J.J. Abrams’ Super 8 will head to the big screen on June 10, 2011. Though the plot for the flick is unknown, it’s rumored to be influenced by Abrams’ favorite films as a kid. Thank God he didn’t grow up in my era, otherwise this film would be a mix between UHF and Jingle All the Way. [Variety]
Summit has announced via an ad in Variety that Step Up 4Ever, a follow-up to Step Up 3D, will hit theaters in 2012. 5ive eagerly waiting for copyright payment for the inevitable fifth film. [Coming Soon]
Adam Lambert will be the subject of an E! True Hollywood Story, set to air Nov. 21. I’m so excited, I could do this. [TV By the Numbers]
Let’s toast this news with some Butterbeer! Harry Potter actor Richard Griffiths is filming a role as King George II in Pirates 4: On Stranger Tides. [Empire]
And let’s toast this news with some, uh, regular beer and Metamucil! Murder, She Wrote star Angela Lansbury will play a local tavern owner opposite Jim Carrey in Mr. Popper’s Penguins. [Variety]
The Weinstein Co. announced via press release that Jeremy Piven has been cast as a villain in Spy Kids 4: All The Time In The World. How to defeat him: Step on his glasses.
Speaking of “Time Enough At Last,” Jamie Foxx will serve as executive producer of Night Tales, a TV horror anthology series that is described as a hybrid of Tales From the Crypt and The Twilight Zone. [Variety]