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Ryan Reynolds and Reese Witherspoon to Topline Big Eyes

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Ryan Reynolds and Reese Witherspoon are now attached to star in Big Eyes, the story of the Keanes and their infamous art. The film will be produced by Tim Burton, and written and directed by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, best known for creating the Problem Child franchise, and writing such bio-pics as Ed...

Robert Downey Jr. To Star In Tim Burton's 'Pinocchio' Adaptation?

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Tim Burton certainly is on a remake/adaptation tear lately—the Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands director knocked out a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory adaptation in 2005, a Sweeny Todd adaptation in 2007, and an Alice in Wonderland remake in 2010, as well as currently filming...

First Official Photo of Johnny Depp in Dark Shadows

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Spooky Scary. Johnny Depp stars in Tim Burton's Dark Shadows, and we saw spy photos from the set recently, but Empire has the first official stills from the production, also highlighting co-stars Michelle Pfieffer, Johnny Lee Miller, and Helena Bonham Carter. Take a look...

Johnny Depp's New Look for Dark Shadows

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What the what? Johnny Depp is sporting a new look for the now shooting Dark Shadows film by Tim Burton. It's white. the film is based on the genre-soap opera that ran for five years and came to star vampire Barnabas Collins (originally played by Jonathan Frid) in the midst of all sorts of supernatual mayhem. It looks like Burton's pushed the...

Beetlejuice 2 Is Finally Happening

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Say it three times, and it just might come true this time—Beetlejuice 2, Beetlejuice 2, Beetlejuice 2—because Deadline is reporting that Seth Grahame-Smith, author of Pride And Prejudice And Zombies, and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter as well as a screenwriter on Tim Burton’s upcoming Dark...

D23: Disney Animation Round-Up

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Though no longer the crown jewel of the Disney stable, the Disney animation department are still working on aniated features (often computer animated) that aren't under the Pixar brand, and some Direct to Video titles. The D23 presentation of films started with talk of the Straight-to-Video spin-off Planes, which features the voice talents of Jon Cryer, with a trailer...

The Grammy Museum Celebrates Danny Elfman's 25 Years in Film

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This summer, the Grammy Museum wants to celebrate Elfman's silver year in the biz of making movie scores by inviting us to "An Evening with Danny Elfman." Grammy foundation Vice president Scott Goldman will be there asking questions and taking your questions for the man behind scores of films like Spider Man, Milk, Mission:...

Josh Brolin, Tim Burton Team Up for The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Oscar nominee Josh Brolin is about to get ugly for his next role. According to THR, the actor will join forces with Tim Burton for a retelling of the classic story The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The last incarnation we saw was in 1997 when Disney painted their pretty picture of the tortured character. Hopefully with Burton and Brolin, we'll get something a lot closer to...

Official Frankenweenie Synopsis and Cast List Announced

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Disney has released the first official synopsis for Tim Burton's upcoming film Frankenweenie. The movie is a remake of a short Burton made as a college student back in 1984. Over 25 years have passed since it was released and he's got the funds, the time, the energy, and the acting talent to reboot it. Check out the synopsis and cast list below...

Eva Green Joins Tim Burton's Dark Shadows

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Just yesterday we learned that Jackie Earle Haley and Bella Heathcoate were in talks to join Tim Burton's Dark Shadows adaptation, and today another actor can be added to the list. According to Deadline, French star Eva Green has been cast in the film as the female lead opposite Johnny Depp.

Tim Burton and Johnny Depp's Dark Shadows Pushed to April 2011

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If any of you are surprised by this latest production news you obviously haven't been following Johnny Depp's career over the last 25 years. That man stars in everything and is constantly being courted for projects therefore, we're not shocked that his big screen adaptation with Tim Burton entitled Dark Shadows has been pushed back.

Danny Elfman and Tim Burton 25th Anniversary Music Box Available in...

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Tim Burton and Danny Elfman have worked together for over two decades collaborating on some of the most memorable films of our time. They each have distinct creative visions and when they come together magic happens. Who can forget the music from Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, or my personal favorite 1989's Batman?...

Frankenweenie Cast Grows With Winona Ryder, Martin Landau, Martin Short And...

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It will be one big reunion for Tim Burton on his upcoming film Frankenweenie. According to Deadline, some of the major players for the remake of his 1984 short have been revealed. It looks like the director went through his filmography and decided to get the band back together with Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Landau, and Martin Short.

Tim Burton Reunites with Ed Wood Writers for Addams Family

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Back in March we reported that Tim Burton was interested in creating a new version of The Addams Family. If you remember, the last time we saw the creepy family on screen was in 1993 with Addams Family Values, which was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. According to Deadline, Burton is ready to put his own dark twist on the...

John August to Reunite With Tim Burton For Monsterpocalypse?

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Another board game adaptation is in the works and this time Tim Burton is behind it. According to THR, DreamWorks has been trying to get Burton to move from creative consultant to director of their latest adaptation, Monsterpocalypse. So far they've been unsuccessful but they were able to get his frequent collaborator John August to pen the...

Tim Burton To Remake Frankenweenie In 3-D

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Remember how Tim Burton went from being the director with original films like Beetlejuice, Batman, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, and Edward Scissorhands to the man who reinterprets all the movies from your childhood (Planet of the Apes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Alice...

Tim Burton to Direct 3D Addams Family

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Raul Julia must be rolling in his grave right now because according to a report from Deadline, The Addams Family is heading to the big screen...again. The morbidly Gothic clan was last seen in theaters in The Addams Family Values back in 1993 and now Tim Burton wants to put his spin on the unconventional story.

Movie Releases: Alice in Wonderland and Brooklyn's Finest

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We don't have a lot of choices this week. In one corner we have the blockbuster film with director Tim Burton and the versatile and talented Johnny Depp together again in a remake of fan favorite fantasy film Alice in Wonderland. In the film we have 19-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure. The family adventure brings back all the...

Interview: Tim Burton For Alice in Wonderland

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Tim Burton's successful career spans over two decades and boasts such hits as Beetlejuice, Batman, and Edward Scissorhands. His latest project, Alice in Wonderland is a live action, CGI animated adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. In the...

Tim Burton to Produce Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

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Is there anything Tim Burton can't do? This weekend we'll see his interpretation of the the classic Lewis Carroll tale, Alice in Wonderland, and next he's jumping on the vampire bandwagon. According to THR, he'll produce the big screen adaptation of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter alongside Wanted director Timur...