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Now John Hughes' Uncle Buck is being developed as an ABC series

I don't mean to be crass, but what the f*ck is going on in Hollywood? In the last few months, we have not gone more than a week without hearing about another classic movie being turned into a television series. After the success of HANNIBAL, PARENTHOOD, BATES MOTEL, and ABOUT A BOY, we now have shows based on BIG, REAL GENIUS, RUSH HOUR, SUPERGIRL, X-MEN, MINORITY REPORT, SCREAM,...

NBC developing Say Anything TV series sequel and Cameron Crowe is not happy

EDITOR'S UPDATE: While much of Hollywood is getting slap happy with one movie-to-TV show after another, it appears that Cameron Crowe has put the kabosh on this one. After voicing his displeasure with the whole thing, stating that he'd never been consulted on the deal whatsoever, 20th Century Fox TV have decided to shelve the show, just 24 hours after making the deal to...

The Best Movie You Never Saw: Dead Calm

Welcome to The Best Movie You NEVER Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at Phillip Noyce ’s DEAD CALM starring Nicole...

Pierce Brosnan met with Tim Burton for the lead in 1989's Batman

Before he became a debonair, well-dressed gentleman with an affinity for gadgets and kicking the asses of supervillains, Pierce Brosnan almost played a debonair, well-dressed gentleman with an affinity for gadgets and kicking the asses of supervillains. In his recent Reddit AMA , Brosnan was asked by a fan if he was ever considered for the role of Batman. Brosnan's answer was an...

A Tribute to Robin Williams from the JoBlo.com crew

The tragic news of legendary actor/comedian Robin William's death has rocked many of us to our core. One of the most prolific and influential voices onscreen and onstage, Williams has left behind a legacy of work that will be revisited again and again for many generations to come. From his earliest beginnings as a stand-up comedian it was readily apparent that he was a star only...

Unused posters for Tim Burton's Batman and Joel Schumacher's Batman Forever

Yesterday we showed you several unused posters for JURASSIC PARK from "The Art of John Alvin," and a few other previously unseen posters from the upcoming book have been released as well. Below you'll find unfinished and finished posters for Tim Burton 's BATMAN, as well as posters for Joel Schumacher 's BATMAN FOREVER. "The Art of John Alvin" doesn't go on sale until August...

Cast revealed for kickboxer reboot; now includes Scott Adkins and Tony Jaa

The upcoming 3D KICKBOXER reboot has added two more cast members to round out the martial arts flick. Scott Adkins ( ZERO DARK THIRTY ) and Tony Jaa ( ONG BAK ) will join the previously announced Dave Bautista ( GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY ), former UFC welterweight champion George St. Pierre ( CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER ) and Alain Moussi ( X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST )....

I Want That: Amazing unique Batman statue from designer of Final Fantasy

Most folks wont recognize the name Tetsuya Nomura but if you have ever played Final Fantasy or Kingdom hearts, you have likely seen his design work. Whether it be ornate costumes or elaborate weapons, Nomura has lent a very Eastern and unique style to video games for a long time. Now, Tetsuya Nomura's Dark Knight has been unveiled as a variant statue that gives fans a Batman they have...

Cool Videos: A day in the life with the Dead Poets Society actors

What we have hear is a video more deserving of the 'Cool Videos' moniker than most. Back during the production of DEAD POETS SOCIETY, the poets themselves, ( Ethan Hawke , Robert Sean Leonard, Dylan Kussman , Josh Charles , Gale Hansen, James Waterston and Allelon Ruggiero) took a break from filming to go audition in New York for a role in the film DAD (the part went to Hawke). Only...

Holy Blu-ray! Batman: The Complete 1960s TV Series available this November!

Any self-respecting comic book fan holds a soft spot in their heart for the 1960s BATMAN television series starring Adam West . Yes, the show was cheesy as hell but it was also the only live action Batman we would see for decades. It also felt just like a comic book come to life with over the top villains, costumes, dastardly plots, and puns. Oh, the puns! Now, just in time for a...

Exclusive Cool Video: The Batman 25th Anniversary Tribute

With all the talk surrounding the upcoming BATMAN V SUPERMAN, it's interesting to think back to a time when the only Batman feature had Adam West requesting the ever popular shark repellent. The market for comic book films is growing by the year, and every little decision from casting to costumes is thoroughly dissected before we even see a trailer, let alone the finished product. I...

Cool Videos: A 20-minute behind the scenes preview for Batman

It was 25 years ago today when Warner Bros. released Tim Burton ’s BATMAN. It's still my favorite Batman movie and it brings me nothing but joy to see that after a quarter of a century the landmark movie is still being recognized; not to mention is still influential in how superhero movies are being made today. Speaking of influence; not a chance passes that I don't walk...
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