What is Movie News After Dark? It’s a focused, coordinated strike upon the oppressive barrage of movie blogs who think you should really be reading 700 words on the latest third-tier casting rumors for the next Adam Shankman movie. We take all the interesting news and otherwise notable articles of the day and bring them together, in one place, where you can kick ass and gain knowledge quickly. It also includes some funny videos. Because everyone loves funny videos.

With Jason Eisener’s Hobo with a Shotgun finally getting to theaters (and iTunes — go watch it!), Canuxploitation is on its way. To celebrate, Quiet Earth asked Canadian grindhouse cinema expert Paul Corupe to write of Canuxploitation’s weidest, wildest Canadian exploitation movies. Yes.

Will & Grace star Sean Hayes will play Larry in the Farrelly Brothers’ The Three Stooges. He joins MadTV alum Will Sasso, who has already accepted the role of Curly. It’s still hard to say what sort of tone will be struck with this biopic, but the casting thus far has been strong.

io9 has a great piece on Duncan Jones and Source Code, including the director’s explanation of what exactly happened to Sean Fentress.

The FDA has decided that movie theaters will not have to provide public calorie counts for their concessions. Which is sad, because much of my unfortunate girth could have been avoided if I had known early on that a large movie theater popcorn is about 1,600 calories. My stomach just groaned as I typed that. It hates me.

To celebrate Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair, the uncut version of the series that was shown for Quentin Tarantino’s birthday at the New Beverly Cinema in L.A., Tyler Stout and Mondo Tees have released a limited edition poster. They go on sale sometime tomorrow at Mondo’s site, but will likely sell out before you can get one. But hey, they are pretty.

The folks at Pajiba have a great recap of the Doctor Who panel at last weekend’s WonderCon event in San Francisco. Neil Gaiman and Mark Sheppard (Romo Lampkin from Battlestar Galactica) were on hand to debut clips and talk about Karen Gillan’s legs. Oh, Karen Gillan’s legs.

Warner Bros. is getting on their horse for another ride with Wyatt Earp, picking up the spec script Wild Guns from writer T.S. Nowlin. It’s being touted as “shades of Tombstone and Sherlock Holmes,” with a story that sees Doc Holiday and Earp teaming up to rescue the daughter of Sitting Bull, who has been kidnapped by a Shaman with mystical powers. It’s safe to say that it won’t include Kevin Costner, so I think we’re good.

According to the daughter of James Brown, the Godfather of Soul may be played by either Eddie Murphy or Usher. Lets just hope the project stays where it’s been since 2006: completely stalled.

A dark, grungy poster for Spencer Susser’s Hesher has been released unto the world. Everyone keeps telling me that this movie is an indie hit waiting to happen, but I remember it being just okay at Sundance last year. I hear of a new cut that gives it some more life, which isn’t a bad thing.

Pixar has pushed Monsters University, the prequel to Monsters Inc., to 2013. June 21, 2013, to be exact. Should the world survive the apocalypse, at least we’ll get another Pixar sequel.

Will Smith doesn’t need to work with M. Night Shyamalan, but he’s going to anyway. Then again, Shyamalan might need the success brought about by working with Smith’s clan, as he will put both The Fresh Prince and son Jaden in his next film, an untitled sci-fi adventure set 1,000 years in the future. It’s being co-written by Book of Eli writer Gary Whitta. Call it a crapshoot at this point.

We close tonight with a bit of honesty: I’m half looking forward to Cars 2. It’s predecessor is a better film than it gets credit for, and Pixar knows how to add nuance to even their most shallow endeavors. This clip is indicative of why I can’t help but have some interest — there’s seriously love for James Bond-style action, and it all comes out in the form of the Michael Caine voiced agent Finn McMissile. Ka-cha!


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