Joel Silver And Warners Say He’s Staying: “I Can’t Stop The Slings & Arrows”

EXCLUSIVE: As you must know by now, in the past 48 hours, Joel Silver had his $160M movie Speed Racer tank at Warner Bros, and his TV series Moonlight axed by CBS. And, because of his many faults, most of the town is ecstatic … Read More »

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More ‘Speed Racer’ Fallout: Emile Hirsch Exits United Talent; “Total Shocker”

EXCLUSIVE: UTA was just informed today, and the actor’s agent Shani Rosenzweig is gobsmacked, I’m told. The tenpercentery had repped Emile Hirsch for seven years. The star of Speed Racer, which opened dismally over the weekend, is planning to park … Read More »

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TOLDJA! ‘Speed Racer’ Finishes Only 3rd; Facts Show Warner Bros Inflated Figures

Shame on the trades and mainstream media for not making the big deal out of this angle of the Sunday box office story I did. (Or, is that the reason? See my previous, … Read More »

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WHAT A DISASTER! ‘Speed Racer’ $20M Weekend Half What Warner Bros Hoped; Rival Studios Accuse WB Of Inflating #s

SUNDAY AM: Showing just how fiercely competitive the summer box office is right now, rival Hollywood movie studios are complaining to me they don’t believe Warner Bros’ domestic gross numbers released today. Those claim its disastrous Speed Racer came in 2nd behind Marvel’s … Read More »

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‘Speed Racer’ Crashes & Burns To Become First Summer Bomb: ‘Iron Man’ Still No. 1

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SUNDAY AM UPDATE: WHAT A DISASTER!Read More »

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Weekend Prediction: Problem-Plagued ‘Speed Racer’ Distant No. 2 To ‘Iron Man’

The last time I saw a studio resort to prayer for a movie opening was Universal for Evan Almighty. And the Box Office Gods didn’t make it a hit pic. But now Warner Bros is figuratively on its knees praying for at … Read More »

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PETA Asking Hollywood To Whistleblow

By | Thursday May 1, 2008 @ 3:15pm PDT

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) today claims someone from the set of the upcoming Warner Bros film Speed Racer reported that one of the young chimpanzees used in the role of Chim Chim was beaten during filming. … Read More »

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