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Wrath of Man Review ' It’s entertaining, it’s dark, & it’s typical Guy Ritchie! So I dug the hell out of it!'

Joss Whedon Turned Down Buffy Reboot

Joss Whedon Turned Down Chance To Be Involved The Internet exploded in anger Thursday at news that Warner Bros., Atlas Entertainment and Vertigo Entertainment are planning a new Buffy the Vampire Slayer film without Joss Whedon , maestro of the 1992 film and 1997-2003 TV series. Whedon himself fanned the flames, advising fans to "leave me to my pain" in a witty missive. But Whedon was offered a chance to be involved with the new Buffy -- and passed. According to studio insiders, he was approached last year after Buffy rightsholder Fran Rubel Kuzui and husband Kaz Kuzui began developing a remake with Vertigo. After presented with the opportunity, Whedon decided he'd rather work on other projects (he's making Marvel Studios' The Avengers). Producers then began searching for a writer and late last year hired actress-turned-scribe Whit Anderson. The unknown Anderson, with only bit film appearances to her credit, came up with a take on the Buffy myth that was st

Zac Efron To Star in "Easy Money" Or "Snabba Cash"

Zac Efron To Star in "Easy Money" Or "Snabba Cash" Zac Efron Set To Star In No more High School for Zac Efron. He is set to star in the remake of the Swedish film "snabba cash" Easy Money (which is what "snabba cash" means in Swedish.) Efron has been trying to distance himself from the teen heartthrob roles you are accustom to seeing him in. Efron was in last years "Me and Orson Welles" film, which was the start to his new career as an actor and not a teen heartthrob. Efron is attached to star in and produce a remake of "Snabba cash," the hot Swedish property that was the subject of a heavy Hollywood bidding war and has just found a home at Warner Bros. " Snabba " is based on a novel by Jens Lapidus and was a major hit in its home country this year. The thriller follows three interconnected storylines involving drugs and organized crime, with the main character a young man (played in the original by Joel Kinn