Coen Brothers Offer Up Two New Movies
Brothers Joel and Ethan Coen will write, produce, and direct the following projects in their new pact with Focus Features and Working Title:
- Serious Man — A dark comedy in the vein of the Coen Brothers’ Fargo.
- Burn After Reading — Brad Pitt will star as a trainer at a gym. George Clooney and Frances McDormand will also star in the film, which begins shooting this summer.
The Coen Brothers are best known for Fargo, The Big Lebowski, and O Brother, Where Art Thou?
‘Bridge to Terabithia’ Director to Do ‘The Moon Princess’
Gabor Csupo (Bridge to Terabithia) will direct the live-action family fantasy flick The Moon Princess.
Based on the children’s book The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge, the movie will tell the story of a 13-year-old girl’s adventure into a magical world from which she must banish an ancient curse.
Colin Firth is set to star as the girl’s eccentric uncle. Lucy Shuttleworth and Graham Alborough scripted the adaptation.
Kirsten Dunst to star in How To Lose Friends And Alienate People along with Simon Pegg (Hot Fuzz).
Jason Statham is in talks to star in Death Race, the Universal Pictures remake of the Roger Corman cult scifi classic movie. Paul W.S. Anderson (Resident Evil) will direct and write the script; Roger Corman will executive produce.
The upcoming two-part season finale of the animated series The Batman‘s will have an appearance by Martian Manhunter.
Surprise, The Hulk in The Incredible Hulk will be green.
Crispin Glover will play the lead role as a vengeful ice cream vendor in the indie horror The I Scream Man. Tom Sizemore, Judd Nelson , and Haylie Duff will also star; horror master George A. Romero will have a cameo.