DesRochers Rising for jungle vampire tale
Nitro director Alain DesRochers is set to helm the jungle action horror The Rising, Heat Vision reports. Inspired by pulp heroes like Doc Savage, the story centers on a mercenary team searching for a missing person in the Cambodian jungle where they encounter a vampire.Email Me! - When Available!
Strahovski to recur on Dexter
Aussie actress Yvonne Strahovski has booked her first series gig since her co-starring role in NBC's Chuck with a multi-episode arc in the upcoming 7th season of Showtime's Dexter.Email Me! - When Available!
Laurie in talks for RoboCop villain
Former House M.D. star Hugh Laurie is in talks to play the villainous CEO of Omni Corp in director Jose Padilha's remake of the sci-fi classic RoboCop for MGM, Variety reports.Email Me! - When Available!
Levi to join Thor 2 cast?
Former Chuck star Zachary Levi is in early talks to replace Josh Dallas as Fandral in Marvel's upcoming Thor sequel, Heat Vision reports. Dallas' commitments to ABC's Once Upon a Time are preventing him from reprising the role. Levi was in talks to originally play the role in the 1st film but had to bow out due to his Chuck commitments.Email Me! - When Available!
Fukunaga is It
Cary Fukunaga has been set as the director of a proposed film adaptation of horror writer Stephen King's classic 1986 novel It, reports Heat Vision. Fukunaga and co-writer Chase Palmer are envisioning the adaptation as a two-film piece.
Disney looks for Stuff of Legend
Deadline reports that Disney has made a pre-emptive pitch deal for The Stuff of Legend, an adaptation of the fantasy graphic novel by Mike Raicht & Brian Smith. Pete Candeland is attached to direct while Shawn Christensen will pen the script.Email Me! - When Available!
Hemsworth is In the Heart of the Sea
Aussie actor Chris Hemsworth is attached to star in the fact-based disaster tale In the Heart of the Sea, Deadline reports. Based on the book by Nathaniel Philbrick, the tale also served as the inspiration for Moby Dick.Email Me! - When Available!
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.