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Brother Takes On Brother In Ben-Hur Trailer

Under the direction of Wanted's Timur Bekmambetov, Jack Huston takes up the role of Judah Ben-Hur, a falsely disgraced Roman officer forced into slavery Returning home after many years, he takes on the brother who falsely accused him It is a conflict that leads to the arena.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-RSgSqnIxE[/youtube]Ben-Hur comes to theaters in the US on August[...]

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – Batman Of The Nineteenth Century?

This new video shows screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith, director Timur Bekmambetov and producer Tim Burton making a number of comparisons between superheroes, particularly Batman, and Abraham Lincoln.At least, their Abraham Lincoln, the vampire hunter Though the way they talk about him, it would seem that they mean yer actual president there They're treating their supernatural story[...]

First Image From Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Notes On The Film's Authenticity

With the obvious exception of everything pertaining to the two words after the colon, Tim Bekmambetov's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is striving for historical accuracy. The film has enlisted the assistance of Illinois State Historian Thomas F. Schwartz, who has talked to USA Today about his role in the film: In a telephone interview Mr. […]

That Secret Trent Reznor Wanted You To Keep? Forget About It, Doesn't Matter Now

Once again the Nine Inch Nails messageboard has been the site of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter news – or, in this case, anti-news. Read on for the ANTI-SPOILER. You have been ANTI-WARNED. Trent Reznor himself has posted that he will neither be acting in nor providing music for the film after all. Here's his comment: […]

What Trent Reznor Wants You To Pretend You Don't Know

The 99.99% of you who are still here, you have nobody to blame but yourselves.Last week, we heard that Trent Reznor was not only going to provide some music for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, but that he'd also turn up in a little cameo.Reznor has now taken to the Nine Inch Nails forum and offer some[...]

Joaquin Phoenix Up For Mentor Role In Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Phoenix and director Casey Affleck spent two years of their life putting together a mockumentary that nobody wanted.The question now is what project Phoenix will appear in to make his "return" to acting.According to Deadline, it might be in Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov's adaptation of the popular book, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter While the title[...]

The Potential Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunters Line Up

Timur Bekmambetov is directing from a script by Seth Grahame-Smith, adapting his own novel The premise is pretty straightforward: Abraham Lincoln hunts vampires, and the slave-owners that harbour them In 3D.Here are the guys who will be trying out over the next week or so.Benjamin WalkerJames D'ArcyAdrien BrodyOliver Jackson-CohenJosh LucasI would say that it's Benjamin[...]

Weinsteins E-Mail Out An Apollo 18 Poster Though The Film Hasn't Been Shot Yet

I'm a subscriber to the Weinstein Co.'s quasi-spam e-mail that thrusts itself upon my inbox every time there's a new bit of Bob and Harvey infused PR to be hammered home. The latest message has arrived, a few minutes back, and beyond all of the been-there, seen-that Scream 4 business, it also contains a poster […]

Oops – Roland Emmerich's Secret-Ish Alien Invasion Film Has Been Shut Down

A Timur Bekmambetov production, this made headlines on Deadline yesterday: Bob Weinstein met several times with Bekmambetov before making a deal that came after Bekmambetov presented film footage purported to have been shot by the crew of Apollo 18 That  moon mission from the early 70s was officially canceled by NASA, but according to urban legend,[...]

AUDIO: Gareth Edwards Discusses His Follow Up To Monsters

I hope it spoils nothing to reveal that the interview has already been recorded.During their chat, conversation turned to Edwards' next movie, another sci-fi project that is being produced by Timur Bekmambetov Edwards speaks up to clarify what the film's log line is, how he pitched it to Bekmambetov in the first place, which internet[...]

Studio Seduction – How Fox Got Their Hands On Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Director Timur Bekmambetov and above-the-title producer Tim Burton are planning a big-screen, 3D adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's novel Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Until this weekend, it hadn't been set up with a studio, but now Fox have won the deal But how did they do it?Here's the set-up Bekmambetov, Burton, co-producer Jim Lemley and a[...]