The Toronto Film Festival is well underway, so what that means is another few days of film news, who’s doing who news, and reviews. Meantime – and to get you through the weekend – some tube news for both “Alias” and “Scrubs”, M.Night gets retitled, Victor Salva’s next and more juice to add to the protein brew that is “Batman : Intimidation”.
Djimon Hounsou (Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life) is joining “Alias” as a new baddie, reports Variety.
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Jada Pinkett Smith is in talks to star as Jamie Foxx’s love interest in “Collateral”, from Director Michael Mann.
M.Night Shyalaman’s next film “The Woods” is likely to change its title soon, says The Hollywood Reporter. Another film has been given the go-ahead to use that same name.
Damon and Marlon Wayans will star in “White Chicks”, about cops that dress in drag for an undercover job, says HollywoodNorthReport.com
The versatile Philip Seymour Hoffman will star as “Macbeth”, for Independent production company Antidote Films.
Producer Ashok Amritraj’s Hyde Park Entertainment is prepping a TV series based on the film “Ronin”. It’ll follow a CIA agent who ends up left out in the cold by the agency.
"Jeepers Creepers 2" director Victor Salva tells E Online he hopes to reunite with Ray Wise for “Lighthouse”, a "wonderfully original and quite terrifying" flick.
Tara Reid [“American Pie”] will do a multiepisode arc on TV’s “Scrubs”, playing Jordan Sullivan’s (Christa Miller) sister and new love interest for series star Zach Braff.
CBS is eyeing a third “C.S.I” series, which could potentially debut Fall 2004.
Batman-On-Film has confirmed that The Scarecrow is indeed the villain of the next “Batman” movie –and the script might have taken a little of “The Frightening” script that’s floating about.
Peter Weir is looking at directing “The War Magician”, which tells the story of a patriotic British stage magician who volunteered his illusionist abilities to help battle the Nazis. Tom Cruise produces.