Jack Black ready for Travels

Jack Black is set to take the title role in Twentieth Century Fox’s film adaptation of Gulliver’s Travels. Rob Letterman (Shark Tale, 2004) will direct the big-budget flick, a modern-day adaptation of the Jonathan Swift classic. According to Variety, the story concerns one Lemuel Gulliver, a free-spirited travel writer who, on an assignment to the […]

Nolan ‘unsure about Batman sequel’

The Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan has doubts over the next Batman movie – because the third film in the franchise may be too difficult to make. Speaking to the Los Angeles Times, he was unsure if there could be another story that would keep him “emotionally invested” for the time it would take to […]

Zeta-Jones to play Cleopatra

Catherine Zeta Jones is in discussions to play Cleopatra in a forthcoming 3D musical of her life. The film currently entitled, ‘Cleo’, has been described as a “3D live action rock ‘n’ roll musical” by ‘Variety’. It will be directed by Steven Soderbergh, who is currently working on a biopic of pianist Liberace, starring Zeta-Jones’ […]

Jason Bourne is back again!

Universal will produce a fourth installment in the popular “The Bourne Identity” franchise, according to Variety. It has been recently reported that Damon has changed his mind about returning for a fourth installment, even though he seemed very confident during the 2007 Cannes interview. “I’m definitely done with that. I think we’ve ridden that horse […]

Gordon Gekko Making Comeback In Wall Street Sequel

Fox has confirmed it is in the early stages of developing a sequel to Oliver Stone’s 1987 movie Wall Street. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Allan Loeb, who recently wrote 21 starring Kevin Spacey, is currently penning a script for the movie, entitled Money Never Sleeps. Michael Douglas has reportedly expressed interest in reprising the […]

‘Tempest’ cast includes Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren is to take the lead role a forthcoming adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, the US media reports. The film, being produced by Bob Chartoff, Lynn Hendee and Julia Taylor-Stanley, is eyeing a November start date in Hawaii. Miramax has acquired the rights to all English-speaking territories; Icon is handling foreign sales. Other […]

DreamWorks announces ‘Kung Fu Panda’ sequel

A sequel to the animated comedy Kung Fu Panda has been given the green light for a June 2011 release. Jack Black will return to voice the lead character in the follow-up, as will Angelina Jolie, according to Variety. Black, Jolie and Dustin Hoffman all voice various characters in the original Dreamworks animation, which tells […]