Stewart to Lie Down in Darkness
Twilight series star Kristen Stewart has landed the lead role in Crazy Heart director Scott Cooper's adaptation of William Styron's 1951 novel Lie Down in Darkness, Vulture reports.Email Me! - When Available!
Crowe to ascend Dark Tower?
Aussie actor Russell Crowe is being rumoured to play gunslinger Roland Deschain in the film adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower fantasy novel series, Deadline reports.Email Me! - When Available!
Newman to tell Chewbacca's story
Fanboys director Kyle Newman is developing a film about Peter Mayhew, the 7'3" actor who starred as Chewbacca in the Star Wars films, Heat Vision reports. Chewie will be set against the backdrop of the making of Star Wars in 1977.Email Me! - When Available!
Sony to revisit Jumanji
Sony Pictures is set to reboot its family adventure property Jumanji, Variety reports. Joe Johnston directed the original feature based on Chris Van Allsburg's book about a magic board game. The new film, which will be produced by Amazing Spider-Man producer Matt Tolmach, will update the premise for contemporary times.
Black Jack to get new adaptation
Entertainment One are planning a live action adaptation of Osamu Tezuka's classic comic series Black Jack, Deadline reports. Taka Ichise & Doug Davison will executive produce the series for eOne.
McConaughey heads to Wall Street
Matthew McConaughey is set to join Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street, Deadline reports. McConaughey will play Mark Hanna, boss & mentor to DiCaprio's Jordan Belfort.Email Me! - When Available!
Franco, Statham head to Homefront
James Franco & Jason Statham have joined the cast of director Gary Fleder's adaptation of Chuck Logan's action thriller novel Homefront, Heat Vision reports. Franco will play a villainous meth kingpin while Statham an ex-DEA agent. Sylvester Stallone penned the script & is producing.Email Me! - When Available!
Quicksilver adaptation in development
Laura Harrington is adapting Sam Osman's fantasy adventure novel Quicksilver for Gold Circle Films, Variety reports. The story centres on 3 children who must face their prophesied destiny to fulfil an ancient prophecy & find a treasure of incalculable power.Email Me! - When Available!