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Will Ferrell Teases ‘Zoolander 2′ Return & Script Read-Through Comedian Will Ferrell has made a career for himself playing a wide variety of crazy characters. Since the 1990s, he’s been everything from a Christmas-obsessed elf to an arrogant San Diego news anchorman and even an auditor whose life is stranger than fiction.

Comedian Will Ferrell has made a career for himself playing a wide variety of crazy characters. Since the 1990s, he’s been everything from a Christmas-obsessed elf to an arrogant San Diego news anchorman and even an auditor whose life is stranger than fiction.

Street Fighter Writer to Script Top Gun 2 Scribe Justin Marks (Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li) has been recruited to write Top Gun 2 for Paramount and Skydance, with Tom Cruise back to star in the sequel to his 1986 film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marks is tackling the project after completing his remake of The Jungle Book for Disney (which stars Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson and Idris Elba). Veteran filmmaker Jerry Bruckheimer is returning to produce the sequel for Paramount, after the recent dissolution of his relationship with Disney.

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'Top Gun 2' Gets a New Writer

6:50 PM 9/8/2014 by Binh Ngo
Top Gun
Top Gun 2 is back on at Paramount. Justin Marks, the one responsible for Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li and Disney's forthcoming adaptation of The Jungle Book, is in talks to rewrite Peter Craig's script, according to THR. No director is attached, but Tom Cruise will return to play the hot shot fighter pilot Maverick.

Paramount Wants Sean Harris to Play the Bad Guy in 'Mission: Impossible 5' Mission: Impossible 5 has already begun filming, but strangely the main villain role is still vacant. That's about to change though as Paramount and Skydance Productions are in talks with British actor Sean Harris to play the part, according to Deadline. Harris, should he accept the mission, will join a cast that includes Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin, and Ving Rhames. read more

Paramount Wants Sean Harris to Play the Bad Guy in 'Mission: Impossible 5'

9:29 AM 9/6/2014 by Binh Ngo
Sean Harris
Mission: Impossible 5 has already begun filming, but strangely the main villain role is still vacant. That's about to change though as Paramount and Skydance Productions are in talks with British actor Sean Harris to play the part, according to Deadline. Harris, should he accept the mission, will join a cast that includes Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin, and Ving Rhames.

'Terminator: Genisys' Sequels Already Scheduled

6:16 PM 9/5/2014 by Jeff Giles
Terminator
It's taken a long time to get going, but now that the Terminator franchise is on the verge of clawing its way out of development deep freeze, it appears as though it'll be with us on a regular basis for the foreseeable future. Paramount is feeling so optimistic, in fact, that sequels to the upcoming reboot Terminator:

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Paramount Courts Sean Harris For ‘Mission: Impossible 5′ Villainy

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions have offered the villain role in the Christopher McQuarrie-directed Mission: Impossible 5 to Sean Harris. They are negotiating, though I'm being told don't dress for it just yet. The Troika-repped British actor is best known for his work in The Borgias, and for such films as Ridley Scott's Prometheus, 24 Hour Party People and Red Riding Trilogy. 7 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
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