Movie News: Angelina Jolie May Star in 'Murder on the Orient Express'; Elizabeth Banks Eyes 'Ocean's Eleven' Reboot

Movie News: Angelina Jolie May Star in 'Murder on the Orient Express'; Elizabeth Banks Eyes 'Ocean's Eleven' Reboot

Jun 13, 2016

Angelina Jolie

Murder on the Orient Express: Angelina Jolie is in early talks to star in Murder on the Orient Express. Last year we heard that Kenneth Branagh would direct the new big-screen version of Agatha Christie's novel, which takes place during a trip on a luxurious train, and now it's been confirmed that Branagh will also portray famed detective Hercule Poirot in the ensemble mystery. [Variety]

 

Elizabeth Banks

Ocean's Eleven: Elizabeth Banks may join the cast of the upcoming new version of Ocean's Eleven. Sandra Bullock is confirmed to star and Gary Ross will direct. Reportedly, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter and Mindy Kaling are in various stages of discussion as well. [Showbiz 411]

 

Edge of Tomorrow

Chaos Walking: Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow, above) is in talks to direct a big-screen adaptation of Chaos Walking. It's based on the first novel in a young-adult trilogy by Patrick Ness, set in a post-apocalyptic world in which no women have survived and all remaining inhabitants can hear each other's thoughts. Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) wrote the screenplay. Plans are afoot to start production this fall, which is also when Liman was to start shooting Marvel's Gambit. [THR/CinemaBlend]

 

Life, Animated

Life, Animated Trailer: In the first trailer for the documentary Life, Animated, a young boy and his parents learn to deal with the challenge of autism through the help of Disney animated movies. The movie will open in theaters on July 1. [Movieclips]

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