Recapping last week’s news in movie entertainment so you don’t have to.
August 30: Battle: Los Angeles director Jonathan Liebesman signed on to direct Clash of the Titans 2.
The Faster way
to kill your career.
August 30: Shia LeBeouf turned out to be the most profitable actor for the studios.
August 31: After taking two steps forward with Faster and Fast Five, The Rock took another step back into kiddie-land by signing up to replace Brendan Fraser in the sequel to Journey to the Center of the Earth.
August 30: The first set photos from Stephen Sielberg’s Warhorse were released.
September 3: Machete opened to mostly positive reviews.
September 2: M. Night Shyamalan revealed he’s working on a non-sequel to Unbreakable.
September 3: The very violent trailer for Hobo With a Shotgun premiered online, presumably to show up Machete as a timid afternoon frolic.
September 3: New photos from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows appeared online.
Clooney’s all American.
September 3: Concept art for Pixar’s abandoned project Newt popped up on Facebook.
September 5: Two people required medical attention after viewing Danny Boyle’s upcoming 127 Hours, based on the ordeal of mountain climber Aron Ralston.
September 6: The American surprisingly edged out Machete to take the number one spot at the box office.