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
Tom Cruise is getting Paul Giamatti’s management advice in his new ‘Rock Of Ages’ flick.
The Hobbit has officially begun production, after an anxious half-decade of waiting that included issues with accounting, rights and pre-production finances.