This Film & TV Update Brought To You By 10 Of The Stupidest Ideas That Idiots Have Tried

  • David Cronenberg’s TV pilot THE KNIFEMAN lands Tim Roth in the lead
  • Andrew Sarris, film critic, has died aged 83
  • The Wachowski’s CLOUD ATLAS is releasing in October in the U.S.
  • Paul Verhoeven is mounting the production of JESUS OF NAZARETH
  • The DUMB & DUMBER Sequel with Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels has been canned. Carrey walked from the project.
  • BARBARELLA is headed to TV and Nicholas Winding-Refn is looking to direct
  • BAYWATCH is looking to head to the big screen at Paramount, and they want Justin Timberlake in it
  • Peter Berg (Battleship) wants to direct family drama FATHER’S DAY
  • New Muppet TV Show NO STRINGS ATTACHED in the works
  • New animated series based on the seven dwarves is in the works at Disney called 7D
  • Rob Zombie wants to make sports film BROAD STREET BULLIES
  • James Bobin (The Muppets) will direct true WWII Spy Thriller AGENT ZIGZAG
  • DAREDEVIL reboot has hired a new writer to redraft the script. Josh Hartnett won’t be in it.
  • Derek Connolly and Colin Treverrow (Safety Not Guaranteed) are re-teaming for THE AMBASSADOR
  • Rob Reiner is joining the cast of Martin Scorsese’s THE WOLF OF WALL STREET
  • Kit Harrington has joined the voice cast of HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2
  • Amber Heard has gotten in the cast of PARANOIA
  • Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) is set to direct the MILES DAVIS Biopic starring Don Cheadle
  • The writers of RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES have been set to write JURASSIC PARK 4
  • Susan Tyrell has died at the age of 67
  • Richard Lynch has died aged 72
  • Paramount has bought the spec sporting comedy DRAFT DAY.

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