Neve Campbell in ScreamNeve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette get ready to 'Scream' again, Diablo Cody is in talks to write the Hugh Hefner biopic, 'Lost Boys' gets a threequel, and more of today's top movie headlines. img hspace="8" border="0" align="left" vspace="8" alt="" src="" />Break out the ghoulish masks, Ginsu knives and wink-wink self-referential humor -- Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette have signed on to reprise their roles in 'Scream 4,' the first film in a new trilogy for the lucrative franchise. Horror maestro Wes Craven is in talks to direct, and production will begin in April or May of 2010. [Variety]

After closing a deal earlier this week to make a movie based on the 150 or so 'Sweet Valley High' young-adult novels, 'Juno' scribe Diablo Cody is talking to Playboy founder Hugh Hefner about penning a movie that deals with a more adult kind of literature (yes, we're talking about nudie magazines). According to a Tweet from Hef himself, he and Cody reportedly met to discuss the possibility of her penning the upcoming biopic about his rise to Playboy glory. [MovieLine]

Newmarket Films has snapped up U.S. distribution rights to the Charles Darwin biopic 'Creation,' setting it for a December release. The film, which stars Paul Bettany as the scientist and 'Origin of the Species' author and real-life wife Jennifer Connelly as his on-screen wife, initially had problems finding Stateside distribution after debuting at the Toronto Film Festival earlier this month. [IndieWire]

Following the straight-to-DVD success of 'Lost Boys II: The Tribe,' Warner Premier has given the green light to another not-so-much-theatrical sequel, 'Lost Boys 3: The Thirst.'Corey Feldman and Jamison Newlander are expected to return as the vampire-hunting Frog brothers, though sadly it looks like Corey Haim is not involved. Hey, at least one Corey is still (kind of) living the dream. [Bloody Disgusting]

A due date may finally be in sight for Warner Bros.' long-gestating remake of 'A Star Is Born.' The studio has hired 'Remember Me' scribe Will Fetters to write a new draft of the screenplay, which will look to update the 1976 movie that starred Barbra Streisand as a music ingenue who falls for an established male star (Kris Kristofferson), only to become more famous than he. Beyonce Knowles has been rumored for the lead, though there is no deal in place. [The Hollywood Reporter]

'Wrestler' star Mickey Rourke is set to play a vicious Mafia hitman in the adaptation of Phil Carlo's nonfiction book 'The Ice Man.' According to Carlo, Rourke will tackle the role of Richard Kuklinski, a real-life enforcer for the Gambino family who killed more than 200 people (using guns, knives, strangulation, poison and even cobblestones) before he was arrested in 1986. Kuklinski died in jail in 2006, allegedly of natural causes. [The NY Post]

With this summer's 'Angels and Demons' behind him, Ron Howard is lining up his next directorial gig, and it appears that it will be 'The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft.' Based on a comic-book series of the same name, the film follows a fictionalized version of the real-life writer who is somehow transformed into a reluctant combatant against forces of ancient evil. [The LA Times]

Paul Dano will star opposite Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in and untitled action-comedy from director James Mangold. Formerly known as 'Wichita,' the film follows a wholesome Midwestern woman (Diaz) who is drawn into a globetrotting adventure when she goes on a blind date with a man who ends up being a covert federal agent (Cruise). Dano will play a mysterious scientist whose invention is sought by both good guys and bad. [Variety]
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