Disturbia's director and writer, D.J. Caruso and Carl Ellsworth, are reteaming for an adaptation of Y: The Last Man, the Vertigo comic book about an escape artist who is the sole male survivor of a plague.... Also per the Reporter, Warner Bros. Pictures is bringing DC Comics' Jonah Hex to the big screen.... Disney has set Brian Robbins (Norbit) to helm Jailhouse Rock, based on the true story of an American Idol-like singing contest held in Arizona's Tent City jail.... Jim Carrey has said yep to Yes Man, a comedy based on the memoir by Brit author Danny Wallace.... Joel Schumacher is in talks to direct a remake of Breaking News, a Hong Kong action flick that premiered at Cannes in 2004.
Holy hunkitude! Prison Break's Dominic Purcell and Desperate Housewives' Jesse Metcalfe are brothers on a revenge mission who become ensnared in an occult experiment in Town Creek, a vampire flick directed by Joel Schumacher.... Per Variety, Warner Bros. is moving up the release date of Letters from Iwo Jima, Clint Eastwood's companion pic to Flags of Our Fathers, from Feb. 9 to Dec. 20, making it, too, eligible for awards consideration.
Elisabeth Shue will play Jim Carrey's wife in The Number 23, a psychological thriller
about one of Hurley's numbers to be directed by Joel Schumacher.... Dimension Films and director Paul W.S. Anderson are prepping a thriller based on the video game Castlevania, reports Variety.... In The Guardian, Sela Ward has been cast as the wife of a legendary rescue swimmer played by Kevin Costner, who continues to beg for Waterworld-related slams.