January 21, 2018

Matt Smith Departing “Doctor Who”?

Three full seasons and some specials - Matt Smith looks like he might be matching his predecessor David Tennant's track record with a report today that the actor will be departing "Doctor Who" this Christmas. The Sun says that the 2013 Christmas special will be Smith's final outing as The Doctor, during which he will regenerate into the twelfth … [Read more...]

Casting: Badgley, Whannell, Hall, Smith

Parts Per Billion Penn Badgley, Teresa Palmer, Alexis Bledel and Hill Harper have joined the ensemble cast of Brian Horiuchi’s "Parts Per Billion". Filming will take place through Christmas in Detroit. The story follows three couples dealing with the same reality shaking event that threatens to tear them apart. Frank Langella, Gena Rowlands, … [Read more...]

Casting: Brand, Wilson, Arianda, Smith

Pierre Pierre Brit comic Russell Brand is in early talks to star in Larry Charles' raunchy comedy "Pierre Pierre" at Escape Artists and Category 5. The project previously had Jim Carrey and Jason Reitman attached as star and director respectively. Brand plays an obnoxious French nihilist who transports a stolen painting from Paris to London. … [Read more...]

McCullah, Smith Option “Panic Zone”

"Legally Blonde" and "She's The Man" scribes Karen McCullah and Kirsten 'Kiwi' Smith have penned a new original comedy script entitled "Panic Zone" for Ealing Studios reports Variety. The story deals with a woman over thirty-five trying to find love and is described as fitting with Ealing's ideal of "sophisticated screwball comedies built around … [Read more...]

Will Smith To Helm Cain’s “Redemption”

Will Smith is looking at making a project about Biblical brothers Cain and Abel as his directorial debut feature reports Deadline. The project, with the working title of "The Redemption Of Cain", is being developed as a directing and likely starring vehicle for Smith. The film is in development at Sony and is being produced by Overbrook … [Read more...]

Jaden Smith Really Is A “Nobody”

Sony Pictures and Overbrook Entertainment are in early talks to acquire feature film rights to Allen Zadoff's young adult novel "Boy Nobody" reports Variety. The first in a planned trilogy, the young Bourne-esque story follows a brainwashed teenage assassin who starts to regain his emotions after being trained not to feel. If the deal closes, the … [Read more...]

Will Smith To Take A “Fantastic Voyage”

Will Smith is reportedly meeting with director Shawn Levy ("Night at the Museum," "Real Steel") in the next few weeks to discuss the "I, Robot" star potentially top lining the "Fantastic Voyage" remake at 20th Century Fox says The Hollywood Reporter. The cult 1966 sci-fi classic revolves around a team of scientists who are shrunk to atomic size … [Read more...]