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Stalked: Bond replacing Holmes, Green Lantern villain cast, Jones' Source Code cast, Reitman directing Ghostbusters 3, Spacey in China, Forster directing Ludlum

Bill Murray replaces Toby Kebbell as gangster...

Bond replacing Holmes in Cowboys and Aliens?...

Peter Sarsgaard is in talks to play Green Lantern villain...

Vera Farmiga and Michelle Monaghan join Duncan Jones' Source Code...

Ivan Reitman to direct Ghostbusters 3...

Kevin Spacey is set to appear in a Chinese film...

Conan casting rumours...

Marc Foster directing Robert Ludlum adaptation...

Bill Murray is replacing Toby Kebbell, a very strange replacement choice you might initially think, as a 1950's gangster, Happy Shannon. Now that sounds a lot more feasible. The film is Passion Play and stars Mickey Rourke, Megan Fox, Kelly Lynch and Rhys Ifans, and centres around a one time trumpet player, played by Rourke, who saves a woman who is an act at a carnival show, played by Fox, from the big mobster character played by Murray. The story comes from Production Weekly's twitter through Collider.

Is Daniel Craig replacing Robert Downey Jr. on Jon Favreau's Cowboy and Aliens? Well the rumours have it that way. Yesterday Downey was out because of scheduling conflicts and the promise of a Sherlock Holmes sequel, and today the rumour appears that Daniel Craig is in talks for the role according to Variety.

Peter Sarsgaard is set to appear as the main villain in the Green Lantern, fighting against Ryan Reynolds in Martin Campbell's superhero film. According to Variety he's set to play Hector Hammond, a criminal on the run who finds meteor fragments that contain supernatural powers which pass to him and allow him to fight the Green Lantern.

Vera Farmiga and Michelle Monaghan have joined Duncan Jones' science fiction thriller Source Code which already stars Jake Gyllenhaal. The story comes from The Hollywood Reporter through The Playlist. The film follows a soldier who is part of a government program experimenting in investigating events in the most peculiar way. He is placed in the body of an unknown commuter reliving a the bombing of a train in order to find out who is responsible. Farmiga is assisting him in his experimental investigation, and Monaghan is a woman on the train with whom he, or the commuter, is linked.

Ivan Reitman is going to direct Ghostbusters 3, or so he tells MTV. Well, that is if they get a script delivered, and it's good enough, and they get all the cast back too. The script is in second draft phase and everyone is hopeful.

Kevin Spacey is to star in the Chinese black comedy by writer-director Dayyan Eng entitled Inseparable. According to the Hollywood Reporter he will play a mysterious American expatriate who befriends a young engineer, played by Daniel Wu, who has problems at work and at home.

Casting rumours are on for Marcus Nispel's Conan with AITH reporting that the names are down to three with Twilight actor Kellan Lutz, Stargate Atlantis actor Jason Momoa, and a third who no one has found out, or rumoured, as yet.

Marc Forster is set to direct a Robert Ludlum adaptation called The Chancellor Manuscript with Peter O'Brien set to write the screenplay. The story follows a character called Peter Chancellor, who writes a novel about Washington D.C. power brokers being blackmailed into altering U.S. policies. When some shady operatives get hold of the manuscript they think it's real and that he has uncovered their actual scheme. What follows is that normal, everyday man is hunted by trained experts. According to Variety Leonardo DiCaprio is set to lead the film.



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