Joseph Gordon-Levitt in currently in talks to play NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone’s upcoming biopic. The Snowden Files is an adaptation of Anatoly Kucherena’s Time of the Octopus. The writer is actually Snowden’s lawyer, and as Variety explains, the book is “considered the closest thing to a documented account of the events since Snowden first released the documents.”
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Board games based on movies have a reputation of being, rushed, cheap knockoffs that exist only to make a quick buck off of someone’s enthusiasm for a certain property. If a board game is based on a popular film or film series, you don’t even need to pick up the box to know it’s garbage wrapped in cardboard.
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Richard Pryor: Director Lee Daniels is planning to make a biographical movie portrait of the legendary Richard Pryor, and the latest word is that Mike Epps (Sparkle, above) is the front-runner to land the coveted role. Epps had previously been set to play the comedian and actor before he died in 2005, and recently portrayed him in the bio-pic Nina, about the… Continue reading Movie News: Who Will Play Richard Pryor in Bio-pic?; Emma Stone Heads to Broadway; First 'Pride' Trailer
Rock the Kasbah: Via social media, Zooey Deschanel shared the first photo from the upcoming Rock the Kasbah, featuring herself along with castmates Bill Murray, Danny McBride, Bruce Willis, and Scott Caan. Murray stars as a down-on-his-luck rock music manager who makes a startling discovery in the wilds of Afghanistan; Barry Levinson directed. [Twitter via Deadline]