Josh Hartnett, Eva Green, RuthWilson Join Showtime Series

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Josh Hartnett, Eva Green, RuthWilson Join Showtime Series

Showtime is stocking up on some familiar faces for its four new series scheduled to premiere in 2014.

With "The Borgias," "The Big C" and "Dexter" wrapping this year, the premium cable channel has been readying six new shows to fill in its empty slots.

The first, the Liev Schreiber-led "Ray Donovan," already premiered last month to great numbers. Later this year we get "Masters of Sex" with Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan.

In 2014 though the network has four shows on th ...


Martin Campbell Helms "Alpha"

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Martin Campbell Helms "Alpha"

"Casino Royale," "Goldeneye" and "The Mask of Zorro" director Martin Campbell is in talks to helm the Navy SEAL drama "Alpha" for Paramount and Parkes/MacDonald.

Scott Frank penned the most recent draft of the script which follows a Navy Seal sent to South America to train dogs for combat service. When his handler is captured, the Seal and the dogs set out to save him.

Meanwhile, David Fincher's longtime and Oscar-winning editor Angus Wall ("The Social Network," "The Girl With ...


Square Enix, Crystal Dynamics Talk "Tomb Raider" Reboot

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Square Enix, Crystal Dynamics Talk "Tomb Raider" Reboot

With the release today of Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics' high-profile reboot of the "Tomb Raider" game franchise, talk has turned again to the spin-off film franchise which has been sitting and gathering dust since the release of "Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life" ten years ago.

The game reboots the franchise (ala "Batman Begins," "Casino Royale"), introducing a younger 21-year-old version of British archeologist Lara Croft. The story showcases how she started out as a frighten ...


James Bond Is A Whore

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James Bond Is A Whore

If you thought the Sony Blu-ray players, digital cameras, Vaio computers and Ericsson phones in "Casino Royale" were intrusive product placement (the Omega watch line in particular was poorly executed), you ain't seen nothing yet.

The Daily Record reports that MGM and Sony have agreed to raise around one-t ...


MGM, Sony Pictures Entertainment Finalise Bond 23 & 24 Deal

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MGM, Sony Pictures Entertainment Finalise Bond 23 & 24 Deal

In an official press release today, Sony Pictures Entertainment have announced that they've reached an agreement with MGM to co-finance and theatrically market and distribute James Bond 23 worldwide.

Sony will release the next film in this iconic franchise on November 9th 2012 throughout the world, except for select international territories where MGM will directly oversee distribution. The deal includes the same arrangement for the twenty-fourth Bond film when it goes into pro ...