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!
Gary Ross will
not return to direct Catching Fire, which is the
sequel to The Hunger Games.
Jennifer Lawrence is said to have worked out a shooting
schedule for Catching Fire and the sequel to
X-Men: First Class. The latter will start filming
Nicole Kidman is reportedly close to signing on to be the
lead in a movie based on Grace Kelly. It's currently
titled Grace Of Monaco.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has dropped out of Django Unchained
because of scheduling issues.
Steven Segal is said to have been offered a role in
Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Zoe Saldana and Sam Shepard
will star in Out Of The Furnace. Scott Cooper (Crazy
Heart) will direct.
The sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger has
been given the release date of April 14, 2014.
Universal is currently planning a remake of The Mummy.
Barry Levinson is set to direct a film about Hank Aaron.
It's said to revolve around Aaron breaking Babe Ruth's home
Liam Neeson will star in Non-Stop, which will
reportedly follow an air marshal trying to save the day.
Adam Sandler's Happy Madison is currently trying to do a
remake of 1987's Summer School.
Ashton Kutcher has landed the lead role in Jobs ...
which is of course based on the life of Steve Jobs.
Imprint Entertainment is planning a Pam Grier biopic.
It will be based on Foxy, My Life In Three Acts.
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