Who Will Live Longer? Rainbow Killer or the Marvel Franchise?
Katherine Heigl has signed on to yet another film, ensuring that in her post “Grey’s Anatomy” career, she’ll be in theaters at least once a month until there’s a backlash to the backlash to the backlash, and Rainbow Killer snuffs herself out. She has now signed on to The Age of Adaline, which is being described as “an epic love story” about an immortal woman who never ages until she meets a man for whom she might give up her immortality. Is that a Twilight echo I hear? (THR)
I’ve never heard of the video game Rollercoaster Tycoons. It sounds like Sims for Rollercoasters. That’s good enough to merit a movie deal. Sony has purchased the rights to the video game and will develop it for the screen. Jay Scherick and David Ronn (Kevin James’ upcoming The Zookeeper) will pen the script. (Heat Vision)
Sam Worthington has escaped the trade news for almost a full month now. However, he’s now attached as the lead in Quatermain, the hero in H. Rider Haggard’s novel, KIng Solomon’s Mines.. The sci-fi flick follows Quatermain, during the Victorian era, as he leads an expedition into an unexplored region of Africa to find the brother of a friend as well as a fabled treasure of the lost mines. Worthington will also produce. (Heat Vision)
Beloved “Firefly” alum, Alan Tudyk, is the latest to join the cast of Transformers 3. There are no specifics on what character he will play, but his presence does decrease the negative anticipation I have for the sequel. (The Wrap)
Gruesome director Dario Argento is the latest to tackle Dracula. He’ll begin filming what’s being described as a faithful translation of Bram Stoker’s source material in January. It’ll be based on his own script and it’ll be in 3D. I never imagined a day when Argento would make a 3D movie. (Slashfilm)
The troubled “Rockford Files” series we discussed yesterday is now officially dead. No Dermot Mulroney. No Sawyer. No Rockford. (Deadline)
In an interview yesterday, Sam Jackson intimated that, after The Avengers, the Marvel universe will continue on with S.H.I.E.L.D.. He offered no details. (http://radiobigboy.com/)
Speaking of the Marvel Universe: This burns.
(Source: Comicsalliance via Collider)