* Elisha Cuthbert
will play a quadriplegic in William H. Macy’s
new movie “He Was A Quiet Man.”
* Drew Barrymore
will star as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ cousin, Little Edie, in the movie “Grey Gardens.” The film focuses on the former U.S. first lady's eccentric relatives and their run-in with the health department for living with a tribe of flea-infested cats.
* Mischa Barton
is in talks to don blue tights for the role of Supergirl. The new film would be the first big-screen venture for the super-heroine since the 1984 version
of the film, which starred Helen Slater
. Warner Bros. studio executives are keen to cast the actress and have reportedly met with her regarding the role. The movie's release would coincide with the release of Superman Returns
this summer, according to Moviehole.net.
* Zach Braff
will follow-up his hit indie movie Garden State
by remaking Danish film Open Hearts
, a romantic drama about two people who fall in love after a car accident. Braff will direct, co-star, adapt and produce the movie.
* If Oscar favorite Ang Lee
picks up a Best Director Academy Award for Brokeback Mountain
on Sunday he'll become the first Asian filmmaker to claim the prize.
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)