Owen Wilson will star in Mark Waters' long-percolating remake of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Wilson's Mitty will still suffer from near-crippling daydreams, but this time he falls for a bank robber's daughter.
In other Wilson Brother news, Luke will star opposite Uma Thurman in Ivan Reitman's Super Ex, about a female superhero who, dumped by her non-super boyfriend, uses her superpowers to enact superrevenge.
"Decorated military veteran" and first time scriptwriter Jerry Griffin is writing a picture based on the true life story of Maurice "Termite" Watkins, a former boxer/US military exterminator (no, seriously - he killed bugs) hired to coach an Iraqi Olympic boxer.
The Toronto Film Festival is amassing quite a lineup, including the world premieres of Pride and Prejudice (starring Kiera Knightley) and Curtis Hanson's In Her Shoes, and the North American premiere of John Madden's Proof.
According to Justin Chang, with The Island, "Michael Bay
takes on the weighty moral conundrums of human cloning, resolving them
in a storm of bullets, car chases and more explosions than you can
shake a syringe at."