Casting: Arthur, 1942, Monster, Steve Jobs

Arthur and Lancelot
He was the favourite, now “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington is set to play King Arthur in “Arthur & Lancelot” at Warner Bros. Pictures.

Harington, who plays Jon Snow on the HBO series, beat out his onscreen ‘brother’ Richard Madden for the role opposite “The Killing” actor Joel Kinnaman as Lancelot. Production will be worked around their small screen commitments. [Source: EW]

Untitled (aka. Remembering 1942)
Tim Robbins and Adrien Brody have joined the cast of Feng Xiaogang’s untitled film about the 1942 famine and drought in central China during the war against Japan.

Based on writer Liu Zhenyun’s novel “Remembering 1942”, shooting kicks off shortly for release next year. [Source: Variety]

Monster Hunter’s Survival Guide
Dwayne Johnson will star in the comic book mini-series adaptation “Monster Hunter’s Survival Guide” which Simon Kinberg is producing.

John Paul Russ’s comic offered a comprehensive guide of how to hunt and survive confrontations with monsters, the undead and unnatural beasts. [Source: Reuters]

Steve Jobs
George Clooney has been named as a lead contender for the role of Steve Jobs in a biopic planning to start filming next year.

Clooney’s former fellow ER costar Noah Wyle is also in the running, Wyle previously played Jobs in the 1999 cult classic “Pirates of Silicon Valley”. [Source: The Register]