The latest news, plus a few things that happened while I was on holiday last week. Apologies if I left anything important out!
- Script review of Day The Earth Stood Still remake
- Warner to offer DVDs and VoD of movies on the same day in UK
- Natalie Portman to star in Wuthering Heights
- Thandie Newton to star as Condie Rice and Ioan Gruffudd as Tony Blair in Oliver Stone George Bush biopic
- Mitchell and Webb get a third series
- Lindsay Duncan to play Margaret Thatcher
- £15m remake of Ben Hur planned [free registration required]
- Wombles to save kids TV? [free registration required]
- Marc Warren, Alexander Armstrong and Keeley Hawes in comedy drama
- Fox picks up Ronald D Moore’s Virtuality movie pilot
- Tricia Helfer has secret Fox drama planned?
- Lost exec to be showrunner on JJ Abrams’ Fringe
- Scrubs’ Sarah Chalke might be back for another HIMYM
- Two of Patricia Cornwell’s novels to be adapted for Lifetime
- Oprah to be Tina Fey’s best friend on 30 Rock?
- George Clooney returning for final ER?
- Lost and Grey’s Anatomy to have extra hour for finales