Clints Bits – 18/11

Today’s various who’s and what’s include a potential new change of direction for Quentin Tarantino, a director to steer “The Pink Panther”, trailers for “Agent Cody Banks 2” and “Blueberry” plus a description of the “Hellboy” trailer, plus new roles for Sean Connery, Brenda Blethyn and Ronald Reagan. Well kinda…

  • Bloody Disgusting says that in the latest issue of Maxim magazine, Quentin Tarantino indicates he might do a horror film. “"Alternatively, the director says, he may make a smaller movie, possibly an Italian-influenced horror film."

  • Shawn Levy [“Just Married”] will be directing Steve Martin in “The Birth of the Pink Panther”.

  • The teaser trailer for “Blueberry” is now up here.

  • Brenda Blethyn has joined the cast of Kevin Spacey’s Bobby Darin biopic “Beyond the Sea”

  • According to The Z Review, Sean Connery has been approached to star in “The Expendables”, a film that’s finding it hard to nail down a director.

  • Buena Vista Pictures Distribution has acquired the domestic distribution rights to Walden Media’s spectacular new adventure comedy, “Around the World in 80 Days”

  • Coming Soon have a couple of new pictures up from “Starsky and Hutch” here

  • Showtime has moved up the airdate of "The Reagans," the controversial miniseries CBS passed on earlier this month. "Reagans" will air at 8 p.m. on Nov. 30 in one block running two hours, 50 minutes.

  • The trailer for “Agent Cody Banks 2” is online here

  • CountingDown has an excellent description of the “Hellboy” trailer here