The Random Spiel: March 29th 2007

The Bryan Singer/Tom Cruise WW2 film is going by the name “Valkyrie” says The Guardian. This is the codename for the Hitler assassination project, named after the Richard Wagner opera.

– The first artwork from Miyazaki’s “Ponyo on a Cliff” can be glimpsed over at Twitchfilm.

– Sarah Michelle Gellar is rumoured to be up for a role in “The Dark Knight”.

– The first set photos are out showing Johnny Depp in costume on the set of “Sweeney Todd”

Early test screening reviews are out for the upcoming “The Simpsons Movie”. The verdict is really good too.

– The trailer for Universal Pictures’ event comedy “Evan Almighty” will debut tonight during the marathon of NBC’s “The Office.”

– Director Richard Donner and Steven Spielberg are reinventing cult 80’s hit “The Goonies” into a musical.

– The official site is up for the Nic Cage time-twisting sci-fi tale “Next”.

– Jim Caviezel is rumoured to be lending his now iconographic status to a film adaptation of “Washington’s God”, a non-fiction exploration of George Washington’s religious views.

– Some set pics of Ewan McGregor and Michelle Williams filming their next movie “Incendiary”.

– “I’d like to do a remake of… I don’t know if you know the Fassbinder film, Fear Eats the Soul. We’d like to do that” says Naveen Andrews when asked about working with his longtime love, actress Barbara Hershey.

– The official site is open for this supernatural thriller with Laura Harring, John Hannah and Pete Postlethwaite, directed by Lamberto Bava, son of Italian horror master Mario Bava.

– An exclusive first look at the poster for Steve Carell-led comedy “Evan Almighty”

– Want to be an extra on Baz Luhrmann’s “Australia”? Check out Baz the Great for details.