Round Up: Rachel Weisz = Hedy Lamarr

Rachel Weisz

Rachel Weisz has reportedly been signed up to star as Hedy Lamarr in Face Value, a biopic being directed by Amy Redford.

Disney has released thirty-eight photos from Up. It looks beautiful.

Fox is teaming with Blue Sky Studios for Rio, a 3D animation to be directed by Ice Age’s Carlos Saldanha.

Jason Patric is looking likely to sign up to play the villain in The Losers, the adaptation of the comic series by Andy Diggle.

Antonio Banderas has signed up to star in The Big Bang, a neo-noir thriller following a detective in LA hired to find a stripper. Doesn’t sound too ‘neo’.

Chinese director Lou Ye is to defy the authorities in his home country by premiering his new film, Spring Fever, at the Cannes Film Festival. Ye was reprimanded after showing his Summer Palace without permission in 2006.

Takashi Miike has been given the greenlight to shoot a new samurai film, Thirteen Assassins.

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