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Pain & Gain
At Any Price (Limited)
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Will Smith Eyes Lead Roles in 'American Can' and 'The Accountant'
Just after entering negotiations to star in Focus, a romantic heist thriller from John Requa and Glenn Ficarra (now without Kristen Stewart), the duo behind Crazy Stupid Love, superstar Will Smith is also looking at two more projects for his future slate. Deadline has word that Smith is currently reviving a project he's been trying to develop for years called American Can in which he would star for The Last Samurai director Ed Zwick. In addition Smith is also considering The Accountant, another project he once flirted with in the past when it was a Warner Bros. production with Mel Gibson attached to direct. Read more.
Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Wanted for 'Guys & Dolls'
After Seth MacFarlane reached back into the history of movie musicals for the Academy Awards earlier this year, one of the classics is getting a remake at 20th Century Fox. Deadline has word that the studio has landed the rights to remake Guys & Dolls, the movie musical from 1955 based on the 1950 Pulitzer Prize winning stage play with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and a book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. But the real big news is that they're looking at getting Magic Mike star Channing Tatumand Looper star Joseph Gordon-Levitt for the roles originated by legends Frank Sinatra and Marlon Brando. Read more.
Jim Caviezel & Michael Chiklis Unite for an Underdog Sports Drama
While many haven't really seen much of Jim Caviezel since his controversial and highly publicized turn as Jesus Christ in The Passion of the Christ, the guy has been busy with the increasingly great spy thriller series "Person of Interest" on CBS, getting ready to finish its second season. Now it sounds like he's getting ready to take on a role that seems to be a rite of passage for many actors. THR has word that Caviezel will star in When the Game Stands Tall, an underdog football drama set up at Mandalay and Sony Pictures. Michael Chiklis will also star in the film which will begin shooting tomorrow in New Orleans. Keep Reading.
Emma Stone Signed to Lead Woody Allen's Next Film Set in Spain
Audiences will see Woody Allen's most recent film Blue Jasmine, starring Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Louis C.K. and many more, later this summer, but the director is unsurprisingly already prepping his next project. As with any of the director's projects that happen every single year, the title, plot and pretty much everything is being kept under tight wraps, but Deadline has learned thatEmma Stone has landed the lead female role in the film that has been said to shoot in Spain and South of France this summer. This is just one more promising project for the lovely actress' very busy future slate over the next couple years. Read on.
Anna Kendrick & Gemma Arterton Hear 'Voices' with Ryan Reynolds
After lending his voice to The Croods (which is now getting a sequel) and this summer's Turbo (watch the trailer), it sounds like actor Ryan Reynolds is getting ready to hear voices this time. Just last fall, we learned the actor who dabbles in both action and comedy was taking the lead role in The Voices, a dark but somewhat comedic psychological thriller from Persepolis director Marjane Satrapi. The story involving murder and a talking dog and cat has just gained two female co-stars as Deadline reports Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect) and Gemma Arterton (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters) have joined the strange project. Read more.
Shia LaBeouf to Feel 'Fury' in David Ayer's World War II Tank Drama
Earlier this month we learned that Brad Pitt would return to World War II in a film called Fury, a drama from End of Watch director David Ayer that follows five crew members of an American Sherman tank called Fury as they head into battle during the final days of the war in 1945 as the Nazi regime begins to collapse. Now casting is underway to fill out the rest of the crew and Variety has word that Shia LaBeouf is in talks to join the team. Those are two pretty big names, so it sounds like this might be quite an impressive ensemble for a film that Ayer wrote himself and already has a November 14th, 2014 release planned. Read more.