* Andy Serkis and Helen Mirren have been added to the star-studded adaptation of Cornelia Funke's children's fantasy tale “Inkheart.” Mirren will play a book collector, while Serkis will take on the role of villainous Capricorn. Brendan Fraser, Paul Bettany and Jim Broadbent have already signed on to star in the film, about a magical father who brings the animated characters in his children's books to life.
* Anthony Mackie is in training to play US athlete Jesse Owens in a new biopic. The star will start shooting the project next summer. African-American Owens shot to global fame when he stunned Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party leaders by claiming four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
* Movie executives at Lionsgate studios are looking to break the mold with the trailer for horror sequel Hostel Part II - the teaser will be entirely in German.
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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