Halle Berry and Carla Gugino have joined the cast of Garry Marshall's ensemble romantic comedy 'New Year's Eve,' which will follow intertwining stories of characters trying to navigate their way through romance on the last night of the year. Actualy, Berry has rejoined the production, which started earlier this month. She left the project last month and was replaced by Katherine Heigl in another role. Other cast members include Alyssa Milano, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Abigail Breslin, Robert De Niro, Josh Duhamel, Lea Michele, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Til Schweiger and Sofia Vergara. [Variety]
Alice Eve, who was stunning as the female lead in 'She's Out of My League' and played a lesbian nanny in 'Sex and the City 2,' has been cast as a younger version of the Emma Thompson character in Barry Sonnenfeld's time-traveling 'Men in Black 3.' Thompson plays Olivia, the head of the MIB agency in the present time, while Eve will play Olivia in 1969, the year that Will Smith's Agent J character is forced to travel back to in order to team up with young Agent K (Josh Brolin) to save the world. The big-budget 3D film, also starring Tommy Lee Jones, has faced some delays due to a retooling of the script, but is still scheduled to be released May 12, 2012. [The Wrap]
Nyuk nyuk nyuk. The Los Angeles Times reports that, although the Farrelly brothers are still in the early stages of casting their long-planned 'The Three Stooges,' there's one actress they've had loosely attached for almost a decade: Cher. The singer-actress -- who was asked to join the project way back in 2003 -- would play Mother Superior, a nun under siege by the Stooges. The film - still sans its three leads after Sean Penn (Larry), Jim Carrey (Curly) and Benicio Del Toro (Moe) left -- is aiming on a spring start.
Elvis still hasn't left the room -- According to Deadline, screenwriter John Fusco is adapting Peter Guralnick's 'Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley,' a bio that covers Presley's formative years until his enlistment in the army in 1958. The film is being produced for Fox, which has had the project for 10 years.
And, lastly, our friends over at TV Squad report that Adrianne Palicki of 'Friday Night Lights' will play the title role (and two alter-egos) in David E. Kelley's reboot of 'Wonder Woman.' According to TV Squad, "Kelley reportedly has a lot of work to do on the script, but Wonder Woman will have to do some serious heavy lifting of her own. Not only will Palicki play the star-spangled crimefighter, who's now based in L.A., but she'll also play her alter-ego, billionaire CEO Diana Themyscira and Diana's mousy assistant Diana Prince ... Palicki's casting is the first for the series."