Movie News: Brad Pitt Wants David Fincher for 'World War Z' Sequel; Director Antoine Fuqua Heads to 'Scarface' Remake

Movie News: Brad Pitt Wants David Fincher for 'World War Z' Sequel; Director Antoine Fuqua Heads to 'Scarface' Remake

Aug 11, 2016

World War Z

World War Z: Actor/producer Brad Pitt wants David Fincher to direct a sequel to World War Z (above). The duo previously teamed on Se7en, Fight Club and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (below). Reportedly, Fincher is now officially in talks to helm the zombie project, which aims to start production early next year. [Variety]

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

 

The Equalizer

Scarface: Antoine Fuqua (The Equalizer, above; The Magnificent Seven) is in talks to direct a new version of Scarface. The original tale, released in 1932, revolved around the rise and fall of a criminal kingpin. Al Pacino starred in a 1983 remake, directed by Brian De Palma. The new version will be set in modern-day Los Angeles and follow a similar storyline. [Deadline]

 

Suicide Squad

Queen of the Air: Margot Robbie (Suicide Squad, above) will star in Queen of the Air. The book by Dean N. Jensen follows a trapeze artist who became a circus star in the early part of the 20th century. It also details her doomed love affair with another trapeze artist. [THR]

 

Bridget Jones's Baby

Bridget Jones's Baby TV Spot: Renee Zellweger stars in a zippy new TV spot for Bridget Jones's Baby, which sets up the premise in just 30 seconds. Patrick Dempsey, Colin Firth and Emma Thompson also star. The movie will open in theaters on September 16. [Movieclips]

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