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Posts Tagged ‘Bruce Willis’

JLA Movie casting rumours!

Posted by gnn1 on Saturday, 1 September 2007

Got some casting rumours today from StarPulse. They are sourced to IESB.net, and I checked out IESB. These are only rumours!!

As any movie fan knows, rumours start flying at a project’s announcement, and don’t conclude til its premiere. So here is a batch for JLA:

  • Martian Manhunter will be part of JLA. Sources indicate Laurence Fishburne is an early favourite.
  • Mel Gibson and Bruce Willis are being looked at for Max Lord and Lex Luthor, respectively (I could easily see Bruce playing Lex…).
  • Ryan Reynolds is listed as playing Flash (this rumour is pretty consistent).
  • Tom Welling’s name was tossed around for the role of Superman but one source says he is a no-go.  Rumour has it Brandon Routh who has been playing Superman will not be in the film.
  • Other names being mentioned include Leonardo DiCaprio, Jake Gyllenhaal, Scarlett Johansson, and either Jessica Alba or Jessica Biel (I’ve seen both names).
  • George Miller is on as director (confirmed from what I’ve seen).

Someone sent IESB a plot summary (very spoiler-heavy from their warning). They claim to have a friend working on the film. Here is the link, in case you want it. I haven’t read it, in case it IS legit (I HATE spoilers!).

Sources:
StarPulse
IESB

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Posted in Justice League of America, Lex Luthor, Martian Manhunter, Max Lord, movies, movies in pre-production or filming, posts with a correction | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

8 movies in casting or early pre-production

Posted by gnn1 on Tuesday, 21 August 2007

A Cold Case, w/ Tom Hanks:
Before he retires, investigator Andy Rosenzweig vows to solve a case that has haunted him for his entire career – the 27-year-old murder of his friend.

Old Dogs, w/ John Travolta, Robin Williams:
Two friends and business partners find their lives turned upside down when strange circumstances lead to them being placed in the care of 7-year-old twins.

The Time Traveller’s Wife, w/ Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams:
A man with a time-traveling gene crosses paths with his lover at different points in her life.

South of the Border, w/ Salma Hayek, Drew Barrymore, Jamie Lee Curtis, Edward James Olmos:
While on vacation in Mexico, Chloe, a ritzy Beverly Hills chihuahua, finds herself lost and in need of assistance in order to get back home.  [Looks like live action with CGI, b/c some actors are credited with voice work].

Assassination of High School President, w/ Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton:
At a Catholic high school, the popular girl (Barton) teams up with a sophomore newspaper reporter to investigate a case of stolen SAT exams. Once the duo target their suspects, a larger conspiracy is unearthed.

Bond 22 (007), w/ Daniel Craig:
The latest installment of James Bond.  No synopsis is available; the title will change.

Wolverine (X-Men), w/ Hugh Jackman:
Wolverine lives a mutant life, seeks revenge against Victor Creed (who will later become Sabertooth) for the death of his girlfriend, and ultimately ends up going through the mutant Weapon X program.

Shantaram, w/ Johnny Depp, Bradd Pitt:
Based on the novel written by Gregory David Roberts. The plot deals with the story of an Australian convict Lindsay who escapes from prison Down Under and goes to India. In India he lives in the slums of Mumbai where he gets involved with the underworld and pretends to be a doctor. The story deals with the transition that Lindsay goes through, from Australia to India and ultimately ending up fighting alongside the insurgents in Afghanistan against Russia.

more to be posted later

Posted in 007, A Cold Case, Assassination of High School President, Bond 22, James Bond, movies, movies in pre-production or filming, Old Dogs, Shantaram, South of the Border, The Time Traveller's Wife, Wolverine, X-Men | Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »