Tomorrow is the 4th of July. I plan on BBQing all day and being passed out drunk before it even gets close to fireworks time. But don't feel bad for me. I've already watched this 2 and a half minute video of people doing awful things with fireworks. Happy Birthday America.
Well it looks like "Ghostbusters 3" is getting an overhaul with a whole new writing team. No word on who the new writing team is but apparently all systems are a go. Until Bill Murray gets the new draft and takes a peepee on it during the 7th inning stretch of a Toledo Mud Hens game that is.
Susan Sarandon is the latest name to be added to the cast of the upcoming rated R stop motion flick "Hell & Back." The romp revolves around a duo who travel to the underworld to bring back their friend who was accidentally taken there. Sarandon will lend her voice skills to the movie in the form of Barb the angel. Which sounds about right because lets be honest at one time or another we've all though she was sent down from the heavens to make our lives better. I can't be the only one right?
A&E has given the thumbs up to at least ten episodes of their upcoming series "Bates Motel." The show will give the viewers insight into how everyone's favorite innkeeper Norman bates came to be a cross dressing killer. I assume it started with lipstick or something. Maybe some heels. Ladies pinch, whores use rouge, Norman.
People are still making magazines apparently and a new one has hit the shelves that might interest some of you deviants. Playzom magazine is now available in some areas of California and via their facebook page. The page turner looks to be one half horror mag, one half guys mag and one half spank material. I know that equals 3 halves. That's just how much content is in there. It's almost too much to handle.
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And because it's America's birthday tomorrow here's an adorable story about the new alternative to seeing eye dogs. Ladies and gentleman I am proud to present to you... the seeing eye miniature horse.
It looks like we are officially done bitching about the cold and have jumped right into complaining about the heat. Anyone who's ever said they don't want to move to an area with a warm climate because they'd "miss the seasons" should be punched in the throat.
I've always been a fan of the term "Heebie-Jeebies". It's just a lot of fun to say, hear, and read. Try it yourself. I'll wait. Fun, right? Trent Haaga on the other hand I could take or leave. He created the much discussed "Deadgirl" and has lined up a new film about a small town that comes under attack by a strange monster. The title is "Heebie-Jeebies". I kind of thought that was implied.
Hollywood hot dog (I don't know what that means) Ridley Scott has dropped the bomb that the version of "Prometheus" we will see and enjoy on June 8th will indeed be a director's cut and be edited from his original version. He then goes on to explain that this pretty much happens in every movie ever made and that it's not really a big deal. I'm sorry this is the worst news item I've ever posted.
Jared Harris, who plays the saucy Britt on "Mad Men" has been cast in the upcoming Hammer Horror flick "The Quiet Ones". Harris will play a professor who leads his students in a dangerous experiment trying to produce a poltergeist. Based on the title of the film I assume there are no spoken words. Should be exciting.
"Well, it's a possibility". That's what Bill Murray said in a recent interview when questioned about "Ghostbusters 3". Move along now.
"No one wants to pay money to see fat, old men chasing ghosts!". Very funny Mr. Bill Murray but I beg to differ. But apparently that's the note he included in a box he sent to Dan Aykroyd and Ivan Reitman that also contained a shredded copy of the current "Ghostbusters 3" script. Look I get the guy is trying to be all Mr. indie and stuff but he also did not one but two "Garfield" movies so what's say ya make with the funny and go put on the pack, buddy.
Here's the first trailer for "Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection". If you just read that sentence and got excited then you might want to see some sort of specialist. You probably don't need to know the plot but there's some zombies obviously and a bunch of people held up on a farm. More importantly it looks like it was shot on a VHS camera from the mid-80's.
The year is winding down and it's a slow ass news day so here's some details on the upcoming "Shark Night" Blu-Ray release. A survival guide, some extra scenes and a clips of people being frightened by a fake shark will be included on the disc that will be released on January 3rd. Unfortunately the movie "Shark Night" will also be included so it's a toss up if you want to get it or not.
And to keep the 'China White' fun going, here's a study that found cocaine was on 90% of the baby changing tables they tested in public locations. This explains why my little bundle of joy is so happy after we change her at the mall. Of course an hour later she's throwing crap at us and slurring like Keith Richards.
"Troll Hunter" is a Norwegian film about a group of students who hunt trolls. See where they got the name from? Well the clever PR folks have put up an official application so you can become an honorary troll hunter. Sounds awesome, right? Sure the entire application is in Norwegian but who doesn't speak that these days. Those Viking lovers are so hot right now.
To capture the magic of Bill Murray's appearance in "Zombieland" the makers of "Zombieland 2" are currently on the hunt for a star of equal caliber to make a surprise appearance. No surprise there, unless you haven't gotten around to seeing the first film yet in which case I apologize for ruining the surprise for you. I'm a bad person.
Here's a trailer for "Grave Encounter's", a new found footage film about a group of reality show hosts who go around looking at haunted houses. The catch is apparently they actually find something. Not like those ass clowns on "River Monsters", they haven't found one actual monster.
Am I the only one who still gets Judd Nelson and Robert Downey Jr. mixed up? I can't be. Well anyway here's a trailer for the new sci-fi/horror flick called "Shadow People" staring "Iron Man" himself. Wait, no... the other one. Which one was in "The Breakfast Club"? Yeah that one, he's the guy in this movie.
Dan Aykroyd has fired off some info around the upcoming "Ghostbusters 3" film and here's a short run down. Bill Murray and Sigourney Weaver are still in. Bill Hader, Anna Faris and Eliza Dushku are still maybes. And lastly no confirmation on me, but I assume my offer is coming any day now.
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Hey Harry Potter sickos! Warner Bros. has trademarked Quidditch lingerie so in the off chance you can convince a woman to actually come over to your parent's basement, soon you'll have something creepy to ask her to put on.
I'm pretty sure this is how "Repo Men" started. A Russian man who forked over cash for his girlfriends breast implants now wants his assets back that they've broken up. Alright so he isn't going to go over to her house and take them back, but the hospital may. Probably not in a back alley or anything cool though. We can hope.
Everyone's favorite ginger snap Katherine Isabelle is returning in "Hard Ride To Hell", a story about a group of campers who find themselves in danger after witnessing a blood sacrifice. The film will debut on Spike TV before the DVD hits on May 18th.
Area23A, an event based distribution company, has picked up the rights to "Best Worst Movie". If you've been dying to lay eyes on this documentary centered on the 'classic' "Troll 2", your dreams are about to come true as the company plans a theatrical release.