Kitchen is recruited by the Army for some top-secret assignments. He soon is promoted to captain, where he puts together the First Attack Squad, a group of elite soldiers who carry out elite missions. Stan Lee will write the script. The project is still in development and the release date is unknown.
Black Panther is is development.
Doctor Strange is based on the Marvel Comics character created by Stan Lee and artist Steve Ditko. Stephen Strange beset by demons controlled by apprentice sorcerer Karl Mordo, but was rescued by Mordo's mentor, the Ancient One, a millennia-old sorcerer who protected the Earth dimension as its Sorcerer Supreme, a role Strange was destined to inherit. He offered himself as a disciple to the Ancient One, who accepted, having known of Mordo's treachery all along. The Ancient One spent years instructing Strange in the art of sorcery, teaching him how to tap the innate mystic powers of both himself and the world around him. A subtly maimed surgeon finds a new life when a wizard trains him to become the new Sorcerer Supreme of Earth.The project is in development. Stan Lee will write the script. The release date is unknown.
Guardians of the Galaxy is in development.