• Louis Leterrier is confirmed to direct 'Now You See Me,' a bank heist film about a group of illusionists who rob banks as part of their performance art.

  • 'Harry Potter' scribe Steve Kloves has been hired by Warner Bros. to touch up their Hughes'= Brothers–directed live-action remake of 'Akira.'

  • 'The King's Speech' screenwriter David Seidler may reteam with director Tom Hooper and producer Gareth Unwin for 'The Lady Who Went Too Far,' a biopic about "female Lawrence of Arabia," Lady Hester Stanhope. [via the Playlist]

  • It's less than two years old, but the Korean film 'Castaway on the Moon' is already set to be remade in America. Mark Waters will direct a new screenplay by Michael Goldbach.

  • A clever fan had some fun re-editing a trailer for the Star Wars prequels in the vein of the 'X-Men: First Class' teaser. Check it out [via Blastr]:



  • And here's a real trailer for the Ginnifer Goodwin–led rom-com 'Something Borrowed':



  • Tetsuya Nakashima's 'Confessions' won Best Film, Screenplay, Director and Editing at the recent Japan Academy Prize Show (aka the Japanese Oscars). Also of note, Takashi Miike's excellent samurai film, '13 Assassins,' won Best Cinematography, Sound Editing and Lighting.


  • 50 Cent will next star in 'Freelancers,' a tale of corrupt New York police officers, for 'Soul Plane' director Jessy Terrero.

  • 'Son of Rambow' director Garth Jennings made Radiohead's latest music video, 'Lotus Flower':



  • And lastly we have a new poster for 'Battle: Los Angeles' that tries to show off the scale of its alien invasion: