Here’s some of the top movie news of the day……

  • Has The Flash found a writer? A source close to the developing project, believe that screenwriter Dan Mazeau will pen the script for the live action comic adaptation. [FirstShowing]
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button gets no love in Italy. An Italian office worker filed legal papers against the film’s creators citing that Button’s script is based on plagiarized material. [THR]
  • The sci-fi novel Hyperion Cantos is getting adapted for the big screen and it already has a director attached. Scott Derrickson, the guy who brought you last years The Day the Earth Stood Still will helm the futuristic feature. [ComingSoon.net]

  • Mickey Rourke’s getting more work! The Oscar nominated actor has signed on to star in the Hollywood debut of Indian writer-director,Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The film’s entitled Broken Horses, and is described as a gangster caper. [THR]
  • Puss in Boots is getting his own film. A writer by the name of Tom Wheeler has been hired by Dreamworks Animation to pen a script for the Shrek spin-off. [ComingSoon.net]