A few recent notes of interest...
>>>The Hollywood Reporter highlights that Max von Sydow (pictured), Emily Mortimer and Jackie Earle Haley help to round out the cast of Martin Scorsese's "Shutter Island" The film is based on the book by Dennis Lehane.
The story tale has two U.S. marshals (Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo) who travel to an island of the Massachusetts coast to investigate the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Von Sydow will play one of the hospital's chief physicians, while Mortimer will play Rachel, an escaped patient. Haley plays an inmate as well.
Great cast, great director, great premise. What more do you need? Production is set to begin this week.
>>> Batman villains Deadshot, Man-Bat, Scarecrow and Killer Croc will appear in the upcoming "Batman: Gotham Knight" the DTV animated anthology feature...
On related Bat-notes
<<<Showest honors Christopher Nolan
The Dark Knight helmer Nolan named director of the year...
Bravo!! Mr. Nolan Bravo!
More upcoming flicks find a home on network TV after going theatrical, landing on DVD, On Demand and Pay Cable...
TNT, TBS nab pack of WB films
Package includes 'Dark Knight,' 'Speed Racer'
>>>The folks over at JFX have landed some pics from the set of Fast and the Furious 4... To see them, click here and here.