Movie News in 60 Seconds: Joss Whedon’s Supernatural Romance; Own Liz Taylor’s Art Collection; Man Dies at Theater, Nobody Notices

Movie News in 60 Seconds: Joss Whedon’s Supernatural Romance; Own Liz Taylor’s Art Collection; Man Dies at Theater, Nobody Notices

Jan 17, 2012

Abigail Spencer

Joss Whedon’s Supernatural Romance: A leading lady has been chosen for In Your Eyes, a low-budget supernatural romance that Joss Whedon (The Avengers) wrote and will produce. Abigail Spencer (pictured above), who's appeared in Mad Men and Cowboys & Aliens, is “in negotiations” for the starring role; Brin Hill is set to direct. (The Hollywood Reporter)

MLK Doc Returning: The Academy Award-nominated documentary King: A Filmed Record … Montgomery to Memphis has been acquired by Kino Lorber, which plans to hold a series of screenings nationwide of the original, 3-hour version of the film, first shown in 1970, before releasing it on home video. Sidney Lumet and Joseph L. Mankiewicz co-directed dramatic readings that are integrated into doc footage. (Shadow and Act)

Get Out Your Credit Cards: Artwork owned by Elizabeth Taylor will be sold at auction next month in London. Up for auction are 38 paintings collected by the late Academy Award-winning actress; artists represented include Vincent van Gogh, Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Camille Pisarro. (The Guardian)

That Movie Restroom Smell: A man died in a movie theater restroom and no one noticed for 5 days. George DeGrazio, 66, was reported missing on Jan. 9 and police conducted a search of the area. His car was found three days later, but it was another two days before employees at a Cinemark theater noticed an odor and forced their way into a locked restroom, where DeGrazio was discovered, dead of a heart attack. (Associated Press)

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