It’s been a slow week on the entertainment news front, but we’ve got a few things worth checking out. Disney finally released the first real footage for Frozen, the only thing is, it’s in Japanese. You can see the international trailer below. Also, Millennium Films released a sexy poster for the porn-based film Lovelace. We also have a few casting bits, as well as word on James Franco‘s future plans to adapt another William Faulkner novel. All that and more below.
- Nicholas Cage To Join Lost Melody: Nicholas Cage will once again fall for a prostitute in Terry Zwigoff‘s Lost Melody, according to TheWrap. The actor is currently in talks to play “a man who’s trapped in a marriage to a shrewish wife and falls in love with a prostitute.” The film’s script was co-written by Zwigoff and Melissa Axelrod.
- Brenton Thwaites Joins The Giver: Maleficent star Brenton Thwaites will star in The Giver, alongside Jeff Bridges. He’ll play Jonas, the one who has been selected to become the next Receiver of Memory in the heavily ordered and seemingly perfect society. The film is being directed by Philip Noyce, and is being produced by The Weinstein Company. Source: /Film
- Steven Spielberg To Remake Grapes Of Wrath: Steven Spielberg is looking to remake John Steinbeck‘s The Grapes of Wrath. Word is that DreamWorks is trying to get the novel’s rights the author’s estate so Spielberg can adapt the Great Depression tale. Wrath has been adapted to the screen once before, in 1940, a year after the novel’s publication. Source: Vulture
- Horrifying Zombies: Unreality Magazine posted an article of five terrifying types of zombies seen in popular culture. We’re all pretty fascinated with zombies, so we thought this would be an appropriate article for our readers. Do check it out.
- James Franco Adapting The Sound And The Fury: It’s no secret that James Franco is an avid reader. Co-stars of his have said that he always has a book in hand. We’re beginning to think that his favorite author is William Faulkner. Franco previously adapted the author’s classic novel As I Lay Dying, and now he’s announced that he’ll be adapting The Sound and the Fury. He’ll direct and star, and word is, he’s looking to also include Jon Hamm and brother Dave Franco in the mix. Source: /Film
- Frozen International Trailer: Disney released the first real footage, featuring Anna and Elsa, from Frozen. The animated feature hits theaters November 27th. Check it out.
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- Snowpiercer Trailer: Here’s the trailer for Snowpiercer. The film stars Chris Evans, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, Ed Harris, Ewen Bremner, Octavia Spencer, Kang-ho Song and Ko Asung.
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- Lovelace Poster: Along with the trailer, Millennium Films released a poster for Lovelace. starring Amanda Seyfried in the title role. The film hits theaters August 8.
- Machete Kills Poster: Here’s the last poster for Machete Kills, featuring Charlie Sheen as The President. Watch it October 4th.
That’s the end of our round-up for this week. Keep checking back at ScreenCrave for more entertainment news and features.
What are you excited for?