Sony drives Tonka pic
Sony Pictures has announced it is developing Tonka, an animated film based on Hasbro's 65-year-old kids toy car brand. Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions will co-produce the film with Sony Pictures Animation.
Ultimate Spider-Man swings in for 2nd season
Disney XD has renewed Marvel's hit animated series Ultimate Spider-Man for a second season. The new season will see Spider-Man teaming up with the Avengers, who all had appearances throughout the 1st season.Email Me! - When Available!
Jackson joins RoboCop reboot cast
Avengers co-star Samuel L. Jackson has joined the cast of director Jose Padilha's remake of the sci-fi classic RoboCop, Heat Vision reports. Jackson will play charismatic media mogul Pat Novak. Shooting kicks off in September in Toronto.Email Me! - When Available!
Shooter sequel Sword unsheathed
Robert Kamen has been hired to adapt Stephen Hunter's 2008 novel The 47th Samurai into the feature The Sword, Heat Vision reports. The film features ex-marine Bob Lee Swagger tasked with finding a priceless katana. Another of Hunter's Swagger novels, Point of Impact, was previously adapted into the 2007 action film Shooter.Email Me! - When Available!
DC's Justice League gets new writer
Following the success of Marvel's The Avengers, it should come as no surprise that DC's Justice League has gotten a new writer with Gangster Squad scribe Will Beall working on a new script, according to Variety.Email Me! - When Available!
Foxx nominated for White House Down
Jamie Foxx is in talks to play the president in director Roland Emmerich's new action thriller White House Down, Deadline reports. Channing Tatum is set to star as the secret service agent who defends the president from a terrorist attack.Email Me! - When Available!
FX goes Legit with Aussie comedy series
FX has ordered 13 episodes of Aussie comedian Jim Jefferies' Legit, Deadline reports. The series focuses on Jefferies' efforts to become legitimate in life while encouraged by his best friend & his brother. The series will debut in January 2013 in the US.Email Me! - When Available!
Russo Brothers to suit up for Cap 2?
Community & Happy Endings exec producers Joe & Anthony Russo are in talks to helm the sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger, says The Hollywood Reporter. The sequel is scheduled for an April 4, 2014 release in the US.Email Me! - When Available!