It's been over a year since Fox hired The Kids Are Alright's Lisa Cholodenko to direct an adaptation of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, but just now are they getting around to the business of filling this shitty day with some actors. The studio still has yet to find their Alexander, but according to Deadline, they do nearly have their "Ben" in Steve Carell, whose recent work in Crazy, Stupid, Love and Seeking a Friend for the End of the World has already shown a propensity for unwieldly, adjective-heavy titles. And just who is this Ben character Carell would be playing? I have no idea. As with all nondescript Carell roles, until we learn better, let's just assume the character is either an affable everyman or a screaming buffoon bordering on mental illness.
After years of rights disputes, 20th Century Fox has at last worked out a way to do another adaptation of Guys and Dolls. They have also worked out a way to save money on it by casting actors who can bring their own little suits and vests.... / Continue →
Who will be our Zorro of the future? Gael García Bernal will be our Zorro of the future. The Mexican actor is reportedly close to securing the lead in 20th Century Fox's Zorro Reborn, a painfully gritty take on the character that makes Duracell's toy Zorro battery commercials s... / Continue →
- Though credited as sole writer of his previous nine films, M. Night Shyamalan has turned to Traffic screenwriter Stephen Gaghan to do a final polish on his lastest script, One Thousand A.E. Ideally, Gaghan's re-write includes an altered ending, thus allowing Shyamalan to fina... / Continue →