The Weekly Ketchup: "Batman Begins" Sequel Talk, "Justice League" Movie In The Works, "300" Impresses, And More!

by | March 2, 2007 | Comments

In this week’s Ketchup, the weekly "Batman Begins" tidbit focuses on sequel number two, "The Justice League of America" will have a live-action flick of its own, and "300" so far appears to be living up to the considerable hype.

Also, Pixar has grand plans for their follow up to "Ratatouille," and readers couldn’t get enough of RT’s Oscar coverage. Read on.

This Week’s Most Popular News:

Already Talks of a Second "Batman Begins" Sequel?

Now here’s some juicy gossip to mull over while we wait (patiently) for Christopher Nolan’s "The Dark Knight" to hit theaters (next summer): Could there already be a director lined up for "Batman 3"??

Wow, A "Justice League" Movie??

Now here’s a dream project that should fill the comic geeks and the movie nerds with much excitement: Warner Bros. just hired a husband-wife writing team to pen a "Justice League" movie.

"300" Has an Epic-Sized Tomatometer!

It’s fast approaching. The day we get to watch "300" good guys and about a zillion bad ones meet their bloody, cool-looking demises. And you know what that means: advance reviews are now coming in. So far, praise has been unanimous: "300" currently stands with a 100 percent Tomatometer.

Pixar’s Going Sci-Fi for "Wall-E"

Any time we can get a little info on the next Pixar movie, it’s pretty exciting. But wait till you get a load of what those guys have planned for after "Ratatouille." Sci-fi fans in particular should enjoy this news…

Scorsese, "Departed" Win Top Oscar Honors; Relive the Telecast Here

Live-blogging is de rigeur these days, so your faithful RTers were of course right here discussing all the winners, performances, presenters, and outfits of this year’s 79th Annual Academy Awards! Join in the fun and dish on all things Oscar.

This is what awaits any critic who ruins the 100% tomatometer.

In Other News:

  • A biopic about Charles Darwin is in the works, to be written by John Collee and directed by Jon Amiel, with Jeremy Thomas producing. The script is based on "Annie’s Box," the biography by Darwin’s great-great grandson Randall Keynes.
  • Paramount Pictures and producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura have optioned Tony Abbott’s novel "Kringle," with Mark Dindal set to direct the family adventure film about the origin of Kris Kringle.
  • Handmade Films Intl. will collaborate with Madrid-based Ilion Animation Studios to co-produce "Planet One," the $50 million CGI movie written by "Shrek" screenwriter Joe Stillman.
  • French directors Michel Gondry and Leos Carax and South Korean director Bong Joon-ho are in talks to write and direct a segment of the tentatively titled "Tokyo," a dramatic telling of three separate tales of the city.
  • DreamWorks has acquired "The Secret Lives of Road Crews," an action-comedy by Kevin Lund and T.J. Scott, with Hal Lieberman producing.
  • Paul Walker will star in the independent thriller "The Heaven Project," with John Glenn serving as writer and director.
  • Todd Graff will direct the coming-of-age comedy-drama "Will," after completing a rewrite of the original screenplay by Josh Kagan.
  • 20th Century Fox has acquired the script for "The Devil You Know," Steve Bencich and Ron Friedman‘s live-action adaptation of Nathan Hale’s children’s book.
  • Lionsgate Films has resurrected "Tulia," the long-in-the-works Halle Berry drama in which she plays a real-life lawyer investigating a suspicious drug bust. Carl Franklin is in talks to direct.

Returning to the big screen, fully clothed.

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