Earlier this week, we learned Showtime was working on a new anthology series called Super Pumped. Each season will explore a story that rocked the business world to its core and changed culture, and they’re starting with The Battle for Uber. Created, written and executive produced by Billions co-creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien, the series will feature Joseph Gordon-Levitt playing Uber’s ousted CEO Travis Kalanick, Now the series has gained another valuable asset with Friday Night Lights and Super 8 star Kyle Chandler joining the cast. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2011 by Angie Han
John Malkovich is in final talks to join the zombie romance Warm Bodies, directed by Jonathan Levine (50/50). Based on the novel by Isaac Marion, the film stars Nicholas Hoult as an angsty zombie named R who strikes up a friendship with the human girlfriend of one of his victims and sets off a chain of events that eventually affects all of zombie society. On the surface, it sounds like a pretty typical supernatural love story, but I’ve heard very good things about the book, so I’ve got high hopes that it won’t just be another Twilight.
Teresa Palmer and Rob Corddry are also set to star, as the human love interest and another zombie undergoing an existential crisis, respectively. Malkovich will be playing the villainous “General Grigio, who’s obsessed with the destruction of the zombie threat.” Oh, and he’s also Julie’s father. How awkward. [Variety]
After the jump, Gwyneth Paltrow and Abigail Breslin sign on for two different sex comedies. Yes, that Abigail Breslin. Yes, we’re getting old.
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