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This week Zach learns a little bit about directorial typecasting, films that look a lot a like, Guy Ritchie, Jason Statham, and how to buy a dag, in the 2000 film, Snatch. This episode of Zach on Film is sponsored by HelloFresh.com. Use the checkout code Major50 to save 50% off your first week’s order.

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This weekend, Sherlock Holmes returned to theaters in the latest installment of the Guy Ritchie directed series. Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law reprise their roles of Holmes and Watson as they take on Professor Moriarty. Did you see the movie on the opening weekend? What did you think?  Did Ritchie and company bring it again, or did the movie feel like a rehash of the original?  Use the comment section below to share your thoughts on the movie, and let those of us who haven’t seen it yet know if we should see it, or skip it. GO!  

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While Steven Soderbergh may have delivered a fantastic take on The Man from U.N.C.L.E., I’m extremely excited to hear that Guy Ritchie has been hired by Warner Bros. to take over as director of the flick.

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I really enjoyed Guy Ritchie and Robert Downey, Jr.’s take on Sherlock Holmes, and so must a lot of other people as the second movie is ready to roll out in December.

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MoviesRobert Downey Jr.Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. has released the first image from the December 16, 2011 sequel to Sherlock Holmes.  The movie features Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law as Holmes and Watson, and new comer Noomi Rapace. Guy Ritchie helms a new action-packed adventure, following the world’s most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.), and his longtime trusted associate, Dr. Watson (Jude Law), as they match wits with their arch-nemesis, the criminal genius Moriarty (Jared Harris). via Rope of Sllicon

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Dynamite EntertainmentPress Release

Press Release Dynamite Entertainment and Liquid Comics announced today a publishing partnership to release an omnibus graphic novel collecting the entire ten issues of Gamekeeper, an original comic book series created by acclaimed filmmaker, Guy Ritchie (Lock Stock…, Snatch and Sherlock Holmes).

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With the success of Sherlock Holmes, it comes as no surprise that Guy Ritchie is no longer attached to the Warner Bros. adaptation of the Lobo character. In an interview with the LA Times, Joel Silver also said the decision was not a surprise: “I don’t think he’s going to do it now,” Silver said of Ritchie directing “Lobo.” “The studio wants us and Guy to focus on making another ‘Sherlock Holmes.’ So I think we’re going to be doing that. But we’re seeing what happens with this. Everybody is analyzing everything. It’s all kind of happening right now as we

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We at Major Spoilers are big fans of Clancy Brown, so the rumor going around that Brown may be playing Lobo in the upcoming Guy Ritchie film, has us a bit excited.  Except… well… Brown isn’t the youngest chickadee on the block anymore, and while he is still imposing, and a great actor with a killer voice, he’s just not a cut as he was back when he was chopping heads off in The Highlander. So what is H’wood to do?  While the news that Brown is involved in the Lobo flick is just a rumor, wouldn’t it be interesting

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I really never expected Lobo to be made into a movie before The Flash or Wonder Woman, but apparently that’s what the execs at Warner Bros. think is going to sell to the kids these days.  To sweeten the deal, the studio has even signed Snatch director Guy Ritchie to helm the DC Comics adaptation. Lobo was meant to serve as a parody of violent heroes such as Wolverine and the Punisher, with his stories featuring a nihilistic streak tinged with dark comedy and excessive violence. No word on release date, cast members and the like.  Some of you may

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Lots of movie panels at San Diego this year – probably more than ever. Here are the highlights from Guy Ritchie’s RocknRolla Panel. [youtube width=”425″ height=”335″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkaxB-PIt-Y[/youtube] Watch the trailer after the jump.

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Virgin Comics stopped by and dropped of a sneak preview of the conclusion to the Devi/Witchblade crossover, and the second issue of Depak Chopra’s Beyond.

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But not the stuffy-holier-than-thou Sherklock Holmes you remember as a kid.  Instead, Ritchie will be polishing the script (ahem) and directing the film based on the upcoming comic book imagining of the sleuth written by Lionel Wigram. via THR

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Is Brad Pitt being considered for Thor? Is Guy Ritchie set to direct Sgt. Rock? The rumor mill is a grinding this Monday, and signs point to yes.

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