Quick Hits: End of the World Casting, Dark Shadows Plot Description, Neuromancer Update

Quick Hits: End of the World Casting, Dark Shadows Plot Description, Neuromancer Update

May 18, 2011

Gillian Jacobs (best recognized as Britta on NBC's Community) will co-star with Steve Carell and Keira Knightley in Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, which is about exactly what the title says.

According to stuntman Mike Fury (awesome name), The Amazing Spider-Man has a budget of $220 million. Sony's stated budget is less than half that, however, so take that with a grain of salt.

Topher Grace has joined Rober De Niro, Diane KEaton, Katherine Heigl and Amanda Seyfried in the Justin Zackham-directed comedy, Gently Down The Stream.

Need an official plot synopsis for Tim Burton's Dark Shadows movie? Film School Rejects has you covered.

Ridley Scott is the attached director on approximately 800 movies right now, so what's one more? Screen Daily (via The Playlist) are reporting that Scott will direct Reykjavik, a cold war drama.

Vincenzo Natali fans can breath a sigh of relief: though nothing has been heard about it in months, Natali will still be writing and directing an adaptation of William Gibson's seminal cyberpunk novel, Neuromancer.

Thanks to the death of Osama Bin Laden, Peter Berg has been able to get Lone Survivor, an adaptation of former SEAL Marcus Luttrell's novel, off the ground. Taylor Kitsch is the first of the SEALs cast.

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