Tatum, Fleischer, Muppets, Trailer Updates

A couple of confirmations on previously rumoured stories have come through today:

In a press release from Sony Pictures, Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum are officially set to star in a contemporary motion picture adaptation of “21 Jump Street”. No further casting names were revealed in the announcement.

Deadline confirms that “Zombieland” director Ruben Fleischer has entered negotiations with Warner Bros. to helm the period drama “Tales from the Gangster Squad”.

Ricky Gervais and Emily Blunt are the latest names confirmed to be joining the growing list of cameos in Disney’s Muppets movie reports Heat Vision. The project is currently shooting around Los Angeles.

Two major trailers rumoured to be hitting sometime soon are now finally locking down dates. The Playist confirms that the first trailer for Terrence Malick’s much anticipated “The Tree of Life” will be attached to prints of Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” hitting this weekend.

Meanwhile Disney themselves have confirmed that the first trailer for “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” will premiere on Yahoo! Movies, Disney.com, and other online sites on December 13th at 1pm US-PST. The global online launch comes ahead of it being attached to copies of “Tron Legacy” on December 17th.