Warner Bros has released a trailer for the "Half-Blood Prince", the movie adaptation of the sixth Harry Potter novel. Check it out at your favorite trailer park. For the lazy, here's a link to Apple.
"Hari Puttar -- A Comedy of Terrors," the Indian comedy that Warner Bros. deemed too similar in name to their box office gold mine, Harry Potter, may have won against the Hollywood studio in its suit to have the name changed but that's the only good news for the movie.
The Indian court cleared the way for "Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors" to be released in theaters with its title intact.
In the ruling, Justice Reva Khetrapal said that the name Hari Puttar has no "commonality" with Harry Potter, as Warner Bros contended.
"Hari Puttar," the Indian movie that sounds a little too similar to "Harry Potter" for Warner Bros liking, has its released date pushed to the end of the month, according to the BBC.
Warner Bros, the studio making the "Harry Potter" films, is suing Mirchi Movies, the India-based studio responsible for "Hari Puttar," to get them to change the title, saying it violated their intellectual property.
Mirchi argues that Hari is a popular Indian name and the movie has nothing to do with Harry Potter.
A third "Ghostbusters" movie is said to be in the works, according to Variety.
Columbia Pictures wants to reunite the original cast members and has set Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky to write the script.
Previous efforts to make the third sequel have been stalled by failure to come to financial terms with the participants, Variety writes, and the original cast members have not been approach until the script is ready.
Chicago Tribune's Pop Machine blog got a statement from Harold Ramis.
"yes, columbia is developing a script for GB3 with my year one writing partners, gene stupnitsky and lee eisenberg ... aykroyd, ivan reitman and i are consulting at this point, and according to dan, bill murray is willing to be involved on some level."
"This is being done entirely as a gift to my fans. The only return any of us are hoping for is the largest turnout of young voters ever at the polls in November," Moore said in a statement.
"Slacker Uprising" documents Moore's attempt to convince apathetic young people to vote.
Those interest will be able grab it over at BlipTV.
Sony has signed both Sam Raimi and Toby Maguire for "Spider-Man 4" and is considering shooting Spidey 4 & 5 back-to-back to save money, according to Deadlinehollywood.com.