From just about the minute people heard that NBC was developing an adult musical series about Broadway show-business, 'Glee' comparisons and contrasts flew left and right. Now that 'Smash' has come and establish itself as a separate entity, will 'Fame' face the same stigma upon returning to TV? Will 'Fame' face greater scrutiny now that 'Glee' is headed to New York, or will people remember which came first? Who's behind the new series?
Director Kimberly Peirce is so thrilled to be remaking 'Carrie,' and so excited that she's landed Chloe Grace Moretz for the title role, that she's gone ahead and made her own poster for the movie before shooting a foot of film.
'Carrie,' based on the novel by Stephen King, was adapted by Brian DePalma in 1976 and remade for TV in 2002, starring Angela Bettis. It was also a Broadway musical. Twice. And it's going to be a horror movie again. Now it looks like MGM has found their lead for that 'Carrie' remake.
'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' may have been a hit with the critics but it failed to make any real noise at the box office last holiday season. The American movie adaptation of the best-selling novel, starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara, was considered a loss despite taking in $231 million in box office receipts worldwide. So what's the status of the planned sequel?