While Rich is on holiday and I am rather ill, it seems like the perfect time to introduce Stuaker. He doesn’t have a job description yet, but here’s what he did: I sent him a pile of links, he compiled them into this Rushes. Then I scribbled on it a bit and slightly defaced it. Praise be to Stuaker.
Now, if you’re sitting compfortably, then he’ll begin…
The Hulk becomes a sperm donor in Lisa Cholodenko’s The Kids Are All Right, as Mark Ruffalo stars opposite Annette Bening and Julianne Moore in a family drama about a lesbian couple raising children with the same donor father, and the clash of cultures when he enters their lives. Empire scored the premiere for the poster.
Meanwhile… according to Vulture, Ruffalo is also creating and possibly appearing in a Showtime TV series alongside his Zodiac co-star Anthony Edwards. It’s about a media-crisis management firm and will be penned by Weeds writer Roberto Benabib.
Natalie Portman told MTV she would consider going Professional again if Luc Besson, the director of 1994’s Leon aka The Professional, in which she played the orphaned Mathilda, came on board for the project. Otherwise, she won’t even read the sequel’s script.
Ryan Reynold’s told MTV that Geoff Johnson’s Secret Origin arc of Green Lantern became a “bible” for the in-production movie, and informed his take on the character.
French director Olivier Assayas’s new film Carlos, a five and a half hour epic about international terrorist “Carlos the Jackal” has been receiving attention at Cannes, and is now set for the London film festival and then to be split up into a three movie series for select cinemas, disc and TV. Empire had this poster.
Bloody Distgusting say Barry Levinson’s The Bay aka Isopod will have a cast of unknowns: Will Rogers, Steven Kunken, Kether Donohue, Frank Deal, Christopher Denham and Kristin Connelly.
Also courtesy of Bloody Distgusting, I went looking for this trailer for Sint, a Dutch film about a slasher Santa Claus.
There are a handful of Transformers 3 set snaps at ComicBookMovie, some featuring Rocket Cars, like this:
Entertainment Weekly bring news of Titanic actress Gloria Stuart passing away at the age of 100.
Moviehole talk about the possibility of Michael J Fox becoming a recurring character in the TV remake of Teen Wolf.
IGN premiered this second Yogi Bear movie trailer.
One Night with Lindsey Lohan may become One Night with Taylor Swift. Metro talk of Lohan being dropped from Richard O’Sullivan’s film One Night With You in favour of the singer if Lohan “can’t conquer her troubles”.
According to Toyko Graph, Chiaki Kuriyama, aka the sadistic schoolgirl Gogo Yubari in Kill Bill, is releasing her second record, under the name CHiAKi KURiYAMA (how CLiNT). It’s a collaboration with rock guitarist Tomoyasu Hotei.
Collider has a brief interview with Aaron Sorkin, in which he reveals his new TV show will be announced soon, and that work still continues on The Politician.
The Hollywood Reporter reveals Sony, Warner and Disney are planning a premium Video On Demand service, with cable operators offering films for as much as 30$ after the theatrical run but before the DVD release.
Cinematical talk 80’s Vampire flick Lost Boys, which has another sequel, Lost Boys: The Thirst arriving soon. Corey Feldman tells them that there may be another trilogy of films on the way and a TV show.
Twitch have a number of stills up from Monster Brawl, a horror comedy that sets eight classic monsters against eachother in a wrestling tournament to the death. Here’s the Wolfman in action:
IGN has an interview with Edward Norton, currently promoting Stone, in which the actor says he only has good feelings towards The Avengers movie, that he thinks Christopher Nolan is a great director, and that he wants a role in a Batman film with Christian Bale. They push him and push him to engineer an artificial quote and then run with “Edward Norton wants to be the Riddler”.
The New Yorker released this surreal and amusing advert starring Jason Schwartzman for their iPad Ap. It was directed by Roman Copolla.