Whether he means to or not, Captain Jack Sparrow has a nasty habit of bringing people together.
For his latest trick, the quirky captain has joined "Pirates of the Caribbean" collaborators Johnny Depp and director Rob Marshall together again for a remake of "The Thin Man," Deadline reports. The story centers on a married couple — the husband a hard-drinking former detective and his wife a wealthy heiress — that work together solving crimes.
There's more going on in the Hollywood news scene today. After the jump, get your first look at Brad Pitt's new gangster role as well as the 16th President of the United States at his vampire-hunting best!
Come get your first look at Brad Pitt as the titular mob enforcer in "Cogan's Trade," Andrew Dominick's upcoming gangster flick starring the likes of Ray Liotta, James Gandolfini and Richard Jenkins, over at Collider.
The Weinstein Company's New "Master"
At long last, looks like Paul Thomas Anderson's next film — once called "The Master" — has a home. Deadline reports that The Weinstein Company have won worldwide distribution rights for the "There Will Be Blood" filmmaker's next, which stars Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix in a drama centered on religious fanaticism.
Tucci Joins "The Hunger Games"
Okay, some "Hunger Games" casting news we can all get behind: the fantastic Stanley Tucci has joined the cast as charismatic TV host Caesar Flickerman in the Jennifer Lawrence-starring novel adaptation, according to Hollywood Crush.
Finally, let's leave you with a taste of what's to come: your very first look at Ben Walker in the title role of "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," Timur Bekmambetov's historical fiction action flick, courtesy of The New York Times.
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