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!
Jonah Hill has
once again landed a role in Django Unchained.
He previously had to drop out due to scheduling issues, but
now he's back with a currently unknown part.
Paramount has delayed shooting on the Teenage Mutant
Ninja Turtles reboot. They reportedly want to work
on the script and lower the budget.
Benicio Del Toro will star in Jimmy Picard. It
will be based on the book Psychotherapy Of A Plains
Will Gluck (Easy A) will direct a movie based on the
book Skyjack: The Hunt For DB Cooper.
Star Trek 2 will be released in IMAX 3D.
Hugh Laurie (House) is in talks to play the villain
in the Robocop reboot.
Phillip Seymour Hoffman may play Plutarch Heavensbee in
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Chris Hemsworth will reportedly star in In The Heart Of
The Sea. The book is based on the true story of a
whaling ship that was hunted, and eventually sunk, by a
sperm whale. The incident inspired Moby Dick.
Sony, Hasbro and Happy Madison are set to make a movie based
on Tonka Trucks.
Matt Damon has signed on for The Magnificent Seven
remake. Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, and Kevin Costner
are said to also be attached.
Zachary Levi (Chuck) may sign on to be one of The
Warriors Three in Thor 2.
Noah Oppenheim (from the upcoming The Secret Life Of
Houdini) has been hired to write an adaptation of George
Ethan Hawke recently noted that Richard Linklater is
planning to do another entry in the Before Sunset/Sunrise
series this summer.
There's a rumor going around that says a 35 minute longer
version of The Avengers will be put in theaters to
help promote the release of the blu-ray.
Joe Cornish (Attack The Block) is set to direct an
adaptation of the sci-fi classic Snow Crash.
Ubisoft is reportedly close to signing on with Paramount to
help develop movies based on the Splinter Cell
Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, and Colin Farrell will star in
Saving Mr. Banks. The movie is said to be about
Walt Disney's quest to get PL Travers to sell him the rights
to her book Mary Poppins.
The Duplass brothers will reportedly direct a remake of
1978's Same Time, Next Year. The original
followed two people, who are married to others, that meet up
for one night together every year.
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