Morgan Freeman: Mr. Freeman will co-star with Owen Wilson in The Big Bounce. The project is based on the Elmore Leonard novel of the same name. Novels by Leonard that have been previously adapted include Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Jackie Brown, which in book form was titled Rum Punch. Also in the works from Leonard is a big screen adaptation of Tishomingo Blues, to be directed by the great Don Cheadle.
Destiny's Child: In more Freddy vs. Jason news, it seems Cinescape has unearthed even more details of the plot of the film...leaked by our favorite dream stalker, Robert Englund:
Rowland's character will be part of a group of teenagers who decide to trick Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees into slugging it out with one another, in the hopes of destroying both teenager-killing-machines.
This jibes with recent comments by Englund (who made his career playing Freddy in the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET films) revealing Freddy would be haunting Jason's nightmares.
...and finally, this would normally be a bit strictly for the DVD DUNGEON, but this ought to be seen by all, because if you don't yet own a DVD player (Are You Crazy???) this will make you want to.
Back To The Future: The trilogy hits DVD this year! This you already knew, of course if you're a fan like I am... However, check out the official site for a great article on the special features that are being added as well as a cool interview with screenwriter Bob Gale.
From Somewhere on the Beach...