The English-language remake of Juan Antonio Bayona's 'The Orphanage' (2007) may finally be getting off the ground with the announcement that Amy Adams -- who has progressed from sweetheart to tart in her acting roles -- is in talks to star as Laura, the film's protagonist who returns to the orphanage she grew up in with the intention of starting a home for handicapped kids, only to have her son suddenly begin communicating with an invisible entity. Mark Pellington will direct; Guillermo del Toro, who produced the original, will produce this one. Speaking of mysterious visions and del Toro, check out the director's very spooky 'The Devil's Backbone' if you don't want to sleep some night. [SlashFilm]
Olivia Munn is in talks to join the cast of 'Magic Mike,' Steven Soderbergh's film based on Channing Tatum's pre-acting life as a stripper; Munn will play Magic Mike's (Tatum) love interest. Already cast: Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Bomer and 'True Blood's' Joe Mangianello. [Deadline]
The next Coen brothers film has a title and a backer: Variety reports that StudioCanal will co-finance and handle international sales for 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' an original script that centers around the struggles of a folk singer during the 1960s in New York. Scott Rudin, who produced the Coens' 'True Grit' and 'No Country for Old Men,' will be in charge of the production. [Variety]
British actor Harry Lloyd ('Game of Thrones') will join Vera Farmiga and Mark Strong in 'Closer to the Moon,' about a Jewish group of former anti-Nazi revolutionaries in 1959 who use their talents against the Communists in Bucharest, and are arrested for robbing a bank under the guise of staging a film shoot. The film will begin production in the early fall in Bucharest. [Deadline]
We'll leave you with the domestic trailer to David Cronenberg's 'A Dangerous Method,' the director's take on the early days of psychiatry. The film, written by Christopher Hampton, based on his 2002 play 'The Talking Cure,' stars Michael Fassbender as the psychiatric pioneer Carl Jung and Viggo Mortensen as his rival, Sigmund Freud. Keira Knightly plays Russian-Jewish patient Sabina Spielrein, whose relationship with Jung causes a rift between Jung and Freud. Vincent Cassel also stars as another patient. 'A Dangerous Method' opens Nov. 23.