Girl power invades action TV as Maggie Q reinvents Nikita and Roselyn Sanchez goes Cutthroat

Maggie Q is currently in negotiations to play the lead in the CW’s Nikita reboot and Roselyn Sanchez – most recently seen as a regular on the CBS drama Without a Trace – has been tapped as the lead in ABC’s upcoming Cutthroat, according to THR. The report highlights increased diversity on the upcoming primetime ….

Atonement director eyes assassin thriller Hanna

Atonement director Joe Wright is in discussions with Focus Features to helm the action-adventure thriller Hanna, with Marty Adelstein (Black Christmas, Made of Honor) and Scott Nemes (My Baby’s Daddy) as producers, according to HeatVisionBlog. Hanna has been receiving a great deal of attention since being set up at Focus in 2007, with Danny Boyle ….

Update on Transporter 2 plus other Jason Statham projects

Written by Luc Besson, who created the action classics La Femme Nikita (1990) and The Professional (1994), The Transporter 2 (2005) features British star Jason Statham reprising his role as the mercenary Frank Martin. Among action movie aficionados, He is quickly becoming a favorite, and for good reason. He’s one of the few actors who ….