I Went A.W.O.L. For 4 Days & All You Got Was This Film & TV Update

  • Yahoo! is suing Facebook for Patent Infringements
  • Yeah I might’ve donned a cowboy hat and did a docie doe! Whose askin??
  • Warner Bros Acquires the rights to DEFENDING JACOB for a feature film. The novel involves a district attorney in Boston whose son is accused of killing a classmate. As he tries to clear his boy, the DA discovers many things about his son that he didn’t know, including the possibility the 14-year old might actually have done it. – Deadline
  • It’s all about securing franchises now in the big studios!
  • Mandy Moore, Stockard Channing and Kurt Fuller have joined an untitled comedy pilot for ABC
  • Jay Mohr has joined the cast of APPLEBAUM
  • I keep thinking APPLEJACK by Dolly Parton
  • Michael Bay & A&E are joining forces to produce and competition reality TV Series. No details of the show are known except “that [it] promises to test the strength of the family unit like never before” – Deadline
  • Sounds like THE AMAZING RACE – Michael Bay style.. Teams have to swim through the molten core of the earth to drive a ferrari through a mansion before parachuting off a cliff into a pit of alligators
  • SXSW Documentary BROOKLYN CASTLE bought buy Ridley Scott for feature film adaptation
  • The Nicolette Sheridan DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES law suit gets uglier as allegations of email tampering emerge
  • This is totally the best bitchfest of the year!
  • Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Whitney Houston’s daughter delievers OWN its highest ratings record
  • Anthony Starr has landed the lead in Alan Ball action TV series BANSHEE
  • THE GARBAGE PAIL KIDS are headed back to the big screen
  • Yay I am picking my nose in celebration!
  • A THOUSAND WORDS opens to a disastrous $6m weekend in the U.S.
  • Oh Eddie is this the end?
  • DEXTER & HOMELAND new seasons both kick off in September in the U.S.
  • KEEP THE LIGHTS ON gets U.S. distribution through Music Box
  • Gay cinema continues its renaissance with quality films getting picked up
  • SON OF HAMAS set to be adapted into a film.
  • Its a biopic about growing up in a terrorist cell. be kinda like growing up with the Newtons.
  • CNN might buy MASHABLE
  • NETFLIX’s JUST FOR KIDS label is about to become available on PS3
  • DREAMWORKS and INDYCAR have forged an agreement and an animated feature is in development called TURBO. Turbo is about a garden snail that idolizes 5-time Indy 500 champ Guy Gagne and tries to win the race after a freak accident gives it extraordinary speed. – Deadline.
  • This will have more product placement than BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II. Think CARS 3!
  • Elizabeth Henstridge has joined the cast of CW’s SHELTER
  • Grant Show and Mariana Klaveno have joined the cast of DEVIOUS MAIDS
  • DEVIOUS MAIDS, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, MELROSE PLACE – it’s soap drama to the max!
  • Merle Dandridge and Teri Reeves have joined Jesse Spencer in CHICAGO FIRE
  • I might’ve stood next to a gay porn star on Sunday while he ate a hotdog
  • Sarah Palin disses HBO’s GAME CHANGE calling it “Hollywood Lies”
  • Aza loves GAME CHANGE and thinks its a showcase of top notch acting!
  • Craig Horner lands the lead in CW’s JOEY DAKOTA
  • Does anyone like mangoes as much as me?
  • Angela Bassett and Julian McMahon nab the leads in new Spy thriller series for FOX.
  • Yay for Angela Bassett we’ve missed you!
  • Claire Forlani cast as lead in SCRUPLES
  • Still struggling to forgive her for MEET JOE BLACK
  • Sharon Leal and Cuba Gooding Jr take the leads in the new drama series GUILTY
  • Cuba if you overact this one – seriously – it’ll be MEN OF HONOR 2 made for radio sequels for you
  • LOCKDOWN AT FRANKLIN HIGH is getting made over at Sony Pictures. Pic is about a straight edge teen girl and her rebellious, socially outcast brother as they try to escape from their prison-like high school which has been locked down and plunged into anarchy and pandemonium due to the attacks of a ravenous, supernatural monster. – Deadline.
  • THE HUNGER GAMES meets PARANORMAL ACTIVITY?
  • Tom Cruise looking to join Beyonce and Clint Eastwood for A STAR IS BORN remake?
  • Unfounded Fact: Scientologists are mad for karaoke
  • 5TH WAVE, an alien invasion novel, is being developed into a feature film over at GK FILMS
  • Carla Gugino is joining Sigourney Weaver in POLITICAL ANIMALS
  • Hope there’s a girlfight!
  • HUMMINGBIRD, the Jason Statham film, has been picked up by Lionsgate
  • Emma Roberts, Liam Hemsworth and Dwayne Johnson have joined the film EMPIRE STATE
  • MOONRISE KINGDOM is opening The Cannes Film Festival
  • Wes Anderson’s newy looks awesome!
  • The 2012 Australian Dancing With The Stars Cast Has Been Announced (See next post)