your weekly notable news update! Below you'll find a
slew of sentences meant to provide a brief glimpse of what's
been going on over the past week in movieland. If
something leaves you desperate for more info then my advice
is to do a little extra research on one or all of the
following fantastic sites:
Ain't It Cool News,
JoBlo. Now, read on!
Dale is reportedly close to joining Brad Pitt in the Marc
Forster-directed World War Z. The movie is
based on the book of the same name by Max Brooks.
Warren Beatty recently said he'd like to do a sequel to
Matt Damon may direct and star in Father Daughter Time.
The movie will reportedly follow a kid on the run with her
Spike TV posted a new trailer for Cowboys And Aliens.
It's got a few new things in it. See it
Paul Greengrass has officially signed on to direct Maersk
Alabama. It will tell the tale of Captain Richard
Phillips, who was taken hostage by Somali pirates in 2009.
David DiGilio (Eight Below) has reportedly been hired
to pen a script for a third Tron movie.
Leonardo DiCaprio may sign on to play the villain in Quentin
Tarantino's Django Unchained.
Jason Bateman and Vince Vaughn will star in Insane Laws,
which will follow two longtime best friends who start having
issues after their children fall in love with one another.
MTV has a new Fright Night
trailer. Still looks like a fun
Damon Lindelof has been hired to write a currently untitled
sci-fi flick for Disney.
Jesse Eisenberg, Jake Gyllenhaal, Phillip Seymour Hoffman,
Olivia Wilde and Melanie Laurent have reportedly been
offered roles in Now You See Me. The movie is
said to be about a group of illusionists who pull off heists
during their shows.
Brad Caleb Kane (Fringe) has been hired to write an
adaptation of Frank Miller's Daredevil comic Born Again.
Antoine Fuqua may direct Eminem in a boxing movie called
There's a higher quality version of the
trailer for The Guard. Can't
wait to see the movie.
Matthew Goode (Watchmen) is in talks to play the lead
role in Chan-wook Park's Stoker.
Robert Zemeckis and Denzel Washington may team up for
Flight. The movie will reportedly follow a pilot
with an addiction problem that puts his passengers in a
Director Barry Levinson and Al Pacino will team up for an
adaptation of The Humbling. The book is about
an older actor looking for inspiration.
Sony is moving ahead with a sequel to Salt.
Angelina Jolie is expected to return.
Dwayne Johnson has joined the cast of GJ Joe 2: Cobra
One day I'm going to watch all these and laugh my head right
off. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1
now has a
1942 Pictures and CJ Entertainment And Media are planning to
remake Troll Hunter.
Diego Luna has joined the cast of Neil Blomkamp's Elysium.
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