Branagh to helm Jack Ryan relaunch?
Deadline reports that Thor director Kenneth Branagh is in talks with Paramount to replace Jack Bender as director of the studio's planned relaunch of author Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan character. Star Trek's Chris Pine is set to star as Ryan.
Moretz to lead Carrie remake?
Kick-Ass & Hugo star Chloë Moretz has been offered the lead role in director Kim Peirce's remake of Stephen King's horror tale Carrie for MGM, Deadline reports. The 1974 bestselling novel was originally adapted for film in 1976 by Brian DePalma.Email Me! - When Available!
HBO to adapt Madonnas of Echo Park
Deadline reports that HBO is developing a drama series that will adapt Brando Skyhorse's novel The Madonnas of Echo Park. The story takes a look at the lives of a community in a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood in Los Angeles & explores the relationships therein.
Haddock joins Da Vinci's Demons
British actress Laura Haddock is set to co-star with Tom Riley in Starz's upcoming original historical fantasy series Da Vinci's Demons, Deadline reports. Haddock will play Lucrezia Donati, lover of Riley's Leonardo da Vinci.Email Me! - When Available!
Warner fights for Superman rights
Warner Bros. has filed an appeal to have the rights to iconic superhero Superman decided in open court, Deadline reports. The estate of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel recaptured half the rights in 2008, with the estate of co-creator Joe Shuster to do the same in 2013. Warner, which owns Superman publisher DC Comics, disagrees with those decisions.
Alonso is Notorious for NBC
Breakout Kings' Laz Alonso has been cast as the male lead opposite Meagan Good in NBC's drama pilot Notorious, Deadline reports. Alonso will play an NYPD detective who recruits Good's detective character to return undercover to the family she grew up in to investigate a suspected murder.Email Me! - When Available!
Tatum, Kunis for Jupiter Ascending?
Channing Tatum & Mila Kunis have been offered the leads in Lana & Andy Wachokwski's next sci-fi actioner Jupiter Ascending, Deadline reports. The film is set to begin production later this year.Email Me! - When Available!
Ferrell to go to Crazy U?
New Line Cinema is set to adapt the Andrew Ferguson novel Crazy U: One Dad’s Crash Course in Getting His Kid into College for film, Deadline reports. New Line will develop as a potential starring vehicle for Will Ferrell.Email Me! - When Available!