It’s been a busy day for Freaks & Geeks and Bridesmaids director Paul Feig. In the wake of the runaway success of Bridesmaids, the director looked at a few different projects, and was set to make the third Bridget Jones film before walking away from the project thanks to indecision on the script side.

But today there is word that he’s going back to TV in the UK, and has a new feature project set in the US. The show is a version of the stage production Ronna & Beverly, and the feature is a remake of the French film The Intouchables, which will star Colin Firth. Read More »

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Natalie Portman has developed a pretty good ‘four for me, one for them’ approach to picking roles, with V for Vendetta, Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium and Thor being her big studio films since escaping the Star Wars prequels, and many an indie or picture in between. Her production company Handsome Charlie Films has got movies like Hesher and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies coming down the pipe, confirming her dedicated indie approach to filmmaking. Not sure where a stoner road trip comedy fits in, but one is now reportedly on the slate as well, as Portman will produce and star in a weed-oriented film called Best Buds. Read More »

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