LMS brings you the biggest movie industry news from the past week, in brief.
Vaughn and Ferrell in Daddy’s Home
Comedy stars Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell are reuniting to star in a film entitled ‘Daddy’s Home’. While very little is known about the film at this point, it is believed that Ferrell will play a stepfather who wants nothing more than to be the role model his wife’s kids are missing. However, when their real father turns up (Vaughn), they must now compete for the kids’ affections. PARAMOUNT PICTURES VIA COMING SOON
Fifty Shades: The Movie!
It is rumoured that Joe Wright, who has directed classic movie adaptations such as Pride & Prejudice and Atonement, is set to adapt and direct the phenomenally popular Fifty Shades of Grey. No prizes for predicting the age rating for this one… VARIETY
Will Smith goes Wild
After turning down a star role in Quentin Tarantino’s successful Django Unchained, Will Smith is looking to star in and produce a remake of Sam Peckinpah’s 1969 western, The Wild Bunch. Allegedly, Smith’s version of the movie will bring it to the modern day, but it will be interesting to see if he can successfully pull this off. FILMJUICE
Iron Man 3 writer to pen Mission Impossible 5
Drew Pearce, co-writer of latest box office smash Iron Man 3, has been snapped up to write the next Mission Impossible. The film, which is already known to star Tom Cruise and Jeremy Renner, will be lined up for a release in 2015. THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Waltz Wants Candy
Christoph Waltz, recently seen playing Dr. King Schultz in Django Unchained, will join Jason Clarke and (allegedly) Robert De Niro in a new crime thriller called Candy Store. The movie follows an undercover agent who begins a new life as beat cop in Brooklyn, but then finds that his past life comes back to haunt him. LIONSGATE VIA COMING SOON, IMDB
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Matt & Mark