Speed Racer-Helming Wachowski Brothers To Reboot (Ruin?) “Superman”


  • Will the Speed Racer-helming Wachowskis create a trippy new Superman? Hope not. (AICN)
  • Paul Blart himself Kevin James will star in The Zookeeper about a lonely zookeeper who gets help finding love from the animals. Seriously. (Variety)
  • Men in Black writer Ed Solomon becomes latest scribe to take a stab at the Ben Stiller/Tom Cruise-starrer Hardy Men about the grown-up brother detectives. (THR)
  • Robert Ludlum-lovers Universal are negotiating rights to another book by the Bourne trilogy writer (Variety)
  • The latest toy to become a movie? Stretch Armstrong. Bruce Almighty’s Steve Oedekirk is writing the script. No word on the Nerf ball biopic studios have also been eyeing. (Variety)
  • DreamWorks is back in the saddle hiring David Ayer to pen Deep Sea Cowboys (THR)
  • Universal drops seven figures to buy script for movie starring Jonah Hill, Jason Schwartzman and one of SNL’s Lonely Island guys. (Variety)
  • LA Confidential director Curtis Hanson is in talks to helm the cloning thriller Gemini Man. Get it? (Variety)
  • CBS Films signs Keri Russell to costar with Brendan Fraser and Harrison Ford in an upcoming drama, the first film for the fledgling studio (Variety)