Deal Report: March 11, 2011
This week's movers and shakers: Alec Baldwin, Jada Pinkett Smith, and more
? Alec Baldwin and Julianne Hough are the latest additions to director Adam Shankman’s Rock of Ages, joining Tom Cruise and Mary J. Blige.
? Producers Graham King and Tim Headington (The Town) have acquired the film rights to Tomb Raider, and plan to reboot the franchise. The first movie is slated for 2013.
? Marc Anthony has signed on to Jada Pinkett Smith’s TNT show HawthoRNe, expanding his guest-starring role as Det. Nick Renata from last season.
? Despite widespread speculation, Hangover Part II director Todd Phillips tells EW that former president Bill Clinton does not have a cameo in the film. ”He stopped by the set because the Secret Service guys were like, ‘Hey, that would be fun,”’ says Phillips. ”But you can’t control what somebody writes on the Internet.”