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William Hurt Joins Hulk Sequel

William Hurt has joined the all-star cast of Universal Pictures "The Incredible Hulk" says The Hollywood Reporter.Louis Leterrier directs the story which sees Bruce Banner/Hulk (Edward Norton) on the run, trying to avoid capture long enough to cure the...

Long Kiss Goodnight Sequel Planned

Samuel L. Jackson tells MTV News he's eager to revisit the 1996 action thriller "The Long Kiss Goodnight" and is working with director Reny Harlin on a sequel."We sort of have a development project now for 'The Long Kiss...

The Sopranos Movie Very Unlikely

The controversial finale to HBO's "The Sopranos" aired over the weekend, the rather open-ended final restaurant scene causing debate and disappointment.In the ensuing fallout however, talk has turned rife as to a movie spin-off despite executive producer Brad Grey...

African-American Big Chill Remake

Screen Gems will remake Lawrence Kasdan's 1983 acclaimed ensemble drama "The Big Chill" with an African-American cast reports Variety.The original film followed seven college friends reuniting over a weekend at a South Carolina house for the funeral of a...

Rachel Weisz Has Lovely Bones

Rachel Weisz has signed on to star in Peter Jackson's $65 million adaptation of "The Lovely Bones" for DreamWorks & Paramount Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.Based on Alice Sebold's 2002 best-seller, the story is told through the voice of...

Jesse Bradford Hears An Echo

Jesse Bradford has signed to star in "The Echo," the US remake of the acclaimed Filipino thriller "Sigaw" reports Yahoo News.Bradford plays a young ex-con who moves into an old apartment building only to learn his neighbor is an...

Trade Breaks: One, Trucker, Fugees

"Lensing has started on the propaganda film "The One," based on the story of Liu Changchun. Liu resisted Japanese pressure to represent the puppet state of Manchuria at the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Liu instead represented...

Aniston Joins The Goree Girls

Jennifer Aniston will produce and potentially star in the DreamWorks period musical "Goree Girls" reports Reuters.Margaret Nagle ("The Lost Boys of the Sudan") is adapting a 2003 Texas Monthly article about a group of eight women serving time in...

Martin Campbell Directs 36 Remake

Director Martin Campbell ("Casino Royale," "Goldfinger," "The Mask of Zorro") is attached to helm Paramount's thriller "36" says The Hollywood Reporter.A remake of the acclaimed 2004 French-language thriller "36 quai des orfevres," the story revolves around two detectives who...

Bernal & Glover Experience Blindness

Gael Garcia Bernal, Danny Glover and Alice Braga have joined Fernando Meirelles' "Blindness" reports Yahoo News.The story follows a disease that sweeps through the population making everyone blind, concentrating on the breakdown in society and humanity.At the same time...

Acquisitions: Bible, Frakenhood, Love

"First Run Features has picked up all North American rights to the documentary "For the Bible Tells Me So," which examines biblical scriptures and takes a critical look at how organized religion has interpreted them to discriminate against gay...

Farino Craps Out Of Vegas Gamble

Tom Vaughan ("Starter for Ten") has replaced Julian Farino as director of 20th Century Fox romantic comedy "What Happens in Vegas," starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher reports Variety.Farino dropped off the project for scheduling reasons, and is now...

Eden & Ruiz Experience Flashbacks

Harry Eden ("Oliver Twist") and Angie Ruiz will join Daniel Craig in the coming-of-age indie "Flashbacks of a Fool" reports Yahoo News.Craig plays an aging movie star who returns to his English seaside hometown for the funeral of his...

Kinnear & Tierney Have A Baby

Greg Kinnear and Maura Tierney have joined the cast of Universal Pictures' comedy "Baby Mama" says The Hollywood Reporter.Written and directed by Michael McCullers, the story centers on a single woman (Tina Fey) whose desire to have a child...

Connelly & Bettany Are Re-Born

Real life husband and wife Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany will team for the psychological thriller "Born" reports Variety.The story revolves around a couple who settle down in a seemingly idyllic English town to raise a family. Their perfect...

