10 Breaking Bits


1. Sony Pictures has pushed back Screen Gems’ “Carrie” remake from March 15 to Oct. 18. Sony’s “The Call”, previously known as “The Hive”, starring Halle Berry, takes over the March 15 date.

2. Starz has boarded the William Monahan-written ’60s crime series “Crime”.

3. Open Road are nearing a deal to pick up the Ashton Kutcher-starring “Jobs”, about Apple founder Steve Jobs.

4. Hayley Atwell’s Peggy Carter won’t be appearing in the “Captain America” sequel.

5. Jerry O’Connell (“The Defenders”) is returning to TV for an untitled Rob Greenberg comedy pilot about ”four guys played by O’Connell, Chris Smith, Kal Penn and Tony Shalhoub. It centers on twentysomething Carter (Smith), who finds camaraderie living among three more experienced men — Gil (Penn), Frank (Shalhoub) and Stuart (O’Connell) — he meets in a short-term rental complex. Stuart is a feisty conservative and a successful OB/GYN with a booming practice who is in the middle of his second painful divorce.”

6. The sequel to “The Raid” will begin two-hours after the end of the original.

7. Foxtel is feeling the backlash over changes to it’s movie service.

8. There’s talk that Chris Hemsworth (“Thor”) may play Christian Grey in the “50 Shades of Grey” movie.

9. Ubisoft are said to be developing a film based on the “Ghost Recon” games.

10. Quentin Tarantino says he’d like to do a mini-series and a kids film.