Del Toro hobbles ‘Hobbit’

Posted by · 8:13 am · May 31st, 2010

You’ve probably heard the news by now, but in case you haven’t, here’s a prĂ©cis via Variety: Guillermo Del Toro has dropped out directing “The Hobbit” movies due to the ongoing delays in getting the films greenlit. Del Toro made the surprise announcement Sunday on The One Ring web site, adding that he will continue […]

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‘Valkyrie’ changes tack

Posted by · 4:54 pm · August 13th, 2008

Well, I’ll be. In what appears to be Tom Cruise Week in showbiz newsland, the most surprising development is the return of the long-suffering “Valkyrie” to the 2008 release slate. Bryan Singer’s WWII thriller, a project that has been maligned virtually from the get-go, will now bow on US screens on 26 December. That will […]

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