Some Spider-Man casting ideas more insane than Paul Giamatti as the…

Paul Giamatti is, without a doubt, one of the finest American actors working today. So it's a bit… surprising, to say the least, to have found out yesterday that he's in talks for the role of the Rhino in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Not just because the Rhino is the very definition of a brute thug –- his power is … » 1/29/13 2:00pm 1/29/13 2:00pm

Paul Giamatti is in talks to play The Rhino in Amazing Spider-Man 2.…

The We almost don't believe this news but it's to mind blowing not to at least discuss. Rumor has it that Paul Giamatti — yes, THAT Paul Giamatti — is in talks to play The Rhino in Marc Webb's Amazing Spider-Man 2, according to THR. Now, just let the thought of an apoplectic Rhino screaming about fucking Merlot sink… » 1/28/13 1:41pm 1/28/13 1:41pm

How insane does the sequel to John Dies at the End get? See for…

The gonzo horror novel John Dies at the End, by Cracked.com's David Wong, was a huge internet sensation a few years ago, and has spawned a feature film starring Paul Giamatti. Now at last, the sequel is coming out early next month — and we've got an exclusive excerpt from This Book Is Full of Spiders... Seriously,… » 9/24/12 7:00am 9/24/12 7:00am

John Dies at the End finally gets a freakin distributor. About time,…

We've been wondering for months when John Dies at the End would finally be coming to a theater near you — and while there's still no release date, there's some very welcome movement. The festival smash hit, based on David Wong's hit novel, finally has a distribution deal through Magnet Releasing, and it'll be on your… » 8/22/12 1:26pm 8/22/12 1:26pm

Philip K. Dick's Widow Self-Publishes Novel About PKD And The Magic…

If you're a fan of VALIS and the other semi-autobiographical head-trips Philip K. Dick published late in his life, then a new book by his fifth and final wife, Tessa Dick, may be of interest. She says The Owl In Daylight is a reworking of the novel her husband was working on when a stroke claimed his life. Dick wrote… » 2/17/09 11:30am 2/17/09 11:30am

Paul Giamatti Wears Fully-Functional Rocket Belt in "Pretty Bird"

One of the films at Sundance that flew under the radar this year was jetpack fantasy Pretty Bird, based on the book The Rocketbelt Caper. The film is billed as a comedy, but the real story is both weird and disturbing — more of a comedy of errors. It explores the story of an engineer who built a rocket belt that can… » 1/28/08 1:30pm 1/28/08 1:30pm