Clints Bits – 29/8

Few very busy days ahead of me, which I’ll fill you all in about in due course. Meantime to get you through the weekend, titbits on that Keira Knightley 007 rumour, location specs for “Indiana Jones 4”, cast and story details for M.Night Shyamalan’s next, the return of the ‘Wonder Years’ Dad and “Kill Bill” slots in its second half.

  • M-i6 contacted Keira Knightley’s agent to see if she indeed up for 007 21, which was found to be false.

  • The Raider.Net reports that “Indiana Jones 4” won’t be shot in the U.K like the previous films, but largely in America.

  • Tony-nominated actress Jayne Atkinson has joined the cast of M.Night Shyamalan’s next film “The Woods”.

  • Sydney Pollack is in talks to direct “Shockproof Sydney Skate”, a coming-of-age story about a young man who just before college falls in love with the same gorgeous model as his lesbian mother, at Fox 2000 Pictures.

  • Albert Hughes has vacated the directors chair on “Hide and Seek” because of creative differences between him and star, Robert De Niro.

  • Faye Dunaway and Gina Phillips will star in a new horror feature, “Jennifer’s Shadow” for Pablo Pares, reports Fangoria.

  • Directors Keith Gordon and Roger Avary have recorded an audio commentary for the DVD of Stanley Kubrick’s “The Seafarers”, reports Avary’s Domain.

  • "Wannabe", a new film from writer/director Eric Eason, described as a modern-day mob story based on the offspring of mobsters who defy the traditions and protocols of their elders and embark on their own bloody paths, has attracted the interest of Jake Gyllenhaal,

  • MediaSharx.com reports that former “Wonder Years” star Dan Lauria has joined the cast of “JAG”, he’ll play a CIA branch officer.

  • According to Variety, Frank Spotnitz [“The X Files”] has two TV shows ready to roll – “I.Q” and another called “13th Floor”.

  • The second part of Quentin Tarantino’s “Kill Bill” brace will arrive in cinemas February 20th, it’s been confirmed. The first movie is out October 10th.

  • FilmJerk have a review of the script for M.Night Shyamalan’s “The Woods” up, which you can check out here.

  • Eli Roth [“Cabin Fever”] is eyeing “Drawn”, says E Online, a dark horror movie in the vein of “The Shining”.