Adam Brody, Rob Corddry and William Petersen appear likely to join the cast of Seeking a Friend for the End of the World , Variety reports.
The project, a sci-fi romantic comedy to be written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, is set to star Steve Carell as a man on a quest for human companionship as Earth faces its final days.
Production on the film will begin at the end of… Continue reading Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Adds Three
The Voice is adding a few more celebrities to its roster. NBC announced today that singers Reba, Monica, Sia (Furler) and music producer Adam Blackstone will join the series as advisers who will lend their experience and talents to Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. The advisers will assist the coaches during the “battles” competition
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Jessica Stroup is the latest name to join the cast of Seth MacFarlane’s R-rated comedy Ted , says a story at The Hollywood Reporter .
MacFarlane, also writing and directing, will voice the title character, a teddy bear belonging to a grown man (Mark Wahlberg) who, magically alive, has failed to leave his side since childhood and is now posing a threat to his girlfriend (Mila Kunis).
Stroup, best known for… Continue reading Ted Adds Jessica Stroup
Mark Verheiden will join Akiva Goldsman as co-writer of the multi-tiered film and television adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower , Deadline is reporting.
Envisioned as three films and a television series (to star the same cast), the project will bring to the screen King’s fantasy epic that spreads across seven published novels. Ron Howard plans to direct the first part of the series and would at least oversee… Continue reading The Dark Tower Adds Mark Verheiden
Tobey Maguire is set to again collaborate with director Ang Lee. Life of Pi will mark the third film (following Ride with the Devil and The Ice Storm ) for the pair, Variety reports.
Maguire will play a writer in the long-anticipated film adaptation of Yann Martel’s bestselling novel. His character will interview Pi, a young boy (to be played 17-year-old newcomer Suraj Sharma) who finds himself stranded in… Continue reading Life of Pi Adds Tobey Maguire