We have one definite piece of casting news, plus two very intriguing possibilities to contemplate.
Grrr, Get Away From My Daughter: Who will try to romance Amy Adams under the watchful eye of her father, to be played by Clint Eastwood? Why, none other than Justin Timberlake, who will join the cast of baseball-themed Trouble With the Curve as Eastwood’s rival, a fellow baseball scout who is “sweet” on Adams. (Deadline)
Katy Perry in 3D: The possibilities are frightening for non-fans, but Katy Perry could star in her own 3D concert movie. Reportedly, Paramount Pictures wants another movie in the mold of Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, which would mean a documentary-style concert film revolving around the singer. (The Hollywood Reporter)
A Spaceman and a Lawyer: Recently we heard that Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Cormac McCarthy surprised everyone by writing an original screenplay, entitled The Counselor, which follows a respected lawyer who ‘dips his toe’ into the drug business. And now comes word that Ridley Scott is in talks to direct the film, which he’d like to do as a followup to the Alien prequel whatever Prometheus. (Deadline)
Blasphemy in Britain: More than 20 years after it was banned for “blasphemous libel,” the short film Visions of Ecstasy has approved for release by the British Board of Film Certification. The offending material was a scene "in which a figure representing St Teresa of Avila interacts sexually with a figure representing the crucified Christ.” (The Guardian)