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Jason Bateman To Direct Nicole Kidman In The Family Fang

Bateman has cast himself and Nicole Kidman as a couple of performance artists who sometimes use their kids in their bizarre acts.

Rosemarie DeWitt To Lead The Poltergeist Do-Over

The new film’s details aren’t quite the same as in Tobe Hooper’s movie, and DeWitt’s character is just one of several significant shifts.

Fox And MGM Team Up For Poltergeist, Release Official Blurb

The film is going to be a sequel, not a remake, despite many of the same plot points occurring. Compare that to the recent Evil Dead.

Work Already Underway On Oz The Great And Powerful Sequel

I haven’t made a secret of my affection for Sam Raimi’s Oz The Great and Powerful. I saw the film for the second time tonight and I’m certainly not done with it yet. And neither, it seems, are Disney…

Poltergeist Remake Gets Gil Kenan, A Director With Just The Right Experience

This new film is being produced by Sam Raimi and written by David Lindsay-Abaire, the director and co-writer of this weekend’s Oz the Great and Powerful – and as you may have noticed, two of my favourites.

New Poster For Epic, Screenplay For Rise Of The Guardians – It’s A William Joyce Double

A picture for people who like pictures, some words for people who like words.

Full Trailer For Sam Raimi’s Oz The Great And Powerful

A candy coloured fantasia that should look quite incredible on a giant cinema screen.

Sam Raimi Directing The Poltergeist Remake

He was tagged as producer, now he’s named as director.

Footage Of The Proto Wizard And Witch Looks From Sam Raimi’s Oz The Great And Powerful

James Franco and Mila Kunis as they’ll appear in Sam Raimi’s Wonderful Wizard of Oz prequel.

Rise Of The Guardians – Dream Teams On Screen And Off

The first full trailer for Peter Ramsey and Dreamworks’ Rise of the Guardians is properly enticing, like a trailer should be, but I still find myself more drawn to the credit block. Tom Kenny is the toon voice, and Alec …

First Look At Sam Raimi’s Oz The Great And Powerful

Sam Raimi prequelises The Wizard of Oz with one of the best screenwriters in the business.

Sam Raimi Producing, David Lindsay-Abaire Writing Poltergeist Remake

I wouldn’t rush out to declare Tobe Hooper‘s haunted houser Poltergeist a masterpiece, not by any measure, but it has its moments, and I’m certainly fond of it. If Steven Spielberg did direct it (I don’t believe he did, but …

Is One Of Sam Raimi’s Flying Monkeys Of Oz Entering A World Of Pain? UPDATE

The Flying Monkeys of Oz are hideous beasts of terror. No wonder that Sam Raimi has found space for them in his Wizard prequel, Oz The Great and Powerful. Our first looked at one of these winged nightmares has been …

Some Of Sam Raimi’s Oz The Great And Powerful Is Black And White And 4:3

Reports from Disney’s D23 fan expo would have it that Sam Raimi is shooting some of his Wizard of Oz prequel, Oz the Great and Powerful, in black and white and something like 4:3 aspect ratio. Or perhaps more precisely, …

Sam Raimi Completes His Set Of Wonderful Witches With Michelle Williams

There’s nothing quite like a big blockbusting tentpole in the resume of Michelle Williams, but it looks like Sam Raimi is about to change that for her. Dream come true? After rumours that Williams was wanted for an evil witch …

Rachel Weisz Set To Play Wicked Witch In Sam Raimi’s Oz

It looks like the Hilary Swank vs. Michelle Williams casting showdown has been resolved… by offering the role to Rachel Weisz. As I understand it, she’s taking the chief evil witch role of Evanora in Sam Raimi’s prequel picture, Oz The …

Johnny Depp Decides Not To Enter Sam Raimi’s Oz, James Franco Is Next In Line

Before Sam Raimi and David Lindsay-Abaire came on to rework the project, Robert Downey Jr. was attached to star in Oz the Great and Powerful, taking on the role of a travelling huckster who gets carried off to the land …

Johnny Depp Negotiating To Replace Robert Downey Jr. In Sam Raimi’s Oz Film

When Oz The Great and Powerful was called Brick and it was written by Mitchell Kapner the script was… needing work. Since then, Sam Raimi has come on board and appointed Rabbit Hole‘s David Lindsay Abaire to do rewrites. All the …