Kirsten Dunst has hitchhiked aboard "On the Road," Walter Salles and Francis Ford Coppola's adaptation of Jack Kerouac's 1957 novel, Variety reported on Wednesday. Already announced for the film, to be directed by Salles and produced by Coppola, are Kristen Stewart, Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund. Shooting is due to begin in August.
The workplace murder comedy "Horrible Bosses" -- about three best friends and frustrated workers who decide to kill their bosses -- just got a new star: Jamie Foxx. As announced yesterday, Jason Bateman and Charlie Day will play two of the buddies, while Jennifer Aniston and Colin Farrell are in talks to play a pair of employers. Foxx will play a scam artist who the three friends turn to for advice. [THR]
30 Minute Men: Michael Pena and Nick Swardson are in talks to star opposite Danny McBride and Aziz Ansari in '30 Minutes or Less,' about a junior high history teacher and a pizza-delivery man who are forced to rob a bank when one of them is strapped to a bomb vest. Pena will play one of the bad guys while Swardson will play the friend of another of the villains.[THR]
First it was Toyota. Now it's 'Saving Private Ryan.' Paramount on Wednesday issued a recall on 100,000 copies of the just-released Blu-ray edition of 'Ryan' because of problems with the audio in Chapter 15 of the disc. This comes on the heels of problems with Fox's Blu-ray 'Avatar,' in which users discovered that their machines required firmware upgrades to play the movie. 'Ryan' purchasers with problems should call (888) 370-8621 to request replacements. [THR]