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The Morning Roundup: The A-Team Is Coming, James Bond Release Dates, The Sims 3

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

ImageWe've finally got some more details on the upcoming A-Team movie, as well as new photos from Iron Man and Harry Potter.

John Singleton will direct The A-Team. It's set to hit theaters on June 12, 2009.

For you fans of the ABBA musical Mamma Mia, there's a new trailer out for it, as well as a fansite.

The new James Bond movie, Quantum of Solace, will be released in the UK on Halloween. It'll hit Stateside on Nov. 7.

Neil Marshall's next project will be an adaptation of James Sallis' novel Drive.

William Monahan will direct an as-yet-untitled thriller for Paramount based on a Playboy article he wrote.

• Get a load of the pitch for Monahan's thriller: "It's the story of a drug dealer who traded a prison sentence to go undercover at a maximum security hospital for the criminally insane, where he tried to get a serial killer to divulge the whereabouts of his victims." Nice!

We're days away from a look at Snake-Eyes in G.I. Joe.

Hey, it's a new image from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

A new image from Iron Man has leaked online.

EA has released details about The Sims 3.

Neal McDonough will play M. Bison in the new Street Fighter movie.

Mystery author Sandra Brown just made her first movie deal.

George Miller is still fighting for JLA.

Are iPod and iPhone users going to get the iTunes music library for free?

No surprise: Denise Richards was voted the worst Bond girl ever.

Stage update: Some Broadway shows are headed for Chicago, and the Goodman's King Lear is headed for D.C.

What's Catherine Zeta-Jones up to?




Author: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

Robert J. Peterson is a writer and web developer living in Los Angeles. A Tennessee native, he graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He’s written for newspapers and websites all over the country, including the Marin Independent Journal, the Telluride Daily Planet,, Offscreen, and He co-hosts the podcasts Make It So and Hiram’s Lodge. He’s appeared as a pop-culture guru on the web talk shows Comics on Comics, The Fanbase Press Week In Review, Collider Heroes, ScreenJunkies TV Fights, and Fandom Planet. He’s the founder of California Coldblood Books.

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