Jennifer Lopez has signed up to be in the next ‘Ice Age’ movie. The ‘The Back-Up Plan’ actress will voice the character of sabre-toothed tiger Shira in ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’, the fourth film in the franchise, which is also set to star ‘The Hurt Locker’ actor Jeremy Renner and Denis Leary.
Johnny Depp could be starring in the remake of ’21 Jump Street’. The ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ actor – who played Officer Tom Hanson in the TV drama of ’21 Jump Street’ – is reportedly set to take up a cameo role in the movie, which will feature Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill and Ice Cube.
Kate Beckinsale could be set to star in ‘Total Recall’ after she was offered a role. The ‘Van Helsing’ actress reportedly beat competition from Eva Mendes, Eva Green, Rosario Dawson and Paula Patton to be given the chance to play Lori in the movie, which will be directed by Kate’s husband Len Wiseman and is set to feature Colin Farrell as lead character Douglas Quaid. Jessica Biel is also reported to have won the part of Melina in the movie, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger as Douglas in the 1990 original
Denzel Washington is in demand by producers of ‘Flight’. It is no surprise the ‘American Gangster’ star has reportedly been lined up to be in yet another thriller movie – which is set to be directed by Robert Zemeckis – to play the part of a pilot who rescues his passengers when the engine fails in a plane he’s flying. But next up for the ‘Training Day’ film star is ‘Safe House’ – which features ‘Green Lantern’ actor Ryan Reynolds and is directed by David Guggenheim – where he plays a prisoner on the run in South America after his safe house is attacked.
Lindsay Lohan has signed a deal to be in ‘Gotti: Three Generations’ and ‘Mob Street’. The ‘Mean Girls’ actress – who will star alongside John Travolta in ‘Gotti: Three Generations’ – has agreed a two-year contract to be in the two movies, which will hopefully see her forget all her recent troubles and get back to being an actress. She said: “I’m really excited to be back on set and clear up all the misinterpretations about me and show this is what I love to do.” The film tells the story of the life of New York gangster John Gotti – who is played by Travolta – and Lindsay is set to act the part of his daughter Victoria Gotti, with Joe Pesci playing one of John’s Mafia deputies
James Franco has signed up to act in and produce ‘The Stare’. As well as the ‘Your Highness’ star, keep your eyes peeled for ‘Black Swan’ actress Winona Ryder in the movie – which will begin shooting on May 6 in New York – as she is set to play a playwright who is suffering from mental problems and tries to start a new production, which stars James’ character.
Paula Patton loved doing all her own ‘Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol’ stunts. The ‘Precious’ actress – who plays a young IMF operative in the movie, which stars Tom Cruise – said it was an “amazing experience” being able to perform spectacular scenes after giving birth to a baby boy in April last year. That’s quite a difference from being pregnant! She told Cinemablend.com: “‘Mission: Impossible’ came as a surprise
Taylor Lautner has confessed he has very mixed emotions about the imminent end of shooting on the ‘Twilight: Saga’. The hunky actor – who plays werewolf Jacob Black alongside Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in the vampire movie series – is preparing to film his final scenes, and while he is looking forward to new challenges he is sad about saying goodbye to his castmates and the whole experience. He said: “We have a couple more days and it’s over – it’s a crazy thought
Halle Berry has revealed she was an “idiot” when it came to love. The ‘Gothika’ actress – who is currently in a relationship with French actor Oliver Martinez – is perhaps being a little hard on herself, saying she’s “not the marrying kind”. It sounds like Olivier will be able to save a few bucks on an engagement ring as Halle – who was previously married to US baseball player David Justice and singer Eric Benet – thinks her life would’ve been better had she not got hitched in the past
Neve Campbell has revealed she believes in ghosts, and has even chatted with one. Perhaps the ‘Scream 4’ actress should have starred in ‘The Sixth Sense’ instead of the Scream films – which began in 1996 – as her life appears to resemble the Haley Joel Osment movies more. Neve revealed she used to live in a haunted house in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, with friends, and she would sometimes speak to a ghoul
Julianne Moore never wanted to be an actress. The flame-haired beauty – who has been nominated for an Oscar four times – did not intend to break into Hollywood and always thought she would be a doctor. She said: “I didn’t have any intention of being an actress.
