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    Noomi Rapace Says She's Not Confirmed For Ridley Scott's 'Alien' Prequel; Talks 'Sherlock 2' Role

    Swedish Actress Also Says She's Happy David Fincher Went With An Unknown For His Version Of 'Dragon Tattoo'Noomi Rapace. She's everywhere. The hottest thing out of Sweden since IKEA, Volvo and Björn Borg. Ever since her icy, steely turn as Lisbeth Salander in the Swedish tele-version of "The Girl Wi...

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    The Wrap: Lang Named CEO of Miramax

    Mike Lang has been named CEO of the revamped Miramax The Wrap is reporting. Lang spent six years as a business development exec at New Corp. before departng in February. In reporting the move, Sharon Waxman cited two "knowledgeable individuals confirmed that Lang is close to signing on as CEO of Mir...

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    Memories Under Development: Doug Block on "The Kids Grow Up"

    Back in 2005 Doug Block released a documentary about his parents, "51 Birch Street," which received raves in Toronto and beyond. His follow-up film, “The Kids Grow Up," opening this Friday at New York’s Angelika Film Center, exhibits the same deeply personal sort of narrative that fueled his last ou...

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    Simon West To Direct Shiny Action Pic 'Medallion'

    What's the secret to being a terrible director who keeps working? If you're Simon West, the answer is just to keep working.

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    Aubrey Plaza Attached To Teen Comedy 'The Hand Job'

    Still A Few Hurdles To Clear Before It Goes Into ProductionWe're big fans of comic-turned-actress Aubrey Plaza. She was a refreshingly different love interest, albeit underused, in Judd Apatow's "Funny People," she walked away with her scenes in "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World," and she's shown surpris...

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    Pierre Morel, Scott Stewart, Sylvain White Fighting To Direct Dubious Board Game Movie 'Ouija'

    We bow to anyone who can come up with a worse idea for a Hollywood tentpole blockbuster like "Ouija Board: The Movie." Hasbro must be looking for an excuse to get us to kiss their Converse, however, as they are prepared to throw Yankees money at adapting the game into a full length feature, with $80...

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    Bunk From 'The Wire,' Other People We Don't Care As Much About Cast In 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn'

    Edward Cullen, They Gonna Beat On Your White Ass Like It Was A Rented MuleNearly two years on from the end of our beloved "The Wire," actors from the show keep cropping up in odd places. Michael Williams (Omar) in "The Incredible Hulk." Seth Gilliam (Carver) in "Did You Hear About The Morgans?" Sonj...

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    Oscar Contender Lawrence Talks Winter's Bone, X-Men's Mystique, Foster's The Beaver

    As the Winter's Bone DVD and Blu-ray went out this week, rising star Jennifer Lawrence hit Los Angeles to accept a New Hollywood award at the Hollywood Film Fest, on a brief break from her role as Mystique (originated by Rebecca Romijn) in X-Men: First Class.

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    Newcomer Adam Berg Latest Name Linked To Director's Chair Of 'Deadpool'

    Robert Rodriguez Seems To Have Moved OnEver since the summer, it's seemed like Robert Rodriguez was locked in to make what seemed likely to be his first big studio tentpole picture, the Marvel Comics adaptation "Deadpool," which would see Ryan Reynolds again don the mask of the irreverent super-powe...

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    Martin Scorsese On Board 'Goodfellas' Prequel TV Series With Nicholas Pileggi & Warner Bros.

    With the success of his and Terence Winter's HBO series "Boardwalk Empire," Martin Scorsese's venture into cable television definitely looks like it has the potential to expand. There were reports of a planned television series based on the director's 1990 gangster classic "Goodfellas," with the fil...

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