Movie News in 60 Seconds: What's Dumber Than Dumb?, Who Will Play Grace Kelly?, Will Paul Walker Go Undercover Again?

Movie News in 60 Seconds: What's Dumber Than Dumb?, Who Will Play Grace Kelly?, Will Paul Walker Go Undercover Again?

Oct 27, 2011

Dumb and Dumber

Dumb, Dumber, and Most Dumb? How do you follow up The Three Stooges? If you're Peter and Bobby Farrelly, you make a sequel to 1994's Dumb and Dumber. The script is not completed yet, but the Farrelly brothers hope to reunite Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. Is this the dumbest idea ever? (Deadline | The Wrap)

Who Will Embody Grace? A bio-pic about Grace Kelly is under development. The script by Arash Amel "sets Kelly's personal story amid the politics of the time, in the vein of The King's Speech." Now the big question is: Who will play the iconic actress and princess? (The Hollywood Reporter | Thompson on Hollywood)

Undercover Again? Potentially returning to the side of law enforcement, as he did in The Fast and the Furious, Paul Walker is in talks to play an undercover detective in Brick Mansions, an English-language remake of the super-adrenalized, French-language action picture District 13. Luc Besson and longtime collaborator Robert Mark Kamen have written a script. (Deadline)

Doc Awards Contenders: The nominations for the 2012 Cinema Eye Honors have been announced, and they include highly-touted Senna (automobile racing), Dragonslayer (skateboarding), and The Interrupters (anti-gang violence), as well as the lesser-known but also acclaimed The Arbor, Nostalgia for the Light, and Position Among the Stars. (indieWIRE)

New Doc Fest: ArcLight Cinemas, a theater chain based in Hollywood, announced the 10-title lineup for its very first Documentary Film Festival, to be held November 7-11. The films were chosen by visitors to the chain's YouTube page, where trailers for the contenders were posted. (Los Angeles Times)

Luxury Has a Price: A California filmmaker has been charged in Iowa with first-degree theft and fraudulent practices, revolving around the purchase of luxury vehicles and the state's film tax credit program. Producer and director Donald Borchers says: "We were encouraged to think of as many things to buy as we could" while filming a remake of Children of the Corn in 2008. (Des Moines Register)

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