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'Red Sonja' Back On With Simon West Directing; Amber Heard Tipped As Favorite For The Lead

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 10, 2011 7:27 AM
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There's Also Going To Be A 'Conan 2'One project that fell apart, breaking geek hearts in the process, was Robert Rodriguez's "Red Sonja." With Rose McGowan in the lead, the project made it through concept art phases but never went beyond, and eventually both Rodriguez and McGowan moved on to other things. But the project is still alive and kicking, and in a recent conversation with Empire, producer Avi Lerner dropped some news on who will be directing the film and who he'd like to step into the red-haired role.

Watch: Red Band Trailer For 'The Mechanic' Drops F-Bombs, Graphic Violence & A Random Boob

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 4, 2011 12:17 AM
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CBS Films is hoping to start of 2011 on solid footing after a dreadful 2010 that feature box office bombs like "Extraordinary Measures," "The Back-Up Plan" and "Faster" stinking up multiplexes. Enter Jason Statham. Pretty much playing the same guy he plays in every movie, he stars in "The Mechanic" and it now has a fresh red-band trailer.

Nicolas Cage To Try On Some Bling-Bling For 'Medallion'

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • December 15, 2010 2:32 AM
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Nicolas Cage's well-documented tax problems have made him the bitch of shady production company Milennium Films. The company's protocol seems to be to make cheap exploitation pictures before selling off the rights to individual territories, a touch-and-go philosophy that produces the occasional gem ("Leaves of Grass") alongside output that, dictated by the law of averages, ends up going straight to DVD. While the studio has few consistent collaborators, Cage starred in their "Wicker Man" remake and now has "Trespass" and "Drive Angry" slated for 2011. Joining that fleet is the upcoming "Medallion," making that four collaborations between Cage and a company that, very likely, pays quickly, and in cash.

Simon West To Direct Shiny Action Pic 'Medallion'

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • October 28, 2010 1:58 AM
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What's the secret to being a terrible director who keeps working? If you're Simon West, the answer is just to keep working.

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