The Weekly Ketchup: RT's Halloween Movie Countdown, Another "Spider-Man" Villain, "Superman" Sequel News, And More!

by | November 3, 2006 | Comments

In this week’s Ketchup, Rotten Tomatoes counted down the best reviewed horror films just in time for Halloween, "Spider-Man 3" has another villain onboard, and "Superman" will return again.

Also, to the surprise of no rational human being, "Saw 4" is in the works for October of next year, and the studio behind 1982’s "Time Bandits" is experiencing the increasingly common affliction known as "remake-itis." Read on for more.

This Week’s Most Popular News:

RT’s Top 20 Halloween Movie Countdown, Part 4

Happy Halloween! We’ve been counting down the Top 20 Halloween flicks and today we unveil the number one best-reviewed in horror and suspense cinema, so without further ado…

Scoop on a FOURTH "Spider-Man 3" Villain?

It was Villain Overkill that helped to kill the Burton/Schumacher "Batman" series — but somehow we don’t expect the same thing to happen with Sam Raimi’s "Spider-Man 3" — we hope.

Early Buzzings of a "Superman" Sequel

So now that it’s been established that "Superman Returns" was a "hit," but certainly no sort of "mega-hit," we can now start talking about sequels. And it looks like director Bryan Singer might have a smaller budget than previously planned.

Stunning News! "Saw 4" Next October!

What with "Saw 3" doing such amazing business over its first three days of release, it should come as absolutely no surprise whatsoever that Lionsgate has announced plans for "Saw 4" — and considering what happens at the end of Part 3, I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s curious to see where THIS sequel heads.

Anyone Interested in a "Time Bandits" Remake?

Today’s daily remake news? Someone wants an all-new version of Terry Gilliam’s "Time Bandits" to get made. I know, I know; I feel the same way you do.

Oh yes, there will be another "Saw."

In Other News:

  • Universal Pictures genre label Rogue has greenlit Paul W.S. Anderson‘s "Castlevania," the $50 million video game adaptation produced and co-financed by Crystal Sky Entertainment.
  • Julia Roberts will co-produce and star in the family drama "The Friday Night Knitting Club," based on Kate Jacobs’ upcoming novel.
  • Production the "Revenge of the Nerds" remake has been shut down after Emory University in Atlanta, where more than a third of the film was to be shot, backed out of its agreement to allow filming on its campus.
  • Ewan McGregor will star in the futuristic British thriller "Franklyn," with first-time writer-director Gerald McMorrow.
  • Jesse Metcalfe will star as a spoiled rich kid whose life takes a wrong turn in "Loaded."
  • Paramount Pictures has acquired North American rights to the Rolling Stones documentary that Martin Scorsese is currently shooting in New York, with plans to release the film in 2007.
  • French producer Thomas Langmann has revived an ambitious two-film project about notorious French gangster Jacques Mesrine, with Vincent Cassel starring. Marion Cotillard and Eva Green will co-star in "Death Instinct" and "Public Enemy No. 1," as Mesrine’s love interests and sometime accomplices.
  • And finally, David Hasselhoff makes his long-awaited return to the Weekly Ketchup, with news that he will star in the hit musical "The Producers," in the role of flamboyantly gay director Roger DeBris.

Landing the perfect role. Welcome back, Hoff.

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