Thursday, August 18, 2011

Random Entertainment News 8/18/11

- Director Tony Scott (Unstoppable) plans to next direct a Hell's Angels movie, but he wants Jeff Bridges. If Bridges agrees, Scott has to wait until he's done filming R.I.P.D. and The Seventh Son. Scott also plans on remaking The Wild Bunch, the 1969 Sam Peckinpah western that starred William Holden and Ernest Borgnine.

- Director Shawn Levy (Date Night) will meet with Will Smith about starring in his Fantastic Voyage remake. Sources say if Smith doesn't sign and Fox can't find another A-lister soon, Levy will likely move on from the production.

- A third Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie is coming, scheduled to open August 3, 2012. Zachary Gordon, Rachael Harris, Steve Zahn, Devon Bostick and Robert Capron will all return.

- Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn will star in Neighborhood Watch, a sci-fi comedy about a suburban "neighborhood watch" group that serves as a front for guys' night out. But the guys then accidentally uncover a plot to destroy the world. It opens July 27, 2012.

- NBC has cancelled The Marriage Ref, which drew less then 3 million viewers this week.

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