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!
David Slade (Twilight:
Eclipse) is reportedly no longer attached to direct the
Josh Trank (Chronicle) has been hired by Fox to
direct a new Fantastic Four movie.
The next Captain America movie has officially been
titled Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
Alex Proyas (I, Robot) may attempt to adapt Joe
Golem And The Drowning City. The graphic novel
follows a man as he fights for an alternate 1970s lower
Will Smith is said to be aiming to direct a biblical epic
based on Cain and Abel.
Because of scheduling issues, Mads Mikkelsen will not be the
villain in Thor: The Dark World.
Jessica Biel is said to be close to signing for a role in
Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin have re-teamed up and are
reportedly in the early stages of trying to make a sequel to
Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan (Pacific Rim) have
been hired by Sony to pen an adaptation of the video game
God Of War.
Channing Tatum is set to produce and star in a movie based
on the life of Evil Knievel. He's also said to be in
the midst of putting together a sequel to Magic
Lindsay Lohan may star in Scary Movie 5.
Ed Helms will reportedly star as Rusty Griswold in a new
Michael Fassbender is planning to star in and produce an
adaptation of the video game Assassin's Creed.
Phillip Seymour Hoffman has been cast as Plutrach Heavensbee
in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Anthony Hopkins has landed the role of Methuselah in Darren
Peter Jackson recently said he's considering shooting more
material for either an extended edition of his two Hobbit
movies, or a third entry all together.
Daniel Radcliffe will star in Alexandre Aja's adaptation of
Horns. The book follows a man who wakes up one
day with devil horns and the ability to influence people to
do bad things.
Joe Cornish (Attack The Block) is set to adapt
Rust: Visitor In The Field. The comic dealt with
two kids becoming friends in the middle of a worldwide robot
Breck Eisner (Sahara) will direct the Stretch Armstrong
Dreamworks has confirmed that they're working on Kung Fu
Iko Uwais (The Raid) has signed on to appear in Keanu
Reeves' The Man Of Tai Chi.
Christian Bale and Nicholas Cage may star in a drama based
on the life of Nicola Tesla.
The rights to adapt the video game Deus Ex: Human
Evolution have been bought by CBS Films.
The final Hunger Games movie will officially be split
into two parts.
PS - For in-depth coverage of Comic-Con, I recommend
HitFix. They did a stellar job this
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