News Reel (W/e 10 September 2011)

Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio & William Monahan, are to a reunite for The Gambler, a remake of the 1974 Kenny Rogers James Caan film.

 

Pride, Prejudice & Zombies’ Seth Grahame-Smith & Writer/producer pair David Katzenberg maybe writing a sequel to Beetlejuice.

 

Bruce Willis & Arnold Schwarzengger are set to return for expanded roles in The Expendables 2.

 

Ed Wood’s Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski are to write a script for Ridley Scott’s big screen adaptation of Monopoly.

 

Eddie Murphy will host this year’s Academy Awards show on Sunday, February 26, 2012.

 

Max Payne’s John Moore is directing Die Hard 5.

 

Nike making Back to the Future Part II shoes into a reality.

 

Coen Bros. 60’s folk music movie to be called Inside Llewyn Davis.

 

Romancing the Stone T.V. series is in development.

 

Could the title for the new Bond movie be Carte Blanche?

 

The Departed screenwriter William Monahan is working on the script for Sin City 2.

 

Dan Aykroyd & Judy Belushi (the widow of the late John Belushi) are pitching a television series based on The Blues Brothers.

 

Columbia Pictures is working on a remake of Flatliners with Source Code writer Ben Ripley to pen the script.

 

Steven Spielberg & Stephen King are teaming for a television adaptation of Under the Dome for Showtime.

 

Bruce Boxleitner confirms Tron 3 for a 2013 release.

 

David Koepp is to write the script for the Rob Marshall remake of The Thin Man.

 

Game of Thrones Hannah Murray has joined the cast of Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows.

 

Nick Nolte joins the cast of Ruben Fleischer’s Gangster Squad.

 

Josh Brolin has been cast in Spike Lee’s remake of Old Boy.

 

George Clooney is no longer involved with Steven Soderbergh’s film version of the cult spy TV show, The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

 

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