CBS TO PRODUCE GAME SHOW FROM JAMES CORDEN, WITH KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY AS HOST: From the mind of James Corden comes a new television show, set to air on CBS. The show, called “Game On!” is a combination of comedy and sports, hosted by comedian and actor Keegan-Michael Key.
JAMES DEAN TO RETURN TO SCREEN THROUGH VISUAL EFFECTS: James Dean will be resurrected on the screen through visual effects, appearing in a Vietnam War era film Finding Jack. Magic City Films has obtained rights from his family, and will move ahead with Dean cast as the secondary role in the movie.
BEN AFFLECK SET TO START IN NEW ROBERT RODRIGUEZ: Ben Affleck has been cast as the start in Robert Rodriguez’s new action thriller Hypnotic. Affleck will be playing a detective whose daughter goes missing. The big budget film is set to begin production in April.
DWAYNE JOHNSON’S PRODUCTION COMPANY PARTNERS WITH 101 STUDIOS ON NEW WRESTLING FILM: Dwayne Johnson’s production company, Seven Bucks Productions, has partnered with 101 Studios on a new film called Unstoppable, the story of Anthony Robles. Robles, who was born with one leg, overcame many struggles and became a national wrestling star.
ACADEMY AWARD RULE COULD HELP FOREIGN FILMS IN BEST PICTURE CATEGORY: The academy has decided to expand how nominees are chosen, including all members to participate in phase one of the best picture nominations. Now, the selection process allows more members to pick the final nominees.