Let's face it, films aren't moved from a prime spring date to the bowels of January because they are awesome. And thus when Paramount yanked "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" from its March 2nd date and dropped in the wasteland of January 11, 2013, a distinct odour of fromage began emanating from the movie (if it wasn't there already). And when it was further kept from eyes at Comic-Con, which would seem the next logical step to at least start generating some buzz around a movie that thus far, only has a single still image as promotional material, again, not a good sign. And now comes word that only five months from release, the studio has no idea how to release the movie.
The World’s Customization Engine(TM) and Universal Pictures have teamed up to create the official online store for this summer’s blockbuster movie “Ted.” The collection is inspired by the hit comedy about a boy and his love for his sharp-tongued, beer drinking, talking teddy bear.
Severely underutilized in recent film such as "In Time" and "Tron: Legacy," though he had a more prominent role in the the thriller "Red Lights" which no one saw, Irish thesp Cillian Murphy is headed to the small screen for a leading role, teaming with "Eastern Promises" and "Dirty Pretty Things" scribe Steven Knight and BBC2 for the six-part period gangster drama "Peaky Blinders" (Memo to BBC: you might want to change that godawful title).
Murphy will play Tommy, the most ruthless brother in a family of gangsters that rules the lawless post-war slum neighborhoods of 1919 Birmingham, England as returning soldiers, revolutionaries and criminals fight for survival. The family is known by the film's title, which is a reference to their practice of sewing razor blades into the peaks of their caps. As the family's leader, though, things go off course for Tommy when a Belfast police chief and a mysterious, beautiful woman comes into town.