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Swine Flu Derails Wolverine in Mexico

No new launch date announced yet

(Newser) - Even Wolverine isn’t safe from swine flu. The X-Men Origins film's Thursday launch is being delayed in Mexico City since most of the theaters will likely be closed, Variety reports. Major theater operators have already shut down following a request from the mayor, and the rest are expected to... More »

'Sex and the City' Mania Builds

Fever builds as fans count down to opening night

(Newser) - Who knew? It's 10 days and counting until Sex and the City opens and the huge surge of interest in the movie has surprised even studio execs, the New York Times reports. In the kind of film fever usually associated with people in Chewbacca costumes, groups of women across the... More »

Depp Pipes Up on Singing Role

Johnny 'was scared to death' he couldn't cut it in Sweeney Todd

(Newser) - Johnny Depp has more acting chops, hotness, and wealth than anyone could want, but even the superstar's knees buckled when he agreed to make his singing debut in the new silver-screen musical, Sweeney Todd, opening this Friday. "I was scared to death," he told the Chicago Sun-Times. Yet... More »

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