(FROM VARIETY) ? Universal has picked director Joe Johnston (Hidalgo, Jurassic Park III) to take over helming duties on Wolf Man, following the abrupt departure of Mark Romanek last week. Benicio Del Toro plays the title character in the horror thriller, which is still on track to begin production next month. Anthony Hopkins plays the Wolf Man’s father, and Emily Blunt has been cast as the female lead. (Variety)