Trailer: for "Pretty Persuasion," starring "Thirteen"‘s Evan Rachel Wood, here. Premiered at Sundance, got a mixed reception. Looks to be a falling-anvils-worthy attempt at Alexander Payne-style satire.
AFP reports that Hong Kong-based director Andrew Lau, of the "Infernal Affairs" and "Young and Dangerous" films, is in talks to direct a mid-budget Hollywood drama starring Richard Gere. Martin Scorsese’s remake of "Infernal Affairs," "The Departed," is currently filming in Boston.
Via Empire, John Moore, whose "Flight of the Phoenix" remake was greeted with shrugs and yawns of enthusiasm, has signed on to direct "The Omen 666," either, yes, a remake of the Gregory Peck-meets-devil-baby classic, or the latest in the long, barrel-bottom-scraping sequels that followed it.