Frank Darabont has turned to a familiar name to join the sprawling cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead: Jeffrey DeMunn, who’s appeared in no fewer than four of Darabont’s films, including The Green Mile and The Shawshank Redemption.
In what’s surely a sign the 3-D craze isn’t going away anytime soon, Martin Scorsese will enter the third dimension with The Invention of Hugo Cabret, based on the award-winning children’s book by Brian Selznick.
Can Joe Ruby and Ken Spears, with the help of Sid and Marty Krofft, transform some of Jack Kirby’s never-produced concepts for cartoons and toy lines from the 1980s into the next big Hollywood franchise?
The U.K. website for Marvel’s Iron Man 2 has unveiled a sleek interactive trailer that allows users to access additional content — details on Stark Expo, suit schematics, etc. — by clicking on “hot spots.”
Zucker Productions has acquired the film rights to The Elephantmen, the Image Comics series about human/animal hybrids engineered for war who now live among the humans they were created to kill.
Bloody Disgusting has word that Superman Returns star Brandon Routh will join Andrew Lincoln and Jon Bernthal in AMC’s adaptation of The Walking Dead.
Logan Lerman, who in February revealed — prematurely, perhaps — he was in talks to star in the reboot of Sony’s Spider-Man franchise, is now “almost 100% locked” for the role.
Jesse Custer has encountered another obstacle long journey to the big screen as Sam Mendes has left Preacher to direct the next Bond film.
However, producer Neal Moritz tells Collider that Columbia Pictures is already talking to another director for the adaptation of the Garth Ennis-Steve Dillon comic series.
MySpace has a 3 1/2-minute extended trailer for The Losers, Sylvain White’s $25-million adaptation of the Vertigo comic by Andy Diggle and Jock.