Weekly Ketchup

The Weekly Ketchup: Caine's Batman Fears; Terminator 4 Title; PG-13 Hitman?

Also: Justice League of America storyline, and Warner Bros. president likes women after all.

by | October 12, 2007 | Comments

In this week’s Ketchup, Michael Caine lauds Heath Ledger‘s performance (as well as that of his dwarves) in The Dark Knight, the next Terminator film gets its title, and rumors that the video game adaptation Hitman may be undergoing the family-friendly makeover by Fox. Also, the Justice League of America plot is released, and Warner Bros. issues a quick denial regarding their alleged “no more female-led movies” decree.

This Week’s Most Popular News:

Joker’s Dwarves Scare Michael Caine in The Dark Knight

Michael Caine has been touting the performance of Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight, guaranteeing he will terrify audiences with his all new Joker. The acting knight described a major Joker scene as just such an example.

Terminator 4 Gets a Shiny New Title

Apparently, those recent reports about Halcyon fast-tracking Terminator 4 were right on the money.

20th Century Fox Butchering Hitman?

A few weeks back, we discussed the news that 20th Century Fox had pushed back Hitman‘s release date, from October 17th to November 21st. Now, according to a report from Twitch, we might know what prompted the change.

Justice League of America Plot Confirmed!

We still don’t know who will be starring in it, but the storyline for George Miller’s Justice League of America movie has been revealed.

Warner Bros. Responds to “No More Female Films” Rumors

It seems that reports of Warner Bros. president of production Jeff Robinov’s misogyny were greatly exaggerated.

He’ll be putting away that gun soon.

In Other News:

  • Kelly Bowe has been hired to adapt Jill Smolinski’s sophomore novel The Next Thing on My List for Wendy Finerman Productions and New Line.
  • Universal Pictures has acquired screen rights to I Am a Man, a novel currently in the works by Hampton Sides, about the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Matthew Broderick and Sanaa Lathan will star the in the indie drama Wonderful World, with Matthew Leutwyler and Miranda Bailey producing.
  • Warner Bros. is developing a big screen version of Beau Willimon’s play Farragut North, with Leonardo DiCaprio attached to star and George Clooney a possible director.
  • Daniel Waters has been hired to adapt Lindsay Moran’s memoir Blowing My Cover: My Life as a CIA Spy for Paramount Vantage.
  • Warner Independent has acquired An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England, a novel by Brock Clarke, for John Wells Productions to produce.
  • Tobe Hooper will direct the feature adaptation of Stephen King‘s novel From a Buick 8, from a script adapted by Johnathon Schaech and Richard Chizmar.
  • Will Smith will star in Empire, a drama that Michael Mann will direct for Columbia Pictures.
  • Carice van Houten will star in Warner Bros.’ Body of Lies with Leonardo DiCaprio and Universal’s Repossession Mambo with Jude Law.
  • Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to The Tourist, an upcoming book by Olen Steinhauer, for George Clooney and Grant Heslov to produce via their Smoke House production company.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker will star in The Late Bloomer’s Revolution, based on the Amy Cohen book for HBO Films, with Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino making her feature directing debut.
  • Finally, RT would like to remember Little Shop of Horrors writer Charles B. Griffith, who passed away last week at age 77.

R.I.P. Mr. Griffith.

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