Posts Tagged ‘Remakes’

Leonardo DiCaprio to star in Martin Scorsese’s remake of ‘The Gambler’

Monday, August 29th, 2011

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Deadline reports that Leonardo DiCaprio is attached to star in a remake of the 1974 James Caan movie The Gambler. The drama is about an “academic whose gambling addiction begins to get the best of him. His gambling addiction got to the point where he convinces a student athlete to shave points so he can win a bet, and the high he experiences from risking everything takes him into even darker places.”  The new script is being penned by William Monahan (The Departed) and Martin Scorsese is said to be directing.  Excuse me for being skeptical about this project ever happening, but check this:

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Amazing Spider-Man Trailer Coming Soon

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

cover-ewSuperHeroHype is reporting that the first trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man will hit theaters next week attached to Captain America.

The trailer is reportedly 2 minutes and 30 seconds and likely be played by Sony Pictures at the Comic-Con panel next Friday, so stay tuned.

Four years after Spider-Man 3, starring Tobey Maguire, The Amazing Spider-Man promises to be a “more contemporary,” “more gritty,” and “more character-driven” look at the comic book hero. He’s a hero the 27-year-old Garfield knows well. Growing up, “I related to Peter Parker [Spidey's alter ego] so much because I felt like someone else inside,” he says. “I loved the comic books and the animated TV series and I even dressed up as Spider-Man as a kid.”

The trailer for The Dark Knight Rises is coming this week, Spider-Man next week…it’s all too much!