Movie News

Studio Briefings

Studio Briefings

A nice bunch of casting & film goss for you

Okey-Dokey, spread throughout today’s editions of “Variety” & “The Hollywood Reporter” are a couple of noteworthy pieces – so here they are:

First off, “Variety” has today confirmed what we reported a few days back, that “Ace Ventura 3″ is indeed in the works, with David M. Evans (“The Sandlot”) directing young Josh Flitter (“License to Wed”) as Ace Ventura Jr.

Secondly, “THR” reports that Jared Leto & Sarah Polley have signed on the dotted line to appear in “Mr. Nobody” for Jaco Van Dormael (“Le Huitieme Jour”). Dormael also wrote the story, which centers around a 120 year old mortal man surrounded by immortals, who he must battle to the death with swords on rainy rooftops and in surprisingly pedestrian free car parks to become “The One” – alright, last part not true, but the mortal surrounded by immortals part is, as Nemo Nobody (Leto) relives the real & imaginary years of his marriage……. *cough*.

Thirdly, or nextly if you prefer – back to the gang at “Variety”, and we turn our attention towards Brittany Murphy, Jason Lee, Giovanni Ribisi, Jim Broadbent, Tim Roth and Lili Taylor – who have all just signed on for “The Other Side”, a fantasy / comedy for David Michaels. The description sounds a little “Lost” to me – Young lady (Murphy) working on a remote island meets a bunch of whackos hiding a big secret about something that happened there years ago.

Back to “THR” – Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie and Brian Geraghty will all be appearing in “The Hurt Locker” – now I know that cast is just putting the wind in your sails (or is that just me), but the good part of this news is that the flick is getting directed by none other than Kathryn Bigelow (of the awesome “Near Dark” & awesomer “Strange Days”) – the film is based on true events in present day Baghdad, concerning an elite Army Explosive Ordinance Disposal team, dealing with bombs & snipers – sounds cool to me.

That’s it for now – back later with more….

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Movie News

More in Movie News

Emily Blunt wallpaper (14)

Emily Blunt a lock for Marvel movie?

ClintAug 1, 2015

A Fett in Rogue One?

ClintAug 1, 2015

Trailer : Solace

ClintAug 1, 2015

Shortlist for Lionsgate’s Robin Hood revealed

ClintAug 1, 2015

‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper (1954 – 2015)

Editorial StaffAug 1, 2015

Three more join Asa Butterfield in STX’s intergalactic love story

AshAug 1, 2015
Ghostbusters Day 16

Reitman says Tatum-Pratt Ghostbusters isn’t real!?

Editorial StaffJul 31, 2015
Pitch Perfect 2

Pitch Perfect 2 featurette released ahead of DVD/BD bow next week!

Editorial StaffJul 31, 2015
British actor Daniel Radcliffe poses for photographers on the red carpet as he arrives for the UK Premier of "Horns" in central London on October 20, 2014. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images ORIG FILE ID: 534575666

Daniel Radcliffe joins the FBI for Imperium

AshJul 31, 2015