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The Weekly Ketchup: The Owen Wilson Saga, Studio Puts Sweeney Todd Under the Knife

Also, Stiller wants funnier Museum, and an AVP 2 trailer.

by | August 31, 2007 | Comments

In this week’s Ketchup, Owen Wilson‘s unfortunate circumstances become clear, as he drops out of the upcoming Ben Stiller collaboration. And speaking of Stiller, Ben has mandated that the sequel to Night at the Museum be funnier than the original. Also, Warner Bros. apparently has decided to aim for a PG-13 rating for Sweeney Todd, resulting in a bunch of “cuts,” and a new trailer for Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem. Read on.

This Week’s Most Popular News:

Owen Wilson Hospitalized **Updated**
Actor Owen Wilson has reportedly been hospitalized after a suicide attempt, according to two tabloid publications. He is in stable condition.

Warner Bros. Butchering Sweeney Todd?
You would think any studio that greenlighted an adaptation of Sweeney Todd — the classic musical about a homicidal barber — would be prepared for plenty of blood and guts. And, as it turns out, you’d be wrong: The Sunday Mail is reporting that Warner Bros. has ordered significant, um, cuts to Tim Burton’s grisly take on the story.

Owen Wilson Drops Out of Tropic Thunder
This one comes out of the “well, duh” files, but it’s been announced and we’re passing the news along: Owen Wilson has dropped out of his planned appearance in the Ben Stiller comedy Tropic Thunder.

Night at the Museum 2 Must Be Funnier
Sequels always have to be bigger and better. For Night at the Museum 2, all Ben Stiller asks is that it be funnier. Writers Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant are working on the sequel, following boss’s orders.

(Red Band) Trailer Bulletin: Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
We’re all just now starting to come down from the excitement of last week’s announcement that Alien vs. Predator 2 will be undergoing a name change to Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem. Can you handle more AVP thrills? Are you sure?

This film about a murderous barber will be undergoing some ‘cuts’. Get it?

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