The Six Billion Dollar Man: Damián Szifrón (above), who grew up in Argentina watching American TV shows like The Six Million Dollar Man, will now write the big-screen adaptation of the series. Mark Wahlberg will star, and Peter Berg will direct. Szifrón most recently wrote and directed the richly imaginative Wild Tales, a dazzling black comedy consisting of multiple segments… Continue reading Movie News: 'Six Billion Dollar Man' Lands Oscar-Nominated Writer; Watch Nicole Kidman in First 'Strangerland' Trailer
Mena: Tom Cruise and director Doug Liman, who teamed up for last year’s sci-fi action thriller Edge of Tomorrow, are in talks to reunite for the real-life drama Mena. Cruise would play Barry Seal, a pilot, gun runner, and drug trafficker “for the CIA and the Medellin cartel.” Seal was based in Mena, Arkansas in the 1980s, hence the… Continue reading Movie News: Tom Cruise and Doug Liman Team for '80s Drug Tale; First Look at Nicole Kidman and James Franco in 'Queen of the Desert'
The Gambler: The first photos from The Gambler reveal Mark Wahlberg in various stages of a dangerous addiction. The actor, who stars as a gambling-obsessed college professor, lost some 60 pounds for the role, but the high-school dropout says the greater challenge was “being believable as a teacher.” (Wahlberg recently completed high school online and finally received a diploma.) Brie Larson… Continue reading Movie News: First Look at Mark Wahlberg As 'The Gambler;' Nicole Kidman in 'Before I Go to Sleep' Trailer