Movie News in 60 Seconds: Glenn Close and Elizabeth Olsen Team Up, Woody Harrelson and Tom Waits Will Be ‘Psychopaths,' Bradley Cooper Won't Spy

Movie News in 60 Seconds: Glenn Close and Elizabeth Olsen Team Up, Woody Harrelson and Tom Waits Will Be ‘Psychopaths,' Bradley Cooper Won't Spy

Nov 10, 2011

Elizabeth Olsen and Glenn Close

Generations of Heat: Two women who may well nab Academy Award nominations for Best Actress will, most definitely, act together in the historical drama Therese Raquin. Glenn Close, praised for her role as the titular Albert Nobbs, and Elizabeth Olsen, critically acclaimed for her performance as the titular Martha Marcy May Marlene, are set for the film, which starts shooting in the spring. (Entertainment Weekly)

All-Star Psychopaths: Seven Psychopaths, written and directed by Martin McDonagh (In Bruges), started filming this week with a cast that includes the newly-added Woody Harrelson, Olga Kurylenko, and Tom Waits, joining Colin Ferrell, Sam Rockwell, and Christopher Walken. The story involves a screenwriter, a gangster, and two friendly dog-nappers. (Deadline)

He’s Not Talking or Spying: Hunk of the hour Bradley Cooper will not be The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Cooper was in talks to replace George Clooney in Steven Soderbergh’s big screen version of the TV show; the search for a new secret agent continues. (The Wrap)

We’ll Have Ours in English, Please: Indonesian action flick The Raid, which caused a sensation when it opened the Midnight Madness section of the Toronto film festival in September, will be remade in America. Screen Gems picked up remake rights for an English-language version; plans are still afoot for the original to be released in the U.S. with a new musical soundtrack. (Twitch)

Tourism in Ohio Seeks Movie Boost: Officials in Ohio unveiled a new website that provides a visitor’s guide to the most famous TV and movie locations in the state. It's meant to boost tourism, but it's also a neat way to check out the house used for A Christmas Story, plus locations seen in Rain Man, The Shawshank Redemption (complete with its own itinerary), and Lost in Yonkers (?!); Steven Spielberg, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Halle Berry are among the “On-Screen Ohioans” featured on the site. (Scene in Ohio, via Associated Press)

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