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Round Up

Clooney

George Clooney has signed on to star in A Very Private Gentleman, the adaptation of the Martin Booth novel being helmed by Anton Corbijn, the famed photographer and director of the excellent Joy Division biopic Control. 

Sean Penn is to star in the English language debut of Paolo Sorrentino, the director of Il Divo, called This Must Be the Place. Penn will play an aging rock star who becomes bored in retirement and makes a decision to track down the killer of his father.

Lynne Ramsey, the prodigiously talented director of Ratcatcher and Morvern Callar, is bringing Lionel Shriver’s We Need to Talk About Kevin to the big screen.

The trailer has shown up for Sherlock Holmes, the Guy Ritchie-directed take on the character, and features another comic tour-de-force from Robert Downey Jr.

Ben Stiller has been talking up Zoolander 2 in an interview with the UK’s own Screenrush.

Akira Kurosawa’s Kagemusha is to be released in a brand-spanking-new Blu-ray edition through Criterion.

Chris Hemsworth, who made a genuine impression in his ten minutes in Star Trek, is to play Thor.

Dustin Lance Black, the writer of Milk, has lined up Liam Neeson and Jennifer Connelly for his directorial debut, What’s Wrong with Virginia?

John Goodman has apparently joined the cast of The Cross, the new sci-fi from Andrew Niccol starring Orlando Bloom, Vincent Cassel and Olga Kurylenko.

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MOD #18 Show Notes

A clip from Jack of All Trades, the show on which Star Trek scribes Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzmann worked with the great Bruce Campbell.

The guy playing James T Kirk’s dad is Chris Hemsworth, presently only known for being on Australian soap Home & Away, but hopefully to get more attention now.

Our news this week: The Deadpool spin-off. Keanu Reeves cast at Jekyll and Hyde. Ratner off Conan, possibly in favour of James McTeigue.

Wrath of Khan director Nicholas Meyer also worked on The Human Stain and Elegy, both adapted from the work of Philip Roth.

Timecrimes director Nacho Vigalondo’s excellent, Oscar-nominated short film, 7:35 de la Manana Corto (7:35 in the Morning).

Silent Running director was indeed Douglas Trumbull.