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Apr 27

This Week’s Film News

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Much more alive – Channing Tatum

LMS brings you the biggest movie industry news from the past week, in brief.

Guys & Dolls Remake?

Fox are looking into rebooting the hit musical with its Sinatra/Brano duo replaced by the much more alive Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Nothing is set in stone but, in an era when the centuries-old Les Misérables is the only musical of note, a comparatively modern Hollywood classic might just work. DEADLINE

Zach Braff searches for funding

The Scrubs star is looking to direct and star in his second movie, Wish I Was Here, which sees a struggling actor attempt to home-school his kids. There is also talk of involvement from Jim Parsons of The Big Bang Theory fame. KICKSTARTER

Woody Allen working with Emma Stone

The veteran comedy writer/director is continuing to churn out quality movies and may include Emma Stone in his next one. She is currently busy with the new Spiderman sequel, however. Allen’s latest film, Blue Jasmine, will star Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett and Louis CK, set for release this September. DEADLINE

Expendables 3 confirmed

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Preparing his gun for Expendables 3 – Sylvester Stallone

Sly Stallone has revealed via Twitter that the third installment of the over-the-top-gathering-of-action-heroes franchise will see different direction under Patrick Hughes. Just how many of the endless list of macho men from the first two movies will be returning, it is too early to say. STALLONE’S TWITTER

 

 

 

De Niro & LaBeouf up for some spying

In an upcoming film titled Spy’s Kid, Robert De Niro and Shia LaBeouf will team up as a father-son spy duo. The movie will be based on a supposedly true story of a traitorous spy who recruited his son to help him carry on his work. DJ Caruso to direct. HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Film version of The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Guy Ritchie looks set to direct the action thriller, based on the 60′s TV show. He is replacing Steven Soderbergh, while Tom Cruise, busy as ever, seems to be the likely lead, himself replacing the not-fit-enough George Clooney. Armie Hammer will also star. DEADLINE

 

Stay up to date with the LMS film blog for developments on these stories and more,

Matt & Mark

 

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