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NOV
12
2 YEARS

Sean Penn to Star in Action Thriller 'Prone Gunman' (Exclusive)

Sean Penn to Star in Action Thriller 'Prone Gunman' (Exclusive)

Sean Penn has played many roles in his life, from a gay politician in Milk to a lost soul in Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life, winning a pair of Oscars along the way. But now he's set to star in his own potential action movie franchise.

Penn is in negotiations for Prone Gunman, an action thriller being produced by Silver Pictures’ Joel Silver and Andrew Rona, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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SEP
9
2 YEARS

Danny Trejo, Stephen Lang Board Gina Carano's 'In the Blood' (Exclusive)

Danny Trejo, Stephen Lang Board Gina Carano's 'In the Blood' (Exclusive)

Danny Trejo and Stephen Lang are in negotiations to join Gina Carano in the action thriller In the Blood, being directed by John Stockwell.

Blood, designed as a vehicle for MMA champion Carano and her formidable physical force, centers on a wife whose husband disappears while they are vacationing in the Caribbean. The grieving wife passionately and recklessly pursues the men she believes kidnapped and killed him.

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AUG
29
2 YEARS

Michael Keaton Replaces Hugh Laurie in 'RoboCop' Remake

Michael Keaton Replaces Hugh Laurie in 'RoboCop' Remake

Michael Keaton is joining RoboCop, the MGM and Columbia Pictures reboot directed by Jose Padilha. He'll play the role Hugh Laurie was negotiating to take, until he dropped out late last week.

Keaton joins Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman and Samuel L. Jackson in the film.

PHOTOS: '80s Action Stars: Where Are They Now?

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AUG
21
2 YEARS

'Dollhouse' Actress joins Arnold Schwarzenegger in 'Ten' (Exclusive)

'Dollhouse' Actress joins Arnold Schwarzenegger in 'Ten' (Exclusive)

Olivia Williams has joined the cast of Ten, the Arnold Schwarzenegger action thriller previously known as Breacher. David Ayer is directing for QED International.

The script, written by Skip Woods (Swordfish), follows 10 DEA agents who pull off a heist during an enforcement operation, then start dying one by one.

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AUG
9
2 YEARS

'Project X' Actor Joining Horror Comedy 'Milo' (Exclusive)

'Project X' Actor Joining Horror Comedy 'Milo' (Exclusive)

Jonathan Daniel Brown, one of the breakout stars of Project X, is joining the cast of the New Artists Alliance's horror comedy Milo.

Ken Marino, Gillian Jacobs and Peter Stormare make up the cast of the pic, which centers on a man (Marino) with intense stomach trouble who learns to his horror that he has a demon living in his intestines. When he gives it permission to come out during a therapy session, the man names it Milo and tries to live a life in which he, not his demon, is in charge.

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AUG
2
2 YEARS

'Game of Thrones' Actress in Talks to Join 'The Counselor' (Exclusive)

'Game of Thrones' Actress in Talks to Join 'The Counselor' (Exclusive)

Natalie Dormer, who plays Margaery Tyrell in Game of Thrones, is in negotiations to join the all-star cast of The Counselor.

Author Cormac McCarthy wrote the drug drama as an original work, and Ridley Scott is directing. The cast includes Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt.

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FEB
24
3 YEARS

'The Killing' Star Joel Kinnaman Circling 'Robocop' Remake

'The Killing' Star Joel Kinnaman Circling 'Robocop' Remake

Has MGM found its Robocop?

Swedish actor Joel Kinnaman has been offered the lead of MGM’s remake of Robocop, the 1987 sci-fi action movie about a cyborg policeman.

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FEB
8
3 YEARS

'The Hobbit' Rounds Out Cast with Billy Connolly in Key Role

'The Hobbit' Rounds Out Cast with Billy Connolly in Key Role

Scottish actor Billy Connolly is joining the cast of Peter Jackson’s two-part adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit

In the films, Connolly will play Dain Ironfoot, a great dwarf warrior and cousin of Thorin Oakenshield.

PHOTOS: Top 10 Grossing Films

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FEB
2
3 YEARS

Oscar Frontrunner Octavia Spencer to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller 'Snow Piercer' (Exclusive)

Oscar Frontrunner Octavia Spencer to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller 'Snow Piercer' (Exclusive)

Hot off her SAG win for best supporting actress, The Help's Octavia Spencer has joined the cast of Snow Piercer, the high-profile sci-fi indie project being directed by Bong Joon-Ho.

Chris Evans, John Hurt and Tilda Swinton already are on board, as is Korean actor Kang Ho Song, who starred in Joon-Ho’s international breakthrough, the Korean monster movie The Host.

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JAN
24
3 YEARS

Lily Collins Drops Out of 'Evil Dead,' Warner Bros.'s adaptation of 'Elfquest' Hits the Skids

Lily Collins Drops Out of 'Evil Dead,' Warner Bros.'s adaptation of 'Elfquest' Hits the Skids

A quick update on a few castings we have previously reported.

Lilly Collins, star of Relativity's upcoming Snow White movie Mirror Mirror, has dropped out of the Evil Dead remake. Fede Alvarez, the South American director behind the hot short Panic Attack, is helming the movie, which is being produced by Sam Raimi, who directed the original three movies, Bruce Campbell, who starred in the originals, and Rob Tapert.

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JAN
6
3 YEARS

Warner Bros., Tim Burton Courting Robert Downey Jr. to Star in Live-Action 'Pinocchio' (Exclusive)

Warner Bros., Tim Burton Courting Robert Downey Jr. to Star in Live-Action 'Pinocchio' (Exclusive)

Tim Burton's interest in tackling a live-action version of Pinocchio is heating up, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. And Burton's choice to topline the movie is Robert Downey Jr. as Geppetto, the woodcarver who creates the puppet who dreams of becoming a real boy.

The Pinocchio story was first published in an Italian children's book written by Carlo Collodi and has been adapted several times, including the 1940 animated Disney classic. 

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JAN
3
3 YEARS

Latest 'Dark Knight' Stills Revealed

Latest 'Dark Knight' Stills Revealed

Two new stills from The Dark Knight Rises have surfaced online: one of Batman, wielding a strange-looking weapon, and another of Bane, shielding his chest in an intense pose.

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DEC
16
3 YEARS

'Ender's Game' Casts Canadian Teen Star Brendan Meyer (Exclusive)

'Ender's Game' Casts Canadian Teen Star Brendan Meyer (Exclusive)

The casting for the film adaptation of the Orson Scott Card sci-fi novel, Ender’s Game, is heating up. And an inside source tells The Hollywood Reporter that Canadian teen star Brendan Meyer has joined the OddLot project.

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DEC
5
3 YEARS

Zoe Kravitz in Talks to Join Will Smith in Sci-Fi Action Adventure '1000 A.E.' (Exclusive)

Zoe Kravitz in Talks to Join Will Smith in Sci-Fi Action Adventure '1000 A.E.' (Exclusive)

Zoe Kravitz and Sophie Okonedo are in early talks to join Will Smith and Jaden Smith in 1000 A.E.

M. Night Shyamalan is directing Columbia’s sci-fi action adventure, in which humans no longer live on Earth after it becomes inhospitable. The elder Smith is playing a hero, while Jaden is his son, considered a failure as a warrior. When the two crash-land on Earth, it is up to the son to save the dad.

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