But will Rockapella be involved? Deadline reports that Walden Media (the company behind such hits as 'The Chronicles of Narnia') and Jennifer Lopez will team to bring 'Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?' to the big screen. Whether Lopez stars as the titular rouge is up in the air; Deadline thinks she will, Walden says she's just there to produce. Based on the popular computer game -- which was then turned into a popular PBS game show -- the film version of 'Carmen Sandiego' sounds a bit like 'Safe House': a former detective, Carmen becomes a master thief, and it's up to her former partner to find her and stop her... unless Carmen is actually a hero. Cue: ominous music sting! Anyway, this will probably happen in some form in the next decade. [Deadline]
Gary Oldman has been getting raves for his lead performance in 'Tinker Tailer Soldier Spy,' but that doesn't mean he'll leave his winning supporting roles behind. Deadline reports that Warner Bros. wants Oldman to play The Colonel in 'Akira' (news that was revealed two weeks ago) as well as Merlin in 'Arthur & Lancelot.' [Deadline]

Speaking of 'Akira,' the long-rumored marriage between the film and 'Tron: Legacy' star Garrett Hedlund is finally close to consummation. Variety reports Hedlund and Warner Bros. are negotiating. [Variety]

'The Help' director Tate Taylor hasn't been getting a lot of recognition for his work in that late-summer phenomenon, but at least some people at New Line noticed: Taylor is in negotiations to direct 'Tammy,' a film written by Melissa McCarthy that would also star the comedy goddess. 'Tammy' is a hard-R road trip comedy about a recently fired and dumped woman who finds self-discovery with help from her grandmother. [Deadline]

If you want to have the time of your life, keep July 26, 2013 open on the calendar. That's when Lionsgate plans to release its remake of 'Dirty Dancing.' [Deadline]

"[I]t's nothing. It's like family. If you have a big fight in your family, usually it's treated that way on the set. We don't want to misbehave; believe me, it's embarrassing. It's humiliating, you know? Because you just lose it. You act like a crazy person. [Laughs] But I adore David. I adore him as a talent. A lot of my friends said, 'Well, you won't work with him again.' I said, 'Of course I would! I adore him, I love him. He's brilliant.'" Lily Tomlin doesn't have any hard feelings about director David O. Russell calling her the c-word on the set of 'I Heart Huckabees.' [Movieline]

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