News Shotgun 2/11

  • Stallone starring in Headshot: After directing and starring in his last couple movies, Stallone is letting someone else handle the directing for one of his next projects.   The movie is called Headshot and Stallone stars as a New Orleans hitman who teams up with a NY cop for an investigation after two vicious murders.  Wayne Kramer is directing.
  • Shawn Levy directing Fantastic Voyage remake: The Night at the Museum director will be directing the 3D remake of the 1966 classic.
  • Shane Black possibly writing/directing Iron Man 3: News came out this week that Shane Black, writer of the Lethal Weapon movies, was meeting with Marvel to possibly take over the Iron Man franchise.
  • Logan’s Run Remake has star and director: Ryan Gosling is in final talks to play Logan 5 in the remake of the 1976 sci fi film.  The script was written by 28 Days Later and Sunshine writer Alex Garland and the movie will be directed by Nicholas Winding Refn.
  • Memento returning to theaters: The 10th anniversary of Memento is on February 22nd and on top of a special edition Blu Ray, Lionsgate will be re-releasing the movie in select theaters.
  • Jason Statham looking to star in Echelon: Statham is looking to star in the action/thriller Echelon.  Based on a book by Andy McNab, Statham would play Ex SAS officer Nick Stone, who gets caught in between the Russian Mafia and US Agents who are trying to recover the powerful Echelon computer program.

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