Fraser no longer a Legend
Brendan Fraser will no longer star in TNT's drama pilot Legends, Deadline reports. Creative differences between Fraser and showrunner Howard Gordon are reported as the reason behind the departure. TNT will now recast the role.Email Me! - When Available!
Castle Wolfenstein games headed to big screen
Panorama Media has announced an action-adventure film inspired by the World War II-set Castle Wolfenstein games by Muse Software. Pulp Fiction writer Roger Avery will write & direct the film which will centre on a young U.S. Army Captain & a British Special Agent on a top-secret mission to Castle Wolfenstein where Hitler will be for the unveiling of a new secret weapon.Email Me! - When Available!
West turns up Heat on remake
Expendables 2 director Simon West has replaced Brian De Palma as director of the planned remake of the 1987 classic Heat, Deadline reports. Jason Statham will play the role originally played by Burt Reynolds. Original screenwriter William Goldman is also penning the remake script.Email Me! - When Available!
Lawrence to helm Hunger Games finales
Francis Lawrence, director of the first Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire, has now signed on to helm the final two installments of the film adaptation series, Mockingjay Part 1 and Mockingjay Part 2, Deadline reports.Email Me! - When Available!
Skyfall sets UK records
The latest James Bond film Skyfall has set box office records in Britain where it posted the all-time biggest 2D Friday opening & biggest 2D opening weekend, Deadline reports. The film is on track to break the US$100 million mark after a strong debut in 25 markets over last weekend. Skyfall is set to open in Australia on November 22.Email Me! - When Available!
Mariah Mundi sequel set
Mariah Mundi and the Midas Box may still be in post-production, but producers have already greenlit an as-yet-untitled sequel to the teen steampunk adventure adapted from the novels by Graham Taylor, Deadline reports.Email Me! - When Available!
Danza just one of The Guys
Former Who's The Boss? co-star Tony Danza is set to return to TV for The Guys on US ABC network, Deadline reports. Produced by Danza & executive produced by Vince Vaughn, the project revolves around three longtime male friends in Act Three of their lives. John Goodman is being eyed for one of the other lead roles.Email Me! - When Available!
Butler kicks in for Dynamo
Gerard Butler has been set to star in the historical sports drama Dynamo, Deadline reports. Adapted from the novel Dynamo: Defending the Honour of Kiev by Andy Dougan, the story is based on the landmark soccer game that took place between an occupied Ukrainian soccer team and their Nazi captors during World War II. Butler will star as Nikolai Trusevich, the all-star goalie.Email Me! - When Available!