The Rock circling lead in big screen adaptation of comic Hercules: The Thracian War

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is circling the lead role in MGM film Hercules, which is to be directed by Brett Ratner, Variety reports. Ryan Condol adapted Steve Moore’s graphic novel Hercules: The Thracian War, which debuted in May of 2008 from Radical Publishing. MGM’s Roger Birnbaum, Gary Barber and Jonathan Glickman will produce Hercules with ….

Sean Bean joins the cast of Tarsem Singh’s Untitled Snow White feature

Relativity Media has nabbed Sean Bean (HBO’s Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings: The Return of The King) to play the King in its upcoming Untitled Snow White feature, directed by Tarsem Singh (Immortals, The Cell). Bean joins the previously announced cast in which Oscar-winner Julia Roberts plays the Queen, Lily Collins (The Blind ….

Untitled comedy action-adventure take on Snow White legend to begin filming

Shooting on Relativity Media’s comedy action-adventure Untitled Snow White will begin on Monday, June 20, 2011, under the stylish direction of Tarsem Singh (Immortals, The Cell). In Relativity’s Untitled Snow White starring Oscar-winner Julia Roberts and Lily Collins (The Blind Side), an evil Queen (Roberts) steals control of a kingdom, and an exiled princess (Collins) ….

Whole cop crew returning for Murphy’s Beverly Hills Cop 4?

According to Moviehole, Beverly Hills Cop 4 producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura will wipe the slate clean by completely ignoring the last two Beverly Hills Cop sequels, making a direct sequel to Eddie Murphy’s 1984 comedy classic. That means detectives Billy Rosewood (Judge Reinhold) and John Taggart (John Ashton) will most likely return. According to reports, ….

Training Day director Antoine Fuqua to helm gritty crime thriller Prisoners

Aaron Guzikowski’s spec script Prisoners was first put in the spotlight back in March when the hot property had Mark Wahlberg attached to star. According to reports, the script has been compared to Silence of the Lambs and Se7en, and has been buzzed about throughout Hollywood. The Risky Biz Blog now reports that Alcon Entertainment ….

Brett Ratner bringing Youngblood and Fly Wires comics to the big screen

Reliance Big Entertainment has nabbed big screen rights to Rob Liefeld’s graphic novel Youngblood, with Brett Ratner attached to helm, according to Variety. Youngblood follows the exploits of a group of superheroes sanctioned and overseen by the U.S. government. “Most of the great graphic novels are gone, and Youngblood is one of the few comicbooks ….