This might end speculation that Shoot-Em-Up is a fakeout: Julianne Moore is signing on to Clive Owen's other upcoming project, Alfonso Cuaron's Children of Men.
Bob n' Harvey are recruiting three more Miramax staffers for their new company: Colin Vaines will take on the role of Executive VP of European Production/Development; Tim Clawson, Executive VP of Physical and Post-Production, and Irwin Reiter will become an Executive VP of Accounting and Financial Reporting.
Hiroshi Nakata and Peter Levin are launching Bellrock Media, a "producer and investor in new-media content designed for delivery via mobile and broadband platforms." Investors include Intel, and movie ticket vendor Fandango.
Christopher Walken was honored yesterday with the Marquee Award for Lifetime Acheivement at the CineVegas Film Festival. In response to a question from discussion moderator Elvis Mitchell, Walken said, "Actors always talk about the same thing [on set] -- girls, restaurants and movies."
Stacy Carlson, the MPAA's executive VP of global government affairs, has quit her job after less than a year. Though ostensibly a Republican, Carlson's exit is seen as a move to placate GOP leaders who are dissapointed with the way the lobbying organization is currently performing.
Chinese director Feng Xiaogong is planning a big-budget, martial-arts infused adaptation of Hamlet. Called Banquet, the film will employ the award-winning action choreography team from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.