Graphic novel Rust grabbed for movie adaptation by Fox

Fox is negotiating to grab rights to the Archaia graphic novel Rust, with Aline Brosh McKenna (The Devil Wears Prada) attached to write and X-Men: First Class producer Simon Kinberg to produce, according to THR. The yet-to-be-released graphic novel made the rounds to all the studios earlier this week, generating considerable buzz. Warner Bros., where …
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James McAvoy to play Professor X in X-Men: First Class

James McAvoy is set to play a young Charles Xavier, aka Professor X, in the Matthew Vaughn-directed X-Men: First Class according to HeatVisionBlog. X-Men: First Class will document the roots of the X-Men saga. Before Charles Xavier and Eric Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers. …
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Kidman and Kinberg Team Up for Spy Thriller

Screenwriter Simon Kinberg and Nicole Kidman are teaming up on a spy thriller for Fox and Regency Enterprises, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The as yet untitled project is described as being in the vein of The Bourne Identity, but with a female protagonist. Kinberg will pen the script, Nicole Kidman will star, and Jonathan King will produce. Other upcoming projects for Kidman include The Visiting, where she plays …
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