Our contact at The Hollywood Reporter gives us the insider gossip from Tinseltown
Saturday 18 August 2012
Could be a Night to remember
Having won a bidding war for supernatural horror project Grim Night, Universal is looking to Dennis Gansel to direct. Written by Brandon Bestenheider and Allen Bey, Night centres on how one night every year, strange creatures attack Earth, targeting different place with no one knowing why.
It's game on for Golding
US TV star Meta Golding (above) is the latest star to join the cast of the Lionsgate movie sequel The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Golding will play Enobaria, a former winner of the Hunger Games with a brutal reputation. Golding's TV credits also include Day Break, CSI, House and Cold Case.
Panda partners get their kicks
DreamWorks Animation will co-produce Kung Fu Panda 3 with local partners China Media Capital, Shanghai Media Group and Shanghai Alliance Investment. Oriental DreamWorks, a Chinese joint venture formed by the companies, will also invest more than $3.1bn to construct an animation studio in Shanghai by 2016.
Hangover cure for Heather
Heather Graham is to return as the lovable stripper named Jade in The Hangover Part III, being backed by Warner Bros. She did not appear in the second Bangkok-set franchise entry after turning out for the first instalment. The movie reunites the three stars – Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms .
New romantics join Nicole
Nicole Holofcener's untitled romantic drama has attracted the acting chops of Catherine Keener and Toni Collette. The duo join Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini. The script is about a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester who becomes romantically involved with a man before finding out he's her friend's ex.
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let's see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Game of Thrones author George RR Martin says 'f*** you' to fans who fear he will die before finishing Westeros saga
- 3 Belgium fan Axelle Despiegelaere lands L'Oreal campaign after World Cup viral photo
- 4 Britney Spears sings 'Alien' without Auto-Tune in embarrassing leaked audio clip
- 5 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1
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