This week NBC finally cast the role of Will Graham for their upcoming TV adaptation of Thomas Harris’s novel Red Dragon. If you’re guessing Edward Norton, guess again. New details were also unveiled regarding Sofia Coppola‘s new movie The Bling Ring. We’ve also got a gallery filled with Hunger Games fanart and much more. Hey! It’s your weekly dose of news bits. Let’s get started.
- Hannibal Casting: Hugh Dancy has signed on to play FBI agent Will Graham in NBC’s TV adaptation of Thomas Harris’s novel Red Dragon. TV Guide reports that the show will reintroduce Dr. Hannibal Lecter and Graham at the beginning of their relationship before all the, you know, cannibalism. The role of Hannibal has yet to be filled.
- Sofia Coppola Script: The Playlist was able to get a look at Sofia Coppola’s script for The Bling Ring, based on the true crime story about a group of teens who broke into the mansions of Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, and Megan Fox. The script will start with off with a “knowing quote” from Nicole Richie’s Twitter. According to the site, the script seems to accurately follow the events that unfolded, starting at the point where the teens break into one of the mansions. It’ll be interesting to see this event from Coppola’s perspective, who has showed us time and time again that she can successfully tell the story of the rich and famous.
- Mindy Kaling’s TV Show: While The Office is dropping actors left and right, Mindy Kaling is bringing more on to her upcoming Fox show. Kaling, who plays Kelly on “The Office”, has gotten Richard Schiff, Ed Helms and Bill Haderto guest star on the pilot.
- Hunger Games Fanart: The Hunger Games hit theaters today, have you gone to see it yet? Well, wether you have or haven’t, check out these cool Hunger Games fanart from Deviant Art users in the gallery below. (Brought to you by Unreality Magazine)
- Samara at Wondercon: Also check out Rana/Samara at Wondercon. She’s the real deal!
- Poster For Girls: And lastly, check out the official poster for Lena Dunham’s Girls.
- The Sweatbox: Here’s a rarely seen 2002 Disney documentary called The Sweatbox. The documentary has never really been seen by the public until now mainly because it paints Disney executives in a very negative light. Check it out.
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