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Posts Tagged ‘The Social Network’

Lily Collins to Play Snow White

The Blind Side actress Lily Collins (pictured, via) has been cast as Snow White for The Brothers Grimm: Snow White.

Deadline reports that Eat, Pray, Love actress Julia Roberts will play the Evil Queen and The Social Network actor Armie Hammer will play Prince Andrew Alcott. Director Tarsem Singh will helm this project.

According to Monsters and Critics, “the modern day retelling of Snow White finds the vengeful heroine joining forces with a gang of seven dwarves after her evil stepmother kills her father.” The movie will hit theaters in June 2012 to avoid box office clashes with Snow White and the Huntsman in December 2012.

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Ben Mezrich’s Book Proposal Already Optioned for Film

Author Ben Mezrich‘s latest project is a nonfiction book entitled Sex on the Moon. According to the LA Times, Sony Pictures has already optioned the film rights to the book proposal.

Here’s more from the article: “The new film tells the story of Thad Roberts, a once-promising young scientist working for NASA who back in 2004 hatched a crazy plan to steal highly prized moon rocks from his bosses at the Johnson Space Center and sell them on the Internet. The motivation: wanting to impress his girlfriend.”

Read more about the incident at this link. The production team behind The Social NetworkKevin SpaceyDana Brunetti, Scott Rudin and Michael De Luca — will reunite for this project. Mezrich (pictured, via) tweeted the news: “The cat is out of the bag, new book new movie same amazing producers and studio…”

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