Trades: Lantern, Metal, Holmes

“Illustrator Brian Murray has posted artwork on his official site that he created for Greg Berlanti, the scribe and potential director for the upcoming “Green Lantern” film. This art was apparently part of a presentation that helped Berlanti’s production company win the rights to develop the feature…” (full details)

“Zack Snyder (“300,” “Watchmen”), Guillermo del Toro (“Hellboy,” “Pan’s Labyrinth”) and Gore Verbinski (“The Ring,” “Pirates of the Caribbean” trilogy) will join executive producer David Fincher to direct segments of the upcoming “Heavy Metal” animated film says “TMNT” director and Heavy Metal magazine publisher Kevin Eastman…” (full details)

“Mark Strong (“Stardust,” “RocknRolla”) is set to star in Guy Ritchie’s “Sherlock Holmes” project as ‘Blackwood’. Meanwhile the rumor of Russell Crowe’s involvement in Guy Ritchie’s “Sherlock Holmes” has come full circle with rumors swirling that his role will be that of Holmes’ nemesis Professor Moriarty rather than Dr. Watson…” (full details)