Per Variety, Angelina Jolie's next film gig will be starring alongside Morgan Freeman and James McAvoy in Wanted, an actioner based on a graphic novel and concerning a son out to avenge his dad's murder, with Jolie playing an assassin who tutors him.... Channing Tatum ( Step Up) will star in Dear John, based on the Nicholas Sparks best-seller.... Though the timetable is still very much up in the air, insiders refute rumors that the Superman Returns sequel has gone into turnaround.... Per the Hollywood Reporter, Kevin Macdonald ( The Last King of Scotland) will direct Brad Pitt in State of Play, a political thriller.... Catherine Keener and Robin Wright Penn have joined What Just Happened?, a comedy starring Robert De Niro as a down-and-out filmmaker. Penn's his ex.