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News Reel (W/e 18th September 2011)

 

Tony Scott’s Top Gun is being converted to 3-D.

 

Ghostbusters will be back in cinemas this Halloween!

 

28 Days Later’s Juan Carlos Fresnadillo will direct the Highlander reboot.

 

Alcon Entertainment has announced plans to remake Kathryn Bigelow’s Point Break.

 

Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly & Pauline Collins to star in Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut, Quartet.

 

Jason Bateman reveals that the Arrested Development movie is “on course to be shot next year” & will be filled with celebrity cameos.

 

Tokyo film critic Chris Fujiwara has been appointed as the new artistic director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

 

Van Damme & Chuck Norris join the cast of The Expendibles 2.

 

Hugh Grant joins Tom Hanks for the David Mitchell novel adaptation Cloud Atlas.

 

Kevin Costner drops out of Quentin Tarantino’s next, Django Unchained, due to scheduling conflicts.

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.

 

News Reel (W/e 28th Aug 2011)

A weekly round up of movie news:

Dan Aykroyd says that the plan is to film Ghostbusters 3 in Spring of 2012 with or without Bill Murray.

 

Fast Five director Justin Lin signs a two year deal with Universal Pictures.

 

The Last Exorcism sequel is in development.

 

The Last Samurai’s Ed Zwick is set to direct a movie about The Great Wall of China.

 

Ip Man’s Donnie Yen has been offered a role in The Expendables 2.

 

Christian Bale will star in Terrence Malick‘s next film.

 

Gladiator’s Djimon Hounsou has joined the cast of Paradise Lost.

 

Universal shuts down production on McG’s Ouija.

 

Jonah Hill joins the cast of Neighbourhood Watch.

 

Christian Bale is in talks to play the villain in Spike Lee’s Old Boy.

 

 

News Reel (W/e 21st Aug 2011)

A weekly round up of movie news:

Ridley Scott has signed on to produce  and direct a new Blade Runner movie.

Disney stops production on The Lone Ranger in order to review budget costs.

Watchmen’s Patrick Wilson has joined the cast of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus.

Disney•Pixar announces two new films involving dinosaurs & the human mind.

Bruce Willis confirmed for G. I. Joe 2.

Mike Myers in talks to return for Austin Powers 4.

Kevin Smith to release his ice hockey comedy, Hit Somebody in two parts.

RED’s Mary-Louise Parker joins the cast of R.I.P.D.

Tony Scott may direct a remake of The Wild Bunch.

Bradley Cooper has dropped out of the reboot of The Crow due to a conflict in his schedule. Channing Tatum & Mark Wahlberg are both listed as possible replacements.

Gérard Depardieu is accused of urinating on a plane.

Driver’s Nicolas Winding Refn may get to direct his Wonder Woman movie, if Logan’s Run does well.

Rosamund Pike joins Tom Cruise for One Shot.

Warner Bros. & Robert Downey Jnr. are developing a U.S.S. Indianapolis movie.

A new Toy Story short will debut with The Muppets.