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Enchanted 2 Just Took A Major Step Forward

While Enchanted worked excellently as a one-off tale, a sequel was was later announced, although it's been languishing in development hell ever since. However, it now look like Enchanted 2 is back on track with this big change.

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Adam Shankman To Reteam With Vin Diesel For The Machine

The plot description says the film is about a robot (Diesel) that was designed by the Pentagon to be the ultimate weapon. The project is eventually scrapped and buried, but 20 years later the Diesel-bot is discovered and activated by a child. The government then swoops in to try and take control of the situation and the robot must protect the family he's staying with.

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Adam Shankman Talks Dealing With A Wild Baboon While Making Rock Of Ages

The actor W.C. Fields was once quoted as saying, “Never work with animals or children,” and it’s not exactly hard to figure out why. With both you are introducing elements that can never be predicted, and given how insane film sets typically are unpredictability is not a very good thing. So imagine how director Adam Shankman must have felt when a wild baboon starting going nuts while he was trying to make Rock of Ages.

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Rock Of Ages Featurette Reveals The Craft Behind The Flash

With little more than a week to go before this rowdy rock musical struts onto the world stage, choreographer turned film director Adam Shankman (Hairspray) is taking a new tactic to tease out more interest, revealing some of the incredible work composer Adam Anders, three-time Emmy-winning choreographer Mia Michaels, and small army of musicians, singers and dancers and have put in to make Rock of Ages the flashiest spectacle of the summer

Jason Bateman, Goldie Hawn And More May Join Adam Shankman's This Is Where I Leave You

Adam Shankman may have taken a four year break from features between doing Bedtime Stories and Rock of Ages, but that doesn't mean you should expect him to disappear once his new rock musical is released. Shankman's latest isn't due out for another few weeks (on June 15th), but he has already begun assembling a cast for his next project.

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New Rock Of Ages Trailer Is Here To Play All Of Your Favorite '80s Hits

ased on the musical by Chris D'Arienzo, Rock of Ages is about two young people, Drew and Sherrie (Diego Boneta and Julianne Hough), who travel to the big city in 1987 looking to live out their musical dreams. Upon meeting they instantly fall in love and have to deal with consequences and the challenges that come with it. The film also stars Tom Cruise, Malin Akerman, Bryan Cranston, Paul Giamatti...

Adam Shankman In Talks For This Is Where I Leave You Adaptation

Adam Shankman has been approached to helm Warner Bros' This is Where I Leave You, the in-development adaptation of Jonathan Tropper's cheered novel. Back when the studio first bought the rights to the book in 2009, writer-director Greg Berlanti (Life As We Know It) was attached to helm.

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Rock Of Ages Director/Choreographer Adam Shankman To Helm An NBC Comedy Pilot

While Adam Shankman’s background may feature an impressive list of choreography credits, the man holds many titles, including director. He’s directed episodes of Glee, an ep of Modern Family, and he’s helming the upcoming film Rock of Ages, for which he’s also the choreographer. Based on this news, soon he’ll be adding directing a pilot for NBC to his list of credits.

Tom Cruise Becomes A Rock Star In First Trailer For Rock Of Ages

Tom Cruise is now almost 50 years old, but if you think that's going to stop him from taking on the most challenging film roles he can find you are dead wrong. Beginning this week in IMAX theaters you will be able to see Cruise scale the tallest building in the world - the Burj Khalifa in Dubai - and then swing from it on a cable and then next year he'll be rocking out on stage 80s style in Adam Shankman's Rock of Ages.

Adam Shankman Will Direct New Version Of The Nutcracker

Aside from having a title that makes all seven-year-old boys giggle, the original story for The Nutcracker is rich with elements that could be really cool on screen if done properly, from living wooden soldiers to the seven-headed Mouse King. We'll have to see if Shankman makes this one something special, of if it's just another flick that will turn up on TNT every year around the holidays.

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Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin Reuniting For Adam Shankman's Next Comedy

The pitch, which is still in early stages, somehow mixes Grumpy Old Men with Trading Places. Obviously, neither Martin nor Baldwin could stand in for Eddie Murphy’s Billy Ray Valentine, but the idea of them riffing as modern-day versions of Mortimer and Randolph Duke gets my pulse racing. Heck, Baldwin plays a version of a Duke brother on 30 Rock each week, so this idea certainly has potential.

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Constantine Maroulis Shows His Sleazy Side On Rock Of Ages Set

Brace yourselves, Constantine Maroulis fans. (What are they called? Marou-maniacs? Con-fan-tines?) The former American Idol who made a name for himself – and scored a Tony nomination – in the Broadway production of Rock of Ages, was photographed with Adam Shankman and Matt Weaver, respective director and producer of the currently filming Rock of Ages film adaptation.

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Will Forte Finds Room To Join The Rock Of Ages Cast

Personally I see this as a perfect opportunity for Forte to bring back his blond MacGruber mullet wig-- they were totally in back then!-- but given how few people actually saw the MacGruber movie, that might not be exactly what Shankman has in mind

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First Look At Tom Cruise Shirtless In Rock Of Ages

The crazy thing is that Cruise is shooting his first scene today-- apparently a rendition of Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar On Me"-- so this is pretty much the earliest we've ever gotten a look at an actor in costume. In the USA Today article Shankman says they've toned down the character

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Alec Baldwin Goes Hair Metal In First Rock Of Ages Set Photo

Shankman accompanied the photo with the caption "Russell and Alec making my life heaven on #rockofagesmovie," which may be a reference to the cover of the song "Heaven" by Warrant that the entire cast performs at one point in the original Broadway show that the movie is based on

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Alec Baldwin Not Rolling Away From Rock Of Ages After All

Baldwin’s presence tends to make just about everything better (yes, I’m looking at you, It’s Complicated), so the news that he’s staying on board Rock, which expects to begin shooting on May 23, is welcome, indeed. We also hope that the unspecified health problem is minor

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Alec Baldwin Is Out Of Rock Of Ages

It's a disappointing blow for the Hairspray director but far less disappointing when put into context. Losing Alec Baldwin sucks, but losing him in this situation is like taking Danny Ainge off the 1985-1986 Celtics or removing Jeff Lynne from the Traveling Wilburys

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Bryan Cranston Will Sing, Dance, And Marry Catherine Zeta-Jones In Rock Of Ages

Remember, this cast already includes Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand and Julianne Hough in central roles, with Tom Cruise, Mary J. Blige and Paul Giamatti also rounding out the cast. The lead role went to relative unknown Diego Boneta, but otherwise it's going to be a musical crammed with famous faces

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Catherine Zeta-Jones To Play The Villain In Rock Of Ages

Catherine Zeta-Jones' career trajectory has always befuddled me. After years of television work and small films, the actress finally made it big in the late 90s and even won an Oscar for her performance in 2002's Chicago. Despite the huge win, however, her workload never seemed to increase, averaging only one to two movies per year since.

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Russell Brand Confirmed As Lonny In Rock Of Ages

He's the right hand man to the club's owner Dennis Dupree, played by Alec Baldwin in the movie; yes, the world will soon be blessed with a duet between Alec Baldwin and Russell Brand as they sing REO Speedwagon's "Can't Fight This Feeling" and confess their true feelings for each other

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