News Hound | 14 October 2009

Movie Talk sniffs around the back alleys of the internet to bring you the latest showbiz news – so you don’t have to get your paws dirty…

paw-print.jpgJim Carrey will be turning on the Christmas lights in London’s Oxford Street on 3 November to coincide with the release of his latest movie – A Christmas Carol. Some PR genius has got to be patting him/herself on the shoulder right now…

Jim Carreypaw-print.jpgWriter, producer and director Nancy Meyer‘s latest rom-com sees Meryl Streep, Alec Bladwin and Steve Martin getting romantically entangled.


UK release 8 January, 2010

paw-print.jpgRobert Redford’s historical drama The Conspirator, about the 1865 assassination of Abraham Lincoln, has added Justin Long to its cast. He will be joining James McAvoy and Robin Wright Penn, who are already on board.

paw-print.jpgThere are plans to make a Freaky Friday sequel about a shy but smart teenager swapping bodies with her teacher. Mark Waters, who directed the Lindsay Lohan / Jamie Lee Curtis version, is producing and might direct, but it’s unlikely that Lohan or Curtis will be joining the project.