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He is a bad actor, so why couldn’t he play a bad guy?

HOW ABOUT STALLONE AS A VILLAIN?

Fancy Sylvester Stallone as a villain? It might just work. StalloneZone is reporting that the former box office champ might be joining Tom Cruise for the final (that’s what they say) instalment in the Mission: Impossible series.

And to add to this, Stallone is linked to two other Tom Cruise/Paramount Picture movies…”Deathrace 3000″ and “Dolan’s Cadillac” which Tom would produce.

Next up though Stallone will do the film version of “The Green.” Stallone would play Eddie Caminetti, a golf hustler who reluctantly gets dragged into the upper-crust world of playing for the American team in the Ryder Cup matches – golf’s most prestigious event. Stallone is committed and Samuel L. Jackson has expressed interest in playing the team’s coach. The project will be produced jointly with Crusader Entertainment (which owns the rights to the 100 million dollar action/adventure “Sahara” that! Sly is also lobbying to star in) and Paramount Pictures.

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This is a great crossover idea!

THE INCREDIBLE HULK SWINGS WITH SPIDER- MAN

Next month Universal Pictures will include a teaser trailer for Hulk with every print of Spider-Man. Audience members will get a chance to have their first impression of Eric Bana’s tortured scientist as the actor narrates the trailer.

And thanks to a friend who works with gamma radiation, we’ve got a description of what you’ll see in the approximately one-minute long trailer!

The trailer begins outside a typical residential house. The camera moves inside and we see Bruce Banner (Eric Bana), viewed from behind, looking into a bathroom sink mirror. Bana’s voice narrates the scene saying he’s frightened, not of what he’s becoming, but that he’s begining to enjoy it. At that point the camera dives in to a close-up of his eyes, which are changing to green. Suddenly we see his home explode from the inside.

The trailer will ship with all prints of Spider-Man but it will be up to the discretion of the theater managers as to whether or not to attach the Hulk teaser trailer with Spider-Man or another movie. However, our source expects most multiplexes to attach at least one copy to a print of Spider-Man.

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Baa baa baa buhm!

There’s a “new” TV show in the works: “Law & Order: Dragnet.”

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It’s a great song!

HE’S BAAACK

Rapper Eminem is playing Osama bin Laden in the video for “Without Me,” the first single from his new album, ‘The Eminem Show.’ The video features Eminem portraying Bin Laden as a guest on The Sally Jesse Raphael Show.

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Here’s One For You Bruce!

HIT AND RUN

Zoo Productions is pitching a new 13-episode cable reality series titled “Ultimate Dodgeball,” based on the kiddie game, Daily Variety reports.

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MIssed it by that much

C’MON, C’MON

R&B superstar Ashanti edged out Sheryl Crow to remain atop the album charts this week. Her self-titled disc sold 190,000 copies, while Crow’s C’Mon, C’Mon sold 185,000.

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Sacre blue!

CANNES DO

The 55th Annual Cannes Film Festival announced its lineup for competition Wednesday. Among the American entries: Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Punch-Drunk Love” starring Adam Sandler, “About Schmidt” starring Jack Nicholson and “Bowling for Columbine” directed by Michael Moore.

The festival kicks off May 15.

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Hmmm…Makin’ copies!

A small software company is suing nine major movie studios for the right to sell a program that lets users copy commercially available DVDs.

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I don’t care at all, but you might

Jay Leno continues to whine about stuff as he looks back at 10 Years as host of “The Tonight Show.”

Boo hoo, Jay! Boo hoo!

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Who can blame them?!?

Some former major music label refugees are eyeing Independant homes.