15 May 2012The Latest Movie News
CHARLIZE THERON (Snow White and the Huntsman) is in talks to star in Universal’s
sci-fiproject Agent 13, with Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) attached to direct.
EMILY BLUNT (The Five-Year Engagement) is in talks to star opposite Tom Cruise in
director Doug Liman’s sci-fi film All You Need Is Kill.
PENELOPE CRUZ (To Rome With Love) is in talks to star opposite Michael Fassbender
and Brad Pitt in The Counselor, a drama set in the world of the cocaine trade based on a
script by author Cormac McCarthy (No Country for Old Men).
GINA CARANO (Haywire) is in talks to join Paul Walker, Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnsonin the ensemble cast of Universal’s upcoming Fast & Furious 6.
TAYLOR SWIFT (Valentine’s Day) is in talks to portray singer Joni Mitchell in Sony’s
film adapatation of Shelia Weller’s book “Girls Like Us.” The book examines the careers
of pop stars Carly Simon, Carole King and Mitchell.
VERA FARMIGA (Safe House) is in talks to star with Andy Garcia in the romantic comedyAdmissions. Farmiga and Garcia will play two single parents who meetwhile taking their
respective children on a tour of a small college.
TONI COLETTE will join her Little Miss Sunshine co-star Steve Carell in the comedy
The Way, Way Back, about a teenage boy dealing with family issues over summer vacation.
GUY PIERCE (Lockout) is in talks to join Robert Downey Jr. and Ben Kingsley in the
cast of Iron Man 3. The sequel begins filming this month and will open on May 3, 2013.
NICK NOLTE (Warrior) is in talks to star in Bitterroot, a contemporary drama about an
aging Montana rancher who seeks revenge after losing his life savings in a banking scam.
MICHAEL DOUGLAS (Haywire) is in negotiations to star in CBS Films comedy Las Vegas.
Jon Turteltaub will direct the story of a man who invites his three childhood best friends to
his bachelor party in Las Vegas. Dan Fogelman (Crazy, Stupid, Love) penned the script.
MARTIN SCORSESE will re-team with Leonardo DiCaprio for the fifth time on The Wolf
of Wall Street. Scorsese will directand DiCaprio will star in the film version of Jordan
Belfort’s 2008 memoir about a fast-living Wall Street investment banker.
FRANCIS LAWRENCE (Water for Elephants) is in talks to direct Catching Fire, the next
film in The Hunger Games Lionsgate franchise.
BRAD PEYTON (Journey 2: The Mysterious Island) will rewrite and direct Lobo for
Warners. Based on the DC comic book character, the film tells the story of an alien who is
an interstellar mercenary and bounty hunter.
PAUL FEIG (Bridesmaids) is in talks to direct Disney’s fantasy comedy Wish List. Reese
Witherspoon is attached to star in the story of a career woman whose life is turned upside
down when all of the wishes she made as a child suddenly come true.
SIMON CURTIS (My Week With Marilyn) will helm Click to Connect, a romantic anthol-
ogy set in the world of online dating.
ROBERT RODRIGUEZ, directorof the upcoming sequel Machette Kills, is developing
a remake of the 1983 animated film Fire and Ice.
BRAD FURMAN (The Lincoln Lawyer) will direct Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake in
the thriller Runner, Runner, set in the world of online gambling.
SAM RAIMI will produce but not direct, the remake of the 1982 thriller Poltergeist.