Don Cheadle and Brendan Gleeson have signed up for the roles in the thriller “The Guard”. Also in the picture are playing Mark Strong, Liam Cunningham, Fionnula Flanagan, David Wilmot, Rory Keenan, Pat Shortt and Katarina Cas.
Anthony Hopkins will play the Odin role in the movie adaptation of the “Marvel” comics “Thor”. Thor will be depicted by Chris Hemsworth, Loki – Tom Hiddleston. Natalie Portman will play a nurse Jane Foster – earthly love of Thor.
Milla Jovovich was approved for the main role in the new psychological thriller “Faces in the Crowd”. “Forecast Pictures”, “Radar Films” and “Minds Eye Entertainment” are going to take production job.
Billy Bob Thornton will share with Dwayne Johnson the stage on movie set-action-drama “Faster”, for the production of which in early 2010 has sat George Tillman Jr. ( “Notorius”, “Men of Honor”).
Adam Sandler will split up in the film “Jack and Jill”: in the new romantic comedy he will play two roles – a guy named Jack and his twin sister Jill. The plot so far is unknown. Steve Koren (“Click”, “Bruce Almighty”) has written the script.
Matt Damon and Josh Brolin are discussing the possibility for participation in the western “True Grit” by Joel and Ethan Coen. It is a film adaptation of the same name novel by Charles Portis. The book has already been filmed in 1969.
The director of “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” Steve Carr will shoot a fantastic remake of the 1986 comedy “Short Circuit”. It is a story of a military robot, which thanks to a lightning strike turned into a nice pacifist Johnny 5. Dan Milano(“Robot Chicken”) is writing the script.
The producer Jerry Bruckheimer is ready to plunge his native United States into a chaos of the second civil war, appearing in the strategy “Shattered Union”, published by 2K Games in 2005. An adaptation of the game is making J. Michael Straczynski (“Changeling”, “Babylon 5″).
In the new thriller “Unknown White Male” to Liam Neeson will join two actresses: Diane Kruger and January Jones. Shooting will begin in Berlin in late January, and in the director’s chair will sit Jaume Collet-Serra.
The director of the “District 9″ will begin shooting of his second picture in the middle of next year. His new picture will be funding “Media Rights Capital”.
Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, David Strathairn, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Anna Anissimova will join to Rachel Weisz on the set of independent political drama “The Whistleblower”.
Bosses of the “DreamWorks” studio have hired Laeta Kalogridis (“Shutter Island”) for a script adaptation of the cult manga “Ghost in the Shell”. A writer has to put in order the already existing writings of Jamie Moss (“Street Kings”)
The company “Sparkler Entertainment”, which is responsible for “National Treasure”, together with office “Cj Entertainment” will produce a remake of the Korean criminal-action-thriller (“Biyeolhan geori”/”A Dirty Carnaval”).
Ridley Scott has persuade Angelina Jolie to play in his new picture “Gucci”, which, as you guessed tells about the famous fashion dynasty.
Clint Eastwood at the past festival “Grand Lyon Film Fest” in France was awarded with the honorary award named after the Lumiere brothers, dealing mainly retrospective show of classics of world cinema.
The resource “ShockTillYouDrop” reports that Shane West has received a leading role in the thriller “Two Wolves”. In the director’s chair sits Alex Wright (“Styx”, “The First 9 1/2 weeks”), Chris Freeman is in response for the scenario.
The young TV star Selena Gomez (“Wizards of Waverly Place,” “Hannah Montana”) has approved on the main role in the comedy “What Boys Want” – a kind of youth and “inverted” version of the picture “What Women Want”.
Jude Law and Robert De Niro have joined the acting ensemble of “Marvel” comics book adaptation – “Thor” – unless, of course, to believe, a German actor, Matthias Schweighofer (“Der rote Baron”), who have passed his famous colleagues in an interview with German GQ.
The director Adam Shankman (“Bedtime Stories,” “Hairspray”), as it turned out, nostalgic about the ’80s: he will make an adaptation of the Broadway musical “Rock of Ages” for “New Line Cinema”. Chris D’Arienzo – the creator of the original musical, will write the script.
Gil Kenan (“City of Ember “) will shoot an adaptation of the novel by Eoin Colfer “Airman”. The project is being developed under the wing of “Disney”, and the company of Robert Zemeckis “ImageMovers” will take the production work , so that means, that in the movie will be used motion capture technology.
The company “Lakeshore Entertainment” hired its old friend, the director Scott Derrickson (“The Day the Earth Stood Still”), his new work is a setting of mystical thriller “The Living”. Details of the plot, invented by Scott Derrickson and Paul Harris Boardman, so far kept in secret.
Angelina Jolie has really changed Charlize Theron in the leading female role in the thriller “Tourist” with Sam Worthington. “Spyglass” studio is trying to send a film in production as early as February of next year
Just recently, Robert Redford has took Justin Long for his new film “The Conspirator”, and now to Robin Wright Penn and James McAvoy have joined Kevin Kline, Tom Wilkinson, Evan Rachel Wood and Alexis Bledel.
Studio “Working Title” has managed to overtake the companies “Original Film” and “New Regency” and bought a concept of disguise comedy, where the main role is playing Ryan Reynolds. The script writes Allan Loeb, author of “21″ and a new film for Oliver Stone.