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The Buzz: Iron Man 3 Goes Clancy Thriller, Charlie Sheen, 90s Are Back, Tomb Raider Reboot, Peter Pan, TV News, and More!

by FusedFilm.com

The Buzz is a feature in which we round up the biggest and most popular film and television stories of the week. Why go through pages of blogs just to find out what everyone is talking about? We’ve got it all right here. Check out all the stories after the break courtesy of Fused Film.

Top Stories

Could Iron Man 3 Be More Like A Clancy Thriller?

Could Iron Man 3 Be More Like A Clancy Thriller?

When everyone heard that Shane Black would be taking over the helmer reins of IRON MAN , it was a great day for many of us. I pretty much jumped for nerdy joy. Still a direction, a plot idea, or even if Black, known for his scribe skills would pen the film. But now, thanks to a scooper ‘Krullboy’ over at [ >> ]

How Many Villains Does Bond 23 Have? Anthony Hopkins Offered Role?

How Many Villains Does Bond 23 Have? Anthony Hopkins Offered Role?

How many villains is the new Bond 23 film going to have? We do not know, but so far three names have been attached to what seems to be three different baddies for the film. First we heard Rachel Weisz, then Javier Bardem, and now Anthony Hopkins is being targeted. It isn’t clear if both actors (Hopkins or Bardem) are up [ >> ]

Graham King’s GK Films To Reboot <em>Tomb Raider</em> Franchise!

Graham King’s GK Films To Reboot Tomb Raider Franchise!

GK Films has come on board to acquire the feature film rights to Tomb Raider and will reboot the successful action-adventure franchise aiming for a 2013 release for the first film. (via Press Release from Deadline). Produced by Graham King and Tim Headington, the films will create daring new adventures for the young and dynamic Lara Croft. We have known for [ >> ]

Sony Nabs <i>Peter Pan Begins</i> With Channing Tatum AttachedSony Nabs Peter Pan Begins With Channing Tatum Attached

Sony Pictures won the bidding war on the Batman Begins style Peter Pan story that has Channing Tatum set to star. An origin story titled Peter Pan Begins, with Billy Ray writing the script and Joe Roth producing, this film is based on their recent pitch around tinsel town. The idea sounds utterly ridiculous and makes me want to greenlight any piece of crap, but [ >> ]

Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro Talks About At The Mountains of Madness and the Future with Pacific Rim

Recently, Guillermo del Toro’s dream of bringing At the Mountains of Madness were crushed by Universal, all because of a measly rating. With del Toro already leaving The Hobbit early because of MGM’s financial troubles, one would think that At the Mountains of Madness would have no problem getting off the ground. The James Cameron produced film would [ >> ]

Other Headlines

Stallone Not Returning to Direct The Expendables 2
Hollywood and Facebook Come Face to Face! Warner Brothers First to Offer Movies On Platform
Ian McKellen Has Seen Footage of The Hobbit in 3D
Voltron Bidding War In The Works!
Top 5 Spielberg Films That Super 8 Reminds Us Of!
Disney Announces Development On Sci-fi Project The Runner
Green Lantern Film and Animated Feature Plan Huge WonderCon Presence!
Alex Pettyfer Eyes Lead Role for ‘The Hunger Games’

Top TV Stories

TeenNick Channel to ReAir 90s Nickelodeon Shows – Clarissa, All That & More!

TeenNick Channel to ReAir 90s Nickelodeon Shows – Clarissa, All That & More!

As a member of the “Stick Stickly” generation of Nickelodeon it is with pride I write that the “TeenNick” channel, originally known as The N, will be airing a 90s segment to honor all the orange soda drinking twenty somethings like myself who grew up watching classics like, Clarissa Explains It All, All That, Pete and Pete and more. EW has [ >> ]

Charlie Sheen Suing Warner Brothers and Chuck Lorre for $100 MillionCharlie Sheen Suing Warner Brothers and Chuck Lorre for $100 Million

It seems the Charlie Sheen merry-go-round will never stop as the actor just filed a $100 million lawsuit against Warner Bros. and Chuck Lorre for firing him from his hit CBS sitcom, ‘Two and a Half Men,’ TMZ reports. Sheen spoke out on the lawsuit via — what else? — his Guinness World Record-setting Twitter account, writing “You corporate Trolls were warned. And [ >> ]

Celebrated Author Michael Chabon Developing HBO Series Called <em>Hobgoblin</em> 

Celebrated Author Michael Chabon Developing HBO Series Called Hobgoblin

Author Michael Chabon and wife Ayelet Waldman have sold a pilot about magicians and con men who fight Hitler [Variety]. Chabon, famous for scripts he lent to Spider-man 2 and John Carter Of Mars and other Hollywood projects is more well known for being an author. His work is characterized by complex language, the frequent use of metaphor along with recurring themes, including [ >> ]

Ron Moore’s <em>17th Precinct</em> Adds Kristen Kreuk To Pilot’s Cast 

Ron Moore’s 17th Precinct Adds Kristen Kreuk To Pilot’s Cast

Kristin Kreuk has joined the cast of BSG creator Ron Moore’s 17th Precinct. TVLine is reporting Kreuk (you may know her from a little show called ‘Smallville’), will appear in the pilot as Susan Longstreet, the wife of already cast, Jaime Bamber’s character. While it’s only a guest role for now, it’s safe to say she’d show up again if [ >> ]

Terry O’Quinn Returns to TV With ABC Drama Pilot <em>Hallelujah</em> 

Terry O’Quinn Returns to TV With ABC Drama Pilot Hallelujah

Lost’s most recognized actor, Terry O’Quinn, known for portraying John Locke, has joined a new pilot, returning him to ABC, and a drama about the forces of good versus evil. Hallelujah is an hourlong pilot from Desperate Housewives duo Marc Cherry and Sabrina Wind. The project — billed as a drama with musical elements — is set in the town of Hallelujah, Tenn., which [ >> ]

That’s it for this week’s The Buzz. There is a lot of film and television news every week, so if you think something was big enough for us to include above, let us know in the comments below.



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