In one of the most inspired bits of casting in recent years, Dwayne Johnson has been tapped to play Hercules, also known as the strongest man to ever live, in the imaginatively titled film 'Hercules.' Unfortunately, Brett Ratner is set to direct.
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Garry Marshall's 1894 comedy-drama 'The Flamingo Kid' will be our next item on “What's Being Remade Now?” The film, which established Matt Dillon as a leading man in the early part of the decade, has been acquired by Walt Disney Pictures, which in turn has set Brett Ratner to produce via his Rat Entertainment company.
'Justice League' is heating up in a big way at Warner Bros. Rumors have it that the studio wants the film in theaters in 2015 (where it would compete with 'The Avengers 2') and that the movie will reboot Batman before the new 'Dark Knight' trilogy begins. But who will direct 'Justice League?' Ben Affleck formally turned down the offer and the Wachowskis are rumored but today we may have two new candidates. And they make not make you very happy.
Brett Ratner is a studio director, through and through -- all high gloss and commercial action, no soul. And now that's even more apparent with his admission -- nay, proclamation -- of how much he loves product placement. Because of course he does.
Deadline Hollywood has broke the news: Universal is looking to make 'Midnight Run 2.' Currently Brett Ratner is attached to direct and David Elliot and Paul Lovett are re-writing the script. For those looking for continuity, Robert De Niro is attached to star, and Charles Grodin says he's open to the possibility of returning. Our first reaction?...
MGM is keeping busy with their casting talks this week -- this time they're eyeing Dwayne Johnson for Brett Ratner's 'Hercules.'