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David Fincher Out of Sony's Steve Jobs Biopic

7:07 PM 4/14/2014 by Binh Ngo
David Fincher
Apparently, David Fincher's asking price is too high for Sony, so the studio is looking for another director to take over their Steve Jobs biopic. Fincher wants $10 million upfront and control over marketing, according to The Hollywood Reporter. It's conceivable the two parties could re-enter talks, but unless Fincher is willing to come down on his upfront fees, it's probably a non-starter.

The Download: 'Ghostbusters 3' a Go, 'Jem the Movie', Live-Action 'Little Mermaid'

5:36 PM 3/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
This week on The Download, we talk about Sony moving ahead with Ghostbusters 3, Jon M. Chu's truly outrageous Jem and the Holograms big screen adaptation, and Sofia Coppola's live-action Little Mermaid movie.

Christian Bale Is David Fincher's Choice to Play Steve Jobs in Sony Movie (Exclusive) – Oscar winner Christian Bale is David Fincher's choice to play Steve Jobs in the untitled movie that Aaron Sorkin has written for Sony, an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Scott Rudin and Mark Gordon are producing with Film 360's Guymon Casady. A representative for Gordon did not immediately respond to TheWrap's request for comment, while Sony declined to comment on the record. 4 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen

David Fincher Wants Christian Bale to Play Steve Jobs – David Fincher will only direct the Aaron Sorkin-scripted Steve Jobs biopic if Oscar-winner Christian Bale plays the lead role. That’s what The Wrap is reporting this afternoon. Fincher has been in talks to direct the film, which reportedly centers on three key keynote addresses in Jobs’ life. In a meeting with the head of Sony Pictures, Amy Pascal, the Fight Club director said he’d only do the film if Batman himself took on the role.

4 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen

Aaron Paul Couldn't Keep Track of Exodus Crew

11:14 PM 2/21/2014 by Fred Topel
Aaron Paul
After the finale of Breaking Bad, the first time viewers will see Aaron Paul again is behind the wheel of the action film Need for Speed. After that, he costars in director Ridley Scott’s biblical epic Exodus, which was so big, Paul said he couldn't keep track of the entire crew.

New in Theaters: 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,' 'Walking with Dinosaurs,' 'American Hustle,' 'Saving Mr. Banks'

12:35 AM 12/21/2013 by Logan Falk
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
We’ve quite the large batch of new releases heading our way this weekend; while a group of four new releases can be rare, rarer still is that three out of the four were met with decent critical reception, with the lowest rating received (of the well-received films) being 75%.

Christian Bale Talks AMERICAN HUSTLE, Collaborating with David O. Russell, the Character’s Weight and Comb Over, and His Preferred Acting Process – Opening this weekend in limited release and expanding nationwide December 20th is director David O. Russell’s comedic drama American Hustle. The story is based on the Abscam sting operation that uncovered widespread political corruption in the late 1970s, and Russell’s fantastic ensemble cast is led by Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, and Jeremy Renner. 18 weeks 6 days ago via jackiechan

Review: American Hustle (F for Friggin Awesome)

5:01 PM 12/11/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Standing in front of a Rembrandt, con artist Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) explains to FBI agent Richie DiMasso (Bradley Cooper) the painting’s a fake. Irving’s mantra is “everyone believes what they want to believe” and it’s the clearest truth life’s ever provided. Saying the Rembrandt’s a fake is a way of letting this G-man in on a secret.

New in Theaters: 'Out of the Furnace'

5:46 PM 12/6/2013 by Logan Falk
Out of the Furnace
After last week’s deluge of new releases, it’s very nice for certain movie column writers to have a week with just one new release (that’s not a big-name release that people have been clamoring to see for months, that is) to write about.

Christian Bale Says He'll Probably Be Cut from One of Terrence Malick's Upcoming Films – Christian Bale is having a pretty swell 2013 as the star of two fairly prestigious films, Out of the Furnace and American Hustle, but he also has a pair of highly anticipated Terrence Malick films on the horizon—or so we thought. In late 2011 and throughout 2012, the newly prolific Malick began production on two new films that were to be shot back-to-back, one focusing on the music industry (previously titled Lawless) and another taking place in Hollywood (Knight of Cups). 20 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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