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
The Office is hiring more stars for its season finale: Ray Romano, James Spader and Catherine Tate will guest star as more potential replacements for the departing Michael Scott. They join the previously reported Ricky Gervais and Will Arnett in the May 19th hour-long episode. Of course, Gervais has said he’s not interested in playing
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Josh Stolberg, the screenwriter behind films like the recent remakes of Piranha and Sorority Row , has spoken with Moviehole about a number of upcoming projects, including a previously-unannounced “secret” Hasbro film.
“Its a big family film,” he says, “and we get to play around with a lot of Hasbro brands, but at the end of the day its just a great father-kid relationship story kinda in a ‘Night at… Continue reading Josh Stolberg Adds Mysterious Hasbro Project