"Dreams feel real while we're in them. It's only when we wake up that we realize something was actually strange." -Inception

Monday, November 8, 2010

In the Works: Man on a Ledge and Dark Shadows

  • Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer) is cast as a reporter in Man on a Ledge.  She joins Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell and Ed Harris.  Why does this movie give me echoes of Phone Booth?
  • Giant Mechanical Man, an independent film about a zoo employee who falls in love with a street performer adds Jenna Fischer, Topher Grace, Malin Akerman and Chris Messina to its cast.  Fischer's husband Lee Kirk will be directing the film.  
  • Ooh, something to fill the Harry Potter void?  Jackson Rathborne (The Last Airbender) and Bill Nighy (Love Actually, Wild Target) are in talks to join Shadowlands, a 3D fantasy film based on Peter Straub's novel about two young boys who learn magic from a famous magician.  
  • Is Alexandre Desplat returning to score the music for final Harry Potter, Deathly Hallows Part 2?
  • It's always news when Tim Burton and Johnny Depp work together.  They will be making their 8th film with each other if Dark Shadows gets through.  The movie will be based on the daytime soap which aired from 1966 to 1971.  Depp would play the vampire Barnabas Collins and Seth Grahame-Smith, writer of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, has been asked to write the screenplay.

Link of the Day: In Due Date, Zach Galifianakis plays a man who is a big fan of Two and a Half Men and even has a fansite dedicated to them,  Thanks to the magic of the Internet, you can check it out here!  You're welcome.

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