Here’s Paul Giamatti in the trailer for Barney’s Version, which is playing at the Toronto Film Festival. “The picaresque and touching story of Barney Panofsky (Paul Giamatti), a hard-drinking, cigar-smoking, foulmouthed 65-year-old hockey fanatic and TV producer, reflecting on his life’s successes and failures.” Basically, Paul Giamatti married Minnie Driver, but he wants out, no matter how many times his dad Dustin Hoffman tells him she has a nice rack (Minnie Driver? Really?). It’s got a gag where Paul Giamatti is chasing after his lady’s train and wouldn’t you know it, he trips over something. The first time I saw that joke, the train was a dinosaur. |via FirstShowing|
Bruce Willis will voice your Thing. ComicBook Movie says Fox wants Bruce Willis to be the voice of The Thing in their Fantastic Four reboot. Meanwhile, Screenrant says Kiefer Sutherland is also in the running and adds that the top choices to direct are David Yates (Harry Potter), James McTeigue (V for Vendetta), and Joe Carnahan (A-Team). I suppose I could’ve given this story its own post, but I would’ve had to call it “Things that probably won’t happen to a project I don’t give a sh*t about.”
Last Exorcism and Takers were tops at the box office this weekend. Which can mean only one thing: summer movie season is officially over. I heard that on the set of Takers, Paul Walker and Hayden Christensen would escape paparazzi by pretending to be each other. |BoxOfficeMojo|
Ryan Reynolds and Brad Coopers’ dads are too Old Dogs for this Lethal Weapon sh*t. Cooper and Reynolds are attached to star in an action comedy from Up in the Air writer Sheldon Turner (Jason Reitman’s Up in the Air script was
Heah’s a new trailah fah Ben Affleck’s fackin’ Depahted movie, The Town. Affleck’s lookin’ so fackin’ ripped lately, when he took his shirt off, I almost gawt a fackin’ hahd on. What? I mean, nawt like a full fackin’ bonah or nothin’, it just plumped a little, I ain’t queah. GO SAWX.