Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Join "Guys and Dolls" Remake

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Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Join "Guys and Dolls" Remake

Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are teaming for a new film version of the classic musical "Guys and Dolls" at 20th Century Fox.

Set in the 1920s and 1930s, Nathan Detroit (Tatum) has a town full of captive gamblers and wants to set up a floating crap game but needs money to do it.

He bets his pal Sky Masterson (Gordon-Levitt) that Sky can’t get the wholesome Sarah Brown — who runs a mission — to go with him to Havana.

The pair will take o ...


Meet Meera Chopra, The New Face Enters Bollywood

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Meet Meera Chopra, The New Face Enters Bollywood

Cousin of Priyanka Chopra is gearing up for a Bollywood debut, and she goes by the name Meera Chopra. However, the starlet is not new to acting, and has done a slew of Southern movies before landing in Bollywood. 

It’s learnt that Meera Chopra will replace Prachi Desai in Vikram Bhatt’s next scary movie -- third installment of the hit 1920. Apparently, Prachi Desai walked out of the film because of date issues, and the makers zeroed in on Meera, who is more than ...


Christian Bale Wants To Climb Mount "Everest"

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Christian Bale Wants To Climb Mount "Everest"

Christian Bale is in early talks to star in the mountain climbing disaster film "Everest" at Universal Pictures, Working Title and Emmett/Furla Films.

Baltasar Kormakur ("Contraband," "The Deep") is set to helm the film which is based on disastrous attempts in 1996 to scale Mount Everest. Three different expeditions were hit by a sudden blinding storm and by the time it was all over, eight climbers died.

The story was made famous by Jon Krakauer’s non-fiction book " ...


David M. Rosenthal, Sam Rockwell re-Team On Billy Miske

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David M. Rosenthal, Sam Rockwell re-Team On Billy Miske

"A Single Shot" director David M. Rosenthal and actor Sam Rockwell are set to re-team on a biopic about 1920s boxer Billy Miske.

Miske was diagnosed in his prime with Bright’s Disease, a fatal condition in which the kidneys fail. Instead of walking away, he tells no one and keeps boxing even though he’s withering away.

The story is based on Clay Moyle’s book "Billy Miske: The Saint Paul Thunderbolt". Michael Costigan is on board to produce.

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Elizabeth McGovern, Simon Curtis, Julian Fellowes Get "The Chaperone"

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Elizabeth McGovern, Simon Curtis, Julian Fellowes Get "The Chaperone"

Fox Searchlight has acquired film rights to Laura Moriarty’s best-selling novel "The Chaperone".

Set in the early 1920s, the story follows a Kansas woman (played by "Downton Abbey" star Elizabeth McGovern) who chaperones a beautiful and talented 15 year-old dancer named Louise Brooks to New York for the summer.

One of them is eager to fulfill her destiny of silent film stardom; the other hopes to unearth the mysteries of her past.

"My Week With Marilyn" helm ...