Anne Hathaway to 'Tame' Shakespeare Adaptation; George Clooney Set for Disney's Top Secret '1952'
Hathaway will headline a modern retelling of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. The film, written by The Iron Lady scribe Abi Morgan, is set in mid-20th Century Italy. A director is expected to sign on soon. [TheWrap]
On Monday, Vin Diesel gave his Facebook fans two big updates on the next Fast & The Furious movie. The star released a new image from Fast Six, as well as announcing that the film's first trailer will air during the Super Bowl. That means we'll be getting our first look of the film a scant three months before its May 24th release. [Facebook]
Just in time for its 20th anniversary, Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning Holocaust drama, Schindler's List, is finally coming to Blu-ray. The film arrives in HD on March 5, 2013, with a newly-remastered transfer. The disc will include extra features such as the "Voices from the List" documentary and "The USC Shoah Foundation Story with Steven Spielberg" featurette. [The Digital Bits]
MGM has decided to spend some of their Skyfall and Hobbit money on a new remake of Ben-Hur. The new film, written by Keith Burke, will differ largely from the 1952 classic starring Charlton Heston, as its story tells Ben-Hur's story parallel to the story of Jesus Christ. The film is currently out to directors. [Deadline]
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