Gervais Trundling Into Hollywood

Let me regale you with the story of Gervais. He first came to our telly boxes years ago as an obnoxious idiot on The 11 O'Clock Show, the show that...


Zak Penn, whose typewriter was involved in the creation of X2 and The Incredible Hulk, is to adapt The Argonauts.

Tom Cruise Turns Into Angelina Jolie

That may sound like a pretty good art installation pitch but actually, this is what is currently occurring on spy thriller Edwin A Salt.

Clooney Taking on Bin Laden's Driver

No, this has nothing to do with Clooney deciding to take the fight to the terrorists by getting into fisticuffs with Salim Hamdan, the driver of Osama Bin Laden who...

Whedon-ed Batman

As Batman is currently dominated yours, mine and flipping our news cycle, it seems only right to continue in that vein after Joss Whedon, the genius behind Buffy, Firefly and...


The Dark Knight has slain even the mighty stoner juggernaut that is Pineapple Express to take top spot in the US again.

Tropic Thunder Boycott

It's emerged today that protesters from several American disability groups, including the Special Olympics, are planning to boycott Tropic Thunder in the US over the spoof movie Simple Jack that...


Brad Pitt is to join Eli Roth and The Office's BJ Novak in Tarantino's Inglorious Bastards. Simon Pegg and Nastassja Kinski are in talks. Also, the Britney story has been quashed.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall and the Importance of Writing Characters

I'm a confessed, full-on Apatow fan. I can't help it. Despite the dross of Drillbit Taylor, the collective of talent he has nurtured has produced many of the finest comedies...

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It's extra today because I've got a stop-in-my-tracks cold so apologies for the lack of postage yesterday.