/Film – Week in Review

Sequels/Remakes/Adaptations

  • Wanted director Timbur Bekmambetov to direct a new adaptation of Moby Dick
  • Cloverfield director Matt Reeves has signed on to remake the Sweedish horror film Let The Right One In.
  • Will Smith has signed on to reprise his role as Robert Neville, in a I Am Legend prequel, which will be directed by Francis Lawrence.
  • Bill Murray shows interest and offers some advice to the writers of Ghostbusters 3
  • Accepted director Steve Pink is going to remake Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.
  • Avi Arad options the popular video game Mass Effect.
  • DJ Caruso wants to shoot Y: The Last Man using IMAX cameras, and has added a ticking clock device to the screenplay.
  • New Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen details leaked from the Hasbro Licensing Summit. Meanwhile, Entertainment Tonight visits the set of the film. And unconfirmed concept art of Megatron’s new Alt mode leaked onto the internet.

Casting

  • Simon Pegg and Nick Frost were offered a role in Steven Spielberg’s Tintin
  • Rachel McAdams has been cast as Sherlock Holmes love interest in the new Guy Ritchie adaptation.
  • Johnny Depp has been cast as The Madd Hatter in Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland and Tonto in The Lone Ranger. But could George Clooney be The Lone Ranger?

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