Here are some of the top news stories of the day…..

  • Speaking of Friday the 13th, check out some video interviews with the film’s cast. The actors featured include Jared Padalecki, Amanda Righetti and Danielle Panabaker. Watch as “they talk about their roles in this reboot of the long-running slasher franchise and their encounters with Jason Voorhees.” [Shocktillyoudrop]
  • Sad news to report. They’re making a movie based on the children’s toy, Stretch Armstrong. It’s disturbing, but true. Universal Pictures has acquired the film rights from Hasbro, and they’ve hired Steve Oedekerk (Bruce Almighty) to write the script. [Variety]
  • Academy Award winning director Curtis Hanson has signed on for a new film entitled, Gemini Man.”The Disney project involves a government agent on the verge of retirement, only to wind up in the sights of an assassin who is actually a young clone of himself.” [Joblo]