It was just a matter of time before Downton Abbey got totally and completely Americanized. NBC has hired the show’s creator Julian Fellower to create an American drama about the super duper rich of 19th century New York. Also, the trailer for Roman Coppola‘s A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III hit the web today. The clip features Charlie Sheen being Charlie Sheen. We also have the ultimate Sci-fi Supercut, which features more than 100 movies – all in 6 minutes! All that and more below.
- Downton Abbey For The States: Are you ready for the U.S. version of Downton Abbey? According to Vulture, Julian Fellower has been hired by NBC to create a drama about “the moguls and mavens” of the late-nineteenth century in New York City. The show will be called The Gilded Age, and will focus on the time when money was king. So it’ll be set in modern times then?
- Lenny Kravitz To Star In Biopic: Lenny Kravitz will play Marvin Gaye in an upcoming film, which will be directed by Julien Temple (Absolute Beginners). The film is set to shoot next year. The biopic will focus on the time Gaye spent in Europe in the early 1980′s, when he tried to get clean and get his career back on track. And yes, the music rights have already been cleared so whoopee! Source: Deadline
- Daniel Bruhl Replaces James McAvoy In Movie: James McAvoy has dropped out of Bill Condon‘s WikiLeas movie due to his commitment to X-Men: Days of Future Past. Inglorious Basterds‘ Daniel Bruhl will replace McAvoy in the role of Daniel Domsscheit-Berg, the right-hand man to Julian Assange (who will be played by Benedict Cumberbatch). Source: /Film
- Stephen King’s Under The Dome Gets Picked Up: Under The Dome is getting adapted. The 2009 Stephen King novel recently got picked up by CBS and was given a 13-episode straight-to-series order, set to be released next summer. The story follows a New England town that suddenly finds itself sealed off from the rest of the world by a transparent dome, Simsons‘ style. Steven Spielberg‘s Amblin Entertainment will produce, while ER‘s Neal Baer will serve as show runner. Source: /Film
- Game Of Thrones Anime: Are you a fan of Game Of Thrones? Of Anime? Ever wonder what Game of Thrones would look like as anime? Well, head over to Unreality Magazine to find out.
- Star Wars Recruitment Propaganda: Unreality Magazine posted a gallery of Star Wars hotties trying to recruit help. Check it out.
- First Trailer For A Glimpse Inside The Mind of Charles Swan III: Earlier this week, a news report was release that included never-before-seen footage of Roman Coppola’s A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III. Now the trailer has hit the web, and here it is:
- Sci-Fi Supercut: Here’s a Supercut of over 100 science fiction movies. Now your job is to see if you can name them all. Do you accept this challenge?
- New Girls Season 2 Trailer: Here’s the first trailer for the second season of Lena Dunham‘s Girls. There’s a lot of footage. Hanna and Adam are still broken up, Marnie is jobless and loveless, and Jessa is still married. The show premieres January 13th. Check it out:
- Images and Poster For Charles Swan III: Charles Swan III is the second feature by Roman Coppola. The film stars Charlie Sheen, Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman. Here are a few quirky images and unique character posters:
That’s the end of our round-up for this week. Keep checking back at ScreenCrave for more entertainment news and features.
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