Daily archives "August 6, 2013"

Newsreel (W/e 4 August 2013)

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Disney & Harvey Weinstein set to make the film adaptation of Artemis Fowl with Robert De Niro & Jane Rosenthal executive producing.

 

A John McAfee biopic is in development at Warner Bros with Ed Wood screenwriters Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski to script.

 

Kevin Smith is planning to make a horror movie based on a Gumtree listing about a Walrus, the film is titled Tusk.

 

Denis Leary & Vanessa Hudgens in talks to star in The Kitchen Sink, a horror comedy about a vampire & zombie teaming up when aliens invade.

 

The Inbetweeners Movie 2 is to be released in August 2014.

 

Warner Bros & Jaume Collet-Serra are trying to get the live action Akira remake back on track.

 

Samuel L Jackson has joined the cast of The Secret Service as the villain.

 

Director James Cameron has confirmed that he will make three sequels to Avatar, with the first sequel set to be released in 2016.

 

Denzel Washington turned down a role in Fast & Furious 7.

 

House of Flying Daggers director Zhang Yimou is in talks to helm Warner Bros’ Quasimodo starring Josh Brolin.

 

Billy Bob Thornton is to star in the forthcoming TV series based on the Coen brothers’Fargo.

 

Ellen DeGeneres is to host the 86th annual Academy Awards.

 

2 Guns fires at the top of the U.S. box-office.

 

R.I.P. Eileen Brennan (Aka Capt Lewis from Private Benjamin).