Monday, May 31, 2010

Johnny Depp is the Only Star to Hit the Billion Dollar Mark Twice!

With the success of Alice, Johnny Depp is now the only star to be in two movies that have grossed more than one billion dollars, the other being Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Man's Chest.
Such a beautiful and talented man! :)

Alice Secrets!

Get the inside scoop on the tricks and secrets that happen behind the scenes of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, including Johnny Depp's body double, here: http://www.kansascity.com/2010/05/31/1982888/johnny-depps-body-double-and-other.html

Thursday, May 27, 2010

The HBC ipod Challenge! Try it!

Alright HBC fans, so I was having lunch with the incredible founder of the site, Sierra, and we were reveling in the fact that it was the week of Helena's birthday. Wanting to switch up our usual routine of completing each other's HBC quote-sentences, etc. I proposed that we come up with a new activity to honor our favorite actress. Needless to say, the Helena Bonham Carter iPod Challenge was born! Check it out:
To play, you need a buddy and an iPod (or other MP3 player).
Set your player to 'shuffle' and then start playing random songs. For each song, you and your friend must find a connection between the song and Helena.

Example: The song 'Wicked Game' by Chris Isaak comes up. You might connect the title of the song to Helena's role of the evil witch Bellatrix Lestrange from the Harry Potter series.

It's just a fun little game to brighten your day!

BUT WAIT! THERE'S MORE!
We want you to play this game and let us know the different connections you made! The best will be featured (with your permission) on the site! So have at it, and happy listening!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Focus Features Press Release

Focus Features has confirmed four 2011 releases, including Jane Eyre which stars Alice in Wonderland's Mia Wasikowska; read the entire press release here.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HBC!

Today is Helena's Birthday!
Go and celebrate the day by watching HBC movies and teasing your hair ;D

Thursday, May 20, 2010

News, news, news!

A lot of updates! Let's break it up by people Helena first--
The Telegraph reports that HBC will star in a BBC film, Toast, about the writer, Nigel Slater. Slater will be played by Freddie Highmore, who worked with Helena on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, read more at the link!

Johnny Depp related news: The next Pirates of the Caribbean movie, On Stranger Tides, is going to be shot in 3D (not a big surprise) read more here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment_and_arts/10121348.stm

And finally, Tim Burton rumors (?) and Dark Shadows update:

--Burton is said to be making yet another movie (first a Sleeping Beauty and an Addams Family adaption, Frankenweenie, Dark Shadows, producing Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and then Monsterpocalypse was the latest rumor) this time it's one he wanted to make back in the 80's, "Mai, the Psychic Girl". Read more about Tim Burton's possible adaptation of the Japanese manga novels here: http://screenrant.com/tim-burton-mai-psychic-girl-ross-60405/
--Producer Richard Zanuck has confirmed the making of the Dark Shadows adaptation, though things are going along slowly, read everything he had to say at Movieweb.com

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Alice Costumes Will be on Display

To compliment the DVD release, costumes from Alice in Wonderland will be put on exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. Colleen Atwoods lovely outfits will be on display from May 27 until September 30, 2010 and admission is free to the gallery in Downtown LA. Among other things you can see Alice's dresses, Helena's Red Queen dress, original sketches, shoes and more. Check it out if you're in the area!

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

The Next Tim Burton Movie?

Deadline reports that Dreamworks got the rights to a story based on the board game, "Monsterpocalypse", and Tim Burton is in talks as the director. The game would lend itself to sorta Jumanji-esque movie; it's about battling monsters in a large city. This isn't at all certain, probably just more internet rumors. So far the only name tied to it is game creator, Matt Wilson, as co-producer. More info to come, I'm sure, until then follow the link to a video of the game set up at Gen Con http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFjSY7TQ4x0&feature=player_embedded

"When You're Strange" Airs Tomorrow on PBS

Watch the new documentary, narrated by Johnny Depp, about the Doors tomorrow on PBS at 9pm E.T. as part of their American Masters series. The full-length film, "When You're Strange", follows the lives of band members of the Doors. Check out the trailer:

Monday, May 10, 2010

Latest Batch of Johnny Depp Set Photos

Check out the latest pictures of Johnny Depp on the set of the Tourist...in his pajamas [:D] at http://www.accidentalsexiness.com/2010/05/10/johnny-depp-gets-windswept-in-his-pajamas/

HBC Nominated for BAFTA TV Award

Helena was nominated for Best Actress by the British Academy Television Awards, as did her fellow Harry Potter star, Julie Waters (Mrs. Weasley). More Harry Potter related nominations include Brendan Gleeson (Moody), Kenneth Branagh (Lockhart) and John Hurt (Ollivander) for best actor and Imelda Staunton (Umbrdige) for supporting actress. Watch the BAFTA TV awards June 6th on BBC1.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Alice gets in the top 10!

Alice in Wonderland is the 10th highest grossing film of all time, surpassing the Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. Alice brought in $928.9 million worldwide as of this morning.