Chloe Moretz wasn't kidding around.
When MTV News caught up with the actress at The Comedy Awards in New York City last weekend, she informed us that she'd booked a new gig so huge we would freak out when we heard about it. And while the "Kick-Ass" star couldn't divulge beyond that, Deadline filled in the blank today when they reported that the 14-year-old would be joining the oh-so-impressive cast of Tim Burton's upcoming "Dark Shadows."
So while the starlet did miss out on that coveted role of Katniss in "The Hunger Games", snagging a part in another highly-anticipated feature alongside the likes of Johnny Depp, Eva Green, Helena Bonham Carter and Michelle Pfeiffer (whom Chloe will be playing the daughter of) is no joke.
After the jump, check out the news on James Franco's latest endeavor, casting for the lead in "Rock of Ages", Ryan Reynolds voicing for "Turbo", and the trailer for Will Ferrell's latest, "Everything Must Go".
Take Me Away To 'Zeroville'
James Franco may have quit Twitter (elaborate April Fool's joke or method acting? You tell us!) but he's good to go when it comes to buying the film rights for Steve Erickson's novel about Hollywood called, "Zeroville." According to Variety, Franco will develop the project with his production company Rabbit Bandini, and in addition to producing the adaptation, may also direct. Franco and co. are hoping for a 2012 start date on the film.
Diego Gonzalez Boneta Wants To 'Rock of Ages'
TheWrap.com reports that singer/actor Diego Gonzalez Boneta, despite no official offer being made yet, will snag the lead role of Drew Boley in Adam Shankman's big screen version of Broadway's hit "Rock of Ages." The 20-year-old Boneta has been previously seen in teen-friendly television programs like "Pretty Little Liars" and "Mean Girls 2". "Rock of Ages", which will also star Tom Cruise, is expected to hit theaters by June 1, 2012. So, hang tight, because whether it's Diego or not, you'll get to hear a cover of Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'....again!
Can You Hear Me Now? Why, Yes We Can, Ryan Reynolds
While Ryan Reynolds is, let's face it, easy on the eyes, moviegoers will only get to hear him when he tackles the voice work for Dreamworks upcoming animated film "Turbo." As reported by Variety, Reynolds, who is in final negotiations for the project, would play the lead role of a snail who suddenly gains the power of extraordinary speed. Before that, fans will get to see Reynolds in the highly anticipated "Green Lantern."
It's A Will Ferrell Sale...
Taking a cue from "Up In The Air" and "The Company Men", Will Ferrell taps into his pseudo-dramatic side again when he plays a man who gets fired from his job (that was way fast, Dunder Mifflin!) and is subsequently thrown out of his house by his wife in "Everything Must Go." The trailer, which hit the web today, features Ferrell unraveling (drinking PBR's, a surefire sign) at the seams and selling every item he owns right on his front lawn. In true Hollywood fashion, Ferrell befriends a neighborhood boy and catches the eye of a beautiful woman (in this case, Rebecca Hall), but it still looks like it'll be worth buying a ticket to.
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