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Sunday, 31 August 2008

The Random

The Movie Blog Uncut confirms that Thomas Jane isn't the one they wanted. Directors Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor were on the latest episode and mentioned that: "He's a great guy… But we don't see the guy as Jonah Hex, to be quite honest with you. But we like him."

Inglorious Bastards casting news. Instead of DiCaprio, German TV actor Christoph Waltz will be taking on that role. And instead of the previously announced Nastassja Kinski, actress Diane Kruger (who we know most from the National Treasure movies) will be taking on the role of Bridget Von Hammersmark.

Slap Shot, the classic 1977 politically incorrect hockey comedy starring Paul Newman is being remade. The update comes from YourMovieMaven

In production this year is a biopic on Beatles singer John Lennon titled Nowhere Boy. The script details "the story of Lennon as a lonely teenager growing up as his aunt and the mother who gave him up fight for his love. His only escape is music, art and his fateful friendship with Paul McCartney."

Edgar Wright has chimed in with an update on Scott Pilgrim vs the World via Wizard. For those who are unfamiliar, Scott Pilgrim is an adaptation of a comic book that's currently in the middle of its run.