JAKE GYLLENHAAL, JOSH BROLINI did mention this project last year, but now they've got a strong male cast: 'Deadline' reports that Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes and Jason Clarke will be scaling EVEREST! Based on different books which brought stories from the survivors the film will depict the 1996 Mount Everest expedition in which eight members lost their lives when they got into a nasty snow storm over at EVEREST. It is interesting that this Universal film has a rival project at Sony which will, with the same title, be directed by Doug Liman with Tom Hardy in the lead role.
Speaking of Jake Gyllenhaal, he has ditched INTO THE WOODS musical for NIGHTCRAWLER a crime thriller about a young man who gets sucked into the strange world of Los Angeles freelance crime journalism. He was supposed to play Rapunzel's prince next to Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp and Chris Pine in INTO THE WOODS.
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Meanwhile, at Comic Con, the first pictures depicting Magneto (Ian McKellen), Professor X (Patrick Stewart), Bishop (Omar Sy) and Colossus (Daniel Cudmore) from X MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST have been revealed. The film comes out next May with James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence and Hugh Jackman also in the cast! Oh, and here are also Havok and Beast played by Lucas Till and Nicholas Hoult!
BILLY CAMPBELL ISIn television news today, one of the most promising of the upcoming science fiction shows HELIX has found its lead star! Billy Campbell will play emotionally troubled Centres for Disease Control pathologist Dr Alan Farragut whose marriage has recently fallen apart after his wife had an affair with his brother! Coming to SyFy next January HELIX will follow a group of scientists at a high-tech research facility in the Arctic who investigate a possible disease outbreak — and Farragut's brother reaches out to him after being infected by a deadly virus. They quickly find themselves pulled into a terrifying life-and-death struggle that holds the key to mankind's salvation or total annihilation.The show is supposed to have 13 episodes in the first season and it will be shoot in Canada! Check out a spooky teaser trailer below!