Timberlake up for Baywatch film?
Paramount are wanting Justin Timberlake to play the lead in a comedic movie remake of the hit 90's TV series Baywatch, Twitch reports. The film centers on a disgraced former Olympic swimmer who tries out for the Baywatch team. The writers have also included roles for the TV show's stars David Hasslelhoff & Pamela Anderson, should they want them.Email Me! - When Available!
Witherspoon to learn Men are From Mars
Reese Witherspoon is set to star in Lionsgate Summit's adaptation of John Gray's best-selling self-help guide Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, Deadline reports. Commercials director Bryan Buckley will make his feature directorial debut with the film. Shooting is planned to begin in January.Email Me! - When Available!
Apes scribes to visit Jurassic Park
Universal has set Rise of the Planet of the Apes screenwriters Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver to pen the script for Jurassic Park 4, Deadline reports. Steven Spielberg, who directed the first 3 films in the series, will produce but not direct the 4th installment.Email Me! - When Available!
R.I.P. Susan Tyrrell
Actress Susan Tyrrell has passed away at age 67 in Austin, Texas, according to her website. Oscar-nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in John Huston's 1972 boxing movie Fat City, Tyrrell had an eclectic movie & TV career including Cry-Baby, Big Top Pee-Wee, Powder, Islands in the Stream, Wings, Starsky & Hutch, Bonanza, & The Patty Duke Show.
R.I.P. Richard Lynch
Actor Richard Lynch has died in his Palm Springs home at age 76. Lynch was best known for playing villainous characters in a career that spanned more than 40 years. Among his films was Rob Zombie's Halloween remake, The Sword and the Sorcerer, Scarecrow, & Little Nikita, as well as TV roles including Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek: The Next Generation, & The A-Team.
Roth carves out lead role in Knifeman
Former Lie to Me star Tim Roth is set for the lead role in Knifeman, Deadline reports. The series centers on a radical, self-educated surgeon who will go to unorthodox lengths to uncover the secrets of the human body. David Cronenberg will direct the pilot episode.Email Me! - When Available!
Unforgettable series not forgotten?
Procedural drama series Unforgettable, starring Poppy Montgomery & Dylan Walsh, may be getting a second lease of life following its cancellation by CBS after just 1 season. The network is in talks with Sony Pictures TV to bring the series back for a 13-episode 2nd season.Email Me! - When Available!
McMahon gets Paranoia
Nip/Tuck star Julian McMahon is set to join fellow Aussie Liam Hemsworth as well as Gary Oldman, Harrison Ford, & Amber Heard in the cast of director Robert Luketic's adaptation of Joseph Finder's novel Paranoia in which a boss blackmails his young employee to spy on a rival company.Email Me! - When Available!