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The Morning Roundup: Indy Hits Cannes, Point Break Sequel, A-Team Casting, Fahrenheit 9/11 Sequel

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer


ImageThe good Dr. Jones has arrived in Cannes, France, to make his debut, while in other news, we’ve got some details on casting for The A-Team and Michael Moore’s sequel to Fahrenheit 9/11.

George Lucas and Stepven Spielberg are strategizing the best way to unveil the new Indiana Jones movie at Cannes.

Hey! Joe Dante’s back!

Michael Moore is planning a sequel to Fahrenheit 9/11 that will track President Bush plummeting popularity.

Peter Jackson and Guillermo Del Toro are planning an online chat about The Hobbit.

Columbia has acquired the rights to bring R.L. Stine’s spooky kid’s lit series Goosebumps to the screen in some way.

Speaking of Dubya, the New York Post has another detailed script review of the script for Oliver Stone’s upcoming biopic. Also, Scott Glenn will play Donald Rumsfeld in the movie.

Jan De Bont of Speed fame is going to make a sequel to! Point! Break! Plus, some story details have emerged online.

A-Team update: Latino Review and CHUD are reporting that Bruce Willis may play Hannibal Smith (the team leader), while Tyrese Gibson may have landed the Mr. T role.

Mena Suvari and Matthew Modine will star in the Lifetime original movie Sex and Lies in Sin City.

Nicolas Cage and Werner Herzog will remake Bad Lieutenant.

Here’s a look at Samuel L Jackson in Frank Miller’s The Spirit.

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Martin Scorsese will direct a biopic about the life of Frank Sinatra.

Hollywood Tuna scored a few on-set shots of Rachel Nichols in costume as Scarlett in G.I. Joe.

IESB has a set report from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Crikey. Chuck Palahniuk’s latest novel has a full-on viral marketing campaign going. The book’s called Snuff, and it’s about a porn star trying to complete a 600-person gangbang. Here’s a trailer from one of the star’s movies. There’s no nudity in it, but it’s not quite safe for work.

Could this be our first look at a Thundercat?

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Is Peter Berg’s Hancock in trouble?

David Cronenberg may be remaking Time Crimes.

Hey, it’s a new poster for The Strangers!

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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, CC2KOnline.com, Offscreen, and Geekscape.net. 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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