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More "Indiana Jones" After "Crystal Skull"

Even though "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" (whew!) won't open in theaters until May 22, there're already talks of a potential sequel.

However, that'll only happen if the box office returns are good.

"Men Who Stare At Goat" Nabs George Clooney

George Clooney will star in the big screen adaptation of Jon Ronson's quirky novel about the U.S. Army's First Earth Battalion, according to Variety.

Created in 1979, the Battalion's sole purpose is to foster paranormal powers within the individual soldiers. Needless to say, things didn't quite work out.

Tom Cruise Saves U.S. Presidency; Stars In "28th Amendment"

A recent survey released by the CNN/Opinion Research Corp. suggests that President Bush is the most unpopular president in modern American history with a 71 percent disapproval rating. Hopefully, one of the presidential hopeful can do a better job next year.

"Mummy 3" Teaser Trailer Out This Friday

The teaser trailer will be attached to "Prince Caspian," but if you don't want to buy a ticket just to see that, you can check out the trailer online at the official site.

The teaser will be online at 9AM PST, as promised by director Rob Cohen in a message posted on the site.

Roger Corman's THR Interview

Quite a few notable film directors have been influenced by Roger Corman, the king of B movies. They include James Cameron, Ron Howard, and Martin Scorsese among others.

He's back in Cannes for the film festival and, of course, to hawk his wares. Here's a little nugget from his interview with the Hollywood Reporter.

Jan de Bont Surfs Up "Point Break" Sequel

Jan de Bont, the director of hits such as "Speed" and "Tomb Raider," is directing the sequel to Katheryn Bigelow's "Point Break," according Variety.

The movie, titled "Point Break: Indo," will take place 20 years after the first movie with Singapore and Indonesia as the backdrop.

Nicolas Cage Is A "Bad Lieutenant"

Nicolas Cage will team for the first time with director Werner Herzog for the remake of "Bad Lieutenant," according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The 1992 original starred Harvey Kietel as a corrupt cop who underwent a change of heart while investigating the rape of a nun. It was directed by Able Ferrara ("Go Go Tales").

Sonny Chiba Returns To "Nanairo Kamen"

Sonny Chiba is prepping a movie based on the TV series that gave him his first starring role in showbiz, according to Variety Asia.

"Nanairo Kamen" is a series that ran on Japanese TV in June of 1959 and lasted only one year on the air. In it, Chiba played a young police detective named Kotaro Ran who fights crime by donning one of seven masks, each giving him different personalities.

"Fahrenheit 9/11" Gets Sequel

Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11" will get a sequel, according to the LA Times. The film will examine the effects of eight years of the Bush presidency.

It is expected to be released in mid-2009.

"Nailed" The Tip Of The Iceberg

David O. Russell's film "Nailed" has been shut down in the middle of production due to money troubles. It looks like that's just the tip of the iceberg, and there's more to the story. According to Deadlinehollywooddaily.com

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