World Wrestling Entertainment is tag-teaming with director Stephen Herek for 'The Chaperone,' a comedy with WWE star Paul "Triple H" Levesque, Annabeth Gish, Kevin Corrigan and 'Modern Family's' Ariel Winter. According to Variety, the film centers on a getaway driver for a crew of bank robbers who decides to go straight and tries to make amends with his daughter and ex-wife but runs afoul of the bad guys, who go after him while he chaperones a school field trip to a museum. WWE has a heavy movie schedule with nine films ready for release or in production, including the sports drama 'Legendary,' set to be released Sept. 10, the comedy 'Knucklehead,' due Oct. 24, and actioner 'Killing Karma,' due out early next year. Most of the films highlight WWE stars in co-starring or secondary roles. Herek's credits include 'Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure,' 'Mr. Holland's Opus' and 'Rock Star.' World Wrestling Entertainment is tag-teaming with director Stephen Herek for 'The Chaperone,' a comedy with WWE star Paul "Triple H" Levesque, Annabeth Gish, Kevin Corrigan and 'Modern Family's' Ariel Winter. According to Variety, the film centers on a getaway driver for a crew of bank robbers who decides to go straight and tries to make amends with his daughter and ex-wife but runs afoul of the bad guys, who go after him while he chaperones a school field trip to a museum. WWE has a heavy movie schedule with nine films ready for release or in production, including the sports drama 'Legendary,' set to be released Sept. 10, the comedy 'Knucklehead,' due Oct. 24, and actioner 'Killing Karma,' due out early next year. Most of the films highlight WWE stars in co-starring or secondary roles. Herek's credits include 'Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure,' 'Mr. Holland's Opus' and 'Rock Star.'

Summit Entertainment, home to the 'Twilight' saga, has picked up a spec script by writers Boaz Yakin and Edward Ricourt, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The project, titled 'Now You See Me,' is described as a thriller that "pits a crack FBI squad in a game of cat-and-mouse against a super-team of the world's greatest illusionists, who pull off a series of daring bank heists during their performances, showering the profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of the law." Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, who have been very busy lately, working on the reboot of 'Hawaii Five-0' and the Jon Favreau-Daniel Craig 'Cowboys and Aliens,' will produce. Yakin most recently wrote 'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.'

Summer changes: Fox has moved the release of its Tom Cruise-Cameron Diaz action comedy 'Knight and Day' two days earlier, to June 23, getting the jump on a busy pre-Fourth of July period that includes the Adam Sandler comedy 'Grown Ups' (June 25), 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse' (June 30) and 'The Last Airbender' (July 2). Meanwhile, CBS Films announced that it has pushed back the release of its Vanessa Hudgens-starrer 'Beastly' (a modern take on 'Beauty and the Beast') to March 18, 2011, from July 30, to avoid conflict with the Zac Efron-starrer 'Charlie St. Cloud,' which opens that day, thus preventing fans of the 'High School Musical' heartthrobs from having heart attacks figuring out who to support more that weekend.
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