10 Breaking Bits


1. “All I can say about it is that I was pleased to be brought back,” Toby Jones says of reprising Arnim Zola for “Captain America : The Winter Soldier”. “I thought I might be–because you’d know better than I do–but Zola finds a way to defeat time and you won’t be disappointed with the way that’s been treated in the film, that’s what I would say.” (Coming Soon)

2. CBS has greenlit the series “Bad Teacher”, starring Ari Graynor in the Cameron Diaz role (Coming Soon)

3. Todd Haynes will direct Aussies Cate Blanchett and Mia Wasikowska in “Carol”, an adaption of Patricia Highsmith’s novella “The Price of Salt”. (Screen Daily)

4. Vin Diesel says “Fast & Furious 7” will see the gang return to Los Angeles (Variety)

5. Diego Boneta and Jackson Rathbone will star in Kirk Sullivan’s “The Dead Men”, which “centers on an American running from his past who is brought into a group of young underground radicals called The Dead Men, only to discover a centuries-old spiritual battle.” (The Hollywood Reporter)

6. Billy Crystal will star in a new sitcom from Larry Charles, playing a veteran funnyman teamed with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night sketch show (The Hollywood Reporter)

7. Logan Marshall-Green (“Prometheus”) will star in Cinemax’s “Quarry”, a new series in which he’ll play the Marine sniper at the center of the Max Allan Collins book. (The Hollywood Reporter)

8. Francis Ford Coppola is returning to ‘Godfather’ terrain to direct ” an untitled film that will chronicle an Italian-American family and span from the 1930s to the 1960s.” (The Hollywood Reporter)

9. Emma Roberts is joining boyfriend Evan Peters for the third season of FX’s “American Horror Story” (The Hollywood Reporter)

10. A new “Transporter” trilogy is coming! (Metro)