Saturday, January 17, 2009

NEWS: Iron Man 2, Karate Kid, and a Joaquin Phoenix Doc?

Hello all! It has been a mighty long week, mainly filled with rumors swirling out of Park City, Utah, the site of Sundance, yet, there have been quite a few bits of news that I have neglected to mention. However, all shall be forgotten, as here are your news headlines...

- Jackie Chan will be Mr. Miyagi in the upcoming remake of The Karate Kid...

- The Devil Wears Prada co-star, Emily Blunt, is in talks to play Black Widow in Iron Man 2...

- It looks like Casey Affleck may be in talks, or at least in the thought process, of doing a documentary on Joaquin Phoenix, and his attempt at his new career, rapping. He IS married to Joaquin's sister, Summer, so this is really no suprise...

- Terry Gilliam is currently in the process of starting up production on The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, a film that he has been trying to get off of the ground for a while, and is the basis of his documentary, Lost in La Mancha...

- Keannu Reeves WILL be staring as Spike in the upcoming adaptation of Cowboy Beebop...

- Finally, Juno scribe Diablo Cody is working on a new re-working of The Taming of The Shrew...

Come back later for more news and notes!

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