Amanda Seyfried hopes her portrayal of ‘Red Riding Hood’ is “respected and welcomed”. The 25-year-old beauty plays the Grimm Brothers’ classic fairytale heroine in a new movie of the same name and she hopes audiences enjoy watching the film as much as she enjoyed making it.
Penelope Cruz has revealed she is going to work with Woody Allen on a new film. The Spanish beauty – who starred in ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’, which was written and directed by Woody – was unfortunately not very keen on revealing many of the movie’s details. She told Entertainment Weekly: “I know what I’m doing next, but the thing is that I have to ask the director what I can say and what I cannot say.” Penelope – who gave birth to her first child in January – wouldn’t even let us know any details about the characters in the movie, but she could soon be eating pizzas and pasta in between scenes as Woody recently revealed his next film will be shot in Rome.
The ‘Black Hole’ remake is “definitely” not going to be a sequel to ‘Tron: Legacy’. Joseph Kosinski, director of ‘Tron: Legacy’ – which starred Jeff Bridges – has revealed he is currently working on ‘The Black Hole’ movie. He told ComingSoon.net: “It’s definitely not a sequel
Mark Wahlberg is being lined up to produce a new film. Universal Pictures have bought the rights for the film and are believed to be keen for the ‘Max Payne’ actor to take the bait for the action-comedy motion picture.
Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms slipped back into character for ‘Hangover II’. Todd Phillips, director of the sequel, has revealed how the actors knew exactly what they were doing, making it “so easy” to film.
Antonio Banderas is among the big names who feature in ‘The Big Bang’ trailer which has been released online. If you like a mixture of diamond-hunting and guns then the preview of the Spanish actor’s latest flick, which is available from Apple, could be worth checking out. Antonio plays Los Angeles private detective Ned Cruz in the hunt for $30 million worth of diamonds, as well as the small matter of his missing girlfriend Lexie
Keanu Reeves has confirmed plans for a third chapter of ‘Bill and Ted’ are well and truly underway. Keanu has revealed a draft version of the next installment – which he hinted could be as little as six weeks away – may feature the duo going back in time in an attempt to save the world.
Chris Hemsworth has revealed he became so ripped before filming ‘Thor’ that his costume made his hands go numb. The filmmakers might have regretted their decision to ask the ‘Star Trek’ actor – who could have been more suited to ‘The Incredible Hulk’ – to get “as big as you can”, because his costume was too tight.
Kellan Lutz and Henry Cavill posters have been unveiled for new motion picture ‘Immortals’. Twilight star Kellan is depicted as Poseidon and new ‘Superman’ actor Henry is in full Theseus gear, Fandango revealed online. Luke Evans, who plays Zeus in the film, Isabel Lucas (Athena) and Daniel Sharman (Areis) are also suited and booted on their own posters
Lily Collins is to star as Snow White in a movie version of the classic fairytale. The daughter of British musician Phil Collins is best known for her role as Sandra Bullock’s daughter in sporting drama ‘The Blind Side’, but is said to have impressed bosses at Relativity Media in her audition to play the innocent beauty. She told People.com: “‘Snow White’ was my favorite fairytale growing up and when I first read about the project I was like, ‘I have to get in on this.’ It’s such an iconic character.” Julia Roberts is signed on to play the wicked queen in the 3-D project – tentatively titled ‘The Brothers Grimm: Snow White’ – which will be directed by ‘The Cell’ filmmaker Tarsem Singh
Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson have been tipped for the male lead roles in ‘The Hunger Games’. ‘The Last Song’ star Liam and ‘The Kids Are Alright’ actor Josh are said to be close to signing deals to play Gale Hawthorne and Peeta Mellark in the highly anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ book trilogy despite Alex Pettyfer previously being linked to the role of Peeta. The books focus on 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), who lives in a post-apocalyptic world in the country of Panem where North America once stood