10 Breaking Bits


1. Alec Baldwin and Patrick Wilson are signed on to star in “Caught Stealing”, “the thriller about a man lost in a bloody treasure hunt through New York City”. Stefan Ruzowitzky is in talks to direct.

2. Tyler Ross is playing ‘Columbus’, and Izabela Vidovic is ‘Little Rock’ in Amazon Studios’ “Zombieland” series.

3. Walt Becker (“Wild Hogs”) is directing “Sex on the First Date”, a comedy that ”investigates the idea that having sex on the first date ruins any chance of a relationship really lasting.”

4. DreamWorks has “Hot Tub Time Machine” director Steve Pink directing and co-writing “Shore Leave”. The plot is being kept under wraps, but it’s said to be franchise material.

5. James Wolk will co-star in the new Robin Williams sitcom “Crazy Ones”, playing a copywriter at the ad agency Williams character runs.

6. Dakota Fanning and Danielle Macdonald will play ”two young girls who are convicted of murdering a baby and are incarcerated until they turn 18″ in Amy Berg’s “Every Secret Thing”.

7. “Ben and Kate” star Dakota Johnson has joined the cast of DreamWorks’ “Need for Speed”. Michael Keaton also joined the cast this week.

8. Brett Ratner is producing a series based on the successful online game “Farmville”.

9. The final episode of “The Office” will air May 16 at 9PM.

10. Here we go again, Lizzie! ”The Jo Baker novel Longbourn, which tells the Pride And Prejudice story from the point of view of the servants at the Bennett estate, has been acquired for publication by Alfred Knopf in the U.S. and movie rights were acquired by Random House Studio and Focus Features.”