THE “BIG” NEWS YOU SHOULDN’T GET TOO EXCITED ABOUT
… Let’s not get too excited about this because nothing is official, but rumor has it that Arrested Development may return to television as an abbreviated series—creator Mitch Hurwitz said yesterday that he wants to resurrect the show for nine or ten episodes as a primer for the long-rumored movie. Showtime and Netflix are both in talks to make it happen, but… Continue reading News Briefs: The Arrested Development Movie Rumors Are Back, This Time with a New TV Season Attached
Steve Carell was able to flex a few dramatic muscles in July’s criminally underrated ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love,’ but to paraphrase ‘The Jazz Singer’: You ain’t seen nothing yet. Variety reports that Carell may play John du Pont in ‘Foxcatcher,’ a drama about the chemical heir and paranoid schizophrenic who, in 1996, killed his long-time friend and Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler David Schultz at Team Foxcatcher, a wrestling facility… Continue reading Morning Grind: Steve Carell Attached to Tragic Story of John du Pont
Warner Bros. Pictures has bought a pitch by Crazy, Stupid, Love. screenwriter Dan Fogelman that has Tom Cruise attached to star, Deadline first reported.
TheWrap adds that Cruise would play “a man who has never made a mistake in his life and becomes a politician. His first mistake — an affair — causes his perfectly constructed life to fall apart and he returns home to rebuild.”
Five studios were said… Continue reading Tom Cruise Attached to Dan Fogelman Drama
Review in a Hurry: Although No Strings Attached won’t sabotage Natalie Portman’s Oscar chances for her performance in Black Swan, it certainly won’t help. Filled with gags that…