Evan Rachel Wood ditches 'Sucker Punch' for 'Spider-Man: The Musical,' Marvel unveils the first look at Mickey Rourke in 'Iron Man 2,' 'Runaways' casts its Lita Ford, and more of today's top movie headlines.
So long, 'Sucker.' Evan Rachel Wood has confirmed to Moviefone that she has officially dropped out of Zack Snyder's 'Sucker Punch' to star as Mary Jane Watson in Julie Taymor's new Broadway show 'Spider-Man: The Musical,' which is set to open Feb. 18 at the Hilton Theater.
Paramount has released the first look at Mickey Rourke as the villainous Ivan Vanko, aka Whiplash, in 'Iron Man 2' -- complete with blue-streaked hair, a version of the Iron Man suit with nifty whip additions and, of course, tons of prison tattoos. See the full photo on Cinematical
Alessandra Torresani is a little 'Runaway.' The former child star has landed the role of 'Kiss Me Deadly' singer Lita Ford in 'Runaways,' a biopic about the all-girls '80s band that also stars Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett and Dakota Fanning as lead singer Cherie Currie. [MTV.com]
After a year of stalled negotiations, infighting and strike threats from president Alan Rosenberg, 78% of Screen Actors Guild members voted to ratify a two-year contract covering movies and prime-time TV. That means no actors' strike until at least 2011 -- woohoo! [PopEater]
'Twilight' will be hailed as a "film of vision" at the 36th Annual Vision Awards, which will occur June 27 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. [The Hollywood Reporter]
Rob Cohen has backed out of directing the Vin Diesel vehicle 'XXX: The Return of Xander Cage'. Instead, he'll helm the epic action flick 'Medieval,' which he describes as 'The Magnificent Seven' set in the Middle Ages. [Variety]
Indie stalwarts Michael Angarano and Jesse Eisenberg are teaming up for 'Ceremony,' a comedy about a young man (Eisenberg) who becomes infatuated with an engaged older woman and, along with his unwitting buddy (Angarano), attempts to foil the wedding. [The Hollywood Reporter]