De Niro & Norton reteam for new thriller

Robert De Niro and Edward Norton will share the big screen for the first time in nine years after teaming up to co-star in a new independent thriller. The actors, who worked together in 2001 crime drama The Score, alongside Marlon Brando, are set to co-star star in psychological thriller Stone. De Niro will play […]

Keanu Reeves to star as Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Keanu Reeves will have to develop a dual personality to play Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde in a new retelling of the classic story. Jekyll will be the latest in a string of screen and stage adaptations of Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel about an experimental scientist who creates a dark personality for himself that unleashes […]

Washington poised for fifth Scott movie

Denzel Washington is set to reteam with director Tony Scott for the fifth time in his career – he’s poised to sign on to new movie Unstoppable. The pair has previously worked together on Crimson Tide, Man On Fire, Deja vu and the forthcoming The Taking of Pelham 1,2,3. Unstoppable is loosely based on a […]

Lucas signs star trio to new war film

Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Bryan Cranston are the latest stars to join the cast of George Lucas’ new war film. The trio join an ensemble including hip-hop star Method Man and singers Ne-Yo and Jazmine Sullivan for Red Tails, a World War II action-adventure about the Tuskegee Airmen – America’s first black military […]

Coen brothers revive John Wayne film

Oscar-winning moviemakers Joel and Ethan Coen are to remake John Wayne’s iconic western True Grit. The brothers will direct their own version of the movie, which earned Wayne his only Best Actor Oscar in 1970. However, the Coens’ project will be a departure from Wayne’s film – they will base their story more closely to […]

Tyson gets laughs in new comedy

Boxer Mike Tyson is packing a punch in a new comedy in which he reveals himself to be a huge Phil Collins fan. The former champ appears as himself in new movie The Hangover, in which he air drums along to Collins’ In The Air Tonight, and knocks funnyman Zach Galifianakis’ character out in a […]

Ferrell, Wahlberg join ‘The B Team’

Sony Pictures Entertainment has acquired “The B Team,” a spec pitch package for an Adam McKay-directed action comedy that will team Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg as cops, Variety writes. Chris Henchy and McKay will write the script. Pic will be a co-production between Gary Sanchez Prods. and Mosaic. Sony has not set a release […]

Mickey Rourke to star in ‘St. Vincent’

Mickey Rourke will star in indie drama “St. Vincent,” directed by Walter Hill for Occupant Films and Secret Handshake Entertainment. Production’s slated to begin later this year. Keith Calder, Joe Neurauter and Felipe Marino of Occupant and Dena Hysell and Joe Gressis of Secret Handshake will produce the film. “St. Vincent,” scripted by Cameron Young, […]