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New ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Trailer Released

Chris Hemsworth returns as Thor in the new trailer for Thor: The Dark World. The cast for the blockbuster comic book adaptation includes Natalie PortmanTom HiddlestonStellan SkarsgardIdris Elba and Anthony Hopkins.

Alan Taylor directed the film, a filmmaker who also directed six episodes of Game of Thrones for HBO. Here’s more about the movie, released October 30th:

In the aftermath of Marvel’s “Thor” and “Marvel’s The Avengers,” Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

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Noah Baumbach May Adapt ‘The Corrections’

According to Deadline, filmmaker Noah Baumbach may adapt Jonathan Franzen‘s The Corrections as an HBO drama series.

The Social Network producer Scott Rudin originally optioned The Corrections as a feature film; he would probably stay on as an executive producer. Baumbach and Franzen reportedly worked on the script for the pilot.

Here’s more from Deadline: “I hear HBO is nearing a pilot order for The Corrections … [which] revolves around the troubles of an elderly Midwestern couple and their three adult children, tracing their lives from the mid-twentieth century to ‘one last Christmas’ together near the turn of the millennium.”

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Anthony Hopkins May Play Ernest Hemingway

200px-Oldmansea.jpgAnthony Hopkins and Annette Bening are on the shortlist to star in a film about the last years of novelist Ernest Hemingway and his relationship with his fishing boat captain.

Andy Garcia will direct, and he is co-writing the script with the writer’s niece, Hilary Hemingway, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The film will be set primarily in Cuba and Idaho, where the author lived while writing the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Old Man and the Sea.”

Here’s more from the article: “Garcia said he hopes to explore the psyche of Hemingway, the dynamic with [his captain] and the relationship both had with fishing. ‘I’m a Hemingway nut and also an avid fisherman, and the reality of the relationship between Hemingway and his captain is compelling to me.’” (Via Book Bench)