Tag Archives: Robert Downey Jr.

BREAKING NEWS: Steven Spielberg pulls out of “Harvey” remake…

First, Spielberg is no longer doing “Old Boy” with Will Smith. Next, Spielberg pulls out of directing the “Harvey” remake after spending about a year putting the project together. He was trying to find the film’s leading star that Jimmy Stewart once played from the original.

Spielberg tried asking Tom Hanks to star in the leading role but Tom wanted no part in it at all. It’s either Tom didn’t like the idea of remaking the film or he isn’t willing to play any of Jimmy Stewart’s characters or a little bit of both. Spielberg’s second choice was Robert Downey Jr., but even Robert knows the project sucks too. Robert begged for re-writes of the script but the studios wouldn’t take his idea. This is what made Spielberg drop out of the project for good.

Variety Reports:

http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118012212.html?categoryId=13&cs=1&ref=ssp

Not only hollywood studios are sometimes difficult on Spielberg, even the actors can be too.

It’s really quite simple folks, actors and actresses will not agree to star in a film, no matter how iconic of a director he is. The script must be good enough for the cast to agree to it.

I’m tired of Spielberg getting on the sequels and remakes bandwagon. I know he can do something original.

Kev

Report: “Iron Man 2” poster revealed….

There it is. The new “Iron Man 2” teaser poster. While I like the first Iron Man movie a lot, I’m also looking forward to the next one. Only thing though, this poster is kind of silly. In fact, the poster is kind of gay. Notice how War Machine and Iron Man are standing ass to ass, facing away from each other. It might make families uncomfortable.

Kev

Report: Robert Downey Jr. hints that Stallone’s “Poe” maybe next…

For many years now, Sylvester Stallone has been talking about writing/directing an Edgar Allen Poe biopic film simply titled, “Poe”. Stallone is not going to star in it, he’s just writing/directing. Could Stallone’s “Poe” be next after, “The Expendables”? That’s what Robert Downey Jr.’s saying.

Robert doesn’t say whether or not he’s playing Edgar Allen Poe, but all he’s said was he read the script, so sounds like Sly finalized the script for “Poe”.

See the article here:

http://www.metro.us/us/article/2009/04/24/07/0713-82/index.xml

I hope, “Poe” will be Sly’s next movie after, “The Expendables”. If Sly does “Poe” next, it has potential to be Oscar worthy. I can see Robert playing Edgar Allen Poe and it could be great acting if he’s casted. It be nice to see Sly back in the Oscars, and “Poe” could be a perfect opportunity for an Oscar nod for Best Director/Best Picture if Sly makes the film right which I’m sure he will.

Kev

BREAKING NEWS: Mickey Rourke, Scarlett Johansson are in for “Iron Man 2″…

Even more shocking movie news, Mickey Rourke and Scarlett Johansson has both joined the cast of Jon Favreau’s “Iron Man 2” sequel for Marvel. Mickey will be playing the Russian villain and Scarlett will be playing the Black Widow, since Emily Blunt pulled out to join “Gulliver’s Travels” instead.

More on it here:

http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118001114.html?categoryid=13&cs=1

And here:

http://www.deadlinehollywooddaily.com/another-iron-man-2-exclusive-scarlett-johannson-will-replace-emily-blunt-in-iron-man-2/

“Iron Man 2” is sounding good so far. Hopefully, it will be better than the first.

Kev

Report: Robert Downey Jr. signs on to “The Avengers”, also “Iron Man 2” and “3”…

Robert Downey Jr. has signed an extensive deal with Marvel to play Tony Stark as Iron Man in three different films: “The Avengers”, “Iron Man 2”, and “Iron Man 3”.

As you know, “The Avengers” are a huge mix of Marvel comic superheros into one whole group and Iron Man is part of the “The Avengers”. The first “Avengers” movie is aiming for a July 15th, 2011 date and the first “Avengers” film will only focus on the superheros of Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the Incredible Hulk characters first.

Variety Reports:

http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117994793.html?categoryid=13&cs=1

I wonder if Edward Norton will sign on to play in “The Avengers” as the Incredible Hulk? That be pretty cool.

Kev

Report: Robert Downey Jr. signs on to “The Avengers”, also “Iron Man 2” and “3”…

Robert Downey Jr. has signed an extensive deal with Marvel to play Tony Stark as Iron Man in three different films: “The Avengers”, “Iron Man 2”, and “Iron Man 3”.

As you know, “The Avengers” are a huge mix of Marvel comic superheros into one whole group and Iron Man is part of the “The Avengers”. The first “Avengers” movie is aiming for a July 15th, 2011 date and the first “Avengers” film will only focus on the superheros of Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the Incredible Hulk characters first.

Variety Reports:

http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117994793.html?categoryid=13&cs=1

I wonder if Edward Norton will sign on to play in “The Avengers” as the Incredible Hulk? That be pretty cool.

Kev

Report: Robert Downey Jr. signs on to “The Avengers”, also “Iron Man 2” and “3”…

Robert Downey Jr. has signed an extensive deal with Marvel to play Tony Stark as Iron Man in three different films: “The Avengers”, “Iron Man 2”, and “Iron Man 3”.

As you know, “The Avengers” are a huge mix of Marvel comic superheros into one whole group and Iron Man is part of the “The Avengers”. The first “Avengers” movie is aiming for a July 15th, 2011 date and the first “Avengers” film will only focus on the superheros of Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the Incredible Hulk characters first.

Variety Reports:

http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117994793.html?categoryid=13&cs=1

I wonder if Edward Norton will sign on to play in “The Avengers” as the Incredible Hulk? That be pretty cool.

Kev