Waltz to play Gorbachev in Reykjavik
Christoph Waltz has been cast as former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in director Mike Newell's upcoming historical drama Reykjavik, Deadline reports. The film chronicles the 1986 meeting between Gorbachev and then US President Ronald Reagan in Reykjavik, Iceland which signalled the end of the Cold War. Michael Douglas will portray Reagan.Email Me! - When Available!
Reynolds, Favreau prepare for Battle
Ryan Reynolds is attached to star and Jon Favreau set to direct the historical drama Battle for Bonneville, Deadline reports. The Bourne Legacy co-writer Dan Gilroy is penning the script for the true story tale of half-brothers and racing competitors Walt & Art Arfons who broke the world land speed record three times in the mid-1960s.Email Me! - When Available!
Agent Coulson to return in S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot
S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Phil Coulson is set to return in the upcoming US ABC TV pilot Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D., it was announced at this weekend's New York Comic-Con. Clark Gregg will reprise the role he played in the Iron Man, Thor & Avengers movies.Email Me! - When Available!
Mockingbird Lane to air as Halloween Special
Despite not being picked up as a new series by NBC, the Mockingbird Lane pilot is set to air in the US as a Halloween special, Deadline reports. The Bryan Singer-directed reboot of the classic 60s sitcom The Munsters stars Jerry O'Connell, Portia de Rossi, & Eddie Izzard.Email Me! - When Available!
Cisco Kid rides again on CBS
CBS has put into development a new drama series that re-imagines the iconic Latino character of the Cisco Kid, Deadline reports. Salma Hayek & Lauren Shuler Donner are executive producing the modern day re-telling in the vein of Lethal Weapon which will be written by The Shield's Diego Gutierrez.
Arrow hits the mark for CW
The CW network has announced that the series premiere of the drama series Arrow based on the DC Comics character Green Arrow was the highest-rated CW show in the last three years. The premiere, which stars Stephen Amell as the titular character, boasted 4 million viewers in the US.Email Me! - When Available!
Robot Chicken renewed for Season 7
Adult Swim has announced that its Emmy-winning stop-motion comedy series Robot Chicken by Seth Green & Matthew Senreich has been picked up for a 7th season.Email Me! - When Available!
Straczynski to pen Shadowman adaptation
J. Michael Straczynski is set to pen the script for a big screen adaptation of Valiant comic series Shadowman, Deadline reports. The film will see the character of Jack Boniface accepting his legacy as Shadowman & opposing Master Darque's forces in New Orleans.Email Me! - When Available!