Japan's Toho is readying an $11 million advertising blitz on New Year's Day for SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO, VARIETY reports.
Leonard Nimoy, the original actor who played Spock in STAR TREK, has joined the cast of STAR TREK ONLINE, a multiplayer online role-playing game, COMINGSOON.NET reports.
A variety of news outlets, including TMZ reported that actress Brittany Murphy died early Sunday morning after going into full cardiac arrest. She was declared dead on arrival after being rushed to Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. A cause of death has not been determined.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the writer/directors behind CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS, are in talks to direct 21 JUMP STREET, VARIETY reports.
SCREEN DAILY reports Kevin Bacon has landed the villian role in writer/director James Gunn's action-comedy SUPER. The project's cast already includes Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page and Liv Tyler.
THE MATRIX's guru Laurence Fishburne will be in Nimrod Antal's PREDATORS, according to ShockTillYouDrop.com.
SIMON & SIMON star Gerald McRaney has signed on to the pilot of J.J. Abrams' UNDERCOVERS, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
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Leonardo DiCaprio will star in an untitled project about Viking culturing that will be directed by Mel Gibson, VARIETY reports.
MTV has hired Tyler Posey, Tyler Hoechlin, Crystal Reed and Dylan O'Brien to star in TEEN WOLF, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE has been delayed until Jan. 14, 2011, SHOCKTILLYOUDROP.COM reports. Originally scheduled to hit theaters on Aug. 27, 2010, the first film in the series to use 3D technology is taking longer to put together than Screen Gems anticipated.
The team behind THE TWILIGHT SAGA, Summit Entertainment, is developing an action-oriented take on Dracula called VLAD, HEAT VISION reports.
Robin Williams and Elijah Wood are in talks to voice their characters again in HAPPY FEET 2, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Actor Lance Henriksen (Aliens, Alien3 and AVP: Aliens vs. Predator) has signed up to appear in the upcoming Aliens vs. Predator game, developed by Rebellion in the UK.
NEW MOON heartthrob Taylor Lautner is up for the lead in Paramount's adaptation of MAX STEEL, reports the LOS ANGELES TIMES.
SUPER HERO HYPE talked with Jeremy Renner, star of THE HURT LOCKER, about recent talks he's had to play the role of Hawkeye in THE AVENGERS. The film from Marvel Studios is slated for release on May 4, 2012.