January 21, 2018

“Warrior” Helmer Takes Over “Jane”

"Warrior" director Gavin O'Connor has stepped in to replace the absent Lynne Ramsay on the set of the western "Jane Got A Gun". Ramsey ("We Need To Talk About Kevin") failed to show on the first day of shooting in Sante Fe, and so the producers have scrambled to quickly find a new helmer to keep the picture from falling apart. They scored it with … [Read more...]

Edgerton & Law In, Fassbender Out Of “Jane”

Joel Edgerton will take over Michael Fassbender's role in the Natalie Portman-led, Lynne Ramsey-directed western "Jane Got A Gun". The story centers on a woman whose outlaw husband returns home riddled with bullet wounds and barely alive. When her husband's gang eventually tracks him down to finish the job, she is forced to reach out to an … [Read more...]

Thomas Jane To Visit The “Wet House”

"Red Machine" screenwriter Jack Reher and actor Thomas Jane are re-teaming for the upcoming supernatural thriller "Wet House". A 'Wet House' refers to a state-funded residence - essentially a detox facility, the key difference being alcoholics can drink and sometimes do drink themselves to death. Jane will direct and star in the elevated genre … [Read more...]

Jane Austen 200th Anniversary Itinerary

Jane Austen aficionados know that this week is the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice. To honor it, we've drawn up an Austen-inspired itinerary (i.e. another excuse to hit the English countryside). Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

Shailene Woodley Is Mary Jane Watson?

"The Descendants" actress Shailene Woodley is in early talks to play Mary Jane Watson in the proposed "The Amazing Spider-Man" sequel at Sony Pictures says Variety. With casting about to begin, character breakdowns have gone out to talent agencies with not just Mary Jane Watson joining this outing. Turns out Harry Osborn and an unspecified … [Read more...]

Fassbender Join’s Portman’s Western “Jane”

"Shame" and "X-Men" star Michael Fassbender is in negotiations to join "We Need to Talk About Kevin" director Lynne Ramsay's new sub-$ 20 million indie western "Jane Got a Gun" at handsomecharlie and Scott Pictures says Vulture. Natalie Portman, who is also producing, plays a woman married to an outlaw who returns home bullet-riddled and … [Read more...]

Walter Hill To Direct “Baby Jane” Remake

Walter Hill is set to write and direct a remake of the 1962 classic "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" at Aldrich Co. says THR. Robert Aldrich's classic starred Bette Davis as former child star Baby Jane Hudson and Joan Crawford as her crippled sister Blanche. Hill said the plan is to create a modern film without modernizing the period. Hill … [Read more...]

Casting: Applegate, Sandler, Vyalitsyna, Jane

Anchorman: The Legend Continues Christina Applegate is confirmed to be returning as Ron Burgundy’s non-male co-anchor Veronica Corningstone in the upcoming "Anchorman" sequel. The story of the comedy will deal with the birth of 24-hour news channels and its impact on our favourite San Diego news team. [Source: EW] Three Mississippi Adam Sandler … [Read more...]

Marsden, Jane, Thornton vs. A Bear

James Marsden, Thomas Jane and Billy Bob Thornton have all joined the cast of the thriller "Red Machine" at Indomitable Entertainment and Paul Schiff Productions says Variety. Marsden and Jane play estranged brothers who reconcile on a camping trip in the remote wilderness with their girlfriends. Things go awry when they are attacked and … [Read more...]