Wanted Changes Story Details

Timur Bekmambetov ("Night Watch," "Day Watch") is currently working on the comic adaptation "Wanted" and revealed some surprising details about the project.The Mark Miller comic followed an ordinary office worker who discovers that he's actually the son of one...

Drew Barrymore Crosses The Border

Drew Barrymore has been cast as the lead voice in "South of the Border," a Walt Disney Pictures comedy being directed by Raja Gosnell says The Hollywood Reporter."South" chronicles the adventures of a pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua named Chloe...

Langella Hung Up On A Hook

Tony-award winner Frank Langella, along with Elliott Gould and Laura Harring, will star in "A Hole in One" filmmaker Richard Ledes' corporate thriller "On the Hook."Langella will play an energy company whistleblower who hires a private eye (Gould) to...

Gold Circle Picks Up Arcanum

Gold Circle Films has picked up feature rights to Thomas Wheeler's fantasy-adventure "The Arcanum" out of turnaround from Miramax reports Variety."The Arcanum," Wheeler's debut novel, is set in 1919 and follows the titular secret society comprising the era's leading...

Supergirl Flies To Smallville

The Supergirl character will join the CW series "Smallville" for its upcoming seventh and likely final season reports Zap2It.The latest season will premiere with the arrival of Kara, Clark's (Tom Welling) 19-year-old cousin born on Krypton. As the daughter...

Applegate Turns Rainn Rocker

Christina Applegate has been cast as the female lead opposite Rainn Wilson in Fox Atomic's music-themed comedy "The Rocker" says The Hollywood Reporter.The film centers on a failed, over-the-hill drummer (Wilson) who, 20 years after getting booted out of...

Father & Son Team Gildea Get Biopic

Walden Media & 20th Century Fox will make a college hoops feature based on the true story of Frank and Isaac Gildea, the only father-son duo to ever play together on a college team reports Variety.Frank Gildea dropped out...

Wolfe & Van Sant Drink The Kool-Aid

Here's a surprising pairing - acclaimed author Tom Wolfe and acclaimed filmmaker Gus Van Sant. They're teaming up for an adaptation of Wolfe's 1967 hallucinogenic novel "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test" reports Variety.The story follows the 1964 cross-country...

The Golden Compass Footage Review

An old friend of mine turned successful writer in his own right, Drew Sheldrick has dropped by to drop in this report of footage screened late last week in Sydney for New Line's upcoming fantasy epic "The Golden Compass."...

van Houten Blows Some Smoke

Dutch actress Carice van Houten ("Black Book") has signed onto the Ingrid Jonker biopic "Smoke and Ochre" set to begin filming next year reports Time Out.Paula van der Oest ("Zus and Zo") helms the story about the South African...

Murray Brightens A Dark City

Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan and Toby Jones have signed onboard Walden Media & Playtone's "City of Ember," a fantasy feature based on Jeanne DuPrau's book.Murray will play the larger-than-life mayor of Ember, an insular world lit only by a...

Zwart Directs The Panther Sequel

Harald Zwart ("Agent Cody Banks," "One Night at McCool's") will direct "The Pink Panther" sequel for Sony and MGM says The Hollywood Reporter.Steve Martin will reprise his role as the bumbling Inspector Jacques Clouseau in this follow-up to 2006's...

McG Is Packing A Monster

Bloody-Disgusting reports that McG is now attached to helm "Me and My Monster" for Sony Pictures and Stan Winston Productions.In the script by Matthew Huffman and Dan Milano, a young boy has a friendship with a bizarre creature that...

Paramount Enters The Wilderness

Paramount Pictures has acquired distribution rights to Happy Madison's "Strange Wilderness" starring Steve Zahn, Allen Covert, Jonah Hill, Justin Long, Jeff Garlin and Kevin Heffernan reports Variety.The story follows the hosts (Zahn and Covert) of fictional wildlife TV show...

No Galactica Movie Possibilities

With the acclaimed "Battlestar Galactica" wrapping up next year, is there any chance of a feature film continuation? Doubtful it seems.What is surprising is that it isn't for lack of interest on the producers, cast or even studios...

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