Kristen Wiig: Clown Prostitute!
Funny-ass hottie, Krisin Wiig — who has to be nearing the end of her run on “SNL” — has optioned Clown Girl, about a girl named Sniffles the Clown who tries to resist the lucrative clown-fetishist prostitution trade.The money quote from the book description: “Welcome to wacky, stressful Baloneytown, where clown prostitution, stoned dogs and fire juggling-cum-arson are the norm.” And yes: She plans to write and star. Prepare your bunks. (Deadline)
A long in-development Planet of the Apes prequel — a present day origins story — is apparently official enough now to have a release date. That date is June 24, 2011. The Escapist’s Rupert Wyatt will direct from a screenplay by Amanda Silver and Rick Jaffa.
Meanwhile, Mission Impossible IV has been pushed back from May 2011 to December 2011. The May slot, presumes Slashfilm, has now been occupied by J.J. Abrams’ Super 8. (Slashfilm)
The inordinately adorable Alison Brie, from “Community” and “Mad Men,” apparently used to and possibly still does love to fuck. Men, women, gays. With or without intoxicants. Just FYI. (Nerve)
Remember the Alex O’Laughlin CBS vampire drama, “Moonlight”? Weirdly, the CW has picked up the reruns of that show to air as a companion to its own “The Vampire Chronicles.” (EW)
Dwayne Johnson has joined the cast of Fast 5 (the Fast & Furious sequel). He’ll be the lead FBI dude in pursuit of Paul Walker and Vin Diesel. (Deadline)