Hollywood casting news

Angelina Jolie and Brad PittBrad Pitt was in talks prior to Heath Ledger‘s death to replace him in the drama Tree of Life, written and directed by Terrence Malick, after Ledger backed out of playing the role. Prior to his death, Ledger was reuniting with his The Brothers Grimm director, Terry Gilliam, on the new film The Imaginarium of of Doctor Parnassus. Pitt’s partner, Angelina Jolie, has signed on to an untitled spy thriller based on the life of intelligence operative Kathi Lynn Austin.  A remake of the 1981 film Clash of the Titans will be directed by Steve Norrington. Amanda Peet has joined the cast of the new X-Files sequel. Shooting on Public Enemies, starring Johnny Depp as famed gangster John Dillinger, begins shooting this March in Chicago. Meanwhile, Depp’s Sweeney Todd director, Tim Burton, has signed a deal with Walt Disney to produce a 3-D remake of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. Should be interesting.

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  1. Arnold • January 23, 2008 @ 7:33 PM

    Depp palying Dillinger. In one of the coolest genres Depression era Gangsters. Guaranteed Blockbuster!

  2. bob • January 23, 2008 @ 11:41 PM

    clash of the titans remake

    with the effects of today should be cool

  3. Anonymous • January 24, 2008 @ 12:00 PM

    Looks like she’s crying in that pic.

  4. Chris • January 24, 2008 @ 12:16 PM

    Omg….johnny depp playing famed gangster dillinger……i seriusly just think i shit myself….ive been waiting forever for him to do a film like that, while Donnie Brasco was amamzing, it wasent like this, so i cant wait.

  5. Anonymous • January 24, 2008 @ 3:11 PM

    I love Johnny too! What an awesome actor! I can’t wait! (although I didn’t shit myself!)

  6. Arnold • January 25, 2008 @ 1:25 PM

    Public Enemy’s probably 2 years out till release. Too bad they don’t make movies like the 30’s. like in a month or two.

  7. Anonymous • January 25, 2008 @ 6:32 PM

    Yeah, why does it take so long to get the movies out? What are the editors doing that takes so long? With today’s technology, they should be able to get the movies out in a matter of days!

  8. julio • January 29, 2008 @ 8:55 PM

    well im searching for castings to make a movie even though i have never act

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