July -HOLLYWORLD -Inside the biz of Showbiz


By Holly Medallion

Who’s in talks  to star in DreamWorks/Universal’s adaptation of  the graphic novel written by Fred Van Lente and Andrew Foley, “Cowboys & Aliens -Ironman’s Robert Downey, Jr. the story centers on an Old West shoot’em up between the Apache and Western settlers. Brian Grazer and Ron Howard of Imagine will produce alongside Platinum Studios’ Scott Mitchell Rosenberg… 

 Roman Polanski’s (Now lives in Paris, will never come back here) political thriller “The Ghost. ” an adaptation of Robert Harris’ novel of the same name, about a ghostwriter who is hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister Just added to the cast: Tilda Swinton who will join Nicolas Cage and Pierce Brosnan.

 Tammy Blanchard (one talented and beautiful actress )just finished filming in Louisiana with Brittany Murphy; “Deadline”a thriller about a screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.  

In May Oliver Stone began shooting in Shreveport, LA “W” his George W. Bush biopic in talks to play Vice President Dick Cheney none other than Richard Dreyfuss (wonderful actor)

 Set to air in September -a Lifetime telefilm “Sex & Lies in Sin City.” starring Matthew Modine and Mena Suvari, The story tells of the the 1998 murder of casino heir Ted Binion and the subsequent investigation of his ex-stripper girlfriend and her lover.  

“In the Loop”… the Armando Iannucci-directed black comedy about attempts by a U.S. general and a British politician to stop the U.S. president and British prime minister from launching an ill-advised war recently added to the cast:James Gandolfini, Steve Coogan and Tom Hollander to the cast. And that is what’s happening in HOLLYWORLD

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