Movie News: Eddie Redmayne Joins Wachowskis' Next; Daniel Radcliffe in 'Kill Your Darlings' Image; Colorful 'Smurfs 2' Trailer

Movie News: Eddie Redmayne Joins Wachowskis' Next; Daniel Radcliffe in 'Kill Your Darlings' Image; Colorful 'Smurfs 2' Trailer

Dec 18, 2012

Kill Your Darlings

Kill Your Darlings: Daniel Radcliffe, the former Harry Potter, turned heads with his performance in the horror chiller The Woman in Black, and he’s poised to do the same thing again when his next project, Kill Your Darlings, premieres at Sundance in January. Radcliffe is playing legendary Beat poet Allen Ginsburg as a young man who falls in love (with another young man) while attending college. Ben Foster, Dane DeHaan and Elizabeth Olsen also star. [Hey U Guys UK]

Jupiter Ascending: The last movie from Andy and Lana Wachowski, Cloud Atlas (codirected by Run Lola Run’s Tom Twyker), may have left audiences cold, but they’re hoping for more heat from their next project, Jupiter Ascending, another sci-fi flick that’s already snared Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis to star. Now Eddie Redmayne, who is pretty terrific in the upcoming period musical Les Miserables, is in talks to play a a key role in the movie, which takes place on a future Earth on which the evolutionary ladder has been turned upside down. [Variety]

Les Miserables

Kojak: Who loves ya, baby? Vin Diesel will play lollipop-sucking NYPD detective Kojak in a big-screen version of the '70s TV show. Universal Pictures has tapped Skyfall cowriters Neal Purvis and Robert Wade to craft the script, indicating they’re ready to spend serious coin for a serious reimagining of the character, a bald investigator who loves catchphrases and solving crimes. [Deadline]

Smurfs 2 Trailer: They’re back! The adorable little blue people are returning in Smurfs 2, the sequel to 2011’s original, and the first trailer showcases their latest antics, featuring a live-action Hank Azaria and Neil Patrick Harris. The movie’s due out next summer. [Yahoo! Movies]

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